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Select Secrets

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Select Secrets
AuthorDai Vernon
PublisherMax Holden
Publication Date1941

Select Secrets is the only book that Dai Vernon entirely wrote himself.

It contained "ten new, exclusive effects never before released - subtle stuff with cards, coins, matches, cigarettes, silks and paper".

Reviewed in Genii 1941 April & Genii 1949 May, it was revised and enlarged in 1949.

Table of Contents

  • Topping the Deck
  • The Royal Marriages
  • Follow the Leader (1949)
  • Vernon's Automatic Gambler (1949)
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • The Little Dictators (Methods 1 & 2)
  • Winged Silver
  • Two Impromptus By T. Nelson Downs
    • Fallacy of Vision
    • Matchless Digits
  • A Cigarette Switch
  • Heads or Tails
  • Twentieth-Century Handkerchief Trick
  • Snow Storm in China
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