Encyclopedia of Card Tricks by Dover Publications - Book

Price $17.95
Sale: $13.46
Save: 25% off

 Shipping Time: Usually Ships in 1 Business Day!
Quantity Limited - 21 left!



Add to Cart:




In the first decades of the twentieth century magicians filled the magic journals with articles on card tricks, giving improvements on classic tricks and inventing new ones. If you could put together a collection of these magazines you would almost have a complete course on card tricks, by some of the world's greatest magicians.

But where could you find these journals now that they are collector's items? And even if you could find them, how much would such a collection cost? As it turns out, not very much, because all the best of these tricks are available in this one monumental book, containing nearly every practical card trick produced, invented and improved by magicians over a span of forty years and more.

A truly staggering collection, this book explains how to perform over 600 professional card tricks: impromptu card tricks, spelling tricks, "You Do As I Do" tricks, diachylon (a paste for gluing cards together) tricks, calculation tricks; tricks using key cards, slick cards, double-backed cards, reversed cards, short cards; tricks based on a one-way pack, prearranged pack, Svengali pack, Mene-Tekel pack, stripper pack, special packs; miscellaneous tricks includng Everywhere and Nowhere, The Case of the Four Kings, Card in the Orange, The Buddhha Whispers, and Inseparable Aces, and a final chapter on tricks using the famous Nikola Card System. In addition, a chapter on techniques explains the most important sleights-the overhand shuffle, riffle shuffle, false cut, palm, simle pass, double lift, glide and force.

Based on a volume compiled by Dr. Wilhelm Von Deusen and Glenn G. Gravatt, this collection was thoroughly revised by Jean Hugard and completely rewritten. It is easily the finest single compendium of classic card tricks, and the clear style makes the instructions easy to follow. An indispensable book for the professional or amateur magician, it is a magnificent source for anyone who wants just the right tricks to mystify friends or delight children.

Pages 402 - Softbound, Illustrated


  • SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
  • Manufactured by:
    Dover Publications



This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 06 July, 2005.

Customers who bought this product also purchased...
Steranko On Cards by Jim Steranko

Excerpt from the book: "During the preparation of this book careful thought was given as to which routines should be included. The tricks are ... more info -

$39.95
Sale: $29.96
Save: 25% off
Shipping Time: usually ships within 1 business day!
( Availability Limited - 7 left!)


Tangled Web by Eric Mead - Book

In this first major book by one of the United States' most respected professionals, Eric Mead covers a wide range of magic and mentalism, drawn ... more info -

$40.00
Shipping Time: usually ships within 1 business day!
(Availability Not Guaranteed - 2 left!)


Drawing Room Deceptions by Guy Hollingworth - Book

Drawing Room Deceptions did not become our fastest selling book ever just by chance. It was the direct result of a series of specific events. The ... more info -

$49.99
In Stock: usually ships the same business day!
(Availability Guaranteed)


Ice Qube
Sign Up for our Newsletter

1 HOUR SALE!

Color Test - TP
Color Test - TP
Was $14.95

Now: $5.98

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

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

Thanks

Every time I've needed help with this new product you've emailed back with help and concern.
Read More ->


Excellent Service

When I placed my order, there was an item that was the wrong size, due to my mistake. I e-mailed MJM magic, and within just a few hours they...
Read More ->


Have an Effect?

Submit A Trick