Books

 
Magic Books are regarded by magicians as one of the best ways to learn how to do magic tricks. This section features the largest collection of magic books in the UK. There's nothing quite like browsing through a magic book and discovering new and amazing magic to learn and master. The Merchant of Magic sources the best magic books from around the world. If you have trouble choosing, check out the best magic books award winners.
 
 
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  1. Children's Showtime by Michael Elliot - Book

    Children's Showtime by Michael Elliot - Book

    Children's Showtime is a very hard-to-find book. It contains kids' show magician Michael Elliott's best work. It is a mix of classic material combined with child-friendly patter and new material that ...

    Only £16.50

  2. Cabaret Card Divination by Billy McComb and Ken de Courcy - Book

    Cabaret Card Divination by Billy McComb and Ken de Courcy - Book

    Billy McComb and Ken de Courcy have created a MIND-BLOWING divination that can be performed ANYWHERE at ANYTIME! The plot is simple, the method is devious and the effect is extremely STRONG! The Magic...

    Only £11.50

  3. A La Zombie Plus by Ian Adair - Book

    A La Zombie Plus by Ian Adair - Book

    Ian Adair was one of the most knowledgeable teachers of his day. In Ian's A LA ZOMBIE PLUS book, you will find TONS of great material and tips for performing one of magic's most popular and frequently...

    Only £18.99

  4. Scripting Magic Volume 2 by Pete McCabe - Book

    Scripting Magic Volume 2 by Pete McCabe - Book

    This is the highly anticipated sequel to the smash success, Scripting Magic. Pete McCabe-with help from 25 of magic's best-digs deeper into the most powerful tool in magic: the words you say when you ...

    Only £37.50

  5. Scripting Magic Volume 1 by Pete McCabe - Book

    Scripting Magic Volume 1 by Pete McCabe - Book

    When Scripting Magic was first released in 2007, it was an immediate, surprise sensation. Magicians around the world, hungry for ways to improve their magic, were thrilled to have a volume dedicated t...

    Only £36.99

  6. The Riddle of Chung Ling Soo by Will Dexter - Book

    The Riddle of Chung Ling Soo by Will Dexter - Book

    A fascinating account of the of the life of Chung Ling Soo (William E. Robertson). You'll learn about his meager beginnings all the way to his larger-than-life presence in the entertainment world. Thi...

    Only £11.66 Exc VAT

  7. Spoiler Alert (Introduction by John Bannon) by Ryan Matney - Book

    Spoiler Alert (Introduction by John Bannon) by Ryan Matney - Book

    You are about to encounter the card magic of Ryan Matney. These card tricks have been highly praised by magicians such as John Bannon (who wrote the introduction), Max Maven, Peter Duffie, and David R...

    Only £34.50

  8. AbracaDAMMIT! Disaster Stories & Life Lessons From the World's Top Magicians by Ben Zabin - Book

    AbracaDAMMIT! Disaster Stories & Life Lessons From the World's Top Magicians by Ben Zabin - Book

    It is said that we learn from our mistakes. Here's a chance to learn from OTHER performers' mistakes! AbracaDAMMIT! is a compilation of mistakes and life lessons from the world's top magicians! This i...

    Only £16.99

  9. Secrets by Anthony Owen - Book

    Secrets by Anthony Owen - Book

    Magician, mentalist, producer - Anthony Owen is a creative force to be reckoned with. Whether in television, mentalism, or the repertoires of his fellow magicians, his influence can be felt far and wi...

    Only £37.50

  10. Stuntrix by Ken Scholes - Book

    Stuntrix by Ken Scholes - Book

    Stuntrix is filled with clever and fun bar-bet style effects. Coins, cards, matches, salt, scissors plus much more!

    Only £4.50

  11. Showmanship and Presentation by Edward Maurice - Book

    Showmanship and Presentation by Edward Maurice - Book

    Showmanship and Presentation focuses on how to make the art of magic entertaining. From the opening to the closing of the show, every detail is covered.

    Only £7.50

  12. Practical Hypnotism by Ed Wolff - Book

    Practical Hypnotism by Ed Wolff - Book

    This book is a step-by-step course on how to successfully hypnotize a perfect stranger. All aspects have been covered. Some of the topics include: the quick hypnosis method, hypnotizing groups, instan...

    Only £21.50

  13. Novel Notions by Ian Adair - Book

    Novel Notions by Ian Adair - Book

    Novel Notions is classic Adair! Packed with great magic and plots. Mostly stand-up but still contains a good amount of close-up, mentalism, and more. Some of the topics include: Cigo Gravity, Clear-Vu...

    Only £18.99

  14. The Magic Kettle (Any Drink Called For!) by Jeffery Atkins - Book

    The Magic Kettle (Any Drink Called For!) by Jeffery Atkins - Book

    This is a 'must-own' book for anyone who is currently performing or even thinking about performing this classic effect. Jeffery Atkins covers the origins and history of this classic, as well as multip...

    Only £19.50

  15. Knowing the Rising Card by Will Ayling - Book

    Knowing the Rising Card by Will Ayling - Book

    This book is entirely dedicated to the classic Rising Card effect. An encyclopedia-style collection of methods, from gimmicks to handlings. Some of the topics include: Thurston Rise, De Kolta Rise, Sy...

    Only £21.50

  16. Jack's Pack by Jack Yates - Book

    Jack's Pack by Jack Yates - Book

    Jack's Pack is a devious stacking method for finding any card in a deck by way of using: numbers, names, words, etc. Highly Recommended!

    Only £11.50

  17. The Hofner Quintet by John Hofner - Book

    The Hofner Quintet by John Hofner - Book

    The Hofner Quintet offers three complete mentalism effects for stage. Each effect is taught in great detail with "blue prints" on how to build the items needed. You will not be disappointed with this ...

    Only £15.50

  18. Escapes by Percy Abbott - Book

    Escapes by Percy Abbott - Book

    Escapes by Percy Abbott is a very hard-to-find book. Not only are the escapes practical and fooling, but they scan the wide range of escape entertainment. Chain escapes, Wrist & Padlock Escapes, S...

    Only £24.99

  19. Do Get the Name Right by What's 'is Name Wade - Book

    Do Get the Name Right by What's 'is Name Wade - Book

    This book covers the important aspects of being an effecting Compere (Master of Ceremonies, etc.). From introductions to performing. This little book is a must have for anyone who is in the business o...

    Only £6.50

  20. A New Look at Card Fans by Lewis Ganson - Book

    A New Look at Card Fans by Lewis Ganson - Book

    There is no debating that Lewis Ganson is a legend in the world of magic instruction. There are very few teachers who have accumulated the amount of material and knowledge as Lewis Ganson has in his l...

    Only £3.99

  21. Artful Deceptions by Allan Zola Kronzek - Book

    Artful Deceptions by Allan Zola Kronzek - Book

    The thickness of a magic book doesn't make it great. Neither does a flashy cover, nor a fancy trailer. The best magic books are the culmination of a lifetime of knowledge and refinement. So Vanishing ...

    Only £25.50

  22. Misdirection (Book and Online Instructions)  by Wayne Dobson - Book

    Misdirection (Book and Online Instructions) by Wayne Dobson - Book

    40 years in the making. This effect is based on the Milbourne Christopher classic.When Wayne was 18, he came up with a routine for what is known as the Sign, or Magic Compass. At the time he felt he w...

    Only £26.99

  23. The Lilliputians by Will Ayling - Book

    The Lilliputians by Will Ayling - Book

    The Lilliputians is a FANTASTIC book FILLED with tons of information on the world of glove and rod puppets. It contains many great and practical ideas surrounding puppetry, theatre, routines, sounds, ...

    Only £15.50

  24. Professional Punch by Tony Green - Book

    Professional Punch by Tony Green - Book

    This book contains routines and tips for the Punch & Judy puppeteer. Tony Green was a professional Punch and Judy man and made puppets for the Supreme Magic Co. Ltd, Bideford, Devon, England. He w...

    Only £15.99

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