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Ross Bertram has a lifetime reputation as a sleight of hand performer, with the most natural moves of anyone in that field. In this 163 page book, all large size pages, there are numerous (400) photographs on almost all pages, passing on to you the methods of this expert. Don't let his book slip thru your fingers!
The first two chapters
are on Coin Magic with over 30 tricks and routines.
The third chapter contains 8 brilliant card tricks.
contains 6 expert gambling sleights and other information.
contains: The Salt Trick * The Broken and Restored Cigarette (5 versions!) * The Bill in the Cigarette * The Bill Tear * The Egyptian Ball * The Egg Bag * The Ring in the Box * My Favorite Drink * My Rope Tie Routine * and even a paper cutting effect!
The sixth chapter is a treatise on sleeving. The seventh chapter covers FRANCIS CARLYLE's famous Blindfold Act and The Cups and Balls.
contains 6 of the best effects and secrets of PAUL FOX.
contains great magic by T. NELSON DOWNS, DANNY DEW, HOWARD HUNTINGTON, EMIL JARROW, MAX STERLING, and HARRY SCHILLING.
Finally, the tenth chapter contains many informative and important bits of magical information.
Over 400 photographs and illustrations, provided by Mr. Bertram and his wife, Helen. Additionally, the text is easily read and understood. As you study this book, you will learn more than just tricks--you will learn the art of magic! Possibly the most important book on sleight of hand in the last 50 years, the chapters found here will treat you to the very finest in COIN, CARD, and GENERAL, CLOSE-UP, MANIPULATIVE magic.
A variety of good material are here to please all readers! Ross Bertram has drawn on his good friends DAI VERNON and FAWCETT ROSS for assistance, contributions, and advice. DAVID DRAKE has contributed a short but complete biography of the author.
• You will revel in the imagination of a magical genius and be taught the true secrets of magic!
• 163 pages, professionally typeset 8.5"x11" pages
• 400 Photographs
• Beautifully hardbound and dust-jacketed