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Garin, Jean: La Magie des Canifs (French)
©2001 G. Proust
Softcover, perfect-bound, 5.5x8.5", 162 pages
ISBN-13: 978-2913505179
La Magie des Canifs
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Jean Garin: La Magie des Canifs

Comments: (description from "Finally a book in French on the magic of knives! In the first part of this book, Jean Garin shows you the correct way to perform classical manipulations way, but it also explains his knacks and his creations. Then there are the towers and routines. The biggest names in magic jostle: Fred Kaps, Juan Tamariz, Ascanio, Ludow, Duraty ... whose creations marked the magic knives. This book in French, you can enjoy this fabulous legacy of refined processes, evil combinations and ingenious subtleties. Jean Garin gives his favorite routines, comments and gives you all the keys to success in the magic of knives."

Contents: (numbers are not page numbers)

1 Preface (Gaetan Bloom)
2 Introduction
3 Getting Started
4 - The Type of Knives to be Used
5 Handling
6 - Techniques for turning
7 - Disappearance
8 - Exchanges
9 Tours And Routines
10 Other Effects With A Knife
11 Conclusion