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Illusionology : The Secret Science of Magic (Hardcover) (Albert D. Schafer)

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Can you trust your eyes? The newest discovery in the ‘Ology series amazes and thrills as the closely guarded secrets of the illusionologists are revealed!Do you wonder how Harry Houdini performed his amazing escapes? Are you burning to learn the art of making a beautiful woman appear to levitate? Look closely, for the secrets of the world's most famous magicians and illusionists — from the ancient Egyptians through the early twentieth century "Handcuff King" himself — are contained within! More than a fascinating history of magic through the ages, Illusionology is an indispensable guide unveiling step-by-step instructions for more than twenty-five astonishing feats. Master the classic cups-and-ball illusion! Mesmerize your friends with mindreading card tricks! Along with sundry flaps and booklets, readers will findprops for their own sleight of hand, including:— A magical "dematerializer"— A set of trick playing cards— A pair of "disappearing spot" paddles— A "levitating" card!
Can you trust your eyes? The newest discovery in the 'Ology series amazes and thrills as the closely guarded secrets of the illusionologists are revealed!

Do you wonder how Harry Houdini performed his amazing escapes? Are you burning to learn the art of making a beautiful woman appear to levitate? Look closely, for the secrets of the world's most famous magicians and illusionists - from the ancient Egyptians through the early twentieth century "Handcuff King" himself - are contained within! More than a fascinating history of magic through the ages, Illusionology is an indispensable guide unveiling step-by-step instructions for more than twenty-five astonishing feats. Master the classic cups-and-ball illusion! Mesmerize your friends with mindreading card tricks! Along with sundry flaps and booklets, readers will find
props for their own sleight of hand, including:
- A magical "dematerializer"
- A set of trick playing cards
- A pair of "disappearing spot" paddles
- A "levitating" card!
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Albert D. Schafer
Language: English
Street Date: March 13, 2012
TCIN: 13914303
UPC: 9780763655884
Item Number (DPCI): 248-78-6167
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