Item #75039 CARD CONTROL. Arthur Buckley.


Springfield, Illinois: Arthur Buckley, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by Arthur Buckley to Arthur H. Anderson on the front flyleaf. This profusely illustrated book demonstrates step by step the astonishing card magic cultivated by eone of the premier sleight-of-hand artists of the 20th century. Among the moves are shifts, fake shuffles, cuts, fans, and steals. Australian-born Arthur H. Buckley became well known in America for the magic he worked with cards on the major vaudeville ciruits of the 1920s. Schooled by the great sleight-of-hand artists he met in the entertainment business and by professional gamblers he met in his early years touring Australia, his absolute mastery of the most artful and demanding card-handling routines was legendary. Octavo: 219 p. Original black buckram binding, with gilt titles. A very good copy. Very good. Item #75039

Price: $200.00

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