Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11:38AM
Dodd Vickers

The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic is one of the iconic instructional books on magic. Written in 1868 by the father of modern magic, Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, it covers the gamut of the classic and popular illusions of the day. You will be amazed at the effects contained within and by the excellent instruction from one of magic's greatest and most influential practitioners. It is in this fascinating volume you will find the oft-quoted advice that "A conjuror is not a juggler; he is an actor playing the part of someone with real power." This is the first time it has been available in Text-over-Image PDF format.  

The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic is available for FREE from The Conjuring Arts Research Center until 1pm EST on September 15.  

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