Written by Roberto Giobbi

1996
Work of Various

243 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Giobbi-Ebnöther.
Language: English

(99 entries)

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Roberto Giobbi Thanks!
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Roberto Giobbi Introduction to Volume 2
xxiii
Roberto Giobbi Overhand Shuffle Techniques, Part 2 introduction
251
Christian Scherer, Dai Vernon Bringing the Bottom Card to the Top break, without single card run
Also published here 253
Unknown Controlling the Top and Bottom Stocks
254
Unknown Top Stock Control with the Lift Shuffle
257
Unknown Key-Card Placement with the Lift Shuffle
258
G. W. Hunter Controlling the Entire Deck: the G. W. Hunter Shuffle
259
Unknown Controlling the Entire Deck: the Optical Shuffle very deceptive simulation
Variations 260
Joseph K. Schmidt Subconscious Poker one card is controlled during the repeat-dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush
Also published here 262
Al Leech, Earl Nelson, Edward Marlo Aces Off the Cuff two black Aces are produced, transform into red two Aces and reappear from the sleeves, "sleeve aces"
Inspired by 265
Al Leech Instant Addition packet flipped face-down onto left-hand pile, card added to its face
267
Jerry K. Hartman, Roberto Giobbi The Popover Move
268
Roberto Giobbi Palming introduction
269
Roberto Giobbi, Arturo de Ascanio Theoretical Considerations
271
Unknown The Palm Grip basic palming position
272
Dai Vernon The Top Palm "Topping the Deck"
273
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Palming Multiple Cards from the Top
276
Various, Roberto Giobbi Concealing Palmed Cards in the Hand a good collection of natural covers
277
Various Replacing Palmed Cards six methods
285
Francis Carlyle, Philippe Socrate, Jimmy Grippo Homing Card Plus extension with deck to pocket
Inspired by 288
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Roberto Giobbi The Cards of Capistrano Cards across (three cards + five cards)
292
Roberto Giobbi The Pass Introduction
295
Unknown The Classic Pass including good tips for practicing the Pass
297
Various Covers for the Pass
300
Dr. James William Elliott The Riffle Pass
300
Unknown Finnegins Rewake selected card vanishes and reappeares on top of the deck
304
Unknown Card Through Handkerchief
305
Roberto Giobbi False Display Count Introduction
309
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
311
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count
314
Brother John Hamman The Hamman Count
315
Unknown The Buckle Count
318
Unknown The Push-off Count
319
Brother John Hamman The Hamman Two-for Four Count
320
Brother John Hamman, Arturo de Ascanio The Really Wild Nine-Card Trick nine black and one red become nine red and one black
Inspired by 321
Philip T. Goldstein, Alfonso, Roberto Giobbi The Royal Acrobats Twisting the Kings, who then trap a selected card
Related toVariations 324
Edward Marlo Cover-Up Cut
326
Roberto Giobbi The Double Lift, Part 2 Introduction
330
Unknown Another Double Turnover
Related to 331
Juan Tamariz Vanished Without a Trace! indifferent card changes into freely chosen card and then "rub-a-dub-dub" vanishes
Inspired by 335
Unknown Rub-a-Dub-Vanish
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Unknown The Ambitious Card
337
Wesley James Coming Up in the World
338
Frederick Braue The Pop-up Card visual climax for ambitious card routine
341
Roberto Giobbi The Crimp introduction
345
Unknown Crimping with the Index Finger
347
Unknown Crimping with the Heel of the Thumb
347
Dai Vernon Crimping with an Overhand Shuffle
348
Unknown Cutting to a Crimped Card
349
Unknown Applications for the Crimp
349
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary spectator remembers a card and its position, it transposes with card on table
Inspired by 350
Roberto Giobbi The Glimpse introduction
353
Unknown Top-Card Riffle Glimpse
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Unknown Top-Card Double Lift Glimpse
356
S. W. Erdnase Top-card Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
356
Unknown Bottom Card All-around Square-up Glimpse
357
Unknown Situational Bottom Card Glimpses many practical methods
357
Unknown Center Card Glimpse
359
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Card Catcher deck is riffled face-up/facedown; chosen card appeares face up in face down half of the deck
360
Unknown Impossible! a card is found under extremely fair conditions
363
Roberto Giobbi The Reverse introduction
365
Frederick Braue The Braue Reverse
367
Dr. Jacob Daley, Sam Leo Horowitz Double Lift Reverse
368
Dr. Jacob Daley Double Turnover Reverse
370
Unknown The Leg Reverse
371
Unknown Deck Turnover Reverse Bottom Reverse
372
Theodore Annemann, Roberto Giobbi The Whistle
Related to 374
Frank Garcia, Roberto Giobbi Reversible Mix-up
Inspired by 376
Roberto Giobbi False Cut Techniques, Part 2 introduction
379
Unknown A True, Single, Tabled Cut
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Unknown Single, Tabled, False Cut I
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Unknown Single, Tabled, False Cut II
385
Unknown A True Running Cut
386
Unknown Up the Ladder
388
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Cold-deck Cut
389
S. W. Erdnase, Frank Garcia Affas-gaffas False Cut
391
Unknown, Darwin Ortiz Gambler's False Triple Cut
392
Roberto Giobbi Flourishes, Part 2
393
Unknown Turning Over the Top Card IV
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Unknown Turning Over the Top Card V also for double turnover
396
Carmen D'Amico Turning Over the Top Card VI also for double turnover
396
Unknown Springing the Cards
397
Unknown The Cascade
399
Hubert Lambert, Nate Leipzig The Swivelleroo Cut
Also published here 401
Unknown The Flip-flap Cut
402
Howard de Courcy One-handed Riffle Shuffle
404
Roberto Giobbi Some Thoughts on Theoretical Subjects
408
Roberto Giobbi Presentation
  • The Role of Presentation
  • The Role of the Performer
  • Style
  • Theme
  • The Script
  • The Audience
  • Humor, Comedy and the Joke
  • Diverse Presentational Strategies
  • Presentation and Construction
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Recommended Reading
409
Roberto Giobbi Construction
  • The Construction of a Trick
  • The Construction of a Routine
  • The Construction of the Program
  • In Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
426
Roberto Giobbi Directing Attention
  • The Means of Perception
  • The Physical Direction of Attention
  • Mental Direction of Attention
  • Reading Your Spectators
  • Summary
  • Recommended Reading
434
Theodore Annemann, Max Maven Magician's Choice one out of three objects
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Roberto Giobbi Technique, Handling and Management
  • Technique
  • The Handling
  • Management
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Recommended Reading
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Roberto Giobbi Timing
  • Timing and Duration
  • Timing and Rhythm
  • Timing and the Moment
  • Timing and Coordination
  • Timing and Simultaneity
  • Summary
  • Recommended Reading
456
Theodore Annemann Jinx Change brief handling discussion
459
Roberto Giobbi Outs for Disasters and Disturbances
  • Disasters
  • Disturbances from the Audience
  • Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
461
Unknown The Study of Card Conjuring Choosing Material, Studying, Training Techniques
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Roberto Giobbi The Study of Card Conjuring
  • Choosing, Sifting and Collecting Material
  • Studying a Card Trick
  • General Remarks
  • Accessories
  • Training Techniques
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Recommended Reading
Related to 476
Roberto Giobbi Bibliographic Notes
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