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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

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
Absolute Magic

Absolute Magic

Written by Derren Brown
H&R, 2nd edition 2003, hard cover, issued without dust jacket, 251 p.
Used: $200.00
V.I.P.: $180.00
Growing in the Art of Magic

Growing in the Art of Magic

Written by Eugene Burger
Author, 1996, soft cover, 16 p., inscribed (1997)

The material in this booklet originally appeared on a set of three audio tapes produced in 1992... Readers of my books will find here early formulations of ideas that were later developed in Magic and Meaning, my 1995 book with Robert Neale. [Eugene Burger, Foreword 1996] (c)
Used: $12.00
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

The Art of Emceeing

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

The Success Book - 4-volume set

Co-written by Frances Marshall
Co-written by Jay Marshall
Magic, Inc., 1973-1984, hard cover, comb bound, 182+265+265+233 p.
Used: $85.00
Leslie Melville

Leslie Melville's "Magictales"

Written by Leslie Melville
Leaping Lizards Publishing, 2006, soft cover, 170 p.
Used: $31.00
V.I.P.: $25.00
Close-Up Presentation

Close-Up Presentation

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

Close-Up Presentation

Written by John Mendoza
Author, 1979, hard cover, 107 p.
Used: $26.00
V.I.P.: $23.00
The Magic Mirror

The Magic Mirror

Co-written by Robert E. Neale
Co-written by David Parr
Hermetic Press 2002, hard cover, dust jacket, 168 p. (c)
Used: $23.00
For Magicians Only

For Magicians Only

About the magic of Robert Parrish
Ackerman 1944, hard cover, 121 p.
Used: $13.00
New Ways To Mystify

New Ways To Mystify

Written by Robert Parrish
Ackerman 1945, hard cover, dust jacket, 124 p.
Used: $17.00
The Magic Menu - Year Three (September 1992 - August 1993)

The Magic Menu - Year Three (September 1992 - August 1993)

Edited by Jim Sisti
Jim Sisti, 1993, soft cover, comb bound, 72 p.
Used: $16.00
Special: $9.55
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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
Mentalism, Incorporated + Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two

Mentalism, Incorporated + Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two

Written by Chuck Hickok
Developmental Productions Press, 2002-2005, hard cover, dust jacket, 183 + 181 p. (c)
Used: $95.00

New Magic Book

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
V.I.P.: $35.00
(c) indicates an item in consignment.
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January 2018
106 used titles were added in our Magic Books section..

February 2018
87 used titles were added in our Magic Books section.

March 2018
84 used titles were added in our Magic Books section.

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).
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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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