Original Tarbell System Magic Book, 1926. Master magician Harlan Tarbell (1890-1960) created the Tarbell Course in Magic, which became the textbook favored by aspiring illusionists of the 1920s. This is a copy of Tarbell's 1926 volume, entitled Magic, with 31 highly detailed lessons on how to amaze and mystify an audience. Complete with sketches, paraphernalia and suggested patter, so you, too, can perform such tricks as "King Solomon's Marriage Bands," the "Cards, Envelope and Hat" illusion, and "The 'Sucker' Rabbit Box Vanish." 7.5" x 10" book is bolted together at the top, and still offers its secrets after over 80 years. Some scuffing on cover -- otherwise Excellent condition.

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