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MAGIC AND SHOWMANSHIP, A Handbook for Conjurers

Henning Nelms

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ISBN 10: 048622337X / ISBN 13: 9780486223377
Published by Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1969
Condition: Very Good + Soft cover
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322 pgs. including a list of routines & index. Rare title SC book has a purple fc with 4 tricks illustrated & white font, spine is black with white font, rc is white with black font.VG+ shape with barely bumped corners, good spine ends, some minor spine edge creases, covers still retain most of the original high gloss, rc has vertical crease. No markings or po names of any kind, tight, very clean, square, no foxing, and odor free. This is just one book of a large collection of magician's books that I recently acquired and am currently offering for sale here on ABE. Heavy pasteboard covers for years of usage. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000697

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Title: MAGIC AND SHOWMANSHIP, A Handbook for ...

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc., New York

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Trade Paperback

Illustrator: B&W Illustrations

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Edition: First Edition.

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Highly instructive book by a noted authority on the subject analyzes every phase of conjuring, from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience attention to incorporating patter and the effective use of assistants. Provides recommendations on the use of body language, posture, positioning, and movement. 60 original routines — from simple card tricks to major illusions.

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