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'''The Jinx Five-Foot Shelf Of Magic''' is [[Ted Annemann]]'s list of books on the art of magic and allied subjects which he printed in his magazine [[Jinx]] No. 8.
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'''The Jinx Five-Foot Shelf Of Magic''' is [[Ted Annemann]]'s list of books on the art of magic and allied subjects which he printed in his magazine [[Jinx]] No. 8 (May 1935).
  
 
He tried to  cover every phase and known principle necessary to a modern performer. These were textbooks that he thought an absolute stranger to magic should buy:
 
He tried to  cover every phase and known principle necessary to a modern performer. These were textbooks that he thought an absolute stranger to magic should buy:
 
* [[Stanyon's Magic]] (periodical)
 
* [[Stanyon's Magic]] (periodical)
*Tarbell, [[Tarbell Course of Magic]]
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*[[Harlan Tarbell]], [[Tarbell Course of Magic]]
*Stanyon, [[The Stanyon Serials]] (1-21)
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*[[Ellis Stanyon]], [[The Stanyon Serials]] (1-21)
*Downs, [[The Art of Magic]]
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*[[T. Nelson Downs]], [[The Art of Magic]]
*Hilliard, [[Greater Magic]] (Sequel to above now being published)
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*[[J.N. Hilliard]], [[Greater Magic]] (Sequel to above now being published)
*Sachs, [[Sleight of Hand]]
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*[[Edwin Sachs]], [[Sleight of Hand]]
*Maskelyne and Devant, [[Our Magic]]
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*[[Jasper Maskelyne]] and [[David Devant]], [[Our Magic]]
*Hoffmann, [[Modern Magic]]
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*[[Prof. Hoffmann]], [[Modern Magic]]
*Hatton and Plate, [[Magicians' Tricks, How They Are Done]]
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*[[Henry Hatton]] and [[Adrian Plate]], [[Magicians' Tricks, How They Are Done]]
*Clarke, [[Annals of Conjuring]] (Magic Wand Nos.121-140)
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*[[Sidney Clarke]], [[Annals of Conjuring]] (Magic Wand Nos.121-140)
*Houdin, [[The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic]]
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*[[Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin]], [[The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic]]
*Thurston, [[200 Tricks You Can Do]]
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*[[Howard Thurston]], [[200 Tricks You Can Do]]
 
*Thurston, [[200 More Tricks You Can Do]]
 
*Thurston, [[200 More Tricks You Can Do]]
*Erdnase, [[The Expert at the Card Table]]
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*[[S.W. Erdnase]], [[The Expert at the Card Table]]
*Annemann, [[202 Methods of Forcing]]
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*[[Ted Annemann]], [[202 Methods of Forcing]]
*Johnson, [[The Open Book]]
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*[[J.H. Johnson]], [[The Open Book]]
 
*Lloyd, [[Thimble Manipulation]]
 
*Lloyd, [[Thimble Manipulation]]
*Deveen, [[Expert Cigarette Manipulation]]
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*[[David Deveen]], [[Expert Cigarette Manipulation]]
*Hull, [[Billiard Ball Manipulation]] (2 parts)
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*[[Burling Hull]], [[Billiard Ball Manipulation]] (2 parts)
*Lippy [[Chemical Magic]]
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*[[John Lippy]] [[Chemical Magic]]
*Houdini, [[Paper Magic]]
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*[[Harry Houdini]], [[Paper Magic]]
 
*Hull, [[33 Rope Ties and Chain Releases]]
 
*Hull, [[33 Rope Ties and Chain Releases]]
*Gibson, [[Houdini'a Escapes]]
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*[[Walter Gibson]], [[Houdini's Escapes]]
*Hurst, [[The Georgia Wonder]]
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*Lulu Hurst, [[The Georgia Wonder]]
*Houdini, [[Miracle Mongers]]
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*Houdini, [[Miracle Mongers and their Methods]]
*de Laurence, [[Medical Hypnosis and Magnetic Hypnotism]]
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*W. de Laurence, [[Medical Hypnosis and Magnetic Hypnotism]]
*de Laurence, [[The Book of Black Magic and of Pacts]]
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*Arthur Edward Waite, [[The Book of Black Magic and of Pacts]]
*Prince, [[The Whole Art of Ventriloquism]]
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*[[Arthur Prince]], [[The Whole Art of Ventriloquism]]
*Roth, [[Roth Memory Course]]
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*[[David M. Roth]], [[Roth Memory Course]]
*Carrington, [[The Physioal Phenomena of Spiritualism]]
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*[[Hereward Carrington]], [[The Physical Phenomena of Spiritualism]]
 
*Abbott, [[Behind the Scenes with the Mediums]]
 
*Abbott, [[Behind the Scenes with the Mediums]]
*Alexander, [[The Life and Mysteries of Dr.'Q']]
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*Alexander, [[The Life and Mysteries of the Celebrated Dr.'Q']]
 
*Hull, [[How To Answer Questions]]
 
*Hull, [[How To Answer Questions]]
*Dusenbery, [[Making Magic Pay]]
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*[[Syril Dusenberry]], [[Making Magic Pay]]
 
*Glen, [[The Road To Fame]]
 
*Glen, [[The Road To Fame]]
 
*Funk and Wagnall's, The Practical Standard Dictionary
 
*Funk and Wagnall's, The Practical Standard Dictionary

Revision as of 07:33, 29 March 2011

The Jinx Five-Foot Shelf Of Magic is Ted Annemann's list of books on the art of magic and allied subjects which he printed in his magazine Jinx No. 8 (May 1935).

He tried to cover every phase and known principle necessary to a modern performer. These were textbooks that he thought an absolute stranger to magic should buy: