"The whole process is incredibly clean and works like a charm. It's a great step forward in prop-less mentalism..."
- Marc Paul
"Wow, what a tome you've created! I never imagined that this could lead to so many things..."
- Greg Arce
Banachek was certainly spot on the money when he said:...
A fantastic effect that can be performed at any time with a borrowed deck. It's a perfect piece to have in your arsenal. You can present this to one person or to an entire group. A packet of cards is shuffled, and a card is selected and returned. The magician tries to find the card, but to no avail. Proving how difficult the feat is,...
A fantastic book for beginner coin enthusiasts. Great vanishes, palming, sleights, and manipulation taught in detail. Of course, the teaching is at the Lewis Ganson level of instruction. You can't go wrong with this book.
Effects with the Card Index is a very hard-to-find publication that is focused around the card index. Weston goes into "out of the box" placements for the index, and readers come away with a new mindset on how and where the index can be used in performance.
German magician Werry's Thimble routine is legendary. It is one of the most visual and fooling routines ever created. Vanishes, Appearances, Color Changes, etc.... it's all here. This was part of the famous Ganson Teach-In series, originally published by Supreme Magic Inc. Rights are now owned by Martin Breese, to whom we thank for...
Jack Yates' Accusation is theater at its very best. A mental murder-mystery routine built around the audience. Not just a prediction but ENTERTAINMENT! This book is very hard to find -- very limited quantities are available.
Aldo Colombini's presentation of the Rings Supreme is a very solid and entertaining routine for any audience. If you perform The Chinese Linking Rings and are not aware of the Rings Supreme routine, then this book is a MUST HAVE!
The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees contains truly jaw-dropping effects for the close-up performer. There are four card routines explained in great detail and illustrated with photographs. This book does NOT disappoint. Limited quantities available.
This illusion has been presented by top illusionists the world over. In this book you will not only find detailed plans for this extremely deceiving illusion, but multiple presentations as well. These are much larger than the typical themes performers tend to give. Limited quantities available.
To have watched Colombini's Cups and Balls performance was like watching water flow. This award-winning routine was the talk of FISM back in the 1970's. Every move was thoroughly thought out and executed with a casual yet precise manner. Very highly recommended for any cups worker. Very limited quantities available!
Exciting Experiments in ESP is a great little book packed with solid and real-world mentalism. If you are a seasoned performer or simply wanting to add some mentalism into your act, this is the perfect book to have. Very limited quantity.
This book captures Ken de Courcy at his very best. Contained within the pages of this book, you will find the complete presentation of the effect as well as various endings to this classic. The Fastest Trick in The World is a classic "Magician in Trouble" plot. Very limited quantities available!
Vanishing Inc. has produced a very limited number of deluxe editions of both volumes of Scripting Magic, sold as a set. This handsome, clothbound set is the most attractive deluxe edition Vanishing Inc. has yet produced, and it is a befitting treatment for two essential magic books that belong on everyone's shelves.
When Scripting Magic was first released in 2007, it was an immediate, surprise sensation. Magicians around the world, hungry for ways to improve their magic, were thrilled to have a volume dedicated to the vital question: what do you say when you perform? Written by Pete McCabe and including contributions from 26 of magic's...
This is the highly anticipated sequel to the smash success, Scripting Magic. Pete McCabe-with help from 25 of magic's best-digs deeper into the most powerful tool in magic: the words you say when you perform. This powerful book will show you how to get more out of the tricks you already do, and develop new presentations...
After many requests, Kaufman and Company is reprinting one of its most famous books - 100% Sankey. Written and illustrated by Richard Kaufman, in hardcovers with dustjackets, and almost 100 pages. Printed on acid-free paper guaranteed to last a lifetime and beyond.
There is no debating that Lewis Ganson is a legend in the world of magic instruction. There are very few teachers who have accumulated the amount of material and knowledge as Lewis Ganson has in his lifetime. This book is a perfect example of why his writing and teaching style are still relevant today. This book covers a wide breadth of...
Escapes by Percy Abbott is a very hard-to-find book. Not only are the escapes practical and fooling, but they scan the wide range of escape entertainment. Chain escapes, Wrist & Padlock Escapes, Straight Jacket escapes, Spirit & Platform Escapes, Coffins, Collars, Jail Breaks plus much, much more!
Jack's Pack is a devious stacking method for finding any card in a deck by way of using: numbers, names, words, etc. Highly Recommended!
This book is entirely dedicated to the classic Rising Card effect. An encyclopedia-style collection of methods, from gimmicks to handlings.
Some of the topics include: Thurston Rise, De Kolta Rise, Sybil Rise, Psycho Rise, Card Box Rise plus much, much more!
Novel Notions is classic Adair! Packed with great magic and plots. Mostly stand-up but still contains a good amount of close-up, mentalism, and more. Some of the topics include: Cigo Gravity, Clear-Vue Production Box, Ultra-Triple Prediction, Hole-Sum Prediction, Paddle Split plus much, much more!
This book is a step-by-step course on how to successfully hypnotize a perfect stranger. All aspects have been covered. Some of the topics include: the quick hypnosis method, hypnotizing groups, instantaneous hypnosis, post-hypnotic suggestion, the introductory lecture, and awakenings. All of this uses no stooges. Plus much, much more!
Showmanship and Presentation focuses on how to make the art of magic entertaining. From the opening to the closing of the show, every detail is covered.
You are about to encounter the card magic of Ryan Matney. These card tricks have been highly praised by magicians such as John Bannon (who wrote the introduction), Max Maven, Peter Duffie, and David Regal. They agree that what makes Ryan's magic unique is the attention to detail, the clever and subtle solutions to challenging problems,...
This is a 'must-own' book for anyone who is currently performing or even thinking about performing this classic effect. Jeffery Atkins covers the origins and history of this classic, as well as multiple ways to produce and set up the Any Drink Called For Effect. Multiple bars, markers, switches, pacing, outs, pacing plus much, much...