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BY HERCAT

Simple Tricks for Social Gatherings

BY THE AUTHOR OF “LATEST SLEIGHTS AND ILLUSIONS,” “HERCAT’S CARD TRICKS,” “CONJURING UP TO DATE,” “HERCAT’S VENTRILOQUIST,” “HERCAT’S CHAPEAUGRAPHY, SHADOWGRAPHY, AND PAPER FOLDING,” ETC.

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PREFACE

The title of this little brochure indicates its contents. Simple Tricks and simple tricks only. No apparatus is required and but little sleight-of-hand is needed in the performance of any of them. They consist of a series of tricks and problems, easily acquired, suitable for gatherings round the table on winter evenings. Some of them are new and many are old; but even the oldest are new to the rising generation. For six of the latest tricks,—“A Hindoo Swindle,” “The Elusive Match,” “A Subtle Impromptu Effect with a Coin,” “A Novel Card Effect,” “An Artful Card Force,” and “Another Easy Card Force,”—I am indebted to my friend Mr. F. Walford Perry, a thoroughly up-to-date and original young conjurer. As I have already said, I have included no tricks which require the exercise of much sleight-of-hand; but even the most simple trick should be thoroughly practised before you present it to your friends, especially those tricks which require the assistance of a confederate. Rehearse everything with him thoroughly beforehand. Even your “patter”.............

 

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