These new editions have been completely re-edited, formatted and bound to exceptionally high standards. Published by Davenports Magic of London, using a globally renowned printing company to create the most environmentally sustainable books published in their 114 year history.
One of the acclaimed classics of card magic for the cardician with some 112 card effects with unprepared cards. Although a "self contained" volume of tricks and sleights it has the added bonus for those who are not familiar with a particular sleight of being able to move quickly to the special chapter dedicated to Sleights.
This chapter describes how the author himself performs such sleights as The Multiple Shift, The Half Pass, The Weave Shuffle, The Monte Throw, The Turnover Pass, The Second Deal, The Bottom Deal, The Ghost and Jordan Count, The Hamman Count etc. etc. The author, Roy Walton, is one of the world's most brilliant, creative and innovative card magicians.
Pages: - 5.5" x 8.75" - Hard back - over 60 illustrations.
This volume follows the highly acclaimed first volume and comprises over 100 original sleights and effects. Davenports have ensured that Volume Two is a perfect match to Volume One and completes some of the best card effects from a prodigious innovator. This volume has been superbly and comprehensively illustrated by Gordon Bruce one of Britain's most accomplished card conjurors. This work is directed towards the dedicated card magician with a knowledge of sleights and handling.
Pages: - 5.5" x 8.75" - Hard back - Fully illustrated
This is the long awaited third volume of card magic by the world-renowned magician, Roy Walton. It has been some 28 years since the last completely new, collected works book was released. We are extremely excited to offer this new volume to the magical fraternity.
This volume contains 96 carefully selected effects with cards; some previously unpublished, and some from a diverse range of publications such as:
Abracadabra, Epilogue, Genii, Hierophant, Ibidem, Kabbala, Magic, Magic Circular, Octet, Pabular, Pallbearer's Review, Spread Half Pass, Spellbinder, Chronicles, The Crimp and Penumbra.
Included in The Complete Walton Vol. 3 are the original descriptions for Roy Walton's famous effects 'Cardwarp' and 'Cascade.'
The format of the book is designed to complement the 2012 re-releases of Volumes 1 and 2, and is printed on responsibly sourced paper by artisan printers in London.
Illustrated by Thomas Cameron.
Hard backed, 257 pages.
Here are some quotes about this third volume:
"All I know about magic stems from Roy Walton. His effects are ingenious in construction and method. No one can fail to learn from this great magician."
- GORDON BRUCE
"The Complete Walton Vol. 3 is a collection of brilliance. I look forward to Volume 4."
- PETER DUFFIE
"Roy's tricks are an extension of Erdnase. Whereas Vernon applied the philosophy of Erdnase to magical technique, Walton completes the revolution by applying Erdnase to the tricks themselves.
"Roy's methods are woven into each trick so as not to be suspected, let alone detected, and without ever sacrificing directness of effect. Roy Walton is without doubt the most complete card magician of the 20th century, and centuries to leave everyone standing in the 21st."
- JERRY SADOWITZ
"I'm not a card magician as such but know enough about card routines to appreciate the quality of Roy Walton's creativity and the very core of his thinking. For half a century, I have seen the unique development of one of the finest minds in magic."
- JOHN DERRIS
"Without fail pound for pound, Roy Walton delivers more excellent ideas and original plots in his books than most others by comparison. I already have favorites from this latest volume that I consider to be absolute gems and have been delighted in the discovery of them. If you enjoy well-crafted routines, an adherence to naturalness and direct effect, you will enjoy unearthing favorites from the fertile and imaginative mind of Mr. Walton."
- CHRIS WOOD
"No matter what your skill level is with a pack of cards, you will find a wealth of excellent material in this long-awaited book of Roy Walton's latest work. His name is a guarantee of quality card magic."
- ANDY GALLOWAY (protégée of John Ramsay)
"There are stars, there are super stars and there are legends. Roy Walton falls into the latter category. The Complete Walton Vol. 3 is a wonderful collection of material from a true genius."
- GEORGE McBRIDE
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