Cards as Weapons
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£200.00
New York: Darien House. 1977.

First Edition of the uncommon soft-cover version published simultaneously with the hard-cover. Inscribed by the author "For Linda Stevens. Who appreciates the latent desires of playing cards". 260x175mm. 96pp. A former Wall Street accountant, barman and professional gambler, now an actor and magician (and book collector), Ricky Jay's first book is a funny and eccentric photo-illustrated treatise on the use of playing cards as weapons, with chapters on technique, practice, stunts and self-defense. Loosely inserted is Jay’s own calling card.