how, on delivering a ring to a number of persons, to find which person has got it, which hand it is on, which finger, and which joint. \n people seated in a row and numbered, calculation is made and result gives answers \n unknown
1784
breslaw's last legacy
Unknown

How, on delivering a Ring to a Number of Persons, to find which Person has got it, which Hand it is on, which Finger, and which Joint.

people seated in a row and numbered, calculation is made and result gives answers

démonstration de mémoire avec un livre de 100 pages de chiffres \n memory demonstration with a 100-page book of numbers \n henri decremps
1786
testament de jérôme sharp Henri Decremps

Démonstration de mémoire avec un livre de 100 pages de chiffres

Memory demonstration with a 100-page book of numbers

the expunged numeral \n performer names number after some calculations have been done, two presentations given \n unknown \n devil's dial \n francis j. baker
1890
more magic
Unknown

The Expunged Numeral

performer names number after some calculations have been done, two presentations given

suggestion und hypnose \n four four-digit numbers written down and added, predicted \n unknown \n suggestion und hypnose \n unknown
1896
der zauberspiegel
Unknown

Suggestion und Hypnose

four four-digit numbers written down and added, predicted

zu erraten, wieviel geldstücke eine person in ihrer hand hält \n spectator takes a number of coins and has to do calculations with that number, performer in the end divines the number of coins \n unknown
1896
die zauberwelt
Unknown

Zu erraten, wieviel Geldstücke eine Person in ihrer Hand hält

spectator takes a number of coins and has to do calculations with that number, performer in the end divines the number of coins

briefkasten \n answering letters, on the size of the print run (less than 500), holding breath under water, speed calculation \n carl willmann
1897
die zauberwelt Carl Willmann

Briefkasten

answering letters, on the size of the print run (less than 500), holding breath under water, speed calculation

die geisterschrift à la conradi \n numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover \n friedrich w. conradi-horster \n das spiritistische schreibmedium \n unknown \n b) der notizblock \n unknown
1897
der zauberspiegel Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster

Die Geisterschrift à la Conradi

numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover

das spiritistische schreibmedium \n numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover \n unknown \n die geisterschrift à la conradi \n friedrich w. conradi-horster
1897
der zauberspiegel
Unknown

Das spiritistische Schreibmedium

numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover

der kobold in der flasche \n no. 36, name of chosen card or sum of numbers appears on paper in bottle, chemical \n samuel "st. roman" thiersfeld
1899
jedermann zauberkünstler! Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld

Der Kobold in der Flasche

No. 36, name of chosen card or sum of numbers appears on paper in bottle, chemical

ein besuch bei der rechenkünstlerin konorah \n on speed calculation \n olanthe \n ein besuch bei der rechenkünstlerin konorah \n olanthe \n ein besuch bei der rechenkünstlerin konorah \n olanthe
1902
die zauberwelt Olanthe

ein besuch bei der rechenkünstlerin konorah \n part two \n olanthe \n ein besuch bei der rechenkünstlerin konorah \n olanthe
1902
die zauberwelt Olanthe

ein besuch bei der rechenkünstlerin konorah \n part four \n olanthe \n ein besuch bei der rechenkünstlerin konorah \n olanthe
1902
die zauberwelt Olanthe

zur slade'schen schiefertafel \n \n henry slade \n dr. med. v. rutkowski \n die mechanische doppeltafel mit beweglicher einlage \n unknown
1902
die zauberwelt Henry Slade, Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski

ein moderner hellseher \n four five-digit numbers written on paper and added, number predicted in envelope, numbers switched before the last spectator writes down his numbers, final row added by performer \n bertram north
1903
die zauberwelt Bertram North

Ein moderner Hellseher

four five-digit numbers written on paper and added, number predicted in envelope, numbers switched before the last spectator writes down his numbers, final row added by performer

gedanken-erraten \n calculation with multi-digit number, one digit dropped and that digit divined by performer \n paul von kalnassy
1904
der zauberspiegel Paul von Kalnassy

Gedanken-Erraten

calculation with multi-digit number, one digit dropped and that digit divined by performer

conradis zauberwürfel \n die with only three different numbers, to force an object in a row of four \n friedrich w. conradi-horster
1904
der zauberspiegel Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster

Conradis Zauberwürfel

die with only three different numbers, to force an object in a row of four

das geheimnis des wörterbuches \n empty billets put in hat, a page chosen in a dictionary, that page opened in another one and counted down to a word that corresponds with a number chosen from a change bag of number cards, that word is suddenly on a billet that's chosen form the hat, using force book with only two numbers to force page \n unknown \n das geheimnis des wörterbuches \n unknown
1904
der zauberspiegel
Unknown

Das Geheimnis des Wörterbuches

empty billets put in hat, a page chosen in a dictionary, that page opened in another one and counted down to a word that corresponds with a number chosen from a change bag of number cards, that word is suddenly on a billet that's chosen form the hat, using force book with only two numbers to force page

the mysterious addition \n crystal bell divines written numbers \n joseph michael hartz \n the mysterious addition \n joseph michael hartz
1911
later magic Joseph Michael Hartz

the mysterious addition \n crystal bell divines written numbers \n joseph michael hartz \n the mysterious addition \n joseph michael hartz
1911
magical titbits Joseph Michael Hartz

the demon digits \n three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order \n adolphe "magicus" blind \n the demon digits \n adolphe "magicus" blind
1911
later magic Adolphe "Magicus" Blind

The Demon Digits

three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order

the psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands Charles T. Jordan

The Psychic Prediction

total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains

das geheimnis der uhr. \n no. 11, pocket watch placed under silk, contains prediction of name, selected card and total of numbers \n friedrich "fritz" hügli
1926
magische miniaturen Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli

Das Geheimnis der Uhr.

No. 11, pocket watch placed under silk, contains prediction of name, selected card and total of numbers

the elusive digits \n four cards with numbers from one to four in a glass frame, arrange in wanted order, second set of cards in card stand \n oswald rae
1926
between ourselves Oswald Rae

The Elusive Digits

four cards with numbers from one to four in a glass frame, arrange in wanted order, second set of cards in card stand

miracles of memory \n mental arithmetic, and list of words, interesting solution and presentation for the mental arithmetic \n oswald rae
1928
sub rosa Oswald Rae

Miracles of Memory

mental arithmetic, and list of words, interesting solution and presentation for the mental arithmetic

double date \n dates of two borrowed coins divined, dates written into grid on a paper by spectator \n tom sellers \n anything squared \n karl fulves
1931
magical pleasantries Tom Sellers

Double Date

dates of two borrowed coins divined, dates written into grid on a paper by spectator

a thought is fathomed \n using deck of cards to force page number, si stebbins \n theodore annemann \n fathomed thought \n theodore annemann \n a fathomed thought \n sam schwartz
1934
sh-h-h--! it's a secret Theodore Annemann

A Thought is Fathomed

using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins

the new nile divination \n a spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number \n theodore annemann
1935
complete one man mental and psychic routine Theodore Annemann

The New Nile Divination

a spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number

pencil reading \n method and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number down \n theodore annemann \n (2) strange coincidence \n theodore annemann
1935
complete one man mental and psychic routine Theodore Annemann

Pencil Reading

method and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number down

one of those things \n age and number (amount of change) are divined after calculation \n calvin cole \n pocket presto \n calvin cole \n karl fulves
1935
the jinx 1-50 Calvin Cole

One of Those Things

age and number (amount of change) are divined after calculation

mephisto's message \n number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half \n unknown \n curious coincidence \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards
Unknown

Mephisto's Message

number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half

calendar conjuring \n number effects with calendar sheets, see page 172 for improvement by dr. jacob daley \n tom sellers \n magic squares \n unknown
1936
the jinx 1-50 Tom Sellers

Calendar Conjuring

number effects with calendar sheets, see page 172 for improvement by Dr. Jacob Daley

the word on the page \n using 14-15 card stack \n theodore annemann \n the aftermath book test \n karl fulves \n word on the page \n theodore annemann
1936
the jinx 1-50 Theodore Annemann

the double steal \n number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches \n frank n. dodd \n a divination with matches \n fred demuth \n cleromantic chicanery \n e.e. hammill \n frank n. dodd \n john scarne \n frank dodd's prediction \n frank n. dodd
1937
the jinx 1-50 Frank N. Dodd

The Double Steal

number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches

psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Charles T. Jordan

Psychic Prediction

total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains

the fifteenth card \n values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Charles T. Jordan

The Fifteenth Card

values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack

strange coincidence \n coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Charles T. Jordan

Strange Coincidence

coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten

between the lines \n using deck of cards to force page number \n theodore annemann \n between the lines \n theodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Theodore Annemann

fathomed thought \n using deck of cards to force page number, si stebbins \n theodore annemann \n a thought is fathomed \n theodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Theodore Annemann

Fathomed Thought

using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins

prophesied discovery \n using stack that forces number ten \n william larsen \n a prophetic card discovery \n t. page wright
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks William Larsen

the fourteen deck \n set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth \n ralph w. hull
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Ralph W. Hull

The Fourteen Deck

set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth

between the lines \n book test, using deck of cards in si stebbins order for word selection \n theodore annemann \n between the lines \n theodore annemann \n demon's effect \n sam schwartz
1937
the jinx 1-50 Theodore Annemann

Between the Lines

book test, using deck of cards in Si Stebbins order for word selection

magic squares \n chapter on magic squares, discussing
- the three square
- the five square
- odd and even cell squares
- the eight square
- the six square \n royal vale heath
1938
greater magic Royal Vale Heath

phantom hand \n message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it \n oscar weigle \n before your eyes \n norman ashworth
1938
the jinx 1-50 Oscar Weigle

Phantom Hand

message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it

date sense \n numbers on calendar are added, matrix force \n walter b. gibson \n date sense \n walter b. gibson \n crazy calendar \n martin gardner
1938
the jinx 1-50 Walter B. Gibson

sacred script \n message appears on slate with reference to bible in which number is found, see also page 345 \n gordon r. mckenney
1938
the jinx 1-50 Gordon R. McKenney

Sacred Script

message appears on slate with reference to bible in which number is found, see also page 345

familiar spirit \n twenty blank cards, each with a two-figure number by a spectator, then some cards are totaled and total divined \n kent arthur
1939
the jinx 51-100 Kent Arthur

Familiar Spirit

twenty blank cards, each with a two-figure number by a spectator, then some cards are totaled and total divined

nirvana nos. \n one of sixteen colors selected, one card by naming position 1-52, three numbers added up, on cardboard in frame then appear those three selections \n fredric kolb \n the news force \n al mann
1939
the jinx 51-100 Fredric Kolb

Nirvana Nos.

one of sixteen colors selected, one card by naming position 1-52, three numbers added up, on cardboard in frame then appear those three selections

'number, please' \n prediction of a name in a telephone book, the accessory as a number force with counters \n theodore annemann
1939
the incorporated strange secrets Theodore Annemann

'Number, Please'

prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters

pay day \n coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction \n jack vosburgh \n the lazy mentalist \n barrie richardson
1941
the jinx 101-151 Jack Vosburgh

Pay Day

coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction

die force improvement \n one of four cards with rolling of die, see 202 method of forcing for original \n clement de lion
1942
the phoenix 1-50 Clement de Lion

Die Force Improvement

one of four cards with rolling of die, see 202 Method of Forcing for original

disembodied c.p.a. \n lady from audience is blindfolded and reveals a result from a calculation \n vivian st. john
1943
the phoenix 1-50 Vivian St. John

Disembodied C.P.A.

lady from audience is blindfolded and reveals a result from a calculation

free force \n forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction \n ronald b. edwards \n the back room \n bruce elliott
1944
the phoenix 51-100 Ronald B. Edwards

Free Force

forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction

dy-cyphering trick \n method of quickly calculating five three digit numbers, second method with dice \n royal vale heath
1945
my best Royal Vale Heath

DY-Cyphering Trick

method of quickly calculating five three digit numbers, second method with dice

double knockout! \n four numbers are added and predicted, first appeared in the "linking ring" 1942 \n hen fetsch
1945
miracles in mentalism and psychic experimentation Hen Fetsch

Double Knockout!

four numbers are added and predicted, first appeared in the "Linking Ring" 1942

days of force \n calendar number force \n mel stover \n fortunes of a wise fool \n stephen minch \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n matrix number force \n thomas alan waters \n quintasense \n thomas alan waters \n ringo-bingo \n stephen tucker \n rethink \n philip t. goldstein \n threesum \n thomas alan waters \n calendar prediction \n mel stover
1945
the phoenix 51-100 Mel Stover

advertising stunt \n two lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divined \n tom fitzgerald \n see also "the 'q' trick" in hoffmann's " modern magic" p.560
1945
the phoenix 51-100 Tom Fitzgerald

Advertising Stunt

two lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divined

Related to

see also "The 'Q' Trick" in Hoffmann's " Modern Magic" p.560

double knockout \n sum of four apparently random numbers is divined, using 1 stooge \n hen fetsch
1945/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 4 Hen Fetsch

Double Knockout

sum of four apparently random numbers is divined, using 1 stooge

the psychic paper \n spectator chooses number and color, number is predicted in chosen color \n s. h. paine
1945/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 4 S. H. Paine

The Psychic Paper

spectator chooses number and color, number is predicted in chosen color

transcendental book test \n using mathematical addition force \n richard himber \n transcendental book test \n richard himber
1945/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 4 Richard Himber

odds on \n spectator guesses picture in buddha papers, color of handkerchief in a bag, which card is reversed in the deck, and which number is written on a paper, in a locket \n bruce elliott
1946
the phoenix 51-100 Bruce Elliott

Odds On

spectator guesses picture in buddha papers, color of handkerchief in a bag, which card is reversed in the deck, and which number is written on a paper, in a locket

142857 \n with the feature of fractions of seven, see page 412 and 416 for more ideas (clyde f. cairy and unknown) \n bruce elliott
1946
the phoenix 101-150 Bruce Elliott

142857

with the feature of fractions of seven, see page 412 and 416 for more ideas (Clyde F. Cairy and unknown)

tally ho! \n spectator write numbers on a pad, under a handkerchief performer feels the numbers and names the total, see also p. 540 \n dr. ben b. braude
1947
the phoenix 101-150 Dr. Ben B. Braude

Tally Ho!

spectator write numbers on a pad, under a handkerchief performer feels the numbers and names the total, see also p. 540

devious digits \n serial numbers from bills are put together and multiplied with a number (selected playing card), medium on phone divines total \n john brown cook \n arthur h. buckley
1947
gems of mental magic John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley

Devious Digits

serial numbers from bills are put together and multiplied with a number (selected playing card), medium on phone divines total

astrological mentalism \n spectators order some months and zodiacs on blackboards and add up some numbers, medium divines all in correct order \n john brown cook \n arthur h. buckley
1947
gems of mental magic John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley

Astrological Mentalism

spectators order some months and zodiacs on blackboards and add up some numbers, medium divines all in correct order

horses - a number quickie \n illogic puzzle, dividing horses under three sons \n e. h. borden \n das erbe des alten arabers \n bob driebeek
1947
the phoenix 101-150 E. H. Borden

"super-divino" sealed letter test \n numbers added, magician devines total \n c. a. george newmann
1948/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 5 C. A. George Newmann

the impossible prediction \n impromptu stooge, see "challenges" for credits \n joseph dunninger \n dunninger's impossible prediction \n joseph dunninger \n ralph w. read \n odd coincident \n b.c. milnov
1948/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 5 Joseph Dunninger

thought transmission \n performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer \n al baker
1949
the secret ways of al baker Al Baker

Thought Transmission

performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer

the elevens stunt \n mathematical stunt, place three cards on table, numbers can always be divided by eleven \n unknown
1949
tricks and stunts with playing cards
Unknown

The Elevens Stunt

Mathematical stunt, place three cards on table, numbers can always be divided by eleven

telling a chosen card \n divine value of playing card via mathematical method (multiply by three, add six, divide by three) \n unknown
1949
tricks and stunts with playing cards
Unknown

Telling a Chosen Card

Divine value of playing card via mathematical method (multiply by three, add six, divide by three)

two quickies \n - transposition of two cards
- forcing a number with coins \n ronald b. edwards \n small change prediction \n ronald b. edwards
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300 Ronald B. Edwards

astral digit \n after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate \n jack yates
1954
minds in close-up Jack Yates

Astral Digit

after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate

an oddity \n paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator \n george sands \n doubling down \n steve beam
1954
the new phoenix 301-348 George Sands

An Oddity

paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator

think of a number \n business cards with number written on them, chosen number is spelled and card with same number is found \n ronald b. edwards
1954
the new phoenix 301-348 Ronald B. Edwards

Think of a Number

business cards with number written on them, chosen number is spelled and card with same number is found

heath's "di-ciphering" \n five dice with different three digit numbers on each face. roll the dice, magician can very quickly give the sum of the numbers rolled \n royal vale heath \n ed balducci
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Royal Vale Heath, Ed Balducci

Heath's "Di-ciphering"

Five dice with different three digit numbers on each face. Roll the dice, magician can very quickly give the sum of the numbers rolled

the tit-tat-toe trick \n packet of nine cards used to play tic-tac-toe with a spectator (face up and down cards). finale is revealed that the result is a magic square, each row/column/diagonal adds up to fifteen \n don costello \n dai vernon \n martin gardner \n draw for the devil \n robert e. neale \n tic tac toe force \n martin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Don Costello, Dai Vernon, Martin Gardner

The Tit-Tat-Toe Trick

Packet of nine cards used to play tic-tac-toe with a spectator (face up and down cards). Finale is revealed that the result is a magic square, each row/column/diagonal adds up to fifteen

stover's prediction \n four by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum \n mel stover
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Mel Stover

Stover's Prediction

Four by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum

frank dodd's prediction \n number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches \n frank n. dodd \n the double steal \n frank n. dodd
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Frank N. Dodd

Frank Dodd's Prediction

Number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches

magic squares \n three by three square drawn on calendar, magician is told smallest number in square, can then divine total sum of the nine dates in the square \n unknown \n calendar conjuring \n tom sellers \n breathtaking \n stephen tucker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Magic Squares

Three by three square drawn on calendar, magician is told smallest number in square, can then divine total sum of the nine dates in the square

gibson's circled dates \n five dates are circled on a calendar month, magician asks how many mondays/tuesdays... are circled, magician can divine the sum total of the circled dates \n walter b. gibson \n royal vale heath
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Walter B. Gibson, Royal Vale Heath

Gibson's Circled Dates

Five dates are circled on a calendar month, magician asks how many Mondays/Tuesdays... are circled, magician can divine the sum total of the circled dates

sure-shot dice box \n small box that allows dice in it to rattle but not turn over. includes trick by stewart james (sum prediction) \n eli hackman \n stewart james
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Eli Hackman, Stewart James

Sure-Shot Dice Box

Small box that allows dice in it to rattle but not turn over. Includes trick by Stewart James (sum prediction)

hummer tricks \n hummer's poker chip trick: numbered poker chips, magician can divine sum of the numbers on three concealed poker chips \n bob hummer
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Bob Hummer

Hummer Tricks

Hummer's Poker Chip Trick: numbered poker chips, magician can divine sum of the numbers on three concealed poker chips

curry's version \n think of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation \n paul curry
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Paul Curry

Curry's Version

Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation

predicting a sum \n magician correctly predicts sum of numbers generated by spectator and magician \n unknown \n al baker's numero \n al baker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Predicting a Sum

Magician correctly predicts sum of numbers generated by spectator and magician

al baker's numero \n convert the final sum into a word, which becomes the name of the spectator \n al baker \n predicting a sum \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Al Baker

Al Baker's Numero

Convert the final sum into a word, which becomes the name of the spectator

hummer's die mystery \n magician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / gergonne's pile problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined \n bob hummer \n devil's die \n jack yates \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Bob Hummer

Hummer's Die Mystery

Magician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / Gergonne's Pile Problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined

number cards \n set of cards with numbers, spectator thinks of a number and chooses cards that has the thought of number. magician divines the number. binary system \n unknown \n window cards \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Number Cards

Set of cards with numbers, spectator thinks of a number and chooses cards that has the thought of number. Magician divines the number. Binary system

window cards \n more complex version of number cards with holes cut out in the card to be stacked up \n unknown \n sam loyd's version \n sam lloyd \n number cards \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Window Cards

More complex version of Number Cards with holes cut out in the card to be stacked up

sam loyd's version \n new version of window cards that reveal your age \n sam lloyd \n window cards \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Sam Lloyd

guessing someone's age \n using digital roots to estimate the age of someone \n unknown \n digital roots \n unknown \n just a few wrinkles... \n stephen tucker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Guessing Someone's Age

Using digital roots to estimate the age of someone

an addition trick \n divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital roots \n unknown \n digital roots \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

An Addition Trick

Divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital roots

a multiplication trick \n divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital roots \n unknown \n digital roots \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

A Multiplication Trick

Divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital roots

the cyclic number \n a packet containing six cards forming the number 142857, when multiplied by any number from 2 to 6, gives a result which the cards themselves reveal \n lloyd e. jones
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Lloyd E. Jones

The Cyclic Number

A packet containing six cards forming the number 142857, when multiplied by any number from 2 to 6, gives a result which the cards themselves reveal

heath's "tappit" \n tapping the hours type of trick, but with colored tiles and numbers printed on them \n royal vale heath \n tapping the hours \n unknown \n eddie joseph
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Royal Vale Heath

Heath's "Tappit"

Tapping the Hours type of trick, but with colored tiles and numbers printed on them

blyth's domino box \n dominoes in a box shifted, the spots on the dominoes will predict how many have been shifted \n will blyth \n blocks of india \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Will Blyth

Blyth's Domino Box

Dominoes in a box shifted, the spots on the dominoes will predict how many have been shifted

the mysteries of nine \n number forces using the number nine (e.g. 1089), includes variation by t. o'connor sloane using money \n unknown \n t. o'connor sloane \n 6801 prediction \n steve beam
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown, T. O'Connor Sloane

The Mysteries of Nine

Number forces using the number nine (e.g. 1089), includes variation by T. O'Connor Sloane using money

digital roots \n number force using digital roots \n unknown \n persistent root \n unknown \n guessing someone's age \n unknown \n an addition trick \n unknown \n a multiplication trick \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

squaring the square \n magic square with fractions, when cut part is the square of the total of the magic square \n stewart james
1957
magic mine no. 1 Stewart James

Squaring the Square

magic square with fractions, when cut part is the square of the total of the magic square

brainwave number \n spectator opens a book and adds digits of page number together, new number is counted back in the book and square sum of new page is predicted, using number cards, 9 force application \n allessandro
1957
ireland's yearbooks Allessandro

Brainwave Number

spectator opens a book and adds digits of page number together, new number is counted back in the book and square sum of new page is predicted, using number cards, 9 force application

the irrisistible force \n \n mel stover \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n threesum \n thomas alan waters \n force majeur \n philip t. goldstein \n tile force \n doug canning
1957
the new phoenix 301-348 Mel Stover

the application of the mnemonic number code \n (1) for mental arithmetic
(2) for coding at the phone (al baker)
(3) two person act, arithmetic
(4) corinda's "fourteenth book test", coding with medium \n tony corinda \n al baker \n the celebrity feat \n al baker
1958
mnemonics and mental systems Tony Corinda, Al Baker

The Application of the Mnemonic Number Code

(1) for mental arithmetic
(2) for coding at the phone (Al Baker)
(3) two person act, arithmetic
(4) Corinda's "Fourteenth Book Test", coding with medium

the magic square \n 5x5 \n tony corinda \n fred barlow's " mental prodigies" \n errata and additions to the full "thirteen steps to mentalism" \n tony corinda
1958
mnemonics and mental systems Tony Corinda

(4) a debt repaid \n spectator writes down a sum of money, performer lets him subtract an amount and then hands him the exact change, he was holding from the beginning \n tony corinda
1958
pencil, lip, sound, touch and muscle reading Tony Corinda

(4) A Debt Repaid

spectator writes down a sum of money, performer lets him subtract an amount and then hands him the exact change, he was holding from the beginning

precognition \n number prediction on slate, out to lunch principle \n dr. spencer thornton
1958
thornton's secrets of mental magic Dr. Spencer Thornton

Precognition

number prediction on slate, out to lunch principle

other ideas for the gimmick clip \n - par x prediction (number prediction)
- variations \n dr. spencer thornton
1958
thornton's secrets of mental magic Dr. Spencer Thornton

discs of diabolo \n prediction of three digit number, six spectators write a number and paper is put in a box, selected box matches prediction \n tom sellers
1960
magic of the mind Tom Sellers

Discs of Diabolo

prediction of three digit number, six spectators write a number and paper is put in a box, selected box matches prediction

mentalissimus \n several spectator throw a pair of dice, they each repeat up to twelve times and all the numbers are added, prediction based on probability \n bill hendricks
1960
ireland's yearbooks Bill Hendricks

Mentalissimus

several spectator throw a pair of dice, they each repeat up to twelve times and all the numbers are added, prediction based on probability

predicto \n cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted \n clettis v. musson
1961
still more miracles in mentalism Clettis V. Musson

Predicto

cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted

magic square \n printing a magic square grid on promotional material, magic square with the age of spectator as a souvenir \n leo behnke
1962
entertaining close up Leo Behnke

Magic Square

printing a magic square grid on promotional material, magic square with the age of spectator as a souvenir

al bakers nummer-force \n with number cards \n al baker \n al baker number force \n al baker
1962
enzyklopädie der rauh-glatt-kartentricks — teil i Al Baker

page force \n two books, miscall \n david hoy \n page force \n tony corinda \n afterthought! \n robert schwarz
1963
the bold and subtle miracles of dr. faust David Hoy

another effect is the following \n as a number force or book test \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1964
faro controlled miracles Edward Marlo

mathematically inclined \n ten digits used for longer calculation, result instantly seen by performer, for credit discussion see reference \n l. vosburgh lyons \n thomas alan waters \n p. 70 \n p. 105 for historic notes by ronald wohl \n triangle card trick \n bruce cervon \n mathematically inclined \n l. vosburgh lyons
1966
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 L. Vosburgh Lyons, Thomas Alan Waters

Mathematically Inclined

ten digits used for longer calculation, result instantly seen by performer, for credit discussion see reference

oops 1: fifty years of history \n numerical force to select a particular card on a grid of twenty cards, based on an important year to the spectator \n chan canasta
1966
book of oopses Chan Canasta

Oops 1: Fifty years of history

Numerical force to select a particular card on a grid of twenty cards, based on an important year to the spectator

oops 9: look out for a number \n 1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction \n chan canasta \n 6801 prediction \n steve beam
1966
book of oopses Chan Canasta

Oops 9: Look out for a number

1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction

oops 3: matches and loose change \n grid of sixteen cards, spectator chooses cards one by one while eliminating all the cards in the same row/column as the card. then add up values of the cards, and total is predicted \n chan canasta
1966
book of oopses Chan Canasta

Oops 3: Matches and loose change

Grid of sixteen cards, spectator chooses cards one by one while eliminating all the cards in the same row/column as the card. Then add up values of the cards, and total is predicted

oops 4: matches not for burning \n some matches placed in three equal groups on the page, moved around according to instructions, predict how many matches in the middle group \n chan canasta
1966
book of oopses Chan Canasta

Oops 4: Matches not for burning

Some matches placed in three equal groups on the page, moved around according to instructions, predict how many matches in the middle group

new math \n number added with reversed number, left-out digit divined, "l'illusioniste" ca. 60 years ago \n dr. ben b. braude \n p. 144 for suggestion by clyde cairy \n devil's dial \n francis j. baker
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Dr. Ben B. Braude

New Math

number added with reversed number, left-out digit divined, "L'Illusioniste" ca. 60 years ago

the gold medallion \n prediction of number on medallion \n al koran \n the antique medallion \n glenn g. gravatt \n al koran \n the jubilee medallion \n alan shaxon \n medallion \n karl fulves \n ultimedallion \n jack kent tillar \n koran revisited \n wayne dobson \n keynow \n thomas alan waters \n polish-ing koran's medallion \n johnny thompson \n gold medaillon handling \n darwin ortiz \n medallion meets tidal wave \n john hostler \n the koran medallion \n johnny thompson
1967
al koran's professional presentations Al Koran

epic slate test \n sum prediction \n peter alexis \n p. 98 for suggestion by robert parrish \n epic slate test - alternate method \n tony bartolotta \n epic slate test \n karl fulves \n 16 digits \n alexander de cova \n peter alexis
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Peter Alexis

epic slate test - alternate method \n sum prediction \n tony bartolotta \n epic slate test \n peter alexis
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Tony Bartolotta

31 prediction test finish \n sum prediction with appearing prediction via out to lunch \n theodore annemann
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Theodore Annemann

31 Prediction Test Finish

sum prediction with appearing prediction via Out to Lunch

das meister-spiel \n deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in si stebbins or other arrangement, also for clean removal of three cards from deck out-of-hand, number force for book test \n tan hock chuan \n jochen zmeck \n r. & s. master pack \n tan hock chuan
1967
enzyklopädie der rauh-glatt-kartentricks - teil iii Tan Hock Chuan, Jochen Zmeck

Das Meister-Spiel

deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins or other arrangement, also for clean removal of three cards from deck out-of-hand, number force for book test

some difference \n values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in henry christ's "sum & difference" \n karl fulves \n some difference \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue Karl Fulves

Some Difference

values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"

future thot \n dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination \n l. vosburgh lyons \n idea of royal heath \n future thought \n l. vosburgh lyons
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 L. Vosburgh Lyons

Future Thot

dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination

noted number \n prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills \n albert spackman
1969
the art of close-up magic — volume 2 Albert Spackman

Noted Number

prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills

matchbox & die \n chosen number from 1 to 6 predicted in matchbox \n aaron wainer \n foregone conclusion \n ben christopher
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Aaron Wainer

numbers \n using number blocks and wooden stand, mathematical principle, see also p. 320 \n l. vosburgh lyons
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 L. Vosburgh Lyons

Numbers

using number blocks and wooden stand, mathematical principle, see also p. 320

mental magic \n two routines
- one of four card is divined, all in pocket, three removed
- carbon paper impression in magazine, divination of number \n robert a. nelson
1969
entertaining mental miracles Robert A. Nelson

Mental Magic

two routines

one of four card is divined, all in pocket, three removed

carbon paper impression in magazine, divination of number

devil's dial \n number dialled, person at other end divines a number, see also p. 342 & 348 \n francis j. baker \n the expunged numeral \n unknown \n new math \n dr. ben b. braude \n calculator spelling \n unknown \n speak up \n karl fulves \n devil's dial \n karl fulves
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Francis J. Baker

Devil's Dial

number dialled, person at other end divines a number, see also p. 342 & 348

a remarkable bet \n heads and tails bet with three coins, presentation for walter penney's coin flipping paradox \n karl fulves
1970
epilogue Karl Fulves

A Remarkable Bet

heads and tails bet with three coins, presentation for Walter Penney's coin flipping paradox

paradox papers \n paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, steve shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for gene nielson handling, h. e. dudeney \n martin gardner \n henry dudeny puzzle from "modern puzzles" (1926) \n news test \n edmund rowland \n paradox papers \n martin gardner \n wraparound \n karl fulves \n foldover notes \n karl fulves \n paper folding note \n karl fulves \n paradox redux \n philip t. goldstein \n folding numbers \n jack avis \n the core \n pit hartling \n disparity \n ramón riobóo
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Martin Gardner

Paradox Papers

paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for Gene Nielson handling, H. E. Dudeney

time on my hands \n twelve chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, five color coded control cards (cccc), clock layout, a chosen number is eventually revealed \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes Paul Swinford

Time on my Hands

twelve chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, five color coded control cards (CCCC), clock layout, a chosen number is eventually revealed

las vegas dice \n non-transitive dice, also as packets of cards, see also p. 410 for idea by stewart olney \n bradley efron
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Bradley Efron

Las Vegas Dice

non-transitive dice, also as packets of cards, see also p. 410 for idea by Stewart Olney

the antique medallion \n \n glenn g. gravatt \n al koran \n the gold medallion \n al koran
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7 Glenn G. Gravatt, Al Koran

numerology \n ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by mike rogers and sam dalal \n al koran \n "decision control" (syd bergson) \n velleda variations \n david britland
1972
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Al Koran

Numerology

ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam Dalal

psychic perception \n four spectator sign one side of a blank card and write a three digit number on the other side, sum is predicted \n paul siegel
1972
doorway to delusion Paul Siegel

Psychic Perception

four spectator sign one side of a blank card and write a three digit number on the other side, sum is predicted

harmony \n numbers of one to four on a business card, one is crossed out, prediction \n john henry grossman \n george morrow
1972
the compleat magick - volume 1 John Henry Grossman, George Morrow

Harmony

numbers of one to four on a business card, one is crossed out, prediction

mento-pen \n david copperfield, number is divined with special pen \n david s. kotkin \n flair play \n max maven
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7 David S. Kotkin

Mento-Pen

David Copperfield, number is divined with special pen

the missing digit \n spectator form two numbers from all ten digits, adds them and removes one digit from answer which the performer divines, from a dover collection edited by martin gardner \n sam lloyd
1972
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Sam Lloyd

The Missing Digit

spectator form two numbers from all ten digits, adds them and removes one digit from answer which the performer divines, from a Dover collection edited by Martin Gardner

numbers game \n several numbers are written next to letters of the alphabet, one letter is selected with abc cards and performer divines number \n jerry mentzer
1972
the compleat magick — volume i Jerry Mentzer

Numbers Game

several numbers are written next to letters of the alphabet, one letter is selected with ABC cards and performer divines number

vision diabolique \n performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card \n paul siegel
1972
doorway to delusion Paul Siegel

Vision Diabolique

performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card

number force \n limited pool of numbers, spectator's hold up hands with outstretched fingers, two-digit number is created \n paul siegel
1972
doorway to delusion Paul Siegel

Number Force

limited pool of numbers, spectator's hold up hands with outstretched fingers, two-digit number is created

fold, cut, and fail \n pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
- part one
- part two
- part three
- final notes \n robert e. neale \n fold, cut and fail \n robert e. neale
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Robert E. Neale

Fold, Cut, and Fail

pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile

some difference \n values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in henry christ's "sum & difference" \n karl fulves \n some difference \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle set-ups Karl Fulves

Some Difference

values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"

the spirit behind the wheel \n prediction of a number miniature roulette wheel, business card in envelope \n dr. dan j. alessini
1973
the compleat magick - volume 1 Dr. Dan J. Alessini

The Spirit Behind the Wheel

prediction of a number miniature roulette wheel, business card in envelope

calcu-total! \n cards with four-digit numbers and dates are added on a calculator, total is divined/predicted \n john a. novak \n the last miracle \n vic perry \n incalculable \n john a. novak \n ... and the last word \n fredric kolb
1973
the compleat magick — volume i John A. Novak

Calcu-Total!

cards with four-digit numbers and dates are added on a calculator, total is divined/predicted