34,604 entries in Cards / Effect Themes
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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 1584 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 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVIII) 190
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 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
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 1584 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 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Reginald Scot Of private confederacie, and of Bandons pigeon on using stooges, for example for burnt and rediscovered card
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIII) 174
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 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 19
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
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 15
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
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 13
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
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
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 19
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
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 39
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
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 62
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"
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 61
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
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 64
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
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 67
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
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 65
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
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 54
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
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 225
Henri Decremps Coup-d'oeil sur une assemblée de Joueurs. meeting Pilferer again in London, different methods for cheating at cards
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 204
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
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 235
Unknown Dire à l'avance la carte que quelqu'un choisira a spectator names the card that another person selected
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 113
Unknown Voyage d'une carte Card in a box travel to another card in another box
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 37
Unknown Prouver combien il est imprudent de jouer de l'argent demonstration of cheating to give yourself the four Kings
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 139
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 finding a card with the tip of a knife, sucker element, spectators think the card is on the bottom
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 172
Unknown Deviner combien de clefs une personne a dans sa poche Guess how many keys a person has in his pocket
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 241
Unknown Deviner d'avance celle de quatre cartes qu'une personne prendra librement spectator names a card that has been touched by another spectator from a group of four cards, performer whispers card to him previously
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 149
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, two double facers
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 170
Unknown Faire trouver les quatre rois dans le milieu, après les avoir fait posé séparément. Kings put on top and bottom join the middle
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 135
Unknown Deviner la carte pensée card thought from fan
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 144
Unknown Faire tirer une carte et la retrouver sur un paquet chosen card found on top of designated packet, four packets, palmed card replaced
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 120
Unknown Faire une pareil demonstration au Brelan; en se donnant brelan de rois demonstration of cheating in another game to give yourself three-of-a-kind
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 141
Unknown Voyage d'une carte expliqué Card in a box travel to another card in another box explained, box with flap
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 86
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 chosen card remains in one hand after the rest of deck has been hit by the other hand
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 132
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, faking the pass
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 180
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 four selected cards are found after the deck has been shuffled with four air-pressure turnover revelations, nine classic passes are involved
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 127
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 chosen card at any number in the deck, faced deck and deck flop
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 124
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; la métamorphoser en une autre carte au gré d'un quatrième, & la faire reparaître un instant card turns several times into the cards that other select or name
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 175
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)
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 156
Unknown Deviner d'avance le paquet de cartes qu'une personne choisira number of cards from a chosen packet is predicted
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 153
Unknown Faire tirer une carte au hasard... Pour la faire trouver ensuite... Freely chosen card found on top or in the middle, as spectator wishes
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 115
Unknown Deviner la pensée d'autrui par un ancien moyen nouvellement perfectionné mutus nomen, final cards found with sword
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 163
Henri Decremps Avis intéressant monte type game using four cards and the glide
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 185
Conus To Change the Four Aces, held tightly by a Person into Four Indifferent Cards Conus Aces
1876 Modern Magic 93
Unknown Ungimmicked Rising Cards
1876 Modern Magic 129
Unknown A Card having been withdrawn and replaced, to call it from the Pack, and to make it come to you of its own accord thread, tabled rising card from spread
1876 Modern Magic 117
Unknown A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to divide the Pack into several Heaps on the Table, and to cause the Drawn Card to appear in such heap as the Company may choose
1876 Modern Magic 114
Unknown Third Method air-pressure turnover
1876 Modern Magic 45
Unknown A Card having been drawn and returned, and the Pack shuffled, to place on the Table six Rows of six Cards each, and to discover the chosen Card by a throw of the Dice
1876 Modern Magic 116
Unknown To place the Four Kings in different parts of the Pack, and to bring them together by a Simple Cut
1876 Modern Magic 47
Unknown Having made Four Packets of Cards with an Ace at the bottom of each, to bring all Four Aces into whichever Packet the Company may choose faced deck and alternative method
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 91
Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife
1876 Modern Magic 69
Unknown Several Persons having each Drawn and Returned a Card, to make each Card appear at such Number in the Pack as the Drawer chooses
1876 Modern Magic 75
Prof. Robert Hellis To "Change" a Card - Fifth Method "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
1876 Modern Magic 32
Unknown To make Four Aces change to Four Kings, and Four Kings to Four Aces four double facers, using hat
1876 Modern Magic 90
Unknown To Guess, by the aid of a Passage of Poetry or Prose, such one of Sixteen Cards as, in the Performer's Absence, has been Touched or Selected by the Company verbal code
1876 Modern Magic 56
Unknown Two Heaps of Cards, unequal in Number, being placed upon the Table, to predict beforehand which of the two the Company will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming)
1876 Modern Magic 103
Unknown To Pick out the Card,the Pack being placed in a Person's Pocket stripper or with palm
1876 Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Cut at the Chosen Card stripper, long card, or ungaffed after spectator shuffle (palm)
1876 Modern Magic 62
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 1876 Modern Magic 121
Unknown To Arrange Twelve Cards is Rows, in such a manner that they will Count Four in every Direction puzzle
1876 Modern Magic 58
Unknown The Inseparable Aces three x-cards behind, robbers
1876 Modern Magic 79
Unknown Visible Change of Rising Card mechanical card
1876 Modern Magic 143
Unknown The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A device
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 358
Unknown Cards to Card Drawer two cards travel into prop
1876 Modern Magic 348
Unknown The Magic Picture and the Chosen Cards deck thrown onto picture frame, three selections appear behind glass
1876 Modern Magic 467
Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
1876 Modern Magic 139
Unknown To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at such Number in the Pack as Another Person shall Name card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, with variation
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 52
Unknown To make Four Cards change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red, etc. divided cards
1876 Modern Magic 71
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern
1876 Modern Magic 55
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downards on the Table, to indicate, by turning up one of them, how many of such Cards have during your absence been transferred from one end of the Row to the other
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 104
Unknown To cause a Number of Cards to Multiply invisibly in a Person's keeping cut-off packet weighed, then it multiplies
1876 Modern Magic 84
Unknown The Pairs Re-paired
1876 Modern Magic 54
Unknown The Four Kings being placed under the Hand of one Person, and the Four Sevens under the Hand of Another, to make them Change Places at Command
1876 Modern Magic 48
Unknown Several Persons having each drawn Two Cards, which have been Returned and Shuffled, to make each Couple Appear in Succession, one at the top and the other at the bottom of the Pack "The Ladies' Looking-glass", favorite of Comte
1876 Modern Magic 99
Unknown Fourth Method equivoque procedure
1876 Modern Magic 45
Unknown Third Method spectators remember cards and their positions
1876 Modern Magic 44
Unknown To make a Card stand upright by itself on the Table tin slip
1876 Modern Magic 132
Unknown Several Cards having been freely chosen by the Company, Returned and Shuffled, and the Pack placed in a Person's Pocket, to make such Person draw out one by one the chosen Cards spectator extracts (top) card from his pocket, favorite of Herrmann
1876 Modern Magic 106
Unknown The Cards Revealed by the Looking-Glass joke
1876 Modern Magic 53
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
1876 Modern Magic 125
Unknown To change a drawn Card into the Portraits of several of the Company succession
1876 Modern Magic 115
Unknown To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons
Related toVariations 1876 Modern Magic 53
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and dividing the Pack into three heaps, to cause the Card thought of to appear in whichever heap the Company may choose
1876 Modern Magic 108
Unknown The Card Bouquet six cards are shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, optionally they change into 6 other selections, mechanical
1876 Modern Magic 457
Unknown To Change a Card drawn haphazard to the Chosen Card long card or stripper
1876 Modern Magic 63
Unknown The Shower of Aces deck changes into all Aces
1876 Modern Magic 97
Unknown To arrange a Row of Dominoes face downwards on the Table, and on returning to the Room to turn up a Domino whose points shall indicate how many have been moved in your absence "Row of Ten Cards" with dominoes
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 265
Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained
1876 Modern Magic 50
Unknown To allow several Persons each to draw a Card, and the Pack having been Shuffled, to make another Card drawn haphazard Change successively into each of those first chosen
1876 Modern Magic 87
Unknown Second Method 21 card trick, also with general number
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 43
Unknown A Card having been Secretly Thought of by one of the Audience, to place two Indifferent Cards upon the table, and to Change such one of them as the Audience may select into the Card thought of using psychological force
1876 Modern Magic 111
Unknown A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to make it Appear at such Number as the Company Choose two methods (Glide and Re-Deal)
1876 Modern Magic 73
Unknown To Let all the Cards fall, save the One Chosen long card or stripper deck
1876 Modern Magic 62
Unknown The Whist Trick. Improved Method. "To deal yourself all the Trumps, the three other Players holding the usual mixed Hands"
1876 Modern Magic 119
Unknown The Fairy Star five cards put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points
1876 Modern Magic 454
Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even
1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown Various Modes of Disclosing a Discovered Card - First Method deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face"
1876 Modern Magic 44
Unknown To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins
1876 Modern Magic 57
Unknown To Fling the Pack in the Air, and Catch the Chosen Card
1876 Modern Magic 63
Unknown The Inseparable Sevens Eights as Sevens, robbers
1876 Modern Magic 77
Unknown To teach the Company a Trick which they Learn without Difficulty, then to allow them to Succeed or to cause them to Fail at your Pleasure deck dealt in four piles and suits separated, taught to audience and they fail or succeed
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 66
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Pack being divided into Two Portions, placed in the keeping of two different Persons, to make Three Cards Pass invisible from the One to the Other beginning with sealed deck
1876 Modern Magic 86
Unknown To Place the Aces and Court Cards in Four Rows, in such a manner that neither Horizontally nor Perpendicularly shall there be in either Row two Cards alike either in Suit or Value puzzle
1876 Modern Magic 58
Unknown To Nail a Chosen Card to the Wall
1876 Modern Magic 77
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
1876 Modern Magic 130
Unknown To Divide the Pack into several Packets on the Table, allowing the Company to stop you at any Moment, and to cause the Top Card of the Heap last made to Change into the Chosen Card wide card as key card
1876 Modern Magic 65
Unknown To name any Number of Cards in succession without Seeing them cards named one by one with deck behind backs, two methods
1876 Modern Magic 70
Unknown Two Card Transposition using two mechanical card boxes
1876 Modern Magic 136
Unknown A Card having been thought of, to make such Card Vanish from the Pack, and be Discovered wherever the Performer pleases 27 cards, card palmed out and multiple endings suggested (pocket, transformation, on chair, ...)
1876 Modern Magic 83
Unknown To Change Four Cards, drawn haphazard, and placed on the table, into Cards of the same Value as a Single Card subsequently chosen by one of the Spectators optional forcing pack
1876 Modern Magic 102
Unknown Restoration in Card Box prop
1876 Modern Magic 136
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and, even before such Card is named, to select it from the Pack, and place it singly upon the Table one in fifty-two, or switch
1876 Modern Magic 110
Unknown The Demon's Head papier maché head rolls eyes and moves mouth, deck put in mouth, chosen cards fly out of mouth and appear between horns
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 458
Unknown To make a Card vanish from the Pack, and be found in a Person's Pocket stuck to back of hand
1876 Modern Magic 46
Unknown The Congress of Court Cards with the twelve court cards
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 59
Unknown The Whist Trick. To deal yourself all the Trumps all four hands contain all cards of a suit
1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown A Card having been Chosen and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to Produce the Chosen Card instantly in various ways long card or stripper deck, see following tricks
1876 Modern Magic 62
Unknown Four Packets of Cards having been Formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 49
Unknown The "Three Card" Trick with bent corner
1876 Modern Magic 76
Unknown Having placed the Four Aces in different positions in the Pack, to make the two Black change places with the two Red ones, and finally to bring all Four together in the middle of the Pack
1876 Modern Magic 80
Unknown The Magic Triplets variation with twenty-four cards and triplets instead of twenty and pairs
1876 Modern Magic 55
Unknown To make Two Cards, each firmly held by a different Person, change places duplicate
1876 Modern Magic 101
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained
1889 Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown The Card and Smoke Trick borrowed handkerchief on glass, card fired with pistol and pips appear on handkerchief, also smoke appears in glass
variation in which blank card in glass becomes printed
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 225
Unknown The Crystal Houlette requiring prepared wand
1889 Tricks with Cards 219
Unknown A Card having been Thought of by one Spectator, to offer the Pack to another, and cause him to draw the same Card psychological force & out
1889 Tricks with Cards 132
Unknown "Second" Dealing with "card at any number" application
1889 Tricks with Cards 21
Conus The Shower of Aces many aces appear at named number (faced-deck turnover at-any-number method)
1889 Tricks with Cards 110
Unknown Card comes to Top/Bottom on hand or with paper-wrapped deck, long card
1889 Tricks with Cards 42
Unknown The Card in the Candle card appears on top of candle
1889 Tricks with Cards 239
Prof. M. Verbeck Multi-Pip Card double faced multi-pip card, ending clean with blank card
1889 Tricks with Cards 50
Conus Conus' Ace Trick
1889 Tricks with Cards 107
Unknown Card-Boxes No. 1
No. 2
No. 3
No. 4: "Card-and-Bird" Box
No. 5
No. 6: Bland's Brass Card-box
No. 7: The Card-Drawer
No. 8: The Double Card-Drawer
1889 Tricks with Cards 151
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked
1889 Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown The Cards having been freely Shuffled and Cut into three or four Heaps, to Name the Top Card of each Heap one ahead
1889 Tricks with Cards 127
Unknown Clairvoyance by Touch chosen card is extracted from deck in spectator's pocket, the repeat in which spectator extracts right card
1889 Tricks with Cards 113
Unknown The Mechanical "Torn Card" last corner visibly restores
1889 Tricks with Cards 166
Professor Alberti Alberti's Rising Cards hair and wax
1889 Tricks with Cards 121
Unknown A Card found in a Cigar
1889 Tricks with Cards 189
Unknown The Queens digging for Diamonds hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 82
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards three cards selected, which are then multiplied (e.g. a dozen aces of hearts), then all duplicates vanished
1889 Tricks with Cards 198
Unknown To Pass a Card through a Hat as out for classic force
1889 Tricks with Cards 116
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck
1889 Tricks with Cards 58
Louis Comte The Ladies' Looking-Glass last pair caught from shower of cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 117
Unknown A Card found in a Candle two methods (fake or ordinary candle)
1889 Tricks with Cards 189
Unknown The "Walking Pip" Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 47
Unknown Everybody's Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 120
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 95
Bland The Card-Catching Plate four cards appear attached to rim of plate when deck is thrown at it
1889 Tricks with Cards 187
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch
1889 Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown The Whist Trick dealing four hands, one contains winning suit and others are either mixed or also sorted in suits
1889 Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown The Crystal Frame "For the Production of a Card"
1889 Tricks with Cards 237
Unknown The Magic Mirror deck laid on mirror, name appears on mirror (breathing glass), mirror turned, only selection sticks to mirror
1889 Tricks with Cards 179
Unknown The Charmed Bullet and the Black Cloth Target nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection
1889 Tricks with Cards 182
Unknown The Transforming Sevens divided cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 137
Professor Hoffmann A Drawn Card, placed in a Closed Box, made to Fly back to the Pack, while Another takes its Place in the Box including Another Method
1889 Tricks with Cards 160
Unknown Two Drawn Cards, placed in different Boxes, made to Change Places at Command
1889 Tricks with Cards 159
Unknown The Pocket-picking Trick selection extracted by feel from deck in spectator's pocket, stripper or long card or ungaffed
1889 Tricks with Cards 45
Unknown To Slip a Card with transformation effect
1889 Tricks with Cards 25
Unknown Biseauté or Tapering Cards red-black application
1889 Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown A Row of Cards having been formed Face downwards, to divine how many have been moved from one end of the Row to the other spectator displaces x cards in packet, an x value card is produced
1889 Tricks with Cards 83
Unknown To Invite a Person secretly to Think of a Card, and before such Card is named to pick it out of the Pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 130
Unknown The Black Velvet Frame "For the Production of a Card"
1889 Tricks with Cards 238
Unknown Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
1889 Tricks with Cards 168
Unknown The Pack being divided into two Heaps on the Table and a Card taken from each Heap and placed in the other: to discover such Cards two methods (odd/even or bridge)
1889 Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown A Person having Secretly Thought of a Card, and the Pack having been Divided into Three Heaps, to Declare in which Heap the Card thought of will be found
1889 Tricks with Cards 129
Unknown Tricks with Biseauté Cards - The Attractive Power of Gold three selections come to bottom of three piles, then to bottom of pack after shuffle, presented with coins, stripper deck
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 43
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame
1889 Tricks with Cards 172
Unknown The Magic Star and Cabalistic Pointer six cards in star configuration, an arrow pivots and stops at selections
1889 Tricks with Cards 201
Unknown Thought Doubly Anticipated "To Place a Card Thought of by one Person at such Position in the Pack as another Person shall mentally Select"
psychological force & position 7 with outs
1889 Tricks with Cards 134
Unknown To discover a card mentally selected
  • First Method
  • Second Method
1889 Tricks with Cards 68
Unknown Two Heaps of Cards having been placed upon the Table, to Predict with Certainty which Heap a Spectator will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming)
1889 Tricks with Cards 79
Unknown The "Whispering Trick" for one spectator, paperballs over the head situation
1889 Tricks with Cards 93
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at step
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 12
Unknown Four-of-a-kinds deck is dealt in thirteen piles, value named, one pile is removed that consists of all those cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table
1889 Tricks with Cards 87
Unknown The Magic Sword "A Chosen Card Caught on the Point of a Sword"
1889 Tricks with Cards 175
Unknown Tricks with Long Cards simple location of a card, either by using long card as key or by forcing long card
1889 Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown Multiple Selection Routine five cards in five different ways
1889 Tricks with Cards 206
Unknown To discover a Chosen Card by the Throw of a Pair of Dice forcing pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 92
Unknown The Cascade of Cards card fountain with or without special apparatus
1889 Tricks with Cards 228
Eugene Bosco The Sand Frame
1889 Tricks with Cards 171
Prof. Robert Hellis Hellis' Change, No. 1 "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
1889 Tricks with Cards 23
Unknown Multi-Pip Card & Application two versions, with general card type routine with two spectators
1889 Tricks with Cards 48
Unknown, Prof. M. Verbeck "Stop!" "Three Cards having been drawn by Three different Persons, to make them appear at such Numbers in the Pack as the Drawers or any other Person my select"
three-way or two-way forcing pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 125
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Protean Pack three selections, "General Pack"
1889 Tricks with Cards 140
Unknown The Black Velvet Banner three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
1889 Tricks with Cards 196
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even
1889 Tricks with Cards 77
Unknown Visible Transposition one-handed passes in both hands simultaneously, duplicates
1889 Tricks with Cards 10
Unknown A Pack of Cards changed to a Handkerchief handkerchief and cards in leather case change places
1889 Tricks with Cards 194
Professor Hoffmann Thought Anticipated general thoughts on the plot
1889 Tricks with Cards 128
Unknown A Card caught on the End of a Walking-Stick
1889 Tricks with Cards 178
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) various thread methods (including "Sand Riser"), routine and pseudo-mistakes
1889 Tricks with Cards 211
Charles Bertram Bertram's Ace Trick spectator deals out all cards, the three indifferent cards end up in spectator's pocket
1889 Tricks with Cards 111
Unknown The Torn-Card Trick torn corner, then complete restoration, card box prop
1889 Tricks with Cards 163
Professor Hoffmann The "Sensation" Card Trick "An Experiment in Thought-reading"
three cards thought of, performer divines writes them on slips of paper, spectators remove their cards and the vanish from "card table" and reappear in deck
1889 Tricks with Cards 231
Unknown The Affectionate Quartette four-of-a-kind distributed in deck comes together again, various methods
1889 Tricks with Cards 90
Unknown The China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontally
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 185
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick cards coming out in order via down-under-deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version
1889 Tricks with Cards 72
Unknown Card to Pocket as Out for Classic Force
1889 Tricks with Cards 133
Unknown Houlette à la Main fingers from behind
1889 Tricks with Cards 119
Unknown The "Nerve" Feat deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face", see also page 42
1889 Tricks with Cards 70
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cards passing up the Sleeve
1889 Tricks with Cards 144
Bland The Wonderful Fan and Enchanted Card card is shot on lady's fan with pistol, fan opens and card appears on it
1889 Tricks with Cards 223
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick spelling every value in a thirteen-card packet
1889 Tricks with Cards 75
Unknown The Obedient Aces
1889 Tricks with Cards 103
Unknown, Bland The Card Bouquet five cards are destroyed and shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, some reverse and one has a corner missing which is visibly restored, very mechanical apparatus
1889 Tricks with Cards 241
Unknown To make a Card thought of by one Person appear at such Number in the Pack as another Person shall choose card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, re-count
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 85
Unknown The Diminishing and Dissolving Cards two versions
1889 Tricks with Cards 148
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin)
1889 Tricks with Cards 122
Unknown The Four Queens changed to Kings queens under hat transpose with kings on deck, double facers
1889 Tricks with Cards 142
Unknown The Fairy Star five cards lost and found, then teared up and put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points
1889 Tricks with Cards 206
Unknown To pick out a Chosen Card under a Handkerchief long card, stripper or ungaffed
1889 Tricks with Cards 97
Professor Alberti The Rising Cards - Alberti's Method thread attached during routine, free selection
1890 More Magic 91
Unknown The Magnetic Wand and Walking Card selection lifted out of deck which rests in spectator's pocket
1890 More Magic 124
Professor Hoffmann To produce Three Cards at any Position in the Pack thought of by Another Person three cards appear consecutively at freely named number
1890 More Magic 38
Unknown Changing Card-box Routine card in box and card in deck transpose, interesting method with deck switch
1890 More Magic 122
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick with psychology & bent corner
1890 More Magic 51
Unknown A Card being freely Chosen from the Pack, replaced, and the Pack shuffled, to make any Given Card Change to the one Chosen control, palm & top change
1890 More Magic 40
Buatier de Kolta de Kolta Rising Cards brief, for correction see reference
Related to 1890 More Magic 94
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code
1890 More Magic 242
Gordon Wigan To Change Three Cards, placed in the Pocket of a Spectator, into Three Others previously chosen
Related to 1890 More Magic 48
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal
1890 More Magic 31
Unknown The Houlette glass houlette on top of wand, metal tongue pushes card up
1890 More Magic 92
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Pairs several spectators remove two cards each and place them face to face, performer receives one card and names the other, then the pairs come together again in the deck
1890 More Magic 84
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick - Another Method gaffed face, fake-index precursor
1890 More Magic 54
Unknown To distinguis the Suit of any given Card by Weight cards with glazed back, marked with water marks
1890 More Magic 50
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
VariationsAlso published here 1890 More Magic 27
Unknown Card from Changing Card-box to Deck two cards chosen and put in box, apparently named one travels back to deck
1890 More Magic 123
Prof. Duprez Ribbon Rising Cards glass houlette suspended on ribbons
1890 More Magic 95
Unknown To Name Cards without Seeing them
1890 More Magic 30
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downwards on the table, to indicate by turning up one of them How Many have during your absence been Transferred from One end to the Other "Improved Method"
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 35
Unknown To name the Bottom Card of each of Three Heaps of Cards performer divines bottom cards of three piles by making up mathematical rules with other drawn cards
1890 More Magic 88
Unknown Practical Illustrations
  • top cards named after cut
  • spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
1890 More Magic 75
Unknown The new Watch and Card Target pistol shot on target, where card appears minus corner, then corner as well, watch appears there too
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 403
Unknown Mechanical Card Stick presented as different method
1890 More Magic 97
Unknown The Walking Card named card moves from spread out cards on table
1890 More Magic 126
Unknown The Velvet Cloth for the Production of Cards three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
1890 More Magic 109
Professor Hoffmann The Magic Card Case "A Chosen Card made to pass into an Empty Case", leather-covered case
1890 More Magic 115
Unknown To Catch a Selected Card on the end of a Walking-Stick (almost) ungaffed stick
Related to 1890 More Magic 95
Charlier Reading the Cards
1890 More Magic 68
Unknown All Red - All Black with electric deck
1890 More Magic 20
Professor Hoffmann The Spiritualistic Ball, Ring and Card rod in stand, ball with hole placed on it, ball moves upwards and downwards, then jumps off, same with ring, card also rises up and down the rod
Related to 1890 More Magic 395
Edwin T. Sachs Edwin Sachs' Method metal houlette on top of bottle
1890 More Magic 93
Unknown The Card in the Candle torn-up card fired with pistol on candle, card appears on top of candle
1890 More Magic 421
Unknown Sixth Method
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 23
Unknown Mechanical Diminishing Cards described in addition to sleight-of-hand method
1890 More Magic 64
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck
1890 More Magic 81
Unknown A Pack of Cards Transformed into a Handkerchief, and vice versa handkerchief and cards in leather case change places
1890 More Magic 231
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards single card "reproduces" into duplicates, repeated with other cards, duplicates vanished again, pull
1890 More Magic 131
Unknown The Improved Card Drawer "To produce Two Cards in succession from an Empty Drawer", with routine suggestions, including having the spectator decide whether the two selections should appear in the box face-to-face or back-two-back
1890 More Magic 118
Unknown To Pass a Chosen Card through the Crown of a Borrowed Hat selection appears underneath hat
1890 More Magic 46
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cards passing up the Sleeve, and the Diminishing and Increasing Cards "dexterous card-palming supple­mented by unflinching audacity", diminishing cards as fake explanation
1890 More Magic 57
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick with a Complete Pack apparently mixed deck comes out in order via down-under deal
1890 More Magic 42
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position
1890 More Magic 79
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick as selection is replaced underneath fan
1890 More Magic 22
Unknown Methods of Identifying a Chosen Card - Fourth Method concave bridge in rest of deck
1890 More Magic 22
Unknown New Numerical Trick with Cards three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile
1890 More Magic 25
Unknown "Walking Pip" Cards
1890 More Magic 56
Unknown Changing Cards multi-pip card
1890 More Magic 55
Professor Field, Unknown Frames of various kinds of Producing Cards
  • Field's Card-Frame
  • The French Card-Frame
  • The Sand Frame (attr. to "the elder Bosco")
  • The Velvet Frame and Artist's Easel
  • The Crystal Frame
1890 More Magic 98
Unknown To make a Card freely drawn, and replaced in the Pack, Change Places with another laid on the Table
1890 More Magic 49
Unknown The Black Cloth Target. Another Magic Pistol nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection
1890 More Magic 111
Unknown The ''Twenty-Seven Card" Trick "To cause a Card selected by one Spectator to appear at such number in the Pack as another Spectator may indicate"
piles picked up according to a table so thought-of card ends up in any position
1890 More Magic 32
Bland The Enchanted Hand-Mirror deck on hand-held mirror, mirror turned over, only selection sticks, magnetism
1890 More Magic 128
Unknown Any number of Packets of Cards having been formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards. with formula for any number of cards
Related to 1890 More Magic 23
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick from thirteen-card packet every value from Ace to King is spelled out
1890 More Magic 31
Unknown Die Kartenvoltige No. 10, card fountain at stand, selection appears at the end
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 77
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte an die Wand festzunageln No. 25, deck thrown to wall, selection remains thumb tacked at wall
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 31
Unknown Das künstliche Abheben No. 48, performer cuts deck and announces in advance whether he cut to a number or picture card
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 57
Unknown Der wahrsagende Würfel No. 15, deck cut into six piles by spectator, number chosen with die, selection is in designated pile, card palmed out and added onto correct pile
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 106
Unknown Die Geisterschrift No. 2, card burnt, ashes rubbed on back of hand, name of card appears, egg white
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 88
Unknown Die Macht des Zauberstabes No. 44, four packets cut by performer, he names top cards of all piles
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 52
Unknown Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deck
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 75
Unknown Die ihr Plätze wechselnden Karten No. 45, two cards placed in two hats change places, two double facers
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 54
L'Homme Masqué Die Karten als Liliputaner No. 8
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 96
Unknown Der magische Degen No. 2, sword used to stab selection blindfolded, deck scattered on floor, deck switch for short deck when fetching sword
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 4
Unknown Changement mehrerer Münzen mit einem Kartenspiel No. 5, deck changes place with three coins, both covered with paper boxes, two deck shells
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 92
Unknown Der Kunstschütze Eine Kartensoirée No. 3
card held by spectator is shot at, a hole appears in its middle
Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 22
Unknown Grande clairvoyance mysterieuse No. 37, spectator choses card from one deck, then magician from another, they match, both decks marked
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Nil homini certum est cards openly separated in suits and dealt out twice, they're separated again, performer can do it and spectator only when performer wants him to, four cards secretly palmed in or out for that
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 54
Unknown Das Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as force
Also published here Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 51
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft No. 18, a picture card is turned around, performer knows with one
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 23
Unknown Die Anziehungskraft des Goldes No. 9, spectator places object on a card, it is the selection
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 97
Unknown Die sich in der Hand eines Zuschauers verwandelnde Karte card placed on spectator's hand changes, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed off, detailed explanation
Related to Feb. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 23
Unknown Die wandernden Points No. 32, number card in glass, covered with handkerchief, smoke travels into glass and pips travel onto handkerchief, chemical
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Der Zauberwurf No. 26, deck thrown in deck, cards remain together until deck hits floor
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 32
Unknown Meine große Kartenvoltige Eine Kartensoirée No. 8
card fountain at stand, selection appears at the end, card is transformed into a card half its size
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 43
Unknown Der Kunstschütze No. 20, hole shot in Ace, gaff card with hole that can be pushed open
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 24
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen pseudo muscle-reading used to divine a word written on a piece of paper, impression onto metal tray with soap covered paper
Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Unknown Das glückliche Wiederfinden No. 41, card vanishes from envelope and reappears in cigar, card either forced or freely chosen with cigar index
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 49
Unknown Gerade oder Ungerade No. 3, packet of cards is counted as an odd or even number, depending on what the spectator wishes, two cards stuck together with "weak rubber solution, soap or onion juice"
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 5
Unknown Die Karten in der Brusttasche No. 1, deck placed in breast pocket of spectator, selections from another deck inserted in pocketed deck, performer takes them out by touch, one deck slightly bigger
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 3
Unknown Ein ganzes Kartenspiel durchzureißen No. 12, whole deck torn in two halves
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 16
Unknown Die unsichtbare Reise Eine Kartensoirée No. 5
two cards placed underneath two plates transpose, duplicate and glide
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown Das Nennen jeder Karte im Spiel oder das bezauberte Messer borrowed pocket knife stabbed into borrowed deck, performer repeatedly names card above knife, bottom card glimpsed and slipped to stabbed spot
Jan. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Unknown Sämtliche Bilderkarten eines Spieles mit verbundenen Augen aufzufinden No. 35, all picture cards found blindfolded
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 42
Unknown Einen Thaler durch ein Kartenspiel wandern zu lassen No. 7, deck placed on glass, coin dropped on top appears in glass, assistant pulls off bottom card which is attached to a thread
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 9
Unknown Der Kartenleuchter No. 3, flame of candle changes into selection
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 66
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen No. 4, spectator writes name of card on paper, card divined by performer, impression on silver plate
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 6
Unknown Die Kartenlaterne Eine Kartensoirée No. 6
card appears in lantern
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 41
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung No. 7, card chosen and pushed into book, card and page predicted
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 95
Unknown Ein ganzes Kartenspiel in freier Hand verschwinden zu lassen No. 50, deck cut in half with pivot point on pull, fan looks like normal deck, thread into sleeve
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 59
Unknown Das Hellsehen No. 17, one of three cards chosen, performer divines, assistant codes with position of cigarette in mouth
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 22
Unknown Die Eintracht der Damen card chosen, then three more cards chosen and the match, then assembly with four double facers
Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 52
Unknown Non plus ultra No. 49, spectator removes three cards from new deck and places them under handkerchief, performer touches cards through handkerchief, they are replaced and found, punched through handkerchief
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 58
Unknown Das Durchdringen der Stoffe No. 4, card in envelope put underneath top hat, card is pulled out of top hat visibly, envelope empty
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 90
Unknown Die vier wiedervereinigten Könige No. 22, Kings pushed in four different positions comes to top, four indifferent cards palmed on top of them
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 27
Unknown Der Kartendegen Eine Kartensoirée No. 2
four cards selected and shuffled back by spectator, stabbed at once from card shower
Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 1. Methode - 1. Experiment mit Karten medium on chair divines selected cards, marked and coded by performer in way he holds the card
Mar. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown Der Teufelskopf No. 6, devil's head mask on which four cards appear, fourth one comes out of mouth
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 70
Unknown Das verlorene und wiedergefundene As No. 14, spectator pushes all Aces in the deck, one vanishes and reappears in his pocket, two methods
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 105
Unknown Die verschwundene und wiedergefundene Karte card is burned or vanishes, it reappears gradually as it is pulled out of the bottom of a hat, using a foldable card with black cloth back
Nov. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 169
Unknown Errare Humanum est, oder: Niemand kann zählen No. 13, chosen card appears at named number
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 30, selection found by weighing each card
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 35
L'Homme Masqué Die vier Buben auf der Wanderschaft No. 6, four cards chosen, they are the four jacks, they are shuffled back and produced from inside the jacket at sleeve opening
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 93
Unknown Der Teufelskopf continuation of description, four cards selected and two borrowed ring put in glass and covered with handkerchief, cards vanish from deck and glass with rings vanishes, cards and rings appear on devil head puppet apparatus
Related to Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 37
Unknown Der Kartendegen No. 12
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 81
Unknown Der Kartenstern No. 4, five cards selected, deck thrown towards star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 67
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte aufzufinden No. 29, key card palmed onto selection
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Durch einen Griff die schwarzen Karten von den roten zu trennen No. 31, deck shown shuffled, colors separated with one cutting action
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Die Springkarte No. 10, selection either rises slowly or jumps out of deck, rubber band attached to two cards
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 14
Unknown Die Macht des Fluidums No. 9, cards cling to hand and drop on command, needle through thick part of skin
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 12
Unknown Die verwandelten Könige No. 40, four Kings change into four Queens
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 48
Unknown Die Karte als Luftkönigin No. 10, card floats out of deck, across stage, into glass, and back, everything is then examined
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 99
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 3. Methode medium blindfolded with black hood, medium draws picture of chosen object, draws chosen landscape, draws chosen playing cards and coin
Related to Sep. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 137
Unknown Das Aufspießen gezogener Karten auf einen Degen No. 16, four cards
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 21
Unknown Die Points auf der Glasplatte No. 11, card becomes blank, points appear on previously examined glass sheet, switch behind table after accidentally dropping wrapped glass sheet
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 101
Unknown Die Kartenpresse No. 7, money press for cards
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 72