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The Master Book of Magic
by J. C. Cannell


(1 review, 1 customer rating) ★★★★★

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The Master Book of Magic by J. C. Cannell

This book reveals some large-scale illusions and then teaches a range of easy tricks for the beginner.

  • Introduction
  • Secrets Of A Famous Magician Revealed
    • Buried Alive
    • Escape From A Milk-Can
    • The Vanishing Elephant
    • The Disappearing Horseman
    • "Needles And Thread"
    • Through A Brick Wall
  • Magic Tricks Which Can Be Performed In The Home
    • The Handkerchief Trick
    • The Cord And The Handkerchief
    • The Vanishing Sixpence
    • A Bangle Trick
    • Try These Two Match Tricks
    • The Broken Match
    • The Coin Mystery
    • The Telegraphic Coin
    • A Blowing Feat
    • Lighting A Lump Of Sugar
    • The Three Boxes
    • The Tablecloth
    • The Two Pennies
    • The Puzzling Postcards
    • The Umbrella Trick
    • A Handkerchief And A Wand
    • A Mysterious Banana
    • Knots That Untie Themselves
    • The Handkerchief And Candle
    • The Magician's Secret Code
    • The Mysterious Shilling
    • The Domino Trick
  • Mysterious Thought-Reading Tricks
    • A Book Mystery
    • The Newspaper Trick
    • Reading Hidden Writing In A Sealed Envelope
    • A Friendly Pack Of Cards
    • The Tell-Tale Touch
    • Mass Thinking
    • The Watch Mystery
    • Telling The Card
    • An Easy But Baffling Slate Trick
  • Card Tricks
    • A Signalling Mystery
    • Memorising The Pack
    • The Boomerang
    • Black And Red
    • The Magnetic Cards
    • A Good Prophet
    • Lost Or Found
    • Pick And Choose
    • Take A Count
    • Stop

1st edition 1935, 64 pages; PDF 50 pages.
word count: 14242 which is equivalent to 56 standard pages of text

Reviewed by Michael Lyth
★★★★★   Date Added: Wednesday 28 September, 2022

Vintage book in my collection all the material can be adapted and still used today just depends on the readers performing skills and patter.