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Books: Close-Up Magic

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Best Of British*

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Best of British is a celebration of the work and creativity of many of the UK's finest performers. The book is a collection of magic and ideas covering close up, stage, stand up and mentalism, meaning that there really is something for everyone amongst the top quality material on offer. The list of contributors comprises of some...

 

Art Of Astonishment by Paul Harris - 3 volume set*

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from our estate collection. This is a deluxe collectors Edition. This 3 volume set is in excellect condition.

The complete, ultimate Paul Harris. The material is the best of the best. All of Paul's classics, updated and refined, as well as 73 BRAND-NEW creations! Over 900 pages of Paul Harris! In addition to the...

 

Son Of Simon Says*

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Well, here we all are again, chaps and chapesses! Just when you thought it was safe to sneak back into your local magic emporium, another Lovell tome appears to shake the shelves and throw a bit of dust around! Within the pages here, you'll find some more thoughts on the performance of magic along with forty routines, bits and more....

 

Hugards Annuals Of Magic*

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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",...

 

False Anchors Set (Book and Gimmick) by Ryan Schlutz*

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Ryan Schlutz has become a master of creating incredibly deceptive effects that require almost no sleight of hand. In this book, he teaches a concept he has honed for over 20 years called False Anchors.

Within these pages you will grasp how to create a False Anchor, to change a person's perception so it becomes their...

 

Magic Menu Issue 64*

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Issue 64 is more of a "mixed bag" than previous issues, with various perspectives on a large variety of topics of interest to professional workers.

Coeditor Jim Sisti tackles the thorny issue of just what to call what it is that professional performers do. Alain Nu then begins a new series of columns discussing various ways to carry...

 

Magic from the Overground by Paul Hallas*

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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...

 

Classic Quintet by Richard Osterlind

$35.00

Two classic books now combined into one completely revised and re-illustrated volume!

This wonderful new book contains five of Richard's earliest routines that originally appeared in two books that have long been out of print and have always been in great demand.

Back in the 1980's, Richard penned a number of effects...

 

John Carney`s Carneycopia by Stephen Minch

$60.00

Written by Stephen Minch, Carneycopia is a foundational magic book covering the diverse and remarkable work of world-renowned close-up master John Carney. The book is overflowing with a hugely varied range of tricks and methods, all explained with useful insight into Carney's deep understanding of the psychology and showmanship needed...

 

Happenstance (A Multi-Phase Examination Of Coincidence) by Eric Stevens*

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"HAPPENSTANCE is the result of great thinking combined with love for the art. It is truly enhancing the quality of magic. Great work!"
- Kevin Schaller

"This... is very well thought out. I can truly appreciate the time that you have put into this book. With all the tips and phases presented along with...

 

Even Stephen by Ken de Courcy*

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This book details a very commercial betting routine. If you like the ten-card poker deal and effects dealing with what seem to be impossible odds, then this one is for you. Even when the odds are totally against you, the methods included ensure that you come out the winner. Very limited quantities available.

 

The Complete Ganson Teach-In Series by Lewis Ganson

$79.95

Classic magic...
legendary magicians...
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 featured...

 

Hard-Bolied Mysteries - Cervon*

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By Bruce Cervon. 52 prized effects straight form a top performer's routine. Lots and lots of explosive card routines with clear, crisp, black and white photos. Hard bound 178 pages and an absolute must for the close up or parlour performer. Also features pressure fan switches, one card coin matrix, two card controls.

 

Camirand Academy`s Masters of Magic Series (Softcover) by Gary Ouellet, Eric DeCamps and Meir Yedid

$55.00

Camirand Academy's Masters Of Magic Series

This is your chance to learn some classics of magic like a Ring On String routine, the Three Shell Game, Coins Through The Table, a Two Cup & Ball routine, a Torn & Restored Card, and much more magic and sleight of hand with cards and coins.

The Masters Of Magic Series was released...

 

Bamboozlers Vol. 4 by Diamond Jim Tyler

$25.00

Once again there are 75 bits of business like the previous volumes. This is the biggest volume yet.

Volume One had 128 pages, Two had 136 pages, Three had 144 pages and Four has 188 pages. There's more jokes and longer routines. It is the same high quality with heavy stock pages, a faux purple leather cover, plus a purple silk...

 

Lunch Is Served by paul Romhany

$22.50

Sixty different routines compiled by Paul Romhany and TC Tahoe, with additional routines by eighteen other magicians from around the world, including Banachek, Kenton Knepper, Gerard, Richard Webster, Joe Givan, and Wayne Rogers.

This book is a compendium of creative approaches to a single principle, a principle dedicated to...

 

Constant Fooling Vol 2 - David Regal

$40.00

The second part of Constant Fooling, contains an assortment of unique card magic utilizing prepared or altered cards, mental mysteries, a chapter dedicated to exceptional card effects which utilize a technological breakthrough, bills and currency, gaffed decks and a standout card routine which tells a story. Continue fooling your audiences...

 

Magic of Steve Hamilton by International Magic

$39.95

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 Vol. 3 by Diamond Jim Tyler

$19.95

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...

 

The Ultimate Sphinx by The Conjuring Arts Research Center

$49.99

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...

 

Approaching Magic - David Regal

$69.00

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 Works...

 

Vis A Vis - Jack Avis

$40.00

With hundreds of tricks published in magazines over the past forty years, Jack Avis is one of the most prolific creators of modern close-up magic. Jack�s classical, thoughtful magic with cards, coins, mentalism, ring and rope, and assorted objects will impress you with its simplicity and elegance. Tricks include: Christmas Coin Vanish,...

 

Crossroads - Ben Harris

$35.00

A spectator is handed a cased deck with the promise that the performer will not touch it!

The performer also places his wallet on the table, "This is my money trick..." he explains*. Two spectators are asked to assist. Together, they decide upon what appears to be a "freely chosen card." In this instance, we'll assume they decide...

 

The Complete Encyclopedia of Close-Up Magic by Walter B. Gibson

$45.00

This definitive work features instructions for hundreds of classic, audience-pleasing manipulative and impromptu illusions. Entertain your friends, acquire magic skill, and build your self-confidence by mastering tricks like these:

Coin Magic

* Downs Palm
* False Drop
* Fist Vanish
*...

 

Tricks that Work (Jokes that Work) by Moses Silbemintz

$14.95

TWO BOOKS IN ONE!!

This is a great softbound book full of great jokes and even better magic tricks! It has a bunch of easy to perform magic tricks that don't require any crazy props or gimmicks. These tricks contain stuff you already have!

Effects with pencils, phones, cards and other 'everyday' objects....

 
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