Nearly 20 years in the making!
The reviewer for Genii gave the book the best review and highly recommends the book!
Here are just a few of the comments from those who have written lengthy tributes to Fred and his contribution to magic.
Over 500 Pages and 1000 Photographs
Bills, beer, socks, envelopes, DVDs, coffee cups, baskets, boxes, borrowed rings, portable darkness, pieces of paper, paperback books, a bulletin board, a glass canister, a wand, a pencil, and a marshmallow...plus Cards & Coins.
Magic for Stand Up, Sit Down, Near and Far. How it...
THe Unusual Close-up Stylings of R.T. Starke
A combination of some earlier work, and some other things that have not been published. Close-up magic, off beat thinking, EASY to do. Here are some of the items included:
The Whole Miracle: A card is selected, signed and sandwiched between two jokers. All...
A collection of Notes from Daniel Garcia
One Point Production
White or Wheat
Nacho Mamas Triumph
Your Personal Safe
On the Rocks
DG Box Steal...
Monkeyshines Volume 1
by Doc Dixon
PART I: CLOSE-UP MAGIC FOR STROLLING & THE TABLE
About ten cards are cut off the deck. The face card of the packet is shown and the packet is immediately tabled. This is done four times. The four packets have indifferent cards at their faces. When...
Strong Magic - Deluxe Collector's Edition (Limited Edition)
by Darwin Ortiz
The Limited Edition Deluxe Collectors Edition of Darwin Ortiz's Strong Magic is only limited to 150 signed and hand-numbered copies. They are bound in blue cloth with silver lettering. Each comes in a custom slipcase, with a bookmark...
by Joshua Jay
Magic is everywhere, from the big spectacle celebrity of David Copperfield and Siegfried and Roy to the quirky Penn and Teller to the spooky David Blaine and Criss Angel to the endless material on YouTube. But until now, learning it has never been easy—that's all about to change with Magic, a book...
The first two chapters contain 31 excellent coin tricks and additional material. The third chapter contains 8 brilliant card tricks. The fourth chapter contains 6 expert gambling sleights and other information. The fifth chapter contains: The Salt Trick * The Broken and Restored Cigarette (5 versions!) * The Bill in the Cigarette * The Bill...
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!
(With CD Rom)
by Paul Romhany and TC Tahoe
Sixty different routines compiled by Paul Romhany and TC Tahoe, with additional routines by eighteen other magicians from around the world, including Banacheck, Kenton Knepper, Gerard, Richard Webster, Joe Givan, and Wayne Rogers.
This book is a compendium of...
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...
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...
Hugards Annuals Of Magic (1937-1939)
Here are Jean Hugard's recordings of magic from 1937-39, from illusions to close-up: tricks with coins, cards, silks, cigarettes, cigars, billiard balls, matches, newspapers, thimbles, paper, the Egg Bag and Linking Rings. Hugard clearly explains tricks such as Paul Curry's "Touch",...
Frank Blaisdell, M.D. graduated from Stanford School of Medicine and was on accomplished Magician. He was in I.B.M., S.A.M., P.C.A.M., Vancouver Magic Circle, Mystic 13 of San Jose and he was a Member of Order of Merlin!
Includes over 50 creative original magic tricks, ideas, and tips!
Section One Includes:...
Frank Chapman: The Elegant Phantom CD
by Frank Chapman
A Robbins Publication of Paul Harris' Close-Up Entertainer Book including magic of cards, coins, cigarettes, Wax Lips, and many more. 29 Tricks including Ackerman's Face Lift. Paul Harris' tricks are illustrated with detailed descriptions. Also a classical move that every magician performing a matrix effect should know.
Paul Harris has created some of the most original effects ever invented in magic and in Close-up Seductions Paul reveals many more of these fine routines. Another classic Paul Harris publication.
Pages 152 - Hardbound
The Dice Stacking Book is 104 pages of tips and advice covering all sorts of dice stacking variations. Well illustrated, including two flip books that show the basic stack and decapitation.
Look! Up in the sky. It's a Goshman. It's a Dingle. NO, it's – SUPER MAGIC! This book is about a strange being from the West Coast possessing miraculous skills and incredible ideas. SUPER MAGIC. Able to create innovative routines at a single bound. Faster than a speeding billet. More powerful than a gross of TV Magic Cards....
"Donny Orbit exhibits a fresh approach with his effects. I always look forward to his stuff!" - JOSHUA JAY
Donny Orbit has been cropping up all over the place recently, having effects published in MAGIC, GENII and ANTINOMY and contributing to Nathan Kranzo's 'Moving Tanline' DVD. Full 52...