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Desire Test (Astor)
The Mentalist predicts the dominant desire of the spectator from amongst large picture cards previously shown to the spectator, using a transparent envelope and a whiteboard marker. Easy to learn.
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Tarantula II  (Mesika)
Tarantula II can produce real magic anytime, in any light condition. Operate completely hands-free without any special jewelry or clothing, right under a spectator’s nose, and completely surrounded. Easy to master.
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Messado Linking Rings and DVD Set
Large gauge, small circumference, custom alloy, precision weighted to give an exact center of gravity: black linking rings. Messado performs his full unique routines on his DVD, teaching you each move, in context.
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SvenPad® Elegance Rhodia Edition (Single):  NEW RELEASE!
The world's best forcing pads. Genuine Rhodia® memo pads made into SvenPads. Pages feel feather light and supple smooth, flip effortlessly. (4 x 6"/10.5 x 14.8 cm) Comes elegantly boxed, and includes a Uni-ball Signo gel ink pen.
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Signed Quarter To Yarn
A spectator initials their borrowed quarter. You place it in a black cloth, which the spectator holds. When you pull away the cloth, the coin has disappeared. You make it reappear inside a large ball of yarn, within a banded Altoid tin.
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SvenPad Bookstyle - Sidebound (Pair of Black & Green): NEW release!
The just released SvenPad® Bookstyle opens like a book, has a metal wire binding, a new cover design, and a larger writing area. 4" x 6". One black & one green pad in each package, with instructions. Optional recommended Pen.
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SvenPad® Original Stage Size (Pair)
A customizable FORCING utility device! The original SvenPad® Stage Size looks identical to the Svenpad Pocket Size, but is larger, for use on stage or cabaret. 8" x 5.5". Two pads in each package, with instructions. Optional recommended Pen.
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Ghost Cash - $, € or £ (Astor)
With the help of this prop, you can "visually print” an examinable real banknote. Easy to do. Choose from 3 currencies: $20 U.S., Euro €20 or £20 British versions.
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Black Holes Prediction (Astor)
Spectator chooses 2 cards, then places a transparent plexi sheet over each (black circle and triangle). Magician takes 2 cards from PREDICTION envelope. It matches chosen cards AND geometric shape! No sleight of hand. Works with any deck.
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Magic Pencil (Astor)
Magician uses pencil to pierce and then tear in half a borrowed bill, then restores bill. Next, the magician slowly and visibly penetrates the banknote with pencil. Restored again. Easy to do.
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Magic Books

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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Marketing Magic - Cummins
Do you want to book more shows, make more money, and become more famous? Kent Cummins explains exactly how to make it happen with the first 24 columns of his 'Marketing Magic' series, from The Linking Ring.
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Harry Houdinis Paper Magic
Written as though Houdini was explaining his tricks to someone sitting with him, this is a facsimile of Houdini's 1922 book. It has 4 sections with: 23 Paper Tricks, 7 Paper Folding, 11 Paper Tearing, and 16 Paper Puzzles. With 'how to' diagrams.
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Zufalls Memory Trix - #6
A collection of booklets composed to improve your memory. #6 Facts and Figures - memorization for census and population figures, historical dates, etc.
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Zufalls Memory Trix - #5
A collection of booklets composed to improve your memory. #5 Memorizing Numbers - various effects with figures.
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Magic in Rhyme - Rauscher
This book is an incredible insight into the writings of several magicians. A must own!
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Buried Alive - Lester Lake
Learn about the story of Lester Lake, buried and burned alive every day and night.
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Svengali Deck Booklet - 101 Tricks (TM)
Learn over 100 tricks to perform with this incredible deck by reading this book!
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The Death Camp Magicians - book
A beautifully written story of magic's role in the survival of a magician The Great Nivelli and fellow prisoner Werner Reich. Written with candor, courage, and even humor.
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Sponge Balls Booklet (TM)
Learn sponge magic with the help of this booklet.
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Colorful Magic - Ginn
Over 100 pages of some never before seen magic from Ginn.
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Big Magic for Little Hands - Joshua Jay
A magic book for kids by an up and coming magician.
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Hartman - Complete Set of 5 Books
A collection of 5 books on cards by Jerry Hartman. Card Fare; Loose Ends; Means and Ends; Packet Magic; and Three Collected Works (Super Dupes, Odd Lifts and Secret Subtraction).
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Amazing Magic Tricks w/ a Scotch & Soda or Dime & Penny Book
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.
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Simple Magic Tricks Book - SS Adams
This out of print book by SS Adams contains 60 illustrated magic tricks. Cards, watches, a paper bag, string, coins, a handkerchief, and much more.
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World's Most Famous Unknown Magician and Ventriloquist
Bob Carroll, magician and ventriloquist, teaches tips and tricks to make you a better school show performer.
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Three Degrees Book - Berg
Spectator shuffles and deals 4 sets of cards to spectators. You name every single card in spectator’s hand. There are three self-working versions taught, plus one bonus trick.
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Bottom Collectors  -  Cyprian
52 page manuscript by Fr. Cyprian describing the card problem of making 3 chosen cards appear between 4 aces. Many methods/variations of performing this card routine are explained. Collectors Item from 1971.
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Ibidem, Vol 3 - Issues 29-36
Volume three of the 1950s magazine, IBIDEM, containing issues 29-36, with card magic lessons.
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Close Up Magic Secrets - Tyler
Tyler teaches close up magic.
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Science Magic - Gardner
Garner teaches over 80 science defying tricks.
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Encyclopedia Mentalism And Mentalists
A 600 page book on mentalism.
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Card Animations - Lorayne
A short, easy-to-follow book covering a handful of tricks.
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Close Up Hallucinations book
Maze and Sufato teach magic with everyday items.
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Tarbell - Complete Course 1-8  Korean
All 8 Tarbell books written in Korean
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Easy To Master Mental Magic - Clark
Clark teaches 15 mentalism tricks.
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Nail Writer Anthology, Baxter
This mentalism book by Baxter has several ideas for the nail writer.
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Scotch And Soda Book - 50 Tricks
Learn over 50 tricks to perform with the scotch and soda.
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Amazing Book Of Cards, with DVD - Joshua Jay
An easy to follow book of step-by-step directions, it will show anyone how to do 52 amazing things with a deck of cards. Written by Joshua Jay, the award-winning close-up magician and card-obsessed author of "Magic: The Complete Course."
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Nickels To Dimes Booklet (25 Tricks)
This book teaches you how to turn a nickel into a dime.
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Around The World With A Magician And A Juggler - Burlingame
Learn both magic tricks and juggling acts. Unique Experiences in Many Lands. From the Papers of the late Baron Hartwig Seeman, “The Emperor of Magicians” and William D’Alvini, Juggler, “Jap of Japs”.
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Hugards Annuals Of Magic (1937-1939)
Hugard's history of several magic disciplines over a three year span.
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Thayer Quality Magic Vol 4
Thayer teaches a high level of magic in this book.
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Thayer Quality Magic Vol 3
Thayer teaches a high level of magic in this book.
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Thayer Quality Magic Vol 2
Thayer teaches a high level of magic in this book.
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Thayer Quality Magic Vol 1
Thayer teaches a high level of magic in this book.
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Magic, The Complete Course, with DVD - Joshua Jay
Jay teaches over 35 tricks in this complete book.
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Top Secret Book (Thumb Tip) 101 Tricks
Learn over 100 tricks that utilize the thumb tip.
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Change Bag Booklet (50 Tricks)
Learn over 50 tricks that you can perform with a change bag.
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Regular Deck Booklet (75 Tricks) (TM)
Learn nearly 75 tricks for which all you need is a standard deck of cards.
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Stars Of Magic Book  - New Paperback Edition
This incredible book features over 40 tricks by over 10 different magicians.
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Magic From The Overground, Hallas
Hallas teaches over 50 mental and close-up magic tricks.
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Routined Manipulations Book Set
This book set teaches object manipulation and includes some objects.
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Thumb Tip Magic – Ioso
This book teaches some of the best thumb tip magic tricks and routines. In English and Italiano.
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Tarbell - Complete Course 1-8 (Lessons 1-103 and 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.
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Hocus Jokus
Charney teaches comedy magic.
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Hugards Magic Monthly #6 - Vol 17, 18, 19
These three issues teach hundreds of magic tricks.
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Hugards Magic Monthly #5 - Vol 14, 15, 16
These three issues teach hundreds of magic tricks.
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Hugards Magic Monthly #4 - Vol 11, 12, 13
These three issues teach hundreds of magic tricks.
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Hugards Magic Monthly #3 - Vol 8, 9, 10
These three issues teach hundreds of magic tricks.
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Hugards Magic Monthly #2 - Vol 5, 6, 7
These three issues teach hundreds of magic tricks.
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