The Expert at the Card Table: Classic Treatise on Card Manipulation [Audiobook] download free by S. W. Erdnase

The Expert at the Card Table: Classic Treatise on Card Manipulation Audiobook download free by S. W. Erdnase
  • Listen audiobook: The Expert at the Card Table: Classic Treatise on Card Manipulation
  • Author: S. W. Erdnase
  • Release date: 1995/12/27
  • Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780486285979
  • Rating: 8.15 of 10
  • Votes: 706
  • Review by: Imani Shultz
  • Review rating: 9.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/23
  • Duration: 1H47M7S in 256 kbps (28.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-08
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: AC3, MP3, MPC, FLAC, WAV, WMA, MPEG4 (compression TAR.BZ2, RAR, AZW3, CBZ, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 14M (3.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 'The Expert at the Card Table is the most famous, the most carefully studied book ever published on the art of manipulating cards at gaming tables.' -from the Foreword by Martin Gardner.For almost a century, 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 his 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 and 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 Flights, A Mind Reading Trick, 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.'
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Conjuring & Magic
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 9.19 USD
  • Dimensions: 137x214x10mm
  • Weight: 174g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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