The Anatomy of Misdirection is a complete guide for both amateur and professional magicians. Fifteen basic principles of misdirection are defined in the book. These principles are presented in an easy to read, conversational manner. The reader is guided step-by-step through each principle learning both how-to and when-to apply the various techniques. Many illustrations are included with each principle to demonstrate its use with a practical example. The 35th Anniversary Edition is a revised and updated edition of the book which was published in 1978. The book was widely acclaimed by the magic community and received accolades from around the world. This edition contains some new and updated material and illustrations.