An Extended Explanation of the Magician's Application of the Psychology of Deception.
Possibly the most popular of Fitzkee's Trilogy, Magic By Misdirection applies the psychology of deception to the art of magic. The finest minds of magic have recognized it as an important and monumental work on the subject. It makes clear the psychological devices and methods you can use to deceive your audience:
Disguise Attention Control Simulation Dissimulation Interpretation Maneuver Pretense Ruse Anticipation Diversion Monotony Premature Consummation Confusion Suggestion... and others!
Fitzkee supplies practical examples in the form of tricks incorporating and utilizing these principles.
USED, hardcover, 227 pages. c.1975 editionforper owner has stamped and/or written his name inside in various places. This book shows signs of water damage, but each pages is separate and readable.