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Eugene Bosco The Sand Frame 1889 Tricks with Cards 171
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame 1889 Tricks with Cards 172
Unknown The Card in the Candle card appears on top of candle 1889 Tricks with Cards 239
Unknown The Improved Card Drawer "To produce Two Cards in succession from an Empty Drawer", with routine suggestions, including having the spectator decide whether the two selections should appear in the box face-to-face or back-two-back 1890 More Magic 118
Unknown Kartenfang in der Luft catching cards at end of wand 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 185
Unknown Die Diogenes-Laterne card appears in small lantern see also "The Lantern of Diogenes" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 189
Unknown Mysteriöses Glaskästchen card appears in transparent glass case 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 200
John Hamley Cards from behind Knee clipped behind trouser 1903 Later Magic 55
Theodore Annemann Twentieth Century Cards selection is hole-punched and appears between 2 other punched and threaded cards, see page 99 for improvement by R.M. Jamison 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 10) 50
Theodore Annemann Wanted - A Card Routine Without Cards! invisible deck presentation for any named card to pocket, no method 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 60
Karl Germain Neat Mystery two cards appear on face of deck in glass 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 603
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Diminishing Cards fan of giant cards produced from under spectator's coat 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 19
Bert Douglas The Invisible Card Routine named card appears, card index in magazine 1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1949") 13
Al Leech An Unscrupulous Deal chosen card is dealt apparently from nowhere, second deal 1952 Manipulating with Leech 28
Ted Danson The Seance Card Trick Mini card matching selection appears in previously empty matchbox 1953 "Come a little closer..." 27
Cy Endfield Two To Divine card appears between sandwich cards in hand see also "The Fiddle with the Biddle in the Middle" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part I 10
Edward Marlo Bold Steal - Third Handling selection between aces 1957 Side Steal 10
Edward Marlo Between the Aces 1957 Side Steal 51
R. Sid Spocane II* The Royal Lovers four of a kind appear one by one between sandwich cards see also "The St. Nicholas Aces" (Karl Fulves, 1965),
"Babel" (Karl Fulves, 1968),
"Royal Mayo" (David Solomon, 2002)
1967 Deck-Sterity 86
Dr. James Nuzzo The Magic Split single card splits into two selections when turned face up 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 68
Fred Lowe Card in Glass glass is put on deck, handkerchief over it, glass lifted and selection is in glass 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 64
Karl Fulves Teleportation signed selection appears in a card frame and eventually changes into second signed selection see also "Swindle Trap" (Karl Fulves, 1975) 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 18
Karl Fulves Royal Blue in red-backed packet four Aces appear one by one, they have different backs inspired by "Substitutes" (Karl Fulves, 1976) 1976 Epilogue (Section "Special No 5") 308
Alan Shaxon The Invisible Card and Envelopes An invisible though of card is put in an invisible envelope and sealed in an empty visible envelope. Envelope and correct card appear. 1976 Practical Sorcery 12
Karl Fulves Generation jokers duplicate cards put between them, posed as a problem see also "Eerie Row" (Karl Fulves, 1973) 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 14) 54
Ken Krenzel Instant Appearance more a pop-out 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 148
Paul Harris Special Handling #2 - The Lay Down splitting tabled card for Open Travelers 1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 30
Woody Landers Open Faced Sandwich card appears visually between sandwich cards 1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 81
Richard Kaufman The Crystal Ball card appears on blank card in stages (Apparition) 1979 CardMagic 178
Karl Fulves Frameworks card case frame (like purse frame), aces appear and vanish 1979 Card Under Glass 88
Edward Marlo The Appearance two selections appear on top and bottom, using card clip 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 105
Edward Marlo Count Conjuring five cards, three selections appear one by one, indifferent cards vanish 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 153
Paul Harris & Daryl Martinez Fantasy Aces aces appear on table see also "The (N)Eye(N) Popper" (Harry Lorayne, 1979) 1980 Close-up Fantasies - Book I 19
Richard Kaufman Apparition card appears on blank card in stages 1981 Cardworks 153
Derek Dingle Apparition Too blank card progressively transforms into picture card 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 23
Marconick Card Case Revisited deck cased and rubbed over hand, selection appears, slit in case 1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 45
Karl Fulves Card Production from Bills two cards are produced from 4 bills 1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 28
Karl Fulves Opposite Illusion aces produced between jokers one by one, without method 1983 Ace Machine 4
Paul Harris Language of the Cards cards divined via layout of 7H, 10S on table with other cards, indifferent card transforms into three selections 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 15
Ron Bauer Three for the Price of One Switch one card changes into three cards 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 19
Paul Harris Slider four cards placed on table, four other cards appear underneath them (doubles) 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 196
Jerry Sadowitz C.N.D. four royal flush cards change to aces, single card becomes royal flush, inspired by Roy Walton's "Outward Bound" (Pabular) 1984 Cards Hit 35
Stephen Tucker The inner limits Producing selection from behind a card/box using backpalming (pretty standard techniques) 1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 19
Meir Yedid Born Again double backer is split into two cards which produce another card (baby) 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 293
Jon Racherbaumer Holy Point of Arrivel I visual 1985 / 93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 70
Don England & Richard Kaufman Holy Point of Arrivel II visual 1985 / 93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 73
Ricardo Baccarini Materialization Mental card appears under paper 1989 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12) 2005
Mark Sicher Double Image using Mirror, based on Paul Harris' "Twilight Zone" 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 7) 1809
Ken Krenzel Cul-de-Sac card vanishes and reappears when pushed perpendicular through two cards, visual varied by "The Egress Vanish" (Wesley James & Ken Krenzel, 2004) 1990 Close-up Impact! 154
Vanni Bossi The Scooping Glass chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread also published as "Suction Cup" (Vanni Bossi, 1995),
"La Belle Captive" (Vanni Bossi, 2016)
1992 Vanni Bossi NEW Lecture Notes 14
Harry Levine The Menace four cards vanish one by one and reappear again 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 42) 748
Helge Thun Indeed a 4-Ace Trick last ace appears on table 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 11) 2434
R. Paul Wilson Zulu Sandwich three cards appear one by one between isolated sandwich 1995 The Little Black Book 7
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routine 1995 Cardshark 146
Gary Kurtz The Invisible Cards and Envelopes named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, 1 of 36, named number is also on envelope inspired by "The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Alan Shaxon, Practical Sorcery),
varied by "The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Gary Kurtz, 1996)
1995 Notes from The Summit 1
Vanni Bossi Suction Cup chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread also published as "The Scooping Glass" (Vanni Bossi, 1992),
"La Belle Captive" (Vanni Bossi, 2016)
1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1047
Dan Block One-Card Poker two cards become five - a royal flush 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 7) 2665
Tommy Wonder Recalcitrant box reappears around deck and changes place with cards
- Phase One: The Vanish of the Case
- Phase Two: The Case Returns
- Phase Three: The Transposition
- Phase Four: The Case Comes Back Again!
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 139
Paul Harris & Daryl Martinez Fantasy Aces aces appear on table 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Section "Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2") 191
Gary Kurtz The Invisible Cards and Envelopes named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, named number is also on envelope
- First Version - Forcing the Suit
- Second Version - Fifty-Two Possibilities
inspired by "The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Alan Shaxon, Practical Sorcery),
"The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Gary Kurtz, 1995)
1996 Notes from The Summit (revised edition) 1
Ken Krenzel The Eclipse Production aces appear reversed in face down spread without cover see also "Spread/Wave Change/Production" (Steven Schneiderman, 1987) 1997 Ingenuities 128
Peter Duffie The Apparition Magician has four Kings, spectator has four Jumbo Kings. Selection appears amongst the Kings, jumbo version of selection appears amongst the jumbo Kings in their hands. 1997 Effortless Card Magic 87
Vanni Bossi The Card in the Glass chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread 1998 Card College - Volume 3 731
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card 1999 Magic Atlas 119
Lee Asher New Addition to the Thunderbird four Ace production 2000 Pulp Friction 3
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Lost, Stolen, Strayed - A King card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 137
William Goodwin The Queens four queens disappear and reappear one at a time on top of deck 2004 Penumbra (Issue 8) 10
Justin Higham Biddle Appearance Face up card appears to be thrown onto the table from thin air see also "Biddle-Appearance Collectors" (Justin Higham, 2008),
"Biddle-Appearance Sandwich" (Justin Higham, 2008)
2008 Dexterity Manual 27
John Guastaferro & Paul Harris Materialization inspired by "Open Revelation" (Paul Harris, 1976) 2010 One Degree 22
John Guastaferro Lost & Found selection vanishes from clear plastic sleeve, then reappears inside, inspired by Roy Walton's "Jefferson's Jest" see also "Playing the Odds" (John Guastaferro, 2013) 2010 One Degree 113
Leon Etienne Second Printing card appears from closed case as apparently printed card on case is removed 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 42
Roberto Giobbi Folded Card to Purse Frame card comes out of purse frame 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Aug 3") 231
Jack Carpenter Howlin' Wolf Aces aces lost, one cut to and placed on spectator's hand, it becomes all 4 after a bit of byplay 2011 Full Frontal Mayhew 25
Roberto Giobbi The Card in the Mirror of the Mind identity of card is reflected in mirror from blank card see also "Mirrors Never Lie" (Karl Fulves, 1997) 2012 Confidences 239
John Guastaferro Playing the Odds idea inspired by "Lost & Found" (John Guastaferro, 2010) 2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 55
Tyler Wilson Hot Pocket Card that is "freely" named appears in magician's shirt pocket 2013 Bich Circa '99 31
Tyler Wilson Hot Pocket hands-off, spectator empties performer's shirt pocket and writes down name of any card which appears in shirt pocket 2014 The EH Team 18
Vanni Bossi La Belle Captive chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread also published as "The Scooping Glass" (Vanni Bossi, 1992),
"Suction Cup" (Vanni Bossi, 1995)
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 3
Vanni Bossi Card under Glass Production cards appear under glass several times inspired by "The Card in the Glass" (Jose Carroll, 1988) 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 6
Vanni Bossi The Case of Mistaken Identity two selections, deck cased, one selection appears on palm, it changes into second selection inspired by "Case Card" ( Marconick, 1972) 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 84