Written by Charles Lang Neil

1902
Work of Various

416 pages (Hardcover), published by David Kemp & Company
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(128 entries)

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Charles Bertram Introduction
13
Charles Lang Neil The Principles of Natural Magic
19
Charles Lang Neil Manner and Gesture
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Charles Lang Neil The Conjurer's Clothes for men & for ladies
27
Charles Lang Neil The Wand general comments
29
Charles Lang Neil The Table general comments
31
Charles Bertram The Two Handed Pass Charles Bertram's Method, "...it is the basis of, or used in, almost every card trick which requires any sleight of hand"
Related to 35
Charlier, Charles Bertram The One-Hand Pass Charles Bertram's Methods "after he had learnt the pass from Charlier himself"
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Charles Bertram The Palm - A New and Perfectly Deceptive Method
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Unknown Handing Pack for Shuffling with palmed cards
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Unknown To Palm Cards from Bottom of Pack
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Unknown The Back and Front of Hand Continuous Palm with Cards
46
Henri De Manche To Make a False Shuffle back and front throw, lift shuffle, three handlings
  • First Method of False Shuffle (top half)
  • Second Method False Shuffle (top and bottom stock)
  • Third Method False Shuffle (full deck)
Related toAlso published here 51
Unknown To Force a Card with strategy if force fails
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Unknown The "Change"
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Unknown Dealing Seconds
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Unknown Dealing Second Card from Bottom of Pack glide
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Unknown To Change the Front Card of Pack
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L. Graham Lewis To Tell the Card at which any Members of the Audience May Cut a Pack people cut off small piles, bottom cards divined, stack
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Unknown Top Card Glimpse
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Mademoiselle Patrice Catching Two Chosen Cards from a Pack Thrown into the Air friction toss
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L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card table with deck on top tilted, only selection remains on table, thread with wax
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Unknown To Shake a Chosen Card Through a Handkerchief
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Paul Valadon Some Manipulations with Cards
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Paul Valadon Fake Transfer of Packet
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Paul Valadon Bent in Half Palm from classic palm position
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Charles Bertram Passing Twelve Cards up Sleeve into Pocket
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Unknown Little Finger Riffle or third finger
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Unknown Snapping Sound False Count six as seven in example
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Charles Bertram The Diminishing Cards gaffed set
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Unknown Back Palming and Recovery of Four Cards one by one, with upright metal rod, with four clips to display the four cards
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Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Card Shuffled into Pack Blindfolded
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Henri De Manche The Three-Card Trick slowly without throw, extra card
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Henri De Manche Bottom Palm from Small Packet very brief
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Unknown The Rising Card Trick assistant
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Howard Thurston The "Thurston" Rising Cards card floats into hand, two methods (with or without reel)
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Charles Bertram The Four-Ace Trick for more details see reference
Related to 124
Charles Bertram Cards to Spectator's Pocket load when extracting another card
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Mademoiselle Patrice To Pass Several Cards from one Person's Pocket to that of Another
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Unknown To Palm a Coin classic palm with tips and covers
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Unknown The Pass with a Coin
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T. Nelson Downs The Back and Front Palm T. Nelson Downs' Continuous Method
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Unknown Finger Clip, Thumb Clip
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Unknown The French Drop, or Tourniquet
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Henri De Manche To Change a Coin one-handed
Related to 153
Friedrich Wilhelm Frikell Frikell Thumb Palm
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Frank Kennard To Extract a Marked Coin from a Handkerchief Gypsy Switch handling
Related to 159
L. Graham Lewis The Cap and Pence with small die and paper cap
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Unknown A Coin Wrapped in Paper Disappears
Related to 168
T. Nelson Downs To Pass Ten Coins Held in Left Hand into a Glass Held in Right Hand at Arm's Length
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T. Nelson Downs Multiple Coin Click Pass
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Charles Bertram The Aerial Mint with hat
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Charles Bertram The Cups and Balls
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Unknown Method of Palming the Ball small ball
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Unknown To Hold the Ball whilst conveying under Cups
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Charles Bertram The Billard-Ball Trick
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Unknown To Produce a Number of Real Hen's Eggs from a Handkerchief "not recommended for ladies", using handkerchief with threaded egg
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Frank Kennard The Sun and Moon Trick with Handkerchiefs centers cut out of two handkerchiefs, centers restored into wrong handkerchiefs, then fixed
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Charles Bertram, Mademoiselle Patrice The Handkerchiefs and Soup Plate travel to under plate, two methods for man or woman (Bertram & Patrice)
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Frank Kennard The Watch, Handkerchief, and Glass borrowed watch smashed and vanishes from handkerchief in glass, then handkerchief and glass vanish, all reproduced from hat
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Mademoiselle Patrice The Changing Handkerchiefs in tube
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Frank Kennard The Mysteriously-Joined Handkerchiefs 20th century silks
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Frank Kennard Pulley Vanish from Glass
Related to 232
Unknown The Chinese Rings
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Unknown Coin in Card, Paper in Candle Trick marked coin travels into card, piece of paper into candle
Related to 249
Frank Kennard The Mutilated Parasol
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Unknown The Flag Trick tissue changes into many little flag, big flag finish
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Unknown A Ring Passed on to Stick or Wand whilst both ends are held by Spectator
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Unknown The Flower Trick spring flowers from paper twisted in cornucopia
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Mademoiselle Patrice The Tambourine Trick anything from tambourine
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Charles Lang Neil Parlour Tricks and Puzzles
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Unknown The Two Corks puzzle
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Unknown The Suspended Knife simple
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Unknown The Safety Reading Lamp non-magic tip
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Unknown To Balance and Spin a Plate on the Point of a Needle puzzle
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Unknown A Bottle Cannon and Seidlitz Powder non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Shark in the Fish-pond non-magical science experiment
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Unknown A Novel and Quickly Constructed Soup Tureen Stand non-magic tip
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Unknown To Take Two Corners of a Handkerchief, one in each Hand, and Tie a Know in it Without Removing either Hand
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Unknown A Dodge with a Sixpence non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Experiment with Corks non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Pins into a Small Glass already Full of Water non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Magnetised Paper non-magical science experiment
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Unknown A Simple Coin Trick coin in broken match into bottle, non-magical science experiment
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Unknown To Pick a Floating Indiarubber Ball up from a Basin of Water with the Mouth non-magical science experiment
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Unknown The Home-Made Cinematograph non-magical science experiment
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Unknown An Egg and Bottle Trick non-magical science experiment
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Unknown To Place Four Wine-Glasses so that the Centres of the Bottom of their Stands are all Equidistant one from Another puzzle
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Unknown To Pass Yourself through a Playing-Card non-magical stunt
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Unknown Perpetual Motion non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Housekeeper's Weighing-Machine non-magical tip
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Unknown A Rather Dangerous Trick stunt
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Unknown Atmospheric Pressure liquid remains in glass swung around, non-magical science experiment
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Unknown To Lift Three Matches with One
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Unknown A Cup of Tea on the Point of a Knife puzzle
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Unknown To Palance a Lead Pencil puzzle
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Unknown Brute Force Useless blowing cork in bottle, puzzle
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Unknown A New Umbrella Stand non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Electricity on the Spot non-magical science experiment
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Unknown "Try-Your-Lung Power" blowing books over, puzzle
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Unknown A Cheap Sprayer non-magical tip
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Unknown Cardboard Figures Blow Out and Light a Candle non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Superior to the Spirit Level non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Objects Suspended Without any Support vacuum, non-magical science experiment
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Unknown To Lift Four Straws with a Fifth puzzle
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Unknown A Ludicrous Experiment in Balancing on chair, non-magical thing
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Unknown Another Similar Feat non-magic balancing stunt
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Unknown The Burnt Thread non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Dancing Bubbles
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Unknown To Bore a Hole Through a Coin with a Needle non-magical science experiment
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Unknown How Water Deceives non-magical science experiment
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Unknown A Novel Way to Slice a Pear non-magical science experiment
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Unknown The Japanese Ball Trick stop ball on string
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Unknown Magnetised Marionettes non-magical science experiment
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Unknown A Bridge of Matches
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Unknown To Empty a Glassful of Water with a Bottle also Full of Water non-magical science experiment
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Unknown To Bore a Hole through a Pin with a Needle non-magical science experiment
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Unknown Egg Spinning non-magical science experiment
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Unknown To Suspend a Glass Full of Water non-magical science experiment
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Unknown A Scissors Puzzle puzzle
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Unknown The Travelling Egg non-magical science experiment
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Charles Lang Neil The Art of Plate-Spinning eight pages, photographs of J. N. Maskelyne
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Charles Lang Neil The Art of Chapeaugraphy or "Many Faces under One Hat", nineteen pages, photographs of Trewey
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Charles Lang Neil The Art of Paper Folding trouble wit, 18 pages, photographs of Ellis Stanyon
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Charles Lang Neil The Art of Shadowgraphy fourteen pages
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Charles Lang Neil Some Useful Books on Conjuring and Kindred Arts
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Charles Lang Neil Bibliography of Conjuring and Kindred Arts nineteen pages, with prices and estimation on prices
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Charles Lang Neil Apparatus and Requisits for tricks described in the book, with prices
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