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100% Sankey

100% Sankey has never been reprinted since its original appearance in 1990.

Approaching Magic

Magic for Stand Up, Sit Down, Near and Far.

Books of Wonder: 2-Volume Set
Never has there been a more articulate manifesto declaring magic a true art.
Close Up: The Real Secrets of Magic

Goldmine of Hints for the Pros

Close Up: The Real Secrets of Magic (Autographed)

Autographed Copy!

Goldmine of Hints for the Pros

Collected Almanac

Four hundred pages of the original newsletter, containing tricks from the greatest close-up magicians of our time.

Daryl's For Your Entertainment Pleasure by Stephen Minch

This book helped set the tone for what card magic would look like in the Eighties, and beyond!

Daryl's Secrets of a Puerto Rican Gambler by Stephen Minch

Some of the most influential material of the 1980s!

Experience: The Magic of Jon Allen (SOFT COVER)

Two years ago EXPERIENCE zipped out of print in a matter of months. Why? Because word got around that one of the most creative minds in magic--London's Jon Allen--had tipped his ENTIRE repertoire.

Five Times Five

Five superb Japanese magicians each contribute five effects.

Genius of Robert Harbin: Book

Robert Harbin is a name that towers over the world of magic. His original stage illusions are familiar, even to laymen, in all parts of the world.

Less is More (Standard Edition)

"Benjamin Earl is one of the best cardmen around today. Less is More, is a bona fide winner! It gets my highest recommendation." 
- Steve Forte 

Magic Matters

Bob Neale shares his latest work on both sides of his magical mind.

Magic of Ascanio Volume 1: The Structural Conception of Magic
The magic of Ascanio, his theories, his thinking, his philosophy.
Magic of Ascanio Volume 4: Knives and Color-Blindness

Knives and Color-Blindness is a treatise on magic with pocket knives.

Magic: The Complete Course: Book and DVD

Step-by-step directions showing how to perform 100 tricks, and a DVD that demonstrates 35 of them.

Memorandum by Woody Aragon

Woody reveals his revolutionary work on the memorized deck!

Mike Caveney Wonders & The Conference Illusions

A treasured legacy, bound for you.

Modus Operandi by Jon Racherbaumer

If you've ever heard the expression "magic underground" and wondered what secrets the elite were sharing, this is your chance to take a small peek at the underground tricks and techniques the were being tossed around in the early '90s!

Now You See It, Now You Don't

Bill Tarr's classic book on sleight-of-hand magic.

Off The Wall

Unusual, bizarre and off-beat magic.

One Degree (Soft Cover)

Small, intentional improvements can yield powerful results.

Performance Of Close-Up Magic by Eugene Burger

Burger hopes he will, "Challenge you, cause you to stop and reflect upon your own magic, inspire you to practice and rehearse, and, in the process, improve your own close-up magic performances." 

Performing Magic Book

This is a book for those who want to perform magic successfully in the real world.It is the only magic book in history that teaches you, step-by-step, how to create a magic act from start to finish: from initial conception to walking out in front of an audience.

Pure Imagination by Scott Robinson

For over 20 years, Scott Robinson has been sharing fantastic magic in hard-to-find publications. At last, all his work has been made available in one place.

Reality Twister: Book

Learn to astonish spectators in their own hands. Includes one Lubor Lens.

Roger Klause In Concert

The routines and concepts of Roger Klause

Secrets by Anthony Owen

Anthony Owen is a creative force to be reckoned with!

Sleight Of Hand: Paperback

A Practical Manual of Legerdemain

Spins and Needles


This limited-print run publication, beautifully designed.

Stars of Magic: Book

The best and most influential book on Close-Up Magic.

Steel and Silver

Paul Gertner's masterpiece on close-up magic including his FISM winning cups and balls act.


Look! Up in the sky. It's a Goshman. It's a Dingle. NO, it's ? SUPERMAGIC!


The bible of changing a $1 bill into a $100!

Tarbell Course in Magic: Set of Volumes 1-8

The most respected course in magic!

Teaching Magic: A Book for Students and Teachers of the Art

An extraordinary, poignant testament to an important part of Eugene's legacy.

The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi

"A goldmine of miraculous creations" -Roberto Giobbi

The Complete Ganson Teach-In Series

All 17 of the remarkable Ganson booklets into one amazing new volume!

The FFFF Book

Over 20 years in the making! The FFFF Book is a collection of routines and memories from and about the Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic convention.

The Illusioneer

Carlos Vaquera is a seminal force of European magic, and this is his opus.

The Topit Book 2.0

Imagine the power to make almost anything in your hands disappear!

Three Shell Game: Book

A compilation of all the equipment, moves, and routines used by the shell game pros over the years.

Ultimate Sphinx

A fantastic resource! Vast quantities of information from magic's Golden Age, in color, searchable, and quite an exceptional value!

Unexplainable Acts

Back in Print!

Richard Kaufman continues to bring tremendous works of magic literature back into print. Gary Kurtz's outstanding collection of stunning routines is no exception!

Wise Guy: Harry Anderson

Here at last, is the whole story behind America's most successful comedy magician. From his early days in the street, to head-lining in night clubs and casino showrooms, to the starring role on TV's hit series, Night Court.

Wizard Academy by Mr. Mysto and John Carney

Simple tricks are often the very best, and the most entertaining. But whether you are a child or an adult, it is important that you get off to a good start, establishing the fundamental principles that will make for a great magician. This book delivers that, and more.

Interpreting Magic by David Regal

Ten years after Approaching Magic, his top-selling book was released, now comes Interpreting Magic by David Regal.

Repertoire by Asi Wind

An extensive collection of Asi Wind’s repertoire that stretches over the last two decades.

Distilled by Ryan Plunkett

A stunning collection of practical, professional effects plucked directly from the working repertoire of Ryan Plunkett