Essential Robert-Houdin - Book

Price $100.00

+ Earn $5 reward points [What are these?]

 Shipping Time: Usually Ships in 1 Business Day!
Quantity Guaranteed - More than 24 units left!



Add to Cart:




Essential Robert-Houdin

Windows Media Video File View Clip

All the classic works of the great master of magic, Robert-Houdin, under one cover, lavishly illustrated with hundreds of beautiful prints, engravings, and photos. Robert-Houdin (1805-1871) revolutionized the art of magic with his incredible stage mysteries and lifelike automata, and he thankfully left a number of books recording his philosophy and techniques. In Essential Robert-Houdin, you'll find:

The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic:
Considered one of the finest magic books ever, featuring coin sleights and effects; card techniques including palming, false shuffles, cuts, and stacked-deck work, with twenty card effects; Cups and Balls methods and routines; stage effects including the Linking Rings, and Robert-Houdin's performance theories and essays on gimmicks, stagecraft, and psychology.

Card-Sharping Exposed:
Robert-Houdin's pioneering work on card handling, with dozens of card techniques and routines. The Secrets of Stage Conjuring: A dozen great stage pieces plus the inside techniques of Robert-Houdin's theatre and optical theories.

The Memoirs of Robert-Houdin:
The most complete version of Robert-Houdin's wonderful autobiography ever published, with material previously omitted from earlier editions. You can now enjoy the complete work that Robert-Houdin envisioned.

The Priory:
The unbelievable secrets of Robert-Houdin's automated house, with remote-control gates and automatic timers.

Plus selections from Robert-Houdin's never-before-translated scientific writings, a complete bibliography, and full index.

Pages 664 - Hardbound
Over 350 illustrations

Additional Image(s)

Additional Image 1


REVIEWS

"…for the last 35 years I’ve been wanting to find a copy of this book so I could read the words that influenced Houdini so much...a fascinating read..."
-Vaughn, Steve (2007, January).
Magic Broadcast Radio




This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 16 January, 2008.

Flutter (DVD and Gimmick) by Rizki Nanda and World Magic Shop
Sign Up for our Newsletter

Ask a question about the Essential Robert-Houdin - Book





Login

Testimonials

A BIG thanx

I had been waiting for my package for 3 weeks and when it was finally delivered, I found the package torn open, but luckily only a Bicycle Guardians...
Read More ->


These guys are top knotch

I have been a professional magician for over 20 years . I have tried several other online magic sites before . When I found MJM , I thought , "...
Read More ->


WOW...just...uhh...WOW!

I haven't bought anything here yet, but once I do, I know I won't regret it!
Read More ->


Surprised by MJM guys!

Well, I just want to say that I am very, VERY pleased about the outcome of my product and delivery, MJM Magic staff you deserve an applause, I...
Read More ->


First Magic Purchase

I made my first ever purchase of magic items through MJM recently as there is no shop in my city. I chose the free shipping option, and everything...
Read More ->


Have an Effect?

Submit A Trick