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P as in Ponsin

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The Joyal Index: P as in Ponsin
1st edition 2005, limited to 100 copies,
5 in. x 8 in., soft cover, spiral bound, 286 p.

Traveling through time—this is one of the things that The Joyal Index allows you to do!

You discover a card trick and decide to add it to your repertoire. You learn it, practice it, and start performing it. A few months later, you find that another well-known magician has created an improved version that is impromptu and has a better climax!

Or you find a particular trick very interesting. You think you can improve it. Your method is more complex, but the effect is more mystifying. You spend many hours refining your method until you are satisfied. You show it to a friend only to discover that he has been doing this trick the same way because that is how it is was originally developed!

The Joyal Index can be a great tool to help you avoid both of these situations. No more guessing. No more developing effects “in the dark”. The Joyal Index will show you where a trick comes from and where it went.

In P as in Ponsin you will travel back to the eras of Patrick Page, Robert Parrish, Giuseppe Pinetti, Adrian Plate, J.N. Ponsin and many, many more.

The Joyal Index—your ticket to travel through time!

In P as in Ponsin, you will find 562 items originated by:
  • Pabloff, Samuel (2 items)
  • Page, Nancy (1 item)
  • Page, Patrick (6 items)
  • Page, Robert (1 item)
  • Paglia, Frank (2 items)
  • Palchanis, William T. (2 items)
  • Palchinas, William T. (1 item)
  • Palder, Edward L. (6 items)
  • Palm, Stanley (1 item)
  • Pancrazi, Ernst (1 item)
  • Parrish, Robert (83 items)
  • Pasqua, Gianni (1 item)
  • Patton, Jim (5 items)
  • Patton, Temple C. (36 items)
  • Paul, Bob (2 items)
  • Paul, Jack (2 items)
  • Paul, Johnny (2 items)
  • Paul, Marc (1 item)
  • Paulsen, Oscar H. (3 items)
  • Pavano (1 item)
  • Pavel (3 items)
  • Payne, Frederic (1 item)
  • Peacock, Victor (2 items)
  • Peck, Gordon C. (1 item)
  • Pelkey, Francis (11 items)
  • Pellikaan, Peter (1 item)
  • Pellow (1 item)
  • Pemper, Frank (2 items)
  • Pendragon, Charlotte (1 item)
  • Pepe, Alfonso (1 item)
  • Perry, Vic (1 item)
  • Perry, Warner (3 items)
  • Peters, Edgar (2 items)
  • Peterson, Eric (2 items)
  • Petrick (and Mia) (12 items)
  • Picnick, Mac (1 item)
  • Pierce, Charles S. (1 item)
  • Pierce, George (1 item)
  • Pinetti, Giuseppe (6 items)
  • Piser, Dick (3 items)
  • Pittman, George H. (3 items)
  • Plants, Gary (10 items)
  • Plate, Adrian (64 items)
  • Plotkin, Peter (1 item)
  • Poland, Ellison (31 items)
  • Pollack, Channing (1 item)
  • Poncher, Jeff (1 item)
  • Ponsin, Jean-Nicholas (12 items)
  • Posgate, Bruce (5 items)
  • Potente, Tom (2 items)
  • Potter, Jack (5 items)
  • Powell, Dave (5 items)
  • Power, Chris (1 item)
  • Powers, Michael (40 items)
  • Prehn, Ray (2 items)
  • Pressley, Steve (5 items)
  • Price, Frank (1 item)
  • Price, Walter (5 items)
  • Priest, Karroll (2 items)
  • Prieto, Joseph (2 items)
  • Prieto, Thomas (1 item)
  • Pringle, Larry (2 items)
  • Pringle, Leonard (1 item)
  • Proskauer, Julien (9 items)
  • Prunier, Russell (3 items)
  • Puchkoff, Zalman P. (11 items)
  • Pudar, Nick (10 items)
  • Pughe, George (1 item)
  • Punnar, Arthur (1 item)
  • and other magicians (110 items)
These items were extracted from the following books:
  • Bell’s Book of Tricks (totally indexed, 13 items)
  • You’d be Surprised (totally indexed, 20 items)
  • Do That Again! (totally indexed, 19 items)
  • For Magicians Only (totally indexed, 11 items)
  • New Ways To Mystify (totally indexed, 6 items)
  • The Magician’s Handbook (totally indexed, 17 items)
  • Great Tricks Revisited (12 items)
  • Card Tricks Anyone Can Do (totally indexed, 37 items)
  • Routined Cabaret Magic (totally indexed, 3 items)
  • Petrick and Mia (totally indexed, 12 items)
  • The Expositor (totally indexed, 1 item)
  • Physical Amusements and Diverting Experiments (totally indexed, 6 items)
  • Magic for Dummies (totally indexed, 24 items)
  • The First Addendum to Wonderful Routines of Magic (totally indexed, 27 items)
  • Wonderful Routines of Magic: The Second Addendum (totally indexed, 51 items)
  • Ponsin on Conjuring (totally indexed, 14 items)
  • Dove Pan-Orama (totally indexed, 4 items)
  • Dave Powell’s Ultra Thin Card Index (totally indexed, 5 items)
  • Top Secret Stuff (totally indexed, 36 items)
  • Close-up Magic for Adult Beginners: A 6 Lesson Course (totally indexed, 14 items)
  • and 76 other books (226 items)
Above all, there are more than 484 cross-references.
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