Memorized Deck

Tetradistic Stack Order

TRICKS WITH A MEMORIZED DECK AND WITH OTHER STACKS4 In a twenty-four-page booklet published by Abbott's Magic Company and titled Magic Card System (undated), there is a description of an arithmetical arrangement, consisting of adding four to the value of each proceeding card. Some interesting tricks with that setup are explained. This great expert and magnificent technician has described interesting material with a memorized deck in some of his works The Programmed Deck in Magic Mafia...

Setting Up the Stack in front of the Audii c e

Mnemonica Stack

There are various systems to set up the deck during performance without the spectators becoming aware ol it This is obvioush a tremendous and extremely powerful weapon, since you can have the deck shuffled before the secret setup and later remind them of their shuffles during the Such systems are scarce in the literature. In fact, there is barely am thing more than that of the English magician Nikola an excellent one, incidentally, that I'll briefly describe later . This is based on a simpler...

Memorized Deck Tricks In Jinx

In 161 Cardoso (who sometimes signed as Car-dozo) published in Coimbra, Portugal, his Thesouro dePrudentes, in which he describes the mathematical stack wherein the values are arranged at regular intervals and the suits go in rotation. This stack, popularized in America three centuries later by Si Stebbins (and Howard Thurston), had been in use a11 the vv hile area of Southern Europe. Manuel pratique d'illusionisme et de prestidigitation (1935) includes several tricks with a stacked deck (pp....