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Brian T. Lees

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.

2019 / 1 / 14
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Lewis Ganson & Tony Slydini

The Magic of Slydini by Lewis Ganson & Tony SlydiniThis is a classic book, probably the best book on close-up magic ever written. Now available as ebook with improved layout. The original book had the 448 photos grouped together in full page photo plates. This meant that most photos were removed from the text which goes along with the photos. We have corrected this error in this digital edition. All photos have been inserted in the text where they are referred to.

Slydini was a genius of misdirection. Every movement and every word is deliberately chosen to direct the attention of spectators as well as to produce a graceful and engaging brand...

2006 / 6 / 1
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Aldo Colombini

The Magic of Rachel Colombini by Aldo Colombini16 commercial routines using cards, balls, money, books and other props.
  • Card Control: A card chosen by a spectator matches a card previously placed face down on the table by the magician.
  • Blank-Mazement: Following the numbers of two dice, a spectator finds the only two printed cards in a packet of all blank cards.
  • Hats and Rabbits: You place a prediction on the table. While your head is facing away, a spectator places five cards with hats and a rabbit in any order, holding the packet of cards in his hand. You give the spectator some instructions, and at the end the cards are apparently...
2011 / 2 / 26
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Pavel

The Magic of Pavel by PavelThis is the big book of Pavel's creative magic. A collection of some forty tricks using silks, ropes, cards, bottles and other objects, plus the author's philosophy regarding the creation of original magic. (A more detailed discussion of the innovative process used by Pavel can be found in his Magical Creation.)

Pavel lectured throughout the world, performed at the Magic Castle, at the Ed Sullivan show and countless other venues. Peter Warlock nicely characterizes Pavel's magic when he writes: "The beauty of Pavel's magic lies in its simplicity of plot and the simplicity of means to attain the necessary...

2010 / 8 / 5
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Philip Reed Willmarth

The Magic of Matt Schulien by Philip Reed WillmarthThis is one of the all-time great books on magic, because it teaches not just a large selection of great tricks, but also a lot of concepts, applied psychology and ways to handle spectators.

A great big wonderful ebook about a great big wonderful performer and his tricks - the late great restauranteur, Matt Schulien. Schuliens Restaurant, the legendary and favorite eatery of local Chicagoans and visitors from abroad was a family owned enterprise for 113 years. Matt grew up in the family business and a lifetime of fooling patrons at his saloon made Matt one of the world's finest close-up men....

2012 / 9 / 17
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Louis Shelvy Histed

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...

2019 / 4 / 28
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Louis E. Clibanoff

The Magic of Kli Ban by Louis E. ClibanoffThis long-lost work contains eight marvelous effects for magicians everywhere. There are mental-flavored mysteries (including a dictionary test and a billet experiment), a vanishing flower from buttonhole effect, and several card tricks of the miracle class where the magic seems to happen almost entirely in the spectator's hands.

This is actually two manuscripts bound as one: Magical Odds and Ends and Kli Ban's Routine with a Borrowed Deck. The original work is "unobtanium," with copies so scarce as to be virtually nonexistent. We're happy to bring these effects back to a new generation of...

2017 / 1 / 19
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser & Ottokar Fischer & Richard Hatch

The Magic of J. N. Hofzinser by Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser & Ottokar Fischer & Richard HatchDespite Hofzinser's wish to have all his apparatus and magic records destroyed, a lot has been preserved because his wish was never carried out. Ottokar Fischer wrote two books in German about Hofzinser: Kartenkünste and Zauberkünste. This ebook here is Richard Hatch's authoritative translation of the Zauberkünste book.

[A translation of Kartenkünste is also available as ebook from us: Hofzinser's Card Conjuring.

Kartenkünste focuses exclusively on card magic, whereas Zauberkünste deals with everything else.

This ebook describes more than 80 effects created by Hofzinser including more than 100 photos and illustrations....

2008 / 1 / 13
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Peter Duffie

The Magic of Fred Robinson by Peter DuffieNow available as a PDF ready for immediate download.
"Peter Duffie's The Magic Of Fred Robinson is a wonderful book containing a gold-mine of ideas, subtleties and secrets from one of magic's finest exponents and thinkers. ... The Magic Of Fred Robinson is an excellent book full of wonderful ideas, useful sleights, and powerful effects. More than that, it's a great read and takes me back to the feeling I had when I first read Vernon's Inner Secrets books." - R. Paul Wilson from his 2009 review in Genii.

"I state without fear of exaggerating that Fred was one of the all-time greats; especially with cards." - Dai Vernon

"Card magic and techniques...

2009 / 2 / 3
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Paul A. Lelekis

The Magic of Derek Dingle by Paul A. LelekisDerek Dingle was one of the greatest magicians and sleight of hand artists the world has ever known...and his patter was hilarious.

Learn how Derek constructed his brilliant routines and devised his hilariously engaging patter. Included are pix and 10 videos to make this ebook totally understandable..."see" how these tricks play. As with all of Paul's ebooks, his many effects, and his many contributions and publications, every "fine point" has been eked out in detail, and his "tips of performance" are completely explained...this is the real deal. Paul befriended Derek Dingle years ago and learned one...

2018 / 3 / 16
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Gregg Webb

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 ...
2019 / 2 / 12
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Donald Holmes

The Magic Art by Donald HolmesThe Magic Art is a book very much in the style of the Hoffmann books. It describes in particular the tricks invented or used by Mr. Holmes. Tarbell calls this book 'excellent' in the Tarbell Course. Holmes was a prolific author who wrote several other titles as well. In this volume he deals with all kind of props from pill boxes to cards, coins, handkerchiefs, gaffed glasses and the list continues.

1st edition, 1920, by author; 234 pages.

  1. The Tea Chests of Wang Foo
  2. Preface
  3. The History and Psychology of Natural Magic
    CHAPTER 1
  4. THE FAIRYLAND OF MAGIC
    CHAPTER 2
  5. SOME ACCESSORIES AND ARTIFICES OF GENERAL UTILITY ...
2005 / 9 / 8
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William S. Houghton

The Magic 36 by William S. HoughtonThis ebook contains excellent variety for magicians and mentalists of all performing capabilities and experience levels. The effects and routines include apparatus tricks, mental stunts, spirit writing, predictions, magazine and book tests, thumb ties, and tricks with cards, silks, coins, cigarettes, billiard balls, sponge ball and a terrific rope routine.

Written in easily understandable language with all moves clearly explained. In all there are 36 effects described, each worthy of adding to your act. Here is what's included:

  • Publisher's Introduction
  • American Beauty Production
  • "Number...
2017 / 6 / 3
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Gregg Webb

The Lizard Wizard's Diary: SOHO trilogy book 3 by Gregg WebbThis is book 3 in the SOHO (Sleight of Hand only) trilogy. The other two are SOHO and The Shade.
"Gregg Webb's brand of magic spans the full spectrum to include closeup, mentalism, manipulation, and stage. He spins his magic web - always inviting spectators one step closer to his inevitable moment of no explanations we call magic." - Doug MacGeorge
  • Foreward
  • Chapter I
  • Chapter II: Rattle Caps
  • Chapter III: Poker Dice and Poker Cards
  • Chapter IIII: Nate Leipzig X
  • Chapter V: Harry and Bess - Love and Bondage the Card Trick
  • Chapter VI: Blinded by the Lack of Light III
  • Chapter VII: The Lizard and...
2018 / 3 / 15
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Ralf (Fairmagic) Rudolph

The Leaf by Ralf (Fairmagic) RudolphMagic is mostly performed with man-made products - cards, coins, silks, ropes, ... Why not perform magic with items nature provides? This is even more powerful, because there is inherently no suspicion of gimmicked objects. Ralf has created a stunning miracle that is easy to perform during a stroll in the woods, or during a garden party, or other places where plants are in reach. All you need is access to leaves growing on a tree or a shrub and a pen to sign a leaf.

Effect: You and your spectator collect a couple of leaves. The spectator tears one in half, and signs it. Miraculously the torn...

2019 / 7 / 31
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Edward Bagshawe

The Le Walke Mysteries by Edward BagshaweHere's an amazing ebook of new effects and improvements to magic and mentalism classics, from the fertile mind of a master craftsman. Long off the market, this updated and expanded edition brings to life 16 miracles from the workshop of George Le Walke, the genius and craftsman who created effects for several well-known magic dealers. These miracles of magic and thought-reading will get your mind to thinking of ways to add one or more of them to your own act.

While some of the described effects do require workshop skills, they can be constructed in most anyone's home shop. If you're not mechanically...

2018 / 7 / 11
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William W. Larsen & T. Page Wright

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.

You get:

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

2019 / 5 / 5
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John Lenahan

The John Lenahan Lecture by John Lenahan[Note that due to the age of the recording there are occasionally problems with the audio and the video freezes. Despite these problems there are many very practical ideas, moves and routines being taught.]

On 31st March 1985 the American street magician John Lenahan gave his first ever lecture. The event was held in the Magic Lounge London and organized by Martin Breese. John calls his lecture "Taking it to the streets ... or the tables ... or the bars ... or wherever they will watch."

  • Miser's Dream with a surprise ending
  • Chats about working on the street
  • Vanishing handkerchief
  • Rope routine
  • Sponge ball bit
  • Tips on working on the street
  • Ambitious card routine
  • Working tables
  • Bullet card trick
  • Four ace routine
  • Rising cards

length 1h 20min...

2014 / 6 / 29
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Peter Prevos

The Jastrow Illusion in Magic by Peter PrevosThe Jastrow illusion is known to magicians as the boomerang illusion. Two boomerang-shaped ring segments seem to be of different sizes but are in fact identical.

Magicians tend to underestimate the power of this simple trick. Its use in magic is limited to children's entertainers and magic kits. This illusion is more powerful than it seems at first sight. A recent viral video shows that its deceptive power is as strong as it was when first discovered almost 150 years ago.

The Jastrow Illusion in Magic ebook provides an in-depth review of the psychology of this illusion and a detailed overview...

2016 / 8 / 7
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Devin Knight

The Invisible Gun by Devin KnightA classic effect from the past, now revised with a new and improved method. Imagine showing your hand to be empty, front and back, then forming it into a finger gun and shooting at an object. Much to the surprise of the audience, they hear an actual bang!

Devin Knight's new Invisible Gun will allow you to do just that, and do it without the use of any caps, explosives or hidden shooting devices. A new method that is 100% safe and has never been used in this type of effect. No chemicals or thumb tips needed. No expensive gadgets to buy either. You can do this within minutes of reading the...

2014 / 9 / 3
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