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- Michael O' Mara Books 2013; US$ 9.99
If you're interested in magic because on your 9th birthday your Mummy and Daddy booked the ruddy-faced Uncle Fiddlesticks who pulled a bunny out of a hat and made sweets appear from his pockets which he forced you to verify empty and you want to know how it was done. This book offers full of tricks to really get people talking. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
Filled with secrets of conjuration, it demonstrates how anyone can amuse and baffle audiences, large or small, at home or on stage. Over 250 feats of legerdemain are outlined and illustrated, with a springboard of derivations offered for the ambitious entertainer. Each secret is simple ... all good secrets are. Likewise, the greater the illusion,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 17.50
Mit diesem Buch werden Sie zu einem Magier. Sie lernen in Kneipen, im Büro oder auf Festen, ein Funkeln in die Augen Ihres Publikums zu hexen. Mit Karten und Münztricks, einigen Kunststücken für Fortgeschrittene, Mentalmagie und Schwebeeinlagen werden Sie Ihre Zuschauer verblüffen. Das ist aber noch nicht alles: Oliver Erens... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 27.95
From risqué cabaret performances to engrossing after-hours shop talk, Trade of the Tricks offers an unprecedented look inside the secretive subculture of modern magicians. Entering the flourishing Paris magic scene as an apprentice, Graham M. Jones gives a firsthand account of how magicians learn to perform their astonishing deceptions. He follows... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 12.00
?Mac King is a god.? ?Penn and Teller Tricks with Your Head is the world?s greatest (and only) collection of hilarious, mystifying, and sometimes repulsive magic tricks that you can perform with your very own head. If you?ve only thought of your head as a receptacle for so-called higher learning, or as a structure for keeping your haircut from... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 14.99
From his impoverished childhood to his feat of becoming one of the most successful entertainers of all time, this fascinating biography presents a memorable portrait of magician and escape artist Harry Houdini. Guidelines for 21 fun magic tricks are also provided, including how to stick a needle into a balloon without popping it, how to step through... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 11.95
Did you know that a magician once pulled an egg out of a U.S. president's mouth? Or that Merlin, the most famous wizard of all, was subject to a spell too powerfull for him to break? Journey into the mysterious world of modern-day magicians and storybook sorcerers. Colorful photographs, astounding statistics, and challenging quizzes highlight these... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 32-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory, pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; US$ 1.00
¿Qué son realmente la magia, los hechizos y los encantamientos? ¿Qué diferencia hay entre magia blanca, negra y roja? ¿Para qué sirven las ceremonias mágicas? ¿Cuáles son las distintas prácticas antiguas y modernas, como el vudú, el chamanismo, las ceremonias del antiguo Egipto, etc.? more...