9,528 entries in Cards / Principles
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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
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
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 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 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 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 To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
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
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
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 Magician's Choice one of four
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 150
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 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
Professor Hoffmann Mode of Preparing specially adhesive Wax for Conjuring Purposes
1876 Modern Magic 118
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 Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained
1876 Modern Magic 50
Unknown To Let all the Cards fall, save the One Chosen long card or stripper deck
1876 Modern Magic 62
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 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 Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife
1876 Modern Magic 69
Unknown To Change a Card drawn haphazard to the Chosen Card long card or stripper
1876 Modern Magic 63
Unknown Shuffling Deck with Key Card
1876 Modern Magic 65
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 The Long Card
1876 Modern Magic 60
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 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 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
Professor Hoffmann Concealing the Cause
1876 Modern Magic 69
Unknown Fourth Method equivoque procedure
1876 Modern Magic 45
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 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 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 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 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 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 The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even
1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown The Inseparable Sevens Eights as Sevens, robbers
1876 Modern Magic 77
Unknown Dribble Force Precursor using wide card
1876 Modern Magic 65
Unknown Third Method spectators remember cards and their positions
1876 Modern Magic 44
Unknown Eights as Sevens
1876 Modern Magic 49
Unknown Turning Cards End for End small packet
1876 Modern Magic 73
Unknown The Whist Trick. To deal yourself all the Trumps all four hands contain all cards of a suit
1876 Modern Magic 51
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 Black Backed Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 152
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
Professor Alberti Alberti's Rising Cards hair and wax
1889 Tricks with Cards 121
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 Pocket-picking Trick selection extracted by feel from deck in spectator's pocket, stripper or long card or ungaffed
1889 Tricks with Cards 45
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
Unknown Eights as Sevens show fan of Eights as Sevens
1889 Tricks with Cards 92
Unknown Card comes to Top/Bottom on hand or with paper-wrapped deck, long card
1889 Tricks with Cards 42
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick
1889 Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown Long or Wide Cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 38
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 Equivoque one out of four
1889 Tricks with Cards 112
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 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 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 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 Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick spelling every value in a thirteen-card packet
1889 Tricks with Cards 75
Unknown Reversing the Selection stripper deck, two methods
1889 Tricks with Cards 40
Professor Hoffmann Deck Pull
1889 Tricks with Cards 199
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) various thread methods (including "Sand Riser"), routine and pseudo-mistakes
1889 Tricks with Cards 211
Unknown Billet Index
1889 Tricks with Cards 232
Unknown Everybody's Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 120
Charlier The Charlier System punch marked deck
1889 Tricks with Cards 55
Unknown Shuffling with Key Card "very small risk of the two cards being parted"
1889 Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown with the aid of a wide card
  • Third Method
wide card as key card
1889 Tricks with Cards 69
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 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 Whist Trick dealing four hands, one contains winning suit and others are either mixed or also sorted in suits
1889 Tricks with Cards 78
Professor Hoffmann Card tricks with Apparatus, or requiring Special Cards introduction
1889 Tricks with Cards 136
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even
1889 Tricks with Cards 77
Unknown To pick out a Chosen Card under a Handkerchief long card, stripper or ungaffed
1889 Tricks with Cards 97
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
Prof. Duprez Ribbon Rising Cards glass houlette suspended on ribbons
1890 More Magic 95
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
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile
1890 More Magic 69
Professor Alberti The Rising Cards - Alberti's Method thread attached during routine, free selection
1890 More Magic 91
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal
1890 More Magic 31
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 To Name Cards without Seeing them
1890 More Magic 30
Buatier de Kolta de Kolta Rising Cards brief, for correction see reference
Related to 1890 More Magic 94
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
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 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
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 The Walking Card named card moves from spread out cards on table
1890 More Magic 126
Edwin T. Sachs Edwin Sachs' Method metal houlette on top of bottle
1890 More Magic 93
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 French Card-Vanisher pull with clip
1890 More Magic 137
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick as selection is replaced underneath fan
1890 More Magic 22
Charlier Reading the Cards
1890 More Magic 68
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick from thirteen-card packet every value from Ace to King is spelled out
1890 More Magic 31
Unknown To name the Article taken by each of Four Persons four objects pocketed while performer is out of room, but linked to four memorized punch-marked cards
1890 More Magic 87
Professor Hoffmann Introducing a Stacked Deck
1890 More Magic 74
Professor Hoffmann Card-Vanisher pull with clip
1890 More Magic 133
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck
1890 More Magic 81
Charlier The Charlier System of Card-Marking punch marked deck
1890 More Magic 66
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position
1890 More Magic 79
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten two or three cards selected and lost, one by one they rise out of deck and float into other hand, solo version
Jan. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
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 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 Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken No. 6, spectator choses one of two piles, selection is predicted with "eight", one pile contains Eights, the other eight cards
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 8
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen mehrerer gewählten Karten deck dealt into four piles, one chosen, all cards in this pile are predicted
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
Carl Willmann Die Kartenschule "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
more comments on writing a card college
  • Zur Einleitung
Aug. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 113
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die unsichtbare Reise - Second Method without duplicate, Seven/Eight of Diamonds as pseudo duplicates
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 40
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 Sämtliche Bilderkarten eines Spieles mit verbundenen Augen aufzufinden No. 35, all picture cards found blindfolded
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 42
Unknown Die wandernde Karte No. 46, card moves around on table and follows performer
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 55
Unknown Delayed Stack Use starting with a trick that does not change order
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte zu verwandeln No. 38, selection put on top, another card is on top when checked again after putting hand on top of deck, sticky hand
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 45
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten No. 23, three selections jump out of deck held in one hand one by one into other hand, thread across stage
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 28
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 Erklärung zum Vertauschen eines Kartenspiels a. Mit Servante (deck switch with chair servante)
b. Ohne Servante (using holder under vest)
Sep. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Unknown Die Macht des Zauberstabes No. 44, four packets cut by performer, he names top cards of all piles
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 52
Unknown Non plus ultra Eine Kartensoirée No. 7
four cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly with needle attached to ring
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 42
Unknown Der Zauberwurf No. 26, deck thrown in deck, cards remain together until deck hits floor
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 32
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 24, card rises out of deck in glass
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 30
Unknown Erklärungen zu den vorstehenden Kunststücken explanations to all fifteen tricks
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 108
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 Das Hellsehen No. 17, one of three cards chosen, performer divines, assistant codes with position of cigarette in mouth
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 22
Unknown Wide Cards
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 78
Unknown Der magische Tastsinn No. 36, deck put in pocket, any card called for removed
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 43
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 Grande clairvoyance mystèrieuse two decks, two chosen cards match, decks marked, one in new deck order, second method with Mexican Turnover, third method in which one card is secretly transferred to the other deck at the beginning
Related to Apr. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 60
Unknown Das verwandelte As No. 5, black Aces and Ace of Diamonds shown, those three cards given to spectator, Diamonds changed to Hearts, pip covered by black Aces so Ace of Hearts poses as Diamonds, Ace appears to be in the center which makes covering unclear
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 7
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 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 Mit verbundenen Augen sämtliche Karten eines Spieles zu nennen No. 33, blindfolded, cards held to forehead are named
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 39
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 Der Kartensteiger auf dem Rücken einer Person No. 1, deck attached to back of spectator, three cards rise out of it one by one, dealer's item by C. L. Wüst from Frankfurt
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 86
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte aufzufinden No. 29, key card palmed onto selection
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft No. 18, a picture card is turned around, performer knows with one
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 23
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenschule introduction to start of a card college series
Sep. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
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
Carl Willmann Die Kartenschule "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
introduction to Willmann's plan to write a card college in the magazine and comments on card magic
July 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 98
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 Das magische Trio one card palmed from the start
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 107
Unknown Die neue Eckkarte corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 138
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Reise durch den Cylinderhut card penetrates top hat
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 162
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster In fremder Hand verschwindende Karten cards disappear into tray
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 181
Unknown Könige, Damen und Buben picture cards shuffled and placed underneath handkerchief, performer produces all kings, queens and jacks without looking, two methods
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Die Eckkarten second method, corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores
Also published here Aug. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 177
Unknown Nennen zweier Karten deck cut in two piles, performer names top two cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 43
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen deck shuffled by a (real) controlled Charlier Shuffle type procedure, with tables how the order changes, 32 or 52 cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 113
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 111
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster On Memorized Deck & Applying Controlled Shuffle using the controlled shuffle to set-up for "Die künstliche Reihenfolge"
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenwage performer names number of cards in cut-off pile, with patter
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 87
Unknown Moisture Palm card clings to hand when pressed on top of tabled deck
Aug. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 115
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft cards given to blindfolded performer are named by him
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Card Turnover deck on a tray to achieve reversed replacement
Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 100
Unknown Card Punch on Pull in sleeve
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Gerade oder ungerade performer knows if cut-off pile has odd or even number of cards, red-black alternating
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 89
Carl Willmann Karten-Servante servante on table or behind chair
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 10
Unknown Mysteriöses Kartensteigen cards rise out of deck and float in air
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 211
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Verwandlung der vier Point-Acht-Karten four spectators each take a card, they're the Eights, those then change to Sevens and the Eights are back in the deck, impromptu double-enders
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 54
Unknown Eine Karte am Geruch erkennen locating a card because of its smell, key card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler about naturally marked cards
Related to June 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6) 93
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 4. fourth application, deck "shuffled" two times, then card at any position named
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Des indischen Marabuts Sehergabe three numbers named and cards counted to, numbers and cards predicted, prepared envelope, faced deck
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 57
Unknown Deutsche Methode punch mark
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 130
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft performer blindfolded, spectators hand him cards which he holds to his forehead and divines, palmed mirror
May 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5) 73
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Gezwungene Wahl magician's choice from 32 cards and layout on table
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 121
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Prof. Hofzinser's Geheimnis "Die isolierte Karte", spectator locates card via matrix-layout of deck on table and magician's choice
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 51
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Non plus ultra several cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Die geheimnisvollen Würfel
  • two dice thrown and sum counted to repeatedly until deck is divided in two halves, they're separated in red and black
  • red and black separation by performer without dice but crimp or punch instead
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 110
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler card taken out, spectator reads off remaining cards, performer names missing card, clocking mod 10 but with only thirty-two cards
Variations 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 100
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenmagneta two selections, deck in a glass, one selection rises out of deck and floats to other glass and in midair changes to second selection
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 213
Unknown Natürliche Methode observing irregularities in back design
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 132
Unknown Das desertierte und wiedereingefangene Ass four Aces shown and lost in deck by spectator, one Ace disappears and travels to spectator's pocket, Diamond spot card masks as Ace with other pips covered by other Aces
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 23
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Neueste Methode, Karte zu erraten Stebbins type stack with 32 cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 92
Unknown Der Kartensteiger im Glase
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 208
Unknown Der Kartenseher face cards of deck named one after the other, finger ring as shiner
Oct. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 147
Unknown Noli me tangere several cards on table, spectators turn cards end for end and performer identifies which ones, one-way punch mark
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Die Unzertrennlichen deck shown mixed and taken under a handkerchief, performer brings out all fours-of-a-kind one after the other, two methods (stacked stripper deck, deck switch)
Feb. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 83
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Also published here July 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 161
Carl Willmann Willmann's Kartenklammer further designs for deck holders that can be attached to a table or chair, and a holder for body loading, deck vanish via pull
Related to Mar. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 42
Carl Willmann Willmann's Kartenklammer card holder at table edge or behind prop, for switching deck
Related to Feb. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 25
Unknown Das Wiederfinden der Karten two cards are lost and found, divided deck, either red-black or odd-even
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 103
Unknown Der Karten-Jongleur card balances on hat or elsewhere, thread
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 71
Unknown Das Umzählen on the reverse counting of decks and packets
Variations 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 124
Unknown Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen deck behind back, performer names one card after the other, two handlings
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 42
Unknown Der Bube als "enfant terrible" four cards selected, they're the Eights, Eights held by spectator, four other cards placed on table, Eights returned into deck, cards on table turn out to be three Eights and a Jack, jack transformed into missing Eight and four Jacks produced from pocket
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 84
Unknown Die rätselhafte Harmonie spectator choses same card as other spectator, key card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown Die künstliche Reihenfolge der Karten simple cyclical stack, divination of chosen card
Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 97
Unknown Der allwissende Künstler "by H. Sch., Dresden", deck laid out on table, performer can find any named card from the back, switched for stacked deck
Dec. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 60
Dr. Arnfeld Die verschwindende Karte card vanishes from deck, spectator pushes card into clip in deck which is pulled out
Dec. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12) 181
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Klammer deck switch using holder at body
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 177
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die thatsächlich verschwindende Karte card pull into sleeve
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 183
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon continuation of explanation, verbal code method
Related to Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 104
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Karten-Changements two cards underneath separate hats or plates transpose, three methods:
I. duplicate
II. pseudo duplicate by covering a pip (Conradi-Horster)
III. double facers
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 45
Unknown Karten-Experimente coding cards
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 6
Unknown Abrakadabra deck thrown in air and selection caught on plate
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 228
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Kartenwanderung red cards folded into paper and sealed, card from black half chosen, travels into red half
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 32
Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert card in nest of envelopes, free choice with envelope index
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 49
Unknown Kunststück à la Cumberland three cards removed by spectators and placed in handkerchief, predicted on three billets in goblet, they travel back into deck, billet index
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 61
Unknown Das Mädchen für Alles in Gestalt eines Kartenspieles combination of effects from book
1. Die magische Sehkraft
2. Die Kartenwage
3. performer repeatedly names card where spectator cuts to
4. Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen
5. Das Sortier-Etui (removing named cards from pocket)
6. Das unsichtbare, geheimnisvolle Uhrwerk
7. performer can always cut at a King (four Kings crimped)
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 85
Unknown Vingt-un Twenty-One Card Trick, but card is at the end palmed out and an envelope with a duplicate from an envelope index presented
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 97
Unknown Das Sortier-Etui
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 178
Unknown Eine Imitation
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 219
Unknown Der Zuschauer als Karten-Kommandant card shuffled back by spectator, yet it appears on top
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 224
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Verschwinden einer gezogenen Karte in ein zehnfach verschlossenes Couvert card to envelope, freely chosen card an card-in-envelope index
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 225
Unknown Experto credite! named card is missing from new and sealed deck, with risky psychological force, out with card index and deck switch
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 230
Unknown Kartenspiel und Würfel card chosen and lost, six piles made by performer, spectator throws die and the number indicates the pile with the selection
  • 1. Ausführung (six banks of the same six cards each, separated by wide cards)
  • 2. Ausführung (ungaffed)
Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 67
Unknown Die von drei Personen gedachten Karten erraten zu können three spectators each think of one of three cards, performer divines them
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 48
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verschwinden einer gezogenen Karte in ein zehnfach verschlossenes Couvert card to envelope, freely chosen card an card-in-envelope index
Related to Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 99
Unknown Das Wiederfinden zweier Karten matrix-layout, magician's choice of two cards
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 50
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Kartenturm severals cards placed upright on table to tower/house
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 76
Carl L. Curiel Der Kartenfang in der Luft thread attachment into sleeve, also for production of other items
Mar. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 41
Unknown Zur Tachypsychographie oder Hellsehen by "C. K. from Hannover", placement on table cloth codes card to assistant, code of silence, also other objects like coins possible
Related to Oct. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 153
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster The Flying Card card thrown in air comes back, on thread tied to ceiling
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 73
Unknown Amerikanische Methode nail nick
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 131
Unknown Einfacher Kartensteiger deck shell
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 207
Unknown Die künstliche Reihenfolge deck dealt out with down-under deal in new deck order as climax to card performance, for 32 or 52 cards
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 108
Unknown Newspaper-Covered Cards back covered with newspaper to hide them on a newspaper
1897 New Era Card Tricks 80
Unknown The Improved Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears, can be examined
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 241
Unknown The Card Marker device to secretly punch cards, two apparatus
1897 New Era Card Tricks 77
Unknown Multiple Out Envelope four outs
1897 New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown The Card, Ribbon and Envelope selection in deck, other selection pierced an threaded on ribbon, ribbon-card changes to first selection, second selection travels to envelop
1897 New Era Card Tricks 106
Unknown The Demon Envelope seven cards predicted in nesting envelopes
1897 New Era Card Tricks 100
Unknown The Prearranged Pack Eight Kings stack
1897 New Era Card Tricks 41
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs, spectator holds deck as it is riffled, non-index cards used here
Also published here Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 43
Unknown Singular Transposition two cards travel from middle to bottom, two methods (pseudo duplicate pairs)
1897 New Era Card Tricks 182
Unknown The Queen of the Air card rises from pack and floats to glass goblet on other side of stage, transforms in midair
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 69
Unknown Die gehorsamen Asse Aces put in center, spectator choses how many Aces should appear on top and bottom, Conus Aces gag sequence, four Aces under spectator's hand transpose with four other cards, deck changes into all-Aces
Nov. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 11) 164
Unknown Die Abhebe-Karten bridging both halves in opposite direction
Dec. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 181
Unknown The Rising Cards and Tumbler solo or with assistant
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 209
Unknown Die mysteriöse Geisterhand wax puppet hand pulls cards out of deck à la rising cards
Related to Dec. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6) 88
Unknown Das Kartensortieren performer sorts the shuffled into number and court cards without looking at the faces, using the principle that picture cards have more ink on them that (in those days) clings to the card underneath, impromptu rough-smooth
Nov. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 65
Unknown Apparent Second Sight freely chosen cards are located behind back, secret punching of selections through handkerchief
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 76
Carl Willmann Card Clip to mark a Position small metal clip attached to a card to make a key card, "impromptu" long card
Aug. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 117
Unknown The Spirit Envelope three selections, slip of paper with their names appears in previously empty envelope
1897 New Era Card Tricks 173
Unknown The Terpsichorean Card card stands upright on table, then even dances to music
1897 New Era Card Tricks 92
Unknown The Cards and Mirror deck thrown on mirror, three selections stick to it
1897 New Era Card Tricks 171
Unknown Die absichtlich verzögerte Volte "by Dr. K. in L.", delaying the pass by marking the position with a wide or long card first and tabling the deck
Aug. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 116
Unknown Magic versus Mnemonics thirty-two numbered slips and cards are distributed among audience, performer later recalls them, secret assistant
1897 New Era Card Tricks 61
Unknown The Cards Rising Through The Air selected cards rise from pack and float into performer's hand
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 205
August Roterberg On Display of Skill
1897 New Era Card Tricks 31
Unknown Narrow Pack Location deck switch to locate cards
1897 New Era Card Tricks 208
Unknown The Hypnotised Card deck cuts itself at chosen card on table, hair
1897 New Era Card Tricks 68
Unknown Mnemonics Applied to Cards deck really remembered
1897 New Era Card Tricks 177
Francis King Der Kartenkünstler als Mnemotechniker apparently thirty-two-card deck memorized, position named by spectator and performer names card, three key cards memorized throughout deck and the closest one brought to correct position with pass
Related to July 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 100
Francis King Die Karte im Glase card thought of and card chosen and lost, they are the same, it travels into a handkerchief-covered glass
Feb. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 21
Unknown The Hand of Cagliostro model of hand used in rising card presentation
Variations 1897 New Era Card Tricks 217
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Facilis Descensus Averno deck in glass on pedestal
Also published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 108
Mr. Blak Das Ordnen der Karten deck shown mixed, down-under deal performed to sort deck in new deck order
Variations Sep. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 133
Unknown Mystic Divination pile of card selected and pocketed by spectator, cards are divined by performer
1897 New Era Card Tricks 191
Unknown The Card Receptacle
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 63
Unknown The Appearance of Desired Cards top card of shuffled deck changes into any named card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 64
Unknown The Mysterious Production any card called for from pocket
1897 New Era Card Tricks 65
Unknown The Improved Mysterious Production any card called for from pocket, featuring detachable inside pocket, also with selections and no card index
1897 New Era Card Tricks 66
Unknown The Obedient Card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 111
Unknown Predestination two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection
Related toAlso published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 192
Unknown Der Ringzieher "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
reel, vanishing a finger ring, vanishing a card
Mar. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 7) 97
Unknown Grande Clairvoyance Mysterieuse two cards chosen from two decks match, three methods
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 167
Unknown The Conjurer's Prediction three thought of cards are divined, then travel from Card Box (prop) to deck
1897 New Era Card Tricks 155
Hugo Schröder Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher "by Hugo Sch., Dresden", layout of all cards on table, performer can name any of the cards
Related to Jan. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 4
Unknown The Card Caught on the Plate deck thrown in air, card sticks to plate
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 72
Unknown I. Methode spectator says stop during deal and remembers the card, key card location
Oct. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 150
Unknown The Divination Of Thought three cards and their positions are predicted
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 174
Unknown Wide Card
1897 New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown Thought Foretold deck divided in four piles, one chose, all cards divined and predicted
1897 New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown Undoing Riffle Shuffle with Stripper
1897 New Era Card Tricks 55
Unknown Die natürliche Gedächtniskunst - das Spielkarten-Kunststück mnemonics for playing cards, thirty-two cards memorized by performer
Related to May 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 138
Unknown Edge Marked Locator
1897 New Era Card Tricks 75
Unknown Festina lente spectator remembers card and its position, performer tables a card which changes into the selection, originally tabled card taken from envelope, patter by Conradi
July 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 11
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Magisches Fin de siècle one of six colors, coin, domino brick and playing card are chosen, all things predicted in envelope, mix of forces and indexes
Oct. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 50
Unknown The Flying and Obedient Card wide distance boomerang card, thread
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 194
Francis King Der Kartenfang deck put on plate and tossed in the air, selection caught with plate
May 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 78
Unknown The Card and Handkerchief card visibly appears attached to handkerchief
1897 New Era Card Tricks 89
Unknown Nine as Ace pseudo duplicate
1897 New Era Card Tricks 134
Unknown The Balanced Card on hat, thread
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 146
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Der Apparat zum Anfeuchten der Finger sponge apparatus to moisten fingers, can be attached to table
Oct. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 10) 154
Martignoni Die Verwandlung einer Karte selection clings to another card via moisture, tossed in the air and caught before unload on deck
Apr. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 54
Hugo Schrader Neues mathematisches Kartenkunststück one of thirty-two cards thought of, eight packets of four cards each given to spectator who should remove some cards that match his value or suit, card found
Apr. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 157
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written on billet and put in envelope, another empty envelope closed, spectator divines selection (via multiple-step equivoque), card travels from deck into this envelope
Also published here May 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 172
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen part two on deck switches
Related to July 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 99
Carl Willmann Die Einwirkung des Luftzuges auf eine Karte thread attached with wax to borrowed deck
May 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 5) 69
Unknown Divination on Slate two spectators connected with rope for "thought transmission", name of card apparently written on slate by spectator
June 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 85
Unknown Der behexte Spiegel deck thrown against mirror, selection sticks to mirror
June 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 12) 188
Unknown Newspaper Cards backs of cards covered with newspaper
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 66
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Das bezauberte Ballholz No. 21, three selections appear on flat wooden stick that is pushed in shower of cards
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 65
Arthur Toskana Das Riesengedächtnis order of shuffled deck read to performer who can repeat it, deck switched for "memorized" deck with easy system
Related toVariations Sep. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 131
Eduard W. Lufa Die berühmte Partie Piquet eines Blinden rules of the game piquet, playing it blind à la Comus & de Grisy-Torrini, flexible stack that allows decisions by spectator
Related to Aug. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 8) 116
Unknown Kartenspiele zu vertauschen
  • deck switch by pushing one in vest and the other comes threaded out of sleeve
  • card clip
  • deck vanish with pull
  • deck switch by getting rid of deck in left hand and taking new deck with right hand while back is turned
Related to 1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 151
Emil Clauß Das Riesengedächtnis rhyme to remember value sequence of all eight values
Inspired by Nov. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 165
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Karte auf Wanderschaft No. 23, handkerchief held by spectator like a bag, card vanishes from deck and appears in handkerchief
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 70
Julius Kupka Die mystirieuse Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
card is apparently not in one half of the deck, but then it is, card stuck to back of hand with moisture
Mar. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3) 36
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen der Gedanken spectator stops during deal, number of dealt cards matched prediction, long card under predicted number, excess cards palmed and transferred
Nov. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 164
Unknown Das magische Kartenspiel fully edge-marked deck, divining missing card or reversed card
Related to June 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 87
Arthur Toskana Magician's Choice one of three cards
Feb. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 20
Josef Löffler Der orientalische Zauberspiegel handheld mirror with black surface instead of mirror, image of card appears and vanishes on black surface
Aug. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 8) 117
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection, translation by John Willmann
Also published here Apr. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 51
David Tobias Bamberg "Die wievielte Karte?" spectator cuts to a card and replaces, then remembers its position from the face, performer claims to make it the twenty-sixth card, count started from remembered position
Related toVariations July 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 100
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenfontaine No. 4, card fountain from bare hand
Also published here 1900 Der Amateurzauberer 67
Unknown Die unsichtbare Wanderung No. 8, black Aces and Ace of Diamonds shown, all shuffled in deck, Ace of Diamonds travels to mechanical card case prop, Ace of Hearts poses as Ace of Diamonds between black Aces
Related to 1900 Der Amateurzauberer 75
Unknown Das non plus ultra-Kunststück pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, the performer divines the cards in face-down layout, translation by John Willmann
Related toAlso published here May 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 5) 67
Eduard W. Lufa Die Lieblingsfarbe three or four pairs of cards chosen, placed on small table, suit chosen, all cards change into that suit
Mar. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 3) 35
Unknown Kartenklammer card pull into sleeve, cards attached to clip
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 93
Unknown Die verwandelte Karte No. 11, four Aces shown, one transforms into Nine of Diamonds, other Diamond pips covered by other Aces
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 161
Unknown Der Künstler als Wagenmensch No. 7, human scale, performer cuts off cards and knows exact weight and number of cards, repeated, wide cards at known positions
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 73
Eduard W. Lufa "Ihnen fliegen alle Herzen zu!" eight cards noted down and wrapped in handkerchief, eight Heart cards, the packets transpose, packed of divided cards (connected with a thread for security so it is not fanned to widely)
Nov. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 164
Unknown Die verschwundene Karte und das dreifache Couvert No. 15, free selection vanishes from deck under handkerchief cover, reappears in nest of envelopes, envelope index in coat pockets
Related to 1900 Der Amateurzauberer 94
Karl Schröder Ein neues Hilfsmittel zum Erraten gezogener Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
coin secretly palmed and inserted next to selection in deck, deck tabled to delay pass or control
Feb. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 21
Unknown Die Kartenbrücke No. 3, deck spread out between hands about fifty cm, stays suspended, secret rubber band/thread set-up
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 65
Wilhelm Schiele Zum Ordnen der Karten deck shown mixed, down-under deal performed to sort deck in new deck order, method to achieve set-up
Inspired by