Click to enlarge Written and illustrated by Steve Beam Hardbound – 264 pages
The fourth installment in a series of books designed to provide top caliber card magic to both conjuring hobbyists and professionals. Proving again that quality card tricks don't have to be difficult to be effective, Steve Beam has assembled the best tricks from some of magic's brightest minds interspersed between his own favorite effects. These are card tricks that work.
In this volume, you will find more than eighty high-octane card tricks, guaranteed to entertain laymen and hurt magicians. Written in the same enjoyable style that's made Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 1, 2 & 3 best-seller, designed to help you enjoy the journey as well as the destination. Much more than just technical descriptions, you will learn how to milk every drop of entertainment from these tricks.
This is the largest volume of the popular series. There are over 90 items and contributors include:
Simon Aronson, Lee Asher, Jack Avis, Mick Ayres, Tino Call, Doug Canning, Steve Draun, Peter Duffie, Bob Farmer, Andi Gladwin, Bill Goodwin, Tony Griffith, Stewart James, Lewis Jones, Marty Kane, Magic Christian, Raj Madhok, John Moran, Reinhard Müller, Gianfranco Preverino, Joe Riding, Robin Robertson, Scott Robinson, Harvey Rosenthal, Allan Slaight, Dave Solomon, Elias Ugart, Newell Unfried, R. Paul Wilson, Doreen Knott
Telephone Tricks, Prediction Effects, Surprise Party (tricks inspired by the Birthday Card Trick from Volume 3), Shrink-Wrapped Magic – The Magic of Marty Kane, Pure Math, Stirring the Stew (tricks inspired by Stewart James), Singularities, Impossible Locations, Gambling Tricks, Card Tricks Without Playing Cards, Magic Squares, Updates (on items previously printed in the series), The Box Magician, and Moves & Concepts.
Hardbound with Dustjacket, 264 8.5" by 11" pages including a full index.