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Tricks are cool but it is everything around the trick that transforms it from a clever stunt into an entertaining miracle. Learn the power of routining, misdirection, presentation and presence from performing geniuses like Eugene Burger, Dariel Fitzkee, Darwin Ortiz, and Tommy Wonder.

Used Magic Books

Making a Living in Magic: Performing at resturants and hotels

Written by Carl Jr. Andrews
Author, 1999, soft cover, comb bound, 38 p.
Used: $15.00
Forging Ahead in Magic

Forging Ahead in Magic

Written by John N. Booth
Kanter's Magic Shop, 2nd printing 1944, hard cover, 154 p.
Used: $25.00

Dramatic Magic

Written by John N. Booth
Ridgeway Press, 1988, hard cover, dust jacket, 242 p.
Used: $25.00
Absolute Magic

Absolute Magic

Written by Derren Brown
H&R, 2nd edition 2003, hard cover, issued without dust jacket, 251 p.
Used: $200.00
Just sold!
Mastering the Art of Magic

Mastering the Art of Magic

Written by Eugene Burger
Kaufman 1st ed. 2000, hard cover, dust jacket, 228 p.
This is a reprint of seven booklets: Secrets and Mysteries, Audience Involvement, Secrets of Restaurant Magic, Eugene Burger on Matt Schulien's Fabulous Card Discoveries, Intimate Power, The Craft of Magic and .
Used: $52.00
On hold

The Art of Emceeing

Written by Paul Desmond
Author, 1979, soft cover, 30 p., inscribed (c)
Used: $15.00
Showmanship for Magicians

Showmanship for Magicians

About the magic of Dariel Fitzkee
Magic Limited, 4th ed. 1945, hard cover, dust jacket, 187 p.
Used: $14.00
Red Arrow

Rants into Raves

Written by Kenton Knepper
Author, 1998, soft cover, 28 p.
Used: $10.00
Red Arrow

Poof, You're a Frog!!!

Written by Markwood
Author, 1993, soft cover, comb bound, 78 p.
Used: $12.00
The Success Book - Volume Two

The Success Book - Volume Two

Co-written by Frances Marshall
Co-written by Jay Marshall
Authors, no date, soft cover, comb bound, 263 p.
Used: $20.00
Close-Up Presentation

Close-Up Presentation

Written by John Mendoza
Author, 1979, hard cover, 107 p. (c)
Used: $25.00

Les Cinq Points Magiques

Written by Juan Tamariz
Editions Georges Proust 2002, soft cover, 66 p.
Used: $45.00

Thirteen Steps to Mentalism - Step 13: Patter and presentation

Written by Tony Corinda
Accuba, 1964, soft cover, 34 p.
Used: $5.00
The Books of Wonder - Volume I
Red Arrow

The Books of Wonder - Volume I

Co-written by Tommy Wonder
Co-written by Stephen Minch
Hermetic Press 1996, hard cover, dust jacket, 327 p.
Used: $36.00
The Books of Wonder - Volume II
Red Arrow

The Books of Wonder - Volume II

Co-written by Tommy Wonder
Co-written by Stephen Minch
Hermetic Press 1996, hard cover, dust jacket, 342 p.
Used: $36.00

New Magic Books

In Devious Standards, Jamy Ian Swiss has gathered together some of his most recent, insightful, challenging and poignant explorations into the performance of magic and its practitioners.
Devious Standards

Devious Standards

Written by Jamy Ian Swiss
Hermetic Press, 2011, hard cover, 230 p.
New: $40.00
The Five Points in Magic is Juan Tamariz's highly regarded study of the physical and psychological secrets that use the body to fool the mind.
The Five Points in Magic

The Five Points in Magic

Written by Juan Tamariz
Hermetic Press 2007, hard cover, 94 p.
New: $40.00
Just sold!
Red Arrow

The Magic Way

About the magic of Juan Tamariz
Edited by Stephen Minch
Hermetic Press, 2014. hard cover, dust jacket, 296 p.
New: $60.00
Red Arrow indicates recent addition. (c) indicates an item in consignment.
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July 2019
143 titles were added in our Magic Books section.

August 15, 2019
20 titles were added in our Magic Books section (Kneppoer, Krenzel, Kurtz, Trost, etc.).

August 20, 2019
27 titles were added in our Magic Books section (Larsen, Leech, Le Paul, etc.).

August 21, 2019
130 titles were added in our Magic Books section (Lorayne, Marlo, Minch, Trost, Vernon, Warlock, Wonder, etc.).

If you previously bought from us for more than $100, then you deserve a special treatment. From now on you are considered a V.I.P. and you can buy selected books at the VIP Price (with savings up to 30%). When ordering, you wil be charged the regular price and we will send you an instant refund (equal to Regular price minus VIP price).
Let's Make A Deal
Each week we come up with 100 different deals. Each deal is composed of one used book and one new book. They are scattered among the pages of the Magic Books section and are valid on Mondays only. All the deals are advertized one week in advance.
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