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Memoirs of an Elusive Moth Book
Memoirs of an Elusive Moth
Book by Adele Friel Rhindress - $35.00

Harry Blackstone presented a full-evening production called the "Show of 1001 Wonders." It lived up to that billing, as a stage-filling spectacle combining spectacular illusions, magnificent costumes, gorgeous girls, a corps of assistants, humor, dancing, and intimate conjuring, into a...

Dai Vernon: A Biography Book
Dai Vernon: A Biography
Book by David Ben - $39.95

Dai Vernon: the last great undiscovered artist of the 20th century. His medium was magic and with it, Vernon turned the clandestine world of conjuring on its ear with virtuoso sleight-of-hand and a dogged pursuit for perfection. Born in 1894 in Ottawa, the son of a Canadian civil...

Rameses Book
Rameses
Book by Chris Woodward - $45.00

Rameses the Egyptian Wonderworker was an illusionist of the Edwardian era. Born Albert Marchinski in Poland in 1876, he grew up in London in a distinctly middle class home. But as Rameses, he achieved financial and artistic successes beyond the dreams of most entertainers. His fast...

The Great Raymond Book
The Great Raymond
Book by The Great Raymond - $95.00

This fascinating book takes you on a magical journey around the world seven times with The Great Raymond, a Master Magician of remarkable charm and skills. Learn about the hardships, trials, and glory of theatrical magic from the 1900s to the 1940s. Thrill to ...includes full-color reproductions of...

Mystery School Book
Mystery School
Book by Jeff McBride - $100.00

An Adventure Into the Deeper Meaning of Magic First held in 1992, Eugene Burger and Jeff McBride's Mystery School promised to be a magic conference unlike any other: a group of magicians dedicated to seriously exploring the deeper sides of the art of magic. This event would not be held...

Original Tarbell Lessons in Magic Book
Original Tarbell Lessons in Magic
Book by Harlan Tarbell - $79.95

Nearly 100 Years Ago Harlan Tarbell began his journey into magic. The Tarbell System became a gold standard for lessons in magic. Whereas the Tarbell Course in Magic eight volume book set was modified from the original course, for the first time, this book contains the original...

Houdini: A Pictorial Life - Collector's Edition Book
Houdini: A Pictorial Life - Collector's Edition
Book by Milbourne Christopher - $45.00

Enter into the fascinating world of the Master Magician, Harry Houdini. Written by the famous magician an author Milbourne Christopher, this 240 page collector's edition, contains hundreds of rare photos, color pages with posters and even includes a bonus pocket part of removable reproduction...

Tales from the Uncanny Scot Book & CD
Tales from the Uncanny Scot
Book & CD by Ron Wilson - $45.00

In a career spanning over seven decades, Ron Wilson has had a magical life. Born and raised in Dundee, Scotland, he traveled the world with his comedic brand of conjuring, working in virtually every imaginable performing situation. During his decades in show business, Ron Wilson has crossed paths...

Hellis in Wonderland Book
Hellis in Wonderland
Book by Will Houstoun - $65.00

Although Professor Hellis performed in venues such as The Royal Polytechnic Institution and The Brighton Aquarium, gave lessons to magicians such as Professor Hoffmann and Dr Holden and was admired by no less than David Devant, little has been written about him. Hellis in Wonderland changes...

The Notebook Book
The Notebook
Book by Will Houstoun - $40.00

Hidden in the depths of The Magic Circle in London was a long forgotten notebook, written around the second half of the 18th century by an unknown author. Its handwritten pages contained over 81 different tricks, sleights and subtleties with cards. What makes this book different to other known...

The Osterlind Trilogy Book
The Osterlind Trilogy
Book by Richard Osterlind - $39.95

Three acclaimed books now together in one deluxe volume! Thousands have read Richard Osterlind's e-books Making Magic Real, Making Real Magic and Essays and many have reported that the way they approached their magic-and even their lives-was changed forever. Now, for the first...

Foundations: The Art of Stage Magic Book
Foundations: The Art of Stage Magic
Book by Eberhard Riese - $69.00

Although the art of magic does not only consist of tricks and technique, roughly 99% of all magic books mainly deal with these topics. "New" tricks, techniques and moves, those seen by the lay audience, upstage all the other, behind the scenes, backstage elements, which are equally if...

Sleight of Hand Book
Sleight of Hand
Book by Edwin Sachs - $35.00

Sleight of Hand by Edwin Sachs just might be the number one best book ever written on magic. The standard textbook on how to become a magician. Sleight of hand feats and tricks with apparatus for amateur and profesional conjurers, and for both parlor and stage performance. This is the...

The Art of Deception Book
The Art of Deception
Book by Chuck Romano - $65.00

THE ART OF DECEPTION chronicles the long and colorful relationship between conjuring and art. For the first time, the history of artist and the magic art they have created are profiled in detail. The magician and artist are similar in many ways. As is true of painting or drawing, magic is...

Mastering the Art of Magic Book
Mastering the Art of Magic
Book by Eugene Burger - $65.00

In response to overwhelming demand, Eugene Burger's, the long out-of-print, Mastering the Art of Magic Book has been reprinted. It is an oversized hardcover with dustjacket, printed on quality acid-free paper and contain oodles of great tricks (enough for your entire repertoire) as well as...

Discoverie of Witchcraft Book
Discoverie of Witchcraft
Book by Reginald Scot - $40.00

Reginald Scot published The Discoverie of Witchcraft in 1584. Scot believed that the prosecution of those accused of witchcraft was irrational, so his aim was to show that witches did not exist, by exposing how feats of magic were performed.  You won't be adding...

Cardini: The Suave Deceiver Book
Cardini: The Suave Deceiver
Book by John Fisher - $150.00

Get this! We’ve been able to procure a few copies of the critically acclaimed and highly sought after Cardini Opus! Once these are gone we will NOT be able to reorder. This is a rare chance to own a very important book that will appreciate in value at a very special price.   This...

Spellbound: The Wonder-filled Life of Doug Henning Book
Spellbound: The Wonder-filled Life of Doug Henning
Book by John Harrison - $45.00

By 1974, magic had lost its mass appeal and there was no such thing as a celebrity magician—until a skinny, bucktoothed kid from Winnipeg became an overnight star in an unlikely Broadway musical called The Magic Show. Doug Henning, with his refreshingly modern approach to the art of...

Magic Circle Diamond Jubilee DVD
Magic Circle Diamond Jubilee
DVD by Magic Circle - $35.00

Performances by Fred Kaps, Robert Harbin, John Ramsay, Jay Marshall, Alex Elmsley, Billy McComb and more! Over 60 performers in all Complete documentary on the Circle Jubilee Over 25 performances from the 1956 British Ring convention Over an hour of...

World's Beyond Book
World's Beyond
Book by Paul Curry - $47.00

Do you remember the first time you saw Paul Curry's "Out of This World" performed? Do you remember how badly it fooled you? Know now that you can own a book full of such magic by the only man who could imagine it. This book has been out of print for several years and has been receiving...

Milo and Roger Book
Milo and Roger
Book by Arthur Brandon - $37.00

If you’re looking for an hilarious, magic-themed book to relax with on the beach, this is the best one ever written! It is a side-splitting yet heart-warming account of two of the most famous magicians you’ve never heard of. This is not a trick book, but it’s an unbelievably honest, hilarious...

Essential Dai Vernon Book
Essential Dai Vernon
Book by Dai Vernon - $125.00

This is the Dai Vernon book to rule them all. Dai Vernon was the most influential magician of the twentieth century. His vision helped to define and raise the artistry of close-up magic to a degree unequalled by any other magician then or today. His thinking pushed magic into the...

Don Alan's Magic Ranch Volumes 1 - 3 DVD
Don Alan's Magic Ranch Volumes 1 - 3
DVD by Don Alan - $100.00

For my generation (and yours), these videos serve two functions. Not only do they display classic routines with great presentations and emotional hooks, but they showcase an era of television we missed by forty years. These videos are not instructional, but rather a collection of a television...

Secrets Of An Escamoteur Book
Secrets Of An Escamoteur
Book by Harry Riser - $47.00

Harry Riser was part of the magic elite in its heyday. He spent considerable time with magicians such as Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon and Charlie Miller. Their influence in his material is incredibly prominent in Secrets Of An Escamoteur.There are four reasons why we recommend this book to you:1. The...

Prime-Time Marlo DVD
Prime-Time Marlo
DVD by Ed Marlo - $29.95

This is a great opportunity to see the world's greatest card magician perform in his heyday. Recorded at his Chicago home in 1971, the footage isn't professional (and was never designed for release), but that's not important. What is important is that you get to see Marlo execute some of his most...