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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Back in the and even before that period to a degree gloves were commonly worn by stage magicians, and perhaps those performing in other venues as well.

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The fact that the book has stood the test of time and is considered a must-have book among professional magicians stands as a testament to the strength of the material. Sleight of skeight feats and tricks with apparatus for oof and profesional conjurers, and for both parlor and stage performance.

Additional links Vanishing Inc. Big Book of Magic Tricks. It is ultimately up to the reader to bring it all up to date and of course, change whatever is necessary to make it their own.

It’s a lot like the Hoffman books Modern Magic ect. While they don’t offer any guarantees, MyHermes tend to deliver your order within two days.

Sleight of Hand: A Practical Manual of Legerdemain for Amateurs & Others by Sachs

I might also point out that a few of my pages were not completely cut all the way through and I had to separate about 6 or 8 pages with a knife. Keep in mind, too, that as of today many pre magic books are now available free via Google books and readable on Google’s new reader app for the iPhone and Android. Here is a link to the Dover version. All of the effects are impromptu, which means they can be done without preparation and with borrowed coins.


If ever there were a more classic tome for beginners of general sleight of hand, I am not sure what it is. And if you are truly interested in magic, you must eventually master sleight-of-hand techniques or give up the idea of being anything more than a beginning magician. The fact that the material is easily downloadable and transferrable from device to device is awesome.

Probably the most used prop by magicians and certainly the one most closely associated with magic and magicians does not really show up until Chapter 8, habd you will learn magic with playing cards. Of the classics, I would recommend Magic Without Apparatus as a better choice.

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Sleight of Hand by Edwin Sachs

Some sleights are foundational and classics. Interference,” who by most accounts is alive and well.

The final chapter deals with things in the mentalism arena, focusing on fake mesmerisms, clairvoyance and thinks of the like. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Charles Chaput rated it really liked it Dec 29, In an absent manner, you place a glass of sherry to your lips, as though bracing yourself for the fray.

I particularly apprecated the fact that Dover kept the content exactly the way it is in the earlier editions, save for the typeface and the cover. Jim Christian added it Dec 28, Download your magic to any device, including our free iPad app.

Even intermediate and professional magicians can find things and information of use in this book. Thanks for sharing your opinions and links guys, it’s really appreciated. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. League of Legends Guide: AkmalSyahmi marked it as to-read Oct 03, The pages are standard weight. Among the effects here you will learn here are the by now very old handkerchief coin vanish and the equally old method of vanishing a coin in a glass of water, a Miser’s Dream type of effect with a hat, color changes, transpositions, etc.

There is a nice variety of items to learn from this section, including a Cut and Restored String and a great bit with a borrowed wedding ring and a handkerchief.

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Grippo’s Wish New user Posts. I had been in magic for years before I realised that Nate Leipzig and Malini hnad Downs had been dead for a very long time, and I had never heard of Harry Lorayne. That’s a love it or hate it.

Also in the bullpen, how about: You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: These techniques, both basic and more advanced, are all here — in the best book on the subject that you could possibly own. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jeanne added it Jul 28, Of course today this form of ebook is outdated and that is why we are converting them to PDF.