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15 Great Illusions Annotated Erdnase by Mike Caveney
15 Great IllusionsAnnotated Erdnase by Mike Caveney
For the performer who plays carnivals, circuses, clubs or who just has a large stage show, this book is just what you need. The sensational illusions in this book can be built up after reading the directions in this fine book.Regardless of your level of expertise or specific area of interest, The Annotated Erdnase is a valuable companion to the greatest book ever written on sleight of hand with cards.

$7.50

$54.00

Cardially Yours by Ed Marlo CEREBRATE (with Gimmicks) by Marc Salem & Richard Mark - Book
Cardially Yours by Ed MarloCEREBRATE (with Gimmicks) by Marc Salem & Richard Mark - Book
Volume Two of Magic, Inc.'s Marlo Trilogy. Cardially Yours is an anthology of card magic like no other. Detailed Description Between these covers you'll encounter classic works of legendary Chicago card magician, Edward Marlo including: Early...Do you want to provide powerful entertainment and astound audiences with your mentalism? Become a Mindreading Phenomena using the incredible CEREBRATE! Close up, platform or stage this secret system provides a mystifying experience as close to...

$55.00

$65.00

Colonoscopy - Max Maven Lecture Notes Comedy Helper 2
Colonoscopy - Max Maven Lecture NotesComedy Helper 2
Max Maven lecture notes from his appearance at the 35th Abbott Closeup Convention March of 2014. Limited amount available, check out the video on this by Greg.Over 250 jokes, cartoons, gags, visual stunts and one-liners especially for magicians and mentalists! IE-To me, the best definition of an optimist is a mime with a pager.

$10.00

$24.00

Con Quests Dark Matter Secrets
Con QuestsDark Matter Secrets
Long off the market, the hidden secrets of Con Quests have been found in the Abbott archive in perfect condition. A mentalism book to the nth degree, Con Quest contains about a dozen chapters on everything from blindfolds to creepshows. Over 30 effects in all!Dark Matter Secrets is simply the greatest compilation of "spooky" magic effects ever assembled. The ultimate Halloween magic book, Abbott's Dark Matter Secrets has over 400 pages, well over 100 effects, Stage Illusions (complete with workshop plans), Side Show Illusions etc. Check out the Demo!

$15.00

$24.95

Designed Illusions & Design Delusions by David Hemingway Dunninger Knows by Joseph Atmore
Designed Illusions & Design Delusions by David HemingwayDunninger Knows by Joseph Atmore
For three decades the Designer Magic Workshops built major illusions and apparatus for world star magicians, prestige theatre productions and television series. This book presents 24 selected plans with additional techniques and building know-how included. Over 300 clear schematic drawing."I usually never read magic books but Dunninger always fascinated me, so I couldn't resist! After reading the routines in Joe's book, I now know why he was always trying to incorporate some of Dunninger's routines into my show" - Uri Geller

$66.00

$84.00

Evil Illusions by Paul Osborne Exhibition Card Fans
Evil Illusions by Paul OsborneExhibition Card Fans
OUT OF STOCK - Horror star Ron Fitzgerald sets the foreword tone of this publication. Turn your garage into a haunted Egyptian walk-through with these props. Hollywood make up artist, Michael Mosher, gives you a makeover in a chapter called "Being Goth". MUCH MORE...Make card fans like the pro's with this inexpensive paperback book on Exhibition Card Fans

$51.00

$10.00

High Caliber - Fully Loaded Card Magic - John Bannon Holiday Illusions by Paul Osborne
High Caliber - Fully Loaded Card Magic - John BannonHoliday Illusions by Paul Osborne
High Caliber is John Bannon’s latest work, a fully loaded retrospective of right-on-target card magic for the real world. Sophisticated “fractal” packet tricks Contemporary gambling demonstrations Ultramodern Ace assemblies Unorthodox “garden...1 Left This collection of 22 illusion plans taken from the pages of Genii Magazine and themed to the holiday season is a great resource for the performer who wants to add some seasonal flavor to their presentation.

$60.00

$42.00

Illusion Illusion Illusionology
Illusion IllusionIllusionology
Plastic spiral bound, 8 1/2" x 11", 177 pages, protective clear acetate cover. A great collection of magical illusions - most with complete and detailed workshop plans.Closely guarded secrets of the illusionologists are revealed! More than a fascinating history of magic through the ages, Illusionology is an indispensable guide unveiling step-by-step instructions for more than twenty-five astonishing feats . In stock and ready to ship.

$37.50

$23.99

Magic in Motion The Mechanics of Body Illusion Magic Monsters Coloring Book
Magic in Motion The Mechanics of Body IllusionMagic Monsters Coloring Book
Combine magic and movement to make a stronger impression on your audience? "Magic and Motion" demonstrates the significance of physical movement in magical presentation through diagrams and descriptions and applies them to some magic effects you may already have in your repertoire. Demo!Halloween Fun - The special "Cute Monster" book supplied comes prepared to perform the effect. Flip through the book, and all the pages in the book appear with black and white pictures. Flip thru again, full colored pictures appear. Flip thru yet again and the book is full of blank pages.

$34.95

$3.00

Magic With A Christmas Theme Milbourne Christopher: The Man and His Magic
Magic With A Christmas ThemeMilbourne Christopher: The Man and His Magic
Add a touch of winter and christmas to your kids show, stand-up, mental or close-up act. In addition to ideas on props, you will also find routines and ways to tailor your act for christmas without high expenses, without lots of props, without laborious efforts.220+ page hardcover book, dust jacket with hundreds of photographs including a twelve page color section. In this account of his life beginning with his birth in 1914, the author covers his many achievements, and especially his contributions from the 1930's to the 1970's.

$36.00

$90.00

Modus Operandi by Jon Racherbaumer Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring - Hardcover
Modus Operandi by Jon RacherbaumerMysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring - Hardcover
50+ ITEMS • 20+ CONTRIBUTORS • 240+ PAGES • 180+ PHOTOGRAPHS! If you ever heard the expression magic underground and wondered what were the secrets being shared by the elite, this is your chance to take a small peek at the underground tricks and...Here are illustrated step-by-step instructions for rope tricks, money magic, mind-reading effects, stage illusions, everyday magic, and plenty of all-new card tricks.

$55.00

$25.00

On Stage With Illusions by Duane Laflin Playing Cards in Photographs
On Stage With Illusions by Duane LaflinPlaying Cards in Photographs
If you are considering performing illusions, or already do a small-scale illusion show, but are thinking of creating a full illusion show, this book is a must-have investment. 5 out of 5 stars!Lubliner visually chronicles the countless unusual situations and settings in which cards have appeared over the last 150 years. The book is a visual feast for collectors, photographers, designers, card aficionados, magicians, history buffs, and lovers of the odd & unusual.

$82.00

$35.00

The Card Expert Too Hot For The Devil
The Card ExpertToo Hot For The Devil
This softbound booklet, written by Lynn Searles, contains 48 pages with 26 line drawings.Co-authored with Matthew Field, this hardbound book of close-up magic contains 215 pages, 746 stunning illustrations, and includes 61 exceptional tricks, original sleights, and routines using cards, coins, matches, and cups and balls. Check out the Demo

$5.00

$70.00

Unreal Vintage Collectible - Magic Card System
UnrealVintage Collectible - Magic Card System
All of the miracles described in these pages are within the skill set of the average mentalist. No complicated sleight-of-hand or digital dexterity is required. Unreal may be the book's title, but performing the miracles it explains is most definitely within reach of everyone that reads it.This is one of the books that Abbotts published for the troops during wartime in the 1940's and received Vital Industry Status by the United States Government. This is not a reprint but an actual book printed 70 years ago and found in our back room.

$75.00

$1.00

A Routine for Roydens Fantastic Abbotts 150 Comedy Props
A Routine for Roydens FantasticAbbotts 150 Comedy Props
A routine for Roydens Fantastic by Ron Zollweg. There are no difficult moves however it must be performed sitting.This is a unique collection of comedy props by Patrick Page.

$7.00

$15.00

Abbotts 50 Tricks with a Paper Cone Abbotts Bouquets & Blossoms
Abbotts 50 Tricks with a Paper ConeAbbotts Bouquets & Blossoms
This soft cover book of twenty pages includes tricks with ribbons, silks, eggs, cards, tobacco, money, flowers, milk,Twenty-five brilliant and bewildering tricks with spring flowers.

$5.00

$5.00

Abbotts Evolution of the Afghan Bands Abbotts Paper Magic
Abbotts Evolution of the Afghan BandsAbbotts Paper Magic
Material furnished in manuscript form.Here are over forty of the most unusual, unique and amazing new tricks that can be worked with paper

$5.00

$5.00

Abbotts Tricks with Paper Cups Anneman's Mental Magic
Abbotts Tricks with Paper CupsAnneman's Mental Magic
The magic possibilities with paper cups are truly a revelation.Outstanding collection of nearly 200 crowd-pleasing mental magic feats

$5.00

$15.60

Anthology of Card Magic ART OF ASTONISHMENT - Vol 1 (Paul Harris)
Anthology of Card MagicART OF ASTONISHMENT - Vol 1 (Paul Harris)
Almost all of these effects were priced from one dollar and up in the old catalogs. If purchased separately they would have cost hundreds of dollars.Art of Astonishment by Paul Harris. A three-volume set of books from one of the most creative magical minds in the history of magic!

$25.00

$45.99

ART OF ASTONISHMENT - Vol 2 (Paul Harris) ART OF ASTONISHMENT - Vol 3 (Paul Harris)
ART OF ASTONISHMENT - Vol 2 (Paul Harris)ART OF ASTONISHMENT - Vol 3 (Paul Harris)
The Complete, Ultimate Paul Harris Collection. This three-volume set of books contains all of Paul`s classics, updated and refined, as well as 73 brand-new creations!The Complete, Ultimate Paul Harris Collection. This three-volume set of books contains all of Paul`s classics, updated and refined, as well as 73 brand-new creations!

$45.99

$45.99

Art of Cold Reading Art of Magic - Downs, T. Nelson
Art of Cold ReadingArt of Magic - Downs, T. Nelson
You need not be the seventh son of a seventh son, or be born with "a veil over your eyes" to be a successful so-called clairvoyant or private reader.Features easy to do magic and more complicated sleight of hand work as well.

$18.00

$15.60

Avant-Cards by Tom Gagnon Bag O Trix
Avant-Cards by Tom GagnonBag O Trix
Written by Wesley James, edited by Matthew Field, and Illustrated by Tom Gagnon, this hardcover, oversize book, contains 214 pages, 63 items, and 568 stunning illustrations.If you are looking for something new (or for something old that you haven't discovered yet), look no further than "BAG-O-TRIX!"

$57.00

$35.00

Balloon Sculpture - Schindler Best Card Tricks - Ellis Stanyon
Balloon Sculpture - SchindlerBest Card Tricks - Ellis Stanyon
Here is a 96 page illustrated book of easy to make balloon sculptures for children and adults.Early in the 20th century, the venerable British magician Ellis Stanyon set himself the formidable task of recording "every trick yet published in any book or magical magazine."

$12.00

$15.60

Best of All Worlds Book of Escapes
Best of All WorldsBook of Escapes
Best of All Worlds pays tribute to one of the greatest card tricks of all time: Paul Curry's classic card effect Out of This World.Its profusely illustrated pages form a complete compendium of the best in escapes. It fully describes how to build box, bag and chain effects.

$62.00

$10.00

Book of Secrets by John Carney Card College Light by Roberto Giobbi
Book of Secrets by John CarneyCard College Light by Roberto Giobbi
Critics and readers alike, proclaim it one of the best magic books ever! This comprehensive course of study is a 377 page hardbound book filled with stand up magic, close up, and essays.This Is Not Your Father's "Self-Working" Card Book!

$76.00

$35.00

Card College Lighter by Roberto Giobbi Card College Lightest by Roberto Giobbi
Card College Lighter by Roberto GiobbiCard College Lightest by Roberto Giobbi
Roberto Giobbi's newest survey of sleightless card magic, CARD COLLEGE LIGHTER, gives the famous Giobbi treatment to 21 baffling card tricks by some of the craft's greatest mastersIn this are taught 18 thoroughly astonishing tricks of professional quality, complete with performing psychology, presentations, valuable tips and insights, all of which contribute to making these sleightless effects into near miracles.

$35.00

$35.00

Card Manipulations 1-5 by Hugard Carneycopia
Card Manipulations 1-5 by HugardCarneycopia
Over 100 tricks that can be done with any pack of cardsIn ancient Rome there was a horn from which the riches of the world flowed. Now, from the fertile mind of John Carney, magicians have a new source of magical riches at their disposal.

$10.80

$48.00

Celebrated Cigarettes Chinese Magic & Illusions
Celebrated CigarettesChinese Magic & Illusions
Clearly written, well illustrated. There is nothing left to the imagination of the performer. Excellent magic from an expert performer! Written by Keith Clark.A collection of new, startling and sensational mysteries ... twenty feature tricks. Chinese magic has color and mystery and eye appeal. Written by U. F. Grant.

$5.00

$7.50

Closeup Hallucinations Come Good Spirits
Closeup HallucinationsCome Good Spirits
As an added bonus the book includes additional routines by Gene Maze and Joe Safuto. All of these routines are visual and memorableIf you're looking for a different type of act, this is it.

$18.00

$5.00

Come Out Flying Comedy Funnel Magic
Come Out FlyingComedy Funnel Magic
One of the finest books on dove work ever written. A collection of forty features, most of these tricks and routines from leading magicians.The results, in laughter and applause, you get from this printed and illustrated book will amaze you. Softbound.

$8.00

$10.00

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