Small Format Sale Booklets:

This is a list of small format softbound booklets–these are smaller sized (8vo–i.e., less than 10” tall–or smaller) perfect bound, saddle stapled or side stapled booklets in wraps.  Also included are similarly sized catalogs and some ephemera. All are in generally “good” (which means average used book condition) to “as new” condition—some may have former owners’ names, stickers, small markings, etc., but condition is otherwise typically “good” and we have multiple copies of many, so we will always send the best copy available. (If there are major defects, we will let you know.)  This list is priced at $6.00 each–OR order four to nine titles and you get them for $5.00 each–OR FOR THE BEST BARGAIN, order 10 or more (regardless of how many we can provide) and pay only $4.00 per booklet. All items listed are offered subject to prior sale.

Here’s what we have available now—more will be coming soon:

ABBOTT’S 1992 MAGIC GET-TOGETHER. Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing, 1992, (28pp.)

Abbott’s. MAGIC CARD SYSTEM. Abbott’s Publishing, n.d., 24pp.

[Abbott’s Magic Get-Together] THE YEAR 2003 ABBOTT’S MAGIC GET-TOGETHER. Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing, 2003, (24pp.).

[Abbott’s Magic Get-Together] THE YEAR 2004 ABBOTT’S MAGIC GET-TOGETHER. Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing, 2004, (16pp.).

Adams, S.S. SIMPLE MAGIC TRICKS. S.S. Adams, n.d., 32pp.

Albenice. REEL MAGIC. Tannen, various, 83pp.

Amato, Bruce. THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER – A POTPOURRI OF MAGIC. Bruce Amato, 1991, 24pp.

Anderson, Scott K. 40 TRICKS WITH A HOT ROD AND OTHER COLOR-CHANGE RODS. D. Robbins, 1986, 32pp.

Annemann, Theo. SH-H-H! IT’S A SECRET. Tannen, n.d., 49pp.

Anonymous. 32 MAGIC LESSONS. Magic Craft School, n.d., 15pp.

Anonymous. 35 MAGIC TRICKS. Paragon Reiss, 1981, 17pp.

Anonymous. 250 MAGIC TRICKS ANYONE CAN DO. Padell Book Company, 1967, 31pp.   

Anverdi. ANVERDI’S LEZING SEMINAR LECTURE. Anverdi, 1964, 32pp.

Arrowsmith, G. E. MAGICAL ORIGINALIA. Louis Tannen, n.d (1940’s). 67pp.

Atkins, Jeffrey. THE ATKINS TOUCH. Supreme Magic, 1975, 20pp.

B, Mr. (comp.)  ODDITIES AND FUNNIES…PLUS…SOME EXTRAS—A COMPLATION BY M. B.. By the Compiler, n.d. 23pp.

Bailey, Michael. THE BAILEY FORMULA. (Lecture Notes) By the author, 1979. Unpaged (20pp).

Bailey, S. Wilson and Harold. Osborne. WRINKLES – A FEW SUGGESTIONS AND INNOVATIONS. Bailey &Tripp, 1910, 62pp.

Bailey, S. Wilson and Harold. Osborne. WRINKLES – A FEW SUGGESTIONS AND INNOVATIONS. Bailey &Tripp, 1910, 62pp. (+ads) Wraps have small chips in several spots—and front cover is detached and the rear cover is missing.

Barkann, Roger. PATENT PENDING. D. Robbins, 1944, 16pp.

Batchelor, Tom. CANADIAN CARD CONTROL. Magic Inc., 1971, 52pp.

Bergeron, Bev. BEV BERGERON IN PRINT – THE MAGIC OF BEV BERGERON. By the Author, 1975, Unpaginated (16pp.)

Bergeron, Bev. DAMNANT QUOD NON INTELLIGUNT. By the Author, 1984, 12pp. 

Behnke, Leo. FOLDING COIN, VOLUME 6. Magic City, 1990, 30pp.

Behnke, Leo. SPONGE BALLS, VOLUME 9. Magic City, 1991, 32pp.

Behnke, Leo. THREAD REFERENCE. Magic City, 1992, 47pp.

Berland, Sam. BERLAND’S AMAZING TRICKS WITH PAPER CUPS. Various, 1943, 24pp.

Berland, Samuel. TRICKS WITH WATCHES – NEW AND ORIGINAL. Berland Magical Creations, 1942, 64pp.

Berland, Sam. BERLAND’S TWENTY TRICKS WITH WIZTAX. Various/D. Robbins & Company, 1962. 24pp.

Bernhard, Robert E. PUBLICITY FOR MAGICIANS. Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company, (1940’s),. 48 Mild soiling on the back cover and at the spine; paper clip impressions on the cover and first few pages.

Botwink, Bernard “Bebe.” MR. BALLOON MAN. Bernard S. Botwinik, 1975, 27pp.

Braude, Dr. Ben B. TRICKS AND TREATS. Haines House of Cards, n.d., 38pp.

Brodien, Marshall/Fabjance. 50 MAGICAL MIRACLES. Fabjance Studios, n.d., 22pp.

Buckingham, Geoffrey. LECTURE NOTES. By the author, n.d., 19pp.

Calostro. ENTERTAINING WITH HYPNOTISM. D. Robbins, n.d., 15pp.

Calostro. SECRETS OF VENTRILOQUISM. D. Robbins & Co., Inc., 1949, 19pp.

Campbell, Loring. THIS IS MAGIC. Abbott’s, 1945, 64pp. 

Cannell, J. C. THE SECRETS OF HOUDINI. Dover, 1973, 279pp.

Chapman, Franklin M. TWENTY STUNNERS WITH A NAIL WRITER. Kanter, 1944, 24pp.

Chamberlin, Rich. COMEDY JUGGLING. By the Author, 1981, 68pp.

Chanin, Jack. HELLO SUCKER! THE 3 SHELL GAME EXPOSED COMPLETELY FOR THE FIRST TIME. Jack Chanin, 1934, 64pp. (reprint)

Christianer, Louis, F. EFFECTIVE CARD TRICKS. F. G. Thayer, n.d., unpaged.

Christianer, Louis F. MORE EFFECTIVE CARD TRICKS. E.F. Rybolt, 1919. 24pp.

Christianer, Louis F. MORE EFFECTIVE TRICKS. A.M. Wilson, 1916, 40pp. Covers are soiled and there is general toning; spine fraying a bit at top and bottom.

Christianer, Louis F. ORIGINAL DECEPTIONS. E. F. Rybolt, 1919. 24pp.

Christopher, Milbourne. 50 TRICKS WITH A THUMB TIP. D. Robbins & Company, various, 24pp.

Christopher, Milbourne. 100 LATEST TIPS ON TRICKS. Louis Tannen, 1953, 41pp.

Christopher, Milbourne. ONE MAN MENTAL MAGIC. Louis Tannen, 1952, 11pp.

Clark, Keith. HAROLD RICE PRESENTS KEITH CLARK’S SILK SUPREME. Silk King Studios, 1942, 19pp.

Cook, Irv. G. POWDER “SLUSH”. Daytona Magic, 1989, 12pp.

Cornelius, John. CORNELIUS CARD SYSTEM.  N.p., unpaged, instructions by John A. Novak.

Cornelius, John. MAGIC OF JOHN CORNELIUS – NO 1. (Lecture Notes) By the Author, n.d. (12pp.) Mild soiling/toning around the edges.

Cornelius, John. MAGIC OF JOHN CORNELIUS. By the Author, n.d. 12pp., May have been wet on the back cover producing some odd striations on back cove and back page. 

Crush, Peter. FOLDING COIN SECRETS. By the Author, 1981, 32pp.

Dalal, Sam. THE SWAMI GIMMICK. Sam Dalal, 1990. 32pp. Includes several gimmicks and lead.

Damon, Dwight. TV’S ORIGINAL BALLONATIC. LaWain’s House of Magic, 1969, 25pp.

Darwin. DARWIN’S 101 THUMB TIP TRICKS. Geno Munari, 1995, 23pp.

Davis, Jimmy. ONE BALLOON ZOO. Magic Inc., various dates, 32pp.

[Denhard, Harold]. HOW TO DO ROPE TRICKS. Various publishers, various dates, various pagination.

Desmond, Al. MAKE BOOK ON IT! Wilbur Kattner, 1979, 8pp.

Detmer, Julie. SCOTCH AND SODA., n.d., 31pp.

Dewey, Ralph. DEWEY’Y RUBBER RASCALS. Dewey News Balloons, 1984, 44pp.

Diamond, Paul. Two from Paul Diamond: ANOTHER LECTURE BY PAUL DIAMOND (n.d., 60pp.); and IT TAKES GUTS DAMMIT! (12pp.).

Diamond, Paul. PAUL DIAMOND’S LECTURE NOTES – MISC. MAGIC – LECTURE #87. Paul’s Magi c& Fun Shop, n.d., 17pp.

Dietrich, Bud and Emil Jarrow, THE TRADESHOW HANDBOOK. Magic Inc., various dates, 46pp.

Dobson, Wayne. ECHO. Wayne Dobson, 2007. 8pp. Wraps.


Dusenbery. H. Syril. MAKING MAGIC PAY. Syril Dusenberry, 1923, 23pp.  

Dusenbery, H. Syril. MAKING MAGIC PAY 1923. David Ginn, 1996. Reprint of the 1923 edition with an Introduction by Byron Walker. 24pp.

Duval, Ade. A RHAPSODY IN SILK. Magic Inc., 1962, 64pp.

Eastman, Chas. C. “INSPIRED MAGICAL EFFECTS”. By the Author, n.d., 26pp. Wraps bound with brass grommets. Front cover chipped; splitting at spine; front previously detached and now repaired with tape.

Eldin, Peter. THE MYSTERIOUS BOOK OF MAGIC. Blitz/Grieswood & Dempsey, 1992, 96pp. Gift inscription to former owner from “Gramps”. Due to a misprint/binding error, 16 double-spread alternating pages from pp. 34 to 64 are totally blank.

Enoch, Loyd. LOYD’S MASTER MANIPULATION OF THIMBLES. Lee Grey, 1975, 37pp.

Ervin, E. G. CLUB DECEPTIONS. Kanter’s Magic Shop, 1947, 52pp.  

Ethan, David. TRANSCUP. By the Author, n.d., 16pp. Complete instructions for making and performing TransCup.

Fearson, Steve. GOING BACK IN TIME WITH THE BILL IN THE CIGARETTE. Steve Fearson, 1991, 8pp.

Ferrentino, John. COMEDY CLUBS FOR ALL MAGICIANS. Jenack Circus Corporation, 1984, 52pp.

Fetsch, Hen. MAGIC WITH CANES. Maryland Magic Studio, 1960, 48pp.

Fetsch, “Hen.” MILK PITCHER MAGIC.  Various, 1946/1962. Various pagination.

Finley, Stu. HOT STUFF.  Al’s Magic Shop, n.d., 15pp.                                                                   

Forrest, Albert. THE EIGHTH WONDER – MAGIC FOR SMART MAGICIANS. By the Author, n.d. (1933) 41pp. A fair copy.

Fowler, Christopher. HOW TO IMPERSONATE FAMOUS PEOPLE. Prince Paperbacks/Crown Publishers, 1984. 85pp.

Fox, Karrell. LECTURE NOTES. By the Author, 1996. 8pp.

Francis, Douglas. RIGHT UNDER YOUR NOSE. Supreme Magic, 1984, 36pp.

Fromer, Roy. THE CUPS: A MANUAL OF CUPS AND BALLS MAGIC. D. Robbins, 1972. 48 pp.

Fromer, Roy. FLOATING BALL MAGIC. D. Robbins & Company, Inc., 1972, 34pp.

Frost, Ronnie. RONNIE FROST’S LECTURE NOTES. Ronnie Frost, n.d., 12pp.

Frost, Ron. TRICKS FROM THE WAX MUSEUM. Various publishers, various dates, 38pp.

Furst, Arnold. MAGIC FOR MONSTERS. Genii Publishing, 1960, 56pp.

Ganson, Lewis. CARD MAGIC BY MANIPULATION. Various publishers, n.d., 31pp.

Ganson, Lewis. A NEW LOOK AT — CARD FANS. Supreme Magic Company, 1978, 32pp.

Gardner, Martin. AFTER THE DESSERT. D. Robbins & Co., Inc., 1983, 18pp.

Garrett, Dan. 2002 THE LAST PALINDROME OR SEND MORE DAN GARRETT. By the Author, 2002, 24pp. 

Gibson, Walter B. SECRETS OF MAGIC. William C. Popper & Co., 1945, 50pp.

[Ginn, David] A trio of booklets from David Ginn. (Three-Booklet Lot) BRINGING HOME THE LAUGHS. (1980, 24pp.); CLOSE-UP A-GINN (1978, 28pp.); and COMEDY LINKING RINGS (1976, 22pp.+adverts). Offered as a lot.                         .

Ginn, David. A duo of Ginn books: STRICTLY VISUALS (1970, 32pp.) and STRICTLY VISUALS TWO (1973, 32pp). Both offered as a lot.

Ginn, David. 50 WAYS TO MAKE CHILDREN LAUGH – A MAGIC/COMEDY LECTURE. By the Author, n.d., 4pp.

Ginn, David. BRINGING HOME THE LAUGHS. Scarlett Green, 1976, 24pp.

Ginn, David. CLOSE-UP A-GINN. Scarlett Green, 1978, 28pp.

Ginn, David. CLOSE-UP A-GINN. Scarlett Green, 1974, 28pp.

Ginn,  David. COMEDY WARM-UPS FOR CHILDREN’S SHOWS. Scarlett Green, 1975, 16pp.

Ginn, David. DAVID GINN’S COLORFUL MAGIC. Walter B. Graham, 1969, 76pp.

Ginn, David. DAVID GINN’S COMEDY LINKING RINGS. David Ginn, 1975, 22pp.

Ginn, David. FANTASIO’S CANE AND CANDLE BOOK NO. 1. David Ginn, 1978, 40pp.

Ginn, David. FANTASIO’S CANE AND CANDLE BOOK NO. 2. David Ginn, 1978, 50pp.

Ginn, David. FANTASIO’S CANE AND CANDLE BOOK NO. 5, David Ginn, 1982, 72pp.

Ginn, David. MAGIC WITH FANTASIO’S CANES AND CANDLES. Scarlett Green, 1971, 40pp. 

Ginn, David. NEW DOVE MAGIC. Scarlett Green, 1972, 52pp.

Ginn, David. STRICTLY VISUALS TWO. Scarlett Green, 1973, 32p.

Ginn, David. SURE-FIRE MAGIC – A LECTURE OF PRACTIAL MAGIC. David Ginn, 1979, 22pp.

Ginn, David and James Holmes. FANTASIO’S CANE AND CANDLE BOOK NO. 4. David Ginn and James Holmes, 1981, 70pp.

Ginn, David and Jim Kleefeld. FANTASIO 6: THE COLOR CHANGING LIGHTER. Scarlett Green, 1982, 64pp.

Griffith, Tony. GRIFF ON CARDS – NOVEL AND UNUSUAL CARD MYSTERIES. (Supreme Magic Company, n.d. 36pp.

Gydesen, Walter. PERIODICAL MAGIC. Magic, Inc., n.d., 12pp.

Hagan, Dave. C. CHRISTMAS MAGIC. Ireland, 1956, 24pp. Three-hole punched.

Haines, Ronald. 36 TRICKS WITH FA-KO CARDS. Edited by John Braun, Haine’s House of Cards, n.d., 32pp.

Hardy, Marvin L. BALLOON MAGIC. Pioneer Balloon Company, 2001, 63pp.

Harping Jeff. WINNING AT BLACKJACK. Premiere One, 1995, 68pp.

Harris, Ben. SLINK. Media T Marketing, 2001, Pocket Mysteries Series – Issue One. 16pp.

Hayden, Allan. ALLAN HAYDEN’S FANCY RING ROUTINE. By the author, various dates,18pp.

Hayes, Lisa L. 101 AMAZING TRICKS WITH A STRIPPER DECK. Various pub., various dates, 32pp.

Hayes, Lisa L. 101 AMAZING TRICKS WITH A SVENGALI DECK. Various pub, various dates, 32pp.

Haywood, Glenn. CAUSE FOR APPLAUSE. By the Author, (1970), 28pp.


Herman, Frank. HOW TO DO INSTANT IMPRESSIONS. Golden’s, n.d., 32pp.

Herman, Frank. YOUR MONEY’S MIRTH. Lip-erty Org., 1981, 22pp.

Heuser, “Gentleman Jim.” PRESENTS ANOTHER LECTURE BY PAUL DIAMOND. n.p., 60pp.

Hickman, B. J. TEN MONEY MAKING SECRETS TO BOOKING THEME SCHOOL ASSEMBLY SHOWS…AND WHAT’S HOT. (Lecture Notes) By the author, (1998), 24pp. Bound upside down in the wraps, o/w VG.

Hines, C. G. MODERN MYSTERIES. Modern Mysteries Publishing, 1915,12pp.

Hjortsberg, William. NEVERMORE. (Fiction with a Magic Theme) First edition. Atlantic Monthly Press, 1994, 289pp., Boards in dust jacket.

Holden, Max. MODERN HAND SHADOWS – DESCRIBING THE REAL ART OF SHADOWGRAPHY. Max Holden, 1935, 31pp.(+adverts.) Shows some light wear with a spot on the back cover; some toning at the edges.

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NO. 1 AND 2. Various publishers and dates, 44pp.

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NO.3. Various publishers and dates, various pagination.

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NO. IV. Various publishers and dates, 46pp.

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NO. 5. Various publishers and dates.

Hugard, Jean. CLOSE-UP MAGIC FOR THE NIGHT CLUB MAGICIAN., Various pub., various dates, 57pp.

Hugard, Jean. COIN MAGIC. Various dates and Publishers, 88pp.

Hugard, Jean. HANDKERCHIEF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 1974. 85pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Light edgewear; o/w VG+.

Hugard, Jean. MONEY MAGIC.  Various publishers and dates, 60pp.  

Hugard, Jean. MORE CARD MANIPULATIONS, NO. 1, Various publishers and dates, 50pp.

Hugard, Jean. MORE CARD MANIPULATIONS, No. 2. Various publishers and dates, 52pp.

Hugard, Jean. MORE CARD MANIPULATIONS, No. 3. Various publishers and dates, 56pp.

Hugard, Jean. MORE CARD MANIPULATIONS, NUMBER 4. Various publishers and dates, 54pp.

Hugard, Jean. SILKEN SORCERY. Max Holden, various dates, 85pp. (+adverts.), Former owner name stamp inside on title page.

Hugard, Jean, and Fred Braue. MIRACLE METHODS NUMBER THREE—PREPARED CARDS AND ACCESSORIES. Lee Jacobs Productions, n.d. 32pp.

Hugard, Jean, and Fred Braue. MIRACLE METHODS NO. 4 – TRICKS AND SLEIGHTS. Various publishers, various dates, 32pp.

Hugard, Jean and Fred Braue. SHOW STOPPERS WITH CARDS. Hugard and Braue, n.d., 16pp.

Hull, Burling. 33 ROPE TIES AND CHAIN RELEASES. Various publishers, various dates, 46pp.

Hulsh, Benjamin M. MAGIC AT HOME MADE EASY. Society Research International, 1970, 33pp.

[Ickle Pickle Products, Inc.] A lot of three Ickle Pickle catalogs: ICKLE PICKLE  PRODUCTS INC. CATALOG 5 ’81-82; ICKLE PICKLE  PRODUCTS INC. CATALOG 14 1991-92; and ICKLE PICKLE  PRODUCTS INC.  PRESENTS THE ADDITIONS TO THE 1991-92 CATALOG 14. (Three Catalog Lot) Steve Bender. Pages range from 20 to 84 pp. each plus inserts.

DE ILLUSIONIST. (Magazine Sample) Nederlandse Bond Van Goochelaars 1948, NO. 2-3, 22pp.

[International Brotherhood of Magicians] IBM 38TH ANNUAL CONVENTION. (Souvenir Program) Indianapolis, July 6-7-8-9, 1966. 64pp.

Ireland, L. L. and Ed Marlo. BULL’S-EYE COIN TRICKS Ireland Magic Company, 1977, 32pp.

JINX – PROGRAM NO. 1 – A CLUB ACT OF MAGIC. Max Holden, n.d., 12pp.

JINX – PROGRAM NO. 3 – A CLUB ACT OF MAGIC. Max Holden, n.d., 22pp.

JINX – PROGRAM NO. 4 – A “NO CARD” MYSTERY ACT. Max Holden, n.d., 16pp.

Johnson, Eli B. DRUG STORE MAGIC. By the Author, n.d., 46pp.

Johnson, Steve. FLOATING FREELY – IN A FINE FASHION. Sorcery Shop, n.d., 20pp.

Jones, Lloyd E. THE DIME AND PENNY. Magic Ltd., Lloyd E. Jones, various dates, 19pp.

Jonson, Wilfrid. MAGIC TRICKS. Dover, 1954. 100pp.

Jonson, Wilfrid. MAGIC TRICKS AND CARD TRICKS. Dover, 1957, 196pp.

Joseph, Eddie. HOW TO PICK POCKETS – A MAGICIAN’S GUIDE. Various pl., various dates, 30pp.

Joseph, Eddie. ORIGINAL TRICKS. Read Books, Ltd., 2013, 20pp.

Joseph, Eddie. STAGGERED – A SENSATIONAL CARD MYSTERY. (Booklet); Magic Word Publishers, 2001, 29pp.(+adverts.)

Kardyro, Tony. THE ROUTINE SUPREME. Brown’s Magic Studio, n.d., 14pp.                   

Karson, Joe and others. FURTHER TIPS ON ZOMBIE. Abbott Magic Mfg. Co., 1963, 58pp.

Karson, Joe. WORLD’S FASTEST CARD TRICK. Various publishers, various dates, 8pp.

Kennedy, John. JOHN KENNEDY’S LECTURE III. Kennedy Enterprises, 1983. 32pp.

Kenworthy, Christopher. FREE FORMATION.  Chazpro Magic Co., 2000. 22pp.

Keppler, Stephan. THREE SECRETS REVEALED. MexoMagic, 2004, 4pp.

Kerns, Ernie. HOW TO BE A MAGIC CLOWN.  Ireland/Magic, Inc.,1960, 44pp.

Kerns, Ernie. HOW TO BE A MAGIC CLOWN, VOLUME 2.  Ireland/Magic, Inc., 1968, 96pp.

King, Kevin. IDEAS BY KEVIN KING. Kevin King Enterprises, 1993, 7pp.

Kirkham, Kirk. TV DOVE CLASSICS. Louis Tannen, n.d., 32pp.  

Klamm, Robert W. Packet of material on Klamm Publicity Procedures. (Promotion Lot) Klamm – The Magic Man, (circa 1977). Includes a packet of sample News articles, SELLING YOUR SHOW TO SHOPPING CENTER & OTHER BUSINESSES (6pp.) and HOW TO GET FREE NEWSPAPER AND TV PUBLICITY (10pp.). All are folded to fit in a 6.25 x 9.25 envelope. Envelope is a bit rough and worn at the edges and the materials have been handled numerous times; o/w Good.

Kranzo, Nathan. CALIFORNIA LECTURE NOTES. (Lecture Notes) By the Author, 2015. (4pp.)

Kraske, Robert. HARRY HOUDINI: MASTER OF MAGIC. Scholastic Book Services, 1973, 72pp.

Kraus, Richard G. “TRICK TECHNICS”. Paul Diamond, 1974, Gems of Magic Series No. 41/2. 23pp.

Lair, Michael P. ACT 1. By the Author, 1992. First edition. 31pp.

Lair, Michael P. CANDLES. By the Author, 41pp.

Lair, Michael P. INVISIBLAIR. Michael P. Lair, 1985, 2pp.

Lair, Michael P. THIS SPUD’S FOR YOU! Michael P. Lair, 1985, 8pp.

LaMonica, Joe. LA MONICA’S BALLOON SCULPTURES. Special Arts Press, n.d., 31pp.

Larson, William W. A SPOOK SHOW IN YOUR PARLOR. By the uthor, n.d., 7pp.

Leech, Al. CARDMANSHIP. Various pub., various dates, 28pp.

Leech, Al. DON’T LOOK NOW – THE SMART SLANT ON MISDIRECTION. Various publishers, various dates, 27pp.

Lewis, Trevor. A LESSON IN MAGIC. (Signed Lecture Notes) By the Author, n.d. (8pp.), Inscribed “to “Mike – Any friend of Pat Page is a friend of mine” and signed by Lewis.

Lewis, Trevor. PARTY PIECES. By the Author, 1978. (36pp).

Loe, Gerald m. PAPER CAPERS. Magic Inc., various dates, 56pp.

London, Ron. RON LONDON – MAGIC LECTURE. By the Author, n.d. 18pp.

Lorayne, Harry. MEIR YEDID’S FINGERTIP FANTASIES. By the Author, 1981, 48pp.

Lorraine, Sid. A MAGICIAN IN THE HOUSE – A MAGICAL MONOLOGUE. Abbott’s Magic Company, n.d., 51pp.

Lorraine, Sid. PATTER. Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company, 1938, 64pp.

Lorraine, Sid. A MAGICIAN IN THE HOUSE – A MAGICAL MONOLOGUE. Abbott’s Magic Novelty, 1939. 47pp. Spine has been reinforced with book tape; mild soiling; former owner name “Gene Gloye” with 1954 date written inside.

Lorraine, Sid. PATTER – GAGS AND PATTER LINES FOR TALKING MAGICIANS. Abbott Magic, various dates, 64pp.

Magic Circle. LIST OF MEMBERS 1991, Magic Circle, 45pp.

[Magic Collectors’ Association] PROGRAM OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH MAGIC COLLECTORS’ WEEKEND (Souvenir Program) Guest of John Alexander McKinven. Hyatt Regency Woodfield Hotel, Schaumburg, IL, May 27th, 28th & 29th, 1995. 16pp.

[Magic Program Grouping #1] Four miscellaneous magic programs, including: 50TH MAGI-FEST 1932 – 1981. Columbus, Ohio January 29-31, 1981 (12pp.); C.A.M.A.S. (CINCINNATI ACADEMY OF MAGIC AND ALLIED ARTS) MAGIC SOIREE, Westwood Town Hall, Oct. 21, 1967 (12pp); THE INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF MAGICIANS BRITISH RING NO. 25 53RD ANNUAL CONVENTION, Scarborough, September 19-24, 1989 (48pp.); and SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MAGICIANS, WERNER F. DORNFIELD ASSEMBLY NO. 3, 1994 DIAMOND CELEBRATION. The Sabre Room, Saturday, January 15, 1994 (16pp.).

[Magic, Inc.] CATALOG 23, PART 6. n.d., pp.322-384.

[Magic, Inc.] HOW TO DO CIGARETTE TRICKS. Magic, Inc., 1977, 20pp.

[Magic, Inc.] TRICKS WITH A FOLDING COIN. Magic, Inc., n.d., 30pp.

Magic-Ian (Ian Sutz) 101 INCREDIBLE MAGIC TRICKS WITH A SVENGALI DECK. D, Robbins, 1998, 32pp.

Majikans. MAGIC FEATS – A MISCELLANY OF PRACTICAL MAGIC. Supreme Magic, 1969, 37pp.

MAKEUP NOTES FOR CONEHEAD. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

MAKEUP NOTES FOR FEMALE VAMPIRE. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

MAKEUP NOTES FOR HAPPY CLOWN. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

MAKEUP NOTES FOR HOBO. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

MAKEUP NOTES FOR MONSTER. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

MAKEUP NOTES FOR OLD MALE VAMPIRE. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

MAKEUP NOTES FOR WEREWOLF. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

Maly, Charles J. CELESTIAL AGENT. L.L. Ireland, 1944, 30pp.

Manos, Christopher A. USING MAGIC – IN DRUG AND ALCOHOL PREVENTION PRESENTATIONS. By the Author, 1991, 29pp.

Marconick [Heinz Nikolas Stolk]. MARCONICK’S MAGIC NR. 2. Various pub., 1970, 32pp.

Marconick [Heinz Nikolas Stolk]. MARCONICK’S ORIGINAL MAGIC BOOK 3. Various pub., 1979, 44pp.

Mardo, Senor. APPLAUSE – A BOOK OF ROUTINED MAGIC. Berland Magic, n.d., 32pp.

Mardo, Senor. THE HANDS ONLY. Lloyd E. Jones, 1947. Presumed first edition, 13pp. Neatly inscribed to former owner on the title page. 

Mardo, Senor. John J. Crimmins, Jr. (Editor) ROUTINED MAGIC. Max Holden, 1945, 29pp.

Mardo, Senor. ROUTINED MAGIC. Holden Magic Company, 1945, 29pp.

Marlo, Ed. THE TABLED PALM., various dates, 38pp.

Marlo, Edward. ACTION PALM., various dates, 54pp.

Marlo, Edward. CARD FAN PRODUCTIONS. Various, various dates, 24pp.

Marlo, Edward. ESTIMATION., 1975, 80pp.  

Marlo, Edward. FINGERTRIP CONTROL. Edward Marlo, 1969, 23pp.

Marlo, Edward. LET’S SEE THE DECK. L.L. Ireland, 1942, 28pp., illus.

Marlo, Edward. THE MULTIPLE SHIFT., 1977, 59pp.

Marshall, Frances Ireland compiler and editor. COME OUT FLYING – THE USE OF DOVES IN MAGIC.  Ireland/Magic Inc., various dates, 52pp.

Marshall, Frances Ireland. HOW TO SELL BY MAGIC – THE IDEA BOOK! Magic Inc., various years /editions, 64pp., illus., 8vo.

Marshall, Frances Ireland. KID STUFF. Ireland or Magic Inc, date varies, 96pp.

Marshall, Frances Ireland. KID STUFF TWO. Ireland or Magic Inc, date varies, 96pp.

Marshall, Frances Ireland. KID STUFF THREE. Ireland or Magic Inc, date varies, 104pp.

Marshall, Frances. THE SPONGE BOOK. Magic Inc., 1973, 47pp.

Marshall, Jay. JAY’S JINKING RINGS Magic Inc., various dates, 36pp.         

Martin, Patrick. EASY GUIDE TO PROFESSIONAL CHARACTER MAKE UP. Enchantus, 1984, 16pp.

Martineau, Francis B. FRANCIS B. MARTINEAU’S MIRACLE SILK. Harold R. Rice, 1945, 4pp.

Martineau, Francis B. edited by John Braun. HAROLD RICE PRESENTS FRANCIS B MARTINEAU’S VICTORY BOUQUET. Silk King Studios, 1944,16pp.

Marx, Arthur and Robert Fisher. GROUCHO – A LIFE IN REVUE. (Play Script) Samuel French, 1988. 80pp.

Mayer, Ralph. SHORT CHANGED. Micky Hades International, 1977, 4pp.Practice bills tipped in at rear of booklet.

Mayne, Andrew. BISECTION – THE INCREDIBLE LIGHTNING-FAST ILLUSION. Andrew Mayne, 2003, (12pp.)

Mayne, Andrew. POCKET SAWING-IN-HALF. Andrew Mayne, 2002, 14pp.

Mayne, Andrew. TOUCHING SKY – A GUIDE TO LEVITATING. By the Author, 2003,18pp.

McAthy, George. SMART TRICKS FOR MAGICIANS & MC’S. D. Robbins/E-Z Magic, nd., 35pp.

McBribe, Jeff. KUNDALINI RISING. McBride Magic, 2004. 10pp.

McCarron, B.W. “Mercurio”. THE GAMBLING MAGICIAN. Robbins, 1976. 80pp.  

[McLoughlin Bros.] THE MAGIC MIRROR: AN ANTIQUE OPTICAL TOY. Dover, 1979, unpaged.

McMahan, Greg. BALLOONS ON THE MAILBOX. Greg McMahan, 1989, 25pp.

McVicar, Wes. CLOWN ACT OMNIBUS.  Various publishers, various dates, 215pp.  

Mentzer, Jerry. COUNTS, CUTS, MOVES AND SUBTLETY: A BOOK OF BASIC CARD TECHNIQUES. Jerry Mentzer, 1977. First edition/first printing. 73pp.

Mentzer, Jerry. SILK POTPOURRI. By the Author, 1979, 53pp.

Mentzer, Jerry.  SUPER CENTS. Jerry Mentzer, 1975, 25pp.

Mercurio (C.W. McCarron) Edited by Roy Fromer. THE PROPSHOP: TRICKS WITH MAGICAL ACCESSORIES. D. Robbins & Co., Inc., 1975. 64pp.

Miller, Hugh (editor). HORACE BENNETT’S PRIZE WINNING MAGIC. Supreme Magic Company, n.d. 80pp.

Miller, Hugh, ed. RINK’S ORIGINAL ROPE MYSTERIES. Various, n.d. 28pp. 

Miller, Jack. JACK MILLER’S EGG BAG ROUTINE. Louis Tannen, n.d. 10pp.

Mishell, Ed. HOLD-OUT MIRACLES. Tannen Publications, various dates, 66pp.

Mishel, Ed and Ted Collins. WAX FAX: A COMPILATION OF TRICKS WITH WAX. Mecca Magic Studios, 1978. 20pp.   

Moon, Clarice. HERE COME THE CLOWNS. Contemporary Drama Series, 1976, 29pp.  Has been damp at the top of the front cover; o/w VG.


Morris, Hugh. 84 CARD TRICKS. D. Robbins and Company, 1964, 47pp.

Munari, Geno. EASY TO DO CARD MAGIC – 26 CARD TRICKS YOU CAN DO WITH A BORROWED DECK. Houdini’s Magiic Shop, 1995.  

Musson, Cletus V. (comp.) JACKIE FLOSSO PRESENTS CLASSIC COMIC CLOWN CAPERS – WORLD’S BEST CLOWN GAGS. (Booklet) Brooklyn (NY), D. Robbins & Company, 2003. 63pp., illus., 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps. Small nick at the top of the spine; o/w As New.

Musson, Clettis V. FIRE MAGIC. Various pubishers, various dates, 44pp., illus.

Musson, Clettis V. SITUATION COMEDY FOR MAGICIANS. Magic Inc., various dates, 52pp.

Nefesch. TELESHOCK. Titanas Magic, 2010, 27pp.

Norton, Coe. COE NORTON LECTURE NOTES. Magic Inc., n.d., 16pp.

Novak, Bob. JACK MILLER’S FAMOUS LINKING RING ROUTINE. Various, various, 32pp.

Novak, Bob. JACK MILLER’S LINKING RING ROUTINE. Louis Tannen, 1945, 35pp.

Novak, John A. JOHN CORNELIUS CARD SYSTEM. John Cornelius, n.d. 6pp. 8vo. 8.5 x 11 sheets corner stapled and folded into 8vo wraps. [sm &l]


Osborne, Tom. CLASSICS OF MAGIC: COIN TRICKS, VOLUME ONE. By the Author, various dates, 30pp.

Osborne, Tom. NAPKIN FOLDING: ENTERTAINING STUNTS WITH NAPKINS. D. Robbins & Co., Inc., 1972, 48pp.

Osborne, Tom. POKER DEMONSTRATION – THE CLASSICS OF MAGIC. By the Author, 1946,16pp.

Osborne, Tom. THE SHOWER OF SWEETS –THE CLASSICS OF MAGIC – VOLUME THREE. By the Author, 1945, 16pp.

[Osborne’s Illusion Systems] PAUL OSBORNE’S ILLUSION SYSTEMS – CATALOGUE NUMBER ONE. Osborne’s Illusion Systems, 1985. 32pp.

Osterlind, Richard. BREAKTHROUGH CARD SYSTEM. Jeff Busby Magic, Inc,1983, 9pp.  

Ovette, Joseph. FAST ONES. Lloyd E. Jones/Magic Limited, 1952, 40pp.

Ovette, Joseph. FAST ONES. By the Author, 1940. First edition. 32pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps.

Ovette, Joseph. MIRACULOUS HINDU FEATS. Lloyd E. Jones, 1947, 15pp. A title strip with very small, neat printing has been added to the spine; some age toning around edges.

Ovette, Joseph. TRICKS AND ILLUSIONETTES. Robbins, various publishers and dates, various pagination.

Page, Patrick. THE TOPIT HANDBOOK. By the Author, n.d. (17pp.)

Perry, Warner. THE EMERALD MYSYERY. (Booklet) Washington DC, Mars Magic, 1945. 6pp., illus., 8vo. Bright green wraps. Two-hole punched; o/w Near Fine.

Phanthomas (Mag. Thomas Huber) HYPONO-BILL – THE MOST VISUAL BILL-CHANGE EVER SEEN. Phanthomas, 2002, 6pp.

Posgate, Bruce. DOVE PAN-ORAMA. Morrissey Magic, 1999, 48pp.

Pratt, Bert. BROWSING AROUND IN MAGIC. Magic, Inc., 1972, 52pp.  

[Putnam, Graham R.] 125 MAGIC TRICKS PERFORMED WITH A REGULAR DECK OF CARDS. FUN, Incorporated, 1976, 44pp.  

Palmer, Bill. HOW TO BE A PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINER. By the author, 1998, 34pp.

Rawlins, Christopher. UN-LUCK. By the Author, 2020, (30pp.)

Thurston, Howard. HOWARD THURSTON’S CARD TRICKS. J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, 1903. (Probably a later publication of this edition.) 83pp.(+adverts). Fragile and chipped at front and back edges several pages in; spine is complete and has been reinforced with clear tape.

Ray, Jimmy. CRUISE BOOK. Various publishers, 1980, 32pp.  

Read, Ralph. THE THREE SHELL GAME. Lee Grey, 1975, 58pp.

Reneaux, James. THE PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUE FOR MAGICIANS. Abbott’s Magic Mfg. Co., 1968, 44pp.

Rhod, Daniel. TECHNO CARD MAGIC. Joker Deluxe, 2001, 48pp.

Rice, Harold. CAPERS WITH COLOR. Silk King Studios, various dates, 20pp.

Rice, Harold. HAROLD RICE PRESENTS KEITH CLARK’S ROPE ROYALE. Silk King Studios, 1942, 14pp.

Rice, Harold. RICE’S MORE NAUGHTY SILKS. Silk King Studios, 1969, 40pp.

Ripley, Sherman. AN INTRODUCTION TO MAGIC. Sentinel Books, 1946, 127pp.

Ripley, Sherman. 141 MAGIC TRICKS. Sentinel Books, 1955, 127pp.

Robbins, David. 102 E-Z MAGIC TRICKS. David Robbins, 1978, unpaged.

Robson, Stuart and Ralph W. Read. FLASH PAPER TIPS. Various pl, various dates, 56pp.  

Rothbart, Dr. Lasslo. DECK IN HAND – MAGIC OF THE MAGYAR. Abbott’s, n.d., 55pp.

Roy, Rob. EASY CARD MAGIC. various publishers, various dates, varied pagination.

Sankey. Jay. JAY SANKEY’S CARDBOARD CONTORTIONISTS. Elmwood Magic, 2000, 8pp.

Sankey, Jay. SANKEY ’90. By the Author, 1990, (20pp).

Schwartz, Walter A. GIMAC. E. R. Hitchcock Co.,1933, 39pp.

Shelley, Mike. SLUSH POWDER: 30 TRICKS & GAGS. Magic City, 2001, 14pp.

Sherman, Jim. FLASH LITES.  Various publishers; various dates, 32pp.


Siegel, Roger. ROGER’S RUBBER ARK – ONE BALLOON ZOO – VOLUME TWO. Magic Inc., 1989.

Silk King Studios. CATALOG NO. 26. Silk King Studio, n.d., 32pp.

Silk King Studios. CATALOG NO. 27. Silk King Studio, n.d., 32pp.

Silk King Studios. INSTRUCTIONS FOR MISMADE FLAG. Silk King Studios, n.d., 2pp.

Simon, Bill. SLEIGHTLY SENSATIONAL. Louis Tannen, 1954, 39pp.

Simmons, Ken. AMAZING MAGIC TRICKS WITH A SCOTCH & SODA OR DIME & PENNY. Fun Incorporated, 2002, 32pp.

Smith, J. Stewart. ONE MORE THOUGHT ON CARDS. Bains Press, 1966, 28pp.  

Smith, J. Stewart. THE WEIRD INFLUENCE. Bains Press, 1966, 24pp. Cover has been roughed a bit with some color transfer on the back cover from another source.

Smith, Phil. PASSPORT TO ALPHAS. (Booklet) DMC, 2018, 40pp. Does not include the deck.

Stone, David. MADE IN FRANCE. (Lecture Notes). David Stone, 2001, 28pp.


Smith, T. William. THE MAKE-UP BOOK.  Chuck Martinez Company, various dates, various pagination.

Snowberg, Richard “Snowflake.” CLOWNING FOR CHILDREN. (Book) Visual Magic, 1988, 59pp.


Somerfeld, Bob. MIND READER’S DIGEST. Ireland Magic, CO., 1951, 18pp.

Spanier, David. THE POCKET GUIDE TO GAMBLING. Simon and Schuster, 1980, 144pp.

Sparky “The Magic Clown” (William J, van Almen). SPARKY’S ONE BALLOON MENAGERIE. Abbott’s Magic Company, 1987, 48pp.

Stanfield, John. NOTHING IN MY HANDS. J.C. Stanfield, 1977, 40pp.

Sewell, Len J. MAGI MAGIC. By the Author, 1940. First edition/first printing. 32pp.

Smith, Aaron. METHODICAL: FIVE ESSAYS, EACH INCLUDING A TRICK. Aaron Smith & Purely Magic, 2000, 32pp.

Sperry, Dan. FLIGHT CLUB – SECRETS OF TRAVELING WITH DOVES. By the Author, n.d. 30pp.

Stebbins, Si. CARD TRICKS AND THE WAY HE PERFORMS THEM. Si Stebbins, 1944, 7pp.

Steele, W. F. (Rufus) CARD TRICKS. Ray Gamble/W. Herbert Schuh, 1935, 47pp.

Stevenson, Al. 75 TRICKS WITH A STRIPPER DECK.  Wizard Books, 1962, 40pp.

Stevenson, Al. 75 TRICKS WITH A SVENGALI DECK.  The Wizard’s Workshop, 1964, 40pp.

Stewart, Jeff. APPEARING SODA CAN. By the Author, 1984, 31pp.

Strebler, Morgan. TASTE CONDITIONS. (Booklet), Liquid Metal Productions, 2007, 21pp.

Stone, Jeff. DIARY OF A MADMAN. By the Author, 2021, 28pp.

Symes, Michael. MAGIC AND ILLUSION. Shire Publications, 2004, 40pp.

Tallman, Benjamin W. MAKING MAGIC PAY. Benjamin W. Tallman, 1966, 40pp.

Tanner, Don. HOW TO DO HEADLINE PREDICTIONS. Ireland, 1957, 16pp.


Thompson, J. G. Jr and Ned Rutledge. BETWEEN TWO MINDS. Various pl., various dates, 75pp.

Thursday, John. MAGIC MADE EASY. Padell Publishing Co., 1945, 58pp.

Torino, Senor. DOETAIL DECEPTIONS. Senor Torino, 1955, 26pp.

Torell, Jan. MAGIC BY JAN TORELL. (Lecture Notes) Gerrit Schnepel, 1975, 30pp. Text is in English. Inscribed on the back cover “To Steve” and elaborately signed with a name caricature by Jeff McBride. Spine is soiled and starting to split; ow quite good.

Tremaine, Jon. MAGIC TRICKS FOR GROWN-UPS. Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, 2005, 128pp. 

Tucker, Stephen. CLOSE-UP SORCERY.  By the Author, n.d., 18pp.

Tucker, W. M. THE CHANGE RAISERS. Street-Smart Communications, 1992, 32pp.

Van Dyke. FUN WITH BALLOOONS. Supreme, n.d., 16pp.

Vosburg, Jack. MORE THAN A TRICK. Magico Magazine, (©1941), 22pp.

Waldman, Sheldon. UNDERHANDED SORCERY. n.p., n.d., 49pp.

Walsh, Audley V. DICE DEXTERITY. Louis Tannen, 1953, 32pp.   

Walsh, Audley V./Kozak. SPONGE BALL MANIPULATION and MASTER ROUTINE WITH THE SPONGE BALLS. Various publishers, various dates, varied # of pages.

Ward, (David) the Wizard. WILES OF A WIZARD. Wizard Press, 1967, 64pp.   

Warlock, Peter. THE BEST TRICKS WITH SLATES. Tannen, 1942, 65pp.

[Warner Company] SECOND HAND MAGICAL APPARATUS, ILLUSIONS, ETC. Warner Company, n.d.,16pp.


Watson, “Monk”. THE PROFESSIONAL TOUCH. Abbott Magic Novelty, 1945, 49pp.

Wenk, Timothy. MISLED – THE MASTER ROUTINE. (Booklet) First edition. Metempiracle Magic, 1990, unnumbered (32pp. +adverts), No gimmick is included.

White, David James and Mitzi. THE COMPLETE SCHOOL ASSEMBLY TOUR BOOK. By the Authors, n.d., 56pp.

Wickstead, James. HOW TO WIN AT STUD POKER. Gambler’s Book Shelf, 1976, 64pp.

Wiersbe, Warren. ACTION WITH CARDS. Ireland/Magic Inc, various dates, 18pp.

Willane (editor.) METHODS FOR MIRACLES, NO. 11 – EDWARD VICTOR’S BASIC CIGARETTE MANIPULATION. Willane, n.d., 24pp. Lightly soiled with mild edgewear; o/w VG.


Willmarth, Phil. TREVOR LEWIS LECTURE. Trevor Lewis, 1981, 20pp.

Windsor, Tommy. 64 WAYS TO MAKE MAGIC PAY.  Various publishers, n.d., various pagination.

Windsor, Tommy. SUPER MARKET MAGIC – NEW IMPROVED EDITION. Lee Jacobs Productions, 1973, 24pp. Price sticker shadow; slight discoloration/toning at the edges; o/w VG.

Windsor, Tommy. TOMMY WINDSOR’S PRESTO PRESS BOOK – ADVERTISING ALBUM FOR MAGICIANS. (Booklet). Tommy Windsor Studio, 1956, 48pp.

Wissner, Wayne R. HANDBOOK FOR THE THEME PARK MAGICIAN. Abbott Magic Company, 1990, 89pp. Spiral wire bound. Page 85/86 was missing from the book but has been photocopied and laid in.

Wolff, Ed. PRACTICAL HYPNOTISM. Various pl., various dates, various pagination.


Yedid, Meir and Steven Schneiderman (editor). MEIR YEDID’S NEW WAVE THAUMATOLOGY – NUMBER FOUR – SHINKO NAGISA’S TWISTING ARM ILLUSION. (Booklet). Meir Yedid, 1989,12pp.

Zella, Frank and Jimmy King (comp.) WOFFLEDUSTERS. (Booklet) Popular Magic Publications, 1977, 57pp.

Zollweg, Ron. IT’S COMMERCIAL! – THE PRACTICAL MAGIC OF RON FREDERICK. (Booklet) Unikorn Magik, 1986, 38pp.

Zufall, Bernard. ZUFALL’S MEMORY TRIX – NO. 3 – CALENDAR MEMORIZING. By the Author, n.d. 8pp.

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