FSH: Magic Books (some vintage) and More on the Reverse Auction

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FSH: Magic Books (some vintage) and More on the Reverse Auction

Postby Dan Bradbury » December 25th, 2017, 10:27 pm

Greetings and Happy Holidays to all—both the ones gone by and upcoming! Here is our latest installment (distributed Christmas evening, Monday, December 25, 2017) of the Reverse Auction of magic books, media, catalogs and memorabilia. Remember, once listed, prices go DOWN by approximately 10% each week a new list is published and the item remains on the list. If you see something of interest, verify availability with an email query and we will respond with the total cost including shipping at standard and priority rates.

As always, we "GUARANTEE YOUR SATISFACTION" with all items we sell, or your money back! If you want to return an item for any reason, we offer a full refund of the purchase price. Payment options and other details are at the end of the listing.

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Berland, Samuel. BERLAND’S NEW AND ORIGINAL TRICKS. (Vintage Book) Chicago, Samuel Berland, 1933. First edition. 43pp., photo illus., wide 12mo. Side stapled in covers. The illustrations (30 of them) are photos on 5” x 8” photographic paper cut in half and laid in. VG+. Now offered at $25.00

Blackstone, Harry. BLACKSTONE’S MODERN CARD TRICKS. (Book) New York, A.L. Burt, 1932. First edition. 204 pages, illus., 8Vo. Red cloth. A few spots, scuffs or mars on cover; spine slightly darker than front and back covers; o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

Blackstone, Harry. BLACKSTONE’S MODERN CARD TRICKS AND SECRETS OF MAGIC. (Book) Garden City, Garden City Publishing, 1941. First combined edition, 301 pages, illus., 8vo. Red cloth. Lightly scuffed ad worn at extremities; pulled at top of spine with about ¼ inch of spine loss; o/w Good. Offered at $16.00

Boarde, C.L. THE BORROWED BRAIN (Vintage Manuscript) New York, by the author, 1946. 12pp., illus., 8vo. Paper wraps. VG. Offered at $7.00

Carlton, Paul. MAGICIAN’S HANDY BOOK OF CIGARETTE TRICKS: THE 23 BEST MAGIC TRICKS DONE WITH CIGARETTES, CARDS & COINS. (Advertising Premium – Booklet) Winston-Salem, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, 1933. 36pp., illus., 12mo. B&W wraps. This is not the full color version of the later booklet, but a b&w version in Fine condition. Now offered at $20.00

[Daryl] MASTER COURSE – SPONGE BALLS – VOLUME 1-3 – CONCEPTS FOR THE ADVANCED MAGICIAN. (Three-DVD Lot) Essentials in Magic. New offered as a lot at $40.00

Demarais, Kirk. ‘LIFE OF THE PARTY’ A VISUAL HISTORY OF THE S.S. ADAMS COMPANY MAKERS OF PRANKS & MAGIC FOR 100 YEARS. (Book) Neptune, NJ, S.S. Adams LLC, 2006. First edition. 200pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. New. Retails for $46.00, now only $35.00

Deveen, D. EXPERT CIGARETTE MAGIC – AN ORIGINAL TREATISE ON THE ART AND PRACTISE OF CIGARETTE NECROMANCY. (Book) London, Edward Bagshawe, n.d. (early 1900’s) 59pp., illus., 8vo. Black cloth with gold stamping. Some rubbing and a few nicks and dings; small chunk (1/4”) missing from the spine; upper face corner has what appears to be bite marks (from either a dog or other small animal or a frustrated practitioner trying to master acquitment) ; former owner name on front end paper; o/w fairly good. Now offered at $25.00

Elliott, Bruce. CLASSIC SECRETS OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Collier Books, 1962. 190pp., illus., glossary, index, 12mo. Paperbound. Shows light wear, but overall VG. Now offered at $7.00

Ganson, Lewis. MAGIC OF THE MIND: A COLLECTION OF OVER FIFTY MENTAL EFFECTS. (Book) London, Harry Stanley/Unique Magic Studio, n.d. 114pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Black cloth in a dj roughed and chipped dust jacket (now in a Mylar cover). DJ has several chips and small tears around top edge and is missing the bottom two-inches of the spine section; light interior foxing on end papers; o/w book itself isVG. Offered by another dealer at $75.00, we’ll let this one go at $35.00

Grippo, Jimmy, with Geno Munari. THE MAGIC OF JIMMY GRIPPO. (Book) Las Vegas, Houdini’s Magic Shop, 2010. 218pp., B/W photos and illus. 8vo. Perfect bound. As new. Now offered at $20.00

Hatton, Henry and Adrian Plate. MAGICIANS’ TRICKS: HOW THEY ARE DONE. (Book) New York, The Century Co., 1910. First edition. 344pp., illus., appendix, 12mo+. Cloth pictorial boards. Somewhat soiled with slightly darkened (but wholly readable) spine; former owner bookplate; o/w VG. Now offered at $60.00

[Hecklau, Alex] SPOON AROUND. (Routines and Gimmick) Three routines and gimmick. Complete instructions (booklet and DVD) with props and performance rights certificate. Comes in plastic carrying case. Currently shown sold out on Hecklau’s website. New. Now offered at $75.00

Houdini, Harry. A MAGICIAN AMONG THE SPIRITS. (Book) New York, Arno Press, 1972. (Reprint of 1924 edition) 294pp., illus., index, 8vo. Red cloth. Lacks dust jacket and cloth cover is lightly worn at extremities and a bit faded/discolored; o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Hugard, Jean and Frederick Braue. EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE. (Book) London, Faber and Faber Limited, 1966. Third and best edition – includes additional material by Vernon and Daily. Third impression. 474pp., illus., 8vo. Orange cloth. Panels from original dust jacket have been trimmed and laid in; otherwise VG+. Now offered at $24.00

Hugard, Jean and Frederick Braue. THE ROYAL ROAD TO CARD MAGIC. (Book) London, Faber and Faber, n.d.. Third impression. 302pp., illus., index. 8vo. Cloth. Panels from original dust jacket have been trimmed and laid in;some underlining and highlighting on first 35pp.; o/w VG. Now offered at $12.00

[Jenest, Mark] THE NO. 2 PENCIL. (Trick) From Magic Smith. Props and complete instructions. As new. Now offered at $12.00

Larsen, William W. MAGICALLY AN IDEA OR TWO. (Signed Collectible Book) Pasadena, William W. Larsen, 1933. 46pp., illus., 4to. Dark burgundy cloth with gold title stamping. A large oversize book that is very hard to find. Covers have been wet at lower face edge corners affecting first 10 pages with damp-stains. In addition to being signed by Larsen (signature is mildly impacted by water damage) it features tipped in photos of Bill McCaffrey, T. Page Wright, Larsen, and Charles Earle (”Charlie”) Miller. Lightly worn at extremities, but the water damage to the lower quarter of the first few pages is the major defect. Now offered at $80.00

LEGERDEMAIN (Magazine lot - ADB #3295) A mixed lot of 25 issues of this dealer house organ published by John Fabjance of Bethalto, Illinois in the late-1970’s to early 1980’s. Magazines are printed, 8.5 x 11 size. This lot includes: Volume1: Nos. 1-9 (Feb. ‘77 - Oct. ‘77) and No. 12 (Jan. 1978); Volume 2: Nos. 1-7 and No. 12; and Volume 3: No. 1, 5, 6, 9/10 and 11; plus V4 No. 1 and 2 (April 1981). The issues appear to be complete and in Good to VG+ condition. All 25 issues as a lot for $45.00

MacDougall, Mickey. MACDOUGALL ON DICE AND CARDS: MODERN RULES, ODDS, HINTS AND WARNINGS FOR CRAPS, POKER, GIN RUMMY AND BLACKJACK. (Book) New York, Coward-McCann, 1944. 90pp., illus., 12mo. Green cloth. Former owner name label on front endpaper; o/w VG. Now offered at $12.00

[Maven, Max and Luis De Matos] KAY FABE. (Four-DVD Set) EssentialMagicCollection, 2017. Only one set available. New in original packaging. Retails at $150.00, now offered at $130.00

Meyer, Orville. MAGIC IN THE MODERN MANNER: A UNIQUE COLLECTION OF MAGICAL GEMS. (Book) Oakland, Lloyd E. Jones, 1949. First edition. 184pp., illus., 12mo. Red cloth with gold stamped title. Lightly worn; some browning on end papers; o/w VG+. Now offered at $16.00

Mussey, Barrows. MAGIC. (Book) New York, A.S. Barnes and Company. 1942. 83pp., b&w photos, 8vo. Cloth. Lower back edge of spine has a ¼ inch scuff/chip, o/w cover is bright and VG. Now offered at $12.00

Page, Patrick. BELL'S BOOK OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, n.d. 140pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dj. Dj is lightly worn and rubbed at edges; former owner bookplate; o/w VG. Now offered at $12.00

Perry, Warner. THE EMERALD MYSTERY. (Book) Washington, DC, Mars Magic, 1945. 5pp., 8vo. Wraps. Two-hole punched at spine, o/w VG+. Offered at $6.00

Schlutz, Ryan. MAKING THE CUT – A PEEK INTO THE MAGIC OF RYAN SCHLUTZ. (Book) n.pl., Ryan Schlutz, 2011. First edition. 137pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. New. Now offered at $40.00

[Tannen, Louis] STARS OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen’, Publisher’s, 1961. 168pp., illus., 4to. Blue cloth with gold title stamping—and orange, blue and white printed applique on cover. This edition is the one with the crip photo illustrations and the material on Vernon and Slydini included. Some minor wear at the corners; o/w VG+. Now offered at $50.00

Wichmann, Ralf (Braco). SCHWEBEROUTINEN FUR TISCH UND BUHNE/FLOATING ROUTINES FOR TABLE AND STAGE. (Biligual – German and English Book) Berlin, Privatdruck, 1973. Published in German and English on opposing pages. 149pp., illus., 8vo. Perfect bound. Several pages or sections are detached, but book is complete and could be repaired. Now offered at $10.00

***ALL ARE SIGNED, VINTAGE AND/OR COLLECTIBLE – AT REDUCED PRICES***

Breese, Martin. THE HARBIN BOOK. (Limited Edition Book) London, Martin Breese Publishing, 1983. 38pp., illus., 4to. Green leatherette binding with facsimile of Harbin's signature in gilt on the cover. Based on a lengthy audiotaped interview by Martin Breese with Harbin—and includes many letters, photo and drawing reproductions. Fine. Now offered at $63.00

Gill, Robert. MAGIC AS A PERFORMING ART - A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CONJURING. (Collector’s Bibliography - Book) London, Bowker,1976. 252pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. First bibliography of performing magic that contains fully annotated entries evaluating the literature. A fine copy. Now offered at $76.00

Hoffmann, Professor (Angelo John Lewis). MODERN MAGIC, A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE ART OF CONJURING. (Vintage Book) New York, George Routledge, n.d. Martinka Shop Label is pasted over the publication imprint, but this is the "American Edition". 563pp., illus., 8vo. Light brown pictorial cloth with black and gold stamping. Cover shows a bit of wear with mild fraying along front spine edge; front hinge is “going” and rear hinge is gone, but can still be repaired with cloth hinge tape; former owner property stamp inside front cover; o/w a good copy internally and complete. Now offered at $26.00

Miller, Hugh. AL KORAN’S LEGACY. (First Edition Book) London, Repro71, 1972. First edition. 180pp., illus., 8vo. Black cloth in very nice dust jacket. A Near Fine copy of this first edition. We’ll sell this one for $49.00

Morris, E.W. “Bud”. MAGIC IN THE MORRIS MANOR. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Oakland, Morris Magic & Associates, 1974. 128pp., illus., 8vo. Blue cloth. Inscribed to former owner by “Bud” Morris – 4-11-77. A Fine copy. Now offered at $8.00

Scot, Reginald. THE DISCOVERIE OF WITCHCRAFT. (Historical Classic in a Handsome Volume) Arendel, England, Centaur Press, 1964. Introduction by Hugh Ross Williamson. 400pp., illus., 4to. Dark blue/black cloth with gold stamping on the spine. A fine reprint of this famous book which contains one of the earliest references to conjuring. Small O’Dowd ownership stamp inside front cover, o/w a near fine bright copy. Offered on ABE at $125.00, we’ll let this one go for $108.00

Sharpe, Alton (Comp). EXPERT CARD MYSTERIES – SLEIGHT-OF-HAND WITH CARDS SINGLY EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED. (Special Edition Book) n.pl., Alton Sharpe, 1971. First edition of a limited deluxe edition. 195pp., illus., 8vo. Green cloth with black stamping. Contents page has a check mark and one item underlined and there is some underlining on pp. 37-38; o/w VG+. Now offered at $53.00

***PREVIOUSLY LISTED ITEMS AT EVEN BETTER PRICES THIS WEEK!!!***

Ammar, Michael. THE COMMAND PERFORMANCE – PREMIER ISSUE, THE COMMAND PERFORMANCE – ENCORE I – ISSUE TWO and ENCORE II – NUMBER THREE OF THE COMMAND PERFORMANCE SERIES. (Three-Book Set) Morgantown, The Secret Service, 1980. 32pp., 28pp. and 44pp. respectively, illus., 4to. Side-stapled in wraps. Fine. Now all three offered as a lot at $29.00.

[Ammar, Michael] EASY TO MASTER THREAD MIRACLES, VOLUMES 1 - 3. (Videocassette set) New - still shrink-wrapped. As a set. Set retails for $100.00, now only $44.00

[Ammar, Michael] MAGICAL ARTS JOURNAL PRESENTS PAUL HARRIS THE ACT. (Periodical– ADB/SAF #41855) Magical Arts Journal. Volume Two: No. 9, 10, 11, 12. Austin, TX, 1989. 64pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Former owner name label, o/w VG+. Now offered at $10.00

[Ammar, Michael] MAGICAL ARTS JOURNAL – TRIPLE ISSUE. (Periodical– ADB/SAF #41855) Magical Arts Journal. Volume Two: No. 4, 5 & 6. Austin, TX, 1989. 48pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Former owner name label, o/w near fine. Now offered at $7.00

[Ammar, Michael] CLASSIC RENDITIONS, VOLUME IV. (DVD) New – still shrink-wrapped. Retailed for $35.00, now only $9.00

Bobo, J.B. THE NEW MODERN COIN MAGIC. (Book)) Chicago, IL, Magic, Inc., 1966. Revised and enlarged edition. 519pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Blue cloth with gold stamping. Lacks dj; some underlining; o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Braco (Ralf Wichmann). THE INVISIBLE THREAD BOOK. (Book) London, Martin Breese Limited, 1984. Second edition. 80pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. As new. Now offered at $30.00

Burger, Eugene. THE PERFORMANCE OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC. (Book) New York, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1987. First edition. 135pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Former owner name label; some underlining on contents page and several other pages throughout; o/w VG+. Now offered at $22.00

Caslant, E. THE METHOD FOR DEVELOPING SUPERNORMAL POWERS. (Book) London, Instant Improvement, Inc., 1988. 44pp., 8vo. Wraps. Some underlining in the preface. Rubbed lightly along back of spine. Now offered at $8.00

Christopher, Milbourne. HOUDINI: A PICTORAL BIOGRAPHY. (Book) New York, Gramercy Books, 1998. 218 pp., more than 250 illus., bibliog., index., 4to. Cloth in DJ. VG+. Now offered at $12.00

Christopher, Milbourne. THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1973. First edition. 452pp., bibliog.., index, 4to. Cloth. Lacks dust jacket z9but panels have been trimmed and laid in); spine is sun-faded; o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00
Christopher, Milbourne, and Maurine Christopher. THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Carroll and Graff, 2006. Updated edition. 514pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Paperbound. New, but shopworn thumbed. Retails for $28.00, now only $9.00

Christopher, Milbourne. PANORAMA OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 1962. First Dover edition. 216 pp., illus. (several in full color), index., 4to. Paperbound. Some slight delamination on the cover, o/w VG+. Now offered at $14.00

De La Torre, Jose. ASCANIO’S WORLD OF KNIVES. (Book) Belleville, Jose’s Studio, 1975. First edition. (Stated) 94pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. As new. Now offered at $32.00

Fields, Eddie and Michael Schwartz. INVISIBLE SECRETS REVEALED. (Book) n.pl., Michael Schwartz & S. David Walker Pub., 1978. 39pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. VG+. Now offered at $5.00

Fisher, John. TOMMY COOPER – ALWAYS LEAVE THEM LAUGHING. (Book) New York, Harper, 2007. 470pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Show very light wear; o/w VG+. Now offered at $14.00

Ganson, Lewis. THE COMPLETE GANSON MAGIC TEACH-IN SERIES. (Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 2010. 570pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $80.00, now offered at $48.00

Ganson, Lewis. DAI VERNON’S SYMPHONY OF THE RINGS. (Book) Bideford, Supreme, 1976. 26pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. VG+. Now offered at $9.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC: PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES FULLY REVEALED BY A MASTER MAGICIAN. (Book) New York, Doubleday, 1980. 426pp., illus., glossary, index, 4to. Cloth. Lacks the original Dust jacket, but is o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $26.00

Gravatt, Glenn. GLENN GRAVATT'S TREASURE TROVE OF TRICKS. (Book) Oakland, Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, 1971. 290pp., illus., 8vo. Pebbled cloth with gold stamping on the spine and front cover. Slight browning on the endpapers; o/w Fine. Now offered at $20.00

Harris, Ben. THE CROSSROADS DECK. (Book) Queensland, Media T Marketing, 2009. Foreword by Peter Duffie.34pp., illus., 4to. Stiff wraps. New. Retails at $35.00, now offered at $12.00

[Houdini] THE HOUDINI SOUVENIR PROGRAM. (Facsimile Program) Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions, 1979. (facsimile reproduction of 1925 program). 16pp. + new covers with added material, illus., 4to. Saddle stapled in wraps. VG+. Now offered at $14.00

Hugard, Jean. MODERN MAGIC MANUAL. (Book) London, Faber and Faber Ltd., 1973. 372pp., illus., index. 8vo. Paperbound. Some light wear at extremities; o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

Jay, Joshua. MAGIC: THE COMPLETE COURSE. (Book with DVD) New York, Workman Publishing, 2008. 278pp., illus., index, 4to. Paperbound. New. Retails for $20.00, now offered at $5.00

Jensen, Jon. THE RISING CARD BOOK – 12 DYNAMITE RISING CARD EFFECTS. (Book) n.pl., Magic Fun Factory, 1998. 42pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. As new. Retails at $24.00, now offered at $6.00

Johnson, Roy. THE ROY JOHNSON EXPERIENCE. (Book) n.pl., Goodliffe, 1970. First edition. 76 pp., illus., 8. Cloth. Lacks a dust jacket; very light wear at the extremities; o/w VG+. Now offered at $14.00

Kaye, David. SERIOUSLY SILLY: HOW TO ENTERTAIN CHILDREN WITH MAGIC AND COMEDY. Washington, DC, Kaufman and Company, 2005. First edition. 163pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New. Retails for $52.00, now only $30.00

Kraig, Donald Michael. THE TRUTH ABOUT PSYCHIC POWERS. (Book) St. Paul, Llewellyn Publications, 1992. 28pp. (+2pp. ads), 8vo. Wraps. Former owner name label, o/w VG. Now offered at $7.00

Leech, Alfred B. AL LEECH’S LEGACY. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1980. First edition. 125pp, illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Some underlining and margin notes, o/w VG. Now offered at $9.00
Lutes, Jason and Nick Bertozzi with an introduction by Glen David Gold. HOUDINI – THE HANCUFF KING. (Juvenile Graphic Biography) New York, Hyperion Books/Center for Cartoon Studies, 2007. First edition. 89pp., illus., panel notes, 4to. Cloth in dj. Ex library copy, but otherwise VG. Now offered at $5.00

Malmont, Paul. THE CHINATOWN DEATH CLOUD PERIL. (Fiction with a Magic Related Theme.) New York, Simon & Schuster, 2006. First edition. Like new condition in dj.371pp., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. A fascinating look at the early years of pulp fiction, including stories about Walter Gibson, the mind behind The Shadow, one of the two main pulp fiction authors in the book. Now offered at $18.00

Marks, Tony. TONY MARKS: ARISTOCRAT OF DECEPTION. (Book) Jackson, MS, Express Printing, 2002. Edited by Bev Bergeron. 120pp., illus., 4to. Gold stamped cloth. Former owner name label; o/w Near fine. Now offered at $1.1

Maxwell, Mike. MICHAEL SKINNERs ULTIMATE 3 CARD MONTE. (Book and Cards) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 1990. Second edition. 20pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Includes specially printed cards in vinyl carrying case – all in original plastic packaging. As new. Now offered at $26.00

Miller, Hugh. A POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES. (Book) London, Harry Stanley, n.d. 128pp., illus., index, 8vo. Red cloth. A fine copy. Now offered at $9.00

Miller, Hugh (ed.) RINK’S MAGIC FROM HOLLAND. (Book) London, Harry Stanley, n.d. 255pp., illus., index, 8vo. Rebound in black pebbled cloth with gold stamping on the spine. Copies on AbeBooks are offered in the $50-100.00 range w/o the nice binding, but this copy now offered for only $30.00

Neale, Robert E. IMPOSSI-BILL BRAID. (Book and DVD) Humble, H & R Magic Books, 2008. 22pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. DVD tipped in and errata sheet laid in. New, but bumped on lower corner. Now offered at $7.00

Nelson, Earl. VARIATIONS. (Book) Los Angeles, Mark Wilson Publications, 1979. 137pp., illus., 8vo. Maroon cloth. Rubbed lightly along front edge of spine and scuffed a bit at lower extremities, but overall VG+. Now offered at $30.00

Osterlind, Richard. RICHARD OSTERLIND’S MIND MYSTERIES GUIDE BOOK - VOLUME 6: MIND MYSTERIES TOO THE POWER OF PRESENTATION. (Book) (Colchester, CT) Osterlind Mysteries, 2011. First edition. 121pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Retails for $30.00, now offered at $8.00

Ouellet, Gary. CLASS ACT: THE MAGIC OF TONY BINARELLI. (Book) Longueuil, QC Camirand Academy of Magic, 1991. First edition. 197pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Former owner name label; o/w as new. Now offered at $8.00

Packard, Mary and the Editors of Ripley Entertainment. RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT – SPECIAL EDITION. (Book) New York, Scholastic Inc., 2001. 144pp., illus., index, 4to. Pictorial boards. A potpourri of the peculiar. Cover has two small nicks at the foot of the spine, o/w VG+. Now offered at $7.00

Reum, Dr. Earl L. and Lindsay E. Smith. COMMUNICATING WITH MAGIC: THE SPEAKER'S GUIDE TO MAGIC, THE MAGICIAN'S GUIDE TO SPEAKING (including the complete text of Earl Reum's MAGIC FOR THE CIVIC CLUB. (Book) Littleton, CO, Reum & Smith Books, 2002. 103pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Now offered at $7.00

[Royal Magic] NEWTON’S NIGHTMARE. (Trick/Puzzle) A blend of sorcery and science. Includes a 10” aluminum tube and brass weight. Weight falls easily and visibly through the tube, then ever so slowly on the next time through. New – still sealed in original packaging. Now offered at $16.00

[Sankey, Jay] 3 RING CIRCUS (DVD and props) As new. Retails for $40.00…now only $10.00

Schindler, George. MAGIC WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS – OVER 150 TRICKS ANYONE CAN DO AT THE DINNER TABLE. (Book) New York, Dorsett Press, 1988. 240pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj. Former owner name label inside, o/w VG+. Now offered at $16.00

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S MAGIC WORKSHOP. (Book) New York, Henry Z. Walck, 1976. 176pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth. Panels of the original dust jacket has been trimmed and laid in; o/w VG+. Now offered at $12.00

Sharpe, Alton C. EXPERT HOCUS POCUS. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1973. 173pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound in bright red and black covers. Cover shows light wear; o/w VG. Now offered at $6.00

[Stiff, Rob] DO YOU WANT TO LEVITATE…? (DVD) Rob Stiff, 2002. Now offered at $6.00

Thompson, Frank. THE COLD DECK. (Book) Watertown, Magic Art Book Company, 1976, First edition. 10pp., + fold-out illus., 8vo. Wraps. Fine $8.00

Thompson, J.G., Jr. MY BEST” - A COLLECTION OF THE BEST ORIGINATIONS CONCEIVED BY EMINENT CREATORS IN THE INVENTIVE FIELD OF TWENTIETH CENTURY MAGIC. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1959. First edition. 384pp., illus., biog. sketches, index, 8vo. Cloth with gold stamping. Worn at extremities; o/w quite good. Now offered at $16.00

[Wonder, Tommy] TOMMY WONDER: VISIONS OF WONDER, VOLUMES 1-3. (DVDs) All three DVDs as a set. Volume one has been opened, but appears as new; Volumes 2 and 3 are still shrink-wrapped. Retailed for $105.00 ($35 each), now all three as a set for only $44.00

York, Scott. SCOTT YORK: COINS. (Book) San Francisco, Busby-Corwin, 1975. 43pp., illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Smudge spot inside front cover, o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

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