The Royal Road to Card Magic by Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue is a classic and time-honored guide that serves as a fundamental resource for aspiring card magicians. Originally published in 1948, this comprehensive book is designed to take readers on a journey from beginner to accomplished card handler. Hugard breaks down the intricate world of card magic into manageable steps, providing clear instructions and detailed illustrations to ensure a thorough understanding of each technique. From essential sleights to impressive tricks and routines, this book covers a wide range of card manipulation skills, enabling readers to build a solid foundation of knowledge and proficiency. Whether you're a novice seeking to learn the basics or a more experienced magician looking to refine your techniques, "The Royal Road to Card Magic" offers a structured and accessible path to mastery. Embrace the art of card magic and unlock your potential with this time-tested and invaluable resource.
This book is now in the public domain and is available to everyone who is passionate about cards, magic and sleight-of-hand.