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John Wyman

Wyman's Hand-Book of Magic by John WymanThis work covers a lot of ground, from various parlor tricks, chemical tricks, card tricks, to a section on two person codes, and a section on artifices of cardsharks.
  • description Of The Magician's Table
  • How To Make A Person Jump
  • The Invisible Chicken, Or Enchanted Egg Bag, As Performed By The Celebrated Wyman
  • Scrap, Or Blowing Book, As Performed By Potter
  • Gun Cotton - How Prepared
  • Sympathetic Inks
  • Apparatus For Writing In The Dark
  • Dancing Turkeys
  • The Self-Balanced Pail
  • Sympathetic Lamp
  • The Gas Candle
  • Ice Made In A Red Hot Vessel
  • Magical Colours
  • The Magic Nosegay Blowing At The...
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Albert Forrest

The Eighth Wonder by Albert ForrestThis hard-to-find title contains a wealth of dealer-quality club and stage magic, mentalism, and more for you to perform and enjoy. Here's a book from 1935 that, until now, has been out of print and jealously hoarded by collectors. It's filled with entertaining magic for close-up, club and stage. Clearly explained and well-illustrated, this goldmine of magic contains effects that will entertain as well today, as they did back when this book was originally released.

Divided into chapters, you'll find clever magic themed for Stage and Club, Comedy, Mentalism, and Card Effects. And only in this...

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Burling Hull

The Miracle Floating Light Effect by Burling HullGet more mileage from your floating lamp or ball effect with this outstanding ebook. The floating light is a beautiful and mysterious stage effect whereby an illuminated light bulb (that may be in a lamp) visibly detaches itself and floats across the stage, apparently under the performer's control. The performer makes mystic gestures toward himself and the lighted bulb floats toward him and lands in his palm. It may be carried to the footlights and shown all around. It can even be laid on the palm of a spectator. The magician then throws the bulb away from him several feet, and at a snap of...
2020 / 6 / 2
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Samuel Berland

Exclusive Tricks by Samuel BerlandBerland and friends bring you sixteen beautiful effects using silks, balls, cards, canes, watches, cigarettes, liquid, and more in this updated and expanded edition. Long out of print, this manuscript contains a pair of mysteries by Tenkai, as well as several baffling effects by Berland, as well as some choice bits by his friends.

Partial contents:

  • The Homing Cup of Lemonade
  • Popping Silk
  • Challenge Quadruple Cigarette Vanish
  • Samson Cane Trick
  • Vanishing and Reappearing Thimble
  • Watch and Chain to Handkerchief
  • Double Color Change
  • Flash Cigarette Package to Box of Matches
  • Tenkai Figure...
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Frederick F. Furman

Domino Deceptions by Frederick F. FurmanLong out of print, this classic of close-up magic is back with a new look and even more tricks. Through the clever use of dominoes, those attractive, wooden tiles that everyone is familiar with, this ebook explains 18 close-up and parlor mysteries with which to entertain any audience. Beginners and seasoned performers alike will find something of value here, as most effects end with a domino that can be examined to the heart's content of any spectator. Difficult sleights have been dispensed with, relying instead of subtlety and the occasional piece of standard apparatus already owned by most...
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Stephen Ablett

The Parasol Act by Stephen AblettThe Parasol Act was the opening routine in my children's show between 2008 and 2013. It was also featured in my competition act and adult cabaret shows. The routines taught in this download video was perfected primarily for children. It requires no jacket, no restrictive holders, can be performed wearing a short-sleeve shirt, and at the end of the act without fear of the parasols opening early. The only restriction is that your shirt must be tucked out at the back.

For the main routine; I produce five single parasols, and a final triple giant parasol after manipulating cocktail umbrellas....

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Jon Racherbaumer

Fifth-Business Monkey Business by Jon Racherbaumer

Eight select bits of rascality from Harry the Hat.

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When Harry Anderson lived in New Orleans, we regularly discussed tricks, scams, and what Harry liked to call "throwaways that are keepers." These are tricks that symbolically serve the same purpose as Mardi Gras beads and doubloons tossed from floats during carnival season.

The following 8 things in this booklet are stunts and tricks Harry performed in his inimitable, fast-and-loose way when he held court in barrooms, poolrooms, or at his night club called Oswald's. In the right time and place they are worth knowing...

2020 / 4 / 25
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Paul A. Lelekis

Mirage by Paul A. Lelekis(Two videos included which explain everything.)

MIRAGE - a brand new concept in card magic - and particularly in the realm of paradoxes - a magician-fooler!

Plus two other brilliant "workers" are included below. Here is what the spectators (and magicians) see...

Two paper-clipped, red-backed cards are laid on the table at the onset ... your magician buddies are watching closely. A card from a blue-backed deck is selected and signed by the spectator, then lost back into the deck. The two red-backed, paper-clipped cards are openly picked up and one card is taken into each hand. The hands...

2020 / 4 / 24
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Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone 2020 Lecture Notes by Jeff StoneSix different effects, coins, cards, drugs, money, tarot cards, plus 8 "rapid fire" ideas to take old props and ideas to a new level.

Quarter Bird
An update on the classic "pen behind the ear" vanish where the signed coin ends up in a nest of boxes that appears in the magician's hand.

The Target Card
A signed card across where the deck of cards becomes a makeshift weapon as the spectator fires the gun (with sound effects and all) causing his card to appear across the table.

Gift Vision
After seeing this, you'll dig our your Color Vision out of your magic drawer and actively begin...

2020 / 4 / 24
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Charles Waller

Happy Magic Part 2 by Charles Waller
  • Giant Blunderbore’s Matches
  • The Posy
  • Twin Souls
  • A Fake Blindfold
  • Card Jugglery
  • Carnival
  • Again, The Ring On The Stick
  • Snakes And Ladders
  • To And Fro
  • Carroty Kate And Sandy Sam
  • Apple Blossom And Peach
  • Confusion In The Ark
1st edition 1932, 30 pages; PDF 35 pages.
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Charles Waller

Happy Magic Part 1 by Charles WallerFrom the Introduction:
Here, as always, I have assembled a varied lot of material in the hope that all tastes will be satisfied. It is all original; or as much so as conjuring creations usually are. I am particular in this regard, for I am almost morbidly sensitive to any charge of "piracy." This is strange when one considers that mine is the honour of having introduced the Jolly Roger as a conjuring property.
  • Introduction
  • "A Rose By Any Other Name - "
  • Beelzebub's Bookmarks
  • Two Little Dicky Birds
  • Old Ted
  • Wet Paint!
  • Observation And Deduction
  • "Staring Me In The Face"
  • Little Willie's...
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Chris van Bern & Alex De Vega

A Whirlwind of Wizardry by Chris van Bern & Alex De VegaFrom the Introduction:
Remember that the average act, which can be acquired by anyone without much practice, is seen on the Halls so often that one becomes absolutely bored with it. They are known in the profession as “Penny a bunch Acts.” Now with a little application you can stand apart from this bunch, and be a specialist, so this book is offered in the sincere hope that you will be able to glean an act from it, and we tell you to do so in all confidence, as the material is original, and has seldom, if ever, been used in public.
  • OUR PUBLISHER
  • INTRODUCTION
  • "From Nothing to Nothing" ...
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Alex De Vega

More Selected Secrets by Alex De VegaFrom the Foreword:
In presenting a further selection of secrets to the fraternity, I have again chosen these of general interest. It will be understood that these secrets are written for the advanced performer. Where the item is an improvement of a known effect. I have taken it for granted that the reader is familiar with the working of same; should he not be so, however, full descriptions will be found in the standard text-books on Magic.
  • Foreword
  • Patriotic Torn Paper
  • Dyeing Billiard Balls
  • The "Repeater" Smoke Trick
  • The Tobacco Trick (Simplified)
  • The "Lyford - Armour" Universal...
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Alex De Vega

Selected Secrets by Alex De VegaFrom the Foreword:
In selecting these Secrets, I have endeavoured to interest the Fraternity at large. Whether you are a manipulator, impromptu or spectacular worker I trust you will find herein some secret that will add to your reputation as a magician.

The secrets are chosen from over 300 which I classified when writing The Whirlwind of Wizardry and while many are not complete tricks or effects in themselves they are just what adds that little extra touch of smartness to an act, or that little effect to fill up a break.

  • Foreword
  • That Broken Match
  • Self Igniting Dove Pan
  • Knotted Changing Silks
  • Splinters:...
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Oswald Rae

Wizardry with Watches by Oswald RaeFrom the foreword:
Watches have always played a certain part in Magic, but the watch was usually a borrowed one. The excellent "prop" watches now on the market, manufactured of course exclusively for conjuring purposes, open up almost a new era in watch magic.

Having acquired some of these, I endeavoured to work out some effects therewith, and thinking that some of my ideas may be of service to my fellow magicians, I have put them into print. With the exception of those described under "Some Suggestions" all the effects have been actually worked, and the various stands described are easily...

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Herbert de Caston

Peerless Prestidigitation by Herbert de Caston
  • Introductory Speech
  • The Latest Card Force
  • The Phantom Card
  • The "De Caston" Method Of "Rising Cards" From Hand
  • De Caston's Discovery
  • A Spectacular Handkerchief Combination
  • An Original Conception With Eggs And Flags
  • A New Handkerchief Combination
1st edition 1910, 30 pages; PDF 24 pages.
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Hugh Mackay

Classical Conjuring by Hugh MackayOf particular interest are the various ideas to how to transmit information secretly.
  • INTRODUCTION
  • MISCELLANEOUS EXPERIMENTS
    • The Slave Bangle
    • Camouflage
    • Two Ropes And A Ring
    • A String Variation
    • A Marked Pack
    • Three Good Tricks (Will Goldston)
  • PROBLEMS WITH CARDS
    • Removing Under Difficulties
    • A Problem With Cards
    • A Card Square
    • Values
    • A Puzzling Location
    • Suitable "Key" Card
  • TRANSMISSION SIGNALS
    • Hands Of The Secret Service
    • Stage Billet Reading
    • The Interpreter
    • The Roll Call
    • The Carrier
    • Intelligent Fingers
    • Reconstruction
1st edition 1925, 28 pages; PDF 31 pages....
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Henry Ridgely Evans

Magic and its Professors by Henry Ridgely EvansFrom the introduction:
To those amateurs and to my numerous professional friends who delight in new books, I send forth "Magic and its Professors," trusting that it will prove of interest to them. Part III is a symposium on magic by some of the best performers and inventors of the day. I sincerely thank them for the labor of love which they have rendered. I am indebted to Mr. T. Francis Fritz, the editor of Mahatma, and Mr. William J. Hilliar, editor of The Sphinx, for the right to reprint in book form some of the valuable exposes contained in their respective journals. I am also under obligations to those...
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Hercat

Conjuring Up To Date by HercatFrom the preface:
Card Tricks and Conjuring Up to Date, by reason of recent additions, having become too large for one volume, I have decided to divide it into two, and now present Conjuring Up to Date by itself, in which I give a description of the very latest tricks, thus making it realize its title of "up to date."

In the other volume, Card Tricks With and Without Apparatus, will be found the most recent additions which have been made to escamotage des cartes. When both these volumes have been digested, students in legerdemain are advised to make a study of the more advanced conjuring...

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Greer Maréchal, Jr.

Magic for the Millions by Greer Maréchal, Jr.This is an excellent magic book that deserves to be known more widely. Bruce Elliott wrote in the foreword:
This introduction to a noble and ancient kind of amusement will lead you as a primer should, from the easy to the more difficult. It stops short of the really difficult, again as a primer should. It helps you on the road to becoming, for better or worse, a magician.

For the better? Yes, for a way to enjoy yourself, to get a kick out of performing something that is out of the ordinary. For the worse? If this book serves its purpose, you will have set your faltering feet on the rocky...

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