Arthur Buckley's masterwork on sleight of hand magic with coins, cards and balls. Over 300 B&W photographs of the author detail some of the most beautiful and deceptive moves with coins, cards, and balls ever conceived.
These include an array of visual coin vanishes, productions and reproductions, various acquitments, flourishes, and more. Plus, the Miser's Dream along with Buckley's own 10-minute coin act - A Phantasy in Silver.
More than half the book is dedicated to coin sleights and effects. Card material includes the Buckley False Shuffle, Hofzinser Fan Force, One Hand Crimp, Peek Location, Slap Shift, False Count, and more; as well as card tricks, such as Just Think of a Card, Card in Cigarette, Triple Climax, Cards to Pocket, and more.
Sleights and routines with balls include color changes, productions, and vanishes. Completely re-typeset and formatted for US 8-1/2" x 11" or European A4 page size, 176 pages, photo illustrated.
Principles and Deceptions: Arthur Buckley 1948 first edition and print