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Gardner, Martin: Mental Magic
Surefire Tricks to Amaze Your Friends
©1999 Sterling Publishing
©2009 Dover Publications
Softcover, perfect-bound, 5.5x8.5", 96 pages
ISBN 978-0-486-47495-3
Mental Magic
Image courtesy Bryan-Keith Taylor
Martin Gardner: Mental Magic

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Contents:

7 Wonderland Spell
8 A Mysterious Matrix
10 Cards that Shake Dice
11 Try This on a Dollar Bill
11 The Magic of 8
12 Around the Square
13 Nation, Animals, Fruit
14 The Red and the Black
14 The Exact Word
15 A Two-Dice Test
16 A Curious Count
17 A Rotating Matrix
18 Catch the Bill
19 Five in a Row
20 Reverse, Subtract, Add
21 A Geometry Test
21 Monkey Business
22 Face-Up Cards
22 What's on the Paper?
23 Count the Clips
23 Number, Flower, Color
24 In Praise of Red
25 Three Heaps
26 Fold and Trim
28 Number Names
28 A Test with Two Dice
29 Think-a-Lettcr
30 Turn Two and Cut
30 The Rotated Die
31 An ABCABC Number
31 A Domino Chain
32 The CRY Test
32 Whisk the Dime
33 Beast, City, Vegetable
33 A Test with Your Age
34 A Surprising Sum
36 Around the Solar System
38 Think-a-Digit
38 A Remarkable Number
39 Heads or Tails?
39 Drop the Coin
40 At the Apex
42 A Calculator Test
42 A Peculiar Series
43 Rotating Spoon
44 Another Calculator Test
46 Four Queens
46 A Four-Dice Test
47 A Test with 66
47 246,913,578
48 Funny Fractions
49 Topsy Turvy Fun
50 A Trick with Three Dice 5
50 Four Kings
51 Pairing Cards
52 Where's the Dime?
54 What's the Word?
55 Three Surprises
55 Another Calculator Surprise
56 A Surprising Fraction
57 Where's the Ace?
57 A Letter in Washington
58 Four File Cards
58 The Missing 8
59 An 8-Card Test
59 An Unexpected Number
60 Five Coins
61 The Stubborn Rubber Band
62 The Rotating Tubes
63 A Three-Dice Stack
63 One, Two, Three
64 Test of Finger Strength
65 A 3 by 4 Test
66 The Curious Q
68 The Four Knights
70 Around the Circle
71 Deal and Switch
71 Insect, Animal, Bird
72 The Six Glasses
72 End of a Chain
73 A Yardstick Prediction
74 In Praise of Blue
75 Odd or Even?
75 Row of Nine
76 Nine-Card Spell
76 Lincoln Up or Down?
77 A Royal Finish
78 Twinkle, Twinkle

79 The Professor Predicts

91 Epilogue
93 About the Author
94 Index



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