About the Book: Now You See It, Now You Don’t!

A 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.

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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 Fanning
  • Springing the Cards from Hand-to-Hand
  • The Lit-Cigarette Trick
  • The Three-Shell Game
  • The Cups and Balls
  • Three-Card Monte
  • The Cut and Restored Rope
  • The Miser’s Dream