Our Magic
The Art in Magic -- The Theory of Magic

by Nevil Maskelyne

Part 1: The Art in Magic

The Real Secrets of Magic

The Three Degrees in Art

Unity

Consistency

Justification

Suprise and Repetition

Effects of Transition

Climax

Presentation

Rehearsal

Speed in Presentation

Patter

Stage Manner and Personality

Mental Attitude

The Importance of Artistic Principles

Part 2: The Theory of Magic

Terminology

General Analysis

Misdirection

Styles of Magic

Manipulative Principles

Principles of Mental Magic

Mechanicl Principles

Optical Principles

Acoustic Principles

Chemical and Molecular Principles

Magical Inventions


 

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