Royal Road to Card Magic by J. Hugard -Sterling (Preowned)
Hugard and Braue are undisputed authorities on card tricks. The Royal Road to Card Magic is the best reference source for card tricks with any deck of cards, including a borrowed one. None of the sleights or moves required are beyond the capabilities of the average performer. There are no difficult gambler sleights, or moves that require years of practice.
In 310 pages, with 121 clear illustrations, the book teaches you the basic techniques of card magic. 20 chapters cover effects ranging from close up magic for an audience of one, to platform effects for a large audience.