Mendoza, John F.: The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1
1983, GEO/MAR Publishing Company, Paul Daly
Hardcover, 194 Pages
Mendoza
              Portfolio 1
Image courtesy The Magic Gadget Site

Comment: Collection of close-up magic by an international group of magicians. There are no numbered chapters, but chapters are broken up by magician.

Contents:

Foreword by Gene Devoe i-ii
Table of Contents iii-iv
Introduction v - vi

1 Francis Pelkey - Olmstead, New York
1 Xerox Card

5 Michael Gerhardt - Kressbronn, West Germany
5 D'Amico Spread Flourish
9 Tabled Ascanio Spread
13 Color Changing Deck

27 Jamy Swiss - Brooklyn, New York
27 The Most Difficult Card Trick in the World Part II
30 The Swiss Movement

45 Dan O'Donoghue - Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland
45 Miracle Ring in Box

59 Bernard Billis - Paris, France
59 Calculated Zarrow

69 Geoffrey Latta - New York, New York
69 Four What?
79 Topsy Turvy Surprise Plus

93 Paviato Aurelio - Milan Italy
93 Impromptu Reverse Matrix
105 Cutting the "Coins"

113 Jim Kahlert - Los Angeles, California
113 Marked Aces All Gone

121 Richard Vollmer - Strasbourg, France
121 Strasbourg Waltz
127 Mystery of the Seven Suspects

133 Mirko Ferrantini - Berlin, West Germany
133 Split Silver

137 Phillippe Warein - Lille, France
137 Coins and the Glass
143 Four Ace Discoveries

149 Ray Mertz - Buffalo, New York
149 R.M. Triumph
154 Hole Coin/Whole Coin

161 Paul Sorrentino - Blacksburg, Virginia
161 Boxcards

167 John F. Mendoza
167 The Strange 20 Card Coincidence
173 Impromptu Tunnel
180 The Scorpio/Gemini Count

185 Bro. John Hamman - St. Louis, Missouri
185 Universal Trio

191 BONUS (uncredited)
191 The One-Card Card Castle



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