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Illusionology, The Secret Science Of Magic

By Albert Schafer

Can you trust your eyes? The newest discovery in the ‘Ology series amazes and thrills as the closely guarded secrets of the illusionologists are revealed!

Do you wonder how Harry Houdini performed his amazing escapes? Are you burning to learn the art of making a beautiful woman appear to levitate? Look closely, for the secrets of the world's most famous magicians and illusionists — from the ancient Egyptians through the early twentieth century "Handcuff King" himself — are contained within! More than a fascinating history of magic through the ages, Illusionology is an indispensable guide unveiling step-by-step instructions for more than twenty-five astonishing feats. Master the classic cups-and-ball illusion! Mesmerize your friends with mindreading card tricks! Along with sundry flaps and booklets, readers will find
props for their own sleight of hand, including:
— A magical "dematerializer"
— A set of trick playing cards
— A pair of "disappearing spot" paddles
— A "levitating" card!

Format

Book

Availability

1 available at Southeast
  • C 793.8 Sch, Children's NonFiction

Publish Date

2012

ISBN

0763655880


Format: Book
Author: Schafer, Albert
Summary: Reveals the secrets of the world's most famous magicians and illusionists from the ancient Egyptians to Harry Houdini while explaining how to master such examples as the classic cups-and-ball illusion and mind-reading card tricks.
Title: Ology : Illusionology, the secret science of magic / Albert Schafer ; illustrated by David Wyatt and Levi Pinfold.
Publisher Date: Somerville, Mass. : Templar, 2012.
Subject: Magic tricks -- History -- Juvenile literature. Magicians -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0763655880 9780763655884
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 8
Call Number: C Ology
Oclc: 10049402
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Bib Id: 388628

Format: Book
Author: Schafer, Albert.
Summary: Reveals the secrets of the world's most famous magicians and illusionists from the ancient Egyptians to Harry Houdini while explaining how to master such examples as the classic cups-and-ball illusion and mind-reading card tricks.
Title: Ology : Illusionology, the secret science of magic / Albert Schafer ; illustrated by David Wyatt and Levi Pinfold.
Publisher, Date: Somerville, Mass. : Templar, 2012.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Subjects: Magic tricks -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Magicians -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Other Author: Wyatt, David, 1968- ill.
Other Author: Pinfold, Levi ill.
LCCN: bl2012006004
ISBN: 0763655880
ISBN: 9780763655884
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 8
Call Number: C Ology