Trost, Nick: Nick Trost's Subtle Card Creations Vol 1
©2008 H&R Magic Books
Hardcover, 297 pages
Subtle Card
              Creations Volume 1
Image courtesy e-Bay seller Knight-2004

Comments (Andrew Loh):

Contents:
 
xiii Foreword
xv Introduction to Volume 1

01 1. Unique Card Effects
01 Everywhere and Nowhere
03 Jacks are Wild with an Elevator Finish
06 Trost on Hamman's "Multiplying Kings"
08 Trost on Hamman's "Magic Cards"
10 Another "Oil and Queens"
11 Following Suit
14 Ultimate "Even Money" - Improved
16 A Compatibility Tests
18 Two Compatibility Tests
21 Four Grand Slams
25 Do As I Do Suit Separation
28 Omega Suits

33 2. Coincidences
33 A Simple Coincidence
35 The "One-Two-Three" Trick
38 Ned Rutledge's "Cards Concordant"
41 - ESP Card Version
42 The Mystic Threes
43 Psychic Coincidence
45 The Telephone Number Trick
46 The Couple's Lucky Number
47 Paradoxical Pairs
49 - ESP Card Version
50 Sympathetic Suits
52 Trost on Hudson's "Sorcerer's Sevens"
55 Four Times Nine
58 Cards of Coincidence
60 - Another Version

62 3. Court Card Capers
63 The Royal Pair Puzzler
64 The Burglar Trick
66 Trost on Hamman's "Twins"
69 The Restless Court Cards
70 Court Card Conclave
73 The Court Card Swindle
74 The Reunited Families
75 A Puzzling Assembly
77 The Married Hearts and Four Cupids
79 The Queen of Hearts and Her Suitors

84 4. Gambling Tricks
85 Optical Three-Card Monte
88 Pinocle, Blackjack and Poker Puzzler
89 Duck or Deal Blackjack
91 Classic Euchre Deal
92 Gilbreath Plays Euchre
93 The Contrary Euchre Deal I
95 The Contrary Euchre Deal II
96 Exchange Euchre
98 Six-Handed Exchange Rummy
100 - Five-Handed Version

101 5. Poker Tricks
101 Wild Bill Revisited
102 Wild Bill's Poker Hand I
104 Wild Bill's Poker Hand II
105 Spectator's Royal Flush
106 The Lucky Royal Flush
108 The Insurance Card I
109 The Insurance Card II
110 - Another Version
111 The Spectator's Straight Flush I
112 - Another Handling
113 The Spectator's Straight Flush II
114 The Gambler's Luck
116 Lucky at Poker
117 Strictly Straight Poker

121 6. Predictions
121 Bob Longe on "A Premonition"
123 The Prophetic Phone Number
124 Prophecy in Color
126 Numerology in Color
127 Trost on Al Koran's "Prediction Supreme"
128 The 20/20 Prediction
131 Color Prediction with Three Spectators
133 Three-Way Miracle Prediction
134 Prediction Red, Black and Courts
137 Climax Prediction

139 7. Transpositions
139 Five in a Row
140 Ace to Five - The Easy Method
143 Ambitious Ace to Five
145 Jazz 1-2-3-4 Revisited
146 Ambitious Deuce Sandwich
150 Fifteen-Card Mystery

153 8. Fake-Card Foolers
153 Trost's Open Prediction
154 Revolving Aces - A Clean Version
156 Double-Back Effect
158 The Hotel Mystery - Updated
160 Trost on "The Muleshoe Gambler"
164 Super Showdown
170 The Card Puzzle - Gaffed Version

173 9. Special Decks - Part 1
173 Destiny Deck
176 Matrix Miracle
179 Incredible!
181 Half Wild
184 - Rich Bloch's Presentation

187 10. Packet Tricks - Part 1
187 Hokey-Poker
190 Mexican Monte
194 A Packet of Backs
195 Twisto Blanko
198 Wacky Packet
200 Un-Cards
202 Bill Miesel's "Red Card Prediction"
204 Ausralian Aces
208 Sixth-Thot
212 Bigfoot
216 - Al Thatcher's Version
218 - Tom Hubbard's Version

222 11. ESP Cards - Part 1
222 Una-Minds
223 The Power of Three
225 Design by Accident
226 ESP Do As I Do
227 Dr. Jaks' Symbol Mystery
228 Extrasensory Deception
230 ESP 7-Card Draw
231  Double Deck Version
231 Dual ESP Test Location
233 Triple ESP Miracle
235 Pair-a-normal Perception
239 The Almost Perfect ESP Test
240 Four-told
242 The Symbol Separation Test

244 Appendix: Sleights and Subtleties
245 Aronson Mark-a-Place Move
247 Ascanio Spread
249 Biddle Move
250 Bottom Stock Control
251 Braue Addition
252 Braue Reversal
253 Breather Crimp
254 Buckle Count
255 Carlyle False Turnover
257 Charlier Shuffle
259 Criss-Cross Force
260 Curry Swindle Switch
261 Cut-Deeper Force
262 Diminishing Count
264 Double Undercut
265 Elmsley Count
266 False Charlier Shuffle
268 False Riffle Shuffle
269 Flushtration Count
271 G. W. Hunter Shuffle
272 Gilbreath Principle
273 Hamman Count
274 Hamman Flip-Flop Force and Control
275 Hamman Small-Packet False Shuffle
276 Jordan Count
276 LaGerould Countdown Force
277 Olram Subtlety
279 Ose Cut
280 Reverse Double Undercut
280 Riffle Force
281 Rumba Count
283 Si Stebbins System
285 Simon Prophecy Force
286 Slop Shuffle
287 "So Simple" Force
288 Svengali Shuffle
289 Swing Cut
290 Takagi Turnover Count
292 Ten-Twenty Force
292 Tenkai Move
294 Through-the-Fist Flourish
295 Up-the-Ladder Cut


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