Roterberg, August: Card Tricks and How To Do Them
©1902 1st Edition, Charles T. Powner & Co., Chicago
159 pages
Available as an e-Book from Lybrary.com

Card Tricks
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Comments (Lybrary.com): This book is an excerpt from New Era Card Tricks. Here is a historical ad from the Charles T. Powner Co. in Chicago: "This book gives, with careful and easy instructions, the newest card tricks and sleight-of-hand yet offered to professionals and amateurs. Not only does this book contain all of the new tricks, but nearly every one known is fully explained and exposed by explicit directions and carefully prepared illustrations. 160 pages, 80 fine illustrations..."

Contents:

2 Introduction
5 Sleights
5 The Double Handed Pass
9 Herrmann Pass
13 Charlier Pass
17 The Force
20 Changes
21 The Top Change
22 The Bottom Change
24 The New Top Change
25 Mexican Turnover
26 Excelsior Change
28 The Color Change
36 Card Palming
42 Card Sleights
47 The New Glimpse
50 The Bridge
51 Prearranged Pack
52 The Glide
54 Revolution
56 False Shuffles
59 The Cut
61 Penetration of Matter
64 Magic Versus Mnemonics
66 Queen of the Air
69 Card Caught on Plate
71 Second Sight
74 The Attached Card
76 Cards Shot Against a Hat
78 War in Peace
80 Thought Reading
82 Mysterious Change
85 Handkerchief Trick
87 Itinerant Card
90 Card in the Pocket
92 Gravity Defied
96 Demon Envelope
100 The Ubiquitous Card
101 Four Cards Caught at Finger Tips
106 Cards, Coins and Glass
113 The Halved Cut
116 The Phoenix
118 Lost Ace
120 Thought Foretold
122 Pierced Card
125 Card Box
127 Card Box, Mechanical
128 The New Brass Card Box
130 Vanishing Cards
131 X Rays
135 Balanced Card
136 The Card Servante
139 Rapid Transit
140 Conjurer's Prediction
143 Card Frames
147 The Cards and Mirror
148 Singular Transposition
153 Vice Versa
155 Mystic Divination
157 Advertisements


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