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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
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue 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
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 53
Unknown Das Verwandlungsbuch using a book to switch cards or flat things, card case prop alternative
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4) 62
Unknown "Try-Your-Lung Power" blowing books over, puzzle
The Modern Conjurer 305
Carl Willmann Willmann's magisches Buch examined book put into book case box, later book is gone and silks are in case
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 4) 54
Theodore Annemann Whim of Tituba page travels into nested signed envelopes, "pegasus page", see also pages 468 & 472 for credits
Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 67) 463
Tom Sellers Word Magic book changes into long paper with word
That's Good! 12
E.E. Hammill Websterian Wizardry prediction of a chosen word from a dictionary
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
R. C. Buff The $64.00 Word Taylor's Peek Deck combined with a dictionary book test
Related to 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
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
Related to My Best 205
R. N. Lee Dictionary Diabolism word from dictionary is written on a card and divined
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 312
Ronald B. Edwards, Clayton Rawson Page Force pages are torn out of a a magazine
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 329
John Giordmaine The Stamp Album magic coloring book with stamps
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 51
Dell O'Dell Dell O'Dell Stamp Album Presentation presentation for the magic coloring book
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
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 55
Billy McComb William's Hot Book flames from a book
Related to The First Book of William 32
Ronald B. Edwards Strong Man Stunt apparently tearing a phone book in two, then holding two books
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
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
It Must Be Mindreading 38
John Hamilton Loaded prediction of a word in a book
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
Also published here 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
Predictions 115
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Thorntonism Ideas for a serial number divination, switching playing cards and appearance of a message
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 2
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Exchange Tray
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
Related toVariations Book Tests 201
Dr. Stanley Jaks Sie machen das, was ich auch machen werde spectator and performer make a cross on a page in a book with the same title, it's the same page
Also published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 38
Ali Bongo The Printer's Nightmare water put in magazine, water comes out black and magazine is blank
The Bongo Book 28
Alan Stuart Dictionary Mind Reading prediction of word in book, add-a-number pad
Entertaining Mental Miracles 8
Tom Waldon Book Magic prediction of word in book, business card is put in book
Entertaining Mental Miracles 9
Paul Siegel Insight Hindsight drawing duplication, paper covered with book
Doorway to Delusion 33
Arthur Setterington All Hallows Eve spooky presentation, word chosen from a book appears on picture in a frame
Straight Line Mysteries 43
David Douglas Ghost Text preparation variation of book
Inspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 56) 280
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle Ashes to Ashes page torn out from book is burnt and found back in the book
Related toVariations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 54) 267
Ahmed Dhillon The Phoenix Oracle book and bulldog clip, white carbon
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 68) 339
Jerry Fulton Car-Dextrous different preparation for the book
Inspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 87) 434
Richard Lyn Crypt-A-Mental pellets with torn pages, selected one matches book on table and selected word on page are predicted, apparently with an idea by Dr. Jaks
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 67) 333
Karl Fulves Grimoire "Problem", selected page from book audibly tears itself and rises, posed as problem
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
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 194
Faucett Ross Books and Slates Freely chosen word from a book appears on slate
Magic With Faucett Ross 108
Vic Perry The Perry Pen! x made in book, force, special two-sided pen
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 118) 588
Edward Marlo Unknown! numbers are named and added, page number missing, torn out in envelope, pegasus
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 139) 691
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
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 222
Karrell Fox Hot Flashes center fold in Playboy magazine with "bunny" picture gos up in flames
Clever.... Like a Fox 195
Orville Wayne Meyer Page Peek
Of Words and Wizards 4
Al Mann Forcing the Word from a book
Of Words and Wizards 15
Al Mann Forcing Three Words from a book
Of Words and Wizards 16
Karl Fulves Force Books on "Aftermath" and "Mother Good" (Martin Gardner)
Related to 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
Magic Castle Lecture 5
Larry Becker Fool-Ette gambling and roulette theme, page force with playing card, book test, inspired by a Roulette Force from a Jerry Mentzer cavalcade book (?)
The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 198
Frederick M. Shields Page Force toothpick
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 264) 1320
Gene "Phantini" 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
Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 50
Unknown Book as Coin Tray
Self-Working Table Magic 9
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Gags? with books, cards and pens
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 44
Thomas Alan Waters Pointalism a knife is stabbed in tarot book and one in a tarot deck, page describes card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 274
Thomas Alan Waters Shelfish book switch in shelf
Related to
  • J. F. Orrin in "Magic Wand" No. 195. 1942. P.145.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 288
Al Mann The Unseen Specter impression device book, carbon
Cero-Mentics 10
Unknown To Tear a Telephone Directory in Half No. 62
101 Psychic Tests 16
Paul Spencer Cycle card and page from a book change places, page found torn on position in the deck that matches page number, Pegasus page
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23) 448
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
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
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1288
John Carney Torn & Restored Telephone Book only one page, torn from telephone book
Notebook 6
Karrell Fox "Mag-A-Change" two magazines change place
My Latest Book 116
Karrell Fox A "Hot" Item trade show presentation for flaming book
My Latest Book 128
Bob Farmer Deja Voodoo card named, word "impossible" looked up in dictionary, selection is written next to it, long-short pages
Variations Deja Voodoo 1
Harry Lorayne In My Book page number in book is remembered by spectator, chosen card vanishes and reappears in book at chosen page number
Trend Setters 158
Ian Baxter Fun with Bruce's Book strange thing
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 5) 1930
Stephen Tucker The Million Dollar Book Gag tearing a page from a book at a friend's house, gag
New Close-Up Lecture 1
Diabelli Nomen Est Omen fake check is placed in envelope, lots of envelopes are handed to the spectators, with a book consisting of first names, names are selected by accident and if one in the audience has the same name, he has to shout, first person who shouts owns the envelope with the fake check
Allerlei Experi-Mentales 36
Unknown The Rising Cards from Book hole through book
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)
Notes from the Batcave 3
Karl Fulves Shocked
  • finger ring moves on table to ESP symbol (no method)
  • car magazine rolled up and car sounds come out of it (no method)
  • joy buzzer as sound generator, lie detector with five cards on plastic tray
Related to Verbatim (Issue 5) 42
Alan Shaxon, Tom Sellers Magazin-Mysterium nach Tom Sellers cover of magazine is torn, vanishes under handkerchief and appears again attached to magazine, held by spectator
Alan Shaxon Lecture 11
Jack Paul, Alan Shaxon Stellaporation credit card in envelope is placed inside a book, other book is shown with an envelope at same position, then credit card travels inside other envelope
Alan Shaxon Lecture 26
Paul Harris Lysdexia word moves in a sentence...
The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 23
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Skin Job one layer of a business card penetrates book to chosen page
The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue 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, dial force
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 277
Ted Lesley Goin' Back in Time page is selected, signed and placed into an envelope, eventually signed page vanishes from envelope and is back attached in the book
It's Paramiraculous 28
Steve Beam The Checkout check book, svengali book, as a gag for card to wallet
Also published here 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
Related toAlso published here 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
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
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 here Anam Cara 13
Karl Fulves Stuck Up staple of magazine bent open for levitation or hook-up
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 58
Steve Beam The Checkout check book, svengali book, as a gag for card to wallet
Also published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 104
David Regal My Black Book prediction
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 here Bisingen 03 6
David Kaye The World's Best Coloring Book Routine Coloring book routine
Seriously Silly 105
Michael Sibbernsen Application Idea #2: AAA Book Test forcing page from a book, riffle force
Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 41
Cushing Strout Holmes Meets Endfield Using a Sherlock Holmes book and a deck of cards to create a coincidence, story telling
Inspired by On the Other Side of the Mirror 35
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 here Compilation 26
Tom Stone Paperback Writer words chosen from lists predicted as story
Maelstrom 149
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Wanderung two books,chosen page vanishes from printed book and appears in blank book on correct page number
Related toAlso published here Endlose Möglichkeiten 29
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Force forcing page from a book
Related to
  • Borodin's "Die Riffelforce" in "Ex Faustibus", 1999. P. 24.
Endlose Möglichkeiten 32
Alberto de Figueiredo Advinaciones al Cubo word from dictionary, date and drawing are divined
Inspired by Magia Demente 95
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
Also published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 245
Roberto Giobbi From the Book presentational idea
Hidden Agenda (Issue May 8) 132
Christoph Borer Positiv durchs Jahr front page from a small booklet is cut away and then restored but with the page reversed
21 34
Christoph Borer Die Zeitmaschine book put in envelope ages in two steps, time machine presentation
21 44
Christoph Borer Buchrücken-Färbung wild cards plot adapted to books, printing on cover and inside is altered
Inspired by 21 71
Christoph Borer Arsène Lupin five envelopes protrude from a book, last one contains money
21 140
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Force forcing page from a book
Related to
  • Borodin's "Die Riffelforce" in "Ex Faustibus", 1999. P. 24.
21 176
Christoph Borer, Alexander Römer Feuer von Troja coin burns through book ans stops on chosen page
Inspired by
  • Alexander Römer's "Kraft des Fluches"
21 54
Christoph Borer Die Musikdose booklet with music titles, selection is predicted with mechanical music box
Related to 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 here 21 172
G Thumbprint (画押) Spectator chooses a word from a book, the word appears as writing on spectator's body
Emotion 11
Bob Farmer Deja Voodoo 2.0 card named, word "impossible" looked up in dictionary, selection is written next to it, named card has the word written on its back as well, long-short pages
Inspired by The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 113
Asi Wind Torn, Marked, Stabbed, Crumpled, Burned & Restored Page page is torn from a magazine and a word selected by randomly sticking a pin in that page, the page is burned and reappears crumpled back in the book, with a hole in the chosen word and burned edges, printed flash paper
Inspired by Repertoire 87
Asi Wind Book Switch with a book shell
Repertoire 88
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Force forcing page from a book
Also published here
  • Borodin's "Die Riffelforce" in "Ex Faustibus", 1999. P. 24
Mentale Notizen 141
Christoph Borer Effekte und Methoden effects and methods of book tests
1. Der Grundeffekt: Ein Wort herausfinden (divination of a word)
2. Variationen (variations)
3. Andere Effekte (other effects with books)
Mentale Notizen 199
Christoph Borer Spezielle Bücher using special books
Mentale Notizen 208
Mike Helmer The Deliquescent Bookmark spectator remembers a page number and word in a book, book mark penetrates book to that page and has word written on it, posed as a problem
Alarum (Vol. 1 No. 1 (Summer #1)) 2