©1952 C. Arthur Person, Ltd., Great Britain
Published by Arco Publishing Co., Inc. NYC
Hardbound, 5.75x8", 383 pages
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Comments: Edited by F.J.
Camm. Based on articles contributed to Practical Mechanics by
Hunter. Fist published as Successful conjuring for amateurs in
1951.Norman Hunter was born in Sydenham, England on 23 November
and died Staines, 23 February 1995. His career started as an
advertising copywriter. In the 1930s Hunter was performing as a
magician in Bournemouth. (Wikipedia).
Norman Hunter (author), http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Norman_Hunter_(author)&oldid=330634858 (last visited Feb. 27, 2010).
vii The Editor's Foreword
9 Conjuring Tricks You Can Perform
19 Conjurer's Furniture: black art tables, etc.
28 Mysterious Boxes: production boxes
36 Conjuring With Flowers: spring and feather flowers
47 Tricks With the Magic Wand: vanishing wand, etc.
56 The Technique of Forcing
66 The Secrets of Card Conjuring: card boxes and more
78 The Mechanics of Vanishing Tricks: water goblet vanish and others
87 Conjurer's Camoflage: concealing loads
97 Magic With Coins: apparatus for coin production and a coin stand
106 Tricks with Billiard Balls
117 Tricks With Bottles: Passe Passe Bottles and more
128 Sensational Magic and Its Secrets: Bullet Catching, Sawing, Swords and more
138 Chemical Magic: flash paper and possibly dangerous combinatons!
148 Thimble Manipulation
158 Miniature Magic: small apparatus effects
167 Weapons for Wizards: swords and pistols!
177 "Magical" Cookery: cake in hat routine and more
188 Levitation Mysteries: floating balls and girls
199 Magic Messages
209 Conjuring With Lamps and Candles: such as the vanishing lamp
219 Easy Magic for Christmas:
229 The Tricks of Conjuring: servantes
238 Spooky Secrets Fully Explained: spirit magic
248 Magical Productions: collapsible cages, nesting boxes, etc.
258 Liquid Legerdemain: rice bowls, water bowls
268 The Technique of the Watch Trick
280 Tricks of Escaping and Magic with Knots
291 Conjuring With Picture Frames: sand frame and others
301 Tricks With Trays and Plates: with secret compartments
311 Conjuring With Dice Blocks and Cubes: die box and others
320 Simplified Conjuring
329 Conjuring With Colours
339 Trick Hats and Hat Tricks
349 Conjuring With Paper
359 Conjuring With Rings: vanished and recovered finger ring
369 Conjuring With Cigarettes