LePaul, Paul: The Card magic of Le Paul
1949 1st Edition;
Hardcover, 219 pages

1987 D. Robbins & Co. Fifth Edition
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 219 pages
              Card Magic of LePaul (hardcover)
1949 Edition
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Comments: Must have for card workers. 313 photos.


15 Introduction (John Mulholland)
17 A Sketch of LePaul (Robert Parrish)
21 Preface (Paul LePaul)

25 PART I. New and Improved Sleights and Flourishes

27 Chapter I. The Pass
27 The Importance of the Pass
29 LePaul's Invisible Turn-over Pass
35 A Flourish and a Pass

39 Chapter II. The Side-Steal
39 The Color-Change: Side Steal Method
45 The Side-Steal (Improved Method)

52 Chapter III. Palming
52 The Right Hand Top-Palm (Group)
54 The Right Hand Top-Palm (Single)
55 The Erdnase Bottom-Palm (Improved)
58 A Bottom-Card Steal
61 The Diagonal Left-Hand Palm (Improved)
64 Left-Hand Center-Card Steal

67 Chapter IV. A Useful Acquitment: Spreading deck with palmed card

69 Chapter V. A Double-Lift
69 The Flip-Over Double Lift
73 The Snap-Over Double Lift

77 Chapter VI. Changes
77 The Top-Change (Four Methods)
82 An Instantaneous Transformation

85 Chapter VII. False Dealing
85 The Second-Deal (Improved Method)
87 A Rapid One_Hand Deal
89 A Rapid One-Hand Second Deal
90 A Bottom Deal (Simplified)

93 Chapter VIII. Controls
93 A Natural Jog-Control
96 A Fancy Control
98 A Deceptive Crimp-Control
101 An Automatic Jog-Control

104 Chapter IX. False-Shuffles
104 A False Waterfall Shuffle
109 A False Riffle Shuffle

115 Chapter X. Flourishes
115 An Instantaneous Palm Flourish
119 A Card Fan Flourish
124 The Vanish and Reproduction of a Deck of Cards.

127 PART II. New and Different Magical Effects

129 Chapter XI. Simplicity - The Key to Good Magic

131 Chapter XII. How Close Can you Watch?

135 Chapter XIII. Deceptive Perception: 5 red back and 1 blue back cards change to 5 blue back and 1 red back cards

140 Chapter XIV. Mistaken Identity

143 Chapter XV.
143 The Substitution Envelope Mystery: Selection transposes with card in envelope
146 The One-Eyed Jacks

149 Chapter XVI. A Magical Transposition

151 Chapter XVII A Paradox of Paris

155 Chapter XVIII An Unexpected Climax

159 Chapter XIX A Perfect Stop Effect

161 Chapter XX An Impromptu Torn and Restored Card

165 Chapter XXI A Quadriplicate Mystery

169 Chapter XXII Color Segregation

175 Chapter XXIII A Deft Delusion

179 Chapter XXIV The Bashful Queens: Queens change to other cards, are found in pockets

183 Chapter XXV A Reverse Card Routine

190 Chapter XXVI An Impromptu Rising Card Effect

194 Chapter XXVII Transposition of Four Aces

199 Chapter XXVIII The Hand Picked Aces

203 Chapter XXIX Aces Up!

207 Chapter XXX The Gymnastic Aces

214 Chapter XXXI Cards in a Sealed Envelope

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