Magic theory

Our goal at Vanishing Inc. Magic is enrich magicians, not just with new tricks, but with new ways of looking at magic. This is why we carry every important magic book ever written on the topic of magic theory. Our industry's greatest essayist is Jamy Ian Swiss, and we're proud to publish his trilogy of magic theory. Designing Miracles by Darwin Ortiz is another must-read in the theory category.

Magic In Mind (Audiobook) Magic download (audio book)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Magic In Mind (Audiobook)
Magic download (audio book) by Joshua Jay - Free

In 2013, we released a seminal collection of magic theory and essays from the likes of Derren Brown, Teller, Juan Tamariz, John Carney, Darwin Ortiz,...

Carisa Hendrix Masterclass Live lecture
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Carisa Hendrix Masterclass
Live lecture by Carisa Hendrix - 75.00

An exclusive more than 4.5 hour download that teaches you how to truly build a truly cohesive act instead of a random assortment of magic tricks ....

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...

Dani DaOrtiz Masterclass Live lecture
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Dani DaOrtiz Masterclass
Live lecture by Dani DaOrtiz - 75.00

This one-of-a-kind download features nearly 6.5 hours of learning from a master of card magic. From card magic secrets to the psychological...

Confronting Magic Book
Confronting Magic
Book by Steve Cohen - 60.00

Celebrate the iconic Steve Cohen and more than twenty years of his critically-acclaimed NYC residency show "Chamber Magic" with this...

Magic Inside Out Book
Magic Inside Out
Book by Lawrence Hass and Robert Neale - 35.00

Magic Inside Out is a tremendous collection of 12 never-before-revealed routines from Bob Neale. Each mind-bending effect follows his trademark style...

Plots Ploys and Other Cons Book
Plots Ploys and Other Cons
Book by Brent Braun - 40.00

"...filled with incredible inspiration to make your magic better... the most fun thing you read this year!" Daniel Martin As magicians,...

The Magic Rainbow Book
The Magic Rainbow
Book by Stephen Minch and Juan Tamariz - 149.95

"I've waited more than twenty years to read this book, and the wait was worth it. If you've spent years looking for magic but have only been finding...

Tarbell Course in Magic Book
Tarbell Course in Magic
Book by Harlan Tarbell - Various prices

You hear this set talked about often, and it’s one you should own. But in the interest of honesty, let us tell you WHY you should own it, which may...

Coins and Other Fables Book
Coins and Other Fables
Book by Luis Piedrahita - 59.99

When Tamariz describes someone as one of the most brilliant minds in magic today, maybe you should get to know him!Luis Piedrahita is a director,...

Perception Shaped as a Coin DVD
Perception Shaped as a Coin
DVD by Miguel Angel Gea - 25.00

This DVD focuses on an often-neglected area of presentation - that of visual perception. Many magicians focus solely on sleights or misdirection,...

Project Alpha Mail DVD
Project Alpha Mail
DVD by Harry Robson and Matthew Wright - 24.95

Magicians and mentalists: If you've ever used gaffed or regular envelopes onstage, you need to check out Project Alpha Mail!This DVD gives you...

Playing Shopping Centers Book
Playing Shopping Centers
Book by Jim Mahoney - 10.00

Playing Shopping Centers by Jim Mahoney (with Introduction by Billy McComb) was written for magicians looking to perform magic in shopping malls,...

Showmanship and Presentation Book
Showmanship and Presentation
Book by Edward Maurice - 10.00

Edward Maurice brings you a showman's tips and tricks for presenting your show. From curtain rise to fall, everything is covered, including...

Breaking Our Magic Wands Book
Breaking Our Magic Wands
Book by Robert Neale - 19.95

When magicians die, it is customary to break a wand to symbolize the end of their magic. But as Shakespeare's Prospero shows, there might be other...

Standing Up on Stage Volume 2 Personality Pieces DVD
Standing Up on Stage Volume 2 Personality Pieces
DVD by Alexander Illusions LLC - 49.95

It's time to get your act together, and Scott Alexander is here to show you how!In his new DVD series, Scott gives you the secrets for putting...

Art of Presenting Magic to Children DVD
Art of Presenting Magic to Children
DVD by Danny Orleans - 129.00

This DVD/ Download set on how to do magic for kids has been recognized by critics worldwide as the best ever produced! Danny Orleans – a former...

Celebration Of Sides Magic download (video)
Celebration Of Sides
Magic download (video) by Robert Neale - 14.95

Celebration of Sides will expose you to many unusual facets of the unique Robert Neale. Meet Neale the Topologist, the Artist, the...

Hat System Magic download (ebook)
Hat System
Magic download (ebook) by Marc Oberon - 25.00

Marc Oberon's hat System for the production of magic. Each hat represents a role that you play in the production process. Thought...

The Power to Dominate Google  Magic download (ebook)
The Power to Dominate Google
Magic download (ebook) by Dvein Kinght - 19.95

Government backlinks can put your magic website at the top of page one for Internet searches. That means you can be in position one or two! This...

Designing Miracles Audio Book CD or download
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Designing Miracles Audio Book
CD or download by Darwin Ortiz - CD only $30.00 or download for $25.00

Darwin Ortiz's seminal Designing Miracles has been heralded as one of the finest books ever written on magic theory. In many ways it is a "first" in...

Secret Agenda Book
Secret Agenda
Book by Roberto Giobbi - 59.95

Roberto Giobbi has already written himself into magic history with his Card College series of books. What does he do next? Secret Agenda is...

Five Points In Magic Book
Five Points In Magic
Book by Juan Tamariz - 40.00

Long out of print and widely sought after, The Five Points in Magic is Juan Tamariz's highly regarded study of the physical and psychological...

The Fitzkee Trilogy Book
The Fitzkee Trilogy
Book by Dariel Fitzkee - Various prices

Three of magic’s most sought-after classics are finally available again. Each one of these books, considered separately, would be highly...

Designing Miracles Book
Designing Miracles
Book by Darwin Ortiz - 49.95

Darwin Ortiz is one of the most important close-up figures of our time. With Strong Magic he wrote himself into the annals of conjuring; that...

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The Books of Wonder 1 & 2
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The Magic Rainbow
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Maximum Entertainment 2.0: Expanded & Revised
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The Works - Jamy Ian Swiss Trilogy
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Magic in Mind
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