Mark Wilson's Cyclopedia Of Magic: A Complete Course

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Running Press, Jan 26, 1996 - Games & Activities - 640 pages
The world famous magician Mark Wilson reveals more than 200 classic magic tricks, from sleight of hand to levitation, accompanied by more than 1,500 illustrations. How does so much information fit in this little book? It's magic!

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Mark Wilson's Course in Magic

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This is an excellent text for anyone interested in learning more about magic tricks and performing some great effects. Topics cover all aspects of magic: coin, rope, stage, mental, close up, card, etc ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
13
Card Magic
15
CardHandling Techniques
16
Riffle Shuffle
17
Table Shuffle
18
Dealing the Cards
20
SelfWorking Card Tricks
22
Automatic Card Discovery
23
LappingPullOff Method
299
Coin in a Ball of Wool
301
Coin Roll
307
Roll Down
310
Dollar Bill Magic
312
Bills from Nowhere I
315
Bills from Nowhere II
317
TornandRestored Dollar Bill
319

Super Automatic Card Discovery
25
Fantastic Five
27
Turnover Card
30
Double Turnover
33
Double X Mystery
38
Super Double X Mystery
41
You Do As I Do
42
Hindu Shuffle Tricks
47
Hindu Shuffle
48
How to Use the Hindu Shuffle
50
Hindu Glimpse
51
Hindu KeyCard Location
52
Hindu Flash Force
54
Hindu Color Change
56
TwoDeck Version
59
Bottom Stock Control
62
False Cut
64
PickUp Control
65
Overhand Shuffle Tricks
69
Overhand Shuffle
70
Overhand Reverse Shuffle
71
Overhand InJog Control
72
Card Case Escape
75
Shuffle Control with Key Card
78
Top Card to Bottom
79
Bottom Card to Top
80
Overhand InJog Top Card Control
81
Magnetized Card
82
Placing a Card at a Specific Location in the Deck
84
Surprise Appearance
85
Forcing a Card
88
Slip Force I
89
Slip Force II
91
1020 Count Force
93
Rollover Force
95
Roll Any Number
97
Magicians Choice Force
99
Double Life Tricks
102
LittleFinger Break
103
Double Life
105
Riffle Revelation
107
SnapIt
110
ColorChanging Aces I
112
Sandwiched Aces
116
Double Thought Projection
121
Glide Tricks
125
Glide I
126
Glide II
129
Double Lift and Glide
130
Oil and Water
133
Birds of a Feather
136
ShortCard Tricks
142
How to Make a Short Card
143
Short Card to the Top
144
Short Card to the Bottom
145
Short Card as Locator
147
Short Card as Locator
150
Short Card as Locator
151
Quick Riffle Location
152
Cutting the Aces
155
GiantCard Tricks
158
BiggerCard Trick
159
Sympathetic Cards
161
Applause Card
169
Double Applause Card
173
Giant Mistake II
175
Giant Mystery
176
Flourishes
181
OneHand Cut I
182
OneHand Cut II
184
OneHand Cut III
187
Ribbon Spread
189
RibbonSpread Turnover
190
Reverse RibbonSpread Turnover
192
Turnover Control
193
Pressure Fan
194
Closing the FanTwoHand Method
196
Closing the FanOneHand Method
197
OneHand Fan
198
Springing the Cards
200
ArmSpread Catch
203
Waterfall
205
Throwing a Card
208
Boomerang Card
210
Genie Cards
212
Genie of the Lamp
214
Genies Number
217
Genie Predicts
220
Sandwiched Genie
222
Genie Saves the Day
226
Genies Library
228
Money Magic
234
Coin Fold
235
Coin Through Handkerchief I
238
Coin Through Handkerchief II
241
Magically Multiply Your Money
244
FourCoin Assembly
248
Sleights with Coins
254
FingerPalm Vanish
256
PinchorDrop Vanish
258
Classic Palm
261
Master Coin Mysteries
263
CoinVanishing Handkerchief II
266
Grants Super CoinVanishing Handkerchief
268
SuperDooper Versatile Vanisher
269
Coin Through Leg
272
Challenge Coin Vanish
274
Coin a GoGo
275
Continuous Coins
279
CopperSilver Penetration
284
Shrinking Coin
289
Coins Across
294
SixBill Repeat
323
Bill in a Lemon
328
Rope Magic
337
Rope Preparation
338
CutandRestored Rope I
340
CutandRestored Rope II
344
Triple Rope Trick
348
Triple RopeMultiple Do As I Do Knot
352
Triple RopeTimes Two
354
CutandRestored String
355
Threading the Needle
359
OneHand Knot
362
Melting Knot
363
Shoelace Rope Tie
365
Rigid Rope
368
EqualUnequal Ropes
372
Great Coat Escape
375
RopeandCoat Release
380
Ring Off Rope
383
Impossible Rope Escape
387
Silk and Handkerchief Magic
391
Hypnotized Handkerchief
392
Fatima the Dancer
395
Dissolving Knot
397
Knot Through ARm
400
Handkerchief Through Handkerchief
403
Penetrating Handkerchief
405
Magical Production of a Handkerchief
408
Handkerchief Vanish
411
Serpentine Silk I
415
Serpentine Silk II
419
BrokenandRestored Match
422
Eggs from Nowhere
426
Vanishing Glass
430
Vanishing GlassImpromptu Version
433
Impromptu Magic
435
Jumping Rubber Band
436
Reverse Jumping Rubber Band
437
Double Jumping Rubber Band I
438
Double Jumping Rubber Band II
440
Challenge Jumping Rubber Band
441
Linking Paper Clips with Rubber Band
444
Bag Tag Escape
446
Lifesavers on the Loose
448
Cords of Fantasia
451
Sucker TornandRestored Napkin
453
Jumping Match
459
Flying Match
461
Dots Magic with Paddle Move
464
Dots MagicImpromptu Version
469
Glass Through Table
470
Mental Magic
475
ThreeWay Test
476
Magazine Test
482
Curious Coincidence
485
Million to One
488
Gypsy Mind Reader Psychometry
492
Center Tear
495
Spectrum Prediction
498
PingPong Prestidigitation
502
Envelope Stand
506
Betchas
509
Impossible Penetration
510
Impossible Knot
511
DoItYourself Knot
514
TurnedUp Glasses
515
Rubber Band Release
518
Knot in Handkerchief
520
Sponge Sorcery Tricks
521
Sponge Sorcery
522
Flight to the Packet
523
Guess Which Hand
524
Spectators Doubles
525
Transposition in Your Hands
527
Impossible Penetration
529
Spectators Hand Revisited
531
Two in the Hand One in the Pocket I
533
Two in the Hand One in the Pocket II
535
Total Vanish
536
CupandBall Tricks
540
Cups and Balls
541
Penetration
543
Invisible Flight
547
Any Cup Called For
548
Repeat Production
552
Lemon Surprise
554
MakeanHome Magic
559
Afghan Bands
560
Utility Cone
563
DoubleWalled Bag
566
DoubleWalled BagVanish
567
DoubleWalled BagTransformation
569
Sun and Moon
571
TakeApart Vanish
575
Bunny Box
580
Production Box
582
Magic Table
585
Black Art Well
589
Magical Illusions
591
Arabian Tent Illusion
592
Haunted House
597
Victory Cartons Illusion
603
Mystery of the Magical Mummy I
607
Mystery of the Magical Mummy II
611
Curious Cabinet Caper
614
Mummys Casket
616
Whos There?
620
TipOver Trunk
623
Suspension Illusion
626
Your Future in Magic
631
Glossary
633
Copyright

About the author (1996)

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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