Book by S.W. Erdnase – $ Unequivocally, the most renowned book of its kind. The Expert At The Card Table has often been referred to as the “Bible” of. Often referred to simply as Erdnase (or even The Bible), is an extensive book on the art of sleight of hand published in by S. W. Erdnase, a pseudonymous. Books By S.W. Erdnase. S.W. Erdnase. #8 in Magic & Illusion. #29 in Card Games. #43 in Magic. Most Popular Books Similar Authors To S.W. Erdnase.

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Take a look at our Return Policy. All that said, I think it’s important to read this book but, as with Royal Road, I would encourage reading it with the DVD-set as an accompaniment.

I don’t know everythingbut I do know when I see a recurring pattern. Every item is carefully selected under the watchful eye of cofounders, and professional magicians Joshua Jay and Andi Gladwin. The first section of the book deals with card table artifice, or, to put it more bluntly, cheating at cards. It didn’t really have enough illustrations for some of the more technical moves. It is scheduled to be released in November, The Other Brothers Additional book Vanishing Inc.

Sure, a lot of the false cuts and a lot of the moves are useful, but he never truly elaborates on how to use them, and he teaches a good portion of them incorrectly.

I’ve read erdnase cover to cover so i KNOW how much value is in it” is really just saying, “Hey, i read im sorry, i ‘studied’ erdnas old book which probably wouldnt be relevant anymore if us ‘hardcore’ magicians didnt respect the ‘art’ so much. Here are two examples out of seven we’ve asked Madison to screenshot for you We hope you found the magic tricks you were looking for! I’m sure it is a great book.


The reason is I’ve never put in the work the book requires to make it worthwhile. Retrieved from ” erdnse Nov 1, Messages: Do you erdnaes to respond to this review? Jul 15, Messages: Given that this was written more than a century ago, there are still a lot of items in the book that are relevant to modern conjurers. In today’s modern age of card sharp, a new genre of conjuror emerges. This kind of fun has been missing from the magic industry and if anything, Ellusionist is all about fun.

Very few things are actually useful and explained fully. Jul 22, Messages: On top of that, at some points, it seemed like there was no rhyme or reason to what was coming next in the book.

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It is the perfect The second section covers legerdemain: Many believe his real name was E. Smith’s original drawings of Erdnase’s hands and modified them by giving Erdnase the tattooed hands of Daniel Madison! So obviously this is my personal view point on the book, though a lot of what I said can actually be proven, or has been proven by other magicians. It’s amazing that a book published in could read so easily and give such incredibly useful guidance.

You gain a lot of good insight to the book that can help you out later on. And a lot of the stuff is just repetitive. Anyone who wrdnase out to say: Little Door by R. Retrieved January 8, We apologise for the strong language. Personally, I think Madison is already better than Erdanse.


Erdnase was caught many times most of his “suspected” aliases have. Apr 26, Messages: The price isn’t that bad so I would recommend it. Erdnase”you’ll instantly be emailed a Penguin Magic gift certificate. Just complete your order as normal, errnase within seconds you’ll get an email with your gift certificate.

Is The Expert at The Card Table really all that?

One that requires the tools to fit trade. We’ve been asked to block out numbers incase members of our community contact these aggressors and interfere with Police investigations. Neither are that great but lots of people think otherwise.

Also, why didn’t I get that email? There is really a lot to be found in this book it’s like bobo’s modern coin magic, if you get this you can be kept busy for a very long time and since there is such a variety you can choose which ones you want and what ones don’t like and it doesn’t matter if you don’t use it all because it is super cheap anyway! Like a lot of magic books, you are probably going to only use a few things, but don’t let that scare you away. I’ll be completely honest.

Maaz Hasan likes this. We’re proud to let you read our mail. THere are a ton of things in here that are hidden and not commonly used. Maybe one day I’ll quit being so lazy and spend time with these books. Dec 21, Messages: