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Natural magic, or, Physical amusements revealed

Philip Astley

Natural magic, or, Physical amusements revealed

by Philip Astley

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Published by Printed for the author, and sold by all the booksellers in England, Scotland, and Ireland in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic tricks -- Early works to 1800

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    Other titlesNatural magic., Physical amusements revealed.
    Statementby Philip Astley, riding-master, Westminster-Bridge ; great part of which are intended to be added to the several entertainments of the above place, for the year 1785, only.
    ContributionsMcManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1546 .A88 1785
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 45, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1354408M
    LC Control Number92246072

    Title: The philosophy of natural magic Author: Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim, Henry Morley Created Date: 10/15/ AM. Natural Magic: One of the two great divisions of Western magical practice, the other being ritual or ceremonial magic. Natural magic deals with the magical powers of physical substances—herbs, stones, resins, metals, perfumes, and the like. It has generally been much less controversial than ritual magic, and has been practiced openly even at times when even a rumor of involvement in ritual.

    The fireside magician, or, The art of natural magic made easy being a familiar and scientific explanation of legerdemain, physical amusement, recreative chemistry, diversions with cards, and of all the minor mysteries of mechanical magic, with feats: as performed in public by Herr Alexander, Robert Houdin, "The Wizard of the North," and distinguished conjurors of all ages and nations. Chevalier Giuseppe Pinetti ( - ), born Giuseppe Merci in Italy, was also known as Giuseppe Pinetti de Wildalle, Chevalier Joseph Pinetti and John Joseph was called the "Professor of Natural Magic" and performed sold-out shows and command performances throughout Europe in the late eighteenth century.

    Antique store specializing in magic collectibles, unusual ephemera, vintage posters, and rare books. NATURAL MAGIC is, as we have said, a comprehensive knowledge of all Nature, by which we search out her secret and occult operations throughout her vast and spacious elaboratory; whereby we come to a knowledge of the component parts, qualities, virtues, and secrets of metals, stones, plants, and animals; but seeing, in the regular order of the.


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Chicago citation style: Astley, Philip, and Mcmanus-Young Collection. Natural magic, or, Physical amusements : Printed for the author, and sold by all the booksellers in England, Scotland, and Ireland, Signatures: [A]⁴ B-D⁶ E². Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V.

Young, Oct. 12, ESTC T Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Formerly shelved under: 4 Rare Books LAC nsk no edits (2 cards). Get this from a library. Natural magic: or, physical amusements revealed, by Philip Astley. [Philip Astley]. Add tags for "Natural magic: or, physical amusements revealed, by Philip Astley, Riding-Master, Westminster-Bridge, London ; Great Part of which are intended to be added to the several Entertainments of the above Place, for the Yearonly.".

Be the first. Title Natural magic, or, Physical amusements revealed Contributor Names Astley, Philip, In his book, Natural Magic or Physical Amusements Revealed, Philip Astley wrote that he himself had invented the trick in However, two books published in mentioned the bullet catch as described by Reverend Beard: The Conjuror Unmasked by Thomas Denton, and La Magie blanche dévoilée by Henri Decremps (the former an English.

Natural Magic, or, Physical Amusements Revealed. London: Printed for the author, and sold by all the booksellers in England, Scotland, and Ireland, Page Turner - PDF ( MB) - Bibliographic Information. Astley, a riding master at Westminster Bridge, was also a conjurer.

Today he is regarded as the father of the modern circus. Author of The modern riding-master, A description and historical account, of the places now the theatre of war in the Low Countries, Natural magic: or, physical amusements revealed, by Philip Astley., Remarks on the profession and duty of a soldier, By particular desire, a few evenings longer.

Astley's activity of horsemanship, and the celebrated Mr. Wildman's exhibition of bees, on. In his book, Natural Magic or Physical Amusements Revealed, Philip Astley wrote that he himself had invented the trick in However, two books published in mentioned the bullet catch as described by Reverend Beard: The Conjuror Unmasked by Thomas Denton, and La Magie blanche dévoilée by Henri Decremps (the former an English translation of the French text).

Astley was the author of "Astley's System of Equestrian Education as well as Natural Magic, or, Physical Amusements Revealed, a conjuring book greatly sought after by collectors." Good condition with some wear and a few imperfections.

MT Natural Magic or Physical Amusements Revealed 58 pages. "The greatest pleasure we can enjoy after having been amused with Objects that excite our Curiosity is its Gratification." The Jugglers Oracle or The Whole Art of Legerdemain Laid Open "Consisting of.

Philip Astley. Natural Magic or Physical Amusements Revealed. Author, London 18) Natural Magic, or, Physical Amusements Revealed, by Astley, Philip () 19) Natural Magick, by Giambattista della Porta, () 20) Natürliche Magie, by Funk, Christlieb Benedict, () 21) Neue Physikalische und Mathematische Belustigungen, by Guyot, ()End date: See also Hooper, William, Rational Recreations in which the Principles of Numbers and Natural Philosophy Are Clearly and Copiously Elucidated, 4 vols.

(London: Davis, ); Astley, Philip, Natural Magic: Or, Physical Amusements Revealed (London: n.p., ); Pinetti, Guiseppe, Physical Amusements and Diverting Experiments (London: n.p., Physical Amusements and Diverting Experiments - Pinetti; Breslaw's Last Legacy () Natural Magic: or Physical Amusernents Revealed - Astley; The Conjurer Unmasked ( and ) - Denton; The Conjurer's Repository - Anonymous; Hocus Pocus, or, The Art of Conjuration () The Conjurer Unmasked, or the Magical Mirror ().

Giovanni Giuseppe Pinetti, (Joseph Pinetti Willedall de Merci) was known in France as Chevalier Joseph Pinetti (–circa ). He was born in Orbetello (in Tuscany, Italy) and probably died in was known as The Professor of Natural Magic and was a complex flamboyant personage. He performed in the later part of the 18th century and was the most celebrated magician of his time.

11) Natural Magic, or, Physical Amusements Revealed, by Astley, Philip () 12) Natural Magick, by Giambattista della Porta, () 13) Neuer Wunder-Schauplatz der Künste und interessantesten Erscheinungen im Gebiete der Magie Alchym, by Johann Heinrich Moritz Von Poppe, ()Seller Rating: % positive.

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The Ghost-Seer Friedrich Schiller, The Armenian, or, The Ghost Seer!, Translation by Rev. Wilhelm Render, Vol. 1, C. Wittington, London Astley Philip Astley, Natural Magic or Physical Amusements Revealed, London Decremps.

Natural Magic, or, Physical Amusements Revealed, by Astley, Philip () Natural Magick, by Giambattista della Porta, () Neuer Wunder-Schauplatz der Künste und interessantesten Erscheinungen im Gebiete der Magie Alchym, by Johann Heinrich Moritz Von Poppe, () Nouvelle Magie Blanche Dévoilée, by Jean-Nicolas Ponsin End date: Philip wrote a book in titled “Natural Magic And Amusements Revealed”, in which he attempted to take credit for creating the effect inbut history records its early origins.Books such as Parlour Magic () described the boundaries legerdemain as ‘extended by the assistance of chemistry and a knowledge of the principles natural philosophy’.

Staging Magic features a typical book from the late 19 th century, Scientific Mysteries (), which describes experiments with gases, phosphorus, metals, crystallisation.