Chanin, Jack: Encyclopedia of Sleeving
©1937 Jack Chanin
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 90 pages
Encyclopedia of Sleeving
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Comments: "1st and Only Complete Treatise on Sleeve Magic. Thoroughly Illustrated, Comprehensively Described, Equal to Personal Instructions."
Available as a 52 page PDF e-Book ©2010 from, or as part of the Chanin collection CD from The Miracle Factory.


4 A Tiny Message from Rosini (Paul Rosini)
8 Just a Word to My Many Friends (Chanin)
9 Letter from Al Baker
8 Letter from Chanin to Al Baker
10 This is Basically Important!: introductory tips
13 Sleeving: about
15 Sleeving a Cigar
17 Retrieving Cigars, Cigarettes, Coins
19 Sleeving Cards
20 J.C. Multiplying Cards
23 J.C. Six Card Repeat
25 J.C. An Old Masterpiece
27 J.C. Mind Reading Supreme
29 J.C. Have a Smoke
32 J.C. Making Money
33 J.C. Wandering Coin
35 J.C. Pied Piper
37 J.C. Reincarnation
41 J.C. The Amazing Yarn
43 J.C. Stack of Halves and Quarters
48 French Drop
49 J.C. Table Knife from Purse
49 J.C. Presto-Chango
51 J.C. Amazing Production
53 J.C. Pencil Poof, Etc.
55 J.C. Snap Vanish
56 J.C. Up the Sleeve
56 J.C. Sucker Gag
58 Another Basic Principle
62 Basic
62 J.C. Light at Fingertips
64 J.C. Cry Buffalo
65 A Tailor Dream
70 Vanishing Spoon
71 J.C. Squeeze Vanish
72 J.C. Expanding Die
74 J.C. Egg Bag, Billiard Balls, Color Changing Knives: tips
75 Razor Blade Trick Needles
78 Watch the Watch
80 Practice Practice Practice
81 Chart of 25 Items
83 Ads for Other Chanin Books