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Topic: Buying books on Cards
Message: Posted by: eryanic (Mar 30, 2004 01:51AM)
I have all 5 of the Card College Series...will I still find these following books useful?

1. Royal Road to Card Magic
2. Card Control - Arthur Buckley
3. Encyclopedia of Card Tricks
4. Expert Card Technique
5. Expert at the Card Table
Message: Posted by: hitmouse (Mar 30, 2004 02:58AM)
Message: Posted by: pxs (Mar 30, 2004 03:30AM)
You might find RRTCM a bit basic in terms of sleights taught if you have mastered the 5 Card College books. It does have some decent tricks though and is cheap.
Message: Posted by: eryanic (Mar 30, 2004 03:35AM)
What bout the other books?
Message: Posted by: eddieloughran (Mar 30, 2004 08:13AM)
Although all the books are cheap and pretty good, they are a bit old.
If you have learned all of the Card College stuff I think I would be aiming higher. - Marlo, or Jennings or any one of a number of young cutting edge card men.
( I know Marlo and Jennings are old themselves )
Message: Posted by: andre combrinck (Mar 30, 2004 11:13AM)
They are brilliant,even if you just buy them for the effects.Encyclopedia will give you great ideas for many tricks.RRTCM has many excellent tricks.
Message: Posted by: eryanic (Apr 3, 2004 04:49PM)
I just got Encyclopedia of Card Tricks and Expert at the Card Table, but I have not read it. I hope it'll be good.