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by Steve Shain
August 24th, 2012, 12:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Information needed ...please help
Replies: 13
Views: 2177

Re: Information needed ...please help

Shawn, In the late 1940's, early 1950's I spent a lot of time at the Golden Gate Magic shop as a youngster. Tom Dethlefsen was the owner and was very kind to me. A few years back I put together for my own use some historical materials on the effect Cube-a-Libre (the Conradi Magic Cubes) which Tom in...
by Steve Shain
August 31st, 2011, 9:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Anyone else get this email? Whiz Flix want me to give them free DVDs...
Replies: 86
Views: 6173

Re: Anyone else get this email? Whiz Flix want me to give them free DVDs...

Having been sucked in to reading this topic, I see I should have stopped at Tim's first post. Maybe I have read too many books about scams but what the email he got looks looks to me is spam sent to a large list addressed Sir or Madam (red flag, he or she doesn't know who you are). Please send me a ...
by Steve Shain
January 11th, 2011, 1:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: New List/Rock Bottom Prices - Regal Titles, Ibidem/Aziz
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Re: New List/Rock Bottom Prices - Regal Titles, Ibidem/Aziz

Ibidem/Aziz - SOLD
Close-Up and Personal - SOLD
Constant Fooling 1 - SOLD
Constant Fooling 2 - SOLD

Still available:

David Regal, Approaching Magic $45

Steve
by Steve Shain
January 10th, 2011, 9:21 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: New List/Rock Bottom Prices - Regal Titles, Ibidem/Aziz
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Re: New List/Rock Bottom Prices - Regal Titles, Ibidem/Aziz

Ibidem/Aziz - SOLD
Close-Up and Personal - SOLD

Steve
by Steve Shain
January 10th, 2011, 4:17 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: New List/Rock Bottom Prices - Regal Titles, Ibidem/Aziz
Replies: 4
Views: 962

New List/Rock Bottom Prices - Regal Titles, Ibidem/Aziz

For Sale Books by David Regal and Ibidem/Aziz, postpaid in US. Pay via PayPal. Rock bottom prices so I can clear some shelf space. All hardbacks with dust jackets, jackets in Brodart protective covers, condition as new. Postpaid to addresses in the US, payment via PayPal. Please use email rather tha...
by Steve Shain
January 9th, 2011, 12:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS – David Regal’s Close-Up and Personal, Constant Fooling 1 & 2, Approaching Magic
Replies: 0
Views: 270

FS – David Regal’s Close-Up and Personal, Constant Fooling 1 & 2, Approaching Magic

For Sale Books by David Regal, postpaid in US. Pay via PayPal. All hardbacks with dust jackets, jackets in Brodart protective covers, condition as new. Postpaid to addresses in the US, payment via PayPal. Please use email rather than PM. Close-Up and Personal - $37 Constant Fooling 1 - $28 Constant ...
by Steve Shain
January 8th, 2011, 5:40 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS J. K. Hartman Titles - Card Craft, After Craft, Trickery Treats
Replies: 2
Views: 685

Re: FS J. K. Hartman Titles - Card Craft, After Craft, Trickery Treats

After Craft - SOLD
Trickery Treats - SOLD
Card Craft - SOLD

Thank you,

Steve
by Steve Shain
January 5th, 2011, 6:29 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS J. K. Hartman Titles - Card Craft, After Craft, Trickery Treats
Replies: 2
Views: 685

Re: FS J. K. Hartman Titles - Card Craft, After Craft, Trickery Treats

After Craft - SOLD
Trickery Treats - SOLD

Still for sale:
Card Craft $168

Stephen Shain
5110 Cheena Drive
Houston, TX 77096

Phone: 713-729-3649

Email: sashain@swbell.net
by Steve Shain
January 5th, 2011, 11:48 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS J. K. Hartman Titles - Card Craft, After Craft, Trickery Treats
Replies: 2
Views: 685

FS J. K. Hartman Titles - Card Craft, After Craft, Trickery Treats

For sale - Books by J. K. Hartman, postpaid in US. Pay via PayPal. All hardbacks, no DJ as issued, condition as new. Card Craft $168 After Craft $28 Trickery Treats $25 Stephen Shain 5110 Cheena Drive Houston, TX 77096 Phone: 713-729-3649 Email: <!-- e --><a href="mailto:sashain@swbell.net">sashain@...
by Steve Shain
January 4th, 2011, 10:59 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Wanted to Buy: Pabular bound volumes
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Re: Wanted to Buy: Pabular bound volumes

Ted

I have emailed you.

Steve Shain
Houston, TX
by Steve Shain
December 20th, 2010, 10:34 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS Complete file of Antinomy Magazine under $10/issue
Replies: 2
Views: 423

FS Complete file of Antinomy Magazine under $10/issue

Complete file of Antinomy magazine for sale under $10 per issue including secure shipping in fixed rate Priority box to US address. Antinomy magazine, Issues 1-14, complete file (planned #15 & 16 never issued), Eugene Taylor, condition as new, $135 Complete means complete. Included are the annua...
by Steve Shain
December 6th, 2010, 3:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Coin and Bill Magic Books for Sale, Roth, Schneider, Kaufman, Lovick
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Coin and Bill Magic Books for Sale, Roth, Schneider, Kaufman, Lovick

Coin and Bill Magic Books for Sale, Roth, Schneider, Kaufman, Lovick Buyer pays postage. Media mail estimated at $4. The hardbound books will fit in a fixed rate Priority box at $10.70 postage. Al Schneider Combo: Al Schneider on Coins condition used, very good, small stain on cover from price label...
by Steve Shain
December 4th, 2010, 4:20 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: For Sale: Complete file Antinomy magazine under $200
Replies: 0
Views: 243

For Sale: Complete file Antinomy magazine under $200

Complete file Antinomy magazine for sale under $200. Includes secure shipping in fixed rate Priority box to US address. Condition as new. Antinomy magazine, Vols 1-14, complete file (planned #15 & 16 never issued), Eugene Taylor, $196 Channel One magazine, Issues 1-15, complete file (planned #16...
by Steve Shain
October 2nd, 2010, 8:27 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB or Trade Magicol magazines
Replies: 0
Views: 335

WTB or Trade Magicol magazines

I would like to buy Magicol #102, Feb 1992, and #112, Aug 1994 to fill two gaps in my file. I would also be interested in several other issues in the #1-#45 range. While this is an offer to buy, I also have some material to trade if you prefer. I have available to trade early issues #31, May 1974, a...
by Steve Shain
September 18th, 2010, 4:00 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Books/Periodical files: Syzygy, Conjurer's Monthly, Antinomy, others
Replies: 1
Views: 468

FS: Books/Periodical files: Syzygy, Conjurer's Monthly, Antinomy, others

FS: Books/Periodical files: Syzygy, Conjurer's Monthly, Antinomy, others I am selling off a few books/magazine files to make some shelf space for more books. It breaks my heart but here goes: I will cover the cost of shipping via media mail. U. S. delivery only, payment via PayPal. All the items are...
by Steve Shain
December 11th, 2009, 11:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Wyrick Show Closed
Replies: 14
Views: 5445

Re: Steve Wyrick Show Closed

Here's a link with a little more background.

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/de ... wood-clos/

Steve
by Steve Shain
October 6th, 2009, 10:30 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Books for Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 612

Re: Books for Sale

Update:

Bean/Goodwin, Penumbra #1 - SOLD

Chuck Smith, Ultimate Endless Chain - SOLD

Dawes/Bailey, Circle Without End - SOLD
by Steve Shain
October 5th, 2009, 1:52 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Books for Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 612

Books for Sale

Books for Sale All in new or fine condition Bean, Gordon and Bill Goodwin - Penumbra, Issue 1, May/June 2002, $15 Bean, Gordon and Bill Goodwin - Penumbra, Issue 2, July/August 2002, $10 Ganson, Lewis - Bobby Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking, $10 Bowyer, J. Barton - Cheating, hdbk 1st edition w/ DJ...
by Steve Shain
December 23rd, 2005, 6:39 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Conjuring Arts Research Center Site
Replies: 41
Views: 7405

Re: Conjuring Arts Research Center Site

Note to those that go looking for the sample pages and get message "Not Found" after clicking on the link. There is a typo in some of the URLs pointing to the pages. Just replace the "pg" with "p" in the URL for the page and hit enter; it will pop right up.

Steve
by Steve Shain
August 4th, 2005, 3:54 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ten-Card Poker
Replies: 76
Views: 10469

Re: Ten-Card Poker

Phillipe, Yes, - you have been fooled by the vanishing and reappearing 10 Card Poker Deal trick. It is not in the Dover reprint nor in the first edition of the Buckley book that Dover reproduces. The second edition (1946) has it as a brief paragraph on page 103, after Retaining the Stock, and before...
by Steve Shain
March 13th, 2005, 7:19 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Message Deck
Replies: 8
Views: 248

Re: The Message Deck

And then came the internet ... and proved it wasn't true.
by Steve Shain
July 26th, 2004, 8:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: TAOM Houston Convention, Sept 2-5, 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 142

TAOM Houston Convention, Sept 2-5, 2004

The Texas Association of Magicians Houston Convention information has recently been posted: See their web site www.taom.org for registration information and details. Highlights re performers already confirmed include - Mac King emcees one of the evening performances. Stage performers include Joe Giv...
by Steve Shain
June 9th, 2004, 4:58 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Lightning calculators
Replies: 15
Views: 1477

Re: Lightning calculators

Bill, another nice reference on lighting calculators and lighting calculations, both real and simulated is: "The Magic of Numbers", by Robert Tocquet. The American edition is dated 1961. Original was in French, published 1957, title "2+2=4". It is brief, 160 pages, but has chapte...
by Steve Shain
December 4th, 2003, 6:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bill Goldman search
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: Bill Goldman search

To: Troublewit

Saw Bill Goldman lecture here in Houston on November 15th. He may be on an extended tour. His web site gives an e-mail address of bill@billgoldman.com. You might try that, if you haven't already.

Steve
by Steve Shain
October 28th, 2003, 9:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Effects with an underwater theme
Replies: 14
Views: 405

Re: Effects with an underwater theme

OOPs,

Pete means, one double face card, which you force.

Steve
by Steve Shain
October 19th, 2003, 6:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: H & R Magic
Replies: 30
Views: 1164

Re: H & R Magic

Ray Banks says:
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You have to know who Mark Lewis is to really appreciate that comment.
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No ... You have to know who Bob Farmer is!

Steve
by Steve Shain
August 30th, 2003, 9:21 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magicana Reprint from Genii
Replies: 14
Views: 557

Magicana Reprint from Genii

Richard,

While on the subject of rumored book issue dates, I understand that there are plans to issue a bound set of reprints of the Magicana series from Genii. Can you comment on the status?

Thanks,
Steve

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