Glenn Gravatt: Encyclopedia of Self Working Card Tricks
Gravatt, Glenn: Encyclopedia of Self Working Card Tricks
©1936 Glenn Gravatt
Hardcover, no dj, 440 pages
Glenn Gravatt: Encyclopedia of Self Working Card
              Tricks
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Comments: Cover states by "Doctor Wilhelm Von Deusen and Glenn G. Gravatt", but some sources say Von Deusen was just a pseudonym for Glenn Gravatt.
This book was later revised and published by Jean Hugard as The Encyclopedia of Card Tricks.

Contents: (from listing in 2nd Encyclopedia):

13 Section One Best Card Tricks Part 1
13 Sleight of Foot
16 Card Miracle Certain methods
21 Gravatt’s Divino: 8 methods
26 Divino With Two Decks
27 Deck Exchange
27 Spirit Mathematician
30 Card and Crystal: 2 methods
32 Coincidence Extraordinary
33 Modernism in Mentalism
35 Parade of the Queens
35 Buried Alive
36 Out on Location
37 U Bite
37 Sure Locator
37 Magic Thrust
38 Psychic Card Feat
38 Naming Card in the Dark
39 The Midnight Marvel
39 Up Your Sleeve
39 Sterotyped
40 Mindreading With Cards
40 Mediumistic Stunt
40 Telepathic Control
41 Long Distance Telepathy
41 Hokus Pokus Card
 
43 Section Two Best Card Tricks Part 2
44 Four to One Detection
44 Excello Card Discovery
44 New Card Discovery
45 Keystone Card Discovery
45 The Impenetrable Stop
46 The Nifty Key
47 Mephisto Prediction
47 The Sequel
48 Infallible Detection
49 Upside Down
50 Surpasso
50 Five Card Mental Force
51 Just Think Mental Mystery
53 Matching the Aces
54 Couple of Cards Get Together
55 A Card and A Number
55 Impossible Card Discovery
56 The Finger Points
57 Mentalist's Card Staggerer
58 Miracle Location - Daub: 2 ways
60 Super Card Prediction
60 Automatic Second Deal
61 The Mental Masterpiece
63 The Guessing Contest
63 The Telepathic Selection
65 Alpacka
66 Magicardo
67 Find The Queen
 
70 Section 3 Miscellaneous Tricks
70 In the Dark
70 In His Pocket
71 Card Stabbing
71 Simplicity Four Ace Number One
72 Simplicity Four Ace Number Two
73 Do It Yourself Discovery
74 The Count Down Mystery
74 The Neat Card Detection
74 Self Control
75 Pick the Queen
75 Card Selected by Pulse Beat
76 Wrinkle for Card Manipulators
76 Master Mental Mystery
77 Get It
78 Improved Satan’s Prophecy
78 The Vanishing Pair
79 The Unknown Leaper
79 The Assistance Card Trick
80 The Flush Trick
81 Stampedo
81 Hourglass Cards
82 The Magi's Detection
83 Wonderful Card Divination
83 The Demon's Detection
84 The Poker Shark
85 The Impenetrable Destroyed Card
86 The Easy Card Discovery
86 The Psychic Card Test
86 Naming the Chosen Card
87 The Ideal Card Divination
87 The Number of Cards Divined
87 The Whispering Queen
87 The Egg and Card Mystery
88 Mental Telepathy
88 Williams' Card Trick
89 Divining Pack
89 Card and Number
89 The Great Psychic Card Feat
 
92 Section 4 The Double Backer
92 Two Card Monte (2 Methods)
95 The Repeating Card Turnover
95 The Coin Switch
95 The Initialed Card Transposition
97 Tho Initialed Card Telepathy
98 Turnover
99 Reversi
102 Seership Predicto
103 The Perfect Force
104 The Double Surprise
107 Transposition Supreme
109 The Red and Blue Transposition
110 Manuscript of 7 Tricks
116 The Double Back Force
116 The Single Card Force
116 Comedy Relief
117 Satan Behind You
118 Chameleon Backs
119 Another Remote Control
120 False Faces
122 Transposition Extraordinary
125 The Giant Acrobatic Cards

129 Section 5 You Do As I Do
129 General Remarks
129 Peculiar Coincidence
130 You Do As I Do
131 Identical Thought
132 Two Souls With A Single Thought
152 Follow Me
133 Miscellaneous Remarks
133 The Close Work Discovery
135 The Follow Up
136 Coincidence
137 Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde
138 You Do As I Do Again
139 Another You Do As I Do
140 Strange Coincidence
141 Coincidence Again
142 Sympathetic Sympathy
144 Synthetic Sympathy
145 Backs Up
147 Mental Coincidence
148 Coincidence
149 Marvelous Coincidence
151 Card Sympathy
152 Variation of Card Sympathy
152 You Do As I Do In the Dark
 
155 Section 6 Diachylon Cards
155 Diachylon
155 Mesmerized Cards
156 Melrose
156 Two Viewpoints
157 The Diachylon Stop Trick
157 Super Color Change Force
158 The Reversed Color Surprise
158 The Card in the Pocket
159 You Do As I Do - Diachylon
159 Ace Transposition
161 Remote Control Improved
162 Remote Control
164 Real Magical Vanish
165 The Queen Turns Over
166 The Acme Spirit Test
168 The Diachylon Book Test
169 The Diachylon Force
170 Another Diachylon Force
170 Number Please
170 Sympathetic Pair 1st Method
171 Sympathetic Pair 2nd Method
171 Sympathetic Pair 3rd Method
 
174 Section 7 The Slick Card
174 General Remarks
176 Half Moon Location
177 Location Plus
177 Everybody's Choice
177 Stage Location
178 Master Card Speller
179 Mystic Cut
179 Odd or Even
180 Manuscript with 10 Tricks
 
191 Section 8 One Way Backs Part 1
191 General Remarks
192 Five Card Stabbing
195 Thought Card Prodigy
195 The Five Senses
196 Divination Supreme
196 Premo Detection
197 Thought in Person
198 Think Stop
200 The Deck That Isn't
200 Twentieth Century Sorcery
202 The Four Pile Location
203 The Cut Deck Location
204 A Card is Found Once More
205 Odd or Even
206 Tho Alternate Detection
207 A Now Kink
207 Eight in a Rot
 
211 Section 9 One Way Backs Part 2
211 Red or Black
211 The Challenge of tho Year
212 The Mind in Retrospect
214 Card Location Supreme
215 The Hummer Detection
216 The Phantom Stab
218 Your Card Your Number
219 Instant Mindreading
220 Wrinkles
221 Reading the Cards
222 Tho Ne Plus Ultra Location
223 One to Ten Detection
224 Different One Way Backs
224 Incomprehendo
225 Transcendental Vision
227 A Reverse Move
227 Concluding Remarks
 
231 Section 10 Stacked Decks Part 1
231 General Remarks
232 One in Fourteen
232 Count Your Card
233 The Red and Blue Mixup
234 Fathomed Thought
234 Two Person Location
235 Fair and Square
235 Dual Sympathy
235 Another Sympathetic Mystery
236 Your Card
237 A Quaint Happening
257 The Great Card Location
238 Another Marvel
238 Read Them Off
239 The Fifteenth Card
239 Stop and Think
240 Reading the Cards
240 Lip Reading
240 The Master's Touch
241 Hero’s Your Card
241 Perfect Divination
242 Unique Telephone Test
242 Psychological Discernment
243 Eyes All Around
244 Super Count Down
245 Poker Demonstration
246 Card Divination
249 Card Memory
250 Sensitive Thoughts
251 Possible Impossibility
252 Pythagoras
253 The Great Detection
254 Thought Foretold
255 Fate and the Joker
255 Diabolical Transposition
256 Prophesied Spot Total
256 Wizard's Dream
257 Wizard's Will
 
260 Section 11 Stacked Decks Part 2
260 Mephistopheles' Touch
260 Cagliostro's Vision
261 New X-Ray
262 Shark Food
263 Quadruple Deck Mystery
264 Psycholia
265 Cremo Card Restoration
266 Psychic Prediction
266 The Mysterious Detective
267 Count tho Cut
268 The Discard Trick
268 Tho Ready Reckoner
269 The Pair Detection
270 The Dead Easy Location
270 Take a Peek
271 Strange Coincidence
271 Excello Discovery
272 Wonder Force
273 Improved Marvelous Divination
274 Odd or Even
275 Premier Book Test
277 Controlled Coincidence
279 Cut
280 Tho Poker Player's Dream
282 The Novel Card Discovery
 
285 Section 12 Spelling Tricks
285 Joker Spoiling
286 Son of a Gun
287 Thought Spoiling
288 You Selected The
289 Lazybones
289 Thought Card Spoiling
290 Card Spoiling Deluxe
291 The Knockout Speller
292 Tho Improved Chevalier
292 The Incomprehendo Speller
293 Think of a Card
294 Kater's Improved Spelling Trick
294 Seller’s Joker Spelling Trick
295 The Perfect Spelling Pack
295 Seller's Whispering Speller
296 Duplex Comedy Speller
296 Think It Spoil It
297 Perfection Speller
297 Farelli's Impromptu Speller
298 Double Speller
299 Spellino
302 Wizard Spelling Master
305 Spell It Yourself
306 Cannell's Spelling Bee
307 Howard's Simplex Speller
308 U Spell Your Card
309 Manuscript of Nine Methods
311 Manuscript of 14 Methods
317 Seller’s Speller Idea
318 Easy Spelling Trick
318 Gwynne’s Speller
318 Quadruple Speller
 
322 Section 13 The Svengali Deck
322 The Svengali Wonder: Five tricks
325 Tho Master Forcing Pack: 3 tricks
327 Brema’s Routine
331 Act With Svengali Pack
331 Prediction Supremo
333 Cards and Dice
334 Mindreading
334 Thought Transmission
334 The Prize V/inner
335 The Mirage
336 The Eye Popper
336 Mental Control
337 Say Stop
337 Mirage Cards
339 Mindreading
340 The Mystery Problem
 
345 Section 14 The Mene-Teckel Deck
345 General Directions (5 tricks)
347 Master Self Shifting Pack - 2 tricks
351 Complete Routine (6 tricks)
352 Orrin's Routine (5 tricks)
355 Cards and Slates
355 Coincidence
 
358 Section 15 The Stripper Deck
358 Directions for Using
358 Separating the Colors
359 The Four Aces
359 The Turned Card
359 In Any Position
359 Through a Handkerchief
360 Multiple Choice
360 The Falling Card
360 Bringing the Kings Together
360 Selected Card Through Table
361 Animated Card
361 General Instructions
362 Sense of Touch
363 Cutting the Chosen Card
363 Precipitation
363 The Blown Card
363 Fabled Curds
363 Tho Pocket
363 The Cut
364 Card and Glass
364 With a Confederate
364 Court Cards
364 Calling the Cards
364 Magnetism
365 At Any Number
365 Card Through Handkerchief
365 The Four Kings
366 Divining Knife
366 Card in Hat
366 Tho Fixed Card
367 Reunion
367 Satan's Mail
367 Card and Plate
367 Rising Cards
568 More Rising Cards
368 Startling Card
368 Cards From Air
368 Acrobatic Jacks
369 Captain Card
369 Flying Card
369 Educated Die
370 Stripped Stop
370 Deck Turning
371 Rising Card
371 Penetration
371 Reversible Cards
Card Reverse Three
372 Finding Throe Cards
372 Card Divination
373 Any Number Called For
373 Four Ace Trick
373 Discovery by Weight
374 An Aid To Manipulation
374 An Aid To Forcing
374 The Stripper As a Double Lift
375 The Stripper As a Key Card
375 Multiple Card Location
375 Various Hints and Tricks
376 About Shuffling Strippers
378 The Shuffled Speller
379 Like Thoughts
380 Positions Unknown
331 Just the Reverso
382 Sympathetic Numbers
 
386 Section 16: The Dealers' Secrets
386 Card Tearing
387 Transposition
387 Tho Card and Orange
388 The Slap Trick
389 Magnetized Cards
390 Conjuror's Touch
390 Princess Cards
391 Tho Mystic Circle
392 Sensational Mystery
392 The Divining Rod
393 Tho Paint Brush
394 Improved Penetrating Card
395 Tho Great Pearl Mystery
395 Card Telegraphy
396 Tho Eclipse Vanish
397 Thought Card From Pocket
397 Trend of the Times
398 New Reverse Card
399 Banner Discovery
400 Tho Dream
401 Tho Impenetrable Aces
401 Like Seeks Like
402 Improved Pocket to Pocket
402 The Master Riddle
 
406 Section 17 Impromptu Tricks
406 Card and Envelope
406 Satan's Mail
407 Four Ace and Envelope
407 Seller’s Card and Envelope
408 Mental Card Mystery
409 Mental Card Mystery No. 2
409 Gravatt's Card and Envelope
410 Tuned Minds
411 Unique Thought Discovery
411 Odd or Even
411 Slates and Aces
412 Two Card Slate Prophecy
414 Gravatt's Sympathetic Prediction
417 The Life Saver Principle
417 Faces or Backs
418 The Life Saver
419 There You Are
420 The Pointer Cards
420 Pick and Choose
421 McKay's Card Transmission
 
424 Section 18 Concluding Remarks And Tricks
424 Remarks
425 Kli Ban's Trick Number One
425 Kli Ban's Trick Number Two
426 The Impromptu Poker Deal
426 Number Please
427A Card Trick Without Cards
423 Watch His Elbow
428 The Piles
429 The Voice of the Spirit
431 Unique Rising Card
432 The Blue Intruder
433 Svengali Force
433 Subtle Card Force
433 The Fooler
434 Hull's Joker Spelling
436 Buddha Whispers
436 Master Card Location
437 Follow Me
437 The Morry Mixup
438 The Triple Card Mystery


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