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Parlor magic and tricks

  • Art and Ventriloquismby David Goldblatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    In this exciting collection of essays, available together for the first time, David Goldblatt studies key works including Nietzsche and Socrates, and uses the metaphor of ventriloquism to help understand how the art work speaks for the artist, and to the artwork and audience. more...

  • Game Magicby Jeff Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Make More Immersive and Engaging Magic Systems in Games Game Magic: A Designer?s Guide to Magic Systems in Theory and Practice explains how to construct magic systems and presents a compendium of arcane lore, encompassing the theory, history, and structure of magic systems in games and human belief. The author combines rigorous scholarly analysis... more...

  • Harry Houdini for Kidsby Laurie Carlson

    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...

  • Houdini Graphic Biographyby Inc. Saddleback Educational Publishing

    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...

  • International Volunteer Tourismby S.L. Wearing; N.G. McGehee

    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...

  • Magic Tricks & Illusionsby Will Goldston

    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...

  • Magic in the Cityby Tudorbeth

    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...

  • Magic with Everyday Objectsby George Schindler

    Scarborough House 1999; US$ 15.99

    Magic with Everyday Objects is an easy-to-follow how-to manual for novice magicians or those interested in picking up a few easy tricks to entertain at a moment's notice. more...

  • Marvelous Magicby Clare Oliver

    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...

  • Paul Daniels: Under No Illusion - My Autobiographyby Paul Daniels

    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...