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Gently Used Circus Books Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 8 (Harlan Tarbell)
Gently Used Circus Books Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 8 (Harlan Tarbell)
Gently Used Circus Books $25 — Includes, "When the Circus Came to Town" by Dean M Aungst, the circus story with a pictorial array. Stupendous Colossal Gigantic Applied Arts Publishers; 1976. Staple bound. 40 pages. Very good condition. And, "A...MAGIC BOOKS NEW YEAR’S SALE (only on in-stock items; first come, first served; good thru Jan 6, 2022): Stock up your magic library for great winter reading! Buy any one (1) or more of these in-stock titles and receive one (1) Abbott’s Magic...

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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 13: Rope Magic & Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 5: Mentalism
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 13: Rope Magic & Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 5: Mentalism
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 &...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...

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Truth Fables (Ben Blau) 13 Steps to Mentalism, 1st Edition (Corinda)
Truth Fables (Ben Blau)13 Steps to Mentalism, 1st Edition (Corinda)
Truth Fables (Ben Blau) Was $120 Now $75 — Truth Fables is the fantastic new book from 2019 Eugene Burger Legacy Award-Winner, Ben Blau. A follow-up to his best-selling book, Asymptotes, with Truth Fables Ben delivers another outstanding...WAS $1,500; NOW $299 – 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. Overall, a very nice...

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15 Great Illusions 84th Abbott's Magic Get-Together Reference Book
15 Great Illusions84th Abbott's Magic Get-Together Reference Book
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.84th Abbott's Magic Get-Together Reference Book $5 — Here's a brand-new Abbott's Magic publication that was only available to attendees of the 84th Abbott's Get-Together in Colon, Michigan. It is now available to you for a limited time, at the...

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A Magic Variety Show by Eric Hawkesworth Abbott Magic Collection 18: Supplement & Potpourri
A Magic Variety Show by Eric HawkesworthAbbott Magic Collection 18: Supplement & Potpourri
Looking for a source explaining wide-ranging magic effects? You've found it here! Eric Hawkesworth's A Magic Variety Show is a great book dedicated to creating an act containing multiple styles of traditional magic. These styles include Close-up...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...

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Abbott's Illusions Printed Book (Complete Workshop Plans) Abbott's Magic And The American Side Show
Abbott's Illusions Printed Book (Complete Workshop Plans)Abbott's Magic And The American Side Show
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.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!

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Abbott's Poster Book (Hardcover) Acting for Magicians
Abbott's Poster Book (Hardcover)Acting for Magicians
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...One of the main reasons magicians neglect the "acting" part of magic is because magic is such a demanding discipline to learn. A performing magician wears many hats. The magician has to learn sleights, misdirection and technical prowess of the...

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Aqua Imp (Ben Harris) Arempi The Book (Baltazar Fuentes)
Aqua Imp (Ben Harris) Arempi The Book (Baltazar Fuentes)
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...Arempi The Book (Baltazar Fuentes) Was $186 Now $99 — It should be obvious that the execution of good sleight of hand is dependent on good technique. But technique can only take you so far. It requires knowledge of the aforementioned material...

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Award Winning by John Cornelius B2 For Those Who Dare – A Billet Routine (Philipp Ganglberger)
Award Winning by John CorneliusB2 For Those Who Dare – A Billet Routine (Philipp Ganglberger)
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...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...

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Banquet Magician's Handbook by David Charvet Best Of Larry Beckers World Of Super Mentalism II
Banquet Magician's Handbook by David CharvetBest Of Larry Beckers World Of Super Mentalism II
Banquet or "after dinner" shows offer one of the most lucrative fields to the working magician In every town or city, every day, banquets are held where entertainment is needed In this book, David Charvet and a panel of experts share the real...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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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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Black Moon by Docc Hilford Books of Wonder 2-VOL COMBO set by Tommy Wonder
Black Moon by Docc HilfordBooks of Wonder 2-VOL COMBO set by Tommy Wonder
"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...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...

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Cardially Yours by Ed Marlo Cards Of Influence by Kenton Knepper
Cardially Yours by Ed MarloCards Of Influence by Kenton Knepper
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...Kenton Knepper tips some of his highly successful and wildly entertaining examples for the public on subliminal influence and word power using cards no less! Mark Townsend is a student of Kenton's who is well known for adding deeper dimensions...

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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.

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Collectible - For Magicians Only Book 1923 Collectible Book - Tony Marks Aristocrat of Deception (signed)
Collectible - For Magicians Only Book 1923Collectible Book - Tony Marks Aristocrat of Deception (signed)
Check out the video on this product by Greg BordnerSigned by Tony Marks

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Con Quests Conjuring by Eric Hawkesworth
Con QuestsConjuring by Eric Hawkesworth
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!A great book for the stand-up performer. This is filled with fabulous stand-up routines and a wide variety of magic. Gold fish productions, illusionettes, cards, mentalism, plus much, much more. Very limited quantities available.

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Conjuring with Christopher (Milbourne Christopher) Constant Fooling Volume 1 by David Regal
Conjuring with Christopher (Milbourne Christopher)Constant Fooling Volume 1 by David Regal
Conjuring with Christopher (Milbourne Christopher) $5 — This 72-page book contains good magic with coins, cards, thimbles, silks, and ropes, plus chapters on mental magic and a variety of stage feats. Grab a copy of this classic magic book to...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...

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D'Angelo's Touch (Book and 15 Downloads) DARK ENERGY SECRETS - Abbotts Complete Book Of Halloween
D'Angelo's Touch (Book and 15 Downloads)DARK ENERGY SECRETS - Abbotts Complete Book Of Halloween
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...Preview Dark Energy's table of contents here The most complete book on Halloween and Halloween magic ever conceived. Over 500 pages and well over 500 pictures and drawings that make the information that must easier to absorb. The entire book is...

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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...

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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!

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Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop Download Abbott Magic Collection 10: Gospel Magic Routines
Doug Edwards Packs a WallopDownload Abbott Magic Collection 10: Gospel Magic Routines
Doug Edwards Packs A Wallop will enable you to "pack a wallop" in front of any kind of audience. There are 204 "wallop-packed" pages, 37 effects and routines - one Coca Cola bottle item, one scissor/rope item, one incredible bill change, and 34...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,...

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Dunninger Knows by Joseph Atmore Emotional Mentalism Vol 2 by Luca Volpe
Dunninger Knows by Joseph AtmoreEmotional Mentalism Vol 2 by Luca Volpe
"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 GellerAfter 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...

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Exhibition Card Fans Extending Magic Beyond Credibility by John Booth
Exhibition Card FansExtending Magic Beyond Credibility by John Booth
Make card fans like the pro's with this inexpensive paperback book on Exhibition Card FansHis thirteenth (and possibly best) book on magic, looks back on his more than 70 years of experience with the conjuring arts and considers some of its most enduring mysteries, intriguing questions and fascinating personalities. From legendary...

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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...

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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!

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Heroes of Magic by John Fisher How Magicians Think, hardcover book (Joshua Jay)
Heroes of Magic by John FisherHow Magicians Think, hardcover book (Joshua Jay)
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...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...

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Illusion F/X (Andrew Mayne) Illusion Illusion
Illusion F/X (Andrew Mayne)Illusion Illusion
Illusion F/X (Andrew Mayne) Was $42, Now $25 — Easy to build, inexpensive illusions that pack small and play big:

– Appearing Motorcycles
– Teleporting Assistants
– Hovering Magicians
– Severed Heads
– Super-fast escapes
– and many more!
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.

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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

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Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) 3 by Paul Osborne Magic and Mysteries of India (Eddie Joseph)
Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) 3 by Paul OsborneMagic and Mysteries of India (Eddie Joseph)
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...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;...

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Magic Atlas by Joshua Jay Magic in Motion The Mechanics of Body Illusion
Magic Atlas by Joshua JayMagic in Motion The Mechanics of Body Illusion
At only seventeen years old, Joshua Jay has authored a collection of over fifty explosive effects! Joshua Jay's, Magic Atlas is a map guiding you through the uncharted territory on the philosophy of magic, as well as six adventurous chapters...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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Mastering the Art of Magic (Eugene Burger) Miracle Signed Bill In A Borrowed Cigar by Robert Olson
Mastering the Art of Magic (Eugene Burger)Miracle Signed Bill In A Borrowed Cigar by Robert Olson
Mastering the Art of Magic (Eugene Burger) $80 — In response to overwhelming demand, Eugene Burger's, the long out-of-print, Mastering the Art of Magic Book has been reprinted. It is an oversized hardcover with dustjacket, printed on quality...WAS $10; NOW $7 – The 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.

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Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring - Hardcover Offbeat (Nick Diffatte)
Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring - HardcoverOffbeat (Nick Diffatte)
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...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...

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Playing Cards in Photographs Puppets with Punch by Tony Green
Playing Cards in PhotographsPuppets with Punch by Tony Green
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.Puppets with Punch by Tony Green is a very hard-to-find book. There are very limited quantities of this book available. Some of the topics in this book include: The Honey Bee, Witchy Whoops, Lollipops, Sammy Seal, The Chinese Magician, plus many...

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Restaurant Worker's Handbook Rings Supreme by Lewis Ganson and Aldo Colombini
Restaurant Worker's HandbookRings Supreme by Lewis Ganson and Aldo Colombini
WAS $30; NOW $15 – 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 ...SOLD OUT

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Rovi Reveals by Lewis Ganson Suzi Wandas: The Lady with the Fairy Fingers
Rovi Reveals by Lewis GansonSuzi Wandas: The Lady with the Fairy Fingers
WAS $10; NOW $7 – 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 closers, this is the book for you!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...

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TARGET MIDNIGHT BOOK The Abbott Magic Collection
TARGET MIDNIGHT BOOKThe Abbott Magic Collection
Target Midnight is all about the old time spook shows and seances of the past. It was released early on Amazon and became the number one best seller in the "Performing Arts History" category. A complete Sellout at the 85th Get Together.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!

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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 10: Gospel Magic Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 11: Ventriloquism
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 10: Gospel Magic RoutinesThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 11: Ventriloquism
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...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...

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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 12: Coin Magic & Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 14: Card Magic & Routines
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 12: Coin Magic & RoutinesThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 14: Card Magic & Routines
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...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...

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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 15: Silk Magic & Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 16: Paper Magic & Routines
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 15: Silk Magic & RoutinesThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 16: Paper Magic & Routines
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...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...

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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 17: Escapes The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 1: The Percy Abbott Years
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 17: EscapesThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 1: The Percy Abbott Years
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...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...

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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 2: The Recil Bordner Years The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 3: The Greg Bordner Years
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 2: The Recil Bordner YearsThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 3: The Greg Bordner Years
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...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...

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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 4: Secrets And Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 6: The Halloween Magic
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 4: Secrets And RoutinesThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 6: The Halloween Magic
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...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...

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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 7: Stage Illusion Plans The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 8: Grand Illusion Plans
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 7: Stage Illusion PlansThe Abbott Magic Collection Volume 8: Grand Illusion Plans
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...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...

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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 9: Carnival Magic The Award-Winning Rope Magic by Francis Tabary
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 9: Carnival MagicThe Award-Winning Rope Magic by Francis Tabary
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,...Master one great rope trick and you will have a piece of magical entertainment that will serve you well for the rest of your life under almost any performing conditions. Rope Magic is the ultimate "packs small, plays big" effect. In The...

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The Bammo Flim-Flam Conglomeration (Bob Farmer) The Card Expert
The Bammo Flim-Flam Conglomeration (Bob Farmer)The Card Expert
The Bammo Flim-Flam Conglomeration (Bob Farmer) Was $90 Now $60 — No other book like it! The Bammo Flim-Flam CONglomeration contains 472 pages with hundreds of illustrations (by Tony Dunn) in 71 chapters, with loads of magic: card tricks, dice...This softbound booklet, written by Lynn Searles, contains 48 pages with 26 line drawings.

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The Essential Sol Stone (Stephen Hobbs) The Floating and Dancing Cane by Lewis Ganson
The Essential Sol Stone (Stephen Hobbs) The Floating and Dancing Cane by Lewis Ganson
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 Dancing Cane is a classic in magic and will remain so, with each year bringing in technology in cane design. One thing that remains the same is the handling and movements. Lewis Ganson has written an exhaustive book on the Dancing Cane. It...

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The Hofner Quintet by John Hofner The Lilliputians by Will Ayling
The Hofner Quintet by John Hofner The Lilliputians by Will Ayling
WAS $20; NOW $10 – 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.WAS $20; NOW $15 – 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. It's...

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The Magic Graveyard 2021 Revised Edition The Magic Kettle (Any Drink Called For!) by Jeffery Atkins
The Magic Graveyard 2021 Revised EditionThe Magic Kettle (Any Drink Called For!) by Jeffery Atkins
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...This is a 'must-own' book for anyone who is currently performing or even thinking about performing this classic effect. Jeffery Atkins covers the origins and history of this classic, as well as multiple ways to produce and set up the Any Drink...

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$20.00

The Riddle of Chung Ling Soo by Will Dexter The Science Behind The Ghost - Jim Steinmeyer
The Riddle of Chung Ling Soo by Will DexterThe Science Behind The Ghost - Jim Steinmeyer
A fascinating account of the of the life of Chung Ling Soo (William E. Robertson). You'll learn about his meager beginnings all the way to his larger-than-life presence in the entertainment world. This book contains all of the detailed highlights. A fun and fascinating read!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...

$11.00

$78.00

Three Card Monte Book - Scarne Ventriloquism: Magic with Your Voice
Three Card Monte Book - ScarneVentriloquism: Magic with Your Voice
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...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...

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$10.00

Vintage Collectible - Magic Card System Words About Wizards (Robert Parrish)
Vintage Collectible - Magic Card SystemWords About Wizards (Robert Parrish)
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.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...

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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

Abbotts Paper Magic Abbotts Tricks with Paper Cups
Abbotts Paper MagicAbbotts Tricks with Paper Cups
Here are over forty of the most unusual, unique and amazing new tricks that can be worked with paperThe magic possibilities with paper cups are truly a revelation.

$5.00

$5.00

Anneman's Practical Mental Magic Bag O Trix
Anneman's Practical Mental MagicBag O Trix
Outstanding collection of nearly 200 crowd-pleasing mental magic featsIf you are looking for something new (or for something old that you haven't discovered yet), look no further than "BAG-O-TRIX!"

$20.00

$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

Card College Light by Roberto Giobbi Card College Lighter by Roberto Giobbi
Card College Light by Roberto GiobbiCard College Lighter by Roberto Giobbi

This Is Not Your Father's "Self-Working" Card Book!

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 masters

$45.00

$45.00

Card College Lightest by Roberto Giobbi Card Manipulations 1-5 by Hugard
Card College Lightest by Roberto GiobbiCard Manipulations 1-5 by Hugard

In 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.

Over 100 tricks that can be done with any pack of cards

$45.00

$10.80

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.Chinese Magic & Illusions (Abbott’s Magic) $7.50 $5 — New low price! Brand new old stock! A must-have U.F. Grant magic booklet with a great collection of sensational mysteries!

$5.00

$7.50

$5.00

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 Linking Rings - Ginn
Come Out FlyingComedy Linking Rings - Ginn
One of the finest books on dove work ever written. A collection of forty features, most of these tricks and routines from leading magicians.This routine has been presented before every type and age audience. You WON'T find a lot of fancy and beautiful moves here but you WILL find a routine filled with laughs and entertainment.

$8.00

$5.00

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