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Magic Made Easy

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Magic Made Easy
Image shows 1921 new and revised edition
AuthorDavid Devant
PublisherC. Arthur Pearson Ltd.
Publication Date1903

One of the first of the series of inexpensive books that became known as the Yellow Perils.


  • First Edition 1903
  • New and Revised Edition 1923


  • Chapter I What is Magic?
  • Chapter II What a Conjurer Can Do
  • Chapter III How He Does It
  • Chapter IV Impromptu Tricks

The Enchanted Ping Pong Ball, The Magnetized Walking Stick, Magically Mending a Torn Cigarette Paper, 57 Mending a Torn Strip of Paper, 58 Vanishing a Threepenny-Piece, 59 Catching Money in the Air, 60 Chocolates from a Cap, 61 A Homemade Cotton Mill, 62 Dissolving a Penny in the Hand, 63 The Flying Coin, 64 Thought-Reading with a Coin, 66 The Disappearing Knife, 68 Throwing a Penny Through a Hat, 70 The Magic Dice, 72 Swallowing a Lighted Cigar, 74 A Braid-Tying Trick, 76 A Handcuff Trick, 78 Heads or Tails, 80 The Magic Rings of Paper, 82 An Anglo-Indian Trick,

  • Chapter V Dinner Table Tricks

84 The Obedient Water, 86 Restoring an Apple Cut in Four, 87 The Broken Wine-Glass, 88 The Travelling Penny, 89 Another Invisible Journey, 90 The Vanishing Glass, 91 The Disappearing Penny, 92 A Feat of Dexterity, 93 The Conjurer's Wine, 94 The Disappearing Papers, 95 Thimble-Rigging Up-to-Date, 96 Swallowing a Knife, 97 The Magnetized Knife, 98 The Magic Sugar,

  • Chapter V Thought-Reading Tricks

40 Answering Questions, 41 Simple and Effective, 42 Long-Distance Thought-Reading, 43 A Simple Watch Trick, 44 Heads or Tails, 45 The Domino Trick, 46 A Drawing-Room Trick, 47 Thought-Reading Without a Confederate, 48 A Picture Post-Card Trick,

  • Chapter VI Card Tricks

50 A Display of Will-Power, 51 Long Cards, 52 Discovering a Selected Card, 53 Another Way, 55 A Good Memory, 56 Mental Magnetism, 57 The Priceless Opera-Glasses, 58 Finding a Lost Card, 59 The Conjurer's Will-Power, 60 The Mesmerized Cards, 61 The Magic Flight of Cards, 62 The Wizard's Whist, 63 The Magic Aces, 64 Passing Cards Through a Book,

  • Chapter VIII An Amateur Performance
  • Chapter IX Hand Shadows


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