Encyclopedia of Card Tricks (Paperback)

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By Glenn Gravatt, Jean Hugard (Editor)
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2016 Reprint of 1937 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Based on a volume compiled by Dr. Wilhelm Von Deusen and Glenn G. Gravatt, this collection was thoroughly revised by Jean Hugard and completely rewritten. It is easily the finest single compendium of classic card tricks, and the clear style makes the instructions easy to follow. An indispensable book for the professional or amateur magician, it is a magnificent source for anyone who wants just the right tricks to mystify his friends or delight his children. Contents - CHAPTER I: MISCELLANEOUS IMPROMPTU CARD TRICKS - CHAPTER II: SPELLING EFFECTS IN CARD MAGIC - CHAPTER III: "YOU DO AS I DO" - CHAPTER IV: CARD SUBTLETIES UTILIZING KEY CARDS - CHAPTER V: "SLICK" PRINCIPLES IN CARD MAGIC - CHAPTER VI: CARD MYSTERIES EMPLOYING DIACHYLON - CHAPTER VII: DOUBLE BACK PRINCIPLES IN CARD MAGIC - CHAPTER VIII: MAGIC UTILIZING DOUBLE FACED CARDS - CHAPTER IX: CARD MYSTERIES USING A ONE-WAY BACK DESIGN O - CHAPTER X: REVERSED ORDINARY CARDS - CHAPTER XI: CALCULATION TRICKS WITH ORDINARY CARDS - CHAPTER XII: THE MYSTERIES OF A PREARRANGED PACK OF CARDS - CHAPTER XIII: MAGIC WITH A SVENGALI PACK OF CARDS - CHAPTER XIV: MAGIC WITH A MENE-TEKEL PACK OF CARDS - CHAPTER XV: MAGIC WITH A STRIPPER PACK OF CARDS - CHAPTER XVI: MAGICAL MYSTERIES WITH SPECIAL PACKS - CHAPTER XVII: THE USE OF SHORT CARDS IN MAGICAL EFFECTS - CHAPTER XVIII: MORE MISCELLANEOUS TRICKS - CHAPTER XIX: INDISPENSABLE SLEIGHTS - CHAPTER XX: THE NIKOLA CARD SYSTEM.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781614279402
ISBN-10: 1614279403
Publisher: Martino Fine Books
Publication Date: March 2nd, 2016
Pages: 406
Language: English