A Book of Basic Card Technique by Jerry Mentzer
* This book has got previous owners name in blue ink, along with pencil markings with the total cost.
Good condition and fair for the year of publisher of 1977. Fantastic book to learn new tricks.
This modern-day classic of card magic details the: Double Undercut, Biddle Move, Hamman Count, Olram Subtlety, Downs Change, Elmsley Count, Jordan Count, Buckle Count, Ascanio Spread and much more!
Clear photographs and easy to understand descriptions make this an invaluable reference book. Seventy-three pages.
For some, false counts come naturally. For others, they try and move on. False counts are a staple move in packet tricks with the basic. Counts can be quite challenging but with enough practice and this book, you'll handle any count; easy breezy!
Counts Cuts Moves and Subtlety by Jerry Mentzer is a reference guide. Copyright in 1977, this small book is on it's 14th printing. Although I don't own anything else by Jerry, he appears to be a prolific author on magical topics including the book on Card To Wallet.
You'll find no tricks in this book. However, learn the moves in this book and I'll bet you could create some great, original packet tricks in no time. Combine these moves with an assortment of specialty gaffed cards and you're creative juices will be flowing.