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Koschitz's Manual of Useful Information

by Koschitz
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Koschitz's Manual of Useful Information by Koschitz

Concerning marks and stamps, portable and fixed devices, manipulation of cards and other matters of interest to lovers of draw.

This is one of the better early books on card advantage play. We can be almost certain that Erdnase read this book.

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Marks And Stamps
  • Watermark
  • Disfigurement Of Edges
  • Nail Impressions
  • Ruffling
  • Roughening
  • Bleaching
  • Crimping
  • Erasing
  • Evaporating
  • Glazing
  • Enamel
  • Acidulated
  • Other Marks
  • Pricking
  • Trimmed
  • Briefs
  • Wedges
  • Strippers Or Humps
  • Scratches
  • Filling And Burnishing
  • Assorted
  • Cut-Off
  • Shading
  • Scrolling
  • Stamped Or Readers
  • Portable And Fixed Devices
  • Hold-Out
  • Shiners And Reflectors
  • Silent Partner Or Sleeve
  • Mohair Sleeve
  • Eye-Glass
  • Telescope
  • Goose-Neck
  • Bug
  • Eagle's Claw
  • Arrangements Of Glass, Pictures, Etc.
  • Telegraph
  • Manipulation Of Cards
  • Shuffling
  • Counting Down
  • Shuffling After
  • Milching And Butting-In
  • Second Dealing
  • False Cutting
  • Capping And Uncapping Of The Deck
  • Bottom Dealing
  • Tipping
  • Shifting Of The Cut
  • Exchanging And Transferring
  • Double Cross
  • Double Discarding
  • Cross-Lifting
  • Cold Decking
  • Prearrangement Of Cards
  • Palm Hold Out, Etc.
  • Crimp, Break, And Brief
  • Peeping
  • Stratagems
  • General Remarks
  • Basis To Determine Values
  • A Form Of Rules For Club-Room
  • Conclusion

1st edition 1894; 1st digital edition 2017, PDF 36 pages.
word count: 12906 which is equivalent to 51 standard pages of text

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