ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Magic

Magic Digest

| £12.50 | €14.06 | Ca$20.28 | Au$20.01
by George B. Anderson
What is this?PDF | by download [31 MByte]   add to wish list
Magic Digest by George B. Anderson

The original ad read:

Secrets for the tricks in this book, if purchased separately from magic supply houses, would cost well over $1000. Here, in non-technical language, are hundreds of tricks that require no special apparatus; tricks that can be performed with simple, common objects to be found anywhere. Tricks with coins, rope, handkerchiefs, cigarettes, rubber bands, pencils, playing cards - objects completely free of trickery. Includes complete routines for a close-up act, a mental act, a children's show, and a catalog of magic and merchandise.
  • Hundreds of self-working tricks that require no skill
  • Tricks for anytime, anywhere (at the dinner table, at the card table, at a party)
  • Ice breakers for business dealings
  • Easily constructed illusions
  • Close-up routines with silks, cards, coins
  • Mental magic
  • How to buy tricks
  • A gallery of legendary magicians
  • Reproduction of the old classic The Black Art Exposed
Neil Foster wrote in the New Tops:
"Puts Magic in the Now! I recommend this book to everyone interested in the Art of Magic, be he amateur or professional. For the first time in decades a book has finally come along that puts Magic in the contemporary scene, all the dusty old myths have past into oblivion."

1st edition 1972, 288 pages; 1st digital edition 2016, 490 pages.
word count: 192153 which is equivalent to 768 standard pages of text

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 858710

Reviewed by Michael Lyth
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]   Date Added: Wednesday 12 October, 2016

This George Anderson knew his magic.

He also knew what was enjoyed by audiences I recommend this purchase for the serious interested in magic plus history side. I have a printed original copy in my working library, for a new unused copy you could pay up to £140.00 +£2.80 prices vary from international sellers so $15.00 a wise investment no pages to get drink spilt on or chewed by cat/dog /children and easy on the eyes excellent foundation building block for any new magician or memory jog for the old ones like me

If that is not enough there are two really entertaining bonus sections. One reprints the bizarre tricks of the ancients and the other a runs a cross-section of honestly amazing advertisements for tricks sold by dealers in magic equipment. Most of these items were 'the latest' when the book came out in the early 1960s, but almost all of them are either white hot collectable now or displayed as museum pieces.

Customers who bought this item also bought:

  • Magicseen: one year subscription
  • The Art of Remembering and Placing Multiple Key Cards
  • Karma Deck
  • In Black and White: three card effects
  • Deckology: Mystic Deck
  • Inkubators
  • Limitless: more than 50 effects using the Romero Box
  • Wild at Heart
  • Theory of Sequential Decks
  • Twice Shy
  • Lives of the Conjurers: Volume 1
  • Karma Deck Pro
  • 13mm of Si Stebbins
  • Ungimmicked Linking Ropes
  • The Kolophon Revisited
  • Easy Lift: no get ready double lift
  • Balls
  • Brain Knewmerology
  • Irresistible Close-Up Magic
  • Fink
  • Test-Conditions Ring Penetration
  • Ask Roberto Giobbi
  • Packet Racket
  • The Close-Up Magic of Aldo Colombini
  • My Favorites
  • Sampler: Werner Miller
  • Advanced Brain Knewmerology
  • 4 Most
  • Amazers with Karma Deck
  • The Double Issue 2

This product is listed in the following category:


This author has products in the following categories:

Magic > Mentalism & Spiritism
Magic > Cards

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

© 2016