FROM OUR LIMITED/OUT OF PRINT SERIES!A select number of hard to find classic magic books have been recently reissued, in small quantities.This is one of those books, long out of print and originally published by Supreme Magic.HURRY- when these are gone, they are GONE!
THIS BOOK IS BRAND NEW.Suggested retail is $19.99.
Milbourne Christopher (1914-1984) was one of America's foremost illusionists, performing in sixty-eight countries. He wrote more than twenty books, was national president of the Society of American Magicians (SAM), and was an honorary vice-president to the London Magic Circle. Christopher was also chairman of SAM's Occult Investigating Committee and was one of the original members of CSICOP.
His collection of magic memorabilia contained prints, paintings, photographs, posters, playbills and drawings of the greatest conjurers in history, and was the largest in private hands. Many of these items appeared in his book The Illustrated History of Magic.
He was known to be warm and willing to counsel and share his knowledge with new magicians.The Society of American Magicians honors his memory annually by presenting "The Milbourne Christopher Awards" to performing magicians and illusionists in various categories, including: the Masters Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, Mentalist Award, Literary Award, and a Newcomer Award.
Varied Deceptions is jam-packed with magic, with the added Christopher touch! Some of the effects and topics he covers include close-up, stand-up, mentalism, television effects, third sight, telepathy, sponges, coins, lighters, glasses, ropes, knots, money, flowers, beer, card stabs, clocks, eggs, bowls, bags, boxes, light bulbs, and the list goes on for quite a while... you get a LOT of bang for your buck with Varied Deceptions!
Not many books provide this much material in one volume!
Book is hardbound. 152 pages.Author: Milbourne ChristopherOriginally published by Supreme Magic.
The Supreme Magic Company was a British magic manufacturer and publisher, operating from 1953 until 1993.
Founded by Edwin Hooper in Devon, England with a loan from his father and with encouragement from inventor and propmaker Jack Hughes and from Percy Abbott, Hooper launched the Supreme Magic Company. He partnered with Abbott's Magic Company and over the years built Supreme Magic into one of the largest magic dealerships in the world. It was exclusively a mail order business. Supreme was not merely a retailer; they also published hundreds of books plus the magazines Magigram and Pentagram .Supreme Magic also manufactured numerous magic apparatus that is very collectible today.The company eventually employed about 100 people, including renowned magic inventor Ian Adair. In 1987, due to ill health, Hooper sold the company to Brian Head and Paul Dupee.They closed the business in 1993.
BOOK ONLY- you supply anything needed to do the tricks.Hardbound book. 152 pages with illustrations.