CARDS AS WEAPONS, by Ricky Jay - 1977 [1st Ed]


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A tightly bound NEAR FINE 1ST EDITION with a clean and bright interior with VERY GOOD DJ. FEAR NO MAN OR BEAST. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! Please see description for more details. AS IS.

Cards as Weapons

by Ricky Jay

FEAR NO MAN OR BEAST. A fascinating volume by Ricky Jay who also authored Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women. In this effort Jay covers the history of the technique, personal anecdotes and much more. Includes b/w illustrations throughout. 95 pages. 7.25" by 10.5". 

First Edition published by Darrien House. New York, NY. 1977. 

Hardback is overall in NEAR FINE condition with a VERY GOOD DJ. 

  • ISBN: 0882010174
  • Yellow cloth boards are clean with bold lettering. 
  • Corners are sharp. 
  • Spine is square with some white spots, lightly scuffed tail, and frayed head of spine with exposed board. 
  • Binding is tight. 
  • Endpapers are clean and bright. 
  • Illustrations are clean and vibrant. 
  • Interior is clean and barely toned. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • DJ is nicely preserved behind Mylar and is backed with archival paper.
  • DJ has a small chip off spine tail and a .75" square chip off head with toning to returns. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • JS20170909

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Publisher: Darrien House
Year Printed: 1977
Place of Publication: New York NY
Author: Ricky Jay
Subject: Sports & Recreation
Topic: Martial Arts
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