WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

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WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby timlic » July 5th, 2013, 6:19 am

I've been searching everywhere for a copy of David P. Abbott's "House of Mystery" book set (Vol 1 & 2) which was released in 2005 and edited by Teller/Todd Karr.

If ANYONE has it and would be willing to sell it, I'd be extremely grateful!

My email is tim.lichfield@virgin.net

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby Edward Pungot » July 5th, 2013, 7:31 pm

The Penn & Teller lobby gift shop at Rio in Vegas has a bunch of copies for sale of the compiled two-volume edition from Miracle Factory. You may want to inquire at their website.

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby timlic » July 6th, 2013, 1:59 am

Thanks Edward. I have heard this, but I'm in the UK.

I've called the Rio several times, but it's like talking to a brick wall! They don't understand what I'm asking about, then put me through to the main gift shop who don't speak good English, who then pass me to someone else, etc etc. Nightmare!

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby Leonard Hevia » July 6th, 2013, 9:49 am

I'm sure John Greget has a copy for sale, but right now he is manning his booth at the SAM convention in Crystal City, Virginia. Try his number in roughly 8 days when he returns home.

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby MagiChrisMitch » July 10th, 2013, 12:25 pm

Tim,

I too was searching this title out and contacted laura@penn-teller concerning availability. Unfortunately, she informed me yesterday that the book is sold out.

Let it be known that a good copy is up for auction now at Potter & Potter auction and current bid is $125.00

Good Luck

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby Robert Meisch » July 10th, 2013, 2:18 pm

I went through the same thing with Laura and the P&T gift shop. I've been searching for a set too. For a while their was a set on Amazon for $795...YIKES!

Anyway, still looking...

-Robert

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby timlic » July 11th, 2013, 12:45 pm

Thanks for all your help guys!

I knew someone would come up trumps. Just awaiting confirmation, but hopefully all sorted.

Good luck Robert! Can anyone help?

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby Bob Farmer » July 11th, 2013, 5:04 pm

I have a copy of the two-volume edition autographed by Teller and Todd Karr. Interested parties can email me at trickmail@cogeco.ca

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby MagiChrisMitch » July 12th, 2013, 12:35 pm

Bob

Would you be willing to list your selling price here?

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby Bob Farmer » July 12th, 2013, 1:40 pm

I just looked and Potter & Potter have listed a set (not autographed) as part of their next auction with estimated pricing between $200 and $400. So, I'd say $650 for my set.

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby Robert Meisch » August 29th, 2014, 4:13 pm

I managed to find Vol 1 through ABEBooks.com but am still looking for Vol 2. If anyone knows of a Vol2 or a set for sale ata reasonable price please let me know.

By the way, Vol 1 is great so far.

Thanks.

Robert

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby Richard Kaufman » August 29th, 2014, 4:32 pm

I think that, perhaps, buying volume 1 on its own might have been a mistake. Most folks won't break up their set to sell you just volume 2.
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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby Robert Meisch » August 29th, 2014, 5:08 pm

Yeah, I figured I might have to buy a set to get a Vol. 2 but it was the only thing I could find reasonably priced.

So, I jumped at it to at least get the first part.

-robert

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby Bob Farmer » August 30th, 2014, 12:16 pm

I have a Vol. 1 autographed by Teller and a Vol. 2 autographed by Todd Karr in mint condition. Need a new guitar so might sell at right price.

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Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Postby JAG » May 13th, 2015, 6:10 pm

5-14-15: I have a House of Mystery set in "Like New" condition with dustcovers. I am looking to sell along with Houdini Unlocked limited set, Unique in All the World, Mystery School, Cardini the Suave Deceiver and more. Contact me directly at
john-vicki@sbcglobal.net


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