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An Incomplete History of Card Magic Literature: The Early Years

While magic books have always included sections on card magic (call them “general books” on magic) – going back to Reginald Scot‘s The┬áDiscoverie of Witchcraft (1584), it was likely that one of the first dedicated solely to card tricks written … Continue reading

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An Incomplete History of Card Magic Literature: Intro

An article of this type is destined for failure. I started this endeavor as a response to an online poll of card books with status similar to J. B. Bobo‘s New Modern Coin Magic (1966), itself a revised and expanded … Continue reading

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