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We stock Books for every skill level in every price range. Find the classics of magic books such as the Tarbell Course in Magic to newer titles like Tommy Wonder's Books of Wonder. We're constantly adding new titles, so check back on a regular basis... Some titles may be difficult to get and might require up to a 30 day special order. In order to speed your selection, we've split this department into three sections. The Library [A - L Listings] has all the book titles from [A - L]. Check the following departments for all other titles. Eventually we'll have complete descriptions of each of the books that will be in-depth to assist you in your purchase decisions... Books in particular fields of interest will be also listed in other departments according to the following list
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101 Most Asked Questions About Vegas & Gambling [George Joseph]
$17.95
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101 Tricks with a T.T. ["Vanishing Silk" Gimmick] [Gabe Fajuri]
$4.95
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101 Tricks with Cards [Royal]
$4.95
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110 Tricks with a Stripper Deck [Al Stevenson / Magic Ian]
$4.95
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110 Tricks with a Svengali Deck [Al Stevenson / Magic Ian]
$4.95
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125 Tricks with Cards [Royal]
$4.95
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13 Steps To Mentalism [Corinda]
$29.95
13 Steps to Mentalism has become the standard by which all other mentalism books have been judged. In thirteen chapters, it details the workings of nearly every catetory and device useful to the working mentalist. Nail writers, predictions, card tricks, blindfold tricks, muscle reading, billets, publicity stunts, patter and presentation and more are covered within This hardbound 424 pages!
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40 Tricks With A Hot Rod
$2.95
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50objectles.gif 50 Magic Object Lessons You Can Do
$9.95
Rev. Sherman Epler, a pastor for 46 years, National Chaplain for the International Brotherhood of Magicians, writer and master magician has put together "one of the best" in Gospel works in this book. Actually, this book is in two parts. One part is all Magic Object Lessons and the other part is Religious Object Lessons. So, if you've never done magic before, there is something here for you. Ideal for the one who has an object lesson of some kind to give every week.
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50 Magical Miracles [Royal]
$4.95
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50 Tricks With A T.T. ["Vanishing Silk" Gimmick] [Milbourne Christopher]
$2.95
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7 Secrets of J.C. Wagner [J.C. Wagner]
$14.95
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A Magician Among the Spirits [Harry Houdini]
$124.95 $99.95 Special Price!
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Abbotts Encyclopedia Of Rope Magic [Stewart James]
$14.95
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Act 1 [Michael Lair]
$14.95
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Act 2 [Michael Lair]
$14.95
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Acting for Magicians Workbook [Richard Tennace]
$19.95
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After Craft [J.K. Hartman]
$44.95
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Amazing Tricks [Jay Sankey]
$14.95
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Andrus Card Control [2 Volume Set] [Jerry Andrus]
$39.95
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mmslydinismall.jpg Annotated Magic of Slydini [Tony Slydini]
$59.95
Long unavailable, Lewis Ganson's Annotated Magic of Slydini is, perhaps, one of the most influential magic books ever. Many of its routines have now become classics in magic, including Flight of the Paper Balls, Helicopter Card, Coins Through The Table, Slydini's Knotted Silks, The Paper Balls in the Hat and others. In this brand new edition, Slydini has some additional things to say about his creations.

Some time ago, Dr. Gene Matsuura went through the text of Ganson's book with Tony Slydini and took careful notes as Slydini made valuable additions and observations. The Annotated Magic of Slydini presents every word of Lewis Ganson's original text, printed in black, along with Slydini's additions and corrections, printed in blue, making this an invaluable and essential work even for those who own the original book.

Hardbound with matching end sheets, foil-stamped cloth cover, striking full-color dust jacket, 312 pages

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mmapocalypse4sm.jpg Apocalypse #4 Book - Volumes 16-20 [Harry Lorayne]
$79.95
Apocalypse #4 Book has over 325 card and close to 70 coin effects, routines, ideas, and over 110 other effects with: bills, bottles, boxes, candles, cardcases, business cards, keys, matchboxes, rings, roses, rubber bands, Scrabble tiles, silks, spoons, balls, shoelaces, thimbles, wallets, gambling demos, sugar packet, book tests, chain loops - and more!!!

The card items in Apocalypse #4 include: An Ace of a Routine, Best Lie Detector, Connect Four, Quick And Direct, Spectator Guesses Better, Expert Full Deck Overhand, Fabulous Change, Royal Poker Deal, Three Before, Three Proofs, Collector's Addition, Heavy Breather, Lightning Aces, Memory Man, My Second Keeper, Amazing Commute, Daredevil's Match, 'Killer' Poker-Deal Demo, Perfect Match, Cheek Turner, Heat, Houdini's Hand, Many Faces of a Woman, Twister, Variations And Additions, and on and on.

The Coin items include: Essence of the Coin, Coin In Bottle, Swirl Assembly and Backfire, The Magic Coin, Coin Explosion, Bottle Piggy Bank, The Ambitious Coin, Bounce-Back Sleeving, Curious, Watch It!, Sweet Ten, Cointrol, None-Ahead Matrix, Off On A Bender, Wow!, Copper/Silver Triple Play, No-Table Coins Across, Numismatic Nightmare, Coin-Roll Vanish, More Direct Than Ever, Cent From Hell, and on and on. Hardbound.
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armbusterbig.jpg Armbuster [Andrew Mayne]
$12.95
Illusionist Andrew Mayne, creator of Bisection and the author of Touching Sky presents a brand new shocking magic effect - Armbuster!!! Place your arm into a "magic cast" that prevents you from being harmed. You then bring out the wickedest looking drill you've ever seen and proceed to drill a hole straight through your arm (blood is optional). Of course, when you remove your arm from the cast, it is unharmed. Thank goodness! Armbuster is an effect that can be built in under a half an hour using $10.00 worth of materials and a $20.00 cordless drill [available at your local discount chain]. A great illusion at such a low price - incredible!
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mmartofaston1.jpg Art of Astonishment - Volume 1 [Paul Harris]
$44.95
This is 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 73 new effects, Paul Harris' Art Of Astonishment contains the very best of 13 previous Paul Harris books, many of the effects refined, revised and updated. Art Of Astonishment also contains the very best methods from 8 separately-marketed manuscripts. Taken together, these 8 effects alone cost nearly as much as the 3-volume set of Art Of Astonishment. In addition, there is a groundbreaking essay where Paul reveals that astonishment is our natural state of mind. And.. six conversations about over-the-edge effects that are even too weird for Paul!
    Three Hardbound Volumes
  • 73 New Effects
  • Over 300 pages in each volume
  • A Total of 222 effects!
  • Includes many impromptu non-card effects
  • Over 2000 illustrations
  • Includes bunches of new and classic effects that are Easy To Do!
  • "Sooner or later you're going to have to buy these books. Very highly recommended!"- Michael Close

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mmartofaston2.jpg Art of Astonishment - Volume 2 [Paul Harris]
$44.95
This is 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 73 new effects, Paul Harris' Art Of Astonishment contains the very best of 13 previous Paul Harris books, many of the effects refined, revised and updated. Art Of Astonishment also contains the very best methods from 8 separately-marketed manuscripts. Taken together, these 8 effects alone cost nearly as much as the 3-volume set of Art Of Astonishment. In addition, there is a groundbreaking essay where Paul reveals that astonishment is our natural state of mind. And.. six conversations about over-the-edge effects that are even too weird for Paul!
Three Hardbound Volumes
  • 73 New Effects
  • Over 300 pages in each volume
  • A Total of 222 effects!
  • Includes many impromptu non-card effects
  • Over 2000 illustrations
  • Includes bunches of new and classic effects that are Easy To Do!
  • "Sooner or later you're going to have to buy these books. Very highly recommended!"- Michael Close
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    mmartofaston3.jpg Art of Astonishment - Volume 3 [Paul Harris]
    $44.95
    This is 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 73 new effects, Paul Harris' Art Of Astonishment contains the very best of 13 previous Paul Harris books, many of the effects refined, revised and updated. Art Of Astonishment also contains the very best methods from 8 separately-marketed manuscripts. Taken together, these 8 effects alone cost nearly as much as the 3-volume set of Art Of Astonishment. In addition, there is a groundbreaking essay where Paul reveals that astonishment is our natural state of mind. And.. six conversations about over-the-edge effects that are even too weird for Paul!
    Three Hardbound Volumes
  • 73 New Effects
  • Over 300 pages in each volume
  • A Total of 222 effects!
  • Includes many impromptu non-card effects
  • Over 2000 illustrations
  • Includes bunches of new and classic effects that are Easy To Do!
  • "Sooner or later you're going to have to buy these books. Very highly recommended!"- Michael Close
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    ARTOFESCAPEV5C.jpg Art of Escape - V5 - The Bohemian Torture Escape
    $29.95 $20.66 Special Price!
    Now Discontinued - Get it while you still can! Special 31% Discount!
    This volume by John Novak feature's an escape of John Novak's own devising. The Bohemian Torture Crib is comparable to escapes such as Norman Bigelow's Door of Death, Markini's Electrified Mummy Lid Torture Board, Trudel's Chinese Torture Board, and Abbott's The Ghost Walks, but it's inspiration stems from Phalhinha's Australian Torture Crib. 58 Pages - Spiralbound. Please Note: That these books are in limited supply - Order Now! Note the following are no longer available in the Art of Escape Series: Volume 1 - A Modern Handcuff Act and Volume 4 - Escapes From a Straightjacket.
      Partial List of Contents - Volume 5
    • Bohemian Torture Escape
    • INSANE Muffs
    • Buzz Saw Escape
    • Australian Belt
    • Leather Handcuffs
    • Presentation of Escapes

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    Astounding "No Switch" Razor Blade Mystery
    $9.95
    This is an amazing bit of magic that is rarely seen today. In this detailed book by Burling Hull, he teaches a new streamlined, at-the-fingertips method which doesn't use any sleight-of-hand. This version is truly a magician's dream - at no time is the performer in danger, although the audience is lead to believe that it's dangerous. This classic trick will amaze and astound your audiences. 8 Pages - Paperbound.
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    Basic Balloon Sculptures [George Schindler]
    $8.95
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    Beat 'Em Cheat Em' Leave 'Em Bleedin [Anonymous]
    $4.95
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    mmbetweentwomindssmall.jpg Between Two Minds Too [Walter Pharr / Ned Rutledge]
    $14.95
    The combined talents of these two writers bring you thirteen diabolical and simple-to-do mentalism effects in one incredible book! Most of the items use cards, and there is also a rope-tie and an interesting effect using coins. You'll learn Into the Mirror, Superman's Eyes, Bogus and ten other sensational routines! This is an easy-to-read, easy-to-do mentalism book. Between Two Minds is a great addition to your magic library!

    51 Pages, Staple-Bound

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    Birthday Party Business
    $21.95
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    Build Your Own Illusions [Book] [Jim Sommers]
    $29.95
    Build Your Own Illusions is an 88 page book with illustrations. A complete text for 20 practical Stage size Magic tricks. Build Your Own Illusions will help you build your own illusions, for the finest in quality magic. A must for the Illusionist library!
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    mmcardclassicsofkenkrenzelsm.jpg Card Classics of Ken Krenzel [Harry Lorayne]
    $39.95
    There weren't as many magic books available back in 1978 as there are now. But one thing was the same then as it is now - there weren't/aren't many magic books published that contained/contain really great stuff. Wonderful stuff! Usable stuff! "When Ken Krenzel performed the material in this book for me I knew then and there how good it was, and what a great contribution it'd be to the art I love - card magic. It took all my persuasive powers to get Ken to agree to let me write, teach and publish all the material he'd performed for me. I'm so glad that he finally did agree. What an awful loss it would have been to anyone who does, or wants to do, card magic, to the magic fraternity, if I hadn't persuaded him, if he hadn't agreed. Yes, it was some time back. And if anything can be said to have stood the test of time, passed the test of time, it can be said of the ideas, effects, routines, in this book. They are as fresh and stimulating, as clean and precise, as intriguing and clever, as exhilarating and important, today as they were then, and have been through the years. And, you'll fool (and entertain) magicians and laymen with them now just as you could have done, or did, back then.Over eighty items broken down into nine exciting sections. I've heard and read, many times, that there is no better handling and description of the Classic Pass than there is in Section Seven of this book. Along with eleven other passes, including the Mechanical Reverse, which has become a standard of card handling, The K-E Pass (beautiful, and so easy to do), The One-Card Middle Pass, The Dribble Pass, and more. The Eerie Spin-Out which, if you'll forgive a rusty platitude, is worth the price of the book even if you paid five times the established price. As I say in my Last Word, you'll use it for the rest of your life; there's no way you can put a price on it. You'll find easy-to-do sleights like The Natural Double Lift, The Pressure Hideout, The Invisible Reverse Transfer. The One-Card Double Lift is an exquisite fooler. So is The Optical Sandwich, The Miracle Multiple Peek and, oh - The Magic Bullet! There's One-Hand Stop - the spectator 'stops'at his own card, The Impromptu Haunted Deck and The Front Tilt - and Force-Eps, The Fan Steal, The Squeeze Steal, The Broadside Steal. Do you like to practice? Well, Section Eight includes Bottom, Center, and Second Deals - Ken's handling, my teaching (if that means anything to you). I've added my two or three cents with an idea or two of my own and with my inevitable Afterthoughts. I could go on and on, but I won't. I've had so many calls, requests, for this book through the years, but it wasn't available. Aren't you lucky - it is now!" - Louis Falanga! Hardcover, full-color dust jacket, 256 pages.
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    cardcollegeV1sm806.jpg Card College - Volume 1 [Roberto Giobbi]
    $34.95
    Card College V1 The first volume in this landmark course sets the groundwork for the rest of the series, beginning with lessons on the proper ways to hold, deal and shuffle the cards, then progressing through many basic sleights and techniques, including perhaps the most thorough and revealing discussion of the classic force ever offered. Along with the classics of card magic, Mr. Giobbi includes original ideas and refinements from his own repertoire, guaranteeing every reader, no matter how experienced, fresh techniques and insights into the performance of professional caliber card magic! Some of the topics covered in Volume One include: The Tools of Card Magic, Fundamental Techniques, The Overhand Shuffle, The Riffle Shuffle, False Cuts, Transfer Cuts, Card Controls, Card Forces, The Glide, The Double Lift, The Hindu Shuffle, Flourishes, The Spread Cull, The Top Change, The Key Card, Auxiliary Sleights!
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    cardcollegeV2sm608.jpg Card College - Volume 2 [Roberto Giobbi]
    $39.95
    Card College V2 picks up where Volume One left off, Volume Two teaches such classic and invaluable sleights as the palm, the pass, the glimpse, false counts and much more. Volume Two concludes with a chapter on psychology, misdirection and presentation that's among the best treatments ever done on these important subjects. Throughout, Mr. Giobbi includes original ideas and refinements, guaranteeing every reader, no matter how experienced, fresh techniques and insights. Some of the topics covered in Volume Two include: The Glimpse, Card Reverses, The Crimp, Palming, False Cuts, False Counts, The Pass, The Overhand Shuffle, Flourishes, The Double, Turnover, Misdirection, Psychology, Routining, Presentation!
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    cardcollegeV3sm068.jpg Card College - Volume 3 [Roberto Giobbi]
    $39.95
    Card college V3 contains instruction on such invaluable sleights as the push-off double turnover, one-handed top palm, the Ascanio spread, gambler's cop, the Vernon addition, false displays and riffle shuffles, the convincing control, the Olram subtlety, and much more-including many powerful card tricks and routines. Mr. Giobbi includes original ideas and refinements, guaranteeing every reader fresh techniques and insights. Some of the topics covered in Volume Three include: The Biddle Steal, The K.M. Move, Breaks, Steps & Injogs, Advanced Palming, Card Controls, The Zarrow Shuffle, Advanced Double Lifts, Multiple Shifts, The Pull-Through Shuffle, The Faro Shuffle, Color Changes, The Side Steal, The Diagonal Palm Shift, False Counts and Displays!
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    CardcollegeV4sm770.jpg Card College - Volume 4 [Roberto Giobbi]
    $39.95
    Roberto Giobbi's Acclaimed Course On Sleight-Of-Hand Card Magic! This series has received the highest praise from amateur and professional magicians alike, throughout Germany, France and Spain. Now, with its appearance in English, acclaim for Card College has grown even more enthusiastic. The idea of producing a thorough course in card magic has seldom been attempted, and those few rare efforts are dated and often difficult to obtain. What Roberto Giobbi has done far surpasses his predecessors in a number of ways: 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 twelve hundred professional drawings to aid the student in attaining mastery over a deck in the shortest possible time. Card College contains up-to-date developments in the craft, giving the reader the best methods for creating amazement with an ordinary deck of playing cards, ranging from classic sleights and ruses to the most sophisticated modern techniques. Card College is the first course of its kind written by a full-time professional magician, consisting of material selected from his own repertoire. Giobbi offers his readers hard won knowledge obtained through experience, and teaches the best sleights, methods and tricks, along with the psychology, misdirection and theory essential for successful card magic. Giobbi has selected only the best sleights and handlings from thousands of books on the subject, saving his readers countless hours of research and wasted effort spent on inferior approaches and ideas. Card College is written as both a course for the beginning student and a retraining course for the experienced card magician who may have picked up some inferior techniques during previous study. Some Of The Topics Covered In Volume Four Forcing Techniques, Advanced Passes, Half Passes, Sandwich Techniques, Lapping, Estimation, False Deals, Card and Packet Reversals, Culling and Stacking, Tilt, More Flourishes, card and Packet Switches, Deck Switches, Structural Theory, Hardbound, 315 Pages!
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    CardcolloegeV5sm707s.jpg Card College - Volume 5 [Roberto Giobbi]
    $39.95
    Card College V5 It's finally here! In the fifth volume of the acclaimed Card College series, Roberto Giobbi has prepared a graduation party! In previous volumes the reader has been given a remarkable collection of tools for creating astonishing card magic. In the same vein, Volume 5 begins with a meaty chapter of new techniques and strategies, which include methods for covertly arranging stacks during performance, obtaining a duplicate of a spectator's signature with his knowledge, and secretly conveying cards to and from the deck-powerful tools indeed. But then Volume 5 diverges from the established Card College formula. Judging that the reader now has more than a sufficient number of tools in his grasp, Mr. Giobbi provides eight chapters filled with tricks and routines that illustrate how various techniques are applied to create world-class card magic. These effects, however, are not mere constructions meant for teaching. Most have been drawn from Roberto Giobbi's professional repertoire-and because of this, even the classics of card magic are given a fresh gleam as Giobbi adds refinements won from years of performing experience. His choice of material is impeccable, featuring not only original effects and handling of his own, but tricks and routines by world-masters as well. One finds such gems as Fred Kaps' presentation for The Signed Card in Box, along with Giobbi's cunning treatment of this modern classic, Henry Christ's fabulous Ace routine and a superb handling of a forgotten masterpiece by Charlie Miller. And everything is taught with the clarity and attention to detail for which the Card College series has become known. Open this book and welcome to the party-prepare to graduate! Some of the topics covered in Volume Five include: Making Secret Setups, False Shuffles, Obtaining Duplicate Signatures, Quick Tricks, Openers and Routines with the Aces, Favorite Effects, Gambling Demonstrations, Mental Mysteries! All in all, Volume Five features 34 professional-caliber routines that have astounded audiences the world over!
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    cardmagicamautresbig.jpg Card Magic for Amateurs and Professionals [Bill Simon]
    $9.95
    Bill Simon is widely regarded as one of the most creative minds in Card Magic! His inventiveness and expertise are fully evident in this book! Magic Authority Martin Gardner considers this to be one of the basic required texts on Card Conjuring! In Card Magic for Amateurs and Professionals, Bill Simon provides specialists and amateurs alike with the guidance they need to perfect a host of ingenious card tricks. Helpful suggestions and nearly 100 detailed drawings show you how to execute the “Instant Revers”, “Three Queens Monte”, the “Ambitious Card”, and many other feats of sleight of hand. You'll also find a wealth of useful information on the “Second Deal” - the expert advise from Bill Simon will have you dealing seconds in under an hour! Card Magic for Amateurs and Professionals was originally published as Effective Card Magic by Louis Tannen in 1952. Edited by Jean Hugard and with an Introduction by Martin Gardner. Card Magic for Amateurs and Professionals is a paper bound book of 182 pages with 96 clear black and white illustrations...
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    Charlatan's Handbook [Sid Fleishman]
    $34.95
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    Chemical Magic [John Lippy Jr.]
    $11.95
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    mmchicagosurprisesm.jpg Chicago Surprise [Booklet] [Whit Haydon]
    $19.95
    A red-backed card is freely selected from a red-backed deck. The back of the chosen card changes color to blue so that it is easily found. The blue-backed card is placed under a saltshaker, the spectator's finger, or even under the spectator's foot. Another red-backed card is then selected from the deck. The magician, merely by snapping his fingers, changes the face of the blue-backed card to match the face of the second freely chosen card! This 34-page booklet details all the ins and outs, psychology and theory of Whit Haydn's unique and very powerful version of the Chicago Opener or Red Hot Mama card trick-the version used by many of the top close-up workers.

    "The Chicago Surprise meets all my criteria for what a superior magic product should be: 1) an audience-tested, professional-caliber routine, 2) well written, 3) both handling and theoretical information (in other words, the how and the why) are included. Many professionals use Whit's routine. I'm sure you're going to want to as well." - Michael Close, MAGIC Magazine.
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    choptrickallen077x022.jpg Chop Cup [Booklet] [Don Alan]
    $17.95
    This is a comprehensive depiction of Don Alan's theories, handling, and presentation of the Chop Cup. It's his way of doing it, not merely a replication of a single performance. Chop Cup is 28 pages, with fabulous photos and drawings of The Complete Don Alan Chop Cup Routine is all you could ask for and more. The Real Work on how Don loaded, got the laughs and set up for doing his classic routine. This is the first time all the subtle work has been published.

    "A must have for any close uppers worth their salt... one of the greatest routines in table magic history." --Pete Biro

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    Chop Cup Book [Booklet] [Merlyn T. Shute]
    $5.95
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    Classic Illusions V1[Paul Osborne]
    $49.95
    Classic Illusions V1 A new book from Paul Osborne that is a must fo any real student of Illusions. The ultimate resource book on building and performing these classic Illusions: The Thin Model Sqing in Half, The Sub Trunk, The Zig Zag, The Doll House, The Sword Cabinet, Super Suspension, Crystal Casket, Modern Cabinet, and Cargo Cage!
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    mmcloseupandpersonalsm.jpg Close-Up & Personal [David Regal]
    $44.95
    "This stuff's so clever it's criminal!" These words were uttered by Max Maven shortly after reading David Regal's Close-Up & Personal. Fortunately, Regal has managed to escape prosecution, due not only to his inventiveness, wit and originality in magic, but also to his success as a comedy performer and television writer. David's magic twelve years ago so impressed Harry Lorayne, he wrote and published David's first book-Star Quality: The Magic of David Regal. Lorayne's title proved prophetic, and after seeing the contents of Close-Up & Personal, his comment was, "He'll fool the hell out of you." David Regal is a popular performer at The Magic Castle, just one of the locations where he audience-honed the material presented in this volume. Close-Up & Personal contains, in the words of Ken Krenzel, "An abundance of novel, off beat gems." Close-Up & Personal contains seventy-two of David's best performance pieces, described with care and in detail, accompanied by hundreds of photographs. If you seek close-up trickery that surprises, entertains and amazes both the public and jaded peers alike, you must read, Close-Up & Personal!
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    Comic Magician For Children [Marco Critelli]
    $34.95
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    mmbigboook.jpg Complete Course In Magic [Mark Wilson]
    $24.95
    Master illusionist Mark Wilson has compiled the most comprehensive magic "teach-in" ever assembled. The secrets to more than 300 classic tricks-from sleight of hand to levitation-are carefully explained in this 472-page volume. It's all here in these pages: Card Magic, Coin Magic, Rope Magic, Mental Magic, Make-at-Home Magic, Sponge Ball Magic, Billiard Ball Magic, Cups and Balls Magic, and Magical Illusions. Mark Wilson devoted more than two years of research, writing, and technical preparation to this book. More than 50,000 still photographs were taken of the detailed execution of the tricks considered worthy to include in this course, and these photographs were edited and converted into hundreds of simplified line drawings. The straightforward text follows Mark Wilson's "step method" of magic instruction, the same method he has used to teach magic to Tony Curtis, Telly Savalas, Bill Bixby, Dick Van Dyke, Peter Faulk, Bernadette Peters, John Denver, and other professional entertainers. It's thoroughness makes Mark Wilson's Complete Course In Magic especially recommended for the beginner with absolutely no experience in magic. At the same time, its scope and depth has earned this book a place in the libraries of many of today's most accomplished magicians, professional and amateur alike!
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    Complete Juggler
    $19.95
    If you want to go beyond toss juggling with three objects and try your hand at four and five objects, the devil stick, the diabolo, cigar boxes, hats, ball spinning, club passing or any other juggling props, then you should look for get this huge text, the Complete Juggler. Regarded as the 'bible' for juggling, written by master juggler Dave Finnigan, the Complete Juggler includes chapters on the history of juggling, lessons plans for teachers, achievement award system, glossary, and sufficient challenges to keep you busy for several years, and over 1,000 illustrations. To get even more out of this massive book, get the Juggling Step-by-Step Video, also available in this department, which follows the same format as the book. 576 Pages - Paperbound.
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    Coney Island Fakir [Al Flosso]
    $34.95
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    Conspiracy086.jpg Conspiracy [Angelo Stagnaro]
    $29.95
    The first book of Angelo Stagnaro's Psi-Books Series is aptly named Conspiracy. It is a textbook on practical mentalism and concentrates on partnered codes and other secret arrangements between a mentalist and his confederate. Conspiracy contains nearly one hundred effects and as many photographs in a glossy paper-back edition. Also included is a large glossary of mentalist patter terms, a collection of cold reading one-liners and an extensive mentalism bibliography.
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    mmconstantfoolingsm.jpg Constant Fooling - Volume 1 [David Regal]
    $39.95
    A two-part compendium of magic with cards, coins and a whole lot more encompassing over twenty years of creations from one of magic's most innovative minds, David Regal. Constant Fooling Volume One contains a collection of powerful card magic utilizing unprepared cards, David¡¦s startling Cups & Balls routine from his Magic Castle Act and a chapter devoted entirely to magic done with neither cards nor coins. Prepare to fool your audiences with the following: Multiple spectators shuffle an ordinary deck, which is then held under a spectator¡¦s hand, yet the magician has correctly predicted the top card. The magician, standing behind the table with empty hands, causes a signed selection to penetrate the tabletop. A selection is placed between four Aces held in the hands, then jumps to the center of a pile of Kings already on the table. The magician pockets four-of-a-kind selected by a spectator, then spreads the Aces in a face-up fan. Visually, in an instant, the cards change places. A spectator cuts the deck multiple times, arriving at his own phone number. Two volunteers cut to and turn over the four aces a new method for a classic effect. You may fool yourself! A cotton ball is plucked from a spectator's clothing, then changes into a handkerchief. A card case is turned into a magical box that allows a spectator's ring to penetrate onto a pencil. A pet mouse terrifies the audience on its way to locating a spectator's selected playing card. A borrowed ring vanishes and appears threaded on a luggage tag. In addition, there are card effects contributed by William Goodwin, R. Paul Wilson, John Lovick and Gordon Bean, plus, as noted, a fully detailed Cups & Balls routine which possesses a unique wrinkle.

    Let the fooling begin!

    Hardbound with full color dustjacket, 232 pages.
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    Constant Fooling - Volume 2 [David Regal]
    $39.95
    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 with the following: A spectator freely deals down to a Lucky Card. . . that happens to match the card in the magician's wallet. The deck is tossed onto a small but lethal mousetrap which snaps shut¡Xtrapping the selection as cards scatter. A late psychic's scrap of paper predicts the actions of a spectator.A freely-selected card rises from a deck, using a gimmick you can make in one minute. Spectators randomly deal the deck into piles, perfectly separating the four suits in the process. Fifty-one cards are eliminated in the fairest possible manner from an examined deck, leaving a single card that matches a prediction. Mr. Regal's favorite platform item. A signed playing card changes places with a pocketed Joker with clean hands and no palming. A signed card rises to the top of a deck that is tied with string. The deck can then be used for further miracles. A borrowed bill cleanly changes into a hundred dollar bill, via a new method that doesn't utilize a thumb tip. A story of life after hours is told with a deck of cards. A showpiece guaranteed to garner applause.

    Hardbound with full color dustjacket, 239 pages.

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    cupsballsroyalsm.jpg Cups and Balls Booklet [Fun]
    $4.95
    The Cups and Balls Booklet is the most up to date instructional booklet on the incredible "Cups and Balls" to date! Cups and Balls Booklet covers everything from the basic routines all the way to stuff that makes you look like "Cups and Balls" Expert Michael Ammar! This 32 page 4-color booklet not only has fantastic routines, but is accompanied by the best step by step illustrations seen to date. Don't be stuck with those inferior photo copied books - get the real deal! Will transcend your ordinary routine to extraordinary...
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    mmbigboook.jpg Cyclopedia Of Magic [Mark Wilson]
    $14.95
    This is a now out-of-print condensed paperback version of the now out-of-print hardcover Mark Wilson Complere Course of Magic. A Must for Every Magician's Library!
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    Daniels Adult Magic [Paul Daniels]
    $19.95
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    mmdesouzasdeceptionsbk.jpg DeSouza's DeCeptions - Book [David Acer]
    $37.50
    Imagine a collection of material that is perfectly crafted for real-world use, each effect tried and tested hundreds of times before thousands of people, then trimmed to remove every last ounce of fat. Imagine a repertoire of routines that can each steal a show, astonishing in effect and cunning in method, parceled in presentations that are amusing, entertaining and engaging. There's no need to imagine, DeSouza's Deceptions is here!

    Includes: SHAPESHIFTER: One card, held at the fingertips, instantly changes into another in this eye-popping move that has been popularized by the likes of Allan Ackerman and David Blaine! TWIN TRANSPO X 2: Two cards are chosen and signed, then vanish from the deck, only to appear inside the magician's wallet. They are removed and transpose with each other repeatedly under impossible conditions, then finally, the face from one card transposes with the back from the other, leaving the magician with one double-backed card and the spectator with one double-faced card, with both signed selections on each side! COLLECTION AGENCY: A lightning-fast version of Roy Walton's classic Collectors! Three freely-chosen cards appear face down and interlaced between four face-up Aces in the blink of an eye! QUAD-RINGLE PLUS: A borrowed finger ring frees itself repeatedly from a length of rope, at times unexpectedly, at times visibly, then finally, it vanishes, only to appear inside a card case that was resting on the table from the outset! DIE OF DESTINY: A spectator freely chooses a card, then replaces it anywhere in the deck. So far, sounds familiar... But then, with the help of a blank die and a fertile imagination, she first eliminates clumps of cards, then individual cards, until finally, she arrives at one lone card. Slowly, carefully, she turns the card face up, revealing it to be her selection! Marc's beautiful approach to this Claude Rix classic is worth the price of the book! Plus Miniature Bowling Ball From Briefcase. SNOWFLAKE: Copper/Silver My Way, PICASSO¡¦S BILL, THE COVER CHANGE, and so much more!

    DeSouza's Deceptions is 142 pages of pure, audience-tested deception, written by David Acer and lavishly illustrated with over 220 photographs. Hardcover, color dust jacket.
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    Diversions [Rand Woodbury]
    $64.95
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    Duffie's Card Compulsions [Peter Duffie]
    $39.95
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    Easy Build Illusions [Paul Osborne]
    $49.95
    Easy Building Illusions is ideal for the illusionist who doesn't have much time to creat a miracle! Pul Osborne's Latest book features hundreds of new ideas, tips and techniques to help the weekend builder who is faced with that last minute show opportunity, and on a budget! Productions, Vanishes, and mutilations are all covered in this one of a kind book.
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    Elastrix - Volume 1 [Peter Pan the Magic Man / Ed Mishell]
    $9.95
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    Elastrix - Volume 2
    $14.95
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    Encyclopedia Of Dove Magic [Marian Chavez]
    $24.95
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    Escapes [Abbotts Magic]
    $14.95
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    mmexpertcoin.jpg Expert Coin Magic [David Roth]
    $69.95
    FINALLY BACK IN PRINT - GET IT WHILE YOU CAN!!!
    Learn Coin Magic from the man Dai Vernon said, "...has an amazing ability when performing with coins. He is truly a genius." Sections:
    • Magic in the Hands
    • Coin Box Magic
    • Magic at the Table
    Expert Coin Magic is 369 Pages, Hardbound and Fully Illustrated

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    mmfaceliftersm.jpg Face Lifter [Andrew Mayne]
    $17.95 $15.95 Special Price!
    Who needs thousands of dollars to perform incredible illusions? The magician asks his audience just that question before he picks up his beat-up cardboard box. He places it upside down over his head and then rips a hole in the front so his face is visible. The magician then lifts the box about a foot above his shoulders-stretching his neck impossibly long. Next, he twists his head 360 degrees around and back. Finally, he removes his head entirely before putting it back and removing the box. Face Lifter is an incredible (yet easy-to-build and perform) illusion which will leave your audience baffled. Taking advantage of cutting edge technology, Face Lifter allows any performer to create an illusion that would have cost thousands of dollars to duplicate just a few years ago. Face Lifter comes with a 23-page fully-illustrated booklet.
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    sandrapopeye2.jpg Fantastic Balloons [The Book]
    $17.95
    In the book Fantastic Balloons, you’ll actually a 3D photo of each ‘Balloon Sculpture’ on a clear background in full color - what could be easier? Contains 44 great ‘Balloon Sculptures’ with approximately 1000 teaching photos. This book was 48 large size 8.5" x 11" full color pages. Produced bi-lingually in English and Italian. These are balloon shapes you only dreamed about, or many you would never have conceived! These are balloon shapes you only dreamed about, or many you would never have conceived! The ‘Mickey’, ‘Goofy’, ‘Donald’, ‘Scrooge’, ‘Popeye’, ‘Felix’, and ‘Road Runner’ are THE BEST intricate and the MOST REALISTIC ‘Balloon Sculptures’ EVER!!! Photo taken in our store of 'Popeye' Sculpture created by Balloon Artist CoCo and her daughter Sandra - it's incredible what you can learn from this book!!!
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    mmfoldingmoneyfoolingsmall.jpg Folding Money Fooling [Robert E. Neale]
    $39.95
    How To Make Entertaining Novelties From Dollar Bills. Would you like to learn how to easily fold amazing origami models, and then entertain with them? Robert E. Neale's Folding Money Fooling contains 13 easily constructed models, all using paper money. Robert's verbal and pictorial descriptions make learning every detail of these models easy. Published by: Kaufman and Co. 146 Pages, Hardbound, and Fully Illustrated.

    From Robert E. Neale's Preface: "This book contains twenty new and novel models that perform in these amusingly unexpected ways; all are folded from dollar bills. They are created for adults, but many will entertain children-especially the finger puppets in Puppet Poetry and the tale illustrated with many different shapes in A Boy's Modest Adventure. A rabbit pops out of a top hat in Bunny Bill, a model popular among magicians." Chapter Listing: "Actions": An Economic Comment, Fluttering Butterfly, Puppet Poetry, Billfrog, Pearching Parrot, Heart Homily, Crane in Flight, A Boy's Modest Adventure. "Puzzles": Crossed Doubly, Seven Clever Bills, Hyperflex, Baffling Bill Braid. "Tricks": Stretch A Bill, Presidential Portrait, Wormo, The Contrary Ones, Snake Basket, Pyramid of Immortality. "Rabbit Redux": Bunny Bill, Oakes' Standing Bunny, Harris' Bunnies.
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    mmfrogtalessmall.jpg Frog Tales [Robert E. Neale]
    $14.95
    How To Fold Jumping Frogs From Poker Cards and do Five Tricks with Them. Frog Tales is a complete treatise devoted to the charismatic card frog fold by its creator, origami master and acclaimed magician, Robert E. Neale. Dozens of dynamic illustrations by Earle Oakes make learning the fold and the accompanying tricks a delight. Soft-cover, 36 Pages.
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    furtherimpuzzibilities022s.jpg Further Impuzzibilities
    $17.95
    Further Impuzzibilities is Jim Steinmeyer's latest collection of novel self-working conjuring effects. It is a follow-up to his 2002 collection of self-working conjuring included in the Impuzzibilities book. So what's included in this new book? As the sub-title makes it strangely clear, one can expect to learn Still More Strangely Self-Working Conjuring!!! There are in fact 10 powerful, intriguing, and mind-boggling illusions that Steinmeyer presents to the reader in his usual clear and concise format. Further Impuzzibilities is a 29 Pages, saddle stitched. Among these miracles are the following:
    • The King's Coronation
    • Automatic Palmistry
    • The Princess In A Crowd
    • Coins In A Strange Land
    • Piles Of Money
    • The Great Silverware Scam
    • The Thirteen Card Dilemma

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    goodnewvis.gif Good News Visualized
    $9.95
    Here is a great book for the beginner or someone who is just wanting to start with something very easy in Gospel Magic. The book consists mostly of Gospel Object Lessons using paper, scissors, and items you already have around. Author Glen C. Tompkins is a noted magic lecturer and has compiled together some of his best materialin this book. It certainly is Christian material by a Christian writer.
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    Great Houdini [Monica Kulling]
    $4.95
    Step into Reading with the Great Houdini! Harry Houdini was the world's most famous magician and escape artist. No handcuffs could hold him. He could turn himself into his brother Hardeen. he could even make an elephant disappear! Learn all about his fascinating life and great escapes when you read this amazing story. Paperback - 48 pages - dozens of full color illustrations. A Step 3 book for grades 2-3.
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    Greater Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields [Jon Racherbaumer]
    $34.95
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    Greatest Magic Tricks [Mark Wilson]
    $9.95
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    mmgriftsensesmall.jpg Grift Sense [James Swain]
    $29.95
    Meet Tony Valentine--ex-cop, lifelong misanthrope, sixty something freelance grifter-hunter. There isn't a casino pit boss alive in the U.S.A. who hasn't employed his special skills of flushing out greedy hustlers one time or another. Only this time, things are different. This time, what at first seemed like an easy job is getting really ugly really fast. This time, double-crossing the double-crosser may have Tony cashing in his chips...permanently.
    Swain’s "Grift Sense is a superb mystery, loaded with suspense, cunning and more twists and turns than a crooked gambler's conscience. This is the real deal!" -Steve Forte, President of the International Gaming Specialists!

    Hardbound, 304 Pages
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    Haldeman-Julius Monthly: Houdini Interview [Reprint]
    $14.95
    The Haldeman-Julius Monthly was a publication that appeared in the 1920's and became popularly know as the "Little Blue Book". In this Reprint of 1924 Publication, Houdini gives a very detailed interview regarding the Boston Medium, Margery.

    The interviewer also gives a detailed description of the Houdini Home at 278 West 113th Street in New York City. This interview is a must for any serious Houdini Collector, and for those interested in Spiritualism.

    Please Note: Reprint Publication is identical to Original, and has no indication of new printing date or that it's a Reprint, so be careful if someone is trying to pass one of these as the Original from 1924.
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    mmhandjobssm.jpg Hand Jobs - Lecture notes [Lee Asher]
    $11.95
    Didn't have a chance to catch Lee Asher's 2001 lecture tour? At least you can still get the lecture notes. Hand Jobs contains the following card effects: The Third Fastest Card Trick In The World: The Losing Control: Slap That Ace: Fan-see Meeting Both You Here: Not Impressive: Cheek to Cheek Asher Style.
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    paulhauntedillusions.jpg Haunted Illusions - Book 1 [Paul Osborne]
    $74.95
    Haunted Illusions - Book 1 by Paul Osborne features a forward by the Ghostmaster himself - Phillip Morris. This large book also includes a section by leading walk through and Haunted House designer Drew Hunter and Charles Chapman of the Vorta Company. They will show you how to go about creating a Haunted House attraction from start to finish. Many building plans are included in this book from the classics such as the Headless Lady, Spidora, Living Half Lady and the Head on Sword, to modern concepts such as the Switch Wall and Head-X. Also included are such unpublished plans as the Arm Amputation and a complete explanation accomplished by construction documents for the popular and profitable Girl to Gorilla attraction. Haunted Illusions - Book 1 is a one of a kind publication designed to make your Halloween project a success! 171 Pages - Spiral Paperbound.
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    hrhauntedkeybook.jpg Haunted Key Booklet
    $3.95
    The Haunted Key Booklet includes five new scripts and handling tips for the incredible Haunted Key by Dick Williams. The Haunted Key is an intriguing close-up illusion that is great fun to learn. This is one of the those rare tricks were you will even fool yourself. The Haunted Key is astounding. The performer mentally tells the Haunted Key to turn over by itself! This booklet will inspire you with new ideas for presenting this close-up masterpiece.
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    Hoffman's Later Magic
    $14.95
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    Hoffman's Modern Magic
    $14.95
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    Hoffman's Puzzles Old & New
    $14.95
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    houdinionmagicsm.jpg Houdini on Magic [Walter B. Gibson / Morris N. Young]
    $14.95
    Harry Houdini's fame is secure as the greatest magician of modern times. Many of his fabulous escapes, indeed, now sound more like legend than history, yet they really happened! Houdini permitted himself to be thrown, manacled, into the Hudson River; to be nailed into packing cases and lowered into the ocean; to be suspended by the ankles, strait-jacketed, hundreds of feet above the ground-and in every case, he escaped easily.

    This book is Houdini's own account of these exploits, supplemented with rare photographs and posters, first-hand material from periodicals and pamphlets, and behind-the-scenes revelations of some of the master's most prized secrets: how he picked locks, how he sawed a girl in half to become twins, how he walked through a brick wall, how a girl can vanish from a sheet of plate glass without trapdoors, hoists, mirrors or other such apparatus. There are also instructions for performing 44 stage tricks, including the coin and glass, the Indian needle trick, and other standards. These are fully-illustrated with diagram sequences that cover every step in the performance. Finally, of special interest to many readers are Houdini's own accounts of great magicians of history and of Houdini's own battles with spiritualists and fraudulent mediums. Paperbound, 288 pages - 5 3/8" by 8" - 155 illustrations!

    This Great paperback by Walter B. Gibson and Morris N. Young. The late Walter Gibson was a very good friend of mine, and was a well respected Magician, Creator of the 'Shadow', ghostwriter for Houdini, Blackstone and Thurston, and one of the most creative minds in magic!
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    Houdini Souvenir Program [Harry Houdini]
    $11.95
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    houdiniexposebostonmediummargerylarge.jpg Houdini: Expose On Boston Medium Margery [Reprint]
    $19.95
    Exposes the Tricks used by the Boston Medium, Margery. At one point in Houdini's fabulous career, he exerted a lot of pressure against spirit mediums, who, in that day, were numerous, and some times took advantage of the trust people put in them, and swindled their clients. Since most of them used fakery to convince the public, and since Houdini knew the fakery and how it worked, he was very successful in his drive on unscrupulous mediums. Publicity ,pminded organizations and individuals put up large sums of money on these challenges, and of course everyone involved received plenty of public notice.

    Houdini covers a number of personal experiences in this book, and the odd methods used by mediums to convince their patrons are also explained. It makes up to an interesting document, written by one of the greatest names in our profession. This belongs in your library.

    Please Note: Reprint Publication is almost identical to Original, and has no indication of new printing date or that it's a Reprint, so be careful if someone is trying to pass one of these as the Original from 1924. Photo is of the Original 1924 Booklet. This Reprint has a yellow cover.
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    How To Pick Pockets For Fun & Profit
    $11.95
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    Ibidem [V3] [including Aziz & Beyond] P. Howard Lyons
    $59.95
    At long last, the third and final volume of the magazine that was so underground, it's just now coming up for air. From 1963-1979 Howard Lyons's Ibidem was so far ahead of the pack in innovative card magic, we're still catching up to it. Reprinted in this jumbo volume are the final 8 issues plus an unpublished issue of material from "crazy" Tom Ransom. Tossed in for good measure is Howard Lyons's long-anticipated avant-garde magazine, Aziz, plus added material. Aziz was a magazine Howard was assembling a few years before his death, intended to replace Ibidem. Howard didn't live long enough to get Aziz out, but the material collected for the first issue survived, and make up the first section of Aziz & Beyond. Max Maven has done an extraordinary job of unearthing, editing, interpreting, organizing and deciphering MSS. by Howard and others, to present material from Howard's files and other sources, which might have appeared beyond the first issue of Aziz, had Howard Lyons survived to publish it. Contributors to Aziz are Howard Lyons, Mel Stover, Peter Duffie, Allan Slaight, Ken Beale, Phil Goldstein, Robert E. Neale, Paul Swinford, J. K. Hartman, Ron Wohl and others. This hardbound book contains over 140 pages of unpublished material, plus 12 pages in full color. Making this volume a total of 360 pages.
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    mmillusionbooksmall.jpg Illusion Book [Andrew Mayne]
    $64.95 $59.95 Special Price!
    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:
      Here are the books features and just some of the effects included:
    • 220 Pages
    • 100 New and Original Ideas
    • 100 Illustrations and Diagrams
    • Cut an audience member in half with a pair of giant scissors
    • Appear from a small remote control car
    • Make an elephant disappear without actually owning one
    • Crawl through a four inch hole
    • Turn your assistant into a motorcycle
    • And much, much more!
      Signed, numbered and limited to a run of 1000 copies.

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    Illusion FX [Andrew Mayne]
    $44.95 $39.95 Special Price!
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    paulillusionsystems1.jpg Illusion Systems - Book 1 [Paul Osborne]
    $49.95
    Illusion Systems - Book 1 by Paul Osborne contains over eighty pages of building tips, what tools to buy, how to paint, and even the inner working of illusion. Plus you receive incredible building plans on seven easy to construct illusions: Plananquin, Queen’s Cut, Chest of Nefertari, Costume Trunk, and the Chest of Enchantment. If you use just one little detail learned from this book, it will have been worth the purchase price. Spiral Paperbound.
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    paulillusionsystems2.jpg Illusion Systems - Book 2 [Paul Osborne]
    $49.95
    Illusion Systems - Book 2 by Paul Osborne contains over ninety-seven full pages of illusion ideas from many of the greats like Alan Zagorsky of Owen Magic, George Kimery of Chalet Magic, Micky Hades, Paul Driscoll, Tony Spina, and many more. Features literally hundreds of illustrations, and many never before seen illusion plans. 98 Pages - Spiral Paperbound.
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    paulillusionsystems3.jpg Illusion Systems - Book 3 [Paul Osborne]
    $49.95
    Illusion Systems - Book 3 by Paul Osborne and a great forward by Andre Kole, contains over 100 pages loaded with information for the magic builder, historian, and performer with never before seen illusions and photos. Includes a chapter on ‘Quickies’ - Illusions to construct out of cardboard or scrap wood. Features extensive details on the famous ‘Lightbulb Through Girl Illusion’. This valuable book is a must! 102 Pages - Spiral Paperbound.
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    paulillusionsystems4.jpg Illusion Systems - Book 4 [Paul Osborne]
    $49.95
    Illusion Systems - Book 4 by Paul Osborne starts off with a forward by David Copperfield, and even contains a rare out-of-print Abbott’s plan. This great book contains over 130 pages, with hundreds of tips from Magic Superstars such as Karell Fox, Tom Mullica, David Seebach, and many, many more. Hundreds of drawing and photos make this an indispensable book for your collection. 136 Pages - Spiral Paperbound.
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    mmjayberry2000small.jpg Illusioneering 2000 [Jay Scott Berry]
    $19.95
    These are the lecture notes to Jay's new 2000 lecture, which premiered to a standing ovation in San Francisco. The 16 items contained in these notes cover a variety of topics. Includes:

    • Spellbinder - Produce, transform and vanish coins.
    • Can You Topit? - Tips on Jay's use and improvement on the Topit.
    • Sanada Gimmick - Jay covers productions, vanishes and color changes with this classic gimmick.
    • Cloaking Device - Two routines utilizing Jay's improved Sanada gimmick
    • Eclipse Tip - Four routines with Jay's improved thumb tip.
    • And more!

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    Illusions - The Evolution and the Revolution of the Magic Box [Paul Osborne]
    $69.95
    Although not entitled ‘Book 5' this book is a continuation of the great Illusion Systems series of books by Paul Osborne - actually it’s the largest book of the series. This book, with a forward by Gary Ouellet, is for the Illusion performer of the 90's and beyond. It features a comprehensive history of the evolution of illusions as well as Paul’s personal story that led him to a career of creating, designing, and producing illusion shows for large theme parks. Learn how you can update your illusions, create new handling for your props, and re-style them to fit today’s performance requirements. Paperbound.
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    ImpossiBillBraid011.jpg ImpossiBILL BRAID [with DVD]
    $23.95
    The ImpossiBILL BRAID [with DVD] is an Incredible New Effect that will leave your audience BAFFLED!!! A US Dollar Bill has been Braided. Close examination reveals that it has 2 lengthwise Slits that extend nearly to the ends of the Bill, Dividing it into 3 Bands! The Braiding is Real although the Bands have never been Separate! It looks impossible!!! Includes Full Instruction Book and DVD.
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    Impromtu Magic From The Magic Castle [Leo Behnke]
    $11.95
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    insideoutsm211.jpg Inside Out [Christopher Taylor]
    $22.95
    Inside Out is full of Taylor's take on many classic ideas and plots in the world of mentalism, suitable for the close-up performer. The effects in this book have been designed from the inside-out. Taylor began with a concept drawn from nature or metaphysics, and built on that nucleus with techniques, methods and devices gathered to develop the final effect.

    Contents: Being there, a Special Pen and Billet Index - Getting there and the Double Writing Wallet - Three Minds, One Thought and the Thought Recorder Deck - Room 7 and the Pocket Printing Press - Mental Catalyst - Flash of Colour and the Pellet Index - A Marked Deck and Three Effects - Number in a Flash and a Pocket Writer - Pebble in the Storm - The Butterfly Effect with Cards - Mind Reading 101 and Equivoque - A Phony Liar: What does automatic writing look like? Inside Out 62 pages, saddle stitched!
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    joyojugbk.gif Joy of Juggling - The Book
    $8.95
    The Joy of Juggling - The Book fills the need for a beginning juggling text that really works. If you like challenges, juggling is for you, and this is the best book with which to start. The Joy of Juggling - The Book isn't just a gag gift, but is a real instruction manual written by a master teacher, Dave Finnigan. Filled with over 200 illustrations, it's intended for someone who really wants to learn to juggle balls, beanbags, rings, clubs, and learn the basics of passing. The step-by-step instructions have been thoroughly tested. They cover dozens of tricks. The last chapter tells you how to put together your own routine. The extensive appendix gives you valuable resources and addresses so that you can continue to advance as a juggler. 113 Pages - Paperbound.
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    Kid Stuff [Volume 1]
    $9.95
    Kid Stuff - Volume 1 is the first volume in a great series of 6 separate books compiled by Frances Marshall. This is by far the greatest collection of material for those working for children, whether beginner or experienced. This fully illustrated book has loads of good, practical, tested material, with working routines, all bits of business, patter, handling, and more. Contents include: Clown Alley, Magic and Safety shows for kids, National Safety Council material, Magic and Fire Prevention shows, Approaches to the Kid show, Glamorizing the famous lecture on ‘Working for Kids', Heartbreak Circuit, and other helpful material for children's shows. Illustrated with photos and sketches. 96 Pages - Spiralbound.
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    Kid Stuff [Volume 2]
    $9.95
    Kid Stuff - Volume 2 is the second volume in a great series of 6 separate books compiled by Frances Marshall. This is by far the greatest collection of material for those working for children, whether beginner or experienced. This fully illustrated book is loaded with audience tested tricks, routines, patter, ideas, suggestions. Includes three completely routined shows, all from professional working magicians: 'The Mickey Mouse Magic Shop' (Bob Lotz), 'The Railroad Trip' (Capt. Louis Bertol), and 'The Magic Laundry' (Bruce Posgate). Plus material by Johnny Giordmaine, Tommy Windsor, Joe Palen, a section on Patter for Kids, etc. 100 pages - Spiralbound.
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    Kid Stuff [Volume 3]
    $9.95
    Kid Stuff - Volume 3 is the third volume in a great series of 6 separate books compiled by Frances Marshall. This is by far the greatest collection of material for those working for children, whether beginner or experienced. This fully illustrated book contains three complete routined shows from the repertoires of working magicians: 'Duck's Birthday Party', 'Children's Safety Show', and 'Magic Castle', all by Piet Forton. Also covered is 'Magic for kids in hospitals', Peter D'Arcy's routines 'How to be a Clown', and quick, cheap and easy 'Close up Clown Gags'. 'Alice in Magicland', is a theme routined around a clever prop. Fifteen audience tested TV skits involving clowns, many with magic. All have been televised, plus much more! Jam packed with material which other performers are using now to make money - so get in on it! All good, reliable, audience tested - fun to see, fun to do! 100 pages - Spiralbound.
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    Kid Stuff [Volume 4]
    $9.95
    Kid Stuff - Volume 4 is the fourth volume in a great series of 6 separate books compiled by Frances Marshall. This is by far the greatest collection of material for those working for children, whether beginner or experienced. This fully illustrated book is actually 'Bigger' than the first three volumes of the series. Contains 33 tricks to make, or to revise from tricks you now own. All for your kid show! A section of tricks and routines by Bruce Armstrong, the 'Uncle Max' of Canadian Television Fame. Kid Party ideas by Maggie the Clown. Information on gifts and trinkets for the kids - the giveaways. Patter Presentations by Jane Jarrow. A Guide to Blue and Gold Banquet Work, with a impressive Cub Scout trick. The Santa Claus bit. Verbal gags for kids. Additional Routines By Phil Foxwell, Philip Willmarth, and Piet Forton. Over 60 items in all! 128 Pages - Spiralbound.
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    Kid Stuff [Volume 5]
    $19.95
    Kid Stuff - Volume 5 is the fifth volume of a great series of 6 separate books compiled by Frances Marshall. The greatest collection of material for those working for children, whether beginner or experienced. This fully illustrated book is the 'Biggest' yet, far surpassing the size of the first four volumes in the distinguished series of volumes written for the Kid show performer. Kid Stuff - Volume 5 is aimed at the school show magician, and was compiled with the help of many magicians now actually working in this field. The book contains almost 550 pages, with dozens of tricks, routines, ideas, etc. Paperbound.
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    Kid Stuff [Volume 6] [Magic for Monsters]
    $9.95
    Kid Stuff - Volume 6 is the sixth volume in a great series of 6 separate books compiled by Frances Marshall. Originally titled 'Magic for Monsters' by Arnold Furst, this is a great addition to an already fantastic set of books. This is by far the greatest collection of material for those working for children, whether beginner or experienced. This fully illustrated book is loaded with audience tested tricks, routines, patter, ideas, suggestions for those "little monsters", and was annexed into the distinguished series of volumes written for the Kid show performer. 52 Pages - Paperbound.
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    KidBiz [David Ginn]
    $34.95
    Get it while you can... This Great book is now out of Print!
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    Lecture Notes - 1999-2000 [Michael Ammar]
    $11.95
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    mmlittlebookofcardtrickssm.jpg Little Book of Card Tricks [Mark Wilson]
    $6.95
    Amaze your friends! Astonish family members! Confound the skeptical! Mark Wilson's Little Book of Card Tricks is filled with easy to learn magic tricks that are guaranteed to dazzle your audience. Best of all, you only need a common deck of 52 playing cards to perform all of them! Each trick is illustrated, carefully explained and supplemented with helpful tips for a successful performance. Now the secrets of magic are yours! This miniature book is (2.5" by 3") Hardbound with dustjacket, 125 pages.
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    mmlittlebookofmagictricks.jpg Little Book of Magic Tricks
    $6.95
    Sometimes big secrets come in small packages! this miniature (2.5" by 3") hardbound book. Little Book of Magic Tricks contains twenty astounding but easy to learn magic tricks. Using only household items you'll be amazing friends and family in no time! Each trick is clearly illustrated, carefully explained and includes professional performance tips. Hardbound with dustjacket, 127 pages.
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    littleegypt707.jpg Little Egypt Book of Numbers [Steve Bryant]
    $34.95
    Little Egypt Book of Numbers is a fully illustrated manuscript that contains twenty fantastic routines. Steve Bryant uses only the most efficient effects that hold the attention of the audience, and prime them for the next routine. All of his routines contain excellent patter that leads the audience through each effect, enhancing the entire magical experience. Content Includes: Catch 22, Motel 666, 20,000 Leagues under the suds, Love Potion Number 9, I Can Name That Card in 4 Notes, Unholy Trinity, 60 - Second Card Reading, Duffie Deep-Sixed, Patter For Sawing a Naked Lady in Two, October 31, 1926, Chandu, the Mind reader Plays Five-Card Draw, Drawn & Quartered, Eight-Card Brainwave Goes to Paris, The World's Most Obscene 21-card trick, 221 Baker Street, Hollywood 90028, Ascanio to the 1st Power, A Two-Dollar Miracle, Cheaper by the Dozen, Double, Double, Toil and Trouble! Little Egypt Book of Numbers is a 127 page Hardbound book!
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