Free Jim Steinmeyer Books You Should Get Them

These eleven (11) free Jim Steinmeyer books (including lectures) you should get them right away.

When it comes to the the art, the practice and history of magic and magicians, you should read books by Jim Steinmeyer.

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Note: All the links of these eleven books/lectures as mentioned below, they all go directly to the very sites where you really get the FREE books as stated.

Forget all those deceptive links which claim to let you download or read online for free.

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Get your really free Jim Steinmeyer books online from the links below.

The Last Greatest Magician In The World : Howard Thurston versus Houdini & The Battles Of The American wizards

This is a fascinating biography of the the acclaimed illusionist, Howard Thurston.

I am sure most of you have heard of Harry Houdini, but not Howard Thurston.

Thurston is known for “The Levitation of Princess Karnac” act, which featured a woman floating in mid-air.

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I am certain you have seen the poster of Howard Thurston performing this act somewhere.

* You can find out the secret of this levitation trick in the book “Exclusive Magical Secrets” by will Goldston.

Anyway, during his life time, from 1869 to 1936, Thurston started off from street performances to sideshows to wagon tours right up to stage magic in grand theaters.

Yes, this American stage magician had come a long way.

During his hey days, his two-and-a-half-hour extravaganza stage production needed eight train cars to transport his 40 tons of equipment and costumes.

In this 386-page book, Steinmeyer explores the stage and psychological rivalry between Thurston and Houdini during the first decades of the twentieth century.

Thurston won with a bigger show, a more successful reputation, and the title of America’s greatest magician

To know more of Howard Thurston’s career and controversies, get this book now.

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Hiding The Elephant: How Magicians Invented The Impossible And Learned To Disappear

This 352-page 16-chapter book explores the golden age of magic and the many legendary magicians.

It is filled with stories of dazzling innovations, backstage chicanery, and keen competition within the world of magicians.

Jim Steinmeyer unveils the special effects technique, Pepper’s Ghost, Harry Kellar’s Levitation of Princess Karnak, Charles Morritt’s Disappearing Donkey, and Houdini’s well-known vanishing of the elephant act.

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You should read this entertaining history of magic bookHiding The Elephant: How Magicians Invented The Impossible And Learned To Disappear“.

Click on any of these: Link 1, Link 2, Link 3

The Secret History of Magic: The True Story Of The Deceptive Art by Peter Lamont and Jim Steinmeyer

This 368 page book with twelve chapters is a study of deception as art.

You will be captivated by the history of magic, as unveiled by Jim Steinmeyer.

You will get beyond the smoke and mirrors, and discover why magic really matters.

Find out how magicians struggled from humble beginnings, and went on to deceive kings and queens.

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These men of stage illusions engaged in deception, exposure, and betrayal, in a quest to make the impossible happen.

Let me share with you a secret.

You can read/download this 2018 book “The Secret History of Magic: The True Story Of The Deceptive Art” for FREE!

Just click on any of these: Link 1, Link 2, Link 3, Link 4

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8 More Free Jim Steinmeyer Books/Lectures

Here are eight more free books by illusion designer Jim Steinmeyer:

Devilish Impuzzibilities
Click on this: Link 1, Link 2

Treacherous Impuzzibilities
Click on any of these: Link 1, Link 2, Link 3

Reminding & Deceiving: Guidelines and Examples Towards Creating Theatrical Magic: An Illustrated Lecture
Click on any of these: Link 1, Link 2

Artificial Conclusions
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Note: For those who do not understand Mandarin (Chinese language):

To continue scrolling the pages, you need to click on the THIRD row of the Chinese text, as shown below.

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Charles Fort: The Man Who Invented The Supernatural
Click on any of these: Link 1, Link 2

Dracula: Bram Stoker’s Trail of Blood
Click on any of these: Link 1, Link 2

The Glorious Deception: The Double Life Of William Robinson, aka Chung Ling Soo The “Marvelous Chinese Conjuror”
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Art & Artifice: And Other Essays On Illusion
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Note: If you want to download these two ‘borrow books‘ from Internet Archive (“The Glorious Deception“ and “Art & Artifice” for yourself, read “How To Save Internet Archive Borrow Books: 1 Hour And 14 Days“.

Disclaimer: I do not own or upload these books on this blog. All content cited is derived from their respective sources.