Albo 05 – Still Further Classic Magic With Apparatus by Robert J. Albo

(c. 1985) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)

The Fifth of the Dr. Albo Books #? of 550 (estimated) copies issued.

Details: This is one of the largest volumes of the series and had substantially fewer volumes printed (estimated at approximately 550). This is often the volume collectors are missing due to the relatively low number printed. It starts as Volume 4 does with more on magic collections with many black and white photograph of various collections. Next up is “Liquid and Fish” apparatus covering standards such as lotas, milk pictures, fish bowl productions, and more. The “Clock and Watches” section covers vanishing alarm clocks, Stull watches, watch and clock stands, and more. The next section is “Candles” where vanishing, floating, and haunted candles are explained among other things. The “More Additions” section features miscellaneous tricks with blocks, coins, cards and more. The largest section is dedicated to “Spiritualistic Effects” which features among other things rapping hand, spirit clock, talking Buddha, “Doctor Q Slates”, and talking skulls. The book concludes with a section of magic by Hofzinser and section on magic tokens. The color section contains over 40 pages of photographs. 423 total pages.

Contents:

Thank You’s IX

Chapter One / THE MAGIC OF COLLECTING

Chapter Two / LIQUID AND FISH 13

  • The French Coffee Pot 15
  • The Sucker Glass Vanish 16
  • The Vanishing Glass Of Liquid 18
  • Patriotic Liquids 19
  • Neptune’s Tube 21
  • The Vanishing Golf Fish 23
  • The Marvelous Glass Of Liquid Production 25
  • Foocan 26
  • The Inexhaustible Vase (Lota Bowl) 27
  • The Bogart Tubes 28
  • Pormor-Filmore 30
  • Ink To Goldfish And Water 31
  • Wine And Waler 36
  • The Barrell Of Plenty 39
  • Stack Of Fish Bowls Production 42
  • Aquarium Fish Production 45
  • Aerial Fish Catching 47
  • Gold Fish Bowl Production 50
  • Westgate Bowl Production 52
  • The Milk Pitcher 54
  • The Ink Through The Hat. 55
  • The Miraculous Pitcher (McCullough) 57
  • The Glass Of Liquid Vanish 58
  • The Marshall Bowl Vanish 59
  • The Mystic Funnell 61
  • The Enchanted Cylinder 63
  • Liquid To Livestock 64
  • The Cocktail Canisters 66
  • The Cocktail Shaker 67
  • Multum In Parvo 68
  • Drivelego 69
  • Multiple Goldfish Bowl Vanish 71
  • The Vanishing Glass Of Water (Mirage) 72
  • The Glass Of Liquid Through Hal 74
  • The Glass Of Liquid Vanish 79
  • The Fish Bowl Production 80
  • The Mysterious Wine Canister 82

Chapter Three / CLOCKS AND WATCHES 85

  • Clock Transposition 87
  • The Vanishing Alarm Clock 90
  • The Vanishing And Reappearing Clock 92
  • The Appearing Watches On Chain 94
  • Frame And Disappearing Watches 95
  • The Passe-Passe Clocks 96
  • The Flash-Die Alarm Clock Change 97
  • Target Watch Production 99
  • The Watch Box 102
  • The Mortar And Pestle 104
  • The Sucker Die Box Clock Vanish 107
  • Broken Glass-Watch Production 109
  • The Clock And Pocket Watch Transposition 111
  • Conradi Watch Production Stand 111
  • Stull Watches 114
  • Multiple Watch Productions And Vanishes (Gimmicked Pocket Watches) 115
  • Conradi Tamborine Watch Production 116
  • The Vanishing Clock Tray 118
  • Conradi Vanishing Clock Stand 121
  • The Watch Stand 123
  • Donald Holmes Master Watch Stand 125
  • Alarm Clock Appearance 126
  • The Watch Box 128

Chapter Four / CANDLES 131

  • The Handkerchief From Candle Flame 133
  • The Vanishing And Reappearing Candle 134
  • The Hankerchief On The Candle 135
  • Handkerchief In The Candle 138
  • The Candle That Was 139
  • Candle To Flag 141
  • The Candle To Bouquet 142
  • The Candle To Fan 144
  • The Candle To Handkerchief (Candle Tube) 145
  • The Haunted Candle 147
  • The Floating Candle 148
  • The Magic Candle Stand 150
  • The Vanishing And Reappearing Firecracker 151
  • The Lighting And Unlighling Candles 152
  • The Flame Through The Handkerchief 155
  • Coins From The Candle 156
  • The Visible Candle Production Stand 157
  • Candle to Flags 158
  • Candle Stand 159

Chapter Five / MORE ADDITIONS 161

  • The Okito Rice Bowls 163
  • The Flag Vase 164
  • Confetti to Doves 166
  • The Cards On The Class Plate 168
  • Nest of Boxes 169
  • Marked Coin In The Nest Of Boxes And Salt Shaker 173
  • Confetti To Chinese Lantern 174
  • The Novel Mahogany Cage 176
  • The Mysterious Money Box 177
  • The Visible Block Into The Hat 178
  • Nic’s Napkins 180
  • The Morrison Egg Vase 182
  • The Unique Ball Vase 183
  • The Excelsior Card Rise 184
  • The Dehempsey Coin Pail 186
  • Tip-Over Boxes 187
  • The Giant Card Rise 189
  • The Baffling Blocks 191
  • The Coin Easel 192
  • The Coin Release Cards 195
  • The Fantastic Die Penetration 197
  • The Hoffman Coin Box 200
  • A Novel Coin Box 201
  • Coin Boxes 202
  • The Miraculous Power Of Crystal 203
  • The Pillar Of The Magi (Addendum) 205
  • Thayer Coin Boxes 206
  • Unique Exchange Drawer Box 207

Chapter Six / SPlRITUALISTIC EFFECTS 209

  • The Ethereal Floating Table 211
  • A Voice From The Great Beyond 212
  • The Talking Buddha 216
  • Divination 217
  • The Wonder Clock 218
  • The Vase And Colored Stick Divination 219
  • The Vase And Colored Discs 220
  • Spirit Message Box 221
  • The Divining Vase 223
  • The Mysterious Box And Magic Telescope 224
  • The Mystery Of Mysteries 225
  • The Mystery Of the Numbers 227
  • The Rapping Hand 228
  • The Phanton Shadow Illusion 231
  • The Spirit Paintings 232
  • A Trip To Spookville 237
  • The Handkerchief Spirit Cabinet 241
  • The Talking Skulls 243
  • The Changing Question Box 248
  • The Super “X” Changing Basket 249
  • The Magic Billet Box 250
  • The Billet Exchange Casket 251
  • The Modern Crystal Gazing Act 253
  • Crystal Gazing 254
  • The Patriotic Candles 257
  • The Rapping Door 260
  • The Billet Tube 261
  • The Billet Knife 262
  • The Knife Through The Finger 263
  • The Devil’s Lock 265
  • The Spirit Bcll-I 268
  • Prediction Chest 269
  • The Devil’s Mailbox 276
  • The Spirit Bcll-11 279
  • The Spirit Buzzer 281
  • The X-Ray Vision Box 282
  • The Spirit Clock Dial 283
  • The Spirit Tom Tom 285
  • The Thumb Lock Penetration
  • The Geneva Watch 287
  • The Prediction Top 288
  • The Mystery Pyramids 289
  • A Whisper From Beyond 291
  • The Clipboard Reaper 293
  • The Magic Note Pad 295
  • The Miraculous Card Prediction 295
  • The Doctor Q Slates 296
  • The Marvelous Bolteo Slates 297
  • The New Miracle Slates 298
  • The Midget Spirit Slate 299
  • The Gambol Of The Spirits 301
  • The Mysterious Addition 302
  • Cagliostro 303
  • The Original Slate Mystery 304
  • The Hidden Message 306

Chapter Seven / DR. JOHANN NEPOMUK HOFZINSER 307

  • Dr. Johann Nepomuk Hofzinger (1806-1875) 309
  • The Rice Vase 310
  • The Metal Bell 311
  • The Ink Of The Enamored 313
  • The Prediction Box 314
  • The Stock Market Speculator 315
  • The Pearls 316
  • The Torn And Restored Card 316
  • The Coin Box 317
  • The Numbered Discs 318
  • The Twenties 319
  • The Grandfather 320
  • The Ring In Danger 321
  • The Lantern Of Diogenes 321
  • The Card Box 322
  • The Rose Mirror 322

Chapter Eight / MAGICIANS TOKENS AND COINS 325

  • Tokens And Coins 327 (F. William Kuethe Jr.)

Chapter Nine / COLOR SECTION 341

QUOTES 423

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