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Modern Coin Magic

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Modern Coin Magic
AuthorJ.B. Bobo
PublisherCarl Jones
IllustratorNelson C. Hahne
Publication Date1952

Modern Coin Magic is one of the most complete books on sleight-of-hand coin conjuring, including many traditional methods and modern innovations written by J. B. Bobo. The book guides you from basic techniques, through integrated tricks to complete acts.

Reviewed in Genii 1952 October

Bobo updated the book in 1966 as The New Modern Coin Magic with four new chapters.


  • First Edition published by Carl W. Jones 1952
  • The New Modern Coin Magic, Magic Inc. edited by John Braun 1966
  • Dover Publications, reprint of First edition, 1982

External Links

  • Open Bobo Project started by Malcolm Kavalsky in 2005 to establish a community where magicians could share their interpretations, demonstrations, and variations of the tricks found in Bobo's Modern Coin Magic.
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