Fulves, Karl: Big Book of Magic Tricks
©1977 Karl Fulves, 1994 Dover Reprint
Paper, stapled, 8.5x11", 196 pages
ISBN: 0486282287
Big Book of Magic Tricks
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Comments (Dover): Originally entitled "The Magic Book: A Conjurer's Collection of Dazzling Effects for Parlor and Platform", published by Little, Brown and Company, 1977. Learn to do astounding feats with few or no props and a minimum of sleight of hand. Tricks with cards, coins and rope, comedy magic, mental dexterity and much more, including expert advice on psychological misdirection and dramatic presentation. Clear, step-by-step directions with abundant illustrations. "The best book yet on easy-to-do magic."—Martin Gardner. 247 black-and-white illus.

Contents (Chapters Only, numbers are not page numbers):

i Preface
ii Acknowledgments
1 Chapter 1 The Art of the Impossible
19 Chapter 2 The Hand Is Smarter than the Eye
41 Chapter 3 Closeup Magic
61 Chapter 4 Card Magic
81 Chapter 5 Coin Magic
101 Chapter 6 Rope Magic
121 Chapter 7 Mental Magic
141 Chapter 8 Comedy Magic
159 Chapter 9 Gambling Secrets
179 Chapter 10 Ultimate Impossibilities