The Expert at the Card Table by S.W. Erdnase - Book

Price $9.95
Sale: $7.76
Save: 22% off

 Shipping Time: Usually Ships in 1 Business Day!
Quantity Guaranteed - More than 24 units left!



Add to Cart:




Better Together Discount

The Expert at the Card Table by S.W. Erdnase

The Classic Treatise On Card Manipulation

"The Expert at the Card Table is the most famous, carefully studied book ever published on the art of manipulating cards at gaming tables." -from the Foreword by Martin Gardner

For almost a centuury, this book has been considered indispensable to attaining the highest level of card mastery. In it, S.W. Erdnase, a supreme master of card manipulation, teaches card enthusiasts how to perform the dazzling tricks and sleights-many of them how own creations-that made him famous.

The first section of the book deals with card table artifice, or, to put it more bluntly, cheating at cards. Step by step, Mr. Erdnase demonstrates his own systems of false shuffling, false riffling anc cutting, dealing from the bottom and such slick moves as palming cards, "skinning the hand," even three-card monte.

The second section covers legerdemain: the art of forcing a card, one- and two-hand transformations, the devious "slide" and more. Card handlers will love Erdnase's selection of dazzling card tricks, including The Acrobatic Jacks, The Exclusive Coterie, The Divining Rod, The Invisible Flight, a Mind Reading Tick and many others.

In an informative foreword to this edition, Martin Gardner relates the unhappy details of the author's personal life, and recounts the history of this famous book, whose methods, Mr. Gardner asserts, "are as useful today by magicians and card hustlers as they were in 1902. This book is still the bible of card 'mechanics,' and as much a delight to read as it was in the early years of this century."

Paperbound, 144 5 3/8" by 8 1/2" pages, 101 illustrations.

 


Better Together Discount





This product was added to our catalog on Friday 22 April, 2005.

Customers who bought this product also purchased...
Missing Dollar by Nicholas Einhorn - video DOWNLOAD

Three guys go out for lunch, they pay, yet each time they count their change, there is a missing dollar bill. So, they try it again. Another dollar ... more info -

$5.00
DOWNLOAD ITEM: Instant Access After Purchase!
(Availability Guaranteed)


Deck Seal BLACK (100 SEALS) by US Playing Card Company - Trick

100 Black Authentic U.S. Playing Card seals.

$19.95
Sale: $15.56
Save: 22% off
Shipping Time: usually ships within 1 business day!
(Availability Guaranteed - 146 left!)


Banshees: Cards for Throwing (2nd ed.) - Trick

Precision. Speed. Impact. Durability. A fusion of card throwing awesomeness -- with a sonic scream. Card throwers destroy dozens of decks while ... more info -

$11.95
In Stock: usually ships the same business day!
(Availability Guaranteed)


Devin Knight Products
Sign Up for our Newsletter

Ask a question about the The Expert at the Card Table by S.W. Erdnase - Book





Login

New Products

Safety Changing Wallet - Z
Safety Changing Wallet - Z
$9.00
Sale: $7.02
Save: 22% off

Testimonials

Wonderful Service!

I ordered my contact juggling ball on New Year's Eve, it was my January goal for a new year of 12 new hobbies. I was worried that I wouldn't have it...
Read More ->


Great Service

Jeff and his team are incredible. They went above and beyond to get me the things I needed for my show in record time. I received excellent...
Read More ->


Amazing Customer Service

I feel like a bum because I haven't written about MJM's amazing service yet- and I've ordered a lot from this site. It's the only site I use to...
Read More ->


Only MJM Magic

When my close-up magic briefcase, with all my effects, was recently stolen I had many questions for Jeff at MJM Magic about replacing them. That's...
Read More ->


COST FACTOR

I doubt few magicians will ever have our own tropical island so magic supplies and tricks cost will always be a factor. I have compared costs for...
Read More ->


Have an Effect?

Submit A Trick