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Publisher Comments:

A famous card expert demonstrates tricks that have left theater audiences amazed, and that card-playing professionals have used profitably. It is not a book for beginners. But these shifts, palms, glides, false shuffles, cuts, fans, steals, and spectacular deceptions will help those with basic card expertise reach new levels of performance. Over 300 photos.

Synopsis:

A famous card expert demonstrates sleights-of-hand — shifts, palms, glides, false shuffles, cuts, fans, steals, and deceptions — that have left theater audiences amazed. Not for beginners. Over 300 photos.


Synopsis:

This profusely illustrated book demonstrates step by step the astonishing card magic cultivated by one of the premier sleight-of-hand artists of the 20th century. Australian-born Arthur H. Buckley became well-known in America for the magic he worked with cards on the major vaudeville circuits of the 1920s. Here he reveals the secrets of his art.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE Sleights

  The Strip

  A Blind Riffle Shuffle

  "The Force That Couldn't Be"

  Domico Double Lift

  The Exchange

  Greek Shift

  Greek Shift?Buckley's Method

  Hindu Shift

  Vernon's Multiple Shift

  Multiple Shift?Buckley's Method

  Buckley's Slap Shift

  Buckley's Single Card Shift

  Shifting a Card from the Bottom of the Pack

  Improved Dovetail Stock Shuffle to Keep the Top Stock

  Improved Dovetail Stock Shuffle to Keep the Bottom Stock

  Buckley's Out of This World False Shuffle and Cut

  Buckley's Method of Secretly Placing a Bridge

  Sighting or Glimpsing the Top Card

  Sighting the Top Card ? Second Method

  Sighting the Top Card ? Third Method

  Sighting the Top Card ? Fourth Method

  Improved Peek

  Sighting After the Peek

  Turnover Sight Location

  Stepping After the Peek

  Other Locations After the Peek

  The Slide

  The Invisible Location

  Buckley's Reverse

  Sighting While Cutting the Pack

  The Glide

  The Glide ? Second Method

  The Glide Location

  Buckley's Method of Sighting While Fanning the Cards

  Glimpsing the Bottom Card

  Buckley's Diagonal Location

  The Break Shuffle

  Buckley's Method for Dealing Seconds

  Domico Location

  Cardini's Location

  The Count

  False Count for More

  False Count for Less

  The Side Steal Palm

  The Side Steal Palm ? Buckley's Method

  Original Methods of Palming Cards form the Bottom of the Pack

  Palming form the Bottom After the Riffle Shuffle

  The Perfect Card Palm

  The Replacement

  Buckley's Multiple Card Palm Steal

  Overhand Shuffle and Multiple Shift

  Buckley's Double Peek Location Shuffle and Palm

  Buckley's Top Palm Slide Off

  Berg's Top Palm

  The Allerton Top Palm

  One Hand Top Palm ? Judson Cole

  Palm Off the Second Top Card While Top Card Is Visibly Drawn Onto the Pack

  To Palm Off the Top of the Pack an Exact Number of Cards Up to Ten

  To Palm One or Several Cards

  The Fan Location

  The Fan Location Amplified

  A Novel Palm

  Changing a Card in the Act of Turning the Card Over

  The Throw Change

  Buckley's Method of Double Cutting Cards to the Top of the Pack

  John Brown Cook's Transfer of a Card

  Hindu Shuffle and Cut Location

  "The "Pass"

  False Shuffle Par Excellence

  Another Method of Reversing a Card

  Extraordinary Queens

  A Different Top Change (mass hypnotism)

  An Amazing Location

  One Hand Crimp

  The Count (Second Method)

  The Palm Unsurpassed (Original)

  Bottom Palm of a Single Card (Original)

  The Top Palm (Improved Method)

  The Glide Shift

CHAPTER TWO Conjuring at the Card Table

  Foreword

  False Table Riffle Shuffle

  False Table Riffle Shuffle and Cut

  The Push Through Simplified

  "Cut, Riffle Shuffle and Retain the Top Stock"

  The Shift and Shuffle

  Bottom Stock Blind Riffle

  Retaining the Stock

  The Switch at Draw Poker

  The Cut and Use of the Bridge

  Dealing from the Bottom

  Restoring the Cut

    Second Method ? The Drop

    Third Method

    Bottom Stock Shift

  Restoring the Cut (My Pet Method)

  A Cute False Cut

  Running Up Two Hands

  The Hold Out and Pick Up Builds

  Demonstration Build of Four Aces Using the Buckley Double Cuts

  A Cold Deck Warmed Up

  The Practical Sharper

  Knowing Your Opponent's Hole Card

  The Spread

  A Strike (Method of Dealing Seconds)

  Second Dealing (Black Jack Method)

  Dealing Seconds (Double Push-Off One Hand)

  An Original Method of Restoring the Cut (Fourth Method)

CHAPTER THREE Manipulations

  A Vanish of a Card from the Top of the Pack

  The Bent Fingers Back Palm and Recovery

  A Back Palm with Open Fingers

  Production from the Palm

  A Card Vanishes

  Push Down Vanish

  A Card Vanishes and Reappears at the Very Tips of the First and Second Fingers

  The Change Over

  The Thumb Palm Move

  The Slide Up Vanish

  Fan Vanish

  A Fan of Cards Disappears

  A Very Pretty and Deceptive Piece of Card Manipulation

  The Steal

  Reverse Palming Without Swinging the Arm and Also Without Using the Thumb

  "Back Palm" a Pack of Fifty-Two Cards and Produce Them in a Series of Fans at the Fingertips"

  Paul le Paul Reversal

  Lighting

  Music

CHAPTER FOUR Experiments with Cards

1 Transposition

2 Confusion

3 Do You See Red?

4 Matching Pairs

5 The Lost Aces

6 The Convexed Aces

7 Charlier Location and Speller Effect

8 Card Through the Case

9 Unexpected Ending

10 Birds of a Feather

11 Simplicity

12 Next to Yours

13 Four Chances ? A Novel Card Location

14 Naming the Top Card

15 A Gambler's Aid

16 A Card Gets Out of Hand

17 Difficult Routine

18 Lost and Found

19 Mysterious Marker

20 Black Jacks

21 The Ladies and the Deuces

22 Another Transposition

23 The Ambitious Card

24 The Mix-Up

25 Wishful Thinking

26 Color Memory

27 Think of a Number

28 A Brilliant Climax

29 An Ace Introduction

30 The Aces and the Chosen Card

31 Quintuplets

32 The Slop Over Card Location

33 Card and Pocket Mystery

34 Your Favorite Ace

35 The Double Surprise

36 Chivalrous Kings and the Four Ladies

37 A Quickie

38 Four Aces Par Excellence

39 The Obtrusive Queens

40 The Illusive Transfer

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486277578
Author:
Buckley, Arthur H.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Buckley, Arthur H.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Games, magic and puzzles
Subject:
Hobbies and games
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Card tricks
Subject:
GAMES / Magic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Magic Books
Series Volume:
no. 17
Publication Date:
19931131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
219
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.53 lb

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A famous card expert demonstrates sleights-of-hand — shifts, palms, glides, false shuffles, cuts, fans, steals, and deceptions — that have left theater audiences amazed. Not for beginners. Over 300 photos.


"Synopsis" by , This profusely illustrated book demonstrates step by step the astonishing card magic cultivated by one of the premier sleight-of-hand artists of the 20th century. Australian-born Arthur H. Buckley became well-known in America for the magic he worked with cards on the major vaudeville circuits of the 1920s. Here he reveals the secrets of his art.
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