Marian Chavez Encyclopedia of Dove Magic

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Pre-owned; covers lightly soiled; small ink mark on the word “OF” on front cover; interior pages in clean like-new condition.

Second edition 1979; published by Tannen Magic, Inc.; 153 pages.

Softbound; photos and illustrations; page size 8-1/2″ x 11″.

Probably the best book on dove magic! Written by the legendary Marian Chavez, co-founder of the Chavez School of Magic. A beautifully produced book about dove magic and all those extra things you need to know: Care, feeding, and effective training of doves, types of cages, presentation pointers, safe harnesses, conditioning the audience, etc. along with many fine dove effects such as The Floating Dove, Dove Tray Production, Egg to Dove, Production Dove Cage. There is an appendix containing Slydini’s Master Dove Production. Illustrated with drawings and photos.

If you are thinking about adding dove magic to your act, this is the manual to have!

Contents include:

Foreword
Foreword to the Revised Edition
Care, Feeding, and Handling of Doves
Training Is a Two-Way Street
The Tinting of Doves
For Assistants Only
Conditioning the Audience
Can I Become That Good?
Pointers on Presentation
Take Your Audience with You
How to Get Applause
Pete Bouton’s Birds of Freedom
All About Dove Loads
Neil Foster’s Dove Production
E-Z Dove Production
The J. B. Dove Production
Hypnotizing the Dove
Displaying the Doves
Training of the Doves
Top Hat Magic
The Floating Dove a la Zombie
Technicolor Doves
Carnival Tissue to Dove
Dove Tray Production
Dove Triangle
The Dove in the Net
Egg to Dove
Hong Kong Dove Production
Visible Dove Production Box
Production Dove Cage
The Andre Kole Dove Kones
Dove From Frame
See Thru Screen Dove Box
Dove Vanish a la Paper Bag
Transistorized Doves
Frames of Mystery
Novel Vanish and Appearance of a Dove From Paper Bag
Twentieth Century Cane and Dove
Magic with a Silken Dove Holder
Dove From Tissues
Portfolio

Appendix 1: The Magician’s Primer Guide to Doves: Their Care and Handling
INTRODUCTION
SELECTION
CAGING AND CAGE CARE
FEEDING
GENERAL MANAGEMENT
TRAINING
ILLNESSES AND DISEASES
BREEDING

Appendix 2: Slydini’s Master Dove Production
THE EFFECT
CONSTRUCTION OF THE DOVE BAG
THE CLASP
THE SET-UP
PRESENTATION
SLYDINI’S DOVE CREATIONS
DOVE FROM BALLOON
DOVE FROM SILKS
SYMPATHETIC FINISH
DOVE FROM WAND