Tarbell, Harlan: Tarbell's Course In Magic, Volume 8
©1993 Tannen's, D. Robbins
Hardcover, 400 pages
Tarbell 8
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Comments (Dennis Dowhy): Sorry no details in this listing. I had volume 8 but ended up selling it before I started doing these contents listings!

Contents:

II Frontispiece
V Dedication
VII Contents
XI Forward (David Copperfield)
Introductions
XIII Steve Burton
XIV Richard Kaufman
XVI Preface (Harlan Tarbell)

16 Lesson 92-01 Thoughts and Advice

19 Lesson 93-19 Mysteries of the Seance
19 Spiritualism and Magic
22 The Dark Seance at the Table
28 The Dark Circle
30 The Touch of Mysterious Fingers
32 Gysel's Method
33 The Cabinet Seance
38 The Throw-Away Coat Tie
39 Anna Eva Fay's Spirit Tie
41 Tarbell's Spirit Collar

45 Lesson 94-45 Further Unique Mysteries
45 Wine and Water
49 Tarbell's Anytime Cake in the Hat
52 The Enchanted Cane
56 The L. W Bewitched Handkerchief and Glass
59 A Topsy-Turvy Word
61 The Mysterious Cross
62 Solid Through Solid String
64 Come-Back Bread Crumbs
65 The Cloudburst Coin
67 Tarbell Production Hat
70 A Derby and Silk Routine
72 Tarbell Potato and Die
74 Tarbell First Torn Paper Routine
76 Tarbell Oranges
78 The Classic Water Bowl Production

83 Lesson 95-83 Magic with Cards
83 Collins' Slippery Aces
86 The Mystic Aces
87 Kick Back Card Discovery
89 A Good Card Trick
90 Rising Cards From Envelope (Two Methods)
94 Rising Cards From Book
96 Switching Decks
97 The Phantom Cut Out Card
100 F.E. Cole's Any Card Called For Rising Card
101 Tarbell Any Card Rising Card

103 Lesson 96-103 Oriental Magic
103 The Tarbell Cannon Cracker (Six Effects)
110 The Hindu Climbing Balls
112 The Hindu Jar of Grain,
113 The Hindu Disappearing Grain
115 Chinese Color-Changing Coins
121 The Chinese Sticks
127 The Chinese Production Box
131 Mystery of the Paper Ball Egg Frog and Baby Chicken

137 Lesson 97-137 Magic of the Mind
137 Blindfold Card Reading
140 The Devil's Deck
145 Bank Night Revisited
146 Dr. Bridges' Thought Projection
148 The Chess Knight's Tour
153 The Tarbell Rapid Memory Act

159 Lesson 98-159 Rope Magic
159 A Word About Magic with Ropes
160 How to Tie a Square Knot
161 Tarbell 'Basik' Rope Mystery
164 The Lazy Man Reformed
166 Henry Holava's Rope from Hand Release
168 Block of Wood Release
170 The Priest's Pearls
172 Tarbell Rope Mystery (Five Effects)

187 Lesson 99-187 Chalk Talk Magic
187 The Basics of Quick Sketching
195 The Rabbit and the Magician
196 The Monkey and the Cat
197 The Duck and the Farmer
198 Grandpa's Experience
199 A Lady and Her Husband
200 The Mouse and the Lady
201 The Pig and the Wolf
202 The Elephant and the Ostrich
203 Cupid and the Stork
204 The Vanishing Line
205 A Stylish Gentleman
207 Have a Banana,
209 A Lemon While You Wait
211 The Rising Card
213 The Honorable Mr. Donkey
215 The Pirate's Chest
220 A Drink to Order
222 The Rabbit in the Hat
223 An Easy Way to Make Money

225 Lesson 100-225 Magic with Apparatus
225 The Siberian Chain Escape
228 The Mysterious Self Filling Lota
231 Ching Ling Foo's Magic Water Can
232 Tarbell Ball and Vase Routine
234 The Tarbell Orange Vase
237 The Bran Vase
241 The Dove Pan
243 The Welsh Rarebit
246 The Magic Chocolates
250 The Wandering Glass and Bottle
255 Comedy Version
258 Bottle Bottle Where's the Bottle
262 Tarbell 'Society Special' Black Art Table
271 Super Vanish of Doves

283 Lesson 101-283 Comedy Magic
283 The Vice Versa Rabbit Mystery
285 The Lie Detector
288 The Traveling Coins
291 The Chameleon Socks
295 Mind-Reading Deluxe
300 A Hypnotic Vanishing
303 An Unexpected Vanishing
305 A Comedy Levitation

311 Lesson 102-311 Pantomime Illusions
311 The Phantom of the Circus
329 The Chinaman the Ghost and the Cat
345 The Mystery of the Three Ghosts
348 The Mystery of the Dancing Girls

359 Lesson 103-353 Making Magic Pay
359 The Selling of the Tarbell System of Magic
369 Tarbell Introduced by Dr. A. M. Wilson
370 Ads for the Tarbell System
379 Pitch Letters Sent by the System To Prospective Students
400 The Strong Box and Apparatus Included with Lesson 1
401 Pitch Letter After Lesson 1 was Received
403 Price List of Supplies
404 Apparatus Sent After Lesson 20
405 Tarbell System Diploma
406 Tarbell Course of Magic Poster
407 Pitch Letter for Tarbell Post Graduate Course
409 The Tarbell Lectures
310 Tarbell Personal Course in Magic No. 1 (1942)
415 Tarbell Personal Course in Magic No. 2 (1942)
421 1947 S. A. M. Lecture Notes and List of Tricks Performed
424 Personal Course in Magic (1955)
426 Tarbell 'Princess Card Trick'
427 Sources of Material used in Tarbell 8


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