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Color Changing Rope to Many Ropes (FT)
C21202
This is different type of Color Changing Rope effect. One white rope can change into the red, or blue, or green, or purple, or yellow rope. Or to all colors at the same time!
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DLite Regular Pairs - Dazzle Ultra Bright Blue
21290
Your hands appear to be empty, yet bright flashing lights appear and disappear at your command. D'Lite Dazzle is stunning. If you thought D'Lite got attention, wait until you see Dazzle. One pair - blue.
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Flosso Two Headed Half Dollar
20620 (O2-2-4)
Never lose a coin toss! A real Kennedy half dollar coin, with heads having the same year on both sides. Best quality.
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Flash String - 16 ft - Blue
21217 (F2-4)
This blue colored flash string lights quickly for a great visual effect. 5 meters, or 16.4 feet.
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Flosso Penny Buster
F15109
Turn a penny into two mini pennies.
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Vanishing Candles - Plastic - Green
V17870
A 14" green candle that can vanish instantly.
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Bicycle Rainbow Gilded Unicorn Deck
21123 (M2-5-4)
Exclusive limited edition Bicycle Unicorn Rainbow Gilded playing cards. Embossed glitter tuck with a surprise rainbow print on the inside, silver/rainbow gilded edges and a foil closure seal.
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Flash Cotton 5g - Red Flame - Pack of 6
21181 (F3-3.4)
These balls of cotton quickly light to add a spark to your performance and produce beautiful red flame.
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Transformation Box - Large Wood (FT)
T14813
Large wood transformation drawer box that allows you to perform the usual productions and vanishes, and also to transform or change one SOLID item into another. 10″ long x 6.25″ wide x 7 1/2″ high.
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Flash String - 16 ft - Black
21216 (F2-3)
This black colored flash string lights quickly for a great visual effect. 5 meters, or 16.4 feet.
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Easy Come, Easy Go - Buddha Papers Mystery
21002 (M7-16-3)
Fold the pieces of colored paper around the money, unfold them and the money is gone! Classic Buddha Papers Mystery trick in nice retail package.
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Linking and Blending Ropes (FT)
20891 (M11-3-1)
This is a potpourri of magical effects with large brightly patterned ropes. The performer links 2, then 3 rope loops. He next makes a large double size, then triple size ring with 3 knots on it. Ends with a large long rope, 9 feet long.
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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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Zombie Ball - Metal (FT)
Z10186
Spun metal ball about 5.5 inches in diameter, with gimmick and detailed instructions. No strings or attachments required.
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Magic Books
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Magic Book Store  >  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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The Millionaires Magician - Graphic Novel by S. Cohen
Great work of comic artists in collaboration with magician Steve Cohen to capture his tantalizing origin story, in dark, poignant scenes. Magic, comics and adventures are awaiting readers of this graphic novel.
BK21262 (L8-2-3)
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How to Make a Living as a Professional Magician by Magnus
Magnus teaches how to master 'Business First, Sleight-of-Hand Later' and become professional magician.
BK21257 (L6-2-5)
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Practical Magician and Ventriloquists Guide
With this guide, simple props and common household items, and some practice beginner magician can surprise his/her friends and family with cool parlor tricks and ventriloquist skills.
BK21256 (L10-3-2)
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The Worlds Best Simple Bar Tricks by D. Lansky
Here are 50 entertaining and exceptionally easy illusions, brain benders, games, gimmicks, and unnatural phenomena that require little or no physical skill to perform. Paperback, 112 pages.
BK21215 (L14-3-2)
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Tricks with Your Head by M. King and M. Levy
Tricks with Your Head is the world’s greatest (and only) collection of hilarious, mystifying, and sometimes repulsive magic tricks that you can perform with your very own head. Paperback, 208 pages.
BK21214 (L14-2-1)
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Who Was Harry Houdini? by T. Sutherland
This well-told biography aimed at kids aged 8-12 is full of the details of Houdini's life that kids will really want to know about. Illustrated throughout with beautiful black-and-white line drawings. Paperback, 112 pages.
BK21213 (L14-1-1)
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The Last Greatest Magician in the World: Thurston vs Houdini by J. Steinmeyer
The seminal biography of the magician's magician, Howard Thurston, a man who surpassed Houdini in the eyes of showmen and fans and set the standard for how stage magic is performed today. Paperback, 400 pages.
BK21212 (L14-3-3)
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The Secret History of Magic by Lamont and Steinmeyer
Two renowned historians of stage magic team up to produce this definitive, engaging history of stage magic, from Ancient Egypt to David Copperfield. Fifty glorious illustrations throughout. By Peter Lamont and Jim Steinmeyer. Hardcover, 368 pages.
BK21211 (L14-3-3)
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Grandpa Magic 116 Easy Tricks by A.Z. Kronzek
From a professional magician and New York Times bestselling author, 116 tricks, stunts, and brainteasers that will engage the grandchildren and provide giggles, jaw-dropping awe, and wonderful memories.
BK21184 (L5-3-2)
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Easy Magic Tricks by J. Leeming
Leeming teaches tricks using simple props and household items. For children of all ages.
BK20946 (L4-3-2)
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Self Working Number Magic: 101 Foolproof Tricks by K. Fulves
Fulves presents 101 baffling tricks that are so easy to do they practically work by themselves. Emphasis is on performing and perfecting the tricks. They can be learned quickly and put into operation immediately, and they really dazzle.
BK20945 (L11-2-2)
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The Unmasking of Robert Houdin - Annotated Edition by Harry Houdini
Houdini's personal copy of his book, first published 110 years ago, with annotated pages written in his hand. Published for the first time since Houdini himself made these unseen additions and changes. Deluxe bound copy - limited production.
BK20926 (L13-3-2)
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Ventriloquism Made Easy by P. Stadelman and B. Fife
How to talk to your hand without looking stupid.
BK20903 (L14-1-2)
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Balloon Sculpting by Dr. Dropo
A fun and easy guide to making balloon animals, toys and games.
BK20902 (L1-3-4)
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Haunted Key by D. Williams
Compiled by Dick Williams. This booklet details more routines, tips and tricks with a haunted Ghost Key than you ever knew existed. Ghost Key is available separately.
BK12773 (L5-2-2)
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Marketing Magic by K. 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.
BK20777 (L8-3-3)
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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.
BK20772 (L6-3-1)
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Zufalls Memory Trix #6 - Facts and Figures
A collection of booklets composed to improve your memory. #6 Facts and Figures - memorization for census and population figures, historical dates, etc.
BK20764 (L15-1-2)
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Zufalls Memory Trix #5 - Memorizing Numbers
A collection of booklets composed to improve your memory. #5 Memorizing Numbers - various effects with figures.
BK20763 (L15-1-2)
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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 (L13-1-3)
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Death Camp Magicians by W. Rauscher
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. 2nd edition.
BK20674 (L3-3-3)
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Sponge Balls 25 Tricks Booklet (TM)
Learn sponge magic with the help of this booklet.
BK20614 (L12-2-2)
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Colorful Magic by D. Ginn
Over 100 pages of some never before seen magic from Ginn.
BK20597 (L3-1-2)
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Big Magic for Little Hands by Joshua Jay
A magic book for kids by an up and coming magician.
BK20588 (L1-3-1)
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Complete Set of 5 Books by J. Hartman
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).
BK20567 (L5-3-1)
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Amazing Magic Tricks by D. Mostyn and T. Canavan
Make coins disappear, bend spoons, and read through sealed envelopes! With funny illustrations by David Mostyn and step-by-step instructions by Thomas Canavan anyone can become a magician.
BK20532 (L1-1-2)
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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 (L1-1-2.L16-3-1)
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Worlds Most Famous Unknown Magician and Ventriloquist by B. Carroll
Bob Carroll, magician and ventriloquist, teaches tips and tricks to make you a better school show performer.
BK20396 (L15-1-4)
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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.
BK20232 (L14-2-3)
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Stripper Tapered Deck and Book Kit
Includes a deck and a book with 110 trick ideas with a stripper deck.
S20123
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Bottom Collectors by Father 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.
BK20099 (L2-3-2)
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Booked beyond Belief with David Ginn DVD and Book Set
Learn the most effective ways to get paid for your acts.
DVD20070 (R2-3-3)
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Close-Up Magic Secrets by D.J. Tyler
Tyler teaches close up magic.
BK20027 (L2-1-2)
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Science Magic by M. Gardner
Garner teaches over 80 science defying tricks.
BK20026 (L11-1-4)
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Card Animations by H. Lorayne
A short, easy-to-follow book covering a handful of tricks.
BK19901 (L2-3-2)
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Close-Up Hallucinations by G. Schindler
Maze and Sufato teach close-up magic with everyday items.
BK19905 (L2-1-1)
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Tarbell - Complete Course Volumes 1-8 - Korean
All 8 Tarbell books written in Korean
BK19992 (O0-2-3)
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Easy to Master Mental Magic by J. Clark
Clark teaches 15 mentalism tricks.
BK19870 (L4-3-1)
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Nail Writer Anthology by T. Baxter
This mentalism book by Baxter has several ideas for the nail writer.
BK19810 (L9-1-4)
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50 Tricks with Scotch and Soda Booklet
Learn over 50 tricks to perform with the scotch and soda.
BK19763 (L11-1-3)
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Amazing Book of Cards with DVD by 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."
BK19691 (L1-1-3)
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Nickels to Dimes 25 Tricks Booklet
This book teaches you how to turn a nickel into a dime.
BK19372 (L9-1-1)
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Around the World with a Magician and a Juggler by H. 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”.
BK19353 (L1-1-1)
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Hugards Annual of Magic (1937-1939)
Hugard's history of several magic disciplines over a three year span.
BK19344 (L6-2-4)
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Thayer Quality Magic by G. Gravatt - Volume 3
Thayer teaches a high level of magic in this book.
BK19328 (L13-3-4)
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Magic the Complete Course by J. Jay - Book with DVD
Jay teaches over 35 tricks in this complete book.
BK19313 (L7-2-1)
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Top Secret 101 Magic Tricks with a Thumb Tip Book
Learn over 100 tricks that utilize the thumb tip.
BK19278 (L14-2-3)
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Magic Change Bag 50 Tricks Booklet (TM)
Learn over 50 tricks that you can perform with a change bag.
BK19177 (L2-2-1)
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Regular Deck of Cards 75 Magic Tricks (TM)
Learn nearly 75 tricks for which all you need is a standard deck of cards.
BK19176 (L10-1-4)
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Stars of Magic Book  - New Paperback Edition
This incredible book features over 40 tricks by over 10 different magicians.
BK19232 (L12-1-2)
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Magic from the Overground by P. Hallas
Hallas teaches over 50 mental and close-up magic tricks.
BK19226 (L7-3-4)
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Routined Manipulation Set of 2 Books - Vol. 1-2 and Finale
This 2 book set teaches object manipulation, covers almost every important area of the art of sleight of hand, and includes some objects.
BK19189 (L10-1-3)
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Thumb Tip Magic - from Basic to Advanced Routines by Loso
This book teaches some of the best thumb tip magic tricks and routines. In English and Italian, with close-up color pictures.
BK19184 (L13-3-1)
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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)
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