By Jean Hugard

In the 1st a long time of the 20th century magicians crammed the magic journals with articles on card methods, giving advancements on vintage tips and inventing new ones. if you happen to might prepare a suite of those magazines you are going to have virtually a whole path on card methods, via some of the world's maximum magicians. yet the place may perhaps you discover those journals now that they're most likely collector's goods? or even in the event you may perhaps locate them, how a lot could this kind of assortment fee? no longer greatly. simply because the entire better of those tips come in this one enormous publication, containing approximately each sensible card trick produced, invented, and more desirable by way of magicians over a span of 40 years and more.
A really stunning assortment, this e-book explains the way to practice over six hundred specialist card tips: impromptu card methods, spelling tips, "you do as I do" tips, diachylon (a paste for gluing playing cards jointly) tips, calculation tips; methods utilizing key playing cards, slick playing cards, double-backed playing cards, reversed playing cards, brief playing cards; tips in accordance with a one-way pack, prearranged pack, Svengali pack, Mene-Tekel pack, stripper pack; designated packs; miscellaneous methods together with all over the place and Nowhere, The Case of the 4 Kings, Card within the Orange, The Buddha Whispers, and Inseparable Aces; and a last bankruptcy on tips utilizing the well-known Nikola Card approach. furthermore, a bankruptcy on procedure explains crucial sleights ― the overhand shuffle, riffle shuffle, fake minimize, palm, basic cross, double elevate, go with the flow, and force.
Based on a quantity compiled by way of Dr. Wilhelm Von Deusen and Glenn G. Gravatt, this assortment used to be completely revised via Jean Hugard and fully rewritten. it truly is simply the best unmarried compendium of vintage card tips, and the transparent sort makes the directions effortless to stick to. An essential ebook for the pro or novice magician, it's a outstanding resource for someone who wishes simply the best tips to mystify his neighbors or satisfaction his children.

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