The marked deck is an extraordinarily strong tool for the magician. Not just a prop good for a trick or two-the marked deck, as long-time professional Kirk Charles shows in this book, is a means for improving countless tricks in your repertoire, and a way to protect yourself in every performance from accidents and oversights.
Marked for Life
Written by Kirk Charles
Hermetic Press 2002, soft cover, 100 p.
Written by Harry Lorayne
Edited by Harry Lorayne
Tannen, 1st ed. 1967, hard cover, 160 p.
Barrie Richardson's Giant Pairs Repaired
Author, no date, 4 p., with jumbo cards (not a book but a card trick)
In The Six-Hour Memorized Deck Martin Joyal shows step by step how you can memorize the Joyal Stack in six hours or less! At the end of that time most readers will be able to name the card that lies at any position in the deck, and the position of any card requested! The Joyal system of memorization is simple, innovative an requires no mnemonic lists or mental calculation.
The Six-Hour Memorized Deck
Written by Martin Joyal
Edited by Stephen Minch
Hermetic Press 2011, e-book, 227+208 p.