Books

1 - 120 of 244 items
Ionia – Magician Princess Secrets Unlocked (Charles Greene III) The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 13: Rope Magic & Routines
Ionia – Magician Princess Secrets Unlocked (Charles Greene III) The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 13: Rope Magic & Routines
Ionia – Magician Princess Secrets Unlocked (Charles Greene III) $95 — This book is a passion project by Charles Greene. He has spent years researching, interviewing, and uncovering never before known facts about a little known, but very popular...Rope Magic and Routines including 20 Rope Tricks With Knots, Over 35 Rope Penetrations, Over 25 Tricks With Cords, Over 50 Cut and Restored Ropes. Includes Best Sellers Like Neff’s Rope Miracle, Professor Cheer’s Comedy Rope, Abbott’s Keyo &...

$95.00

$10.00

The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 5: Mentalism 100% Sankey Book
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 5: Mentalism100% Sankey Book
31 of Abbotts greatest mentalism effects are in this book including the following: 13 LIVING AND DEAD TESTS, ANY DRINK CALLED, ASTRAL DIVINER, ASTROLOGIA, BALLY PREDICTION, BOMBAY, CEMENT HEADLINE PREDICTION, EMPIRE MENTAL ROUTINE, ETHEREAL...After many requests, Kaufman and Company is reprinting one of its most famous books - 100% Sankey. Written and illustrated by Richard Kaufman, in hardcovers with dustjackets, and almost 100 pages. 70% Off Sale Ends Halloween at Midnight

$10.00

$50.00

13 Steps to Mentalism (Corinda) (1st Edition) 15 Great Illusions
13 Steps to Mentalism (Corinda) (1st Edition)15 Great Illusions
EXTREMELY RARE - This is a First Edition UK Hardcover 1958 H. Clarke & Co. First Printing version of 13 Steps to Mentalism. It is in excellent condition; however, the dust jacket shows some shelf wear. A rare find for a magic book collector’s library. NEW DEMO BY GREGFor 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.

$1,500.00

$895.00

$7.50

2017 Abbott Compendium 3 Great Books at 1 Low Cost
2017 Abbott Compendium3 Great Books at 1 Low Cost
Imagine reading about Get Togethers that happened decades ago as if they happened yesterday, or seeing every Abbott poster, every Abbott award winner, and even every Abbott performer covered in one book. Its updated, its big, and its back in stock soon.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

$50.00

$35.00

Abbott Magic Collection 18: Supplement & Potpourri Abbott's Illusions Printed Book (Complete Workshop Plans)
Abbott Magic Collection 18: Supplement & PotpourriAbbott's Illusions Printed Book (Complete Workshop Plans)
This book is divided into two sections, the first being a listing of every effect and every chapter in every book in the complete collection and in which volume you can find that effect. The second half is a collection of effects that we could...Now you can get all of the 50+ Abbott workshop plans, plus about 20 or so more, in this huge book with over 460 pages - ALL WORKSHOP PLANS! If you were to download every Abbott workshop plan it would cost over $200 and well over $250 if you were to have Abbott's ship them to you.

$10.00

$49.95

Abbott's Magic And The American Side Show Abbott's Poster Book (Hardcover)
Abbott's Magic And The American Side ShowAbbott's Poster Book (Hardcover)
People often ask "what was Abbott's biggest seller this year!" Well, here is the winner for 2017 as we sold more of these than any other item. The book is over 520 pages and is the most complete book on side show magic ever written - and lots of fun to read!This is a hardcover, 77 page book by Abbott's Magic. Since the 1930's Abbott's has been hosting their annual Magic Get Together and with that hosting comes promotional tools to get the information out. Chief among these tools are posters. This...

$50.00

$29.95

Annotated Erdnase by Mike Caveney Aqua Imp (Ben Harris)
Annotated Erdnase by Mike CaveneyAqua Imp (Ben Harris)
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.Aqua Imp (Ben Harris) — IONIZE THE WATER IN A DRINKING BOTTLE, MAKING IT ALMOST LIGHTER THAN AIR! Aqua-imp is one powerful piece of "incidental" magic. It appears almost impromptu. This illusion of spontaneity actually enhances the mystery-for it...

$54.00

$15.00

$5.00

Art of Deception Award Winning by John Cornelius
Art of DeceptionAward Winning by John Cornelius
THE ART OF DECEPTION chronicles the long and colorful relationship between conjuring and art. For the first time, the history of artist and the magic art they have created are profiled in detail. The magician and artist are similar in many ways....The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius. There is no hyperbole in the title of this book, as much of the magic contained here gained its John not only accolades from his peers, but one him one of magic's highest honors-a world prize at...

$65.00

$54.00

B2 For Those Who Dare – A Billet Routine (Philipp Ganglberger) Best Of Larry Beckers World Of Super Mentalism II
B2 For Those Who Dare – A Billet Routine (Philipp Ganglberger)Best Of Larry Beckers World Of Super Mentalism II
B2 For Those Who Dare – A Billet Routine (Philipp Ganglberger) — Philipp Ganglberger has earned his living with performing mentalism for over twenty years by now. Besides having multiple TV-Specials with his friends as a group called "Magic...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,...

$35.00

$15.00

$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...

$25.00

$19.95

Black Heart and Bourbon by Dee Christopher Black Moon by Docc Hilford
Black Heart and Bourbon by Dee ChristopherBlack Moon by Docc Hilford
Black Heart & Bourbon is the latest collection of Dee Christopher's tricks, techniques & thoughts for magicians and mentalists. With NINE brand new, never before seen effects; this collection is full to the brim of amazingly versatile..."Yang is the male. It is white and the sun. But Yin is the woman. It is BLACK and the MOON." - Lao Tse 660 B.C. For the mentalist, PREDICTING THE FUTURE is where reputations are made. And BEING CONTEMPORARY is where the higher fees are found. The...

$40.00

$45.00

Blackstone - A Magicians Life BOOK DEAL 3 - GREATER MAGIC LIBRARY VOL 1-4, 1945 LINKING RING
Blackstone - A Magicians LifeBOOK DEAL 3 - GREATER MAGIC LIBRARY VOL 1-4, 1945 LINKING RING
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 Greater Magic Library Volume 1, The Greater Magic Library Volume 2, The Greater Magic Library Volume 3, The Greater Magic Library Volume 4, plus a Linking Ring magazine from 1945. For more information check out the demonstration on this book deal.

$38.00

$220.00

Books of Wonder 2-VOL COMBO set by Tommy Wonder Cardially Yours by Ed Marlo
Books of Wonder 2-VOL COMBO set by Tommy Wonder Cardially Yours by Ed Marlo
Never has there been a more articulate manifesto declaring magic a true art. And never has one man offered a more detailed and coherent plan for achieving art by the practice of magic. Through a series of tricks, routines and essays, Tommy Wonder...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...

$100.00

$70.00

Cervon File Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar by Eddie Joseph
Cervon FileCigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar by Eddie Joseph
During the early years of the Magic Castle, Bruce Cervon recorded the magic of Dai Vernon in what are now known as the "Castle Notebooks." At the same time, Bruce kept another set of notebooks filled with his own innovative moves, routines,...Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar, by Eddie Joseph, is filled with fun (and funny) bits you can add to any act. And, they are strong enough to stand on their own. Limited quantities available.

$42.00

$12.00

Collectible - For Magicians Only Book 1923 Collectible - Rices Encyclopedia of Silk Magic
Collectible - For Magicians Only Book 1923Collectible - Rices Encyclopedia of Silk Magic
Check out the video on this product by Greg BordnerGood Condition, dust cover has small tears

$95.00

$30.00

Collectible - Seabrookes Book Collectible Book - Tony Marks Aristocrat of Deception (signed)
Collectible - Seabrookes Book Collectible Book - Tony Marks Aristocrat of Deception (signed)
Autographed by Terry, the book is in good condition, check out the pics. Book also known as "Around the world with a baking tin"Signed by Tony Marks

$40.00

$60.00

Con Quests Constant Fooling Volume 1 by David Regal
Con QuestsConstant Fooling Volume 1 by David Regal
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!Volume One contains a collection of powerful card magic utilizing unprepared cards, David's startling Cups & Balls routine from his Magic Castle Act and a chapter devoted entirely to magic done with neither cards nor coins. Prepare to fool...

$15.00

$48.00

Cool, Kid Show Magic (Hard Bound) by Norm Barnhart D'Angelo's Touch (Book and 15 Downloads)
Cool, Kid Show Magic (Hard Bound) by Norm BarnhartD'Angelo's Touch (Book and 15 Downloads)
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,...D’Angelo’s Touch (Rafael D’Angelo) $42 — After the worldwide success of "Everlast," Rafael D'Angelo is back with a release that has fooled the best minds in mentalism! D'Angelo's Touch has been Rafael's best-kept secret for many years, and now he...

$34.95

$42.00

DARK ENERGY SECRETS - Abbotts Complete Book Of Halloween David Copperfield’s History of Magic
DARK ENERGY SECRETS - Abbotts Complete Book Of HalloweenDavid Copperfield’s History of Magic
Spooktacular Sale - Only 8 books available at this price The most complete book on Halloween and Halloween magic ever conceived. #1 NEW RELEASE IN HOLIDAY BOOKS AT AMAZON.David Copperfield’s History of Magic $40 — An illustrated, illuminating insight into the world of illusion from the world’s greatest and most successful magician, capturing its audacious and inventive practitioners, and showcasing the art form’s...

$34.95

$40.00

Decades: 80 Year Timeline of Abbott's Magic History Deceiver's Discourse by Ken de Courcy
Decades: 80 Year Timeline of Abbott's Magic HistoryDeceiver's Discourse by Ken de Courcy
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.This book contains some fantastic magic from one of Magic's most prolific authors. Having written many books as well as articles in just about every magic publication, Ken de Courcy's work is a must have. This book is packed with great stage and...

$10.00

$5.00

$1.00

Designed Illusions & Design Delusions by David Hemingway Don't Fool Yourself: The Magical Life of Dell O'Dell
Designed Illusions & Design Delusions by David HemingwayDon't Fool Yourself: The Magical Life of Dell O'Dell
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.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!

$66.00

$45.00

Download Abbott Magic Collection 10: Gospel Magic Routines Dunninger Knows by Joseph Atmore
Download Abbott Magic Collection 10: Gospel Magic RoutinesDunninger Knows by Joseph Atmore
Volume 10 Download is in a searchable pdf format with interactive TOC to each effect and a quick return to TOC link on every page. A gigantic collection of 120 Gospel Routines from the Dracup Trilogy including ACROBATIC CANE, AERIAL SUSPENSION,..."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

$7.50

$84.00

Emotional Mentalism Vol 2 by Luca Volpe Ensuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
Emotional Mentalism Vol 2 by Luca VolpeEnsuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
After the worldwide success of "Emotional Mentalism", Luca Volpe is back with the second volume which contains brand new routines for the serious mentalist and psychic entertainer. All of the routines have been tested hundreds of times, on people...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...

$96.00

$18.95

Ensuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer Eugene Burger: From Beyond by Lawrence Hass and Eugene Burger
Ensuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer Eugene Burger: From Beyond by Lawrence Hass and Eugene Burger
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...Per Eugene's wishes, Larry has held onto this goldmine and it is now ready to be shared with the world. Full of Eugene's unpublished material with over 15 parlor, stage and spirit theater routines. Included is his Spirit Slates - See Demo!

$19.00

$96.00

Even Stephen by Ken de Courcy Exhibition Card Fans
Even Stephen by Ken de CourcyExhibition Card Fans
This book details a very commercial betting routine. If you like the ten-card poker deal and effects dealing with what seem to be impossible odds, then this one is for you. Even when the odds are totally against you, the methods included ensure...Make card fans like the pro's with this inexpensive paperback book on Exhibition Card Fans

$24.00

$2.00

$10.00

F.R.A.U.D. Faro Exposed
F.R.A.U.D.Faro Exposed
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.Written by Alfred Trumble and first published in 1882, Faro Exposed was a landmark book on America's favorite crooked card game. It explains the origin, rules, and history of Faro, as well as the sophisticated methods used by card cheats to beat...

$20.00

$50.00

Fun with the Science of Magic (Royal Magic) Funny by Nick Diffatte
Fun with the Science of Magic (Royal Magic)Funny by Nick Diffatte
Fun with the Science of Magic (Royal Magic) $60 — A truly original kit unlike any other. A uniquely curated collection of magic tricks all accomplished by amazing scientific principles. Includes virtual video instructions and a companion booklet...A new booklet filled with honest advice on how to approach the world of stand-up comedy magic.

11 essays on the performance of stand-up comedy magic, comedy writing, and 3 stand up tricks directly from Nick's live shows!

$60.00

$30.00

Further Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer Genii Magazine October 2020
Further Impuzzibilities by Jim SteinmeyerGenii Magazine October 2020
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!...FEATURES A Halloween Celebration by Steve Bryant Poems for a Dark and Stormy Night Beyond the Final Houdini Seance The Movie Night Five- Minute Seance Crypt-Ography The Room with Thread in Its Walls by Rob Zabrecky with Jim Steinmeyer AMA Awards...

$15.95

$6.00

$2.00

GET TOGETHER PICK UP ONLY - TARGET MIDNIGHT BOOK Handsome Jack Etc
GET TOGETHER PICK UP ONLY - TARGET MIDNIGHT BOOKHandsome Jack Etc
THIS IS FOR GET TOGETHER PICKUP ONLY, Shipping is turned off on this order, price goes up August 7th. Target Midnight was released early on Amazon and became the number one best seller in the "Performing Arts History" category.Forget about his incredible looks, Handsome Jack’s skill, humor, and humility, make him a great writer of magic. —David Blaine Handsome Jack is two of the best magicians I know. —Derek DelGaudio This book is a vault of original, powerhouse...

$50.00

$25.00

$55.00

Heroes of Magic by John Fisher Horror Magic by Jim Magus
Heroes of Magic by John FisherHorror Magic by Jim Magus
Acclaimed television producer and author John Fisher has assembled an unparalleled cast in the pages of Heroes of Magic. Combining firsthand experience and behind-the-scenes stories with deep historical understanding, each profile captures the...Horror Magic is a fantastic resource for Bazaar Magic performers. If you would like to haunt a house or scare some friends this book is for you. If you would like to put on a frightening magic show, ONLY 3 LEFT AT THIS PRICE, SALE ENDS HALLOWEEN AT MIDNIGHT

$75.00

$24.00

How Magicians Think, hardcover book (Joshua Jay) Illusion Illusion
How Magicians Think, hardcover book (Joshua Jay)Illusion Illusion
How Magicians Think, hardcover book (Joshua Jay) $30 — HOW MAGICIANS THINK: The door to magic is closed, but it’s not locked. And now Joshua Jay opens that door to reveal the artistry and obsessiveness, esoteric history and long-whispered-about...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.

$30.00

$37.50

Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer Inside the Head of Donny Orbit by Donny Orbit
Impuzzibilities by Jim SteinmeyerInside the Head of Donny Orbit by Donny Orbit
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...Donny Orbit exhibits a fresh approach with his effects. I always look forward to his stuff! - JOSHUA JAY Donny Orbit has been cropping up all over the place recently, having effects published in MAGIC, GENII and ANTINOMY and contributing to...

$15.95

$24.00

$4.00

Kardyro Kolossal Kompendium of Klever Kommercial Kloseup Magic Kenton Sampler book Kenton Knepper
Kardyro Kolossal Kompendium of Klever Kommercial Kloseup MagicKenton Sampler book Kenton Knepper
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.In this sampler are pieces from works currently out of print, classics and brand new material are thrown together in a menagerie of relevant magic. Magic, mentalism and "weerd" performance styles are all included. ONLY 1 LEFT AT THIS PRICE

$10.00

$30.00

Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) 3 by Paul Osborne Love Your Audience (John Breeds)
Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) 3 by Paul OsborneLove Your Audience (John Breeds)
The latest in the series of Kidtrix books! It features all new props and presentations for the family/children's performer. With a foreword by Bev Bergeron, this publication features an all new look at illusions styled and designed for the...Love Your Audience (John Breeds) $30 $5 — In the first release of these eagerly awaited sequels, John shifts focus to perhaps the most important aspect of a successful performance: building a great relationship with your audience. For...

$26.50

$30.00

$5.00

Magic and Mysteries of India (Eddie Joseph) Magic in Motion The Mechanics of Body Illusion
Magic and Mysteries of India (Eddie Joseph)Magic in Motion The Mechanics of Body Illusion
Magic and Mysteries of India (Eddie Joseph) $20 — Softcover edition. A huge collection of magic that contains 6 chapters, nearly 60 pages, and dozens of effects from East India. Here is a sampling of what is in this book: Look Out, It’s a Snake;...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!

$20.00

$34.95

Magic Magazine - May 2014 Max Malini: King of Magicians, Magician of Kings (Steve Cohen)
Magic Magazine - May 2014Max Malini: King of Magicians, Magician of Kings (Steve Cohen)
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.Max Malini: King of Magicians, Magician of Kings (Steve Cohen) $125 — Max Malini circled the globe eight times, enthralling kings and emperors, czars and presidents. After a private show at the White House, Theodore Roosevelt said, “A remarkable...

$6.00

$125.00

Miracle Signed Bill In A Borrowed Cigar by Robert Olson Mnemodexterity by L. De Bevere
Miracle Signed Bill In A Borrowed Cigar by Robert Olson Mnemodexterity by L. De Bevere
he performer borrows a bill of any denomination and has it signed. The bill instantly vanishes from your fingertips. A cigar is borrowed and ripped in half. A bill is taken out and unrolled, revealing their signed bill.Mnemodexterity is L. De Bevere's work on the Memorized Deck. If you've never utilized a Memorized Deck, let us say that it's quite an amazing piece of a card worker's arsenal. Once you've mastered it, the effects seem absolutely impossible and...

$12.00

$4.00

$12.00

$3.00

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. Readers will learn how to bend spoons, stretch handkerchiefs, levitate...

$55.00

$25.00

Nine Unearthed At Midnight - Halloween Magic Book For Kids Offbeat (Nick Diffatte)
Nine Unearthed At Midnight - Halloween Magic Book For KidsOffbeat (Nick Diffatte)
Nine Unearthed At Midnight is our magic book for kids at Halloween. All of these magic stunts can be cut out or copied right from this book so a pair of scissors is the most dangerous prop in this book. Most of the Nine Unearthed At Midnight...Offbeat (Nick Diffatte) $55 — A complete sell out at Magic Live, and now shipping worldwide! Take sixteen road-tested, audience-proven routines from one of the funniest magicians on stage today, combine with nine essays, hundreds of stylized...

$9.95

$55.00

Ouija by Fraser Parker and Ross Tayler Playing Cards in Photographs
Ouija by Fraser Parker and Ross TaylerPlaying Cards in Photographs
As close to real billet-less name guess. Imagine... In the course of a routine, during a close up performance, you get the spectator to focus on the name of someone close to them. They name a few random letters, including letters from the name....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.

$40.00

$35.00

Playing Shopping Centres (Jim Mahoney) Populate by Mark Parker
Playing Shopping Centres (Jim Mahoney) Populate by Mark Parker
Playing Shopping Centres (Jim Mahoney) — Playing Shopping Centers by Jim Mahoney (with Introduction by Billy McComb) was written in 1983 yet is still relevant in every way, even today. This book focuses primarily on Playing Shopping Malls. From...Populate - An illusionary appearance of a small crowd. Introduction by Eric Olsen of EDF Magic This is the first in a series of single illusion publications by renowned Illusion designer Mark Parker. ONLY 4 LEFT AT THIS PRICE

$10.00

$2.00

$36.00

$4.00

Rants 2 (Kenton Knepper) Restaurant Worker's Handbook
Rants 2 (Kenton Knepper)Restaurant Worker's Handbook
Rants 2 (Kenton Knepper) — The much-anticipated sequel to "Rants Into Raves" is finally here! Rants 2 is everything its predecessor was and more. When you are done reading this manuscript, you will have a much greater understanding of yourself as...Make Money Doing Restaurant Magic! Jim Pace's "The Restaurant Worker's Handbook shows you how! Jim Pace makese a very successful living performing Restaurant Magic. Now, in this "Handbook for Restaurant Workers," Jim shares the secrets that have...

$15.00

$3.00

$30.00

Rings Supreme by Lewis Ganson and Aldo Colombini Rovi Reveals by Lewis Ganson
Rings Supreme by Lewis Ganson and Aldo Colombini Rovi Reveals by Lewis Ganson
Aldo Colombini's presentation of the Rings Supreme is a very solid and entertaining routine for any audience. If you perform The Chinese Linking Rings and are not aware of the Rings Supreme routine, then this book is a MUST HAVE!VERY solid effects that are extremely strong and memorable. Rovi was known for his very focused and direct effects and presentations. He was very much ahead of his time. If you are a close-up card worker looking for material that can be used as...

$12.00

$3.00

$10.00

$2.00

Solomon's Secrets Subsequent Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
Solomon's SecretsSubsequent Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
David Solomon is one of the nation’s most prolific cardicians, having spent fifty three years seeking out, refining, and inventing the most interesting and fooling methods in the card magic. A confidant of Ed Marlo, and a stalwart of the "Chicago...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...

$55.00

$15.95

Suzi Wandas: The Lady with the Fairy Fingers TeleShock (Nefesch)
Suzi Wandas: The Lady with the Fairy FingersTeleShock (Nefesch)
Author: Kobe and Christ Van Herwegen Suzy Wandas came from the humblest of beginnings. Nothing about her entry into the world was auspicious, nor did it portend to her future as a star on the stages of Europe, England, or America. Instead, Jeanne...Let's say you are visiting the home of friends or relatives. You tell them that you would like to demonstrate a powerful telekinesis skill that you have been developing, you then go on to perform Teleshock! You begin by asking the home owner to...

$60.00

$25.00

$3.00

The Abbott Magic Collection The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 10: Gospel Magic Routines
The Abbott Magic CollectionThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 10: Gospel Magic Routines
Perhaps the greatest collection of magic and history in one volume. In many cases if purchased individually these effects would be ten times the cost of the book. Each book only $10!A gigantic collection of 120 Gospel Routines from the Dracup Trilogy including ACROBATIC CANE, AERIAL SUSPENSION, BALL AND VASE, BALL THRU BOLT, BANG GUN, BERLANDS BILL IN LEMON, BLENDO, BLINDFOLD (PROFESSIONAL), BLOOMING BOUQUET 1, BLOOMING...

$10.00

$10.00

The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 11: Ventriloquism The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 12: Coin Magic & Routines
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 11: VentriloquismThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 12: Coin Magic & Routines
Whether you are a professional Ventriloquist, Beginner, or a magician who wants to spice up his act a bit, this is the book for you, without a doubt one of the best books on Ventriloquism ever made. If you are a beginner or looking for tips and...A Collection of coin tricks, manipulations, and props that cover over 80 years of Abbott Magic including Simple Effects With Coins (50 quick tricks), Vanishing a Coin (30 different ways), A Dozen Coin Changes, 35 Coin Moves and Passes, and even 9...

$10.00

$10.00

The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 14: Card Magic & Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 15: Silk Magic & Routines
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 14: Card Magic & RoutinesThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 15: Silk Magic & Routines
Huge collection of some of the greatest card magic of all time, from beginner to pro, sleights and non sleights, make your own trick decks, literally something for everyone and all the effects are WINNERS! FALSE SHUFFLES AND CUTS INCLUDING THE...The greatest silk magic in the world is in between the binders of this book. Traditional and Unique Silk Magic so there is something for everyone in this incredible collection. INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING: 20TH CENTURY SILKS, 20TH CENTURY SILKS PAPER...

$10.00

$10.00

The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 16: Paper Magic & Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 17: Escapes
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 16: Paper Magic & RoutinesThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 17: Escapes
Paper magic is one of the most popular areas of magic for several reasons. The props are usually easy to make, and the effects are usually done with items people can relate to. This book contains well over 100 paper effects that include several...Escapes take magic to the next level of excitement and thrills and with this book you can add this excitement to your own act. CONTENT INCLUDES A FORWARD BY PERCY ABBOTT, A DOUBLE EXCHANGE, A FOOLER WITH HANDCUFFS, A SPIRIT ROPE TIE, ALWAYS READY...

$10.00

$10.00

The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 1: The Percy Abbott Years The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 2: The Recil Bordner Years
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 1: The Percy Abbott YearsThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 2: The Recil Bordner Years
This is the first chapter in Abbotts Magic History. The Abbott Magic Company is perhaps America's most historic Magic Manufacturer and this is the how the story begins. The first 25 years of Abbotts existence is documented in this book as we...This is the second chapter on Abbotts History! With the passing of partner Percy Abbott, Recil Bordner took over the reigns at Abbotts Magic and instigated many changes to the Abbott Get Together including bringing it back to Colon. This book...

$10.00

$10.00

The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 3: The Greg Bordner Years The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 4: Secrets And Routines
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 3: The Greg Bordner YearsThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 4: Secrets And Routines
The third chapter in the history of Abbotts Magic! After decades of successful Abbott Get-Togethers, the reins passed from the sometimes despotic Percy Abbott to the gentler hands of Recil Bordner -- without a noticeable change of pace. 1982 saw...Instructions, Patter, and Routines for over 50 of Abbotts Magic's most popular props including the following: Acrobatic Cane Routine, Arrowhead Illusion, Asrah In Miniature, Astounding DoNothing Machine (Pom Pom Sticks Routine),Attaboy, Bamboo...

$10.00

$10.00

The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 6: The Halloween Magic The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 7: Stage Illusion Plans
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 6: The Halloween MagicThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 7: Stage Illusion Plans
A collection of over 45 spooky Halloween magic effects including THE PHONE ESP EFFECT, A SKULL IN THE HAND, BOOK OF THE DEAD, THE SORCAR HAUNTED CIRCLE, HALLOWEEN PARTY CRAZY CUT UPS, TRICKS WITH A TAROT DECK, HALLOWEEN STAROLOGY, NINE PAST...Workshop plans for over 25 different stage illusions including ARABIAN TENT ILLUSION, ARTIST DREAM, BARREL ESCAPE , BASKET GIRL / HINDU BASKET, BOY TO RABBIT ILLUSION, CALIPHS CUTTER, CHOPLEVI, DANCING SLIPPERS ILLUSION, DOG VANISH, DOLL HOUSE...

$10.00

$10.00

The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 8: Grand Illusion Plans The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 9: Carnival Magic
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 8: Grand Illusion PlansThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 9: Carnival Magic
Over 20 Grand Magic Illusions including AGA LEVITATION, ASRAH LEVITATION, ASRAH THRUSTON VERSION, BROOM LEVITATIO / AERIAL SUSPENSION, BUZZ SAW ILLUSION, CAGE ILLUSION, CANVAS CASE ILLUSION, CHEST OF ENCHANTMENT, CHESTS OF MYSTERY, CHINESE IDOL...A collection of over 35 stunts, plans, magic, and illusions from Abbotts Magic that have been used in Carnivals and Side Shows including Bed of Nails, Blade Box By MUM (Pretzel Girl), Blockhead Act, Buried Alive Stunt, Burned Alive, Crucifixion,...

$10.00

$10.00

The Card Expert The Complete Al Leech
The Card ExpertThe Complete Al Leech
This softbound booklet, written by Lynn Searles, contains 48 pages with 26 line drawings.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...

$5.00

$49.95

The Essential Sol Stone (Stephen Hobbs) The Hofner Quintet by John Hofner
The Essential Sol Stone (Stephen Hobbs) The Hofner Quintet by John Hofner
At long last, legendary New York magician Sol Stone's best effects have been amassed into a single volume. Here are more than 50 of Sol's favorite effects — including some of his most closely-guarded secrets — all completely updated and...The Hofner Quintet offers three complete mentalism effects for stage. Each effect is taught in great detail with "blue prints" on how to build the items needed. You will not be disappointed with this rare find. Limited quantities available.

$35.00

$20.00

$4.00

The Lilliputians by Will Ayling The Magic Graveyard 2021 Revised Edition
The Lilliputians by Will AylingThe Magic Graveyard 2021 Revised Edition
The Lilliputians is a FANTASTIC book FILLED with tons of information on the world of glove and rod puppets. It contains many great and practical ideas surrounding puppetry, theatre, routines, sounds, music, drama, etc.A perfect gift for yourself or the magician in your life. Whether in your library, den, magic room or living room, this book is a wonderful coffee table book with more than 270 photos and illustrations. It takes you on a tour of a magic...

$24.00

$3.00

$35.00

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...

$78.00

$60.00

Three Card Monte Book - Scarne Tricks N Treats Book
Three Card Monte Book - ScarneTricks N Treats Book
By John Scarne. This wonderful book was written in the mid-1930s when prohibition and illegal gambling affected the big cities. The Three Card Monte was played on the streets and some of the wealthiest people of the day were taken in by the...This book will help you make the most of the marketing phenomena that is not only Halloween, but the entire Halloween season. Over two hundred pages, Color section, Well illustrated. Check out the video by BJ Mallen for more info on this book.

$5.00

$45.00

Ventriloquism: Magic with Your Voice Vintage Collectible - Magic Card System
Ventriloquism: Magic with Your VoiceVintage Collectible - Magic Card System
Ventriloquism: Magic with Your Voice (George Schindler) $10 — George Schindler, an internationally famous magicomedian, wrote this classic guide to ventriloquism in the 1970s, and it has stood the test of time, telling you: • What ventriloquism...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.

$10.00

$1.00

Words About Wizards (Robert Parrish) Abbotts 50 Tricks with a Paper Cone
Words About Wizards (Robert Parrish)Abbotts 50 Tricks with a Paper Cone
This book brings to life past times and past magicians as few in the literature of magic have done. Author Robert Parrish knew or saw every performer he writes about and produces fascinating anecdotes and insightful accounts of the performances...This soft cover book of twenty pages includes tricks with ribbons, silks, eggs, cards, tobacco, money, flowers, milk,

$30.00

$5.00

1 - 120 of 244 items