At the height of his success, Bert Allerton was the most celebrated close up performer and highest paid cafe entertainer. These are the tricks he made famous, written down by Bob Parrish, and illustrated by Howard Bamman. Contents include his Seven Secret Tricks, Eight Favorite Card Tricks, plus his specialty--cutting to any card, Eight Novelty Tricks like his scissors, Little Hindu, The Flutist, and others, The Allerton Classics, The Jumping Flower, The Bird Cage, etc. Also includes rules for a close-up magician and a bibliography. The seventy pages are wound throughout with a vast assortment of Allerton memorabilia. Here is enough material to make a success of any sincere close up performer.