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Modern Coin Magicby J B Bobo
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Sleight-of-hand magic has consistently earned the respect of professional magicians. If you are yet an amateur, this easy-to-follow manual--together with regular practice--is the surest route to professional-level competence. All the test, traditional methods of coin magic are here. You can learn about palms, holds, flips, switches, change-over, cuffing, sleeving, and other techniques.
The most complete treatise on sleight-of-hand coin conjuring, including best traditional methods and modern innovations. Guides you systematically from basic techniques, through integrated tricks to complete acts, 18 in all. 510 clear illustrations.
The most complete treatise on sleight-of-hand coin conjuring, including best traditional methods and modern innovations. Guides you systematically from basic techniques, through integrated tricks to complete routined acts, 18 in all. 510 clear illustrations by Nelson C. Hahne. The best manual for amateurs, an encyclopedic source for professionals.
Table of Contents
J. B. Bobo
Prologue-Of Coins and Conjuring
"Scot on Monie, 1584"
I "Coin Concealments: Palms, Holds, Clips"
II "Basic Techniques: Switches, Flips, Change-Over, Steals"
III Coin Vanishes
IV "Complete Coin Vanishes: Palm, Pocket, Sucker, Hanks, Envelope"
V Quick Tricks: 27 Tricks
VII The Art of Sleeving
VIII Coins Across
IX Coin Classics: 34 Tricks
X Coin Boxes
XI Trick Coin Trickery: 27 Tricks
XII Shell and Folding Half: 18 Tricks
XIII Stage Coin Magic: 5 Tricks
XIV "The Miser's Dream: Robert-Houdin, Downs, Harrison, Whitford"
XV The Stanley Collins Section
XVI Routines: 18 Routined Coin Acts
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