2015 Reprint of 1948 Edition. Full Facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this classic treatment the student is led, step by step, from the easy to more complicated sleight of hand tricks. The authors, both noted authorities on magic, present complete, easy-to-understand explanations of shuffles, flourishes, the glide, the glimpse, false shuffles and cuts, the pass, the classic force, and many other techniques. Illustrated with 121 black and white illustrations.