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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...

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

Memoirs of an Elusive Moth tells the tale of Adele Friel, who disappeared nightly with Harry Blackstone as part of his "Show of 1001 Wonders" every night for three seasons. Get a backstage view of life on the road with one of America's greatest magicians. With an introduction by Dick Cavett.

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Laurant: Man of Many Mysteries Book
Laurant: Man of Many Mysteries
Book by Gabe Fajuri - $35.00

This book allows you a rare opportunity: to look over the shoulder of Eugene Laurant, one of the most popular, polished and successful entertainers of his day. Laurant Man of Many Mysteries is a biography full of show-biz stories, Wild West adventure, and mystery.

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Trouping with Dante Book
Trouping with Dante
Book by Marion Trikosko - $35.00

In the golden age of big illusion shows, Dante's was the most golden of all. He played every continent on earth with one of the most magnificent magic shows of the 20th Century. Trouping with Dante is the memoir of Marion S. Trikosko, who spent two seasons as a stage assistant to the great man...

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Cutting Up Touches Book
Cutting Up Touches
Book by David Avadon - $5.00

This is the only book of its kind -- a history of exhibition pickpocketing. Author David Avadon traces this light-fingered entertainment from its murky beginnings to the largest showrooms in the world. He deftly limns its greatest practitioners -- Giovanni, Borra and Dominique. And he shares the fascinating lore surrounding this street crime turned performance art.

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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.

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

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 in a hotel...

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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 lessons just as...

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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...

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

This book is more than a wonderful read. It is also an important contribution to recent magical history, providing an intimate encounter with the key players in the story of the Magic Castle during its most influential years.

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The Notebook Book
The Notebook
Book by Will Houstoun - $45.00

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.

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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...

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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 a visual...

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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 famous book...

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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 not more...

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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 time, these three...

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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...

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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 not be the reason you’re thinking of.  There’s very little in Tarbell you can read and perform AS IS. It was...

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Discoverie of Witchcraft Book
Discoverie of Witchcraft
Book by Reginald Scot - $35.00

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...

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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....

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