The four-volumes of Rice's Encyclopedia Of Silk Magic books that were released between 1948 and 1993 contain hundreds of the most valuable and best magic that can be performed with silks and scarves.
All four books (Volume 1: 533 pages, Volume 2: 545 pages, Volume 3: 500 pages, Volume 4: 417 pages) have been scanned and saved as pdfs in their original format and included on this under priced CD. Volume One has 10 chapters, covering the Story of Silk, Dyeing your own Silks, Methods of Folding Silks, Single and multiple Silk Productions with or without Apparatus, Vanishes, Changes and Transpositions.
Volume Two with 7 Chapters covers Penetrations, Color Changes, Silk Dyeing effects, Reel Magic, Reel-less Magic, and 20th C Silk effects.
Volume Three in 8 chapters covers Sympathetic Silks, Blendo Effects, "Naughty" Silks, Silks and Eggs, Soup Plates, Candles, Openers, Jap Box, and apparatus props.
Volume Four , written several years after the original Rice publications contains modern adaptations and variations of all the effects published in the first 3 volumes, bringing this set up to date.
The 4 Volumes have a total of 1854 pages, and several thousand illustrations, plus a very comprehensive index of over 30 pages covering the entire Encyclopedia.