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Stewart James in Print: The First 50 Years

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Stewart James in Print: The First 50 Years
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AuthorStewart James
PublisherHermetic Press
IllustratorJoseph Schmidt
Publication Date1989
LanguageEnglish
Pages1,000
 

Stewart James in Print: The First 50 Years is one of the largest magic books ever published. It was edited by P. Howard Lyons and Allan Slaight, and is a testament to the tricks and routines of Stewart James, as published or marketed over a fifty year span. The book was published in 1989 by Hermetic Press, and is now out of print.


See also: Allan Slaight's The James File, which has a 130 page index by William Goodwin that includes this book..


Contents

  • XXV How To Read This Book
  • XXVII Jamesosophy, Indeed
  • XXVIII The Experience
  • XXIX Interlude On Creation
  • 1 The Boy’s World and The Knot of Enchantment
  • 3 A Match For Gravity
  • 5 See The Point?
  • 7 Jack-Knife Acrobat
  • 8 Surprising Suspension
  • 10 Penciltration


  • 13 The Tarbell Course
  • 15 Hooda Thunkit
  • 16 Jogestja Living And Dead Test


  • 19 Assumptive Trinities
  • 21 The Captive Ring
  • 24 How To Do It
  • 24 Man Driving An Auto
  • 25 Aywun Key Addition
  • 26 The Radical Ring


  • 27 Testimonial For Stan Hall
  • 28 The Case Without A Clue
  • 28 Match ´Em
  • 29 Famous Folk Test
  • 31 Spell Of Mystery


  • 35 Contests
  • 36 Passing Of Professor Prodenpoke
  • 38 An Interesting Coincidence No. Two
  • 39 Psycho-Dyne
  • 40 Ghostly Graphology
  • 42 Three Cheers
  • 43 Phenomenal Phantasm
  • 44 The Perfect Prediction
  • 46 Modernized Slade Needle Test
  • 47 Dazzling Darkness
  • 49 Not Expected
  • 51 A. Spirit, Secretary
  • 53 Radio Mindreading
  • 55 A Passing Problem
  • 57 Say It With Flowers
  • 58 Success And Flowers
  • 60 Pretty Posy Poser


  • 63 Keeping Track
  • 64 Jogestja Magazine Test
  • 65 A Kiss In The Dark
  • 66 Crayola Conundrum


  • 67 Evolution Of Evolution Of A Dream
  • 69 Evolution Of A Dream
  • 73 Gnikool
  • 74 Mental Concentration
  • 76 The Marble Divination
  • 78 Unique Slate Test


  • 81 Charles T. Jordan
  • 84 Mystifying Five-Card Problem
  • 85 Lack Lite
  • 87 Check And Double Check
  • 88 Cardomatic
  • 90 Rolova
  • 91 The Backward Magician
  • 92 Jogestja’s Radio Ribbons
  • 94 Simplicity Four-Ace Trick


  • 99 A Lull, Then Miraskill
  • 102 Miraskill
  • 105 The Candy King
  • 106 Numismatigic
  • 108 Death Teller
  • 110 Scoop ‘Em
  • 113 New Model Milko
  • 117 A Chinaman´s Chance
  • 118 Positive Valve Funnel
  • 120 Freedom Of The Seize
  • 121 Cabalistic Chronology
  • 123 Tip-See


  • 129 Anagrams
  • 131 Television Mindreading
  • 132 Fantastic Facsimile
  • 135 Simple Simon Speller
  • 142 Fourtold
  • 144 Pick A Star
  • 148 Queer Quest
  • 151 Deck Digit Dial and Devil


  • 155 The Best Impromptu Tricks
  • 157 Crystal Clear
  • 159 Doctoring A Pane
  • 161 Drop, Stop And Plop
  • 163 The Gift Of Throughth
  • 166 Wedding Accessories
  • 168 A Magical Mixture
  • 170 Audio-Hypnosis
  • 172 Cut-And-Restored Thought
  • 175 Pyroplexity
  • 178 Token Of Chieh Lin
  • 180 Peripatetic Pencil
  • 182 Took Rest Book Test
  • 185 Paging A Snappy Number


  • 187 Sefalaljia: The Source And The Name
  • 189 Sefalaljia
  • 197 The Book Of The Dead


  • 201 The Dunninger Show
  • 204 Quarter-Deck Quandary
  • 206 The Whistle-Wetter
  • 207 The Anubis Problem
  • 209 Crystallized Psychometry


  • 211 The Newspaper Headline Prediction
  • 214 Headline Sensation
  • 219 Cryptic Cards
  • 220 Copy Cuts


  • 223 On Originality
  • 225 The Cup Of Tantalus
  • 228 The Parade Of Coffin Nails


  • 231 Si Stebbins
  • 233 Verisimilitude
  • 234 Pick And Shove All
  • 236 Pseudoplebsis
  • 237 The Ball Of Fortune
  • 240 Prophetic Tissue
  • 242 Hands off
  • 244 Two Minutes Never Were


  • 247 Milton Kort
  • 249 A Citizen Of Two Worlds
  • 250 The Turn Of The Tied
  • 253 Things That Are Evil
  • 255 Knowledge In Reverse
  • 258 Foreign Exchange Control
  • 260 Tupax
  • 261 The Love-Sick Tennis Ball


  • 265 Encyclopedia Of Rope Tricks
  • 267 Deckograph
  • 268 Footnote On A Headline
  • 270 Echoing Vision
  • 272 Rabbit Mirror


  • 275 Furthermore
  • 278 Further Than That
  • 280 Half And Half
  • 282 Sleightly Off
  • 284 The Waiting Place For Unborn Thoughts


  • 287 Approach
  • 292 Four Whom The Belle Told
  • 294 The Drop-See Ring Mystery
  • 296 The Word Net
  • 297 He Cuts Another Rope
  • 299 Vanishing Proof


  • 303 An Independent Dealer
  • 305 All At Sea
  • 307 The Juggler Who Came To Dinner
  • 308 Spin-O-Dyne
  • 309 Dominotions
  • 310 The Dominant Domino
  • 311 Just The Same Difference
  • 311 The Old Order Changeth
  • 312 The Free Thinker
  • 313 Doubled In Interest
  • 314 Wholesale Telepathy
  • 314 Triple Trickery
  • 315 All Is Well
  • 315 Reverse English
  • 316 The Double Feature
  • 317 Dove Of Peace
  • 320 Figureheads
  • 321 Hitler And The “Deuce”
  • 323 Hypnotisn’t
  • 324 Subject Loses The Power To Control His Arm
  • 325 Subject Loses The Power to Walk
  • 325 Subject Loses The Power to Stand
  • 326 Subject Loses The Power o Get Out Of Chair: Short-Range Method
  • 326 Remote-Control Method
  • 327 Subject Loses The Power To Get Up From The Floor: Short-Range Method
  • 327 Remote-Control Method
  • 328 Subject Loses The Power To Open His Eyes


  • 328 Subject Loses The Power To Speak Without Stammering
  • 329 The Marble And The Mirror Test
  • 330 The Turning Wheel Test
  • 330 The Pivoting Spectator
  • 331 The Mango Tree Trick Of India
  • 335 Moslem Oracle
  • 336 Ration Card Mystery


  • 339 Remembering Remembering The Future
  • 341 Remembering The Future
  • 344 Secret Weapon
  • 346 The Stretch-i—n-—g Shoe Lace
  • 348 Tin Sang´s Simplified Severance
  • 351 Twenty-One Straight
  • 352 Uneek Shoe Lace Trick
  • 356 Victory Bill Trick


  • 359 The Army And Francis
  • 362 Tb-Li-Ma
  • 362 Biblical Prophecy


  • 367 Jarnesosophy
  • 368 Swastricka
  • 369 Quaduplicate
  • 375 Memo-Graphia
  • 378 The All-clear card Transformation
  • 379 Variation On Rusduck’s Stack It


  • 383 The Haversacks
  • 386 First Class Passage
  • 388 Go Go Vanisher
  • 391 Monte Zooma


  • 395 The Master Move
  • 398 Mark Of The Reader


  • 401 Five Best Poll
  • 404 The New Look
  • 406 Predictionary


  • 409 Variable Condensers And The Jamesway Shuffle
  • 412 Jamesway Poker Deal
  • 414 Up The Ladder Deal
  • 415 The Five-Ace Deal
  • 416 Dealing Any Hand Named
  • 416 Everybody Think
  • 417 One-Feathered Birds


  • 419 On Routining, Dreaming, and Ten Nights
  • 423 Ten Nights In A Cardroom
  • 432 Mentalscope
  • 434 Pockethereal


  • 437 A Progressive Table For Five-Hand Poker
  • 439 Pokericulum
  • 440 Pink Ladies


  • 445 JaMessages
  • 447 JaMessage One
  • 448 JaMessage Two
  • 450 JaMessage Three
  • 451 JaMessage Four
  • 452 Spot Cash
  • 454 So-Fair Poker Deal
  • 455 Gobak Card Mystery
  • 459 The Loop Knocker
  • 463 Eleventeen-Story Leaper


  • 467 Twelve Keys to All From The Pyramids
  • 469 Cupid’s Cards
  • 473 Magic Of The Famous
  • 474 Mice In Numberland
  • 475 The Saint Has A Date
  • 477 The Purloined Letters


  • 481 No Bottoms


  • 483 Impressing The Vicarious Audience
  • 485 Triple-Threat Poker Deal


  • 489 People’s Choice
  • 491 Jamesway Dice Test
  • 493 Kilroy Was Here!


  • 497 Magical Magazines
  • 499 James’s Miracle
  • 501 On The Ball
  • 503 Share The Wealth


  • 505 ThanksToChrists 203rd Force
  • 506 The Nullifactc,r
  • 509 Spelling Location
  • 510 Coincidence Upon Coincidence
  • 510 The Ace Assembly
  • 510 Card And Number Prediction
  • 511 Nullifactor Slate Mystery
  • 511 To Force Two Cards
  • 512 The Square Deal Location
  • 513 Miracle Location
  • 513 Unchecked Artist
  • 517 Futuristic Art
  • 520 The Changing Change
  • 526 Almost A Transposition
  • 527 Almost A Transposition (with Kort)
  • 530 Thieves And Sheep (with Kort)
  • 533 Squeeze Play
  • 535 Jimmy Valentine Picks A Lock
  • 536 Money Paper
  • 539 Cubestrick


  • 543 The 1952 Annemann Jinx Parade
  • 545 The Oddway Pass
  • 546 Rhapsodicker
  • 548 Chinese Golf
  • 552 The Anjo Discovery
  • 555 New Departure Rope Mystery
  • 556 lsochronism
  • 559 Micawber
  • 561 New-Angle Sixteen-Digit Test
  • 564 The Ringer
  • 567 Shape Of Things To Come
  • 569 Worditto
  • 570 Astro Domination
  • 572 Mental Masterpiece Word Test
  • 574 Webster Had A Word For It
  • 578 In The Money
  • 580 Fagin Touch
  • 582 The Sharper’s Purse
  • 585 Snaretainer


  • 589 Jogestja Tells On Stewart James
  • 594 Angle On Angle On Mario


  • 597 The Lima Puzzle
  • 599 The Doozer
  • 602 Never Missing Link


  • 605 First Call To Cards
  • 607 Mike And Ike
  • 610 Seven Wonders
  • 612 The Name Is The Same
  • 614 Matchimera


  • 617 The Transposed Cards
  • 619 The Deckspert
  • 620 The Flight Of The Spelling Bee
  • 622 A Girl´s Best Friend
  • 625 Dateaser
  • 627 Double Time In Spiritland
  • 628 The Square Deal
  • 631 Coloracle
  • 633 Improsonic
  • 635 Touchosen


  • 639 S-J-Ettes
  • 640 Maple Leaf Rag
  • 641 Not Yet I Print
  • 642 Thumb References
  • 642 Snappy Card In Wallet
  • 644 Not Mine Alone
  • 644 Lejun
  • 648 Vernon Variation
  • 650 Your Mind Is My Own
  • 653 Clipped Again
  • 654 Corsican Silks


  • 657 The Birth Of Ibidem Magazine
  • 661 Parlay
  • 662 Progressive Cards To Pocket
  • 664 Atlantic Avenue


  • 667 The Open Prediction
  • 669 Twenty-Five Method For Open Prediction the Effect
  • 692 51 Faces North
  • 692 Polychromosphere
  • 696 Mathematricker
  • 698 An Addition And A Teaser


  • 701 Winston Freer And The First Finger Of Fate
  • 704 So Nero
  • 705 Alpha Betting


  • 709 Magic Mine No. 1
  • 710 Silversion
  • 712 Cheerio Glass
  • 714 Squaring The Square
  • 716 The Count of Monte Carlo
  • 718 Double-Ring Ceremony
  • 721 Indian Giver
  • 722 The Gofar Ball
  • 726 Astral Dagger
  • 729 Let The Chips Fall
  • 731 Unwritten Predictions
  • 733 Slatest
  • 737 Hotelepathy


  • 741 Case For Cards
  • 743 Eight Dice And A Card


  • 745 The Vision Of Ezekiel
  • 748 Thoughts In Motion
  • 749 Third Sight
  • 751 Dealing With The Unknown
  • 753 The World’s Greatest
  • 754 Vida Pack
  • 755 Alias
  • 756 Predestinacetion
  • 758 The Hoodoo Cards
  • 759 Heeduz
  • 760 Holiday From Reason
  • 762 Synchromagic
  • 763 Person To Person


  • 767 Fred Braue’s Three AM. Poker Deal
  • 768 Wordmonger
  • 770 Quiz Biz
  • 772 Party Line
  • 774 Skip Tracer
  • 776 The Message Of Didah


  • 779 Seventeen from One
  • 782 Thoughts In Orbit
  • 785 Trisi
  • 786 Card V


  • 789 The Great Kolar And Betty Jane -
  • 791 Keyrect
  • 793 Inverse Duplex
  • 794 X — The Unknown Quantity
  • 796 Stringaringado
  • 798 Secret Document
  • 800 Reunion In Tarots
  • 806 The Last Drink
  • 809 Marked For Life
  • 811 Fare Enough
  • 814 The Hope Diamond


  • 817 On Numbers And The AAG Principle
  • 819 The AAG Principle
  • 820 Bestop
  • 822 The State Of The Union
  • 824 Split Second
  • 827 The Strangest Law
  • 829 The Thought Bender
  • 831 Strangers From Two Worlds
  • 834 The Square With Thirty Sides
  • 835 Adacard Abacus
  • 837 Throne For A Touchdown
  • 839 The Strayed Gambler
  • 840 Third Eye Of Nimroud


  • 843 The Family Tree System
  • 845 Double Acrosstrick
  • 847 Image Maker
  • 849 F For Found
  • 851 Mississippi Challenge
  • 853 The Overcomer
  • 856 The Ultra Urge
  • 857 ABC Mystery
  • 858 Inverted Error
  • 861 Card With A Memory
  • 863 Tryangle
  • 865 Stop Topper
  • 867 The Unopac
  • 868 Overflight
  • 870 Jacks Or Better


  • 873 Sundry Peculiar Gyrations
  • 874 Double Boomerang
  • 876 Letters Patent
  • 878 Cam-O-Neyrd
  • 881 Gypsychology
  • 882 As Educated Guess
  • 884 The Spinner Winner
  • 886 jamesway Junction
  • 888 One-Ace Trick
  • 890 1riplenary
  • 892 A Card To Remember
  • 895 Problem In Prophecy Solutions


  • 899 The Magic Square Principle
  • 901 Real Gone Book Test
  • 903 Eventual Aces
  • 905 Place and Show
  • 907 Broad Choice
  • 911 Substitute Face
  • 913 B4


  • 917 Jabberwocky
  • 918 A Strange Twist
  • 920 In The Red
  • 922 Transient Aces
  • 924 Downside Up
  • 926 Skipper Tipper
  • 928 Oraclew
  • 930 Smart Alexis
  • 932 Trik Trek


  • 935 Aberystwyth
  • 937 Reverse Monte
  • 939 Authentic
  • 941 The Passing Of The New Hoodoo
  • 942 Sneaky Will
  • 944 The Cat Burglar
  • 946 Korador
  • 947 Symphoney
  • 949 Backing The Winner
  • 952 Letters For A Stranger


  • 955 The Mail Contractor
  • 957 Chronothot
  • 959 Return Of Satan
  • 963 Instant Replay
  • 965 Figgerow
  • 967 Aces To The Fore
  • 968 Seeing Red
  • 970 Heart Transplant
  • 972 Dollars And (6th) Sense


  • 977 To Keep The Record Straight
  • 979 Phantom Prediction
  • 982 Toggoda
  • 984 My Uncle’s Ante
  • 985 Just Four Fun


  • 989 Pick Rick Capers

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