By: Edwin Sachs. Find out in this legendary classic of legerdemain, Sleight of Hand, widely regarded by professional magicians as one of the finest magic. “If ever there were a more classic tome for beginners of general sleight of hand, I am not sure what it is. This book has been around for years, has stood the. Described by a magician as probably the single most complete book ever written on magic. It includes both stage and close-up magic, chapters.

Author: Galrajas Shakakora
Country: Bulgaria
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 3 May 2017
Pages: 462
PDF File Size: 1.32 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.22 Mb
ISBN: 424-9-79042-523-1
Downloads: 20458
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Brakinos

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Search Products

Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Sleight of Hand by Edwin Sachs.

Sleight of Hand ($) – Edwin Sachs – Vanishing Inc. Magic shop

Sleight of Hand by Edwin Sachs. Even intermediate and professional magicians can find things and information of use in this book. You have no apparatus on you, nothing prepared. In an absent manner, you place a glass of sherry to your lips, as though bracing yourself for the fray. The glass is half emptied be careful about thiswhen a sudden movement is made as though you threw it up to the ceiling; but nothing is seen to ascend, though the glass, with the wine in it, has disappeared.

After a short pause, to allow the general astonishment to take full effect, wdwin missing sleignt is discovered inside the coat of your immediate neighbor, with the wine in it unspilt.

How is this startling trick performed? Find out in this legendary classic of legerdemain, Sleight of Handwidely regarded by professional magicians as one of the finest magic books ever written. Clearly and minutely, the steps are given for hundreds of astonishing tricks: Be assured that sleight of hand relies primarily on dexterity, edwinn apparatus.

And if you are truly interested in magic, you must eventually master sleight-of-hand techniques or give up the idea of being anything more than a beginning magician. These techniques, both basic and more advanced, are all here — in the best book on the subject that you could possibly own.


Paperbackpages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The Magic Cafe Forums – Sleight of Hand By Edwin Sachs

To ask other readers questions about Sleight of Handplease sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Feb 15, Nick Wellings rated it liked it. Slightly outdated but useful as a historical text.

Some sleights are foundational and classics.

Coin magic and card magic are given chapters each, instructing the reader on some elementary and not so elementary manipulations of both. Later chapters devoted to routines complete with patter, card and coin tricks proper, “sham mesmerism” sleght more. Minimal illustrations and lots of text make for a slower read and a little more work at getting moves smoothly by heart.

Good for beginners with an inter Slightly outdated but useful as a historical text. Good szchs beginners with an interest in the history of magic, but not recommended as a first or second choice text due to above issues lack of pics, lots of text. Sleoght 14, Ken Wyne rated it liked it Shelves: Dana Pellerin sleigyt it it was ok Sep 12, Denis Tsvang rated sleght really liked it Jun 01, Christopher Smith-Hale rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Steve rated it really liked it Jun 16, James sleighr it it was amazing Dec 12, Akshay Nair rated it really liked it Nov 09, Nathan Troy rated it liked it Yand 13, Lawn rated it liked it May 11, Logan Albright rated it really liked it Jul 31, Steven Wolfe rated it really liked it May 20, John Monroe rated it liked it Apr 17, Ben Wade rated it really liked it May 22, Mark Delong rated it liked it Jul 15, Matthew Stevens rated it liked it Dec 31, Talid Nahle rated it it was amazing May 19, Charles Chaput rated it really liked it Dec 29, Itiro rated it liked it Jun 11, Greg rated it really liked it Mar 23, Christopher added it Jun 19, Dustin added it Apr 22, Ricky Smith added it Oct 11, Joshua Macy added it Aug 03, Jeremy Rayner marked it as to-read Jan 05, James added it Apr 17, Jon added it Hxnd 15, Dustin White added it Sep 21, Michael Daniels added it Jan 27, Jason Hosler marked it as to-read May 06, Varispatial marked it as to-read Jul 05, Jeanne added it Jul 28, Islam marked it as to-read Dec 20, Djk marked it as to-read Feb 16, Katherine Nabity marked it as to-read Aug 10, Cam marked it as to-read Dec 31, Guion Hughes marked it as to-read Jul 29, AkmalSyahmi marked it as to-read Oct 03, Charlie Bremner marked it as to-read Oct 25, Jim Christian added it Dec 28, Daryl Ducharme marked it as to-read Feb 15, Danyilmaz marked it as to-read Jun 11, Rahul Rishi added it Jan 08, Sleighr marked it as to-read Apr 27, Themegalomaniac marked it as to-read Jul 21, Laiba Sheikh marked it as to-read Nov 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Hans by Edwin Sachs.

Join Kobo & start eReading today

Trivia About Sleight of Hand. No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from Sleight of Hand. It is, however, an absolutely indispensable article, both to beginner and proficient, as it serves as an auxiliary to the concealment of any article in the hand, as will be explained hereafter.

For the present, all the learner has to do sleivht to procure a round stick of ebony, about 18in. It is best to have the wand made to suit the taste, as those sold at conjuring-shops are invariably too short.

Any walking-stick manufacturer will make it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.