More Conjuring

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More Conjuring
AuthorHercat
PublisherDean & Son Ltd.
Publication Date1912
LanguageEnglish
Pages79
 

More Conjuring, Simple Tricks for Social Gatherings, by Hercat contains effects which no apparatus is required and little sleight-of-hand is needed in the performance of them. [1]

It contains one of the first published version in English of the Clock Trick.

Contents

Contents

SIMPLE CARD TRICKS

  • Page 09: An Easy Method of Finding a Selected Card
  • Page 10: To Bring a Chosen Card from the Bottom of the Pack at any Number Requested
  • Page 10: A Chosen Card Shaken through a Handkerchief
  • Page 12: A Selected Card found in a Lighted Cigarette
  • Page 13: A Sticking Card
  • Page 13: Two Selected Cards Caught in the Air
  • Page 14: An Easy but Puzzling Trick
  • Page 14: Travelling Cards
  • Page 16: To Name all the Cards in the Pack
  • Page 16: A New Method
  • Page 17: The Sense of Touch
  • Page 18: Where is the Ace?
  • Page 19: To Make a Person Name a Card which You have Yourself Selected
  • Page 21: The Clock
  • Page 22: How to Guess Cards Thought of
  • Page 23: An Ingenious Card Trick
  • Page 25: To Name a Card which Some One has Thought of
  • Page 26: The Rejected Recruits—a Laughable Trick
  • Page 26: A Novel Card Effect
  • Page 28: An Artful Card Force
  • Page 28: Another Easy Card Force
  • Page 29: A Simple but Puzzling Card Trick

SIMPLE COIN TRICKS

  • How to Detect a Marked Coin 30
  • A Penetrative Shilling 30
  • Another Simple Trick 31
  • A Coin to Disappear from Your Cheek and Reappear at Your Elbow 32
  • Two Vanished Half-Crowns 33
  • A Divination 33
  • An Effective but Simple Trick 34
  • Changing Apple and Coins 35
  • An Obedient Sixpence 36
  • Coin and Glass 36
  • A Simple Experiment with Four Shillings 38
  • Puzzle of Ten Halfpence 39
  • How to Increase Your Wealth 39
  • A Neat Coin Trick 40
  • A Subtle Impromptu Effect with a Coin 41
  • An Original Coin Swindle 42
  • A Cross 43

SIMPLE TRICKS WITH HANDKERCHIEFS, RINGS, CANDLES, ETC.

  • A Knot that Cannot be Drawn Tight 44
  • To Tie an Instantaneous Knot in a Handkerchief 45
  • Half a Burnt Message Found Restored in a Candle 46
  • Two Good Ring Tricks 47

SIMPLE ARITHMETICAL PROBLEMS

  • To Ascertain a Number Thought of 49
  • How to Name a Number which has been Erased 51
  • A Lesson in the Correct Formation of a Figure 52
  • Four Nines Problem 53
  • An Answer to a Sum Given in Advance 53
  • An Arithmetical Puzzle 54
  • An Arithmetical Mystery 55
  • How to Tell Her Age 55
  • A Race in Addition 56
  • To Predict the Hour Your Friend Intends to Rise on the Following Morning 57

MATCH PUZZLES

  • Experiment with Ten Matches 59
  • The Magic Nine 60
  • Triangles with Matches 61
  • Match Squares 61
  • Your Opponent must Take the Last Match 62
  • A Shakespearean Quotation 63
  • Numeral 63
  • Six and Five Make Nine 63
  • The Artful Schoolboys 64
  • What are Matches Made of? 66
  • A Sheep Pen 66
  • Post and Rail Puzzle 67
  • SIMPLE MISCELLANEOUS TRICKS
  • A Good After-Dinner Trick 68
  • To Remove a Serviette Ring from a Tape Held on the Thumbs of Another Person 70
  • An Experiment in Gravity 71
  • A Scissors Feat 71
  • Another Trick with a Pair of Scissors 72
  • An Indestructible Cigarette Paper 73
  • To Cut an Apple in Two with Your Finger 74
  • A Trick with Dominoes 74
  • An Escape 75
  • Cigarette Papers and Serviettes 76
  • Four Cigarette Papers 77
  • A Hindoo Swindle 77
  • The Elusive Match—a Capital Impromptu Trick 79

References

  1. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/32788/32788-h/32788-h.htm
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