The Magician’s Handbook by Selbit PDF


A Complete Encyclopedia of the Magic Art for Professional and Amateur Entertainers.


A Complete Encyclopedia of the Magic Art for Professional and Amateur Entertainers.

Sections include:
The Art of Juggling
The Balanced Coins, The Balancing Billiard Balls and Cue, Ball Spinning, Blindfold Jugglery, The Card Candlestick and Cigar Balance, The Centre of Gravity, A Complicated Balance, An Egg and Stick Balance, Egg Spinning Extraordinary, A Marvellous Egg Balance, Novel Hat Manipulation, Remarkable Swordsmanship, The Spinning Handkerchief, The Spinning Hat, Stick Breaking, The Sword and Coin, The Travelling Billiard Balls, The Whirling Hoop and Glass of Water
New Miscellaneous Magical Effects
The Balanced Handkerchief, The Chinese Bat, The Cross of the Orient, The Enchanted Flag and Ring, The Great Slate and Photograph Trick, The Latest Cigarette Vanish, Mahatma’s Torn Card Trick, New Billiard Ball Moves, The New Billiard Ball Production, New Coin Catching, New Colour Changes, New Handkerchief Sleights, New Vanishes, A New Watch Trick, Novel Billiard Ball Manipulation, Sleights with Match Boxes, Sword Swallowing, Trooping the Colours, Ventriloquism, Watch It
The Tricks and Illusions of Modern Magicians
Chung Ling Soo, T. Nelson Downs, Henry Ridgely Evans, Wm. C. Fields, Maurico Garland, Sid Macaire, Rowland N. Pickering, Howard Thurston, Herr Valadon, Another Man Cut Up To-Night, Caught by the Finger Tips, Chinese Miser’s Dream, Coinn Handkerchief and Ring Trick, The Floating Coin, From Water to Wine-Then Back Again, Gold or Silver, The Great Cigar Box Trick, A History of Playing Cards and Their Manipulation, The Magic Coin Box, Modern Cigar Manipulation, New Century Bottle, Egg, Orange, and Bird Trick, A New Handkerchief Vanish, A New Hat and Cigar Effect, A New Rising Card, Photographic Deceptions, The Rice Bowels and Mystic Coin, For the Tambourine Trick, Trewey, Useful Accessory
New Illusions and Black Magic
Black Art Up-to-Date, Death, Decapitation, and Resurrection, Gravity Defied, The Mystic Flight, The Mysterious Production, The New Half Lady Illusion, The New Vanishing Lady, Oh! Where Am I?
Advice to the Reader