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Edward Victor

(London, England: 20th August 1887 - 17th April 1964)

Stage name of Edward Victor Neuschwander, of Swiss parentage. Expert pro cardman, manipulator, and shadowist. Played St. George's Hall often from 1914 to 1926. Played Abanazar in the Aladdin Xmas panto from 1937 on. Magic teacher (Bobby Bernard, etc). Invented the Eleven Card Trick (by 1945).

Wrote Magic of the Hands (1937, 119pp), More Magic of the Hands (1942, 145pp), and Further Magic of the Hands (1945, 103pp), all classic books, plus some booklets. Tricks in Magic Wand. See Rae Hammond, The Magic of Edward Victor’s Hands (1995, 250pp).

1952 Sphinx Award. In the 1940s produced the world's smallest magic set: "20 Tricks in a Match Box". Retired in 1960. His son, Patrick Victor (died 1956), was also a pro shadowist.

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Magic of the Hands (softcover)

Edward Victor

Magic of the Hands (softcover) by Edward VictorThis is the second edition from 1942, published by Max Holden. Some stains on the back cover and the last pages, and some damage to the spine, otherwise in good condition.

This is a classic in sleight-of-hand magic. From the foreword:

This BOOK is mainly on the art of sleight-of-hand and it is my earnest hope that these pages will afford practical help to both the specialist and the amateur magician.

During the period of over twenty-five years of practical magic I have formed the conclusion that in all conjuring, no matter how cleanly a trick may have been worked, it is the effect that...

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Further Magic of the Hands (hardcover)

Edward Victor

Further Magic of the Hands (hardcover) by Edward VictorThis is a Max Holden edition from 1946. Book is in very good condition. A small stain on the cover.

This is volume three in the classic sleight-of-hand trilogy. From the foreword by Douglas Craggs:

In this volume the reader will find a valuable and varied collection of magical effects with something to appeal to all tastes and styles. Whatever selection the reader ultimately makes from the book to enlarge his programme, may I express the hope that he will pay the author the compliment of thorough rehearsal before public presentation. Good tricks, cunning subtleties, need to be learned...
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More Magic of the Hands (softcover)

Edward Victor

More Magic of the Hands (softcover) by Edward VictorThis is the Max Holden edition. Book is in very good condition. Some discoloration of the cover. Golden Gate Magic Co. sticker on the inside back cover.

This is volume two in the classic sleight-of-hand trilogy. From the foreword:

Since many branches of Magic are again represented in this volume, a close study of it will, I sincerely hope, assist the reader in perhaps making some little change, addition or improvement in an existing 'move' or effect in which he may be interested.

I have included in this book my method of working and presenting "The Chinese Rings," mainly for those of...

2018 / 1 / 4
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Further Magic of the Hands

Edward Victor

Further Magic of the Hands by Edward VictorThis is volume three in the classic sleight-of-hand trilogy. From the foreword by Douglas Craggs:
In this volume the reader will find a valuable and varied collection of magical effects with something to appeal to all tastes and styles. Whatever selection the reader ultimately makes from the book to enlarge his programme, may I express the hope that he will pay the author the compliment of thorough rehearsal before public presentation. Good tricks, cunning subtleties, need to be learned with care; otherwise the author's time and the reader's money are wasted, and the public is disappointed....
2016 / 8 / 25
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More Magic of the Hands

Edward Victor

More Magic of the Hands by Edward VictorThis is volume two in the classic sleight-of-hand trilogy. From the foreword:
Since many branches of Magic are again represented in this volume, a close study of it will, I sincerely hope, assist the reader in perhaps making some little change, addition or improvement in an existing 'move' or effect in which he may be interested.

I have included in this book my method of working and presenting "The Chinese Rings," mainly for those of my readers who have not up to now performed this effect, and who may desire a reliable and effective method of presentation for this "classic" trick.

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2016 / 8 / 25
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Magic of the Hands

Edward Victor

Magic of the Hands by Edward VictorThis is a classic in sleight-of-hand magic. From the foreword:
This BOOK is mainly on the art of sleight-of-hand and it is my earnest hope that these pages will afford practical help to both the specialist and the amateur magician.

During the period of over twenty-five years of practical magic I have formed the conclusion that in all conjuring, no matter how cleanly a trick may have been worked, it is the effect that counts.

A magical effect that one desires to "get over" must be definite and surprising. By definite I mean an easily followed plot or routine. By surprising I mean that...

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