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Games and Tricks with Cards
by Jonathan H. Green

#1 Gambling author
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Games and Tricks with Cards by Jonathan H. Green

You will find here card tricks, cheating exposes, card games, and gambling stories.

A later expanded version of this book was published under the title Gamblers' Tricks With Cards Exposed and Explained.

  • Chapter I
    • Invention Of Cards
    • Mysterious Trick Of Thirty Six Cards; Telling The Card You Look At Without Seeing The Pack.
    • To Tell A Card Thought Of
    • Three Jacks As Thieves, Caught By A King As A Policeman
    • To Burn A Card And Fin'd It In A Watch
    • How To Shift Cards
    • The Four Associates
    • To Make A Card Jump Out Of The Pack
    • How To Change Cards To Pictures
  • Chapter II
    • All Fours
    • Deceptions Used In The Game Of All Fours
    • How To Hold Four Kings In Your Hand And By Words Seem To Change Them Into Four Aces And Afterward To Make Them All Blank Cards
  • Chapter III
    • Dog Loo, Or The Way They Play It On Red River
    • A Trick Played By The Peter Funk Brokers Of New Orleans
    • How To Nail A Card To The Wall By A Pistol Shot
    • The Way To Change A Card By Words
    • To Make A Card Which A Person Has Drawn Dance On A Wall
    • To Change A Card Locked Up In A Box
    • To Tell The Names Of All The Cards In The Pack, Before You See Them
  • Chapter IV
  • Chapter V
    • Gamblers' Pretended Witchcraft Exposed, Or The Way To Tell The Card You Think Of
    • The Forced Card Trick Exposed
    • Bending, Shifting, Turning, Stealing, &c
    • The Three Jacks "In A Horn"
    • The Game Of Thimbles, Alias Little Joker, Or The Best Two In Three
    • The Trick Of Thirty-One, Or The Fascinating Game Or Trick Invented And Played By Dr. Bennett, Alias Charles James Fox, Of England
    • Dropping The Pigeon
  • Chapter VI
    • Eucre
    • The Ten Duplicate Cards
    • Tricks In Horse-Racing, Or The Gourd Game As Played In Kentucky
    • How To Make The Card Chosen Catch In A Man's Teeth
    • Jack Tar's Prayer Book, Or The Pack Of Cards
  • Chapter VII
    • Peter Funks
    • The Old Grandmother's Trick - Pug Ugly, Or The Man That Told Ages
    • The Card In The Egg
    • The Charmed Twelve
    • To Tell The Card Thought Of In A Circle Of Ten
  • Chapter VIII
    • Examples In Three-Handed Poker
    • Two-Handed Poker
    • Cutting, Shuffling, Dealing, Stealing, &c., &c.
    • "Signs," Or "Itoms"
    • Table With The Hollow Leg, &c.
    • Spring Tables, Pulleys, &c.; Theor Biters Bit
    • General Remarks
    • Pop-Gun Trick With Cards
  • Chapter IX
    • The Game Of Thimbles
    • Patch-Coat: The Gentleman's Game, Or, Diamond Cut Diamond
    • The Mysterious Wafers
    • Advantageous Wager
    • Gambling Law Of Kentucky

1st edition 1850, 96 pages; PDF 53 pages.
word count: 28872 which is equivalent to 115 standard pages of text

This product is listed in the following categories:

Magic & Conjuring / Cards

Gambling / Cheating, Cons, Scams & Protection

Magic & Conjuring / Published 1800-1899