Reverse Auction for August 26--prices reduced

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Postby Guest » 08/26/07 06:13 PM

Greetings! Here's this weekend's (distributed Sunday, August 26) installment of the "reverse auction. Remember, once listed, prices go DOWN by approximately 10% each week a new list is published and as long as an 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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[Bets, Challenges, Stunts and Scams] A lot of five books on the aforementioned topics: Harry Andersons GAMES YOU CANT LOSE. (1989, 190pp.); Martin Daniels CUNNING STUNTS. (1995, 95pp., 12mo.) ; Theron Foxs HOW TO MAKE MONEY WITH CARNIVAL GAMES. (1956, 142pp.); Mingos HOW TO SPIT NICKELS (1993, 144pp.);and Darwin Ortizs GAMBLING SCAMS. (1993, 262pp.) All are softbound and except for NICKELS, which is an ex library copy, conditions are VG or better. As a lot, now only $40.00

[Buck, Dan and Dave] THE SYSTEM. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $35.00, now only $28.00

Chabon, Michael. THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY: A NOVEL. (Fiction with a magic/escape artist theme) New Your, Random House, 2000. 639pp., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj. Signed copy. And a great read Fine. Now offered at $20.00

Converse, Tim Santiago. SCROLLS: A BOOK OF STORYTELLING MAGICAL THEATRE. (Book) Orlando, Leaping Lizards Publishing, 2007. 125pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. New. Retails for $39.95, now only $32.00

[Disney] MICKEY MOUSE MAGIC BOOK. (Book) New York, Random House, 1974. (40pp.), illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Rubbed at head of spine, o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

[Dynamo] COLOUR CHANGING SHOELACE. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $25.00, now only $20.00

[Eldo] SHURNIKEN CARD. (Trick) Comes complete with Shuriken Card gimmick and instructions. New in original packaging. Retails at $110.00, now for only $95.00

[Elmsley, Alex] THE SIGNATURE MAGICIANS SERIES: ALEX ELMSLEY. (Two DVD-set) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $59.99, now only $48.00

[Harris, Paul] A handful (three books) from Harris. CLOSE-UP FANTASIES, BOOK I, BOOK II and FINALE. (Three book set) San Diego, Chuck Martinez Productions, all 1980. 117pp/117pp/176pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. All are in fine condition. All three offered as a lot. Now only $60.00

Knepper, Kenton and Ben Highway. TRULY SUBLIMINAL. (Book) Phoenix, Wonder Wizards, 2007. 14pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. New. Retails at $24.95, now for only $20.00

[Lepage, Nicolas] DLIGHT V5. (Trick) New - in original packaging. Retails at $50.00, now only $40.00

Lorayne, Harry. THE CARD CLASSICS OF KEN KRENZEL. (Book) New York, Harry Lorayne, 1978. 254pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Wear around edges o/w VG. Now offered at $25.00

[Lovins, Rodger] TAP IT. (Trick) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $20.00, now only $16.00

Mentzer, Jerry. CARD FILE TWO. (Book) Greenville, SC, Magic Methods, 2000. 182pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New. Retails for $39.50, now only $32.00

[Penn, David] REFRACTION. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $50.00, now only $40.00

[Rocco, Silano] DLITE, THE BASICS OF SLEEVING, VOLUME ONE. (DVD) New in original packaging. Retails at $24.95, now for only $20.00

[Rocco, Silano] DLITE, THE BASICS OF SLEEVING, VOLUME TWO. (DVD) New in original packaging. Retails at $24.95, now for only $20.00

[Sankey, Jay] ABOUT FACE. (Trick with DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $30.00, now only $26.00

[Taylor, Christopher] OUTSIDE THE CONVENTIONAL. (Two DVD-set) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $50.00, now only $40.00

TELEKINESIS DECK. (Utility item) This card box can be used for unlimited effects! Absolutely No Sound - This is the most quiet psycho kinesis machine ever! New in original packaging. Retails at $500.00, now for only $410.00

Willmarth, Philip Reed, THE MAGIC OF MATT SCHULIEN. (Book) Chicago, Magic Inc., 1976. 195pp., illus., 4to. Cloth boards in dj. Near Fine. Now offered at $28.00

Zavis, William. DIVERS DECIETS. (Book) Alcester, Warwickshire, England, Goodliffe, 1973. 81pp., illus., 4to. Cloth boards in dj. VG. Now offered at $20.00

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[Army, Dan] TRESPASS. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $29.99, now only $20.00

[Astor] ASTORS SEALED MIRACLE NO. 4: ASTORS TOP SECRETS. (Booklet) Booklet. New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $18.95, now only $14.00

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. Boards in dj. Former owner name, o/w VG+. $10.00

[Becker, Larry and Lee Earle] DOUBLE VISION. (Book Test) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $150.00, now only $78.00

Berg, Harvey A. INTERCEPT. (Manuscript) n.pl., Harvey A. Berg., 1997. Third revised edition. 24pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG. Offered now at $16.00

[Biss, James] TESLA VISION: WIRELESS TOUCH TECHNOLOGY FOR THE EXTREMELY MENTAL MIND READER. (Utility system) Pager, key fob and complete instructions for four routines. New. Retails for $299, now only $148.00

[BIZARRO] HELTER SHELTER THE MOVIE. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $30.00, now only $23.00

[Black, Alexander and Troy Cherry] X3 BOOK TEST. (Book Test) Comes complete with the 3 Volume Boot Test set (127pp per volume) and 16 page instruction booklet. Retails for $79.95, now only $53.00

Brown, Gary R. CONEY ISLAND FAKIR: THE MAGICICAL LIFE OF AL FLOSSO. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing, 1997. First edition. 221pp., illus., notes, reprint of OUR MYSTERIES, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Ink transfer smudges on head and face edges, o/w VG+. Retailed originally for $35.00, but the last copy we had of this sold at $28.00, so well offer this one for only $20.00

CHAING MAI BLOCK - LIMITED EDITION. (Trick/Collectible Apparatus) This is a limited edition collectors item made from mahogany wood with fine inlay and measures approximately 5 inches (12.7cm) high, 4 inches (4.2cm) wide & 4 inches (4.2cm) deep. Detailed, full-color, photo-illustrated instruction sheet included. New - in archival style storage box. Retails for $449.50, now only $328.00

Charach, Randy. SECRETS OF A MILLIONAIRE MAGICIAN - LITE - HOW ENTERTAINERS CAN PROFIT FROM MULTIPLE STREAMS OF INCOME. [CD ROM] (Vancouver, BC), Sharac Productions Inc., 2002. PC/MAC all versions. In original case. Retails for $97.00, now only $51.00

[Chatelain, Mickael] NUMBERGROUND. (Trick) Comes with gimmick card and instruction sheet. New. Retails for $42.00, now only $22.00

Chavez, Marian. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DOVE MAGIC. (Book) New York, Tannen Magic, Inc., 1979. 153pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Plus..THE GENERAL GRANT LECTURE NOTES ON HOW TO MAKE A LIVING BY STEALING.DOVES, OF COURSE. (28pp., illus., 4to comb bound). Both in VG+ condition, as a lot for only $22.00

[Cheung, James] CHIMERA WALLET. (Mentalist's utility wallet) Wallet (4.25" x 3.5") and instructions/suggested routines. New in original packaging. Retails for $105.00, now only $55.00

Christopher, Milbourne. THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1973. 452 pp. Illus. Bibliog. Index. 4to. Cloth in dj. Ex library with normal abuse, but still a great book. Now offered at $14.00

[Copin, Bruno] FRIEND, VOLUME 1 (DVD and props) Complete with DVD, gimmick and mat. New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $160.00, now only $76.00

[Copin, Bruno] FRIEND, VOLUME 2 (DVD and props) Complete with DVD and gimmicked box. New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $160.00, now only $76.00

Take both Bruno Copin items above for only $150.00

[Daryl] HYPER-BENT-ELATION. (Trick with DVD) Includes 24 specially printed cards and written and DVD instructions. New in original packaging. Retails at $29.95, now only $19.00

[Daryl] DARYLS RAINBOW ROPES, THE REMIX. (Trick with DVD) Includes Ropes and written and DVD instructions. New in original packaging. Retails at $19.95, now only $14.00

Dawes, Edwin A. HENRI ROBIN: EXPOSITOR OF SCIENCE AND MAGIC. (Book) Balboa Island, CA, Abracadabra Press, 1990. (Fourth in the series.) Signed (by Buffum)/limited edition (#20 of 230). 57pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps with glassine protective jacket. Fine. A very limited collectible booklet, now offered at $94.00

Derris, John (Editor). COME A LITTLE CLOSER: NEW EDITION. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing, 1998. First. 93pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. As new. Retailed for $35.00. now only $20.00

Dixie, Raymond. THE BOY MAGICIAN. (Book) Boston, Lathrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1922. 218 pp., illus., 8vo. Green cloth. VG. Buy it $9.00

Dolnick, Barrie. THE EXECUTIVE MYSTIC: PSYCHIC POWER TOOLS FOR SUCCESS. (Book) New York, Harper Collins, 1998. First edition. 235pp., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj. As new. Retailed originally for $22.00. now only $14.00

[El Duco] DOUBLE TRANSFER. (Dice/card trick) Comes complete three die, five cards printed on Bicycle stock, and detailed instruction sheet. New. Retails for $20.00, now only $9.00

[Ellis, Ed] YOU RING? (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $20.00, now only $14.00

[The Enchantment] SKYWALKER. (Trick) The ultimate self-levitation. Complete manuscript. New - still sealed in original packaging. Retails for $19.95, now only $10.00

Gazzo. GAZZO ON THE CUPS AND BALLS. (Book) n. pl., Gazzo, 2001. 12pp., illus., 4to. Spiral bound. New. Retails for $15.00, now only $10.00

Givens, Joel and Joshua jay. FIVE FORTY-SEVEN. (Book) Rancho Cordova, CA, Murphys Magic Supplies, 2007. 65pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Retails for $15.00, now only $10.00

Givens, Joel and Joshua Jay. SESSION: THE MAGIC OF JOEL GIVENS. (Book) Rancho Cordova, CA, Murphys Magic Supplies, 2007. Regular edition. 277pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $39.95, now only $28.00

Hall, Trevor H. THE TESTAMENT OF R.W. Hull. (Book) London, Academy of Recorded Crafts, Arts and Sciences Ltd, 1945. First edition. 116pp., illus., 8vo. Original orange cloth. Fine. Is currently offered on AbeBooks for more than $500.00, but we'll let it go for a mere $82.00

HOOKS CHEST. (Trick/Collectible apparatus) Rings, coins or other small objects vanish. Exquisitely hand-rubbed to display the natural, rich lines of the teak wood, and polished to a high sheen throughout. It is then secured with literally over 70 tiny brass nails and artistically combined with antique finish 925 sterling silver skull fittings. The inside floor is also lined with black baize for perfectly silent operation. This handsome little chest measures 2 7/8 inches wide x 1 5/8 inch high x 2 1/8 inches deep. A beautiful prop. New. Retails for $289.95, now only $209.00

HUA HIN DICE. (Trick/Collectible apparatus) Complete with wood box and three black dice. Collector's quality and hand finished in mahogany & sycamore. Dimensions Approximately 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/2 (6.25cm x 6.25cm x 3.75cm) Detailed instruction sheet included New. Retails for $89.95, now only $65.00

Kaminskas, Michael. MIRACLE MATERIAL. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing, 1996. 103pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $18.00

Kaufman, Richard. THE AMAZING MIRACLES OF SHIGEO TAKAGI. (Book) Washington, DC, Kaufman and Company, 2007. Reprint of 1990 edition. 120pp., illus., 4to. Dj in boards. New. Retails for $45.00, now only $29.00

Knepper, Kenton. MIRACLES OF SUGGESTION. (Book) Phoenix, Wonder Wizards, 2002. 28pp., 4to. Wraps. As new. Retails for $25.00, now only $18.00

KO CHANG PADDLE. (Trick) Dimensions approximately 4″ x 1″ (10cm x 2.5cm) Includes photo-illustrated instruction sheet and pouch. New. Retails for $89.95, now only $65.00

[Langham, Nick] ASCENSION. (Trick with DVD) Complete with Bicycle card gimmicks and full explanation DVD. New - still sealed in original packaging. Retails for $50.00, now only $32.00

[Lauber, Calvin] TRAVERSE. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $19.99, now only $12.00

Lavand, Rene. RENE LAVAND: MAGIC FROM THE SOUL. (Book) Pasadena, CA, Mike Caveneys Magic Words, 1993. 228pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. Plus two videos MANO A MANO CON USTED (VHS) and MANO A MANO CON USTED 2 (VHS). Laid in the book are the two English translation booklets (10pp. and 8pp.) of the two videos. All five items--book, two videos and both booklets--as a lot. Near fine. All five now only $61.00

Lees, Walt. THE BEST OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC BY BRITAIN'S LEADING MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, Magico Magazine, 1984. 188pp., illus., 8vo. Buckram with gold stamping in dj. VG+. Now offered at $14.00

Lees, Walt. THE PAT WAY TO CON: THE ORIGINAL MAGIC OF PAT CONWAY. (Book) New York, Magico, 1987. First edition. 157pp., illus., 8vo. Brown buckram. Former owners unlinked embossing stamp on rear endpaper; small spot on face edge, o/w fine. Infrequently seen, now $16.00

[Lepage, Nicolas] NICOLAS LEPAGES FLOATING GIMMICK. (Prop with DVD) New - as originally packaged. Retails for $44.00, now only $26.00

Lorayne, Harry. DOUG EDWARDS PACKS A WALLOP! (Book) 1997 1st ed. 197pp, illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. Former owner name of front end paper, o/w VG+. Now only $22.00

[Losander, Dirk] FLOATING CAP. (Trick with DVD) Float a borrowed cap. The package includes a handkerchief, the gimmick and a DVD, which includes full directions and Losander's valuable knowledge on how to improve your already existing levitation skills. New in original packaging. Retails for $80.00, now only $58.00

[Lovins, Rodger] RODGER LOVINS TALKING DECK. (Trick) Spectator reveals the card chosen by another. This effect uses an electronic device and comes complete with gimmick, batteries and instruction booklet. New. Retails for $49.95, now only $19.00

Luka,John. L.I.N.T. POCKET STUFF FOR CLOSE-UP MAGICIANS. (Book) 1997 1st ed (stated) 141pp, illus, 4to. Cloth in dj. Fine Originally sold at $35.00, now only $20.00

[Mann, David] X-LINK: A LINKING REVOLUTION. (Trick) Comes with three 8 inch Black Hematite Bracelets and all the props necessary to perform in a cloth carrying case. Easy to learn instructions and illustrated routine are included. Retails for $49.95, now only $32.00

Mason, Eric. STUFF! A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL MAGIC. (Book) London, Martin Breese LTd., 1989. pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $26.00

[Mayne, Andrew] SHRINKER. (Trick) Shrink to 1/3 your normal height. The complete illusion includes the apparatus and an instructional DVD. New - as originally packaged. Retails for $150.00, now only $91.00

Mendoza, John F. THE "EXCELLENCE" OF DAN FLESHMAN. (Book) O'Fallon, IL, Tom Westerheide, 1983. 95pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. As new. Now only $6.00

MORTIMERS MAGIC MAGAZINE. (Magazine) Jim Klein. Harrisburg, PA. Quarterly. Printed. 4to, comb bound. A complete file from Number 1 (1989) thru Number 13 (Dec. 1992) Many, if not all supplements are included, as well as the Indices for the first eight issues. All Fine, unbound copies. Sold as a lot only. Complete file for only $49.00

[Murday, Nabil] LINK - THE ULTIMATE CRAZY MANS HANDCUFFS. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $30.00, now only $22.00

Neale,Robert. TRICKS OF THE IMAGINATION. (Book) Seattle, Hermetic Press, 1991. First edition. 198 pp., illus., 8to. Cloth in dj. Card supplement laid in. Former owner name on front end paper, o/w a fine copy Now only $22.00

[Noblezada, Jay] MUSCLE PASS. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $30.00, now only $23.00

[Pace, Jim] THE MERCURY WALLET PLUS. (Trick/Utility item) Comes complete with Mercury Wallet made of genuine leather and 11 page photo-illustrated instruction booklet including three routines. Dimensions Approximately 4" x 3" (10cm x 7.5cm). New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $60.00, now only $25.00

[Penn, David] REFRACTION: DAVID PENNS BENDING WINE GLASS. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $50.00, now only $32.00

[Powell, Dave] DELTA RING BOX. (Trick) A miniature version of Dave's Harlequin Box. Hand-crafted Walnut box (1.75" x 2") and complete instructions. New. Retails for $130.00, now only $68.00

[Regal, David] PURE FILTH. (Trick) Comes complete with four specially printed cards and eight page, full color, photo-illustrated instruction booklet. New. Retails for $20.00, now only $14.00

[Rivav, John and Joseph de Leon] AMAZING MATERIALIZING SIGNATURE. (Trick) Spectator signature moves from first to second selected card. New. Retails for $23.00, now only $17.00

Rose, Michael E. JOE KARSON - BEYOND ZOMBIE. (Book) Phoenix, MD, Mike Rose Magic, 1999. First edition. 209pp., illus., chronology, bibliography., index, 8vo. Gold stamped cloth. As new. Retails for $35.00, now only $18.00

[Sakai, Hiro] FUJI WALLET. (Trick) A new "Bill in Wallet" effect. Comes complete with gimmick (3.75" x 5.5"" wallet, 10 fire insurance envelopes, 15cm ruler and instructions. New. Retails for $110.00, now only $58.00

Schiffman, Nathaniel. ABRACADABRA! SECRET METHODS MAGICIANS AND OTHER USE TO DECEIVE THEIR AUDIENCE. (Book) Amherst, Prometheus Books, 1997. 441pp., bibliog.., index, 8vo. Boards in dj., Former owner name/markings, penciled notes in bibliog., o/w VG. Previously listed at $30.00, now only $10.00

Setterington, Arthur. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE GREAT LAFAYETTE. (Book) n.pl., Abraxas Publications, 1991. 112pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dj. Fine. Retailed for $40.00, now only $20.00

[Sheets, John T.] THE BRAIN SCAN WALLET. (Utility peek wallet) High quality leather with lining and brass corners - nine (8.5 x 11) pages of instructions/routine. New. Retails for $150.00, now only $70.00

[Thompson, John] STRIP. (DVD with Stripper Deck) Blue backed Bicycle stripper deck. New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $35.00, now only $25.00

[Vanel, Stephane] CARD TRICK MAGIC. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $24.95, now only $18.00

[Wakeman, Randy] EXPERT CARD TO WALLET. (Utility item) Wallet and booklet (10pp.) with three professional routines. New - in original sealed packaging. Retails for $125.00. now only $59.00

[Zandman, Josh, Alexander Black and Troy Cherry] A CHRISTMAS CAROL BOOK TEST. (Book Test) Beverly Hills, Blacks Magic Group. Book and complete instructions. New. Retails for $49.95, now only $25.00

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