Eugene Burger's "Series of Evocative Essays" that he hopes will, "Challenge ou, cause you to stop and reflect upon your own magic, inspire you to practice and rehearse, and, in the process, improve your own close-up magic performances."
About the Writings
Foreword by Channing Pollock
A length of rope which has a red tassel on one end and and a blue tassel on the other, is cut and restored.
This long lost Ramsay classic is a must for any rope routine.
and they're now all in one place
for the very first time!
L&L Publishing proudly presents:
The Complette Ganson Magic Teach-In Series
Beginning in the late 1970s, Lewis Ganson, one of magic's most respected writers, produced a series of booklets that...
Perhaps the most highly recommended book on mentalism. Over 400 pages of material to stimulate your mind.
Blindfolds & X-Rays
Question & Answer Effects
Two Person Telepathy
Turn your Bill Tube into more than one trick!
Covering both the single and the double Bill Tube, this 35-page booklet is an excellent introduction to this great magic effect. Though your Bill Tube came with instructions for producing a signed and vanished dollar bill, this booklet will show you MORE variations and MORE baffling...
This is the 15th volume in the Library of Magic on Reels by Magic City. Within its pages you will find knowledge on how to perform quality routines and performances using Reels.
Silk to Flower
These 560 pages are crammed full of good to great to terrific magic by great people. Over 120 card effects, routines, ideas including Ace Sandwich, Future Change, Fast Stack, Quadruple Jeopardy, Sum Hummer, Fascinating Pair, Sweet Four-Card Change, Easy Slider, Mixed-Up Poker, Super Triumph, Voice Print, Produce Four, Vanishing Aces, Strategy,...
This is the second volume in the Library of Magic on Linking Rings by Magic City. Within its pages you will find knowledge on how to perform quality routines and performances using Linking Rings.
From Merlin to Copperfield, magicians have been baffling crowds for centuries. Now you too can learn tricks that are guaranteed to mesmerize any audience. This book includes an array of dazzling tricks, and step by step illustrations to help you will learn everything from simple sleight of hand tricks to advanced illusions and deceptions....
All the information you need to know to make the most of the terrific Folding Coin effect!
Instructions on penetrations, productions, routines, care and proper maintenance and repair. Included are four complete folding coins routines to perform.
Softbound. 30 pages. Library of Magic Series.
Folding coin not included....
Roberto Giobbi's Acclaimed Course On Sleight-Of-Hand Card Magic! Never before has a course in card magic been so thoroughly illustrated for clarity and ease of learning. Clear, engaging, detailed writing is coupled with over 1,200 professional drawings to aid the student in attaining mastery over a deck in the shortest possible...
"Cards are power; learn to harness that power, and you will be forever rewarded" - From Preface by James Swain.
James Swain's book - 21st Century Card Magic - has stunningly effective simple card routines. Improve your sleight-of-hand card skills immediately and with ease. Thorough instructions with photo illustrated explanations...
This book by genius creator Jerry Andrus is really a bound republication of two seperate works. First: KURIOUS KARDS In Andrus's own words: "Here is a book replete with many of my ideas on Kurious Kards. Magicdom certainly has its share of 'Take A Card' tricks -- 'Mental Marvels' -- and 'Mathematical Monstrosities.'...
This GIANT 472 page book has it all. It teaches both tricks and sleight of hand using cards, coins, ropes, cups & balls, silks, money, and more. You'll also learn how to construct some large stage illusions. A great book for all skill levels.
Steven Hamilton was a phenomenal magician!
Skillful, passionate, modest, humorous, charismatic... and in his short life, he did it all - cards, close-up, cabaret, table hopping, comedy, books, lectures and his own magazine.
All that, and he held down a day job!
But it was cards and close-up where he truly excelled,...
BAMBOOZLERS: The Book of Bankable Bar Betchas, Brain Bogglers, Belly Busters & Bewitchery: Volume Three- This project took more than three years to assemble. It's yet another bombastic bible of bar bets and bits of business that I've collected over the years through my travels. There's lots of spins on classics and several new...
This candid book clearly explains the techniques of simulating psychic phenomena. It details the presentation skills so essential to making mental magic entertaining and is an indispensable handbook for the aspiring mentalist.
Edward Hutchison is a psychotherapist, professor, and writer. He is a former Regents Scholar who...
Strangely Self-Working Conjuring
This 30-page booklet contains 13 self-working items including interactive tricks which are suitable for television or radio audiences. Contains:
This is one of the best books for the beginner of card magic. The sleights taught in thisbook will give you a good foundation for card magic.
The Approach - A Complete Guide to Becoming a Working Magician
Have you ever wanted to make money with your magic? To become a professional Walkaround magician who gets paid to bring people joy and wonder? Well, now is your chance...
Here it is! I actually can't believe it! I set out to do this project YEARS ago...
In the history of magic magazines The Sphinx is special. It was one of America's first and lasted for 50 years. The Sphinx was indisputably the greatest American magic magazine during our Golden Age of magic. The material, history and general gossip about magic from 1902 to 1952 is astounding and cannot be found anywhere else but The...
The change bag is what magicians call a utility prop. It's a piece of magical equipment that can work in a trick where one or more objects have to be produced, changed or vanished.
Change Bags contains information on various types of bags and handling. For the beginner or professional, this is a book that can spark an...
If you do card magic then you know how embarassing a single mistake can be. This can be an error by the performer or by the participant. This book will teach you how to overcome errors and emerge victorious. This 80 page book was published in 1940 and should be a partof every card magician's arsenal.
This is one of the best books for the beginning card magician. Each chapter describes a different sleight followed by a collection of tricks using that skill. A total of 76 carefully chosen card tricks is explained. This book has been the starting point for many card workers.
"Fascinating!" -John Bannon
21 killer effects exploring three new techniques by award-winning writer, director and magician Chris Philpott. Intimate Mysteries explores magic done not just in the spectator's hands and minds, but with their lives. These effects are fun, fascinating and often moving to experience while...