Written by Charles Lang Neil

Work of Various

416 pages (Hardcover), published by David Kemp & Company
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(128 entries)

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Charles Bertram Introduction 13
Charles Lang Neil The Principles of Natural Magic 19
Charles Lang Neil Manner and Gesture 23
Charles Lang Neil The Conjurer's Clothes for men & for ladies 27
Charles Lang Neil The Wand general comments 29
Charles Lang Neil The Table general comments 31
Charles Bertram The Two Handed Pass Charles Bertram's Method, "...it is the basis of, or used in, almost every card trick which requires any sleight of hand"Related to 35
Charlier, Charles Bertram The One-Hand Pass Charles Bertram's Methods "after he had learnt the pass from Charlier himself" 38
Charles Bertram The Palm - A New and Perfectly Deceptive Method 40
Unknown Handing Pack for Shuffling with palmed cards 44
Unknown To Palm Cards from Bottom of Pack 45
Unknown The Back and Front of Hand Continuous Palm with Cards 46
Henri De Manche To Make a False Shuffle back and front throw, lift shuffle, three handlings
- First Method of False Shuffle (top half)
- Second Method False Shuffle (top and bottom stock)
- Third Method False Shuffle (full deck)
Related toAlso published here 51
Unknown To Force a Card with strategy if force fails 55
Unknown The "Change" 57
Unknown Dealing Seconds 59
Unknown Dealing Second Card from Bottom of Pack glide 60
Unknown To Change the Front Card of Pack 62
L. Graham Lewis To Tell the Card at which any Members of the Audience May Cut a Pack people cut off small piles, bottom cards divined, stack 67
Unknown Top Card Glimpse 68
Mademoiselle Patrice Catching Two Chosen Cards from a Pack Thrown into the Air friction toss 69
L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card table with deck on top tilted, only selection remains on table, thread with wax 71
Unknown To Shake a Chosen Card Through a Handkerchief 73
Paul Valadon Some Manipulations with Cards 79
Paul Valadon Fake Transfer of Packet 80
Paul Valadon Bent in Half Palm from classic palm position 81
Charles Bertram Passing Twelve Cards up Sleeve into Pocket 83
Unknown Little Finger Riffle or third finger 87
Unknown Snapping Sound False Count six as seven in example 89
Charles Bertram The Diminishing Cards gaffed set 92
Unknown Back Palming and Recovery of Four Cards one by one, with upright metal rod, with four clips to display the four cards 97
Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Card Shuffled into Pack Blindfolded 102
Henri De Manche The Three-Card Trick slowly without throw, extra card 107
Henri De Manche Bottom Palm from Small Packet very brief 110
Unknown The Rising Card Trick assistant 113
Howard Thurston The "Thurston" Rising Cards card floats into hand, two methods (with or without reel) 119
Charles Bertram The Four-Ace Trick for more details see referenceRelated to 124
Charles Bertram Cards to Spectator's Pocket load when extracting another card 125
Mademoiselle Patrice To Pass Several Cards from one Person's Pocket to that of Another 133
Unknown To Palm a Coin classic palm with tips and covers 141
Unknown The Pass with a Coin 143
T. Nelson Downs The Back and Front Palm T. Nelson Downs' Continuous Method 144
Unknown Finger Clip, Thumb Clip 147
Unknown The French Drop, or Tourniquet 152
Henri De Manche To Change a Coin one-handedRelated to 153
Friedrich Wilhelm Frikell Frikell Thumb Palm 154
Frank Kennard To Extract a Marked Coin from a Handkerchief Gypsy Switch handlingRelated to 159
L. Graham Lewis The Cap and Pence with small die and paper cap 163
Unknown A Coin Wrapped in Paper Disappears Related to 168
T. Nelson Downs To Pass Ten Coins Held in Left Hand into a Glass Held in Right Hand at Arm's Length 172
T. Nelson Downs Multiple Coin Click Pass 173
Charles Bertram The Aerial Mint with hat 176
Charles Bertram The Cups and Balls 183
Unknown Method of Palming the Ball small ball 183
Unknown To Hold the Ball whilst conveying under Cups 184
Charles Bertram The Billard-Ball Trick 192
Unknown To Produce a Number of Real Hen's Eggs from a Handkerchief "not recommended for ladies", using handkerchief with threaded egg 203
Frank Kennard The Sun and Moon Trick with Handkerchiefs centers cut out of two handkerchiefs, centers restored into wrong handkerchiefs, then fixed 207
Charles Bertram, Mademoiselle Patrice The Handkerchiefs and Soup Plate travel to under plate, two methods for man or woman (Bertram & Patrice) 215
Frank Kennard The Watch, Handkerchief, and Glass borrowed watch smashed and vanishes from handkerchief in glass, then handkerchief and glass vanish, all reproduced from hat 220
Mademoiselle Patrice The Changing Handkerchiefs in tube 227
Frank Kennard The Mysteriously-Joined Handkerchiefs 20th century silks 231
Frank Kennard Pulley Vanish from Glass Related to 232
Unknown The Chinese Rings 241
Unknown Coin in Card, Paper in Candle Trick marked coin travels into card, piece of paper into candleRelated to 249
Frank Kennard The Mutilated Parasol 255
Unknown The Flag Trick tissue changes into many little flag, big flag finish 266
Unknown A Ring Passed on to Stick or Wand whilst both ends are held by Spectator 273
Unknown The Flower Trick spring flowers from paper twisted in cornucopia 275
Mademoiselle Patrice The Tambourine Trick anything from tambourine 280
Charles Lang Neil Parlour Tricks and Puzzles 287
Unknown The Two Corks puzzle 288
Unknown The Suspended Knife simple 289
Unknown The Safety Reading Lamp non-magic tip 289
Unknown To Balance and Spin a Plate on the Point of a Needle puzzle 290
Unknown A Bottle Cannon and Seidlitz Powder non-magical science experiment 290
Unknown Shark in the Fish-pond non-magical science experiment 291
Unknown A Novel and Quickly Constructed Soup Tureen Stand non-magic tip 292
Unknown To Take Two Corners of a Handkerchief, one in each Hand, and Tie a Know in it Without Removing either Hand 292
Unknown A Dodge with a Sixpence non-magical science experiment 293
Unknown Experiment with Corks non-magical science experiment 293
Unknown Pins into a Small Glass already Full of Water non-magical science experiment 294
Unknown Magnetised Paper non-magical science experiment 294
Unknown A Simple Coin Trick coin in broken match into bottle, non-magical science experiment 295
Unknown To Pick a Floating Indiarubber Ball up from a Basin of Water with the Mouth non-magical science experiment 295
Unknown The Home-Made Cinematograph non-magical science experiment 296
Unknown An Egg and Bottle Trick non-magical science experiment 297
Unknown To Place Four Wine-Glasses so that the Centres of the Bottom of their Stands are all Equidistant one from Another puzzle 297
Unknown To Pass Yourself through a Playing-Card non-magical stunt 298
Unknown Perpetual Motion non-magical science experiment 299
Unknown Housekeeper's Weighing-Machine non-magical tip 299
Unknown A Rather Dangerous Trick stunt 300
Unknown Atmospheric Pressure liquid remains in glass swung around, non-magical science experiment 301
Unknown To Lift Three Matches with One 301
Unknown A Cup of Tea on the Point of a Knife puzzle 302
Unknown To Palance a Lead Pencil puzzle 302
Unknown Brute Force Useless blowing cork in bottle, puzzle 303
Unknown A New Umbrella Stand non-magical science experiment 303
Unknown Electricity on the Spot non-magical science experiment 304
Unknown "Try-Your-Lung Power" blowing books over, puzzle 305
Unknown A Cheap Sprayer non-magical tip 305
Unknown Cardboard Figures Blow Out and Light a Candle non-magical science experiment 306
Unknown Superior to the Spirit Level non-magical science experiment 307
Unknown Objects Suspended Without any Support vacuum, non-magical science experiment 307
Unknown To Lift Four Straws with a Fifth puzzle 308
Unknown A Ludicrous Experiment in Balancing on chair, non-magical thing 308
Unknown Another Similar Feat non-magic balancing stunt 309
Unknown The Burnt Thread non-magical science experiment 310
Unknown Dancing Bubbles 310
Unknown To Bore a Hole Through a Coin with a Needle non-magical science experiment 311
Unknown How Water Deceives non-magical science experiment 312
Unknown A Novel Way to Slice a Pear non-magical science experiment 312
Unknown The Japanese Ball Trick stop ball on string 313
Unknown Magnetised Marionettes non-magical science experiment 314
Unknown A Bridge of Matches 314
Unknown To Empty a Glassful of Water with a Bottle also Full of Water non-magical science experiment 315
Unknown To Bore a Hole through a Pin with a Needle non-magical science experiment 315
Unknown Egg Spinning non-magical science experiment 316
Unknown To Suspend a Glass Full of Water non-magical science experiment 317
Unknown A Scissors Puzzle puzzle 317
Unknown The Travelling Egg non-magical science experiment 318
Charles Lang Neil The Art of Plate-Spinning eight pages, photographs of J. N. Maskelyne 319
Charles Lang Neil The Art of Chapeaugraphy or "Many Faces under One Hat", nineteen pages, photographs of Trewey 329
Charles Lang Neil The Art of Paper Folding trouble wit, 18 pages, photographs of Ellis Stanyon 351
Charles Lang Neil The Art of Shadowgraphy fourteen pages 371
Charles Lang Neil Some Useful Books on Conjuring and Kindred Arts 389
Charles Lang Neil Bibliography of Conjuring and Kindred Arts nineteen pages, with prices and estimation on prices 393
Charles Lang Neil Apparatus and Requisits for tricks described in the book, with prices 413