Item #75040 EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE: Close-Up Table Magic. Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue.


Minneapolis: Carl Waring Jones, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. In this definitive work on card technique, step-by-step instructions teach the correct methods for the basic manipulations and the more advanced flourishes. Hugard and Braue explain such basic manipulations as the palm, the shuffle, the lift, the side slip, the pass, the glimpse, the jog, and the reverse. They detail various false deals, crimps, and changes and the more advanced execution needed for forces, fans, and the use of the prearranged deck. Also presented is a wide variety of tricks, including discoveries, self-working tricks, one-handed tricks, stranger cards, and such individually famous tricks as the four aces, the rising cards, and the Zingone spread. Octavo: 448 p. with 318 illustrations. Original blue cloth binding, with silver titles. Some light foxing to the top edge, with a bit of mild toning to the dust jacket; else very good or better. Very good / Very good. Item #75040

Price: $100.00

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