Enochs, E. Loyd: Master Manipulation of Thimbles
1931 Loyd Enochs
1945 Mitchell Kanter
1975 Lee Gray
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 38 pages
Master Manipulation of Thimbles - Draft
Rare 1931 Draft Edition!
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Master Manipulation of Thimbles
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Comments: Decent manual on thimble magic. Small drawings throughout. "Equal to Personal Instruction". B&W illustrations.

Contents: (updated Jan 2017):

4 Introduction

5 Chapter 1: Thimbles
5 Types: recommends wood
5 Patter: not recommended
6 Advice to the Manipulator: Slow & deliberate

7 Chapter II: Fundamental Palms
7 The Thumb Palm
8 Finger Palm
9 How to Understand Illustrations

10 Chapter III: Master Back Hand Palm or Clip
10 Method

12 Chapter IV: Vanishes
12 Over the Top Vanish
12 Phantom Vanish
13 Wrist Hide

13 Chapter V: Slow Motion Vanish
14 Method

15 Chapter VI: The Hook Vanish
15 Method

16 Chapter VII Solid Thru Solid
16 Method

18 Chapter VIII The Elastic Finger
18 Method: finger apparently stretches
19 The Elastic Finger - Finale
19 Method

20 Chapter IX: The Sanders Color Change
20 Method

22 Chapter X
22 Loyd Color Change
22 The Pocket Vanish

23 Chapter XI Loyd One Hand Color Change
23 Method

24 Chapter XII: One Thimble Handkerchief Penetration
24 Method

25 Chapter XIII: It Will Fool Magicians
25 Method
26 A Comedy Production

27 Chapter XIV: The Expanding Thimble
27 Method: thimble grows huge

28 Chapter XV: Thru the Pocket

29 Chapter XVI: Vest Vanish
29 Method

30 Chapter XVII: Up the Arm
30 Method

31 Chapter XVIII: The Master Color Change

32 Chapter XIX: Climax Productions and the Thimble Holder

33 Chapter XX: Routines
33 The Loyd Routine
33 Set-Up As Follows
36 The Climax
37 The Ghost Thimble: a mechanical thimble you can make


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