Lybrary.com ebook store: magic, poker, chess ebooksDerek Dingle's Last Notes by Rich Marotta & Simon Lovell
  Free weekly newsletters:
     magic email:
       gambling (poker...)  
         chess
Home » -Spanish (español)- » Arte de Encantamiento  | My Account  | MKB | Cart Contents | Checkout  

Arte de Encantamiento

$15.00
| €11.29 | Mex$203.33 | Arg$120.00 | Chi$8310.00
por F. Javier Barcon Furundarena
PDF_facsimile | by download [77 MByte]  




Arte de Encantamiento by F. Javier Barcon Furundarena

It is said that this book influenced Father Wenceslao Ciuró (and probably started his serious interest in magic). As Father Ciuró was one of the most prolific Spanish magic writers of the 20th century, Arte de Encantamiento might be one of the most important books in the history of magic in Spain (and the world). Without this book and Father Ciuró's influence, geniuses such as Juan Tamariz and Arturo de Ascanio could have been very successful (and rich) computer engineers (instead of creative geniuses of magic), and the world would have cheaper and better computers instead of all those card tricks... But who cares about cheaper and faster computers!

You will notice that part of the book is simply material taken from Robert Houdin's Sécrets de la Prestidigitation et la Magie (apparently, the author plagiarized some of Houdin's material). But there is also an excellent section on stage illusions you might find nowhere else but in this book.

As a curiosity, this book has an "Imprimatur" from the Spanish Catholic church. In the old days, Catholics were forbidden to read books in the "Index" (a list of forbidden books). On the other hand, books with the Imprimatur had been approved as reading material for Catholics. Magic books were probably seen as beneficial, because they served to educate people not to believe in witchcraft, spirit mediums and other hoaxes. You will find the Imprimatur within the book, if you want to know how it looks like.

The fact that Saint Juan Bosco (who is the Saint Patron of magicians proposed by Father Wenceslao Ciuró) had been a well known practitioner of conjuring and sleight of hand, could have also influenced the Catholic authorities to consider this type of books as adequate reading materials for Catholics.

1st edition 1951; 464
cantidad de palabras: 91981, que equivale a 367 páginas de texto estándar

SHARE Share by Email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linked In Share on Delicious

Reviewed by Wilhelm Eberhard
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]   Date Added: Thursday 23 April, 2009

I wonder how would magic in Spain be like without Father Wenceslao Ciuró... Anyhow, this is certainly a very interesting book, and the section on stage illusions is really good.

Este producto pertenece a la siguiente categoría:

Magic > -Spanish (español)-

Si notas algún error en la clasificación de este producto, quizás la descripción, el autor o la categoría no sean correctas, por favor contáctanos. Atenderemos tu sugerencia a la mayor brevedad.
Los clientes que compraron este producto también compraron
Moment's Notice 5
Moment's Notice 5
Fundamentals
Fundamentals
Pintajes: El Arte Arcano de la Transfiguracion (con cartas)
Pintajes: El Arte Arcano de la Transfiguracion (con cartas)
How to Cheat at Cards
How to Cheat at Cards
Rupert Howard Magic Course: Lesson 17: Mental Phenomena
Rupert Howard Magic Course: Lesson 17: Mental Phenomena
Moment's Notice 3
Moment's Notice 3
Search

We accept: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Paypal, Checks and Money Orders
Categories
Magic->
Gambling->
Games->
Juggling

Livres de Magie en Français
Zauberliteratur in Deutsch
Libri di Magia in Italiano
Libros de Magia en Español

Free Ebooks and Articles

Non-Fiction->
Fiction->
Arthur Dailey Photos->
Ernest Hemingway
Numismatics
Navigation Aids
Publishers
Site Map
Featured Ebooks
Catch 33: Three Card Monte
Catch 33: Three Card Monte by Lee Asher


The Close-Up Magic of Aldo Colombini
The Close-Up Magic of Aldo Colombini by Aldo Colombini


17 Days: The Katie Beers Story
17 Days: The Katie Beers Story by Arthur Herzog


Robert Vesco: the king of white collar crime
Robert Vesco: the king of white collar crime by Arthur Herzog


The Woodchipper Murder
The Woodchipper Murder by Arthur Herzog


IQ 83
IQ 83 by Arthur Herzog


The Back Story Project
The Back Story Project by (Benny) Ben Harris


Losing Control
Losing Control by Lee Asher


The Big Book of Rising Cards
The Big Book of Rising Cards by Claude Klingsor


Card College Lightest
Card College Lightest by Roberto Giobbi


Workers Series
Workers Series by Michael Close


Tarbell Course
Tarbell Course by Harlan Tarbell


Information
Newsletters
News Blog
FAQ
Tips on Site Usage
Testimonials
Advertisement
Policies
Contact Us
About Us
Our Partners

Martin Breese International
UReader