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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Put in PDF, and you’ll have my money. Danyilmaz marked it as to-read Sxchs 11, Bigger Than Life” by David Ben. Unfortunately, most used book stores are savvy to older magic books market, BUT you can still find some “WTF, how this get here and who would give it up! That may be true, to a certain point.

Sleight of Hand by Edwin Sachs

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In the Chapter 14 you will find coin magic again, this time using various types of apparatus which will allow you to play on the stage.

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Another chapter on so-called “Chinese Tricks” talks about fire eating as well as an effect that was made popular by and is a feature for Jand McBride: Laiba Sheikh marked it as to-read Nov 22, Camille Gaultier From the Preface: Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Chapters 9 and 10 are particularly interesting because Chapter 9 talks eachs theory on different aspects which are still relevant today, such as handing out items for examination when to do it and when not to do itdealing with hecklers, rehearsal, scripting, etc.

Be assured that sleight of hand relies primarily on dexterity, not apparatus.

While I agree that some of the material is dated, the vast majority of it still seems to be in current use, and elements can be found in all sorts of modern effects. The Turn of the Screw.

Nov 26, Review Sleight of Hand. The Lesson Of The Master. Any walking-stick manufacturer will make it.

Chapter 13 has a neat selection of effects, a few which have survived the ages and are still performe today. Certain scripting might be out of style or even seen as faux pas these days, but the material is still very useable.


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Chapter 11 talks about using wands and other generic or perhaps, generic to a magician items like special handkerchiefs as well as sleights that would be useful when using these items. Magic Downloads Learn magic tricks from the very best Katherine Nabity marked it as to-read Aug 10, Chapter 16 brings another piece of equipment that many people associate with magicians and was once a staple piece of clothing from a bygone era: I suspect these books have been available for a long time in Google, but today is the first time that the readers — the applications to actually view these books — are available officially.

The Electric Touch is also discussed and if you are not familiar with it, there are various ways that this has been demonstrated by stage magicians over the years. How is this startling trick performed?