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Secrets of my magic by David Devant - Book

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This historic book is filled with David Devant's Magic and thoughts on performing. Contents:Introduction (S.H. Sharpe)Chapter I Card Magic Misdirection of the Senses How Cards are Forced Tricks with Forcing Cards The Pass and the False Shuffle Chapter II Card Magic (continued) The Art of Palming Cards Changing a Card...
$34.95
This historic book is filled with David Devant's Magic and thoughts on performing.

Contents:

Introduction (S.H. Sharpe)

Chapter I Card Magic
  • Misdirection of the Senses
  • How Cards are Forced
  • Tricks with Forcing Cards
  • The Pass and the False Shuffle
Chapter II Card Magic (continued)
  • The Art of Palming Cards
  • Changing a Card
  • La Carte Generale and How it is Done
  • The Multitude of Cards Trick
Chapter III Billiard Ball Magic
  • Multiplication of Billiard Balls
  • Transformation of Balls into Eggs
  • Transfers, Sleights, and Apparatus Used in Ball Conjuring
  • Sleights
  • Apparent Transfer With Palm
  • Aparent Transfer With Finger-Palm
  • Apparent Transfer by Combination Palm
  • Preparations
Chapter IV Billiard Ball Magic (continued)
  • How to Present a Billiard Ball Illusion
  • The Cup and Balls Trick: with transformation of Balls into Oranges
Chapter V Flower Magic
  • The Dream of the Dove Illusion
  • Flower Materialisation
  • Bautier's Flower Trick: Devant's version
  • Producing Blooms from Seeds
  • he Mascot Moth
  • The Electric Conservatory and The Beast Who Turns into a Prince
Chapter VI Opening Illusions
  • Producing a Rabbit from a Top Hat
  • Importance of Details: How Maskelyne Began
Chapter VII Mechanical Magic
  • The Golliwog Ball
  • Juggling with Milk
  • The Paper, Ribbon and Flag Trick explained
Chapter VIII Famous Illusions RevealedChapter IX More Famous Illusions
  • Beau Brocade
  • The New Page-Boy
  • The Mystery of the Magic Mirror
Chapter X Egg Magic
  • A Boy, a Girl, and Some Eggs
  • Hatching a Chicken from an Egg
  • The Egg-Bag Trick Improved
Chapter XI The Indian Rope Trick
  • A Stage Version of this Mythical Illusion Presented and Explained
Chapter XII Magical Mysteries
  • The Window of the Haunted House
  • The Ink that Becomes Water
  • The Chocolate Soldier Illusion or The Man who Diminishes
Chapter XIII More Magical Mysteries
  • The Obliging Kettle: Wines and Liqueurs from a Kettle
  • The Burmese Gong Illusion
  • The Magician who Vanishes Himself
Chapter XIV Magical Sketches
  • St. Valentine's Eve, or The Envelope which Becomes a Girl
  • The Enchanted Hive Illusion
  • The Great Ghost Trick
Chapter XV Masterpieces of Magic
  • Borrowed Bill Shot Into Candle
  • Biff, or The Disappearing Motor-Cyclist
  • The Gnome's Grot
  • The Educated Fly Illusion
Chapter XVI Mental Magic
  • Thought-Reading Extraordinary
  • Articles and Actions
  • The Secrets of Mental Magnetism
  • Translucidation, or The Blindfold Letter-Reader
Chapter XVII Three Unproduced Illusions
  • The Advent of Peter Pan
  • Transformation
  • The Cage of Good Luck
Chapter XVIII Creating an Illusion
  • Ideas and Effects
  • A Novel Illusion
  • The Man who Makes Money
  • Misrepresentation
Chapter XIX Some Awkward Moments
  • In the Eyes of the Law
  • An Unexpected Wetting
  • The Gunpowder Plot
Chapter XX Magic of My Contemporaries
  • A New Method for the Spirit Slates (Oswald Williams)
  • The Card and Tack Trick (Horace Goldin)
  • Invisible Dye (Douglas Dexter)
  • A New Thought-Wave Experiment (H. Park Shackleton)
  • Surprising Finish to Cigarette Production (Len Burnell)
  • The Spirit Message (G. W. Eade)
  • £1000 Challenge Effect (Fred Hocking)
  • A "Tee Bee" Effect (Tom Burnett)
  • Misdirection (Arthur Sherwood)
Chapter XXI Magic of My Contemporaries (continued)
  • A.B.C. Watch and Card Trick (Herbert J. Collings)
  • A Pack of Cards (Graham Adams)
  • The Caledonian Mystery (W. Donald Forsyth)
  • The Diminishing Card Trick (Edward Victor)
  • The Indestructible Handkerchief (Allen Benbow)
  • The Torn Strip of Paper (Ralph Delvin)
  • The Miracle Paper (Ellis Stanyon)
  • Handkerchief, Tumbler, and Flowers (Will Blyth)
  • The Allottment (Vincent Dalban)
  • Shopping by Wireless (Ralph Chart)
  • Blindfold Card Reading (George Johnson)
  • The Vanity Bag Illusion (Cecil Lyle)
  • The Presto Painting Mystery (W. G. Stickland)
  • The Optical Pass (Chris Van Bern)
  • New Spirit Message Effect (Oswald Rae)
  • Coin and Card Divination (Edward Bagshawe)
  • The Multiple Laundry Mystery (Kershaw Thomas)
  • Tests of the Court Magician (Francis White)
  • Early Days of Magic (Charles Moritt)
  • The Mystery of Asrah (Servais Le Roy)
  • The Sunshade Trick (L. Davenport)
Appendix
  • Notes for the Construction of Conservatory in The Advent of Peter Pan Illusion


  • Supreme Magic Edition of England.
  • Limited Supply/Out of Print
  • Page count: 288 Fully illustrated pages

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