100 Magic Tricks
A handbook that takes the struggle out of learning the magicians' secrets. Shows how to perform classic tricks and new twists on old favorites, and teaches simple effects as well as providing a starting point for more difficult illusions. Sequential diagrams and color photographs capture each stage of the tricks. With practice--and this book--any beginner can become a fully-fledged magician. Over 200 color and black-and-white illustrations.
Introduction Welcome to Magic
Simple Sleight of Hand and Manipulation
Magic in Close Up 84
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