Right off the top of my head and for what it's worth, here's my preliminary list of the magic books that most influenced me.
General Close - Up Magic
Stars of Magic, Dai Vernon Book of Magic, Slydini Encores, Magic without Apparatus, Sach's Sleight of Hand, The Five Points of Magic, The Modern Conjuror and the complete Tarbell Course.
Modern Coin Magic, Coin Magic (Kaufman & Greenberg), Coin Magic (Jean Hugard), Mohammad Bey's Okito Coin Box Routines and David Roth's Expert Coin Magic.
Expert at the Card Table, Royal Road to Card Magic, The Card Expert Entertains and Expert Card Technique.
Our Magic, Tarbell Course, Showmanship for Magicians, Expert at the Card Table, 52 Lovers, Magic of the Soul, The Card Expert Entertains, My Magical Life and The Five Points of Magic.
Illusion Show, Our Magic and anything written by Steinmeyer.