This book is real gem. Only a few copies of this limited edition remain.
Vivify contains ten original stage illusions fully described and illustrated in glorious full colour. Also included are two thought provoking essays. Foreword by Brett Daniels.
VIVIFY - Etymology: Middle English: to nourish, to give life. Latin: vivificus - enlivening. 1. To endow with life or renewed life: Animate 2. To impart vitality or vividness.
Stage Illusions Featured:
Bodybuilder - A rustic, open framework houses assistant, which is penetrated with shiny metal.
Hiding Place - The instant appearance of an assisant. Can be performed surrounded w/considerations.
95% Gone! - Volunteer is placed in a horizontal prop, where her body seems to disappear.
EMB - A new take on a classic - sword box.
Asrah Table - An exceptionally thin re-design that will amaze.
Abdomen - A gothic looking illusion, where a girl rises up from the horizontal torso of the magician.
Dissolve - An upright cabinet, where the assistant slowly gets compacted and then vanishes completely.
Vivisectioned - A circular illusion where the assistant is impalled with blades, and then rotated.
Sanction - A slender, upright cabinet that features sharp angled blades that rotate/penetrate the cabinet.
Motorbike - An open metal framework is shown empty and then in a flash produces magi/assistant and motorcycle too!
Limited to 500 copies individually signed & numbered.
Pages: 142 - 9 3/4" x 9 3/4" - Hardbound cover with foil stamping & embossing.