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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
This exciting collection of David Goldblatt's essays, available for the first time in one volume, uses the metaphor of ventriloquism to help understand a variety of art world phenomena. It examines how the vocal vacillation between ventriloquist and dummy works within the roles of artist, artwork and audience as a conveyance to the audience of the... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 15.99
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$ 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...
- CABI 2013; US$ 125.00
Volunteer tourism has increased in popularity and prevalence and is no longer considered only a small section of alternative tourism. It is now part of the mainstream tourism industry and tourism experience for many people. Concentrating on the experience of the volunteer tourist and the host community, this new edition builds on the view of volunteer... 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...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 6.99
In this astonishing book, the fourth in her ground-breaking series, Tudorbeth teaches us the traditional secrets of numerology and herbalism, how to read tea leaves and how to invite the gods and goddesses to bring miracles into our everyday lives. This ancient knowledge has never before been offered with such simplicity and clarity. 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...
- John Blake Publishing 2000; US$ 13.11
He is the most famous magician in the world. His feats of illusion have earned him the highest honours the magic world can bestow, and legions of fans who hang on his every captivating act. Yet Paul Daniels is a widely mocked as he is love; a man whose incredible talent has earned him as much admirations as it has teasing. Behind the guise of the... 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...