Extremely limited and rare. Michael Skinner's Classic Sampler
(signed and numbered, no slipcase) will NEVER be available again.
As a student of Dai Vernon, Michael Skinner shares his legendary secrets and YEARS of work with you in this extremely detailed hardcover book.
Even more rare, you will be one of the few that has Michael's signature on this coveted book.
Michael Skinner was world renowned close-up worker, known for his large repertoire. He worked over 20 years as the resident magician at Las Vegas' Gold Nugget and performed on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
These one-of-a-kind, publisher version of the Classic Sampler
were acquired from Louis Falanga's (L&L Publishing) PERSONAL collection.
(Publisher version is where "numbered versions" may actually be labeled with letters instead of numbers, and will vary by book.) Classic Sampler
includes over 2 DOZEN killer effects over 85 pages that earned Michael the "Close-Up Magician of the Year" award from the Magic Castle.
With legendary effects that include Mona Lisa, Needle in a Haystack, and Oil and Water Rides Again.
Each effect was meticulously refined and worked for maximum effectiveness over forty years.
- Introduction (Allen Okawa)
- The Business on the Business Card Prediction
- The Mona Lisa Card Trick
- The Conus Aces
- Oil & Water Rides Again
- Taking Our Lumps
- A Deeper Mystery
- New King Cut
- On the Card to Wallet
- Birthday Telepathy
- The Mental Photography Deck
- The Memorized Deck
- The Monkey's Paw
- One for the Boys
- Torn & Restored Soda Straw Wrapper
- The Boomerang Card
- Nate Leipzig's Slap Aces
- Aces Out of xAnother Dimension
- Instant Replay
- A Poker Deal
- The School Boy Trick
- Did You Wash Behind Your Ears?
- The Trash Compactor
- Top and Bottom Blackstone
- A Needle in a Haystack
- Knocking Out the Aces
- The Cutting Edge
- Rouge et Noir