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== Contents ==
 
== Contents ==
* INTRODUCTION by [[Paul Flemming]]
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* Page XI: INTRODUCTION by [[Paul Flemming]]
* PREFACE
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* Page XV: PREFACE
 
* PART ONE
 
* PART ONE
**I. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, I"
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**Page 003: I. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, I"
** II. THE RIFFLE SHUFFLE
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**Page 028: II. THE RIFFLE SHUFFLE
** III. FLOURISHES
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**Page 037: III. FLOURISHES
** IV. THE GLIDE
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**Page 053: IV. THE GLIDE
** V. THE GLIMPSE
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**Page 059: V. THE GLIMPSE
** VI. THE KEY CARD
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**Page 068: VI. THE KEY CARD
** VII. THE PALM
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**Page 082: VII. THE PALM
** VIII. THE BACKSLIP
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**Page 109: VIII. THE BACKSLIP
**IX. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, II"
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**Page 116: IX. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, II"
** X. FALSE SHUFFLES AND CUTS
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**Page 131: X. FALSE SHUFFLES AND CUTS
** XI. THE DOUBLE LIFT AND TURNOVER
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**Page 141: XI. THE DOUBLE LIFT AND TURNOVER
** XII. THE PASS
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**Page 153: XII. THE PASS
** XIII. MISCELLANEOUS FLOURISHES
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**Page 166: XIII. MISCELLANEOUS FLOURISHES
 
* PART TWO
 
* PART TWO
** XIV. THE REVERSES
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**Page 177: XIV. THE REVERSES
** XVI. THE CLASSIC FORCE
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**Page 190: XV. THE HINDU SHUFFLE AND OTHER CONTROLS
** XVII. TOP AND BOTTOM CHANGES
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**Page 201: XVI. THE CLASSIC FORCE
** XVIII. ARRANGEMENTS
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**Page 216: XVII. TOP AND BOTTOM CHANGES
** XIX. ROUTINES
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**Page 224: XVIII. ARRANGEMENTS
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**Page 236: XIX. ROUTINES
 
* PART THREE
 
* PART THREE
** XX. PLATFORM TRICKS
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**Page 249: XX. PLATFORM TRICKS
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*** Conus Ace Trick
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*** Ladies' Looking Glass
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*** Everywhere and Nowhere
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*** Egyptian Pocket
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*** Cards to the Pocket
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*** Enlarging and Diminishing Cards
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*** Everybody Card I
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*** Everybody Card II
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** Page 289: Index
  
[[Category:Close Up Magic Books]]
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[[Category:Close up Magic Books]]
 
[[Category:Books published in 1948]]
 
[[Category:Books published in 1948]]

Revision as of 06:29, 11 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

  • Page XI: INTRODUCTION by Paul Flemming
  • Page XV: PREFACE
  • PART ONE
    • Page 003: I. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, I"
    • Page 028: II. THE RIFFLE SHUFFLE
    • Page 037: III. FLOURISHES
    • Page 053: IV. THE GLIDE
    • Page 059: V. THE GLIMPSE
    • Page 068: VI. THE KEY CARD
    • Page 082: VII. THE PALM
    • Page 109: VIII. THE BACKSLIP
    • Page 116: IX. "THE OVERHAND SHUFFLE, II"
    • Page 131: X. FALSE SHUFFLES AND CUTS
    • Page 141: XI. THE DOUBLE LIFT AND TURNOVER
    • Page 153: XII. THE PASS
    • Page 166: XIII. MISCELLANEOUS FLOURISHES
  • PART TWO
    • Page 177: XIV. THE REVERSES
    • Page 190: XV. THE HINDU SHUFFLE AND OTHER CONTROLS
    • Page 201: XVI. THE CLASSIC FORCE
    • Page 216: XVII. TOP AND BOTTOM CHANGES
    • Page 224: XVIII. ARRANGEMENTS
    • Page 236: XIX. ROUTINES
  • PART THREE
    • Page 249: XX. PLATFORM TRICKS
      • Conus Ace Trick
      • Ladies' Looking Glass
      • Everywhere and Nowhere
      • Egyptian Pocket
      • Cards to the Pocket
      • Enlarging and Diminishing Cards
      • Everybody Card I
      • Everybody Card II
    • Page 289: Index