The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Magic by Walter B. Gibson

(c. 1969) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)

The complete illustrated book of card magic: the principles and professional techniques fully revealed in text and photographs.

Details: All basic secrets, master methods, and the greatest magic tricks done with cards – explained and illustrated step-by-step by WALTER B. GIBSON, one of the greatest authorities in the history of magic!

If you have ever been baffled by the flawless performance of a card trick . . . if you have ever dreamed of amazing your friends with a deck of cards . . . this astonishing, giant of a book is for you. It shows how all the tricks are done – and how to do them yourself. And it’s easy! Because Walter Gibson – friend and close associate of Houdini and Blackstone – explains every trick every step of the way!

The ultimate reference on card magic You’ll learn Houdini’s own “top change,” how to prepare a deck, how to force a spectator to choose the card you want him to. You’ll find nine pages of gambler’s tricks. In all, you’ll learn 23 simplified tricks; 89 basic sleights; 86 methods of card control; 34 patterns of card discoveries; 18 special tricks; 51 flourishes; 9 color changes; 85 full-pack tricks; 33 special types of tricks; 17 dealing tricks; and 20 prepared tricks. All in the 200,000 clearest, most authoritative words ever written on the subject.

Plus . . . 379 Photo-illustrations. Every photograph is captioned and every one was taken with mirrors. Which means that, as Walter Gibson performed, he saw his hands an d chose the clearest position for the photograph . You see every step o f the trick exactly.

Contents:

Page 1 ………… SIMPLIFIED CARD TRICKS

Page 1 ……………………………… Triumphant Threes
Page 2 ……………………………… As Many As You
Page 3 ……………………………… Royal Roundup
Page 5 ……………………………… Add-a-Card
Page 6 ……………………………… Predicted Heap
Page 8 ……………………………… Thieves and Sheep
Page 9 ……………………………… Improved Piano Mystery
Page 10 ……………………………… Mental Mastery
Page 11 ……………………………… Double Choice
Page 11 ……………………………… Super Mental Mastery
Page 13 ……………………………… Kings and Queens
Page 14 ……………………………… Royal Marriages
Page 16 ……………………………… Red-Card Prediction
Page 17 ……………………………… Super-Red Prediction
Page 19 ……………………………… Twenty-Seven Trick
Page 20 ……………………………… Fifth Card
Page 21 ……………………………… One Choice in Five
Page 21 ……………………………… One Out of Many
Page 22 ……………………………… Transposed Cards
Page 23 ……………………………… Color Sense
Page 24 ……………………………… Three Color Packets
Page 25 ……………………………… Forty-Nine Cards

Page 29 ………… FALSE SHUFFLES, CUTS, AND DEALING SLEIGHTS

Page 29 ……………………………… Ways of Dealing Cards
Page 29 ……………………………… Simple or Reverse Deal
Page 30 ……………………………… Turnup Deal
Page 31 ……………………………… Group Deal
Page 32 ……………………………… End Deals
Page 32 ……………………………… Bottom Draw
Page 32 ……………………………… Cutting the Pack
Page 33 ……………………………… Single Cut
Page 33 ……………………………… Multiple Cut
Page 33 ……………………………… Undercut
Page 34 ……………………………… One-Hand Table Cut
Page 35 ……………………………… Turnover Move
Page 37 ……………………………… Shuffling the Pack
Page 38 ……………………………… Standard Overhand
Page 39 ……………………………… Reverse Overhand
Page 39 ……………………………… Front-and-Back Overhand Shuffle
Page 40 ……………………………… Dovetail Shuffle
Page 41 ……………………………… Outer-Corner Shuffle
Page 41 ……………………………… False Cuts
Page 41 ……………………………… Double Pickup
Page 41 ……………………………… Double Laydown
Page 42 ……………………………… Top-Card Blind
Page 43 ……………………………… Simulated Cut
Page 43 ……………………………… False Three-Heap Cut
Page 44 ……………………………… False Running Cut
Page 45 ……………………………… False Triple Cut
Page 47 ……………………………… False Shuffle Cut
Page 48 ……………………………… False Shuffles
Page 48 ……………………………… False Dovetail
Page 49 ……………………………… Small-Group Dovetail
Page 50 ……………………………… Push-Through Shuffle
Page 51 ……………………………… V Twist
Page 52 ……………………………… Inverted V Twist
Page 52 ……………………………… False Overhand Shuffles
Page 53 ……………………………… Top-to-Bottom Shuffle
Page 53 ……………………………… Double Pullaway
Page 53 ……………………………… Cut Shuffle
Page 54 ……………………………… False Front-and-Back Shuffle
Page 54 ……………………………… False Shuffle Devices
Page 54 ……………………………… In Jog
Page 56 ……………………………… Out Jog
Page 56 ……………………………… Break
Page 58 ……………………………… Second Deal
Page 60 ……………………………… Turnover Second Deal
Page 62 ……………………………… Bottom Deal

Page 64 ………… BASIC SLEIGHTS

Page 64 ……………………………… Methods of Presenting the Pass
Page 66 ……………………………… Standard Pass
Page 69 ……………………………… Slow-Motion Pass
Page 71 ……………………………… End-over-End Pass
Page 73 ……………………………… Slow-Motion End-over-End Pass
Page 76 ……………………………… Turnover (Herrmann) Pass
Page 79 ……………………………… Delayed Turnover Pass
Page 80 ……………………………… Modified Turnover Pass
Page 82 ……………………………… Charlier Pass
Page 85 ……………………………… Screening the Charlier Pass
Page 85 ……………………………… Turnaway
Page 85 ……………………………… Behind the Back
Page 85 ……………………………… Behind the Arm
Page 86 ……………………………… Right-Hand Screen
Page 86 ……………………………… Full-Front Pass
Page 87 ……………………………… Charlier Turnover
Page 87 ……………………………… How to Palm Cards
Page 87 ……………………………… Top Palm
Page 88 ……………………………… Simple Side Palm
Page 88 ……………………………… Palm Holds
Page 90 ……………………………… Improved Side Palm
Page 91 ……………………………… Side Count
Page 91 ……………………………… Spread Count
Page 91 ……………………………… End Count
Page 92 ……………………………… Spring Palm (Spring Count)
Page 93 ……………………………… Thumb Count
Page 93 ……………………………… End Palm
Page 94 ……………………………… Corner Palm
Page 96 ……………………………… Turnover Palm
Page 96 ……………………………… Second Palm
Page 97 ……………………………… Swivel Palm
Page 98 ……………………………… Bottom Palm
Page 98 ……………………………… Standard Bottom Palm
Page 99 ……………………………… Bottom Count
Page 100 ……………………………… Push-Out
Page 100 ……………………………… Thumb Steal
Page 101 ……………………………… Replacing Palmed Cards
Page 101 ……………………………… Simple Replacement
Page 102 ……………………………… Turnover Replacement
Page 102 ……………………………… Riffle Replacement
Page 102 ……………………………… Drop-On
Page 103 ……………………………… Bulge
Page 104 ……………………………… Pickup
Page 104 ……………………………… Cut Pickup
Page 105 ……………………………… Spread Replacement
Page 105 ……………………………… Ways of Changing a Card
Page 105 ……………………………… Bottom Change
Page 108 ……………………………… From Right to Left
Page 108 ……………………………… Sleeve Change
Page 109 ……………………………… Top Change
Page 111 ……………………………… From Right to Left
Page 111 ……………………………… Top-Change Deal
Page 112 ……………………………… Take-Away Change
Page 114 ……………………………… Concealed Top and Bottom Changes
Page 119 ……………………………… Palm Change
Page 120 ……………………………… Throw Change
Page 122 ……………………………… Spring Change

Page 124 ………… CARD CONTROLS

Page 124 ……………………………… Alternatives for the Pass
Page 124 ……………………………… Alternatives for the Standard Pass
Page 124 ……………………………… Sleeve to Sleeve
Page 125 ……………………………… Sleeve Switch
Page 125 ……………………………… Top-Middle-Bottom
Page 126 ……………………………… Revolving Pass
Page 127 ……………………………… Riffle Pass
Page 128 ……………………………… Throw Pass
Page 128 ……………………………… Alternatives for End-over-End
Page 128 ……………………………… Crosswise Bridge
Page 130 ……………………………… Longitudinal Bridge
Page 131 ……………………………… Single Card
Page 132 ……………………………… Double End-Over
Page 133 ……………………………… Forward Drop
Page 134 ……………………………… Push-Back
Page 136 ……………………………… Fan Grip
Page 137 ……………………………… Shuffle Pass
Page 137 ……………………………… Simple Shuffle Pass
Page 138 ……………………………… Reverse Shuffle Pass
Page 139 ……………………………… Special Shuffle Pass
Page 139 ……………………………… Corner Crimp
Page 140 ……………………………… Upward Crimp
Page 141 ……………………………… Downward Crimp
Page 142 ……………………………… Random Card
Page 143 ……………………………… Various Sleights I
Page 143 ……………………………… Half Pass
Page 143 ……………………………… With the Standard Pass
Page 143 ……………………………… With the Turnover Pass
Page 143 ……………………………… With the Modified Turnover Pass
Page 143 ……………………………… With the Charlier Pass
Page 144 ……………………………… Half Flip
Page 144 ……………………………… Turning the Pack
Page 144 ……………………………… Turnover
Page 145 ……………………………… Layover
Page 145 ……………………………… Glimpsing a Card
Page 145 ……………………………… Dovetail Glimpse
Page 146 ……………………………… Shuffle Glimpse
Page 146 ……………………………… Squeeze Glimpse
Page 147 ……………………………… Quick Top Glimpse
Page 148 ……………………………… Expert Glimpse
Page 148 ……………………………… Gambler’s Glimpse
Page 150 ……………………………… Various Sleights II
Page 150 ……………………………… Glide
Page 151 ……………………………… Slip (Slip Cut)
Page 152 ……………………………… Slide
Page 153 ……………………………… Flipover
Page 154 ……………………………… Double Lift
Page 154 ……………………………… Outward Lift
Page 156 ……………………………… Inward Lift
Page 156 ……………………………… Side Lift
Page 157 ……………………………… Remarks on Lifts
Page 157 ……………………………… Triple Lift
Page 158 ……………………………… Thumb-Off
Page 158 ……………………………… Drop
Page 159 ……………………………… Buckle
Page 160 ……………………………… Buckle Count
Page 160 ……………………………… False Count
Page 161 ……………………………… Forcing a Card
Page 162 ……………………………… Standard Force
Page 163 ……………………………… Behind the Back
Page 164 ……………………………… Alternative Procedure
Page 164 ……………………………… Joker Force
Page 165 ……………………………… Variant
Page 165 ……………………………… Face-Front Force
Page 167 ……………………………… Charlier Force
Page 167 ……………………………… Glide Force
Page 168 ……………………………… Cards in the Case
Page 169 ……………………………… Turnover Force
Page 169 ……………………………… Riffle Force
Page 169 ……………………………… With a Short Card
Page 170 ……………………………… Double Deal
Page 171 ……………………………… Double Turnover Force
Page 171 ……………………………… Special Controls
Page 171 ……………………………… Peek
Page 172 ……………………………… Tilt-Back
Page 173 ……………………………… Side-Drop
Page 173 ……………………………… Corner Grip
Page 174 ……………………………… Side Steal
Page 176 ……………………………… Riffle to Pocket
Page 177 ……………………………… Multiple Push-Through
Page 179 ……………………………… Palm Steal
Page 180 ……………………………… How to Switch Packs
Page 180 ……………………………… Simple Pocket Switch
Page 181 ……………………………… Duplex Pocket Switch
Page 181 ……………………………… Two-Pack-Trick Switch
Page 181 ……………………………… Single-Trick Switch
Page 181 ……………………………… Pocket-Handkerchief Switch
Page 182 ……………………………… Handkerchief on Table
Page 182 ……………………………… End Shuffle
Page 182 ……………………………… Basic Shuffle
Page 183 ……………………………… Simple Card Location
Page 185 ……………………………… Flash Force
Page 185 ……………………………… Bottom Glimpse
Page 186 ……………………………… End Shuffle Card Control
Page 187 ……………………………… False End Shuffle
Page 187 ……………………………… End Shuffle Force
Page 188 ……………………………… Top Glimpse

Page 189 ………… CARD DISCOVERIES

Page 189 ……………………………… Hit the Deck
Page 189 ……………………………… Knockout
Page 190 ……………………………… Countdown
Page 190 ……………………………… Name the Card
Page 191 ……………………………… Card in Wallet
Page 191 ……………………………… Double Detection
Page 191 ……………………………… Cards Caught in Midair
Page 192 ……………………………… Card Through Handkerchief
Page 192 ……………………………… Handkerchief Repeat
Page 192 ……………………………… Magnetized Card
Page 193 ……………………………… Jumping Card
Page 193 ……………………………… Any Number Down
Page 193 ……………………………… Double Count
Page 193 ……………………………… Turnup Count
Page 194 ……………………………… Calling All Cards
Page 194 ……………………………… Chosen Card Up Sleeve
Page 194 ……………………………… Follow-Up Sleeve
Page 195 ……………………………… Any Number Up
Page 195 ……………………………… Card Finds Card
Page 195 ……………………………… Your Card Is Next
Page 195 ……………………………… Best Card in Pocket
Page 196 ……………………………… Pocket Prediction
Page 197 ……………………………… Baffling Queen
Page 197 ……………………………… Like Seeks Like
Page 198 ……………………………… Three-Card Climax
Page 199 ……………………………… One Chance in Four
Page 200 ……………………………… Third Card
Page 201 ……………………………… Double-Dealer
Page 202 ……………………………… A Neat Card Location
Page 202 ……………………………… Three in a Row
Page 203 ……………………………… Find Five Cards
Page 203 ……………………………… Klip-Kard
Page 204 ……………………………… Card, Clip, and Ribbon
Page 204 ……………………………… Sit-Down Strike

Page 205 ………… VI SPECIAL TRICKS

Page 205 ……………………………… Six-Card Repeat
Page 209 ……………………………… Six-Card Repeat Without Extra Cards
Page 211 ……………………………… Twelve Cards Up Sleeve
Page 215 ……………………………… Slap Vanish
Page 215 ……………………………… Packet-to-Packet
Page 219 ……………………………… Reversed Passage
Page 220 ……………………………… Red and Blue Packets
Page 221 ……………………………… Between Ten and. Twenty
Page 223 ……………………………… Thirty-third Card
Page 225 ……………………………… Quick Prediction
Page 226 ……………………………… Do As I Do
Page 227 ……………………………… Shuffle Do As I Do
Page 228 ……………………………… Triple Do As I Do
Page 229 ……………………………… Card Through Handkerchief and Case
Page 230 ……………………………… Phonepathic Card (Super Telephone Telepathy)
Page 233 ……………………………… Twenty-Card Memory
Page 235 ……………………………… Ten-Card Memory
Page ………………………………

Page 237 ………… FLOURISHES

Page 237 ……………………………… Spring
Page 239 ……………………………… Spring Location
Page 239 ……………………………… With Additional Cards
Page 240 ……………………………… Another Spring Location
Page 241 ……………………………… Spring Pass
Page 242 ……………………………… Arm Spread
Page 243 ……………………………… Slide-Down
Page 243 ……………………………… Turnover
Page 244 ……………………………… Slide Toss
Page 244 ……………………………… Somersault
Page 245 ……………………………… Turnover Catch
Page 246 ……………………………… Inward Catch
Page 246 ……………………………… Backhand Catch
Page 247 ……………………………… One-Hand Catch
Page 247 ……………………………… Double Catch
Page 247 ……………………………… Shuffled Spread
Page 248 ……………………………… Halfway Turnover Catch
Page 249 ……………………………… Waterfall
Page 250 ……………………………… Electric Pack
Page 250 ……………………………… Fan Sleights
Page 250 ……………………………… One-Hand Fan
Page 251 ……………………………… Fan Production at Elbow
Page 252 ……………………………… Face-Front Fan Production
Page 254 ……………………………… Repeat Fan Production
Page 254 ……………………………… Vanishing Pack
Page 256 ……………………………… Reappearing Fan
Page 258 ……………………………… Card-Fan Pack Switch
Page 259 ……………………………… Fan Force
Page 262 ……………………………… One-Hand Fan Force
Page 263 ……………………………… Fan-Force Location
Page 263 ……………………………… Reverse Fan Sweep
Page 265 ……………………………… Fan-Sweep Location
Page 267 ……………………………… Fan-Sweep Palm
Page 269 ……………………………… Pressure Fan
Page 270 ……………………………… Ornamental Fans
Page 271 ……………………………… Finger Fan
Page 272 ……………………………… Closing the Fan
Page 272 ……………………………… Blank Fan
Page 273 ……………………………… Split Fans
Page 274 ……………………………… Special Fanning Packs
Page 274 ……………………………… Giant Fan
Page 275 ……………………………… Double Fan
Page 275 ……………………………… Wedge (Faro) Shuffle
Page 276 ……………………………… Card Vanishes and Productions
Page 276 ……………………………… Back-and-Front Palm
Page 279 ……………………………… Showing the Back of the Hand
Page 281 ……………………………… Alternative Mode of Transfer
Page 281 ……………………………… Vanish and Reproduction of Additional Cards
Page 285 ……………………………… Six-Card Vanish and Production
Page 286 ……………………………… Continuous Card Production
Page 287 ……………………………… Continuous Fan Production
Page 290 ……………………………… Cards at Finger Tips
Page 291 ……………………………… Snap Production
Page 293 ……………………………… Perfection Card Production

Page 295 ………… COLOR CHANGES

Page 295 ……………………………… Perfect Color-Change Routine
Page 295 ……………………………… Thumb Steal Color Change
Page 297 ……………………………… Palm Color Change
Page 298 ……………………………… Color-Change Routine
Page 301 ……………………………… Erdnase Color Change
Page 304 ……………………………… Vertical Color Change
Page 307 ……………………………… Transposed Spot
Page 308 ……………………………… Visible Change
Page 311 ……………………………… Visible Change Routine

Page 316 ………… FULL-PACK TRICKS

Page 316 ……………………………… With a New Pack
Page 316 ……………………………… Multiple Mentality
Page 317 ……………………………… Three-in-a-Row
Page 318 ……………………………… Cards Foretold
Page 318 ……………………………… Double Detection
Page 319 ……………………………… Seven-Handed Poker
Page 321 ……………………………… Special Setups
Page 321 ……………………………… Pack-to-Pack
Page 322 ……………………………… Suit-for-Suit
Page 324 ……………………………… Alternative Method
Page 325 ……………………………… Red-and-Blue Coincidence
Page 326 ……………………………… Climax Card Change
Page 327 ……………………………… Three-Card Climax
Page 328 ……………………………… Two Minds in Tune
Page 330 ……………………………… Card Foretold
Page 331 ……………………………… Simplex Coincidence
Page 332 ……………………………… Multiple Surprise
Page 333 ……………………………… Divided Packs
Page 333 ……………………………… Red and Black
Page 334 ……………………………… Pairing the Suits
Page 334 ……………………………… Odds and Evens
Page 334 ……………………………… Suits and Values
Page 335 ……………………………… Shuffling and Cutting the Divided Pack
Page 335 ……………………………… With the Dovetail Shuffle
Page 335 ……………………………… With the Overhand Shuffle
Page 335 ……………………………… Cutting the Pack
Page 336 ……………………………… Double Choice
Page 336 ……………………………… One-Way Packs
Page 338 ……………………………… Handling the One-Way Pack
Page 338 ……………………………… Sweep Replacement
Page 338 ……………………………… Turnover Turnabout
Page 339 ……………………………… Dividing the Pack
Page 339 ……………………………… Shuffling the Pack
Page 339 ……………………………… Bringing Turned Cards to Top
Page 340 ……………………………… Setting Up the One-Way Pack
Page 340 ……………………………… Natural Affinity
Page 341 ……………………………… Red-and-Black Baffler
Page 342 ……………………………… Pointer Cards
Page 343 ……………………………… Prearranged Packs
Page 344 ……………………………… Naming a Chosen Card
Page 344 ……………………………… Multiple Detection
Page 345 ……………………………… Suit and Value
Page 345 ……………………………… Three Heaps
Page 346 ……………………………… Concentration
Page 346 ……………………………… Lucky Thirteen
Page 347 ……………………………… Card at Any Number
Page 348 ……………………………… Where Is My Card?
Page 348 ……………………………… Perfect Bridge Deal
Page 349 ……………………………… Faked Packs
Page 349 ……………………………… Peek Deck
Page 350 ……………………………… Naming Chosen Cards
Page 350 ……………………………… Vanished Cards from Pockets
Page 350 ……………………………… Two-Pack Climax
Page 350 ……………………………… Special Speller
Page 351 ……………………………… Notes on Peek Decks
Page 351 ……………………………… Brain Wave Deck
Page 353 ……………………………… Impromptu Brain Wave
Page 354 ……………………………… Follow-Up to Impromptu Brain Wave
Page 355 ……………………………… Alternative Brain Wave
Page 356 ……………………………… Alternative Brain Wave (with Spread-Out)
Page 357 ……………………………… Svengali Pack
Page 358 ……………………………… In the Force
Page 358 ……………………………… When the Pack is Shuffled
Page 358 ……………………………… Display Riffle
Page 359 ……………………………… Fan Discovery
Page 359 ……………………………… Count to Chosen Card
Page 359 ……………………………… Think of a Card
Page 360 ……………………………… Wrapped Pack
Page 360 ……………………………… Unseen Card
Page 360 ……………………………… Reversed Card
Page 360 ……………………………… Card on Chosen Heap
Page 360 ……………………………… Ascending Card
Page 361 ……………………………… Card-Stabbing Climax
Page 361 ……………………………… Svengali Outdone
Page 361 ……………………………… Mene-Tekel Pack
Page 363 ……………………………… Mental Detection
Page 363 ……………………………… Card in Pocket
Page 363 ……………………………… Face-Up Card
Page 364 ……………………………… Face-Up Repeat
Page 364 ……………………………… Red and Blue
Page 365 ……………………………… Two Packets
Page 366 ……………………………… Remote Control
Page 367 ……………………………… Wizard Pack (Strippers)
Page 368 ……………………………… Controlling a Chosen Card
Page 369 ……………………………… Tricks with the Wizard Pack
Page 369 ……………………………… Dropaway Cards
Page 369 ……………………………… Cards Under Handkerchief
Page 369 ……………………………… Four-Ace Deal
Page 369 ……………………………… Cut to Any Number
Page 370 ……………………………… Red-and-Black Fantasy
Page 370 ……………………………… Prediction Pack

Page 372 ………… SPECIAL TYPES OF TRICKS
Page 372 ……………………………… Spelling Tricks
Page 372 ……………………………… Triple Mental Speller
Page 373 ……………………………… Alternating Speller
Page 374 ……………………………… Multiple-Speller Mystery
Page 376 ……………………………… Spell It Yourself
Page 377 ……………………………… The Card You Took
Page 378 ……………………………… Shuffled Speller
Page 379 ……………………………… Spelling Bee
Page 380 ……………………………… Joker Speller
Page 381 ……………………………… Countdown Speller
Page 382 ……………………………… Reversed-Card Tricks
Page 382 ……………………………… Single Reversed Card
Page 382 ……………………………… Card-Finder
Page 383 ……………………………… Wrong Is Right
Page 383 ……………………………… Double Turnup
Page 384 ……………………………… Double Reversal
Page 385 ……………………………… Half and Half
Page 386 ……………………………… Ace Tricks
Page 386 ……………………………… Four Aces
Page 387 ……………………………… Standard Four-Ace Trick
Page 389 ……………………………… Sucker Aces
Page 390 ……………………………… Riffled Aces
Page 392 ……………………………… Four-Ace Countdown
Page 393 ……………………………… Four-Ace Quickie
Page 393 ……………………………… De Land’s Four-Ace Trick
Page 394 ……………………………… Turnover Aces
Page 395 ……………………………… Four Aces-Four Jacks
Page 398 ……………………………… Face-Up Four-Ace Trick
Page 402 ……………………………… Red Aces-Black Aces
Page 402 ……………………………… Two-Ace Roundup
Page 405 ……………………………… Returnable Ace
Page 406 ……………………………… Rising Cards
Page 406 ……………………………… Simple Rising Card
Page 407 ……………………………… Rising Card from Case
Page 407 ……………………………… Fan Rise
Page 409 ……………………………… Center Rise
Page 409 ……………………………… Rising Card Through Handkerchief

Page 411 ………… DEALING TRICKS

Page 411 ……………………………… Gambling Tricks
Page 411 ……………………………… Three-Jack Deal
Page 411 ……………………………… Original Version
Page 412 ……………………………… Improved Version
Page 412 ……………………………… Terrific Jack Trick
Page 413 ……………………………… Super-Terrific Jacks
Page 413 ……………………………… The Wise Old Gambler
Page 415 ……………………………… The Smart Young Gambler
Page 417 ……………………………… Perfect Poker Deal
Page 417 ……………………………… Special Deals
Page 417 ……………………………… All Cards Alike
Page 421 ……………………………… Assembly of Aces
Page 422 ……………………………… Corner on Kings
Page 427 ……………………………… Methods of Gamblers
Page 428 ……………………………… Gambler’s Overdeal
Page 429 ……………………………… Switching the Hand
Page 430 ……………………………… Running Up the Hand
Page 432 ……………………………… Culling and Stocking
Page 434 ……………………………… Slide-Under Cut
Page 436 ……………………………… Slide-Over Cut

Page 438 ………… PREPARED-CARD TRICKS

Page 438 ……………………………… Any Card Called For
Page 439 ……………………………… Flight to Pocket
Page 440 ……………………………… It Couldn’t Happen
Page 441 ……………………………… Called Choices
Page 441 ……………………………… Corner Card Locator
Page 442 ……………………………… Any Number Down
Page 443 ……………………………… Reversed Corner Locator
Page 444 ……………………………… Naming Front Cards
Page 445 ……………………………… Any Number Up
Page 446 ……………………………… Gold-Seal Mystery
Page 447 ……………………………… Naming the Card
Page 448 ……………………………… Transposed Cards
Page 449 ……………………………… Mysterious Queen
Page 449 ……………………………… Triple Pinochle
Page 450 ……………………………… Thieves and Sheep (with Prepared Cards)
Page 451 ……………………………… Six-Card Repeat (with Prepared Cards)
Page 452 ……………………………… Short Card
Page 453 ……………………………… Mystic Countdown
Page 453 ……………………………… Seventeenth Card
Page 454 ……………………………… Flyaway Card
Page 455 ……………………………… ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY-INDEX

  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Pages: 454
  • Location: Garden City, NY, USA
  • Dimensions: 7″x10″
  • Date: 1969
  • Binding: hardbound

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