Card and Magic Tricks/Introduction
Magic is an ancient art. Magic as a performance art per se is documented far back to ancient Egypt. Today, many magicians enjoy notoriety as both stage and television celebrities. Others work in restaraunts and bars, while others work on cruise ships and similar venues.
This book will serve as a basic introduction to magic. Advanced titles may appear on Wikibooks and thousands of titles pertaining to advance techniques used by magicians are available via commercial magic dealers.