Close-up Card Magic has 34 ratings and 1 review: Published by Louis Tannen, pages, Hardcover. Close-up Card Magic. Written by Harry Lorayne. Work of Harry Lorayne. pages (Hardcover), published by Louis Tannen Illustrated with drawings by. Wanna learn card tricks? Then you have to get this book. It’s pages full of astounding effects, routines, ideas from the legendary Harry Lorayne and some of.

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The envelope in this case is gilding the lily just a bit and is not really needed. Very Good in Good dust jacket Edition: Fan Prediction 1 – A classic Alex Elmsley trick with an ingenious method and a direct effect!

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It was not until some magicians actually tried the effect and spread the word that it took off. Fredrik Andersson rated it amgic liked it Mar 14, I run my own undercover customer service company and you would definitely receive a 5 star rating report from me.

By addressing individual effects and saying what you did not like about them, others who like the book, or at least a particular effect, will be able to respond with specificity.

I don’t so can’t comment. Related to Brownwaves I Alex Elmsley This is mind reading? The control itself is very clever and convincing.

Well, one of my friends piped in, “Greg does some amazing things with cards. I’m sure others will have comments about other criticisms you have made.

Hofzinser for his two card catch idea. Harry Lorayne, always great! Want to Read saving…. Salt-Less – The second plotless trick, you pick a card I find it. Force Prediction – This is just magician’s choice to force a prediction, it’s a bit round the houses really and reminds me of the 21 card trick.


Share your thoughts with other customers. Also, Coincidentally Yours plays very well for lay audiences with a bit of modification. This represents the best use of this forum, in opposition to those who complain about not having video demos of new tricks or about not getting their wallet the day they want it One gets the feeling you felt you had to car this for having a general disliking to the book.

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Close-Up Card Magic

mqgic This may be one of the most important books in card magic written by one of the all time greats In my top 3 card magic books ever written. Includes many how-to’ drawings.

Too much of any one type of effect is deadly. It has a surprising denouement sic. Take me to Your Leader. Related to New Card Discovery Unknown, This is not an obscure source.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. In effect a selected card penetrates through the table into the spectator’s hand. Five star seller – Buy with confidence! Red ace – black ace – This is Daley’s last trick again, no credit a version by Herb Zarrow. Loraynee the secrets from the masters themselves! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. David, take a chance This is a bluff four ace control which is quite effective and easy to do.

I was informed at every step where my order clowe, when it reached the warehouse and when hagry would be shipped. Alex Hui rated it it was amazing Aug 12, For a better version using a similar idea see Alex Elmsley’s nd aces in which no cards are placed on the aces and the assembly happens in a spectator’s hand. Robin Dawes rated it really liked it Apr 08, lorahne Alpen Nacar Related to Plunger Change Jim Ryan Push-Through Change – Effect.


Haarry Card Reverse – Nice version of the reversed card plot, very nice misdirection half pass idea which is worth remembering. However, he could have at least told the reader that JB stands for Johnny Benzais.

Close-up Card Magic (Harry Lorayne)

This may be one of the most important books in card magic written by one of the all time greats. You will find absolutely no references to ANY texts throughout the entire book apart from a couple of plugs to his own books. I didn’t realize this until I had studied his “Best Teacher Ever” video series and tried to do some of the effects.

Spread Control – A bold idea which even though looks like it wouldn’t fool a blind man, it does actually work quite well. The inseparable four – I get the feeling Harry Lorayne thinks the act of shuffling a deck is in and of itself entertainment enough for most spectators. I have a comment that ties into some points that you made.

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