Blackstone's Tricks Anyone Can Do

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Citadel Press, Jan 1, 1983 - Fiction - 264 pages
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Every year, magic is gaining greater popularity because it offers more rewards than almost any other hobby. The time spent learning tricks, practicing them and working out individual notions is a pastime in itself. Harry Blackstone was one of the great magicians of the twentieth century. Along with his equally famous peers Houdini and Thurston, Blackstone's feats of legerdemain dazzled audiences around the globe. The present volume is Blackstone's legacy to the parlor magician. All of the props required can usually be found in the average household and those not easily at hand may be purchased at a neighborhood shop. Indeed, here are 200 tricks... feats of magic... which will mystify and entertain but may be performed in anyone's living room.

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Contents

BAFFLERS
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Take It Away4 The Coin Guess5 The Bill and
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Drink the Water14 Take It Off15 Jump Over
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Blackstone is one of the great magicians of the 20th century.

Walter Gibson was one of the most prolific writers ever, best known for his work on the pulp fiction character, The Shadow, but also producing classic works in a number of fields, including gambling and horseracing titles. This original work, written for the Gambler's Book Club, has been republished in various titles through the years, and remains a classic with much sought-after information that is still valid today.

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