The Sharper Detected and Exposed
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The Sharper Detected and Exposed

By Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin
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Table of Contents
  • THE SHARPER DETECTED AND EXPOSED.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • The_Sharper_Detected_and_Exposed
  • AN ANECDOTE BY WAY OF INTRODUCTION. A DANGEROUS PROFESSOR.
  • THE TRICKS OF SHARPERS EXPOSED.
  • CHAPTER I. MODERN GREEKS.
  • CHAPTER II. THE GREEK OF FASHIONABLE LIFE.
  • CHAPTER III. THE GREEK OF THE MIDDLE CLASSES.
  • CHAPTER IV. THE GREEK OF THE TRIPOT.
  • CHAPTER V. A GREEK TAKEN IN THE FACT.
  • CHAPTER VI. THE GAMBLER RAYMOND.
    • ADVICE TO PLAYERS.
  • CHAPTER VII EDIFYING HISTORY OF A GREEK.
  • CHAPTER VIII. SECRET GAMBLING-HOUSES.
  • CHAPTER IX. SECRET GAMBLING HOUSES—(continued).
    • THE SECRET TELEGRAPH.
  • CHAPTER X. THE DOCTOR DUPED.
  • CHAPTER XI. THE PASTE RING.
  • CHAPTER XII. AN INFAMOUS SNARE.
  • THE TECHNICAL PART.
  • GENERAL RULES. THE DIFFERENT TRICKS PRACTISED AT GAMES OF CARDS.
  • CHAPTER I. THE FALSE CUT.
    • PART I. THE "SAUT DE COUPE."
    • PART II. THE PASSE-COUPE, OR CUT BENEATH.
    • PART III. THE ENJAMBAGE, OR CUT ABOVE.
    • PART IV. THE CARTE LARGE, OR LARGE CARD.
    • PART V. THE PONT, OR BRIDGE.
  • CHAPTER II. TO CHANGE A CARD.
  • CHAPTER III. THE ABSTRACTED CARD.
  • CHAPTER IV. THE CARD REPLACED.
  • CHAPTER V. THE CARTE A L'ŒIL, OR GLANCE.
  • CHAPTER VI. THE SUBSTITUTION DES JEUX, OR PACK OF CARDS CHANGED.
    • PART I. THE BOX IN THE SLEEVE.
  • CHAPTER VII. THE FALSE SHUFFLE.
    • PART I. THE ARRANGED SHUFFLE.
    • PART II. THE PARTIAL SHUFFLE.
    • PART III. THE FAN.
    • PART IV. THE DOVE-TAIL.
  • CHAPTER VIII. DOCTORED CARDS.
    • PART I. THE CARTES BISEAUTÉES.
    • PART II. THE TINTED, OR STAINED CARD.
    • PART III. THE ADHERENT, OR SLIDING CARDS.
    • PART IV. THE "HORS D'ÉQUERRE," OR SLANTING CARDS.
    • PART V. THE "POINTÉES," OR PRICKED CARDS.
    • PART VI. THE CARDS "MORFILÉES," OR WITH INDENTED EDGES.
    • PART VII. THE "ONDULÉES," OR WAVY CARDS.
    • PART VIII. THE "TAROTÉES," OR FIGURED OR CHECQUERED CARDS.
    • PART IX. THE MARKED, OR SPOTTED CARDS.
  • CHAPTER IX. THE CHAPLET, OR ROSARY.
    • Arrangement of a Rosary of Thirty-two Cards:
  • CHAPTER X. THE RING FOR MARKING.
  • CHAPTER XI. THE REFLECTING SNUFF-BOX.
  • CHAPTER XII. APPLICATION OF THE PRECEDING PRINCIPLES.
    • ARRANGEMENT OF THE PACK.
    • PART I. THE "COUP DE PIQUET."
    • PART II. THE "COUP DE PIQUET."
    • PART III. THE "COUP DE PIQUET."
    • PART IV. THE "COUP D'ÉCARTÉ."
      • ARRANGEMENT OF THE PACK.
    • ARRANGEMENT OF THE PACK.
    • PART V. A JEU DE RÈGLE.M
    • PART VI. LANSQUENET.
    • PART VII. ON GAMES WITH FOUR PLAYERS.
  • CHAPTER XIII. ENTERTAINING TRICKS.
    • PART I. ÉCARTÉ.
    • PART II. CONTINUATION OF THE GAME.
    • PART III. THE "COUP D'ÉCARTÉ."
    • PART IV. A GAME AT ÉCARTÉ.
    • PART V. BACCARAT.
      • CLASSIFICATION.
    • CLASSIFICATION.
    • PART VI. IMPÉRIALE.
      • CLASSIFICATION.
    • CLASSIFICATION.
    • PART VII. WHIST.
    • PART VIII. A GAME AT WHIST.
    • PART IX. BOUILLOTTE.
    • PART X. A GAME AT BOUILLOTTE.
    • PART XI. BÉZIGUE.
      • CLASSIFICATION, UNDER PRETENCE OF SHUFFLING.
    • CLASSIFICATION, UNDER PRETENCE OF SHUFFLING.
    • PART XII. A "COUP DE PIQUET."
    • PART XIII. A CLEVER "COUP DE PIQUET."
  • CHAPTER XIV. MINOR CHEATS OF MEN OF THE WORLD.
  • FOOTNOTES
  • Transcribers' Notes
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