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. 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 £4.50

  2. 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 £22.99

  3. 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

  4. The Definitive Sankey Volume 1 - Book

    The Definitive Sankey Volume 1 - Book

    The idea was simple: if you eliminate the weak tricks from Jay’s unparalleled output of DVDs, books, tricks, and web videos, what you’re left with is a largely undiscovered treasure trove of magic—much of it without playing cards.

    Only £52.99

  5. Routined Manipulation Part One (Limited/Out of Print) by Lewis Ganson - Book

    Routined Manipulation Part One (Limited/Out of Print) by Lewis Ganson - Book

    Routined Manipulation is held by many to be one of the best magic books ever published on manipulation. This truly is a must read for manipulators. Some of the subjects covered are: The Production of ...

    Only £15.50

  6. Puppet Shows to Make (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric Hawkesworth - Book

    Puppet Shows to Make (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric Hawkesworth - Book

    A TRULY GREAT BOOK for all puppeteers, as well as anyone wanting to begin performing with puppets in their shows. Some of the topics include: living marionettes, finger puppets, rod puppets, skeleton ...

    Only £11.50

  7. Open Sesame (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric C. Lewis and Wilfred Tyler - Book

    Open Sesame (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric C. Lewis and Wilfred Tyler - Book

    Open Sesame has been considered one of the most important references on the subject of children's magic ever written. This book covers subjects such as suspense, comedy, the importance of stories, rep...

    Only £19.50

  8. My Magic Life (Limited/Out of Print) by David Devant - Book

    My Magic Life (Limited/Out of Print) by David Devant - Book

    David Devant is not only a legend in magic but a master performer and author. In this book, David shares his insight on the art of magic, as well as some of his personal experiences along the way. Fro...

    Only £19.50

  9. The Art of Eddie Joseph (Limited/Out of Print) by Hugh Miller - Book

    The Art of Eddie Joseph (Limited/Out of Print) by Hugh Miller - Book

    The Art of Eddie Joseph is one of the most sought-after books in magic. Eddie Joseph is the creator of Premonition, amongst a long list of other classic effects. In this hard-to-find book, you will di...

    Only £45.99

  10. A Magic Variety Show (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric Hawkesworth - Book

    A Magic Variety Show (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric Hawkesworth - Book

    Looking for a source explaining wide-ranging magic effects? You've found it here! Eric Hawkesworth's A Magic Variety Show is a great book dedicated to creating an act containing multiple styles of tra...

    Only £7.99

  11. Card Devilry by J.K. Hartman - Book

    Card Devilry by J.K. Hartman - Book

    J.K. Hartman is back again with 60 brand-new effects in his latest book, Card Devilry. We invite you to revel in the wicked fun and mischief of these clever effects. Known for short, clever routines, ...

    Only £29.50

  12. Your Mind is Still My Playground by Vincent Hedan - Book

    Your Mind is Still My Playground by Vincent Hedan - Book

    Do you love performing incredible mentalism effects that fry your audience? Would you like learning from a true master at his craft? Then read on! Vincent Hedan has presented his unique approach to me...

    Only £34.50

  13. Mind Mysteries Guide Book Vol. 5 by Richard Osterlind - Book

    Mind Mysteries Guide Book Vol. 5 by Richard Osterlind - Book

    In an unprecedented event, Richard Osterlind has revisited his hugely successful Mind Mysteries video series and is writing definitive guide books that exponentially enrich the material presented in i...

    Only £7.99

  14. Secrets of Gambling (Limited/Out of Print) by Hugh Miller - Book

    Secrets of Gambling (Limited/Out of Print) by Hugh Miller - Book

    This all-encompassing book contains everything you need to learn the secret methods of con-men and gambles. Some of the secret card methods taught: mechanical methods: marking cards, sorts, deck switc...

    Only £11.50

  15. Horace Bennett's Prize Winning Magic (Limited/Out of Print) edited by Hugh Miller - Book

    Horace Bennett's Prize Winning Magic (Limited/Out of Print) edited by Hugh Miller - Book

    Horace Bennett's Prize Winning Magic is a hard-to-find book containing some of the world's most recognizable Magic effects. You will find the handlings devilishly deceptive. The clever presentations a...

    Only £15.50

  16. A Pocketful of Miracles (Limited/Out of Print) by Hugh Miller - Book

    A Pocketful of Miracles (Limited/Out of Print) by Hugh Miller - Book

    A Pocketful of Miracles contains brilliant magic that can be performed anytime, anywhere with what you have in your pocket, sitting on a table, borrowed, etc. Some of the effects include: Coin Through...

    Only £22.99

  17. Magic as Entertainment (Limited/Out of Print) by Harold Taylor - Book

    Magic as Entertainment (Limited/Out of Print) by Harold Taylor - Book

    Think of this book as your very own, private consultant to improve your shows! Magic as Entertainment is filled with practical advice for the professional magician. Advice on selecting routines, stage...

    Only £30.50

  18. The Leipzig Book (Limited/Out of Print) by Lewis Ganson - Book

    The Leipzig Book (Limited/Out of Print) by Lewis Ganson - Book

    Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig is a real classic for good reason. The magic is POWERFUL, straight forward, and direct. Included in the pages of this book are Leipzig's most famous effects. Leipz...

    Only £19.50

  19. Breaking Our Magic Wands by Robert E. Neale - Book

    Breaking Our Magic Wands by Robert E. Neale - Book

    Published by Theory and Art of Magic Press When magicians die, it is customary to break a wand to symbolize the end of their magic. But as Shakespeare's Prospero shows, there might be other reasons or...

    Only £15.50

  20. Television Puppet Magic (Limited/Out of Print) by Ian Adair - Book

    Television Puppet Magic (Limited/Out of Print) by Ian Adair - Book

    Television Puppet Magic, by Ian Adair, is considered by some to be the bible of hand puppetry work. This book is an absolute MUST for any performer who works with hand puppets. Solid information on pr...

    Only £11.50

  21. Routined Manipulations Part 2 (Limited/Out of Print) by Lewis Ganson - Book

    Routined Manipulations Part 2 (Limited/Out of Print) by Lewis Ganson - Book

    This is the second book in a three-book series. Routined Manipulation Part 2 is filled with great manipulation techniques. Knives, coins, cards, balls, etc. This volume also contains AL KORAN's Blindf...

    Only £11.50

  22. Rink's Magic from Holland (Limited/Out of Print) by Hugh Miller - Book

    Rink's Magic from Holland (Limited/Out of Print) by Hugh Miller - Book

    This book contains a lot of rare effects. These, along with the instructions, are all very solid. These effects are SPECIAL -- you would not find them in most books. This book covers all arenas, inclu...

    Only £18.99

  23. Rag Picture Shows (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric Hawkesworth - Book

    Rag Picture Shows (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric Hawkesworth - Book

    Rag pictures are "cut-out" geometric shapes composed mainly from felt, plastic, foam, etc. These shapes are placed against a black (typically felt) background by way of magnets, double stick tape, etc...

    Only £11.50

  24. Mainly Manipulative Magic (Limited/Out of Print) by John Alborough - Book

    Mainly Manipulative Magic (Limited/Out of Print) by John Alborough - Book

    A fantastic book filled with classic manipulation. You will find excellent illustrations and easy-to-follow instruction. Just a few effects included in this book: The Color-Changing Penknives, Red and...

    Only £18.99

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