Basic Card Technique
Norman, Anthony
D. Robbins & Co (1964)
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Softcover, saddle-stitched 
London  eng
Norman, Anthony: Basic Card Technique
©1948 Max Andrews
Hardcover, w/dj, 298 pages
©1964 Corinda's Magic, Comb-Bound
©1968 Louis Tannen
©1968, 1996 D. Robbins & Co., Brooklyn, NY
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 7x11", 77 pages

Comments: Wide range but brief entries.

Contents: (from D. Robbins edition)

1 Forword (Francis Haxton)
3 Glossary Of Terms

5 Chapter One The Pass
5 What is the Pass?
5 The Function of the Pass
5 The Importance of the Pass
5 Practice: with an application
6 Misdirection
6 Riffle Pass: with application
7 Herrmann Pass
8 Hindu Shuffle Pass
8 A.N Thumb Count Pass
9 Bridge And Cut Pass
10 Simple Pass
10 Passing a Card From the Top To Bottom of the Pack
10 Passing a Card From the Bottom of the Pack to the Top

10 Chapter Two Locations
10 Definition And Scope
10 Key Card Location
10 Master Card Location
11 Marked Card Locations:
11 - Daubing
11 - Crimping
11 - Nicking
11 Locations By Arrangement
11 One-Way Pack Location
11 Stripper Pack Location
11 Injogged Card Location
11 Side Jogged Card Location
12 Delayed Location
12 Thumb Slide Location
12 Slip Location

12 Chapter Three Palming
12 The Background And Technique of Palming
13 Palming The Top Card - Two Hands
13 - First Method
13 - Second Method
13 - Third Method
14 Palming The Top Card - Left Hand
14 Palming The Top Card - One Hand Only
14 - First Method
14 - Second Method
15 Palming From The Middle Of The Pack
15 - First Method, Chosen Card
15 - Second Method, Any Card
15 Palming A Packet Of Cards
15 - First Method
15 - Second Method
16 - Third Method - A.N. Thumb Count Palm
16 - Fourth Method - A.N. Turnover Palm
16 - Fifth Method - Vertical Palm No. 1
17 - Sixth Method - Vertical Palm No. 2
17 Replacement Of Palmed Cards
17 - First Method
17 - Second Method
17 Palm To Palm Acquitment

18 Chapter Four Forcing
18 Definition And Technique
18 Long Card Force
18 Simple Cut Force
19 Slip Cut Force
19 Deception Cut Force
20 Under Cover Force
20 Spectator's Reversal Force
21 Thrust And Slip Force
21 Joker Thrust Force
21 Obstacle Force
22 Forcing By Numbers
22 Set Up Force
22 Faced Pack Force
22 Special Packs for Forcing

23 Chapter Five The False Cut
23 Introduction
23 Cuts Retaining the Entire Order of the Pack
23 - Pass Cut
23 - Slide Cut
23 - Jump Cut
24 - Double Cut, First Method
24 - Double Cut, Second Method
24 Cuts Retaining the Top Card
24 - Slip Cut
25 Cuts Retaining the Bottom Card
25 - A.N. Thumb Slide Cut
25 Cuts Retaining a Top Stock
25 Cuts Retaining a Bottom Stock
25 - First Method
25 - Second Method

26 Chapter Six The False Shuffle
26 Function And Importance
26 False Shuffle Retaining The Top Card Only
26 False Shuffle Retaining The Bottom Card Only
26 Riffle Shuffle Retaining The Top And Bottom Cards
26 False Shuffle Retaining A Top Stock
26 - First Method
26 - Second Method
26 False Shuffle Retaining A Bottom Stock
26 - First Method
26 - Second Method
27 False Shuffles Retaining The Original Order Of The Entire Pack
27 - First Method
27 - Second Method (Max Andrews)
27 - Third Method - Greek Shuffle
27 - Fourth Method - Haymow Shuffle
28 - Fifth Method - The Push-Through
28 Running

29 Chapter Seven The False Count
29 To Count A Packet Of Cards As Less Than It Really Is
29 - First Method, Glide False Count
29 - Second Method - Fred Barlow's False Count
29 To Count A Packet Of Cards As More Than It Really Is - The Brown-Norman Method

30 Chapter Eight The Double Lift
30 Function And Importance
30 First Method
30 Second Method
31 Third Method
31 Fourth Method A.N. Double Lift
31 Fifth Method A.N. Double Lift Substitute

32 Chapter Nine The Top And Bottom Change
32 Introduction
32 Standard Top Change
32 Alternative Top Change
32 A.N. Top Change
33 Hugard New Top Change
34 Standard Bottom Change
34 Alternative Bottom Change
34 Mexican Turnover

35 Chapter Ten The Glide Or Slip
35 Function
35 Bottom Glide
36 Edward Victor’S Glide
36 Top Glide

36 Chapter Eleven The Glimpse Or Peek
36 Function And Importance
37 Top Glimpse
37 - First Method
37 - Second Method
37 - Third Method
37 - Fourth Method
38 - Fifth Method
38 - Sixth Method
38 Bottom Glimpse
38 - First Method
38 - Second Method
38 - Third Method
38 - Fourth Method
39 - Fifth Method - Hindu Shuffle
39 - Sixth Method
39 Centre Glimpse
39 - First Method - Hindu Shuffle
39 - Second Method
39 - Fourth Method
40 The Mirror Ring

40 Chapter Twelve Reversing And Turning Over Of Cards
40 Reversing
40 - First Method
40 - Second Method
41 - Third Method
41 - Fourth Method
41 - Fifth Method
41 - Sixth Method
41 - Seventh Method
42 Turning Over
42 - First Method
42 - Second Method
42 - Third Method
42 - Fourth Method
42 - Fifth Method
42 Facing The Pack

43 Chapter Thirteen Treating The Cards
43 Fanning Powder
43 Slicking
43 Roughing
43 Waxing
44Daubing

44 Chapter Fourteen Prepared Cards
44 Svengali Pack
44 - Handling the Pack
44 - The Svengali Force
45 Mene-Tekel Pack
45 Stripper Or Biseaute Pack
45 Rough And Smooth Pack
45 All Alike Forcing Pack
45 Two And Three Bank Forcing Packs
45 Double Backed Cards
45 Double Faced Cards
45 Cards Used for Location Purposes
45 - Long Cards
45 - Wide Cards
46 - Short Cards
46 - Narrow Cards
46 - Trimmed Cards
46 - Cards With Projections
46 - Raised Cards
46 - Split Cards
46 - Marked Cards

46 Chapter Fifteen Card Subtleties
46 Card Indexes
47 Pre-Arranged Cards
47 - Eight Kings Set-Up
47 - Si Stebbins Set-Up
47 - Spelling Set-Up
47 Thumb Nail Writer
48 Saliva Card Vanish
48 Duplicate Cards
48 Stranger Cards
48 Miscalling
49 Reversed Card Cut
49 Colour Changing Pack
49 Thumb Count

49 Chapter Sixteen Card Climaxes - Producing The Chosen Card
49 Slap!
49 Aerial Turnover
50 Invisible Card Change
50 Pip Change Production
50 Simple Spelling Production
51 Error And Spell Production
51 Spectator's Location
51 Visible Card Change
52 Heads It Is!
52 On Your Mind
52 Lady Is Shy
52 Card Penetration Through Hand
53 Card Penetration Through Silk
54 Card Detectives
54 Diminishing Returns
55 Spectator's Coincidence Discovery
55 Think Stop Production
55 Discovery At Spectator’s Number
55 A Card Manifestation
56 Spectator’s Card Reversed

56 Chapter Seventeen Flourishes
56 Aerial Riffle Shuffle
57 Cascade
57 Interweaving
58 Springing The Cards
58 Waterfall
59 Arm Spread
59 Arm Spread And Catch
59 Arm Spread And Turnover
60 Double Arm Spread And Turnover
60 Turnover And Catch From Table
60 Boomerang Card
60 One Hand Cut
61 Simple Colour Change

62 Chapter Eighteen Back And Front Palm
62 Back Palm
62 Continuous Back And Front Palm
63 Production Of Single Card From Back-Palmed Position
63 Production Of Single Card From Front-Palmed Position
63 Back And Front Acquitment With Silk
64 Concealing A Card With Fingers Wide Apart
64 Back-Palming Several Cards
65 Producing Cards Singly From A Back-Palmed Packet
65 Back And Front Acquitment With A Packet Of Cards
65 Single Fan Production
65 Continuous Fan Production
65 - First Method
66 - Second Method
66 Loading And Stealing
66 Production Of Several Cards From Normal Palm Position
67 Card Penetration Of Silk

67 Chapter Nineteen Fanning
67 Introduction
68 Selection And Treatment Of Cards
68 Two-Handed Fan
68 Closing The Fan
68 Reverse Fan
69 Index And Blank Fans
69 Diminishing Fan
70 Double Fan
70 Single-Handed Fan
71 Slow Fan
71 Giant Fan
71 Stripping the Giant Fan
71 M.A. Single Fan (Max Andrews)
71 M.A. Diminishing Fan
71 M.A. Double Fan
72 M.A. Giant Fan
72 M.A. Slow Motion One Hand Fan

72 Chapter Twenty Presentation
72 Personal Appearance
72 Dress
73 Make Up
73 Care Of The Hands
73 Controlling Hand Movements
73 Apparatus And Properties
73 Colour Schemes
73 Tables
74 The Entrance
74 First Effect
74 Diction And Patter
75 Music
75 Movement
75 Applause
75 Bowing
75 Winning And Holding Your Audience
76 Dealing With Interruptions
76 Handling Volunteer Assistants
76 Calling For Volunteer Assistants
76 The Awkward Customer
77 When Things Go Wrong
77 Routining
77 Concluding Effect
Product Details
No. of Pages 161
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Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor