Sleight of Hand|Edwin Sachs
Sleight of Hand : A Practical Manual of Legerdemain for Amateurs and Others
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2016 Reprint of Second, Enlarged Edition of 1885. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Considered by some to be the single most complete book ever written on magic, it includes both stage and close-up magic, chapters on technique, presentation, and all the peripheral skills necessary for great conjuring. Covers every significant aspect - from palming to clairvoyance, vanishing and producing an object, using essential apparatus, etc. Explains hundreds of astonishing tricks - with coins, cups and balls, handkerchiefs, cards, more. A book with an excellent reputation among professional magicians for teaching techniques. 57 illustrations. Chapters: Chapter I - Palming Chapter II - Tricks with Coins Chapter III - Tricks with Common Objects Chapter IV - Tricks with Cups and Balls Chapter V - Tricks with Handkerchiefs Chapter VI - Chinese Tricks Chapter VII - Tricks at Table Chapter VIII - Tricks with Cards Chapter IX - General Remarks Chapter X - The Table and Dress Chapter XI - Sleights and Properties for General Use Chapter XII - Tricks with Cards Chapter XIII - Tricks with Handkerchiefs and Gloves Chapter XIV - Tricks with Coins Chapter XV - Miscellaneous Chapter XVI - The Cornucopian Hat Chapter XVII - Tricks with Watches and Live Stock Chapter XVIII - Sham Mesmerism, Clairvoyance, &c. Chapter XIX - Final Instructions

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  • ISBN-13: 9781614279273
  • ISBN-10: 1614279276
  • Publisher: Martino Fine Books
  • Publish Date: February 2016
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.93 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.41 pounds
  • Page Count: 418