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Clarvis How to make a booke, wherein you shall shew everie leafe therein to be white, black, blew, red, yellow, greene, &c. blow book, changes six times, with place where one can buy it, mentions of Pliney the Elder, Saint Albertus Magnus, John Baptista Neapolitan, Thomas Lupton 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Section "XXXIII") 195
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Hypnose card chosen and inserted anywhere in a book, card and page number predicted, alternative method with forcing book by Conradi 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 53
Unknown "Try-Your-Lung Power" blowing books over, puzzle 1902 The Modern Conjurer 305
Theodore Annemann Whim of Tituba page travels into nested signed envelopes, "pegasus page", see also pages 468 & 472 for credits see also "Pegasus Page" (Al Mann, 1982) 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 67) 463
Tom Sellers Word Magic book changes into long paper with word 1942 That's Good! 12
E.E. Hammill Websterian Wizardry prediction of a chosen word from a dictionary 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
R. C. Buff The $64.00 Word Taylor's Peek Deck combined with a dictionary book test see also "Peek Deck" (Franklin V. Taylor, 1942) 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 46) 189
Lu Brent Bill to Magazine - Letter to Bruce Elliott bill travels between two pages of chosen book or magazine 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 64) 262
Sid Fleischman The Trick Without a Name signed page of a Reader's Digest is burned and reappears bound in the magazine, clever 1945 My Best 205
R. N. Lee Dictionary Diabolism word from dictionary is written on a card and divined 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 312
Ronald B. Edwards & Clayton Rawson Page Force pages are torn out of a a magazine 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 329
John Giordmaine The Stamp Album magic coloring book with stamps 1945 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 51
Dell O'Dell Dell O'Dell Stamp Album Presentation presentation for the magic coloring book 1945 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 54
John Booth John Booth's Album of Stars photographs vanish from envelope to appear in album and picture frame 1945 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 55
Billy McComb William's Hot Book flames from a book see also "Pyrotica" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1985) 1947 The First Book of William 32
Ronald B. Edwards Strong Man Stunt apparently tearing a phone book in two, then holding two books 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 544
George B. Anderson "Do As I Do" Book Test two books, performer and spectator select the same word, gimmicked 1949 It Must Be Mindreading 37
George B. Anderson The "No-Hands" Book Test numbers are added, first three digits get a word in a book, last three digits get the same word in another 1949 It Must Be Mindreading 38
John Hamilton Loaded prediction of a word in a book 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 201) 804
Dr. Stanley Jaks You Cross As I Cross spectator and performer make a cross on a page in a book with the same title, it's the same page 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 245) 979
Tony Corinda (11) My Word! spectator writes three numbers for a page, line and position, word in book is predicted 1958 Predictions 115
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Thorntonism Ideas for a serial number divination, switching playing cards and appearance of a message 1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 2
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Exchange Tray 1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 27
Tony Corinda Zarkamorta II - The Ceremony of Reincarnation page is torn from a magazine and a word selected by randomly sticking a pin in that page, the page is burnt and reappears back in the book, with a hole in the chosen word and burnt edges 1959 Book Tests 201
Karl Fulves Grimoire "Problem", selected page from book audibly tears itself and rises, posed as problem 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 1) 820
John Bragoli Collected Thoughts with medium, one spectator remembers a word and another a card, very clever 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 194
Faucett Ross Books and Slates Freely chosen word from a book appears on slate 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 108
John Bragoli Mental Jigsaw a page from a book is torn in pieces, those pieces put in envelopes and shuffled, the perform describes the pieces 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 222
Karl Fulves Workshop (3) two books, one with blank pages, named page transposes from regular book with blank page in other book, posed as a problem see also "Die Buchseiten-Wanderung" (Christoph Borer, 2012) 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 13) 49
Paul Harris & Patrick Snowden The Library Card Signed card transposes with page from a paperback book 1977 SuperMagic 9
Orville Wayne Meyer Page Peek 1977 Of Words and Wizards 4
Al Mann Forcing the Word from a book 1977 Of Words and Wizards 15
Al Mann Forcing Three Words from a book 1977 Of Words and Wizards 16
Karl Fulves Force Books on "Aftermath" and "Mother Good" (Martin Gardner) 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 21) 81
Al Mann & Jerry Fulton Book-Tear paper back book is torn until one page remains, page is divined or predicted, improvements by Jerry Fulton 1979 Magic Castle Lecture 5
Gene Grant Into the 4th Dimension spectator's credit card is sealed in an envelope and put in a book, then it travels in an envelope in an other book 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 50
Unknown Book as Coin Tray 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 9
Thomas Alan Waters Pointalism a knife is stabbed in tarot book and one in a tarot deck, page describes card 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Grymwyr") 274
Thomas Alan Waters Shelfish book switch in shelf see also J. F. Orrin in "Magic Wand" No. 195. 1942. P.145. 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Grymwyr") 288
Al Mann The Unseen Specter impression device book, carbon 1982 Cero-Mentics 10
Unknown To Tear a Telephone Directory in Half No. 62 1983 101 Psychic Tests 16
Al Mann Transcendental Phone Test person on telephone and a spectator select a number, numbers are added and total is used to select a sentence in a book, all is divined 1984 Phantom Voices 1
Gay Ljungberg Murder Game murder story, spectator choose waepon and murderer, prediction written in a book at the end of a detective story 1985 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1288
John Carney Torn & Restored Telephone Book only one page, torn from telephone book 1986 (ca.) Notebook 6
Harry Lorayne In My Book page number in book is remembered by spectator, chosen card vanishes and reappears in book at chosen page number 1990 Trend Setters 158
Ian Baxter Fun with Bruce's Book strange thing 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 5) 1930
Unknown The Rising Cards from Book hole through book 1993 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 94
William Goodwin & Philip T. Goldstein Propelled Penetration Plus signed card penetrates booklet several times, then appears inside its pages, extension of Goldstein's "Propelled Penetration" (Shattershot) 1993 Notes from the Batcave 3
Paul Harris Lysdexia word moves in a sentence... 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Section "New Stuff") 23
Paul Harris & Eric Mead Skin Job one layer of a business card penetrates book to chosen page 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Section "New Stuff") 61
Paul Harris & Milton Kort Moms Come and Go but a Rolex is Forever "A Revised Milt Kort Classic", 3 1/2 gag with a book page instead of cards 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Secrets of the Astonishing Executive") 277
Steve Beam The Checkout check book, svengali book, as a gag for card to wallet 1998 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 68) 1413
Christoph Borer & Michel Gammenthaler Han number, city and word is selected and all predicted on a parcel encoded in the sender's address, clear forcing bag see also "Han" (Christoph Borer & Michel Gammenthaler, 2000),
also published as "Der Zauberfreund" (Christoph Borer, 2003),
"Der Zauberfreund" (Christoph Borer, 2006)
1999 Anam Clara 21
Christoph Borer & Michel Gammenthaler Ni Perro Ni Gatto poetry book, number, name and events are selected, written dedication found in the book for chosen event 1999 Anam Clara 38
Karl Fulves The Good Book four jacks sticking out of book, numbers called an added, one of the jacks suddenly is at this page number 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 209
Christoph Borer & Michel Gammenthaler Han number, city and word is selected and all predicted on a parcel encoded in the sender's address, clear forcing bag also published as "Der Zauberfreund" (Christoph Borer, 2003),
"Der Zauberfreund" (Christoph Borer, 2006)
2000 Anam Cara 13
David Regal My Black Book prediction 2002 Constant Fooling 2 119
Christoph Borer Der Zauberfreund number, city and word is selected and all predicted on a parcel encoded in the sender's address, clear forcing bag also published as "Han" (Christoph Borer & Michel Gammenthaler, 1999),
"Han" (Christoph Borer & Michel Gammenthaler, 2000),
"Der Zauberfreund" (Christoph Borer, 2006)
2003 Bisingen 03 6
David Kaye The World's Best Coloring Book Routine Coloring book routine 2005 Seriously Silly 105
Christoph Borer Der Zauberfreund number, city and word is selected and all predicted on a parcel encoded in the sender's address, clear forcing bag also published as "Han" (Christoph Borer & Michel Gammenthaler, 1999),
"Han" (Christoph Borer & Michel Gammenthaler, 2000),
"Der Zauberfreund" (Christoph Borer, 2003)
2006 Compilation 26
Tom Stone Paperback Writer words chosen from lists predicted as story 2011 Maelstrom 149
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Wanderung two books,chosen page vanishes from printed book and appears in blank book on correct page number see also "Workshop (3)" (Karl Fulves, 1976),
also published as "Die Buchseiten-Wanderung" (Christoph Borer, 2016)
2012 Endlose Möglichkeiten 29
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Force forcing page from a book see also Borodin's "Die Riffelforce" in "Ex Faustibus", 1999. P. 24. 2012 Endlose Möglichkeiten 32
Roberto Giobbi From the Book presentational idea 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "May 8") 132
Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Magic card transposes with page of dictionary 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Dec 21") 364
Christoph Borer Positiv durchs Jahr front page from a small booklet is cut away and then restored but with the page reversed 2016 21 34
Christoph Borer Die Zeitmaschine book put in envelope ages in two steps, time machine presentation 2016 21 44
Christoph Borer & Alexander Römer Feuer von Troja coin burns through book ans stops on chosen page inspired by Alexander Römer's "Kraft des Fluches" 2016 21 54
Christoph Borer Buchrücken-Färbung wild cards plot adapted to books, printing on cover and inside is altered inspired by "Printing" (Dominique Duvivier, 1996) 2016 21 71
Christoph Borer Arsène Lupin five envelopes protrude from a book, last one contains money 2016 21 140
Christoph Borer Die Musikdose booklet with music titles, selection is predicted with mechanical music box see also "Lasset die Musik erklingen!" (Christoph Borer, 2006),
"Lasset die Musik erklingen!" (Christoph Borer, 2007)
2016 21 153
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Wanderung two books,chosen page vanishes from printed book and appears in blank book on correct page number also published as "Die Buchseiten-Wanderung" (Christoph Borer, 2012) 2016 21 172
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Force forcing page from a book see also Borodin's "Die Riffelforce" in "Ex Faustibus", 1999. P. 24. 2016 21 176