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Professor Hoffmann Managing the False Transfer gaze and angles Modern Magic 154
Professor Hoffmann The "Click" and Delaying the Effect Modern Magic 155
Professor Hoffmann Introduction some rules for conjuring Modern Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann The Magic Wand Modern Magic 4
Professor Hoffmann The Magician's Table Modern Magic 5
Professor Hoffmann The Magician's Dress - Profondes
- Pochettes
- "Loading" Pockets
Modern Magic 8
Professor Hoffmann General Principles of Sleight-of-Hand applicable to Card Tricks Modern Magic 11
Professor Hoffmann Managing the Pass misdirection and gaze Modern Magic 14
Unknown To pass a Marked Florin (or Half-crown) into the Centre of two Oranges in Succession Variations Modern Magic 170
Professor Hoffmann The Value of Personal Instruction Modern Magic 40
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Watch Box for vanishing a watchRelated to Modern Magic 219
Professor Hoffmann Lighting and Background for Thread Work Modern Magic 229
Professor Hoffmann Tricks with Handkerchief Modern Magic 236
Professor Hoffmann Loading a Lemon Modern Magic 248
Professor Hoffmann The Cups and Balls introduction Modern Magic 271
Professor Hoffmann General Comments on structure and presentation Modern Magic 278
Professor Hoffmann Tips on the Classic Force Modern Magic 89
Professor Hoffmann Making Double Facers Modern Magic 90
Professor Hoffmann Concealing the Cause Modern Magic 69
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Decanter and the Crystal Balls clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, two methodsRelated to Modern Magic 426
Professor Hoffmann Electrical Tricks general comments Modern Magic 480
Professor Hoffmann Concluding Observations - Hints as to Working up Tricks
- Arrangement of Programme
- Stage Arrangements
- Parting Counsels
Modern Magic 502
Professor Hoffmann Mode of Preparing specially adhesive Wax for Conjuring Purposes Modern Magic 118
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
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Tables - Pistons Tricks with Cards 204
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
Professor Hoffmann To Make the Pass "the very backbone of card conjuring" Tricks with Cards 4
Professor Hoffmann To Force Three Cards together three force cards repeat abcabcabc... Tricks with Cards 15
Professor Hoffmann N. B. how to get the deck in line of sight for glimpse Tricks with Cards 19
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Table - The Servante Tricks with Cards 36
Professor Hoffmann The use of the Magic Wand Tricks with Cards 36
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
Professor Hoffmann Thought Anticipated general thoughts on the plot Tricks with Cards 128
Professor Hoffmann Card tricks with Apparatus, or requiring Special Cards introduction Tricks with Cards 136
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
Professor Hoffmann Introducing a Stacked Deck More Magic 74
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
Professor Hoffmann The Magic Card Case "A Chosen Card made to pass into an Empty Case", leather-covered case More Magic 115
Professor Hoffmann Addition behind Mirror More Magic 130
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards single card "reproduces" into duplicates, repeated with other cards, duplicates vanished again, pull More Magic 131
Professor Hoffmann Card-Vanisher pull with clip More Magic 133
Professor Hoffmann, Dr. Lynn The Penetrative Coin two borrowed hats & two bowls are build up on the table, four coins dropped in top one, the travel down in lower bowls audibly one by one, mechanical table More Magic 147
Professor Hoffmann Multiplying Coins and Tricks therewith shell, one coin becomes three and one again More Magic 161
Professor Hoffmann The eight Coins and two Brass Covers four borrowed coins each under two brass covers, coins travel from one pile to the other, two shells, also done in hands of spectator without covers More Magic 165
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Tumbler "To pass a coin from a Glass of Water into the Centre of an Orange", with full patterInspired by More Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann A Smashed Watch borrowed watch placed in paper bag, performer steps on it by mistake, watch crushed further in mortar, then shot on flower pot and it reappears in roots, with variation More Magic 185
Devono Watch-bag watch placed in bag and bag swung around to crash watchVariations More Magic 193
Professor Hoffmann Watch-Stocking lady's stocking produced from spectator, watch placed in lady's socking which is swung around to crash watchInspired by More Magic 195
Professor Hoffmann Sleeve as Explanation for Spectators More Magic 211
Professor Hoffmann The Vanishing Pocket-handkerchief found in a Candle "New Method", with phase in which borrowed handkerchief shrinks in two phases More Magic 221
Professor Hoffmann Feats of Divination introduction More Magic 236
Robert Heller, Professor Hoffmann "Second Sight" Tricks with code outline More Magic 243
Professor Hoffmann Another Method More Magic 265
Professor Hoffmann On Shell Props More Magic 273
Professor Hoffmann The Chameleon Ball small ball changes color multiple times More Magic 274
Professor Hoffmann Tricks with Hats Hartz and his "Hat" Trick More Magic 285
Professor Hoffmann The Cannon-Ball Trick "improved", cannon-ball from hat More Magic 291
Professor Hoffmann The Animated Cigar cigar stands on top of hat and dances around More Magic 303
Professor Hoffmann The Magnetized Hat - Another Method hat is animated on table More Magic 317
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
Professor Hoffmann The Demon Marksman More Magic 437
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi More Magic 457
Professor Hoffmann Introductory More Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann Tables in Magic how things have been simplified More Magic 4
Professor Hoffmann To Force three Cards together three cards repeat itself, spectator cuts anywhere More Magic 13
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
Professor Hoffmann As an Out Trick for a Failed Force More Magic 48
Professor Hoffmann A Borrowed Watch Reproduced from a Glass of Milk watch vanishes, milk poured from one glass to another, then watch taken out of milk, dry and functioning, two presentations Later Magic 157
Professor Hoffmann Using Shakespeare Quotes in Patter Later Magic 161
Professor Hoffmann, Joseph Michael Hartz, Professor De Vere The Locked and Corded Boxes nest of boxes
- The Old Method
- The Writer's Own Method
- The Hartz Method
- The De Vere Method
Later Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann, Professor Anderson Excessive Use of Apparatus Later Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann The Flight of Time routine with watch, sight gags, watch vanishes from box, apparently shot with pistol into spectator, wand pushed into spectatorRelated to Later Magic 183
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VI - Tricks with Rings Later Magic 189
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VII - Tricks with Handkerchiefs - The Recommendations of the Handkerchief for Magical Purposes Later Magic 207
Professor Hoffmann What is Best? Later Magic 222
Professor Hoffmann A Simple Appliance for Handkerchief Multiplication Later Magic 228
Professor Hoffmann Colour-Changing Tricks - The Inventors of the Colour-Change Later Magic 241
Professor Hoffmann Methods of "Vanishing" a Handkerchief Later Magic 268
Professor Hoffmann Miscellaneous Handkerchief Tricks Later Magic 303
Professor Hoffmann Preface Later Magic iii
Professor Hoffmann Introduction Later Magic xvii
Professor Hoffmann Chapter I - The Conjurer's Dress and Contrivances in Connection therewith chapter intro Later Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann Chapter II - Appliances and Expedients of General Utility chapter intro Later Magic 16
Hamley Brothers The "Premier" Servante attached to table, collapses flat, Professor Hoffmann suggests suction cup attachment Later Magic 20
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VIII - Flag Tricks chapter intro Later Magic 349
Professor Hoffmann Deck Switch with Cigar-Box or similar item Later Magic 29
Professor Hoffmann A Special "Trap" for trapdoor in table or suitcase Later Magic 30
Professor Hoffmann Chapter IX - Tricks with Gloves chapter intro Later Magic 366
Professor Hoffmann Handkerchiefs to Glass two handkerchiefs travel into glass that spectator holds, ends clean Later Magic 47
Professor Hoffmann Chapter X - Tricks with Eggs - The Celluloid Egg Later Magic 390
Professor Hoffmann Production Addition to "Heller and De Vere Table" mechanical system to get item to top of table from within Later Magic 90
Professor Hoffmann Concatenation Extraordinary thirty separate metal links links to chain in tumbler
- thread and gaffed table method
- A Simpler Method, with the Mirror Glass
Later Magic 94
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XI - Tricks with Hats chapter intro Later Magic 437
Professor Hoffmann Chapter IV - The Magic Wand and Tricks Therewith chapter intro Later Magic 102
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XII - Miscellaneous Tricks chapter intro Later Magic 471
Professor Hoffmann, Professor Sylvester The Self-Supporting Wand clinging to hand and other objects, thread and other gimmicks
- Introductory Patter
- Various Methods of Suspension
- The Wand Supported without any Mechanical Aid
Later Magic 105
Professor Hoffmann The Rapping Wand thread, to answer questions Later Magic 113
Professor Hoffmann The Melting Coin (Improved) coin becomes soft, held into flame, becomes tin-foil ballRelated to
  • "La Pièce Fusible" (Robert-Houdin, Secrets of Conjuring and Magic)
Later Magic 484
Ellis Stanyon The Climbing Ring on wandRelated to Later Magic 118
J. Nevil Maskelyne, Professor Hoffmann The Great Dictionary Trick word appears on armRelated to Later Magic 490
Professor Hoffmann My Friend in Thibet card put in a box, two blank cards in envelopes with pencils, on chosen blank card name of selection appears Later Magic 497
Professor Hoffmann Fake Turnover to show both sides blank Later Magic 500
Professor Hoffmann Chapter V - Tricks with Watches chapter intro Later Magic 134
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi Later Magic 554
P. T. Selbit, Professor Hoffmann A New "Palm" for Watches Later Magic 146
Professor Hoffmann Glass Vanish Variation Also published here Later Magic 682
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlingsAlso published here Later Magic 719
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi Later Magic 738
Professor Hoffmann Preface Magical Titbits iii
Mr. Gilbert, Professor Hoffmann The Changing Handkerchief Boxes two handkerchief of different color in two cardboard boxes transposeAlso published here Magical Titbits 25
Professor Hoffmann The Ball of Wool Trick (Improved) Also published here Magical Titbits 35
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi Magical Titbits 221
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlingsAlso published here Magical Titbits 181
Professor Hoffmann Glass Vanish Variation Also published here Magical Titbits 140
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIII - New Miscellaneous Tricks Later Magic 557
Professor Hoffmann Recollections of Hartz biographical information on Hartz Magical Titbits 67
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routineAlso published here Magical Titbits 55
Mr. Gilbert, Professor Hoffmann The Changing Handkerchief Boxes two handkerchief of different color in two cardboard boxes transposeAlso published here Later Magic 578
Professor Hoffmann The Ball of Wool Trick (Improved) Also published here Later Magic 585
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routineRelated toAlso published here Later Magic 602
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls Related to Later Magic 612
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIV - Recollections of Hartz the Wizard biographical information on Hartz Later Magic 614
Professor Hoffmann The Flying Card card from deck to case, sticky card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 105
Professor Hoffmann Table Edge Switch with Servante Greater Magic 326
Professor Hoffmann A Triple Discovery three selections are located twice, stripper deck Greater Magic 457
Theodore Annemann, Professor Hoffmann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are namedRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
Professor Hoffmann Hollow Egg Idea Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 8) 184
Gerald Kosky Outwaited Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 750
Theodore Annemann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are namedAlso published here The Best in Magic 102
Fred Robinson (reviewer) Baccarat Fair and Foul by Professor Hoffmann Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 9) 403
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Baccarat Fair & Foul by Professor Hoffmann Interlocutor (Issue 21) 81
Stephen Minch (reviewer) Modern Magic (1876) by Professor Hoffmann From Witchcraft to Card Tricks 20
Stephen Minch (reviewer) More Magic (1890) by Professor Hoffmann From Witchcraft to Card Tricks 25
Karl Fulves Cause an Effect card chosen, next selection named before it is made even though no faces have been seen by performer, Slip Force applicationInspired byVariations Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 10
Karl Fulves Database further comments and credit information on the referenced itemsRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 115
Karl Fulves The Gypsy's Secret Gypsy Switch of item as it is wrapped in handkerchief
- Basics In Brief
- Robert-Houdin
- Professor Hoffmann
Related to
  • "Reverse Thinking" (Discoverie #8)
Prolix (Issue 2) 113