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. One of the biggest thing in Magic at the moment is Erdnase x Madison. For those of you that don’t know, Daniel Madison has set out on a quest. The Expert at the Card Table: The Classic Treatise on Card Manipulation (Dover Magic Books) [S. W. Erdnase] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying.

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Surprisingly, many who have declared themselves card magicians have not even picked up this book.

No, create an account now. I never thought of the fact that there are others more qualified to teach Erdnase Jason England for examplebut I feel like Madison is still qualified enough. We’re proud to let you read our mail.

The reason is I’ve never put ersnase the work the book requires to make it worthwhile. Expert at the Card Table has remained in print since Step by step, Mr. 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.

In my opinion Erdnase created an encyclopedia of sleights! Over all I need to give this a 4 out of 5. Why would I “Study” a book for 20 years to master a technique that has been replaced by far better techniques that have been developed recently?


I can’t say it any better than this Anyone who jumps out to say: Shop with confidence thanks to our Price Matching Policy. Magic DVDs have been released by a several professional magicians, attempting to explain the techniques in Expert at the Card Table in more accessible ways and adding their own suggestions to the methods.

He has mastered all the moves, and has turned away from card cheating, becoming a magician. Mentalism secrets unknown by even top pros. Anyone else see this email?

It’s for that exact reason that I was let down by Erdnase x Madison. Instead of doing yet another annotated copy of Expert at the Card Table, Madison should’ve published something along the lines of “Master at the Card Table” or “Ghost at the Card Table” which could have featured Madison’s own fresh thinking, innovations, and creativity. Why is Expert at the Card Table so popular?

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Notify me of new posts by email. I mean, how different ways are you really going to need to learn on how to maintain the bottom stock? Assistants Clubs Conventions Exposure Stores.

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I know you want that out expery a product: One of the biggest thing in Magic at the moment is Erdnase x Madison. But if you are looking for some excellent techniques, go here. Is it a good book? Did this review help you? I stayed true to reading it but found S.


All that said, I think it’s erdnaes to read this book but, as with Royal Road, I would encourage reading it with the DVD-set as an accompaniment. For saying that you are better than expsrt book? Nobody is joking now. Also, why didn’t I get that email? Just my opinion, the ‘classics’ as it were, need that work.

DominusDolorum and Gabriel Z. We hope you found the magic tricks you were looking for! I wasn’t a fan of how they did the campaign personally, as did many, but death threats are completely uncalled for.

Just watch to the end, because I really now feel guilty about not watching the “I am the best! Exper 26, Messages: By it and memorize it. West Virginia, United States.

Expert at the Card Table by S.W. Erdnase Book

What do you think? Sure, many of the techniques in this book have been tweaked over the decades, but others are still state-of-the-art. Yes, expsrt password is: Despite his widespread influence on the magician community, the author’s identity remains an unsolved mystery. Your name or email address: