Mark Wilson's Complete Course in Magic

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Running Press, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 503 pages
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From one of the world's premier practitioners of classic magic, with years of experience instructing younger readers in the magical arts, comes this new revision of his complete guide to learning and performing fantastic feats of prestidigitation. Acclaimed by the Los Angeles Times as "the text that young magicians swear by," it's full of step-by-step instructions. More than 2,000 illustrations provide the know-how behind 300 techniques, from basic card tricks to advanced levitation, along with advice on planning and staging a professional-quality magic show.

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User Review  - chipper99 - LibraryThing

The term "modern classic" is thrown around so loosely these days it's lost in poignancy. This book REALLY IS a modern classic. As a devoted amateur magician myself......this is a jewel in my collection of magic books. Read full review

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User Review  - MrJack - LibraryThing

Mark Wilson's Complete Course in Magic is a tutorial for people who want to learn the delightfully baffling art of performing magic for entertainment. This book covers the gamut of the magical arts ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
How to Add Magic to Your Life
14
Card Handling Techniques
23
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Mark Wilson is first and foremost a famous magician, who the New York Times has recognized as probably the nation's leading authority on magic.” He is also the hugely successful author of numerous kits and books devoted to instruction in the magical arts including the newly released Complete Course in Magic (Revised Ed.). Additionally, has made countless guest appearances throughout his career on every major TV talk show in the country. Mark Wilson resides in southern California.

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