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Reginald Scot Of private confederacie, and of Bandons pigeon on using stooges, for example for burnt and rediscovered card
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIII) 174
Brandon the juggler Example of a ridiculous woonder picture of dove is pierced, real dove on top of building drops down dead
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIII) 174
Reginald Scot Of publike confederacie, and whereof it consisteth on stooges
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIV) 175
Reginald Scot How men have beene abused with words of equivocation, with sundrie examples thereof on cold reading and claiming coincidences
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XV) 175
Reginald Scot The art of juggling discovered, and in what points it dooth principallie consist introduction to sleight-of-hand section
  • In what respects juggling is tolerable and also commendable
  • The three rpincipall points wherein legierdemaine or nimblenes of hand dooth consist
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXII) 182
Unknown Of the ball, and the manner of legierdemaine therewith, also notable feats with one or diverse balles magic with small balls
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 182
Unknown False Transfer
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 182
Unknown Cups & Balls Sequences phases and sequences with balls and cups or candle holders, saltseller covers, ...
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 182
Unknown To make a little ball swell in your hand till it be verie great one or more small balls taken into other hand and become big there, shuttle pass
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown To consume (or rather to conveie) one or manie balles into nothing lapping ball after false transfer for complete vanish
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown How to rap a wag upon the knuckles sucker gag in which spectator is rapped on hand
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown Of conveiance of monie classic palm
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 184
Unknown To conveie monie out of one of your hands into the other by legierdemaine coin travels from hand to hand after false transfer, tapped with knife for sound illusion ("for both the eare and the eie is deceived by this devise")
Related toVariations The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 184
Unknown To convert or transubstantiate monie into counters, or counters into monie shuttle pass as transformation
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 184
Unknown To put one testor into one hand, and an other into the other hand, and with words to bring them togither
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 184
Unknown To put one testor into a strangers hand, and another into your owne, and to conveie both into the strangers hand with words "double lift" with coins, double put into spectator's hand (sponge ball trick with coins)
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 184
Unknown How to doo the same or the like feate otherwise one coin in each hand, they travel together
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 184
Unknown False Transfer with Back Clip
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 185
Unknown To throwe a peece of monie awaie, and to find it againe where you list coin thrown into air vanishes (classic palm with second and third fingers), duplicate appears somewhere else (like on a stooge)
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 185
Unknown With words to make a groat or a testor to leape out of a pot, or to run alongst upon a table coin crawls out of cup along table, thread pulled by stooge, recommended at night with candle light to make it more deceptive
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 185
Unknown To make a groat or a testor to sinke through a table, and to vanish out of a handkercher verie strangelie coin vanishes from handkerchief with dummy coin inside and penetrates table and falls into glass held underneath
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 185
Unknown A notable tricke to transforme a counter to a groat double sided coin glued from two filed down coins, another thin cover disc stuck onto it with wax to show both sides of coin (pre-shell), then disc stolen away and coin changes cleanly in one hand
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 185
Unknown An excellent feat, to make a two penie peece lie plaine in the palme of your hand, and to be passed from thence when you list one-handed coin vanish with wax on nail to bring coin to sort of back-palm position
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXV) 186
Unknown To conveie a testor out of ones hand that holdeth it fast coin pressed into spectator's hand vanishes, and reappears with coin in performer's or another spectator's hand
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXV) 186
Unknown To throwe a peece of monie into a deepe pond, and to fetch it againe from whence you list marked coin thrown into river is reproduced from somewhere else, similarly marked duplicate
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXV) 186
Unknown Knowing how much Money a Spectator has stooge
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXV) 186
Unknown To conveie one shilling being in one hand into another, holding your armes abroad like a rood sucker bet in which a coin is in each hand, it is proposed to bring them into one hand without the hands coming near each other
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXV) 187
Unknown How to rap a wag on the knuckles gag in which a spectator is rapped on the knuckles
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXV) 187
Unknown To transforme anie one small thing into anie other forme by folding of paper Buddha papers, with paper or handkerchief, standard back-to-back paper method and ungaffed method
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVI) 187
Unknown Of cards, with good cautions how to avoid cousenage therein: speciall rules to conveie and handle the cards, and the maner and order how to accomplish all difficult and strange things wrought with cards injog or outjog shuffle to preserve stock, first or fourth finger controls stock, also with a few cover cards
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
Reginald Scot On Gambling and Cheating
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
Unknown How to deliver out foure aces, and to convert them into foure knaves four Aces shown on face of deck and placed on table one by one, they change into Jacks
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
Unknown Glide second card injogged and covered by fingers
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown How to tell one what card he seeth in the bottome, when the same card is shuffled into the stocke card peeked, kept under control with jog shuffle and then "forced" (given) to spectator and divined
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown An other waie to doo the same, having your selfe indeed never seene the card card glimpsed with diversion (like letting some cards fall), making piles and following the card, then giving it to spectator and divining it
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown To tell one without confederacie what card the thinketh three cards on table, one thought of, divined by following gaze
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown How to tell what card anie man thinketh, how to conveie the same into a kernell of a nut or cheristone, &c: and the same againe into ones pocket: how to make one drawe the same or anie card you list, and all under one devise card thought of is predicted on piece of paper in nut or button on spectator's coat, stooge, another person selects this card from deck, in optional repeat a nut with ink is cracked by some sucker
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVIII) 190
Unknown Classic Force with out (dropping some cards and starting again)
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVIII) 190
Unknown Of fast or loose, how to knit a hard knot upon a handkercher, and to undo the same with words converting square knot into slip knot
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIX) 190
Unknown A notable feate of fast or loose; namelie, to pull three beadstones from off a cord, while you hold fast the ends thereof, without removing of your hand grandmother's necklace
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIX) 191
Unknown Juggling knacks by confederacie, and how to know whether one cast crosse or pile by the ringing heads or tails divined repeatedly, stooge with verbal code and psychology
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 191
Unknown To make a shoale of goslings drawe a timber log some geese draw a log of wood, vague, probably thread
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 192
Unknown To make a pot or anie such thing standing fast on the cupboard, to fall downe thense by vertue of words stooge with thread
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 192
Unknown To make one danse naked spectator is made to throw away clothes and dance and stomp, stooge
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 192
Unknown To transforme or alter the colour of ones cap or hat with stooge who confirms that the hat changed
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 192
Steeven Tailor How to tell where a stollen horsse is become stooge
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 192
Unknown Boxes to alter one graine into another, or to consume the graine or corne to nothing box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanish
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 192
Unknown How to conveie (with words or charmes) the corne conteined in one box into an other previous box used to vanish grains, it reappears in bell type box that has grains behind leather separater that drops down when set hard on table (chop cup like)
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 193
Unknown Of an other boxe to convert wheat into flower with words, &c. dove pan type container
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 193
Unknown Of diverse petie juggling knacks
  • making an oat stir
  • producing dry powdered spices from mouth
  • paddle type trick with straw in one of three holes in paddle that jumps around
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 193
Unknown To burne a thred, and to make it whole againe with the ashes thereof
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXII) 193
Unknown To cut a lace asunder in the middest, and to make it whole againe more string than rope, borrowed, extra piece is cut
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXII) 194
Unknown How to pull laces innumerable out of your mouth, of what colour or length you list, and never anie thing seene to be therein mouth coils
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXII) 194
Clarvis How to make a booke, wherein you shall shew everie leafe therein to be white, black, blew, red, yellow, greene, &c. blow book, changes six times, with place where one can buy it, mentions of Pliney the Elder, Saint Albertus Magnus, John Baptista Neapolitan, Thomas Lupton
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 195
Unknown Desperate or dangerous juggling knacks, wherein the simple are made to thinke, that a seelie juggler with words can hurt and helpe, kill and revive anie creature at his pleasure: and first too kill anie kind of pullen, and to give it life againe knife or nail inserted into head of chicken to deafen it temporarily
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 196
Unknown To eate a knife, and to fetch it out of anie other place knife swallowing, first partially put in mouth, then lapped with misdirection and apparently eaten
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 196
Unknown To thrust a bodkin into your head without hurt thin knife through head with blade that slips into handle, optional sponge with blood or wine for additional gore effect
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 196
Unknown To thrust a bodkin through your toong, and a knife through your arme: a pittifull sight, without hurt or danger gimmicked knifes with bend in middle
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown To thrust a peece of lead into one eie, and to drive it about (with a sticke) betweene the skin and flesh of the forehead, untill it be brought to the other eie, and there thrust out lead put in one eye (really into hollow wand) and brought out the other
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown To cut halfe your nose asunder, and to heale it againe presentlie without anie salve gimmicked knife with gap, apparently cut through nose
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown To put a ring through your cheeke ring apparently through cheek (with slit), is taken off and put onto stick that two people hold
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown To cut off ones head, and to laie it in a platter, &c: which the jugglers call the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusion
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 198
Unknown To thrust a dagger or bodkin into your guts verie strangelie, and to recover immediatlie false belly with animal blood
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 198
Unknown To drawe a cord through your nose, mouth or hand, so sensiblie as is woonderful to see crotch with thread through it, really inside the wood around nose
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 199
Reginald Scot The conclusion, wherin the reader is referred to certeine patterns of instruments wherewith diverse feats heere specified are to be executed final comments on the chapter about juggling (= magic)
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 199
Hocus Pocus Junior The Epistle to the Reader
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 3
Hocus Pocus Junior The originall of Legerdemaine, and how it come first into this Kingdome
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 5
Hocus Pocus Junior The Definiton of the Art of Legerdemaine, with its principal parts magic has two parts: magic tricks and work with stooges
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 6
Hocus Pocus Junior The end of the Art of Legerdemaine entertainment vs. deceiving people
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 6
Hocus Pocus Junior The Definition, or description of the Operator
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 6
Unknown Of the Play of the Balls
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 7
Unknown Palming Small Balls
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 8
Unknown Apparently Swallowing Ball after false transfer
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 10
Unknown How to make a great Ball seem to come through a Table into a Cup from bottom of table to under cup after spectator checked the cup by himself
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 15
Unknown Other very pretty tricks with Bals "Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket" precursor, one phase
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 16
Unknown Another one ball split in two
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 17
Unknown Another ball travels from hand to hand
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 17
Unknown How to make a stone seeme to vanish out of your hand lapping the stone while asking a question
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 18
Unknown Another another stone vanish via lapping
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 18
Unknown How to make a Card vanish, and finde it againe in a Nut duplicate card is split and printed side slit into nut beforehand, second nut filled with ink as joke when spectator opens it
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 19
Unknown How to seeme to eate a Knife knife swallowing, reproduced from pocket
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 20
Unknown How to rap a Wag on the knuckles sucker gag in which spectator is rapped on knuckles
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 20
Unknown How to seeme to swallow a long pudding made of Tinne ball transforms into collapsable tin cone and is swallowed
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 21
Unknown How to seeme to cut ones nose halfe off knife with half-moon cut out
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 22
Unknown How to seeme to pull a rope through your nose crotch with thread through it, really inside the wood around nose
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 23
Unknown How to make a pile of Counters seeme to vanish thorow a Table cap & pence through table, die appears instead on top of table which started in hollowed stack
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 24
Unknown How to seeme to put a ring through ones cheeke ring apparently through cheek (with slit and spinning illusion), is taken off and put onto stick that two people hold
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 26
Unknown How to seeme to thrust a Bodkin in your fore-head knife through head with blade that slips into handle, optional sponge with blood for additional gore effect
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 27
Unknown How to put a locke upon ones mouth lock with slit
  • The use of it
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 27
Unknown How to breathe fire out of your mouth
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 29
Unknown How to draw ribbins of any colour out of your mouth, and to deliver it by the yard mouth coils
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 29
Unknown How to make two Bels come into one hand, having put into each hand one bell travels from hand to hand, with bell in sleeve to fake sound of bell in hand
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 30
Unknown How to make a Jugling booke, or a booke for Waggerie blank book becomes printed
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 30
Unknown Bonus Genius or Nuntius invisibilis small wooden figure vanishes in cap, head comes off and body is secretly removed in advance
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 31
Unknown Boxes to change Graine box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanish, also appearance in bell type box
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 32
Unknown How to vanish a glasse full of Beere coin on table, glass with beer placed on top, "is coin in or under glass?", verification used to lap full glass, coin stuck to fingers is reproduced from nose and glass from pocket
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 33
Unknown How to seeme to cut off a mans head, it is called the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusion
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 34
Unknown How to make the face of a Childe to appeare in a pot of water small fake head secretly dropped into water bottle, also with frog
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 36
Unknown Advice whereby you may drinke a Tunnell full of drinke, and afterwards seeme to poure the same all out of your sleeve againe double funnel
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 36
Unknown How to seeme to make a tooth drop out with a touch big tooth drops out of mouth, gag?
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 37
Unknown Another conceipt to procure laughter two items held far apart, challenge to bring them into one hand without moving the hands together
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 37
Unknown How to make two or three egs dance upon a staffe eggs balanced on stick
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 38
Unknown A merry conceit gag in which a spectator is rapped on the knuckles as coins are handed out
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 38
Unknown How to knit a hard knot upon a handkercher, and to seem to undoe the same with words converting square knot into slip knot
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 39
Unknown A notable feat of Fast and Loose; namely, to pull three beadstones from off a Cord, while you hold fast the ends thereof, without removing of your hands
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 40
Unknown To turne a threed, and so make it whole againe with the ashes thereof
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 41
Unknown To cut a Lace asunder in the midst, and to make it whole againe more string than rope, extra piece is cut
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 42
Unknown A very strange tricke whereby you may seeme to cut a piece of Tape into 2. or 4. parts, and make it whole againe with words
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 43
Unknown Of divers pretty jugling knacks
  • producing dry powdered spices from mouth
  • paddle type trick with straw in one of three holes in paddle that jumps around
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 45
Unknown Feats by conveyance of money classic palm, very brief
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 45
Unknown A notable trick to transform a Counter into a Groat double sided coin glued from two filed down coins, another thin cover disc stuck onto it with wax to show both sides of coin (pre-shell), then disc stolen away and coin changes cleanly in one hand
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 46
Unknown An excellent feat to make a twopeny peece lie plaine in your hand, and to be passed from thence when you lift one-handed coin vanish with wax on nail to bring coin to sort of back-palm position
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 47
Unknown How to transforme any one small thing into another forme by folding of paper Buddha papers to change coins
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 47
Unknown How to convey money out of one of your hands into the other by Legerdemaine coin travels from hand to hand after false transfer, tapped with knife for sound illusion
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 48
Unknown How to make sixe pence seeme to fall thorow a Table coin vanishes from handkerchief with dummy coin inside and penetrates table and falls into glass held underneath
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 49
Unknown How to seeme to blow a sixe pence out of another mans hand coin pressed into spectator's hand vanishes, and reappears at sleeve
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 49
Unknown How to deliver to one man one sixpence, and to another another sixpence, and to make both the testors come into one mans hand "double lift" with coins, double put into spectator's hand (sponge ball trick with coins), coin stolen from palm of another spectator with sticky fingers
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 50
Hocus Pocus Junior Conveyance of Cards and Dice mentioning card tricks and principles without details
  • divided cards
  • advantage dice by cutting off a strip
  • "nipping" (punch?), corner crimp, dots
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 51
Hocus Pocus Junior Of Confederacy listing some effects with stooges, most of them can be found in "Discoverie of Witchcraft" by Reginald Scot
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 52
Unknown Fake Animal rocky racoon precursor
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 19
Unknown La Lampe Sympatique lamp can be blown out with a tube even when tube is pointed to other direction
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 41
Unknown Le Petit Chasseur automaton with a bow shoots arrow on a cardboard and hits selected number
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 42
Unknown Classic Force to force a number
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 43
Unknown La Balle Jettée Dans la Petite Maison à Trois Portes & Sortant Par l'une des Trois à Volonté a ball is thrown in a little house with three doors and is coming out of the chosen door
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 44
Unknown Theophrastus Paracelsus, Ou le Pigeon Tué d'un Coup d'épée Donné à Son Ombre ou à Son Image the shadow or a picture of a pigeon is struck with a sword, at the same moment the real bird dies
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 46
Unknown Le Bouquet Magique Qui s'épanouit au Commandement also known as Palingenesie, flower bouquet blossoms at will
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 48
Unknown L'Anneau Dans un Pistolet, Qui Se Trouve Ensuite au Bec d'une Tourterelle, Dans une Boîte qu'on Avait Auparavant Visitée & Cachetée ring shot with a pistol is later found in the beak of a turtle dove sitting in a box which was examined before
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 50
Unknown Le Coffre Qui s'ouvre à Volonté lid of box opens at will
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 53
Unknown La Carte qui Saute en l'air, en Sortant du Jeu, Sans qu'on la Touche card rises from a houlette and flies up into the air, also possible with several cards
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 54
Unknown La Montre Pilée Dans un Mortier watch is destroyed and restored in a mortar, using assistant and trap table
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 56
Unknown La Baguette Divinatoire coin is found in one of several boxes with the aid of a divining rod, longer treatise on the use and function of dowsing also in combination with automatons
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 58
Henri Decremps Divers Tours Anciens & Nouveaux, Extraits d'un Ouvrage Qui n'est Point Encore Imprimé
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 68
Henri Decremps Orgue Jouant de lui-même, Serpens Artificiels 'Oiseaux Méchaniques' Automates Joueurs d'échecs on different automatons, the collection of Van Estin, an organ, snake, singing birds and the chess player
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 69
Henri Decremps Automate Jouant de la Flûte au Commandement, Quoique Bien Isolé, au Milieu d'un Jardin; Nouvelles Tables Sur lesquelles on Fait Mouvoir des Machines à Volonté, Sans Bascules, Sans Fil d'archal & Sans Aimant. musical automaton by Van Estin, playing the flute and instruments, mechanism of moving a table
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 82
Henri Decremps Tour Extraordinaire Nouvellement Inventé question is written on a piece of paper and the letter burnt, answer appears in a box in another pavilion written in the demanded colors, suddenly spooky phenomenons occur, presented by Van Estin, Impression Device method
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 91
Henri Decremps Sur un Vers Latin qu'on Peut Retourner de Plus de Trois Millions de Manieres, on Fait une Opération par laquelle il Semble qu'il Est Possible de Prévoir ou de Contraindre la Pensée d'autrui. "Autre Opération Mystérieuse Sur Deux Cents Mots, Dont les définitions réunies forment un logogryphe très - scientifique." (title continued)
box with latin words, words are arranged and order is divined as well as one word is predicted, with other word with bigger choice is divined with an optical box, multiple out prediction, Van Estin anecdote
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 104
Unknown Dedication Sir Ashton Lever
Breslaw's Last Legacy v
Unknown Preface
Breslaw's Last Legacy viii
Unknown The Air Balloon described and how to make one, as has lately been done in France and England how to make air balloons with inflammable air, followed by an introduction to planets and zodiac signs and their astrological meaning
  • To make Inflammable Air
Breslaw's Last Legacy 13
Unknown To cause Mirth, and make Sport with Quick-Silver egg moves on table, mercury
Breslaw's Last Legacy 22
Unknown Another Trick with Quick-Silver dumplings jump out of a pot when boiled, mercury
Breslaw's Last Legacy 24
Unknown To make a Six-Pence seem to fall through a Table coin wrapped in handkerchief put on table and covered with hat, penetrates table and falls into a glass, handkerchief with coin sewn in corner
Breslaw's Last Legacy 25
Unknown The Visible Invisible writing is washed from mirror and appears again on it, breathing glass, anecdote of a a magician who performed the routine and got caught by the audience, on originality
Breslaw's Last Legacy 26
Unknown To fasten a Ring or a Six-Pence at the End of a Piece of common Thread, and after burning the Thread, to leave the Ring hanging at the End of the Thread.
Breslaw's Last Legacy 30
Philip Breslaw The learned little Swan, One of Mr. Breslaw's Grand Deceptions automaton swan swims in a bowl with letters of alphabet on the rim, spelling a name or swims to named letter, on magnets and anecdote of Breslaw being heckled by Francis Blake Delaval
Related to Breslaw's Last Legacy 33
Unknown To take a Bird out of a Cage, and make it appear as dead, or to roll it about as you please.
Breslaw's Last Legacy 37
Unknown How, on delivering a Ring to a Number of Persons, to find which Person has got it, which Hand it is on, which Finger, and which Joint. people seated in a row and numbered, calculation is made and result gives answers
Breslaw's Last Legacy 40
Unknown How to rub out Twenty Chalks at five Times, rubbing out every Time an odd one puzzle or wager, chalk strokes on a board
Breslaw's Last Legacy 44
Unknown A Person holding Gold in one Hand and Silver in the other, to find which the Gold is and which the Silver
Breslaw's Last Legacy 47
Unknown To tell if a Person holds Gold in one Hand and Silver in the other, which Hand the Gold is in, and which the Silver is in mathematical calculation, sum shows positions
Breslaw's Last Legacy 48
Unknown To find the Number of Points cast on Three Dice sum divination of three rolled dice
Breslaw's Last Legacy 49
Unknown To find the Points cast upon Two Dice sum divination of two dice
Breslaw's Last Legacy 51
Unknown To make a Person tired, or sweat, at carrying a small Stick of a Room bet / wager
Breslaw's Last Legacy 52
Unknown A Trick with a Cock hypnotising a rooster
Breslaw's Last Legacy 54
Unknown A droll Trick played with a Fowl roasted fowl comes back to life when pierced with a fork, as a prank / wager
Breslaw's Last Legacy 55
Unknown To make an Egg stand an end on a Table or on a Looking-Glass impromptu version
Breslaw's Last Legacy 58
Unknown To Put a Candle under Water, a-light, without its going out. diving bell principle
Breslaw's Last Legacy 59
Unknown Various Performances and Deceptions with Cards
Breslaw's Last Legacy 60
Unknown For a Person to chuse a Card, you not supposed to know what it is, and then for the Person to hold the Cards between his Finger and Thumb, to strike them all out of his Hand but the very Card he had taken. "This is called the Nerve Trick"
Breslaw's Last Legacy 61
Unknown To tell what Card a Person thinks upon, though you are not in the Room, or which Card he has touched, or waved his Hand over strange method
Breslaw's Last Legacy 62
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
Unknown How to deliver out Four Aces, and to convert them to Four Knaves four cards put on the table one by one, they transform into other cards
Breslaw's Last Legacy 64
Unknown The Glide second card injogged and hidden by fingers
Breslaw's Last Legacy 64
Unknown To tell what Card a Person pitches on, without seeing the Card till you find it in the Pack cards shown one by one and stopped at selection, simple overhand shuffle control
Breslaw's Last Legacy 65
Unknown To call for any Card in the Pack deck behind back naming card, bringing deck in front of body and dropping card on table, sequence is repeated
Breslaw's Last Legacy 67
Unknown Shuffling of Cards so as to always keep one cartain Card at the Bottom overhand shuffling, see Scot
Related to Breslaw's Last Legacy 68
Unknown Containing Geographical Paradoxes ten geographical paradoxes
Breslaw's Last Legacy 71
Unknown Dreams and their Interpretations, the Belief in Dreams established from Holy Writ, etc. various symbols in dreams and their interpretations
Breslaw's Last Legacy 77
Unknown Electricity. Strange Tricks performed by Electricity on Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Rackstrow, electro shock experiments
Breslaw's Last Legacy 89
Unknown How to terrify such as are entirely unacquainted with the Nature of Phosphorus writing and drawing on walls, glowing in the dark, lighting a match
Breslaw's Last Legacy 96
Unknown The Art of Fortune-telling by Cards system of reading playing cards
Breslaw's Last Legacy 99
Unknown Palmestry displayed, or the Art of telling Fortunes by Lines in the Hands palmistry
Breslaw's Last Legacy 102
Unknown Of Moles in every Pat of the Body and the Explanation of them birthmarks on the body and what they signify
Breslaw's Last Legacy 104
Unknown To make one tumble and toss all Night, and not be able to sleep horse hair or roach allum to function as itching powder, prank
Breslaw's Last Legacy 106
Unknown A merry Trick to make Sport in Company when pipe is lit it sounds like shots from a gun, prank with salpeter and sulfur
Breslaw's Last Legacy 106
Unknown To make a Pea dance upon the End of a Piece of Tobacco Pipe
Breslaw's Last Legacy 107
Unknown Comical Stories, Puns, Jokes and Repartees
Breslaw's Last Legacy 109
Unknown Riddles six riddles
Breslaw's Last Legacy 115
Unknown Sentiments and Toasts
Breslaw's Last Legacy 120
Henri Decremps Préface
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée iii
Henri Decremps Avis for whom this book is written
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée xx
Unknown Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
Unknown Le Mouchoir Marqué, Coupé, Déchiré & Raccommodé marked, cut and burnt handkerchief is restored again, with a table
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 6
Unknown L'Oiseau Artificiel, Chantant au Commendement de la Compagnie bird automaton on a bottle whistles any melody wished for
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 9
Unknown La Carte Dansante (The dancing card) selection appears on the wall, goes left and right and up until the card vanishes and appears again, thread and duplicate
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 13
Unknown La Carte Clouée au Mur d'un Coup de Pistolet corner torn of selection, then nail is marked and loaded into a gun, cards sprung into the air and selection is nailed to the wall, corner matches, with assistant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 15
Unknown La Carte Brûlée, qu'on Fait Trouver Dans une Montre card is selected and burnt, ashes vanish from a box and miniature card is found under glass of a watch, spectator selects among three, with assistant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 19
Unknown La Piece de Monnoie Enfermée Dans une Boîte, d'ou Elle Sort Sans qu'on y Touche coin vanishes from a box audibly and appears in shoe of a spectator, rattle box with spring feather, assistant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 22
Unknown L'Ecriture Cachée Dans une Tabatiere, d'où on la Tire, Sans la Toucher, Pour la Faire Trouver Dans une Bougie signed piece of paper is burnt and appears in selected candle, switch with a box, with assistant notes from 1788 mention method for paper to orange and signature duplication
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 24
Unknown Trois Canifs Ayant été Mis Dans un Gobelet d'Argent, l'un des Trois Saute par Terre au Commandement du Spectateur three pocketknives put in a golden goblet, one is chosen and that jumps out of the goblet, forcing of the middle one, with and out where apparently not hearing correctly which one
Related to La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 27
Unknown La Danse de L'Oeuf an egg in a hat suddenly sticks to a cane and moves from side to side, performed with music by an orchestra
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 29
Unknown L'Oiseau Mort, & Ressuscité an egg is chosen and the spectator asked if she rather has a mouse or a bird, she chooses a bird and inside the egg is a bird, the bird days and comes back to life, concepts of forcing of proximity and preference, two versions
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 32
Unknown La Tête d'or Sautant & Dansant Dans un Verre, pour Répondre à Diverses Questions a golden miniature head moves in a glass to answer questions, with assistant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 35
Unknown Les Anneaux Enfilés Dans un Double Ruban grandmother's necklace - routine, with rings and ribbon, referencing Ozanam
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 36
Unknown Les Cartes Devinées, les Yeux Bandés spectator selects a bunch of cards and shuffles them, medium comes on stage, then with blindfold and without the performer saying a word all cards are named
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 39
Unknown Avertissement
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée i
Henri Decremps Avis
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée viii
Henri Decremps Affiche singuliere d'un Faiseur de Tours, où l'on trouve une premiere esquisse des différentes branches de la Jonglerie. "Un homme peut se faire enchaîner de plusieurs maniers, & se détacher adroitement sans rien briser & sans employer les moyens qui paroissent le plus nécessaires" (title continued) in the process of telling the story how the author and Mr. went to see a performer called Pilferer, two methods of escapes are explained, the performer has two rings attached to his trousers which are secured with a rope which is attached to a pillar with a lock
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 1
Henri Decremps Deux moyens différens, l'un ancien, l'autre nouveau, de le faire lier les pouces, & de se délier en un instant. "Métamorphose d'un verre en morceaux de papier. Réflexions sur les fausses théories. Prétention absurde. Preuve captieuse de cette prétention." (title continued) more tricks by Pilferer, two methods for thumb tie and a glass is thrown into the air where it changes into confetti / pieces of cards, seated, thoughts about vanishing an object by throwing it into the air and the advantages of using confetti
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 18
Henri Decremps Divers secrets pour tirer en apparence des écus d'une bourse sans l'ouvrir. more tricks by Pilferer, coins in wallet are placed under hat and then produced, repeated with different method, finally effect is repeated by placing a coin into a stocking
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 33
Henri Decremps Ancienne méthode de faire le Tour des trois Canifs. "Divers moyens de cacher un Compere, & de faire croire qu'on n'en a point, lors même qu'on emploie plusieurs." (title continued) more tricks by Pilferer, knife jumps from glass, long discussion about confederates and secret helpers, fake automatons
Related to Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 47
Henri Decremps Objection d'un genre singulier. Nouvelle méthode de faire sauter un canif. other method used by Pilferer to make a knife jump, without confederate, using a spring and sugar, on selling the secret of a magic trick
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 63
Henri Decremps Le Tour des trois canifs peut se faire par tant de moyens différens, qu'on pourrait les multiplier à l'infini. "Crainte d'ennuyer le Lectuer, on n'en donne ici que neuf pour exemple." (title continued) nine further methods to make a knife jump from a glass or fall from the rim of a glass, methods using magnet, threads mercury etc.
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 77
Henri Decremps Conclusion de ce Chapitre, & premiere réponse aux Détracteurs de la Magie blanche dévoilée. summery and thoughts about different methods for one effect
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 100
Henri Decremps Observations sur le Monde Microscopique. story about using a microscope and thoughts on microorganisms
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 103
Henri Decremps Prodige arrivé sur la côte d'Afrique, chez un Peuple demi-sauvage. adventure story of an island and of Helioson who could bring the water of a river back
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 108
Henri Decremps Trois Figures colossales paraissent en l'air, descendent à terre, & remontent à la priere ou au commandement d'un Sauvage. story of three gods flying down from sky, using a hot air ballon, different theories why the balloon flies
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 119
Henri Decremps Les Sauvages sont des raisonnemens absurdes: on en fait de plus chaquans dans les pays civilisés. "Seconde réponse aux Détracteurs de la Magie blanche." (title continued) on different civilizations and the different colors of human skin
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 133
Henri Decremps Premiere apparence de Mouvement Perpétuel. on a perpetual motion machine, compass needle moves constantly
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 143
Henri Decremps Autre apparence de Mouvement Perpétuel. other perpetual motion machine, made from wood
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 147
Henri Decremps Cadrans Sympathiques two dials with letters, needle is placed on one letter and needle moves by its own on other dial
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 150
Henri Decremps Mouche savante, Cheval savant. the educated fly and the educated / wise horse, able to answer questions, fake fly
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 155
Henri Decremps L'Epagneul Encyclopédiste. story about educated dog (spaniel), who answered questions by striking his foot and by the aid of an interpretator, questions were asked in three different languages
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 156
Henri Decremps Machine hydraulique exprimant la circulation du fang dans les veines & les arteres. hydraulic machine to simulate the circulation of the blood in the arteries, variations
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 173
Henri Decremps Poupée parlante. doll can speak and answer questions
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 180
Henri Decremps Voltigeur méchanique. automaton similar to Antonio Diaviolo
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 184
Henri Decremps Evénement singulier. story of a ventriloquist at a trial, basic technique
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 188
Henri Decremps Nouvelles Estampes. on some engravings of supernatural people and objects
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 198
Henri Decremps Coup-d'oeil sur une assemblée de Joueurs. meeting Pilferer again in London, different methods for cheating at cards
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 204
Henri Decremps Le Cocher Escamoteur. Observation sur les Gazettes Anglaises. on Pilferer in the newspaper and how counterfeit money is introduced and changed
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 218
Henri Decremps Tour du Piquet incompréhensible, nouvellement perfectionné. performer always has best five cards from chosen suit, spectator deals several hands, inspired by a routine in Guyot
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 225
Henri Decremps Tour des trois Bijoux rendu plus simple & plus merveilleux. three objects (jewelry, watch, cigarette case) are selected by three people and all get some playing cards which are added after some rules, performer divines who has which object
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 235
Henri Decremps Le Devin de la Ville. story about Mr. Hill finding thieves in a company by the aid of magic tricks
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 246
Henri Decremps Le Cygne ingénieux. swan in basin moves by its own, moves to letters to form chosen word, anagram method with words on cards (variation of Guyot's method)
Related to Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 262
Henri Decremps Forcing several forcing cards in a deck, way to force one of the cards, cards with angram words
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 265
Henri Decremps Expériences nouvelles, & divers Tours d'équilibre. balancing different objects apparently impossible equilibrium
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 268
Henri Decremps Les Préjugés regnent sur la terre; le Charlatanisme les propage hardiment; le vrai mérite les combat modestement. on revealing charlatanism
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 274
Henri Decremps Knowing the Amount of Small Pile asking amount of red / black cards
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 242
Henri Decremps Logogriphe poem
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 286
Henri Decremps Eclaircissemens explanations of some of the incidents found throughout the entire book
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 293
Henri Decremps Forcing from a forcing deck, no specific method
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 299
Henri Decremps Table des matières Very detailed summary on 6 pages
Testament de Jérôme Sharp v
Henri Decremps Préface Comments on the success of the previous two volumes. Establishing the promise to mainly explain doable tricks without spending money
Testament de Jérôme Sharp xi
Henri Decremps Préambule du Testament et principes généraux Testament which scrupulously respects the prescriptions of the written law and the custom of Paris. It is intended to bequeath, to its heir readers, that instructions and knowledge.
It also contains thirteen rules of presentation
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 1
Henri Decremps Chapitre premier We find there the marvelous operations of a diviner / witch
Testament De Jerôme Sharp 12
Unknown Ruban coupé et reconstitué 1 Ribbon is cut into twenty pieces and restored using a small box
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 24
Unknown Ruban coupé et reconstitué 2 Ribbon is cut and restored between two pieces of wood
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 26
Unknown Ruban coupé et reconstitué 3 Ribbon is cut and restored several times without apparatus (measured each time)
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 27
Unknown Cartomancie Fortune telling / cold reading with cards
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 28
Unknown Divination d'un montant d'argent Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 29
Unknown La figurine dans la main Figurine put in the spectator's hand begins to move
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 33
Unknown Divination d'un nom Divination of a name
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 36
Unknown Voyage d'une carte Card in a box travel to another card in another box
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 37
Unknown Ruban coupé et reconstitué 1 expliqué Explanation of the cut and restored ribbon from p. 24
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 66
Unknown Fontaine de circulation, paradoxe et disgression Liquide experience
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 43
Unknown Ruban coupé et reconstitué 2 expliqué Explanation of the cut and restored ribbon from p. 26
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 67
Unknown Ruban coupé et reconstitué 3 expliqué Explanation of the cut and restored ribbon from p. 27
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 68
Unknown Divination du montant d'argent expliqué Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator from p. 29 explained
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 78
Unknown La figurine dans la main expliqué Figurine put in the spectator's hand begins to move, from p. 33 explained
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 81
Unknown Divination d'un nom expliqué Divination of a name explained
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 82
Unknown Voyage d'une carte expliqué Card in a box travel to another card in another box explained, box with flap
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 86
Unknown Encre invisible Recipe for invisible ink and its revelation
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 88
Unknown Faire sauter la coupe des deux mains Classic pass
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 93
Unknown Faire sauter la coupe d'une seule main One handed pass
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 97
Unknown Section 3, les faux mélanges Four "false shuffle" will be explained, starting with one by spreading from hand to hand in bunches à la Charlier shuffle to control just a single card
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 101
Unknown 2ème faux melange Simple false shuffle in Charlier style which retains the complete order
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 102
Unknown 3ème faux mélange False shuffle which is more like a five-packet false cut using the table
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 103
Unknown 4ème faux mélange False shuffle which is more like a four-packet false cut using the table
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 104
Unknown Filer la carte Bottom change
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 105
Unknown Glisser la carte The glide
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 107
Unknown Enlever la carte Classic top palm
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 109
Unknown Poser la carte Two ways to add a palmed card on top of the deck
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 110
Unknown Dire à l'avance la carte que quelqu'un choisira Simple trick using two spectators and a classic force
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 113
Unknown Faire tirer une carte au hasard... Pour la faire trouver ensuite... Freely chosen card found on top or in the middle of the spectator's choice
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 115
Unknown Faire tirer une carte et la retrouver sur un paquet A chosen card found on a designated packet
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 120
Unknown Faire sauter la coupe des deux mains Classic pass with the top packet ending face up at the bottom
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 96
Unknown Prévoir la pensée d'un homme en mettant d'avance une carte choisie au hasard, au rang et au numéro que cet homme doit choisir un instant après A chosen card at any number in the deck ! (faced deck and deck flop)
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 124
Unknown Faire tirer des cartes par différentes personnes; les bien mêler ensemble par différents mélanges; montrer ensuite qu'elles ne sont ni dessus ni dessous, et les tirer du jeu d'un coup de main 4 selected cards chosen are find after the deck has been shuffled... 9 classic pass are involved !
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 127
Unknown Faire tirer une carte, la mêler avec les autres... La faire rester seule dans la main gauche en faisant tomber les autres par terre A chosen card remains in one hand after the rest of deck has been hit by the other hand
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 132
Unknown Faire trouver les quatre rois dans le milieu, après les avoir fait posé séparément. Kings put on top and bottom join the middle
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 135
Unknown Prouver combien il est imprudent de jouer de l'argent A demonstration of cheating to give yourself the four kings
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 139
Unknown Faire une pareil demonstration au Brelan; en se donnant brelan de rois A demonstration of cheating in another game to give yourself three of the kind
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 141
Unknown Deviner la carte pensée A thought card which is then found
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 144
Unknown Psychological force Exposing a card a bit more in a fan when showing it to the spectator and asking him to think one
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 145
Unknown Deviner d'avance celle de quatre cartes qu'une personne prendra librement A spectator names a card that has been touched by another spectator from a group of 4 cards
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 149
Unknown Deviner d'avance le paquet de cartes qu'une personne choisira A number of cards from a chosen packet is predicted
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 153
Unknown faire tirer des cartes par quatre spectateur; les nommer ensuite sans les avoir vues, et faire qu'une de ces cartes se metamorphose successivement en chacune des autres Four chosen cards are guessed by the magician, then one of these cards will be transformed successively into each of them (miscalling)
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 156
Unknown Deviner la pensée d'autrui par un ancien moyen nouvellement perfectionné Few cards are thought of by few spectator.The magician find few of them and for the final ones, by being blindfold, he will find them by planting them with his sword.
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 163
Unknown Faire changer un roi de coeur en as de pique, et un as de pique en roi de coeur Two cards are transposed under two hats
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 170
Unknown Moyen sur de gagner un pari aux cartes, en faisant sortir avec la pointe d'un couteau, une carte que les spectateurs croient être sous le jeu A bet under the cover to make a mistake finding a card with the tip of a knife
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 172
Unknown Faire qu'une carte choisie par un premier spectateur, et mêlée dans le jeu par un second, se trouve la première qu'un troisième spectateur choisira librement... A card turns several times into the card of another spectator or requests
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 175
Unknown Faire croire qu'on fait avec une adresse merveilleuse une opération qu'on fait sans adresse Having made a classic pass before, pretend to make a fair cut, to then pretend to make an invisible pass from any movements.
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 180
Henri Decremps Jeu de bonneteau à quatre cartes A card monte game using four cards and the glide
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 186
Unknown Le verre qui tient tout seul sous la main The glass that stands alone under the hand
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 199
Unknown Le couteau qui tient tout seul dans la main The knife that holds all alone in the hand
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 201
Unknown Deux moyens de manger un couteau Two ways to eat a knife
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 207
Unknown Mangeur de pierre Stone eater
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 213
Unknown Défaire un double noeud d'un mouchoir sans le toucher Undoing a double knot of a handkerchief without touching it
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 218
Unknown Faire passer un écu à travers d'une table Pass a coin through a table
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 221
Unknown Métamorphose d'un écu en médaille Metamorphosis of a coin into a medal
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 224
Unknown Deviner combien de clefs une personne a dans sa poche Guess how many keys a person has in his pocket
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 241
Unknown Disparition d'une petite figure de bois Disappearance of a small wooden figure
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 246
Unknown Moyen de se donner de grands coups de tête contre une cloison sans se faire de mal A way to kick your head against a wall without hurting yourself
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 260
Unknown Imiter le Chant du Rossignol Imitate the Nightingale's Song
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 264
Unknown Allumer une étoupe avec le bout du doigt Light a tow with the tip of your finger
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 269
Henri Decremps Extraits de Quelques Journaux different newspaper articles on Decremps books, La Magie Blanche Dévoilée, Supplément à la Magie Blanche Dévoilée & Testament de Jérôme Sharp
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée vii
Unknown The Magic Sword "A Card being drawn and replaced, and the Pack flung in the Air, to catch the chosen Card on the point of the Sword"
Related to Modern Magic 121
Unknown Three Cards Repeating Forcing Pack
Modern Magic 125
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) "Several Cards having been drawn, returned, and Shuffled, to make them rise spontaneously from the Pack"
some variations in apparatus explained
Modern Magic 125
Unknown Ungimmicked Rising Cards
Modern Magic 129
Unknown The Jumping Cards "Two or three Cards having been drawn, returned, and shuffled, to make them jump out of the Pack"
using prop box
Modern Magic 130
Unknown To make a Card stand upright by itself on the Table tin slip
Modern Magic 132
Unknown Changing Card-boxes, and Tricks performed with them
Modern Magic 134
Unknown Two Card Transposition using two mechanical card boxes
Modern Magic 136
Unknown Restoration in Card Box prop
Modern Magic 136
Unknown Card Box Force using prop for switch
Modern Magic 136
Unknown The Mechanical Card-box
Modern Magic 137
Unknown The "Card and Bird" Box
Modern Magic 138
Unknown The Card Tripod switching device
Modern Magic 139
Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
Modern Magic 139
Unknown Mechanical Changing Cards three different ones
Modern Magic 142
Unknown Visible Change of Rising Card mechanical card
Modern Magic 143
Unknown Classic Palming of Coins
Modern Magic 146
Unknown Pass 1 right hand classic palm, fake transfer to left (described with coin but for all small objects)
Modern Magic 147
Friedrich Wilhelm Frikell Pass 2 featuring thumb grip
Modern Magic 149
Friedrich Wilhelm Frikell Frikell Thumb Palm
Modern Magic 149
Unknown Pass 3 fake pick-up
Modern Magic 150
Unknown Pass 4 (Le Tourniquet) "French Drop"
Modern Magic 150
Unknown Pass 5 (La Pincette) French Drop from natural grip
Modern Magic 151
Unknown Pass 6 multiple coins with sound
Modern Magic 151
Unknown Pass 7 (La Coulée) for large coin, featuring front palm clip
Modern Magic 152
Unknown Front Palm Clip
Modern Magic 152
Unknown Pass 8 with wand in same hand
Modern Magic 153
Unknown Mentioning Palm Positions brief, "coin by its edges between tow of the fingers, or between the thumb and the side of the hand" & finger palm
Modern Magic 153
Professor Hoffmann Managing the False Transfer gaze and angles
Modern Magic 154
Professor Hoffmann The "Click" and Delaying the Effect
Modern Magic 155
Unknown Changes Change 1 - Change 5
Modern Magic 157
Unknown A Florin being spun upon the Table, to tell blindfold whether it falls head or tail upwards coin gaffed
Modern Magic 159
Unknown Odd or Even, or the Mysterious Addition rather transparent math trick in which performer apparently knows whether the amount of coins selected is odd or even
Modern Magic 160
Unknown To change a Florin into a Penny, back again, and then to pass the same invisibly into the pocket of the owner first transformation in hand of spectator, coin marked
Modern Magic 161
Unknown To make a marked Florin and Penny, wrapped in separate Handkerchiefs, change places at command including variation with spectator's and performer's hands instead of handkerchiefs
Modern Magic 163
Unknown To make two marked Coins, wrapped in separated Handkerchiefs, come together in one of them (expansion of texture configuration)
Modern Magic 164
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Wrapping Coin in Handkerchief fake wrapping, two methods
Related to Modern Magic 166
Unknown To Pull Four Florins or Half-crowns through a Handkerchief with assistance of spectator, presented as vanish and reappearance from spectator's clothes
Modern Magic 168
Unknown Producing Clink with Wand when tapping on clothing, two methods (gimmicked wand and ungaffed)
Modern Magic 170
Unknown To pass a Marked Florin (or Half-crown) into the Centre of two Oranges in Succession
Variations Modern Magic 170