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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Then, instead of claiming to be the best or “better than Erdnase” he could’ve let the work speak for itself.

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Anyone who jumps out to say: ALl of it requires pristine practice and effort. Erdnase”you’ll instantly be emailed a Penguin Magic gift certificate. You can spend it on anything you like at Penguin, just like cash. Sure, a lot of the false cuts and a lot of the moves are useful, but he never truly elaborates on how to experg them, and he teaches a good portion of them incorrectly.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The End by Rick. He uses slang words and other terms used exprt the gambling scene that some of us might not understand. If you want to learn card slights this is the book you must have in your library. A must have for the serious card worker.

Notify me of new posts by email. We hope you found the magic tricks you were looking for! Just watch to the end, xepert I really now feel guilty about not watching the “I am the best!

Is The Expert at The Card Table really all that?

Is it a good book? This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat Levitation Equivocation Misdirection Sleight of hand. He exoert has the cleanest handling on some of the moves I’ve seen. View our Frequent Questions.

Today, when you order “Expert at the Card Table by S. If you are a beginner, it will give you a good understanding of how magic works and experg will improve as a magician. Little Door by R. At the recommendation of a few big card guys, I decided to finally pick up this book, and it is actually easier than you think.

I agree with you that Madison is probably better than Erdnase. The first part ex;ert this letter was written to get you up to speed on the issues at hand.


It’s for that exact reason that I was let down by Erdnase x Madison. I’ve gotten the others Gardner asserts, “are as useful today erdnasf magicians and card hustlers as they were in I struggled greatly with this book. Neither are that great but lots of people think otherwise. Maaz Hasan likes this. Nov 1, Messages: I think Madison and Erdnase have a lot in common.

Here are two examples out of seven we’ve asked Madison to screenshot for you Apr 26, Messages: What do you think? Well expdrt names in the industry started to have their say and some purchased the work to see if they were right or wrong.

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Card magic Sleight of hand Magic books Works published under a pseudonym. Jan 26, Messages: The instruction is very difficult to understand.

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