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Unknown Of cards, with good cautions how to avoid cousenage therein: speciall rules to conveie and handle the cards, and the maner and order how to accomplish all difficult and strange things wrought with cards injog or outjog shuffle to preserve stock, first or fourth finger controls stock, also with a few cover cards
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
Reginald Scot On Gambling and Cheating
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
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 Jacks
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
Unknown Glide second card injogged and covered by fingers
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
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 divined
Related 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 it
Related 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 gaze
Related 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 sucker
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVIII) 190
Unknown Classic Force with out (dropping some cards and starting again)
Related 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 card
Related 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 it
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 19
Hocus Pocus Junior Conveyance of Cards and Dice mentioning card tricks and principles without details
  • divided cards
  • advantage dice by cutting off a strip
  • "nipping" (punch?), corner crimp, dots
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 51
Unknown Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
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 The Glide second card injogged and hidden by fingers
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 Shuffling of Cards so as to always keep one cartain Card at the Bottom overhand shuffling, see Scot
Related to Breslaw's Last Legacy 68
Unknown Classic Force to force a number
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 43
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
Henri Decremps Le Cygne ingénieux. swan in basin moves by its own, moves to letters to form chosen word, anagram method with words on cards (variation of Guyot's method)
Related to Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 262
Henri Decremps Forcing several forcing cards in a deck, way to force one of the cards, cards with angram words
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 265
Henri Decremps Knowing the Amount of Small Pile asking amount of red / black cards
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 242
Henri Decremps Forcing from a forcing deck, no specific method
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 299
Professor Hoffmann General Principles of Sleight-of-Hand applicable to Card Tricks
Modern Magic 11
Unknown To Make the Pass - First Method very backbone of card-conjuring, the
Modern Magic 12
Unknown Classic Pass Half Pass
Modern Magic 14
Professor Hoffmann Managing the Pass misdirection and gaze
Modern Magic 14
Unknown To Make the Pass - Second Method
Modern Magic 15
Unknown Classic Pass False Cut as top half is taken, or as top half is replaced
Modern Magic 16
Unknown To Make the Pass - Third Method
Modern Magic 17
Unknown To Make the Pass - Fourth Method one-handed version of Third Method
Related toAlso published here Modern Magic 18
Unknown To Make the Pass - Fifth Method flourishy
Also published here Modern Magic 18
Unknown To Make the Pass - Sixth Method
Related toAlso published here Modern Magic 19
Unknown To Make the Pass - Seventh Method
Modern Magic 20
Unknown To "Force" a Card
Modern Magic 21
Unknown Forcing Pack one way or three way
Modern Magic 23
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - First Method small top stock
Modern Magic 23
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Second Method slip shuffle
Modern Magic 23
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Third Method Charlier type shuffle with optical bluff placement to top
Modern Magic 24
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Fourth Method fans pushed into each other and stripped out again (Zarrowesque concept)
Modern Magic 25
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Fifth Method multiple packets
Modern Magic 26
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Sixth Method multiple packets, real cut
Modern Magic 26
Unknown To "Palm" a Card
Modern Magic 27
Unknown Palm Glimpse glimpsing palmed card
Modern Magic 27
Unknown Palm Replacement
Modern Magic 27
Unknown To "Ruffle" the Cards one-handed or two-handed
Modern Magic 27
Unknown To "Change" a Card - First Method bottom change
Modern Magic 28
Unknown To "Change" a Card - Second Method bold, bottom card shown, top side-jogged card quickly removed instead
Modern Magic 29
Unknown To "Change" a Card - Third Method top change
Modern Magic 30
Unknown To "Change" a Card - Fourth Method "With one hand only."
Modern Magic 31
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
Prof. Robert Hellis To "Change" a Card - Sixth Method To change severals cards at once.
Modern Magic 33
Unknown To Get Sight of a Drawn Card
  • First Method (center)
  • Second Method (bottom)
Modern Magic 34
Unknown To "Slip" a Card
Modern Magic 35
Unknown To Draw Back a Card Glisser la carte
Modern Magic 36
Unknown To "Turn Over" the Pack
Modern Magic 37
Unknown To Spring the Cards from one Hand to the Other
Modern Magic 37
Unknown To Throw a Card
Modern Magic 38
Unknown The Bridge
Modern Magic 39
Unknown Simple Modes of Discovering a given Card - First Method top cards openly pushed back one by one until spectator stops, bottom card force card
Modern Magic 42
Unknown Second Method 21 card trick, also with general number
Variations 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 Second Method single card friction toss
Modern Magic 45
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 Hidden Block Packet Switch
Modern Magic 48
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 Eights as Sevens
Modern Magic 49
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 dominoes
Related 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 Throw Packet to Count its Cards
Modern Magic 50
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 variation
Related 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 cards
Related 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 Turning Cards End for End small packet
Modern Magic 73
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 Push-off Count
Modern Magic 80
Unknown Holding Two Breaks
Modern Magic 80
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
Unknown Cutting Force spectator cuts to a break while performer holds deck
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 The Changing Card-Drawer Drawer Box for card tricks
Modern Magic 347
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
Professor Hoffmann Tips on the Classic Force
Modern Magic 89
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
Professor Hoffmann Making Double Facers
Modern Magic 90
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 method
Related 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 device
Related 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 Friction Toss
Modern Magic 100
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 The Long Card
Modern Magic 60
Unknown Biseauté or Tapering Cards
Modern Magic 60
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 Classic Pass False Cut
Modern Magic 63
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 Shuffling Deck with Key Card
Modern Magic 65
Unknown Dribble Force Precursor using wide 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 succeed
Related to Modern Magic 66
Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife
Modern Magic 69
Professor Hoffmann Concealing the Cause
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 horns
Related 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 The Cards having been freely shuffled, and cut into three or four heaps, to name the top card of each heap
Modern Magic 108
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 Single Card Cull
Modern Magic 109
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 Table Edge Drag Switch into servante (lap)
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 Psychological Force picture card amongst number cards
Modern Magic 112
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 Pochette-Profonde Switch
Modern Magic 119
Professor Hoffmann Mode of Preparing specially adhesive Wax for Conjuring Purposes
Modern Magic 118
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 Three Cards Repeating Forcing Pack
Modern Magic 125
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 Changing Card-boxes, and Tricks performed with them
Modern Magic 134
Unknown Two Card Transposition using two mechanical card boxes
Modern Magic 136
Unknown Restoration in Card Box prop
Modern Magic 136
Unknown Card Box Force using prop for switch
Modern Magic 136
Unknown The Mechanical Card-box
Modern Magic 137
Unknown The "Card and Bird" Box
Modern Magic 138
Unknown The Card Tripod switching device
Modern Magic 139
Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
Modern Magic 139
Unknown Mechanical Changing Cards three different ones
Modern Magic 142
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
Professor Hoffmann Deck Pull
Tricks with Cards 199
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 Cabalistic Star five cards appear on points of star apparatus
Tricks with Cards 210
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 Card Stamp
Tricks with Cards 226
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 Billet Index
Tricks with Cards 232
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 Folding Card acrobatic type
Tricks with Cards 223
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
Professor Hoffmann To Make the Pass "the very backbone of card conjuring"
Tricks with Cards 4
Unknown To Make the Pass with both Hands
Tricks with Cards 4
Unknown Single-handed Pass, No. 1
Related toAlso published here Tricks with Cards 6
Charlier Single-handed Pass, No. 2
Tricks with Cards 7
Unknown Charlier Pass as Control
Tricks with Cards 9
Unknown Single-handed Pass, No. 3 as color change
Also published here Tricks with Cards 9
Unknown Visible Transposition one-handed passes in both hands simultaneously, duplicates
Tricks with Cards 10
Unknown To Force a Card including one-handed variation
Tricks with Cards 11
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at step
Related to Tricks with Cards 12
Unknown "Forcing" Packs one-way & three-way
Tricks with Cards 14
Professor Hoffmann To Force Three Cards together three force cards repeat abcabcabc...
Tricks with Cards 15
Unknown Injog Stop Force top cards openly pushed back one by one until spectator stops
Tricks with Cards 15
Unknown To Palm a Card with replacement to remove "curl"
Tricks with Cards 16
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin To Palm the Bottom Card of the Pack
Tricks with Cards 17
W. J. Collins To Palm the Top Card with One Hand only actually bottom palm, deck is simply turned over
Tricks with Cards 17
Unknown To get Sight of a Card for top (first palming the card), center and bottom
Tricks with Cards 18
Professor Hoffmann N. B. how to get the deck in line of sight for glimpse
Tricks with Cards 19
Unknown To Change a Card - First Method bottom change
Tricks with Cards 19
Unknown To Change a Card - Second Method top change
Tricks with Cards 20
Unknown "Second" Dealing with "card at any number" application
Tricks with Cards 21
Unknown To Change a Card - Third Method: The Vertical Change snap-over change, see page 132 for another way to get into it
Tricks with Cards 22
Unknown To Change a Card - Fourth Method bottom card shown, top side-jogged card quickly removed instead
Tricks with Cards 23
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
Prof. Robert Hellis Hellis' Change, No. 2 "To change severals cards at once"
Tricks with Cards 24
Unknown To Slip a Card with transformation effect
Tricks with Cards 25
Unknown False Shuffles - First Method small top stock
Tricks with Cards 26
Unknown False Shuffles - Second Method top stock
Tricks with Cards 26
Unknown False Shuffles - Third Method top stock retained, repeat center cuts
Tricks with Cards 27
Unknown False Shuffles - Fourth Method Charlier type shuffle with optical bluff placement to top
Tricks with Cards 27
Unknown False Shuffles - Fifth Method multiple packets
Tricks with Cards 27
Unknown False Shuffles - Sixth Method fans pushed into each other and stripped out again (Zarrowesque concept)
Tricks with Cards 28
Charlier False Shuffles - Seventh Method uncredited
Tricks with Cards 28
Unknown False Shuffles - Eighth Method cards are inserted, pushed through diagonally, stripped out and replaced on bottom
Tricks with Cards 29
Unknown Diagonal Insertion
Tricks with Cards 29
Unknown The Bridge two methods to put it in
Tricks with Cards 30
Unknown The Ruffle two-handed or one-handed riffle for sound effect
Tricks with Cards 31
Unknown The Click with deck or single card
Tricks with Cards 32
Unknown To Throw a Card
Tricks with Cards 32
Unknown To Spring the Cards from Hand to Hand
Tricks with Cards 33
Unknown Electric Deck with ribbon, only mentioned
Tricks with Cards 34
Unknown To Change one Pack for another special pockets (pochette) at trousers & profonde, multiple methods
Related to Tricks with Cards 34
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Table - The Servante
Tricks with Cards 36
Unknown Long or Wide Cards
Tricks with Cards 38
Unknown Longs and Shorts long and short deck for locating cards with deck switch between selection and replacement
Tricks with Cards 38
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch
Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown Biseauté or Tapering Cards red-black application
Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown Reversing the Selection stripper deck, two methods
Tricks with Cards 40
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 Shuffling with Key Card "very small risk of the two cards being parted"
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 deck
Related 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 "Cornered" Cards whole deck corner-shorted
Tricks with Cards 45
Unknown Changing Cards
  • flap card (with rubber)
  • moving pip section in picture cards (two versions)
Tricks with Cards 46
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 Marked Cards - To distinguish the Suit of each Card suit-only marking
Tricks with Cards 52
Unknown Various Systems of Card-marking
Tricks with Cards 53
Charlier The Charlier System punch marked deck
Tricks with Cards 55
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck
Tricks with Cards 58
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile
Tricks with Cards 60
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 with the aid of a wide card
  • Third Method
wide card as key card
Tricks with Cards 69
Unknown Fourth Method deck bridge as control
Tricks with Cards 69
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick
Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown The Turn-over air pressure
Tricks with Cards 70
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 Third Method of Revealing single card friction toss
Tricks with Cards 71
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 presentation
Also 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-count
Related 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 Hidden Block Packet Switch
Tricks with Cards 90
Unknown Multiple Bottom Change brief
Tricks with Cards 91
Unknown Eights as Sevens show fan of Eights as Sevens
Tricks with Cards 92
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 stack
Also 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
Professor Hoffmann Card Tricks without Apparatus, and chiefly dependent upon Sleight of Hand
  • Advice to the Neophyte
  • The Conjurer's "Patter"
Tricks with Cards 99
Unknown The Obedient Aces
Tricks with Cards 103
Unknown Classic Pass False Cut
Tricks with Cards 106
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
Unknown To turn over the Pack
Tricks with Cards 111
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 Equivoque one out of four
Tricks with Cards 112
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 Classic Pass Half Pass
Tricks with Cards 119
Unknown Friction Toss
Tricks with Cards 120
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 Cut Force spectator cuts into break
Tricks with Cards 122
Unknown Opening a Sealed Pack
Tricks with Cards 124
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 Classic Pass False Cut handling 2
Tricks with Cards 130
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 Drawing off the Table Edge Switch
Tricks with Cards 131
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
Professor Hoffmann Card tricks with Apparatus, or requiring Special Cards introduction
Tricks with Cards 136
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 On Splitting brief, see also footnote on page 143
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 The Card Table round small tray
Tricks with Cards 158
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 Black Backed Card
Tricks with Cards 152
Unknown Iron Foil Card magnetic application
Tricks with Cards 181
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 horizontally
Related 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 Hollow Deck Shell to produce coins, see also page 194 for other model
Tricks with Cards 193
Unknown A Pack of Cards changed to a Handkerchief handkerchief and cards in leather case change places
Tricks with Cards 194
Unknown Hollow Deck Shell for handkerchief
Tricks with Cards 195
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 The Charlier System of Card-Marking punch marked deck
More Magic 66
Charlier Reading the Cards
More Magic 68
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile
More Magic 69
Professor Hoffmann Introducing a Stacked Deck
More Magic 74
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