Written by Jesús Etcheverry
Work of Arturo de Ascanio
394 pages (Hardcover), published by Páginas
Illustrated with drawings by Luis H. Trueba, Gustavo Otero, Jesús Almendro, José Antonio Vega
Language: English
101 entries
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Laura Avilés A Word from the Publisher
Camilo Vázquez Introduction by Camilo Vázquez
Tony Cachadiña, Joan Font, Manolo Tena Foreword in Three Acts
  • Act One, by Toni Cachadiña
  • Act Two, by Joan Font
  • Act Three, by Manolo Tena
Jesús Etcheverry His Classcis chapter intro
Arturo de Ascanio The Restless Lady la dama inquieta, First Version 1970
Inspired byVariations 22
The Glide brief
Tenkai Ishida The Tenkai Turnover Book Break Turnover
Also published here 27
Arturo de Ascanio Second Version (ca. 1981) la dama inquieta
Juan Tamariz Tamariz Turnover outjogged turnover
Arturo de Ascanio Third Version (ca. 1985) la dama inquieta
Arturo de Ascanio The Nail Twist disarming handling of double card
Also published here 45
Arturo de Ascanio Fourth and Last Version (ca. 1995) la dama inquieta
Also published here 51
Arturo de Ascanio Air-Cushion Turnover turning three cards over as two, on open hand
Also published here 60
Arturo de Ascanio Alternating the Colors three phases
Inspired byRelated to 64
Arturo de Ascanio The Haphazard Shuffle messy false cut
Also published here 68
Dai Vernon To Keep the Colours Separated
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Arturo de Ascanio All-Backs cutting to Royal Flush in process, including Impromptu Version
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Ilusionismo" N° 301, 1984.
Also published here
Joan Font Resealed resealing card case with cellophane, bill and lighter method
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio on Daley on being an artist, transcript from a talk at the Jornadas Cartomagicas del Escorial
Arturo de Ascanio The Ten Cards Up the Sleeve Ace through Ten
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 104
Arturo de Ascanio Bottom Palm similar to Hofzinser's bottom palm
Arturo de Ascanio Covering the Bottom Palm
Dr. Jacob Daley One-Hand Spring Palm from a small packet
Arturo de Ascanio Covering the One-Hand Spring Palm
Related to 110
Dr. Jacob Daley Left One-Hand Bottom Palm from a small packet
Arturo de Ascanio Covering the Left One-Hand Bottom Palm
Related to 112
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Ten Palm as vanish for last card in cards up the sleeve
Arturo de Ascanio The Palm Proper as vanish for last card in cards up the sleeve
Also published here 114
Arturo de Ascanio Mentalism by Elimination extensive treatment on the effect
Inspired byAlso published here 116
Arturo de Ascanio The Change and Reverse Gear Shuffle small packet false shuffle, similar to a lift shuffle
Arturo de Ascanio Sequacious Spades four cards penetrate table and end up under cardboard, one by one, two versions
Inspired by 137
Arturo de Ascanio Take and Tap push-off count, five as four cards, spread display
Arturo de Ascanio Cards Through the Table one by one, change to Fives
Inspired by 149
Arturo de Ascanio, Freddie Fah Freddy Fah's Wallet cards to envelope, in wallet
Arturo de Ascanio The Magical Nine nine black and one red become nine red and one black
Inspired by 159
Arturo de Ascanio Baiting Actions
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Handling of the Hamman Count
Arturo de Ascanio, Carmen D'Amico D'Amico Replacement
Arturo de Ascanio Aces for Connoisseurs
Inspired byAlso published here 175
Arturo de Ascanio The Paintbrush Change with a small packet
Arturo de Ascanio The Rub-Away face-down paintbrush change, with small packet
Arturo de Ascanio The Aces of My Exam
Related toVariationsAlso published here 182
Arturo de Ascanio The Ambitious Ace several phases
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One-Handed Preparation for Vernon's Depth Illusion
Jerry Andrus The Twirl
Arturo de Ascanio Double Ambitious - The Seventh Heaven multiple phases
Related toAlso published here 198
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Crimp
Luis H. Trueba The Trueba Revolving Replacement while turning deck over
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Arturo de Ascanio The Challenging Double
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The Acrobatic Double
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Half-a-Double Palm double is split, one card is placed in center of the deck while other card is palmed
Also published here 209
Arturo de Ascanio Stranger Ambitious Card ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color
Inspired byAlso published here 212
Jerry Andrus The Jerry Andrus Replacement
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Arturo de Ascanio The One Against Fifty-One Double Cut
Related to 221
Matt Corin The Matt Corin Transformation
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Arturo de Ascanio, Helmut "Kalanag" Schreiber The Nudist Deck two versions
  • Nudist Cards - The 1949 Version (shown by Kalanag)
  • Nudist Cards - The 1956 Version
  • Nudist Cards - Latest Version
Also published here 229
Arturo de Ascanio Covering the Half Pass brief
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Spread Cut convincer for nudist deck, showing cards while cutting deck
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Beveling Square-Up
Arturo de Ascanio Blue, Red, White: A Constructional Study all backs, normal, color changing back and nudist deck as climax
Also published here 251
Arturo de Ascanio On Stressing the Initial Situation
Arturo de Ascanio On the Apparent Continuity of the Initial Situation
Arturo de Ascanio On the Baiting Actions
George G. Kaplan The "Stop!" Fan Discovery brief
Also published here 259
Arturo de Ascanio The Principle of Working for the Future Applied
Arturo de Ascanio The Theory of Parenthesis of Forgetfulness Applied
Arturo de Ascanio Paul Curry's Out of this World
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Arturo de Ascanio Nomad Aces
Inspired by 281
Arturo de Ascanio Aces Vergas Style Aces to spectators pocket, duplicates
Inspired by 289
Arturo de Ascanio The Trick of the Wise odd-backed, two packets of four Kings each
Inspired by 294
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Visits Jennings
Inspired by 299
Arturo de Ascanio The Le Temps Change while turning card over
Related toAlso published here 309
Arturo de Ascanio Magical Coincidences four selections are returned to the deck and deck is dealt, each spectator stops at his card
Inspired by
  • Padre Wenceslao Ciuró's "Causalidad Inexplicable" in "Mas de 200 Juegos de Manos", p. 402.
Also published here
Arturo de Ascanio Five Red and Five Black five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Inspired byAlso published here 316
Arturo de Ascanio Deception Through Timing
Arturo de Ascanio In-Transit Actions in the Elmsley Count
Arturo de Ascanio In-Transit Actions in the Hamman Count
Arturo de Ascanio Thoughts on the Double Lift
Arturo de Ascanio Hitting the Double hit lift
Inspired by 322
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Double Turnover
Arturo de Ascanio A Prepared Double
Arturo de Ascanio The Return Turnover
Arturo de Ascanio A Diminishing Lift Sequence not really diminishing lift
Arturo de Ascanio Transformations in Beauty
Arturo de Ascanio Double Transformation top change
Arturo de Ascanio A Single Transformation while card is placed on the table
Arturo de Ascanio The Vanish and Reappearance of the Ace of Hearts
Arturo de Ascanio Credential Cards card changes, original card is found in pocket
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Jesús Etcheverry Black Days - Ascanio's Version of a Trick by Juan Tamariz chapter intro
Arturo de Ascanio My Version of Black Days seven black cards, selected one found, rest changes red
Inspired byRelated to 342
Nate Leipzig Twirl Cut
Arnaldo Curia The Arnaldo Shuffle three blocks, overhand shuffle
Arturo de Ascanio The TaHa Cut
Arturo de Ascanio The Power Color Change
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Arturo de Ascanio, Johnny Thompson The Almost Pinkieless Maneuver maintaining break while turning deck over
Arturo de Ascanio On the Execution of the Le Temps Change management
Related to 367
Arturo de Ascanio Variations on the One Against Fifty-One Double Cut
Related to 369
Fred Kaps The Kaps Lapping Move
Arturo de Ascanio The Weightless Double Turnover (The Reinvented Double) a.) The Vernon Push-Off
b.) The Turnover Proper
Related to 371
Arturo de Ascanio The Psychological Aspects of Black Days thorough analysis and lots of psychological finesses
Related to 375
Jesús Etcheverry Epilogue
Data entered by Lorenz Schär, October 2018.