Baron, Harry: Close-Up Magic For Beginners
©1972 Kaye & Ward Ltd
Hardcover, 158 pages
Close Up Magic for
              Beginners
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Harry Baron: Close Up Magic for Beginners

Comments: 130 Photos & Drawings. Note that there is a later edition of this book published by Bell Publishing that also includes Harry's 1967 Magic for Beginners. The new edition has the same title, so be sure to check which edition of Close-Up Magic for Beginners you are interested in.

Contents:

7 Introduction

9 Chapter 1 Card Tricks
9 Miscall
11 The Card on the Ceiling
14 Calypso
16 Reverso
17 Quick Four Ace
18 Card Surprise
18 Spell It

20 Chapter 2 Stunts
20 Tough Glass
22 Wacky Wine Glass
25 Vanishing Glass
28 Dented Can
31 Super-normal Strength
32 It's a Knock-Out
33 A Pinch of Smoke

34 Chapter 3 Mental Effects
34 Impromptu Book Test
34 Newspaper Prediction
38 Mind Bender
38 Count Down
39 Living and Dead

41 Chapter 4 Pins, Rope and String
41 Indestructable String
42 Hamburg Rope Trick
48 Unlinking Pins
51 Safety Rip

54 Chapter 5 Puzzles
54 The Ring and the Spring
55 'Knot' by Tube
57 The Creeper
58 Topsy Tumblers
59 Puzzleloop

62 Chapter 6 Money and Coin Tricks
62 Shrinking Money
62 Fade-Away Coin
64 Stapled Coin
66 Coin in the Nest of Purses
69 Short Change
72 Transpo Coins
73 Undercover Detective

76 Chapter 7 Miscellaneous Effects
76 Balancing Match
76 Color Change Matches
78 Rattling Good Trick
82 Topsy-turvy Matchbox
83 Who'll Buy the Drinks?
85 Vanishing Pen
87 Patriotic Pots
91 The Fabulous 'Paddle' Move
100 Dicey
100 Still Dicey
101 Linking Mint
101 The Key of Endor
102 The Mechanic's Ghost
106 Plop
109 No Smoking
110 Ring Release
114 The Mark
118 Three Little Cups

127 Chapter 8 Silks Bands and Ribbons
127 Stretching Silk
133 Mystery Knots
137 Flip-over Bands
149 Bandit
153 Ribbon Penetration

155 Conclusion
156 Glossary/Index



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