Gardner, Martin: Match-IC
1935 1st Ed, Ireland Magic Co., Chicago, IL
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 29 pages

Available as an e-Book from Lybrary.com

Match-Ic
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Comments (Lybrary.com): A collection of impromptu tricks and stunts involving matches. To save space and to avoid trivial details, the descriptions have been made as brief as possible and all finer points of presentation and patter have been left to the ingenuity of the reader. The main categories are wooden matches, paper matches, tricks & jokes & catches, and puzzles.
According to the book, "Mathematical Wizardry for a Gardner" (Taylor & Francis Group, pub), Martin wrote this, his first book, while still an undergraduate in 1935.

Contents:

6 Wooden Matches
6 Magnetized Matches
6 Escapo
6 Striking En Passant
7 Match Box Monte
7 Match And Handkerchief
7 Another Method
8 Still Another Method
8 And Still Another
8 Electric Match
9 Invisible Hair
9 Blowing Through The Sleeves
9 Vanishing Penny
9 Fly Apart Matches
10 Odd And Even
10 Tramps And Geese
11 Which Hand?
12 Penetrating Matches
12 Three Heaps
13 Three Match Heads
13 Match That Lights Twice
13 Musical Fork
14 Acrobatic Box
14 Matches Through The Table
14 Mysterious Mark
16 Contrary Match Box

17 Paper Matches
17 Light From The Wrong End
17 Smoke From Nowhere
17 Folder And String
18 Reappearing Matches
18 Divination
18 Parlor Mind Reading
19 One To Ten
19 Removable Heads
19 Mentalists Only

21 Tricks, Jokes, Catches
21 Blowing Through A Tumbler
21 Iron Match
21 Lighted Match From Box
21 Smash It
21 Match Munition
22 No Light
22 Humming Match
22 Strength Tester
22 Burned Fingers
22 Walking Match
23 Vanishing Matches
23 Pop Up
23 Match Head Submarines
24 Prolonged Kiss
24 Light For Two
24 Roly Poly Box
24 Kiddie Kar
25 Trick Cigar
25 Rising Match Box
25 Automatic Light
25 Oversize
25 Striking Safety Matches Without The Box
26 Cover Change
26 Chin Penetration

27 Puzzles
27 Perfect Square
27 Equation
27 Star
27 What Happens
27 Drop It
28 Crosses
28 Match, Tumblers, And Salt Shaker
28 Linked Hands
29 Puzzle Lift
29 Puzzle Split
29 Three Match Puzzle
29 Easy When You Know


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