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David Devant "Magnetisierte Wasser" with glass cylinder
Dec. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12) 185
Carl Willmann, David Devant Wie Devant einen Ring vertauscht long intro about apparatus vs. sleight-of-hand, ring switch in which ring is put on second finger and duplicate is already on bent-in first finger, fingers switched while walking on stage
Sep. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 139
David Devant The Vest Servante
Related to 1903 Later Magic 25
David Devant Concatenation Extraordinary - Devant's Method chain pieces link, glass with one foot but two bowls in right angle attached
1903 Later Magic 99
David Devant Colour-Changing by the Aid of a Paper Tube
  • The Elementary Method
1903 Later Magic 247
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself
1903 Later Magic 303
David Devant Devant's "Transvaal Flag" Trick flag apparently cut in two with sword but vanishes instead, then a small flag becomes larger
1903 Later Magic 361
David Devant The Flying Thimble with one-handed palm and retrieval onto first finger
1903 Later Magic 502
David Devant The Jar of Water and Hat glass of water vanishes from paper bag and appears in hat, click sound effect with coin as glass is apparently set on plate, repeat with glass in handkerchief
1903 Later Magic 538
David Devant The Bag of Mystery egg appears in spectator's hand covered with paper bag, expanding bird cage produced from bag, borrowed ring put in beaten egg, vanishes, reappears in nest of envelopes
1903 Later Magic 544
David Devant, T. Nelson Downs The Magician's Will Power with one-way deck improvement by Downs
1909 The Art of Magic 176
David Devant The Devant "Mark-Off" how to establish break under certain number of card
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 55
Jean Hugard Thaumaturgy Credits David Devant with inventing thimble manipulation, plus describes different types of thimbles
1936 Thimble Magic 3
David Devant The Triangle Trick double facers
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 133
David Devant Thought Card Discovered punching selection secretly
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 306
David Devant The Triangle twenty-six double facers
1938 Greater Magic 441
David Devant Dyeing the Silks credit information
1938 Greater Magic 608
David Devant The Ghost
1938 Greater Magic 975
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Lessons in Conjuring by David Devant 1944 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume I 22
Charlie Miller, David Devant A Lesson in Magic with assistant, one claims to teach "handkerchief to lemon", handkerchief changes to small pieces, to ribbon, then to lemon, handkerchief inside, center cut out of two handkerchiefs, mismade handkerchief restoration, handkerchief to liquid, restored handkerchiefs reappear
1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 41
Charlie Miller David Devant's Silver Ball only effect description
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 80
Charlie Miller Sun and Moon borrowed handkerchief, center sections transpose
Related to 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 81
David Devant Coin Transfer while counting and showing each coin in one hand,coins are transferd to the other hand
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 194
David Devant, Faucett Ross Eggs from Hat Produce lots of eggs from a hat, keep dropping on the floor, comedy routine
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 114
T. Nelson Downs, David Devant 3. Downs' Flag Production Produce flags from suitcase on telescopic staff
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 180
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Our Magic by John Nevil Maskelyne (written by David Devant)
Second Edition
1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume III 10
David Devant, Dai Vernon Nimble Nickels No. 49, ten coins in two rows, picked up in pairs, one coin moved across, they all travel across, double toss
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 51
Alexander de Cova Body Servante construction, techniques and applications
Related to 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 135
Johnny "J.J." Johnston Opus talks to David Devant made-up "interview"
Related to Mar. 1994 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 1) 9
John Nevil Maskelyne Dear Opus fictitious fax by Maskelyn
Related to Sep. 1994 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 2) 17
Robert Parrish The Well of Invisibility "The Japanese Box" routine
Related to
  • David Devant ("The Best Tricks and How to Do Them")
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 54
David Devant Change of a Half "Unsolved Mysteries"
half crown in hand changes to any combination of change the spectator chooses, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 120
David Devant Linking Finger Rings "Unsolved Mysteries"
description of classic effect, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 120
David Devant Reverse Writing "Unsolved Mysteries"
writing on blotting paper is not reversed/mirrored, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 120
David Devant Tiger Tiger "Unsolved Mysteries"
tiger rug shaken and tiger produced, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 120
David Devant Overhand Shuffle Control
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 76
Paul Curry, Michael F. Zens, David Devant Out of the Past deck is separated in halves, two cards thought of and one is selected, performer puts one card from the half into the other, first card is missing, second spectator touches a card, that is put into the other half and also his card is missing, third card invisibly travels into the other half
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Genii" vol. 7 no. 4, 1942
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 102
John Carney Legends: David Devant
2002 The Book of Secrets 258
David Devant Egg from Empty Glass - Second Method: Devant's Visible Production egg appears visibly in glass
Also published here
  • "Egg Caught in Wine Glass" (Magic, Vol. 9 No. 1, Oct. 1908, p. 2)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 53
W. Donald Forsyth The Caledonian Mystery egg appears, one-egg routine, egg vanishes, egg and hat routine in which more eggs appear, large egg climax
Also published here
  • David Devant, Secrets of My Magic, 1936, p. 222
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 276
Roberto Giobbi Devant and Goliath of David Devant
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 15) 178
Roberto Giobbi Catchphrases of Famous Performers list, Charles Bertram, Max Malini, José Frakson, Dante, Kalanag, Silvan, Juan Tamariz, Horace Goldin, Dr. Giovanni, David Devant, Bruce Cervon, Allan Ackerman, Tommy Cooper, Paul Daniels, Sirdani, Dani DaOrtiz
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Nov 2) 315
Kainoa Harbottle Devant at the Bar... Or A Judicious Bibliography of Coin Vanishes
  • By Means of Metal
on a newspaper report about a court appearance of David Devant performing coin vanishes
Jan. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 1) 26