Routined Manipulation Part One (Limited/Out of Print) by Lewis GansonRoutined Manipulation is held by many to be one of the best magic books ever published on manipulation. This truly is a must read for manipulators. Some of the subjects covered are: The Production of Lighted Cigarettes, Koran Torn and Restored Newspaper, Crazy Fans, Multiplying Lighted Candles, The Invisible Riffle Pass, The Bottom Deal, Ken Brooke's Cups and Balls, The Egg on Fan, Card Production Supreme, magic with coins, Koran's Aces, presentation, appearance, staging, music, lighting, etc. Very limited quantities available!
A Magic Variety Show (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric Hawkesworth >/b>Looking for a source explaining wide-ranging magic effects? You've found it here! Eric Hawkesworth's A Magic Variety Show is a great book dedicated to creating an act containing multiple styles of traditional magic. These styles include Close-up magic, Stage Magic, Illusions, and Predictions. Also covered are magic's "fringe" arts: Paper Tearing, Drawing Ambiguous Images, Shadowgraph, etc. This book doesn't stop there -- Showmanship and Presentation are also covered. Of course, this book contains standard magic with Cards, Coins, and effects utilizing all the traditional Magicians' accoutrements.
Opus Thirteen (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric C. LewisThis book is very hard to find and is filled with high-quality effects and routines that only Eric Lewis could offer. Productions, vanishes, stage and platform, close-up, macabre and more. And, as with any other release from Eric Lewis, this book is filled with gadgetry that can be made with ease. VERY LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE.
Conjuring as a Craft (Limited/Out of Print) by Ian AdairIan Adair's Conjuring as a Craft is FILLED with material for all genres of magic. Stand-up, close-up, illusions, mentalism plus MUCH more. Some of the topics included in this book are: The Linking Clips, Ghostly Cards, The Four Aces, X-Ray Machine, Final Forecast Prediction, Vanishing Radio, Eggs, Take away Vanish, Escapes, Color Jars, Sealed Prediction.
Making a Shadowgraph Show (Limited/Out of Print)Making a Shadowgraph Show is a very rare and hard-to-find book. Eric Hawkesworth covers all of the basics. He also explains more intricate routines and details of putting on a shadowgraph show. Subjects include: setting up the shadowgraph show, projection lights, operations, arranging the program. He also explains his Punch and Judy show, Red Riding Hood, The Phantom Rustler as well as his classic Circus Time show. This alone is worth the price of the book.
Teaching Magic: A Book for Students and Teachers of the Art by Eugene BurgerFrom the beginning of his illustrious career, Eugene Burger has demonstrated that performing magic is different from presenting a trick or a puzzle. It requires that we genuinely astonish people with an experience of the impossible.
Your Mind is Still My PlaygroundDo you love performing incredible mentalism effects that fry your audience? Would you like learning from a true master at his craft? Then read on! Vincent Hedan has presented his unique approach to mentalism everywhere in the world. In 2008, he received the First Prize in Mentalism at the French National Championship. Your Mind is Still My Playground is his second book on the subject. With these 11 original routines for close-up and parlor, beginners and professionals will discover simple and direct methods using easy-to-find props and exploring original themes designed to mystify the audience. Now it is your turn to play with the mind of your spectators!
The Magic of Pavel (Limited/Out of Print) EditedOf course, Pavel is known throughout the world for his wonderful rope work, but Pavel brought just as much insight and creativeness to the other effects he performed. This large book contains forty plus effects from the mind of Pavel. There is a very wide variety of effects contained in this book. Edited by Peter Warlock. Very Limited Quantities!
You Are Sooo Funny!Do you get applause, but not much laughter? Wouldn't it be wonderful to generate both? This book can help you reach an audience's funny bone, from a true professional magician and comedian. "We have seen many professional as well as amateur magicians using the same old corny jokes we have heard for years. I think it is time for an upgrade! "This book breaks the mold and shares simple ways to increase the comedic value of a magic show. The exciting news is that they do not have to become comedians and joke writers to be funny. The book comes with my original material; 200 jokes and 25 gags. And, that is just the beginning, even though it is in the back of the book.