Jonson, Wilfrid: Magic Tricks & Card Tricks
©1954 Dover Publications, NY
Paper, perfect-bound,
Magic Tricks
              & Card Tricks
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Comments: Edited by Chesley V. Barnes. Two books bound as one volume. "This Dover edition, first published in 1954, is a revised republication of two works by Wilfrid Jonson originally published in 1950 under the titles Conjuring and Card Conjuring. These works are reprinted by special arrangement with W&G Foyle, Ltd, publisher of the original editions."

Contents

Book I Magic Tricks

7 Preface

10 Part I — Impromptu
10 The Coin Through The Hand
12 The Wandering Coins
15 Palming
18 The Surprising Tumbler
20 The Three Pellets
22 Patter
23 The Bewildering Coin
25 The Flying Dime
26 The Coin And The Hat
28 The Knife And The Papers
31 The Jumping Rubber Band
32 The Animated Match-Box
32 Down Your Sleeve
33 Magnetic Match

35 Part II — Studied Mysteries
35 A Problem In Suspension
40 Paper Napkins
42 A Study In Black And White
44 The Counting Chalk
45 The Bill And The Cigarette
49 The Bill In The Egg
52 The Lighted Match From The
53 The Smoke Trick
55 The Ring On The Stick
57 The Patriotic Balls
59 The Celebrity Trick
62 The Nest Of Envelopes
63 Kling Klang
66 The Lost Ring
69 The Afghan Bands
71 The Mysterious Addition
73 The Slate Trick
76 The Invisible Scribe
78 The Billet Reading Trick
80 Automatic Writing
82 The Transposed Handkerchief
85 The Indestructible Handkerchief
86 The Cups And Balls
97 Bibliography
99 Index

Book II Card Tricks

7 Preface

9 Part I
9 "That's It"
11 A Mathematical Certainty
12 False Shuffling I
13 The Seven Heaps
15 False Shuffling III
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 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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