REVERSE AUCTION FOR  February 18 2024

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Here is the latest version of the Reverse Auction released Sunday (February 18 2024).  More vintage and many newer magic books of all types, some unusual items, histories and biographies, small booklets on diverse subjects and, of course, a lot of just great books/booklets at increasingly affordable prices—with many as low as $4, $5 or $6 each. If you see something of interest, verify availability with an email query to us and we will respond with the total cost including shipping at standard rates (or priority, if requested). We hope to be back in touch with everyone within 24 hours of your query. We always respond to everyone in the order that your queries are received. Zip codes are helpful with your query and, if you are located outside the U.S. or live in Missouri, please include where you want your order shipped.

As always, we “GUARANTEE YOUR PURCHASE”—if you want to return an item for any reason, we offer a full refund of the purchase price.” Please query first to confirm availability and reserve one or more items.  Most items are single copies and are available subject to prior sale.  We will ship within two days of receiving your personal check or your payment to dan@bradburybooks.com at PayPal.  Our address information–including our web site where some additional material may be found—is at the end of this list.

Adair, Ian. MAGIC STEP-BY-STEP. (Book) New York, ARCO Publishing Company, 1972. Former title: CONJURING AS A CRAFT. 155pp., illus., index, 12m. Paperbound. Mild edgewear; o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

[Albiñana, Gonzalo] THE NO BAG FORCE. (Utility Gimmick) Gonzalo Albiñana and Crazy Jokers. Includes gimmick and link to on-line tutorial. Opened for inspection, but New. Offered at $6.00 

Alford, Jason. CYBER SESSIONS – UNDERGROUND NOTES FROM CYBERIA. (Book) (Kentwood, LA), by the author, 1999. 160pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Offered at $10.00

(Anonymous.) THE BOY’S BOOK OF CONJURING – TRICKS WITH CARDS, COINS, HATS AND HANDKERCHIEFS, SECOND SIGHT AND MESMERIC TRICKS, CHEMICAL TRICKS, MATCH PUZZLES, AND SHADOWGRAPHY. (Book) London, Ward, Lock & Company, Limited, n.d. (circa1920’s) 222pp., illus., index-like contents section, 8vo. Pictorial cloth with black and red stamping. Covers still reasonably bright; a nice tight copy and VG. Offered at $36.00

Asbury, Herbert. SUCKER’S PROGRESS – AN INFORMAL HISTORY OF GAMBLING IN AMERICA FROM THE COLONIES TO CANFIELD. (Book) New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. 493pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Orange cloth with black title stamping. Lacks dust jacket. Spine is sun faded; former owner name written on front end paper; o/w a Good respectable copy. Offered at $9.00

Newly added! Bagshawe, Edward. PROUDLOCK’S EGG BAG AND FOUR-ACE PRESENTATIONS. (Booklet) London, L. Davenport & Co., n.d. 28pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. A nice copy; clean and bright inside; VG+.  Offered at $20.00 

Baker, Al. AL BAKER’S SECOND BOOK. (Booklet) N. pl., By the Author, 1935.  32pp., illus., 8vo. Blue-green wraps. Some mild toning; o/w VG+. Offered for $14.00

Baker, Al. AL BAKER’S MAGICAL WAYS AND MEANS: SIXTY TRICKS. (Book) Minneapolis (MN), Carl Waring Jones, 1946. Second edition.  135pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial dark blue cloth boards (with red and white) stamping. General light wear at the extremities; spine is faded a bit; foxing/toning on the endpapers; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $17.00

Baker, Al. AL BAKER’S PET SECRETS. (Book) Minneapolis, Carl W. Jones, 1951. Second edition.  111pp., illus., 8vo.  Maroon cloth with gilt spine and cover stamping. Spine rubbed with considerable fading on spine; lower spine bumped at the rear corner; toning and browning at the end paper hinges; o/w VG+. Offered at $23.00

Bannon, John. DESTINATION ZERO. (Book) Chicago (IL), Squash Publishing, 2015. First edition. 209pp., illus., 8vo. Tan cloth with black stamping in a dust jacket. As new. Offered at $38.00

Batchelor, Tom. CANADIAN CARD CONTROL. (Booklet) Chicago, Magic, Inc. 1971. 52pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. A Near Fine copy. Offered at $6.00

[Baxt, Robert] MOUTHCOIL MADNESS – WORLD’S FUNNIEST MOUTHCOIL ROUTINE. (DVD) By the Performer, 2009. In a vinyl case. Running time 45 minutes. Pre-owned and presumably viewed, o/w VG. Offered at $6.00

Baxter, Thomas. THE NAIL WRITER ANTHOLOGY.  (Book) Humble (TX), H & R Magic Books, 2010. First edition. 111pp., illus., bibliog., notes, and appendices, 8vo. Black cloth with silver spine and cover stamping in a pictorial dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $17.00

Newly added! [Bergeron, Bev] REBO NOSE CLOWNING. (Signed DVD) Bev Bergeon, 2005. Running time 60 minutes. Signed by Rebo and Bev Bergeron. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

Berkeley and T.B. Rowland. CARD TRICKS AND PUZZLES. (Vintage Book) London, George Bell & Sons, 1892. 120pp., illus., 12mo. Orange pictorial cloth with black stamping on front cover and spine. Spine has darkened somewhat with age; front free end paper has been removed, but two adverts remain; heavy toning on rear end paper; front hinge is weakening somewhat; o/w VG. Offered at $22.00

Berry, Jay Scott. ILLUSIONEERING 2001. (Booklet) n.pl., By the author, n.d. (17pp.), illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+. Offered at $6.00

Newly added! [Bets You Can’t Lose] A three-book lot of winning bets and games: (Three-Book Lot) This lot includes: Harry Anderson and Turk Pipkin’s. GAMES YOU CAN’T LOSE – A GUIDE FOR SUCKERS (Pocket Books, 1989, 161pp., 8vo paperbound); Harry Blackstone’s THERE’S ONE BORN EVERY MINUTE. (HBJ, 1978. 159pp., 12mo. paperbound); and Terry Nosek’s 64 WINNING BETCHA$ – 64 DIFFERENT WAYS TO WIN A BET (Houdini’s Magic Shop, 1996, 22pp., colorful wraps). All three are in VG+ condition. Offered as a lot at $25.00.

Blackstone, Harry. BLACKSTONE’S TRICKS ANYONE CAN DO. (Book) New York, Carol Publishing/Citadel Press, 1989. 232pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Offered at $8.00

Blaine, David. DAVID BLAINE, MYSTERIOUS STRANGER: A BOOK OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Villard, 2002. 214pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Near Fine. Offered at $14.00

Blyth, Will. HOW TO BECOME A CONJURER. (Book) London, Methuen & Co. LTD, 1934.  First edition. 183pp. (+publisher’s adverts), illus., index, just under 8vo. Red cloth with stamped black lettering on the spine and cover. Lacks a dustjacket; front free end paper is missing; spine is a bit soiled and general toning at the edges; former owner signed name with acquisition date and stamp of another former owner in two places; o/w a nice clean copy.  Offered at $23.00

Newly added! Bobo, J.B. COIN MAGIC AND THE ART OF SLEEVING. (Lecture Notes) Presented at the I.B.M. Convention, St. Louis, MO, July 3-4-5, 1952. 4pp., 4to. 8.5 x 11 mimeo sheets corner stapled. Originally folded in an 8vo wrap, but more recently stored flat in a vinyl sheet protector–leaving evidence of the bifold crease; o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

Bonham, Tal D. THE TREASURY OF CLEAN JOKES. (Book) Nashville (TN), Broadman Press, 1981. 160pp., , 12mo. Paperbound with pictorial covers. Offered at $8.00

Newly added! Boscar. JUEGOS DE MANOS – MANUAL PARA AFICIONADOS. (Trans: HAND GAMES – MANUAL FOR AMATEURS. (Book) Barcelona (SP), Gustavo Gili, MCMXLI (1941) 308pp. (+Adverts), illus., index, 12mo. Pictorial boards. Cover is foxed/toned on front and back; some foxing and toning inside on the end papers; o/w an acceptable copy. Offered at $30.00

Brandon, Ruth. THE LIFE AND MANY DEATHS OF HARRY HOUDINI. (Book + Houdini Ephemera) New York, Random House, 1993. First U.S. edition. 353 pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in a dust jacket with a Mylar protective sleeve. Extras laid in with this volume include several brochures from Houdini historical venues, a small (3.5 x 5 reprint of a photo of a young Houdini in chains), and a sheet of The Houdini Stamps (a sheet of 20 37-cent U.S. postage stamps) issued at the 2002 Society of American of Magicians convention in New York City. A Near Fine copy of the book with all the extras. Offered as a lot at $36.00

Lu Brent. (Benjamin Joseph Lubrent). FIFTEEN STAR CARD EFFECTS. (Manuscript) Philadelphia (PA), Kanter’s Magic Shop, 1956. 26pp. (+ 2pp. adverts), illus., 4to. Red wraps with black printing. Inscribed to John J. Crimmins by Mike Kanter and dated 10-24-56. Near Fine. Offered at $7.00

Brineger, Ron. DESPERADO DEALS. (Booklet) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades International, 1976. 30pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near Fine. Offered at $4.00

Brooke, Ken, and Paul Stone. THE KEN BROOKE SERIES # 1: “THE MAGIC BOX”. (Booklet) London, Paul Stone, 1981. 11pp., plus 5pp. of illustrations, 4to. Plastic comb bound. An extra set of printed illustrations is laid in. VG+. Offered at $6.00

Brooke, Ken, and Paul Stone. THE KEN BROOKE SERIES #2: “THE CHOP CUP”. (Book) Liverpool, UK, Paul Stone, 1981. 12pp., illus., 4to.  Plastic comb bound. An extra set of printed illustrations is laid in. VG+. Offered at $6.00

Brooke, Ken, and Paul Stone. THE KEN BROOKE SERIES NUMBER 5: “THE DANCING AND FLOATING CORK”. (Booklet) London, Paul Stone, 1981. 12pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. An extra set of printed illustrations is laid in. VG+. Offered at $6.00

Calostro. ENTERTAINING WITH HYPNOTISM. (Booklet) New York, D. Robbins, n.d. 15pp (+adverts.), 8vo. Pictorial wraps. VG. Offered at $7.00

[Card Booklets – A to Z and Old to New] A collection of notable card Booklets. (A Seven-Booklet Lot) This lot includes: ANDRUS DEALS AGAIN – NO. 1 (Star Magic Company, 1947, 6pp.); BERLAND’S BLUE RIBBON CARD TRICKS (Berland’s, 1942, 31pp.); INSOMNIA – THE CARD NOTES OF DENNIS FRIEBE (Magic Man, 2021, 10pp., gimmick card tipped in); Kardyro’s THE ROUTINE SUPREME (Regow’s House of Enchantment, 1981, 12pp.); RICHARD POLLACK PRESENTS HANDS ACROSS THE TABLE (Magic Art Book Company, 1981, 32pp.); Bill Simon’s SLEIGHTLY SENSATIONAL (Tannen, 1954, 39pp.); and Dick Zimmerman’s WAY OUT OF THIS WORLD (By the Author, 1992, 7pp. w/foldout). All are 8vo., generally in pictorial wraps. Some may be slightly soiled or toned, but o/w all are in VG to Fine condition. Offered as a lot at $23.00

[Card Tricks with Trick and Prepared Cards] An assorted lot of books with trick and prepared cards, including Abbott’s MAGIC CARD SYSTEM (n.d., 24pp.); John Fabjance’s 101 PROFESSIONAL CARD TRICKS – CARD TRICKS WITH TRICK CARDS (1986, 32pp.); Ronald Haines’ 36 TRICKS WITH FA-KO CARDS (n.d., 32pp.); Bob Longe’s THE INVISIBLE DECK BOOK AND OTHER CARD TRICKS (1993, 24pp.); Al Stevenson’s 75 TRICKS WITH A SVENGALI DECK (1964, 40pp) and 75 TRICKS WITH A STRIPPER DECK (1962, 40pp); and JOE STUTHARD’S FAMOUS SVENGALI TRICK PACK OF CARDS (n.d, 15pp.)  All are 12mo or 8vo in wraps and VG. All seven are offered as a lot at $21.00

[Carrandi, Mario, Jr.] MARIO CARRANDI, JR., INC., ANTIQUARIAN MAGIC AND COLLECTIBLES. (Catalog Lot) Belle Mead (NJ) Collector and dealer since 1967. This lot consists of ten catalogs from the late 1970’s beginning with an unnumbered catalog (May 1977) through Catalog #26 (1989) including #13, #14, two #15 (but different so one is misnumbered), #16, #18, #23-A, #24, and #26. All catalogs (except #18 which is 8.5 x 11) are 5.5 x 8.5 in wraps—and range from 20-64pp. Some catalogs have checkmarks or notations throughout; o/w all are VG. All ten catalogs offered as a lot only for $45.00

Cervon, Bruce. THE CERVON FILE. (Book) Edited by Mike Caveney. Pasadena (CA), Magical Publications, 1988.  First edition. 254pp., illus., tall 8vo. Teal cloth with gilt spine and title stamping in a dust jacket. Near Fine. Offered at $30.00

Chanin, Jack. FURTHER ADVENTURES OF THE SEVEN IN ONE. (Booklet) Philadelphia (PA), Jack Chanin, 1938. First edition. 14pp., illus., 8vo. Red cover with silver and black printed wraps. Near Fine. Offered at $4.00

[Chazpro Magic Company] CATALOG OF CHAZPRO PRODUCTS and miscellaneous newsletters and supplements (Catalog and Newsletter Lot) Eugene (OR). Chuck and Brabara Leach. A “Catalog” –actually loose sheets laid in an 11 x 17 wrap and a selection on nine sales flyers and supplements from the 1990’s and 2000’s. Offered as a lot for $10.00

[Chien, Eric] VCM – VISUAL CARD MAGIC. (DVD) Vortex Magic, 2016. Includes link for bonus material download. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

Christian, Magic. (Christian Stelzel) THE TOP CHANGE – MONARCH OF CARD SLEIGHTS. (Book) Seattle (WA), The Hermetic Press, 2018. 173pp., illus., bibliography, index, 8vo. Hardcover in a dust jacket. New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $29.00

Christianer, Louis F. MORE EFFECTIVE CARD TRICKS. (Booklet) Los Angeles (CA), E.F. Rybolt, 1919. 24pp., 12mo. Pictorial wraps. Fine. Offered at $7.00

Christianer, Louis F. ORIGINAL DECEPTIONS. (Booklet) Los Angeles (CA), E. F. Rybolt, 1919. 24pp., illus., 12mo. Pictorial wraps. Fine. Offered at $7.00

Christopher, Milbourne (Compiler and editor) MAGIC FROM M-U-M – OUTSTANDING TRICKS FROM THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MAGICIANS. (Booklet) Forestville (CT), Society of American Magicians, 1954. 44pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Former owner bookplate; some mild spotting/toning on the front endpaper. Offered at $6.00

[Close-Up and Pocket Magic] A selection of four booklets on Pocket Magic and Close-Up. (Four Booklet Lot) The lot includes: Jean Hugard’s CLOSE-UP MAGIC FOR THE NIGHT CLUB MAGICIAN (Holden Magic, 1938, Second edition, 57pp.); Barry Govan’s CLOSE UP MAGIC: RESTAURANT STYLE (Lee Jacobs, 1982, 52pp.); Tony Griffith’s GRIFF ON CLOSE-UP (Supreme, n.d., 48pp.); and Merlyn T. Shute’s OUT OF YOUR POCKET (Morrissey Magic, 1989, 49pp.). All are 8vo. in pictorial wraps and in VG+ condition. Offered as a lot at $16.00

Collins, Stanley. ORIGINAL MAGICAL CREATIONS. (Book) London, Will Goldston, Ltd., n.d. 111pp. (+adverts), illus., 12mo. White pictorial boards. Cover paper has flaked at the rear corners o/w all is clean and intact; internal pages are quite good; thus a very respectable copy and approaching near fine. Offered at $32.00

Newly added! Cremer, W.H., Jun. (ed.) HANKY PANKY: A BOOK OF EASY AND DIFFICULT CONJURING TRICKS. (Book) London, Chatto & Windus, 1875. “A New Edition with 250 Practical Illustrations.” 328pp. (+32pp. adverts), illus., 12mo. Green pictorial boards with black and gilt stamping on the spine and black pictorial stamping on the cover. Covers soiled, but illustrations are still legible; shaken and loose in the binding; toned throughout with some dog earing at the bottom of several pages; worth repairing to produce a Fair reading copy. Offered at $20.00

[Cups and Balls] COMBO CHOP CUP/CUPS AND BALLS SET. (Brass Set of Cups) Set of three spun copper cups, one of which is gaffed to be used as a chop cup (3.25” high and 2.5” at the mouth) with four small (1.25”) knitted balls–two gimmicked and two regular–plus red cloth carrying bag. Bonus three rubber potatoes (despite the perspective distortion, an individual potato fits easily into the cups). No manufacturer markings on the Combo Cups set, but they may be Morrissey. Mild wear and some oxidation inside the cups, o/w VG Condition. Offered at $101.00 

Curry, Paul. PAUL CURRY’S WORLDS BEYOND. (Book) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 2020.  Reissue of the original.  400pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Green cloth with gilt spine and cover stamping in a dust jacket. As new, except for a non-penetrating slice from a box cutter on the back cover. Consequently, offered at $44.00

Dalal, Sam. CABARET CAPERS, VOLUME 1. (Booklet) Calcutta (IMD), Ramdev and Sons, n.d. (1970). Lack pagination (16pp.), illus., 12mo. Saddle stapled in tan pictorial wraps. Upper corner has been bent at the spine—since straightened; o/w VG. Seldom seen. Offered at $9.00

[Davenport & Co., L.] CATALOGUE OF MAGICAL APPARATUS, NEW CONJURING TRICKS AND LATEST AMUZING JOKES, PUZZLES AND NOVELTIES. (Magic Catalog) London, L. Davenport & Company, n.d. (1933). 308pp., illus., 8vo. Original blue wraps with large pictorial silver foil cover label. Covers show some wear and soiling; spine has been reinforced with clear tape; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $29.00

[Davenport, L. & Co.] DAVENPORT’S DEMON MAGIC – CATALOGUE 16. (Magic Catalogue) London, Lewis Davenport Ltd, n.d. (1939). 416pp., illus. (some in color in the “Demon Silk Tricks” section), index,  8vo. Cover is soiled a bit and rubbed; complete and unmarked internally; a VG copy. Offered at $27.00

Davis, Hassoldt. SORCERERS’ VILLAGE. (Book) New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1955.  First edition. 334pp., illus., 8vo. Black cloth with silver pictorial spine stamping.  Sorcerers magic and rituals among the Ivory Coast tribes. Former owner (Earl Reum) bookplates and blind stamp; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

Dawes, Edwin A. THE GREAT ILLUSIONISTS. (Book) Secaucus (NJ), Chartwell Books, Inc., 1979. 216pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering in a dust jacket. A small spot on the front cover; o/w VG+ copy. Offered at $6.00

Dexter, Will. THE RIDDLE OF CHUNG LING SOO. (Book) London and New York, Arco Publishing, 1955. Original Arco first edition. 222pp., illus., index, 8vo. Red cloth lacking a dust jacket. Berg Magic Studio stamp on front end paper. Has been damaged at the bottom front edge of the spine resulting in spine starting to split along front board; toning at the edges; o/w a nice tight copy. Offered at $23.00

Devereux, Eve and Peter Eldin. CARD AND MAGIC TRICKS – OVER 30 EASY-TO-PERFORM STUNTS TO AMAZE AND CONFOUND. (Book) New York, Gramercy Books, 2004. 96pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial Boards. As new. Offered at $6.00

[Doctor Strange] DOCTOR STRANGE – MASTER OF THE MYSTIC ARTS – THE DREAM WEAVER! (Comic Book) Created by Stan Lee and written by Roger Stern, Alan Kupperberg and Rudy Nebres New York, Marvel Comics, May 1995. (32pp.), illus., 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps stapled at the spine. Cover is Fine. Some light toning inside; so VG+. Offered at $10.00   

[Dove/Dove Pan Booklets] A trio of booklets focused on Dove and Dove Pan Work. (Three booklet lot) Kirk Kirkham’s DOVE CLASSICS (Tannen, n.d., 32pp.); Bruce Posgate’s DOVE PAN-ORAMA (Morrissey Products, 1972, 48pp.); and Senor Torino’s DOVETAIL DECEPTIONS (By the Author. 1955, 26pp.). All are 8vo in pictorial wraps. Offered as a lot at $4.00

Dunn, Bob. MAGIC FOR ALL. (Book) New York, ARCO Publications Limited, 1974. 160pp., illus., 8vo.  Paperbound. VG+.  Offered at $4.00

Newly added! Dunninger. WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND? (Book) Cleveland, World Publishing, 1944. Forum Books edition. 192pp., illus., 8vo. Maroon cloth with gilt stamping. VG reading copy. Offered at $16.00

Dunninger, Joseph. INSIDE THE MEDIUM’S CABINET. (Book) New York, David Kemp and Company, 1935. First edition. 228pp., illus., 12mo. Black cloth with blue-green stamping. Cover shows some handling and use, but very little edgewear; former owner bookplate; front hinge is starting; mild toning throughout; o/w VG. Offered at $61.00

[Duviver, Dominique] DUVIVIER’S MAGIC: FROM OLD TO NEW – VOLUME ONE (DVD) Mayette Magic Moderene, 2004. Running time 150 minutes. Previously owned and presumably viewed, o/w appears VG. Offered at $6.00

Einhorn, Nicholas. THE ULTIMATE COMPENDIUM OF MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) London, Hermes House, 2011. 512pp., illus., glossary, list of suppliers, index, 8vo. Soft pictorial covers. As new. Offered at $10.00

Eldin, Peter. THE MAGIC HANDBOOK. (Book) New York, Wanderer Books, 1985. 189pp., color illus., bibliog., glossary, index, 12mo. Colorful paperbound covers. Tricks, yes, but enough poster reproductions and magical tidbits to make it interesting to history fans. VG+. Offered at $8.00

[Enchantment, The] CANDYMAN – A MONTAGE OF MISDIRECTION and WONDERLAND – A WORLD OF WONDER AND MAGIC PURITY. (Two-DVD Lot) The Enchantment, 2011 and 2010 respectively. Running Time for CANDYMAN is One hour and 40 minutes and is still shrink wrapped.  WONDERLAND has been opened and presumably viewed with the gimmicks removed. O/w respectively both are New and VG. Offered as a two-DVD lot for $4.00

Farmer, Bob. THE BAMMO FLIM-FLAM CON-GLOMERATION – THE WAY OF THE SCAMURAI. (Book) n.pl., Kaufman and Company, 2021. First edition. 453pp., illus., 4to. Gray and black cloth with silver title and spine stamping. As New. Offered at $46.00

[Feinberg, Jesse, and Tony Chris] A two-DVD Lot. Jesse Feinberg’s CASH CARD (Black’s Magic, 2008, 30minutes) and Tony Chris; TRICKOPOLIS – QUIRKY TRICKS FOR REAL PEOPLE IN A REAL WORLD (By the Performer, 2013, 120 minutes). Previously owned and presumably viewed and now both are stored in a flexible plastic binder page with the original cover artwork; VG. Both offered as a pair at $10.00

[Férez, Rúbi, and Ellusionist] RUBI CUP – ORIGINAL. (Prop and Instructions) Ellusionist. Comes complete with one gimmicked Rubi cup, one felt circle for bottom, and a carrying pouch with full access to all tutorials. Demo: https://ellusionist.com/products/rubi-cup-by-rubi-ferez Note that the demo is for the “Complete” set rather than the “Original” –thus no extra cup, coins or storage box, but still the same effect. As New. Offered at $41.00

Fitzkee, Dariel. THE CARD EXPERT ENTERTAINS. (Book) San Rafael (CA), Saint Raphael House, 1948. 171pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound in pictorial covers. VG+. Offered at $12.00

Fox, Karl. ANOTHER BOOK. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1979. 320pp., illus., 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping on the spine and front cover in a dust jacket. Near Fine.  Offered at $27.00

Newly added! Gallagher, Tara. SHUFFLE AND DEAL – 50 CLASSIC CARD GAMES FOR ANY NUMBER OF PLAYERS. (Inscribed Book) Harper Design, 2015. 160pp., illus., index, 8vo. Full color pictorial boards. Includes more than 300 gorgeous reproductions of vintage card art, from medieval times to the present day – plus facts on card-playing history.  Book is inscribed from the former owner to magician, Joe Herzer and his “Magic Boot Camp”; lightest edge wear; o/w a Near Fine copy. Offered at $25.00

[Garcia, Daniel] PAUL HARRIS PRESENTS – THE DANIEL GARCIA PROJECT, VOLUME 3. (DVD) AOI Magic, 2005. Pre-owned and presumably viewed, o/w VG. Offered at $6.00

Gardner, Martin. MARTIN GARDNER’S TABLE MAGIC. (Book) Mineola (NY), Dover Publications, 1998.133pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine Offered at $4.00 

Gibson, Walter B.  HOUDINI’S ESCAPES AND MAGIC. (Book) New York, Blue Ribbon Books, 1932.  First combined edition. 317/316pp., illus., 8vo. Faded green cloth. An ex-library copy with the customary disfiguration and general wear and rubbing; front hinge is going at the frontisp; o/w this is in Fair condition.

Offered at $18.00                                                                                                

Gibson, Walter. MAGIC EXPLAINED. (Book) New York, Permabooks, 1949. 188pp., illus., 12mo. Film coated pictorial boards. Some delamination and pulling at head and foot of spine; general toning; at the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $8.00

Newly added! Gibson, Walter B. THE SCIENCE OF NUMEROLOGY: WHAT NUMBERS MEAN TO YOU. (Book) New York, George Sully & Company, 1927. 186pp., illus., appendix, 8vo. Orange cloth with black spine and cover stamping. Former author name and acquisition note, o/w a Near Fine copy. Offered at $20.00

Gibson, Walter.  WALTER GIBSON’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC & CONJURING. (Book) New York, Drake Publishing, 1976. 213pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Former owner name stamp on top edge; some mild edgewear; o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

Gibson, Walter B., and Morris N. Young. HOUDINI’S FABULOUS MAGIC. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, 1961. 214pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Orange cloth in a dust jacket (now in a Mylar Sleeve). A Near Fine copy of this classic. Offered at $7.00

[Ginn, David] BOOKED BEYOND BELIEF -HOW TO GET PAID JOBS AS A VARIETY ARTS ENTERTAINER! AND CIRCUS MAGIC SHOW. (DVD) David Ginn, 2011. Running time two hours Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Gilbert, Alfred C. GILBERT HANDKERCHIEF TRICKS FOR BOYS. (Book) New Haven (CT), A.C. Gilbert, 1920. 81pp. (plus note pages and adverts), illus., 12mo. Tan pictorial cloth with green and black stamping. Very modest edge wear; toning on the endpapers; former owner (Leo Behnke) name and stamp; o/w VG+. Offered at $29.00

Giobbi, Roberto. CARD COLLEGE LIGHT: PROFESSIONAL CARD MAGIC WITHOUT SLEIGHT OF HAND. (Book) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 2006. 170pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in a dust jacket. New—still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $25.00

Giobbi, Roberto. CARD COLLEGE – VOLUMES  1 – 5. (Five-Volume Card College Set) CARD COLLEGE – VOLUME 1. Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, Inc., 1996. Second revised edition. 250pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Gray cloth with black spine and cover stamping. COLLEGE – VOLUME 2. Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, Inc., 2018. 242+pp. (p. 251 – 494), illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Gray cloth with black spine and cover stamping.  CARD COLLEGE – VOLUME 3. Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, Inc., 2000. 30+pp. (p. 495 – 790), illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Gray cloth with black spine and cover stamping.  CARD COLLEGE, VOLUME 4. Seattle, (WA), Hermetic Press, Inc., 2016. 300+pp. (p. 792 -1091), illus., bibliog., cum. index, 4to. Gray cloth with black spine and cover stamping.; CARD COLLEGE, VOLUME 5. Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, Inc., 2000. 300+pp. (p. 1099 -1477), illus., bibliog., cum. index, 4to. Gray cloth with black spine and cover stamping. Series translated by Richard Hatch. All five volumes are New and Volume 3 and 5 are still shrink-wrapped. All five volumes of CARD COLLEGE above as a lot Offered for $146.00

Goldin, Horace. IT’S FUN TO BE FOOLED. (Book) London, Stanley Paul & Co., n.d. First edition. 286pp./+ 8pp. adverts, frontisp., illus., 8vo. Black cloth with gilt spine stamping. Lacks dust jacket; covers worn at the extremities with some surface discoloration/fading towards the face edges; toning on the endpapers and edges; several small stains on the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $49.00

Newly added! Goldman, Bill. BOOMERANG – AN INCREDIBLY POWERFUL CARD TRICK OF GLOBAL PROPORTIONS. (Booklet) N.pl., Laughing Room Only, 2004. 5.pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial cardstock wraps. Near Fine. Offered at $10.00

Newly added! Goldston, Will. GREAT TRICKS REVEALED. (Book) London, George Routledge & Sons, 1936. Second impression. 304pp., illus., 8vo. Redish-brown cloth.  Cover soiled a bit and pulled and frayed somewhat at the top of the spine; former owner name and acquisition date inside front cover; o/w a nice tight copy and VG. Offered at $25.00

Newly added! Gravatt, Glenn. GLENN GRAVATT’S GOLD MINE OF MAGIC. (Book) Oakland (CA), Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, 1977. 232pp., illus., 4to. Green cloth with gold stamping on spine and front cover. A Near Fine copy. Offered at $50.00

Newly added! Gravatt, Glenn (comp.) THAYER QUALITY MAGIC, CATALOG INSTRUCTION SHEETS, VOLUME ONE – FOUR. (Four volume book set) Oakland, (CA), Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, 1978/Pomeroy, (OH), Lee Jacobs, 1993-97. 322pp./324pp./312pp./324pp., illus., index (VOLUME 4 has the index for the entire series), 8vo. Cloth in dust jackets. All four volumes as a lot. Offered at $150.00

Greenwood, James. SILAS THE CONJURER: HIS TRAVELS AND PERILS. (Book – Fiction with a Magic Theme) London, S.O. Beeton, 1866. 346pp./+6pp adverts, illus., 8vo. Handsomely rebound in red buckram with gilt spine stamping. Price notations and former owner’s blind stamp on the front endpaper; pages a bit stiff; o/w VG. Offered at $57.00

Gresham, William Lindsay. HOUDINI: THE MAN WHO WALKS THROUGH WALLS. (Book) New York, McFadden Books, 1967. 263pp., illus., bibliog./notes. 8vo. Paperbound. Modest edgewear; former owner blind stamp; o/w VG. Offered at $4.00

Gröning, Peter. RESIGNED TO MIRACLES. (Book) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 2020. 113pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in a dust jacket. New—still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $29.00

Newly added! Gustin, Christopher. CRAZY CARD. (Booklet) n.pl., Cornerstone Illusions, 2003. 10pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Near Fine. Offered at $10.00

[Hamley, W. & F. Bros.]  MAGIC BY HAMLEYS – VOLUME NO. 4. (Magic Catalog) London, n.d. 107pp., illus., index, 8vo.Colorful printed wraps. Former owner has hand-written U.S prices in on most of the items and created a price conversion chart on the rear 9o/w blank) cover; o/w VG. Offered at $23.00 

Harris, Paul. CLOSE-UP FANTASIES BOOK I. (Book) Las Vegas (NV), Chuck Martinez Productions, 1980. 109pp., (+photos and adverts), illus., 8vo. Red cloth with gilt spine stamping in a dust jacket. Near Fine. Offered at $7.00

Harris, Paul. CLOSE-UP FANTASIES FINALE. (Book) San Diego (CA), Chuck Martinez Productions, 1981. 176pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Black cloth with silver spine stamping in a dust jacket. Near Fine. Offered at $10.00

[Harrison, Nigel] POP SECRETS – WHO NEEDS A MICROWAVE. (DVD) Baby Grand Illusions, 2004. No running time. Packaged in a paper sleeve. Preowned and presumably played, but o/w appears VG. Offered at $4.00

Hay, Henry, editor. CYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 1974.  498pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Shows minimal use; o/w VG+. Offered at $9.00

Henderson, Brad. THE DANCE. (Book) n.pl. (UK), Henderson Productions, 2017. Expanded third edition. 117pp., 8vo. Paperbound. Shows light edgewear at the extremities; o/w VG+. Offered at $32.00

Hilliar, William J. MODERN MAGICIAN’S HANDBOOK. (Book) Chicago, Frederick J. Drake & Co., 1902. 440pp. (plus index with pagination of i-viii), portrait frontisp., illus., 8vo. Salmon pictorial cloth with black , white and red cover printing and gilt, black and white stamping on the spine. Cover is lightly soiled and scuffed; shows light wear at extremities and some fraying at the foot of the spine; rear hinge is starting; former owner bookplate inside front cover and signed by another owner inside free end paper; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $59.00

Hoffman, Professor (Angelo Louis). CONJURING TRICKS WITH DOMINOES, DICE, BALLS, HATS, ETC…ALSO STAGE TRICKS FROM “MODERN MAGIC”. (Book) Cover title: HOFFMAN’S TRICKS WITH DICE, DOMINOES, ETC. Philadelphia, David McKay, Publisher, n.d. 121pp., B/W illus. 8vo. Light green cloth with red and black cover stamping with black lettering on the spine. Cover shows some general wear with some spotting; face edge corners are bumped; o/w a respectable copy and VG. Offered at $18.00

Hoffmann, Professor (Angelo Lewis) (editor). HOYLE’S GAMES MODERNIZED. (Book) London, George Routledge and Sons, 1913. Revised edition. 475pp., illus. (including one color fold-out of roulette table), short 12mo. Maroon cloth with gilt spine and cover stamping. Some wear at the extremities; toning on endpapers with very occasional foxing on the interior and at the edges; a nice tight VG copy. Offered at$21.00

Newly added! Hoffmann, Professor (translator and editor). THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF PATIENCE GAMES. (Book) London, George Routledge & Sons, n.d. Tenth 123pp., illus., 8vo. Bright blue pictorial cloth with red and black stamping spine and cover stamping. Cover has mild general wear; some foxing throughout—heaviest on the end papers; o/w VG. Offered at $50.00

Hoffmann, Professor (Angelo John Lewis). LATER MAGIC WITH NEW MISCELLANEOUS TRICKS AND RECOLLECTIONS OF HARTZ THE WIZARD. (Book) New York, E.P. Dutton & Company, 1925. New edition. 738pp., illus., 8vo. Professionally rebound in pebbled maroon boards with gilt spine stamping. A handsome copy; VG+. Offered at $68.00

Hoffman, Professor (Angelo Louis). LATEST MAGIC, BEING ORIGINAL CONJURING TRICKS INVENTED AND ARRANGED BY PROFESSOR HOFFMANN. (Book) New York, Spon & Chamberlain, 1918. First edition (stated).  222pp. (+ 8pp. adverts.), illus., 8vo. Red pictorial cloth with pictorial gilt and black stamping. Lightly worn at extremities; former owner name stamps and another’s blind stamp; paper cracking at the hinges; o/w VG. Offered at $98.00

[Holden – Max Holden’s Magic Shop] A two-catalog lot:  THE LATEST OF THE WORLD’S BEST MAGIC – CATALOG NO. 4 (1933, 112pp., 8vo. spine is chipped with a small piece missing from front cover—reinforced with tape); and THE LATEST OF THE WORLD’S BEST MAGIC – CATALOG NO. 6 (1938, 156pp., 8vo); plus several flyers from 1934 and 1935 as bonus material. Both catalogs show some use and wear as noted—flyers are rather brittle with some chipping at the edges; but overall are all are VG. Offered as a lot for $19.00

[Holden – Max Holden’s Magic Shop] THE LATEST OF THE WORLD’S BEST MAGIC – CATALOG NO. 11 (Magic Catalog) New York, Mak Holden,1942, 188pp., illus., 8vo. Light green pictorial covers with black printing. Spine has two chips and is now reinforced with clear tape; o/w VG Offered at $10.00

Holmes, Donald. THE MAGIC ART, BEING VOLUME 1 OF THE MAGIC ART SERIES. (Book) n.pl. (Kansas City), By the Author, 1920. First edition.  232pp. (+advert.), illus., 8vo. Green cloth with gilt title and spine stamping. General light wear at the extremities and heavier at the head and foot of spine; some spotting on front and back covers; o/w. Offered at $23.00

Hopkins, George M. EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE – ELEMENTARY PRACTICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS. (Book) New York, Munn & Co., 1890. 719pp., illus. (680 engravings), index, tall 8vo. Black cloth with gilt spine stamping on the spine and a handsome pictorial image on the front cover. General edge wear at the extremities; pulled at the top of the spine and frayed at the bottom; both hinges are going; back cover is heavily stained; former owner names written in several places inside; Chanin shop sticker inside; o/w a Fair copy and may be worth rebinding or repairing. Offered at $27.00

Houdini, Harry.  THE UNMASKING OF ROBERT-HOUDIN. (Book) New York, Magico, (1979). Reprint of 1909 British edition which also contains HANDCUFF SECRETS. 333pp./110pp., illus./photos, 12mo. Red cloth with gilt spine and cover stamping. A fine copy. Offered at $66.00

Hugard, Jean. HUGARD’S MAGIC ANNUAL FOR 1937 – MAGIC AND ILLUSIONS. (Book) New York, Max Holden, 1937. 141pp. (+adverts), illus., 8vo. Dark red textured cloth with gilt spine and cover stamping. Light general edgewear; gilt lettering is almost completely gone on the spine; browning/toning at the end papers and edges; slightly cocked; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $21.00 

Hugard, Jean and Frederick Braue. THE ROYAL ROAD TO CARD MAGIC. (Book) New York, Harper and Brothers, 1948. First edition. 292pp., illus., index, 8vo. Green cloth. The title is all but worn off of the spine; o/w a nice tight copy and VG. Offered at $27.00

Hunt, Douglas and Kari. THE ART OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Atheneum, 1967. First edition. 216pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Black cloth. Former owner bookplate; an ex-library copy with some telltale interior markings; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $14.00

[I.B.M./S.A.M.] I.B.M. S.A.M. CONVENTION BOOK OF MAGIC. (Souvenir Magic Book) Chicago (IL), I.B.M./S.A.M., 1959. 44pp., illus., 8vo. Tan pictorial wraps with a bunny image and black lettering. Produced as a premium for the IBM/SAM Combined Convention in Chicago in 1959. Lightly soiled with the cover art smudged a bit; “Chicago 1959” stamp on the cover has nearly worn off; o/w VG. Infrequently seen. Offered at $21.00

James, Stewart (compiler). ABBOTT’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ROPE TRICKS FOR MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 1975. 400pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Mild edgewear; o/w VG. Offered at $6.00 

Johnson, V.E. MECHANICS AND SOME OF ITS MYSTERIES. (Book) London, Henry Frowde, Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. Playbooks of Science Series. 120pp., illus., 12mo. Pictorial brown cloth with a colored drawing laid in on the cover. Cover shows some spots and a puckered wrinkle on the spine; two former magician owners’ book plates; inside is very nice and clean; overall quite Good. Offered at $16.00

[Jordan, Charles T.] Four of Jordan’s titles from his “TEN NEW TRICKS” Series. plus  THIRTY CARD MYSTERIES. (A Fiver-Booklet Lot) This lot includes: NUMBER TWO – TEN NEW SLEIGHT OF HAND CARD TRICKS (23pp., illus.); NUMBER THREE – TEN NEW MISCELLANEOUS TRICKS (23pp., illus.); NUMBER FOUR – TEN NEW PREPARED CARD TRICKS (24pp., illus.); NUMBER FIVE – TEN NEW POCKET TRICKS (23pp., illus.); and THIRTY CARD MYSTERIES (80pp., illus.). All were published in Penngrove (CA) by the Author in 1919/1920. All are 8vo and top stapled or side stapled in the case of THIRTY CARD MYSTERIES in overlaid wraps. For some inexplicable reason Chanin has signed and in some cases stamped them with his shop stamp. Original staples have been removed from all of them and they are loose in packets. The original oversized covers are all chipped along the edges, but they are o/w in good condition with some soiling/toning. Offered as a lot at $54.00

Kagliostro edited by Guy Camirand. GARY OUELLET’S FABULOUS FINGER ON THE CARD. (Masters of Magic Series, Volume 1: Number 1). (Booklet) St-Hyacinthe, PQ, Camirand Academy of Magic, n.d. 32pp., illus. (photos), 4to. Slick pictorial wraps. A Near Fine copy. Offered at $6.00

Kannen, Phil. TRADE SHOW SECRETS REVEALED. (Booklet) Las Vegas (NV), Phil Kannen/Magic Fun Factory, 1998. 30pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+. Offered at $4.00

Kardyro, Tony (a.k.a. Senor Torino). THE ROUTINE SUPREME. (Booklet) Pittsburgh (PA) Regow’s House of Enchantment, 1981. 12pp., 8vo. Light blue wraps. VG. Offered at $6.00

Kattner, Wilbur. OFF THE BEATEN PATH. (Booklet) Oakland (CA), Magic Limited-Lloyd E. Jones, 1947. 24pp. (w/ adverts), illus. 8vo. Pictorial green wraps. Discolored at the edges with toning on first and last pages; o/w VG. Offered at $6.00

Kaufman, Richard. THE COLLECTED ALMANAC. (Book) n.pl., Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1992. First Edition (stated). 398pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. New. Offered at $69.00

[Kirkwood the Magician (Robert K. “Bobby” Spencer)] “IT’S AMAZING!” KIRKWOOD THE MAGICIAN’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY ALL-STAR SHOW. (Souvenir program) Scottsville-on-the-James, VA, Sept. 15, 1995. 12pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Fine. Offered at $10.00

(Kleefeld, Jim] JIM KLEEFELD PRESENTS READING IS MAGIC! – AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PROGRAM. (DVD) Jim Kleefeld, 2005. Running time 60 minutes. Previously owned and presumably viewed, but o/w appears VG. Offered at $14.00

Newly added! [Klosterman, Ken] KEN KLOSTERMAN’S FAVORITE MAGIC TRICKS. (Advertising Premiums) Cincinnati (OH), Klosterman Baking Company, 1992. A series of nine colorful cards (3.5 x 4.5”) featuring punchout magic tricks selected by Ken Klosterman and distributed as an advertising premium for the Klosterman Baking Company. All nine cards in a Klosterman’s French Baking Company envelope. Complete and in As New condition. Offered at $25.00

Kraft, Arthur and Frederick L. Kraft. MAGICOLOGY – MAGIC ANYONE CAN DO IMMEDIATELY. (Booklet) Orlando (FL), By the Authors, 1970. 48pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Complete with “Charity Card Trick” tipped in on last page. Former price written on front cover; o/w VG. Offered at $7.00 

Newly added! Krenzel, Ken. INCREDIBLE FULL DECK LEVITATION + BONUS MIRACLES. (Signed Booklet and Bonus Material) Edgewater (MD), Kee-West Productions, 1987. 20pp., illus., 8vo. Yellow pictorial wraps in original envelope. Booklet is warmly inscribed to Ed Marlow and includes a two page letter to Marlo (3-22-88) with some extra bits on the handling which were omitted from the booklet.  Near Fine with extras. Offered at $25.00

Newly added! LaGerould, Terry, and Don Brandias. RUSSIAN ROULETTE. (Manuscript with Props) South Lake Tahoe (CA), By the Authors, 2000. One page (8.5 x 11) of instructions folded to nominal 3.5 x 5 size with specially printed card packet. Has been opened, but o/w As New. Offered at $10.00

Lancaster, Lou. TRICKS OF THE TRADE, A PROFESSIONAL LOOKS AT: COMMERCIAL CLOSEUP MAGIC. (Book) n.pl., By the Author, 2003. Lacks pagination (89pp.), illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+ Offered at $10.00

Landells, E. THE BOYS OWN TOY-MAKER: A PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE USEFUL EMPLOYMENT OF LEISURE HOURS. (Book) New York, D, Appleton & Company, 1865. 153pp., illus., 12mo. Green cloth with blind and gilt decorative cover stamping and a gilt stamped spine. Lightly soiled with some wear at the extremities; foxing and toning primarily on the endpapers; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $49.00

Newly added! [Lecture Notes Lot #1] A four-book lot of Lecture Notes, including: Bruce Armstrong’s A PRESENTATION OF CHIMERIC IDEAS – LECTURE NOTES (1977, 31pp); Mark Leveridge’s THE MAGIC OF CLOSE UP – A LECTURE (n.d., 28pp); COE NORTON LECTURE NOTES (n.d., 16pp.); and ON STAGE – THE TOM OGDEN LECTURE NUMBER TWO (n.d., 12pp.) Notes may have minor blemishes, former owners’ names or occasional notes or marks, but o/w all are VG. Offered as a lot at $25.00

Newly added! [Lecture Notes Lot #2] A four-book lot of Lecture Notes, including: Tony Griffith’s A CASE FOR MAGIC – LECTURE NOTES (n.d., 40pp); Jerry Mentzer’s SECOND LECTURE ( n.d., 24pp.); Jame P. Ryan’s BAR MAGIC LECTURE NOTES (1977, 16pp.); and HOWARD SCHWARZMAN’s LECTURE NOTES (n.d.,12pp.). Notes may have minor soiling or blemishes, former owners’ names or occasional notes or marks, but o/w all are VG. Offered as a lot at $30.00

Levani, Prof. STAGE ILLUSIONS AND ENTERTAINMENTS. (Book) New York, Funk and Wagnalls, n.d. (1920’s). 151pp., illus., 12mo. Blue cloth with black spine stamping and a red, white and black photo pasted on the front cover. More about stagecraft, construction, sound effects, etc. as opposed to magical illusions, but it does have an interesting chapter on black art. Shows some general edgewear and light soiling; former owner signature and city on the front endpaper with the date 1925; end papers are toned; o/w a Good copy. Offered at $18.00

[Leveridge, Mark] THE MAGIC OF MARK LEVERIDGE: MASTER ROUTINES. (DVD) L&L Publishing, 2005. Running time 56minutes. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $14.00

Lorayne, Harry. HARRY LORAYNE’S PAGE-A-MINUTE MEMORY BOOK. (Book) New York, Ballentine Books, 1985. 161pp., illus., 12mo. Paperbound. VG. Offered at $4.00

[Losander] MAGIC ANYTIME…ANYWHERE! (DVD) Losander, n.d. No running time provided. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

[Lovell, Simon] MILLION DOLLAR CARD MAGIC (DVD) Magic Makers, 200. No running time given. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

MacDougall, Mickey. MACDOUGALL ON DICE AND CARDS- MODERN RULES, ODDS, HINTS AND WARNINGS FOR CRAPS, POKER, GIN RUMMY ANDBLACKJACK. (Book) New York, Coward-McCann,1944. 90pp., illus., 12mo. Black cloth with red stamping in a dust jacket. Jacket shows modest edgewear (now in a Mylar protective sleeve). Dealer stamp inside; o/w a nice tight copy. Offered at $9.00

Newly added! [Magic Collectors’ Association] SOUVENIR PROGRAMME OF THE TWENTY-EIGHTH MAGIC COLLECTORS’  ‘BRITISH’  WEEKEND (Souvenir Program) Hyatt Regency Woodfield Hotel, Schaumburg (IL), May 29-31,1997. 23pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Fine. Offered at $20.00

[Magic Makers] MAGIC MAKERS PRESENTS SHOWOFF WITH CARDS. (DVD) Magic Makers, 2006. No running time given. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

MAGIC WAND, THE. (Small Magazine Lot – ADB #4095) George McKenzie Munro, et.al. London. These issues under the editorship of George Johnson and then George Armstrong. Three issues: No. 1, Vol. XI (March – May, 1922) 56pp., 6.25 x 9.75; and Vol. 42, No. 240 (December, 1953) and Vol. 44, No. 246 (June, 1955). Both issues nom. 8.5 x 11.  All three are VG. Offered at $18.00

[Mainly Close-Up – a Magazine Assortment) A six-issue magazine lot, including: CHANNEL ONE: A MAGAZINE OF MAGIC AND SATIRE – VOLUME 4: ISSUE 12. (2004); THE MINOTAUR (June 1991); PRECURSOR – XXV, 1989; MODUS OPERANDI (1994); and TRAPDOOR. ISSUE 43 (May 25,1992) and ISSUE 62. (October 26,1996). All are in VG condition to browse or read and toss. Offered as a lot for $8.00

Mann, Al. LIMELIGHT! – PUBLICITY FOR MENTALISTS. (Booklet) Freehold (NJ), Al Mann Exclusives, 1982. 24pp., illus., 4to. Light tan pictorial covers with light blue internal pages—Plastic comb bound. Al Mann blind stamp on the last page. VG+. Offered at $8.00

Mann, Al. THE NIHON VENTURE – AN AL MANN EXCLUSIVE RELEASE #4. (Manuscript) Freehold (NJ), Al Mann Exclusives, 1985. 7pp., illus., 4to. Tan pages corner stapled in buff pictorial covers. VG+. Offered at $7.00

Mann, Al. QUIN TACES – VOYAGE INTO MIRACLE. (Manuscript) Freehold (NJ), Al Mann Exclusives, n.d. 21pp., illus., 4to. Light tan pictorial covers with pink internal pages—Plastic comb bound. Al Mann blind stamp on the last page. VG+. Offered at $9.00

Mann, Al. THE SHATTERED CHALICE—FABULOUS CARD FEATS FOR THE MENTALIST. (Manuscript) Freehold (NJ), Al Mann Exclusives, n.d. 24pp., illus., 4to. Light blue 8.5 x 11 sheets—corner stapled in green covers. VG+. Offered at $16.00 

Marks, Tony, and a host of friends. TONY MARKS: ARISTOCRAT OF DECEPTION. (Book) Jackson, MS, Express Printing, 2002. Edited by Bev Bergeron. 120pp., illus., 4to. Gold stamped boards. No dust jacket (as issued). Near fine. Offered at $36.00

Marlo, Edward. THE CARD MAGIC OF EDWARD MARLO. (Book) Tahoma (CA), L & L Publishing, 1993. 240pp., illus., 4to.  Red cloth with gilt spine stamping in a dust jacket.  Has some surface scratches and a small, closed tear at the bottom of the dust jacket; o/w VG+. Offered at $23.00

[Mavresis, Nikolas, and David Jonathan] PROFILE. (Trick) Includes gimmicks and on-line instructions. See demo: https://www.penguinmagic.com/p/S36473 New. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Maxwell, Mike. MIKE MAXWELL’S THE ANYWHERE CARDS. (Manuscript with Gimmick) Sacramento (CA), A-1 MultiMedia, n.d. 4pp., illus., 8vo. Yellow 8.5 x 11 sheet bi-folded to 8vo. Gimmicked card is laid in. In a plastic bag. VG+. Offered at $12.00

Mayhew, Steve. TOTALLY WHACKED. (DVD) The Magic Bakery, 2014. Running time one hour 21 minutes. Opened and presumably viewed but appears as new. Offered at $8.00

[Mayne, Andrew] INVERSION – THE INSIDE-OUT BALLOON. (DVD) Andrew Mayne, 2010. Running time 20 minutes. Previously owned and presumably viewed, o/w appears VG. Offered at $4.00

Newly added! [Mazda Magic Company] MAZDA MAGIC COMPANY. (Magic Catalog) Chicago (IL), Mazda Magic Company, 1946. 128pp., illus., index, 8vo. Light blue pictorial wraps. Order blank, list of price changes, envelope, 6pp mimeo mailer, etc. laid in. Some toning at the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $12.00

McVicar, Wes. CLOWN ACT OMNIBUS. (Book) New York, Association Press, 1960. First edition/first printing. 256pp., illus., skill classification table, index of acts by title, just under 8mo. Gray cloth boards with red spine stamping in a pictorial dust jacket. (Now in a Mylar protective sleeve.) Seldom seen in this hardbound edition. Near Fine. Offered at $24.00

[Mello, Matthew] TECHNIQUE. (DVD) Paper Crane Productions, 2008. Impromptu mind reading. Running time 46 minutes. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

[Mephisto-Huis] CATALOGUS MEPHISTO-HUIS. (Catalog and Flyers) Amsterdam, Mephisto-Huis, circa 1980’s. Approximately 250pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Dutch language catalog with five additional flyers, mailers, and correspondence. The primary catalog is a bit roughed up with several cover creases and edgewear; o/w a nice mixed collection of items. Offered at $14.00

Miesel, William P., with Jeff Busby, and P. Howard Lyons. MOE AND HIS MIRACLES WITH CARDS. (Booklet) Oakland (CA), Jeff Busby Magic, Inc., 1986. First edition/first printing. Limited to 500 copies. 58pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Small crease in plastic comb binding near the bottom of the spine; o/w VG+. Offered at $22.00

Newly added! [Miller, Justin] JUSTIN MILLER’S STROLLING HANDS – VOLUME 1. (DVD) Kozmo Magic, 2006. No running time provided. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

[Miniature Card Magic Lot] (Book, Booklet and Cards) This lot includes: Barbara Walker’s MINIATURE MYSTERIES WIH CARDS (Magic Limited. 1980, 166pp., index, 8vo  in a hardbound book with dust jacket); Hen Fetsch’s MINATIURE CARD MAGIC (Lloyd E. Jones, 1943, 6pp. manuscript, top stapled in wraps); and six miniature Hoyle decks—three red backed and three blue backed. Walker book shows slight edgewear but o/w VG+; Fetsch manuscript is toned and chipping along the side edges; decks are opened but appear as new and complete. Offered as a lot for $16.00

Newly added! Moore, Chris. OOH’S & AAH’S. (Booklet) Sarasota (FL), Magic Workshop, n.d. 26pp., illus., 8vo. Light tan pictorial wraps. VG+. Offered at $12.00

Morris, E.W. “Bud” and Sam Dalal. MAGIC IN THE MORRIS MANOR. (Book) Oakland, Morris Magic & Associates, 1974. 128pp., illus., 8vo. Blue cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is in a permanently affixed protective sleeve. Glue under sleeve has puckered a bit and discolored end papers; o/w Good. Now offered at $4.00

Murray, Michael. BETWEEN THE LINES. (Booklet) Newcastle Upon Tyne, Magicbox, 2007. 17pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Black pictorial wraps. With a photocopy on the “multiple force” page laid in; some edgewear; o/w VG+. Offered at $10.00

Newly added! Mussey, Barrows. MAGIC. (Book) New York, A.S. Barnes and Company. 1942. 83pp., b&w photos, 8vo. Greenish-gray c. Mild edgewear; former owner blind stamp on front free endpaper; o/w VG. Offered at $20.00

[Mystery Mart] THE MYSTERY MART – A RELIABLE MAGIC HOUSE FOR YOU! (Magic Catalog) Milwaukee (WI). R.A. Teschan, M.D., proprietor. Late 1940’s. 82pp., illus., 8vo. Pink pictorial wraps with red and black printing of a magician levitating a female assistant. Near Fine. Offered at $21.00

[Nefesch] THE MAGIC OF NEFESCH – PENETRATIONS AND MORE – VOLUME 1 (Two-DVD Set) Titanis Magic Productions, 2008.  Previously owned and presumably viewed. o/w VG. Offered at $12.00

[Nefesch] THE MAGIC OF NEFESCH – IMPOSSIBLE MAGIC – VOLUME  2 (Two-DVD Set) Titanis Magic Productions, 2008. Previously owned and presumably viewed, o/w VG. Offered at $12.00

[Nefesch] THE MAGIC OF NEFESCH – PENETRATIONS AND MORE – VOLUME 3 (Two-DVD Set + Extras) Titanis Magic Productions, 2008. Includes postcard sized advertising piece identifying this set as #46 – plus a signed playing card Previously owned and presumably viewed, o/w VG. Offered at $12.00

All three Nefesch DVDs and extras as a lot, offered at $30.00

[Nelson, Robert – Used Magic Lists] ROBERT NELSON’S USED MAGIC LISTS. (Small Lot of Magic Lists) Kernersville (NC), Robert Nelson “…where Aladdin Bought His Lamp…” A lot of 10 lists, spanning from Spring, 1982 to March, 1999. The first three—1982, 1983 and 1984—are 8.5 x 14 sheets folded in half and range from six to 24 pages each. The seven lists from 1991 – 1999 are all printed on 11 x 14, folded, and saddle stapled to form conventional 4to booklets, ranging in pages from 12 to 28 pages each with increasing use of clip art and then photos. Several of the issues have check marks or similar notations in some issues; o/w overall condition is VG+. Offered at $19.00

[Nyman, Spooky] DISCOVERY. (Trick) Penguin Magic, 2003. Beautiful silk-screened, gimmicked poker chips, handling gimmick and on-line tutorial – all comes in a handsome storage box. See demo: https://www.penguinmagic.com/p/19356  New. Offered at $21.00

Ogden, Tom. THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) New York, Alpha Books, 1999. 374pp., illus., appendices, glossary, bibliog., index, 8vo.  Paperbound. Complete with punch-out cards in place, As New. Offered at $9.00

Osterlind, Richard. TWO PERFECTED PROFESSIONAL ROUTINES: THE LINKING OF THREE BORROWED FINGER RINGS & THE MARKED BORROWED COIN IN BOTTLE. (Book) Oakland, Jeff Busby, 1983. First Edition. 19pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. VG+. Offered at $6.00

[Pandrea, Alex] HOLLYWOOD. (DVD) The Blue Crown/Dan and Dave, 2014. New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $21.00

[Penn, Jillette and Teller] PENN & TELLER OFF THE DEEP END. (DVD) A&E Television, 2005. Running time approx. 83 minutes. Opened and presumably viewed, but o/w as new. Offered at $7.00

Pogue, David. MAGIC FOR DUMMIES. (Book) Foster City, CA, IDG Books, 1998. 369pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Paperbound. Near Fine. Offered at $9.00

Pradier, Etienne. FRENCH BRED WINNERS. (Book) North Ashford, Kent, Etienne Pradier, 2002. 29pp., illus., wide format 8vo. Wire spiral bound. Cover edges show some mild edgewear, o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

[Priest, Chris] MASTER CARD ROUTINES. (DVD) WizardFX, 2008. Running time 119 minutes. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $14.00

Newly added! [Priest, Chris] PROTONS. (DVD) WizardFX, 2008. Running time 55 minutes. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

Priestly, J. B. THE MAGICIANS. (Book – Magic/Fantasy themed Literature) Savannah (GA), Frederick C. Beil, 1996. 186pp., 8vo. Black cloth with an elaborate silver stamping design on front and back covers. Near fine. Offered at $10.00

Randi, James. FLIM-FLAM! PSYCHICS, ESP, UNICORNS AND OTHER DELUSIONS. (Book) Amherst (NY), Prometheus Books, 1982. 342pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Shows some general wea; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $6.00

Rauscher, William V. S.S. ADAMS: HIGH PRIEST OF PRANKS AND MERCHANT OF MAGIC. (Book) Oxford (CT), David E. Haversat, 2002. 150pp., illus., 4to. Colorful pictorial boards. A ten-page article “It All Started with a Sneeze” by Mark Phillips clipped from the December 2006 issue of GENII and a set of Adams fake “Bullet Holes” is laid in. As New. Offered at $31.00

[Read, Bob] THE IMPROMPTU MIRACLES OF BOB READ – THE LOST FOOTAGE. (DVD) L&L Publishing, 2008. Running time two hours and 12 minutes. Previously owned and presumably viewed; o/w VG. Offered at $14.00 

Regal, David. APPROACHING MAGIC. (Book) Spring Lake (MI), Blue Bike Productions, 2008. First edition. Foreword by Michael Weber. 505pp., illus., 4to. Maroon cloth with gilt spine and cover stamping in a dust jacket.  As New. Offered at $54.00

Richard (A.O. Delarue) and Delion (Jean-Baptiste). LE MAGICIEN DES SALONS OU LE DIABLE COULER DE ROSE ET SUIVI D’UM SUPPLEMENT PAR M. DELION. (Trans. THE MAGICIAN OF THE SALONS, OR THE ROSE COLORED DEVIL) (Book) Paris, Delarue, n.d. (late 1880s). 378pp., frontisp., illus. (200 woodcuts), illus., 12mo. Brown patterned cloth with black and gilt spine stamping. In French. Shows modest wear with some cover mars and nicks; face edges have darkened a bit; frontispiece is detached and laid in; mild toning throughout; o/w VG. Offered at $146.00

[Riley-Born Magic Novelty Co.] CATALOG NO. A-8 – MAGIC…TRICKS…JOKE SUPPLIES…PARTY FAVORS…PLAYS…MAKE-UP…GAMES…NOVELTIES (Magic Catalog) Chicago, n.d. (1950’s) 96pp., illus., 8vo. Softbound. VG. Offered at $10.00

Robert-Houdin, (Jean Eugene). THE SECRETS OF STAGE CONJURING. (Book) New York, Magico Magazine, n.d. 252pp.(+ads), illus., 12mo. Brown cloth covered board with gold spine stamping in dust jacket. Dust jacket shows some mild wear at edges; o/w Near Fine. Offered at $32.00

[Robison, Shaun] THE ART AND MAGIC OF SHAUN ROBISON – VOLIME 1. (DVD) East Coast Magic, 2006. No running time given. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

[Romaine] ROMAINE – THE MONARCH OF MANIPULATORS. (Two- DVD SET) Magic Makers, 2004. No running time given. Previously owned and presumably viewed; clear plastic on the front of the vinyl case has been lightly marred; o/w VG. Offered at $15.00

[Roya, Will] FLOAT THIS! (DVD) Will Roya & Co., 2011.Running time New – still shrink-wrapped, but shelf worn. Offered at $10.00

Ripley, Sherman, with revisions by tony Spina. 141 MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) New York, ARCO Publishing, 1975. Revised edition. 127pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound with pictorial covers. VG+. Offered at $4.00

Newly added! [Royal Magic] LOOOONG CARD. (Comedy Prop) Chicago (IL), Fun Inc., n.d. One 3 x 8.5” inch card with instructions/suggestion for use of the 8.75” Looong Card gimmick. Still sealed in the original plastic packaging – complete with rack hanger. Offered at $6.00

[Salinas, Ben] MAGIC MAKERS PRESENTS BEN SALINAS’ HOTSHOT COLOR CHANGES. (Two-DVD Set) Magic Makers, 2006. No running time given. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $18.00

Sankey, Jay. SANKEY 1996. (Lecture Notes) n.pl., By the Author, 1996. 17pp., illus., 4to. Corner stapled in paper covers. VG. Offered at $4.00

Newly added! [Sankey, Jay] SPELLZ SEASON 1, VOLUME 2. (DVD) New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $20.00

Scarne, John. 100 OF SCARNE’S MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) New York, Cornerstone Library, 1975. 119pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. $9.00

Scarne, John. SCARNE’S COMPLETE GUIDE TO GAMBLING. (Book) New York, Simon and Schuster, 1961. Eighth printing. 714pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Gray cloth over boards at the spine in a dust jacket. Dust jacket has a few minor nicks and close tears, o/w VG copy. Offered at $8.00 

Selbit. THE MAGIC ART OF ENTERTAINING – A BOOK TO INTEREST YOU IN AMUSING OTHERS. (Book) London, Dawbarn & Ward Ltd. and G. Ornum & Co., 1907. 105pp./+ adverts., illus., 12mo. Blue cloth pictorial boards with black lettering. Spine has darkened with title barely visible; general wear at the extremities; foxing/toning on the endpapers with former owner name stamps; some interior toning with the spine cracked in several places; slightly cocked; o/w a Good copy. Offered at $41.00 

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN’S AMAZING MAGIC. (Book) Harrisburg (PA), Stackpole Books, 1992. First edition.186pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As New. Offered at $10.00

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN’S BEST MAGIC. (Book) Harrisburg (PA), Stackpole Books, 1992. First edition. 210pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Cover is creased at the lower corner, o/w a VG+ copy. Offered at $9.00

Severn, Bill. MAGIC ACROSS THE TABLE. (Book) New York, Bantam Skylark Book, 1979. 128pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial paperbound. Some internal toning; o/w VG. Offered at $8.00 

SH-H-H–! IT’S A SECRET. (Booklet) New York, Louis Tannen, n.d. 50pp. (w/ 2pp of adverts), illus., 8vo. Dark blue pictorial wraps with light blue lettering. Shows light edgewear and toning (primarily on back cover); a slender elongated stain inside the front cover; o/w VG. Offered at $4.00

[Silk King Studios] SILK KING STUDIOS CATALOGS. (Six-Catalog Lot) Wynnewood, PA; Tuscaloosa (AL), and Cincinnati, OH. 1929-mid 1980’s. Harold R. and Thelma Rice. This lot includes: CATALOG NO. 21 (1941, 24pp., covers are detached); CATALOG NO. 22 (1941, 54pp.); CATALOG NO. 24 (1949, 19pp.); CATALOG NO. 25 (1950’s, 28pp.); CATALOG NO. 26 (1960’s- 1970’s, 32pp.);and CATALOG NO. 27 (late 1970’s, 32pp.). The two earliest catalogs are bound with two small plastic covered ring sand later saddle stapled in wraps. All have numerous price lists, order blanks and flyers laid in. Some catalogs have check marks or notations; o/w are Fair to Fine. Offered as a lot at $20.00

Sisti, Jim (Comp.) THE MAGIC MENU, YEAR ONE: SEPTEMBER 1990 – August 1991. (Book) Beacon Falls, Jim Sisti, 1991. (54pp.), illus., 4to. Comb-bound in acetate cover. As new. Offered at $4.00

[Smith, Criss] PERPLEX. (DVD) Magic On Demand, n.d. New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $21.00

Newly added! [Society of American Magicians, Parent Assembly #1] SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MAGICIANS – PARENT ASSEMBLY #1 – YEARBOOK 1980/81 . (Membership Directory). New York, SAM-Assembly #1, 1980. Morton Shapley (comp/editor). 23pp., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Membership directory, plus. Corrections page laid in. Near fine . Offered at $10.00

[Southworth, Mark] CASH VAULT – CARD TO IMPOSSIBLE LOCATION. (Trick with DVD) Illusioncraft, 2008.  Includes custom made gimmick and DVD. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w appears As New. Offered at $24.00

Newly added! Sperling, Walter. HOKUS – POKUS – FIDIBUS – EINE MYSTISCHE SOIREE BEL ONKEL WITZIG. TOLLE ZAUBERKUNSTSTUCKE UND GEHEIMNISSE DER SCHWARZEN BUHNE FUR JUNGE ALTE FREUNDE DIESE STECKRENPRERDES. (Trans: HOKUS – POKUS – FIDIBUS – A MYSTICAL SOIREE AT UNCLE WITZIG’S. GREAT MAGIC TRICKS AND SECRETS OF THE BLACK STAGE, FOR YOUNG AND OLD FRIENDS OF THIS HOBBYHORSE.) (Book) Recklinghausen (DE), Paulus Verlag, 1951. First edition/first printing. 172pp., illus., index, 8vo. Blue cloth with silver spine and cover printing. Mild toning on the end papers; o/w VG+. Offered at $30.00

THE SPHINX. (Magazine Lot – ADB #6420) William Hilliar. Chicago, IL, etc.; then A.M. Wilson, Kansas City, MO; etc.  Monthly and finally quarterly. THE SPHINX was published from 1902 until 1953 for a total of 597 issues.   This seven-issue lot is from Volume XX: N. 5 (July 1921) through Volume XX: N12 (July 1922). All issues range in condition from Just Fair (with ragged edges and some loose pages) to VG. This mixed lot of seven issues is offered at $12.00

Squier, Edward Summers. TRICKS AND MAGIC MADE EASY. (Book) New York, Edward J. Clode, 1919. Part of Made Easy Series. 188pp., illus., 8vo. Green pictorial cloth with black stamping. Shows an exterior bump or mar and an interior spot or two but is o/w VG. Offered at $22.00

[Stanley, Harry – Unique Magic Studio] Three Catalogs from Harry Stanley – Unique Magic Studio (Three-Catalog Lot) HARRY STANLEY PRESENTS AUDIENCE TESTED, FINEST QUALITY UNIQUE MAGIC. (circa 1958‘). 96pp., illus., tall 8vo. in yellow wraps with red and black printing. Spine has been reinforced with clear tape. The slightly smaller GREETINGS Catalog ()in seven languages) in salmon wraps with the faux printed autographs inside front cover. (n.d.,32pp.); and NEW AND ORIGINAL MAGIC. (n.d., 72pp., 5” x 8” white wraps at the Wardour address) Half page return order blank has been roughly removed from first facing page; o/w VG. Offered as a lot at $14.00 

Stanyon, Ellis. CARD TRICKS FOR EVERYONE. (Book) Buchanan (NY), Emerson Books, 1974. Introduction by John Mulholland. 141pp., illus., index, 12mo. Orange cloth with black spine stamping in a dust jacket. Dust jacket has two small chips on the front cover and a closed tear (repaired from behind on the rear; o/w a nice tight copy and VG+. Offered at $9.00

Stebbins, Si. CARD TRICKS AND THE WAY THEY ARE PERFORMED. (Booklet) Philadelphia, Kanter’s Magic Shop, n.d. 8pp., illus., 16mo. One single sheet folded to 3.25 x 5.25, with red and black pictorial printing on the first facing page. Folded rather unevenly; some light wear along the spine edge; o/w still bright quite Good. Offered at $8.00

[Stone, David] STONE COLD MAGIC – THE CLOSE-UP MAGIC OF JEFF STONE AND FRIENDS. (DVD) Jeff Stone, 2007. No running time provided. Opened and presumably viewed but appears as new. Offered at $8.00

Newly added! [Stone, Paul] – Ace Place Magic] PAUL STONE’S CATALOGUE OF PROFESSIONAL MAGIC – EXCLUSIVE COLLECTOR’S CATALOGUE. ( Three-Catalog Lot) Fromby (UK), Ace Place Magic, 1983. The premier “Collector’s Catalogue” with eight color photo insets of Paul and notable UK magicians – 64pp., illus.(+ photo insets), 8vo. Blue wraps with price and ordering inserts. Plus two second editions of the “Collector’s Catalogue”—one 60pp. 8vo. in light green wraps and one 56pp. 8vo edition in yellow wraps. Price list and additional offering laid in. All with price list and updated offerings laid in. All VG+. All three catalogues offered as a lot for $20.00

[Supreme Magic] THE SUPREME MAGIC CATALOGUES. (Magic Catalogue Lot) Bideford, Devon, England, Supreme Magic Co. Ltd. This lot includes three 8vo sized catalogues: TOP TRICKS! A CATALOGUE OF LATEST RELEASES FOR 1976/77 (Unnumbered, but 68pp.); BLUE RIBBON RELEASES 1977/78 (Unnumbered, but 84pp.); and TREASURE TRIX 1987-1988 (Unnumbered, but 88pp.) All in VG+ condition. Offered at $6.00

Newly added! [Swigert, Ryan] A TRIBUTE TO THE CARD TRICKS OF STEWART JUDAH. (DVD) PPS GROUP/Ryan Swigert. Running time not provided. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

[Tannen Magic] LOUIS TANNEN’S NO. 6 CATALOG OF MAGIC. (Magic Catalog) New York. Louis Tannen Inc., 1966. 560pp., illus., index, 8vo.  Pictorial Boards with photo of Lou Tannen at the counter on the front cover. Spotted along the top and face edges; occasional check marks or dog-eared pages inside; o/w VG.  Offered at $20.00

[Tannen Magic] LOUIS TANNEN’S NO. 13 CATALOG OF MAGIC. (Magic Catalog) New York. Louis Tannen Inc., 1983. 783pp., illus., index, 8vo.  Includes a reprint of Robert Parrish and Oscar Weigle’s DO THAT AGAIN on pp. 739-768. Pictorial boards with a photo of Siegfried and Roy on the front cover.  A second cover photo in like new condition is laid in along with an order envelope.  Cover is rubbed a bit; o/w a nice copy in Near Fine condition. Offered at $12.00

[Thayer’s Studio of Magic] THAYER QUALITY MAGIC CATALOG NO. 9, VOLUME 1 – 5. (Catalog Lot) Los Angeles (CA), Thayer Studio of Magic, 1943. (354pp. collectively), illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Some mild soiling and wear, but overall VG. Offered at $37.00 

[Thayer’s Studio of Magic] THAYER QUALITY MAGIC CATALOG NO. 8. (Catalog) Los Angeles, Thayer Studio of Magic, 1936. 311pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Shows general wear and modest soiling; o/w VG. Offered at $18.00

Newly added! Twain, Mark. (Samuel Clemens) HOW TO TELL A STORY AND OTHER ESSAYS. (Book) New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1902. 233pp. (2pp adverts), 8vo. Bound in red cloth with black and gilt lettering on spine and front cover with top edge gilt; face edge untrimmed. No obvious connection to magic or magicians. Some edgewear and fraying at the extremities; spine darkened a bit; front hinge is starting; former owner book plate; o/w VG. Offered at $150.00

[Weber, Geoff] THE FIFTH ASSISTANT. (Utility Gimmicks and DVD) The Blue Crown/Uday’s Magic World, 2012. Running time of DVD Is 40 minutes. Pre-owned, opened and presumably viewed, but o/w As New in original packaging. Offered at $8.00

[Wehman Brothers Publishing] Two vintage pulp publications from Wehman Brothers Publishing. (Two-Book Lot) The titles include: FIFTY CARD TRICKS by Howard Thurston. (n.d. – circa 1940’s, 83pp. + 4pp. of Wehman adverts at the rear, illus., 12mo., paperbound in colorful paper covers printed in orange, black and blue on white paper – cover is three clownish figures on unicycles with each carrying a card; back cover is blank; covers are quite good and near complete with modest edgewear, folds, etc.; mild browning/toning throughout; former owner blind-stamp. And – HERMANN’S ART OF MAGIC. (91pp. +ads, illus., 12mo., in light yellow pictorial wraps.) From the John McArdle Collection with his bookplate. Lightly soiled with some chipping and tears at the edges; lower corner is a bit rounded; o/w VG for this vintage of pulp. Now offered as a two-booklet lot at $12.00

[Wiehl, Christopher] AND ALL WILL BE CONSUMED – SIGNED COIN IN BOTTLE. (Trick with Instructional DVD) Paper Crane Magic, 2011. Includes Gimmick and instructional DVD with a running time of 27minutes. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

Williams, Emlyn. BEYOND BELIEF: A CHRONICLE OF MURDER AND ITS DETECTION. (Book) New York, Random House, 1968. 374pp., index, 8vo. Black cloth with red and gilt stamping in a dust jacket. An ex-library, o/w quite Good. No obvious magic connection. Offered at $4.00

Wood, J. G., Rev. THE BOY’S MODERN PLAYMATE, A BOOK OF SPORT. S, GAMES AND PASTIMES. (Book) London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co., 1895. A new edition thoroughly revised. 816pp., illus., w/frontisp., index, 8vo.  Rose colored pictorial cloth with black cover stamping and black and gilt spine stamping. Approximately 34pp. are devoted to ventriloquism, mesmerism, parlor magic and conjuring. Unfortunately these pages are a bit jumbled in this revised edition, but still lots of fun throughout. General wear with some chipping and fraying at the foot and head of the spine; front and rear hinges are starting; foxing and toning on the end papers; former owner (Burton Sperber) label at the rear; o/w a respectable copy. Offered at $32.00

[World’s Greatest Magic] THE GYPSY THREAD. (DVD) L&L Publishing, 2008. Running time 44 minutes. Opened and presumably viewed but appears as new. Offered at $8.00

[Yedid Magic, Meir] THE MAGIC OF MEIR YEDID. (Magic Catalogs) Rego Park, NY. Meir Yedid prop. Two catalogs CATALOG #2 (1989, 20pp.) and CATALOG #3 (1991, 10pp) plus a flyer from the Fair Lawn location. Catalogs are slick paper wraps and 8vo. Offered as a lot at $6.00

Newly added! [Zander, John] ENTERTAINING SCHOOL SHOWS. (DVD) Zander Magic, 2004. Running time 74 minutes. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

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