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[[Royal Road to Card Magic]] is a classic book by [[Jean Hugard]] and [[Fred Braue]], first published in 1948.
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[[Royal Road to Card Magic]] is a classic book by [[Jean Hugard]] and [[Fred Braue]] with illustrations by [[Frank Rigney]] that was first published in 1948.
  
 
They wrote this book to provide a stepping stone to the much harder and less accessible [[Expert Card Technique]] (1940).
 
They wrote this book to provide a stepping stone to the much harder and less accessible [[Expert Card Technique]] (1940).
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* World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio 1951  
 
* World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio 1951  
 
* Dover 1999 (based on 1951 edition)
 
* Dover 1999 (based on 1951 edition)
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== Contents ==
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* INTRODUCTION by [[Paul Flemming]]
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* PREFACE
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* PART ONE
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**I. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, I"
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** II. THE RIFFLE SHUFFLE
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** III. FLOURISHES
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** IV. THE GLIDE
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** V. THE GLIMPSE
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** VI. THE KEY CARD
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** VII. THE PALM
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** VIII. THE BACKSLIP
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**IX. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, II"
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** X. FALSE SHUFFLES AND CUTS
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** XI. THE DOUBLE LIFT AND TURNOVER
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** XII. THE PASS
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** XIII. MISCELLANEOUS FLOURISHES
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* PART TWO
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** XIV. THE REVERSES
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** XVI. THE CLASSIC FORCE
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** XVII. TOP AND BOTTOM CHANGES
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** XVIII. ARRANGEMENTS
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** XIX. ROUTINES
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* PART THREE
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** XX. PLATFORM TRICKS
  
 
[[Category:Close Up Magic Books]]
 
[[Category:Close Up Magic Books]]
 
[[Category:Books published in 1948]]
 
[[Category:Books published in 1948]]

Revision as of 22:25, 10 October 2009

Royal Road to Card Magic is a classic book by Jean Hugard and Fred Braue with illustrations by Frank Rigney that was first published in 1948.

They wrote this book to provide a stepping stone to the much harder and less accessible Expert Card Technique (1940).

Editions

  • First edition, Harper & Brothers, 1948
  • World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio 1951
  • Dover 1999 (based on 1951 edition)

Contents

  • INTRODUCTION by Paul Flemming
  • PREFACE
  • PART ONE
    • I. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, I"
    • II. THE RIFFLE SHUFFLE
    • III. FLOURISHES
    • IV. THE GLIDE
    • V. THE GLIMPSE
    • VI. THE KEY CARD
    • VII. THE PALM
    • VIII. THE BACKSLIP
    • IX. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, II"
    • X. FALSE SHUFFLES AND CUTS
    • XI. THE DOUBLE LIFT AND TURNOVER
    • XII. THE PASS
    • XIII. MISCELLANEOUS FLOURISHES
  • PART TWO
    • XIV. THE REVERSES
    • XVI. THE CLASSIC FORCE
    • XVII. TOP AND BOTTOM CHANGES
    • XVIII. ARRANGEMENTS
    • XIX. ROUTINES
  • PART THREE
    • XX. PLATFORM TRICKS