Finally, here's how to do all those showy tricks and flourishes that card players are dying to know: how to send a deck cascading from one hand to the other. How to snap open two flawless fans. How to cut a deck with one hand. Choose four aces seemingly at random. Flick a card accurately across the room. The clearest, easiest to follow book of step by step directions, THE AMAZING BOOK OF CARDS will show anyone how to do 52 amazing things with a deck of cards. Written by Joshua Jay, the award winning close-up magician and card obsessed author of MAGIC: THE COMPLETE COURSE. THE AMAZING BOOK OF CARDS combines friendly concise text and full colour photos with a full length DVD that teaches the lessons and shows the subtleties of performance. Here are simple, killer tricks, likeA" presto prediction,A" which perform the impossible task of knowing someone's choice before she even makes it. Nine different shuffles, including the Faro Shuffle, the one often used by pros, which helps you perfectly weave a split deck together in seconds. How to perform fans, flip, flourishes, including Ribbon Spread & Flip and Catch-a-Deck.
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