This book is for the amateur magician who wants to learn and start performing well-known tricks that professionals use, while even the more advanced magician will find new tricks, and new ways of doing old ones.
With this book, the beginner will be able to perform professional tricks within hours. 50 easy, yet effective tricks are presented by Mr. Gibson, one of the best and well-known authors of magic. With well over 200 pages and 63 illustrations, you will be taken through every stage of each trick - an overview, how the trick appears to the audience, the methods to performing the trick, and finally the presentation details that allow you to perform the trick in a completely professional manner. There are card tricks of both the set-up and impromptu kind, tricks with strings, handkerchiefs, tumblers and other simple apparatus. There are examples of mental magic and well-known stage illusions that take these principles learned to a higher level. MB052