135 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 cutVariations 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 breakRelated 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 glimpseRelated 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, buckleRelated 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 upRelated 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
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 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
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 shuffleInspired 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 palmAlso 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 glimpsedAlso 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