Magic by Richard Kaufman

Richard Kaufman is the most prolific living magic author, with so many titles we couldn’t even mention them all. He is an expert on the classic pass, and a devoted close-up magic historian. His books are ALL of the finest quality, and you can’t go wrong with any title associated with him. We’re proud to carry ALL Richard Kaufman material.
The Secrets of So Sato Book
The Secrets of So Sato
Book by Richard Kaufman and So Sato - $60.00

So Sato is the amazing card man whose books published in Japan sold out almost immediately. He has somehow remained a complete mystery to those in the west. So Sato is reluctantly explaining 35 of his most devious creations with playing cards in his first English book... his secrets are out! A...

Gary Kurtz: Unexplainable Acts Book
Gary Kurtz: Unexplainable Acts
Book by Richard Kaufman and Gary Kurtz - $40.00 NOW $30.40 (SAVE $9.60)

Unexplainable Acts by Richard Kaufman is something of a cult classic and it is finally back in print! The elusive Gary Kurtz is known as one of the great minds in close-up, and this is his only hardbound collection. Although a thin volume, the book is densely packed with outstanding,...

Japan Ingenious Book
Japan Ingenious
Book by Richard Kaufman and Steve Cohen - $60.00

For many years, Richard Kaufman has been a conduit, bringing amazing Japanese magic to English speaking magicians. His tricks in Genii and books Five Times Five Japan and New Magic of Japan show that many Japanese magicians think differently. The magic in these pages is not standard card...

Jennings '67 Book
Jennings '67
Book by Richard Kaufman - $39.95 NOW $30.36 (SAVE $9.59)

This book has a somewhat historic value to me, since it not only goes over the workings of sleights and effects, but also covers the history and various handlings. Richard Kaufman also has a small essay on what has become generally known as the Convincing Control, discussing the move's history...

Williamson's Wonders Book
Williamson's Wonders
Book by Richard Kaufman - $42.00

The staggering amount of strong material in this thin but dense volume makes it a perennial favorite on EVERYONE’s list. Ask ANYBODY for his or her favorite magic books, and this one will be near the top.   Why? Because Williamson has a rare gift for plot innovations. Take the Card...

Five Times Five Japan Edition Book
Five Times Five Japan Edition
Book by Richard Kaufman - $45.00 NOW $34.20 (SAVE $10.80)

Back In Print! What happens when five superb Japanese magicians each contribute five effects for a book written by Richard Kaufman and illustrated by Ton Onosaka? Five Times Five, the Japan edition! Contents: Masao Atsukawa Four by Four Four From Nowhere Propelled Chinese/Silver Fabric...

Collected Almanac Book
Collected Almanac
Book by Richard Kaufman - $60.00 NOW $45.60 (SAVE $14.40)

Richard's Almanac was acclaimed as one of the finest newsletters ever devoted to close-up magic. Its publication from 1982 to 1987 was a highlight in the history of close-up magic periodicals. And now, all four hundred pages of the original newsletter, containing tricks from the greatest close-up...

New Magic of Japan Book
New Magic of Japan
Book by Richard Kaufman - $45.00 NOW $34.20 (SAVE $10.80)

If you ever have the opportunity to share magic in Japan (orwith a Japanese magician) you will be amazed at just how different western andeastern styles of magic really are. If I had to describe Japanese magic in oneword, it would be “topological.” Their magic often involves changing the natureof...

CardMagic Book
Book by Richard Kaufman - $50.00 NOW $38.00 (SAVE $12.00)

Lying in a dark undisturbed drawer for decades lay Harry Houdini's copy of The Discoverie of Witchcraft, a book written by Reginald Scot in 1584. It is the first book in the English language to describe sleight of hand tricks, and Houdini's copy was very special because it held the key to a...

DeLand: Limited Edition Deck Set Deck of cards
DeLand: Limited Edition Deck Set
Deck of cards by Richard Kaufman and Theodore DeLand - $100.00

At Vanishing Inc. it brings us tremendous satisfaction to seek out, and offer you, items that you cannot get anywhere else. There is no better example than this gorgeous collector's item, limited to just 20 sets. Each set includes: DeLand's Mystery and Madness Deck DeLand's Automatic Trick...

On the Pass  DVD
On the Pass
DVD by Richard Kaufman - $34.95

On The Pass has been acclaimed as one of the best teaching videos on sleight-of-hand and is the best source for learning one of the more difficult sleights in card magic. Richard Kaufman who is a master of the Pass teaches you everything he knows on the subject. This is the only comprehensive...

Basic Basic Card Magic DVD
Basic Basic Card Magic
DVD by Richard Kaufman - $34.95

Learn the sleight-of-hand techniques used to accomplish most of the card magic published in the past century.Richard Kaufman teaches you all the basic sleight-of-hand methods you need to know in order to do card magic. Every expert in card magic has mastered the basic techniques required to create...