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15 Great Illusions 3 Great Books at 1 Low Cost
15 Great Illusions3 Great Books at 1 Low Cost
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.TALK REGULAR PRICE $12.50, CHINESE MAGIC REGULAR PRICE $7.50, ILLLUSION SHOW KNOW HOW REGULAR PRICE $15.00 - A $35 value only $5 through Dec 26

$7.50

$35.00

Abbott Compendium Alan Shaxton-The Sophisticated Sorcerer
Abbott CompendiumAlan Shaxton-The Sophisticated Sorcerer
Finally it is in print, the Abbott Compendium is the most complete record of the Abbott Get Together and Abbott Magic Shop history ever published with well over 500 pages. Available in print for the first time!Alan Shaxon and Anne entertained and mystified audiences all over the world with their magic act billed as "Sophisticated Sorcery." During their career together Alan and Anne made many friends in magic and won many awards in USA asn well as the...

$50.00

$72.00

Annotated Erdnase by Mike Caveney Best Of Larry Beckers World Of Super Mentalism II
Annotated Erdnase by Mike CaveneyBest Of Larry Beckers World Of Super Mentalism II
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.One of the finest books on mentalism ever written! It contains a total 36 outstanding mental miracles. The methods for accomplishing these bafflers is sheer simplicity. No complicated sleights. Learning effects like PSI-Stebbins, Snakes Alive,...

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$36.00

BETCHA! (How to Win Free Drinks for Life) Big Magic for Little Hands by Joshua Jay
BETCHA! (How to Win Free Drinks for Life)Big Magic for Little Hands by Joshua Jay
BETCHA! How to Win Free Drinks for LIFE by SIMON LOVELLKids love magic. They love to see it, and they love to do it. Enter Joshua Jay , who started doing magic when he was 7 and was named champion at the World Magic Seminar (the Olympics of magic) by the time he was 16. His Big Magic for Little Hands...

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$19.95

Blackstone - A Magicians Life Buried Alive - Lester Lake
Blackstone - A Magicians LifeBuried Alive - Lester Lake
This is the story of the world and magic shows of Harry Blackstone (1885-1965), who entertained in theaters for over 50 seasons. Gifted with an electric presence, a magnificent voice and a master magician's mentality and skills. Demo by Greg BordnerThe story of Lester Lake “Marvelo magician, inventor, showman and daredevil performer! This is a hardcover book with over 350 pages and several 100's of photographs. Plenty of info on Abbott's in this book as well. Demo!

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$69.95

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

Chung Ling Soo The Man of Mystery Comedy Helper 2
Chung Ling Soo The Man of MysteryComedy Helper 2
At last, the authentic story of the remarkable career of William Ellsworth Robinson, the American magician who masqueraded as Chinese conjuror Chung Ling Soo. This numbered, limited edition, 64 page book has been fully approved by Hector...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.

$36.00

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Con Quests Cool, Kid Show Magic (Hard Bound) by Norm Barnhart
Con QuestsCool, Kid Show Magic (Hard Bound) by Norm Barnhart
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!Norm includes his stage magic for kids including: Snowflake Miser's Dream Car Repair Shop The Amazing Fleas Pirate Treasure Tricks For the past hundred years magic books have raved about being filled with modern 21st Century Magic effects. Well,...

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$34.95

Dante's Scrapbook Dark Matter Secrets
Dante's ScrapbookDark Matter Secrets
Dante was a famous magician that played in Europe and all over the world. This book has stories, letters, and pictures. Anyone interested in the history of magic will enjoy Dante's Scrapbook. See demo by Greg Bordner.SELECT FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE The ultimate spooky magic book, Abbott's Dark Matter Secrets has over 400 pages, well over 100 effects, Stage Illusions (complete with workshop plans), Side Show Illusions, Mentalism, Closeup, Parlor etc. Demo!

$35.00

$24.95

Decades: 80 Year Timeline of Abbott's Magic History Designed Illusions & Design Delusions by David Hemingway
Decades: 80 Year Timeline of Abbott's Magic HistoryDesigned Illusions & Design Delusions by David Hemingway
Abbott's Magic presents "Decades", a look back at eighty years of magic history. Over 100 points in time that shaped the Abbott Magic Co. and Colon MI into the Magic Capital of the World.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.

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DICK OSLUND: ROAD SCHOLAR DICK OSLUND: ROAD SCHOLAR (Hardbound & Autographed)
DICK OSLUND: ROAD SCHOLARDICK OSLUND: ROAD SCHOLAR (Hardbound & Autographed)
Dick's favorite, time-tested Magic routines, practical advice and tips on performing and ENTERTAINING as a Magician, Dick's anecdotes about his wonderful life on the road.This is the second edition hard bound and autographed version of Dicks book Road Scholar. Limited Edition only 200 available. Dick's favorite, time-tested Magic routines, practical advice and tips on performing and ENTERTAINING as a Magician, Dick's anecdotes about his wonderful life on the road.

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Don't Fool Yourself: The Magical Life of Dell O'Dell Dunninger Knows by Joseph Atmore
Don't Fool Yourself: The Magical Life of Dell O'DellDunninger Knows by Joseph Atmore
In a field dominated by men, one of the most successful and busiest magicians of a generation was also a woman. Dell O'Dell grew up in Kansas, and learned to love show business amidst the sawdust and spangles of her father's circus. Check out Demo by Greg!"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

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Ensuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer Ensuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
Ensuing Impuzzibilities by Jim SteinmeyerEnsuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
The fourth book in the series, features more astonishing self-working effects. The contents include 8 Cards Espial, in which you name the card selected randomly from a packet of eight, Automatic Ace Triumph, a Triumph routine conducted through...The fourth book in the series, features more astonishing self-working effects. The contents include 8 Cards Espial, in which you name the card selected randomly from a packet of eight, Automatic Ace Triumph, a Triumph routine conducted through...

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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

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F.R.A.U.D. Further Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
F.R.A.U.D.Further Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
Imagine, if you will, a perfect blend of proven effects - professional secrets and unique presentations. It’s all here in a 72 page, beautifully produced book, including the award winning Star Wars effect.Jim Steinmeyer’s sequel to Impuzzibilities contains ten new “interactive” effects, including the amazing “King’s Coronation,” an interactive effect suitable for television, video or radio. One effect uses no apparatus, just the spectators’ hands!...

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$15.95

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.

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$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.

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$23.99

Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer Kardyro Kolossal Kompendium of Klever Kommercial Kloseup Magic
Impuzzibilities by Jim SteinmeyerKardyro Kolossal Kompendium of Klever Kommercial Kloseup Magic
Jim Steinmeyer’s book is a collection of 13 surprising effects, many suitable as “interactive” effects, through the medium of a page, radio, videotape or phone. It starts with his famous mathematical “Nine Card Problem” with his variations, and...Master magic from a master magician. Contents include: Advice, Rules & Words of Wisdom, Ambitious Card, Are We Sheep?, A Thought or Two, Ball & Tube Routines, Behind My Back, Bonus Effect #1 & #2, Brain Dazzler Supreme, Chinatown Coin Routine,... Check out the demo by Greg on this book.

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Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) by Paul Osborne Magic in Motion The Mechanics of Body Illusion
Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) by Paul OsborneMagic in Motion The Mechanics of Body Illusion
An all new book by Paul Osborne geared to the kid show performer! Hundred of illustrations along with never-before-seen, audience tested routines and props. Stuff you will want to perform - Wristnosis, Giant Crayon, My Pet Frog, Ear Cleaning...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!

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Magic Magazine - May 2014 Magic Monsters Coloring Book
Magic Magazine - May 2014Magic Monsters Coloring Book
Magic Magazine (and some Magic Magazine back issues) are always available and in stock at Abbotts! MAY 2014 VOLUME 23 NUMBER 9 The Magic Show: Forty Years Later By John Harrison and Alan Howard May 1974 saw the opening of a Broadway show that changed the face of magic.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.

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Magic With A Christmas Theme Modus Operandi by Jon Racherbaumer
Magic With A Christmas ThemeModus Operandi by Jon Racherbaumer
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.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...

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Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring - Hardcover On Stage With Illusions by Duane Laflin
Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring - HardcoverOn Stage With Illusions by Duane Laflin
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.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!

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Paper Folding Giveaways For Magicians by Sid Lorraine & D Knight Playing Cards in Photographs
Paper Folding Giveaways For Magicians by Sid Lorraine & D KnightPlaying Cards in Photographs
Sid Lorraine was a master at creating these giveaways. These all involve a picture or words that change to a different picture or words as you fold the paper. Each paper fold has an amusing and novel story. At the end, you leave the paper with...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.

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Slightly Irregular Book Sale - Populate Slightly Irregular Book Sale - Trevor Lewis Uncut
Slightly Irregular Book Sale - PopulateSlightly Irregular Book Sale - Trevor Lewis Uncut
THIS BOOK SELLS FOR $30-$36 NEW, HOWEVER WE HAVE TWO THAT HAVE SLIGHT IRREGULARITIES (BENT COVER, PAGE, ETC.) AND WE ARE SELLING THESE FOR $18 Populate - An illusionary appearance of a small crowd. Introduction by Eric Olsen of EDF Magic This is...THIS BOOK SELLS FOR $30-$36 NEW, HOWEVER WE HAVE SIX THAT HAVE SLIGHT IRREGULARITIES (BENT COVER, PAGE, ETC.) AND WE ARE SELLING THESE FOR $18 A remarkable collection of Trevor Lewis' professional children's magic and comedy, TREVOR LEWIS UNCUT:...

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Subsequent Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer The Card Expert
Subsequent Impuzzibilities by Jim SteinmeyerThe Card Expert
The third book in the series is also the largest, with thirteen new effects. All are strangely self-working and interactive. "The Magician Who Fools Himself" is a hands-off Card Across routine that Jim has featured in lectures. "The Password...This softbound booklet, written by Lynn Searles, contains 48 pages with 26 line drawings.

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The Complete Al Leech The Magic Graveyard Book
The Complete Al LeechThe Magic Graveyard Book
This long-anticipated, brand new volume of Classic Leech Card, Thimble, Billard Balls (and more) tricks and slights is newly edited by Chicago Magician and creator of "The Selec-Trick Deck", Danny Rudnick. Something for Everybody: "Although it...SELECT FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE The 2nd Edition of The Magic Graveyard is now available. This 260-page coffee table book with over 100 photos, tells the stories of 29 fascinating magicians. Stories, anecdotes, historical facts and lighthearted commentary make The Magic Graveyard a fun read.

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The Science Behind The Ghost - Jim Steinmeyer The Wit and Wisdom of Billy McComb
The Science Behind The Ghost - Jim SteinmeyerThe Wit and Wisdom of Billy McComb
Pepper's Ghost was the remarkable Victorian invention which allowed three-dimensional ghosts to walk onstage with actors. A beautiful new edition of "Two Lectures on Theatrical Illusion," Jim's book combines his lectures, "The Science Behind The...BILLY McCOMB was a working magician and inventor of magic for more than 50 years. He was a prolific writer, a gifted illustrator, and could invent patter at the drop of a hat for just about any effect or circumstance. Join Billy and his friends...

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Too Hot For The Devil Unreal
Too Hot For The DevilUnreal
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 DemoAll 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.

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Vintage Collectible - Magic Card System A Routine for Roydens Fantastic
Vintage Collectible - Magic Card SystemA Routine for Roydens Fantastic
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.A routine for Roydens Fantastic by Ron Zollweg. There are no difficult moves however it must be performed sitting.

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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

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