The Legendary Hierophant
Jon Racherbaumer
A D Robbins Publication (1998)
In Collection
#3610
10*
Conjuring
Magic tricks
Hardcover 
London  eng
Racherbaumer, Jon: The Legendary Hierophant
©1998 Jon Racherbaumer
Hardcover, w/dj, 10x12", 415 pages

Comments: This is a compilation of all of the issues of Jon Racherbaumer's The Hierophant magazine. The articles have been reorganized, updated, and reformatted.

Contents (from book ToC, numbers are not page numbers):

1 Proem

2 Part One Trade Secret Tools

3 Controls
4 One-Cut Double Control
5 Convincing Control
6 Snap Pass
7 Covering the Top Card Pass
8 On the Charlier Pass
9 Spring Control
10 Control Fake Outs
11 Jog Shuffle Fake Out
12 Slight Variation
13 I-F Control Fake Out
14 Convincing Tilt
15 Tilt Tip and Mock Placement
16 Tilt Bit

17 Doubles
18 Center Double
19 Darting Double
20 Double Lift Get-Ready

21 Changes, Exchanges, Switches
22 Visual Retention Change
23 Breakleas Curry Change
24 Technical Variation of the Veeser Concept
25 Setting Up A Packet Exchange
26 Casual Card Add
27 Moving Monte Switch
28 Maraase Change and Vanish
29 Double Erdnase Change
30 One-Hand Bottom Deal Illusion
31 Variant Of Hit Second Deal
32 Crack Card Switches
33 Out Of This World Clean-up
34 Open Double Deal Exchange

35 Lethal Weapons
36 Swivel Cull
37 Spread and Palm
38 Rub-A-Dub Gone
39 Insertion Subtlety
40 Faking Out Elmsley
41 Sleeper Shank Shuffle
42 Skinning The Cat
43 Mario s Double-Count

44 Sneaky Peeks
45 If Glimpse
46 FT Glimpse
47 Spring Glimpse
48 Neo-Piquant Glimpse
49 Beveled Deck Glimpse
50 Turn Around Center Glimpse\

51 Part Two - Open Prediction

52 Mario's Original Solution To The Open Prediction
53 Action Lift For The Open Prediction
54 Repeat Open Prediction
55 First Variation
56 Second Variation
57 When Stuck Without The Stik-Tack
58 Second Repeat Version
59 First Variation
60 Second Variation
61 Method Eight
62 Method Nine (Automatic Jog)
63 Spectator’s Prediction
64 The Joker’s Prediction
65 Open Prediction (Deal Through)
66 First Variation
67 Second Variation
68 Third Variation
69 Fourth Variation
70 Open Prediction (Switch Method)
71 Latest Spectator’s Open Prediction
72 The Unwritten Prediction
73 SS Open Prediction

74 Part Three - Satiricon

75 Cardmanship
76 Further Cardmanship
77 Excerpt from the Adventures of Harry Inane
78 In Search of a Name
79 Lester Overton - Tragic Hero
80 Ask the Millwright
81 La Fleury, Pagan Cardicienne
82 Dove Dopping From All Over
83 Card Miracle Extraordinare
84 Excerpt From a Dialogue Overheard At a Convention
85 We're Going to Chicago
86 Footnote to Ferris

87 Part Four - Cardless in Gaza

88 Coin Concatenation
89 Professor's Incubus
90 Chinese Enigma
91 Notes on the Ball Vase
92 Vase Finesse
93 Automatic Boston Box
94 Tibettan Checkers

95 Part Five - Congeries of Collectors

96 Marlo's Initial Collectors
97 Tilt Collectors
98 Dingle's Collectors
99 All You Have to Do is Watch
100 All You Had to Do is Watch and Still You're Not Happy
101 Those Collectors Again
102 Ambush
103 Easy Ambush
104 Clean Ambush
105 Let's Ambush and Kill the Collectors
106 Collect Double

107 Part Six - 16 Ways To Look At Sandwiches

108 A Lay Person Makes His Own
109 Bluff Sandwich
110 Dunbury Sandwich
111 Flash Sandwich
112 Eyed Jack Sandwich
113 Late-Nite Sandwich
114 Delayed Sandwich
115 Have Another Sandwich
116 Off Shoot
117 No-Force Vanish and Recovery
118 Pre-Peeked Deuce Sandwich
119 Split Sandwiches
120 Selling A Sandwich
121 A Sandwich Approach
122 Royal Divers
123 Signature Transposition

124 Part Seven: Estimations

125 The Too-Perfect Theory
126 13 Ways Of Looking At Criticism
127 Albert Goshman - Boob On The Tube?
128 A Dialogue With Merritt
129 An Open Letter To Nick Trost
130 Faro Fantasy, Finagling, and Paul Swinord
131 Vernon, Gibson, and Sharpe
132 Dunbury's Delusions
133 Riffs By Christ
134 Graffiti
135 Publisher’s Postscript - A Riposte Rather Than A Rip-off

136 Part Eight: Mentalmazements

137 Card-Nundrums
138 Friendly Persuasion
139 Air Mail Prediction
140 Mario On The Christ Force
141 Another Visit
142 Original R and B Phantom
143 Simplex or Complex
144 The Chicago Miracle
145 Pocket Princess
146 Si Stebbins Sorcery
147 Si Stebbins On The Road
148 1840 Prediction
149 999 Miracle
150 The Princess Trick
151 The Joker Reads Minds
152 Thoughts On Money Power
153 Three Square Deal Duplicated
154 Blue Intruder Strikes Again
155 Variation and Feat
156 Visible Phantoms
157 Who's Hockley?
158 You Did It Again!

159 Part Nine: Killer Apps

160 Four-Ace Foolery
161 Ace-Cutting Without Double-Cutting
162 Black Aces - Red Kings
163 Four Ace Stop
164 Almost Like Trick Cards
165 This Is A Four-King Trick
166 Jump-Jump Aces
167 Castillon-Olram Aces
168 Nomad Aces

169 Pack Stabbing
170 Ad-Jacent
171 The Stabbing Myth
172 Sid's Super Stab

173 Arch Triumphs
174 No-Turn Triumph
175 King’s Triumph

176 Kato’s Trick
177 Over Here, Of Course!
178 Fly Me To The Moon
179 Gone To Earth
180 Swinford On "Over Here, Of Course!"

181 Signed or Unsigned Cards To
182 I Won’t Even Look
183 New Aces To Pocket
184 Quadruple Fingertip Cards To Pocket
185 Logical Challenge Cards To Pocket
186 Laser Card To Pocket
187 Repeat Signed Card To Card Case
188 Signed Card Transposition

189 Twists and Turns
190 Hamman Twist
191 Twist Again
192 Tickfaw Twist
193 Wheeling Three

194 Tunnel Trickery
195 Krenzel’s Tunnel
196 Dingle’s Tunnel

197 Liars For Hire
198 Notes On The Lie-Speller
199 Unknown Speller
200 Lie-Detector Speller
201 Liar’s Fortune

202 All Backs Tacks
203 The Wrong Deck
204 Pardon My Backs!

205 Intermezzo Stuff
206 Lasso-Due-Tre
207 Hands Off Reverse
208 Almost Making It
209 Fickle Card's Fingered Fate
210 Viet Nam Trick
211 One Fantastic Move
212 Melding Pot
213 The Missing Hour
214 Surprise Packet
215 In Case Of A Miss
216 A Quickie
217 Exhibitionism
218 Cased-In Disappearance
219 Black-Hole Switcheroo
220 Notes On a Miracle

221 Wheeling and Dealing
222 Sober Slop Shuffle
223 Additions to Marlo's "Matching Miracle"
Product Details
No. of Pages 415
Height x Width 10.0 x 12.0  inch
First Edition Yes
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor