“There will never be a greater book in magic.”
Martin Gardner is one of the most respected and creative magical thinkers of all time. His book “Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic” is considered to be the greatest collection of close-up magic ever assembled.
Now, magicians young and old can get their hands on a fully remastered version of this iconic book.
- 864 pages featuring more than 1,700 effects and stunts, gags, gimmicks and more
- Completely new layout categorized and indexed for easy access
- Over 2,600 illustrations, 900 explanatory drawings and a new 40-page color section
- 1,200 extra items and bits of business compiled by Gardner himself including special notes, annotations and a new introduction
- 40 Gardner letters
- Early Gardner magic booklets
- 100s of vintage illustrations
- Interviews with Gardner
- An essay on the history of impromptu magic as well as essays from Teller, John Fisher, and Mark Setteducati
Impromptu is printed on luxurious matte-finish acid-free paper that is hardbound with a mesmerizing cover produced by the legendary Jim Steranko and Smyth-sewn.