Magic of the World by John Mulholland

(c. 1965) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)

 Illustrated by Al Hormel


9 Chapter 1 From the Beginning: The story of magic through the ages
17 Chapter 2 How Magic Works: the ways magicians mysitfy people
23 Chapter 3 The King’s Power: two card tricks of the gypsies
33 Chapter 4 Urbut: an Egyptian feat of restoring a severed string
41 Chapter 5 She-Fa Cash: coin tricks from China using coins with holes in the center
57 Chapter 6 Mental Magic: a German method of sending thought
65 Chapter 7 Here, There and Everywhere: making designs appear, disappear, and move about with the paddle move
75 Chapter 8 Choose a Color: Spanish magic with a color changing balloon
83 Chapter 9 Jadoo: a feat from India with a stick and a string and a drum
95 Chapter 10 Der Rote Geist: Austrian magic with a red block of wood and a cylinder
105 Chapter 11 Tagina Metal: a vanishing and reappearing metal cube (with a cup) from Japan
115 Chapter 12 Maza Casa: Italian magic with a coin which travels invisibly using a wooden box
126 Chapter 13 First American Magic: the dancing arrow of the American Indian (in a bowl)
137 Chapter 14 Followers of Merlin: a combination of two British tricks done with money
149 Chapter 15 The Erring Eyes: optical trickery from France
161 Chapter 16 Champion Bombyx Mori: making many yards of silk instantly (production)
181 Chapter 17 The Magic Show: suggestions for giving a performance of magic
189 Index

  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Pages: 190
  • Location: New York, USA
  • Dimensions: 7″x9″
  • Date: 1965
  • Binding: hardbound

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