Hugard’s Annual of Magic (1937)
This is really a wonderful book with some clever and forgotten secrets of magic.
Jean Hugard, co-author of Royal Road to Card Magic, published his magazine, The Magic Annual, from 1937-1939. Now the entire run is available to own in hardcover!
A few of the items include:
Cigar and Cigarette Manipulation
Impromptu Newspaper Tear
Hugard’s Floating Ball
Hugards Fire Eating
Spectator Stabs the Cards
Cutting a Woman in Half
and much more!