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Professor Hoffmann Introduction some rules for conjuring
1876 Modern Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann The Magic Wand
1876 Modern Magic 4
Professor Hoffmann The Magician's Table
1876 Modern Magic 5
Professor Hoffmann The Magician's Dress
  • Profondes
  • Pochettes
  • "Loading" Pockets
1876 Modern Magic 8
Professor Hoffmann General Principles of Sleight-of-Hand applicable to Card Tricks
1876 Modern Magic 11
Professor Hoffmann Managing the Pass misdirection and gaze
1876 Modern Magic 14
Professor Hoffmann The Value of Personal Instruction
1876 Modern Magic 40
Professor Hoffmann Concealing the Cause
1876 Modern Magic 69
Professor Hoffmann Tips on the Classic Force
1876 Modern Magic 89
Professor Hoffmann Making Double Facers
1876 Modern Magic 90
Professor Hoffmann Mode of Preparing specially adhesive Wax for Conjuring Purposes
1876 Modern Magic 118
Professor Hoffmann Managing the False Transfer gaze and angles
1876 Modern Magic 154
Professor Hoffmann The "Click" and Delaying the Effect
1876 Modern Magic 155
Unknown To pass a Marked Florin (or Half-crown) into the Centre of two Oranges in Succession
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 170
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Watch Box for vanishing a watch
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 219
Professor Hoffmann Lighting and Background for Thread Work
1876 Modern Magic 229
Professor Hoffmann Tricks with Handkerchief
1876 Modern Magic 236
Professor Hoffmann Loading a Lemon
1876 Modern Magic 248
Professor Hoffmann The Cups and Balls introduction
1876 Modern Magic 271
Professor Hoffmann General Comments on structure and presentation
1876 Modern Magic 278
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Decanter and the Crystal Balls clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, two methods
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 426
Professor Hoffmann Electrical Tricks general comments
1876 Modern Magic 480
Professor Hoffmann Concluding Observations
  • Hints as to Working up Tricks
  • Arrangement of Programme
  • Stage Arrangements
  • Parting Counsels
1876 Modern Magic 502
Professor Hoffmann To Make the Pass "the very backbone of card conjuring"
1889 Tricks with Cards 4
Professor Hoffmann To Force Three Cards together three force cards repeat abcabcabc...
1889 Tricks with Cards 15
Professor Hoffmann N. B. how to get the deck in line of sight for glimpse
1889 Tricks with Cards 19
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Table - The Servante
1889 Tricks with Cards 36
Professor Hoffmann The use of the Magic Wand
1889 Tricks with Cards 36
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
Professor Hoffmann Thought Anticipated general thoughts on the plot
1889 Tricks with Cards 128
Professor Hoffmann Card tricks with Apparatus, or requiring Special Cards introduction
1889 Tricks with Cards 136
Professor Hoffmann A Drawn Card, placed in a Closed Box, made to Fly back to the Pack, while Another takes its Place in the Box including Another Method
1889 Tricks with Cards 160
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards three cards selected, which are then multiplied (e.g. a dozen aces of hearts), then all duplicates vanished
1889 Tricks with Cards 198
Professor Hoffmann Deck Pull
1889 Tricks with Cards 199
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Tables - Pistons
1889 Tricks with Cards 204
Professor Hoffmann The "Sensation" Card Trick "An Experiment in Thought-reading"
three cards thought of, performer divines writes them on slips of paper, spectators remove their cards and the vanish from "card table" and reappear in deck
1889 Tricks with Cards 231
Professor Hoffmann Introductory
1890 More Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann Tables in Magic how things have been simplified
1890 More Magic 4
Professor Hoffmann To Force three Cards together three cards repeat itself, spectator cuts anywhere
1890 More Magic 13
Professor Hoffmann To produce Three Cards at any Position in the Pack thought of by Another Person three cards appear consecutively at freely named number
1890 More Magic 38
Professor Hoffmann As an Out Trick for a Failed Force
1890 More Magic 48
Professor Hoffmann Introducing a Stacked Deck
1890 More Magic 74
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Pairs several spectators remove two cards each and place them face to face, performer receives one card and names the other, then the pairs come together again in the deck
1890 More Magic 84
Professor Hoffmann The Magic Card Case "A Chosen Card made to pass into an Empty Case", leather-covered case
1890 More Magic 115
Professor Hoffmann Addition behind Mirror
1890 More Magic 130
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards single card "reproduces" into duplicates, repeated with other cards, duplicates vanished again, pull
1890 More Magic 131
Professor Hoffmann Card-Vanisher pull with clip
1890 More Magic 133
Professor Hoffmann, Dr. Lynn The Penetrative Coin two borrowed hats & two bowls are build up on the table, four coins dropped in top one, the travel down in lower bowls audibly one by one, mechanical table
1890 More Magic 147
Professor Hoffmann Multiplying Coins and Tricks therewith shell, one coin becomes three and one again
1890 More Magic 161
Professor Hoffmann The eight Coins and two Brass Covers four borrowed coins each under two brass covers, coins travel from one pile to the other, two shells, also done in hands of spectator without covers
1890 More Magic 165
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Tumbler "To pass a coin from a Glass of Water into the Centre of an Orange", with full patter
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann A Smashed Watch borrowed watch placed in paper bag, performer steps on it by mistake, watch crushed further in mortar, then shot on flower pot and it reappears in roots, with variation
1890 More Magic 185
Devono Watch-bag watch placed in bag and bag swung around to crash watch
Variations 1890 More Magic 193
Professor Hoffmann Watch-Stocking lady's stocking produced from spectator, watch placed in lady's socking which is swung around to crash watch
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 195
Professor Hoffmann Sleeve as Explanation for Spectators
1890 More Magic 211
Professor Hoffmann The Vanishing Pocket-handkerchief found in a Candle "New Method", with phase in which borrowed handkerchief shrinks in two phases
1890 More Magic 221
Professor Hoffmann Feats of Divination introduction
1890 More Magic 236
Robert Heller, Professor Hoffmann "Second Sight" Tricks with code outline
1890 More Magic 243
Professor Hoffmann Another Method
1890 More Magic 265
Professor Hoffmann On Shell Props
1890 More Magic 273
Professor Hoffmann The Chameleon Ball small ball changes color multiple times
1890 More Magic 274
Professor Hoffmann Tricks with Hats Hartz and his "Hat" Trick
1890 More Magic 285
Professor Hoffmann The Cannon-Ball Trick "improved", cannon-ball from hat
1890 More Magic 291
Professor Hoffmann The Animated Cigar cigar stands on top of hat and dances around
1890 More Magic 303
Professor Hoffmann The Magnetized Hat - Another Method hat is animated on table
1890 More Magic 317
Professor Hoffmann The Spiritualistic Ball, Ring and Card rod in stand, ball with hole placed on it, ball moves upwards and downwards, then jumps off, same with ring, card also rises up and down the rod
Related to 1890 More Magic 395
Professor Hoffmann The Demon Marksman
1890 More Magic 437
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi
1890 More Magic 457
Carl Willmann Professor Hoffmann
Oct. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 10) 145
Professor Hoffmann Vortrag zum magischen Kochtopf routine with egg production and cake-in-hat
Related to Oct. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 155
Professor Hoffmann Vortrag zum magischen Kochtopf part two
Related to Nov. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 168
Professor Hoffmann Preface
1903 Later Magic iii
Professor Hoffmann Introduction
1903 Later Magic xvii
Professor Hoffmann Chapter I - The Conjurer's Dress and Contrivances in Connection therewith chapter intro
1903 Later Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann Chapter II - Appliances and Expedients of General Utility chapter intro
1903 Later Magic 16
Hamley Brothers The "Premier" Servante attached to table, collapses flat, Professor Hoffmann suggests suction cup attachment
1903 Later Magic 20
Professor Hoffmann Deck Switch with Cigar-Box or similar item
1903 Later Magic 29
Professor Hoffmann A Special "Trap" for trapdoor in table or suitcase
1903 Later Magic 30
Professor Hoffmann Handkerchiefs to Glass two handkerchiefs travel into glass that spectator holds, ends clean
1903 Later Magic 47
Professor Hoffmann Production Addition to "Heller and De Vere Table" mechanical system to get item to top of table from within
1903 Later Magic 90
Professor Hoffmann Concatenation Extraordinary thirty separate metal links links to chain in tumbler
  • thread and gaffed table method
  • A Simpler Method, with the Mirror Glass
1903 Later Magic 94
Professor Hoffmann Chapter IV - The Magic Wand and Tricks Therewith chapter intro
1903 Later Magic 102
Professor Hoffmann, Professor Sylvester The Self-Supporting Wand clinging to hand and other objects, thread and other gimmicks
  • Introductory Patter
  • Various Methods of Suspension
  • The Wand Supported without any Mechanical Aid
1903 Later Magic 105
Professor Hoffmann The Rapping Wand thread, to answer questions
1903 Later Magic 113
Ellis Stanyon The Climbing Ring on wand
Related to 1903 Later Magic 118
Professor Hoffmann Chapter V - Tricks with Watches chapter intro
1903 Later Magic 134
P. T. Selbit, Professor Hoffmann A New "Palm" for Watches
1903 Later Magic 146
Professor Hoffmann A Borrowed Watch Reproduced from a Glass of Milk watch vanishes, milk poured from one glass to another, then watch taken out of milk, dry and functioning, two presentations
1903 Later Magic 157
Professor Hoffmann Using Shakespeare Quotes in Patter
1903 Later Magic 161
Professor Hoffmann, Joseph Michael Hartz, Professor De Vere The Locked and Corded Boxes nest of boxes
  • The Old Method
  • The Writer's Own Method
  • The Hartz Method
  • The De Vere Method
1903 Later Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann, Professor Anderson Excessive Use of Apparatus
1903 Later Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann The Flight of Time routine with watch, sight gags, watch vanishes from box, apparently shot with pistol into spectator, wand pushed into spectator
Related to 1903 Later Magic 183
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VI - Tricks with Rings
1903 Later Magic 189
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VII - Tricks with Handkerchiefs
  • The Recommendations of the Handkerchief for Magical Purposes
1903 Later Magic 207
Professor Hoffmann What is Best?
1903 Later Magic 222
Professor Hoffmann A Simple Appliance for Handkerchief Multiplication
1903 Later Magic 228
Professor Hoffmann Colour-Changing Tricks
  • The Inventors of the Colour-Change
1903 Later Magic 241
Professor Hoffmann Methods of "Vanishing" a Handkerchief
1903 Later Magic 268
Professor Hoffmann Miscellaneous Handkerchief Tricks
1903 Later Magic 303
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VIII - Flag Tricks chapter intro
1903 Later Magic 349
Professor Hoffmann Chapter IX - Tricks with Gloves chapter intro
1903 Later Magic 366
Professor Hoffmann Chapter X - Tricks with Eggs
  • The Celluloid Egg
1903 Later Magic 390
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XI - Tricks with Hats chapter intro
1903 Later Magic 437
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XII - Miscellaneous Tricks chapter intro
1903 Later Magic 471
Professor Hoffmann The Melting Coin (Improved) coin becomes soft, held into flame, becomes tin-foil ball
Related to
  • "La Pièce Fusible" (Robert-Houdin, Secrets of Conjuring and Magic)
1903 Later Magic 484
John Nevil Maskelyne, Professor Hoffmann The Great Dictionary Trick word appears on arm
Related to 1903 Later Magic 490
Professor Hoffmann My Friend in Thibet card put in a box, two blank cards in envelopes with pencils, on chosen blank card name of selection appears
1903 Later Magic 497
Professor Hoffmann Fake Turnover to show both sides blank
1903 Later Magic 500
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi
1903 Later Magic 554
Professor Hoffmann, Carl Willmann Der zerrissene und wiedererstandene Hut borrowed hat torn and wrapped in paper, changes into flowers and hat is under the spectator's chair
Related to Jan. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 13
Professor Hoffmann, Carl Willmann Der zerrissene und wiedererstandene Hut part two
Related to Feb. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 2) 28
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster (reviewer) Later Magic by Professor Hoffmann Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 67
Carl Willmann (reviewer) Later Magic by Professor Hoffmann Apr. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 4) 63
Carl Willmann (reviewer) King Koko by Professor Hoffmann Dec. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 189
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster (reviewer) King Koko by Professor Hoffmann Jan. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 2) 32
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIII - New Miscellaneous Tricks start of addition to expanded 1911 edition
1911 Later Magic 557
Mr. Gilbert, Professor Hoffmann The Changing Handkerchief Boxes two handkerchief of different color in two cardboard boxes transpose
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 578
Professor Hoffmann The Ball of Wool Trick (Improved)
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 585
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routine
Related toAlso published here 1911 Later Magic 602
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls
Related to 1911 Later Magic 612
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIV - Recollections of Hartz the Wizard biographical information on Hartz
1911 Later Magic 614
Professor Hoffmann Glass Vanish Variation
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 682
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlings
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 719
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi
1911 Later Magic 738
Professor Hoffmann Preface
1911 Magical Titbits iii
Mr. Gilbert, Professor Hoffmann The Changing Handkerchief Boxes two handkerchief of different color in two cardboard boxes transpose
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 25
Professor Hoffmann The Ball of Wool Trick (Improved)
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 35
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi
1911 Magical Titbits 221
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlings
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 181
Professor Hoffmann Glass Vanish Variation
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 140
Professor Hoffmann Recollections of Hartz biographical information on Hartz
1911 Magical Titbits 67
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routine
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 55
Professor Hoffmann The Flying Card card from deck to case, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 105
Professor Hoffmann Table Edge Switch with Servante
1938 Greater Magic 326
Professor Hoffmann A Triple Discovery three selections are located twice, stripper deck
1938 Greater Magic 457
Theodore Annemann, Professor Hoffmann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are named
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
Professor Hoffmann Hollow Egg Idea
Jan. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 184
Gerald Kosky Outwaited
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 750
Theodore Annemann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are named
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 102
Fred Robinson (reviewer) Baccarat Fair and Foul by Professor Hoffmann 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 9) 403
Harry Lorayne The Calculating Deck deck does a simple calculation
Inspired by 1977 The Magic Book 127
Harry Lorayne Name a Card deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap
Related to 1977 The Magic Book 129
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Baccarat Fair & Foul by Professor Hoffmann 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 21) 81
Stephen Minch (reviewer) Modern Magic (1876) by Professor Hoffmann 1991 From Witchcraft to Card Tricks 20
Stephen Minch (reviewer) More Magic (1890) by Professor Hoffmann 1991 From Witchcraft to Card Tricks 25
Karl Fulves Cause an Effect card chosen, next selection named before it is made even though no faces have been seen by performer, Slip Force application
Inspired byVariations 1999 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 10
Karl Fulves Database further comments and credit information on the referenced items
Related to 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 115
Karl Fulves The Gypsy's Secret Gypsy Switch of item as it is wrapped in handkerchief
  • Basics In Brief
  • Robert-Houdin
  • Professor Hoffmann
Related to
  • "Reverse Thinking" (Discoverie #8)
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 113