Become a First-Rate Close-Up Performer with this indispensable Guide.
A Goldmine of Hints for the Pros
The real secrets of professional magicians are NOT their routines! If you want to be a pro, you don’t need another book of tricks; you need a guide through his world of professional close-up magic!
The Magic of Ascanio Book Volume 3 "More Studies of Card Magic"
by Arturo Ascanio
Arturo de Ascanio y Navaz (1926-1997), is regarded as the father of Spanish card magic. A lawyer by trade and an amateur magician, he devoted a good part of his life to magic and was one of the founders of the prestigious Escuela Mágica...
by Harry Lorayne
This book has Re-Write, Additions, Decisions, Revisions, Upgrading and Updatings for and of Reputation-Makers Rim Shots and Afterthoughts by Harry Lorayne.
Including lots of new ideas, thoughts, and concepts.
Pages 451 - Hardbound with dust jacket
Professional Card Magic Miracles - 32 fantastic easy to semi-advanced card tricks, 60 quality line illustrations & 125 jam-packed pages. This book is beautifully produced; foil-embossed stitched hardback. 9x6 inches format.
Coach House Creation - Hooray For Hawkes - Oddly Effective - The Mahaan Gemini...
by Sos and Victoria Petrosyan
World famous Quick Change artists Sos & Victoria Petrosyan are performing their renowned. International Quick Change Show of lightning-fast changes and hip dance moves. This is sure a spectacular event! Sos and Victoria have appeared in acclaimed international shows and their performance is nothing...
When it happens in their hands—
It's an old adage of conjuring:
The strongest magic happens in the hands of the audience.
A lesser-known corollary to this is:
The more that happens there, the stronger the magic.
So what if it all happened in their hands?
Howard Adams, the well known author of our recent book 666Mentalism, has been known in the field of self working magic and mentalism for years. Often published in Genii, and by the likes of Karl Funlves, Howard is known for off-beat, self working mentalism effects. In 666 Mentalism, he presented you with a workshop of ideas many of which...
Paul Hallas' new book is a compilation of his favorite effects from the past 25 years. Some have appeared in print in limited edition booklets and magazines (some obscure), some are previously unpublished and others were released as marketed effects. Of those that have appeared before, some have evolved over the years and additional...
If you have not read and learned the magic contained in this book you have no business calling yourself a close-up magician. The magic by John Scarne, Dai Vernon, Bert Allerton, S. Leo Horowitz, Emil Jarrow, Francis Carlyle, Dr. Jacob Daley, Tony Slydini, Ross Bertram, Nate Leipzig, and Max Malini helped shape the art of close-up magic as...
The perfect companion to Emotional Intelligence. Further study on cold reading. Learn Luke's "Marked Personality" routine + 7 stock readings!
The goal of what Luke Jermay calls "Leading Reading" is to transform a cold reading situation into a hot reading situation through the secret acquisition of surplus...
After four books on Impromptu Card Magic stuff, Aldo is back with a book containing different material with cards, impromptu and not so impromptu, but all the routines have the emphasis on strong effects and leave lasting impressions on the audiences.
Card Journal is not just 'another card book'... it's something...
by Irving Desfor
For almost 50 years, Irving Desfor has captured the history of magic with his camera. His photos are the best! Here is your chance to catch a glimpse of moments in magic that are gone forever except in the memories of a few! See Dai Vernon perform the fabled Harlequin Act, watch Okito at the very moment he produces...
A complete text on methods, mechanical devices, moves, techniques, figures, artifices, routines, etc., for performing one of the great classics in the repertoire of magic, The Linking Rings. It includes modern improvements, suggestions and ideas, together with routines eliminating the use of the key.
Methods - Ring Sets - Special...
A different card book, giving the 19 basic card effects; the 16 basic sleight of hand accomplishments and details on what is required to become an expert with cards.
Included is a completely rewritten explanation of Buckley's Thirty Card Problems, including explanations and illustrations of the necessary sleights, supplementary...
A Unique Book of Card Tricks
Excerpt from Foreword by Lloyd E Jones
"The problem of what to do with playing cards that are the same on both sides has bothered me or should I say, intrigued me for nigh thirty years. Very little has been written on them and most every magician has them in his paraphernalia but not in his...
Sell Your Act with Posters
by Samuel Patrick Smith
Dynamic Ideas For Promoting Yourself!
25 Unique Advertising Examples Used by Full-time Professionals!
This book is a demonstration of posters and promotion. 24 actual, original posters by successful, professional performers are bound...
by Stephen Minch
BACK IN PRINT!
In ancient Rome there was a horn from which the riches of the world flowed. Now, from the fertile mind of John Carney, magicians have a new source of magical riches at their disposal.
Within the pages of Carneycopia are taught the prized secrets of one of today's most creative...
The Art of Deception
by Chuck Romano
THE ART OF DECEPTION chronicles the long and colorful relationship between conjuring and art. For the first time, the history of artist and the magic art they have created are profiled in detail.
The magician and artist are similar in many ways. As is...
BACK IN PRINT!
An 18 page Vernoniana Portfolio by professional photographers Young & Robin opens the volume. Rare and interesting Vernon memorabilia photographed so you can enjoy it over the years. Over 50 Vernon routines, 27 historical photographs, 177 illustrations.
Pages 245 - Hardcover
Are you ready to take your magic career to the next level?
Enhance your magic career with one of the most amazing publicity stunts every created. The Blindfolded-Car Drive is unsurpassed for getting front page publicity.
This isn't your normal blindfold drive. Not only do you drive a car blindfolded, but the WINDSHIELD...
Frank Chapman: The Elegant Phantom CD
by Frank Chapman
by Rand Woodbury
Illusions, Ideas & Inspiration
If you're searching for brand-new illusion concepts, look no further than Rand Woodbury's Illusionworks series of books. Volume One features fifty-three illusions, including Torturtina, Shadow Dancer, and Body Transformer explained with the aid of understandable...
The centers of any two cards are openly torn out creating a pair of impromptu ""rings."" These cardboard rings, which can be signed, are instantly linked together! The two cards are actually seen to be connected through one another. The linked cards are then magically disconnected and are both immediately handed out for examination....
Effect: A card is selected from a borrowed deck, returned and the cards are shuffled. A rubber band is stretched around the deck, and the band visibly melts away! One card then emerges from the deck, it's the selected card with the rubber band around it!
There is no preparation, no gimmicks and no forces.
by Jim Steranko
Excerpt from the book:
"During the preparation of this book careful thought was given as to which routines should be included. The tricks are entertaining, the sleights are latent means to an end result. The articulate manner of text and illustration was due to our enthusiasm to thoroughly acclimate...