Detroit: Johnson Smith & Company, n.d. Wraps. Small 8vo. Saddle-stapled green wraps. Edges tattered; binding shaken; heavily soiled throughout with partial tears to several pages. One leaf fully torn out but laid in; no leaves missing. About good minus. Good -. Item #23038
Approximately half of this booklet contains the eight-chapter 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. The remainding pages are devoted to a "Supplementary Catalogue of Surprising Novelties, Puzzles, Tricks, Joke Goods, Useful Articles, Etc." Products includes a full six-piece "Hillbilly Band" starter set, a variety of radio equipment, slide rules, model airplanes, magic tricks, ethnic caricatures, and a variety of tame erotic implements, adornments, and publications ("Lives of Hotcha Chorus Girls," etc.).