This timeless material finally gets the treatment it deserves! The greatest collection of close-up tricks ever assembled between two covers, and Volume one doesn’t have a single card trick! Volume One’s opening chapter, The Presentation of Close-Up Magic, embraces the whole approach to close-up performance. Hundreds of original illustrations by Dennis Patten. The host of internationally-famed star contributors to Volume 1 includes-Dai Vernon, Slydini, Ross Bertram, Edward Victor, Dick Zimmerman, Peter Warlock, John Ramsay, Ray Hafler, Jack Ganson, Horace Bennett, Rink, Bento, Ken de Courey, Arnold de Seiver, Fred Kaps, Eddy Taytelbaum, Alan Alan, Phoa Yan Tiong, Fred Lowe, Niberco, Al Spackman, Roger Klause, Frederica, Roger Crosthwaite, Douglas Francis, Norman Gilbreath, Glen Gravatt, Faucett Ross, Bob Ostin, Bob Driebeek, Hubert Lambert, Orlando Bagly, Elmer Deffenbaugh, Val Andrews, Norman Rhodes, Ken Brooke, John Bragoli. Hardbound, printed on acid-free paper, matching endsheets.