I N issuing "The Modern Wizard" of which the present volume is a sequel, I somewhat underrated the space I had allowed for the description of such modern tricks that do not require a great deal of apparatus and therefore was obliged to omit a number of them, a description of which will be found in the following pages together with a number of new tricks that have come out since the publication of the first work. Not wishing to be accused of plagiarism, I take pleasure in stating that for the idea of several tricks described in "Latter Day Trick" I am indebted to those excellent German periodicals "Der Zauber Spiegel" and "Die Zauber Welt" and take this opportunity of publicly thanking the editors of these papers for their courtesy in allowing me to select such material from their periodicals as I deemed suitable for my readers.
Examining the emerging figure of the woman doctor and her relationship to empire in Victorian culture, Narin Hassan traces both amateur and professional 'doctoring' by British women travelers in colonial India and the Middle East. Hassan sets the scene by offering examples from Victorian novels that reveal the rise of the woman doctor as a…
Sincerely hoping that "Latter Day Tricks" will meet with as favorable a reception as its predecessor I remain Respectfully, A. ROTERBERG, CHICAGO, ILL.
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