The Art of Magic: The Companion to the PBS Special
by Carl Waldman, Joe Layden, Jamy Ian Swiss


The Illustrated History of Magic
by Milbourne Christopher and David Copperfield


Art of Magic
by T. Nelson Downs, Charles R. Reynolds, John N. Hilliard


The Amateur Magicians Handbook
by Henry Hay


The Magic Show
by Mark Setteducati, Anne Benkovitz, Steve Ellis


The Magic World of the Amazing Randi
by James Randi


A Magic Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic
by Margaret Weis (Editor)


by James Randi


MAGIC INSTRUCTION (recommendations for beginners)


Mastering Magic: 100 Secrets of the Great Magicians
by Walter B. Gibson


The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Card & Magic Tricks


101 Easy-To-Do Magic Tricks
by Bill Tarr (Introduction) and Frank Daniel (Illustrator)


200 Magic Tricks Anyone Can Do
by Harry Blackstone and Walter Gibson


50 Nifty Magic Tricks
by Elizabeth Wood, Neal Yamamoto (Illustrator)


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Magic Tricks
by Tom Ogden, Lance Burton, Jason Alexander


Magic For Dummies
by David Pogue




Encyclopedia of Card Tricks
by Jean Hugard


101 Amazing Card Tricks
by Bob Longe


The Royal Road to Card Magic
by Jean Hugard and Frederick Braue


Charles Jordan's Best Card Tricks
by Karl Fulves and Joseph K. Schmidt (Illustrator)


Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks
by Ellis Stanyon and Karl Fulves


Expert Card Technique: Close-Up Table Magic
by Jean Hugard and Frederick Braue


Card Tricks Galore
by Bob Longe and Jennifer A. Kelley


Coin Magic
by Klutz Press (Editor), John Waller (Illustrator)


Modern Coin Magic
by J.B. Bobo




Self-Working Handkerchief Magic: 61 Fool Proof Tricks
by Karl Fulves


Self-Working Mental Magic: 67 Mind-Reading Tricks
by Karl Fulves




Now You See It, Now You Don't: Lessons in Sleight of Hand
by Bill Tarr, Barry Ross (Illustrator), William Tarr


Sleight of Hand: A Practical Manual of Legerdemain
by Edwin Sachs




Houdini!!!: The Career of Ehrich Weiss
by Kenneth Silverman


The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini
by Ruth Brandon and Philip Turner (Editor)


Houdini: A Pictorial Biography
by Christopher Milbourne


Harry Houdini: Master of Magic
by Robert Kraske


Houdini on Magic
by Harry Houdini, Morris Young (Editor)


Harry Houdini: Young Magician
by Kathryn K. Borland, Hellen R. Spelcher (Illustrator)




David Copperfield's Tales of the Impossible
by David Copperfield, Ray Bradbury (Contributor)


Penn & Teller's How to Play in Traffic
by Penn Jillette, Teller, Anthony Loew


Mark Wilson's Complete Course in Magic
by Mark Wilson, Walter Brown Gibson


Mark Wilson's Cyclopedia of Magic: A Complete Course
by Mark Wilson




52 Cool Tricks for Kids
by Lynn Gordon, Susan Synarski (Illustrator)


Easy-To-Do Card Tricks for Children
by Karl Fulves, Joseph K. Schmidt (Illustrator)


Around the House Magic
by Gay Blackstone, Harry Blackstone


The First-Timer's Guide to Magic Tricks
by Shawn McMaster, Janise Gates (Illustrator)


The Great Houdini (Step Into Reading: A Step 3 Book)
by Monica Kulling, Anne Reas (Illustrator)

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