Back at long last is this masterpiece of close-up work featuring cards, coins and mental effects. The genius of Paul Curry lives on in this newly expanded edition. The privately printed first edition is now a prized collector's item. When one does come up for sale, it fetches a high price. Indeed, a soft cover first edition recently sold on the big auction site for well over $100.
The tricks in this ebook were created, as all tricks should be, with an accent on the effect. Take a look to see what is included:
- About This Book
- Think Of A Card
- Follow Me
- Smoke Signals
- Double Prediction
- Pressto (sic)
- Face to Face
- Bottom Palm
- Turn-Over Change
- APPENDIX: A Cur(r)i-ous Prediction
- About the Author
- Recommended Titles
Curry also reveals his nine-part routine with a pair of playing cards (based on a simple sleight) that is a winner. Twenty effects in all.
Here's what famous magicians have said about this book:
"Excellent tricks, clearly explained." - Leo Rullman
"Covers card, coin and mental tests, all of which are really practical and well thought out along the lines of subtlety and subterfuge. That I.O.U. effect is a 'must' pocket item." - Ted Annemann
1st edition 1941, PDF 71 pages.
word count: 19578 which is equivalent to 78 standard pages of text