The Nikola Card System is more advanced than either the Si Stebbins or "Eight Kings" card systems. Even upon close examination pre-arrangement seems impossible with this system.
- Section 1: Argument
- Section 2: Curriculum
- Section 3: Utility
- 1. "Stop"
- 2. Cards By Weight
- 3. Weighing Chosen Cards
- 4. The Sense Of Touch
- 5. Human Magnetism
- 6. Locating
- 7. Spelling
- 8. To Spell Any Card Called For
- 9. Thought Anticipated
- 10. Unconscious Thought Transmission
- 11. Wizard's Whist
- 12. All Trumps
- 13. The Spelling Bee,
- 14. The Game Of Poker, And
- 15. The Game Of "Nap"
- 16. To Name The Position Of Any Card Called For
- 17. To Name The Card Occupying Any Given Position
- 18. To Name The Pack In Order, Without Looking At It, Either From The Bottom Or From The Top
- 19. To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind The Back
- 20. To Pick Out A Card Chosen And Replaced
- 21. To Produce Cards Called For From The Pocket
- 22. To Name The Bottom Cards Of A Number Of Heaps By Looking At The Top Cards
- 23. A Subtle Game
- Section 4. Appendix
- False Shuffling
- 1. The Charlier Shuffle
- 2. The Overhand Shuffle
- 3. Riffling
- Forcing By Numbers
- To Exchange Packs
- 24. The Telepathogram
- 25. The Flight
A shorter version of this manuscript has been included in Encyclopedia of Card Tricks.
1st edition 1927, 71 pages; PDF 43 pages.
word count: 17104 which is equivalent to 68 standard pages of text