"No mere annotation, The Experts gives Erdnase a complete overhaul. ... And by the time the reader turns the final page, the only conclusion is that this book is the work of a sincere student of Erdnase and one of the finest sleight-of-hand artists alive."—JARED KOPF
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier is a masterful work of scholarship. Farmer’s arrangement, even when it is forced to diverge from the overall plan, is coherent and logical.
How Gamblers Win is a classic of early cheating literature. On first publication in 1865, the author’s name was given as Gerritt M. Evans, and was republished in 1868 in a slightly expanded edition and Evans’ name was removed from the title page.
Stewart James in Print and The James File are two of the largest magic books ever published (the James File is actually two volumes, but I consider it a single work). They comprise over 2700 pages and over 1000 tricks.