Modern Coin Magic: 116 Coin Sleights and 236 Coin Tricks

By | November 26, 2017
Modern Coin Magic: 116 Coin Sleights and 236 Coin Tricks Author J. B. Bobo
ISBN-10 0486242587
ISBN-13 9780486242583
Year 1982-02-01
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher Dover Publications
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When party guests request a few tricks be prepared Ask for a coin and perform some of the tricks in this book Because you will not have been aided by special stage apparatus the results will be all the more astonishing As tricks with coins are so readily improvised they are among the most impressive forms of legerdemain This book is the most complete treatise ever written on sleight of hand coin conjuring Celebrated magician J B Bobo has gathered here the best and most useful of all coin tricks not only his own but those of some four dozen notable prestidigitators including such greats as Robert Houdin Professer Hoffman and the greatest of all coin conjurers T Nelson Downs All the tested traditional methods of coin magic are here Bobo has added to these the best of the modern innovations while eliminating all of the out of date and impractical sleights of his sources You will learn all about palms holds flips switches change over steals cuffing sleeving and other sleight of hand techniques coin tricks requiring special devices are also included The author guides how systematically from basic techniques concealments and vanishes through integrated tricks to complete routine acts 18 in all His clear explanations are splendidly complemented by 510 of Nelson C Hahne s crisp illustrations Sleight of hand magic has consistently earned the respect of professional magicians If you are yet an amateur this easy to follow manual together with regular practice is the surest route to professional level competence For professionals this volume is a convenient encyclopedic reference that gathers in one place all the best coin magic from antiquity to modern times

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