Item #75099 CARD CONTROL. Arthur Buckley.


Springfield, Illinois: Arthur Buckley, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. 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. Tiny bit of dust spotting to the top edge; else very good or better. Very good. Item #75099

Price: $100.00

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