Buckingham, Geoffrey: It's Easier Than You Think Volume 2
1952 H. Clarke, London (original); 1970 Magic Inc. republish
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 74 pages
Easier than You
              Think Vol 2
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Comments (Magic Inc.): "The finest coverage of billiard ball work in print, excellent material on coins, and a large number of variety tricks in the Buckingham style and tradition."

Original hardcover was printed in 1952 with 192 pages. Has been republished in 1970 in three volumes. Illustrated with dozens of line drawings by Eric Lewis.


5 Loads, Steals, and Holders for the Manipulator

5 Chapter Nine Loading and Stealing
6 Direct Loads from the Body
10 Pick Up Loads From the Body
11 Substitution Loads

12 Chapter Ten Holders for the Manipulator
13 Coin Holder for a Single Coin
14 Coin Holder for a Number of Single Coins
14 Coin Holder for a Stack of Coins
16 The Elastic Belt
16 Billiard Ball Holders
17 The Waistband Holder
20 Inverted Trousers Pocket Holders
21 Thimble Holders
22 Holders On a Jacket

25 Thimble Manipulation

25 Chapter Eleven Thimble Manipulation - a new technique
27 Single Thimble Palming
29 Multiple Thimble Palming
30 Separate Palming and Recovery
32 Instantaneous Production of Ten Thimbles
33 The Finger Change
34 The Finger Change - another method
37 Vanish and Instantaneous Production of Four Thimbles

40 Chapter Twelve The Dancing Thimbles
55 A Novelty Thimble Routine

65 Chapter Thirteen The Final Word