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12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck

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12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck
1964 edition
AuthorMartin Gardner
PublisherL.L. Ireland
IllustratorHarlan Tarbell
Publication Date1940

12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck is a book written by Martin Gardner and first published in 1940. It was illustrated by Harlan Tarbell, with an introduction by Paul Rosini.


  • 1 Introduction (Paul Rosini)
  • 3 Preface
  • 4 Improved Topsy-Turvy Deck
  • 7 Face to Face Fantasy
  • 10 Double Climax Speller
  • 12 Never-Miss Stop Effect
  • 13 Big Casino Count Down
  • 14 Six of Spades Count Down
  • 15 Two Piles and Subtract
  • 17 Do As I Do
  • 18 Eye-Pop Routine
  • 19 Sympathetic Decks
  • 20 Vanishing and Reappearing Card
  • 22 Improved Lie Speller
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