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JLong
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FS: Books, Limited Editions, Good Titles at Bargain Prices

Postby JLong » February 12th, 2020, 8:15 pm

I have the following books for sale.

Payment by PayPal (JosephL608@aol.com) or check to the address below.

Joe Long
1149 Clearwood Drive
Allentown, PA. 18103

Contact me directly by email at JosephL608@aol.com
Phone - 610-248-1024 / email preferred

PLEASE NOTE: shipping is extra, and I will offer options for Priority and Media Mail
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The Ultimate Thayer / Books and DVD Ltd Edition

A limited edition. One of the most beautifully produced boxed
sets of books and DVDs you'll ever see. Issued by Phil Schwartz
and the late Dr. Robert Albo.

Your chance to see most of Thayer's incredible apparatus
actually performed by Dr. Albo.

Includes:

An oversize, 9” by 12” hardbound volume of pictures and
history of Thayer’s magical life. This has more than 250 pages
and is in full color throughout.

A second, matching volume with color photos of more than
400 pieces of Thayer-Owen apparatus, with catalog descriptions
and additional information. This also has more than 250 pages
in full color.

A folder containing ten DVDs of performance of the apparatus
shown in the second volume, plus historical footage dating back
more than seventy years.

A reproduction of the true first Thayer Catalog (yellow covers)
including the loose photos, as issued. This is reproduced from
the only known complete copy.

A beautiful, newly minted Thayer commemorative token housed
in an envelope on the inside back cover of the second volume.

A hardbound slipcase to hold all of the above, lavishly decorated
in gold on black cloth (Thayer colors).

Pristine mint, as issued. Retail is $450.00. They have
actually resold at auction for over $600.00.

Save $100.00.

$350.00


Micky Hades' Encyclopedia of Suspensions & Levitations

Very rare. Copies of this book have sold for $500+. A comprehensive
study of various apparatus and methods. Illustrated throughout.

Hardcover. In mint condition.

$149.00


Byron Walker, The P&L Book

Out of print. A must have for any collector.
Beautifully produced.

Excellent condition.

$80.00


The Man Who Was Erdnase

First edition hardcover, issued by Jeff Busby.
Mint condition. Now hard to find. 1991

$60.00


The Berg Book

Great work featuring the career and magic of Joe
Berg. Long out of print.

Hardcover in fine condition. Dust jacket is worn
on corner.

$45.00


Eddie Dawes, Circle Without End

Beautifully produced by The Magic Circle. Lots
of color photographs showing items from their
collection/museum. 2005

Brand new.

$30.00


Mental Magic

Five great titles.

Ted Lesley, Paramiracles - long out of print and now
difficult to find. Dozens of great mental-magic routines
including his famous Bending Wineglass. Excellent
condition. Dust jacket has slight crease.

Larry Becker, World Of Super Mentalism, Book 2-
here is the official blurb - One of the finest books on
mentalism ever written! This is the second volume in
]Larry Becker's series. There is enough material for
several full evening shows. It contains a total 36
outstanding mental miracles. These are all audience
tested, professional routines. The methods for
accomplishing these bafflers is sheer simplicity.
No complicated sleights. Learning effects like PSI-
Stebbins, Snakes Alive, and Bell, Book & Candle.
216 pages packed with easy to do, extraordinary
mental effects with cards, coins, books and more.
They will fool the most sophisticated audience!
Excellent condition and signed by Larry on the
front cover.

C.L. Boarde, Mainly Mental Vol. 2 - hardcover, blue
cloth, 1947. An examination of all the best book tests
available at that time. These list for high prices with
some dealers. $150+ Excellent condition.

Annemann’s En Rapport - vintage booklet explains
a clever two person code act. Cover slightly detached.

Grant’s Fabulous Feats of Mental Magic - some great
material from UF Grant as compiled by Don Tanner.
Fine condition.

……all five "mental" titles above for $79.00


Illusion Builder To Fu Manchu

Robert Olson. First edition softcover. 1986. Long unavailable.

Great work on David Bamberg and Edmund Spreer.

Some minor rubbing to the cover, otherwise fine
condition. These usually list for $75+.

$35.00


Levante, His Life No Illusion

Kent Blackmore. From Mike Caveney’s Magic
Profile Series. Signed and numbered.

Mint condition. Retail is $99.00.

$59.00


Trouping With Dante, Marion Trikosko

Sold out edition from Squash Publishing.

Mint condition.

$29.00


Bev Taylor’s Townhouse Magic

First printing hardcover, 1993. Long unavailable.

Brand new.

$25.00


Comedy/Satire

Wenii Magazine - now hard to find, famous parody of
Genii Magazine created by Harry Anderson and others.
Excellent condition.

Harry Allen, Sleight of Mouth- hardcover, lots of jokes.
Brand new.

……both for $45.00


Houdini and Hardeen

William Rauscher, Hardeen Monarch of Manacles
https://www.penguinmagic.com/p/S24524
Brand new. Retail is $35.00

Patrick Culliton, Houdini's Strange Tales - softcover in
excellent condition. Signed by Pat Culliton.

…..both titles for $25.00


Joan Lawton, Don Lawton’s Autograph Book

Inscribed and numbered ltd edition of 500 copies. Read
more here:

http://midwestmagic.net/shop/item.aspx?itemid=10118

Mint condition. Retail was $49.00. There are two at Potter’s
site right now for $45.00.

$15.00


Jerry Mentzer, Card To Wallet Book

Long unavailable. Here’s the description -

The Card to Wallet effect is one of the strongest possible
close-up effects with cards. Properly performed, it is
incomprehensible to spectators.

Ungimmicked wallets are featured in one large chapter
of the book. Other chapters are devoted to many of the
fine gimmicked wallets available including Himber Wallet,
Mullica Wallet and LePaul Wallet. Methods described
range from those requiring virtually no skill to more
advanced methods that require familiarity with basic
card handling methods.

Hardcover, 166 pages, illustrated.

Excellent condition.

$39.00


The (Doc) Nixon Manuscript

Publication of his rare original manuscript, in book
form. C.1987. Includes work on the Checker Cabinet
and more.

Brand new.

$12.00


David Charvet, The Bill In Lemon Book
(Life Of Emil Jarrow)


This is the original softcover, 1990. Not the signed/numbered
edition. If you love Bill In Lemon - this is for you.

Excellent condition. Like new.

$25.00


Conjuring Arts' Gibeciere 26 / Summer 2018

Beautifully produced by Conjuring Arts. This edition includes an
article by Jim Steinmeyer.

Read more here-
https://store.conjuringarts.org/product ... l-13-no-2/

Brand new. Retail is $40.00.

$15.00

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And that's it for now.

Thanks for looking!

Joe

JLong
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Location: Lehigh Valley, PA

Re: FS: Books, Limited Editions, Good Titles at Bargain Prices

Postby JLong » February 12th, 2020, 9:18 pm

The Ultimate Thayer has been sold. Thanks.

JLong
Posts: 125
Joined: January 17th, 2008, 12:00 pm
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA

Re: FS: Books, Limited Editions, Good Titles at Bargain Prices

Postby JLong » February 12th, 2020, 10:43 pm

Gibeciere has been sold. Thanks.

JLong
Posts: 125
Joined: January 17th, 2008, 12:00 pm
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA

Re: FS: Books, Limited Editions, Good Titles at Bargain Prices

Postby JLong » February 13th, 2020, 2:54 pm

Prices on the remaining books will now include shipping by Media Mail in the US.

JLong
Posts: 125
Joined: January 17th, 2008, 12:00 pm
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA

Re: FS: Books, Limited Editions, Good Titles at Bargain Prices

Postby JLong » February 13th, 2020, 8:17 pm

These books have also been sold - thanks.

Hades' Encyclopedia of Suspensions
P&L Book
Mental Magic lot
Card To Wallet
Don Lawton Autograph Book
and Jarrow Bill In Lemon


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