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FSH: Good buys and great deals on the Reverse Auction this evening

Postby Dan Bradbury » December 24th, 2018, 4:16 pm

Season’s Greetings, Happy Holidays, and a Merry Christmas! Here’s our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia and more sent out Christmas Eve, December 24. Peruse it when not otherwise occupied with family and friends—and if you see something of interest, verify availability with an email query and we will respond with the total cost including shipping at standard rates or priority, if requested. Zip codes are helpful and if outside the U.S., please include where you want it shipped.

As always, we "GUARANTEE YOUR SATISFACTION" with all items we sell, or your money back! If you want to return an item for any reason, we offer a full refund of the purchase price. Payment options and other details are at the end of the listing.

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Amsterdam, Morey. KEEP LAUGHING. (Book) New York, Citadel Press, 1959. First edition. 144pp., illus., 8vo. Hardbound with black title and art stamping. VG. Offered at $10.00

ANTIMONY – PERCEPTION & DECEPTION, A QUARTERLY JOURNAL. (Magazine Lot) The first two-year run of this publication from Gene Taylor in Allenton, MI. 48pp. each. Oversized 11” x 11” in wraps. This lot includes: ISSUE Number One (1st Quarter, 2005) through Issue Number Eight (4th Quarter, Third Quarter, 2006). Offered as a lot only for $150.00

Arrowsmith, G. E. MAGICAL MENTALIA and MAGICAL ORIGINALIA. (Two-Book Lot) New York, Louis Tannen, n.d (1940’s). 66pp./67pp., illus., 12mo. Wraps. Offered as a lot for $16.00

Ayling, Will from an index by S. H. Sharpe. ORIENTAL CONJURING ANF MAGIC. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1981. First edition. 384 pp., illus., tall 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. As New. Now offered at $90.00

Behnke, Leo. LEO BEHNKE PRESENTS ADVICE ON PROFESSIONAL CLOSE-UP MAGIC. Cover title: PROFESSIONAL CLOSE-UP. (Book) Las Vegas, Book Group, 1995. 112pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Offered at $16.00

Behnke, Leo. THE MAGIC IN BOOKS. (Book) Humble, H & R Magic Books, 2009. 120pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Attractive three piece covered boards. Lower face corner bumped, o/w As New. Now offered at $27.00

Behnke, Leo. THE OTHER STORIES. (Book) Las Vegas, Kirk D. Kaplan, 2015. 127pp., illus., index, 8vo. Attractive three piece covered boards to compliment his 2009 book. Lower face corner bumped, o/w As New. Now offered at $27.00

Brandon, Ruth. THE LIFE AND MANY DEATHS OF HARRY HOUDINI. (Book) New York, Random House, 1993. First U.S. edition. 353 pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj. An ex library copy, o/w quite nice. Now offered at $14.00

Cahan, Linda. 100 DISPLAYS UNDER $100 – A HOW-TO BOOK OF CREATIVE IDEAS FROM VISUAL MERCHANDISERS ACROSS AMERICA. (Book) West Linn, Cahan & Company, n.d. Second printing. 112pp., illus., wide 12moo. Wire spiral bound. VG. Now offered at $12.00

Carter, Judy. STAND-UP COMEDY: THE BOOK. (Book) New York, Dell Publishing, 1989. 204pp., illus., comedy magazines and clubs listing, 8vo. Paperbound. Some workbook-style pages have lightly penciled in responses; o/w VG+. Now offered at $15.00

Chabon, Michael. THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY: A NOVEL. (Fiction with a magic/escape artist theme) New York, Random House, 2000. 639pp., 8vo. Perfect Bound. Near fine. Now offered at $16.00

Claflin, Edward in collaboration with Jeff Sheridan, Street Magician. STREET MAGIC – AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WANDERING MAGICIANS AND THEIR CONJURING ARTS. (Book) Garden City, New York, A Doubleday Dolphin Book, 1977. 156pp., Illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Paperbound. Some minor edge wear and scuffing; spine crease; o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

Cummins, Paul. TRICKS OF MY TRADE: THE MAGIC OF DOUG CONN. (Signed Book) Jacksonville, FL, Fasdiu Press, 1999. 195pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Signed and dated (8/26/13) on the title page. Near fine. Now offered at $40.00

Dayton, Ronald J. ROPES WITH A DIFFERENT TWIST. (Book) Calgary, Micky Hades International, 1979. 107pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Former owner label; some foxing around edges; o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

De Lawrence, George. A VAUDEVILLE MAGIC ACT and ANOTHER VAUDEVILLE MAGIC ACT. (Two-Book Lot) Chicago, By the Author, n.d. 27pp and 24pp., 12mo. Gray wraps and tan wraps. VG+. As a lot for $32.00

Fleming, Paul. THE PAUL FLEMING BOOK REVIEWS, VOLUME I and THE PAUL FLEMING BOOK REVIEWS, VOLUME II. (Two-Book Set). Volumes I and II: Berkley Heights, Fleming Book Company, 1944 & 1946. 124pp each, 8vo. Both volumes are Near fine. Now offered as a set at $50.00

Hades, Micky. BANG! (Book) Calgary, Micky Hades Enterprises, 1968. 35pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled under cloth tape. VG. Offered at $10.00

Heinemann, Richard. THE DREAM THAT LIVES IN THE DUST. (Book) Toledo, The Alyn Company, 1947. 56pp., 8vo. Gold stamping on green cloth. Poems and essays, including some relating to conjuring and mysticism. Fine – a handsome copy. Now offered at $25.00

Heinemann, Richard. RICHARD HEINEMANN PRESENTS “ORIGINAL MAGIC”. (Book) Toledo, Carlo’s Magic Shop, 1945. 118pp., illus., 8vo. Gold stamping on reddish-brown cloth. Fine – a handsome copy. Now offered at $28.00

Home, D. D. (Daniel Dunglass). INCIDENTS IN MY LIFE. (Book) New York, Time-Life Books, 1991. (Reprint of 1864 edition and part of Time-Life’s Collector’s Library of the Unknown Series) 315pp. (+ facsimile ads), illus., index, 8vo. A beautiful copy with silver and electric blue cover and spine stamping, silver gilt edged pages and attached ribbon bookmark. Small nick on front cover, o/w Near fine condition. Now offered at $35.00

[Houdini, Harry] HOUDINI – MAGICAL HALL OF FAME. (Souvenir Book). By D. A. Hagarty, edited by H. Muller. Niagara Falls, Ontario, The Houdini Magical Hall of fame, n.d. 38pp., illus., 8vo. Black and pink wraps. These have become increasingly hard to find since the Houdini
Hall of Fame burned in 1995. VG+ condition. Now offered at $25.00

Jeffreys, Michael. SPEAKING WITH MAGIC: HOW TO GRAB YOUR AUDIENCE’S ATTENTION AND HOLD IT!. (Book) N. pl., Powerful Magic Publishing Company, 1989. First edition. 255pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $20.00

Kaufman, Richard. RON WILSON: THE UNCANNY SCOTT. (Inscribed/signed Book) New York, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1987. First edition. 160pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Warmly inscribed to Terry Elton from Ron and dated June 2005. Near fine. Now offered at $120.00

Kaufman, Richard. THE SECRETS OF BROTHER JOHN HAMMAN. (Book) New York, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1989. First edition (stated). 252pp., illus., 4to. Boards in dust jacket. A Near Fine copy. Now offered at $55.00

Lieberman, Gerald F. 3500 GOOD JOKES FOR SPEAKERS. (Book) Garden City, Dolphin Books, 1975. 468pp., 12mo. Paperbound. Nick on the front cover and lightly bumped on front spine corner; o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

Lorayne, Harry. AFTERTHOUGHTS. (Book) New York, Harry Lorayne, 1975. First edition. 144pp., illus., 8vo. Gold stamped title/designs on brown cloth covers. Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

McCabe, Pete and 26 other guys. SCRIPTING MAGIC. (Book) n.pl., By the Author, 2008. Second printing. 456pp., 8vo. Black cloth with silver stamping. As new. Now offered at $30.00

Mulholland, John. CATALOGING SLEIGHT OF HAND – MUSINGS AND OBSERVATIONS ON THE TRANSGRESSIONS OF LIBRARY CATALOGERS WHEN IN THE WORLD OF MAGIC. (Booklet) Las Vegas, Book Group, 2013. (Originally published by Library Journal and reprinted with permission.) 10pp., 8vo, Pictorial wraps. Reprinted by Leo Behnke in 2013 on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Lower corner bumped, o/w as New. Offered at $20.00

Olson, Robert in collaboration with Edward Dart. CARL ROSINI: HIS LIFE AND HIS MAGIC. (Book) Chicago, Magic Inc., 1966. 98pp., illus., index, 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG. Now offered at $12.00

Rau, Dana Meachum. HARRY HOUDINI – MASTER MAGICIAN. (Book) New York, Franklin Watts/Book Report Biography, 2001. 111pp., illus., bibliography, index, 8vo. Pictorial boards. Fine. Now offered at $20.00

Ross, Faucett. EARLY VERNON – THE MACIC OF DAI VERNON IN 1932. (Book) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1962. First edition. 72pp., illus., index, 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Former owner blind stamp, o/w near fine. Now offered at $15.00

Shepherd, Chuck, John J. Kohut and Roland Sweet. NEWS OF THE WEIRD. (Book) New York, A Plume Book, 1989. 162pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG. Offered at $12.00

Siegel, Lee. NET OF MAGIC: WONDERS AND DECEPTIONS IN INDIA. (Book) Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1991. 455pp., bibliog.., index, illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG+. Now offered at $28.00

Tarbell, Harlan (edited by Steve Burton). THE TARBELL COMPANION. (Book) Cypress, Steve Burton Magic, 1994. 148pp., illus., sleight index to the eight-volume set, 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

Taylor, Gene. HOME SCHOOLED – THE SELF-TAUGHT CREATIONS OF RICK MERRILL. (Inscribed/signed Book) Allenton, Antimony Magic, 2005. 40pp., illus., 4to. Oversized (11” x 11”) pictorial wraps. Warmly inscribed to former owner and dated 2005. Now offered at $16.00

Voit, Harold. THE MAGIC PUZZLE – a.k.a. MERLIN’S MAGIC ELIXIR (Trick with Apparatus) Includes the beautiful wooden drawer box (non-gimmicked), the puzzle (14 x 12 cm), a frame and exceptionally detailed instructions with frame-by-frame illustrations. Size of this item is 5 3/4 x 6 1/2-inches. This item has been opened for inspection, but is otherwise Now offered at $100.00

***ALL ARE SIGNED AND/OR COLLECTIBLE – AT REDUCED PRICES***

Bergeron, Bev. THE BOTTLE WATER FOUNTAIN ACT (Cover Title: MULTIPLYING BOTTLES & WATER FOUNTAINS) (Signed Manuscript) Orlando, Bev Bergeron, 2003. First edition manuscript. 67pp., illus. (by Tony Dunn), 4to. Wire spiral bound. Signed on the front cover by Bev Bergeron. Does not include the companion video. Now offered at $74.00

Comstock, Anthony. FRAUDS EXPOSED; OR HOW THE PEOPLE ARE DECEIVED AND ROBBED, AND YOUTH CORRUPTED. BEING A FULL EXPOSUREOF VARIOUS SCHEMES... (Vintage Collectible Book) New York, J. Howard Brown, 1880. 576pp., illus., thick 8vo. Publisher's pictorial yellow cloth stamped in black and gilt. Floral end-sheets. Frontispiece behind tissue. Cloth edges are very lightly rubbed with some slight corner wear; o/w a near fine copy. A slightly less desirable copy (in condition) of this recently sold at $400.00, so we will offer this copy for $203.00

Emerson, Arthur. CHANDU, THE MAGICIAN – THE RADIO MAGICICIANS #1. (Inscribed/signed Book plus Extras) Colleyville (TX), Arthur Emerson, n.d. (54pp.), illus., bibliog., 4to. In plastic report binder. Also includes a supplemental set of Pressbook excerpt photocopies from Chandu, The Magician and The Return of Chandu. Warmly inscribed to Roger Linden without whose help this text would be far less complete and signed by Arthur Emerson. Near fine. Sold as a lot and now offered at $27.00

Fisher, John. CARDINI – THE SUAVE DECEIVER. (Deluxe Numbered/Limited Edition Book) n.pl., The Miracle Factory, 2007. First limited deluxe edition--#98 of 100 copies. 571pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. In matching clam-shell box. Pastedown signature bookplate on front free end paper with multiples signatures including John Fisher and Todd Karr. CD in front and rear pockets are present. Includes reproductions of Cardini memorabilia circa 1930's: Christmas card, calling card, floating Cardini ad, Two flipbooks, Miracle Factory Cardini postcard. As new. Now offered at $348.00

[Gorham, Ace] ACE GORHAM. (Inscribed/signed Publicity Photo) An 8 x 10 publicity photo (left hand in side pocket with a cigarette in his right) Inscribed to Henry Schmidt from Ace Gorham, Past President S.A.M. 1950-51. Has been folded for mailing, but creasing is fairly light; o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Kardyro. Tony. THE ROUTINE SUPREME (Signed Booklet) Springfield, Brown’s Magic Studio, 1941. 12pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Chanin shop sticker and signature on inside cover. Signed “Best Wishes, Tony Kardyro” below photo on page 3. VG+. Offered at $6.00

Kaufman, Richard. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF DEREK DINGLE. (Inscribed/Signed Book) New York, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1982. First edition. 219pp., illus., 4to. Warmly inscribed and signed by Derek inside front cover. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj shows mild use and handling, o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $81.00

[Lorayne, Harry] HARRY LORAYNE AND RENEE – THE MEMORY MARVELS. (Signed/Inscribed Publicity Photo) A 7.5 x 9.5 publicity photo with scenes including three action shots of their act late 1950’s or early 60’s. Inscribed “To a great fighter (illeg.) and swell person. We won’t forget you. – the Loraynes.” About 3/4” of the lower right coner is missing with some damage along lower right side; o/w VG. Now offered at $22.00

Nelson, Earl. VARIATIONS. (Signed/Inscribed Book) Los Angeles, Mark Wilson Publications, 1979. 137pp., illus., 8vo. Maroon cloth with gold stamping. Inscribed “To George – Best Always” and signed by Nelson October 7, 1979. Very lightly rubbed along lower edge of spine and scuffed a bit at spine corners; o/w VG+. Now offered at $34.00

Romano, Chuck. THE ART OF DECEPTION OR THE AFFINITY BETWEEN CONJURING AND ART. (Signed/numbered/inscribed First Edition Book) South Elgin, IL, Chuck Romano, 1997. First signed limited (#35) edition of 500 copies. 423pp., illus., bibliog.., index., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket has some minor rubbing and wear along edges of dj, o/w near fine. Warmly inscribed to the former owner on the half title page. Now offered at $42.00

Steinmeyer, Jim. JARRETT. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1981. First edition. 187pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Corrections label pasted into rear free end paper. Inscribed to Dexter Cleveland November 1993. Dust jacket has several nicks, tears and creases at the edges, but is now in a protective Mylar sleeve; o/w VG+. Now offered at $26.00

Swain, James. 21st CENTURY CARD MAGIC. (Signed First Edition) Tampa, James Swain, 1999. First edition. 156pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Signed on the title page. As new. Now offered at $44.00

***PREVIOUSLY LISTED ITEMS AT EVEN BETTER PRICES THIS WEEK!!!***

[Abbott Magic Company] CATALOG NO. 18. (Magic Catalog) Colon, Abbott Magic Company, 1969. 442pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Spine has been reinforced with clear tape, o/w VG.. As a lot only. Now offered at $5.00

Alexander the Magician. MAGIC SHOW BOOK. (Book) New York, MacMillan Company, 1951. 145pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth. A nice copy sans dust jacket. Now offered at $5.00

APOCALYPSE. (Magazine Lot – ADB #1160) Harry Lorayne. A mixed miscellaneous assortment of APOCALYPSE from ISSUE No. 149 (May,1990) through ISSUE No. 170 (February 1992), but missing No. 150 and No. 169. This is a mixed lot of 20 miscellaneous issues. All are VG or better. Now offered as a lot at $7.00

Booth, John. MARVELS OF MYSTERY: A PROFFESIONAL MAGICAINS TEXTBOOK OF CONJURING MASTERPIECES. (Book) Philadelphia, Kanter’s Magic Shop, 1944. Second printing. 146pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth boards. Front and back covers are rubbed and spotted; stains on edges; pages browning; former owner name on front end paper; still a nice tight fairly good reading copy. Now offered at $7.00

Brahams, Anthony and Mike Porstmann. KARL NORMAN: 40 YEARS AT THE FORKS. (Book) Suffolk, Anthony Brahams, 1995. 82pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. As new. Retails at $36.00, now offered at $8.00

[Brema, Carl & Son Magical Apparatus] EXCLUSIVE TRICKS. (Vintage Magic Catalog) Philadelphia, Carl Brema & Son Magical Apparatus, n.d. 18pp., illus., 8vo. (6x 9) Brown wraps w/ black and orange text ith brass fasteners. Rear cover is missing; o/w shows general wear and use around the edges, but overall VG. Now offered at $26.00

Burger, Eugene. THE EXPERIENCE OF MAGIC. (Book) n.pl, Kaufman and Greenberg, 1989. 139pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. A fine copy, now offered at $36.00

Carnazzo, Paul. FIT. (Gimmicks and Online Instructions) Borrowed coin passes through a borrowed finger ring. Includes a gimmicked quarter and a gimmicked nickel to fit a variety of finger rings. With these two coins you can use finger rings ranging from women's size 5 to men's size 12 1/2. New. Now offered at $16.00

Chandaue, Mark. HARPACROWN – PRACTICAL MENTALISM FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. (Book) London, Haresign Press, 2016. First standard edition.322pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Now offered at $47.00

[Chop Cup] MINI CHOP CUP SET. (Aluminum Mini Chop Cup) Don Alan style mini (2” high and 2” at mouth) aluminum chop cup with two small white balls (both magnetic) and two (1”) red knitted balls--one gimmicked and one regular--plus red cloth carrying bag. Now offered at $23.00

Clark, Hyla M. THE WORLD’S GREATEST MAGIC. (Book) New York, Tree Communications, Inc., 1976. First edition. 208 pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $7.00

CLASSIC TIME MACHINE. (Prop with Instructions) From Magic Makers. Handsome gold pocket watch with 3pp. of instructions. As new. Now offered at $73.00

Darbyshire, Lydia. THE MAGIC BOOK: MASTER OF MYSTERIES OF OVER 150 MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) Edison, NJ, Chartwell Books, 1997. 224pp., illus., gloss., bibliog., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. VG. Now offered at $12.00

Duncan, Thomas W. GUS THE GREAT. (Circus themed Book) Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott, 1947. First edition. 703pp., 8vo. Blue cloth in chipped and roughed dust jacket (now in Mylar sleeve). General wear; o/w VG+. Now offered at $9.00

[Eddie, Marcus] RELOAD. (Prop with Instructions) From Murphy’s Magic. Gimmicked card case and deck with printed and on-line instructions. New. Offered at $26.00

Fischer, Ottokar. ILLUSTRATED MAGIC. (First U.S. Edition Book) New York, Macmillan Company, 1931. First U.S. edition. 206pp., illus., 4to. Gray cloth with black and orange stamping. Front cover info flap has been trimmed and laid in. Shows wear at extremities; some browning on the end panels; o/w a nice tight copy and VG+. Now offered at $39.00

Friedman, Jonathan. THE MAGIC OF JONATHAN FRIEDMAN – THE MUSICAL. (Book) n.pl., Vanishing Inc. Magic, 2017. 206pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. New. Offered at $26.00

Fulves, Karl. SELF-WORKING NUMBER MAGIC – 101 FOOLPROOF TRICKS. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 2014. 145pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG. Now offered at $5.00

Fulves, Karl. THE MAGICAL WORLD OF SLYDINI - TEXT and PHOTOGRAPHS (Two- volume Book set). Brooklyn, D. Robbins & Co., 1979. 101pp./176pp., illus., 4to. Gold stamped black cloth. Apparently signed by Slydini (but really a printed signature). Near fine. As a set. Now offered at $49.00

Gardner, Martin. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF IMPROMPTU MAGIC. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1978. First edition. 574pp., illus., index, 4to. Orange cloth with gold stamping. Shows some very light use; o/w a near fine copy. Now offered at $97.00

THE GEN. (ADB #2380 – Magazine Lot) Harry tanley, et. al. London, England. Jack Hughes and Harry Stanley Studio of Unique Magic. Monthly. Printed. 5 x 7.5 and 5.25 x 10. This lot includes: 17 issues – Volume 7: Number 2 (June, 1951), No. 3, No. 8, No. 12; Volume 8: Nos. 6 – 10, No. 12; and Volume 11: No. 2, No. 7 – 12. (April 1956). Spine edge on some are a bit roughed, o/w all are quite Good. Offered as a lot at $18.00

[Gerard, Andrew Ran Pink] CONSCIOUS MAGIC EPISODE 5. (DVD with Gimmicks) 2018. Running time one hour and 25 minutes. As new. Now offered at $18.00

[Goldman, Bill] TWO FOR THE MONEY. (DVD) Bob Kohler Magic, 2004. New – still shrink-wrapped. Now offered at $16.00

Goodley, Reese. NAVIGATOR. (Book) n.pl., Haresign Press, 2018. 56pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Sells at $50.00, now offered at $29.00

Hay, Henry. LEARN MAGIC. (Book) Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing, 1947. First edition. 279pp., illus., 8vo. Blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket; worn at extremities; scuff on the spine: former owner names and date; o/w a Good copy. Now offered at $5.00

Hilliard, John Northern. GREATER MAGIC: A MODERN TREATISE ON MODERN MAGIC. (Book) Minneapolis, Carl Jones, 1938. Third Impression. 1005pp., illus. (1150 illustrations by Harlan Tarbell), index, 8vo. Distinctive red cloth. Well-read with the covers roughed and rubbed; hinges starting; page 987/88 is detached but laid in; former owner bookplate; but still quite good condition. This copy offered at $59.00

[Holden – Max Holden’s Magic Shop] THE LATEST OF THE WORLD’S BEST MAGIC – CATALOG NO. 12. (Magic Catalog) New York City, Boston, Philadelphia. 1945. 200pp. Show light wear, o/w VG+. Now offered at $12.00

[Huffman, Dan] GIDRAH. (DVD). Penguin Magic 2014. Presented by Patrick Redford. New – still shrink-wrapped. Now offered at $10.00

[Jadugar, Uday] WATER WORKS. (Water Suspension – DVD with Gimmicks) From Paul Harris Presents, it comes complete with precision-engineered gimmick, special blue Water Ball, custom keychain carrying case and instructional DVD. Includes a normal water bottle. New. Retails for $40.00, now offered at $26.00

Kaufman, Richard. CARDMAGIC. (Book) Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1979. First edition. (stated). 183pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Lightly worn and rubbed at spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $27.00

LOCKED DECK. (Props with Instructions) By Zanadu. Red-backed Aviator Deck with new lock and keys -still sealed and complete instructions (2pp.). As new. Now offered at $10.00

Lorayne, Harry. HOW TO PERFORM FEATS OF MATHEMATICAL WIZARDRY. (Book) New York, Harry Lorayne, Inc., 2006. 202pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Slight curl at lower face corner of the cover, o/w VG+. Now offered at $29.00

Lovick, John. SWITCH, UNFOLDING THE $100 BILL SWITCH. (Book) Rancho Cordova, CA, Murphy’s Magic Supplies, 2006. First. 346pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Very mild rubbing of dust jacket; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $46.00

[Magic Collectors’ Association] PROGRAM OF THE TWENTY-SECOND WEEKEND MEETING OF THE MAGIC COLLECTORS' ASSOCIATION. (Souvenir Program) Guests of Honor, Dr. Robert Albo and Robert Lund. Hyatt Hotel, Lincolnwood, IL, April 11-12-13, 1991. 28pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Fine. Now offered at $6.00

Mentzer, Jerry. MAGIC WITH FINGER RINGS. (Book) Jerry Mentzer/Magic Methods, 1984. 80+pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. VG+. Now offered at $18.00

MINT-O. (Trick with On-line Instructions) Vanishing Inc. Gimmick with link to on-line instructions. New. Now offered at $18.00

[Morris Costumes] MORRIS COSTUMES 1987-88 CATALOG. (Costume/Magic Catalog) Charlotte, Morris Costume Company, 1987. 390pp., illus., index, 4to. Wraps. VG. Now offered at $5.00

[Morris Costumes] 1991-92 CATALOG. (Costume/Magic Catalog) Charlotte, Morris Costume Company, 1991. 551pp., illus., index, 4to. Wraps. Spine has been reinforced with clear tape, o/w VG. Now offered at $6.00

Take both Morris catalogs above as a lot for only $10.00

[Morris, Edward] BIRD IN A BOX/OR SYMPATHETIC BIRDS. (Props with instructions) Produced by Edward Morris and Laflin’s Magic and Silks. 1.5” x 2.75” x 4.5”. We found a second box that enables the Sympathetic Birds effect. So now offered with two boxes. One box has been opened but is as new, but the other is new and is still shrink wrapped. With two boxes, now offered as a set at $20.00

Murphy, T.G. IMAGICATION. (Book) St. Louis, Murphy’s Magic Market, 1988. First edition. 331pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $21.00

[Owen Brothers] OWEN MAGIC SUPREME – THE FINEST IN MAGIC - CATALOG NO. 9. (Magic catalog) Alhambra, CA, Leslie C. Smith, 1976. 121pp., illus. (18pp. color section), price lists laid, 4to. (8.6 x 11.3). Perfect bound blue cover w/ black, gold and white Genie illustration. Price list somewhat roughed; o/w a VG copy. Now offered at $14.00

Page, Patrick. PATRICK PAGE’S BOOK OF VISUAL COMEDY. (Book) Chicago, Fun Incorporated, 2005. Second edition. 123pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $16.00

Peters, Edward. THE MAGICIAN, THE WITCH AND THE LAW. (Book) Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, 1978. 218pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. VG+. Now offered at $24.00

PROMYSTIC REAL DIE. (Utility device) This is original thin shell, magnetic die holder from ProMystic and it is perfect to hold your 22mm Standard Real Die in your pocket. The holder comes equipped with a permanent magnet to prevent interference with other ProMystic products and to save battery life. It’s perfect for the strolling mentalist. Easy access to die Thin shell with permanent magnet Container keeps die stable Minimal pocket space Originally sold for $500.00, but ProMystic currently shows it as being out of stock on their site. This one has been opened and examined, but never used. Good for 1,000 hours. Now offered at $444.00

Rauscher, William V. S.S. ADAMS: HIGH PRIEST OF PRANKS AND MERCHANT OF MAGIC. (Book) Oxford, CT, David E. Haversat, 2002. 150pp., illus., 4to. Colorful pictorial boards. New. Retails at $45.00, now only $20.00

Rezwin, Max. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SICK JOKES. (Vintage Book) New York, Castle Books/Citadel Press, 198. 320pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. VG+. Now offered at $9.00

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S GUIDE TO MAGIC AS A HOBBY. (Book) New York, David McKay Company, 1979. 280pp., illus., glossary, bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar protective sleeve. As new. Now offered at $12.00

Sharpe, S.H. CONJURERS’ HYDRALIC AND PNEUMATIC SECRETS. (Book) Calgary, Hades Publications, 1991. First edition. 164pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $46.00

[Shelley, Mike and Morty Rudnick] ZIG ZAG CARD OUT DONE. (Props with Instructions) Frame for a blue-backed Bicycle Deck with 2pp. instructions. One of these recently sold on eBay for $80.00, but we will start this one at a mere $29.00

[Society of American Magicians] COPPERFIELD – SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MAGICIANS ANNUAL CONFERENCECONVENTION. (Souvenir program). Las Vegas, NV July 22-26, 2012. 50pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Black cover lightly rubbed; o/w VG+. Now offered at $7.00

Spanier, David. TOTAL POKER. (Book) New York, Simon and Schuster, 1977. 255pp., illus, index,8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $6.00

Swain, James. GRIFT SENSE. (Book - Magic/Gambling themed Fiction) New York, Pocket Books, 2001. 303pp., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Fine. Retailed at $24.00, now offered at $9.00

[Tarbell System Inc.] MAGIC: TARBELL SYSTEM INCORPORATED (Lessons 29 through 39). (Vintage Magic Lessons) Chicago, Tarbell Systems, Inc, 1927. These are 11 of the original correspondence lessons No. 29 through No. 39. Approximately 260pp., illus., 8vo. In a single two hole-punched hardcover binder. Binder is aged and worn at extremities. Overall condition is fairly good given age of the item. Now offered at $26.00

[Texas Association of Magicians] TAOM 2008 - ANNUAL CONVENTION PROGRA. (Souvenir program). Ft. Worth, Texas, Renaissance Worthington Hotel, August 29-September 1. 20pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Fine. Now offered at $8.00

[Thayer’s Studio of Magic] THAYER’S QUALITY MAGIC CATALOG NO. 9: VOLUME 2 – 5. (Magic Catalog lot) Los Angeles, CA. Issued separately by Thayer’s Studio of Magic operated by the Larsens during 1943-44. This lot is four of the five volumes published. (268pp.), illus., 8vo. Wraps. Condition of all four is VG. Now offered at $20.00

Thompson, J.G., Jr. TOP SECRETS OF MAGIC – ROUTINED MYSTIFICATION WITH SMALL OBJECTS. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, n.d. Second edition. 127pp., 1llus., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $8.00

Tremaine, Jon. THE AMAZING BOOK OF MAGIC AND CARD TRICKS. (Book) Surrey, Quadrillion Publishing, 1996. 221pp., illus., appendix with magic supplier sources and magazines, 4to. Pictorial boards in matching dust jacket now in Mylar sleeve. Former owner name on front end paper, o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $10.00

Turner, Bill. HOW TO DO TRICKS WITH CARDS. (Book) New York, Collier Books, 1978. Eleventh printing. 160pp., illus., 12mo. Paperbound. Fine. Offered at $5.00

Waldman, Carl and Joe Layden with Jamy Ian Swiss. THE ART OF MAGIC (The Companion to the PBS Special). (Book) Los Angeles, General Publishing Group, 1997. Foreword by Siegfried and Roy. Preface by Lance Burton. 256pp., illus., gloss., bibliog., index, 4to. Boards in dust jacket. Now Offered elsewhere at $45.00, we’ll sell this one for only $8.00

Walstad, Bruce. CAUTION PRACTICAL JOKER AHEAD: A LIFETIME OF GAGS, STUNTS, PRACTICAL JOKES, TRICKS, PRANKS, STORIES AND OTHER ASSORTED NONSENSE. (Book) Littleton, CO, Street-Smart Communication, 2001. 102pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $8.00

Warlock, Elizabeth. ONE HUNDRED BY WARLOCK. (Book) Washington, Kaufman and Company, 2005. 205pp., illus., 4to, Gold stamping on cloth. A fine copy. The last one I saw on eBay sold at $45.00, so that’s where I will start this one. Offered at $36.00

Watson, Brian. DIRTY DOG DRAW. (Trick – Props and instructions) From Brian Watson, 2015. Includes one forcing card, one magic square card, one dry wipe marker and complete instructions in original envelope. Has been opened, o/w As New. Offered at $14.00

Williams, Dick and Virginia. LIGHTS! CAMERAS! MAGIC! A GUIDE TO PERFORMING MAGIC ON TELEVISION. (Book) Tavares, FL, SPS Pub., 1994. 202pp., illus., appendix, 4to. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Now offered for only $10.00

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