This is a very special book from one of Dai Vernon's most skilled pupils. We only have one copy of this extremely rare book and we believe it is the only signed and numbered copy deluxe copy left on the market. This book is not being reprinted and the publishers and wholesalers are now out of stock. Here is the publisher's description:
"As a student of Dai Vernon, Michael Skinner shares his legendary secrets and years of work with you in this extremely detailed hardcover book.
Michael Skinner was a world renowned close-up worker, known for his large repertoire. He worked for over 20 years as the resident magician at Las Vegas' Gold Nugget and performed on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
Classic Sampler includes over 2 dozen effects over 85 pages that earned Michael the "Close-Up Magician of the Year" award from the Magic Castle.
With legendary effects that include Mona Lisa, Needle in a Haystack, and Oil and Water Rides Again. Each effect was meticulously refined and worked for maximum effectiveness over forty years."
Publisher: L & L Publisher
Dimensions (to nearest cm): 29 X 22cm