Clever, Eddie: Thought Wings Onward
Mental Magic for Magicians
©1945 Abbott Magic Co., Colon, MI
Softcover, tape-bound, 8.5x11", 118 pages
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Eddie Clever: Thougt Wings Onward

Comments: Originally started as a serial in Abbott's The Tops magazine, but the book has been updated and expanded. Part One is also available as part of Abbot's Strange Secrets Volume One, edited by Gordon Miller, and Part Two of this book is available as part of Strange Secrets Volume Two.


3 Dedication
4 Acknowledgement
5 Introduction
8 Foreword

9 Part One Concerning - The Philosophy of Mental Magic

9 Prologue: a brief conjecture and essay of the evolution of the wise man
12 Chapter One Heritage of the Past: the attraction of mentalism
15 Chapter Two Something About Qualifying: gaining a knowledge of psychology, palmistry, mumerology, etc
19 Chapter Three something More About Qualifying: gaining a knowledge of character reading, hypnostim, etc.
23 Chapter Four Something About Presentation: gaining a knowledge of character reading, hypnostim, etc.
31 Chapter Five Weber Speaks - Something More About Presentation: thoughts by Herman Weber
36 Chapter Six Something Concerning Programs: how to build your program
41 Chapter Seven Something About Patter
46 Chapter Eight Much Ado About Ethics

54 Part Two Concerning the Practice of Mental Magic

54 Preface - Part Two

54 Section One With Cards, One Man
54 Chapter One
54 The Mentalist's Kit
56 An Opening (Eddie Clever)
58 Impossible - Yet? (Wagner)
65 Location by Cut (Eddie Clever)
68 Not Logical - Yet? (Eddie Clever)
71 Coincidende - Or? (Eddie Clever)

76 Section Two With Cards, Two Persons
76 Point (Eddie Clever)
77 Simplicity Card Code (Eddie Clever)
78 Through the Ether (Eddie Clever)
81 The Medium Walks (Eddie Clever)

85 Chapter Two Concerning Devious Methods of Dark Deception
85 The Phantom Signer (Eddie Clever)
87 Hypnotism (Caryl Fleming)
88 Power of Suggestion (Stewart James)
90 Look - I See Dimply (Teral Garrett)
92 With a Telephone Directory (Dunninger)
96 A Tinted Conceit (Eddie Clever)
98 The Medium Calculates (Eddie Clever)
100 Chapter Three In Which We Consider the Mindreading Act
100 Theory
104 A Complete One-Man Routine (Eddie Clever)
113 Impromptu Mindreading (Mahendra)
117 Epilogue
118 Bibliography