REVERSE AUCTION FOR NOVEMBER 27, 2022

Instructions for Reverse Auction Orders

Here is the latest version of the Reverse Auction released Sunday (November 27).  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 http://www.PayPal.com.  Missouri customers must add 9.85% sales tax.  Our address information–including our web site where some additional material may be found—is at the end of this list.

[Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company] ABBOTT’S MAGIC NOVELTY COMPANY – CATALOG NO. 4. (Magic Catalog) Colon, Abbot’s Magic Novelty Company, 1937. 320pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Price corrections sheet laid in. Shows general wear, some soiling and toning on the exterior; spine has a chip near the bottom; outer corners of the covers have some paper loss; partially erased condition note on the front cover; inside pages appear to be free of markings or notes, thus VG+. Offered for $16.00

[Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company] THE MAGIC CAPITAL OF THE WORLD – CATALOGUE NO. 6. (Magic Catalog) Colon (MI), Abbott Magic Novelty Company, 1940. 644pp., illus., 8vo. Orange wraps. Original order sheet laid in. General edgewear at the extremities; front face corners rounded a bit; some soiling spots on the back cover; general toning inside; o/w unmarked and VG. Offered at $12.00

ABRACADABRA. (Souvenir Program) Program from “Abracadabra” staring Mac King and The Pendragons produced September 19-22, 2004 at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. 42pp., illus., 8vo in wraps. A Fine copy. Offered at $7.00

Newly added! Acer, David. MORE POWER TO YOU – THE VERY BEST OF DAVID ACER. (Book) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 2011. 190pp., illus., 4to.  Cloth in dust jacket. New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $36.00

Acer, David. YOU ARE HERE. (Lecture Notes) Longueuil, Camirand Academy of Magic, 2000. 22pp.(+adverts), illus., 4to. Saddle stapled in yellow pictorial wraps. VG+. Offered at $12.00

Adair, Ian. THE IAN ADAIR LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION. (Lecture Notes) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1968. IBM 40th Anniversary Blue Ribbon Convention in Chattanooga (TN). 12pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps with a blue-ribbon adornment. VG. Offered at $7.00

Adler, Bill. THE LETTERMAN WIT: HIS LIFE AND HUMOR. (Book) New York, Carroll & Graf, 1994. 157pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Jacket is a bit rubbed with two small tears near the top of the spine; o/w VG+. Offered at $12.00

Newly added! Albenice and Spalding. REEL MAGIC INCLUDING THE PENETRABLE SILK. (Book) Brooklyn (NY), D. Robbins & Co., 1978. Seventh printing. 84pp. (+adverts.), illus., 12mo. Wraps. VG. Offered at $10.00

Andrus, Jerry. ANDRUS DEALS AGAIN! NO. 1 (OF A SERIES): HIDE-AWAY-CARD and FOLD-AWAY CARD. (Booklet) Portland, Oregon, Star Magic Co., 1957. 6pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Has been damp at some point with telltale waviness, but w/o staining; o/w VG. Offered at $5.00 

Annemann, Theodore. PRACTICAL MENTAL MAGIC. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 1983. 310pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. General edgewear; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $4.00

Anonymous, or J.M. SPORTS AND PASTIMES, OR SPORT FOR THE CITY, AND PASTIMES FOR THE COUNTRY; WITH A TOUCH OF HOCUS-POCUS, OR LEGER-DEMAIN. (Book) Facsimile edition of the 1676 first edition with all new text—only two copies of this book were known to exist prior to this reprint. Cypress (TX), Steve Burton, 1999. A numbered copy (#115) of 300 published and signed by the publisher. (50pp.), illus., 12mo. Brown cloth with gilt stamping. A fine copy offered at $32.00

[Anonymous] WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO DO IT – 50 OF THE LATEST AND MOST AMUSING PARLOR TRICKS AND GAMES WITH FULL SIMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR PERFORMING. (Booklet) St. Louis (MO), The Melomels Company, 1911. 31pp., slim 12mo. (3.5 x 6.25”). Seldom seen advertising premium for Melomels confections. Former owner name and address inside on the final page; some general wear with a closed tear at the upper spine; o/w complete and VG/ Offered at $21.00

Arnold, Peter. THE BOOK OF GAMBLING. (Book) London, Hamlyn Publishing, 1974. 128pp., illus., index, bibliog., 4to. Green cloth. Cover is sun faded at top and face edges; former owner name and acquisition information on first blank end paper; o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

Arthur, R.E. THE NEW LOOK FOR THE MAGIC SHOW. (Manuscript) Chicago (IL), Ireland Magic Company, 1950. First edition. 22pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 mimeo sheets side stapled in covers. Cover slightly soiled; some toning at the face edge; o/w VG. Offered at $4.00

Atmore, Joseph. DUNNINGER’S BRAIN BUSTERS. (Book) Humble (TX), H & R Magic Books, 2001. First edition. 111pp., illus., notes, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $32.00

Baron, Harry. CLOSE-UP MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS: TWO VOLUMES IN ONE INCLUDING…MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, 1978. 160pp./156pp., illus., glossary/index, 8vo. Blue boards with gilt spine stamping. Lacks dust jacket; o/w VG. Offered at $5.00

Blackman, James R. THE BIG BOOK OF TRICKS AND MAGIC. (Book) New York, Random House, 1962. First edition. 55pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Very light wear; o/w a Near Fine copy of this popular “first magic book” for many. Offered at $5.00 

Blake, George. MASTER MAGIC – AUDIENCE TESTED EFFECTS FOR “MISTER MAGIC”. (Booklet) Leeds (UK), By the author, 1961. 30pp., illus., 4to. 8 x 10 sheets side stapled in covers. VG+. Offered at $12.00 

[Blonde, Mr., and the Collective] THE PEAK. (Gimmick and On-line Instructions) Murphy’s Magic. Comes with the PAK wallet and access to complete on-line instructions in original packaging. New. Offered at $59.00 

Brandon, Ruth. THE LIFE AND MANY DEATHS OF HARRY HOUDINI. (Book) New York, Random House, 1993. 353 pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 8vo. Paperbound. VG+.  Offered at $14.00

Newly added! Brandon, Arthur. MILO & ROGER: A MAGICAL LIFE. (Book) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 1999. First edition. 418pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Lower front corner has been bumped; o/w As New. Offered at $32.00

Breslaw, Phillip. BRESLAW’S LAST LEGACY. (Numbered Reprint Edition) Wichita (KS), Steven’s Publishing, 1997. Numbered (#61) edition of 560 printed. Facsimile reprint of Byron Walker’s 1795 edition. Foreword by Byron Walker.  XIpp./144pp., illus. (frontisp. only), 12mo. Pictorial boards. Walker blind stamp on credits page preceding title page.  Former owner stamp inside front cover; o/w VG+. Offered at $67.00

Bryant, Steve. THE LITTLE EGYPT BOOK OF NUMBERS. (Book) Humble (TX), H & R Magic Books, 2004. First edition. 128pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. New – still shrink-wrapped.  Offered at $31.00 

Carlisle, Stanton. DYNAMIC MENTALISM. (Booklet) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1979. 84pp., illus., 8vo. Comb bound in pictorial cardboard covers. VG+. Now offered at $7.00

[Chicago Magic Company] CATALOG NO. 19 – EVERYTHING FOR THE MAGICIAN. (Catalog) Chicago, 1948. 160pp., illus., 8vo. Softbound in pictorial covers. VG+. Offered at $7.00

Clark, Hyla M. THE WORLD’S GREATEST MAGIC. (Book) New York, Crown Books/Tree Communications, Inc., 1979. 208 pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Black cloth with silver stamping in dust jacket. Dust jacket roughed along the top and bottom edges with several chips and tears; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $5.00

Clark, Tony. TONY CLARK UNMASKS – AWARD WINNING DOVE TECHNIQUES – A HANDBOOK FOR DOVE WORKERS. (Book) Las Vegas, Tony Clark Productions, 1997. Second edition. 74pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Corners curling a bit; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Colucci, Donato.  THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EGG MAGIC. (Book) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 2002. 305pp., illus., bibliog., index, wide 8vo. Tan cloth over light gray boards with black lettering. Lacks the dust jacket and former owner has done some underlining and added notes or comments on some pages; o/w condition is VG. Offered at $19.00

Cremer, W.H., Jun. (ed.) HANKY PANKY: A BOOK OF EASY AND DIFFICULT CONJURING TRICKS. (Book) Edinburgh, John Grant, n.d. A New Edition with 250 Practical Illustrations. 328pp., illus., 12mo. Tan pictorial boards with black and gilt stamping on the spine and black pictorial stamping on the cover. Covers show mild soiling with illustrations still crisp and legible; former pricing notation on front free endpaper; what appears to be some abated insect damage on the rear free end paper; o/w VG.  Offered at $31.00

Cyprian, Fr. YOU ARE MAGIC! NO. 6 – FEATURING A HOLEY TRICK. (Lecture Notes) n.pl., By the Author., 1977. 13pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in printed covers. Shows use, but o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

[Daryl] A lot of three lecture notes/booklets. (Three Booklet Lot) This lot includes: LECTURE NOTES TO CONVENTION SESSION #1 (1980, 28pp.); DARYL DOES DEN HAAG (n.d., 26pp + adverts and Illustrations laid in as a separate sheet); and  DARYL’S 3 FLY III (1999, 14pp. All are 8vo and self-published by Daryl from various locations. All have some underling or an occasional comment; 3 FLY… is roughed a bit from handling; o/w VG. All three offered as a lot for $27.00  

DeCourcy, Ken. AFTER DINNER TECHNIQUE. (Book) Devon, Supreme Magic, 1980. New reprint. 64pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Former owner has neatly printed title and author name vertically down the spine; lower corner bumped; o/w VG. Offered at $5.00

DeCourcy, Ken. MAGIC IN CABARET LAND. (Booklet) Devon, Supreme Magic, n.d. 28pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled under binder’s tape in yellow, blue and white covers. Offered at $7.00

Newly added! Dexter, Will. SECRETS OF THE CONJURER’S CRAFT. (Book) London, Abbey Library, n.d. 144pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth. Lacks a dust jacket; shows mild edgewear and handling; former owner book plate; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $14.00

Diamond, Paul, and James R. McCrea. CURTAIN CALL: THE FIRST FINAL LECTURE OF PAUL DIAMOND – A LECTURE IN TWO PARTS CONSISTING OF A SECTION ON IMPROMPTU MAGIC AND A SECTION ON HARDCORE MAGIC. (Lecture Notes).  Fort Lauderdale, Paul Diamond’s Magic Company, 1985. 20pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side  stapled in covers. Cover is very faint; o/w VG. Offered at $6.00

Newly added! [Dodson, Wayne] WRITE NOT RIGHT SHARPIE. (Gimmick and Online Instructions) DTRIK – the Magic of Wayne Dobson. Out of stock from most  dealers. New in original packaging. Offered at $30.00

[Dobson, Wayne and Alan Wong] HEADS UP! 2.0. (Trick with Props) Murphy’s Magic. comes with a gimmicked super sticky note pad and a matching sticky note pad with video instructions taught in detail by Mike Sullivan—all in original packaging. Box as been opened, but is unused and New. Offered at $16.00

Doerflinger, William. THE MAGIC CATALOGUE: A GUIDE TO THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Sunrise/E.P. Dutton, 1977. First edition. 242pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Red cloth with gold title stamping on the spine in a dust jacket. Dust jacket is corner clipped with several small chips and closed tears along the top and bottom edges; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $16.00

Doom, Dr.. GAMES FOR THE SILLY BY DR. DOOM. (Booklet/Catalog) Columbus (OH), Mystery Castle, n.d. Unpaginated (18pp.), illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled. A mash-up of games, tricks, stunts, etc. interspersed with inexpensive tricks and novelties for sale. Front and back pages are rather soiled and roughed; some written notes on the back cover; o/w Good. Offered at $6.00

Dunn, Bob. MAGIC FOR ALL. (Book) New York, ARCO Publications Limited, 1974. 160pp., illus., 8vo.  Paperbound. VG.  Offered at $5.00

Easley, Bert, and Eric P. Wilson. DOING MAGIC FOR YOUNGSTERS INCLUDING THE ART OF CONJURING TO CHILDREN. (Book). New York, Louis Tannen, 1972. 122pp.(+adverts.), illus., 8vo. Paperbound. A non-penetrating stain at the top edge of the cover; o/w VG. Offered at $7.00 

Eastman, Chas. C. ENTHUSIASTIC MAGIC – PRACTICAL CARD EFFECTS AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. (Booklet) Haverhill (MA), By the Author, n.d. 20pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps bound with brass grommets. Covers are splitting at spine but have been reinforced with clear tape; toning along the spine; o/w internally VG. Offered at $6.00

[Einhorn, Nicholas] INSTA-CHANGE. (Prop with Online Instructions) Vanishing Inc. 2020. See demo: https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/close-up-magic/insta-change/ The U.S. $10.00 bill version. New in original packaging. Offered at $24.00                                                                 

Eisner, Lotte H. THE HAUNTED SCREEN – EXPRESSIONISM IN THE GERMAN SCREEN AND THE INFLUENCE OF MAX REINHARDT. (Book). London, Thames and Hudson, 1969. Translated from the French by Roger Greaves. 360pp., illus., bibliog., selective filmography 1913-1933, index. 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Top of jacket has been rolled slightly from a poorly applied protective sleeve; vertical closed tear at the top of the spine; o/w VG. Offered at $32.00,

[Ephemera Effusion – Lot #1] A random selection of 25-30 pieces of ephemera—photos, flyers, business cards, tickets, etc.—from. the famous and lesser-known—some signed, most not. Included in this lot are items from Fakini, John Calvert, Kramien, Hank Morehouse, Recil Bordner, Col. Bill Boley, Heaney Magic Show, Lightner, The Wizard, and more. Offered as a lot for $10.00

EPILOGUE. (Reprint Volume) Written by Karl Fulves and Illustrated by Joseph K. Schmidt. Tahoma, (CA), L&L Publishing, 1993. L & L reprint of original issues of EPILOGUE (ADB #2130) published 1967-1975.  312pp., illus., 4to. Laminated pictorial boards. Former owner has underlined several sentences in the Foreword and Introduction and on one other page; o/w unmarked and Near Fine.  Offered at $87.00 

Newly added! Erens, Oliver (Editor). CONCERTOS FOR PASTEBOARDS. (Book) (Translated by Ariel Frailich). Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 2000. First English edition. 233pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. New – Still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $30.00

Fajuri, Gabe. LAURANT: THE MAN OF MANY MYSTERIES. (Book) Chicago, Squash Publishing, 2005. First edition. 136pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. As new.  Offered at $24.00

Findlay, James B. HOW’S YOUR LIBRARY? (Book) Chicago, Magic Inc., 1975. 36pp., illus., 8vo. Pink wraps. Mild sun fading at the edges; o/w VG, Offered at $4.00

Fischer, Ottokar. ILLUSTRATED MAGIC. (Book) New York, Macmillan Company, 1931. First U.S. edition. 206pp., illus., 4to. Gray cloth with black and orange stamping in the remnants of a dust jacket. Dust jacket is about 70% complete with significant chips along the top and bottom edges as well as being price clipped (now in a Mylar protective sleeve); end papers are toned; personal gift inscription to former owner in 1932; an unintentional humorous former owner book plate; internally VG. Offered at $10.00

Fisher, John. BODY MAGIC. (Book) New York, Stein and Day, 1979. First U.S. edition. 158pp., illus., bibliog., indices, 8vo. Cloth/boards. Lacks dust jacket; rear cover a bit soiled and marred; upper outer corners bumped; some very occasional underling and highlighting; o/w VG. Offered at $27.00

Fisher, John. PAUL DANIELS AND THE STORY OF MAGIC. (Book) London, Jonathan Cape, 1987. First edition.  287pp., illus. (w/ full color plates of posters), index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket with a Mylar protective sleeve. A Fine copy. Offered at $9.00

Fitzkee, Dariel. THE CARD EXPERT ENTERTAINS. (Book) San Rafael, Saint Raphael House, 1948. 171pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound.  A VG copy. Offered at $7.00

[Fortean Times, The] THE WORLD’S MOST INCREDIBLE STORIES – THE BEST OF FORTEAN TIMES. (Book) Selected and edited by Adam Sisman. London, Barnes and Noble/Sadd Editions, 1998. 192pp, illus., 4to. Pictorial boards in matching dust jacket. Near Fine. Offered at $9.00

Frank, Gary R. CHUNG LING SOO – THE MAN BEHIND THE LEGEND! (Book) Calgary, Hades Publications, 1987. 35 pp., illus., 8vo. Softbound. The September 1942 issue of THE MAGIC CIRCULAR with Chung Ling Soo and Company on the cover with an article by Frederic Culpitt is laid in. VG. Offered at $10.00

Newly added! Ganson, Lewis. DAI VERNON’S TRIBUTE TO NATE LEIPZIG. (Book) Tahoma (CA), L & L Publishing, 2000. 207pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $36.00

Geris, Brent Arthur James with Bob Postelnik and Duppy Demetrius. BEST OF ALL WORLDS. (Book) Studio City (CA), Magic Apple, 2019.  Second edition – first printing.  369pp., illus., references, index, 4to. Black cloth with metallic red spine and title stamping in a dust jacket. As new.  Offered at $25.00

Gill, Robert.  MAGIC AS A PERFORMING ART – A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CONJURING. (Book) London, Bowker, 1976. 252pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. First bibliography of performing magic that contains fully annotated entries evaluating the literature. Dust jacket has several small tears near the spine; some occasional highlighting on the first 35 pages or so; o/w VG. Offered at $63.00

Newly added! Giobbi, Roberto. CARD COLLEGE LIGHTEST – PROFESSIONAL CARD MAGIC WITHOUT SLEIGHT-OF-HAND. (Book) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 2010. 132pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $30.00

Gloye, Gene. THE TABLE BOOK. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1980. Seventh printing. 48pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Shows use and light wear. Offered at $7.00

[Golden Gate Magic Company] GOLDEN GATE MAGIC COMPANY – CATALOG OF MAGIC. (Magic Catalog) San Francisco, Golden Gate Magic Company, 1956. Tom Dethlefsen. 102pp. (+ five unnumbered index pages), illus., 8vo. Maroon covers in Acco-Press type binder with silver lettering. Includes a somewhat unique personalized approach—this one sent to Harlan Lee Miller. Crisp, clean and VG+. Offered at $12.00

Newly added! Goldstein, Phil. REDIVIDER: ADVENTURES WITH A FASCINATING PRINCIPLE. (Book) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 2002. First edition. (76pp.), illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $40.00

Goldston, Will. TRICKS THAT MYSTIFY – SLEIGHTS AND TRICKS – BOOK TWO. (Book) (Cover title: MAGICAL SLEIGHTS AND TRICKS) London, Will Goldston, n.d. (1930’s). 87pp., illus., 12mo. Glossy black paper over boards with gold cover lettering. General edgewear all around; toning on endpapers; o/w VG. Offered at $27.00

Graham, Walter B. HOW TO BECOME A MAGICIAN FOR FUN AND PROFIT. (Book) Omaha (NE), Walter B. Graham/Modern Litho, 1967. 98pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Mild edgewear; o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

[H & R Magic Book Lists] H & R Magic Books. Humble, TX. Richard Hatch and Charlie Randall.  (Catalog/List Lot) This lot consists of eight of the magic book catalogs/lists from H & R Magic Books, beginning with List #5 (June 1992) and including #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12 (June 1995). All eight catalogs/lists offered as a lot for $22.00

Hall, Trevor H. THE TESTAMENT OF R.W. Hull. (Book) London, Academy of Recorded Crafts, Arts and Sciences Ltd, n.d. 116pp., illus., 8vo.  Original orange cloth.  Lightly worn at the extremities with a .25” tear in the cloth at the head of the spine; toning on the endpapers and very light foxing throughout; o/w VG. Offered at $8.00

Hammond, Rae. THE MAGIC OF EDWARD VICTOR’S HANDS. (Book) n.pl., Richard Kaufman and Allen Greenberg, 1995. First edition. 250pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth with gilt spine stamping in dust jacket. Near Fine. Offered for $36.00

Newly added! Harris, Paul. SUPER SWINDLE. (Booklet) n.pl., Jerry Metzer, 1977. 4pp., illus., 8vo. Bright green wraps. VG. Offered at $7.00

Ho Yam. (William Mayoh). MAGIC BY HO YAM – A COLLECTION OF PRACTICAL EFFECTS ALL OF WHICH HAVE BEEN TRIED AND TESTED. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, n.d. 136pp., illus. (crisp, clear b & w photos), 8vo. Pictorial paper covers. Shows light wear with some soiling on the back cover, o/w VG+. Offered at $12.00

Hobbs, Stephen. MEIR YEDID’S MAGICAL WISHES. (Book) Rego Park, NY, Meir Yedid, 1994. First edition. 96pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Offered at $22.00               

HOCUS POCUS. (Small Magazine Lot – ADB/SAF #2730) Dick Brooks. New York City. Bimonthly. Printed. 7.25 x 11. A mixed lot of three issues including: Volume One: Number One (July/August 1978); Volume Three: Number Five; and Volume Three: Number Six. Number One: Volume One is stamped “Sample”; o/w all are VG+. Offered as a lot at $9.00

Hoffman, Professor editor (Angelo John Lewis). THE CYCLOPAEDIA OF CARD AND TABLE GAMES.  (Book) London. George Routledge & Sons, 1891.628pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth (faux half-bind) with gil on the spine; rubbed with wear on edges & corners; some toning on the edges; former owner name and he has neatly printed “The Laws of Chess” in two columns on the end paper opposite the half title page; o/w nice clean and tight pages inside and VG. Offered at $49.00

Hoffmann, Professor (Angelo Lewis). LATER MAGIC WITH NEW MISCELLANEOUS TRICKS AND RECOLLECTIONS OF HARTZ THE WIZARD. (Book) New York, E. P. Dutton & Company, 1951. Enlarged edition.  738 pp. Dark peach pictorial cloth. Light wear to cover extremities with the upper edge corners frayed just a bit; spine somewhat sun faded; minor spotting/toning on face edges; former owner name written inside; o/w a nice tight copy and overall VG.  Contains a wonderful historical introduction by John Mulholland. The most informative edition of this title. Offered at $22.00

Hoffman, Professor (Angelo John Lewis). MODERN MAGIC – A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE ART OF CONJURING. (Book) London and New York, George Routledge and Sons, 1877. Second edition (stated). 511pp., pictorial frontispiece with light foxing on the tissue paper cover, illus., 8vo. Blue-green pictorial cloth with black and gilt stamping on cover and spine; pictorial stamping without color on the back cover. Cover shows general wear with fraying at the extremities and a bump at the face edge; top edge has darkened from soiling/tonong; front and rear hinges have been reinforced with darker cloth tape close in color to end the papers; former owner name on front end paper; and perhaps residue from a now removed bookplate; date stamped (April 1, 1916) on several front pages; o/w a very good copy. Offered at $117.00

Hugard, Jean. MODERN MAGIC MANUAL. (Book) New York, Harper & Brothers, n.d. (© 1939). Second edition. 345 pp., illus., index, 4to. Brown cloth. Lacks a just jacket. Cover shows some minimal wear at extremities; first inside page corner clipped with an elaborate former owner stamp; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $10.00

Newly added! Hugard, Jean. POCKET-MAGIIC NO. 1 OF A SERIES OF SEALED MYSTERIES. (Booklet) Brooklyn (NY), By the Author, n.d. First edition. (cover title: SEALED MYSTERIES OF POCKET MAGIC – VOLUME ONE.. Foreword by Julien J. Proskauer. 15pp., illus., 8vo. Paper wraps.  Wraps are folded to create the impression of a double-door. Lightly soiled and a bit roughed from usage; o/w quite Good. Offered at $16.00

Hull, Burling “Volta.” THE EDISON OF MAGIC AND HIS INCREDIBLE CREATIONS. (Book) Tavares (FL), Samuel & Lee Smith, 1977. First edition. 112pp., B/W photos and illus. 8vo. Paperbound. Includes a Hull biography by Samuel Patrick Smith. Very mild edge wear with the covers rubbed in several spots; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

INVOCATION (Small Magazine Lot + – ADB/SAF #2965) Tony Raven (Bob Lynn). Waldwick (NJ). Quarterly. Printed 8.5 x 11. A very small lot consisting of three issues + extras: Issue No. 9 (July 1976), No. 10 and No. 11 – plus Index to Volume Two and miscellaneous adverts and ephemera –all in one of the original mailing envelopes. Envelope is roughly opened on one end; o/w materials are Near Fine. Offered as a lot at $9.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND’S 1944 YEARBOOK. (Booklet) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1944. 34pp., illus., 4to. Mimeo sheets in original covers. Back cover has a fold at one corner and a chip at the other; edge toning, but overall VG. Offered at $4.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND’S YEAR BOOK FOR 1952. (Booklet) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1952.  40, illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Former owner stamp; some mild soiling and toning at the spine; o/w complete and VG. Offered at $4.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND’S YEAR BOOK FOR 1953. (Booklet) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1959. 45pp., illus., 4to. Very light toning at the edges; former owner name stamp; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND’S YEAR BOOK FOR 1955. (Booklet) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1959. 45pp., illus., 4to. Very light toning at the edges; former owner name stamp; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND’S YEAR BOOK FOR 1959. (Booklet) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1959. 64pp., illus., index, 4to. Light discoloration/toning at the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND’S YEAR BOOK FOR 1962. (Booklet) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1962. 80pp., illus., 4to. Light discoloration/toning at the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

Newly added! Jacobs. Lee. CHARLES EASTMAN PRESENTS VAL EVANS’ “STOP TRICK OF TOMORROW”. (Booklet) Pomeroy (OH), Lee Jacobs Productions, 1979. 12pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. VG. Offered at $12.00

James, Stewart (compiler) ABBOTT’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ROPE TRICKS – VOLUME THREE. (Book) Colon (MI), Abbott’s Magic Novelty Co., 1980.  324pp., illus., 8vo.  Brown library buckram with white title stamping. VG+. Offered at $16.00

Jarrett, Guy E., and Jim Steinmeyer. THE COMPLETE JARRETT: THE CLASSIC 1936 TEXT ON MAGIC AND ILLUSIONS, JARRETT MAGIC, IN AN ANNOTATED EDITION WITH ADDITIONAL MATERIAL. (Book) Burbank (CA), Hahne, 2001. With an introduction by John A. McKinven. First edition. 280pp., illus., notes, bibliog., wide 8vo. Silver stamped cloth. Small smudge on the underside of the lower face edge corner; o/w As New. Offered at $40.00

[Jermay, Luke] YOU’RE ONLY LYING TO YOURSELF. (Book and Download) Vanishing Inc., 2022. Comes complete with book and download link in original packaging. New. Offered at $28.00

Newly added! [Jonio and Ltd. French Drop] POLISHED COIN. (Two-Coin Set with Online Instructions) Jonio and Ltd. French Drop. New. Offered at $25.00

Joseph. Eddie. (Card Manuscript Lot) A small lot of four Booklets or Manuscripts from Joseph: 12 BRAND NEW TRICKS (n.d., 18pp.); EDDIE’S CARD BONANZA (1972, 13pp.); THE INVISIBLE INFLUENCE – THE NO TOUCH CARD ACT (n.d., 14pp.); and STAGGERED – A SENSATIONAL CARD MYSTERY (n.d., 11pp.). All are published by Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company and are 4to—side stapled in covers. Generally Good to VG. Offered as a lot at $19.00

Joseph, Eddie. CIGARETTE TRICKS AND GAGS AT THE BAR. (Booklet) Colon (MI), Abbott’s, 1953. 14pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in wraps. Shows use at the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $6.00

Newly added! Joseph, Eddie. INTUITIONAL SIGHT. (Booklet) Colon (MI), Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company, n.d. 13pp., 4to. 8.5 x 10.75 sheets side stapled. Mild wear with some smudges on the front cover and foxing/toning at the spine; o/w VG. Offered at $12.00

Joseph, Eddie. THOUGHT INTERCEPTION – STAROLOGY – A MENTAL TRICK WITH SPIRIT CARDS. (Booklet) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1959. 5pp., illus., 4to. Wire spiral bound in blue covers with the title hand-written on the front cover; o/w VG. Offered at $5.00

Kane, Peter. COMBINED CARD SESSIONS. (Booklet) Manchester, By the Author, 1982. First combined edition. 69pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Combines A CARD SESSION, ANOTHER… and FURTHER…–all in a single volume. Near fine. Offered at $23.00

Karson, Joe. KARSON’S MINIATURE MYSTERIES. (Booklet) Chicago, Nelmar System Publishers, n.d. (early 1940’s). Lacks pagination (15pp.), 4to. 8.5 x11 sheets side stapled in violet pictorial cover. Front cover is chipping; o/w interior pages are brittle but still whole; so Good. Now stored in a vinyl sheet protector. Offered at $4.00

Kaufman, Richard. RICHARD’S ALMANAC, VOLUME ONE. (Book) New York, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1983. 112pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $18.00

Kawamoto, Wayne N. PICTURE YOURSELF AS A MAGICIAN. (Book with DVD) 330pp., illus., 8vo.  Paperbound. DVD with demos and lessons is bound in a cardstock envelope and is unopened. As new. Offered at $5.00

Klein, Jim (ed.) MAGICIAN’S HOME COMPANION. (Book) Harrisburg, PA, American Magic Company, 1994. 125pp., illus., index, 4to. Stamped pictorial cloth. “Supplemental Art Pack” laid in.  Near fine. Offered at $8.00

Knepper, Kenton. IMPISH THOUGHTS AND MEANINGFUL MAGIC. (Booklet) Tempe, AZ, Wonder Wizards, 2005. 36pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. A small (dime size) spot at the spine near the bottom corner; o/w VG. Offered at $5.00

Knepper, Kenton. TRANCE THIS. (Booklet) Phoenix (AZ), Wonder Wizards, 2005. 63pp., illus., 4to. Originally side stapled under cloth tape, but now wire spiral bound. VG+. Offered at $14.00

Knepper, Kenton. TWISTS AND TRANCES. (Book) Kenton Knepper, 2006.  57pp., illus., 4to.  Originally side stapled under cloth tape, but now wire spiral bound. VG+. Offered at $14.00

Kunard, Professor R. THE BOOK OF MODERN CONJURING. (Book) London, L. Upcott Gill, n.d. 216pp. (+12pp. adverts), illus., 8vo. Pictorial paper covered boards with black, green and yellow on green. General wear at the extremities; front lower corner is creased; foxing/toning on the end papers; spine has been reinforced with binder’s tape; o/w VG. Offered at $18.00

Laflin, Duane. A PRACTICAL ROUTINE FOR THE LINKING RINGS. (Booklet) Serling (CO), Laflin’s Magic and Silks, 1990. 20pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near Fine. Offered at $4.00

Newly added! Lamb, Geoffrey. ILLUSTRATED MAGIC DICTIONARY. (Book) New York (NY), Elsevier/Nelson, 1979.  First American edition. 157pp., illus., bibliog. Cloth in dust jacket.  Dust jacket is roughed and rubbed a bit at the head and foot of the spine; o/w a VG+ copy. Offered at $18.00

Newly added! [Lawrence, Nicholas] THE HORNET – UTILITY DEVICE. (Utility Device) Nicholas Lawrence Presents, 2022. Two gimmicks with links to online instructions. New in original packaging. Offered at $25.00

Leeming, Joseph. TRICKS AND STUNTS WITH PLAYING CARDS: PLUS GAMES OF SOLITAIRE. (Book) New York, Gramercy Pub. Co, 1949. 107pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Dust jacket has several small chips at the top of the spine; o/w VG.  Now offered at $4.00

Leeming, Joseph. THE REAL BOOK ABOUT MAGIC. (Book) Garden City (NY), Garden City Books, 1951. 190pp., illus., 8vo. Library binding with fading spine stamping. bumped and soiled a bit; inside is VG. Offered at $5.00

Leveridge, Mark.  THE MARK LEVERIDGE LECTURE EXPERIENCE. (Book) Exeter, Mark Leveridge, 1990. 82pp., illus.,8vo. Plastic comb bound in transparent plastic covers. Near fine. Offered at $8.00

[Lewis, Martin] SENOR MARDO EGG BAG. (Prop) Produced by Martin Lewis. Red tartan color. Does not include instructions. Former owner attests that it has never been used and condition appears to substantiate that statement. As new. Offered at $25.00

Newly added! Lorraine, Sid. PATTER – GAGS AND PATTER LINES FOR TALKING MAGICIANS. (Booklet) Colon, Abbott Magic, n.d. Later printing of 1938 edition. 64pp, 8vo. Wraps. Back cover somewhat soiled with some isolated toning; o/w VG. Offered at $8.00

Love, Edward.  CARD FAN-TASIES – A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE EXPERT EXECUTION OF a spill CARD FANS – CUTS – AND SHUFFLES. (Book) London, Edward G. Love, 1946. September Second edition.  50pp., illus. (clear, bright photographs), 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is rubbed and roughed in a couple of places with small chips at head and foot of spine; a spill on the front cover has lifted a bit of the cover color with a tell-tale spot on the jacket; o/w quite Good. Offered at $20.00

Lovell, Simon. HAVE LECTURE NOTES…WILL TRAVEL. (Signed Lecture Notes) n.pl., By the Author, 1995. Unpaginated (26pp.), illus., 4to. Side stapled in covers. Inscribed to former owner on the front cover. VG. Offered at $8.00

Newly added! Lovell, Simon. THE WORLDS EASIEST BLACKJACK SYSTEM. (Signed Booklet) n.pl., Hamster Productions, 2001. 15pp., illus., 4t0. Side stapled in stiff covers. Signed on the front cover with his name and self caricature. VG+. Offered at $16.00

Lu Brent. (Benjamin Joseph LuBrent). LU BRENT’S BEST MAGIC TRICKS. (Signed Booklet) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades Enterprises, 1969. 42 pp. (+avert.), illus., 4to. Side stapled under binders’ tape. Inscribed to the former owner and signed. Name and title labels has been affixed to the spine, but subsequently partially worn off; o/w VG+. Offered at $16.00

Macallister, Greer. THE MAGICIAN’S LIE: A NOVEL. (Fiction with a Magic Theme) Naperville (IL), Sourcebooks Landmark, 2015. 342pp., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Offered at $8.00

Magus. SOMETHING OLD – SOMETHING NEW – NEW PATTE, NEW ROUTINES WITH YOUR APPARATUS FOR YOUNG AND OLD. (Booklet) New York, Louis Tannen Inc., 1972. 46pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Small spot on front cover and signed by Chanin on front and inside front cover with Chanin Shop sticker; o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

Magus, Jim. SEX AND THE SINGLE MAGICIAN. (Booklet) Calgary, Micky Hades, 1974. 26pp., illus., 4to. Originally side stapled under cloth tape, but now wire spiral bound. Binder’s tape residue visible at the spine with some fold creases o/w VG.  Offered at $4.00

Mann, Al. CERO-MENTICS – A STUDY IN THOUGHT PRINTS. (Booklet) Freehold (NJ), Al Mann Exclusives, 1982. 17pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets corner stapled. VG+. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Mann, Al. DEATH WATCH – A TREATISE ON MENTAL EFFECTS WITH WATCHES. (Booklet) Freehold (NJ), Al Mann Exclusives, 1982. 24pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets plastic comb bound in light blue pictorial covers. VG+. Offered at $20.00

Mardo, Senor, with John J. Crimmins, Jr. (Editor) ROUTINED MAGIC. (Booklet) New York, Max Holden, 1945.  First edition. 29pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. A Fine copy. Offered at $7.00

Marshall. Frances (comp.). THOSE BEAUTIFUL DAMES. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1984. 84pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Biographical sketches of magic assistants and lady magicians. Shows light wear at the edges and corners; VG+. Offered at $17.00

Marshall, Frances and Jay, and a panel of experts. THE SUCCESS BOOK: VOLUME ONE. (Book) Chicago (IL), Magic, Inc., 1978. Fourth printing. 200pp., illus., index, 4to. Plastic comb bound. Shows light wear with one bent corner on the back cover, but overall VG+. Offered at $12.00

Marshall, Frances and Jay, and a panel of experts. THE SUCCESS BOOK: VOLUME TWO (Book) Chicago (IL), Magic, Inc., n.d. Sequentially numbered from VOLUME ONE (260pp.), illus., index, 4to. Plastic comb bound. Shows light wear, but overall VG+. Offered at $12.00

Marshall, Frances and Jay, and a panel of experts. THE SUCCESS BOOK: VOLUME THREE. (Book) Chicago (IL), Magic, Inc., n.d. (1982). Sequentially numbered from VOLUME TWO with three additional manuscripts bound in—HOW TO WRITE A MAGICAL BEST SELLER by Val Andrews (17pp.); THE MAGIC OF CUSTOM ADVERTISING by Larry Schalk (18pp.); and HOW TO WIN A MAGIC CONTEST by Van Cleve (34pp). (250pp.with extras), illus., index, 4to. Plastic comb bound in paper covers. VG. Offered at $16.00

Marshall, Frances and Jay. THE SUCCESS BOOK: VOLUME FOUR. (Book) Chicago (IL), Magic, Inc., 1984. 233pp., , illus., index, 4to. Plastic comb bound in red and gold covered boards. Some edgewear along the front bottom board; o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

Take all four Success Books above for $50.00

Marucci, Peter. REAL-LIFE TABLE HOPPING. (Inscribed/Signed Lecture Notes) Fergus, Ontario, By the Author, n.d. 20pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled in paper covers. Inscribed to former owner on the front cover. VG+. Offered at $5.00 

Newly added! Mason, Eric and Barrie Richardson. A BOON FOR ALL SEASONS. (Inscribed/Signed Book) London, Eric Mason, 2005. Second edition.  48pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Warmly inscribed to Martin Joyal by Barrie Richardson.  O/w As New. Offered at $18.00 

Mason, Mark. UP CLOSE & PERSONAL LECTURE NOTES. (Lecture Notes) n.pl., By the Author, n.d. Lacks pagination (26pp), illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets in report binder. Signed on back page. VG. Offered at $7.00

Maue, Rick. IMAGINE. (Book) n.pl., Deceptions Unlimited, 2007. Unpaged (40pp.), 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled in heavy covers. Near fine. Offered at $10.00

Newly added! Mayne, Andrew. ANDREW MAYNE’S THIRD EYE. (Booklet) n.pl., By the Author, 2008. 16pp., illus., 4to. Glossy wraps. A bit scuffed and rubbed on the exterior; o/w VG. Offered at $12.00

Mayne, Andrew. ILLUSION F/X. (Book) n.pl., By the Author, 1997. 57pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Offered at $10.00

McAllister. Bob. DOT’S MAGIC. (Booklet) New York, Bob McAllister, 1994. Unpaginated (23pp.), illus., 4to. Comb bound. Gimmicks are missing; o/w VG. Offered at $6.00

McAthy, George. MAGICOMEDY. (Booklet) Calgary, Micky Hades, 1967. 50pp., illus., 4to. Originally side stapled under cloth tape, but now wire spiral bound. Some tape residue at the spine; lower face corner bumped and dog-eared a bit; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

McCarthy, Daniel. SLY GLANCES. (Book) n.pl., By the Author, 1991.  82pp., illus., 4to. Perfect bound in white covers with red printing. Compendium of his earlier notes and booklets. VG+. Offered at $12.00

McComb, Billy and Ken de Courcy. CABARET CARD DIVINATION. (Booklet) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1978. 8pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Near fine. Offered at $12.00

Mendoza, John F. H.A.M. – THE  MENDOZA SERIES OF PERSONAL INSTRUCTION: NO. 1 – NO.6. (Manuscripts) Davenport (IA), By the Author, n.d. 25pp., illus. (photos), 8vo. Six 11 X 17 printed sheets folded to 4to. with a cover contents sheet. Pages are a bit toned at the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $8.00

Mendoza, John F. MAGICIAN TESTED, AUDIECE APPROVED – THE MAGIIC OF DAN FLESHMAN. (Inscribed/Signed Book) (St. Louis, MO), Dan Fleshman/John F. Mendoza, 1985. 66pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Inscribed to former owner on the title page. Near fine. Offered at $14.00

Mercy, Martin. YOUR MAGIC CLUB – A ROAD MAP TO SUCCESS. (Book) Chicago (IL), Mercy Me Magic, 2013. 52pp., illus., 4to. Spiral wire bound in colorful covers. Offered at $8.00

Miller, Gordon (comp). THE ANTHOLOGY OF CARD MAGIC. (Book) Colon (MI), Abbott’s Magic Mfg. Co., 1989. 264pp., illus., 4to. Wire spiral bound. Near fine. Offered at $24.00

Newly added! Minch, Stephen. KEN KRENZEL’S RELAXED IMPOSSIBILITIES. (Book) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 2009. 254pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Despite being a brand new – still shrink-wrapped – copy, the lower front corner has been bumped Offered at $35.00

Minch, Stephen. SPECTACLE: A COMPILATION OF MODERN WONDERS. (Book) Tahoma (CA), L & L Pub., 1990. First edition. 168pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth boards with gold spine stamping in dust jacket (in Mylar protective sleeve). Front end paper is corner clipped; occasional highlighting, notes and underlining on several pages; o/w a VG copy in a fine dust jacket. Offered at $22.00

Mishell, Ed and Abe Hurwitz. ELASTRIX: THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUBBER BAND MAGIC. (Booklet) New York, Magico Magazine, 1990. 40pp., illus., 4to Wraps. VG+. Offered at $9.00

Moorehouse, Hank with Gary Bontjes and Grant Golden. WORDS FROM THE WIZARD. (Booklet) White Pigeon (MI), By the Author, 1985. 48pp., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Near Fine. Offered at $14.00

[Morphet, Fred] WONDERS OF THE 20TH CENTURY. (Vintage Magic Catalog) Philadelphia, Fred Morphet Magician – New School of Magic, n.d. (early 1900’s). (16pp.), illus., 12mo. Newsprint wraps.  “New Changing Card” trick laid in as an advertising premium. Has a small closed tear along the top of the front cover; print on the cover is somewhat rubbed; o/w overall condition is VG for age and medium. Offered at $22.00

Newly added! [Morris Costumes/Paul Osborne] PHILIP MORRIS PRESENTS THE PAUL OSBORNE COLLECTION ILLUSION GUIDE CATALOG – #RA111. (Illusion Catalog) Charlotte (NC), Morris Costume Company, n.d. 24pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. VG. Now offered at $14.00

Morris, S. Brent. EVERYTHING YOU HAVE ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FARO SHUFFLE – BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK. (Signed Booklet) n.pl., By the author, 2007. 32pp., illus., extensive bibliog., 4to. Wraps. Signed by the author on the title page. VG+. Offered at $24.00

Mullica, Tom and Richard Kaufman. TOM MULLICA. (Lecture Notes) Las Vegas (NV), By the Author, 1996. 20pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. VG+. Offered at $20.00

Mulholland, John. MAGIC FOR ENTERTAINING. (Book) Reprint of THE ART OF ILLUSION). New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1944. 142pp., illus., 12mo. Black cloth with red spine stamping. Lacks a dust jacket; general wear, o/w VG. Offered at $4.00

Murray, Johnnie and Don Tanner. COFFEE BREAK MAGIC. (Booklet) Columbus (OH), Don Tanner Studio of Magic, n.d. 9pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in yellow covers. VG. Offered at $6.00

Nathanson, Leon. SLYDINI ENCORES. (Book) New York, Slydini Studio of Magic, 1966. First edition. 157pp., illus. (b & w photos throughout), 8vo. Maroon buckram with light green title stamping in a dust jacket. A few chips and closed tears on the jacket (now in a Mylar sleeve); o/w VG+. Now offered at $15.00

Neale, Robert E. IMPOSSI-BILL BRAID. (Booklet and DVD) Humble, H & R Magic Books, 2008. 22pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. DVD and errata sheet are taped in. Lower corner is bumped; a trace of sticker residue on front cover; o/w VG+. Offered at $14.00

Newly added! Neale, Robert E. FROG TALES. (Book) Humble, H&R MAGIC BOOKS, 2001. 46pp., illus., 4to. Printed pictorial wraps. Addendum sheet laid in. Near fine. Offered at $18.00

Nelson, R. A. HOW TO BOOK YOUR ATTRACTION. (Book) Columbus, OH, Nelson Enterprises, 1959.  First edition. 40pp. (+advert), 4o. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Nelson, R. A. HOW TO READ SEALED BILLETS. (Manuscript) Columbus (OH), Nelson Enterprises, 1961. Fourth edition. 26pp., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets plastic comb bound. Comb binding is cracked near the bottom; covers and pages are age toned; o/w VG. Offered at $20.00

Newly added! Nelson, Robert A. RESISTANCE SECRETS. (Manuscript) n.pl., Michael P. Hades, 1974. 4pp., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets top stapled in wrapper. Pages a bit age toned; o/w VG+. Offered at $12.00

Newly added! Novak, John A. THE ART OF ESCAPE, VOLUME ONE—A MODERN HANDCUFF ACT. (Book) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades, 1979.  44pp., Illus., 4to. Pictorial covers. Originally side stapled under binders’ tape, but now punched and rebound with black spiral binding.  Dealer stamp inside; residue from binders’ tape remains at the spine edge; ow VG. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Novak, John A. THE ART OF ESCAPE, VOLUME TWO—SELECTED CHAIN ESCAPES. (Book) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades, 1979.  46pp., Illus., 4to. Pictorial covers. Originally side stapled under binders’ tape, but now punched and rebound with black spiral binding.  Dealers stamp inside front cover; esidue from binders’ tape remains at the spine edge; ow VG. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Novak, John A. THE ART OF ESCAPE, VOLUME THREE—METAMORPHOSIS AND OTHER ESSAYS ON ESCAPE. (Book) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades, 1979.  44pp., Illus., 4to. Pictorial covers. Originally side stapled under binders’ tape, but now punched and rebound with black spiral binding.  Dealer stamp inside front cover; residue from binders’ tape remains at the spine edge; ow VG. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Novak, John A. THE ART OF ESCAPE, VOLUME FOUR—ESCAPES FROM A STRAIT JACKET. (Book) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades, 1979.  44pp., Illus., 4to. Pictorial covers. Originally side stapled under binders’ tape, but now punched and rebound with black spiral binding.  Dealer stamp inside front cover; residue from binders’ tape remains at the spine edge; ow VG. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Novak, John A. THE ART OF ESCAPE, VOLUME FIVE—THE BOHEMIAN TORTURE ESCAPE. (Book) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades, 1980.  58pp., Illus., 4to. Pictorial covers. Originally side stapled under binders’ tape, but now punched and rebound with black spiral binding.  Dealer stamp inside front cover; residue from binders’ tape remains at the spine edge; ow VG. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Novak, John A. THE ART OF ESCAPE, VOLUME SIX—THE MAIL BAG ESAPE. (Book) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades, 1980.  51pp., Illus., 4to. Pictorial covers. Originally side stapled under binders’ tape, but now punched and rebound with black spiral binding.  Dealer stamp inside front cover; residue from binders’ tape remains at the spine edge; ow VG. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Novak, John A. THE ART OF ESCAPE, VOLUME SEVEN—THE THUMB TIE. (Book) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades, 1980.  51pp., Illus., 4to. Pictorial covers. Originally side stapled under binders’ tape, but now punched and rebound with black spiral binding.  Dealer stamp inside front cover; residue from binders’ tape remains at the spine edge; ow VG. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Novak, John A. THE ART OF ESCAPE, VOLUME EIGHT—THE PROTÉGÉ – A FULL EVENING OF MAGIC AND ESCAPES. (Book) Calgary (AB), Micky Hades, 1980.  57pp., Illus., 4to. Pictorial covers. Originally side stapled under binders’ tape, but now punched and rebound with black spiral binding.  Dealer stamp inside front cover; residue from binders’ tape remains at the spine edge; ow VG. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Take all Eight Volumes of THE ART OF ESCAPE above for $120.00

Newly added! Nyman, Andy.  ANDY NYMAN, SHORT, PUNCHY & MENTAL. (Lecture notes) London, By the Author, 1997.  32pp., illus., 4to. Green pictorial wraps.  As new.  Offered at $18.00

Newly added! Oberon, Marc, and Nick Brunger. MARC OBERON. (Lecture Notes) n.pl., By the Author, n.d. 18pp., illus., 4to. 8.25 x 11.75 sheets in a report binder. VG+. Offered at $18.00

Oldham, Keith. CARDS AND COINS. (Lecture Notes) Flint, MI, Viking Enterprises, 1980. Unnumbered (27pp.), illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Errata sheet laid in. VG+. Offered at $14.00

Olson, Robert E., in collaboration with Edward Dart.  CARL ROSINI – HIS LIFE AND HIS MAGIC. (Book) Chicago (IL), Magic, Inc., 1966. First edition. 100 pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound in pale tan pictorial covers. Mild age toning; o/w VG+. Offered at $22.00

Olson, Robert E. THE COMPLETE LIFE OF HOWARD FRANKLIN THURSTON, VOLUME ONE. (Book) Calgary. Micky Hades Publications, 1993. 212pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth in dust jacket. Upper front corner is bumped; dust jacket has light edgewear; o/w VG+. Offered at $29.00

Ouellet. Gary. CAMIRAND ACADEMY OF MAGIC: MASTERS OF MAGIC SERIES. VOL 1 NO 2: SUPERSHELS. (Single Issue Periodical) Sillery (PQ), Camirand Academy of Magic Inc., 1979. 44pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Nonpenetrating spill spot near the lower face edge; o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

Newly added! Ouellet, Gary. CLASS ACT: THE MAGIC OF TONY BINARELLI. (Book) Longueuil (QC), Camirand Academy of Magic, 1991. First edition.  197pp., illus., 8vo.  Cloth in dust jacket.  Very light edgewear; o/w Near Fine. Offered at $25.00                                 

Ovette, Joseph. FAST ONES. (Booklet) Hamilton (ON), By the Author, 1940. First edition. 32pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. A minor spot on the rear cover; o/w VG+. Offered at $5.00

Newly added! [Pablo, Juan] $HORT CHANGE PLUS. (Gimmick and On-line instructions) Juan Pablo. See demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFHCc_ecp1o New – in original packaging. Offered at $30.00

Page, Patrick, and Albert Goshman. MAGIC BY GOSH: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ALBERT GOSHMAN. (Book) (Los Angeles), Albert Goshman, 1993. First edition. 149pp., illus., 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket in original slipcase. Near fine. Offered at $40.00

THE PALLBEARERS REVIEW – VOLUMES 1- 4; VOLUMES 5-8; and VOLUMES 9-10. (Reprint Three-Book Set) Written by Karl Fulves. Tahoma (CA), L & L Publishing, 1993. First edition. Consecutively numbered in each book (1064pp.), illus., 4to. Laminated pictorial boards. This is the complete L & L reprint of the PALLBEARERS REVIEW (ADB #5515). The spine of book one is somewhat sun faded and a slightly lighter color than the rest of the book; the former owner has underlined items of interest on a few pages and made some very occasional notations; the bulk of the book however is o/w Near Fine. Offered as a set only for $251.00

Newly added! Pharr, Walter, and Ned Rutledge. BETWEEN TWO MINDS TOO. (Booklet) Humble (TX), H & R Magicbooks, 2001. 51pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. As New. Offered at $14.00

Newly added! PRECURSOR. (Small Magazine Lot – ADB #5645) William Miesel. Erie (PA), unikorn magik.  Tri-annual. Printed. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled with front cover.  Four issues – XLIV (No. 44, April 1994), XCIV (No. 94, January 2005), XCV (No. 95, May 2005), and XCVI (No. 96, June 2005) All four issues as a lot. All are VG. Take all four for only $30.00

Newly added! Prevost, J. CLEVER AND PLEASANT INVENTIONS, PART ONE. (Book) (Translated by Sharon King; edited by Todd Karr and Stephen Minch) Seattle (WA), Hermetic Press, 1998. 233pp. (+xxxvpp.), illus., notes, references, 12mo. Stamped cloth. A fine copy. Offered at $40.00

Randal, Jason. MAGIC FOR PROFESSIONALS. (Book) Venice (CA), UPSHA Group, 1982. 59pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+. Offered at $18.00

Rapp, Augustus. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AUGUSTUS RAPP: THE SMALL TIME SHOWMAN. (Book) Glenwood (IL), David Meyer Magic Books, 1991.Introduction by Robert Parrish. 183ppp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Small spill across the spine and back cover, but no penetration; former owner bookplate; o/w VG+. Offered at $4.00

Rauscher, William V. THE GREAT RAYMOND – ENTERTAINER OF KINGS – KING OF ENTERTAINERS. (Signed Special Edition Book) Edited with additional material by William L. Broecker. Foreword by David M. Baldwin. Short Hills (NJ), David M. Baldwin, 2011. Copy No. 52 of 200 produced in a collector’s edition. 343pp., illus. (24pp. in full cover), 4to., Cloth in four-color dust jacket.  Signed by Rauscher on the title page. Dust jacket shows a bit of wear and is rubbed in several places, o/w VG+.  Offered at $139.00

Rauscher, William V. JOHN CALVERT: MAGIC AND ADVENTURES AROUND THE WORLD. (Numbered/Inscribed/Signed Book + Ephemera) Baton Rouge, Claitor’s Publishing Division, 1987. Numbered first edition. 305pp., illus., index, 4to. Boards in dust jacket. Warmly inscribed and signed to “Mike” by Calvert on the title page plus an autographed promo piece to Magicarama in Cincinnati and several other clips and pieces laid in. Very modest edgewear (now in a Mylar sleeve); former owner bookplate; o/w Near Fine. Offered as a lot at $19.00

Read, Bob. THE PENULTIMATE CUPS AND BALLS. (Book) Kenton, Middlesex, By the Author, 1974. 20pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Lightly bumped at the top of the spine; o/w VG+.  Offered at $12.00    

Newly added! [Rostami, Greg] INJECT 2. (In App Instructions) Rostami Magic, 2022. See demonstration: https://theonlinemagicstore.com/products/inject-2-system Requires an additional $.99 in-app purchase for Android phones. New. Offered at $65.00

Roterberg, A. (August). NEW ERA CARD TRICKS. (Vintage Book) London, By the Author/F & W Hamley, 1897. First edition. 284pp., illus., index, 8vo. Maroon cloth with gilt title and card torch stamping. Spine and corners rubbed with wear and general soiling; spine has faded a bit; toning at the edges; front end paper and half title page is loose and laid in; both hinges are starting but holding; o/w a respectable copy of this desirable title in Good+ condition. Offered at $49.00  

Rungie, Herb. IMPROMPTU CARD ROUTINE. (Booklet) Colon (MI), Abbott’s Magic, n.d. 24pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled in covers. Somewhat soiled and roughed around the edges; o/w a Good copy. Offered at $10.00

Rutledge, Ned, and J.G. Thompson, Jr. CARD PARTY: A SPARKLING ASSORTMENT OF CARD CHICANERY. (Book) Beaver Springs (PA), Bo-Print, 1965. 70pp., single tri-folded page of illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $18.00

Sakai, Hiroyuki, Phil Goldstein, and Richard Kaufman. NEW MAGIC OF JAPAN 1988. (Book) New York, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1988. First edition (stated). 124pp., illus., 4to. Red cloth with silver spine stamping in a dust jacket. Former owner blind stamp on the title page; some foxing/toning on the end papers, the verso of the dust jacket and the book edges (with a Mylar protective sleeve); o/w VG. Offered at $21.00

Sands, George. SAND’S IMPROVED ROPESATIONAL. (Booklet) n.pl., By the Author, 1976. Second edition. 48pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps.  Rubbed with mar on the front cover; some underlining and notes on a couple of pages; o/w VG. Offered at $5.00

Newly added! [Sankey, Jay] DON’T BLINK – AN ASTOUNDING COLLECTION OF CARD TRANSFORMATIONS. (DVD) Sankey Magic. New. Offered at $25.00

Newly added! [Sankey, Jay] HEAVY METAL. (Gimmick and Online Instructions) Sankey Magic, 2022. See demo: https://sankeymagic.com/products/heavy-metal New. Offered at $30.00

Satori. MAKING CONTACT: THE REAL SECRETS OF CONTACT MIND-READING.(Book)  (Translated by Raymond Williams) Humble (TX) H & R Magic Books, 1998. 68pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Paperbound. Faint smudge on front cover; o/w VG+. Offered at $18.00

Scalbert, Geoffrey. SCALBERT’S SELECTED SECRETS. (Book) Bideford. Devon, Supreme Magic Co., 1981. 185pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Two small nicks to the dust jacket near the front spine; o/w Near Fine. Offered at $18.00

Schlutz, Ryan. MAKING THE CUT – A PEEK INTO THE MAGIC OF RYAN SCHLUTZ. (Book) n.pl., Vanishing, Inc., 2012. 113pp., illus., 4to. Boards. Near fine. Offered at $23.00

Schmidt, Joseph. THE IMPROMPTU CLOSE-UP CARD RISE. (Booklet) Colon (MI), Abbott’s Magic Mfg. Company, 1968. 35pp., illus., 4to. Red printed wraps. A Fine copy. Offered at $6.00

Schmidt, Joseph K. MODERN CLOSE-UP CARD PROBLEMS. (Booklet) n.pl., By the Author, 1981. First edition. 88pp, illus., 4to. Perfect bound under binder’s tape in muted marble covers. Addendum laid in. VG+. Offered at $23.00

Sellers, Tom. BEST SELLERS. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1980. 175pp., illus., 4to. Hardbound. Black cloth with gilt spine stamping in a dust jacket. Dust jacket shows edgewear and use; back jacket cover is soiled; shows some signs of being damp on the end papers, but contents are bright and unaffected; o/w a Good copy. Offered at $6.00

Newly added! Sellers, Tom. TWENTY TRICKS. (Booklet) London, George Johnson/The Magic Wand Office, 1943. First edition. 20pp., illus., 12mo. Salmon colored wraps with dark blue printing. VG+.  Offered at $20.00

Severn, Bill. MAGIC AND MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, David McKay, 1958. 178pp., illus., index, 8vo. Stamped cloth. Ex-ibrary copy; some underlining and checkmarks inside (someone enjoyed it); o/w a Good reading copy. Offered at $7.00

Severn, Bill. MAGIC COMEDY – TRICKS, SKITS AND CLOWNING. (Book) New York, David McKay, 1968. First edition. 144pp., illus., 8vo. Orangs cloth. Lacks the dust jacket and is slightly sun faded on the spine: o/w a VG copy. Offered at $10.00

Severn, Bill.  MAGIC IN MIND. (Book) New York, Henry Z. Walck, 1974.  First edition. 152pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Very light edgewear; o/w a Near Fine copy. Offered at $16.00

Sharpe, S.H. CONJURERS’ PSYCHOLOGICAL SECRETS. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Calgary (AB), Hades Publications, 1988. First edition. 178pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth with gilt cover and spine stamping in dust jacket. Inscriebd to the former owner and signed by the publisher. One of the more difficult to find of the four-book series – and signed by the publisher no less. Near fine. Offered at $174.00 

[Sheets, Bob] BOB DOES HOSPITALITY – ACT 1. (DVD) Bob Kohler Magic, 2008. New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $9.00

Newly added! Simon, Bill. CARD MAGIC FOR AMATEURS AND PROFESSIONALS. (Book) Mineola (NY), Dover Publications, 1998. 181pp. (+adverts.), illus., 8vo. Paperbound. The paperbound edition of Simon’s EFFECTIVE CARD MAGIC. As new. Offered at $12.00

Simon, Bill. SLEIGHTLY SENSATIONAL. (Booklet) New York, Louis Tannen, 1954. First edition. 39pp., illus., 8vo. Near Fine. Offered at $16.00 

Smith, Roger. ULTIMATE CARD BOOK NO. 1. (Booklet) Ft. Worth (TX), American Institute of Magic, 1977.  First edition. 14pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. VG+. Offered at $12.00   

Newly added! Smith, Roger. INNOVATIVE MAGIC NO. 3. (Manuscript) n.pl., Roger Smith and Wilbur Kattner, 1977. 41pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in light blue pictorial covers. Some toning around the edges, o/w VG. Offered at $12.00 

Solomon, David and Jeff Siegfried. THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON. (Book) Highland Park (IL). Pro-Print, 2008. First edition. 212pp., illus., 4to.  Black cloth with gilt title stamping in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $38.00 

Spencer, Robert Kirkwood. FETSCHING MAGIC: THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF “HEN” FETSCH. (Book) New York, Magico Magazine, 2007. First edition.  206pp., illus., notes, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Three small indents in the dust jacket near the spine; o/w Near Fine. Offered at $26.00

Spillman, Steve. “MY HANDS CAN BE YOURS”. (Booklet) Oakland (CA), Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones,1973. 79pp., illus., 8vo. Paper bound. Near fine. Offered at $40.00

[Stanley, Harry – Unique Magic Studio] HARRY STANLEY PRESENTS AUDIENCE TESTED, FINEST QUALITY UNIQUE MAGIC. (Magic Catalog) London, Unique Magic Studio, n.d. (circa 1958‘). 96pp., illus., tall 8vo. Yellow wraps with red and black printing.  An occasional mark or check; spine has been reinforced with clear tape; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00 

Stanyon, Ellis. CARD TRICKS – A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON CONJURING WITH CARDS. (Book) Philadelphia (PA), Penn Publishing Company, 1920. 129pp.(+adverts), illus., 12mo. Pictorial paper covers. Spine has a small label at the base and has been reinforced with clear tape; o/w quite nice and VG+. Offered at $6.00

Stanyon, Ellis. CARD TRICKS FOR EVERYONE. (Book) Buchanan (NY), Emerson Books, 1974. Introduction by John Mulholland. 141pp., illus., index, 12mo. Hardbound in orange cloth with 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 $8.00

Newly added! Steele, W.F. (Rufus), and edited by Robert Parrish. PAUL ROSINI’S MAGICAL GEMS – A MEMORIAL. (Booklet) Chicago, By the Author, 1950. 68pp., illus., 8vo. Blue and yellow pictorial wraps. With contributions from leading magicians. Shows moderate edgewear, but VG+. Offered at $24.00

Steranko, Jim. STERANKO ON CARDS. (Book) Chicago (IL), Ireland Magic Company, 1960. First edition/first printing. 102pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb binding with clear plastic on outside pictorial covers. No markings or mars and clean inside. A Fine original copy. Offered at $118.00

[Stewart, Jeff and Meir Yedid] SPECIAL EDITION NOW-U-C-IT, NOW-U-DON’T. (DVD/Book/Gimmick) Fair Lawn (NJ), Meir Yedid, 2017. Book is 30pp., illus., 12mo and fits comfortably in the Vinyl DVD case with the DVD and Gimmick. As New. Offered at $21.00

Svengarro, Prof. BOOK OF TRICKS AND MAGIC – CONTAINING A CHOICE SELECTIONOF TRICKS AND GAMES FOR PARLOR ENTERTAINMENT. (Vintage Pulp Book) Baltimore (MD), I & M Ottenheimer, 1913.  88pp. (+adverts), illus., 12mo. Pictorial wraps. Cover nice and bright but chipping at the edges and corners and discolored at the back of the spine; interior is discolored with toning, fragile and chipping; with all faults as described, a Fair copy. Offered at $5.00

Newly added! Swain, James. 21st CENTURY CARD MAGIC. (Book) Tampa (FL), James Swain, 1999. First edition. 156pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth with silver stamping in dust jacket. A Fine first edition copy. Offered at $45.00

Swain, James.  DON’T BLINK – THE MAGIC OF JAMES SWAIN. (Book) Tampa (FL), By the Author, 1992. First edition. 122pp., illus., 4to. Wire spiral bound in laminated covers.  Near fine. Offered at $54.00

Swain, James. MIRACLES WITH CARDS. (Book) Tampa (FL), By the Author, 1996. 190pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth with silver stamping on the spine and cover. Near fine. Offered at $34.00

Tabary, Francis. THE AWARD-WINNING ROPE MAGIC OF FRANCIS TABARY. (Book) El Dorado Hills (CA), A-1 Magical Media, 2004. Edited by Jean-Pierre Hornecker, Daryl and Michael Maxwell. Translated by Todd Karr. 263pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth with gold stamping. Lighted bumped on the lower outer corner, o/w near fine. Offered at $45.00

Tappan, W. Peter, and Robert K. Miller (Ed). THE IMPOSTRESS PRINCESS: THEME AND VARIATIONS ON A MENTAL CLASSIC. (Book) Bartlett (Ill), By the Author, 1986. 144pp., illus., 8vo. Original paperbound first edition nicely rebound in red buckram with gilt spine stamping. A fine copy. Offered at $49.00

Tarbell, Harlan. THE TARBELL COURSE IN MAGIC, VOLUME TWO. (Book) New York, D. Robbins/EZ Magic, 1975. Eighth printing. 408pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. A near fine copy. Offered at $6.00

Tarr, Bill. NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON’T: LESSONS IN SLEIGHT OF HAND. (Book) New York, Vintage Books, 1976. 224pp., illus., glossary, 4to. Paperbound. Corners are roughed and curled a bit, but no spine creases and insides are VG+. Offered at $12.00

Temple, Phil, with Robert E. Olson. A MAGICIAN’S TOUR – REVISITED – BEING THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF THE AMERICAN NOSTRADAMUS, HARRY KELLAR, AS TOLD BY HIS FAITHFUL “FAMILIAR”, “SATAN, JR.” AND HEREIN RETOLD BY PHIL TEMPLE WITH ROBERT E. OLSON. (Book) Novato (CA), Phil Temple, 2000. 226pp., illus., bibliog., poster listing/credits, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket.  PLUS, a 56-page reproduction (1999) of KELLAR’S WONDER BOOK.  New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered for $61.00

[Thayer’s Studio of Magic] THAYER QUALITY MAGIC CATALOG NO. 8. (Book) Los Angeles, Thayer Studio of Magic, 1936. 311pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Plans for the Asrah illusion laid in. Shows general wear and some spine soiling; spine has been reinforced with clear plastic tape; o/w VG.  Now offered at $8.00

[Thayer’s Studio of Magic] THAYER QUALITY MAGIC CATALOG NO. 9, VOLUME 1 – 5. (Book) Los Angeles, Thayer Studio of Magic, 1943. (354pp. collectively), illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Some soiling and wear, but overall VG. Offered at $32.00

Thompson, John. POLISHED POLISH PRESTIDIGITATION. (Booklet) San Francisco (CA), Busby-Corin, Inc. 1981. Second edition. 39pp., illus., 8vo. Comb bound. VG+. Offered at $12.00   

Thurston, Howard. 200 TRICKS YOU CAN DO. (Book) New York, George Sully and Company, 1932. 201pp., illus., tall 12mo. Red cloth with black title stamping. Cover shows some mild edgewear; spine is a bit sun-faded; toning on the end papers; o/w a nice tight copy and VG. Offered at $27.00

Trost, Nick. EXPERT GAMBLING TRICKS. (Booklet) Columbus (OH), Trik-Kard Specialties, 1975. Second printing. 31pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. VG+. Offered at $14.00

Trost, Nick. GAMBLING TRICKS WITH CARDS – PART ONE (Booklet) Columbus (OH), Trik-Kard Specialties, 1975. Second printing. 27pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. VG+. Offered at $14.00

Trost, Nick. GAMBLING TRICKS WITH CARDS – PART TWO (Booklet) Columbus (OH), Trik-Kard Specialties, 1975. Second printing. 27pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. VG+. Offered at $14.00

Trost, Nick. NICK TROST’S CARD PROBLEMS – ADVANCED CARD MIRACLES. (Booklet) Columbus (OH), H.P. Wisehart, 1964. Lacks pagination (32pp.), illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Some soiling and toning at the edges; previous owner has made notes or small checkmarks in pencil on several pages; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Tucker, Stephen. BOB OSTIN – “A LIFETIME OF MAGICAL INVENTIONS” – THE MAGIC OF BOB OSTIN. (Book) Ashford (UK), Peter Nardi and Alakazam Magic, 2005. 185pp., illus.,  4to. Blue cloth with silver stamping. Lightly bumped on the lower outer corners; o/w VG+. Offered at $49.00

Tucker, Stephen. CARD BORED – THIRTEEN CURATIVE CARD, AND FOUR REMEDIAL NON-CARD ROUTINES. (Booklet) Great Malvern (UK), By the Author, 1992. 22pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+. Offered at $10.00

Newly added! Tucker, Stephen. CARD-MADGIC OF STEPHEN TUCKER – 23 FANTASTIC ROUTINES. (Booklet) London, Stephen Tucker, n.d. 52pp., illus., 4to. Yellow pictorial wraps. Near Fine. Offered at $15.00

Newly added! Tucker, Stephen. CARDIAC-ARREST. (Booklet) London, Stephen Tucker, n.d. 37pp., illus., 4to. Clear plastic report binder. As New. Offered at $12.00

Tucker, Stephen. CLOSE-UP SORCERY. (Booklet) St. Helens (UK), By the Author, n.d., 18pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. VG+. Offered at $6.00

Tucker, Stephen. THE GEMINI BOOK OF CLOSE-UP MAGIK. (Booklet) London, Martin Breese, 1983. First edition. 73pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Offered at $18.00

Turner, Bill. THE CARD WIZARD: AN EASY COURSE OF TRICKS. (Book) Philadelphia, David McKay, 1949. First edition. 194pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth. Lacks dust jacket; spine is sun-faded; o/w a VG copy. Offered at $4.00

[The Underground – Jon Jensen, Steve Fearson, et. al] THE UNDERGROUND PRESENTS – THE ART OF CLOSE-UP LEVITATION. (Book) (Las Vegas), The Underground, n.d.. 30pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Offered for $6.00

Newly added! Vernon, Dai with Faucett W. Ross. REVELATIONS. (Book) Pasadena (CA), Magical Publications, 1984. First edition. 224pp., illus., wide 8vo. The original edition from 1984. Black cloth with silver spine and cover stamping in dust jacket. Near Fine. Offered at $80.00

Vinuesa, Carlos. NUMBERS, CARDS…AND TIME! (Book) n.pl., By the Author, 2013. 100pp., illus., bibliog. Index, 4to. Pictorial boards. Lightly bumped on the front and top edges; o/w Near Fine. Offered at $16.00

Vosburgh, Jack. MORE THAN A TRICK. (Booklet) Saxton (PA), Stuart Robson, 1941. First edition.  22pp., 8vo. Starting to split at head and foot of the spine; some mild chipping at both top and bottom; o/w quite Good. Offered at $10.00

Waldman, Carl and Joe Layden with Jamy Ian Swiss. THE ART OF MAGIC – THE COMPANION TO THE PBS SPECIAL. (Book) Los Angeles, General Publishing Group, 1997. Foreword by Siegfried and Roy.  Preface by Lance Burton.  256pp., illus., gloss., bibliog., index, 4to. Boards in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $22.00

Walker, Barbara (comp.) MINIATURE MYSTERIES WITH CARDS. (Book) Oakland (CA), Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, 1980. First edition. 166pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth with gilt cover and spine stamping in dust jacket. Jacket is lightly rubbed at the face edge, o/w a fine copy.  Offered at $20.00

Walker, Roy. CARD MYSTERIES (Book) London, George Johnson/The Magic Wand, 1933.  99pp., illus., 12mo.  Light green pictorial paper covered boards with a clear protective cover of stiff mylar. Near Fine. Offered at $27.00

Newly added! Walton, Roy. CARDBOARD CHARADES: A SECOND COLLECTION OF CARD TRICKS. (Booklet) London, L. Davenport & Co., 1971. First edition. 54pp., illus., 8vo. Stiff yellow wraps. Upper corner has been bumped; o/w VG. Offered at $24.00

Newly added! Walton, Roy. TRIGGER – A COLLECTION OF CARD TRICKS USING UNPREPARED CARDS. (Booklet) London, L. Davenport & Co., 1976. First edition. 12pp., illus., 8vo. Glossy wraps. VG+. Offered at $16.00

Warlock, Elizabeth and edited by Matthew Field ONE HUNDRED BY WARLOCK. (Book) Washington (DC), Kaufman and Company, 2005. 205pp., illus., 4to, Gold stamping on cloth. A fine copy. Near Fine. Offered at $61.00

Weber, Ken. MAXIMUM ENTERTAINMENT: DIRECTOR’S NOTES FOR MAGICIANS AND MENTALISTS. (Book) Lake Success (NY), Ken Weber Productions, 2003. First edition.  252pp., 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt stamping in dust jacket. Near Fine. Offered at $20.00

[Wehman Brothers Publishing] WEHMAN BROS’ NEW BOOK OF ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY PARLOR TRICKS AND GAMES. (Book) New York, Wehman Bros, 1939. Presumably a later printing.106pp. (+adverts), illus., 12mo. Side stapled in light green pictorial covers. Crisp and clean. Offered at $18.00

Newly added! Weiner, Irv. NO NESTING CUPS & BALLS. (Inscribed/Signed Manuscript) Needham, Irv Weiner, n.d. (8pp.), illus., 4to. Corner stapled in pink covers. Inscribed “Best Wishes – Irv Weiner” on front cover. VG+. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Weiner, Irv. TRIPLE TRANSPOSITION. (Inscribed/Signed Manuscript) Needham, Irv Weiner, n.d. (3pp.), illus., 4to. Corner stapled in blue covers. Inscribed “Best Wishes – Irv Weiner” on front cover. VG+. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Wiersbe, Warren. ACTION WITH CARDS. (Booklet) Chicago (IL), L.L. Ireland, 1944. First edition. 18pp., illus., 8vo. Red and white pictorial wraps. VG+. Offered at $12.00

Wiles, Caleb. HIGH SPOTS – THE KNOCKOUT MAGIC OF CALEB WILES. (Booklet) n.pl., Vanishing Inc., 2009.  72pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Near Fine. Offered at $18.00

Newly added! Wild, Boris. ACAAB – ANY CARD AT ANY BIRTHDAY. (Book) n.pl., C.C. Editions, 2011. 51pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. As new. Offered at $25.00

Willane (ed.). METHODS FOR MIRACLES, NO. 1 – THE N’GAI DOG RACE. (Booklet) Croydon, Willane, n.d. 10pp., illus., 8vo. Back cover lightly soiled; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Willane (ed.). METHODS FOR MIRACLES, NO. 3 – THE LATE EDWARD G. BROWN’S WANDERING CARD. (Booklet) Croydon, Willane, n.d. 14pp., fold-out illus., 8vo. Former owner bookplate; back cover lightly soiled; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Willane (ed.) and Edward Victor. METHODS FOR MIRACLES, NO. 4 – THE LATE EDWARD G. BROWN’S DIMINISHING CARDS. (Booklet) Croydon, Willane, n.d. 16pp., illus., 8vo. Former owner bookplate; back cover lightly soiled; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Willane (ed.) and Peter Warlock. METHODS FOR MIRACLES, NO. 5 – A GLIMPSE INTO THE FUTURE & TELESLATE. (Booklet) Croydon, Willane, n.d. 16pp., illus., 8vo. Back cover lightly soiled; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Willane (ed.) and Edward Victor. METHODS FOR MIRACLES, NO. 6 – EDWARD VICTOR’S ELEVEN CARD TRICK. (Booklet) Croydon, Willane, n.d. 10pp., 8vo. Back cover lightly soiled; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Willane (ed.) and Peter Warlock. METHODS FOR MIRACLES, NO. 7 –PETER WARLOCK’S A MATTER OF DESIGN & STICKERTIME. (Booklet) Croydon, Willane, n.d. 12pp., illus., 8vo. Back cover lightly soiled; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Willane (ed.) and Edward Victor. METHODS FOR MIRACLES, NO. 8 – EDWARD VICTOR’S SYMPATHETIC REVERSE & CARD IN THE ACES. (Booklet) Croydon, Willane, n.d. 16pp., two fold-out bi-fold pages of illus., 8vo. Back cover lightly soiled; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Take all seven remaining (No. 2 has been taken) Willane booklets above for $62.00

Willmarth, Phil. TREVOR LEWIS *ESOLC *(THAT’S “CLOSE UP”). (Inscribed/signed Booklet) Mesquite (TX), Standridge Magic, 1981. 98pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Warmly inscribed to Stephen Minch and dated 1981. Near fine. Offered at $18.00

Newly added! Wilson, Tyler. DOMINATRICKS: TYLER WILSON UNTIED. (Book with CD) Wellingborough, Andi Gladwin, 2006. 153pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. CD in plastic sleeve tipped in at the rear. Near fine. Offered at $45.00

Newly added! Wimhurst, Andrew. LOW DOWN DIRTY TRICKS – MAGIC CASTLE LECTURE NOTES. (Lecture Notes) n. pl., By the Author, 1999. Unpaginated (20pp.), 4to. Side stapled in grey pictorial covers. Author’s correction written in margin. VG”. Offered at $20.00

Wisch, Bill. PALM CHANGE 1 & 2. (Booklet) n.pl., By the Author, 1977. First edition.12pp., illus. (nice crisp photos), 8vo. Yellow pictorial wraps. Near fine. Offered at $16.00

Newly added! Womack, Jason. BOB WHITE PRESENTS IT’S A MATTER OF STYLE. (Book plus Extras) n.pl., Robert H. White, 1997. 26pp. 4to. Plastic comb bound with a clear, plastic cover sheet. Laid in at the back are 8 unnumbered, stapled pages entitled BOB WHITE PRESENTS SUPPLEMENT TO “IT’S A MATTER OF STYLE” (dated 2003)—included are: “Some Things in Magic Are Important and Other are Not”, “Random Thoughts”, “Workshop Tricks and Explanations”, and lessons extracted from The Expert at The Card Table”, “Erdnase Quotations on Presentation”. The cover sheet is inscribed “to Stephen and signed Bob White with some penciled notations. Offered as a lot at $40.00

Yates, Jack. CLUE AND OTHER MYSTERIES. (Book) London, Martin Breese, 1986. 57pp., illus., 8vo. Gray cloth with silver stamping in dust jacket. Christmas gift inscription to former owner; o/w VG+ Offered at $16.00

Yates, Jack, edited, illustrated and with additional notes by Ken de Courcy. JACK’S PACK. (Booklet) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1978. 8pp., illus., tall 8vo. Wraps. VG+. Offered at $6.00

Yedid, Meir and Steven Schneiderman (editor). MEIR YEDID’S NEW WAVE THAUMATOLOGY – NUMBER FOUR – SHINKO NAGISA’S TWISTING ARM ILLUSION. (Booklet). Rego Park (NY), Meir Yedid, 1989. (12pp.), illus., 8vo. Wraps. VG. Offered at $9.00

York, Scott. SCOTT YORK: COINS. (Signed Booklet) San Francisco (CA), Busby-Corwin, 1975. 43pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Signed on the first facing page. VG+. Now offered at $14.00

Newly added! York, Scotty. FOR YOUR EYES ONLY: A MOST UNIQUE SELECTION OF DISTINCTIVE CLOSE-UP MAGIC FROM THE EXTRAORDINARY REPETTOIRE OF A PROFESSIONAL TRICKY BARTENDER. (Book) Alexandria. VA, By the Author, 1993. 124pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+. Offered at $24.00

Newly added! Young, Phillip. FINGERS DON’T ENTERTAIN, PEOPLE DO. (Book) n.pl., Phillip Young, 1982. Introduction by Steve Beam.  81pp., illus., wide 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Light toning at the face edge; o/w VG. Offered at $30.00

Zingg, Allen. SAM’S: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE MAGIC OF SAM SCHWARTZ, VOLUME 1. (Book) New York, Magico Magazine, 2003. 229pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth with gold spine stamping in a dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $26.00

Zuccaro, Antonio. FINDING THE CENTER. (Book) Vanishing Inc. Magic, 2011. Signed/numbered (#221 of 750) first edition.  80pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Paperbound. As New. Offered at $22.00 

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