Publications

New publications coming soon:

Pre Publication offer until April 1, 2015 for  The Bammo Ten Card Poker Deal.

The Experts at the Card Table, a new re-imagination of Artifice, Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table, is now in the works.

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The Experts
The Experts at the Card Table

The Experts at the Card Table is a new interpretation of the seminal work on card cheating, Artifice, Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table, self-published originally by an S. W. Erdnase, in Chicago in 1902. Discover a fresh and new perspective on what is described as “The Erdnase System for Advantage Play”.

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Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier

The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier by Bob Farmer is the biggest book on the famous “Ten Card Poker Deal” ever published. The “Ten Card Poker Deal” is one of the greatest gambling scams/card tricks in recorded history. You need this book.

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Magicol, No. 188
Paul Fox, Master of Mystery

This special issue of Magicol, the largest single issue of this journal in its over fifty-year history and the first devoted entirely to the profile of one man, is focused on Paul Fox. Most know the name, but few are aware of the depth of his brilliance. Limited time offer, while supplies last.

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Erdnase Unmasked
Erdnase Unmasked

For over a hundred years, the identity of the author of Artifice, Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table, known colloquially as The Expert at the Card Table, has perplexed practitioners of magic and historians alike. For many, it is the last great, unresolved mystery of twentieth century magic. That is, until now.

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A Cut Above
A Cut Above

A Cut Above is a joyful exploration of one-handed cuts created or documented by Msgr. Vincent Foy, a pioneer of the modern movement of card flourishes. His contributions on this subject that appeared initially in The Linking Ring and in Bertram on Sleight of Hand inspired a new  …

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A Grand Exposé
A Grand Exposé

A Grand Exposé is full of surprises. Unapologetic in tone, it provides a thorough description of not only an astonishingly wide range of card table artifice and gambling scams, but also “short cons”. Those well versed in modern modes of separating fools from their money will marvel at …

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Magicol
Magicol | A Journal of Magic History & Collectibles

Magicol is a quarterly journal that explores and documents the art and artifacts of magic. Subscription  include four issues, discounts on other publications and other benefits.

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How Gamblers Win
How Gamblers Win

Originally published in 1865 and attributed to Gerritt M. Evans, How Gamblers Win is one of the earliest publications on the subject of advantage play – or cheating at cards. It is extremely rare for a practicing gambler to publish methods of cheating…

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Spins & Needles
Spins & Needles

The magic of Allan Slaight. This is a limited-print publication of 500 copies, with less than 350 are available for sale. Beautifully designed by Michael Albright, the book contains sixty-two intriguing tricks (and a trick chronology) by Allan Slaight.

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Essential Stewart James
Essential Stewart James

Canadian Stewart James was the most prolific inventor of magic in the twentieth century. Where most magicians invent a handful of magic routines during the course of their life, Stewart James created over one thousand. His prodigious output has been recorded in two mammoth publications  …

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Dai Vernon: A Biography
Dai Vernon: A Biography
Artist | Magician | Muse

This book presents the life of Dai Vernon – the last great undiscovered artist of the twentieth century. His medium was magic and Vernon turned the clandestine world of conjuring on its ear with virtuoso sleight-of-hand and a dogged pursuit for perfection.

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Ibidem
The Ibidem Collection

Ibidem (1955 –1979) was a magic periodical edited by Toronto’s P. Howard Lyons. The magazine was published in limited numbers with an erratic schedule. Here is your chance to own the ENTIRE collection for a very special price. Offer only good while supplies last.

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