Allan has made an enormous contribution to magic and we are pleased to be able to tell his story and consolidate a portion of this creative output for future reference.
This is a limited-print publication. 500 were printed, less than 350 are available for sale. Beautifully designed by Michael Albright, the book contains sixty-two intriguing tricks (and a trick chronology) by Allan Slaight. The foil-stamped, cloth-backed, hardcover 189-paged book is of a unique 10″ x 10″ format. This extraordinary volume contains an introduction by Patrick Watson, forward by Max Maven and a biographical profile of Allan Slaight by David Ben. And, as an added bonus, the book also contains a brilliant satirical piece by Mike Close, “Unmasking Stewart James”, along with Allan’s convocation address to the Graduating Class of Ryerson University in 2000.
Spins & Needles is in limited supply and now sold out at Magicana.
Book Information | Cataloguing in Publication
Spins & needles : the magic of Allan Slaight / Allan Slaight.
1. Magic tricks. 2. Slaight, Allan. 3. Magicians–Canada–Biography.
I. Title. II. Title: Spins and needles.
GV1547.S63 2008 793.8 C2008-904405-3