Expert Card Technique

Author: Jean Hugard,Frederick Braué

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156532

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 480

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Definitive work on card technique: everything from basic manipulations to advanced flourishes; also a wide variety of tricks. 318 illustrations.
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Expert Card Technique

Author: Jean Hugard,Frederick Braue

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486217558

Category: Games

Page: 448

View: 8136

Definitive work on card technique: everything from basic manipulations to advanced flourishes; also a wide variety of tricks. 318 illustrations.
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Expert Card Technique

Close-Up Table Magic

Author: Jean Hugard,Frederick Braue

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781614278696

Category: Games

Page: 474

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2015 Reprint of 1944 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This remains one of the most definitive works on card technique, providing step-by-step instructions that will teach you the correct methods for the basic manipulations and for more advanced flourishes. Offering the most foolproof methods available, Jean Hugard and Frederick Braue explain such basic manipulation as the palm, the shuffle, the lift, the side slip, the pass, the glimpse, the jog and the reverse. They detail various false deals, crimps and changes and the more advanced execution needed for forces, fans and the use of the prearranged deck.
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Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

Author: Jean Hugard

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156524

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 416

View: 8115

This giant-sized collection explains how to perform over 600 professional card tricks, devised by the world's greatest magicians. The finest single compendium available, the book features a clear style that makes the instructions easy to follow.
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The Royal Road to Card Magic

Author: Jean Hugard

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1446546012

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 308

View: 3312

Contents Include: The Overhand Shuffle The Riffle Shuffle Flourishes The Glide The Glimpse The Key Card The Palm The Backslip The Overhand Shuffle II False Shuffles and Cuts The Double Lift and Turnover The Pass Miscellaneous Flourishes The Reverses The Hindu Shuffle and Other Controls The Classic Force Top and Bottom Changes Arrangements Routines Platform Tricks
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Close-Up Magic Secrets

Author: Diamond Jim Tyler,Robert Zafran,Sue Coffman,Kathy Tyler,Jon Racherbaumer,Jeff Davis

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486478912

Category: Games

Page: 176

View: 1333

"A professional performer presents tricks for magicians at every level of skill, especially novices. Intended for performances in bars, restaurants, and other close-up venues, these 29 routines include original tricks as well as tried-and-true crowd pleasers. Over 300 photographs illustrate clear instructions for illusions involving cards, money, fire, mind reading, and comedy"--
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Card Manipulations

Author: Jean Hugard

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156516

Category: Games

Page: 163

View: 6440

Over 100 tricks that can be done with any pack of cards. This rich collection has taught thousands of magicians how to perform dozens of eye-catching, yet really workable tricks. Over 200 illustrations.
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Close-Up Magic for the Night Club Magician

Author: Jean Hugard

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1434498611

Category: Games

Page: 64

View: 4287

Christopher Milbourne presents a selection of classic magic tricks originally published over the course of 50 years in "The Sphinx," the most famous magazine for magicians.
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Self-Working Close-Up Card Magic

56 Foolproof Tricks

Author: Karl Fulves

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156664

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 144

View: 8896

Easy-to-master crowd-pleasing tricks, require a deck of cards and offer beginners experience in handling an audience. Instructions.
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The Expert At The Card Table - The Classic Treatise On Card Manipulation

Author: S. W. Erdnase

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 144654933X

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 144

View: 4939

This early works on The Expert at the Card Table is a must have for any card playing enthusiast. To all lovers of card games it should prove interesting, and as a basis of card entertainment it is practically inexhaustible, with much of the information still useful and practical today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Modern Coin Magic

Author: J. B. Bobo

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154238

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 367

View: 9327

The most complete treatise on sleight-of-hand coin conjuring, including best traditional methods and modern innovations. Guides you systematically from basic techniques, through integrated tricks to complete acts, 18 in all. 510 clear illustrations.
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Card Control

Practical Methods and Forty Original Card Experiments

Author: Arthur H. Buckley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156656

Category: Games

Page: 224

View: 869

A famous card expert demonstrates sleights-of-hand — shifts, palms, glides, false shuffles, cuts, fans, steals, and deceptions — that have left theater audiences amazed. Not for beginners. Over 300 photos.
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Scarne on Card Tricks

Author: John Scarne

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486317153

Category: Games

Page: 336

View: 9939

Marvelous treasury of card magic presents exact details of 155 professional card tricks that anyone can learn. Card wizard John Scarne reworked these tricks to eliminate the need for sleight-of-hand. Simple instructions and clear diagrams illustrate Houdini's "Card on the Ceiling," Blackstone's "Card Trick Without Cards," Milton Berle's "Quickie Card Deal," more.
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Dynamo

The Book of Secrets

Author: Dynamo

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Ltd.

ISBN: 191160063X

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 192

View: 9470

Can you keep a secret? Inside this book you will find many, from the mind of one of the most talented magicians in the world: Dynamo. In this fully illustrated guide to modern magic, Dynamo shows you how you can perform magic yourself. Learn how to make water freeze instantly, read your friends' minds, make chewing gum float 360 degrees around your head, slice a banana without even touching it, discover superhuman strength and many more mind-blowing illusions. A magical masterclass, The Book of Secrets will be the first step on an exciting journey for budding magicians, providing hours of breathtaking fun for all the family. #BeTheMagic
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Card Tricks

The Royal Road to Card Magic

Author: Jean Hugard,Frederick Braue

Publisher: Racehorse Publishing

ISBN: 9781944686277

Category: Games

Page: 320

View: 5399

If you practice any sort of magicor plan on giving it a tryyou probably know that for most people, card tricks are often the starting point. If you have a deck of cards readily available, as many common households do, the only things required to wow an audience are a little sleight of hand and a magician s secrets. In spite of the timeless credo good magicians never reveal their secrets, renowned magicians Jean Hugard and Frederick Braue generously divulged theirs in "Card Tricks: The Royal Road to Card Magic." Published originally in the 1940s, this classic guide contains more than one hundred spectacular tricks allowing anyone to pick up a deck and dazzle an audiencewhether their performance is in a theatre, at a party, or even on the street! With more than 120 illustrations to accompany trick instructions and the addition of a new foreword by Steven Cohen, a master of sleight of hand, this edition of "Card Tricks" is one of the leading authoritative books on card magic. "
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Practical Mental Magic

Author: Theodore Annemann

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156613

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 336

View: 8548

Outstanding collection of nearly 200 crowd-pleasing mental magic feats requiring no special equipment. Author offers insider's tips and expert advice on techniques, presentation, diversions, patter, staging, more.
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Self-Working Card Tricks

Author: Karl Fulves

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156567

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 128

View: 5294

Noted magician and magic authority offers 72 tricks that work automatically through nature of card deck. No sleight of hand needed. Often spectacular. 42 illustrations.
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Now You See It, Now You Don't!

Lessons in Sleight of Hand

Author: Bill Tarr,William Tarr

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0394722027

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 224

View: 8941

Step-by-step instructions for sleight of hand tricks using cards, coins, balls, and other common items.
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Foolproof Card Tricks for the Amateur Magician

Author: Karl Fulves

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486472701

Category: Games

Page: 136

View: 4499

Master the art of illusion with this collection of 183 easy-to-learn card tricks, accompanied by 197 illustrations. Drawn from two popular books by the bestselling magician, it's perfect for amateurs — and professionals who want to increase their repertoire. Mystify friends with everything from shuffle setups to card telepathy, using coins, telephones, and other props.
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