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The Charlatan’s Handbook by Sid Fleischman

Long out of print and sought after by collectors and aficianados of quality magic alike, Sid Fleischman’s The Charlatan’s Handbook is a treasure-trove of close-up and platform magic that is guaranteed to delight.

Containing more than 65 extraordinary tricks and artful dodges, The Charlatan’s Handbook is profusely illustrated by Tom Jorgenson with more than 170 drawings and Fleischman’s wonderfully entertaining prose.

Here’s what others have said about The Charlatan’s Handbook:

“A great book. The No-Switch Needle Swallowing Trick is a work of genius.” – Daryl

“Crowd pleasing effects with clever methods and new presentations that will be embraced by beginners and experts alike.” – Bruce Cervon

“If you need your whimsy-battery recharged, read Sid’s book.” – Max Maven

230 pages, illustrated.

Contents:

Introduction by David Avadon

COINS & STUFF

The World Famous Coin Swallowing Act

The Torn and Restored Cigarette Paper, Revisited

Harry is at it Again

Ringbound

The 31-Day Coin Trick

Spoon Twisting

Lady McBathtub

Five Minutes of Voodoo

Coin Fade

The Bottle Diabolique

Beer

Perrier

The Bottle Fantastique

The Mean Magician Syndrome

The Longest Card Trick

The Fail-Safe Rope

CARD TRUMPERY

A Guide to the Gallows

Flash Mnemonics

Jimmy Valentine Returns, Blindfolded

The Princess & the Pea

You, Too, Can Have X-Ray Eyes

Two New Card Reveals

The World’s Greatest Average Card Trick

Beating the Odds

The Fabled Non-working, Self-working Card Trick

The One Card Repeat

One-Arm McDonald Card Tricks

The Right-Handed Card Trick

The Avadon Absquatulated Card

A Flourish from the 30s

A Pocketful of Wry

The Wrong Way Card Trick

The Card From the Fly

An Aside on the Thumb Count

Weighing the Cards

The Machine Gun Color Change

The Pigeon Pasteboard

W.C. Fields Does a Card Trick

A Magic Club Roast

The Potato and the Card Trick

Card Gossip

The Poor Man’s Orient Express

Join the A.S.C.T.

FOR THE MOVE MAVEN

The False Shuffle – Who Needs it?

The Push Through False Shuffle Made Easy

The Zarrow Shuffle/Fleischman Handling

The Carl March Shuffle

How Did that Card get in my Hand?

Topping the Deck with Joe Berg

The Coward’s Palm

The Fleischman Pop-Up Palm

The Camelback Palm

The Praiseworthy Bottom

Double Lifting

The Camelback Double Lift

The Fleischman Snap

Piking the Card

The Thayer glimpse

The Praiseworthy Pike

Thumbduggery

Center Stealing

Bottom Stealing

Color Changing

A Crimpmeister’s Crimp

The Chutzpa Crimp

The Fine Art of Card Shooting

The Fleischman Shoot

The One-Handed Shoot

LAGNIAPPE

Adventures with the Three Shell Game

You, Too, Can Saw a Lady in Two

The Lady Disrobes

Ring Business

– AND A BONUS

The Fleischman-Avadon No-Switch Needle Swallowing Trick

Also includes illustrated personal history interspersed throughout the book.

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