The Performance of Close-Up Magic

By Eugene Burger


Illustrations and Photographs by Richard Kaufman • Cartoons by Greg Tweed

120 pages

Hardbound with Dust Jacket • 8.5"x11" • 1987

Eugene Burger is universally recognized as one of the finest close-up magicians in the world, author of seven highly acclaimed books on the presentation and performance of close-up magic.

In 24 outstanding essays, Eugene Burger explores the philosophy of professional close-up performance and teaches ten effects from his own repertoire including his handling of the Bert Allerton Aspirin Tin Routine, How to use a cigarette pull, and his acclaimed handling of the "Haunted Pack".