Racherbaumer, Jon: Card Finesse
©1982 D. Robbins & Co Inc
Illustrated by Richard Kaufman
Hardback, 202 pages
Card Finesse
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Comments (Andrew Loh): Contains many card sleights and a few excellent card effects. If you are serious about learning sleight of hand card magic, I highly recommended this book!

Contents:

1 Foreword

2 Bluff Stuff
2 The Marlo-Thompson Bluff Pass
5 The Bluff Bottom Placement
8 Not For The Faint-Hearted
10 The Bluff Cut

14 Change-Ups
14 A Change For The Better
16 A Still Better Way
17 The Aerial Change
20 The Spellbound Card
26 The Open Erdnase Change
29 The Static Vector Change
31 The Double Eidetic Change
40 The Cliff-hanger Change

44 Trifles
44 The Dissolving Departure
47 Airing The Strip-out
48 The Ghost Break
50 Sure-Shot Pop-Out Move
53 Preparing To Tunnel
55 Natural Reverse Double Undercut
58 Drawing a Blank
61 Crackling Turnover
63 Quick, This Way

65 Technical Touches
65 Longitudinal Side-Steal Replacements
70 In-a-Jiffy Double
72 The Center Glide
74 Refined One-Hand Palm
78 The Snap Lap
79 Daley's Delight For Divers
84 Why Didn't I Think Of That?
86 Bottom Deal Add
89 Marlo's Deceptive Double Deal
91 Taking A Break With Shank
92 The D'Amico Double Snap-Over
95 Open Hockley
96 The Cincinnati Force
98 About Forcing
99 The Cincinnati Glimpse
100 Marlo's Simulated Placement
103 Flick Addition
106 Au Courant Card Switch
110 Swivel Exchange
114 The Old In-and-Out
117 The Imp Load
120 Loading A Wedged Wallet
121 The A'Point Palm

125 Control-Craft
125 Jog-Podge Control
134 No-Clutch Bottom Placement
137 Running Cut Control
140 The Tan Hock Chaun Pass
143 Fan-Antic Control

149 Faro Finesse
149 Marlo's Controlled Faro-Riffle Shuffle
152 Controlling Ins and Outs
155 Casual Faro Divider

158 Affects
158 Next To Impossible Card To Wallet
161 Jump-suit Transformation
164 Cased-in Brain-wave
167 Twin Tunnel Change
173 Blues That Pass In The Night
177 Olram Repeat Blues
181 Imp-lications
185 Eidetic Aces
190 Double-Cross Departure
192 The Juice Deck
194 Open-Air Ace Assembly

202 Epilogue


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