Concealed Art of Magic by George P. Sanderson

(c. 1972)

Contents (from book): 

v Foreword (William G. Stickland)
vi Introduction (John Braun)
vii Acknowledgements (G.P. Sanderson)

1 Chapter One – Ars est Celare Artem: True Art is to Conceal Art

9 Chapter Two –  Penetration of Old China: 

15 Chapter Three – Binary Selection

23 Chapter Four – Sigma Display Switch: visual bill switch

29 Chapter Five – Incredible Transposition: of two bank notes (dollar bills)

33 Chapter Six – Miraco Plus: 

39 Chapter Seven – That Top-of-Pocket Dodge: 

41 Chapter Eight – Sigma Umbrella and Silks: 

49 Chapter Nine – Those Double Envelopes: naturalness in magic and the use of envelopes

53 Chapter Ten – With the Aid of Osaka: 

57 Chapter Eleven – Sigma £1 Note and Security: burnt and restored bank note

69 Chapter Twelve – The Grand National: 

75 Chapter Thirteen – Changing Card at the Fingertips: 

79 Chapter Fourteen –  Sigma Atomic Disintegrator: 

99 Chapter Fifteen – Sigma 20th Century Silks: 

107 Chapter Sixteen –  Sigma Progressive Monte: a Monte style effect with 6 cards

121 Chapter Seventeen –  Impromptu Four Coins Through Table: using just four coins

127 Chapter Eighteen – Sigma Forcing Stand: 

133 Chapter Nineteen – Sigma Pre-Arranged Cards: 

137 Chapter Twenty – Sigma 4 by 9 Deck: 

141 Chapter Twenty One – Switching the Cards
143 (i) Stand Switch
144 (ii) Breast Pocket Switch
146 (iii) Packet of Envelopes Switch
149 (iv) Back Switch
152 (v) Tray Switch
154 (vi) Table Switch
158 (vii) Side Switch
161 (viii) Spin Around Switch

163 Chapter Twenty Two – Holiday for the Dead: 

167 Chapter Twenty Three – The One Ahead in Disguise: 

  • Publisher: Goodliffe
  • Pages: 174
  • Location: Warwickshire, England
  • Dimensions: 8″x10″
  • Date: 1972
  • Binding: hardbound

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Approx. Price: $30.00 (2004) ***

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