Written by Jesús Etcheverry

2008
Work of Arturo de Ascanio

394 pages (Hardcover), published by Páginas
Illustrated with drawings by Luis H. Trueba, Gustavo Otero, Jesús Almendro, José Antonio Vega.
Language: English

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Laura Avilés A Word from the Publisher
10
Camilo Vázquez Introduction by Camilo Vázquez
12
Tony Cachadiña, Joan Font, Manolo Tena Foreword in Three Acts
  • Act One, by Toni Cachadiña
  • Act Two, by Joan Font
  • Act Three, by Manolo Tena
14
Jesús Etcheverry His Classcis chapter intro
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Arturo de Ascanio The Restless Lady la dama inquieta, First Version 1970
Inspired byVariations 22
Unknown The Glide brief
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Tenkai Ishida The Tenkai Turnover Book Break Turnover
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Arturo de Ascanio Second Version (ca. 1981) la dama inquieta
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Juan Tamariz Tamariz Turnover outjogged turnover
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Arturo de Ascanio Third Version (ca. 1985) la dama inquieta
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Arturo de Ascanio The Nail Twist disarming handling of double card
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Arturo de Ascanio Fourth and Last Version (ca. 1995) la dama inquieta
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Arturo de Ascanio Air-Cushion Turnover turning three cards over as two, on open hand
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Arturo de Ascanio Alternating the Colors three phases
Inspired by 64
Arturo de Ascanio The Haphazard Shuffle messy false cut
Also published here 68
Dai Vernon To Keep the Colours Separated
Also published here 70
Arturo de Ascanio All-Backs cutting to Royal Flush in process, including Impromptu Version
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Ilusionismo" N° 301, 1984.
Also published here
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Joan Font Resealed resealing card case with cellophane, bill and lighter method
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Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio on Daley on being an artist, transcript from a talk at the Jornadas Cartomagicas del Escorial
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Arturo de Ascanio The Ten Cards Up the Sleeve Ace through Ten
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 104
Arturo de Ascanio Bottom Palm similar to Hofzinser's bottom palm
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Arturo de Ascanio Covering the Bottom Palm
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Dr. Jacob Daley One-Hand Spring Palm from a small packet
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Arturo de Ascanio Covering the One-Hand Spring Palm
Related to 110
Dr. Jacob Daley Left One-Hand Bottom Palm from a small packet
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Arturo de Ascanio Covering the Left One-Hand Bottom Palm
Related to 112
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Ten Palm as vanish for last card in cards up the sleeve
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Arturo de Ascanio The Palm Proper as vanish for last card in cards up the sleeve
Also published here 114
Arturo de Ascanio Mentalism by Elimination extensive treatment on the effect
Inspired byAlso published here 116
Arturo de Ascanio The Change and Reverse Gear Shuffle small packet false shuffle, similar to a lift shuffle
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Arturo de Ascanio Sequacious Spades four cards penetrate table and end up under cardboard, one by one, two versions
Inspired by 137
Arturo de Ascanio Take and Tap push-off count, five as four cards, spread display
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Arturo de Ascanio Cards Through the Table one by one, change to Fives
Inspired by 149
Arturo de Ascanio, Freddie Fah Freddy Fah's Wallet cards to envelope, in wallet
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Arturo de Ascanio The Magical Nine nine black and one red become nine red and one black
Inspired by 159
Arturo de Ascanio Baiting Actions
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Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Handling of the Hamman Count
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Arturo de Ascanio, Carmen D'Amico D'Amico Replacement
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Arturo de Ascanio Aces for Connoisseurs
Inspired byAlso published here 175
Arturo de Ascanio The Paintbrush Change with a small packet
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Arturo de Ascanio The Rub-Away face-down paintbrush change, with small packet
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Arturo de Ascanio The Aces of My Exam
Related to 182
Arturo de Ascanio The Ambitious Ace several phases
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Unknown One-Handed Preparation for Vernon's Depth Illusion
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Jerry Andrus The Twirl
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Arturo de Ascanio Double Ambitious - The Seventh Heaven multiple phases
Related to 198
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Crimp
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Luis H. Trueba The Trueba Revolving Replacement while turning deck over
Also published here 200
Arturo de Ascanio The Challenging Double
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Unknown The Acrobatic Double
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Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Half-a-Double Palm double is split, one card is placed in center of the deck while other card is palmed
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Arturo de Ascanio Stranger Ambitious Card ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color
Inspired by 212
Jerry Andrus The Jerry Andrus Replacement
Related toAlso published here
  • "A Double Lift Change" in "Andrus Deals You In"
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Arturo de Ascanio The One Against Fifty-One Double Cut
Related to 221
Matt Corin The Matt Corin Transformation
Also published here
  • "A Novel Card Discovery" in "Genii", May 1972.
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Arturo de Ascanio, Helmut "Kalanag" Schreiber The Nudist Deck two versions
  • Nudist Cards - The 1949 Version (shown by Kalanag)
  • Nudist Cards - The 1956 Version
  • Nudist Cards - Latest Version
Also published here 229
Arturo de Ascanio Covering the Half Pass brief
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Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Spread Cut convincer for nudist deck, showing cards while cutting deck
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Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Beveling Square-Up
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Arturo de Ascanio Blue, Red, White: A Constructional Study all backs, normal, color changing back and nudist deck as climax
Also published here 251
Arturo de Ascanio On Stressing the Initial Situation
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Arturo de Ascanio On the Apparent Continuity of the Initial Situation
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Arturo de Ascanio On the Baiting Actions
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George G. Kaplan The "Stop!" Fan Discovery brief
Also published here 259
Arturo de Ascanio The Principle of Working for the Future Applied
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Arturo de Ascanio The Theory of Parenthesis of Forgetfulness Applied
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Arturo de Ascanio Paul Curry's Out of this World
Also published here 273
Arturo de Ascanio Nomad Aces
Inspired by 281
Arturo de Ascanio Aces Vergas Style Aces to spectators pocket, duplicates
Inspired by 289
Arturo de Ascanio The Trick of the Wise odd-backed, two packets of four Kings each
Inspired by 294
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Visits Jennings
Inspired by 299
Arturo de Ascanio The Le Temps Change while turning card over
Related toAlso published here 309
Arturo de Ascanio Magical Coincidences for selections are returned to the deck and deck is dealt, each spectator stops at his card
Inspired by
  • Padre Wenceslao Ciuró's "Causalidad Inexplicable" in "Mas de 200 Juegos de Manos", p. 402.
Also published here
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Arturo de Ascanio Five Red and Five Black five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Inspired byAlso published here 316
Arturo de Ascanio Deception Through Timing
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Arturo de Ascanio In-Transit Actions in the Elmsley Count
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Arturo de Ascanio In-Transit Actions in the Hamman Count
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Arturo de Ascanio Thoughts on the Double Lift
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Arturo de Ascanio Hitting the Double hit lift
Inspired by 322
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Double Turnover
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Arturo de Ascanio A Prepared Double
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Arturo de Ascanio The Return Turnover
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Arturo de Ascanio A Diminishing Lift Sequence not really diminishing lift
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Arturo de Ascanio Transformations in Beauty
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Arturo de Ascanio Double Transformation top change
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Arturo de Ascanio A Single Transformation while card is placed on the table
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Arturo de Ascanio The Vanish and Reappearance of the Ace of Hearts
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Arturo de Ascanio Credential Cards card changes, original card is found in pocket
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Jesús Etcheverry Black Days - Ascanio's Version of a Trick by Juan Tamariz chapter intro
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Arturo de Ascanio My Version of Black Days seven black cards, selected one found, rest changes red
Inspired byRelated to 342
Nate Leipzig Twirl Cut
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Arnaldo Curia The Arnaldo Shuffle three blocks, overhand shuffle
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Arturo de Ascanio The TaHa Cut
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Arturo de Ascanio The Power Color Change
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Arturo de Ascanio, Johnny Thompson The Almost Pinkieless Maneuver maintaining break while turning deck over
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Arturo de Ascanio On the Execution of the Le Temps Change management
Related to 367
Arturo de Ascanio Variations on the One Against Fifty-One Double Cut
Related to 369
Fred Kaps The Kaps Lapping Move
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Arturo de Ascanio The Weightless Double Turnover (The Reinvented Double) a.) The Vernon Push-Off
b.) The Turnover Proper
Related to 371
Arturo de Ascanio The Psychological Aspects of Black Days thorough analysis and lots of psychological finesses
Related to 375
Jesús Etcheverry Epilogue
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