A must-have for any pickpocket enthusiast. The Complete Professional Pickpocket Book by world-renowned stage pickpocket, magician and mentalist, David Alexander, features all of the principles upon which David based the act that took him around the world.
Originally published in a small quantity in the 1970s and based on copious notes compiled in the 1970s, a lifetime of insight and experience is shared, as well as delving into his background as a private detective who had access and inside knowledge of the world of street pickpockets. David's widow, Cassidy Alexander, has now initiated a re-publishing of the works. An award-winning portrait artist herself, she edited and updated the book and provided all new illustrations for this this hard-cover book incorporating David's writing on the subject.
Containing excellent techniques and explanations of pickpocketing, as well as a subterfuge such as an apparent muscle reading in order to remove a watch. For both those looking to begin their research in the pickpocketing field as well as seasoned researchers, this book has something for everyone.
The Complete Professional Pickpocket Book by David Alexander is a must-have for any stage pickpocket performer, as well as a very useful addition to any magician's library as a resource of a great user of misdirection.