Written by Stephen Minch

1988
Work of Dai Vernon

245 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by Tom Gagnon.
Language: English

(87 entries)

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William Larsen Foreword
i
Bruce Cervon Introduction
iii
Stephen Minch Author's Introduction
v
Robin Robin, Pamela Young Vernonana Portfolio Photos (with captions) of various Vernon-related memorabilia throughout history, collected from Bruce Cervon, Bill Bowers, Irene Larsen, Bill Larsen and Faucett.
vii
Dai Vernon The Challenge Locations - The Bridge
1
Dad Stevens Setting a Bridge during tabled cut
2
Dai Vernon The Dual Crimp
4
Dai Vernon Corner Crimp
4
Dai Vernon The Scrape nailnick
8
Dai Vernon Nailnick
8
Dai Vernon Classic Force Finesse
Related to 8
Dai Vernon, Unknown The Wallet Punch
Related to 10
Dai Vernon Dual to the Death small packet
14
Dai Vernon Fishing Subtlety
16
Dai Vernon By any Other Name divided deck
18
Dai Vernon, Laurie Ireland The Slap Trick any number
Inspired byRelated toVariations 20
Stephen Minch Push-Off Count and Pull-Down Move credit information
Related to 22
Max Malini Moisture Double Laydown moisture through breathing
23
Dai Vernon Aces to Order any ace called for production
27
Dai Vernon, Larry Jennings Out of Sight and Mind II one of twelve, riffle shuffle set up handling
Variations 32
Dai Vernon Block Transfer Technique with Push-Through Shuffle
37
Dai Vernon Four Options multiple out location with an openly reversed Four-spot
Related to 41
Dai Vernon Two-Six-Four Royale any court card
44
Dai Vernon The Tale of the Treasury Worm with bill and sixth finger
Also published here 49
Dai Vernon The Daivergent Silk with dye tube
VariationsAlso published here 55
Dai Vernon The Twirl Link ring spinning on the table/floor
Also published here 71
Dai Vernon The Threadborne Link no key ring
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Dai Vernon The Peripatetic Walnuts walnuts travel one by one from hand to under can-covered glass
Variations 80
Dai Vernon The Trick that cannot be Reconstructed transpositions on top of the deck
Also published here 89
Dai Vernon The Loving Couple three cards transpose in the deck with story presentation
Related to 94
Dai Vernon Depth Illusion
94
Howard Schwarzman, Charles Aste Jr. Tilt Finesse poking out cards in center
95
Dai Vernon Al 'n' Dai at the Hop one card sandwiched
98
Dai Vernon A Reblocking of "The Jumping Jack"
103
Dai Vernon Tenkai-palm Switch
104
Dai Vernon Floor Drop
108
Dai Vernon, Fred Kaps Out of Uniform
109
Dai Vernon Simplified Curry Change
Related to 113
Dai Vernon, Alex Elmsley The Rendezvous Force mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffle
Related toAlso published here 119
Dai Vernon Why am I Here? card found by counting down three times to apparently random values
Related toVariationsAlso published here 122
Dai Vernon All around Glimpse
122
Dai Vernon Hand-to-hand Spread Jog
124
Unknown Counting while Spreading
124
Frisbie Saunders Location by the Numbers counting thing, intersting
127
Dai Vernon Faro Slough Off
Related to 128
Dai Vernon Affinities piles are made, card is divined, mathematical
Related toVariations 131
Dai Vernon Packet Calculator small packet, mathematical
Related toVariations 134
Dai Vernon The Intelligent Leaper interlock, two handlings
Variations 145
Dai Vernon Interlock
146
Dai Vernon Driven to the Depths card travels inside faced deck
150
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal Spread Force like Bottom Deal Exchange
153
Dai Vernon The Corsican Climbers two cards, black Eights and Nines
Inspired by
  • "Doubly Ambitious" (Marlo & D'Amico, Classical Foursome, p. 10)
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Carmen D'Amico D'Amico Spread
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Dai Vernon Punched in the Face peeked at card instantly named, punch marked deck
158
Dai Vernon Out of Touch peeked at card instantly named, glimpse
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Dai Vernon Out of Touch reversed card
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Dai Vernon Sans Index named card to pocket
Related to 166
Bruce Cervon Thought-of Card to Pocket one of thirteen
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Dai Vernon Vernon On Edward G. Brown's "Poker Hand Mystery" Mr. Lucky Effect
Inspired byRelated to 169
Dai Vernon Switch
171
Dai Vernon Aces by Proxy spectator shuffles and takes out any four cards, also with previous selections
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Dai Vernon Proxy Switch
174
Dai Vernon Palming Position
174
Dai Vernon The Third Color spectator looses, double deal
Related to 180
Dai Vernon Tour Through the Outback one of ten is named, process of elimination produces same card
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Dai Vernon The Top-Stock Riffle Reverse reverse order of top eight cards
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Larry Jennings Eidetic
188
Dai Vernon Commanding the Colors shuffled deck is cut into piles, named color on top of each
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Dai Vernon Snap Crimp
192
Dai Vernon It Stands Alone face up pile in deck turn over except one card
Variations 195
Dai Vernon Vernon's Creeping Reverse
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Dai Vernon The Silhouette Change no cover, using gaffed card from Heaman
Related to 199
Fred Heaman Silhouette Card
199
Dai Vernon A Face in the Night reversed deck
202
Dai Vernon Riffle Glimpse reversed card in center
203
Dai Vernon A Sticky Solution sticky edges
207
Dai Vernon It's a Snap snap crimp
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Dai Vernon Vernon On Gilbreath
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Dai Vernon Nerves on Edge feeling face up and face down behind back
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Max Malini Hypnotic Gaze Divination peeked at card instantly named, glimpse
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Max Malini Gaze Step Glimpse
Related to 219
Nate Leipzig Two-Deck Transposition
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Nate Leipzig Leipzig on the Collins Ace Trick
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Henry Christ Vanish for the Collins Ace Trick
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Henry Christ Spell Detector small setup
Related to 235
Dai Vernon Stab Force greek break
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Henry Christ The Christ Ace Trick
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