Classic Secrets of Magic (Paperback)
Pomona Press, 9781406793901, 260pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2006
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Originally published in 1953 by Harper and Brothers, 'Classic Secrets of Magic' exposes the mystery behind some of the most well-known magical tricks, such as the 'Ambitious Card', the 'Chink-a-Chink' and the 'Four Ace Trick'. Contents include: The Spectator's Card is Produced - Corn-Cobs - Water, Water, Everywhere - The Very Peripatetic Paddle - Those Four Aces - The Miser's Dream Come True - The Egg Bag, Well Done - The Two Covers, and The Four Objects... - Billiards, Magic Style - Razor Sharp - The Ambitious Card - The Eternal Cups and Balls - in Conclusion - Appendix - Glossary. The book references many notable magicians, including Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller and Roy Benson, and is perfect for the magic novice and enthusiast alike. We are republishing this vintage compendium in a modern and affordable edition, featuring a new introduction and high quality reproductions of the original artwork.