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* Foreword -- Herb Zarrow  i.
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* Introduction -- Bruce Cervon iii
 
* Introduction -- Bruce Cervon iii
 
* Author's Introduction -- Stephen Mnch  v
 
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* A Table Pass  50
 
* A Table Pass  50
 
Chapter Three: Motley
 
Chapter Three: Motley
* Spellatron  57
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* Spellatron  57 ([[Mike Skinner]])
* Cut and Spell  59
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* Cut and Spell  59 (Mike Skinner)
* Caught in the Stretch  63
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* Caught in the Stretch  63 (Mike Skinner)
* If the Suit Fits  67
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* If the Suit Fits  67 (Mike Skinner)
 
* Bruce Cervon's Trans Mitt  70
 
* Bruce Cervon's Trans Mitt  70
* Given the Slip  75
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* Given the Slip  75 (Mike Skinner)
 
* Will-o'-the-wisp  81
 
* Will-o'-the-wisp  81
* The Vernon Deck Vanish and Recovery  93
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* The Vernon Deck Vanish and Recovery  93 (Mike Skinner)
 
Chapter Four: Cheats
 
Chapter Four: Cheats
 
* Joker Monte  99
 
* Joker Monte  99
 
* Three in the Hand, One in the Bush  105
 
* Three in the Hand, One in the Bush  105
 
* A Straight Deal  108
 
* A Straight Deal  108
* The David and Goliath Deal  111
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* The David and Goliath Deal  111   (Mike Skinner)
 
* Black's Stack  113
 
* Black's Stack  113
 
* Stacked to Formula  116
 
* Stacked to Formula  116
 
Chapter Five: Inflationary Effects
 
Chapter Five: Inflationary Effects
* On Your Metal  123
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* On Your Metal  123 (Mike Skinner)
* All Sound and Fabric  128
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* All Sound and Fabric  128 (Mike Skinner)
 
* Right Where?  130
 
* Right Where?  130
 
* Two Techniques with the Purse Palm  135
 
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* On the Origins of the Steeplechase  147  
 
* On the Origins of the Steeplechase  147  
 
* Folding Money  149  
 
* Folding Money  149  
* Cashing a Check  156
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* Cashing a Check  156 (Mike Skinner)
 
Chapter Six: Notes on Cherished Ghosts  
 
Chapter Six: Notes on Cherished Ghosts  
 
* 'Vester" Adam's Flight of Fabric  161  
 
* 'Vester" Adam's Flight of Fabric  161  
 
* Arthur Finley's Remote Control  166
 
* Arthur Finley's Remote Control  166
* S . Leo Horowitz's Look Homeward. Angel  168  
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* S. Leo Horowitz's Look Homeward, Angel  168 (Mike Skinner)
 
* Henry Christ's Obstinate Pasteboards  171  
 
* Henry Christ's Obstinate Pasteboards  171  
 
* FauceffR oss' Twice Turned  175  
 
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* Dr. Daley's Interlocking Setup  187  
 
* Dr. Daley's Interlocking Setup  187  
 
* Tenkai's Phoenix Bill Vanish  193  
 
* Tenkai's Phoenix Bill Vanish  193  
* Lany Grey's Cut to Perfection  199
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* Lany Grey's Cut to Perfection  199 (Mike Skinner)
 
* Jay Ose's Presentation for The Glass Through Table 203  
 
* Jay Ose's Presentation for The Glass Through Table 203  
 
* John Scarne's Doppelganger Location  205  
 
* John Scarne's Doppelganger Location  205  
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* Think-of-a-Card Solitaire  219
 
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Revision as of 22:11, 20 August 2014

The Vernon Chronicles, Vol. 3: Further Lost Inner Secrets
AuthorStephen Minch
PublisherL&L Publishing
IllustratorTom Gagnon
Publication Date1989
LanguageEnglish
SeriesVernon Chronicles
Preceded byThe Vernon Chronicles, Vol. 2: More Lost Inner Secrets
Pages219
 

The Vernon Chronicles, Vol. 3: Further Lost Inner Secrets was reviewed in Genii 1991 March.


Contents

  • Foreword -- Herb Zarrow i
  • Introduction -- Bruce Cervon iii
  • Author's Introduction -- Stephen Mnch v
  • Trouping Around in Magic with Max Holden - William P. Miesel ix

Chapter One: Dark Side of the Hand

  • Subway Gambler's Palm 1
  • The Contortion Palm 3
  • Dr. Daley's Face-Lift Addition 5
  • The Lilliput Palm 8
  • An Historical Note on the Dr . Elliott Top Palm 11
  • The Revolving Palm-Replacement 13
  • The Finley Diagonal Palm Shift Revisited 15
  • Flat Top 16

Chapter Two: Sundry Sleights

  • Flat Top Switch 25
  • The Spring-Loaded Tip-Over Change 27
  • The Zarrow Block Addition 30
  • A Note on Zarrow's Revolving Aces 35
  • Back Breaker 37
  • The Hair's-Breadth Stall 39
  • Vernon on the "Endfield" Slip Cut 41
  • On the Hay False Dovetail Shuffle . 44
  • A Table Pass 50

Chapter Three: Motley

  • Spellatron 57 (Mike Skinner)
  • Cut and Spell 59 (Mike Skinner)
  • Caught in the Stretch 63 (Mike Skinner)
  • If the Suit Fits 67 (Mike Skinner)
  • Bruce Cervon's Trans Mitt 70
  • Given the Slip 75 (Mike Skinner)
  • Will-o'-the-wisp 81
  • The Vernon Deck Vanish and Recovery 93 (Mike Skinner)

Chapter Four: Cheats

  • Joker Monte 99
  • Three in the Hand, One in the Bush 105
  • A Straight Deal 108
  • The David and Goliath Deal 111 (Mike Skinner)
  • Black's Stack 113
  • Stacked to Formula 116

Chapter Five: Inflationary Effects

  • On Your Metal 123 (Mike Skinner)
  • All Sound and Fabric 128 (Mike Skinner)
  • Right Where? 130
  • Two Techniques with the Purse Palm 135
  • Pastiche on Ramsay, with Variations 139
  • On the Origins of the Steeplechase 147
  • Folding Money 149
  • Cashing a Check 156 (Mike Skinner)

Chapter Six: Notes on Cherished Ghosts

  • 'Vester" Adam's Flight of Fabric 161
  • Arthur Finley's Remote Control 166
  • S. Leo Horowitz's Look Homeward, Angel 168 (Mike Skinner)
  • Henry Christ's Obstinate Pasteboards 171
  • FauceffR oss' Twice Turned 175
  • Mac MacDonald's Lost Chord 177
  • Dr. Dale* Vis-6-vis 180
  • Dr. Daley's Select Transposition 185
  • Dr. Daley's Interlocking Setup 187
  • Tenkai's Phoenix Bill Vanish 193
  • Lany Grey's Cut to Perfection 199 (Mike Skinner)
  • Jay Ose's Presentation for The Glass Through Table 203
  • John Scarne's Doppelganger Location 205
  • John Scarne's Western Union Trick 208

Chapter Seven: Solitary Amusements

  • What's-the-Value Solitaire 215
  • Think-of-a-Card Solitaire 219

References

  • Mike Skinner explains which tricks are his, The Skinner Tapes, CD 3 (2014)
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