148 entries in Cards / Sleights / Glimpse / Top or near Top
  
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Unknown Palm Glimpse glimpsing palmed card
Modern Magic 27
Unknown To get Sight of a Card for top (first palming the card), center and bottom
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
Related toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 103
Unknown Top Card Glimpse
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
Merlin at the Card Table 13
Theodore Annemann The Mystery Card Reading Method pack behind back, performer names cards
The Book Without A Name 35
G. Brownlow A Little-Known "Glimpse" top card of lower half
Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 64
Unknown Push Glimpse bottom card of face-up deck
More "Eye-Openers" 10
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
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 136
Dai Vernon Glimpse through Handkerchief
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Unknown Top Card Glimpse left hand turned and top card pushed over
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Albert Verity Sighting the Top Cards while doing sort of an overhand shuffle
Magic of the Hands 10
Unknown Top Card Glimpse when looking at bottom card
Greater Magic 246
Unknown Buckle Top Glimpse
More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 17
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse tabled, for third card from top
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 356
Unknown Second-from-Top Glimpse
Do That Again! 38
Unknown Audicity Peek actually for palmed card
Expert Card Technique 411
Unknown Covers for the Glimpse three covers
Expert Card Technique 100
Unknown The Gambler's Glimpse
Related to Expert Card Technique 97
Unknown A New Glimpse erdnase break
Related to Expert Card Technique 95
Unknown Top Card Glimpse palming
Expert Card Technique 96
Unknown 13 - The "Top Peek". While preparing for overhand shuffle
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 28
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Look-See glimpse of selection as it is chosen via riffle & stop
Tricks and Sleights 29
Unknown Sighting or Glimpsing the Top Card Secretly
Card Control 31
Unknown Sighting the Top Card, Second Method
Card Control 31
Unknown Sighting the Top Card, Third Method
Card Control 32
Unknown Sighting the Top Card, Fourth Method
Card Control 33
Arthur H. Buckley Naming the Top Card Experiment No. 14 - top card glimpse while looking at bottom
Card Control 164
J. B. Bobo Top Peek top buckle in open grip from top
Watch This One! 23
Unknown Double-Lift Glimpse
The Royal Road to Card Magic 143
Unknown Top-Card Glimpse I
The Royal Road to Card Magic 61
Unknown Top Card Glimpse one handed
The Fine Art of Magic 157
Nate Leipzig Glimpsing The Cards why to glimpse
Nate Leipzig's Card Stab 17
Unknown The Peek bubble peek
Handbook Of Card Sleights 26
Unknown The Dealer's Peek one-handed
Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part III 15
Edward Marlo Open Top Card Glimpse
Action Palm 23
Edward Marlo Marlo's Side Squaring Glimpse glimpsing palmed card
The Multiple Shift 57
Charlie Miller Break Glimpse near top
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 6
Edward Marlo Jog Glimpse multiple cards on top
Estimation 63
Nate Leipzig, Dai Vernon Card by Thought behind back, peeked card is reversed and placed under top card
Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 191
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek
Faro Controlled Miracles 42
Unknown Bubble Peek
Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 18
Unknown Overhand Peek
Between Two Minds 13
Edward Marlo Faro Glimpse top card glimpse during faro
Expert Card Conjuring 48
Unknown Basic Move 7 Bubble Peek
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 185
Roger Smith The FFF Card Peek glimpsing card during FFF which ends up on bottom or top
The FFF Control System 7
Lenny Greenfader Out of Hand Glimpse glimpsing top card while spectator is fanning the packet
Reputation-Makers 188
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
Card Cavalcade 106
Unknown Top Card Glimpse deck face-up, rear card jogged to right slightly
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 491
Unknown Top Glimpse bubble glimpse
The Living End 153
Jerry K. Hartman R. S. Key Glimpse Bubble peek type of glimpse
Related to Means & Ends 2
Unknown Three Peeks 1. top, while turning hand over
2. Bubble Peek
3. while cutting deck
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 13
Eddie Fields P-O-P Peek
Related toVariations The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 48
Gus Southall Second Card Glimpse
Fred Braue on False Deals 38
Harry Lorayne Center Double PG Location "Peripheral Glimpse", four variations for a center double lift and a glimpse of the top card
Quantum Leaps 174
Gary Ouellet The Finger Glimpse bubble peek handling
Finger on the Card 13
Unknown Bubble Peek
Exclusive Card Secrets 42
Unknown Double Lift Glimpse
Jim Ryan Close-Up: Entertaining Card Quickies 5
Unknown Palm-Spread Glimpse palm-spread glimpse, while deck is face up, buckle
Related to Octet 26
Unknown Bubble Peek
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 282
Meir Yedid The Meir Glimpse while doing the Meir Mix
Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 33
Unknown Step Glimpse
Marlo without Tears 155
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Peek book break (1939)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 26
Jack McMillen Card Reversal - Another Peek glimpsing card that is reversed in center as cards are dealt off from top
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 17
Unknown Glimpse shown by Charlie Miller (1939)
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 26
Charlie Miller Miller Methods of Peeking gambler's top peek with thumb buckle, two covers (1939)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 27
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Peek
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 28
Larry Jennings Top Card Glimpse palm-spread glimpse, while deck is face up
Related to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 156
Daryl Martinez Glimpse of Bottom card of Face Up Deck
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 20
Unknown Left Handed Glimpse of Bottom card of Face Up Deck
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 22
Larry Jennings Top Card Glimpse
The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 12
Unknown Bubble Peek
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 411
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek
The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 xxxvi
Unknown Vistazo del Tahur Gambler's / Bubble Peek
Cartas Certificadas 79
Unknown Braue Reversal Glimpse
Randy Wakeman Presents 53
Doug Edwards Instant Top-Card Glimpse #3
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2092
Harry Lorayne Instant Top-Card Glimpse #2 for the top few cards
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2091
Mike Shelley Instant Top-Card Glimpse #1
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2091
Arthur H. Buckley Bubble peek
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
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
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
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
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 112
Unknown Card Glimpse second from the top, top turned over and double lift
The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 86
Unknown Push-Over Glimpse second face-up card glimpsed by pushing top card over with thumb
Profile (Issue 18) 7
Harry Lorayne Instant Top-Card Glimpse #2
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2509
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2509
Unknown Top Card Glimpse
Great Tricks Revisited 86
Unknown Bubble Peek
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 176
Unknown Glimpse of Top Card while opening card case
Aus dem Effeff... 38
Unknown Top-Card Riffle Glimpse
Card College - Volume 2 355
Unknown Top-Card Double Lift Glimpse
Card College - Volume 2 356
S. W. Erdnase Top-card Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
Card College — Volume 2 356
Unknown Top Card Glimpse
Classic Sampler 62
Karl Fulves Across the Table Glimpse during riffle shuffle, shallow angle
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
Blocking Off 159
Dai Vernon Tent Vanish Glimpse
Jennings '67 90
Unknown Gamblers' Peek bubble
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 18
Steve Saunders The B.R.P. glimpsing card while doing a Braue reversal
Trephine 38
Unknown Bubble Glimpse
Arcardia 77
Ellis Stanyon By Looking at Any Card No. 11, glimpsing top card while looking at bottom card of pile
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 23
Ellis Stanyon Subtle Reading of the Index No. 7, glimpse when pulling up sleeve, then one ahead by glimpsing second card by lifting two and dropping bottom one after glimpse
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
Unknown Bubble Peek
Card College - Volume 4 993
Lin Searles Shuffle Control From The Peek setting a key, then getting card back to top
Gambling Notes 14
Justin Higham Overhand-Shuffle Rear Glimpse
The Simulation of Miracles 18
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Glimpse
Inspired by Try the Impossible 99
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Finding the Aces four-of-a-kind found while dealing through shuffled deck, doing face-up push-off second deals and glimpsing next card, also for vanishing named card(s)
Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 21
Paul Cummins Bottom Bubble Glimpse bottom card of face up deck
FASDIU II 10
Tony Kardyro Kardyro's Kard Kontrol partial, glimpsing top card of left hand half as bottom card of right hand spread is pointed to and shown to spectator
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 233
Karl Fulves One-Hand Palm Glimpse & Crimp top card palmed and immediately replaced, glimpsed and curved
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 269
David Ben Top Card Glimpse
Tricks 43
Unknown Pivot Break Glimpse
Card College - Volume 5 1311
Luis H. Trueba Control, Vistazo y Aparición card control and glimpsed while riffle shuffled on the table
Magia y Dramagia 122
Unknown Glimpse
Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 98
Steven Youell The Flex Peek
Weapons of Mass Destruction 43
Steven Youell The Riffle Glimpse
Weapons of Mass Destruction 44
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)
Clockwork 13
Steven Youell Straddle Faro Glimpse
Related to Weapons of Mass Deception 55
Roberto Giobbi Another Overhand Shuffle Glimpse
Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 28) 67
Unknown Bubble Peek
Making the Cut 66
Patrick Page All Around Square-Up Glimpse card is in full palm
Also published here
  • Charles and Regina Reyonolds' "The Harry Blackstone Book of Magic and Illusion" 1985.
Magic Page by Page 102
Darwin Ortiz Near-Top Glimpse near top of face-up deck, left-hand and right-hand version
Lessons in Card Mastery 20
Darwin Ortiz, Larry Jennings Palm-Spread Glimpse
Related to Lessons in Card Mastery 235
S. W. Erdnase Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
Lessons in Card Mastery 243
S. W. Erdnase, Roberto Giobbi Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
Confidences 222
Unknown Bubble Peek
Discoveries & Deceptions 41
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
Confident Deceptions 65
Bill Abbott Demonstration Glimpse
Seventeen Secrets - Volume 2 3
Doug Edwards Instant Glimpse while deck is revolved into the other hand
Nukes 3
Unknown Dribble Top Card Glimpse
F for Fiction 2
Unknown Bubble Glimpse brief
In Order to Amaze 31
Unknown Wrist Turn Peek
The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 112
John Wilson Multiple High Riffle Peek remembering color of top thirteen cards during riffle shuffles
You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume II 21
Joseph Barry LLL Peek packets dealt on table until spectator says stop, selection glimpsed
Also published here
  • Inscrutable, Disc 2 (Joe Barry, 2013)
Eleven 12
Unknown Book Break Glimpse
Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 34
Unknown Step Glimpse pointing wrist turn cover
Game Changer 70
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse of Top Card
Game Changer 289
Unknown Bubble Peek see also p. 323
Game Changer 300
Steve Forte bubble-peek
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 478
Steve Forte heel-peek also several during deal (Robert Mills) or several at once (hustler SA)
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 478
Steve Forte open-hand peek delayed heel peek
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 479
Steve Forte corner-squeeze peek top few cards
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 480
Steve Forte little-finger break-peek
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 480
Steve Forte square-up peek
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 481
Steve Forte back-corner riffle peek during tabled riffle shuffle
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 485
Steve Forte riffle squeeze during tabled riffle shuffle
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 485
Steve Forte off-the-table cascade-peek fifth from top or so
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 486
Steve Forte flashing having a partner peek
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 486