Steranko, Jim: Steranko On Cards
©1960 Ireland Magic Co., Chicago
Paper, comb-bound, 9.75x12", 102 pages
Steranko On
              Cards
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Comments: Illustrations By the Author. Excerpt from the book: "During the preparation of this book careful thought was given as to which routines should be included. The tricks are entertaining, the sleights are latent means to an end result. The articulate manner of text and illustration was due to our enthusiasm to thoroughly acclimate the reader with every minute characteristic of each move. If then, you utilize only a few of these items, the purpose of this book will have been fulfilled." - Jim Steranko

Contents: (expanded contents detail updated 10/2015)

5 Chapter 1: Fundamentals
5 The Simplex Turnover
6 Diagonal Jog Push Thru
8 The One Hand Mexican Turnover

10 Chapter 2: The Action Center Reverse
10 The Action Reverse
12 The Action Center Reverse

14 Chapter 3: Positive Card Control
14 Cut Control
15 The Peek
16 The Crimp
17 The Riffle Bridge

18 Chapter 4: The Lateral Palm
18 Top Palm
20 Bottom Palm
21 Replacements
22 Steranko's Shadow Steal
24 Reverses
25 The Twist Bottom Reverse
25 Center Jog Palm
26 Diagonal Jog Shift Palm
27 Side Steal Lateral Palm
28 Steranko's Center Steal Change
30 The Push Off Spread
31 Spread Replacement
31 Packet Replacement Variation
32 Rifling The Deck
32 Lateral Turnover Change
34 Lateral Afterthoughts

36 Chapter 5: Steranko's Multiple Shift
36 Multiple Insertion

40 Chapter 6: Card Miscellanea
40 Diagonal Jog Drop Out Vanish
40 Concealed Card Addition
41 Pinky Count
42 Bottom Revers
43 Multiple Card Switch
43 The Thumb Jog
44 The Push Thru
44 Flip Over Count
45 The Duplex Cull
46 Bottom Stock Safety

47 Chapter 7: Cue On Cards
47 Cue On Cards
47 On Routines
48 On Confidence
49 On Skill
50 Capsule Cues

51 Chapter 8: Quick Trix
51 Flashy Opener
52 A Question Of Time
53 The Jumping Card

56 Chapter 9: Trio
56 Suspension Of Thought
58 VooDoo Card
63 Sudden Thought

68 Chapter 10: Aces In Abstraction
68 Aces in Abstraction
68 Part 1
69 Part 2

77 Chapter 11: Card Eclipse
77 Eclipse 1
78 Eclipse 2
80 Eclipse 3

85 Chapter 12: Dead Man's Hand Finale
85 Preparation
85 Performance

94 Chapter 13: Fantasy Card Routine
94 Oneway Faces
95 The Division
96 The Afterthought
97 The Bisection
99 The Retention
100 The Abstraction



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