Jonson, Wilfrid: Card Tricks for Beginners
©1950 1st Edition, W&G Foyle, Ltd., London;
Reprinted by Dover as Card Tricks for Beginners, 2004
Paper, perfect-bound, 95 pages
ISBN: 0-486-43465-6
Card Tricks For Beginners

Comments: This Dover edition, first published in 2004, is an unabridged republication of Card Conjuring, originally published by W&G Foyle, Ltd., London, in 1950 and republished by Dover Publications Inc., New York, in 1954 as part of the volume Magic Tricks & Card Tricks.

Contents:

7 Preface

9 Part I
9 That's It
11 A Mathematical Certainty
12 False Shuffling I
13 The Seven Heaps
15 False Shuffling II
16 The Changing Card
17 False Shuffling III
18 The Sense of Touch
21 The Matching Cards
22 The Pick Up Control
23 The Card and the Number
24 The Corner Crimp
25 The Reversed Card
26 Sensitive Finger Tips
27 Thought Divined
28 Palming
31 Hypnotism!
33 The Card In the Pocket
34 Think of a Number
35 Educated Fingers
37 False Shuffling IV
38 Spell It Out
42 The Marked Card
43 From the Fan
46 The Spectator Does It
47 Turn It Over
48 The Forecast
49 A Card Puzzle

53 Part II
53 The Glide
55 The Inseparable Aces I
56 The Inseparable Aces II
59 The Four Aces I
63 The Glide Force
63 The Four Aces II
65 The Thirteen Principle
66 The Slip Force
68 With a Forced Card
70 The Card Under the Carpet
72 The One Way Pack
73 One Way Elimination
74 The Transposed Card
75 In Your Hands
76 The Five Card Trick
77 The Pack Reveals It
78 Odd And Even
79 With Two Packs
81 Eight Kings
83 Three Card Divination
84 Si Stebbins' Arrangement
84 One In Five
85 Reading the Pack
87 Prepared Cards
90 In Conclusion

93 Bibliography
95 Index


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