2015 Reprint of 1927 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. The Tarbell Course is essentially an encyclopedia on everything related to magic. Many professional magicians have based their careers on this book. If you have an interest in classics, these are the books for you. It is regarded as a classic bible of magic, and a classic also in the sense that it has survived the test of time. The Tarbell System became a gold standard for lessons in magic. If you are a beginner or even an expert magician there are great things waiting for you in this collection of magic lessons. A lifetime of magic is all about the journey. There are approximately 3100 Illustrations in the one-volume edition. Included are: Card Magic, Paper Magic & Magic with Numbers, Coin Magic, Egg Magic - Coat & Hat Productions, History of Magic, Silks, Ribbons & Handkerchief Magic, Mind Reading & Spiritualistic Magic, Oriental Magic, Illusions, Billiard Ball & Novelty Magic, Rope, Tape & Rubber Band Tricks, Ties & Escapes, Chemical & Mechanic Magic, Rabbit & Other Animal Magic, Cigarette Magic, Thimble Magic, And Much More!
PUBLISHER'S NOTE: In order to include all the lessons in one volume, Martino Fine books has edited the original 1927 edition to include only those lessons that deal with magic or magic tricks. Lessons concerning publicity and marketing of a magic business are not included. A new table of contents has been provided to help navigate the material. All original illustrations have been retained, with the exception of those that deal with marketing and publicity.