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Topic: Books on Coin Magic
Message: Posted by: The Magician (May 6, 2004 04:05PM)
Hi all, Can anyone recommend any good books on Coin Magic. I already have Karl Fulves self working coin magic and J B Bobos Modern Coin Magic. Thanks
Message: Posted by: Bohh (May 6, 2004 04:58PM)
I'm new myself. But, apart from Bobo's I noticed some coin tricks in my Mark Wilson's Complete Course of Magic.

You may wish to look into it.

Bohh
Message: Posted by: cardman1990 (May 6, 2004 11:46PM)
Expert Coin magic by roth
Message: Posted by: Dawai (May 7, 2004 12:36AM)
I know you said books. Hows about DVD`S OR Video`s.
Message: Posted by: eddieloughran (May 7, 2004 12:50PM)
I second the Roth book.
I'm also very keen on Coinmagic, but I think it may be out of print.
This topic was explored recently so its worth a look for.
The Wilson book has only a small amount of coin magic and duplicates Bobo.
Eddie
Message: Posted by: Rob Johnston (May 7, 2004 02:13PM)
Kaufman's "David Roth's Expert Coin Magic"

It is a bit pricey, but is amazing.
Message: Posted by: rden (May 7, 2004 05:48PM)
I've seen many recommendations for Introduction to Coin Magic by Shigeo Futagawa. You can see the table of contents here: http://magicref.tripod.com/books/futagawacoin.htm I ordered a copy from half.com last week but received the wrong book! I'll be trying again this weekend.
Message: Posted by: abc (May 12, 2004 07:28AM)
You should check out Dan's website coinvanish.com
Hope I typed it right I usually just click the link form this site.
Message: Posted by: ollason (May 14, 2004 08:49AM)
Try the excellent Al Schneider on Coins now available as an e-book from:
http://www.worldmagiccenter.com/sales/descasoc.htm
Message: Posted by: rden (May 16, 2004 08:12PM)
I received a copy of Introduction to Coin Magic this weekend and wanted to follow up. It is a pleasantly done, easy to follow book with lots of hand-drawn illustrations. Chapters explain sleights and then follow with tricks to reinforce them. I've only scratched the surface so far, so I won't comment any further except for the neat surprise I found while skimming through the first time.

Scattered throughout the book are pages that contain a photo of a magician followed by a short biography. T. Nelson Downs precedes a section on the Downs palm, Han Ping Chien precedes a section on the move named after him, while other magicians, like Dai Vernon and Slydini, are placed for reasons that aren't obvious to me. Anyway, there is a group of biographies at the end of the book, and contained amongst these was a practitioner that I instantly recognized as a frequent contributor to the Café. Pete Biro, who I know only through his insightful posts, was there in a top hat pulling a giant 1964 half from his jacket. It was cool seeing a familiar face. :D
Message: Posted by: Will Gordon (May 16, 2005 05:33PM)
Try BoBo's Modern coin Magic. It's a classic.
Message: Posted by: amakar (Jul 14, 2005 11:19PM)
Ron Bauer's Gadabout Coins Revisited - The original write up is in Bobo's but this one is much better. Sure its just one trick, but the presentation is great and its one trick you'll keep doing.

Just think of all the books/DVDs you've bought and you don't do a single one out of the set.