A Cut Above Msgr. Vincent Foy - Book

Price $45.00

+ Earn $2 reward points [What are these?]

 Shipping Time: Usually Ships in 1 Business Day!
HURRY! - Only 2 left!



Add to Cart:




Current Reviews: 1
Average Rating: 5 5 of 5 Stars!Go to the Reviews Page

Better Together Discount
Buy this item, get a Decode Red (DVD and Gimmick) by Rizki Nanda and World Magic Shop - DVD at 60% off (discount deducted during checkout...add both items to cart to qualify!)

A Cut Above is a joyful exploration of one-handed cuts created or documented by Msgr. Vincent Foy, a pioneer of the modern movement of card flourishes. His contributions on this subject that appeared initially in The Linking Ring and in Bertram on Sleight of Hand inspired a new generation of finger-flingers.

At the urging of his friends David Ben and Nick Sacco, Msgr. Foy, now 95 years young, deciphered his decades old notes on over 100 one-handed cuts, most of which were of his own invention. Ron van Someren then photographed Msgr. Foy performing the very best. Renowned designer Michael Albright has married the text and images into an artful display that enables the one-hand cut or card flourish enthusiast to master the material with greater ease.

A Cut Above comes complete with an insightful introduction that examines the history and place for card cuts and flourishes in the modern repertoire and an annotated bibliographyof other books and DVDs that the reader may want to explore.

Pages: 240 - black and white, hardbound (color dustjacket) volume is approximately 8.75" x 11.75" (22cm x 30cm) and contains 500 photo images.

The Author - Msgr. Vincent Foy
Born in 1915, Msgr. Foy has held a lifelong interest in magic ever since he saw Harry Blackstone in 1925 perform in Toronto at the old Pantages theatre. Msgr. Foy's first book, purchased later that year for 10 cents, was the 1902 edition of Howard Thurston's Card Tricks. His interest in magic has not waned over the past 85 years.

In the 1940s, Msgr. Foy contributes articles and tricks to magic periodicals under the pen name of Dr. George E. Casaubon. In addition to writing booklets such as Deceptions with a Short Card and Salt Sorcery under that nom de plum, Msgr. Foy was instrumental in bringing the magic of Ross Bertram, one of the original Stars of Magic, to a wider audience through the publications The Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram and Bertram on Sleight of Hand.

Better Together Discount
Buy this item, get a Decode Red (DVD and Gimmick) by Rizki Nanda and World Magic Shop - DVD at 60% off (discount deducted during checkout...add both items to cart to qualify!)


  • Manufactured by:
    Magicana - David Ben

Customer Reviews:


 
by JD Richard
Date Added: 04/03/2014
Great book if your into cuts. The illustrations are clear and the instructions is precise.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]


 


This product was added to our catalog on Monday 18 April, 2011.

The End of My Rope by Chris Philpott - Trick
Sign Up for our Newsletter

1 HOUR SALE!

Criss Angel Mindfreak Complete Season One (2005) - DVD
Criss Angel Mindfreak Complete Season One (2005) - DVD
Was $25.00

Now: $10.00

60% Off!
HURRY! Only 1 Left!

Reward Points

No points earned yet on current order.
Log in to see how many reward points you have already earned

Manufacturer Info

Login

Monthly Achievement!

Spend $300 or more and earn $30.00 credit!
Spent: $0.00 out of $300
Login to Activate
(Click for rules and details)

Testimonials

What would I do without MJM?!?!?!

My first order here, about 5 months ago, to me was from just another magic dealer. I read some things, about the free shipping, and I thought that...
Read More ->


Great Service

Great Service on my last order. The products were at my home in 3 days from order. I will be doing all my on line magic shopping with you from now on!
Read More ->


3 chears for MJM

Hi guys, Just wanted to take a moment to say thanks to MJM & (Jeff Mash) for always being there when we needed them. Over that past few years I've...
Read More ->


I'm very pleased with this coin set

Hi Jeff Thanks a million for your rapid response. I did find the information on the N3 packaging. I got the basic handling down in a couple of...
Read More ->


Great Support

MJM is the best site to buy magic. How can a place with price matching, 10% off discounts, great prices, and a plethora of items not be? But that's...
Read More ->


Have an Effect?

Submit A Trick