Written by Professor Hoffmann

1903/1911
Work of Professor Hoffmann

750 pages (Hardcover), published by Dutton & Co.
Illustrated with drawings.
Language: English

(288 entries)

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Professor Hoffmann Preface iii
Professor Hoffmann Introduction xvii
Professor Hoffmann Chapter I - The Conjurer's Dress and Contrivances in Connection therewith chapter intro 1
Unknown The Coat secret pockets 2
Unknown The Vest secret pockets 4
Unknown The Trousers secret pockets 5
Unknown Removable Pochettes pocket hooked to back of trouser leg 6
Unknown Tube through Trouser to below stage 7
Unknown The Shirt-Cuffs secret pockets in cuffs that open when shirt cuffs are removed 8
Unknown A Trick with the Ordinary Shirt-Cuff glass of water vanishes under handkerchief, reappears in hat ("visible or invisible?") 10
Unknown The Hat divider, introduced into borrowed top hat 12
Dr. Lynn Switching Parcel in Hat using two borrowed hats to switch item, body load 14
Professor Hoffmann Chapter II - Appliances and Expedients of General Utility chapter intro 16
Unknown Various Forms of the "Servante" - Bag Servantes bag attached to table
- Methods of Fixing
Related to 16
Hamley Brothers A New Form of Portable Servante bag attached to table, also with card deck holder 19
Hamley Brothers The "Premier" Servante attached to table, collapses flat, Professor Hoffmann suggests suction cup attachment 20
Unknown Ring Servante for balls 22
Hal. Merton The Revolving Servante 24
David Devant The Vest Servante Related to 25
Hamley Brothers The Wonder of Wonders body servante attached to belt 27
Carl Willmann The Conjurer's Cigar-Box with trapdoor and servante 28
Professor Hoffmann Deck Switch with Cigar-Box or similar item 29
Professor Hoffmann A Special "Trap" for trapdoor in table or suitcase 30
Carl Willmann Improved "Pulls" - Willmann's Vanisher
vanishing handkerchief application
33
Unknown The Flying Ring to other hand, reel 35
Hamley Brothers The "Lightning" Vanisher 37
Unknown Improvements in the Direct, or Non-Mechanical, Pull 39
Unknown Guides, for Use with Pulls metal guides 40
Joseph Michael Hartz The Glass with Mirror Partition appearing candy, silk transformation, removing partition, methods for turning glass around, as servante
- Different Forms of the Glass
- Illustrations of its Uses
42
Professor Hoffmann Handkerchiefs to Glass two handkerchiefs travel into glass that spectator holds, ends clean 47
Joseph Michael Hartz Shower of Gold Addition Inspired by 47
Joseph Michael Hartz Fish and Ink Trick 48
Joseph Michael Hartz Contrivances for "Passing Off" getting borrowed items behind stage
- The Hartz Bottle
- The Hartz Matchbox
Also published here 49
Joseph Michael Hartz The Hartz Pistol for getting a borrowed ring behind stage 52
Unknown The "Excelsior" Clip 54
John Hamley Cards from behind Knee clipped behind trouser 55
Dr. Avon The Smoke Apparatus chemical 55
W. J. Collins A Magical Explosive chemical 60
Unknown Suggestions for its Use selection appears at bottom with small explosion, chemical 61
Unknown The Spider gimmick for front and back palm with coins 62
Unknown Back and Front Palm with Coins 63
Unknown Egg Vanisher The Spider gimmick for eggsRelated to 66
C. O. Williams The "Multum-in Parvo" Vanisher clip between fingers for vanishing things 67
Joseph Michael Hartz The Hartz "Hook," for Working Mechanical Pieces hook from ceiling with mechanical piece that can make bells ring, etc.
- The Magic Bell (bell rings by itself)
- The Crystal Cash-box (borrowed coins appear in glass box that hangs from ceiling)
- The Bird-Cage (canary appears in suspended cage)
Also published here 68
Unknown Change (or Load) from Back of Assistant bottle switch application 77
Maurice Garland The Pneumatic Sucker suction cup as holder, with loop over finger or pull attachment 78
Hamley Brothers The Ball Clip 81
Hamley Brothers The Velvet Changing Bag 81
Robert Heller, Professor De Vere Chapter III - A Special Table and some Tricks performed by its Aid "The Heller and De Vere Table"
with trapdoor system
85
Professor Hoffmann Production Addition to "Heller and De Vere Table" mechanical system to get item to top of table from within 90
Unknown The Bottomless Tumbler with basic applications, stealing ball out, removing only part of the bottom so an egg stays within until glass is shaken, cover to allow liquid inside 92
Professor Hoffmann Concatenation Extraordinary thirty separate metal links links to chain in tumbler
- thread and gaffed table method
- A Simpler Method, with the Mirror Glass
94
David Devant Concatenation Extraordinary - Devant's Method chain pieces link, glass with one foot but two bowls in right angle attached 99
Unknown The Rose in the Glass production in tabled glass with Heller and De Vere Table, as traveling effect 100
Professor Hoffmann Chapter IV - The Magic Wand and Tricks Therewith chapter intro 102
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Production of the Wand - From the Sleeve (Robert-Houdin)
- From the Purse
Related to
  • "The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic"
102
Unknown From Decanter on Table wand rises up and down in bottle, thread 104
Professor Hoffmann, Professor Sylvester The Self-Supporting Wand clinging to hand and other objects, thread and other gimmicks
- Introductory Patter
- Various Methods of Suspension
- The Wand Supported without any Mechanical Aid
105
Professor Hoffmann The Rapping Wand thread, to answer questions 113
Dr. James William Elliott The Auto-Gravity Wand mercury in wand, with second method in footnote 116
Ellis Stanyon The Climbing Ring on wandRelated to 118
Unknown The Rising and Falling Wand various methods 120
Unknown Wands for the Production of Handkerchiefs "Special Wands for Various Purposes"
four wand constructions
122
Unknown How to Change the Wand into a Handkerchief 126
Unknown Wand Production from Paper Cone 128
Unknown A Wand for the Production of Cigars 130
Unknown The "Swallowing" Wand wand pushed down throat of spectator, moving tube on end 132
Professor Hoffmann Chapter V - Tricks with Watches chapter intro 134
C. O. Williams The Paper Bag (Various Kinds) "Methods for Obtaining Secret Possession of a Watch"
watch vanishes in paper bag or cone
134
Unknown Wrapping in Paper wrapping watch in paper to vanish it 138
Professor Ernst Watch Vanish in Flash Paper 140
Unknown The Alpaca Bag for vanishing a watch, a bit like an egg bag 140
Unknown "Exchanging" a Watch various methods, with props or pull 142
Unknown The American Vanisher for vanishing a watch 145
P. T. Selbit, Professor Hoffmann A New "Palm" for Watches 146
Unknown The Noisy Watch-Winder 148
Joseph Michael Hartz An Improved "Repeater" watch answers question with bell sound, featuring sound gimmickRelated to 149
Unknown To Reproduce a Borrowed Watch in Any One Selected of a Number of Boxes several boxes are in cigar box, in chosen one the borrowed watch reappears 150
Unknown Equivoque about a dozen items 151
Unknown A Lost Watch Found in the Performer's Purse 152
Imro Fox Another Method watch in handkerchief, banged on table, vanishes and travels to purse 154
Hamley Brothers A Borrowed Watch Changed to a Lemon fake lemon with ticking clockwork 156
Professor Hoffmann A Borrowed Watch Reproduced from a Glass of Milk watch vanishes, milk poured from one glass to another, then watch taken out of milk, dry and functioning, two presentations 157
M. Hermann Card changes in Ink card put in glass of ink, when taken out it is dry and changed into selection 159
Professor Hoffmann Using Shakespeare Quotes in Patter 161
Unknown A Watch Fired from a Pistol, and Attaching Itself to a Borrowed Hat 162
P. T. Selbit, Howard Thurston A Novel Watch Trick borrowed watch wrapped in paper, travels into hatAlso published here
  • "The Magician's Handbook" (Selbit)
163
P. T. Selbit Watch It! watch travels around body, "one watch routine", hook watchRelated toAlso published here
  • "The Magician's Handbook" (Selbit, p. 58)
165
G. W. Hunter Watch It! (Another Method) watch travels around body, "one watch routine", thread and hook watchRelated to 167
Professor Hoffmann, Joseph Michael Hartz, Professor De Vere The Locked and Corded Boxes nest of boxes
- The Old Method
- The Writer's Own Method
- The Hartz Method
- The De Vere Method
172
Professor Hoffmann, Professor Anderson Excessive Use of Apparatus 172
Professor Hoffmann The Flight of Time routine with watch, sight gags, watch vanishes from box, apparently shot with pistol into spectator, wand pushed into spectatorRelated to 183
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VI - Tricks with Rings 189
Unknown To Exchange the Ring or Rings - ring placed on finger and dropped in glass, sleight-of-hand
- ring slid on wand switched on way to stage
- matchbox to steal out ring
189
Unknown To Catch Rings on the Wand three borrowed rings vanish from glass, reappear on end of wand one by one 191
William E. Robinson A Borrowed Ring Found in a Potato actual ring loaded into potatoRelated to 194
Unknown The Ring and the Card thread loop tied to playing card, borrowed finger ring vanishes and reappears in thread loop 196
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Joseph Michael Hartz The Mystic Glove and Rings four finger rings borrowed, placed in pistol, glove put over glass tube, pistol shot, glove blows up with ring on each finger
- The Old Method
- The Hartz Method
Also published here 198
Unknown The Wedding Ring and Flag finger ring wrapped in flash paper vanishes, flag changes into flowers, flag with ring inside appears in covered glass 204
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VII - Tricks with Handkerchiefs - The Recommendations of the Handkerchief for Magical Purposes 207
Hamley Brothers, Unknown The False Finger (The Magical Production of Handkerchiefs)
different constructions
209
Joseph Michael Hartz The False Thumb 214
Unknown The Finger Shell and False Palm 215
Carl Posse The Rubber Band for showing both sides of hand empty 216
Buatier de Kolta Production from Bend of Elbow 217
Unknown Production from Trouser Leg 217
Unknown The Hand-Box secret container attached to handRelated to 218
Unknown The Cache flesh-colored ball, thumbs can stick into holes for manipulation 219
Professor Hoffmann What is Best? 222
Unknown Production from the Wand Related to 222
Buatier de Kolta Production from a Match-Box 222
Unknown The "Monarch" Handkerchief Producer flesh-colored gimmick with loop 223
Unknown Clips for Handkerchiefs 224
Professor De Vere A Novel Method of Production pulled from sleeve into hand via thread 225
Unknown From the Sleeve (The Multiplication of Handkerchiefs) 226
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Multiplying Tube 227
Professor Hoffmann A Simple Appliance for Handkerchief Multiplication 228
Unknown Black, Red, and White three silk production from hands, pocket handkerchiefAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt"
229
Unknown Handkerchief Multiplication on a Larger Scale strategies to produce many silks 232
Mr. Stillwell Stillwell's Handkerchief Act 234
Unknown Simultaneous Production of a Desired Number of Handkerchiefs 238
Unknown Handkerchiefs Increasing in Size as well as Number 239
Unknown A Special Method of Producing the First Handkerchief starched corner 240
Professor Hoffmann Colour-Changing Tricks - The Inventors of the Colour-Change 241
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Ellis Stanyon Various Methods of Colour-Changing - The Conradi Tube
- Sundry Appliances for Colour-Changing
Related to 242
August Roterberg Roterberg's Colour-Change pocket in corner 244
Marcellin Marcellin's Colour-Change silk wrapped around wand changes color 246
David Devant Colour-Changing by the Aid of a Paper Tube - The Elementary Method 247
Carl Willmann Willmann's Colour-Change with paper tubeAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt" (Vol. 6, p. 43 & 56)
252
Carl Willmann A Six-Fold Colour-Change spring clipsAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt" (Vol. 6, p. 170)
256
Unknown To Change the Colour of a Handkerchief by merely Drawing it Through the Hand mechanical tube 258
Unknown The Brass Tube, with Sliding Cup, for Colour-Changing Tricks 260
Carl Willmann Willmann's "Metropolitan Railway" Trick color change routine with paper tubeAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt" (Vol. 3, p. 118)
262
Professor Hoffmann Methods of "Vanishing" a Handkerchief 268
Unknown The Rubber Ring rubber band put around silk which then vanishes, loop allows it to hang on back of hand 268
Unknown A New Handkerchief Vanisher Related to 269
August Roterberg Roterberg's Vanisher, and Passes Therewith 270
C. O. Williams Another Method of Using the Vanisher container gimmicks 273
Unknown The "Eau de Cologne Bottle" Vanisher 275
Unknown A Handkerchief Changed to a Billiard-Ball 277
John Hamley An Ingenious Device to Facilitate the Palming and Vanishing of a Handkerchief rolling handkerchief into ball, rubber piece to hold it together 278
Unknown The Glass Ball, for Changing a Handkerchief to a Billiard-Ball freely chosen colored handkerchief changes into like-colored ball 279
Unknown The Nickel Tube for Vanishing a Handkerchief 279
Unknown The Nickel Tube for Vanishing a Handkerchief - Improved Form 281
Unknown The Nickel Tube, with Pull 283
Unknown The Vanish from a Paper Cylinder Related to 284
Unknown The "Lamp-Chimney" Vanish silks disappear visually from glass tube, pullRelated to 284
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Unknown To Vanish Four Handkerchiefs Simultaneously dummy with four small silks sewn together blendo-like to fake existence of all four 287
Unknown Reproduction Beneath a Soup-Plate (Methods of Reproducing a Vanished Handkerchief)
silk appears between two plates
Related to 290
Unknown Reproduction from a Sealed Envelope container secretly attached to envelope 292
Unknown Two Vanished Handkerchiefs Reproduced from a Nest of Three Envelopes spectator seals nest of envelope, two handkerchiefs vanish and reappear inside, one in each, loading envelopes behind and taking out inner envelope from behind 294
Unknown The Drum-Head Tube 297
Buatier de Kolta Reproduction from a Candle - Buatier de Kolta's Method
and other methods
299
Unknown The Glass Box, for Reproducing a Handkerchief silk instantly appears in clear box 302
Professor Hoffmann Miscellaneous Handkerchief Tricks 303
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself 303
Francis King The Hat and Handkerchief glass with silks vanishes from paper tube, reappears in borrowed hat 315
Professor De Vere The Closed Glass Tube (LÉtui en Cristal) closed glass cylinder with silk put in hat, vanishes from tube therein 317
Unknown The Handkerchief Cut and Restored (Modern Method) 319
Unknown The "Marvellous Metamorphosis" Silver Cylinder nickled tube to switch handkerchief that is pushed inside 320
Unknown A Handkerchief Changed to Paper Ribbons 322
Camill Bihler A Handkerchief Transformed into Paper Shavings paper cuttings vanish from glass, handkerchief changes into paper cuttings in paper tube and backAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt"
323
Unknown The Egg and Handkerchief Trick (Modern Methods) improvement on artificial eggsRelated to 326
D'Alvini D'Alvini's Egg and Handkerchief Trick 329
Unknown The Egg, Handkerchief, and Onion 329
C. O. Williams The Very Latest Egg and Handkerchief Trick 331
Joseph Michael Hartz A Couple of Handkerchiefs Turned into a Snake fake snake
- Hartz's Method
333
Unknown The Dancing Handkerchief thread
- Parlour Method
- Stage Method
335
Unknown Right and Left two different colored silks in two glass tubes visibly change place 338
T. Nelson Downs The Flying Handkerchiefs origin not clear, silk in glass bottle visible vanishes and reappears in another bottleAlso published here
  • "Magic and its Professors" (Henry Ridgely Evans)
341
Unknown The Shower of Sweets (Improved Method) shower of bonbons falls from handkerchiefRelated to 344
Maurice Garland A Postscript - Handkerchief to Egg with ping-pong ball
- Silk & Egg shown, silk vanishes
345
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VIII - Flag Tricks chapter intro 349
Charles Bertram Bertram's Flag Trick tissue paper changes into flagsRelated to
  • "Isn't It Wonderful!" (Charles Bertram)
349
Unknown Flags and Paper Shavings tissue paper changes into snow storm, then flags produced 351
Unknown Flags Converted into Silken Streamers 352
Unknown The Production of Flags on Staves Complete with telescope staff 353
Unknown The Flag and Worsted Ball wool ball in glass, cardboard cylinder over another tumbler, silk in tumbler, they transposeRelated to
  • improved from early Mahatma
357
David Devant Devant's "Transvaal Flag" Trick flag apparently cut in two with sword but vanishes instead, then a small flag becomes larger 361
Professor Hoffmann Chapter IX - Tricks with Gloves chapter intro 366
Unknown "Vanishing" the Gloves 366
Unknown The Glove Passed Into the Wand 368
Francis King A White Glove Changed to a Black One two versions 369
Unknown Glove-Dyeing by Magic longer routine 371
Unknown The Damaged Glove and Lady's Stocking glove vanishes, other glove is torn by accident, vanishes, remaining piece changed to miniature glove, then stretched to stocking 376
Unknown A Glove Conjured into a Nut, the Nut into an Egg, the Egg into a Lemon, and the Lemon into an Orange ring and glove into nest of items from title 378
Dr. Avon Dr. Avon's Glove Trick routine with gloves, sand frame, smoke apparatus, pull, ...Also published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt", Vol. 3, p. 166
385
Professor Hoffmann Chapter X - Tricks with Eggs - The Celluloid Egg 390
Unknown The Self-Balancing Egg egg with weight or sand inside 391
Unknown The Egg-Cup, for Vanishing an Egg prop 392
Carl Willmann An Improved Egg-Holder 394
Unknown The Magical Production of Eggs holders 396
Unknown Production of Eggs from the Mouth improvedRelated to 399
Bellachini Bellachini's Method eggs from mouthAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt", Vol. 2, p. 73
401
Unknown A Smashed Egg Vanishes from a Handkerchief two methods 403
Unknown The Diminishing Egg nest of three eggs 405
Unknown To Vanish an Egg from the Hand false transfer 405
Hamley Brothers A Special Egg Vanisher Related to 407
Unknown The Wandering Eggs - First Method three eggs travel from hat to hat 409
Professor Bellonie, Carl Willmann The Wandering Eggs - Another Method four eggs travel from hat to hat, disappearance by Bellonie, reappearance by Willmann 412
Hans Meckel New Egg and Tumbler Trick glass upside-down on table with handkerchief cover, egg appears and vanishes in glass 417
Unknown An Illustration of Free Trade Principles elaborate routine with silk and eggRelated to
  • "Drawing-room Conjuring" (p. 125)
  • "Die Zauberwelt", Vol. 2, p. 22
418
Unknown Eggs from Nowhere, and Back Again eggs vanish from hat as finale 425
Marcellin An Egg-Laying Hat 426
Unknown A Novel Egg-Bag Trick 429
Joseph Michael Hartz The Ribbon-Producing Egg Related to 432
Unknown The Bewitched Orange long ribbon produced from orange 434
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XI - Tricks with Hats chapter intro 437
Unknown To Cut a Piece Out of a Borrowed Hat, and Restore it 438
Unknown A Glass of Wine in a Hat red wine poured in borrowed hat, comedy routine 440
Unknown The Mesmerized Hat hat adheres to hand, two methodsRelated to 444
Unknown A Billiard Cue Produced from a Hat appearing cane and other props 447
Unknown Methods of Loading a Hat 448
Unknown Half a Dozen Babies from a Hat 450
Unknown Clocks Produced from a Hat nesting alarm clocks 451
Unknown Flower-Balls from a Hat Related to 453
Unknown Bouquets From a Hat different flower design 454
Unknown The Garland of Oak-Leaves, for Production From a Hat 455
Unknown A Cake Baked in a Hat (Improved Method) Related to 456
Curiel The Wandering Oranges oranges produced from borrowed hat, they then travel to another hat 459
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster A Glass of Wine Passed Visibly Through the Crown of a Hat gaffed table 463
Carl Willmann The Vanished Cannon-Ball from under cloth covering 468
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XII - Miscellaneous Tricks chapter intro 471
Unknown The Afghan Bands rings of paper cut lengthwise 471
Ching Ling Foo, Ellis Stanyon The Chinese Paper-Tearing Trick with thread or paper
- The Original Form of the Trick
- Various Methods of Performing it
- Ellis Stanyon's Method
473
Ching Ling Foo Finger Shell shell between two fingers 475
Maurice Garland The Paper-Tearing Trick, with Colour Change 483
Professor Hoffmann The Melting Coin (Improved) coin becomes soft, held into flame, becomes tin-foil ballRelated to
  • "La Pièce Fusible" (Robert-Houdin, Secrets of Conjuring and Magic)
484
J. Nevil Maskelyne, Professor Hoffmann The Great Dictionary Trick word appears on armRelated to 490
Professor Hoffmann My Friend in Thibet card put in a box, two blank cards in envelopes with pencils, on chosen blank card name of selection appears 497
Professor Hoffmann Fake Turnover to show both sides blank 500
David Devant The Flying Thimble with one-handed palm and retrieval onto first finger 502
Unknown The Thimble and Paper Cone nested thimbles, thimble through paper cone 506
Unknown The Patriotic Thimble thimble vanishes under small paper cover 506
August Roterberg, Maurice Garland The Multiplying Thimble with holder, eight thimbles 508
C. O. Williams Improved Thimble Holder 512
Van Lamèche The Vanishing Thimbles 513
Unknown The Changing Dice - Improved Methods
also with all black and white sides, three-sided shell
Related to 514
Unknown Chameleon Water water poured in glasses changed color, "The King of Chemical Tricks" 519
Unknown Rainbow Water water poured in glasses changed color 522
Antonio Molini The Magic Organ Pipes "Le Souper du Diable"
six nesting metal tubes, shown empty, then things produced from them
- Improved Method (from L'Illusioniste)
with patter from "Die Zauberwelt"
525
David Devant The Jar of Water and Hat glass of water vanishes from paper bag and appears in hat, click sound effect with coin as glass is apparently set on plate, repeat with glass in handkerchief 538
David Devant The Bag of Mystery egg appears in spectator's hand covered with paper bag, expanding bird cage produced from bag, borrowed ring put in beaten egg, vanishes, reappears in nest of envelopes 544
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi 554
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIII - New Miscellaneous Tricks 557
Unknown The Rice and Water Trick rice bowlsRelated toAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt", Vol. 7, p. 25
557
C. O. Williams Rice Bowls Improvement 565
Unknown The Vanishing Rice rice vanishes between hands, flesh-colored bagAlso published here 566
Unknown Tao Li Tao, The Chinese Mystery wooden chips, odd-colored one moves up in pileAlso published here 568
Unknown Balloons from a Hat small for load, balloons expand by itself with chemicalsAlso published here 571
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocketAlso published here 573
C. O. Williams A New Purse Trick marked coin travels from purse into spectator's pocketAlso published here 574
Unknown A Silk Handkerchief Changed into a Flag bare handedAlso published here 576
Mr. Gilbert, Professor Hoffmann The Changing Handkerchief Boxes two handkerchief of different color in two cardboard boxes transposeAlso published here 578
Adolf Blind (Magicus) The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested orderAlso published here 581
Mr. Gilbert The Acrobatic Cards two card in easels transposeAlso published here 583
Professor Hoffmann The Ball of Wool Trick (Improved) Also published here 585
Unknown The New Card Frame without sandAlso published here 591
Unknown Outwitting the Conjurer two selection put in two envelopes, apparently wrong cards are put in because spectator switches card behind performer's back, suckerAlso published here 595
Unknown The Great Book Mystery spectator choses page and word, some calculations are done with page number and word position, then performer finds wordAlso published here 598
J. Holt Schooling Number & Word Divination after some calculation 600
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routineRelated toAlso published here 602
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls Related to 612
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIV - Recollections of Hartz the Wizard biographical information on Hartz 614
Joseph Michael Hartz A Devil of a Hat hat borrowed, production of handkerchiefs, goblets, a wig, cigar boxes, cage, ..., twenty-two minute actAlso published here 625
Joseph Michael Hartz Rising Skull out of hat 640
Joseph Michael Hartz The Inexhaustible Handkerchief production trick, fish bowls and other itemsAlso published here 648
Joseph Michael Hartz The Improved Money Column coin climbs up on pillar prop, Davenport CabinetInspired byAlso published here 655
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplication of Money coins counted and amount changes, plate, coin holderAlso published here 659
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mysterious Addition crystal bell divines written numbersAlso published here 662
Joseph Michael Hartz The Inverted Glass of Water Also published here 666
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplying Billiard Ball with shellVariationsAlso published here 669
C. O. Williams Multiplying Billiard Ball Variation Inspired byAlso published here 672
Joseph Michael Hartz The Dematerialised Glass of Water full glass of water vanishes under handkerchief, performed with spectator on stage, with handling variationsAlso published here 672
Professor Hoffmann Glass Vanish Variation Also published here 682
Joseph Michael Hartz Card, Coin and Candle coin wrapped in paper vanishes, reappears in chosen card, piece of paper into piece of candleRelated toAlso published here 686
Joseph Michael Hartz The Wine and Water Trick wine and water mixed, they separate againRelated toAlso published here 695
Joseph Michael Hartz Bran to Wine 699
Joseph Michael Hartz The Witches' Kettle and Magic Punch Bowl - hanging kettle filled with water, changes into ducks or similar
- punch appears in empty bowl
Also published here 700
Joseph Michael Hartz The Automatic Rising Cards mechanical deck with wheelsAlso published here 703
Joseph Michael Hartz Deck Switch into profonde and from under vest 707
Carl Willmann Rising Cards mechanical deckAlso published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt", Vol. 9, p. 116, 132, 146
709
Joseph Michael Hartz The Portfolio Trick production from portfolioRelated toAlso published here 712
Joseph Michael Hartz The Second-Sight Trick Also published here 715
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlingsAlso published here 719
Joseph Michael Hartz The Aërial Walking-Cane clings to fingersAlso published here 725
Joseph Michael Hartz The Egg and Rings Trick egg produced from borrowed hat, three finger rings put into beaten egg, poured into hat, then flowers with rings on ribbons removed from hat along with bird cageAlso published here 733
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi 738