Synopses & Reviews
Two excellent books for beginners, bound together in a single volume, ground novices in the fundamentals and lead them to a mastery of 80 different tricks. These illusions involve cards, coins, matches, tumblers, handkerchiefs, and other articles associated with legerdemain. Particular emphasis on presenting magic for entertainment of spectators. 89 illustrations.
80 different tricks with cards, coins, matches, tumblers, handkerchiefs; colorful, explained with model clarity for beginner. 89 illustrations.
Two books, bound together in a single volume, ground novices in fundamentals and lead them to mastery of 80 different tricks involving cards, coins, matches, and other articles. 89 illustrations.
Table of Contents
PART I -IMPROMPTU
THE COIN THROUGH THE HAND THE WANDERING COINS
PALMINGTHE SURPRISING TUMBLER
THE THREE PELLETS
PATTER THE BEWILDERING COIN THE FLYING DIME
THE COIN AND THE HAT THE KNIFE AND THE PAPERS THE JUMPING RUBBER BAND
THE ANIMATED MATCH-BOX
DOWN YOUR SLEEVE MAGNETIC MATCH
PART II -STUDIED MYSTERIES
A PROBLEM IN SUSPENSION PAPER NAPKINS A STUDY IN BLACK AND WHITE THE COUNTING CHALK THE BILL AND THE CIGARETTE HE BILL IN THE EGG THE LIGHTED MATCH FROM THE POCKET THE SMOKE TRICK THE RING ON THE STICK THE PATRIOTIC BALLS THE CELEBRITY TRICK THE NEST OF ENVELOPES KLING KLANG THE LOST RING THE AFGHAN BANDS THE MYSTERIOUS ADDITION THE SLATE TRICK THE INVISIBLE SCRIBE THE BILLET READING TRICK AUTOMATIC WRITING THE TRANSPOSED HANDKERCIDEF THE INDESTRUCTIBLE HANDKERCHIEF THE CUPS AND BALLS BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX.