FROM THE PUBLISHER:
The complete Blackstone story and the history of magic from the 1920's to today.
Includes profiles of the greatest stage magicians, sleight-of-hand entertainers, and mentalists.
Separate chapters deal with the psychology of magic as well as the 10 basic magic effects that all tricks are based on.
Also included are complete, illustrated instructions for performing 20 classic routines and special tricks!
250 photos, appendices, bibliography, index.