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Books: General Magic

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Early Harbin

$110.00

It is widely agreed that Robert Harbin was one of Magic's most innovative geniuses. He is the inventor of the Zig-Zag and other illusions that rank among the most performed stage effects of the twentieth century. However, this was merely the tip of Harbin's creative iceberg. In fact, he invented so many illusions, escapes and tricks...

 

Expositor

$40.00

First published in 1805, The Expositor was the first American book ever published on the art of magic. Original editions of this classic are some of the rarest books in the annals of conjuring, but with this hardbound reprint, magicians may once again let William Pinchbeck shed light on many mysteries including the invisible lady and acoustic...

 


Hugards Magic Monthly

Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes 1-4. Published from June 1943 to April 1965, Hugard's was one of the greatest magic magazines ever published - remarkable for the quality and quantity of the best tricks of the day as well as containing the most interesting information available on the magic scene of the day. More than 1,560...

 


Illusion Book - Mayne

$54.00

The author of Solo-X and Illusion F/X presents a brand new book of large illusions. Whether you're planning your club show or television special, there's something here for you. 220 Pages, 100 New and Original Ideas, 100 Illustrations and Diagrams
Here are just some of the effects included:

  • Cut an audience member...

 

Illusiontech 1

$33.00

Andrew Mayne's new book on illusions
Learn how to build illusions for $1 to $10,000 by understanding basic illusion principles. Andrew Mayne's newest book features several new creations along with re-worked classic illusions that help teach you how to think like an illusionist.

In the first installment of the series you'll...

 

Jinx

$18.00

There has never been anything that equals the Jinx Magazine, Ted Annemann's own idea of a practical and inventive publication. The Jinx demanded and received every last bit of magical knowledge and psychological research that only Ted Annemann could give.

Every variety and type of magic is here. Ball Tricks, Bill Tricks, Billet...

 

Kids Think Its Funny

$14.00

Greg McMahon is one of the true professionals in magic and clowning. He's now revealing some of his best kid-show material in his new book, KIDS THINK IT'S FUNNY. In 27 unique and entertaining chapters, Greg teaches hilarious gags and routines to make you funnier than ever to your kid-show audiences! His tips on how to make a small...

 

Left Handed Hank - Ron Bauer

$9.00

From the man who made an unfortunate purchase!

Due to a manufacturing defect (accidental or deliberate), some handkerchiefs won't knot for right-handers. How can you recognize one of these radical rags? Well, unless you know how, it will only submit to left-handed tying!

Pocket-ready for close-up or stage...

 

Lost Notebooks of John Hilliard

$72.00

A New Edition of Clarke's Comprehensive History of Magic


In 1935 John Northern Hilliard died suddenly while in a hotel room in Indianapolis. When the book on which he had worked for so many years, Greater Magic, was eventually published in 1938, hundreds of the tricks Hilliard had collected were nowhere to be...

 

Magic Of Thinking Creatively

$40.00

A Professional Magician's Path In The Pursuit Of Creativity

It's here! Barry's greatest assembly of ideas in one location. It is an 8 1/2" X 11" hardbound, gold foil stamped edition and only 1500 have been printed. Each book is signed and numbered by the author. 236 pages with dozens of drawings and filled...

 

Maximum Entertainment

$36.00

There are no tricks in this book, but it�s loaded with secrets!

The most important secrets- techniques for mastering your audience!

  • How to Be Your Own Director!
  • How to climb the Hierarchy of Mystery Entertainment!
  • How to target the "Big Three" Reactions!
  • Discover the Six Pillars of Entertainment Success!
  • Learn...

 

Miracle Material

$27.50

Imagine ... extracting a two-inch contact lens from your eye and changing it into a pair of glasses ... causing a spectator's card to rise completely out of the deck and then hover in mid-air with a life of its own ... having the spectator's selected card develop right before their eyes like a Polaroid picture ... viciously tearing...

 

Mongolian Pop Knot

$13.75

Whit Haydn's comedy cut and restored rope routine, The Mongolian Pop-Knot, was developed on the street corners of New York in the late 1960's. Like his famous comedy routine with the linking rings, this routine of Whit's has become a standard. The routine flows from section to section, with each new part of the routine justified...

 

Much Ado About Something

$33.00

The last book written by Karrell Fox, the legendary "King of Korn." Chock full of "goodies," not to mention well-illustrated ideas for kid-show magic, close-up tricks, tradeshow material and stage magic, as well.

Thoroughly illustrated by Ed Harris, and punctuated with countless "Foxy Fotos" taken by Karrell...

 

My Canes and Candles, Fantasio

$36.00

Fantasio's innovative magical inventions have been used for decades now by many of the world's most famous magicians. Now, for the first time, the genius behind the magic explains everything about his brilliant creations in My Canes and Candles. In this beautiful, fully-illustrated volume, you'll learn everything you ever needed...

 

Now You See It Now You Dont

$18.00

This book is highly recommended for beginners and professionals. Bill Tarr presents you with the basics of sleight of hand using cards, balls, thimbles, cigarettes, and other common items. Tricks include Three-Card Monte, Cups and Balls, and much, much more. 224 pages.

 

Page Wrights Manuscript

$22.50

There is no better way to describe this terrific, hard bound book than to list a small sample of its contents: Cigarette Routines, Thimble Magic, Modern Card Sleights, Card Effects for Stage, Ornamental Sleights with Cards, and lots more. This well illustrated volume should be on your shelf.

 

Phoenix On CD ROM

$18.00

The Phoenix was published biweekly from 1942 to 1954 and presented well versed practical tricks. The most talented magicians of the time contributed their best ideas to The Phonix; effects that fooled magicians.

Now for the first time the complete 6 volume set is available on CD ROM. Search through over 1200 pages with the interactive...

 

Pocket Sawing In Half

$13.00

Cut Yourself In Half! Anywhere at Anytime! Surrounded by Spectators!

Andrew Mayne's Pocket Sawing In Half booklet contains 6 different ways to apparently perform the classic sawing in half illusion....on yourself! Two of the routines can even be performed surrounded by spectators. The complete 12 page manuscript includes 35 photographs...

 


Professional Sponge Ball Tricks

This series will eventually be the most intensive collection of sponge ball magic ever put on paper. Volume 1 deals mainly with the sleights but does include several killer routines. You'll learn palming plus 12 different vanishes. Sponge balls have alwaysbeen an audience favorite and this book will teach you all the necessary skills....

 


Scarnes Magic Tricks

$9.00

Make broken objects whole again! Float a table in mid-air! Have solid objects vanish and the reappear! Read people's minds! Induce a hypnotic trance! All these and many other classic tricks are within your grasp when you follow the directions in this amazing book by one of the greatest magicians of all time.

Author John Scarne...

 

Secret Illusion Show

$10.50

The secret illusion show is a guide to big stage magic effects that cost little or no money and can be put together in a short amount of time. The manuscript is a collection of effects that can be performed individually or as a whole evening's show. This booklet is about the experience of the audience and not the expectations of magicians....

 

Secrets Of Stage Conjuring

$36.00

This is the most difficult to obtain of the books written by Robert-Houdin, the Father of Modern Magic. This volume, on which he was working at the time of his death (1871), was intended to sequel the classic Secrets of Conjuring and Magic and is primarily about stage magic and illusions. His specialties, including The Enchanted Portfolio...

 

Siamese Goose Egg - Ron Bauer

$9.00

From the man who collects despite his unfortunate situation!

Now you can give the impression to your audiences that the props you use, at least for one trick, are worth something! This witty presentation and baffling handling of the Miller-Malini Egg Bag is loaded with laughs, surprised, and mystery!

This Booklet...

 


Sorcerer Series



Kenton Knepper has done it again! Definitely not the "same old thing," the Sorcerer Series contains breakthrough work in magic and mentalism for everything from close-up to stage performances. New concepts, new routines, new presentations, new props and new methods which have, until now, been kept quite secret.

Volume...

 




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