A collector friend of mine has published a book in limited edition of only 250 copies. Here's the info.
http://www.theylivedbytricks.comuv.com/ ... ducts.html
THEY LIVED BY TRICKS by Pietro Micheli
240 pages printed in off-set on high quality paper.
26 images, most of which never published before.
An insight on a handful of 18th century conjurers' lives: Tomaso Palatino, Highman Palatine, Philip Breslaw and Herman Boaz, with some hints on Giuseppe Pinetti, Philip Astley, Katterfelto, Mr. Lane, Prussia, Mexville and others.