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Oct 12, 1976
| ISBN 9780394722023
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Oct 12, 1976 | ISBN 9780394722023
A new and simple learn-by-picture method that makes it easy for anyone aged twelve and up to perform all the classic sleights just as they are done by the world’s greatest professional magicians. Long-time magician Bill Tarr has teamed up with Barry Ross, an illustrator famous for his instructional sports diagrams, for easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, so that with the help of more than 1,500 line drawings that capture each eye-fooling movement, you’ll learn everything from simple sleights you can master in minutes to the great classics of magic. With ordinary objects — a regular deck of cards, a coin from someone’s pocket, a few balls of crumpled aluminum foil — you’ll soon be doing …Card FanningSpringing the Cards from Hand-to-HandThe Lit-Cigarette TrickThe Three-Shell GameThe Cups and BallsThree-Card MonteThe Cut and Restored RopeThe Miser’s Dreamplus …Unbelievable Card TricksCoin and Cigarette Vanishesand dozens and dozens of the world’s greatest sleight-of-hand effects!
Like a great many magicians, William Tarr was interested in magic from a very early age. He did his first tricks at the age of nine, spent the greater part of his youth with a deck of cards in his… More about William Tarr
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