This came from an old magician’s estate purchase. Poor to fair condition; pages toned; brittle paper; edgewear and paper loss in some areas.
Published by Johnson Smith & Company in the early 20th century.
This booklet contains the ventriloquism tutorial, including a general history of the art. “With Instructions for Using And Making the Ventrilo,” a useful article which may be carved by the aspiring ventriloquist out of a leek to aid with sound effects.