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Farelli, Victor: John Ramsay's Triple Restoration
©1949 John Ramsay
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5x.5", 21 pages
John Ramsay's Triple Restoration
Image courtesy eBay seller DonBursell
Victor Farelli: John Ramsay's Triple Restoration

Comments: "An original paper tearing trick described in the minutest detail, illustrated with fourteen photographs of the Originator's hands"

Contents:

4 Foreword (John Ramsay)

5 Rough Outline Of The Effect - As Seen by the Audience

7 Requirements
7 - The Table
7 - Two Glasses
7 - The Tissue Paper
7 - The Fountain-Pen
7 - Preparation

8 The Routine

8 I. Preliminary
8 1. Initial Position
8 2. Removing The Band
8 3. Only One Piece!

9 II. Tearing The Paper
9 4. Making Two Pieces
9 5. Four Pieces

10 III The Glasses
10 6. The First Small Piece
10 7. The Thumb To Finger "Switch"
11 8. Position
12 9. The Finger To Thumb "Switch"
12 10. Position
13 11. Tearing Another Piece
13 12. Position
13 13. No Exchange
13 14. Position

14 IV. The Untorn Pieces
14 15. The Fountain-Pen
14 16. One Untorn Piece
14 17. The Pick-Up “Switch”
16 18. Disposal Of Torn Pieces

17 V. The Three Restorations
17 19. The First Restoration
17 20. The Second Restoration
18 21. The Third Restoration

21 Afterword


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