Blue cloth hard cover with title illustration laid on, gilt lettering on the spine. Signed and inscribed by Francis Carlyle to "Mr. Wilksinson." Signed by Dai Vernon with a laid-in cut silhouette by Vernon, dated 1979. Profusely illustrated with photographs, 168 pages. Wear and rubbing to covers and toning to spine. Shelf wear to board edges, corners lightly bumped. Contents clean and in good condition.