The Best of Pentagram Card Magic by Martin Breese

(c. 1990) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)

Details: The best card magic from the pages of The Pentagram magazine (1946-1960)

Contents: (updated Sep 2018 – only had first page of Contents!)

1 Super Speller (George Blake)
6 The Nonsuch Card Prediction (Francis Haxton)
8 A Legacy From Jordan (Francis Haxton)
10 An Ace Change (Roy Walton)
12 Double Stop (Franklin V. Taylor)
14 On Double Stop (R.J. Fisher)
15 Double Stoppered (Ron Baillie)
18 On Double Stop (Jack Potter)
19 Full Stop Double Stop (Hugh A. Carroll)
20 A Trick With a Purpose (Wilfred Johnson)
22 Turnover Change (Harry Hickson)
24 The Twenty-Seventh Card (C. Dudley Whitnall)
27 Improved Sure-Fire Force (C. Dudley Whitnall)
30 The Ladies Looking Glass Sans Pass (Tudor Brock)
34 By Three (George Johnson)
36 Discovery X (Bill O’Connor)
38 Precogspeller (Peter Warlock)
43 Sandwich Spread (Peter Warlock)
45 The A.C.I.D. Test (Leslie may)
48 Buried Treasure (Alex Elmsley)
49 Two Relative Key Locations (Alex Elmsley)
51 Kortially Yours (Milton Kort)
53 Kortially Yours 2 (Milton Kort)
56 Angle on Marle (Peter Warlock)
58 Angle on Angle on Marlo (Stewart James)
60 Variation on Card Incidence (Peter Moffat)
62 Result of Thought (Roy Scott)
64 Aeroplane Card Trick (Dai Vernon)
66 The Centre Double Lift (Jack Avis)
68 Rara Avis (Jack Avis)
72 Change Fold (Herbert Milton)
75 The Sands of Time (Bobby Bernard)
77 Royal Quadrille (Harry Burnside and Charles Cameron)
80 Poker (Roy Walton)
82 Chango (Roy Walton)
84 Annemann Interlude (Gustave Southall)
87 One Over the Eight (James Esler)
88 Simplicity Speller (Bobby Bernard)
90 Divination of Two Mentally Selected Cards (Edward G. Brown)
93 Brown Study (T.S. Ransom)
96 Open Intruder (Alex Elmsley)
99 Still Taking Three (Alex Elmsley)
106 Brownwaves (Alex Elmsley)
111 Brownaves No Looking (Alex Elmsley)
114 Thought On a Mentally Selected Card (Jack Yates)
115 Clannish (Roy Scott)
119 About Turn (Hugh Scott)
121 About Turn (Various Authors)
124 A Scarf Called Mobius (Roy Walton)
130 The Reverse Stack (Roy Scott)
135 Peculiar Patience (John Howie)
139 Queens and Water (Roy Walton)

141 The Card Work of Graham Adams
141 Introduction by Peter Warlock
142 The Triangle 
146 Ne Plus Ultra
150 The Whispering Trick 
152 Any Card Called For 
157 The Boomerang Card 
160 My Favourite Trick 
163 You Do as I Do 
166 A New Spelling Bee with a Surprise Finish
169 The Card on the Arm 
171 The Card in Cigarette – First Method 
174 The Card in Cigarette – Second Method 
176 A Card Discovery 
177 The Cut Card Revealed
179 Erdnase on Mentalism 
181 A Card Combination 
182 The Stanley Collins Change 
184 Houdini’s Torn Card Trick 
185 The Combination 
186 Accompanied by The Joker
190 The Sleepy Card 
191 Simplicity 
192 A Catch 
194 Assembling the Pack 
198 A Nap Routine 
201 A Game of Nap 
204 How to Play Nap 
206 Bottom Dealing 
213 Second Dealing 
215 Dealing Bottoms with One Hand 
216 Dealing Seconds with One Hand 
217 Jumping Jacks 
218 A Dealing Routine 
221 A Useful Card Palm 
223 A Variation on the Diagonal Palm Shift

  • Publisher: Martin Breese
  • Pages: 228
  • Location: London, UK
  • Edited by: Martin Breese
  • Dimensions: 6″x9″
  • Date: 1990
  • Binding: hardbound

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Approx. Price: $20.00 (2005) ***

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