Magic Books

Magic books are our favorite thing about magic. We believe magic books are the best way to learn magic, for many reasons. Most of you which you'll know. When you have to read the text and imagine what is happening, it leads to you creating your own way of doing something, rather than just aping something on a video. The time invested in learning from a book will pay off in spades.

We believe so strongly in magic books, that we publish many ourselves every year. From our smash hit Principia by Harapan Ong to essential reading like Scripting Magic, we've got something for everyone here. Books on card magic, coin magic, magic theory, magic history, mentalism and everything else in-between.

Orion (Silver Edition) Book (pre-order)
Orion (Silver Edition)
Book (pre-order) by Phedon Bilek and MindFX - $399.00

This special two-volume set is destined to be one of the greatest mentalism releases in the last decade. Brought to you by MindFX, Orion (Silver...

Variations by Boris Wild Book (pre-order)
Variations by Boris Wild
Book (pre-order) by Boris Wild - $34.00

Boris Wild cares deeply about making the maximum magical impact on his audiences. And, with "Variations", he'll show you how he's used this...

Stone Cold Mental (Volume 1) Book
Stone Cold Mental (Volume 1)
Book by Jeff Stone - $24.95

Stone Cold Mental is the debut release in a special series from Jeff Stone where he shares his most closely-guarded mentalism secrets from his last...

Before We Begin Book
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Before We Begin
Book by Asi Wind - From $60.00

Asi Wind is a shining light in our industry, and his first book, Repertoire, was a true sensation when it was first published. We're delighted that...

Eugene Burger: Final Secrets Book (pre-order)
Eugene Burger: Final Secrets
Book (pre-order) by Larry Hass - $120.00

The wait is over. Uncover the secrets of one of magic's most influential thinkers. Eugene Burger: Final Secrets is the second, and final, release in...

Gestalt Book
Gestalt
Book by Fraser Parker - $41.00

"Gestalt" is a groundbreaking new propless principle from Fraser Parker that allows you to secretly obtain a cue from your spectator. It...

Diary of a Madman Book
Diary of a Madman
Book by Jeff Stone - $15.00

The latest book from Jeff Stone, Diary of a Madman is an eclectic collection of ideas, tricks, presentations, moves, and routines ranging from card...

Hiding Your Bullets: Installing Rope Magnets Book
Hiding Your Bullets: Installing Rope Magnets
Book by David Alan - $15.00

The quintessential guide to the installation of rope magnets. Includes David Alan's "no glue" method! An in depth study of this amazing art...

The Artist Who Lied Book
The Artist Who Lied
Book by Ren X - $15.00

Maybe we should lie more. The connection between deception and art dates back to some of the earliest philosophers. How does the consideration of...

Theseus Book
Theseus
Book by Nathan Colwell - $49.95

"Nathan offers a fascinating plot of truly Fulvesian quirkiness. It combines a topologically flavored impossibility with an existential...

Head Tricks Book
Head Tricks
Book by Joel Dickinson - $60.00

Head Tricks is an incredible book from Joel Dickinson filled with a variety of hard-hitting effects that are super simple to perform, yet astound...

Card Night: Classic Card Games, Classic Decks and the History Behind Them Book
Card Night: Classic Card Games, Classic Decks and the History Behind Them
Book by Will Roya - $25.00

52 classic card games with rules, explanations and strategies you can learn today for your next card game night! Featuring step-by-step, illustrated...

If An Octopus Could Palm (10 Year Anniversary Edition) Book
If An Octopus Could Palm (10 Year Anniversary Edition)
Book by Dan and Dave Buck - $65.00

To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of their beloved debut book, Dan and Dave Buck have released a special new limited print of If an Octopus Could...

Michael Skinner's Classic Sampler (Rare Signed Edition) Book
Michael Skinner's Classic Sampler (Rare Signed Edition)
Book by Michael Skinner - $200.00

This signed and numbered deluxe collector's edition of a beloved magic text is a rare find for any magic collector. Extremely limited quantities...

Teaching With Magic Book
Teaching With Magic
Book by Paginas Libros de Magia SRL - $30.00

A practical guide for the classroom teacher in using doable magic as a motivator, metaphor and curriculum delivery tool. Can a teacher be a...

Inside Out Book
Inside Out
Book by Benjamin Earl - $79.95

Ben Earl's Inside Out is a deeply personal book filled with radical new approaches for creating powerful magic. It will alter your thinking,...

Mosaik Book
Mosaik
Book by Diego Voltini - $36.00

A devastating Rubik's Cube prediction that can be done with any regular cube, even a borrowed cube. With "Mosaik", a participant is...

Sharing Secrets Book
Sharing Secrets
Book by Roberto Giobbi - $65.00

“Robert Giobbi’s Sharing Secrets is the magic theory book we’ve all needed. As we’ve come to expect with Roberto’s publications, the information is...

Oculus 2 Book
Oculus 2
Book by Fraser Parker - $42.00

Oculus 2 is an updated handling on the propless date of birth divination. Included are various direct propless methods as well as a streamline...

Rudiment Book
Rudiment
Book by Chris Rawlins - $69.95

A direct, impromptu-feeling organic demonstration of thought reading from the innovative mind of Christopher Rawlins. Your spectator thinks of a...

Magic of Ascanio Vol. 1 - The Structural Conception of Magic Book
Magic of Ascanio Vol. 1 - The Structural Conception of Magic
Book by Arturo de Ascanio - $65.00

Finally back in stock! It's hard to believe that The Maestro, Arturo de Ascanio, left us in 1997. That's mostly because his influence on the world...

The Little Book of Thick Book
The Little Book of Thick
Book by James Ward - $25.00

Winner of The Magic Circle's Cecil Lyle Award in 2015 and the Hoffmann Memorial Award 2018, James Ward's The Little Book of Thick explores the...

Magic With Meaning Book
Magic With Meaning
Book by James Ward - $25.00

Double-award-winning member of The Magic Circle James Ward shares NINE amazing new routines and invaluable tips for making your magic more...

Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy Book
Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy
Book by Richard Kaufman and Larry Jennings - $120.00

Richard Kaufman started writing this book in 1991. Since then, the world has been waiting patiently for this huge tome to be released, and it finally...

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Distilled (Ryan Plunkett)
Ryan Plunkett's Distilled is a handsome, 200-page volume of...
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Magic Books

We really, really love magic books here at Vanishing Inc. We publish more than anyone else and pride ourselves on the quality of the magic books we make. We honestly believe magic books are the best way to learn magic tricks, and urge you try if this way to learn magic tricks is new to you. When sleight of hand is explained in a book you’ll learn in a more efficient way. If you’re interested in learning mentalism, close-up magic, stage and parlor magic, coin tricks or magic for Zoom, you’ll find a book here to help you on your journey. If you want to learn card tricks with playing cards, you’ll find more books here than you could possibly get through in a lifetime!

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