Foolproof Card Tricks: For the Amateur Magician (Dover Books on Magic) (Paperback)
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Master the art of illusion with this collection of nearly 200 easy-to-learn card tricks. Card wizard Karl Fulves reveals the workings of some of his most successful card tricks--maneuvers that can be performed by beginners and experienced card magicians alike. These tricks create the illusion of magic, requiring neither great dexterity nor long hours of practice. The steps involved are easy to follow, and anyone with a little patience can learn them.
It's easy to develop a repertoire of tricks that will mystify and delight audiences of all kinds: Impromptu Card Tricks, Prepared Magic, Tests for ESP, Tricks with Aces, Games of Chance, and other tricks. Special areas of card magic and technique include chapters on two-deck card tricks; telepathy with cards; gambling secrets; shuffle setups; and the use of coins, telephones, and other props. Nearly 200 illustrations guide readers through every trick in the book.
About the Author
Karl Fulves is one of the most respected authorities in the field of magic. For over 40 years, he has written hundreds of books on the subject and taught the art of illusion to thousands of people of all ages. This legendary figure also edited and published such magazines as Epilogue and The Pallbearers Review.