Home :: All Books :: Professional Magic for Amatuers by Walter B Gibson - Book

Professional Magic for Amatuers by Walter B Gibson - Book

Professional Magic for Amatuers by Walter B Gibson - Book
SKU DOPROFMAG
Quantity in stock 2 item(s) available
Weight 0.58 lbs
 
Our price: $7.95 (5.25)
Options
Quantity (2 available)
This book is for the amateur magician who wants to learn (and start performing) well-known card tricks that professionals use. Fifty easy, yet effective tricks are presented, offering a well-rounded repertoire on which the beginner can draw while developing further interests and skills.

"To explain how magic is done is one thing," Mr. Gibson says in his introduction, "to tell how to do it quite another." In this volume you will be taken through every stage of each trick-an overview, how the tricks appear to the audience, the mechanism behind the trick and finally the presentation details that allow you to perform the trick in a completely professional manner. By carefully following the few simple yet essential tips, the tricks will soon be yours.

Emphasis is on tricks that can be performed informally with a small group of friends. There are card tricks of both the set-up and impromptu kind, there are tricks with string, handkerchiefs, tumblers and other simple apparatus. And, there are examples of mental magic where the purpose is "to deceive the mind rather than the eye." A final section on well-known stage illusions shows how the same performance principles are carried to magic on a higher level.

With this book the beginner will be able to perform professional tricks within hours, while even the more advanced magician will find new tricks and new ways of doing old ones. The author draws upon a lifetime in professional magic for his tricks. Not only is Mr. Gibson well-known as one of the best writers about magic, he was also long associated with Houdini, the Thurstons, and other great magicians of the past.

Pages 223 - Softbound, Illustrated
: *
: *
: *
Type the characters you see in the picture:


*

Customer Reviews

There have been no reviews for this product.

Add your review here

: *
: *
Type the characters you see in the picture:


*

Customers also bought

The Thick Card Project (plus Bonus) by Liam Montier and Big Blind Media - DVD
Multiplying Bottles (Standard) by Reg Donnelly - Trick
Figure Forecast by Wild-Colombini Magic - Trick
The Thick Card Project (plus Bonus) by Liam Montier and Big Blind Media - DVD Multiplying Bottles (Standard) by Reg Donnelly - Trick Figure Forecast by Wild-Colombini Magic - Trick
$30.00
$525.00
$10.00
 
Bruised by Daniel Martin  - Trick
Harry Lorayne's Best Ever Collection Volume 2 by Harry Lorayne - DVD
Bicycle Elemental Wind Collectable Playing Cards
Bruised by Daniel Martin - Trick Harry Lorayne's Best Ever Collection Volume 2 by Harry Lorayne - DVD Bicycle Elemental Wind Collectable Playing Cards
$29.95
$34.95
$9.95
 
Paul Harris Presents Freedom Writer by Mark Allen and Paul Harris Presents - Trick (Gimmick & Online Video Instruction)
Magigram Vol.12 by Wild-Colombini Magic - DVD
Full Bloom (2 Book Set) Signed by Gaetan Bloom & Kevin James - Book
Paul Harris Presents Freedom Writer by Mark Allen and Paul Harris Presents - Trick (Gimmick & Online Video Instruction) Magigram Vol.12 by Wild-Colombini Magic - DVD Full Bloom (2 Book Set) Signed by Gaetan Bloom & Kevin James - Book
$59.95
$10.00
$160.00
 
MagicWorldonline Magic Shop - Site Map - Our Guarantee - Close Up Magician and Illusionist - Terms and Conditions - FAQ - Magic Tricks - The Quantum Gift - Magic Community - Magic Shop USA - Hypnotherapy UK - Magic Shop - Magic Tricks - Manchester Magician