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Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic, Volume 1
Harold R. Rice
Silk King Studios (1974)
In Collection
#2493
10*
Conjuring
Handkerchief tricks, Magic tricks
Hardcover B000MERMWS
USA  eng
Rice, Harold R.: Rice`s Encyclopedia of Silk Magic Vol.1
©1974 Silk King Studios
Hardcover, 520 pages

Comments (Roman Görz): Illustrator: Francis B. Martineau. This book is an essential if you are interested in Silk Magic. It contains many of the core moves and routines to allow you to branch out into Silk magic.

Contents:

V Dedications
VI Foreword and Acknowledgements
IX Contents

1 Chapter One: The Romantic Story of Silk

15 Chapter Two: Dyeing Your Own Silks

33 Chapter Three: Methods of Folding Silks
34 Introduction
34 Single Silks
34 - Trap-Fold
35 - Coil-Fold
36 - Envelope-Fold
37 - Square Accordeon-Fold
38 - Diagonal Accordeon-Fold
39 - Spiral-Fold
40 - Finger-Fold
41 - New Finger-Fold (Oscar Weigle)
43 - Hank Ball-Fold (Oscar Weigle)
44 - Bubble-Fold (Russ Walsh)
45 - E-Z-Fold (Ned Rutledge)
48 Quantity of Silks
48 - Zig-Zag-Fold
48 - Trap-Fold
49 - Coil-Fold
51 - Accordion-Fold
53 - Clock-Fold
54 - Envelope Accordion-Fold

57 Chapter Four: Methods of Producing a Single Silk (Non Apparatus Methods)
58 Introduction
58 Change Over Palm
59 From the Elbow
60 From the Arm Pit
60 From Under the Vest
62 From Under the Collar
63 From the Coat Lapel
64 From the Bottom Edge of Coat
64 From Within the Sleeve
65 By Misdirection
66 From the Hip Pocket
67 From Slits in the Clothing
68 From a Wire Loop
69 From the Wrist
70 From a Rubber Band
71 From Under the Coat
72 From Under the Arm
73 From the Breast Pocket
74 From Sleeved Position
76 From the Body
78 From Back Palm
79 From the Trouser Leg
79 From a Lapel Pocket
80 From the Mouth
81 From the Thumb
82 From the Handkerchief Pocket
83 Instanto Handkerchief Production (Joe Berg)
84 Visual Silk Production (Prince Mendes)
85 From the Trouser Pocket

87 Chapter Five: Methods of Producing a Single Silk (Apparatus Methods)
88 Introduction
88 From a Lighted Match (U.F. Grant)
89 From a Finger-Tip (Harold r. Rice)
91 From a Paper Cone (Al Baker)
94 From an Empty Tube
96 From a Match-Box (De Kolta Method)
96 From a Match-Box (Another Method)
97 From a Match-Box (Using a Faked Match-Box)
98 From a Match-Box (Another Faked Match-Box)
99 From a Match-Box (A Match-Box Loader (Professor Edgar))
100 From a Match-Box (Behind the Match-Box)
101 From a Wand in the Pocket
101 From the Mysterious Tube
103 From a Fan (Charles Waller)
104 From the Spectrum (Danar The Magician)
105 From a Billiard Ball
106 From a False Finger (Carl Lyle´s Routine)
108 A Novel Silk Production (El Barto)
110 From a Bottomless Bottle
111 From a Hidden Tube (Harold R. Rice)
112 From a Flash Ball
113 From a Fan of Playing Cards
113 From a Tambourine
114 From a Wand Shell
114 From a Fake Flower
115 From a Sword or Wand
116 P.L. Handkerchief Production Wand
117 From a Paper Cone
118 From a Paper Cylinder
119 From a Fake Ruler
120 From a Drinking Glass
121 From a Bottle
121 From a Glass Stopper
122 From a Flash Glass (Percy Abbott)
123 From Body Clips
123 Bare Hand Silk Production Clip (Percy Abbott)
124 Ireland Body Clips (L.L. Ireland)
124 Rice's Flasho (Harold R. Rice)
125 The Silk Winder (Harold Sterling)
126 Rice's Nu Clip (Harold R. Rice)
128 From Hand Gimmicks
128 Abbott's Push Out Silk Production (Percy Abbott)
129 Monarch Handkerchief Producer
129 Silks at the Fingertips (Percy Abbott)
130 Silk Production Supreme (Percy Abbott)
132 The Improved Hand Box
134 Back Hand Production Fake (Alan Howell)
136 Lightening Silk Production (Percy Abbott)
137 Nikko (Harry Kellar)
138 From Museum Gimmicks
142 From a Glass Tumbler (Glenn Gravatt)
143 Brema´s Silk Appearance
144 Conclusion

145 Chapter Six: Non-apparatus Quantity Productions
146 Introduction
146 The Redhill Gimmick (Redhill the Magician)
146 From a Secret Pocket
149 From the Sleeves
151 From Within the Vest
153 From Within the Trousers (Dr. E.G. Ervin)
155 From Vested Cloth Tubes (Harold R. Rice)
157 One to Three (W.C. Gardner)
158 From a Special Bag (Jean Hugard)
160 From a Dress Vest
161 From a "Fountain" Bag
162 From a Wire Loop
164 From a Special Holder
165 From Varied Location
168 Production Supreme (Ed Wolff)
169 From Under the Vest
172 Double Silk or Streamer Production (L.L. Ireland)
173 Any Color Called For (Brunel White)
174 Continuous Production of Silks at the Finger Tips (Parrish)
178 Silks and Coins (Harold R. Rice)

181 Chapter Seven: Apparatus Quantity Productions
182 Introduction
182 Part One Commercial Production Apparatus
182 - The Drum Head Tube
184 - The Phantom Tube
185 - Phantom Tube Attachment
185 - The Ghost Tube
185 - The Genii Tube
186 - Satanic Tube (Thayer)
187 - The Mystery of the Seven Veils (Glenn Gravatt)
188 - Bogart Drum Head Tube
189 - The Flag Vase
190 - Latest Water Tube (Percy Abbott)
191 - The Break- A-Way Cabinet
192 - One Hand Production Cabinet
194 - Gung Ho
195 - The Wonder Screen
196 - The Oblong Square (Percy Abbott)
198 - The Wonder Box
199 - Break-A-Way Production Box
200 - Improved Unbelievable Production Box (Percy Abbott)
201 - Temple Screen (U.F. Grant)
204 - The Mirror Box
205 - The Pivoting Wonder Cabinet (Herman Hanson)
206 - The Organ Pipe
207 - Tricky Tubes (Paul Stadelman)
208 - The Haunted Chimneys (Percy Abbott)
210 - Buddah Tubes (Percy Abbott)
212 - The Transparent Tubes (Kattner Strothers)
213 - Silk-In-Tube (F.C. Haenchen)
215 - The Square Circle (Davenport)
216 - Improved Round Circle (Percy Abbott)
217 - The Enchanted Tubes (Charles Waller)
218 - Pop Silks (Harold Sterling)
219 - Silks from Newspaper
222 - Silk News
224 - Page-O-Silk (Harold R. Rice)
226 - Silk Cascade (Percy Abbott)
229 - Abbott Silk Production Box (Percy Abbott)
230 - Productomazia (Solomon Stein)
232 - The Handkerchief Casket (Chicago Magic Company)
233 - Crystal Casket (Percy Abbott)
234 - Creative Silks (Petrie-Lewis)
235 - Cups of Plenty (Stewart Judah)
238 - Fantasia Production (U.F. Grant)
240 - The Tantalizing Tube (H.R. Hulse)
241 - The Devil's Newspaper (U.F. Grant)
243 Part Two Other Production Apparatus
243 - Prodo (Herman L. Weber)
245 - Streamer from Cigarette Pack (Willard S. Smith)
246 - Silk Butterfly Production (Eric C. Lewis)
248 - Stove Pipe Production (Harold R. Rice)
249 - The Cascade of Silks
250 - See-Bee Silks From Magazine (Clarence Borts)
251 - The "Edgar" Utility Tube
251 - A Small Production (Sherman Ripley)
253 - Closed Door Production (Robert K. Weill)
254 - Fish Bowl Production (… after Jack Gwynne)
255 - Silks From Newspaper (Frederick E. Sissenstein)
256 - A Magical Crystal Box (Len J. Sewell)
257 - Silks and Fan (Charles Waller)
258 - A Mammoth Finale
260 - A Wooden Frame (Frederick DeMuth)
261 - Silks From Nowhere (Nelson C. Hahne)
262 - Tra Tube (George Ferguson)
263 - The Silken Lady (Harold R. Rice)
266 - Breakaway Phantom Tube (Francis B. Martineau)
269 - Flash Finale (Edmond Younger)
270 - Silks From Tube (P. H. Hollis)
271 - A Hat Load (Harold R. Rice)
272 - A Suspended Load (Harold R. Rice)
273 - New Organ Pipes (Dick Buffum)
274 - Frame and Easel (Larsen & Wright)
275 - Something From Nothing (Al Baker)
277 - The Triangular Room (John Mulholland)
278 - Silk King Production Box (Paul Stadelman)
280 - Magazine Production (Fred Mintz)
281 - Ghost Tube (Lloyd Chambers)
282 - Harbin's Production Box (Robert Harbin)
283 - Ace Production Box (Gordon M. Howatt)
284 - Quick Production Tube
286 - Instantaneous Productions (Harold R. Rice)
287 - A Novel Production (Gordon M. Howatt)
289 Chapter Eight Vanishes
290 Part One Sleight Vanishes
290 - A Master Vanish (Harold R. Rice)
292 - French Drop Vanish
293 - Another Drop Vanish
294 - A Toss Vanish
295 - Backhand Vanish
296 Part Two Mechanical Aid Vanishes
296 - The Bautier Pull (Buatier De Kolta)
297 - The Pear Pull
299 - The Pear Pull (attached to The Body)
301 - The Thread Pull
302 - The Elastic Pull (Jean Hugard)
303 - The Edgar Pull With a Fred Rickard Improvement (Edgar & Rickard)
304 - The Kenard Pull (Frank Kennard)
306 - The Glass Trick (Roy Benson)
308 - Visible Glass and Silk Vanish (Joe Berg)
309 - The Greer's Gadget (Greer Marechal)
311 - The Flash Pull
313 - Goy's Vanish (M. Goy)
314 - Walsh's Vanish (Russ Walsh)
314 - Vanishing Handkerchief Wand
316 - Vanishing and Reproducing Wand
317 - Ultra Handkerchief Wand (Petrie-Lewis)
318 - Ruler Vanish
318 - Paper Bag Vanish
320 - Single Paper Cone (Harlan Tarbell)
322 - Two Way Paper Cone (Harlan Tarbell)
323 - Royal Paper Cone (Harlan Tarbell)
324 - Newspaper Cone
325 - Mirror Glass
327 - The Turntable Stand
328 - The Bottomless Glass
329 - A Silk Vanishes (U.F. Grant)
330 - The Utility Tube (Conradi)
330 - Triple Hank Vanish (Ellis Stanyon)
331 - The Elusive Handkerchief
333 - Bare Hand Vanish (Frank Chapman)
334 - The Changing Bag
336 - With a Changing Bag (Dale Williams)
336 - The Nickel Tube (Professor Hoffmann)
337 - The Improved Nickel Tube (… after Professor Hoffmann)
339 - Nickel Tube With Pull (Professor Hoffmann)
339 - Presto Hank Vanisher
340 - Selective Hank Vanish (F.C. Haenchen)
341 - Close-Up Silk Vanish (Percy Abbott)
342 - The Triple Tube Vanish (John Braun)
343 - Wonder Cylinder (Percy Abbott)
344 - Twentieth Century Pistol Vanish (Percy Abbott)
345 - Pistol Funnel
346 - Comedy Vanishing Hank (Harold R. Rice)
348 - Repeat Handkerchief Vanish (Harlan Tarbell)
350 - Warlock's Repeat Silk Vanish (Peter Warlock)
352 - Vanishing and Reappearing Silk
354 - Improved Vanishing and Reappearing Silk (Ade Duval)
356 - Rice's Repeat Silk Vanish (Harold R. Rice)
357 - New Repeating Hank Vanish (Bert Douglas)
358 - Improved Hand-Box

361 Chapter Nine Changes
362 Handkerchief to Billiard Ball
364 Other Changes
364 Silk To Rose (Max Holden)
365 Martineau's Cigarette to Silk (Francis B. Martineau)
366 Walsh's Cigarette to Silk (Russ Walsh)
368 Another Martineau Cigarette to Silk (Francis B. Martineau)
369 Firefly (Samuel Berland)
370 Robson's Cigarette to Silk (Stuart Robson)
371 Ireland's Cigarette to Silk (L.L. Ireland)
373 Spaulding's Cigarette to Silk (Spaulding)
375 Martineau's Bouquet to Silk (Francis B. Martineau)
376 Walsh's Cane to Silk (Russ Walsh)
379 Cane to Two Silks (George Davenport)
380 Cane to Three Silks (Francis B. Martineau)
381 Silk to Cane (Francis B. Martineau)
382 Cane to Streamer (Russ Walsh)
383 Cane to Silk (Dr. Zina B. Bennett)
384 The Silk Worm (Ellis Stanyon)
386 Pipe to Silk (Joe Berg)
387 Balls to Silks (Fred Culpitt)
388 Silk From Playing Cards (Jean Hugard)
390 Card to Silk (Jean Hugard)
391 Billiard Ball to Silk (Jean Hugard)
393 Silkworm to Silk (Collins Pentz)
394 Silk To Streamer
396 Flash Cigarette to Silk (Bob Hanko)
397 Silks to Serpentine (Professor Hoffmann)

399 Chapter Ten Transpositions
400 Mercury Silk (Magini)
401 The Hank That Flew (Ted Annemann)
403 Silks and Cups (Joe Berg)
404 Oriental Mats (Percy Abbott)
406 The Goblin Tube (Petrie)
408 The Depression Trick (Morrow)
410 Selecto Silko (Frank Chapman)
411 Repeat-It (Percy Abbott)
414 Vanishing Silk Effect (R.C. Buff)
418 A Flash Affair (Wilfred G. Jonson)
420 Right and Left
421 Color Changing Hanks
422 The Flying Handkerchiefs (T. Nelson Downs)
423 Double Flash Silk Mystery (Percy Abbott)
424 The Metamorphosis (Messrs. Hamley)
426 The Nested Envelopes (Hoffmann)
427 The Homing Silk
429 Simple Silk Sorcery (Oswald Rae)
431 Selecto-O (F.C. Haenchen)
433 Simple Silk Production Board (Len Sewell)
434 The Decapitated Knot (Fred Culpitt)
435 Silk Production Move (Ernest Castro)
436 The Diminishing Silk (Eric Lewis)
437 The Traveling Silks (William Larsen)
438 The Little Green Bag (Eric Williams)
441 The J.G. Bag Trick (Judah and Grant)
443 The Magicolor Tube (Henri Renaud)
444 The Red and White Box Mystery
446 Balls and Silks (Stewart Judah)
448 Transpo-Silko (Stewart Judah)
450 The Flying Silk (Jimmy Flowers)
452 Cameleon Colors (Harold R. Rice)
455 The Handkerchief Pedestal
456 Any Color Called For (Joe Berg)
457 Silks and Bags (Magini)
458 Silks and Bag Trick (Percy Abbott)
460 Silk Transposition (Mark Jacobs)
462 Rapid Transit Silks (Edward Bagshaw)
464 Flight of the Colors (Francis B. Martineau)
466 Nic's Napkins (Stanley Collins)
469 Opening With a Bang (Christopher Charles)
470 Card and Silk (Anthony Ross)
471 Hank the Hermit (Lorne De Blois)
472 Match-It (Stewart Judah)
476 Silk and Sunshade
479 Sunshade Blendo (Kolmar)
480 Fan and Flags
482 Changing of the Colors (Bert Douglas & Arnold Belais)
483 The Spectral Seamstress (Charles T. Jordan)
485 The Utility Tube
485 The Jumping Silk (R.D. Spraker Jr.)
487 The Three Little Pigs (R.D. Spraker Jr.)
490 Comedy Transposition (Harold R. Rice)
493 The Absconding Queen (Roy Clifford)
496 With a Card Silk (R. Gayton)
498 Ching Soo Fire Cracker
500 Sailin´ Silks
501 The Transpo Silk (Gordon M. Howatt)
503 The Silks of Trian Foo Lum (Gordon M. Howatt)
505 Rice's Rapid Transposition (Harold R. Rice)
507 Smart Silk (Raymond Beebe)
509 The Ghost Ring (Larsen & Wright)
511 A Wand and Silk Routine (Dr. E. G. Ervin)
512 Matches and Silk Routine (Rudy Roxo)
514 The Wandering Handkerchief (Harlan Tarbell)
516 Color Blind (Silverstien & Dart)
518 Silk Mystery (Devlin)



Credits
Illustrator Francis B. Martineau
Product Details
Edition Third Printing
No. of Pages 520
Personal Details
Read It No
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor