The Magician’s Handbook by Robert Parrish

(c. 1944,1958) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)

Details: Contains the author’s For magicians only and New ways to mystify, each also published separately. Illustrated by Doris Holley Peters.

Contents: (Chapters only, from Book ToC)

9 Warning: The Fun of Magic: An introduction to performing
15 The Way It Looks and the Way It Is: An essay on the appearance of things
21 The Old Ways and the New: A short essay on how magic has changed
25 The First Trick: The importance of learning it well, A matchstick trick presented
35 After Dinner Magic: Knife paddle, variation of glass through table, walnut and kumquat exchange
45 Card Magic with the Greatest of Ease: Controlling Cards and some tricks
68 How to be a Psychic: Five mental effect
81 Manipulating Many Things
98 Larger Trick
113 A Magic Show
123 And the Pursuit of Magic…
129 How to be Deceptive
137 The Magic Counterpane 
151 The Magic Tea Table
163 Needlework Magic
173 Take a Little Magic After Dinner
187 Magic for a Night Out
205 Bring Magic to Your Week Ends
219 The Magician on the Brass Rail Roa
235 The Show

  • Publisher: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd.
  • Pages: 240
  • Location: New York, USA
  • Dimensions: 6″x9″
  • Date: 1944, 1958
  • Binding: hardbound

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Approx. Price: $25.00 (2003) ***

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