Frederick, Guy: 101 Best Magic Tricks
©1956 Sterling Publishing Co., USA
2nd printing 1972, Pub. by Young Readers Press, Inc., NY
Softcover, perfect-bound, 5.5x8.5", 128 pages
101 Best Magic Tricks
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101 Best Magic Tricks
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Comments: A nicely done beginner's magic book. Cover illustration by Arline Oberman, text illustration by Doug Anderson.

Contents:

5 Introduction

7 Chapter 1 Fundamental Tricks
7 Presentation
9 Palming
10 Forcing
10 Another Force
11 The Pass
12 The One Way Principle
13 The Key Card Principle

15 Chapter 2 Card Tricks
15 The Four Robbers
16 The Four Aces
17 Another Ace Trick
19 A Simple Reverse
19 Something on Your Mind: quickie
20 Spell It!
21 The Red and the Black
22 Card From Pocket
23 The Push Through Mystery
24 The Rising Card
25 The Magician "Nose"
26 Cards From the Hat

28 Chapter 3 Tricks with Coins
28 The French Drop
30 Coin Through the Hat
31 Coin Through The Napkin
33 Multiplying Money
33 The Warm Coin
33 Novel Coin Vanish
34 The Dissolving Coin
35 A Quickie Coin Vanish
35 Elbow Coin Vanish
36 The Coin in the Paper
36 Coin in the Knot
38 Coin in the Handkerchief

39 Chapter 4 Mind-Reading Tricks
39 The Name of the Dead
40 Famous Names
41 The Book Test
43 The Magic Numbers
44 Prediction: mathematical
45 The Same As You: gag
46 Book Trick
47 The Mysterious Numbers

48 Chapter 5 Rope, String and Ribbon Tricks
48 The Rope Release
49 A Piece of String: cut and restored
50 Walking Through a Rope
52 Ring on the String
53 The Ring on the Rope
54 The Ring Release
55 Cut and Restored Twine
57 Cut and Restored Rope or String
57 The Ring in the Knot
58 Escape: from tied wrists
60 The Bagged Ring: vanished and recovered finger ring
61 Magic Hair Ribbon: cut and restored

63 Chapter 6 Impromptu Tricks
63 The Magnetic Toothpick
64 The Electric Toothpicks
64 The Jumping Rubber Band
65 The Magic Safety Pins
66 The Rubber Pencil
66 Handkerchief and Safety Pin
67 Whose Button?
68 Swami
68 Crazy Money
69 The Thread and the Straw
70 What Dollar?
71 The Broken Toothpick: in handkerchief
72 Thimble Vanish
73 Another Thimble Vanish
73 Thimble Through Handkerchief

75 Chapter 7 After-Dinner Tricks
75 The Vanishing Sugar
76 The Magic Knife: paddle trick with butter knife
77 The Vanishing Salt Shaker
78 The Sugar Tells
79 The Paper Napkin Balls
82 The Bending Spoon
83 The Rolling Ball
83 The Traveling Sugar
84 The Tumbler Balance
85 Rings, Strings and Pencil

87 Chapter 8 Odd Tricks
87 The Appearing Handkerchief
88 The Vanishing Handkerchief: with a pull
89 Here and There
90 The Wandering Silk
91 The Prayer Bottle
93 The Dissolving Knot
94 Knot Here!
94 The Escaping Matchbox
95 Find the Rattle
96 Eggs-Actly
96 The Climbing Ring
97 Shirt-Off
98 Egg From Nowhere

100 Chapter 9 Advanced Tricks
100 The Sympathetic Silks
102 Crazy Silks
103 The 20th Century Silks
104 Another 20th Century
105 The Miser's Dream

109 Chapter 10 Do-It-Yourself Magic
109 Message From the Dead: slate trick
110 The Rising Cards
113 The Magic Frame
114 The Wand and Ball
116 Dyeing the Silks
119 Silk From Paper
120 The Famous Chines Laundry Ticket
122 The Block Through the Hat
124 The Afghan Bands
126 The Magic Coin Box

128 Index



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