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Nick Trost

Nick Trost

(USA: 16th March 1935 - died 23rd October 2008)

Mentored by Bob Lewis and studied Hugard and Braue's Royal Road in 1948. Pro card magician in Ohio.

Invented Hot Dog Card Trick (1978), Kannibal Kards (1981), Mexican Monte (1981), and Fly Circus (1981). Prolific author of bookets, including Nick's Table Trix (1956, 11pp ms), Cardman's Secrets (2 vols, 1964, 25+50pp; repr 1971), and The Card Magic of Nick Trost (1997, 336pp). See Richard Vollmer (compiler-translator), The Very Best of Nick Trost (1983, in French). Tricks in New Phoenix, Linking Ring (Parades in 1955 and 1957), Hugard's Magic Monthly (since 1956), Precursor, and New Tops (column May 1961-Dec 1994).

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Nu-Way Jumbo Poker Deal by Nick Trost

A poker deal that you can perform on stage, using jumbo cards. Perfect for even the largest of venues.

From the devious mind of Nick Trost comes this entertaining poker-themed presentation. After witnessing you performing it, your audiences will credit you with great skill, yet no difficult sleights are required. And, only in this edition, do you get added material from U. F. Grant and T. A. Whitney to make the original routine even more entertaining.

This routine is perfect for trade shows, lodge meetings, business presentations, or as a way to bring one, two or up to ten spectators on stage for a team-building...

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Coinman's Packet by Nick Trost

20 mystifying coin tricks using ordinary coins. No sleight of hand required!

Another great classic from Nick Trost. In this manuscript you will find the following tricks:

  • Heads Up!
  • Nu-way coin guess
  • Three stacks
  • Coin game
  • Nu-way coin game
  • The coin clock
  • Four coin divination
  • Heads or tails
  • Double Headed coins
  • Topsy - turvy coin stack
  • Count the coins
  • Two coin across
  • Coin guess
  • Four and one
  • Four and one again
  • Tails up
  • Follow that coin
  • Tramps & Chickens
  • Heads & tails puzzle
There are some clever ideas here that you will not easily find elsewhere. If you love card tricks,...
★★★★ $10
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Cardman's Packet by Nick Trost

17 card miracles requiring no sleight of hand. A great classic written by a great professional for all who love card tricks.

  • Good luck card trick
  • Lie detector
  • Topsy cards
  • An Eye popper bridge hand
  • Poker face aces
  • Bandit Round-up
  • Observation test [Note that Trost has another trick by the same title. The one described here involves four deuces. The other one is a color changing deck effect. See for example Aldo on Trost Volume 13.
  • Card puzzle
  • Ace, kings, tens
  • Kings to aces
  • Osmosis
  • Deuces again
  • Ten card trick
  • Predicted card
  • Triple Thought
  • Yankee-doodle card trick
  • Handsome bridge hand

1st digital edition 2013, 29 pages....

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