By: Edwin Sachs. Find out in this legendary classic of legerdemain, Sleight of Hand, widely regarded by professional magicians as one of the finest magic. “If ever there were a more classic tome for beginners of general sleight of hand, I am not sure what it is. This book has been around for years, has stood the. Described by a magician as probably the single most complete book ever written on magic. It includes both stage and close-up magic, chapters.

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Sleight of Hand

The pages are standard weight. Sleght Hilliard considered it superior to Erdnase who did borrow from itthough I’m not sure I’d agree with that assessment.

We have done this already with many dozens of ebooks and are continuing to do so with all the others. Be assured that sleight of hand relies primarily on dexterity, not apparatus.

Greg rated it really liked it Mar 23, We don’t stock every magic trick released, but instead hand pick the best! Professional Mentalism with Playing Cards. It’s a lot like the Hoffman books Modern Magic ect. And HTML was at that time the best way to go.

Sleight of Hand ($) – Edwin Sachs – Vanishing Inc. Magic shop

Chapter 15 details magic with goldfish, birds, feather plumes, wands and bottles. Review Sleight of Hand. Chapter 11 talks about using wands and other generic or perhaps, generic to a magician items like special handkerchiefs as well as sleights ssachs would be useful when using these items. Bigger Than Life” by David Ben.


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Plus, the writing style is very entertaining, which I was not expecting. Itiro rated it liked it Jun 11, Chapter 10 talks about how you should dress, it talks about using a certain type of magic table and how to properly employ it, using your pockets to your advantage, etc. Jon added it Jul 15, I like The Art of Magic T. Magic with Everyday Objects. They deserve to be laid to rest in a respectful manner.

Christopher added it Jun 19, Devant loved Sachs book so much that in the Third edition on, they included a new chapter, some of David’s own sleight-of-hand to be included in this volume. The Imp of the Perverse. Saxhs 25, We will work on Houdini, Jordan, Hoffmann, Sachs, etc.

How is this startling trick performed? I see it is available on lybrary. Here you will learn how to use a hat to produce and endless variety of items from canon balls, cualiflower, flowers and even a bundle of firewood!

Would you like us to take another look at this review? Minimal illustrations and lots of text make for a slower read and a little more work at getting moves smoothly by heart.

Some sleights are foundational and classics. Now appearing nightly in my basement. Jean Hugard did the translation. It really is amazing to see the wealth of material available not just magic books — the selection of free material not to mention regular, for-fee material is staggering. Ricky Smith added it Oct 11, The final chapter deals with things in the mentalism arena, focusing on fake mesmerisms, clairvoyance and thinks of the like.


You will also read a method for the spirit slates, which are a very popular items among mentalism and bizarre performers. This in no way hinders the clarity of the material – everything in the book is very easy to follow but my point in bringing it up is that some people may, due to the linguistics, find it to be a bit of a dry read.

James added it Apr 17, Akshay Nair rated it really liked it Nov 09, Lists with This Book. Good for beginners with an inter Slightly outdated but useful as a historical text. This is a comedy bit still performed by kid show performers today. But as it stands, the HTML version — a bizarre, framed version of the books that aren’t readbale on any mobile platform — are useless and don’t work with the latest version of Chrome.

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Clearly and minutely, the steps are given for hundreds of astonishing tricks: Laiba Sheikh marked it sleiyht to-read Nov 22, Urban Sketches, a collection of stories. These techniques, both basic and more advanced, are all here — in the best book on the subject that you could possibly own.

All effects are performed with everyday objects or props that are easy to find: You submitted the following rating and review. In an absent manner, you place a glass of sherry to your lips, as though bracing yourself for the fray.

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