FSH: 2019 listings and 2018 bargains

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FSH: 2019 listings and 2018 bargains

Postby Dan Bradbury » December 31st, 2018, 11:22 pm

Happy New Year! Here’s our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia and more sent out New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2018. Peruse it when not otherwise occupied with family and friends tonight or tomorrow—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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Ammar, Michael. THE TOPIT BOOK. (Inscribed/signed Book) n.pl., Secret Service, 1989. First edition. 119pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj shows some wear and has several small closed tears, including one near the spine edge; nicely inscribed to “Ciro” and signed on front end paper; o/w VG+. Now offered at $40.00

Andrus, Jerry. ANDRUS CARD CONTROL VOLUME 1 and ANDRUS CARD CONTROL VOLUME 2. (Inscribed/Signed Two-volume Book Set) Albany (OR), J. A. Enterprises, 1976. Set No. 387 of first edition. Volume 1 contains 63 pp. of instructions, and volume 2 contains 59 pages of illustrations (more than 1,000 illustrations, altogether). Both volumes are inscribed "To Bill McDonnell, with best wishes, Jerry Andrus," and the Volume 2 inscription ends with "Wilmington, Del. 1977.” Near fine. As a set only, now offered at $90.00

[Auction Catalog – Haversat & Ewing] PARLOUR CONJURING – MAGIC COLLECTIBLES AUCTION. (Auction Catalog) Yardley (PA), Haversat & Ewing Galleries. November 15, 2014. 59pp., illus., 200 lots all related to magic, 4to. Glossy wraps. Now offered at $20.00

[Auction Catalog – Owen Magic] THE AUCTION OF MASTER CRAFTSMAN AND COLLECTOR LESLIE C. SMITH. (Auction Catalog) Azusa, Owen Magic Supreme. Auctioneer David A. Goodman. June 28, 2009. 78pp., illus., 282 lots all related to magic, 4to. Glossy wraps. Now offered at $20.00

[Blackstone, Harry and John Mulholland] Two briefs Bios of Blackstone and Mulholland. (Two-Lot Reprints) Reprints of “An Affectionate Salute to Harry Blackstone” (24pp.) and “John Mulholland …A Special Issue” reprinted from GENII September, 1965 (24pp) and November, 1965 (28pp.). Both as a lot for $12.00

Caveney, Mike. MAGICOMEDY: A SERIOUS LOOK AT SOME HUMOROUS MAGIC. (Inscribed/signed Book) Sierra Madre, Magical Publications, 1981. 171pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Inscribed/signed and dated 1983. Dj has several small tears along top edge at spine and a small chip on the back of the dj; o/w VG+. An unsigned copy is currently on AbeBooks for $200.00, this copy is now available at $110.00


Darling, Aage. I’LL READ YOUR MIND. (Book) London, George Armstrong, 1953. 55pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth with silver stamping. Former owner bookplate; foxing on end panels; o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Ewing, Thomas A. FREDERICK EUGENE POWELL – THE MAN AND HIS MAGIC. (Signed/Limited edition Book) n.pl. (Yardley?), By the Author, 1986. A complimentary copy of a limited edition of 100 published. 42pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Signed on the publication data page. Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

Fischbacher, Siegfried and Roy Horn with Annette Tapert. SIEGFRIED AND ROY: MASTERING THE IMPOSSIBLE. (Book) New York, William Morrow and Company, 1992. First edition. 320pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. As new. Several pieces of ephemera—brochures, post cards, etc.—are laid in. Now offered at $75.00

[Fox, Karrell] A trio of books from Karrell Fox. (Three-Book Lot – one Signed) This lot includes: COMEDY A LA CARD (Ireland Magic, 1960, 20pp.), LECTURE NOTES (Foxes Den, n.d., 24pp.) and NEW LECTURE NOTES (Foxes Den, 1978, 30pp., Boldly signed inside front cover). All are 8vo in wraps. All three offered as a lot for $25.00

Ganson, Lewis and Hugh Miller (ed.) MARCONICK’S UNIQUE SILK MAGIC. (Book) London, Harry Stanley, n.d. with a Supreme sticker pasted over publication data. 125pp. index, 8vo. Cloth in blue Supreme dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $28.00

Harris, Paul. THE ART OF ASTONISHMENT – BOOK 1. (Book) Rancho Cordova, A-1 MultiMedia, 1996. 310pp., illus, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. There is a spot on the front cover (inside the dj), but o/w near fine. Offered at $36.00

Hamilton, James. JESSE L. LASKY – MUSIC, MAGIC AND MOVIES. (Booklet) San Francisco, James Hamilton, 2009. 11pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in plastic report sleeve. Fine. Now offered at $20.00

Hull, Burling “Volta”. THE AMAZING WORLD OF MENTALISM. (Book) Calgary, Micky Hades International, 1976. 211pp., illus., 4to. Stamped cloth. Near fine. Retails for $70.00, now offered at $60.00

JOKESMITH, THE. (Magazine Lot) Ed McManus. Marlborough, MA. Printed 8.5 x 11. Published Quarterly from 1984. This lot includes: Volume 1: Number 1 (Spring, 1984) through Volume VIII: Number 3 and JS-32 (Fall, 1992) complete. Plus, Volume X: Number 1 (1994), JOKESMITH BLUE #3 (1991) printed on blue paper (10pp.) and several order blanks and subscription offer sheets. All are three-hole punched in a JOKESMITH three-ring binder. Issue No. X: 1 has some highlighting, o/w all others are Fine. Entire lot offered for $230.00

McManus, Ed and Bill Nicholas. WE’RE ROASTING HARRY TUESDAY NIGHT…HOW TO PLAN, WRITE, AND CONDUCT THE BUSINESS/SOCIAL ROAST. (Book) Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall, 1988. 228pp., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Page 153/54 is detached, o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

[New England Magic Collectors Association] YANKEE MAGIC GATHERING IV. Registration packet. Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, MA, November 5, 6, and 7, 1992. 44pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Includes Le Grand David Spectacular Magic Company (6pp., 4to); Cabot Street Cinema Theatre Program (28pp.); Le Grand David silk cachet; and “A Rare Find: Houdini Materials Uncovered in LC Warehouse” in LIBRARY OF CONGRESS INFORMATION BULLETIN (June 15, 1992). All in a black folder. Now offered at $30.00

[Publicity Photos – Most Autographed] Seven Publicity Photos. (Lot of Seven Photos)
Alpha (inscribed to Omega); Robert Harbin; Jack Herbert (Inscribed to “Howard” February, 1944); George Jason (inscribed to Frank Werner, March 7, 1952); Duke Montague and Myrrabella (inscribed to Mr. and Mrs. Mysterious Howard); Earl Morgan (inscribed to Howard); and Johnny Paul (inscribed to Frank Werner). All six photos are 8 x 10 publicity shots and VG. Offered as a lot for $50.00

Rauscher, William V. MONARCH OF MAGIC – THE STORY OF SERVAIS LEROY. (Signed Book) Woodbury (NJ), William V. Rauscher, 1984. 66pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled in printed covers. Errata page laid in. Signed on the title page and front cover. Fine. Now offered at $30.00

Sharpe, S.H. CONJURERS’ OPTICAL SECRETS. (Book) Calgary, Hades Publications, 1985. First edition. 188pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered elsewhere at $135.00, this copy now $100.00

Sharpe, S.H. CONJURERS’ PSYCHOLOGICAL SECRETS. (Book) Calgary, Hades Publications, 1988. First edition. 178pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered elsewhere at $120.00, this copy now $100.00

[Sleight Club] SLEIGHT CLUB MOMENTS – A DECADE AT THE ROUNDTABLE. (Limited Edition Book) n.pl., The Sleight Club, 2011. Number 56 of 60 of a signed limited edition. 192pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Now offered at $55.00

Smith, Roger. INNOVATIVE MAGIC NO. 3. (Book) n.pl., Roger Smith and Wilbur Kattner, 1977. 41pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. Some browning at edges, o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

Sumpter, Gary. ULTIMATE STREET MAGIC. (Book) London, New Holland Publishers, 2007. 128pp., illus., bibliography, index. 4to. Pictorial boards in a matching dust jacket. Fine. Now offered at $25.00

[Thimble Package] Books and props. (Book/props Lot) Two Books THIMBLES WITH A LIGHT TOUCH by Kirk Stiles (Micky Hades Enterprises, 1971, 33pp.) and TANTALIZING THIMBLES by Warren Wiersbe (Ireland Magic, 1984, 40pp.); plus two sets of Fantastic Thimbles (four white thimbles with inserts) and one set of Technicolor Thimbles (two thimbles plus two insets and an extra thimblile and contrasting insert for the “Uncle Henry” trick). Both books and thimble sets as a lot. Near fine. Now offered at $45.00

Tabary, Francis. THE AWARD-WINNING ROPE MAGIC OF FRANCIS TABARY. (Book) El Dorado Hills, A-1 Magical Media, 2004. Edited by Jean-Pierre Hornecker, Daryl and Michael Maxwell. 263pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth with gold stamping. Near fine. Now offered at $50.00


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 $67.00

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 $183.00

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 $24.00

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 $299.00

[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 $14.00

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 $5.00

[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 $20.00

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 $31.00

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 $40.00


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 $14.00

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 $24.00

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 $6.00

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 $12.00

[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 $23.00

Burger, Eugene. THE EXPERIENCE OF MAGIC. (Book) n.pl, Kaufman and Greenberg, 1989. 139pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. A fine copy, now offered at $32.00

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 $13.00

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 $14.00

Chandaue, Mark. HARPACROWN – PRACTICAL MENTALISM FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. (Book) London, Haresign Press, 2016. First standard edition.322pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Now offered at $42.00

[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 $21.00

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 $18.00

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 $10.00

[Eddie, Marcus] RELOAD. (Prop with Instructions) From Murphy’s Magic. Gimmicked card case and deck with printed and on-line instructions. New. Offered at $23.00

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 $35.00

Friedman, Jonathan. THE MAGIC OF JONATHAN FRIEDMAN – THE MUSICAL. (Book) n.pl., Vanishing Inc. Magic, 2017. 206pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. New. Offered at $23.00

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 $44.00

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 $16.00

[Goldman, Bill] TWO FOR THE MONEY. (DVD) Bob Kohler Magic, 2004. New – still shrink-wrapped. Now offered at $14.00

Goodley, Reese. NAVIGATOR. (Book) n.pl., Haresign Press, 2018. 56pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Sells at $50.00, now offered at $26.00

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 $53.00

[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 $10.00

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 $31.00

[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 $22.00

[Huffman, Dan] GIDRAH. (DVD). Penguin Magic 2014. Presented by Patrick Redford. New – still shrink-wrapped. Now offered at $9.00

[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 $23.00

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 $18.00

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 $24.00

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 $6.00

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 $22.00

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 $26.00

[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 $5.00

Mentzer, Jerry. MAGIC WITH FINGER RINGS. (Book) Jerry Mentzer/Magic Methods, 1984. 80+pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. VG+. Now offered at $16.00

MINT-O. (Trick with On-line Instructions) Vanishing Inc. Gimmick with link to on-line instructions. New. Now offered at $16.00

[Morris Costumes] MORRIS COSTUMES 1987-88 CATALOG. (Costume/Magic Catalog) Charlotte, Morris Costume Company, 1987. 390pp., illus., index, 4to. Wraps. VG. Now offered at $4.00

[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 $5.00

Take both Morris catalogs above as a lot for only $8.00

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 $19.00

[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 $12.00

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 $22.00

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 $400.00

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 $18.00

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 $18.00

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 $8.00

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 $13.00

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 $10.00

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 $41.00

[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 $26.00

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 $10.00

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 $25.00

[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 $6.00

Spanier, David. TOTAL POKER. (Book) New York, Simon and Schuster, 1977. 255pp., illus, index,8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $5.00

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 $8.00

[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 $23.00

[Texas Association of Magicians] TAOM 2008 - ANNUAL CONVENTION PROGRAM. (Souvenir program). Ft. Worth, Texas, Renaissance Worthington Hotel, August 29-September 1. 20pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Fine. Now offered at $7.00

[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 $18.00

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 $9.00

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 $90.00

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 $7.00

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 $12.00

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 $9.00

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