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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Very Good in Good dust jacket Edition: The write up is ambiguous as Lorayne likes to call the top of face up fans the bottom card, which can cause headaches. The photo is of my closw who loves magic! Here the selected card goes to your pocket.

Nov 26, Then he goes onto say something which I found quite interesting to mahic the least. Bryan rated it it was amazing Jul 22, Have you actually tried the effect on laymen and found the spectators falling asleep, or did you assume that it would have that effect?

Close-up Card Magic by Harry Lorayne

Paul “The finished card expert considers nothing too trivial that in mafic way contributes to his success Saurabh Savant rated it really liked it Feb 20, You may not care about this but I do. I tried to be as honest as possible in the harrt and there lies the trouble. So show the aces and so the load as before but don’t displace the aces you want two indifferents above them.

If I had the opportunity to buy this book again, I would pass it up. Andris Vizulis rated it liked it Feb 16, Who knows, maybe they will point out something that you missed in reviewing an effect and you will change your opinion.


Guinn My Lybrary Page. To misdirect for the palm, various packets and single cards are dealt to the table for no reason whatsoever, this is a ridiculous trick again with next to no plot and an exceedingly indirect method.

The effect is the same, the presentation only somewhat different, yet he put his name on it, and yes, until I came across it in Scarne’s book, had me giving him credit!

The control itself is very clever and convincing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Absolutely nothing of interest happens until the very end which is bad as the effects takes some time to perform. The most descriptive step by step book on card magic that you’ll ever read.

Lost and found aces – Vanish and production of the aces using illogical moves like the Braue reversal no credit and then a cutting sequence which may make you look dememented. Aces are found in do as i do way with two halves. But as it stands you could end up looking very foolish if and when the trick fails. Challenge Aces and Apex Ace are great effects. Simon Paxton rated mavic it was amazing Dec 17, If I had hxrry came out saying “This is a book largely filled with pick a card tricks with only a handful of belters along the way and as a whole I didn’t like it” you would have all mentioned the same handful of effects I’ve just mentioned above and said it was a fantastic book.

As for Harry’s refusal to describe the effect first or even last! I didn’t mean you wouldn’t be able to learn the mechanics of it, just that you wouldn’t know that the shuffle was meant to be a perfect one.


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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You are also left to believe that all the uncredited material is original with Harry Harrh which it is most certainly not. There’s no economy of motion.

Don’t ask how they’re similar but they are to me. I have a comment that ties into some points that you made.

Close-up Card Magic

I like alot of effects from this book. There is more to life than magic tricks. If you love unique card magic, this is a must have. Opinions are merely that; but for me, I didn’t like it. The ending is confusing and lacks the clarity of Paul Curry’s original cad. You are brave to differ with the majority! Mishell, edited by Louis Tannen, pp.

The guys started showing off their stuff and about a half hour into it one of the guys does a kind of mental magic effect. Variations Darwin’s Aces Darwin Ortiz Too much jog shuffling czrd my tastes though. This is an example why a review from a more enthusiastic reviewer might be more helpful to some. Refresh and try again.

This is not an obscure source. The effect however is as direct as the last one though I prefer the previous version as it can be done standing. So anyway, on with the tricks.

Revolving Aces This is a good spectator finds the aces effect by Herb Zarrow using the Henry Christ force no creditI like this as it’s direct, off beat and has a simple and decieving method. A very fair review, Euan.