Widely regarded as one of the most creative minds in card magic, Bill Simon was also an astonishing master of the medium. His inventiveness and expertise are fully evident in this book - considered by magic authority Martin Gardner one of the basic texts on card conjuring. In it Simon provides specialists and amateurs alike with the guidance they need to perfect a host of ingenious card tricks.
Helpful suggestions and nearly 100 detailed drawings show you how to execute the Instant Revers, Three Queens Monte, The Ambitious Card, and many other feats of sleight of hand.
You'll also find a wealth of useful information on The Second Deal. Mr. Simon's expert advice on the subject will have you dealing seconds in under an hour!
Originally published as Effective Card Magic by Louis Tannen, Inc. in 1952. Edited by Jean Hugard. Introduction by Martin Gardner. 96 black and white illustrations. 182 pages, paperbound.
All orders have a 24-48 hour processing time.
Orders are processed Monday-Saturday.
Orders are not processed on Sundays or Holidays.
Orders ship from our store in Colorado Springs, CO
We ship to all US states and all APO and FPO.
APO & FPO locations will be sent via USPS Priority Mail.
Alaska & Hawaii may have additional shipping charges.
We do not ship Internationally.
First Class & Priority Mail shipping through USPS
Standard, 2 Day, and Overnight shipping through FedEx
FREE In-Store Pick-Up from our Colorado Springs, CO location.
Additional Shipping FAQs
Online Order Returns
We want you to not just be satisfied with your purchase, but thrilled! We offer a full refund or store credit (your choice) on most unused merchandise within 30 days of DELIVERY.
We will ALWAYS work with you if merchandise is defective to make it right!
Items we can only offer Store Credit for:
Things we don't take back and we hope your understand why:
Merchandise with distinct smells (not acquired through shipping)
Hygiene Concerns and icky things (Worn undergarments or hosiery, opened facial hair, earrings, teeth, etc. (With the exception, of course, of manufacturer defect., which we will always help with)
Merchandise already used for its intended purpose. (Just don't be that guy, ok?)
Complete Return Policy