Good, Arthur: 100 Amazing Magic Tricks
©1977 Pinnacle Books, Inc., NY
Softcover, 128 pages
(also in Hardcover)
100 Amazing Magic Tricks
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Arthur Good: 100 Amazing Magic Tricks

Comments: Science magic tricks. I don't have this book, but I believe it is an updated and abridged version of Arthur Good's Magical Experiments from 1892, with many of the more dangerous experiments removed.

Contents (page numbers from 48-86 are estimated):

5 Introduction

6 Chapter One: The Force of Gravity
8 The Egghead Bird
9 Spinning Plates
10 Stay-Put Candles
11 A Wind-Driven Drill
11 Drilling With a Needle
12 Foucault's Penudulum
12 The String Balance
13 Homemade Level
14 There Are Easier Ways to Light a Candle
14 Head to the Wall
15 A New Way to Limbo
16 The One Candle-Power Motor
17 Rolling Uphill
17 The Midget Woodcutter
18 Obedient and Disobedient Eggs
19 The Impossible Duel

20 Chapter Two: The Behavior of Gases
22 A Water Cannon
23 The Potato Pistol
24 The Swinging Glass
25 On the Boil
26 Do Not Disturb
27 Raise Your Glasses
28 Blowpipe Darts
29 Blow a Cork
30 The Fleet Review
31 Steam Carousel
32 A Jet Fountain
33 To Snuff a Candle
34 The Big Lift
35 The Cannon's Roar
36 Parachuting Helicopters
37 Puttiong Out the Light
38 Hangman's Duty
39 Emptying a Glass With a Full Bottle

40 Chapter Three: The Behavior of Liquids
42 Mystery of the Extra Weights
43 Fish Out of Salt Water
43 A Strange Candlestick
44 Greedy Matches
44 Obedient Corks
45 Jumping Water
46 Floating Pins and Needles
47 The World on a Plate
48 Water Into Wine
49 Sink or Swim Eggs
50 The Knowing Shapes
50 The Freezing Egg
51 The Spinning Spiral
52 Floating Liquids
53 The Straw Whirligig
54 The Surface-Swimming Paper Fish
55 The Tireless Dancers
56 Stop-Go Fountain
57 Under Pressure

58 Chapter Four: All About Heat
58 Blowing Hot and Cold
59 Stretching Metal
60 The Bottle Mystery
61 The Sliding Railway
62 Cool White Black Hot
63 The Paper Pot
64 The Bubbling Cauldron
65 The Water Hammer
66 Fireproof Thread

67 Chapter Five: A Special Attraction
67 Jumping Dice
68 Electric Shadows
69 An Electroscope
70 Oersted's Experiment
71 A Magnetic Motor
72 The Boxing Kangaroo
73 Dance of the Bubbles
74 A Paper Magnet
75 Homemade Light Bulb
76 The Knowing Arrow
77 Magnetic Theater

78 Chapter Six: Sight and Sound
78 Proving Two Well-Known Laws of Optics
79 The Creeping Cross
80 Two Lenses
81 Newton's Ring
82 A Novel Way to Match Materials
83 Don Quixote's Glasses
83 Color Confusion
84 No Need for a Mirror to Reflect Life
85 The Magic Box
86 Jumping Jack in the Mirror
87 Moving Shadows
88 The Music-Loving Wire
89 Putting the Bird in the Cage
90 The Family Lottery
91 Soot Into Silver
92 The Tubophone
93 Mind in a Whirl
93 Shrink and Stretch Strips

94 Chapter Seven: Geometry for Fun
96 Turning Pipes Into Pyramids
97 The Shrinking Coin
98 A Partial Eclipse
99 Puzzling Squares
100 The Secret of the Rectangle
100 The Five-Pointed Star
101 Climbing Through a Playing Card
102 Squaring the L's & Z's
103 THe Tightrope Dancer
104 The Watch Theodolite
105 Five Easy Pieces
106 A Varsatile Peg
107 Pythagoras Was Right!
107 A Paper Sphere
108 Surface of a Sphere
109 The Pendulum Artist

110 Chapter Eight: Bag of Tricks
112 Two Bubbles In One
113 The Flower That Opens and Shuts
114 Whirlpool in a Bottle
114 Growing Wax Flowers
115 A Dish's Last Stand
115 THe Checkers Tower
116 THe Fickle Dice
117 Trapped Inside a Bubble Tower
118 Big Strong Soap Balloons
119 The Candle-Snuffing Bubble
120 A Non-Spilling Upsidedown Glass of Water
121 The Stubborn Coin
121 The Magic Ball
122 A Paper Ladder at a Single Cut
123 The Boomerang Launcher
124 The Automatic Extinguisher
125 Through the Eye of a Needle
126 Elbow Room
127 Boy Samson
128 The Last Word
 


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