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Gibson, Walter: Mastering Magic Secrets Of The Great Magicians Revealed
©1977 Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., New York
Hardbound, 5.75x8.75", 188 pages

©1995 Lifetime Books, Inc
Softcover, 236 pages
Mastering Magic
Fell Publishing Edition
Image courtesy Bryan-Keith Taylor
Mastering Magic
Lifetime Books Edition
Image courtesy eBay seller CosanostraMagic

Comments: Some line drawing illustrations. Cover photo by Art Kahn.

Contents (partial page numbers starting on page 71 are from the 1995 edition)

1 Twizzlers (Puzzle or Paradox):
2 Coin And Saucer
3 Dimes And Pennies
4 Power Of Thought
5 Drop The Matchbox
6 Card And Glass
7 Glass And Cigarette
8 Match In Mid-Air
9 Three Coin Twizzler
10 The Puzzle Card
11 One-Hand Knot
12 Coin And Bottle
13 The Puzzling Label
14 Catch The Sugar

15 Pocket Magic:
16 The Penetrating Match
17 Stack The Chips
18 Three Medals
19 The Mysterious Domino
20 Jumping Rubber Band
21 Bottle And Pills
22 Self-Opening Match-Box
23 Self-Closing Matchbox
24 Magnetized Glasses
25 The Passing Pennies
26 Three Divining Rods
27 The Rattle Bars

28 Self-Working Card Tricks:
29 Guess Again
30 Find Your Own
31 As Many As You
32 The Double Clock
33 Three Dial Prediction
34 Color Sense
35 Faces Up
36 Sure-Win Poker Hand
37 The Identical Cards
38 Nine Card Deal

39 Suitcase Magic:
40 The Quick-Change Handkerchief
41 The Wandering Milk
42 The Penetrable Card
71 Modern Vanishing Glass
71 The Vanishing Ink
74 Adhesive Milk
76 Bottle And Rope
77 The Red Ribbon Pack
80 The Gay Blade
83 The Patriotic Liquids
86 The Penetrating Liquid
87 The Vanishing Candle
88 Card, Seal, And Ribbon
90 Sands Of Sahara

93 Spook Tricks:
96 The Spirit Answer
97 The Polar Ghost
98 The Talking Key
99 The Spooky Weights
101 The Floating Table
103 In The Dark
104 Under Cover
107 Catch The Ghost
108 The Spirit Post
112 Seance In The Light
114 The Hand Of Cagliostro
117 Cassadaga Propaganda
120 The Knotty Spook
122 The Clutching Hand

123 Larger Magic:
124 The Flowing Coconut
127 The Eggs From The Hat
130 The Fade-Away Glass
133 The Imaginary Egg
136 Fish From The Air
138 Houdini'd Giant Bowl Mystery
140 The Great Sack Escape
144 Canary And Light Bulb
145 Fish Globe Production
148 Aquarium Production
149 Duck Or Rabbit Production Box
153 The Flying Cage
154 Pop-Through Frame

155 Magic of the Mind:
159 Message reading
161 Single Messages
164 The Untouched Card
166 Duplicated Thought
168 Color Clairvoyance
170 Out Of The Phone Book
173 The Marked Name
177 The Random Mind
180 In The Crystal
181 Calling All Cards
183 Nailed Thoughts
185 Nine Out Of Nine
188 Relayed Thought
191 The Mental Challenge

195 Stage Illusions:
202 Film To Life
205 The Girl Of Iron
208 The Drop-Away Cabinet
211 The Escape From Sing Sing
214 Spiked Alive
217 The Glass Sheet Mystery
220 Crushing A Girl
225 The Cane Cabinet
230 Catching A Bullet



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