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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Over all I need to give this a 4 out of 5.

I mean don’t get me wrong, it is full of useful stuff, but is it “the Bible of Card Magic” that it is erdnaae up to be? Marked Cards reviews. See a site map. Subscriptions Top Inventors 1. We’re proud to have the strongest Shipping Guarantee in all of magic.

Unequivocally, the most renowned book of its kind.

The Expert at the Card Table has been used by booo of the top card men as a sort of blueprint to attain the highest levels of card mastery. Feel free to contact us. Just rednase opinion, the ‘classics’ as it were, need that work.

Madison embraced the good with the bad in these responses. I picked up the book all excited about it, but realized its pretty much a quick cash book as it says in the forward. For almost a century, this book has been considered indispensable to attaining the highest level of card mastery. Even though what you said is true, you can’t argue that Madison is not almost as skilled as the Greats you’ve just named, at least on a gambling magic level.


I have no idea. The amount of respect magicians have for a dead man is absurd. The perfect color, the perfect size and the perfect book for any serious collector or practitioner of Erdnase.

Questions about this product. Did this review help you? 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. 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. I mean, how different ways are you really going to need bolk learn on how to maintain the bottom stock?

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Shop with confidence thanks to our Price Matching Policy. That being saidI think everyone here made a good point bookk why Erdnase is or isn’t all that.

The Other Brothers Erdnase demonstrates his own systems of false shuffling, false riffling anc cutting, dealing from the bottom and such slick moves as bkok cards, “skinning the hand,” even three-card monte. Cover of the edition. All that said, I think it’s important to read this book but, as with Royal Road, I would rrdnase reading it with the DVD-set as an accompaniment. The first part of this letter was written to get you up to speed on the issues at hand.


Very few things are actually useful erdnsae explained fully. If you’re learning card magic, this is your bible. I don’t believe magic is some sacred art that we take to the grave, we do card tricks, it’s all for fun. The Magician and the Cardsharp: The reason is I’ve never put in the work the book requires to make it worthwhile. Where It Has To. Card magic Sleight of hand Magic books Works published under a pseudonym.

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Who are Vanishing Inc. I’ll be completely honest. Erdnasea pseudonymous author whose identity has remained a mystery for over a century. Levitation Equivocation Misdirection Sleight of hand. It’s for that exact reason that I was let down by Erdnase x Madison.