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Postby Chuck Romano » 02/07/10 12:17 PM

The following 4 books will be sold as a set. Great Reading at a great price. All books are in very good condition. Only $110.00 for all four books. (Media Mail postpaid in the USA)

1. Jay's Journal of Anomalies : Conjurers, Cheats, Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters, Imposters, Pretenders, Side-Show Showmen, Armless Calligraphers, Mechanical Marvels, Popular Entertainments (Hardcover)

2. Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women: Unique, Eccentric and Amazing Entertainers (Paperback)

3. The Big Book of Freaks (Factoid Books) (Paperback) - Gahan Wilson INTRODUCTION BY RICKY JAY
Enchanted or evil, lucky or cursed, freaks have always held a special place in society. Now noted cartoonist Gahan Wison tackles this subject with uncanny expertise and insight. Inside are freaks of the past, such as the cyclops; well known freaks of recent eras, such as the Elephant Man; and potential future freaks created through genetic manipulation. Graphic novel format. Mature readers. 1996. 224 pages.

4. Hoaxes, Humbugs and Spectacles: Astonishing Photographs of Smelt Wrestlers, Human Projectiles, Giant Hailstones, Contortionists, etc.(Hardcover) - Mark Sloan
Includes 4 great HOUDINI photos. 1990 162 pages.

Dante: The Devil Himself - Phil Temple OOP - $200. Now $150.00

Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic - Martin Gardner 1991 - $100.00. Now $75.00

Charles Bertram - The Court Conjurer - Edwin A Dawes - $40.00. Now $30.00

We Remember Dante - Joel Ray $40. Now $25.00

Leaves from Conjurer's Scrapbooks - Burlingame, Singing Tree, 1971 Reprint. No DJ - $25.00. Now $15.00

Hobby Magic - Morris N. Young M.D. (1950) - No dj - $40.00. Now $30.00

Stanley Collins - Conjurer, Collector and Iconoclast - Edwin A. Dawes - Book contains a CD-ROM of a 1922 Pathe Pictorial film of Stanley Collins performing flourishes. $40.00. Now $35.00

Five Times Five: Japan Edition (5x5 Japan) 1st Ed Kaufman $40.00. Now $35.00

Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi (Richard Kaufman)1st Ed - $35.00. Now $30.00

The Collected Almanac (Richard Kaufman) - $45. Now $40.00

Postage: USPS Media Mail
USA - $5.00 per book
Rest of the World - will calculate based on destination.

Payment by PAYPAL or money order only. PAYPAL preferred.

(847) 525-1652 (no calls please)
Chuck Romano
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Postby Chuck Romano » 02/08/10 09:12 PM

Jay's Journal of Anomalies
Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women
The Big Book of Freaks
Hoaxes, Humbugs and Spectacles
Dante: The Devil Himself
Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic
Stanley Collins - Conjurer, Collector and Iconoclast
Chuck Romano
Posts: 91
Joined: 03/26/08 11:06 AM

Postby mfamagic » 02/18/10 11:38 AM

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