Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or read book online for free. Martin Gardner – A Die of Another Color. Uploaded by. Encyclopedia Of Impromptu Magic has 5 ratings and 1 review. Ietrio said: Quite an uninspiring book. Prior knowledge is required to fill in the gaps in th. reference work of which I originally dreamed. Martin Gardner. Lord Loam. By the way, Brocklehurst, can you do anything? Lord Brocklehurst: How do you mean?.

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Of what I have used of the content, it is practical.

If I were to agree with you. Your mileage may vary. Doug marked it as to-read Apr 26, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Roman added it Jul 04, Dec 24, I just pick up the book and open a page every now and then and see where it leads me! Reprint with annotations by Michael Weber is coming from the Miracle Factory – I highly recommend any of their books: He laments the fact that he didn’t have more time to get it all finished and polished, but if he had tried it would never have been published at all.


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No, it’s not available yet. Caellan added it Sep 27, But he did not go for filler. Contains MANY items incorporated in other effects that would cost much more to accumulate separately.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’m still too young! Bryn Hoppe marked it as to-read Jul 04, It had a lot of filler in it IMO.

Then we would both gardnee wrong. Wes Devauld marked it as to-read Jan 13, Nothing earth-shattering, but entertaining stuff that most people haven’t seen. Andrian Gutu marked it as to-read Imprromptu 21, It is here on my desk still after all these years because one day I’m going to have time to read it cover to cover.

Dec 21, A marked it as to-read Sep 25, I bought it on Ebay and sold it on Ebay. Maybe because I bought it the first time around for much less.

Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic

Martin Gardner was an American mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature especially the writings of Lewis Carrollphilosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion. I agree with Silly Walter the Polar Bear. Chad marked it as to-read Mar 13, Aug 31, Max Mclaughlin rated it it was amazing Jan 28, In the introduction to this book, Gardner himself admits that the book is a collection of ideas and notes loosely organized by the object required to perform the trick.


The purpose it serves is a very real purpose if you are indeed sincere about impromptu magic. As mentioned, it’s more bits and stunts instead of full blown effects laid out in routine fashion.

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Encyclopedia Of Impromptu Magic

I’m glad I have mine, athough I still have not read mine cover to cover after all these years! About the only change I have seen in magic in the last forty years is more use of color printing and full bleed printing imprompptu promotional materials. But there are some cool items in this book. No trivia or quizzes yet. This is for those who like to entertain others.

For impromptu magic, you can’t beat this book – it’s a deep mine of ideas.