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The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 13: Rope Magic & Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 5: Mentalism
The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 13: Rope Magic & Routines The Abbott Magic Collection Volume 5: Mentalism
Rope Magic and Routines including 20 Rope Tricks With Knots, Over 35 Rope Penetrations, Over 25 Tricks With Cords, Over 50 Cut and Restored Ropes. Includes Best Sellers Like Neff’s Rope Miracle, Professor Cheer’s Comedy Rope, Abbott’s Keyo &...31 of Abbotts greatest mentalism effects are in this book including the following: 13 LIVING AND DEAD TESTS, ANY DRINK CALLED, ASTRAL DIVINER, ASTROLOGIA, BALLY PREDICTION, BOMBAY, CEMENT HEADLINE PREDICTION, EMPIRE MENTAL ROUTINE, ETHEREAL...

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$10.00

100% Sankey Book 15 Great Illusions
100% Sankey Book15 Great Illusions
After many requests, Kaufman and Company is reprinting one of its most famous books - 100% Sankey. Written and illustrated by Richard Kaufman, in hardcovers with dustjackets, and almost 100 pages. 70% Off Sale Ends Halloween at MidnightFor the performer who plays carnivals, circuses, clubs or who just has a large stage show, this book is just what you need. The sensational illusions in this book can be built up after reading the directions in this fine book.

$50.00

$7.50

2017 Abbott Compendium 3 Great Books at 1 Low Cost
2017 Abbott Compendium3 Great Books at 1 Low Cost
Imagine reading about Get Togethers that happened decades ago as if they happened yesterday, or seeing every Abbott poster, every Abbott award winner, and even every Abbott performer covered in one book. Its updated, its big, and its back in stock soon.TALK REGULAR PRICE $12.50, CHINESE MAGIC REGULAR PRICE $7.50, ILLLUSION SHOW KNOW HOW REGULAR PRICE $15.00 - A $35 value only $5 through Dec 26

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Abbott's Illusions Printed Book (Complete Workshop Plans) Abbott's Magic And The American Side Show
Abbott's Illusions Printed Book (Complete Workshop Plans)Abbott's Magic And The American Side Show
Now you can get all of the 50+ Abbott workshop plans, plus about 20 or so more, in this huge book with over 460 pages - ALL WORKSHOP PLANS! If you were to download every Abbott workshop plan it would cost over $200 and well over $250 if you were to have Abbott's ship them to you.People often ask "what was Abbott's biggest seller this year!" Well, here is the winner for 2017 as we sold more of these than any other item. The book is over 520 pages and is the most complete book on side show magic ever written - and lots of fun to read!

$49.95

$50.00

Annotated Erdnase by Mike Caveney Best Of Larry Beckers World Of Super Mentalism II
Annotated Erdnase by Mike CaveneyBest Of Larry Beckers World Of Super Mentalism II
Regardless of your level of expertise or specific area of interest, The Annotated Erdnase is a valuable companion to the greatest book ever written on sleight of hand with cards.One of the finest books on mentalism ever written! It contains a total 36 outstanding mental miracles. The methods for accomplishing these bafflers is sheer simplicity. No complicated sleights. Learning effects like PSI-Stebbins, Snakes Alive,...

$54.00

$36.00

BETCHA! (How to Win Free Drinks for Life) Big Magic for Little Hands by Joshua Jay
BETCHA! (How to Win Free Drinks for Life)Big Magic for Little Hands by Joshua Jay
BETCHA! How to Win Free Drinks for LIFE by SIMON LOVELLKids love magic. They love to see it, and they love to do it. Enter Joshua Jay , who started doing magic when he was 7 and was named champion at the World Magic Seminar (the Olympics of magic) by the time he was 16. His Big Magic for Little Hands...

$25.00

$19.95

Blackstone - A Magicians Life Books of Wonder 2-VOL COMBO set by Tommy Wonder
Blackstone - A Magicians LifeBooks of Wonder 2-VOL COMBO set by Tommy Wonder
This is the story of the world and magic shows of Harry Blackstone (1885-1965), who entertained in theaters for over 50 seasons. Gifted with an electric presence, a magnificent voice and a master magician's mentality and skills. Demo by Greg BordnerNever has there been a more articulate manifesto declaring magic a true art. And never has one man offered a more detailed and coherent plan for achieving art by the practice of magic. Through a series of tricks, routines and essays, Tommy Wonder...

$38.00

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Buried Alive - Lester Lake Cardially Yours by Ed Marlo
Buried Alive - Lester LakeCardially Yours by Ed Marlo
The story of Lester Lake “Marvelo magician, inventor, showman and daredevil performer! This is a hardcover book with over 350 pages and several 100's of photographs. Plenty of info on Abbott's in this book as well. Demo!Volume Two of Magic, Inc.'s Marlo Trilogy. Cardially Yours is an anthology of card magic like no other. Detailed Description Between these covers you'll encounter classic works of legendary Chicago card magician, Edward Marlo including: Early...

$69.95

$55.00

Chung Ling Soo The Man of Mystery Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar by Eddie Joseph
Chung Ling Soo The Man of MysteryCigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar by Eddie Joseph
At last, the authentic story of the remarkable career of William Ellsworth Robinson, the American magician who masqueraded as Chinese conjuror Chung Ling Soo. This numbered, limited edition, 64 page book has been fully approved by Hector...Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar, by Eddie Joseph, is filled with fun (and funny) bits you can add to any act. And, they are strong enough to stand on their own. Limited quantities available.

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Collectible - Complete Tarbell Course 1927 Collectible - For Magicians Only Book 1923
Collectible - Complete Tarbell Course 1927Collectible - For Magicians Only Book 1923
Doing some cleaning and Greg found all three volumes of 1927 Tarbell books. They were from his fathers collection. Check out demo by Greg BordnerCheck out the video on this product by Greg Bordner

$400.00

$95.00

Collectible - Later Magic (Professor Hoffmann) Collectible - Rices Encyclopedia of Silk Magic
Collectible - Later Magic (Professor Hoffmann)Collectible - Rices Encyclopedia of Silk Magic
Check out the pictures, book in good condition, only one availableGood Condition, dust cover has small tears

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Collectible - Seabrookes Book Comedy Helper 2
Collectible - Seabrookes Book Comedy Helper 2
Autographed by Terry, the book is in good condition, check out the pics. Book also known as "Around the world with a baking tin"Over 250 jokes, cartoons, gags, visual stunts and one-liners especially for magicians and mentalists! IE-To me, the best definition of an optimist is a mime with a pager.

$40.00

$24.00

Con Quests Constant Fooling Volume 1 by David Regal
Con QuestsConstant Fooling Volume 1 by David Regal
Long off the market, the hidden secrets of Con Quests have been found in the Abbott archive in perfect condition. A mentalism book to the nth degree, Con Quest contains about a dozen chapters on everything from blindfolds to creepshows. Over 30 effects in all!Volume One contains a collection of powerful card magic utilizing unprepared cards, David's startling Cups & Balls routine from his Magic Castle Act and a chapter devoted entirely to magic done with neither cards nor coins. Prepare to fool...

$15.00

$48.00

Cool, Kid Show Magic (Hard Bound) by Norm Barnhart Dante's Scrapbook
Cool, Kid Show Magic (Hard Bound) by Norm BarnhartDante's Scrapbook
Norm includes his stage magic for kids including: Snowflake Miser's Dream Car Repair Shop The Amazing Fleas Pirate Treasure Tricks For the past hundred years magic books have raved about being filled with modern 21st Century Magic effects. Well,...Dante was a famous magician that played in Europe and all over the world. This book has stories, letters, and pictures. Anyone interested in the history of magic will enjoy Dante's Scrapbook. See demo by Greg Bordner.

$34.95

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Dark Matter Secrets Decades: 80 Year Timeline of Abbott's Magic History
Dark Matter SecretsDecades: 80 Year Timeline of Abbott's Magic History
SELECT FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE The ultimate spooky magic book, Abbott's Dark Matter Secrets has over 400 pages, well over 100 effects, Stage Illusions (complete with workshop plans), Side Show Illusions, Mentalism, Closeup, Parlor etc. Demo!Abbott's Magic presents "Decades", a look back at eighty years of magic history. Over 100 points in time that shaped the Abbott Magic Co. and Colon MI into the Magic Capital of the World.

$24.95

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Designed Illusions & Design Delusions by David Hemingway Destination Zero
Designed Illusions & Design Delusions by David HemingwayDestination Zero
For three decades the Designer Magic Workshops built major illusions and apparatus for world star magicians, prestige theatre productions and television series. This book presents 24 selected plans with additional techniques and building know-how included. Over 300 clear schematic drawing.Fasten your seatbelt. You are travelling to a special province in the world of magic: Self-working card magic. Deceptive, automatic, and turbo-charged.

$66.00

$55.00

Don't Fool Yourself: The Magical Life of Dell O'Dell Dunninger Knows by Joseph Atmore
Don't Fool Yourself: The Magical Life of Dell O'DellDunninger Knows by Joseph Atmore
In a field dominated by men, one of the most successful and busiest magicians of a generation was also a woman. Dell O'Dell grew up in Kansas, and learned to love show business amidst the sawdust and spangles of her father's circus. Check out Demo by Greg!"I usually never read magic books but Dunninger always fascinated me, so I couldn't resist! After reading the routines in Joe's book, I now know why he was always trying to incorporate some of Dunninger's routines into my show" - Uri Geller

$45.00

$84.00

Emotional Mentalism Vol 2 by Luca Volpe Ensuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
Emotional Mentalism Vol 2 by Luca VolpeEnsuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
After the worldwide success of "Emotional Mentalism", Luca Volpe is back with the second volume which contains brand new routines for the serious mentalist and psychic entertainer. All of the routines have been tested hundreds of times, on people...The fourth book in the series, features more astonishing self-working effects. The contents include 8 Cards Espial, in which you name the card selected randomly from a packet of eight, Automatic Ace Triumph, a Triumph routine conducted through...

$96.00

$18.95

Ensuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer Evil Illusions by Paul Osborne
Ensuing Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer Evil Illusions by Paul Osborne
The fourth book in the series, features more astonishing self-working effects. The contents include 8 Cards Espial, in which you name the card selected randomly from a packet of eight, Automatic Ace Triumph, a Triumph routine conducted through...OUT OF STOCK - Horror star Ron Fitzgerald sets the foreword tone of this publication. Turn your garage into a haunted Egyptian walk-through with these props. Hollywood make up artist, Michael Mosher, gives you a makeover in a chapter called "Being Goth". MUCH MORE...

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Exhibition Card Fans F.R.A.U.D.
Exhibition Card FansF.R.A.U.D.
Make card fans like the pro's with this inexpensive paperback book on Exhibition Card FansImagine, if you will, a perfect blend of proven effects - professional secrets and unique presentations. It’s all here in a 72 page, beautifully produced book, including the award winning Star Wars effect.

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Faro Exposed Further Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
Faro ExposedFurther Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer
Written by Alfred Trumble and first published in 1882, Faro Exposed was a landmark book on America's favorite crooked card game. It explains the origin, rules, and history of Faro, as well as the sophisticated methods used by card cheats to beat...Jim Steinmeyer’s sequel to Impuzzibilities contains ten new “interactive” effects, including the amazing “King’s Coronation,” an interactive effect suitable for television, video or radio. One effect uses no apparatus, just the spectators’ hands!...

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$15.95

Giobbi Card College Volume 2 High Caliber - Fully Loaded Card Magic - John Bannon
Giobbi Card College Volume 2High Caliber - Fully Loaded Card Magic - John Bannon
Picking up where Volume One left off, Volume Two teaches such classic and invaluable sleights as the palm, the pass, the glimpse, false counts and much more. Volume Two concludes with a chapter on psychology, misdirection and presentation that's...High Caliber is John Bannon’s latest work, a fully loaded retrospective of right-on-target card magic for the real world. Sophisticated “fractal” packet tricks Contemporary gambling demonstrations Ultramodern Ace assemblies Unorthodox “garden...

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Illusion Illusion Illusionology
Illusion IllusionIllusionology
Plastic spiral bound, 8 1/2" x 11", 177 pages, protective clear acetate cover. A great collection of magical illusions - most with complete and detailed workshop plans.Closely guarded secrets of the illusionologists are revealed! More than a fascinating history of magic through the ages, Illusionology is an indispensable guide unveiling step-by-step instructions for more than twenty-five astonishing feats . In stock and ready to ship.

$37.50

$23.99

Impuzzibilities by Jim Steinmeyer Irregular Book Sale - Too Hot For The Devil
Impuzzibilities by Jim SteinmeyerIrregular Book Sale - Too Hot For The Devil
Jim Steinmeyer’s book is a collection of 13 surprising effects, many suitable as “interactive” effects, through the medium of a page, radio, videotape or phone. It starts with his famous mathematical “Nine Card Problem” with his variations, and...THIS IS A SLIGHTLY IRREGULAR BOOK, IT HAS A BENT CORNER AND BECAUSE OF THAT WE ARE SELLING IT AS IS AT WHOLESALE OR LESS. Following the publication of his highly acclaimed book Avant-Cards, Tom Gagnon shares some of his most cherished secrets in...

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Irregular Book Sale - Uri Gellar My Story Kardyro Kolossal Kompendium of Klever Kommercial Kloseup Magic
Irregular Book Sale - Uri Gellar My StoryKardyro Kolossal Kompendium of Klever Kommercial Kloseup Magic
THIS IS A SLIGHTLY IRREGULAR BOOK SALE AS THE COVER SLEEVE IS TORN.Master magic from a master magician. Contents include: Advice, Rules & Words of Wisdom, Ambitious Card, Are We Sheep?, A Thought or Two, Ball & Tube Routines, Behind My Back, Bonus Effect #1 & #2, Brain Dazzler Supreme, Chinatown Coin Routine,... Check out the demo by Greg on this book.

$60.00

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Kids Show Masterplan by Danny Orleans a Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) 2 by Paul Osborne
Kids Show Masterplan by Danny Orleans aKidtrix (Magic for Kids) 2 by Paul Osborne
Danny Orleans' new book is destined to become the modern-day guide to performing magic for children. Combining his classroom experience as a preschool and kindergarten teacher with over 40 years of performing magic for children in schools,...An all new book by Paul Osborne geared to the kid show performer! Hundred of illustrations along with never-before-seen, audience tested routines and props. Stuff you will want to perform - All new props and routines are included: Bully Cards...

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Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) 3 by Paul Osborne Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) by Paul Osborne
Kidtrix (Magic for Kids) 3 by Paul OsborneKidtrix (Magic for Kids) by Paul Osborne
The latest in the series of Kidtrix books! It features all new props and presentations for the family/children's performer. With a foreword by Bev Bergeron, this publication features an all new look at illusions styled and designed for the...An all new book by Paul Osborne geared to the kid show performer! Hundred of illustrations along with never-before-seen, audience tested routines and props. Stuff you will want to perform - Wristnosis, Giant Crayon, My Pet Frog, Ear Cleaning...

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$27.50

Look No Hands inchThe Lecture inch by Wayne Dobson M E N T A L I S S I M O close-up mentalism for card aficionados
Look No Hands inchThe Lecture inch by Wayne Dobson M E N T A L I S S I M O close-up mentalism for card aficionados
Six routines of my finest commercial material. Featuring the SEX trick with all the gags and method - it's my original organic version of this routine (I preferred this myself). TOSSED DECK - every nuance included in what is still my opening...In this new collection, John Bannon highlights effects with “mental” themes, including both mentalism (serious!) and mental magic (not so serious!). John is known for constructing layered, easy-to-do effects with playing cards. These routines are...

$21.00

$55.00

Magic By Misdirection Magic in Motion The Mechanics of Body Illusion
Magic By MisdirectionMagic in Motion The Mechanics of Body Illusion
An Extended Explanation of the Magician's Application of the Psychology of Deception. Magic By Misdirection applies the psychology of deception to the art of magic. The finest minds of magic have recognized it an important and monumental work on...Combine magic and movement to make a stronger impression on your audience? "Magic and Motion" demonstrates the significance of physical movement in magical presentation through diagrams and descriptions and applies them to some magic effects you may already have in your repertoire. Demo!

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$34.95

Magic Magazine - May 2014 Magic Monsters Coloring Book
Magic Magazine - May 2014Magic Monsters Coloring Book
Magic Magazine (and some Magic Magazine back issues) are always available and in stock at Abbotts! MAY 2014 VOLUME 23 NUMBER 9 The Magic Show: Forty Years Later By John Harrison and Alan Howard May 1974 saw the opening of a Broadway show that changed the face of magic.Halloween Fun - The special "Cute Monster" book supplied comes prepared to perform the effect. Flip through the book, and all the pages in the book appear with black and white pictures. Flip thru again, full colored pictures appear. Flip thru yet again and the book is full of blank pages.

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