Hawkesworth, Eric: Practical Lessons In Magic
©1967 Eric Hawkesworth, Published by Hawthorn Books Inc., NY
Paper, perfect-bound, 95 pages
Practical
              Lessons In Magic
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Comments: "Tricks and Illusions for the Amateur Performer". With diagrams by the author. A beginner's book, but certainly not your typical selection of effects.

Contents:

ix Foreword
3 Key of Kronis: a cut and restored rope with a Key and a Mythical City storyline
9 Washday Wonder: Eric's presentation of Soft-Soap
15 Get Rich Quick: Eric's approach to Miser's Dream
21 The Teacup Reveals: a special card "fishes" for the selection
27 The Tube Tells: a paper cylinder rises and falls magically on a cord
33 The Wizard's Walking Stick: vanishing cane you can make
39 Great Bullion Theft: gold block transposes to a hat, with a patter-line of criminals
45 Surprise Package: a variation of the Rice Bowls
51 Spirit Séance: strange activity takes place behind a banner
57 Head Spinner: Optical illusion
63 Little Dolly Daydream: doll production from empty boxes
69 Chinese Manacles: wrist escape
75 The Floating Beaker: plastic beaker adheres to book turned upside down
81 Don't Look Now!: a model skeleton vanishes in a handkerchief and appears on your back
87 Welsh Rag Doll: Doll vanishes from a handbag to be replaced by doll parts
95 Two Suggested Thirty-Minute Programs for Children and Adults



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