You cant remember where THAT card trick is It was a Cutting the Aces effect and youre sure it was in one of the Vernon books. But which one? The Joyal Index has the answer!
For over a decade, author and magician Martin Joyal has researched and catalogued card effects in hundreds of magic books written between 1584 and 2000organizing the content by source, title, creator, effect, type of deck, special cards, accessories, etc. V as in Vernon is the first volume of a massive index of card magic. This premiere volume includes 555 items and nearly 300 cross-references, indexed from more than 80 books.
Within these pages, you will find items related to the card magic of Paul Valadon, Jean-Pierre Vallarino, George Vaughn, Bob Veeser, Zigeuner Verdad, Dai Vernon, Edward Victor, Les Vincent, Michael Vincent, Richard Vollmer, and Jack Vosburgh.
The Joyal Index: V as in Vernon is an essential reference work for performing magicians expanding and refining their repertoires, writers and historians tracking down accurate credits, or any magic enthusiast who is trying to remember the name and origin of THAT trick!
I have been selling used magic books since 1994. During these 28 years, I was in contact with great customers, some of which with whom I had warm communications. It has always been a pleasure to supply books to those looking for them.
It’s now time for me to turn the page.
Our book inventory was moved to Bradbury Books, Kansas City, Missouri. The owner, Dan, has been selling new and used magic books since 1993, and offers a tremendous service to magicians.
Each week or so, his popular reverse auction goes on. New titles are added on a regular basis.
I thank you all for your patronage and I wish you the best.Martin