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Handbook of Card Sleights
by Al Leech


(1 review, 4 customer ratings) ★★★★★

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Handbook of Card Sleights by Al Leech

A must for all card men. Handy reference ebook for all card sleights. The best possible way to learn card magic, explained in good, clear terms by an expert. Sleights are modern, broken down to their simplest factors, useful and practical. The ideal ebook for the beginner in card work. You can't tackle advanced card work until you have the basics. This ebook will help you. Illustrated. Highly recommended.

  • Controls
  • The Crimp
  • Passes
  • The Palm
  • The Replacement
  • Changes
  • Forcing
  • False Counts
  • False Shuffles
  • Cuts
  • Reverses
  • Additions
  • The Color Change
  • From The Center
  • The Multiple Shift
  • The Biddle Sleight
  • The Peek
  • The Second Deal
  • The Mexican Turnover
  • The Bottom Placement
  • Concluding Observations
  • Author's Comment
1st edition 1954, 1st digital edition 2015, PDF 41 pages.
word count: 10891 which is equivalent to 43 standard pages of text

Reviewed by William Lainsbury (confirmed purchase)
★★★★★   Date Added: Tuesday 17 February, 2015

This is a fine book that contains some excellent moves and methods. The instruction is clear and concise. I had an original copy and am pleased to see it back. It is one rung of the magical ladder you Must have.

Billy Benbo 2015