Finally a book has been produced that delves into the theory and application of standard modern magical classics. Written by Merlyn T. Shute, the author provides you with an analytical, but lucid analysis of such classics as THE INDIAN CUPS & BALLS, CARD TRIPOD, CAKE IN THE HAT PAN, VANISHING BOWL OF WATER, DOVE EGG and LOTA BOWL.
In addition to the details of construction and use, presentation, ideas and helpful suggestions are given. A philosophy of magic; answers to questions one asks oneself-proper handling; stage position, etc. This will start you thinking about your role as a magician. COVER DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY SID LORRAINE. OVER 25 CLEAR ILLUSTRATIONS. A BIG BOOK, over 80 printed pages, 81/2" X 11", spiral bound in heavy paper.