Jay, Joshua: Magic Atlas
©1999, Murphy's Magic Supplies
184pp, Hardcover
Joshua Jay's Magic Atlas


Comments (Doug Cuff): A collection of close-up effects using cards, coins, silks, rope, and a few other objects from teenage magician Joshua Jay. (Also some essays.)

Contents: (numbers are not page numbers)

1 Chapter 1 MisDIRECTIONS
2 The Moment Magic Changed My Life
3 The Magical Journey
4 Questions
5 The Tour Guide
6 Itinerary
7 Travel Tips
8 No U-turns Allowed
9 The Road Less Traveled

10 Chapter 2 Other Detours
11 Travelogue
12 Pulling My String
13 Button Buster
14 Cascading Carnation
15 A Striking Appearance
16 Grandma's Coin Trick
17 Fold-Up Fooler

18 Chapter 3 Sleights to See
19 Travelogue
20 A Perplexing Pen Production
21 A Discreet Displacement
22 "Red Hot Mama"
23 Ace Location
24 Utility Discovery
25 The Book Cut
26 The Clutter Cut
27 The Jay Change
28 Strand, Hand, Wedding Band
29 Fancy Find Flourish
30 A Reverse Curse
31 Multiple Reversals
32 Triumph
33 Boomerang Cards

34 Chapter 4 Bicycle Tours
35 Travelogue
36 Trumped Triumph
37 Knuckle Sandwich Cards
38 Triple Thought-Of Card
39 Combined Interests
40 Behind the Scenes Transposition
41 That's the Hard Part
42 Cascading Queens
43 EncACEd

44 Chapter 5 PrePACKed
45 Travelogue
46 Losing Diamonds
47 Written Favorite
48 Shrunken Revelation
49 Triumph in 211
50 Side Show
51 Seeing is Believing
52 Pocket Jokers
53 Card, Clip, Gasp
54 A Preposterous Paperclip Problem
55 Dear Journal
56 Ballistic Band-Aid
57 Matchbox Restoration
58 To Shrink a Card
59 Signed Card to Matchbox

60 Chapter 6 Time Travel
61 Travelogue
62 Convincingly Clean Copper-Silver-Brass
63 Watch This
64 Watchama-Call-It
65 Watch Out
66 Coin from Silk

67 Chapter 7 Scenic Route-ines
68 Travelogue
69 Paintbrush Penetration
70 The Remote Control
71 Psychometry and Me
72 Beach Business Cards
73 Six Card Repeat
74 Book Test Bonanza

75 The Journey's End


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