Browsing posts tagged: Parlor magic and tricks
Trade of the Tricks

From risqué cabaret performances to engrossing after-hours shop talk, Trade of the Tricks offers an unprecedented look inside the secretive subculture of modern magicians. Entering the flourishing Paris magic scene as an apprentice, Graham M. Jones gives a firsthand account of how magicians learn to perform their astonishing deceptions. He follows the day-to-day lives of […]

Body Magic

Would you believe that you could ask a full-grown man to hold a penny for you and then tell him to drop it and finds he can’t, hard as he may try?In what is undoubtedly the most original magic book of our time, John Fisher shows the reader how, with minimal practice, he can use […]

Hey Presto!

The world’s greatest and most celebrated magicians, conjurors and illusionists can make us believe the unbelievable, the impossible possible. But, of course, just like everybody else these conjurors had to start at a beginning. They too had to learn the simple (but effective) card tricks, the easy (but imaginative) coin tricks and the basic (but […]

Tricks to Freak Out Your Friends

If you’re interested in magic because on your 9th birthday your Mummy and Daddy booked the ruddy-faced Uncle Fiddlesticks who pulled a bunny out of a hat and made sweets appear from his pockets which he forced you to verify empty and you want to know how it was done, this isn’t the book for […]

Magic Tricks & Illusions

This classic magic tricks book has long been out-of-print, but is now again available to magic enthusiasts and collectors.Of enormous importance to the field of amateur magic, Magic: Tricks & Illusions feature over 250 feats and tricks. All routines are outlined and illustrated, with a springboard of derivations offered for the ambitious entertainer.Ranging from simple […]

Magic with Everyday Objects

Magic with Everyday Objects is an easy-to-follow how-to manual for novice magicians or those interested in picking up a few easy tricks to entertain at a moment’s notice.

Knack Magic Tricks

From simple to advanced, and using household and inexpensive props, Knack Magic Tricks includes tricks using cards, coins, handkerchiefs, and fruit, as well as mental tricks, anytime tricks, standup tricks, and tricks especially for kids (to be performed both for them and by them).

Zauberei für Dummies

Mit diesem Buch werden Sie zu einem Magier. Sie lernen in Kneipen, im Büro oder auf Festen, ein Funkeln in die Augen Ihres Publikums zu hexen. Mit Karten und Münztricks, einigen Kunststücken für Fortgeschrittene, Mentalmagie und Schwebeeinlagen werden Sie Ihre Zuschauer verblüffen. Das ist aber noch nicht alles: Oliver Erens zeigt Ihnen auch Zaubertricks für […]

Tricks with Your Head

“Mac King is a god.” Penn and TellerTricks with Your Head is the world’s greatest (and only) collection of hilarious, mystifying, and sometimes repulsive magic tricks that you can perform with your very own head.If you’ve only thought of your head as a receptacle for so-called higher learning, or as a structure for keeping your […]