Here is one of the most interesting and instructive books on entertaining.

Within the covers the author has dealt in a practical way with all the leading “one-man” shows.
Included among them are Conjuring, Music, Juggling, Rope Spining, Escape Artist, Ventriloquism, Impersonations, Monologues, Punch and Judy, Living Marionettes, Clowning, Paper Tearing, Paper Folding, Shadowgraphy, Lightning Sketches, Rag Pictures, Smoke Pictures and Chapeaugraphy.