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Nested Coin Box (FT)
22157 (M3-10-4)
The performer borrows a coin, which can be marked. It is covered by a handkerchief, and given to a spectator to hold.
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Milk Jug - Large (FT)
22118 (M5-18-1)
The Milk Jug allows you to visibly pour liquid out of the Jug, and vanish it. The apparatus we supply resembles a large milk pitcher. It's made of Polycarbonate and is highly durable.
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Magic Bag Production (FT)
22117 (M2-16-2)
The performer displays an empty bag. Reaching into the bag he produces a large block 4.5 inches x 4.5 inches in size, then another block pops out of the bag, and another…a total of six blocks in six different colors.
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Svengali Pad (FT)
22088 (M10-14-3)
The Svengali Pad is an invaluable accessory for mental magic - it can be used to force words, numbers, designs, colors, playing cards, or anything you can write or draw on a piece of paper.
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Double Load Dove Pan (FT)
21929 (R7-3-1.2)
The Magician shows an empty Pan.The pan is covered, and when it is opened a live Dove or similar live stock appears. The pan is covered again and a different items appears.
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Magic Bag (FT)
21871 (M5-12-2)
An empty bag produces six (6) colorful blocks! The performer displays an empty bag. The audience can look right into this, and see it is completely empty. Reaching inside, the magician produces a solid block in glitter color, then 5 more!
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Sand Expand A Pail - Each or Display of 12
21303 (R2-4-4)
Pails collapse down for maximum space savings. Two shapes: circular and square. Both are great. We'll choose for you. Buy 12 for a full display.
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Royal Secrets of Great Magicians Set - FM 540 Magic Kit
20303 (F1-1-3.4)
Inside this deluxe magic kit you'll find props and instructions for over 100 incredible tricks.
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Deluxe Magic Kit  (TM)
20162 (F6-3-1)
Learn over 50 tricks with this Deluxe Magic Kit.
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Tarbell Complete Course in Magic - Vol. 1-8 (Lessons 1-103, 3 Indexes)
BK19179 (kit)
The full 8 volume set of the "Tarbell Course in Magic" by Harlan Tarbell. Includes Lessons 1-103. Volume 7 contains 'The Last Word,' a Title Index, a Name Index and a Category Index for Volumes 1-7. MAP price: $249.95
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Cut No Cut Scissors - Silver Plated (FT)
18808 (M3-8-3)
Bright silver plated pair of scissors that cut for you, but will lock in either the closed or open positions when handed to a spectator. Makes for a funny routine.
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13 Steps to Mentalism by Corinda
BK14726 (L10-1-1,2,3,4)
Corinda produced a now classic encyclopedia of mental magic. Topics include Telepathy, precognition, cold reading, hot reading & more. 424 Pages, fully illustrated, hardcover. Printed on high quality 60 lb opaque paper. MAP price: $30.95.
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We offer books on card tricks, mentalism, coin magic, learning beginner magic in many genres, professional magic, table magic, close-up magic, magic for entertaining children or making a business from your love of magic.  We have seminal historical books, books on hypnotism, patter, doves, ventriloquism, juggling, clowning, fire, cigarettes, dice, sleight of hand, puzzles, ropes, mouth coils, reels, change bags, flowers, silks, handkerchiefs, strings, sponge balls, cups, canes, ball and tube, linking rings, handcuffs, hot rods, flash paper, balloons, wiztax, and many more. Browse our wide selection.  D. Robbins & Company currently offers over 330 magic books at our fantastic wholesale level pricing.  

 

These books are written by some of the most world renowned magicians, past and present.  Harry Lorayne, Jean Hugard, Walter Gibson and Harlan Tarbell are a few of the magicians whose books we carry.  D. Robbins publishes and sells the complete 8 volume Tarbell Course in Magic, available as individual books or as a set.   

 

Our collection of magical works is great for all types of magicians.  We have magic books for amateur magicians who are just starting their career in the phenomenal and ever-growing world of magic.  We have books for professional magicians that are looking to either improve their routines or add an entirely new type of magic to their performance.  Books that specialize in coin magic, table magic, close-up magic, rope magic, silk magic and more are available, as are books that combine some of these magical disciplines. 

 

In addition to books on magic, we also offer books that help improve juggling skills, teach how to create balloon animals and sculptures and how to become a world class clown or ventriloquist.  

 

The D. Robbins magic book collection allows any magician to find a book to help them improve their act. 

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102 E-Z Magic Tricks (FT)
A perfect stocking stuffer. Uses simple language to teach EASY to do tricks. None of the tricks require any special apparatus - use coins, watches, cards, cigarettes, mind reading tricks, etc. Each trick fully illustrated.
BK9529 (L9-2-1.2)
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13 Steps to Mentalism by Corinda
Corinda produced a now classic encyclopedia of mental magic. Topics include Telepathy, precognition, cold reading, hot reading & more. 424 Pages, fully illustrated, hardcover. Printed on high quality 60 lb opaque paper. MAP price: $30.95.
BK14726 (L10-1-1,2,3,4)
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110 Unbelievable Magic Tricks with a Stripper Deck
Learn over 100 tricks involving a stripper deck with this book. A revision of Al Stevenson's 75 tricks book, with over 60 new effects.
BK14134 (L9-1-2.FP1)
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101 Tricks with a Svengali Deck Booklet (TM)
Learn over 100 tricks to perform with this incredible deck by reading this book!
BK20682 (L1-2-4)
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84 Card Tricks Book
Hugh Morris teaches 84 different card tricks of varying difficulty, with an explanation of the general principles of sleight of hand using ordinary cards.
BK14098 (L4-2-3.FP1-2)
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50 Tricks with a Thumb Tip by M. Christopher
Milbourne Christopher teaches 50 tricks you can do using a thumb tip. Originally published by D. Robbins & Co. in 1948.
BK14539 (M10-11-1)
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Sponge Balls 25 Tricks Booklet (TM)
Learn sponge magic with this booklet.
BK20614 (L4-2-4)
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125 Magic Tricks with a Regular Deck (Royal)
This book covers 125 different magic tricks performed with a regular deck of cards.
BK10465 (L4-1-2)
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The Royal Road to Card Magic by J. Hugard and F. Braue (Hardcover)
The classic step-by-step 300 page book on card magic and sleights.
BK14020 (W5-1)
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Royal Road to Card Magic by J. Hugard (Sterling)
Hugard and Braue are undisputed authorities on card magic, and this is the best reference source for card tricks with any deck of cards, including a borrowed one.
BK14669 (W10-1)
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Practical Mental Effects by Annemann
This book focuses on mental effects and ESP tricks.
BK10660 (L7-2-1.2)
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42 Amazing Tricks and Stunts with Rope Book (FT)
Soft cover 5.5” x 8.5” pocket book size, with 48 printed pages and 193 illustrations. Step-by-step instructions for 42 of the best tricks you can perform with rope. Book only.
BK14547 (L5-2-4)
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Tarbell Course in Magic - Vol. 1 (Lessons 1-19)
Volume 1 of 8 of the definitive course on the teachings of Tarbell. MAP price: $26.95.
BK10171 (F3-4-1.2.3.4)
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Blank Deck or Mental Photography Deck 25 Tricks Booklet (TM)
Learn 25 tricks with the Mental Photography deck. Booklet of tips and tricks.
BK19127 (L2-3-3)
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Swami Gimmick with Book (FT)
One of the best gimmicks ever created for predictions is the Swami Gimmick or nail writer. The gimmick allows the performer to write the prediction long after it was supposed to have been made! Gimmick plus manuscript.
11806 (M9-3-2)
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My Best by J.G. Thompson, Jr. (FT)
This book includes 193 of the best tricks by 115 leading magicians, compiled by J.G. Thompson from his friends in magic. Over 350 illustrations. This is a classic book! Table of Contents listed in item Details.
BK17993 (W2-3)
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Practical Magic Book by David Robbins
David Robbins - yes, the D. Robbins who started our company - teaches over 100 tricks for parlor and stage. Includes showmanship, sleight of hand, cards, ropes, coins, mentalism, and a complete course of instruction in ventriloquism.
BK10006 (W8-1)
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Card Magic of LePaul Book (FT)
Paul LePaul teaches card magic.
BK13555 (W6-2-2)
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Cups and Balls Magic by T. Osborne
60 pages of simple and advanced cups and balls tricks.
BK14508 (W7-2-2)
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101 Tricks with Change Bags Booklet (FT)
Information on a variety of Change Bags (flat, draw string, one hand, regular, repeat, clear force, and mesh), and 101 tricks you can do with them.
BK14641 (L9-2-2)
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Top Secret 101 Magic Tricks with a Thumb Tip Book
Learn over 100 tricks that utilize the thumb tip.
BK19278 (L1-2-4)
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Modern Coin Magic by J.B. Bobo (Sterling)
The Bible of Coin Magic. Bobo teaches 116 different coin sleights and 236 coin tricks, with 510 illustrations. 350 pages.
BK14624 (L8-2-2, FP4)
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Tarbell Course in Magic - Vol. 8 (Lessons 92-103)
Volume 8 of the teachings of Tarbell. MAP price: $34.95.
BK11080 (F4-4-1.2.3.4)
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Invisible Deck 30 Tricks Booklet
This booklet details 30 tricks to use with an invisible deck.
BK19124 (L4-3-4)
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Nickels to Dimes 25 Tricks Booklet
This book teaches you how to turn nickels into dimes.
BK19372 (L4-2-4)
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Tarbell Course in Magic - Vol. 2 (Lessons 20-33)
Volume 2 of 8 of the teachings of Tarbell. MAP price: $29.95.
BK10687 (F3-3-1.2.3.4)
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Tarbell Course in Magic - Vol. 3 (Lessons 34-45)
Volume 3 of 8 of the teachings of Tarbell. MAP price: $29.95.
BK10690 (F3-2-1.2.3.4)
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Self Working Card Tricks by K. Fulves
Fulves teaches over 70 of his best card tricks.
BK14676 (L1-2-4)
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Three Card Monte by J. Scarne
Scarne teaches the three card monte routine.
BK14727 (m10-17-3.4)
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Tarbell Course in Magic - Vol. 7 (Lessons 84-91 and 3 Indexes)
Volume 7 of 8 volumes of the teachings of Harlan Tarbell. Includes Lessons 84-91, the Last Word, a Title Index, a Name Index and a Category Index for Volumes 1-7. MAP price: $29.95.
BK10702 (F4-3-1.2.3.4)
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Tarbell Course in Magic - Vol. 4 (Lessons 46-58)
Volume 4 of 8. Covers 13 different lessons. New printing on higher quality 60 lb opaque paper. MAP price: $34.95.
BK10693 (F3-1-1.2.3.4)
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Tarbell Course in Magic - Vol. 6 (Lessons 72-83)
Volume 6 of 8 of the teachings of Tarbell. MAP price: $29.95.
BK10699 (F4-2-1.2.3.4)
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Encyclopedia of Card Tricks by J. Hugard (Hardcover)
A classic text including 20 chapters covering a vast amount of card magic areas. Hardcover.
BK14524 (W6-1)
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Tarbell Course In Magic - Vol. 5 (Lessons 59-71)
Volume 5 of 8 of the teachings of Tarbell. New printing on higher quality 60 lb opaque paper. MAP price: $34.95.
BK10696 (F4-1-1.2.3.4)
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Tarbell Complete Course in Magic - Vol. 1-8 (Lessons 1-103, 3 Indexes)
The full 8 volume set of the "Tarbell Course in Magic" by Harlan Tarbell. Includes Lessons 1-103. Volume 7 contains 'The Last Word,' a Title Index, a Name Index and a Category Index for Volumes 1-7. MAP price: $249.95
BK19179 (kit)
Out of Stock
Flash Paper Tips by S. Robson and R. W. Read
Robson and Read teach flash paper magic.
BK14542 (L6-2-2)
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50 Tricks with Scotch and Soda Booklet
Learn over 50 tricks to perform with the scotch and soda.
BK19763 (L2-2-1)
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40 Tricks with a Hot Rod by S. Anderson
This short, informative book covers 40 tricks using the hot rod.
BK14546 (R7-2-4)
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Magic with a Steel Ball and Tube by Magic Ian
A newly revised and updated informative book that focuses on the magic of the steel ball and tube. 31 pages.
BK14607 (W9-1)
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Three Shell Game Book by R. Read
Learn how to master the three shell game. Profusely illustrated. 58 pages.
BK14729 (W2-2)
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Amazing Magic Tricks with a Scotch and Soda or Dime and Penny
32 page booklet on Scotch and Soda, or Dime and Penny. Info on their care and maintenance, three easy palming methods, and 18 incredible coin routines, most of which take place in a spectator's hand.
BK20474 (L1-2-2.M10-9-3)
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Magnetic Card Box 25 Tricks Booklet (TM)
25 Tricks with a Magnetic Card Box. Can be used with a standard card box as well. Make playing cards appear, disappear and more!
BK19125 (L4-1-2)
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Cups and Balls Tutor Booklet (FT)
This 24 page illustrated booklet covers all the basic moves for the classic Cups & Balls effect, and includes several routines.
BK18313 (L3-3-4)
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Easy Card Magic by R. Roy
Rob Roy discusses over 30 easy-to-do card tricks.
BK10903 (L4-3-2)
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Modern Coin Magic by J.B. Bobo (Dover)
Bobo teaches over 300 different coin tricks and sleights.
BK14625 (L4-1-5)
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Magic Change Bag 50 Tricks Booklet (TM)
Learn over 50 tricks that you can perform with a change bag.
BK19177 (L2-2-2)
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33 Rope Ties and Chain Releases by B. Hull
Hull covers 33 rope ties and escapes in this book.
BK11011 (L1-3-1)
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Now You See It, Now You Don't by B. Tarr
Bill Tarr teaches several variations of sleight of hand tricks.
BK10147 (L9-1-2)
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Gambling Magician by B.W. McCarron
Gain the upper hand with this cheater's guide to card gambling and magic.
BK14549 (L5-3-3.W8-2-1)
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Coin Magic by J. Hugard
Hugard teaches varying levels of coin magic. Old stock, sold as is.
BK14501 (L3-1-2)
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Jack Millers Linking Ring Routine
Miller teaches magicians how to use linking rings, and ring and rope penetrations.
BK14586 (M10-13-1.2.3)
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Easy to Do Card Tricks for Children by K. Fulves
Fulves teaches card magic tricks specifically for children.
BK11860 (L4-3-2)
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Slush Powder 25 Tips and Tricks Booklet (TM)
25 different tips and tricks to use with slush powder.
BK19123 (L4-3-3)
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Clown Gags - Classic Comic Clown Capers (FT)
A book that includes over 200 gags, comedy bits, and stunts for magicians, Clowns, MCs or anyone with a sense of humor. 64 pages, illustrated.
BK17930 (L3-1-3.M10-16-1)
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