59,170 entries in Cards
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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 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 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
Reginald Scot On Gambling and Cheating
1584 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 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
Unknown Glide second card injogged and covered by fingers
Related to 1584 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 1584 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 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
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 Classic Force with out (dropping some cards and starting again)
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVIII) 190
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
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
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 51
Unknown Classic Force to force a number
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 43
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
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 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 To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
1784 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
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 64
Unknown The Glide second card injogged and hidden by fingers
1784 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
1784 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
1784 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 1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 68
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
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
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 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 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
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 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 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
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 1785 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
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 265
Henri Decremps Knowing the Amount of Small Pile asking amount of red / black cards
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 242
Henri Decremps Forcing from a forcing deck, no specific method
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 299
Unknown Voyage d'une carte Card in a box travel to another card in another box
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 37
Unknown Divination du montant d'argent expliqué Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator from p. 29 explained
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 78
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 sauter la coupe d'une seule main
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 97
Unknown 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
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 101
Unknown 2ème faux melange Simple false shuffle in Charlier style which retains the complete order
Also published here 1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 102
Unknown 3ème faux mélange False shuffle which is more like a five-packet false cut using the table
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 103
Unknown 4ème faux mélange False shuffle which is more like a four-packet false cut using the table
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 104
Unknown Filer la carte Bottom change
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 105
Unknown Glisser la carte The glide
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 107
Unknown Enlever la carte Classic top palm
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 109
Unknown Poser la carte two palm replacements
  • in the hands
  • as deck is picked up from table, with open fingers
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 110
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 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 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 Classic Pass Half Pass top portion pulled face-up underneath
1786 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 chosen card at any number in the deck, faced deck and deck flop
1786 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 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 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 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 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 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 Deviner la carte pensée card thought from fan
1786 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
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 145
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 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 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 la pensée d'autrui par un ancien moyen nouvellement perfectionné mutus nomen, final cards found with sword
1786 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, two double facers
1786 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 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 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 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
Henri Decremps Avis intéressant monte type game using four cards and the glide
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 185
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 Faire sauter la coupe des deux mains classic pass
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 93
Henri Decremps Classic Force
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 114
Unknown Deck Turnover crude by closing fingers
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 125
Unknown Air-Pressure Turnover
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 131
Unknown Magician's Choice one of four
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 150
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 Three Cards Repeating Forcing Pack
1876 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
1876 Modern Magic 125
Unknown Ungimmicked Rising Cards
1876 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
1876 Modern Magic 130
Unknown To make a Card stand upright by itself on the Table tin slip
1876 Modern Magic 132
Unknown Changing Card-boxes, and Tricks performed with them
1876 Modern Magic 134
Unknown Two Card Transposition using two mechanical card boxes
1876 Modern Magic 136
Unknown Restoration in Card Box prop
1876 Modern Magic 136
Unknown Card Box Force using prop for switch
1876 Modern Magic 136
Unknown The Mechanical Card-box
1876 Modern Magic 137
Unknown The "Card and Bird" Box
1876 Modern Magic 138
Unknown The Card Tripod switching device
1876 Modern Magic 139
Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
1876 Modern Magic 139
Unknown Mechanical Changing Cards three different ones
1876 Modern Magic 142
Unknown Visible Change of Rising Card mechanical card
1876 Modern Magic 143
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 The Changing Card-Drawer Drawer Box for card tricks
1876 Modern Magic 347
Unknown Cards to Card Drawer two cards travel into prop
1876 Modern Magic 348
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 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 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 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 The Magic Picture and the Chosen Cards deck thrown onto picture frame, three selections appear behind glass
1876 Modern Magic 467
Professor Hoffmann General Principles of Sleight-of-Hand applicable to Card Tricks
1876 Modern Magic 11
Unknown To Make the Pass - First Method very backbone of card-conjuring, the
1876 Modern Magic 12
Unknown Classic Pass Half Pass
1876 Modern Magic 14
Professor Hoffmann Managing the Pass misdirection and gaze
1876 Modern Magic 14
Unknown To Make the Pass - Second Method
1876 Modern Magic 15
Unknown Classic Pass False Cut as top half is taken, or as top half is replaced
1876 Modern Magic 16
Unknown To Make the Pass - Third Method
1876 Modern Magic 17
Unknown To Make the Pass - Fourth Method one-handed version of Third Method
Related toAlso published here 1876 Modern Magic 18
Unknown To Make the Pass - Fifth Method flourishy
Also published here 1876 Modern Magic 18
Unknown To Make the Pass - Sixth Method
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1876 Modern Magic 19
Unknown To Make the Pass - Seventh Method
1876 Modern Magic 20
Unknown To "Force" a Card
1876 Modern Magic 21
Unknown Forcing Pack one way or three way
1876 Modern Magic 23
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - First Method small top stock
1876 Modern Magic 23
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Second Method slip shuffle
1876 Modern Magic 23
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Third Method Charlier type shuffle with optical bluff placement to top
1876 Modern Magic 24
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Fourth Method fans pushed into each other and stripped out again (Zarrowesque concept)
Also published here 1876 Modern Magic 25
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Fifth Method multiple packets
1876 Modern Magic 26
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Sixth Method multiple packets, real cut
1876 Modern Magic 26
Unknown To "Palm" a Card
1876 Modern Magic 27
Unknown Palm Glimpse glimpsing palmed card
1876 Modern Magic 27
Unknown Palm Replacement
1876 Modern Magic 27
Unknown To "Ruffle" the Cards one-handed or two-handed
1876 Modern Magic 27
Unknown To "Change" a Card - First Method bottom change
1876 Modern Magic 28
Unknown To "Change" a Card - Second Method bold, bottom card shown, top side-jogged card quickly removed instead
1876 Modern Magic 29
Unknown To "Change" a Card - Third Method top change
1876 Modern Magic 30
Unknown To "Change" a Card - Fourth Method "With one hand only."
1876 Modern Magic 31
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
Prof. Robert Hellis To "Change" a Card - Sixth Method To change severals cards at once.
1876 Modern Magic 33
Unknown To Get Sight of a Drawn Card
  • First Method (center)
  • Second Method (bottom)
1876 Modern Magic 34
Unknown To "Slip" a Card
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 35
Unknown To Draw Back a Card Glisser la carte
1876 Modern Magic 36
Unknown To "Turn Over" the Pack
1876 Modern Magic 37
Unknown To Spring the Cards from one Hand to the Other
1876 Modern Magic 37
Unknown To Throw a Card
1876 Modern Magic 38
Unknown The Bridge
1876 Modern Magic 39
Unknown Simple Modes of Discovering a given Card - First Method top cards openly pushed back one by one until spectator stops, bottom card force card
1876 Modern Magic 42
Unknown Second Method 21 card trick, also with general number
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 43
Unknown Third Method spectators remember cards and their positions
1876 Modern Magic 44
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 Second Method single card friction toss
1876 Modern Magic 45
Unknown Third Method air-pressure turnover
1876 Modern Magic 45
Unknown Fourth Method equivoque procedure
1876 Modern Magic 45
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 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 Hidden Block Packet Switch
1876 Modern Magic 48
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 Eights as Sevens
1876 Modern Magic 49
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 Throw Packet to Count its Cards
1876 Modern Magic 50
Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained
1876 Modern Magic 50
Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even
1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown The Whist Trick. To deal yourself all the Trumps all four hands contain all cards of a suit
1876 Modern Magic 51
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 The Cards Revealed by the Looking-Glass joke
1876 Modern Magic 53
Unknown To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons
Related toVariations 1876 Modern Magic 53
Unknown The Pairs Re-paired
1876 Modern Magic 54
Unknown The Magic Triplets variation with twenty-four cards and triplets instead of twenty and pairs
1876 Modern Magic 55
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern
1876 Modern Magic 55
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 To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins
1876 Modern Magic 57
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 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 The Congress of Court Cards with the twelve court cards
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 59
Unknown The Long Card
1876 Modern Magic 60
Unknown Biseauté or Tapering Cards
1876 Modern Magic 60
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 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 Classic Pass False Cut
1876 Modern Magic 63
Unknown To Fling the Pack in the Air, and Catch the Chosen Card
1876 Modern Magic 63
Unknown To Let all the Cards fall, save the One Chosen long card or stripper deck
1876 Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Change a Card drawn haphazard to the Chosen Card long card or stripper
1876 Modern Magic 63
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 Shuffling Deck with Key Card
1876 Modern Magic 65
Unknown Dribble Force Precursor using wide card
1876 Modern Magic 65
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
Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife
1876 Modern Magic 69
Professor Hoffmann Concealing the Cause
1876 Modern Magic 69
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 To make Four Cards change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red, etc. divided cards
1876 Modern Magic 71
Unknown Turning Cards End for End small packet
1876 Modern Magic 73
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 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
Unknown The "Three Card" Trick with bent corner
1876 Modern Magic 76
Unknown To Nail a Chosen Card to the Wall
1876 Modern Magic 77
Unknown The Inseparable Sevens Eights as Sevens, robbers
1876 Modern Magic 77
Unknown The Inseparable Aces three x-cards behind, robbers
1876 Modern Magic 79
Unknown Push-off Count
1876 Modern Magic 80
Unknown Holding Two Breaks
1876 Modern Magic 80
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 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 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 Cutting Force spectator cuts to a break while performer holds deck
1876 Modern Magic 84
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 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
Professor Hoffmann Tips on the Classic Force
1876 Modern Magic 89
Unknown To make Four Aces change to Four Kings, and Four Kings to Four Aces four double facers, using hat
1876 Modern Magic 90
Professor Hoffmann Making Double Facers
1876 Modern Magic 90
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
Conus To Change the Four Aces, held tightly by a Person into Four Indifferent Cards Conus Aces
1876 Modern Magic 93
Unknown The Shower of Aces deck changes into all Aces
1876 Modern Magic 97
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 Friction Toss
1876 Modern Magic 100
Unknown To make Two Cards, each firmly held by a different Person, change places duplicate
1876 Modern Magic 101
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 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 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 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 having been freely shuffled, and cut into three or four heaps, to name the top card of each heap
1876 Modern Magic 108
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 Single Card Cull
1876 Modern Magic 109
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 Table Edge Drag Switch into servante (lap)
1876 Modern Magic 110
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 Psychological Force picture card amongst number cards
1876 Modern Magic 112
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 To change a drawn Card into the Portraits of several of the Company succession
1876 Modern Magic 115
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 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 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 Pochette-Profonde Switch
1876 Modern Magic 119
Professor Hoffmann Mode of Preparing specially adhesive Wax for Conjuring Purposes
1876 Modern Magic 118
Professor Hoffmann To Make the Pass "the very backbone of card conjuring"
1889 Tricks with Cards 4
Unknown To Make the Pass with both Hands
1889 Tricks with Cards 4
Unknown Single-handed Pass, No. 1
Related toAlso published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 6
Charlier Single-handed Pass, No. 2
1889 Tricks with Cards 7
Unknown Charlier Pass as Control
1889 Tricks with Cards 9
Unknown Single-handed Pass, No. 3 as color change
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 9
Unknown Visible Transposition one-handed passes in both hands simultaneously, duplicates
1889 Tricks with Cards 10
Unknown To Force a Card including one-handed variation
1889 Tricks with Cards 11
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 "Forcing" Packs one-way & three-way
1889 Tricks with Cards 14
Professor Hoffmann To Force Three Cards together three force cards repeat abcabcabc...
1889 Tricks with Cards 15
Unknown Injog Stop Force top cards openly pushed back one by one until spectator stops
1889 Tricks with Cards 15
Unknown To Palm a Card with replacement to remove "curl"
1889 Tricks with Cards 16
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin To Palm the Bottom Card of the Pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 17
W. J. Collins To Palm the Top Card with One Hand only actually bottom palm, deck is simply turned over
1889 Tricks with Cards 17
Unknown To get Sight of a Card for top (first palming the card), center and bottom
1889 Tricks with Cards 18
Professor Hoffmann N. B. how to get the deck in line of sight for glimpse
1889 Tricks with Cards 19
Unknown To Change a Card - First Method bottom change
1889 Tricks with Cards 19
Unknown To Change a Card - Second Method top change
1889 Tricks with Cards 20
Unknown "Second" Dealing with "card at any number" application
1889 Tricks with Cards 21
Unknown To Change a Card - Third Method: The Vertical Change snap-over change, see page 132 for another way to get into it
1889 Tricks with Cards 22
Unknown To Change a Card - Fourth Method bottom card shown, top side-jogged card quickly removed instead
1889 Tricks with Cards 23
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
Prof. Robert Hellis Hellis' Change, No. 2 "To change severals cards at once"
1889 Tricks with Cards 24
Unknown To Slip a Card with transformation effect
1889 Tricks with Cards 25
Unknown False Shuffles - First Method small top stock
1889 Tricks with Cards 26
Unknown False Shuffles - Second Method top stock
1889 Tricks with Cards 26
Unknown False Shuffles - Third Method top stock retained, repeat center cuts
1889 Tricks with Cards 27
Unknown False Shuffles - Fourth Method Charlier type shuffle with optical bluff placement to top
1889 Tricks with Cards 27
Unknown False Shuffles - Fifth Method multiple packets
1889 Tricks with Cards 27
Unknown False Shuffles - Sixth Method fans pushed into each other and stripped out again (Zarrowesque concept)
1889 Tricks with Cards 28
Charlier False Shuffles - Seventh Method uncredited
1889 Tricks with Cards 28
Unknown False Shuffles - Eighth Method cards are inserted, pushed through diagonally, stripped out and replaced on bottom
1889 Tricks with Cards 29
Unknown Diagonal Insertion
1889 Tricks with Cards 29
Unknown The Bridge two methods to put it in
1889 Tricks with Cards 30
Unknown The Ruffle two-handed or one-handed riffle for sound effect
1889 Tricks with Cards 31
Unknown The Click with deck or single card
1889 Tricks with Cards 32
Unknown To Throw a Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 32
Unknown To Spring the Cards from Hand to Hand
1889 Tricks with Cards 33
Unknown Electric Deck with ribbon, only mentioned
1889 Tricks with Cards 34
Unknown To Change one Pack for another special pockets (pochette) at trousers & profonde, multiple methods
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 34
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Table - The Servante
1889 Tricks with Cards 36
Unknown Long or Wide Cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 38
Unknown Longs and Shorts long and short deck for locating cards with deck switch between selection and replacement
1889 Tricks with Cards 38
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch
1889 Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown Biseauté or Tapering Cards red-black application
1889 Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown Reversing the Selection stripper deck, two methods
1889 Tricks with Cards 40
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 Shuffling with Key Card "very small risk of the two cards being parted"
1889 Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown Card comes to Top/Bottom on hand or with paper-wrapped deck, long card
1889 Tricks with Cards 42
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
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 "Cornered" Cards whole deck corner-shorted
1889 Tricks with Cards 45
Unknown Changing Cards
  • flap card (with rubber)
  • moving pip section in picture cards (two versions)
1889 Tricks with Cards 46
Unknown The "Walking Pip" Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 47
Unknown Multi-Pip Card & Application two versions, with general card type routine with two spectators
1889 Tricks with Cards 48
Prof. M. Verbeck Multi-Pip Card double faced multi-pip card, ending clean with blank card
1889 Tricks with Cards 50
Unknown Marked Cards - To distinguish the Suit of each Card suit-only marking
1889 Tricks with Cards 52
Unknown Various Systems of Card-marking
1889 Tricks with Cards 53
Charlier The Charlier System punch marked deck
1889 Tricks with Cards 55
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck
1889 Tricks with Cards 58
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile
1889 Tricks with Cards 60
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 To discover a card mentally selected
  • First Method
  • Second Method
1889 Tricks with Cards 68
Unknown with the aid of a wide card
  • Third Method
wide card as key card
1889 Tricks with Cards 69
Unknown Fourth Method deck bridge as control
1889 Tricks with Cards 69
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick
1889 Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown The Turn-over air pressure
1889 Tricks with Cards 70
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
Unknown Third Method of Revealing single card friction toss
1889 Tricks with Cards 71
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 The "Spelling" Trick spelling every value in a thirteen-card packet
1889 Tricks with Cards 75
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 Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even
1889 Tricks with Cards 77
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 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 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 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 The Queens digging for Diamonds hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 82
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 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 Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table
1889 Tricks with Cards 87
Unknown The Affectionate Quartette four-of-a-kind distributed in deck comes together again, various methods
1889 Tricks with Cards 90
Unknown Hidden Block Packet Switch
1889 Tricks with Cards 90
Unknown Multiple Bottom Change brief
1889 Tricks with Cards 91
Unknown Eights as Sevens show fan of Eights as Sevens
1889 Tricks with Cards 92
Unknown To discover a Chosen Card by the Throw of a Pair of Dice forcing pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 92
Unknown The "Whispering Trick" for one spectator, paperballs over the head situation
1889 Tricks with Cards 93
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
Unknown To pick out a Chosen Card under a Handkerchief long card, stripper or ungaffed
1889 Tricks with Cards 97
Professor Hoffmann Card Tricks without Apparatus, and chiefly dependent upon Sleight of Hand
  • Advice to the Neophyte
  • The Conjurer's "Patter"
1889 Tricks with Cards 99
Unknown The Obedient Aces
1889 Tricks with Cards 103
Unknown Classic Pass False Cut
1889 Tricks with Cards 106
Conus Conus' Ace Trick
1889 Tricks with Cards 107
Conus The Shower of Aces many aces appear at named number (faced-deck turnover at-any-number method)
1889 Tricks with Cards 110
Unknown To turn over the Pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 111
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 Equivoque one out of four
1889 Tricks with Cards 112
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 To Pass a Card through a Hat as out for classic force
1889 Tricks with Cards 116
Louis Comte The Ladies' Looking-Glass last pair caught from shower of cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 117
Unknown Classic Pass Half Pass
1889 Tricks with Cards 119
Unknown Friction Toss
1889 Tricks with Cards 120
Unknown Everybody's Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 120
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 Cut Force spectator cuts into break
1889 Tricks with Cards 122
Unknown Opening a Sealed Pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 124
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
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
Professor Hoffmann Thought Anticipated general thoughts on the plot
1889 Tricks with Cards 128
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 Classic Pass False Cut handling 2
1889 Tricks with Cards 130
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 Drawing off the Table Edge Switch
1889 Tricks with Cards 131
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 Card to Pocket as Out for Classic Force
1889 Tricks with Cards 133
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
Professor Hoffmann Card tricks with Apparatus, or requiring Special Cards introduction
1889 Tricks with Cards 136
Unknown The Transforming Sevens divided cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 137
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Protean Pack three selections, "General Pack"
1889 Tricks with Cards 140
Unknown On Splitting brief, see also footnote on page 143
1889 Tricks with Cards 140
Unknown The Four Queens changed to Kings queens under hat transpose with kings on deck, double facers
1889 Tricks with Cards 142
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cards passing up the Sleeve
1889 Tricks with Cards 144
Unknown The Diminishing and Dissolving Cards two versions
1889 Tricks with Cards 148
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
Unknown The Card Table round small tray
1889 Tricks with Cards 158
Unknown Two Drawn Cards, placed in different Boxes, made to Change Places at Command
1889 Tricks with Cards 159
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 The Torn-Card Trick torn corner, then complete restoration, card box prop
1889 Tricks with Cards 163
Unknown The Mechanical "Torn Card" last corner visibly restores
1889 Tricks with Cards 166
Unknown Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
1889 Tricks with Cards 168
Eugene Bosco The Sand Frame
1889 Tricks with Cards 171
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame
1889 Tricks with Cards 172
Unknown The Magic Sword "A Chosen Card Caught on the Point of a Sword"
1889 Tricks with Cards 175
Unknown A Card caught on the End of a Walking-Stick
1889 Tricks with Cards 178
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 Black Backed Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 152
Unknown Iron Foil Card magnetic application
1889 Tricks with Cards 181
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 China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontally
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 185
Bland The Card-Catching Plate