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Orbital by Trevor LewisYou place a prediction in view. A spectator names any number between 1 and 50. You show a deck of cards and (without cutting or any moves) you count to that number. That card matches the prediction! Easy to do. No rough and smooth. [Note: These are merely the instructions that came with the prepared deck. You will not receive any cards. But it is easy to make up your own from a couple of duplicate cards.]

1st edition 1998; PDF 1 page.

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Anything You Say by Len Belcher

An unusual magical murder game. All the necessary cards are enclosed in the PDF and you can immediately print them and perform the trick.

An unusual and exciting effect for your mental act or magic show. It has much audience participation. Each of three spectators, invited up, plays a part in the enactment of an 'Orrible Murder, one being the body, one the witness and one the murderer. Each "chooses a weapon" - printed on large cards. (But you could use real articles: rope, dagger, gun, poison bottle, hammer). Cards or weapons are hidden. While this is afoot you have your back turned or...

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Magical Notes and Notions by Percy Naldrett
  • Fore-Word to Second Edition
  • The Chocolate Box Mystery
  • Flash Paper Ideas
  • A "Live" Rabbit
  • Fishing for Money
  • The Suffragette Problem
  • The Levitation of a Piece of Paper
  • The Transformation Tumbler
  • The Lightning Ink and Water Change
  • The "Eureka" Slate
  • An Egg, Handkerchief, & Milk Combination

1st edition 1913, 2nd edition 1920, 36 pages; PDF 23 pages.

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A Lifetime in Magic 2 by Devin KnightVolume 2 continues where A Lifetime in Magic Volume 1 left off with detailed explanations for over 20 Devin Knight masterpieces. (Note that this is a compilation of items that were released earlier. All of them are available individually on Lybrary.com. See links throughout the product description.)

It starts with three stunning effects that appear to be as near to real mindreading as you can get - Almost Real Mindreading Feats. Devin explains little known principles which will enable you to reveal repeatedly which hand a spectator is merely thinking of, to remove the card a spectator simply looked at in a fan, and to name a mentally chosen card...

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A Lifetime in Magic 1 by Devin KnightA selection of some of the best creations by Devin Knight. (Please note that all effects have been released earlier as standalone products and are available individually on Lybrary.com. See product links throughout the product description.)

Improved Tri-Epic Deluxe - this is a clever three or even four way newspaper prediction effect reminiscent of David Copperfield's Graffiti Wall, but more portable and totally suitable for a one man act.

Psychic Money Sense - designed for an intimate close up show, this experiment apparently shows that a spectator has an excellent psychic sense as he achieves an impossible outcome using three...

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On With the Show: Part II by J. F. Orrin

Primarily stage and parlor effects with mechanical apparatus.

  • PUBLISHER'S NOTE
  • I. The Soft Spot
  • II. The Restless Matchboxes
  • III. The Spelling Spider
  • IV. Bisecting a Belle
  • V. Dressing a Lady
  • SOME MAGICAL SUGGESTIONS
  • VI. The Curtain of Cards
  • VII. The Discriminating Dart
  • VIII. A Triangle Variation
  • IX. The Writing on the Slate
  • X. The Lazy Young Dog
  • XI. Painting a Picture
  • XII. The Homing Silk
  • XIII. Belling the Cat
  • XIV. Just Chance
  • XV. Making a Wand
  • XVI. A Queer Coincidence
  • XVII. Bluebeard's Bride
  • TAILPIECE

1st edition 1943, 47 pages; PDF 36 pages.

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On With the Show: Part I by J. F. Orrin

Primarily stage and parlor effects with mechanical apparatus.

  • Foreword
  • I. The Dissolving Napkin Ring
  • II. The Posy From Nowhere
  • III. The Rainbow Ribbons
  • IV. Jim Pratt’s Cat
  • V. The Spelling Sphinx
  • VI. The Ghost Box
  • VII. The Diabolical Discs

1st edition 1943, 40 pages; PDF 28 pages.

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The Noodle Trick by Brick TilleyThe performer extends his arm and a paper streamer appears. This is gathered up, placed in a bowl. Water is added. Using chopsticks the water is stirred, and the paper streamer transforms into real noddles you can eat. A Chinese classic.

Everything is explained in a PDF and a video.

1st edition 2019, 4 pages, video length 2:12.

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Deceptive Conceptions in Magic by Stanley CollinsFrom the Foreword:
Written entirely during my service in the Army and the major part of it whilst under shellfire at Ypres and on the Somme, this book was ready for the press save the sketches, early in 1919.

Anticipating almost immediate demobilisation, I determined to post to my home the manuscript that had been such a labour of love to me, with some small magical apparatus that had accompanied me during the campaign. I am still awaiting the arrival of that parcel.

Considerably lightened by the possession of an exceptional memory, my task of re-writing is now finished and I confidently...

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California Lecture 2006 by Alexander de CovaFrom the introduction:
You will find that most of my mterial is suitable for the stand-up performer. This is due to the fact that in Europe there aren't too many opportunities to work restaurants, bars and other close-up situations. We have to deal with small stand-up shows, birthday parties, wedding parties, smaller theatres and cabarets, and the like. Naturally, if you want to survive as a performer, you will have to adapt to this situation and develop suitable material. Above all, the material must be direct and to the point, because the European audiences generally don't have too much...
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Webb Mania by Gregg WebbFrom the Foreword:
Magic is changing and a lot of the reason for this is that people's attention spans are shorter because of the pace of life today and more distractions.

We don't have the luxury of people dying for entertainment. There is too much entertainment and to compete, we have to get to the point quicker.

If you look at my magic a certain way, it is a direct result of chipping away at long tricks trying to distill them down.

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  • Dedication
  • Introduction
  • Bill in Lemon XYZ
  • Three Minus One...
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The L. W. Pocket and Parlor Mysteries by William W. Larsen & T. Page WrightLong out of print, we're pleased to bring you this collection of baffling close-up and small group effects for magicians and psychic entertainers, from the minds of Larsen and Wright.

The material in this ebook was chosen for its entertainment value, its suitability for small audiences, and to ensure that the methods are new and novel. Not a rehash of old content, this is magic that your audiences will enjoy as much as you will enjoy performing it.

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The Magic Mail - The magician forgets to stamp a letter. A spectator chooses a denomination from among 16 choices and holds the...

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Al Baker's Second Book by Al BakerFrom the introduction:
In presenting my "second" book to the magical fraternity I have kept in mind the old saw, "Brevity is the soul, not only of wit, but applies to many magical tricks".

I have tried to make the text brief and, by giving plenty of illustrations, cut down on too much solid type. I give no patter as I feel that every entertainer should be himself and develop a style of his own.

Fred Keating rose to stardom. "The Bird Cage", "Sympathetic Silks" and "Card in the Cigarette" were marvellous in his hands; others copied, but Keating's name still lives. "Be a magician, not...

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Al Baker's Book by Al BakerFrom the introduction:
Showing a trick is comparatively easy to putting it clearly in print, and I want to thank Anneman for his judicious use of the blue pencil, finding spots where I could write less and tell more, and in general, being a marvelous deleter and paraphraser.

To John Northern Hilliard, whom I consider the greatest writer on Magic as an Art, I want to extend my sincere thanks for the encouragement that caused me to start and finally finish my maiden effort, to wit: Al Baker's Book.

  • to My Friends, Magic Lovers
  • Al Baker's Pack That Cuts Itself
  • The One Man "Lights Up" Seance
  • A Card And A Number ...
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The Magic of Louis S. Histed by Louis Shelvy HistedIn this ebook is to be found the cream of the tricks, ideas and principles which have gone, over the years, into Histed's monster note-book. Here is the life-time's harvest of one man's brilliant thought and patient experimentation. And as every harvest carries the seeds of the next, we are confident that the principles which the author here discloses for the first time, and the new presentations he has devised for other effects, will bear further fruit in the work of amateur and professional magical entertainers all over the world.

The Magic of Louis S. Histed contains magic to suit every...

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Will Goldston's Card System of Exclusive Magical Secrets by Will GoldstonContents:
  • CARD TRICKS
    • A Forcing Pack which can be Shuffled
    • The Card on Tape
    • A Card Changing Stand
    • A Trick with Giant Cards
  • COIN TRICKS
    • A New Coin Box
    • A New Stack of Coins
    • A New Coin Vanish
    • The Travelling Farthings
    • The Chinese Coin Trick
    • The Linked Coins
    • The Newest X-Ray Block
  • CLOCK TRICKS
    • The Tell-Tale Clock
    • The Clock Maker
    • The Vanishing Clock
  • HANDKERCHIEF TRICKS
    • The Burned and Restored Handkerchief
    • A Handkerchief and a Bottle of Ink
    • Thought Reading with Silk Handkerchiefs
    • The Newest Matter Through Matter
    • Improved Pistol to Vanish a Handkerchief
    • A Mysterious...
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Power Plays by Mike PowersThis ebook contains a large collection of visual magic including 20 impromptu card mysteries, 12 mathematical mysteries, 10 prepared card mysteries, 11 coin mysteries, and 6 miscellaneous mysteries. The focus is on card magic but you will also find mentalism, coins, rubber bands, drinking straws, paper money and other types of magic. Illustrated by Tony Dunn with a foreword by Allan Ackerman.

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ITH Triumph: An in the hands triumph effect with three distinct phases.

Impromptu Terror: An impromptu moving hole effect with a card signed by the spectator on both sides. A hole...

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Simple Conjuring Tricks by Will GoldstonAs the title suggests, this is a collection of simple magic tricks, stunts, and experiments separated in two parts. The first part teaches tricks which require no special apparatus, the second part teaches tricks which require some gimmick or apparatus.
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Tricks Without Apparatus
    • The Movable Fetters
    • A String Trick
    • The Paper Loops
    • How To Make A Paper Tree
    • Making A Basket
    • The Magic String
    • The Wonderful Die
    • The Broken Match
    • Picking Up The Ring
    • The Penny And The Paper
    • A Match Trick
    • Balancing The Penny
    • The Revolving Penny
    • Flicking The Card
    • Squeezing The Shilling ...
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23 by Dale A. HildebrandtA small collection of items previously published elsewhere, plus the images/templates for Tarot De Stick, the Stick Tarot.

Includes:

  • UGLY TIE CLUB: A simple presentation for a simple method
  • THREE LUCKY CARDS: A predicted card animates
  • HENRY THE BELOVED GHOST: A highly entertaining presentation for the lowly imp bottle
  • TAROT DE STICK: The images/template for Dale's stick man style tarot deck
  • POST PREDICTION PLOY: A subtlety and presentation for Mental Logs
  • LUNCH BUFFET: An exploration of the Out to Lunch principle.

1st edition 2019, 20 pages.

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Latest Conjuring by Will GoldstonThis is an early publication by Will Goldston. It is a kind of smorgasbord of tricks, illusions, apparatus, hand shadows, plays, and advertisements for his Gamage Ltd.
  • PREFACE
  • CHAPTER I
    • Latest Method For Performing Soup Plate And Handkerchief Trick
    • The Egg, Card, And Wand Balance
    • A Novel Trick
    • A Good Slate Trick
    • The Wine Bottle And Card Trick
    • The Latest Pip Card Trick
    • A Neat Handkerchief Trick
    • Mystic Canteen And Birdcage
    • The Egg And Straw Balance
    • Handkerchief Spinning Trick
    • The Table Lifting
    • A New Slate Trick
    • Slate Writing
    • Twenty-Five Balloons Produced From A Hat
    • Rifle And...
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Magic at Your Fingertips by Milbourne Christopher & Hen FetschA top-flight collection of 33 tested tricks and performance suggestions by two of America's greatest magicians and magic inventors, Milbourne Christopher and 'Hen' Fetsch.

We can't remember the last time we had so much fun enjoying a book on magic. No stuffy prose or verbose instructions here, Christopher and Fetsch reveal the inner workings just as if you're discussing them over a beer or burger at your favorite hangout.

Magic at Your Fingertips features chapters on close-up conjuring, mental magic, card feats, sorcery with silks and a wide assortment of unusual variety magic. It contains...

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Look At Me by Gregg WebbFrom the Foreword:
This is a celebration of our art of getting people to look at us! Hopefully they'll be mystified or entertained or both ... but first they have to watch.
The format follows Gregg's established style of illustrations and hand-lettered text.
  • 4 Word
  • Introduction
  • #1: Thoughts on "Hanging Coins"
  • #2: "Hanging Coins" with the Nowhere Palm
  • #3: New Handling on the "Squeeze"
  • #4: Revamping of Darwin Ortiz's "Jumping Gemini"
  • #5: A Good 2-Part Card Trick
  • #6: Look At Me Savage a Slydini Trick
  • #7: 'Improve' or at least Shorten another Slydini Trick
  • #8: Re-Tool a Coin Trick from the new The...
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Faves by Dale A. HildebrandtSome of Dale's favorite creations collected/reprinted into one place. A retrospective introspective perspective.

A PDF eBook containing some of Dale's favorite pieces including but not limited to: Hypnohole, Alien Amazement, Caveman Catalog, Without Reservation, and Homage to Huffman.

  • Hypnohole (Revisited)
  • Bermuda Football
  • Caveman Catalog
  • The Stick Trick
  • The Phantom Cigarette
  • The iDale Bracelet
  • One Ultimate Hottest Coin
  • Haunted House Halloween Horrors
  • Venus as UFO
  • AABA Language Pattern
  • Backwards Business
  • Sensing Star Signs
  • An NLP Psychic Connection
  • Grandma's Gift
  • Imprinting...
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Some More Exquisite Conjuring by Friedrich W. Conradi-HorsterFrom the Foreword:
When publishing my first book in the English language, Exquisite Conjuring, I was led by the thoughts, that perhaps, after having edited over 30 books about Magic in German, it may be an interesting experiment to see, what the English speaking fraternity would have to say, if I would publish a book in the English language and if the praise, I received from all sides as an author of books on Magic since these last 20 years and more, would really warrant such a new venture!

Well, I must say, that my expectations have not only been realised, but they have in fact been surpassed by far in...

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Exquisite Conjuring by Friedrich W. Conradi-HorsterConradi was the largest manufacturer of magic apparatus in Germany in the early 20th century. He wrote and published several major magic books and his magazine Zauberspiegel (Magic Mirror) predates Mahatma, the first American magic magazine. We should not forget that around 1900 Germany was dominating the magic market. Some of the largest magic retailers in the US, such as Roterberg, built their entire business on importing goods from various German manufacturers, such as Conrad-Horster, and then reselling them in the US. Roterberg's most successful book New Era Card Tricks was little more than a translation of effects taken from various...
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The Bonnie and Clyde Melodrama by Dave ArchTransform the classic close-up version of The Thieves and Sheep to an audience-pleasing platform melodrama utilizing those notorious bank robbers of years gone by Bonnie and Clyde. While the audience supplies the sound effects, you can be the narrator (the author's choice) or another member of the audience could read the story as a volunteer from the audience stands behind the table and acts out the story with two paper sacks and some coins (up to silver dollar size for visibility).

The colorful placemats setting on the table in front of your volunteer gives him/her additional prompts - supplementing...

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Routined Magic by Senor MardoTwo classics of magic: the Cups and Balls and the Egg Bag, are beautifully routined and patiently explained in text and illustrations, as only Senor Mardo can. Experts in magic agree that Mardo's "new thinking" in these routines make them a knockout addition to most any performer's act.

You get over a dozen effects and moves with coins, silks, thimbles, balls, cigarettes and a complete explanation of Mardo's improved gimmick for the Chinese Rice Bowls that will make you want to add it to your show. This is baffling, thrilling, entertaining magic with headline appeal.

Here's a partial list...

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DJ in my Pocket by Christian Lavey

Music control for the solo entertainer

This ebook describes how any solo entertainer can easily build and set up their own music control system. Many entertainers are looking for an easy set up to be their own sound technician. The system can be operated by the push of a button and the button can even be in the performers pocket.

I tried a lot of hardware and software and I think that I found a good working solution. This system is easy to build, reliable, cheaper than some other sound systems and cheaper as hiring a sound technician. The ebook covers all aspects to setup such a system...

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Hidden Gems 2 by Mark ElsdonMore killer magic that you're not doing. A guidebook to fabulous but forgotten material curated by Mark Elsdon.

He has been making notes and sticking Post-its in all his books for decades, so he has hundreds and hundreds of great tricks book-marked, annotated and logged, and after some (not so subtle) prompting by friends he finally decided to collect 100 of them together and publish them in an ebook.

That book - Hidden Gems - proved far more popular than he ever expected. So here we are with Vol. 2 and another 100 killer tricks that most of us have either forgotten about or never even seen before....

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White Sorcery by Senor Mardo

Acclaimed by experts, Senor Mardo reveals 19 choice close-up and platform magic miracles in this "lost classic."

It's not black magic, it's . . . White Sorcery! Mardo's wizardry with new effects and novel takes on existing magic makes this a worthy addition to any performer's library of legerdemain.

Here's a partial list of contents:

  • A Coin Routine
  • A New Rope Cut Technique
  • Another Rope Cut Technique
  • The Vanishing Light
  • Booming the Aces
  • Rose
  • The Nudist End
  • Television Technique
  • The Ball and Vase
  • Matching the Colors
  • Dye Tube Routine
  • The Adams Block
  • The Yarn
  • Three Out Of One...
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Magic Tricks For The Visually Impaired Part 3 by Dave ArchIn Part One, we explored a five-minute routine that a blind person can perform for a sighted person using a deck of cards. In Part Two, we visited a routine that a blind person could perform for another blind person. In Part Three, you'll receive Dave's Svengali Deck routine that a blind person can successfully perform for a small group of sighted friends or family. Complete with a PDF document and five audio files that ultimately serve as practice prompts for the visually impaired person you might be teaching.

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Amazing Magic Volume I by Paul A. LelekisThis ebook is the first of a series of ebooks that will "tackle" the intricacies of magical performance with a 'teach-in' of direct venues and many excellent effects. Stay 'close' to this series for a beautiful array of performable magic. This first ebook focuses on ESP.

6 included videos explain the moves.

In this first of a series ... the slant is on mentalism and ESP, a beautiful impromptu coin effect, and excellent card magic. Ever been asked to do a trick and you "have nothing"? Now you will always be ready ... to read their minds.

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DIRECT COLLECTORS - This puzzling...

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Magic Tricks For The Visually Impaired Part 2 by Dave ArchIn Part One of this series, you received a proven routine that a blind person could perform for a sighted person. Here you'll find a routine that a blind person can perform for either a sighted person or another blind person. In addition, with the use of five bells, the premise of this routine is based on the visually impaired person's heightened sense of hearing due to their absence of sight.

1st edition 2019, PDF 1 page + audio 15 min

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Magic Tricks For The Visually Impaired Part 1 by Dave ArchEver wished you could gain some media coverage for your magic shows while making a substantial contribution to others' lives? Consider teaching magic tricks to the blind. No doubt there's an organization in your area that already serves as a hub for services to the visually impaired. The very concept of blind people and magic catches most people (and the media) off-guard. Yet it's very workable as Dave Arch's experience shows. When you consider the tricks you already know, there are three categories of tricks that work for the visually impaired. There are tricks that the blind can perform for...
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Magic That Is Magic by Loring CampbellFrom the Author's Note:
I do not claim everything in the pages following to be original, but I do say that every trick and routine in this book has been used and tried by me and that everything here is audience tested and will go over with an audience. Perhaps the thousands of Magicians all over North America who have seen my shows in the past 22 years will recall having seen me perform many of these effects.

This is not a book of card tricks or close-up pocket effects, but a collection of tricks and routines for the performing Magician who gives shows and entertains audiences. I believe...

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The Magic Jones by Gregg WebbThe format follows Gregg's established style of illustrations and hand-lettered text. The material is classic Gregg Webb.
"I found the latest E-books from Gregg Webb, S.O.H.O., The Shade, and Lizard Wizard's Diary, to be refreshingly different. The books are "hand-written" in journal style and contain simple but clear illustrations. Not only are they a fun read, but also contain top notch practical magic." - John Luka
  • 4 Word
  • 1 Ping Chien
  • One-way Pip
  • Wee-Jah
  • Coin Productions
  • The "Real Work" on Vanishing a Card or Block of Cards
  • Torn and Restored Cards Revisited
  • Another Torn and Restored Card
  • A Platform Coin Trick ...
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More Tips On Tricks by Milbourne ChristopherPro magician and author Milbourne Christopher reveals even more favorite tips, ideas, gags, patter and effects from his own shows. Get extra mileage from the magic effects you already own.

This ebook picks up from where his earlier book, Tips on Tricks, leaves off - with no duplication of material. Just practical, tested material for any performer. At this low price, we think it's one of the finest values in magic today.

"One of the most practical brochures on magic I've ever seen. 'More Tips on Tricks' is crammed with material which has obviously been performance tested." - Wm. W. Larsen, Sr.

"A fine volume full...

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Original Magical Novelties by Norman Hoole & J. J. ShepherdA Selection of novel magical problems from the repertoires of Norman Hoole and J. J. Shepherd: "All the items have been presented in public with success, which fact speaks more than pages of self-recommendation."
  • Rainbow Ribbons
  • A Useful Suggestion
  • The Flight
  • A Novel Production
  • Mirrors Of Mystery
  • Merely Illusive
  • A Visible Transit
  • Cameos In Cambric
  • A Financial Catastrophe
  • The Fourth Assistant
  • The Pass Superseded
  • Silk And Sorcery
  • A Little Surprise
  • Paper-Gate Castle
  • The "N. H." Wine & Water Problem

1st edition 1921, 24 pages; PDF 22 pages.

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Conjuring for Connoisseurs by Bernard Carton
  • Foreword
  • Useful Tables
  • Two Flag Tricks
  • The Vice Versa Candles
  • A Soaples Case
  • Bouquet Production
  • A Useful Accessory for the Okito Tumbler
  • The Magic of Millinery
  • A Box for Vanishing, Exchanging, or Producing
  • Novel Wand Production
  • A Rag Picture Combination
  • A Card Banner
  • Palming a Coin
  • The Magic Drinks
  • Cigar and Candle
  • The Hole in the Stocking
  • Fire Flashes

1st edition 1921, 32 pages; PDF 22 pages.

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New Applause Winning Tricks by Samuel Berland & T. A. WhitneyHere are more beautifully routined professional effects to add to your act, from the minds of Berland and Whitney. The experts agree that the effects in this book are applause-getters. We concur, as well. Not just one or two, but seven separate routines that you'll want to put to use right away. The crystal-clear illustrations by Herb Borin and Mickey O'Malley make it easy to follow every move.

Just look at what's included:

Super Card Impalement - A card stab effect using two knives that reveal the selected cards from a pair of spectators.

Triple Magical Surprise - Three lit cigarettes...

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The Magic Trunk by Brian T. LeesA method of transport and performance for pack small/play big with one trip to and from the car. Customize the interior of the trunk for your specific magic and use it while you perform.

1st edition 2019, 4 pages.

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A Magician Goes To Dinner by Eddie JosephFrom the introduction:
The tricks described here are for "extempore" showing. They have been specially developed for entertaining fellow diners, within watching distance, around a banquet or dinner table.

To perform "extempore" is not the same as giving a show on the stage. In one's regular program everything is premeditated. Performing to a group around the table is different. To begin with, the tricks must be of the type that could be worked without much ado. They must be short and spontaneous. They must be worked in an "off-hand" manner. Finally, not only in character but in appearance...

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You're On! by Wilbur KattnerHere are not one, but two, fully routined magic acts that are commercial and different. They work equally well for the one- or two-person show. Each of the routines is a complete unit, with effects that lead up to a definite climax. Patter, music cues, stage movements and rehearsal suggestions are included. You also get standalone effects, new wrinkles for established effects, and additional patter and bits of business to add to your show.

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THE RESTLESS COLORS (Orville Meyer) is a routine on par with "Out Of This World." It is guaranteed to leave magicians and laymen in a daze. It...

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My Latest Book by Karrell FoxFrom the Foreword by Bill Wells:
In 1945 (at the age of 17), Karrell became one of the first magicians to ever appear at a trade show. This first effort led to what is perhaps the most successful trade show/magic association in the history of magic with Karrell being the first magician to appear at a national automobile show. There followed 22 years of appearances on these shows.

This early association also led to Karrell being the first magician to appear in shopping malls and the production of the highly successful "Magic World of Ford." The three million dollar production, with six...

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Even More Of My Favorites by Paul A. LelekisLearn Paul's new Muscle Pass in 10 seconds.

Two of Paul Lelekis' best-selling e-books, My Favorites and My Favorites II, prompted yet another book of superb effects: Even More Of My Favorites

Many pictures and two videos teaching The New Muscle Pass. Mentalism, card magic, a brilliant assembly, ESP, Torn & Restored (two different tricks!), a coin technique, and lots of comedy. All patter is included. Plus two bonuses:

1) The new Muscle Pass. You're gonna love this. Learn the secret to this New Muscle Pass in just 10 seconds - not 10 months...that's what I said...learn it in 10 seconds. And the coin will "fall...

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Tips by Ken AllenOn a budget? Can't find audience-friendly magic at the magic shop? Then build your own with this great collection of 52 magic tips, ideas, patter and suggestions (or in other words, T.I.P.S.)

Even if you're all thumbs, the author's clear descriptions and illustrations makes it easy to craft amazing effects, props and utility items. He also reveals the source of an incredible building material, as well as finishing tips.

Magic reviewers, dealers and magicians everywhere all agree that TIPS contains the largest collection of new, easy to make practical magic than books five times the price....

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The Miracle Makers by J. G. Thompson Jr.From the back cover by Karl Fulves:
The Thompson name having been associated with quality magic for the past fifty years, the reader of this new book will need no recommendation as to the value of the material. It contains all of the Thompson trademarks; new ideas, subtle approaches, smoothly routined magic, impeccably researched articles, inscrutable titles, excellent patter and presentation suggestions. All of this is well known and indeed synonymous with the Thompson name. There is another facet to the material in this book which may not be readily apparent however, and it is this which I'd like...
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Immediate Magic by Tom SellersMagic with a variety of objects including silks, thimbles, rope, candles, match boxes, and others.
  • A Handkerchief Vanish
  • Knot Monte
  • A Pencil Penetration
  • A Billiard Ball Penetration
  • A "Catch" Handkerchief Effect
  • A Slate Idea
  • One Hand Thimble Production
  • Mystic Candle Lighting
  • Match Box And Pencil
  • Match Divination
  • The Selected Band Jumps
  • Ring And Rope Ideas No. 1
  • Ring And Rope Ideas No. 2
  • Ring And Rope Ideas No. 3
  • Rod And Strings
  • Magic Magnification
  • Cut And Restored Ribbon
  • Cigarette Monte
  • New Rising Match
  • The Name Speller
  • Hypnotic Tape
  • Conjuring Booklets By Tom Sellers ...
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The Young Conjurer Part 2 by Will GoldstonIt is a bit odd to teach productions of lighted cigarettes in a book for young conjurers, but perhaps those were the days when smoking was considered good for you.

From the introduction:

That brings me to another point. Don't be afraid of a mistake, and don't allow yourself to be discouraged by one. The best men make mistakes sometimes. Still, it is as well to guard against mistakes by rehearsals. Take one trick at a time and go over it many times until you know it thoroughly. Then - and not till then - go on to another trick. In this way you will soon build up quite a little store of...
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The Young Conjurer Part 1 by Will GoldstonFrom the introduction:
Before the young conjurer sets out to try and entertain his friends he should first devote a little time every day to practice. I always believe in a little practice every day. Every trick that one is going to present should be rehearsed over and over again until one is practically tired of it. When the conjurer knows a trick in that way he finds, when he is presenting it to an audience, that he is by no means tired of it, because the trick goes so well that he is bound to like it and it probably becomes one of his favourite tricks.
  • How to give a Conjuring Entertainment ...
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