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Vanishing Wand Shells - Pack of 12
21636 (M24-2-2)
Each/printed box includes 1 dozen refill wand shells for the Vanishing and Appearing Wand trick (12385).
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Vernet Slate Writer
21623 (M24-6-1)
Now you can write with real chalk on a slate! Here's a modern design, secret writer, specially manufactured with the perfect grip to write comfortably with chalk, secretly, on a slate.
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Squirt Wee Boy - Weepy the Wee Wee 7.5"
17675 (M24-11-1)
This guy squirts water when you remove his pants. 7.5" squirt boy.
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Thumbcuffs
21624 (M22-12-1)
Thumbcuffs - A set of handcuffs but for your thumbs, for a closeup escape.
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Fortune Telling Fish - Pack of 72
21617 (M9-11-3)
The classic party item. The fish will be able to figure out someone's personality. Place it on the palm and watch it move mysteriously. Then check the personality chart on the back of the package.
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Live and Let Dai by Robert Ramirez
21604 (M12-1-4)
This is an updated version of the classic Triumph routine by Dai Vernon. You can perform Live and Let Dai directly after the classic, or perform Live and Let Dai as a standalone piece!
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How Magicians Think - Joshua Jay
BK21655 (L6-1-3)
Joshua Jay, one of the world’s most accomplished magicians, brings us inside the minds of magicians to reveal the artistry and obsessiveness, esoteric history, and long-whispered-about traditions of a subject shrouded in mystery.
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Tarbell Course in Magic - Vol. 1 (Lessons 1-19)
BK10171 (L13-1-1.R46-F)
Volume 1 of 8 of the definitive course on the teachings of Tarbell. MAP price: $26.95.
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Zig Zag Rope (Empire)
21600 (M25-6-3.4)
"Cut" the rope into two pieces then restore the rope!
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Party Snaps - Display of 50
17262 (R17-3-3)
Scare your friends with this harmless loud noise. Display of 50 pieces.
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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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Coin Slide - Empire
21547 (M5-10-4)
Change, vanish, or make a coin appear.
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Problema - With Leather Dice Cup (VDF)
21559 (M16-13-3)
A baffling effect! You show a box with six dice with different numbers visible on top. After covering the box, another die is rolled. Let's say the number is 3. You remove the cover and all the dice show 3! This version includes a dice cup.
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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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How Magicians Think - Joshua Jay
Joshua Jay, one of the world’s most accomplished magicians, brings us inside the minds of magicians to reveal the artistry and obsessiveness, esoteric history, and long-whispered-about traditions of a subject shrouded in mystery.
BK21655 (L6-1-3)
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Jean Hugards Complete Course in Modern Magic
Learn from a master in Jean Hugard's Complete Course in Modern Magic. This manual provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for hundreds of tricks, often accompanied by diagrams.
BK21634 (L3-2-3)
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Diamond Jim Tyler's Mini Magic Marvels
The author of Dover’s Close-Up Magic Secrets and Bar Bet$ To Win Big Buck$ is back to teach you new magic tricks that are sure to impress your family and friends.
BK21626 (L3-3-3)
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Tesseract by Mike Powers
TESSERACT contains a wide selection of mostly close-up magic. There are 55 items illustrated using 336 photographs and explained in great detail. Mike also provides access to FREE Online Video Instruction for all moves.
BK21625 (L13-3-3)
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Live Kidbiz Boxed Set - David Ginn
Here's a great collection of David Ginn titles. Seven DVDs and two Kidbiz books, plus one more book, plus 10 more books on CD-ROM. A fantastic deal!
21542 (M28-9-3)
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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.
BK21536 (L15-1-2)
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Herrmann the Great's Wizard Manual
One of history's most acclaimed and successful magicians provides clear and concise explanations of more than 100 tricks and illusions. Alexander Herrmann performed these very feats in countless sold-out stage shows around the world.
BK21487 (L6-3-4)
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Bar Bets to Win Big Bucks: Money-Making Tricks and Brainteasers
A book of tricks that will amaze and confound viewers — and maybe even win a couple of bucks in a friendly bar bet. The feats range from balancing a dime on the edge of a dollar bill to rolling a cue ball under a stick placed across a pool table.
BK21486 (L1-3-3)
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Best of All Worlds - 10th Anniversary Edition
Filled with history, stories, and, most of all, magic, Best of All Worlds pays tribute to one of the greatest card tricks of all time: Paul Curry's classic card effect Out of This World.
21415 (L1-3-2)
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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 Ventriloquist's 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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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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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 Houdini's 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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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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Sponge Balls 25 Tricks Booklet (TM)
Learn sponge magic with 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 (M27-11,12,13,-1)
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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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Stripper Tapered Deck and Book Kit
Includes a deck and a book with 110 trick ideas with a stripper deck.
20123 (M21-15-3)
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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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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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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  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 nickels into dimes.
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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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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Magic Tricks with a 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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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 Ioso (VDF)
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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Hugards Magic Monthly #6 - Vol. 17, 18, 19
These three issues teach hundreds of magic tricks.
BK12076 (L6-2-1)
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Hugards Magic Monthly #5 - Vol. 14, 15, 16
These three issues teach hundreds of magic tricks.
BK12073 (L6-2-1)
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Hugards Magic Monthly #4 - Vol. 11, 12, 13
These three issues teach hundreds of magic tricks.
BK12070 (L6-2-3)
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Hugards Magic Monthly #3 - Vol. 8, 9, 10
These three issues teach hundreds of magic tricks.
BK12067 (L6-2-3)
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