tour des trois bijoux rendu plus simple & plus merveilleux. \n three objects (jewelry, watch, cigarette case) are selected by three people and all get some playing cards which are added after some rules, performer divines who has which object \n henri decremps
1785
supplément a la magie blanche dévoillée
Henri Decremps

Tour des trois Bijoux rendu plus simple & plus merveilleux.

1785

Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée

235



four packets of cards having been formed face downwards on the table, to discover the total value of the undermost cards \n \n unknown \n any number of packets of cards having been formed face downwards on the table, to discover the total value of the undermost cards. \n unknown
1876
modern magic
Unknown

Four Packets of Cards having been Formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards

Related to

1876

Modern Magic

49



any number of packets of cards having been formed face downwards on the table, to discover the total value of the undermost cards. \n with formula for any number of cards \n unknown \n four packets of cards having been formed face downwards on the table, to discover the total value of the undermost cards \n unknown
1890
more magic
Unknown

Any number of Packets of Cards having been formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards.

Related to

1890

More Magic

23



new numerical trick with cards \n three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile \n unknown
1890
more magic
Unknown

New Numerical Trick with Cards

1890

More Magic

25



to name the bottom card of each of three heaps of cards \n performer divines bottom cards of three piles by making up mathematical rules with other drawn cards \n unknown
1890
more magic
Unknown

To name the Bottom Card of each of Three Heaps of Cards

1890

More Magic

88



ne plus ultra  first method \n pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, the performer divines the cards in facedown layout, also alternative with marked deck or stripper, "quadrating" (p. 50) \n unknown \n das non plus ultrakunststück \n unknown
1897
new era card tricks
Unknown

Ne Plus Ultra  First Method

Also published here

1897

New Era Card Tricks

48



ne plus ultra  second method \n pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, spectator deals through cards and performer stops him at all selections \n unknown \n das non plus ultrakunststück \n unknown
1897
new era card tricks
Unknown

Ne Plus Ultra  Second Method

Also published here

1897

New Era Card Tricks

55



das non plus ultrakunststück \n pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, the performer divines the cards in facedown layout, translation by john willmann \n unknown \n ne plus ultra  first method \n unknown \n das non plus ultrakunststück \n unknown
1900
die zauberwelt
Unknown

Das non plus ultraKunststück

Related toAlso published here

May 1900

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 6 No. 5)

67



das non plus ultrakunststück \n part two of translation, with marked and stripper deck variants \n unknown \n das non plus ultrakunststück \n unknown
1900
die zauberwelt
Unknown

Das non plus ultraKunststück

Related to

June 1900

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 6 No. 6)

83



das non plus ultrakunststück \n  zweite methode
pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, spectator deals through cards and performer stops him at all selections \n unknown \n ne plus ultra  second method \n unknown
1900
die zauberwelt
Unknown

Das Non plus ultraKunststück

Also published here

July 1900

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 6 No. 7)

99



das erraten der zahl der points mehrerer karten \n piles made by counting up to fifteen from whatever value the first card of each pile is, sum of bottom cards of piles divined \n robert lenz
1901
die zauberwelt
Robert Lenz

Das Erraten der Zahl der Points mehrerer Karten

July 1901

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 7 No. 7)

102



von drei karten, welche drei verschiedene personen gezogen haben, die zu nennen, welche eine jede gezogen hat \n three spectators do some calculation with their selections after which the performer know who has which card \n unknown
1902
die zauberwelt
Unknown

Von drei Karten, welche drei verschiedene Personen gezogen haben, die zu nennen, welche eine jede gezogen hat

Nov. 1902

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 8 No. 11)

174



a psychic card feat \n after some calculations the spectator selects a card that the performer divines \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

A Psychic Card Feat

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

186



a matter of debit and credit \n "i have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards \n unknown \n estimation \n gene "phantini" grant \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n mike gallo
1938
greater magic
Unknown

A Matter of Debit and Credit

Variations

1938

Greater Magic

157



bridge mentalo \n freely selected card is found out after some calculation with its value and suit \n oscar h. paulson
1939
the jinx 51100
Oscar H. Paulson

Bridge Mentalo

1939

The Jinx 51100
(Issue Summer Extra 1939)

411



the whispering spirit \n packet is cut and subtracted from a unknown calculation (age x nine), amount of cards in packet is divined when result is named \n bob hummer \n the whispering spirit \n bob hummer
1941
the whispering spirit
Bob Hummer

The Whispering Spirit

Also published here

1941

The Whispering Spirit

1



count ten! \n on from ten cards is divined, also possible over the phone \n jack miller
1945
the phoenix 51100
Jack Miller

Count Ten!

1945

The Phoenix 51100
(Issue 96)

389



purely mental \n card divination, without cards, mathematical divination \n charles kalish
1945
hugard's magic monthly — volumes i, ii, iii and iv
Charles Kalish

Purely Mental

Mar. 1945

Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV
(Vol. 2 No. 10)

109



dual decisions \n spectator's card is divined with 2 other cards (suit & value) \n warren wiersbe
1946
mental cases with cards
Warren Wiersbe

Dual Decisions

1946

Mental Cases With Cards

24



3<sup>2</sup> \n selection process with square layout \n russell "rusduck" duck \n 3<sup>2</sup> deal duplicated \n ken beale \n russell "rusduck" duck \n marvin johnson
1946
the phoenix 101150
Russell "Rusduck" Duck

3^{2}

Variations

1946

The Phoenix 101150
(Issue 109)

439



kilroy gets around \n message appears on card, mathematical procedure \n bob hummer \n kilroy gets around \n bob hummer
1947
3 trix new easy to do
Bob Hummer

Kilroy Gets Around

Also published here

1947

3 Trix New Easy To Do

1



telling a chosen card \n divine value of playing card via mathematical method (multiply by three, add six, divide by three) \n unknown
1949
tricks and stunts with playing cards
Unknown

Telling a Chosen Card

1949

Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards

25



miracle spot revelation \n divine number of spots on card, very procedural and mathematical \n unknown
1949
tricks and stunts with playing cards
Unknown

Miracle Spot Revelation

1949

Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards

36



double duty \n no. 39, spectator secretly transfers a number of cards (one to ten) to magician's packet, magician produces card with same value \n john scarne
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Double Duty

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

71



the card that tells \n no. 43, mathematical trick, divine how many cards spectator pocketed \n jack spalding
1950
scarne on card tricks
Jack Spalding

The Card That Tells

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

76



the magic number trick \n no. 52, mathematical card trick \n jack miller
1950
scarne on card tricks
Jack Miller

The Magic Number Trick

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

93



walsh's long distance card trick \n no. 67, divine number of pocketed cards over phone \n audley walsh \n long distance \n audley walsh
1950
scarne on card tricks
Audley Walsh

Walsh's Long Distance Card Trick

Also published here

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

123



the puzzler \n no. 70, mathematical procedure, add up to twelve \n bob short
1950
scarne on card tricks
Bob Short

The Puzzler

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

129



cardology or, a card trick without cards \n no. 118, magician divines thoughtof card after spectator follows mathematical procedure and announces the result \n harry blackstone
1950
scarne on card tricks
Harry Blackstone

Cardology or, A Card Trick Without Cards

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

229



on the square \n no. 143, magician divines number of faceup cards in spectator's pocket \n eddie joseph
1950
scarne on card tricks
Eddie Joseph

On the Square

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

275



numbers at work \n card is divined by building the square root of two piles \n john snyder
1955
one more thought on cards
John Snyder

Numbers at Work

1955

One More Thought on Cards

307



ddd dial a date deal \n two rows of eight cards are dealt on the table, some face up and some face down, spectator selects a name on a sheet and turns cards over corresponding to the number next to the name, performer's back is turned and when he looks at cards name can be divined \n bob hummer \n dial a date deal \n bob hummer
1955 (ca.)
ddd
Bob Hummer

DDD Dial A Date Deal

Related to

1955 (ca.)

DDD

1



the five poker hands \n five spectators dealt five cards each, think of one, put back and redealt, divine all the selections \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

The Five Poker Hands

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

3



the missing card \n method to clock the deck to find missing card \n unknown \n jordan's method \n charles t. jordan \n martin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

The Missing Card

Variations

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

10



mathematics \n three cards are revealed with a mathematical calculation \n nate leipzig
1963
dai vernon's tribute to nate leipzig
Nate Leipzig

Mathematics

1963

Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig

163



the onetoten red and black mystery \n ten cards from ace to king are used, five red and five black cards. spectator thinks of a number and adds a number from the cards, performer produces two cards which equal the total \n bob ostin
1968
fingertip fantasies
Bob Ostin

The OneToTen Red and Black Mystery

1968

Fingertip Fantasies

73



3<sup>2</sup> deal duplicated \n selection process with square layout, combination of ken beale's "square deal" (ibidem #23) and rusduck \n ken beale \n russell "rusduck" duck \n marvin johnson \n 3<sup>2</sup> \n russell "rusduck" duck
1970
hierophant
Ken Beale, Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Marvin Johnson

3^{2} Deal Duplicated

Inspired by

1970

Hierophant
(Issue 3)

126



dieduction \n card is counted to, number arrived at with dice \n dr. leslie albert
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7
Dr. Leslie Albert

DieDuction

1972

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7

86



the two pile trick \n \n edward g. brown \n der zweipäckchen trick \n edward g. brown \n the clueless card trick \n unknown
1973
the card magic of edward g. brown
Edward G. Brown

The Two Pile Trick

VariationsAlso published here

1973

The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown

74



more on coincidence \n \n edward marlo \n gene nielsen
1974
the unexpected card book
Edward Marlo, Gene Nielsen

More on Coincidence

1974

The Unexpected Card Book

101



past 1984 ... beyond 2001 \n cards with esp symbols are found, mathematical \n alexander
1974
magick
Alexander

Past 1984 ... Beyond 2001

1974

Magick
(Issue 93)

461



divining the total of three bottom cards \n performer divines total number of bottom cards of three piles \n nick trost
1976
subtle card magic — part two
Nick Trost

Divining the Total of Three Bottom Cards

1976

Subtle Card Magic — Part Two

18



der zweipäckchen trick \n \n edward g. brown \n the two pile trick \n edward g. brown
1978
intermagic
Edward G. Brown

Der Zweipäckchen Trick

Also published here

Dec. 1978

Intermagic
(Vol. 5 No. 4)

137



computer card trick \n with introduction by karl fulves
computer program with which any selected card can be divined, program guesses color, suit, etc. correctly \n christopher morgan \n "computer card trick" (christopher morgan, on computing, fall 1979) \n brainiac card trick \n jim snapp \n programmed lie detector \n michael powers
1979
interlocutor
Christopher Morgan

Computer Card Trick

VariationsAlso published here "Computer Card Trick" (Christopher Morgan, On Computing, Fall 1979)

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 34)

132



hummer's 18 card mystery \n spectator takes eighteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and divines the amount of reversed cards \n bob hummer \n hummer's 18 card mystery \n bob hummer \n still scheming \n peter duffie \n informant \n karl fulves \n 37 threes \n karl fulves \n the rule for red \n karl fulves
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Hummer's 18 Card Mystery

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

7



five card baffle \n one of five cards is divined, offbeat method \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Five Card Baffle

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

12



the whispering spirit \n packet is cut and substracted from a unknown calculation (age x nine), amount of cards in packet is divined when result is named \n bob hummer \n the whispering spirit \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

The Whispering Spirit

Also published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

28



grant's hummer trick \n some cards in hand and some in pocket, amount of both is divined \n u. f. grant \n layman's destiny \n justin higham
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
U. F. Grant

Grant's Hummer Trick

Related to

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

29



dial a date deal \n two rows of eight cards are dealt on the table, some face up and some face down, spectator selects a name on a sheet and turns cards over corresponding to the number next to the name, performer's back is turned and when he looks at cards name can be divined \n bob hummer \n diskette \n philip t. goldstein \n ddd dial a date deal \n bob hummer \n the bible code \n peter duffie
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Dial a Date Deal

Related toVariations

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

31



hummer card mystery \n several cards removed from deck, and some put in pocket, when performer gets balance of cards he knows how many cards are in pocket \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Hummer Card Mystery

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

34



kilroy gets around \n message appears on card, mathematical procedure \n bob hummer \n kilroy gets around \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Kilroy Gets Around

Also published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

36



stop  thief!!! \n cards with license numbers on them, deck of playing cards used to divine the number \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Stop  Thief!!!

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

37



shylock \n card divination over the phone, instruction game \n karl fulves \n shylock's card \n karl fulves
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Karl Fulves

Shylock

Also published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

67



voodoo fortune telling \n cards with questions on one side and different pictures of zombies on the other side, one question is selected and cards separated several times while checking different features of the zombies, eventually a four digit number is evaluated and leads to the answer of the question in a book, system is explained with playing cards \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Voodoo Fortune Telling

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

73



hummer's fortune telling book \n cards with questions on one side and different pictures of zombies on the other side, one question is selected and cards separated several times while checking different features of the zombies, eventually a four digit number is evaluated and leads to the answer of the question in a book \n martin gardner \n martin gardner \n martin gardner \n james e. sansotera \n james e. sansotera
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Martin Gardner

Hummer's Fortune Telling Book

Related toVariations

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

77



think a word \n disc to select an spell any card, card is divined, back turned (1964) \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Think a Word

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

91



james e. sansotera \n version of hummer's fortune telling book, without book method \n james e. sansotera \n hummer's fortune telling book \n martin gardner
1981
bob hummer's collected secrets
James E. Sansotera

James E. Sansotera

Inspired by

1981

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

115



matheight \n principle, ace to eight of a suit are used, mentally chosen card is found after three deals, then both piles have same total, removed card can be named \n howard a. adams \n eerie cards \n kent arthur
1981
oicufesp
Howard A. Adams

Matheight

Inspired by

1981

OICUFESP
(Issue 7  Matheight Miracles)

1



mental amazement \n no. 28, two cards at two numbers counted to and removed, number added with values of the cards, both cards divined \n harry canar \n karl fulves
1983
selfworking number magic
Harry Canar, Karl Fulves

Mental Amazement

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

47



the decoder card trick \n no. 34, numbers translated into letters to arrive at name of selection \n howard wurst
1983
selfworking number magic
Howard Wurst

The Decoder Card Trick

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

56



just a few wrinkles... \n mathematical card trick, spectator arrives at three digit number, performer uses three digit number to divine three cutto cards and also spectator's age \n stephen tucker \n guessing someone's age \n unknown
1984
the cardmadgic of stephen tucker
Stephen Tucker

Just a few wrinkles...

Inspired by

1984

The CardMadgic of Stephen Tucker

7



red magic \n no. 18, spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines numbers \n karl fulves \n red magic \n peter alexis
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Red Magic

Also published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

26



shylock's card \n no. 27, one of three kings selected and divined over phone \n karl fulves \n mathematical 3card monte \n karl fulves \n shylock \n karl fulves
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Shylock's Card

Inspired byAlso published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

37



the perfect stopper \n spectator deals card on table and can stop anywhere, performer knows / names card \n steven youell \n blind side \n tom craven
1994
the trapdoor — volume three
Steven Youell

The Perfect Stopper

Variations

1994

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 51)

940



think of a card \n no. 3, spectator takes any card and does calculations with its identity from which performer divines it \n karl fulves
1995
easy magic
Karl Fulves

Think of a Card

1995

Easy Magic

3



mum miracle \n \n nick trost \n "thoughtocard" (g. p. appaduri, mum, march 1971)
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

MUM Miracle

Inspired by "ThoughtOCard" (G. P. Appaduri, MUM, March 1971)

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

132



to discover value of two cards drawn from the pack of fiftytwo, without seeing any cards \n no. 27, mathematical calculation with two values \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

To Discover Value of Two Cards Drawn from the Pack of Fiftytwo, Without Seeing Any Cards

1999

Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks

73



an arithmetical mystery \n no. 32, two piles made, spectator does some calculation with the amount in each pile and then performer names the amounts \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

An Arithmetical Mystery

1999

Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks

74



to discover the respective holders of three cards or objects \n no. 33, similar to reference \n ellis stanyon \n to discover names of three cards chosen by three different people \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

To Discover the Respective Holders of Three Cards or Objects

Related to

1999

Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks

75



miraculous coincidence \n magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards \n ralph w. hull \n roberto giobbi \n "still simpler" (r. w. hull, sandu writes again, 1934, paul stadelman)
2000
card college — volume 4
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi

Miraculous Coincidence

Inspired by "Still Simpler" (R. W. Hull, Sandu Writes Again, 1934, Paul Stadelman)

2000

Card College — Volume 4

891



divination three by four \n object laid out in a matrix, one is selected and divined \n reinhard müller \n reinhard müller's "3x3 square divination" in "precursor" lxiii, 1998.
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Reinhard Müller

Divination Three by Four

Related to Reinhard Müller's "3x3 Square Divination" in "Precursor" LXIII, 1998.

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

102



dialadie \n riffle shuffle, twelve cards dealt on table, number of cards according to rolled die transferred, downunderdeal done, ... eventually number on die revealed \n karl fulves \n stop order \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

DialADie

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

56



remains to be seen \n spectator cuts off some cards, remembers bottom card and puts pile in card case, after some calculation instructions the performer knows card and number of cards in case, kraitchik \n sam schwartz \n karl fulves \n easy as a<sup><sup>b</sup>⁄<sub>c</sub><sup> \n mel bennett
2004
latter day secrets
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves

Remains To Be Seen

Related to

2004

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 9)

363



the bible code \n eight tarot cards, using phone number from an address book some arrangements are done to find selection \n peter duffie \n dial a date deal \n bob hummer
2004
subtle miracles
Peter Duffie

The Bible Code

Inspired by

2004

Subtle Miracles

112



selected suit divination \n suit chosen, cards put in pockets of spectator and on packet handed to performer who is then able to announce how many cards of named suit are inside the pile \n tom craven \n little stranger \n bob hummer
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 6
Tom Craven

Selected Suit Divination

Related to

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 6

63



double boomerang \n two cards chosen, one is divined by magician, one is found in a sealed envelope. cards are chosen via mathematical procedure \n stewart james \n new tops, dec 1964
2007
the essential stewart james
Stewart James

Double Boomerang

Related to

2007

The Essential Stewart James

150



spirit whitsle \n whistle on string starts to make sounds, card is revealed \n john carney
2011
mr. mysto's wizard academy
John Carney

Spirit Whitsle

2011

Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy

73



queens gambit \n removed card is "divined" by analyzing four indifferent cards twice, then four of a kind transformation climax \n tony chang
2013
i was kidnapped
Tony Chang

Queens Gambit

2013

I Was Kidnapped

17



once removed \n deck is divided into three piles, spectator removes a card and its mate, two cards are divined, two different stacks explained \n michael murray \n stephen shaw
2014
a piece of my mind
Michael Murray, Stephen Shaw

Once Removed

2014

A Piece Of My Mind

242



3726 \n four people think of a value and then a suit. the magician names each of them. \n steve beam \n "look, no cards" (lewis jones, the book of revelations, 2014) \n 3726 for couples \n steve beam
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 10
Steve Beam

3726

Related to

2015

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 10

162



3726 for couples \n two people think of a value and then a suit to form two cards. the magician names both playing cards. \n steve beam \n 3726 \n steve beam
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 10
Steve Beam

3726 for Couples

Related to

2015

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 10

168



scorecard v \n mathematical revelation of a randomly generated number \n steve beam \n coincidence (george g. kaplan, the linking ring, feb. 1951) \n scorecard \n steve beam
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 9
Steve Beam

Scorecard V

Inspired by Coincidence (George G. Kaplan, The Linking Ring, Feb. 1951)
Related to

2015

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 9

145



an odyssey of an odd aussie \n revelation of a selected card. \n marty kane
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 9
Marty Kane

An Odyssey of an Odd Aussie

2015

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 9

183



barely thoughtof card miracle \n divine thought of card in a packet of eight cards by asking "yes" or "no" questions about whether their card is in one pile or not \n carlos santillan \n "merely thoughtof card miracle" (paul gordon, aldo colombini's self working packet tricks dvd)
2015
the saturday morning session
Carlos Santillan

Barely Thoughtof Card Miracle

Inspired by "Merely Thoughtof Card Miracle" (Paul Gordon, Aldo Colombini's Self Working Packet Tricks DVD)

2015

The Saturday Morning Session

17


