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Unknown How to deliver out foure aces, and to convert them into foure knaves four Aces shown on face of deck and placed on table one by one, they change into JacksRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
Unknown How to tell one what card he seeth in the bottome, when the same card is shuffled into the stocke card peeked, kept under control with jog shuffle and then "forced" (given) to spectator and divinedRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown An other waie to doo the same, having your selfe indeed never seene the card card glimpsed with diversion (like letting some cards fall), making piles and following the card, then giving it to spectator and divining itRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown To tell one without confederacie what card the thinketh three cards on table, one thought of, divined by following gazeRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown How to tell what card anie man thinketh, how to conveie the same into a kernell of a nut or cheristone, &c: and the same againe into ones pocket: how to make one drawe the same or anie card you list, and all under one devise card thought of is predicted on piece of paper in nut or button on spectator's coat, stooge, another person selects this card from deck, in optional repeat a nut with ink is cracked by some suckerRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVIII) 190
Reginald Scot Of private confederacie, and of Bandons pigeon on using stooges, for example for burnt and rediscovered cardRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIII) 174
Unknown How to make a Card vanish, and finde it againe in a Nut duplicate card is split and printed side slit into nut beforehand, second nut filled with ink as joke when spectator opens itRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 19
Unknown La Carte Dansante (The dancing card) selection appears on the wall, goes left and right and up until the card vanishes and appears again, thread and duplicate La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 13
Unknown La Carte Clouée au Mur d'un Coup de Pistolet corner torn of selection, then nail is marked and loaded into a gun, cards sprung into the air and selection is nailed to the wall, corner matches, with assistant La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 15
Unknown La Carte Brûlée, qu'on Fait Trouver Dans une Montre card is selected and burnt, ashes vanish from a box and miniature card is found under glass of a watch, spectator selects among three, with assistant La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 19
Unknown Les Cartes Devinées, les Yeux Bandés spectator selects a bunch of cards and shuffles them, medium comes on stage, then with blindfold and without the performer saying a word all cards are named La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 39
Unknown For a Person to chuse a Card, you not supposed to know what it is, and then for the Person to hold the Cards between his Finger and Thumb, to strike them all out of his Hand but the very Card he had taken. "This is called the Nerve Trick" Breslaw's Last Legacy 61
Unknown To tell what Card a Person thinks upon, though you are not in the Room, or which Card he has touched, or waved his Hand over strange method Breslaw's Last Legacy 62
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
Unknown How to deliver out Four Aces, and to convert them to Four Knaves four cards put on the table one by one, they transform into other cards Breslaw's Last Legacy 64
Unknown To tell what Card a Person pitches on, without seeing the Card till you find it in the Pack cards shown one by one and stopped at selection, simple overhand shuffle control Breslaw's Last Legacy 65
Unknown To call for any Card in the Pack deck behind back naming card, bringing deck in front of body and dropping card on table, sequence is repeated Breslaw's Last Legacy 67
Unknown La Carte qui Saute en l'air, en Sortant du Jeu, Sans qu'on la Touche card rises from a houlette and flies up into the air, also possible with several cards La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 54
Henri Decremps Coup-d'oeil sur une assemblée de Joueurs. meeting Pilferer again in London, different methods for cheating at cards Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 204
Henri Decremps Tour du Piquet incompréhensible, nouvellement perfectionné. performer always has best five cards from chosen suit, spectator deals several hands, inspired by a routine in Guyot Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 225
Henri Decremps Tour des trois Bijoux rendu plus simple & plus merveilleux. three objects (jewelry, watch, cigarette case) are selected by three people and all get some playing cards which are added after some rules, performer divines who has which object Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 235
Prof. Robert Hellis To "Change" a Card - Fifth Method "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
Modern Magic 32
Unknown Second Method 21 card trick, also with general numberVariations Modern Magic 43
Unknown Third Method spectators remember cards and their positions Modern Magic 44
Unknown Various Modes of Disclosing a Discovered Card - First Method deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face" Modern Magic 44
Unknown Third Method air-pressure turnover Modern Magic 45
Unknown Fourth Method equivoque procedure Modern Magic 45
Unknown To make a Card vanish from the Pack, and be found in a Person's Pocket stuck to back of hand Modern Magic 46
Unknown To place the Four Kings in different parts of the Pack, and to bring them together by a Simple Cut Modern Magic 47
Unknown The Four Kings being placed under the Hand of one Person, and the Four Sevens under the Hand of Another, to make them Change Places at Command Modern Magic 48
Unknown To arrange a Row of Dominoes face downwards on the Table, and on returning to the Room to turn up a Domino whose points shall indicate how many have been moved in your absence "Row of Ten Cards" with dominoesRelated to Modern Magic 265
Unknown Four Packets of Cards having been Formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards Related to Modern Magic 49
Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained Modern Magic 50
Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even Modern Magic 51
Unknown The Whist Trick. To deal yourself all the Trumps all four hands contain all cards of a suit Modern Magic 51
Unknown To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at such Number in the Pack as Another Person shall Name card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, with variationRelated to Modern Magic 52
Unknown The Cards Revealed by the Looking-Glass joke Modern Magic 53
Unknown To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons Related toVariations Modern Magic 53
Unknown The Pairs Re-paired Modern Magic 54
Unknown The Magic Triplets variation with twenty-four cards and triplets instead of twenty and pairs Modern Magic 55
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern Modern Magic 55
Unknown To Guess, by the aid of a Passage of Poetry or Prose, such one of Sixteen Cards as, in the Performer's Absence, has been Touched or Selected by the Company verbal code Modern Magic 56
Unknown To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins Modern Magic 57
Unknown To Arrange Twelve Cards is Rows, in such a manner that they will Count Four in every Direction puzzle Modern Magic 58
Unknown To Place the Aces and Court Cards in Four Rows, in such a manner that neither Horizontally nor Perpendicularly shall there be in either Row two Cards alike either in Suit or Value puzzle Modern Magic 58
Unknown The Congress of Court Cards with the twelve court cardsRelated to Modern Magic 59
Unknown To name any Number of Cards in succession without Seeing them cards named one by one with deck behind backs, two methods Modern Magic 70
Unknown To make Four Cards change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red, etc. divided cards Modern Magic 71
Unknown A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to make it Appear at such Number as the Company Choose two methods (Glide and Re-Deal) Modern Magic 73
Unknown Several Persons having each Drawn and Returned a Card, to make each Card appear at such Number in the Pack as the Drawer chooses Modern Magic 75
Unknown The "Three Card" Trick with bent corner Modern Magic 76
Unknown To Nail a Chosen Card to the Wall Modern Magic 77
Unknown The Inseparable Sevens Eights as Sevens, robbers Modern Magic 77
Unknown The Inseparable Aces three x-cards behind, robbers Modern Magic 79
Unknown Having placed the Four Aces in different positions in the Pack, to make the two Black change places with the two Red ones, and finally to bring all Four together in the middle of the Pack Modern Magic 80
Unknown A Card having been thought of, to make such Card Vanish from the Pack, and be Discovered wherever the Performer pleases 27 cards, card palmed out and multiple endings suggested (pocket, transformation, on chair, ...) Modern Magic 83
Unknown To cause a Number of Cards to Multiply invisibly in a Person's keeping cut-off packet weighed, then it multiplies Modern Magic 84
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Pack being divided into Two Portions, placed in the keeping of two different Persons, to make Three Cards Pass invisible from the One to the Other beginning with sealed deck Modern Magic 86
Unknown To allow several Persons each to draw a Card, and the Pack having been Shuffled, to make another Card drawn haphazard Change successively into each of those first chosen Modern Magic 87
Unknown To make Four Aces change to Four Kings, and Four Kings to Four Aces four double facers, using hat Modern Magic 90
Unknown Cards to Card Drawer two cards travel into prop Modern Magic 348
Unknown Having made Four Packets of Cards with an Ace at the bottom of each, to bring all Four Aces into whichever Packet the Company may choose faced deck and alternative methodRelated to Modern Magic 91
Conus To Change the Four Aces, held tightly by a Person into Four Indifferent Cards Conus Aces Modern Magic 93
Unknown The Shower of Aces deck changes into all Aces Modern Magic 97
Unknown The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A deviceRelated to Modern Magic 358
Unknown Several Persons having each drawn Two Cards, which have been Returned and Shuffled, to make each Couple Appear in Succession, one at the top and the other at the bottom of the Pack "The Ladies' Looking-glass", favorite of Comte Modern Magic 99
Unknown To make Two Cards, each firmly held by a different Person, change places duplicate Modern Magic 101
Unknown To Change Four Cards, drawn haphazard, and placed on the table, into Cards of the same Value as a Single Card subsequently chosen by one of the Spectators optional forcing pack Modern Magic 102
Unknown Two Heaps of Cards, unequal in Number, being placed upon the Table, to predict beforehand which of the two the Company will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming) Modern Magic 103
Unknown A Card having been Chosen and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to Produce the Chosen Card instantly in various ways long card or stripper deck, see following tricks Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Pick out the Card,the Pack being placed in a Person's Pocket stripper or with palm Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Cut at the Chosen Card stripper, long card, or ungaffed after spectator shuffle (palm) Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Fling the Pack in the Air, and Catch the Chosen Card Modern Magic 63
Unknown To Let all the Cards fall, save the One Chosen long card or stripper deck Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Change a Card drawn haphazard to the Chosen Card long card or stripper Modern Magic 63
Unknown To Divide the Pack into several Packets on the Table, allowing the Company to stop you at any Moment, and to cause the Top Card of the Heap last made to Change into the Chosen Card wide card as key card Modern Magic 65
Unknown To teach the Company a Trick which they Learn without Difficulty, then to allow them to Succeed or to cause them to Fail at your Pleasure deck dealt in four piles and suits separated, taught to audience and they fail or succeedRelated to Modern Magic 66
Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife Modern Magic 69
Unknown The Fairy Star five cards put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points Modern Magic 454
Unknown The Card Bouquet six cards are shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, optionally they change into 6 other selections, mechanical Modern Magic 457
Unknown The Demon's Head papier maché head rolls eyes and moves mouth, deck put in mouth, chosen cards fly out of mouth and appear between hornsRelated to Modern Magic 458
Unknown The Magic Picture and the Chosen Cards deck thrown onto picture frame, three selections appear behind glass Modern Magic 467
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downards on the Table, to indicate, by turning up one of them, how many of such Cards have during your absence been transferred from one end of the Row to the other Variations Modern Magic 104
Unknown Several Cards having been freely chosen by the Company, Returned and Shuffled, and the Pack placed in a Person's Pocket, to make such Person draw out one by one the chosen Cards spectator extracts (top) card from his pocket, favorite of Herrmann Modern Magic 106
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and dividing the Pack into three heaps, to cause the Card thought of to appear in whichever heap the Company may choose Modern Magic 108
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and, even before such Card is named, to select it from the Pack, and place it singly upon the Table one in fifty-two, or switch Modern Magic 110
Unknown A Card having been Secretly Thought of by one of the Audience, to place two Indifferent Cards upon the table, and to Change such one of them as the Audience may select into the Card thought of using psychological force Modern Magic 111
Unknown A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to divide the Pack into several Heaps on the Table, and to cause the Drawn Card to appear in such heap as the Company may choose Modern Magic 114
Unknown To change a drawn Card into the Portraits of several of the Company succession Modern Magic 115
Unknown A Card having been drawn and returned, and the Pack shuffled, to place on the Table six Rows of six Cards each, and to discover the chosen Card by a throw of the Dice Modern Magic 116
Unknown A Card having been withdrawn and replaced, to call it from the Pack, and to make it come to you of its own accord thread, tabled rising card from spread Modern Magic 117
Unknown The Whist Trick. Improved Method. "To deal yourself all the Trumps, the three other Players holding the usual mixed Hands" Modern Magic 119
Unknown The Magic Sword "A Card being drawn and replaced, and the Pack flung in the Air, to catch the chosen Card on the point of the Sword"Related to Modern Magic 121
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) "Several Cards having been drawn, returned, and Shuffled, to make them rise spontaneously from the Pack"
some variations in apparatus explained
Modern Magic 125
Unknown Ungimmicked Rising Cards Modern Magic 129
Unknown The Jumping Cards "Two or three Cards having been drawn, returned, and shuffled, to make them jump out of the Pack"
using prop box
Modern Magic 130
Unknown To make a Card stand upright by itself on the Table tin slip Modern Magic 132
Unknown Two Card Transposition using two mechanical card boxes Modern Magic 136
Unknown Restoration in Card Box prop Modern Magic 136
Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained Modern Magic 139
Unknown Visible Change of Rising Card mechanical card Modern Magic 143
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards three cards selected, which are then multiplied (e.g. a dozen aces of hearts), then all duplicates vanished Tricks with Cards 198
Unknown The Magic Star and Cabalistic Pointer six cards in star configuration, an arrow pivots and stops at selections Tricks with Cards 201
Unknown The Fairy Star five cards lost and found, then teared up and put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points Tricks with Cards 206
Unknown Multiple Selection Routine five cards in five different ways Tricks with Cards 206
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) various thread methods (including "Sand Riser"), routine and pseudo-mistakes Tricks with Cards 211
Unknown The Crystal Houlette requiring prepared wand Tricks with Cards 219
Unknown Houlette à la Main fingers from behind Tricks with Cards 119
Professor Alberti Alberti's Rising Cards hair and wax Tricks with Cards 121
Bland The Wonderful Fan and Enchanted Card card is shot on lady's fan with pistol, fan opens and card appears on it Tricks with Cards 223
Unknown The Card and Smoke Trick borrowed handkerchief on glass, card fired with pistol and pips appear on handkerchief, also smoke appears in glass
variation in which blank card in glass becomes printed
Related to Tricks with Cards 225
Unknown The Cascade of Cards card fountain with or without special apparatus Tricks with Cards 228
Professor Hoffmann The "Sensation" Card Trick "An Experiment in Thought-reading"
three cards thought of, performer divines writes them on slips of paper, spectators remove their cards and the vanish from "card table" and reappear in deck
Tricks with Cards 231
Unknown The Crystal Frame "For the Production of a Card" Tricks with Cards 237
Unknown The Black Velvet Frame "For the Production of a Card" Tricks with Cards 238
Unknown The Card in the Candle card appears on top of candle Tricks with Cards 239
Unknown, Bland The Card Bouquet five cards are destroyed and shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, some reverse and one has a corner missing which is visibly restored, very mechanical apparatus Tricks with Cards 241
Unknown Visible Transposition one-handed passes in both hands simultaneously, duplicates Tricks with Cards 10
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at stepRelated to Tricks with Cards 12
Unknown "Second" Dealing with "card at any number" application Tricks with Cards 21
Prof. Robert Hellis Hellis' Change, No. 1 "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
Tricks with Cards 23
Unknown To Slip a Card with transformation effect Tricks with Cards 25
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown Biseauté or Tapering Cards red-black application Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown Tricks with Long Cards simple location of a card, either by using long card as key or by forcing long card Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown Card comes to Top/Bottom on hand or with paper-wrapped deck, long card Tricks with Cards 42
Unknown Tricks with Biseauté Cards - The Attractive Power of Gold three selections come to bottom of three piles, then to bottom of pack after shuffle, presented with coins, stripper deckRelated to Tricks with Cards 43
Unknown The Pocket-picking Trick selection extracted by feel from deck in spectator's pocket, stripper or long card or ungaffed Tricks with Cards 45
Unknown The "Walking Pip" Card Tricks with Cards 47
Unknown Multi-Pip Card & Application two versions, with general card type routine with two spectators Tricks with Cards 48
Prof. M. Verbeck Multi-Pip Card double faced multi-pip card, ending clean with blank card Tricks with Cards 50
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck Tricks with Cards 58
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown To discover a card mentally selected - First Method
- Second Method
Tricks with Cards 68
Unknown The "Nerve" Feat deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face", see also page 42 Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick cards coming out in order via down-under-deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version Tricks with Cards 72
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick spelling every value in a thirteen-card packet Tricks with Cards 75
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even Tricks with Cards 77
Unknown Four-of-a-kinds deck is dealt in thirteen piles, value named, one pile is removed that consists of all those cards Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown The Whist Trick dealing four hands, one contains winning suit and others are either mixed or also sorted in suits Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown Two Heaps of Cards having been placed upon the Table, to Predict with Certainty which Heap a Spectator will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming) Tricks with Cards 79
Unknown The Pack being divided into two Heaps on the Table and a Card taken from each Heap and placed in the other: to discover such Cards two methods (odd/even or bridge) Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown The Queens digging for Diamonds hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentationAlso published here Tricks with Cards 82
Unknown A Row of Cards having been formed Face downwards, to divine how many have been moved from one end of the Row to the other spectator displaces x cards in packet, an x value card is produced Tricks with Cards 83
Unknown To make a Card thought of by one Person appear at such Number in the Pack as another Person shall choose card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, re-countRelated to Tricks with Cards 85
Unknown Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table Tricks with Cards 87
Unknown The Affectionate Quartette four-of-a-kind distributed in deck comes together again, various methods Tricks with Cards 90
Unknown To discover a Chosen Card by the Throw of a Pair of Dice forcing pack Tricks with Cards 92
Unknown The "Whispering Trick" for one spectator, paperballs over the head situation Tricks with Cards 93
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stackAlso published here Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown To pick out a Chosen Card under a Handkerchief long card, stripper or ungaffed Tricks with Cards 97
Unknown The Obedient Aces Tricks with Cards 103
Conus Conus' Ace Trick Tricks with Cards 107
Conus The Shower of Aces many aces appear at named number (faced-deck turnover at-any-number method) Tricks with Cards 110
Charles Bertram Bertram's Ace Trick spectator deals out all cards, the three indifferent cards end up in spectator's pocket Tricks with Cards 111
Unknown Clairvoyance by Touch chosen card is extracted from deck in spectator's pocket, the repeat in which spectator extracts right card Tricks with Cards 113
Unknown To Pass a Card through a Hat as out for classic force Tricks with Cards 116
Louis Comte The Ladies' Looking-Glass last pair caught from shower of cards Tricks with Cards 117
Unknown Everybody's Card Tricks with Cards 120
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin) Tricks with Cards 122
Unknown, Prof. M. Verbeck "Stop!" "Three Cards having been drawn by Three different Persons, to make them appear at such Numbers in the Pack as the Drawers or any other Person my select"
three-way or two-way forcing pack
Tricks with Cards 125
Unknown The Cards having been freely Shuffled and Cut into three or four Heaps, to Name the Top Card of each Heap one ahead Tricks with Cards 127
Professor Hoffmann Thought Anticipated general thoughts on the plot Tricks with Cards 128
Unknown A Person having Secretly Thought of a Card, and the Pack having been Divided into Three Heaps, to Declare in which Heap the Card thought of will be found Tricks with Cards 129
Unknown To Invite a Person secretly to Think of a Card, and before such Card is named to pick it out of the Pack Tricks with Cards 130
Unknown A Card having been Thought of by one Spectator, to offer the Pack to another, and cause him to draw the same Card psychological force & out Tricks with Cards 132
Unknown Card to Pocket as Out for Classic Force Tricks with Cards 133
Unknown Thought Doubly Anticipated "To Place a Card Thought of by one Person at such Position in the Pack as another Person shall mentally Select"
psychological force & position 7 with outs
Tricks with Cards 134
Unknown The Transforming Sevens divided cards Tricks with Cards 137
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Protean Pack three selections, "General Pack" Tricks with Cards 140
Unknown The Four Queens changed to Kings queens under hat transpose with kings on deck, double facers Tricks with Cards 142
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cards passing up the Sleeve Tricks with Cards 144
Unknown The Diminishing and Dissolving Cards two versions Tricks with Cards 148
Unknown Card-Boxes No. 1
No. 2
No. 3
No. 4: "Card-and-Bird" Box
No. 5
No. 6: Bland's Brass Card-box
No. 7: The Card-Drawer
No. 8: The Double Card-Drawer
Tricks with Cards 151
Unknown Two Drawn Cards, placed in different Boxes, made to Change Places at Command Tricks with Cards 159
Professor Hoffmann A Drawn Card, placed in a Closed Box, made to Fly back to the Pack, while Another takes its Place in the Box including Another Method Tricks with Cards 160
Unknown The Torn-Card Trick torn corner, then complete restoration, card box prop Tricks with Cards 163
Unknown The Mechanical "Torn Card" last corner visibly restores Tricks with Cards 166
Unknown Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
Tricks with Cards 168
Eugene Bosco The Sand Frame Tricks with Cards 171
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame Tricks with Cards 172
Unknown The Magic Sword "A Chosen Card Caught on the Point of a Sword" Tricks with Cards 175
Unknown A Card caught on the End of a Walking-Stick Tricks with Cards 178
Unknown The Magic Mirror deck laid on mirror, name appears on mirror (breathing glass), mirror turned, only selection sticks to mirror Tricks with Cards 179
Unknown The Charmed Bullet and the Black Cloth Target nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection Tricks with Cards 182
Unknown The China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontallyRelated to Tricks with Cards 185
Bland The Card-Catching Plate four cards appear attached to rim of plate when deck is thrown at it Tricks with Cards 187
Unknown A Card found in a Cigar Tricks with Cards 189
Unknown A Card found in a Candle two methods (fake or ordinary candle) Tricks with Cards 189
Unknown A Pack of Cards changed to a Handkerchief handkerchief and cards in leather case change places Tricks with Cards 194
Unknown The Black Velvet Banner three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk Tricks with Cards 196
Unknown Changing Cards multi-pip card More Magic 55
Unknown "Walking Pip" Cards More Magic 56
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cards passing up the Sleeve, and the Diminishing and Increasing Cards "dexterous card-palming supple­mented by unflinching audacity", diminishing cards as fake explanation More Magic 57
Unknown Mechanical Diminishing Cards described in addition to sleight-of-hand method More Magic 64
Charlier Reading the Cards More Magic 68
Unknown Practical Illustrations - top cards named after cut
- spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
More Magic 75
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position More Magic 79
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck More Magic 81
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Pairs several spectators remove two cards each and place them face to face, performer receives one card and names the other, then the pairs come together again in the deck More Magic 84
Unknown To name the Bottom Card of each of Three Heaps of Cards performer divines bottom cards of three piles by making up mathematical rules with other drawn cards More Magic 88
Professor Alberti The Rising Cards - Alberti's Method thread attached during routine, free selection More Magic 91
Unknown The Houlette glass houlette on top of wand, metal tongue pushes card up More Magic 92
Edwin T. Sachs Edwin Sachs' Method metal houlette on top of bottle More Magic 93
Buatier de Kolta de Kolta Rising Cards brief, for correction see referenceRelated to More Magic 94
Prof. Duprez Ribbon Rising Cards glass houlette suspended on ribbons More Magic 95
Unknown To Catch a Selected Card on the end of a Walking-Stick (almost) ungaffed stickRelated to More Magic 95
Unknown Mechanical Card Stick presented as different method More Magic 97
Professor Field, Unknown Frames of various kinds of Producing Cards - Field's Card-Frame
- The French Card-Frame
- The Sand Frame (attr. to "the elder Bosco")
- The Velvet Frame and Artist's Easel
- The Crystal Frame
More Magic 98
Unknown The Velvet Cloth for the Production of Cards three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk More Magic 109
Unknown The Black Cloth Target. Another Magic Pistol nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection More Magic 111
Professor Hoffmann The Magic Card Case "A Chosen Card made to pass into an Empty Case", leather-covered case More Magic 115
Unknown The Improved Card Drawer "To produce Two Cards in succession from an Empty Drawer", with routine suggestions, including having the spectator decide whether the two selections should appear in the box face-to-face or back-two-back More Magic 118
Unknown Changing Card-box Routine card in box and card in deck transpose, interesting method with deck switch More Magic 122
Unknown Card from Changing Card-box to Deck two cards chosen and put in box, apparently named one travels back to deck More Magic 123
Unknown The Magnetic Wand and Walking Card selection lifted out of deck which rests in spectator's pocket More Magic 124
Unknown The Walking Card named card moves from spread out cards on table More Magic 126
Bland The Enchanted Hand-Mirror deck on hand-held mirror, mirror turned over, only selection sticks, magnetism More Magic 128
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards single card "reproduces" into duplicates, repeated with other cards, duplicates vanished again, pull More Magic 131
Unknown A Pack of Cards Transformed into a Handkerchief, and vice versa handkerchief and cards in leather case change places More Magic 231
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code More Magic 242
Professor Hoffmann The Spiritualistic Ball, Ring and Card rod in stand, ball with hole placed on it, ball moves upwards and downwards, then jumps off, same with ring, card also rises up and down the rodRelated to More Magic 395
Unknown The new Watch and Card Target pistol shot on target, where card appears minus corner, then corner as well, watch appears there tooInspired by More Magic 403
Unknown The Card in the Candle torn-up card fired with pistol on candle, card appears on top of candle More Magic 421
Unknown All Red - All Black with electric deck More Magic 20
Unknown Methods of Identifying a Chosen Card - Fourth Method concave bridge in rest of deck More Magic 22
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick as selection is replaced underneath fan More Magic 22
Unknown Sixth Method Inspired by More Magic 23
Unknown Any number of Packets of Cards having been formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards. with formula for any number of cardsRelated to More Magic 23
Unknown New Numerical Trick with Cards three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile More Magic 25
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stackVariationsAlso published here More Magic 27
Unknown To Name Cards without Seeing them More Magic 30
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal More Magic 31
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick from thirteen-card packet every value from Ace to King is spelled out More Magic 31
Unknown The ''Twenty-Seven Card" Trick "To cause a Card selected by oneSpectator to appear at such number in the Pack as another Spectator may indicate"
piles picked up according to a table so thought-of card ends up in any position
More Magic 32
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downwards on the table, to indicate by turning up one of them How Many have during your absence been Transferred from One end to the Other "Improved Method"Inspired by More Magic 35
Professor Hoffmann To produce Three Cards at any Position in the Pack thought of by Another Person three cards appear consecutively at freely named number More Magic 38
Unknown A Card being freely Chosen from the Pack, replaced, and the Pack shuffled, to make any Given Card Change to the one Chosen control, palm & top change More Magic 40
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick with a Complete Pack apparently mixed deck comes out in order via down-under deal More Magic 42
Unknown To Pass a Chosen Card through the Crown of a Borrowed Hat selection appears underneath hat More Magic 46
Gordon Wigan To Change Three Cards, placed in the Pocket of a Spectator, into Three Others previously chosen Related to More Magic 48
Unknown To make a Card freely drawn, and replaced in the Pack, Change Places with another laid on the Table More Magic 49
Unknown To distinguis the Suit of any given Card by Weight cards with glazed back, marked with water marks More Magic 50
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick with psychology & bent corner More Magic 51
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick - Another Method gaffed face, fake-index precursor More Magic 54
Unknown Das Zerreissen eines Kartenspieles tearing a deck of cards Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 153
Professor Bellonie, Carl Willmann Ein Stündchen beim Wunderdoktor Ast in Radbruch third part of descriptionRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 74
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen mehrerer gewählten Karten deck dealt into four piles, one chosen, all cards in this pile are predicted Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
Unknown Das Thaler-Kartenspiel "oder Die durch ein Kartenspiel spazierenden Thaler"
deck placed on glass and covered with handkerchief, coin penetrates through deck into glass or flies invisibly into glass
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 90
Unknown Die verschwundene und wiedergefundene Karte card is burned or vanishes, it reappears gradually as it is pulled out of the bottom of a hat, using a foldable card with black cloth back Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 169
L'Homme Masqué, Carl Willmann Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel gaff set Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 184
Unknown Cards Cling to Hand needle through skin Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Unknown Chicagoer Kartendruckerei normal deck is shown to be all alike one by one Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 18
Unknown Der Kartendegen Eine Kartensoirée No. 2
four cards selected and shuffled back by spectator, stabbed at once from card shower
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Unknown Der Kunstschütze Eine Kartensoirée No. 3
card held by spectator is shot at, a hole appears in its middle
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 22
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen pseudo muscle-reading used to divine a word written on a piece of paper, impression onto metal tray with soap covered paper Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Unknown Grande clairvoyance mysterieuse No. 37, spectator choses card from one deck, then magician from another, they match, both decks markedRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte zu verwandeln No. 38, selection put on top, another card is on top when checked again after putting hand on top of deck, sticky hand Der Kartenkünstler 45
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen mehrerer gewählter Karten No. 39, four piles made, one chosen, all cards from that pile are predicted in envelope, nested envelopes system Der Kartenkünstler 46
Unknown Die verwandelten Könige No. 40, four Kings change into four Queens Der Kartenkünstler 48
Unknown Das glückliche Wiederfinden No. 41, card vanishes from envelope and reappears in cigar, card either forced or freely chosen with cigar index Der Kartenkünstler 49
Unknown Faced-Deck Card Vanish/Switch card put on top of faced deck, deck turned over secretly Der Kartenkünstler 50
Unknown Die magnetische Karte No. 42, performer holds cards, spectator slaps deck out of hand and only selection remains, magnetic force presentation Der Kartenkünstler 51
Unknown Changement von vier Askarten No. 43, red Aces put on top and bottom, black Aces in center, they transpose Der Kartenkünstler 51
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten two or three cards selected and lost, one by one they rise out of deck and float into other hand, solo version Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Unknown Die Karten in der Brusttasche No. 1, deck placed in breast pocket of spectator, selections from another deck inserted in pocketed deck, performer takes them out by touch, one deck slightly bigger Der Kartenkünstler 3
Unknown Der magische Degen No. 2, sword used to stab selection blindfolded, deck scattered on floor, deck switch for short deck when fetching sword Der Kartenkünstler 4
Unknown Die Macht des Zauberstabes No. 44, four packets cut by performer, he names top cards of all piles Der Kartenkünstler 52
Unknown Gerade oder Ungerade No. 3, packet of cards is counted as an odd or even number, depending on what the spectator wishes, two cards stuck together with "weak rubber solution, soap or onion juice" Der Kartenkünstler 5
Unknown Die ihr Plätze wechselnden Karten No. 45, two cards placed in two hats change places, two double facers Der Kartenkünstler 54
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen No. 4, spectator writes name of card on paper, card divined by performer, impression on silver plate Der Kartenkünstler 6
Unknown Der Teufelskopf continuation of description, four cards selected and two borrowed ring put in glass and covered with handkerchief, cards vanish from deck and glass with rings vanishes, cards and rings appear on devil head puppet apparatusRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 37
Unknown Das verwandelte As No. 5, black Aces and Ace of Diamonds shown, those three cards given to spectator, Diamonds changed to Hearts, pip covered by black Aces so Ace of Hearts poses as Diamonds, Ace appears to be in the center which makes covering unclearRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 7
Unknown Die wandernde Karte No. 46, card moves around on table and follows performer Der Kartenkünstler 55
Unknown Die unsichtbare Reise Eine Kartensoirée No. 5
two cards placed underneath two plates transpose, duplicate and glide
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken No. 6, spectator choses one of two piles, selection is predicted with "eight", one pile contains Eights, the other eight cards Der Kartenkünstler 8
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die unsichtbare Reise - Second Method without duplicate, Seven/Eight of Diamonds as pseudo duplicates Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 40
Unknown Einen Thaler durch ein Kartenspiel wandern zu lassen No. 7, deck placed on glass, coin dropped on top appears in glass, assistant pulls off bottom card which is at a thread Der Kartenkünstler 9
Unknown Die Kartenlaterne Eine Kartensoirée No. 6
card appears in lantern
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 41
Unknown Non plus ultra Eine Kartensoirée No. 7
four cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly with needle attached to ring
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 42
Unknown Die Gedankenübertragung No. 8, name of chosen cards appears on previously empty slate which is wrapped in newspaper, rope held to forehead of two spectators as comedy prop, mirror writing in chalk on newspaper Der Kartenkünstler 11
Unknown La carte du diable No. 47, top card shown, spectator removes it from deck, it changes, half card covers half the face card Der Kartenkünstler 56
Unknown Meine große Kartenvoltige Eine Kartensoirée No. 8
card fountain at stand, selection appears at the end, card is transformed into a card half its size
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 43
Unknown Die Macht des Fluidums No. 9, cards cling to hand and drop on command, needle through thick part of skin Der Kartenkünstler 12
Unknown Das künstliche Abheben No. 48, performer cuts deck and announces in advance whether he cut to a number or picture card Der Kartenkünstler 57
Unknown Das verschwindende Kartenspiel Eine Kartensoirée No. 9
deck vanishes from borrowed hat, long ribbon pours out instead, card triangles attached so they can be fanned, attached to pull
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 44
Unknown Die Springkarte No. 10, selection either rises slowly or jumps out of deck, rubber band attached to two cards Der Kartenkünstler 14
Unknown Non plus ultra No. 49, spectator removes three cards from new deck and places them under handkerchief, performer touches cards through handkerchief, they are replaced and found, punched through handkerchief Der Kartenkünstler 58
Unknown Ein ganzes Kartenspiel in freier Hand verschwinden zu lassen No. 50, deck cut in half with pivot point on pull, fan looks like normal deck, thread into sleeve Der Kartenkünstler 59
Unknown Ein ganzes Kartenspiel durchzureißen No. 12, whole deck torn in two halves Der Kartenkünstler 16
Unknown Das Nennen jeder Karte im Spiel oder das bezauberte Messer borrowed pocket knife stabbed into borrowed deck, performer repeatedly names card above knife, bottom card glimpsed and slipped to stabbed spot Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Unknown Die verwandelte Karte No. 13, glide in which the spectator is asked to pull out the bottom card Der Kartenkünstler 17
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 14, Nine of Diamonds changes into Ace of Diamonds, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed offRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 18
Unknown Das Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as forceAlso published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 51
Unknown Das Aufspießen gezogener Karten auf einen Degen No. 16, four cards Der Kartenkünstler 21
Unknown Das Hellsehen No. 17, one of three cards chosen, performer divines, assistant codes with position of cigarette in mouth Der Kartenkünstler 22
Unknown Die Eintracht der Damen card chosen, then three more cards chosen and the match, then assembly with four double facers Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 52
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft No. 18, a picture card is turned around, performer knows with one Der Kartenkünstler 23
Unknown Nil homini certum est cards openly separated in suits and dealt out twice, they're separated again, performer can do it and spectator only when performer wants him to, four cards secretly palmed in or out for thatRelated toVariationsAlso published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 54
Unknown Rouge et noir No. 19, bridge crimp to tell whether a card is red or black Der Kartenkünstler 24
Unknown Der Kunstschütze No. 20, hole shot in Ace, gaff card with hole that can be pushed open Der Kartenkünstler 24
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer No. 21, card named above knife pushed-in by spectator, bottom card dragged along Der Kartenkünstler 26
Unknown Die vier wiedervereinigten Könige No. 22, Kings pushed in four different positions comes to top, four indifferent cards palmed on top of them Der Kartenkünstler 27
Unknown Die sich in der Hand eines Zuschauers verwandelnde Karte card placed on spectator's hand changes, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed off, detailed explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 23
Unknown Der bezauberte Rosenstock No. 1, card appears at top of rose plant Der Kartenkünstler 63
Unknown Photographierahmen No. 2, sand frame Der Kartenkünstler 65
Unknown Der Kartenleuchter No. 3, flame of candle changes into selection Der Kartenkünstler 66
Unknown Der Kartenstern No. 4, five cards selected, deck thrown towards star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five pointsRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 67
Unknown Die Kartenlaterne No. 5, card appears in lanternRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 69
Unknown Der Teufelskopf No. 6, devil's head mask on which four cards appear, fourth one comes out of mouthRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 70
Unknown Die Kartenpresse No. 7, money press for cardsRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 72
Unknown Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deckRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 75
Unknown Die Kartenvoltige No. 10, card fountain at stand, selection appears at the endRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 77
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 1. Methode - 1. Experiment mit Karten medium on chair divines selected cards, marked and coded by performer in way he holds the card Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown Der Kartendegen No. 12 Der Kartenkünstler 81
Unknown Der Kartensteiger auf dem Rücken einer Person No. 1, deck attached to back of spectator, three cards rise out of it one by one, dealer's item by C. L. Wüst from FrankfurtRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 86
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 3. Methode medium blindfolded with black hood, medium draws picture of chosen object, draws chosen landscape, draws chosen playing cards and coinRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 137
Unknown Die Geisterschrift No. 2, card burnt, ashes rubbed on back of hand, name of card appears, egg white Der Kartenkünstler 88
Unknown Der Degen im Frieden card thought of and removed from new deck and noted on piece of paper, shuffled back and deck distributed on floor, stabbed with optionally borrowed sword Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 138
H. F. C. Suhr Der moderne Phönix No. 3, card torn to pieces and burnt in a flash on a bowl, restored card underneath bowl, see Zauberspiegel for Suhr attributionAlso published here Der Kartenkünstler 89
Unknown Das Durchdringen der Stoffe No. 4, card in envelope put underneath top hat, card is pulled out of top hat visibly, envelope empty Der Kartenkünstler 90
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten No. 23, three selections jump out of deck held in one hand one by one into other hand, thread across stage Der Kartenkünstler 28
Unknown Changement mehrerer Münzen mit einem Kartenspiel No. 5, deck changes place with three coins, both covered with paper boxes, two deck shells Der Kartenkünstler 92
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 24, card rises out of deck in glass Der Kartenkünstler 30
L'Homme Masqué Die vier Buben auf der Wanderschaft No. 6, four cards chosen, they are the four jacks, they are shuffled back and produced from inside the jacket at sleeve opening Der Kartenkünstler 93
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte an die Wand festzunageln No. 25, deck thrown to wall, selection remains thumb tacked at wall Der Kartenkünstler 31
Unknown Der Zauberwurf No. 26, deck thrown in deck, cards remain together until deck hits floor Der Kartenkünstler 32
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung