Vernon Books

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Postby David Thomas » 08/01/08 07:47 PM

What Vernon book would everyone recommend as the best? I'm talking about some classic card tricks of vernon's and moves that I would like to learn with cards. Such as slow motion aces, cutting the aces?

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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 08/01/08 07:53 PM

Ganson's "The Dai Vernon Book of Magic" is a darned good start if you've already gone through "The Stars of Magic" etc.
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Postby David Thomas » 08/01/08 07:59 PM

How about ultimate secrets of card magic?
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 08/01/08 09:05 PM

Not nearly as good as the earlier books--that's the general consensus.
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Postby Green Skittle » 08/02/08 06:52 AM

The Vernon Chronicles are now all available again from L&L Publishing and are very much worth owning.
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