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Jack Merlin The Story of the Cold Deck gamblers deck switch, management in a real game and in an expose 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 13
John Northern Hilliard Final Observations and Caution 1938 Greater Magic 209
Alex Elmsley Two Pocket Deck Switches intro see also "Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Michael Close On the Memorized Deck - Which Stack?
- Learning the Stack
- The Open Index
- Estimation
- False Shuffles
- Deck Switches
1996 Workers Number 5 122
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch Introduction 2000 Card College - Volume 4 864
Roberto Giobbi Final Thoughts on Deck Switches 2000 Card College - Volume 4 875
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch comments on technical deck switches 2000 Card College - Volume 4 865
Dai Vernon & Roberto Giobbi Changing Decks open deck switch concept, various methods 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Jan 5") 8
Roberto Giobbi Foreword - The Mighty Deck Switch
- How To Read This Book
2013 The Art of Switching Decks ix
Roberto Giobbi Terminology and Structure of the Deck Switch 1. Terminology
- Cold Deck or Cooler?
- Cold Deck!
- Dress Map

2. Structure of the Deck Switch
- The Diagram
- Infrastructure
- Logistics
- Technique
- Clean-up
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 1
Roberto Giobbi Categories of Deck Switches - Mechanical Deck Switches
- Technical Deck Switches
- Deck Switches Depending on a Trick
- Substitute Deck Switches
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 7
Roberto Giobbi Basic Principles - To Keep Decks Apart four methods 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 11
Roberto Giobbi Grips on the Cold Deck - Flat-Palm Grip
- Tenkai Grip
- Deep Dealing Position
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 14
Roberto Giobbi Delayed Performance tip on structure 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 21
Roberto Giobbi & Dai Vernon The No Switch Deck Switch strategies to justify open use of different deck see also ""Match the Joker to the Pack" Deck Switch" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 127
Roberto Giobbi Selected Sources for Deck Switches commentary of various deck switches in print 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 137