Now you see it, now you don't Lessons in sleight of hand

Bill Tarr, 1925-

Book - 1976

Step-by-step instructions for sleight of hand tricks using cards, coins, balls, and other common items.

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Published
New York : Vintage Books c1976.
Language
English
Physical Description
224 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
ISBN
0394722027
9780394722023
Main Author
Bill Tarr, 1925- (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Instructions and step-by-step drawings reveal the secrets of simple and classic sleights involving cards, coins, balls, thimbles, cigarettes, silks, and other objects

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Step-by-step instructions for sleight of hand tricks using cards, coins, balls, and other common items.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

A new and simple learn-by-picture method that makes it easy for anyone aged twelve and up to perform all the classic sleights just as they are done by the world's greatest professional magicians. Long-time magician Bill Tarr has teamed up with Barry Ross, an illustrator famous for his instructional sports diagrams, for easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, so that with the help of more than 1,500 line drawings that capture each eye-fooling movement, you'll learn everything from simple sleights you can master in minutes to the great classics of magic. With ordinary objects -- a regular deck of cards, a coin from someone's pocket, a few balls of crumpled aluminum foil -- you'll soon be doing ...Card FanningSpringing the Cards from Hand-to-HandThe Lit-Cigarette TrickThe Three-Shell GameThe Cups and BallsThree-Card MonteThe Cut and Restored RopeThe Miser's Dreamplus ...Unbelievable Card TricksCoin and Cigarette Vanishesand dozens and dozens of the world's greatest sleight-of-hand effects!