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Erdnase, S. W
Artifice Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table. A Treatise on the Science and Art of Manipulating Cards; Embracing the Whole Calendar of Sleights that are Employed by the Gambler and Conjuror Describing with Detail and Illustration Every Known Expedient, Manoeuvre and Stratagem of the Expert Card Handler, with Over 100 Illustrations from Life by M. D. Smith
Chicago: Frederick J. Drake & Co, (1902). [Edition Not Stated - NAP] ( Entered according to the act of The Parliament of Congress. In the year one thousand one hundred and two by S. W. Erdnase, in the office of the minister of agriculture). Short 8vo., 178pp., printed wrappers. -- Rare paper edition Issued the same year as the first edition. The last 50 pages devoted to Legerdemain. -- A card manipulation classic, continually referenced by cheats and magicians since its publication. -- Internally about fine. Spine partially perished towards the bottom. Overall condition. Good + to Very Good.
Bookseller: Lonesome Water Books [USA]

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