Now You See It, Now You Don't!: Lessons in Sleight of Hand

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Vintage Books, 1976 - Games - 224 pages
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A new and simple learn-by-picture method that makes it easy for anyone aged twelve and up to perform all the classic sleights just as they are done by the world's greatest professional magicians. Long-time magician Bill Tarr has teamed up with Barry Ross, an illustrator famous for his instructional sports diagrams, for easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, so that with the help of more than 1,500 line drawings that capture each eye-fooling movement, you'll learn everything from simple sleights you can master in minutes to the great classics of magic. With ordinary objects -- a regular deck of cards, a coin from someone's pocket, a few balls of crumpled aluminum foil -- you'll soon be doing ...

Card Fanning

Springing the Cards from Hand-to-Hand

The Lit-Cigarette Trick

The Three-Shell Game

The Cups and Balls

Three-Card Monte

The Cut and Restored Rope

The Miser's Dream

plus ...

Unbelievable Card Tricks

Coin and Cigarette Vanishes

and dozens and dozens of the world's greatest sleight-of-hand effects!

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great for all levels

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wheather you are just getting started in magic or have been dabling with it for sometime, this book is sure to improve your skills. A must have for all levels of magicians. Read full review

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