156 entries in Cards / Sleights / Glimpse / Top or near Top
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Palm Glimpse glimpsing palmed card
1876 Modern Magic 27
Unknown To get Sight of a Card for top (first palming the card), center and bottom
1889 Tricks with Cards 18
S. W. Erdnase To Ascertain the Top Cards while Riffling and Reserve them at Bottom see elegant title, tabled double cut
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 103
Unknown Top Card Glimpse
1902 The Modern Conjurer 68
Jack Merlin Peep in Conjunction with a Second or Bottom as an Aid glimpsing cards on top and bottom while looking at hole card, dealing seconds or bottom accordingly
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 13
Theodore Annemann The Mystery Card Reading Method pack behind back, performer names cards
1931 The Book Without A Name 35
G. Brownlow A Little-Known "Glimpse" top card of lower half
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 64
Unknown Push Glimpse bottom card of face-up deck
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 10
Unknown Sighting the Top Card 1. The Palm
2. The Ruffle
3. The Push Down (top buckle)
4. (The Push Down for Near Top)
5. Left Thumb and Lower Index
6. The Double Lift
7. By the Riffle Shuffle
8. Gambler's Method
9. Hindu Shuffle
10. Placing Deck on Table
11. Overhand Shuffle
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 136
Dai Vernon Glimpse through Handkerchief
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Unknown Top Card Glimpse left hand turned and top card pushed over
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Albert Verity Sighting the Top Cards while doing sort of an overhand shuffle
1937 Magic of the Hands 10
Unknown Top Card Glimpse when looking at bottom card
1938 Greater Magic 246
Unknown Buckle Top Glimpse
1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 17
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse tabled, for third card from top
1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 356
Unknown Second-from-Top Glimpse
1939 Do That Again! 38
Unknown Audicity Peek actually for palmed card
1940 Expert Card Technique 411
Unknown Covers for the Glimpse three covers
1940 Expert Card Technique 100
Unknown The Gambler's Glimpse
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 97
Unknown A New Glimpse erdnase break
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 95
Unknown Top Card Glimpse palming
1940 Expert Card Technique 96
Unknown 13 - The "Top Peek". While preparing for overhand shuffle
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 28
Eddie Joseph Top Card Glimpse during riffling
1941 How Gamblers Win 4
Eddie Joseph Gesture Glimpse top card pushed off and back as hand gestures to spectator
1942 Greater Card Tricks 19
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Look-See glimpse of selection as it is chosen via riffle & stop
1943 Tricks and Sleights 29
Unknown Sighting or Glimpsing the Top Card Secretly
1946 Card Control 31
Unknown Sighting the Top Card, Second Method
1946 Card Control 31
Unknown Sighting the Top Card, Third Method
1946 Card Control 32
Unknown Sighting the Top Card, Fourth Method
1946 Card Control 33
Arthur H. Buckley Naming the Top Card Experiment No. 14 - top card glimpse while looking at bottom
1946 Card Control 164
J. B. Bobo Top Peek top buckle in open grip from top
1947 Watch This One! 23
Unknown Double-Lift Glimpse
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 143
Unknown Top-Card Glimpse I
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 61
Unknown Top Card Glimpse one handed
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 157
Nate Leipzig Glimpsing The Cards why to glimpse
1952 Nate Leipzig's Card Stab 17
Unknown The Peek bubble peek
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 26
Unknown The Dealer's Peek one-handed
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part III 15
Edward Marlo Open Top Card Glimpse
1956 Action Palm 23
Edward Marlo Marlo's Side Squaring Glimpse glimpsing palmed card
1961 The Multiple Shift 57
Charlie Miller Break Glimpse near top
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 6
Edward Marlo Jog Glimpse multiple cards on top
1962 Estimation 63
Nate Leipzig, Dai Vernon Card by Thought behind back, peeked card is reversed and placed under top card
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 191
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 42
Unknown Bubble Peek
1967 Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 18
Unknown Overhand Peek
1967 Between Two Minds 13
Edward Marlo Faro Glimpse top card glimpse during faro
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 48
Unknown Basic Move 7 Bubble Peek
June 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 185
Roger Smith The FFF Card Peek glimpsing card during FFF which ends up on bottom or top
1970 The FFF Control System 7
Lenny Greenfader Out of Hand Glimpse glimpsing top card while spectator is fanning the packet
1971 Reputation-Makers 188
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
1972 Card Cavalcade 106
Unknown Top Card Glimpse deck face-up, rear card jogged to right slightly
Winter 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 491
Unknown Top Glimpse bubble glimpse
1972 The Living End 153
Jerry K. Hartman R. S. Key Glimpse Bubble peek type of glimpse
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 2
Unknown Grund Griff Nr. 7 bubble peek
Oct. 1973 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 30
Unknown Three Peeks 1. top, while turning hand over
2. Bubble Peek
3. while cutting deck
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 13
Eddie Fields P-O-P Peek
Related toVariations 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 48
Gustave Southall Second Card Glimpse
1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 38
Harry Lorayne Center Double PG Location "Peripheral Glimpse", four variations for a center double lift and a glimpse of the top card
1979 Quantum Leaps 174
Gary Ouellet The Finger Glimpse bubble peek handling
1979 Finger on the Card 13
Unknown Bubble Peek
1980 Exclusive Card Secrets 42
Unknown Double Lift Glimpse
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Entertaining Card Quickies 5
Unknown Palm-Spread Glimpse palm-spread glimpse, while deck is face up, buckle
Related to 1981 Octet 26
Unknown Bubble Peek
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 282
Meir Yedid The Meir Glimpse while doing the Meir Mix
1982 Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 33
Unknown Step Glimpse
1983 Marlo without Tears 155
Jack McMillen Card Reversal - Another Peek glimpsing card that is reversed in center as cards are dealt off from top
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 17
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Peek book break (1939)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 26
Unknown Glimpse shown by Charlie Miller (1939)
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 26
Charlie Miller Miller Methods of Peeking gambler's top peek with thumb buckle, two covers (1939)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 27
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Peek
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 28
Larry Jennings Top Card Glimpse palm-spread glimpse, while deck is face up
Related to 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 156
Daryl Martinez Glimpse of Bottom card of Face Up Deck
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 20
Unknown Left Handed Glimpse of Bottom card of Face Up Deck
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 22
Larry Jennings Top Card Glimpse
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 12
Unknown Bubble Peek
1988 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 24) 411
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xxxvi
Unknown Vistazo del Tahur Gambler's / Bubble Peek
1989 Cartas Certificadas 79
Unknown Braue Reversal Glimpse
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 53
Doug Edwards Instant Top-Card Glimpse #3
July 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2092
Harry Lorayne Instant Top-Card Glimpse #2 for the top few cards
July 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2091
Mike Shelley Instant Top-Card Glimpse #1
July 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2091
Arthur H. Buckley Bubble peek
1992 Don't Blink 21
Unknown トップカード、ボトムカードのグリンプス (Top card / Bottom card glimpse) Glimpse using riffle shuffle
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 35
Unknown トップカードグリンプスI (Top Card Glimpse I) Bubble peek
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 112
Unknown トップカードグリンプスII (Top Card Glimpse II) from a spread
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 112
Unknown トップカードグリンプスIII (Top Card Glimpse III) From a palm
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 112
Unknown Card Glimpse second from the top, top turned over and double lift
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 86
Unknown Push-Over Glimpse second face-up card glimpsed by pushing top card over with thumb
1994 Profile (Issue 18) 7
Harry Lorayne Instant Top-Card Glimpse #2
June 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2509
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek
June 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2509
Unknown Top Card Glimpse
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 86
Unknown Bubble Peek
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 176
Unknown Glimpse of Top Card while opening card case
1995 Aus dem Effeff... 38
Unknown Top-Card Riffle Glimpse
1996 Card College — Volume 2 355
Unknown Top-Card Double Lift Glimpse
1996 Card College — Volume 2 356
S. W. Erdnase Top-card Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
1996 Card College — Volume 2 356
Unknown Top Card Glimpse
1996 Classic Sampler 62
Karl Fulves Across the Table Glimpse during riffle shuffle, shallow angle
1996 Blocking Off 83
Purvis W. Miller The Gambler during replacement or pick-up of deck, originally from "Tops", illustrated by J. K. Schmidt, see also p. 162
1996 Blocking Off 159
Dai Vernon Tent Vanish Glimpse
1997 Jennings '67 90
Unknown Gamblers' Peek bubble
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 18
Steve Saunders The B.R.P. glimpsing card while doing a Braue reversal
1997 Trephine 38
Unknown Bubble Glimpse
1999 Arcardia 77
Ellis Stanyon By Looking at Any Card No. 11, glimpsing top card while looking at bottom card of pile
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 23
Ellis Stanyon Subtle Reading of the Index No. 7, glimpse when pulling up sleeve, then one ahead by glimpsing second card by lifting two and dropping bottom one after glimpse
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
Unknown Bubble Peek
2000 Card College - Volume 4 993
Lin Searles Shuffle Control From The Peek setting a key, then getting card back to top
2000 Gambling Notes 14
Justin Higham Overhand-Shuffle Rear Glimpse
2001 The Simulation of Miracles 18
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Glimpse
Inspired by 2001 Try the Impossible 99
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Finding the Aces four-of-a-kind found while dealing through shuffled deck, doing face-up push-off second deals and glimpsing next card, also for vanishing named card(s)
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 21
Paul Cummins Bottom Bubble Glimpse bottom card of face up deck
2002 FASDIU II 10
Tony Kardyro Kardyro's Kard Kontrol partial, glimpsing top card of left hand half as bottom card of right hand spread is pointed to and shown to spectator
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 233
Karl Fulves One-Hand Palm Glimpse & Crimp top card palmed and immediately replaced, glimpsed and curved
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 269
David Ben Top Card Glimpse
2003 Tricks 43
Unknown Pivot Break Glimpse
2003 Card College - Volume 5 1311
Luis H. Trueba Control, Vistazo y Aparición card control and glimpsed while riffle shuffled on the table
2003 Magia y Dramagia 122
Unknown Glimpse
2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 98
Steven Youell The Flex Peek
2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 43
Steven Youell The Riffle Glimpse
2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 44
Karl Fulves Stooge's Riffle Shuffle Glimpse stooge can glimpse top card during performer's shuffle
Inspired by
  • "A Prediction" (Hatton & Plate, Magician's Tricks and how they are done)
2005 Clockwork 13
Steven Youell Straddle Faro Glimpse
Related to 2009 Weapons of Mass Deception 55
Roberto Giobbi Another Overhand Shuffle Glimpse
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 28) 67
Unknown Bubble Peek
2011 Making the Cut 66
Patrick Page All Around Square-Up Glimpse card is in full palm
Also published here
  • Charles and Regina Reyonolds' "The Harry Blackstone Book of Magic and Illusion" 1985.
2011 Magic Page by Page 102
Darwin Ortiz Near-Top Glimpse near top of face-up deck, left-hand and right-hand version
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 20
Darwin Ortiz, Larry Jennings Palm-Spread Glimpse
Related to 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 235
S. W. Erdnase Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 243
S. W. Erdnase, Roberto Giobbi Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
2012 Confidences 222
Unknown Bubble Peek
2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 41
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
2013 Confident Deceptions 65
Bill Abbott Demonstration Glimpse
2013 Seventeen Secrets — Volume 2 3
Doug Edwards Instant Glimpse while deck is revolved into the other hand
2013 Nukes 3
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Glimpse
2013 The Ultimate Travelers 15
Simon Aronson The Funsky Glimpse Glimpse with the Bedwell Dribble Toss Control
Related to 2014 Art Decko 6
Unknown Dribble Top Card Glimpse
2015 F for Fiction 2
Unknown Bubble Peek
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 43
Unknown Bubble Glimpse brief
2016 In Order to Amaze 31
Unknown Wrist Turn Peek
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 112
John Wilson Multiple High Riffle Peek remembering color of top thirteen cards during riffle shuffles
2016 You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume II 21
Joseph Barry LLL Peek packets dealt on table until spectator says stop, selection glimpsed
Also published here
  • Inscrutable, Disc 2 (Joe Barry, 2013)
2017 Eleven 12
Unknown Book Break Glimpse
2018 Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 34
Unknown Step Glimpse pointing wrist turn cover
2018 Game Changer 70
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse of Top Card
2018 Game Changer 289
Unknown Bubble Peek see also p. 323
2018 Game Changer 300
Unknown Jog Glimpse
2019 Tesseract 55
Steve Forte bubble-peek
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 478
Steve Forte heel-peek also several during deal (Robert Mills) or several at once (hustler SA)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 478
Steve Forte open-hand peek delayed heel peek
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 479
Steve Forte corner-squeeze peek top few cards
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 480
Steve Forte little-finger break-peek
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 480
Steve Forte square-up peek
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 481
Steve Forte back-corner riffle peek during tabled riffle shuffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 485
Steve Forte riffle squeeze during tabled riffle shuffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 485
Steve Forte off-the-table cascade-peek fifth from top or so
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 486
Steve Forte flashing having a partner peek
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 486
Unknown Top Card Glimpse step and wrist turn
2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 194