Baron, Harry: Magic for Beginners
©1967 Kaye & Ward Ltd
Hardcover, 152 pages
Magic for Beginners
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Harry Baron: Magic for Beginners

Comments: Illustrated by Dennis Patten; with additional drawings by Wayne Boughen. This volume was later reprinted by Bell Publishing in a 'two volumes in one' book along with Harry's 1972 Close Up Magic for Beginners. Note that the 2-in-1 volume shares the same title as Close Up Magic for Beginners.

Contents:

9 Introduction

14 Chapter 1 Magic With Cards
14 The Million to One Mystery
16 Do As I Do
17 The Revelation Card Trick
19 The Seven Mystery
21 the Card in the Orange
24 The Rising Cards
27 Aces Out
28 Overhand False Shuffle
30 The Famous Four Ace Trick
31 Cleopatra's Needle
33 The Conclave of Kings
33 An Easy Force
34 Another Card Force
35 The Phoenix Card
36 Jokero
39 Shot Away Card Trick
42 Card Set-up

45 Chapter 2 Close-Up Magic
45 Coin in the Boxes
46 Envelope Coin Vanish
48 Another Coin Vanish
48 Pins 'n Beads
49 The Magic Napking Ring
50 Cord Restoration
52 Match Back
53 Passe Passe Cigarette Papers
55 Torn and Restored Cigarette Paper
57 The Migratory Money Routine
57 - The Puzzling Count
57 - The Cavorting Note
59 - Banker
60 An Easy Vanish
61 Subtle Coin Vanish
62 Spoof Coin Vanish
62 Hoppity Matches
63 Pricking the Garter
65 Thimble Vanish
66 Vanishing Matches
67 The Educated Match Box
71 Chink a Loop

74 Chapter 3 Stunts and Gags
74 The Non-Shatter Bulb
75 Smoke Without Fire
75 Multim Through Parvo
76 Through a Half-Inch Hole
77 Breaking a Pencil With a Pound Note
78 Coin Divination
78 Balancing a Glass on a Pound Note
79 Tying a Cigarette in a Knot
79 Wine from a Corked Bottle
80 Dead Matches
80 Predicto
81 Magic Prediction
81 Marked Out

84 Chapter 4 Mental Magic
84 Telepathy
86 Psychometry
88 Colour Mystery
89 The Pencil Tells
92 Magazine Telepathy
94 Addition Magic
96 You Will Select

100 Chapter 5 Miscellaneous Magic
100 Soft Glass
102 Cords of Pan
104 Colour Change Ink
105 Trickaloon
109 Rope Restoration
112 Ring on the Wand
115 Burnt and Restored Treasury Note
117 Hat Production
120 Rabbit Out of the Hat

122 Chapter 6 Illusion Magic
122 The Great Mailbag Escape
125 The Chinese Guillotine
128 Double Box Illusion
130 Simplicity Illusion
134 Aerial Broom Suspension
141 Living Head Illusion

146 Chapter 7 Showmanship and Presentation
146 Misdirection
148 Patter
149 Final Hints and Tips

151 Glossary



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