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Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks

 
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Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks
by Stewart James

Legendary encyclopedia for magicians by Stewart James contains over 150 tricks: Loop the Loop, Jamison's Severed Rope, The Tarbell Rope Mystery, The Encore Rope Trick, Eddie Clever?s Triple Cut Routine, Bachelor's Needle and many more. Step-by-step instructions and over 500 illustrations show you how to master these dazzling feats.

No matter how often you refer to it, this book will remain a complete and informative reference work that will be a valuable addition to your magic library.

Grouped into nine chapters from knots and penetrations to cut and restored rope and more. A special last chapter offers seven versions of the mythical Hindu Rope Trick. Each trick is clearly and precisely described and 510 illustrations add to the detailed presentations.

Rope tricks are always popular and this authoritative, comprehensive work on the subject gives the methods that the best rope magicians have used in their performances. Revealing the secrets of rope magic normally known only by professional magicians, this indispensable book is required reading for all aspiring and practicing magicians.

Format: Book
ISBN: 0486232069
Page Count: 400
Dimensions: 5 3/8 x 8 1/2

Table of Contents:

Publisher's Foreword
Dedication

CHAPTER ONE. KNOTS
G.W. Hunter's Puzzle Knot
The One Hand Knot
The Flip Knot
The Lightning Knot
Two At a Time
The Knot of Enchantment
Any Number of Knots
Guarding the Line
Adolph Ferber's Spectre Tie
The Vanishing Square Knot
The Captive Knot
The Magic Shoe Laces
John Braun Combination Knot
Wholesale Knot Removal
Gone Again
Visibility
C.T. Jordan's Mystifying Knot Trick

CHAPTER TWO. PENETRATIONS (Two Ropes)
Ropes Through the Neck
Venable's Improved Ropes Through Neck
The Ropes and Rings Mystery
S. Collins' Ropes and Rings Release
Relue's Ropes and Cups
Oriental or Simplicity Rope Release
Walking Through Ropes
The 3-in-1 Ropes
Adolph Ferber's Mimi-Cords

CHAPTER THREE. PENETRATIONS (One Rope)
Loop the Loop
The Leg Tie
Nevil Maskelyne's Leg Tie
Tenkai's Rope Through Neck
New Rope Through Neck
The Handkerchief Release
Jay-Bee's Undistributed Knot
The Vest Turning Trick
The Ring on the Rope
The Ring Knotted on the Rope
Puzzling Ring on the Rope
The New Ring on Rope
Slater's Ring on the Rope
Borrowed Ring on the Rope
"The "Cheeky" Rope and Ring Trick"
E.S. Rope and Ring Trick
The Dropping Ring
Wholesale Ring Removal
Leedy's Ropo Ringo
Jordan's Psychic Ring Release
Eddie Joseph's Ringed
Adam's Rope and Ring Experiment
The Rope Through the Stick
Grant's Witch's
Cutting a Woman in Half

CHAPTER FOUR. CUT AND RESTORED CORD.
Famous Kellar String Trick
Germaine's String Restoration
Berg's Japanese Paper String Restoration
Figure Eight Restoration
Simple String Restoration
Twyno
Impromptu String Restoration
Eddie Joseph's Restored String
Ovette's Supreme String Mystery
Christianer's Favorite String Trick
Master Cut and Restored String
Blodgett's Double Restoration
T.P. Wright's Variation
Rupert Slater's Variation
Baffling String Restoration
Wisenheimer String Restoration
Kolar's Straw and String Trick
Hahne's Version
George Wright's Version
Thayer's Wizzo
L. W. Restoring the String

CHAPTER FIVE. CUT AND RESTORED ROPE (Impromptu)
"Figure "8" Rope Restoration"
"The "Hindoo" Rope Restoration"
Bluey-Bluey's Method
Impey's Impromptu Method
Dr. Ervin's Rope Restoration
Sterling's Short and Long Rope Trick
R. Hull's Stretching Rope
Sharpe's Rope Repaired
Goodrum's Sleight of Hand Method
Adam's Cut and Restored Rope
Verheyden's Method
"Tarbell's "Many-Cut" Rope Mystery"
Zenith Impromptu Rope Restoration
Grant's Sleight of Hand Rope Trick
Heisey's Hindu Rope Trick

CHAPTER SIX. CUT AND RESTORED ROPE (Unprepared Rope)
L. W. Simplicity Rope Restoration
L. W. Tug O' War
L. W. Vinculum
L. W. Gloved Deception
L. W. Restoring the Rope
Bert Douglas' Magic Skipping Rope
Ringing the Bull
Jamison's Severed Rope
Baffleso!
Grant's Stage Rope Restoration
Scotty Lang's Sucker Rope
Aladdin Oriental Gimmick
Liddle's Phenomenal Rope Trick
L. W. Chased

CHAPTER SEVEN. CUT AND RESTORED ROPE (Prepared Rope)
L. W. Marking the Center
R. Hull's Marked Rope and Thumb Tack
Grant's Super Rope Trick
Clarke's Little Rhody Rope Trick
The Tarbell Rope Mystery
Captain Jones' Rope Trick
Nowroji's Restoration
Ball Them Up
Nichol's Nu-Cut Rope Trick
Doc Nixon's Rope Mystery
The Encore Rope Trick
Douglas Variations
Asbury's Variation
Dr. Cairy's Follow Me Rope Routine
Winston Freer's Suggestion
Reilly's Rope Trick
Eddie Clover's Triple Cut Routine
Jeudevine's Rope Routine
The Baker Takes a Cut
L.W. The Great Divide
Gessing-Gordon Rope Trick
Bjorklund's Slow Motion Restoration
Marvel Cut and Restored Rope
"The "J.M." Rope Trick "
Burling Hull's Miracle Restoration
Flemming's Cut Yourself a Piece of Rope
L. W. Double Restoration
L. W. Zenith Rope Restoration
Maxam Triple Cut Rope Trick

CHAPTER EIGHT. MISCELLANEOUS ROPE TRICKS
Stabbing the Loop
The Bachelor's Needle
Same Ring - Same Finger
"Davis' "Sinbad's Rope"
Berson's Miracle Rope
Freer's Alagen Rope
Freer's Master Muscle
Freer's Tug-of-War Rope
Grant and Maillow's Ropes 0f Bengal
Hanson's Climax Rope Trick
"Percy Abbott's "Easy-Do" Rope Trick"
Grant's Amazing Rope Secret

CHAPTER NINE. THE HINDOO ROPE TRICK
Slater's Moth and Rope
The Pocket Hindoo Rope Trick
The Vanishing Boy
Dunninger's East Indian Rope Trick
Svengali's Rope Climbing Trick of
Wright's Indian Rope Trick
Devant's Hindoo Rope Trick
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