Beautifully written by Stephen Minch, this book has been acclaimed by critics
as one of the best magic books of all time. Within these pages are taught the
prized secrets of one of today's finest and most creative magical entertainers,
Here is the close-up magic of which he is proudest; magic that has won its
creator the acclaim of his peers and the public alike. Each routine, trick and
sleight is taught in painstaking detail. Here, waiting to amaze your audiences,
is a compendium of close-up magic, formulated on the classic values of entertainment
and baffling mystery.
Within the 296 packed pages of Carneycopia are offered 43 items29 tricks,
sleights and routines with cards, including two complete acts, and 14 exceptional
effects with coins, bills, glasses, matches, bottles, pens and sponge balls.
296 pages, 272 pen and ink illustrations by Kelly Lyles.
Secret Philosophy: John Carney
Poor Man's Card Manipulation
Streamlined Cylinder and Coins
S ide-pocket Transpo
Half Dollars in the Mist
Kings and Aces Change Places
Seconds on Jack Sandwich
The Logical Bill Trick
The Slide to Home Prediction
The Yenrac Packet Switch
To the Sticking Point
A Polite Penetration
Slow Fade to Red
Oil on Troubled Waters
Everywhere. Nowhere and on Your Face
The Thirteenth Victim
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 21 April, 2012.