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Self-Working Rope Magic: 70 Foolproof Tricks (Dover Books on Magic)

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Publisher Comments:

Seventy of the best rope tricks ever devised using overhand knots, slip knots and square knots. Dissolve knots, cut and restore ropes, make ropes magically shrink or grow longer, rope escape tricks, flourish knots. 423 illustrations and clear, easy-to-follow directions make performing these startling feats foolproof.

Synopsis:

From one of today's foremost experts: a guidebook with clear instructions and over 400 step-by-step illustrations that show readers how to perform 70 of the best, easiest-to-master, most entertaining rope tricks ever created.

Table of Contents

The Preliminaries

The Overhand Knot

1 The Basic Overhand Knot

2 Slide Off

3 Betcha Knot

4 Triple Knots

5 Dissolving Double Knot

6 The Captive Knot

7 Ghost Knot

The Slip Knot

8 Quick Slip Knot

9 Slippery Knot

10 Ringo

11 Name a Number

12 Convertible Knot

13 Soap on a Rope

14 Miller's Sliding Knots

The Square Knot

15 Basic Square Knot

16 The Granny Knot

17 Time in a Knot

18 Half a Square

19 Enough Rope

20 Siberian Rope Release

21 Square-Knot Paradox

Special Effects

22 Pop-Off Knot

23 The Fake Knot

24 Sliding Knot

25 "Here, Spot!"

Flourish Knots

26 Throw Knot

27 One-Hand Knot

28 Self-Taught Ropes

29 One-Hand Figure

30 Fake Unknot

31 The Double Knot

32 Double-Ring Ceremony

Dissolving Knots

33 Not Knot

34 Dissolvo

35 Pull-Away Knot

36 Posi-Negative Knots

37 Pretzel Knot

38 Triplicity

39 The Penrose Knot

Cut-and-Restored Rope

40 Vishnu Rope Mystery

41 Impey's Impromptu

42 Karl Germaine's Method

43 Hindu Turban Mystery

44 Scissorcut

45 Knot at All

46 Victor Rope Trick

The Hunter Knot

47 A Possible Impossibility

48 Fooling the Expert

49 Neale's Knot

50 Double Cross

51 Hunter Killer

Ropes That Think

52 Liar's Ropes

53 Thought Knots

54 Wishing Rings

55 Spirit Knots

56 Séance

57 The Hanging

Miracle Move

58 Miller's Move

59 Hummering I

60 Hummering II

61 Releaso

Psychic Rope Ties

62 Telekinetic Ring

63 Fourth-Dimension Knot

64 Locked in Place

65 Watch the Watch

66 Gysel Spirit Tie

67 Spirit Music

68 The Kellar Tie

69 Six Glasses

70 Adam's Apple

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486265414
Other:
Fulves, Karl
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Fulves, Karl
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Games, magic and puzzles
Subject:
Hobbies and games
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Magic tricks
Subject:
Knots and splices
Subject:
Rope
Subject:
GAMES / Magic
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Magic Books
Series Volume:
no. 72
Publication Date:
19901231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.43 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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