Bruce Cervon Castle Notebook, Vol. 1 - Book

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They have been called legendary.
That is incorrect.
A Legend is based only partly in fact.

Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks are the real deal.

When Bruce Cervon moved to Los Angeles to study with Dai Vernon, he began keeping detailed notes on all the inside magic the Professor and others tipped to him. He also kept complete notes on his own original material, much of which he reserved for professional use. Over years and decades, his notebooks grew and grew, and while he zealously guarded them, never allowing others more than a glimpse inside, the legend of Cervon's Castle Notebooks grew among the elite of magic, and justifiably so.

From these notebooks came the material that filled five books of Cervon's own magic and three volumes of The Vernon Chronicles. But this wasn't even the tip of the iceberg. The Castle Notebooks contain the material Bruce planned to include in future volumes on Vernon and himself, as well as copious information on card cheating methods (much of it relayed through Vernon), unpublished material gathered from many of magic's luminaries, and Bruce's own professional routines. The quantity and quality of this material is staggering, cramming over 1500 notebook pages.

Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks are a holy grail for students of close-up magic from the golden years of the Magic Castle. Within them are held countless tricks, sleights and secrets that were kept exclusive by Cervon for many years, and are still ahead of today's cutting edge tricks. Respecting Bruce's desire that this information remain exclusive, his wife, Linda Lipps Cervon, in conjunction with L&L Publishing, is releasing Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks in a facsimile set of hardcover books. Each page is scanned from the original hand-written notebooks.

Volume 1

Contains the first three Cervon notebooks, composed from December 1964 through November 1965.

409 pages

"The Cervon Notebooks are almost like being at some of the most fascinating magic sessions of the 20th century. The material Vernon shared in itself is quite astonishing."
- Eugene Burger

"The Bruce Cervon Notebooks are pure gold! I'm finding fascinating information with the turn of every page! Part of the fun is uncovering the buried treasures hidden inside."
- Bill Malone

"Digging through these pages is an opportunity that virtually no one imagined would ever be possible. But it is, and it's worth digging as there are gems to be discovered."
- Max Maven

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 03 June, 2016.

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