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Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

Thanks for all your help, Magicam! I did e-mail to Mr. Goodman and Mr. Bogusta about the book and they nicely answered. Mr. Bogusta looked at the copy and said it had 7 plates and measured 5 and 5/8 tall by 3 and 5/8 wide. (pretty close to what you said about size!) He also said that there are 7 pla...
by Marvin G.
04/17/11 09:04 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 11379

Re: Magic Bibliographies

Thank you! I've lookd at both sites and am very intereted. Marvin
by Marvin G.
04/17/11 09:03 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Magic Bibliographies
Replies: 7
Views: 1772

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

Thanks alot for your help Magicman! They changed the description just like you said but do you think it's still worth buying the book? I looked at the fine print compared to something I found for Swann's and it's definitively different. Swann's garantees that the books are complete for 30 days, but ...
by Marvin G.
04/17/11 08:39 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 11379

Re: Magic Bibliographies

Thanks alot for your help guys!
by Marvin G.
04/17/11 08:33 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Magic Bibliographies
Replies: 7
Views: 1772

Magic Bibliographies

Hi, I hope this is the right category to post this question. I'm interested in studying about old magic books and found a list in the Magicpedia. Here's the list: Henry R. Evans, Bibliography of Natural Magic and Prestidigitation (1897) H. J. Burlingame, Bibliotecha Magica contained within "Tri...
by Marvin G.
04/16/11 10:40 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Magic Bibliographies
Replies: 7
Views: 1772

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

This should be a exciting sale! Is anybody here going to the Big Apple for it? I really liked the Annie Abbott and Nickola posters but all of them are so pretty in the Martinkas catalog anyway. I've been collecting magic lithos for a few years and only have some LIChang and George posters because th...
by Marvin G.
04/16/11 09:58 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 11379

Re: old conjuring books online

That is so cool, Mr. Mullins! I just decided to start collecting rare old magic books but only have the Tool Stott books (2 books), which are suppost to be the best. I had fun looking at an actual title page of Scot's DISCOUERIE from the links you gave. Thank you.
by Marvin G.
04/16/11 07:27 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: old conjuring books online
Replies: 3
Views: 1549

Re: Magic Poster Restoration

Thanks for posting this! I'm new at poster collectng but have liked it for about 4 years. It is great to learn about this resteration if someday I get a really rare stone litho.
by Marvin G.
04/16/11 07:21 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Magic Poster Restoration
Replies: 1
Views: 672

Re: Bess Houdini's movie

That's totally cool! I didn't know she made a movie! My Mum and Dad were both big Houdini fans becuase of his publicity ability. Thank you!
by Marvin G.
04/16/11 07:07 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Bess Houdini's movie
Replies: 2
Views: 549

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