This lot is a copy of Martin Lewis’ vintage lecture notes, “Magical Inventions Lecture” published in 2000 and “2001 Lecture Notes” published in 2001. Magical Inventions has instructions and illustrations for 11 effects, illusions, and tricks using cards and other props. 2001 Lecture Notes has two sections. The first section has instructions and illustrations for five stand-up card effects, tricks, and illusions. The second section has instructions and illustrations for seven close-up magic effects, tricks, and illusions.
Both booklets are inscribed and autographed by Martin Lewis. Martin Lewis, born in England in 1947, is the son of magician Eric C. Lewis and took over running Magikraft Studios that his father started in 1934. He emigrated to the United States in his twenties (1968). He created a number of effects including Sidewalk Shuffle and worked at Earthquake McGoon’s Magic Cellar in San Francisco and on cruise ships. David Copperfield, in his 1991 and 1994 Television specials, featured effects from Martin’s book Martin’s Miracles.
Both booklets have a plastic comb binding, are approximately 11″ tall by 8.5″ wide. Magical Inventions has 36 pages and 2001 Lecture Notes has 29 pages.
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