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Unknown Palm Glimpse glimpsing palmed card 1876 Modern Magic 27
Unknown To get Sight of a Card for top (first palming the card), center and bottom 1889 Tricks with Cards 18
S. W. Erdnase To Ascertain the Top Cards while Riffling and Reserve them at Bottom see elegant title, tabled double cut 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 103
Unknown Top Card Glimpse 1902 The Modern Conjurer 68
Jack Merlin Peep in Conjunction with a Second or Bottom as an Aid glimpsing cards on top and bottom while looking at hole card, dealing seconds or bottom accordingly 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 13
Theodore Annemann The Mystery Card Reading Method pack behind back, performer names cards 1931 The Book Without A Name 35
G. Brownlow A Little-Known "Glimpse" top card of lower half 1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 64
Unknown Sighting the Top Card 1. The Palm
2. The Ruffle
3. The Push Down (top buckle)
4. (The Push Down for Near Top)
5. Left Thumb and Lower Index
6. The Double Lift
7. By the Riffle Shuffle
8. Gambler's Method
9. Hindu Shuffle
10. Placing Deck on Table
11. Overhand Shuffle
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 136
Dai Vernon Glimpse through Handkerchief 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Unknown Top Card Glimpse left hand turned and top card pushed over 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Unknown Top Card Glimpse when looking at bottom card 1938 Greater Magic 246
Unknown Buckle Top Glimpse 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 17
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse tabled, for third card from top 1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 356
Unknown Second-from-Top Glimpse 1939 Do That Again! 38
Unknown Audicity Peek actually for palmed card 1940 Expert Card Technique 411
Unknown Covers for the Glimpse three covers 1940 Expert Card Technique 100
Unknown The Gambler's Glimpse see also "Glimpse" (1985) 1940 Expert Card Technique 97
Unknown A New Glimpse erdnase break see also "Charlie Miller Peek" (Charlie Miller, 1985) 1940 Expert Card Technique 95
Unknown Top Card Glimpse palming 1940 Expert Card Technique 96
Unknown 13 - The "Top Peek". While preparing for overhand shuffle 1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 28
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue Look-See glimpse of selection as it is chosen via riffle & stop 1943 Tricks and Sleights 29
Unknown Sighting or Glimpsing the Top Card Secretly 1946 Card Control 31
Unknown Sighting the Top Card, Second Method 1946 Card Control 31
Unknown Sighting the Top Card, Third Method 1946 Card Control 32
Unknown Sighting the Top Card, Fourth Method 1946 Card Control 33
Arthur H. Buckley Naming the Top Card Experiment No. 14 - top card glimpse while looking at bottom 1946 Card Control 164
J. B. Bobo Top Peek top buckle in open grip from top 1947 Watch This One! 23
Unknown Double-Lift Glimpse 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 143
Unknown Top-Card Glimpse I 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 61
Unknown Top Card Glimpse one handed 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 157
Nate Leipzig Glimpsing The Cards why to glimpse 1952 Nate Leipzig's Card Stab 17
Unknown The Peek bubble peek 1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 26
Unknown The Dealer's Peek one-handed 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part III 15
Edward Marlo Open Top Card Glimpse 1956 Action Palm 23
Edward Marlo Marlo's Side Squaring Glimpse glimpsing palmed card 1961 The Multiple Shift 57
Charlie Miller Break Glimpse near top 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 6
Edward Marlo Jog Glimpse multiple cards on top 1962 Estimation 63
Nate Leipzig & Dai Vernon Card by Thought behind back, peeked card is reversed and placed under top card 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 191
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 42
Unknown Bubble Peek 1967 Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 18
Unknown Overhand Peek 1967 Between Two Minds 13
Edward Marlo Faro Glimpse top card glimpse during faro 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 48
Unknown Basic Move 7 Bubble Peek 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 185
Lenny Greenfader Out of Hand Glimpse glimpsing top card while spectator is fanning the packet 1971 Reputation-Makers 188
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse 1972 Card Cavalcade 106
Unknown Top Card Glimpse deck face-up, rear card jogged to right slightly 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 491
Eddie Fields P-O-P Peek see also "Ginsburg Poke" (Dai Vernon, 1959),
varied by "P-O-P Effect" (Eddie Fields, 1976)
1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 48
Gus Southall Second Card Glimpse 1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 38
Harry Lorayne Center Double PG Location "Peripheral Glimpse", 4 variations for a center double lift and a glimpse of the top card 1979 Quantum Leaps 174
Unknown Bubble Peek 1980 Exclusive Card Secrets 42
Unknown Double Lift Glimpse 1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Entertaining Card Quickies 5
Unknown Palm-Spread Glimpse palm-spread glimpse, while deck is face up, buckle see also "Top Card Glimpse" (Larry Jennings, 1986) 1981 Octet 26
Unknown Step Glimpse 1983 Marlo without Tears 155
Jack McMillen Card Reversal - Another Peek glimpsing card that is reversed in center as cards are dealt off from top 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 17
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Peek book break (1939) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 26
Unknown Glimpse shown by Charlie Miller (1939) see also "The Gambler's Glimpse" (1940) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 26
Charlie Miller Miller Methods of Peeking gambler's top peek with thumb buckle, two covers (1939) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 27
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Peek see also "A New Glimpse" (1940) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 28
Larry Jennings Top Card Glimpse palm-spread glimpse, while deck is face up see also "Palm-Spread Glimpse" (1981) 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 156
Daryl Martinez Glimpse of Bottom card of Face Up Deck 1986 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 20
Unknown Left Handed Glimpse of Bottom card of Face Up Deck 1986 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 22
Unknown Bubble Peek 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 411
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek 1989 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 xxxvi
Doug Edwards Instant Top-Card Glimpse #3 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2092
Harry Lorayne Instant Top-Card Glimpse #2 for the top few cards 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2091
Mike Shelley Instant Top-Card Glimpse #1 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2091
Arthur H. Buckley Bubble peek 1992 Don't Blink 21
Unknown トップカード、ボトムカードのグリンプス (Top card / Bottom card glimpse) Glimpse using riffle shuffle 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 35
Unknown トップカードグリンプスI (Top Card Glimpse I) Bubble peek 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 112
Unknown トップカードグリンプスII (Top Card Glimpse II) from a spread 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 112
Unknown トップカードグリンプスIII (Top Card Glimpse III) From a palm 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 112
Unknown Card Glimpse second from the top, top turned over and double lift 1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 86
Harry Lorayne Instant Top-Card Glimpse #2 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2509
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2509
Unknown Top Card Glimpse 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 86
Unknown Top-Card Riffle Glimpse 1996 Card College - Volume 2 355
Unknown Top-Card Double Lift Glimpse 1996 Card College - Volume 2 356
S. W. Erdnase Top-card Riffle Shuffle Glimpse 1996 Card College - Volume 2 356
Unknown Top Card Glimpse 1996 Classic Sampler 62
Karl Fulves Across the Table Glimpse during riffle shuffle, shallow angle 1996 Blocking Off 83
Purvis W. Miller The Gambler during replacement or pick-up of deck, originally from "Tops", illustrated by J. K. Schmidt, see also p. 162 1996 Blocking Off 159
Dai Vernon Tent Vanish Glimpse 1997 Jennings '67 90
Unknown Gamblers' Peek bubble 1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 18
Unknown Bubble Peek 2000 Card College - Volume 4 993
Justin Higham Overhand-Shuffle Rear Glimpse 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 18
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Glimpse inspired by "Head Over Heels" (Simon Aronson, 2001) 2001 Try the Impossible 99
Paul Cummins Bottom Bubble Glimpse bottom card of face up deck 2002 FASDIU II 10
David Ben Top Card Glimpse 2003 Tricks 43
Unknown Pivot Break Glimpse 2003 Card College - Volume 5 1311
Unknown Glimpse 2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 98
Karl Fulves Stooge's Riffle Shuffle Glimpse stooge can glimpse top card during performer's shuffle inspired by "A Prediction" (Hatton & Plate, Magician's Tricks and how they are done) 2005 Clockwork 13
Roberto Giobbi Another Overhand Shuffle Glimpse 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Feb 28") 67
Unknown Bubble Peek 2011 Making the Cut 66
Darwin Ortiz Near-Top Glimpse near top of face-up deck, left-hand and right-hand version 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 20
Darwin Ortiz & Larry Jennings Palm-Spread Glimpse see also "Top Card Glimpse" (Larry Jennings, 1986) 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 235
S. W. Erdnase Riffle Shuffle Glimpse 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 243
S. W. Erdnase & Roberto Giobbi Riffle Shuffle Glimpse 2012 Confidences 222
Unknown Bubble Peek 2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 41
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse 2013 Confident Deceptions 65
Bill Abbott Demonstration Glimpse 2013 Seventeen Secrets - Volume 2 3
Unknown Dribble Top Card Glimpse 2015 F for Fiction 2
Unknown Bubble Glimpse brief 2016 In Order to Amaze 31
Unknown Wrist Turn Peek 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Ha... 112
John Wilson Multiple High Riffle Peek remembering color of top thirteen cards during riffle shuffles 2016 You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume II 21