Stanley Collins - Conjurer, Collector and Iconoclast

Price $25.00
Sale: $19.50
Save: 22% off

 Available: Usually Ships in 1 Business Day! [details]
Quantity Guaranteed - More than 24 units left!



Add to Cart:


Ask a question


Better Together Discount

In Stanley Collins-Conjurer, Collector and Iconoclast, master historian and author Edwin A. Dawes leads you through the life of happiness and heartbreak of this brilliant magician and collector.

A great character of British magic during the first half of the 20th century, Stanley Collins was unique in that his tremendous conjuring skills were allied to high intelligence, musical talent and rapier-like wit.

Moreover, in his own elegant style, Collins made important and long-lasting contributions to the literature of conjuring and provided interesting, amusing and frequently hostile views concerning figures and institutions of the magical establishment. He personally knew many of the "greats" of this period, and his views of them make fascinationg reading.

In particular, Stanley Collins' conjuring with cards is acknowledged to have been well ahead of his time by some of today's expert cardicians. His "The Collins Aces" routine is still being performed by today's top cardmen.

Each volume also contains two never-before-published books by Collins: Wizardry on a Winter Evening (17 pages) and his final opus Gems of Personal Prestidigation (78 pages) which contains his ultimate version of "The Collins Aces." Also included with each copy is a CD-Rom with a 1922 Pathe Pictorial film of Collins performing flourishes.

Hardbound with dust jacket, 352 pages.

Better Together Discount



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

There are currently not any questions about this product.


This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 02 February, 2006.

Customers who bought this product also purchased...
Ultimate Invisible Thread Reel DVD by James George

Volumes I, II & III from the Ultimate Thread Reel Videos now for the first time ever on one DVD! All fully indexed to make locating your favorite ... more info -

$36.75
Sale: $28.67
Save: 22% off
Preorder: reserve your copy today!
(Ships when Released or Available)


Card College Light by Roberto Giobbi

This Is Not Your Father's "Self-Working" Card Book! From the author of Card College, the world's most acclaimed course on ... more info -

$35.00
Special Order: usually ships within 1 business day!
(Availability Guaranteed - 38 left!)


I.T.R. Original with Kevlar Thread

All Models feature adjustable Tension and an expanded retraction distance of about 30% more then the prior models. This equals less breakage and a ... more info -

$41.95
Sale: $32.72
Save: 22% off
Special Order: usually ships within 1 business day!
( Availability Limited)


Sign Up for our Newsletter

Ask a question about the Stanley Collins - Conjurer, Collector and Iconoclast





Have an Effect?

Submit A Trick

Login

New Products

Baby Bonnet by Jim Jays - Trick
Baby Bonnet by Jim Jays - Trick
$29.95
Sale: $23.36
Save: 22% off

Testimonials

Superb!!!

Ordered from Spain on Jan 29th, some "ship in 1-4 days" stuff. Shipped on 31st and got it on morning of Feb 5th with a weekend by the middle. Fastest...
Read More ->


Superb Ordering System

Yours is one of the easiest order and checkout systems I've used. Thanks, Paul
Read More ->


WOW!!!

I know why I love MJM Magic...because there is none better. Have a question prior to placing your order???...ask and you will get a fast response....
Read More ->


Great expérience

Merci pour votre excellent service. Article de qualité et livraison rapide. Je suis un client comblé. Merci à la prochaine Magie raybel
Read More ->


Excellent Service

MJM Magic sent me regular emails updating me to the status of my order. It's nice not having to be in the dark as to what, if anything, has happened...
Read More ->


At The Table Experience