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Postby Guest » 09/23/07 11:23 AM

Greetings! Here's this weekend's (distributed Saturday, September 22) 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.

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Andrews, Val. GENTLEMAN GEORGE: A BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE SANGER, A CONJURER AND LORD OF THE CIRCUS. (Book) London, A Magical Treasury Production, 1989. Signed/numbered (#11) copy of 200 printed. First edition. 104pp., illus., 4to. 8.25 x 11.75 sheets in plastic report binder. This copy now offered at $35.00

[Astor] ASTORS SEALED MIRACLE NO. 3: MIRACLE PAPER TEAR. (Trick) 22pp., manuscript. New - still sealed in original packaging. Retails for $19.95, now only $16.00

Baker, Al. AL BAKERS MAGICAL WAYS AND MEANS: SIXTY TRICKS. (Book) Minneapolis, Carl Waring Jones, 1941. 135pp., illus., 8vo. Distinctive blue bunny pictorial covered boards. Former owner name and blind-stamp; a wonderfully clean, bright and tight copy in near fine condition. Now offered at $50.00

Bamberg, Theodore with Robert Parrish. OKITO ON MAGIC: REMINISCENCES AND SELECTED TRICKS. (Book) Chicago, Edward O. Drane and Company, 1952. First edition. 216pp., illus. 8vo. Cloth in DJ. Dj has some small tears, o/w VG. $75.00

Baukin, Larry and Ron Martin. UNIVERSAL SHAPES TEST. (Manuscript) n.c. (VA), Ron Martin, n.d. 12pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets corner stapled. Includes copy-ready template for business card-sized "test". VG. Now offered at $15.00

[Blacks Magic] HALLUCINATIONS. (Trick) Mental effect with cards. Complete instructions. New - still sealed in original packaging. Retails for $19.95, now only $16.00

[DeSouza, Marc] THE CHAIN GANG. (Trick with DVD) DVD with performance and explanation and anodized chain in velvet pouch. New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $35.00, now only $28.00

[Eggink, Peter] KNOCK OUT, V2.0 (Trick) Includes DVD and cards. The professional Triple signed card to impossible location. New - in original packaging. Retails for $35.00, now only $28.00

Ganson, Lewis. MALINI AND HIS MAGIC. (Book) Biddeford, Supreme Magic Company, n.d. 107pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $28.00

Gauci, Charles. "REPUTATION MAKERS" (USA Tour Lecture Notes) Victoria, Australia, Charles Gauci, 2002. 27pp., illus., 4to. Paper wraps. VG. Now offered at $12.00

Hopkins, Albert A. MAGIC: STAGE ILLUSIONS, SPECIAL EFFECTS AND TRICK PHOTOGRAPHY. (Book) New York, Arno Press, 1977. 556pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Retailed originally at $25.00, now offered at $20.00

Horowitz, Basil. THE MENTAL MAGIC OF BASIL HOROWITZ, VOLUMES I - IV. (Four book set) London, Martin Breese, various dates 1981-1997. 250+pp., illus., 8vo. Volumes I and II are softbound; Volume III is hardbound in an attractive slipcase; Volume IV is hardbound. Former owners blindstamp on endpaper; o/w near fine. Retails for more than $120.00, now available for $95.00

James, Stewart and Alan Slaight. THE ESSENTIAL STEWART JAMES. (Book) Toronto, Magicana, 2007. First edition. 199pp., illus., 4to. Cloth/boards in dj. New. Retails for $35.00, now only $30.00

Knepper, Kenton and The S.E.C.R.E.T. School. ULTIMATELY UNDER. (Book) Phoenix, Kenton Knepper, 2007. 94pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets perfect bound under binding tape. New. Retails at $50.00, now only $40.00

[Loughram, Peter] MINDSHADES. (Trick/Utility Device) Comes complete with Mindshades, instructions and routines, technique styles, and a high-quality vinyl-bound protective carrying case. New - still sealed in original packaging. Retails for $60.00, now only $50.00

Maxwell, Mike. THE COMMERCIAL MAGIC OF J.C.WAGNER. (Book) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 1987. First edition - stated. 164pp., illus., barely 4to. Cloth in dj. Fine. Now offered at $50.00

Maxwell, Mike. LARRY JENNINGS: THE CARDWRIGHT [Deluxe Collectors Edition] (Book) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 1988. 204pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Fine. Currently selling between $400.00 and $876.00 on non-magic sites, well let this one go for $320.00


Mulholland, John. THE ART OF ILLUSION: MAGIC FOR MEN TO DO. (Book) New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944. First edition. 160pp., illus., 8vo. Green cloth. VG. Now offered at $25.00

Nelson, Bob and others. SENSATIONAL MENTALISM PART ONE. (Book) n.pl., Nelson Enterprises, 1965. 71pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. Pages browning o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

Nelson, Bob and others. SENSATIONAL MENTALISM PART TWO. (Book) n.pl., Nelson Enterprises, 1968. 67pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. Pages browning o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

Nelson, Robert A. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MENTALISM AND ALLIED ARTS. (Book) Columbus, Nelson Enterprises, 1960. 139pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. Pages browning o/w VG. Now offered at $25.00

Redford, Patrick G. DIAPASON. (Book) n.pl., George Tait, 2004. Second edition. 56pp., illus., 4to. Spiral bound. Fine. Now offered at $16.00

Schubert, Roy. PEEK FOR YOURSELF: SUBTLE PEEKS FOR THE MENTALIST. N.pl. (Buffalo, NY), Roy L. Schubert, 2000. 30pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. Two small envelopes of samples laid in. Near fine. Now offered at $35.00

[Schutzer, Stefan] U.F.C. - ULTIMATE FLOAT CONTROLLER. (Utility Device) Electronically controlled. New - in original packaging. Retails for $39.95, now only $32.00

Smith, H. Adrian, John H. Stanley and Don B. Wilmeth. BOOKS AT BROWN, 1987, VOLUME XXXIV. (Periodical) Providence, RI, The Friends of the Library of Brown University, 1987. 156pp., illus., 8vo. Softbound. Bibliographic essays based on the H. Adrian Smith Magic Collection at the John Hay Library, brown University. Fine. Now offered at $25.00

[Wagner, J.C.] 7 MORE SECRETS. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $35.00, now only $28.00

Williams, Geoff. THE LECTURE YOUR MOTHER NEVER GAVE YOU. (Lecture Notes) Coon Rapids, MN, Geoff Williams, 2000. 36pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. Signed. With omitted page laid in. Fine. Now offered at $16.00

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Acer, David. DeSOUZAS DeCEPTIONS: THE MAGIC OF MARC DeSOUZA. (Book/DVD set) Longueuil, QC Camirand Academy of Magic, 2001. First edition. 142pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Plus DeSOUZA'S DECEPTIONS COMPANION DVD: THE MAGIC OF MARC DeSOUZA. Longueuil, QC, Camirand Academy of Magic, 2000. Both new - still shrink-wrapped. These retail for $54.95, now only $43.00

Acer, David. NATURAL SELECTIONS. (Book) Longueuil, QC, Camirand Academy of Magic, 1995. First edition. 148pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Former owner blindstamp on endpaper, o/w fine. One of these recently sold on eBay at just under $100, so well offer this one at $66.00

Ammar, Michael. THE MAGIC OF MICHAEL AMMAR. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing, 1991. First edition. 305pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. Shows some use, but still VG. $24.00

Anonymous. HOCUS POCUS JUNIOR, THE ART OF LEGERDEMAIN DISCOVERED. (Book) Cypress, TX, Steve Burton Magic, 1997. Facsimile reprint of rare 1634 edition. Limited edition. Numbered copy of 300 printed. 64pp., illus., 12mo. Black buckram. Fine. Now offered at $91.00

ANTINOMY, ISSUE 10. (Volume 3: Number 2) Second Quarter, 2007. Allenton, MI. 48pp., illus., oversized. Wraps. New. Retails for $20.00, now only $12.00

[Army, Dan] TRESPASS. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $29.99, now only $12.00

Berg, Harvey A. INTERCEPT. (Manuscript) n.pl., Harvey A. Berg., 1997. Third revised edition. 24pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG. Offered now at $9.00

[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 $35.00

CHANGE CAP DVD. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $25.00, now only $16.00

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 $14.00

Dunninger, Joseph. DUNNINGER'S COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Gramercy, 1967. 288pp., illus., 4to. Cloth/boards in dj. Retailed originally in this edition for $25.00, offered now for only $18.00.

[Dynamo] COLOUR CHANGING SHOELACE. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $25.00, now only $12.00

[Eldo] SHURNIKEN CARD. (Trick) Comes complete with Shuriken Card gimmick and instructions. New in original packaging. Retails at $110.00, now for only $62.00

[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 $5.00

[Elmsley, Alex] THE SIGNATURE MAGICIANS SERIES: ALEX ELMSLEY. (Two DVD-set) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $59.99, now only $31.00

[Elsdon, Mark/Alakazam] MARK ELSDONS ZENNER-TECH. (Mentalism Trick) ESP predictions in series. New. Retails for $40.00, now only $10.00

Evans, Henry Ridgley. MAGIC AND ITS PROFESSORS. Philadelphia, David McKay, 1902, 1st McKay edition. 220pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial green binding. Well used with general external soiling; minor wear to extremities of binding--frayed at head and foot of spine; former owner has provided his own illustration (Alexander ?) on a front flyleaf, but still a nice copy. Good. This edition (McKay) is currently being offered on Alibris and AbeBooks for $1000.00, but well let it go for a mere $264.00

[Flicking Fingers] Fraps, Thomas, Helge Thun, Jorg Willich, et. al. THE BOOK: OR DONT FORGET TO POINT. (Book) Washington, DC, Kaufman and Company, 1998. First edition. 177pp., illus., 4to. Boards in dj. As new. Retails for $40.00, now only $29.00

[Gerard, Andrew] REAL TIME. (Time Prediction Trick) Complete with pocket watch and complete instructions. Retails for $199.00, now only $148.00

Gladwin, Andi and Jack Parker. THE MAGICIANS LTD COOKBOOK. (Book) Wellingborough, UK, LLPS, 2007. 112pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. New. Retails for $40.00, now only $26.00

Kaminskas, Michael. MIRACLE MATERIAL. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing, 1996. 103pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

Knepper, Kenton. RANTS INTO RAVES. (Book) Phoenix, Kenton Knepper, 1998. 28pp., 4to. Wraps. As new. Retails at $18.00, now only $9.00

Knight, Devin and Jerome Finley. CLOUD BUSTING SECRETS: MAKE CLOUDS VANISH, APPEAR & MORE. (Book) N.pl., Excalibur Publishing, 2007. 132pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Retails for $39.95, now only $26.00

Lane, Frank. FUNNY TALK FOR MAGICIANS. (Book) Chicago, Nelmar Publications, 1942. 239pp., illus., 4to. Cloth. Currently offered elsewhere for as much as $150.00, well sell it for $67.00

[Lepage, Nicolas] DLIGHT V5. (Trick) New - in original packaging. Retails at $50.00, now only $26.00

[Lepage, Nicolas] NICOLAS LEPAGES FLOATING GIMMICK. (Prop with DVD) New - as originally packaged. Retails for $44.00, now only $17.00

[Lindenfeld, Menny] X-BOARD. (Utility Clipboard) Come complete with X-Board clipboard, 2 special markers and full color, photo-illustrated instructions booklet. New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $300.00, now only $194.00

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 $16.00

[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 $38.00

[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 $21.00

Massey, Morrell. LEFT HAND LEFT. and THROUGH THE LENS. (Two-Book set) Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, 1932/1933. First Edition. Very good in a dust jackets with several small tears and chips. In the 1930's Massey (an amateur magician himself) started this series featuring Thornton Zane, Analyst of Mystery, who "through his cleverness and keen knowledge of the Psychology of Conjuring..." wins the day. Very rare to find the set with both books and dustjackets in this near fine condition. Both books as a lot now offered at only $283.00

[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 $60.00

Mentzer, Jerry. CARD FILE TWO. (Book) Greenville, SC, Magic Methods, 2000. 182pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New. Retails for $39.50, now only $21.00

Minch, Stephen. KORT: THE MAGIC OF MILT KORT. (Book) 376pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. As new. Retails for $45.00...now only $32.00

[Mullica, Tom] GREATER MAGIC VIDEO LIBRARY #19: TOM MULLICA. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $30.00, now only $18.00

[Noblezada, Jay] MUSCLE PASS. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $30.00, now only $15.00

[Paterson, Aaron] OD (OPTICAL DELUSION). (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $35.00, now only $25.00

[Piacente, Sal] POKER CHEATS EXPOSED. (Two-DVD Set) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $99.95, now only $65.00

[Pollock, Kerry] GENDER-BENDER. (Comedy mentalism) Comes complete with three 6" x 11" spiralbound tablets, one for each Gender, and illustrated instruction booklet. Used, but VG+. Now offered at $25.00

[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 $44.00

[Rain, Randi] BILL SHIFT: PK RING EFFECTS, VOLUME 1. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $15.00, now only $9.00

[Rain, Randi] JIGGER NOT!: PK RING EFFECTS, VOLUME 3. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $15.00, now only $9.00

[Rain, Randi] REPEAL: PK RING EFFECTS, VOLUME 2. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $15.00, now only $9.00

Richardson, Barrie. SEVEN MODEST MIRACLES YOU CAN DO. (Lecture Notes) Shreveport, LA, Barrie Richardson, n.d. 35pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+. Now offered at $9.00

[Sanders, Richard] ROYAL STAB. (Trick) New - in original packaging. Retails for $10.00, now only $7.00

[Sankey, Jay] ABOUT FACE. (Trick with DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $30.00, now only $17.00

Sankey, Jay. SANKEY 1990-1997 (Lecture Notes) n.pl., Jay Sankey, n.d. Includes three sets of lecture notes, Sankey 1996, Real Simple Magic and Up To Date. 49pp., illus., 4to. Corner stapled. VG+. Now only $18.00

[Sankey, Jay] SANKEY MAGIC. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $30.00, now only $20.00

Sawyer, Thomas A. VICTORIAN-AGE CONJURING BOOKS: A GUIDE FOR COLLECTORS AND BIBLIOGRAPHERS. (Book) Santa Ana, California, By the Author, 1988. First edition. 70pp., illus., 4to. Covers in a Velo-Bind binder. Fine. Recently offered by another dealer at $75.00, but well sell this one for only $51.00

[Severn, Bill] Several from Severn--Bill Severns MAGIC WORKSHOP, MAGIC COMEDY and MAGIC IN 4 ACTS (as new Stackpole paperbound editions); MAGIC ACROSS THE TABLE (an ex library hardbound book in dj); and BILL SEVERNS IMPROMPTU MAGIC (a used, but quite good paperbound edition). These sold new for well over $60.00, buy the entire lot now for only $45.00

[Tank, J.] S.A.R. VERSION 1.7 ON CD-ROM. (CD-ROM) S.A.R., Subconscious Analysis and Reprogramming, training manual on CD-ROM. Although this is a new, still sealed CD-ROM, please read the information at http://www.wonderwizards.com/product_in ... ucts_id=21 before purchasing. New. Originally sold at $150.00, now only $87.00

Tank, J. TIDBITS & TOUCHES: NOTES AND OTHER STUFF. (Book) n.pl., J. Tank, n.d. 18pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. 8.5 x 11 side stapled. As new. Retails for $15.00, now only $8.00

[Taylor, Christopher] EQUINOX V. 2. (Divination Trick) Comes complete with handmade gimmicked black velour drawstring bag, 5 stones (four white and one black), gimmick and 8 page photo-illustrated instruction booklet. New. Retails for $420.00, now only $247.00

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 $269.00

[Wizard FX] ZED WALLET (with JAZZY JOKER TRICK). (Utility Wallet with Bonus trick) Comes complete with Genuine Leather Pro-Spec-Z-Fold Wallet, Bicycle Deck, Special Card on Bicycle Stock and Jazzy Joker routine. Retails for $35.00, now only $25.00

Woodbury, Rand. DIVERSIONS: A BOOK OF ORIGINAL MATERIAL FOR ILLUSIONISTS. (Book) Davie, FL, Illusionworks Publications, 1996. 69pp., illus., dir. of illusion builders, wide 8vo. Spiral bound. Priced new at $50.00, well sell this one for $32.00

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