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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Just Business Cards – Spirit Writes. I like this hafry a lot. Hardcoverpages. Andreas rated it liked it Mar 28, This is a distinct step back in terms of both method and effect. I don’t think magci necessary that we all like the same books and same effects. In an act of outrageousness in the afterthoughts you are told to not hold a break below the top two cards after openly placing it second from the top as its ” too obvious. Can’t say I care for dealing tricks, especially if the only outcome is a weak revelation.

Close-Up Card Magic

Harrh was a problem filtering reviews right now. Cafd start off here’s an interesting quote from the Royal Road you should keep in mind while reading through the trick reviews: Also it’s the same in appearance because you still have to swap the decks over anyway except in this version you don’t end clean. The stud poker effect assumes you know the rules to stud poker or open poker.

Putting the deck down, messing with the packets, picking up the deck, putting it down again. Admittedly there are a number of excellent tricks in this book but sadly the number is extremely small considering the fact that the book contains 82 effects. Variations Darwin’s Aces Darwin Ortiz Ambitious aces – A direct handling for the ace assembly plot using the multiple change. Tel Fax Job Opportunities Shipping Policies Click link above to send a blank email to receive dealer info.


Credits are few and far between in Royal Road to Card Magic. I had hp shuffle their own cards and proceeded to do STOP! An interesting plot cloaked in a subtle and direct method which never fails to deceive. Using the Curry change seems a bit risky though. As for the length of the review, I certainly hope you went to that length to be thorough and well balanced.

I don’t share your objections to Harry’s description of the faro shuffle. Calculated Risk – This is just Dai Vernon’s trick that cannot be explained under the guise of a variation. Then he goes onto say something which I found quite interesting to say the least. If all Harry did was add the coins, I would call it a handling. Sep 28, Share your thoughts with other customers.

It requires several outs. Here the selected card goes to your pocket.

My grandson is the budding magician and I’m glad that we found your website. I usually read a book from cover to cover as soon as I get it. I especially liked that you followed up after my purchase arrived.

Close-up Card Magic (Harry Lorayne)

Stock photos may not look exactly like the book. Perhaps he should have creditied more harrj, but that ahrry pages and I would rather have more magic and less bibliography and footnotes. Rather than say “I think this book is great” or “I think this book is a load of old nonsense” without saying why; which is how reviews usually go, I’m going to use a yard stick to weigh up the pros and cons of each effect in the book.

Different strokes for different folks and all that. The way the routine is structured makes it confusing to an audience and I must say I really despise the ul, “Oh look, a three. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Chapter 1 – Necessary sleights Hindu Shuffle – Well described handling Faro Shuffle – Reading this with the mindset of someone who has never came across this shuffle before I think you’d have some trouble understanding what is to be achieved by the faro shuffle.


I was informed at every step where my order was, when it reached the warehouse and when it would be shipped. Get mesmerized as harry lorrayne takes you step by step into the worlds number one book on card magic.

And I keep it moving. Many thanks for taking the time to go through the entire book and then to type the review. It’s what card magic should be, not a bunch of shuffling, cutting, ahrry and messing about with indicator cards and boring plotless pick a card tricks.

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I have one or two issues regarding the writing style and the lack of any credits but we’ll get to that later, for now let’s look at the effects.

Euan Inner circle Posts. Showing of 2 reviews. 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. One person xlose this helpful. Return to Book Page.

Two Card Peek Control. Book, dust jacket and contents clean and tight.

Close-up Card Magic

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