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FSH: More collectibles and even Better Bargain items

Postby Dan Bradbury » February 10th, 2019, 9:10 pm

Greetings! Here’s our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia and more sent out Sunday evening, February 10, 2019. Peruse it when not otherwise occupied today, 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. Please note that we are on the road through Thursday this week, so response time may be a little slow—but we do respond to all queries in the order in which they are received. Orders this week will be shipped Friday or Saturday.

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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Burger, Eugene. SOLOMON’S MIND - THE CARD MAGIC OF DAVID SOLOMON. (Book) 1997 1st ed (stated) 233pp, illus., 4to. Cloth in dj.VG+. Offered at $30.00

Charney, David H. MAGIC: THE GREATEST ILLUSIONS REVEALED AND EXPLAINED. (Book)New York, Plume Books, 1976. 247pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Lightly worn at the extremities. Now offered at $10.00

Dusheck, Steve. DUSHECK’S CARD MAGIC. (Book) Harrisburg, American Magic Company, 1992. First edition. (Dusheck’Series No. 3) 156pp., illus., 8vo. Burgundy cloth with gold stamping. Near fine. Now offered at $20.00

Ganson, Lewis. DAI VERNON'S INNER SECRETS OF CARD MAGIC. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1976. 76pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Lightly soiled, o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

Ganson, Lewis. DAI VERNON'S FURTHER INNER SECRETS OF CARD MAGIC. (Book ) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1978. Fourth impression. 72pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj lightly soiled and nicked; o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

Ganson, Lewis. DAI VERNON’S ULTIMATE SECRETS OF CARD MAGIC. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Co., 1978. Third impression. 242pp., Illus., 8vo. Blue cloth. Lightly soiled; o/w VG. Now offered at $24.00

[Gardner, Martin] (Martin Gardner Correspondence +) File of four Martin Gardner Letters and miscellaneous ephemera sent to Dexter Cleveland1984-1998 with contributions and suggestions for three of the Dexter Cleveland and Rhett Bryson “Algonquin McDuff” series books. All four letters—1984 (4pp.), 1996 (1pp.), 1997 (2pp) and 1998 (3pp)—signed by Gardner. This collection includes a note from Dexter outlining Gardner’s contributions and includes three of the Cleveland/Bryson books—ALGONQUIN McDUFF’S WATCH WINDER HANDBOOK (1992), THE BABY BAG (1996), THE MONEY MAKER MACHINE MANUAL (1999). All material from Dexter Cleveland’s collection. All items are now in plastic sleeves in a three-ring binder. Sold as a lot only. Now offered at $225.00

Goodrum, John. NOW YOU SEE IT…MAGIC WITH A NEW TWIST. (Book) New York, Didier Pub., 1946. 149pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth Boards. Dj front and information panels have been glued to endpapers; signed by former owner in several places, also by Chanin with a Chanin shop sticker; otherwise VG. Now offered at $14.00

Gordon, Paul. PROTEAN CARD MAGIC: MORE IMPROMPTU CARD ILLUSIONS OF PAUL GORDON. (Book) Worthington, WS, Natzler Enterprises, 1998. 143pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. VG+. Now offered at $25.00

Higham, Justin. PROPHECY MOVES AND EFFECTS – APPLICATIONS OF THE BUSINESS-CARD PROPHECY CONCEPT AND RELATED IDEAS. (Book) London, Justin Higham, 2012. 26pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. As new. Now offered at $18.00

Hunt, Douglas and Kari. THE ART OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Atheneum, 1967. First edition. 216pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Black cloth in a protective Mylar sleeve. This appears to be an ex library copy with most of the distinguishing marks removed or covered; o/w a near fine copy. Looby bookplate. Now offered at $20.00

Jones, Lewis. TOP DECK. (Signed/Inscribed Book) n.pl., Lewis Jones, 2016. Limited edition – only 150 copies printed. 86p., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Signed and inscribed inside front cover. As new. Now out of Print according to the Lewis Jones site. Now offered at $50.00

Kranzo, Nathan. EASY CARD MAGIC. (Book) n.pl., By the author, 2017. (75pp.), illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As New. Now offered at $25.00

Lorayne, Harry. THE EPITOME LOCATION. (Book) New York. Harry Lorayne, Inc. 1976. 32pp., 8vo. Wraps. Lightly scuffed with some spots, o/w quite Good. Offered at $9.00

Marlo, Ed (edited by Eliott Cutler) REVOLUTIONARY CARD TECHNIQUE. (Book) Chicago, Magic Inc., 2003. Second printing. 538pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Top edge of dust jacket is curled a bit, o/w VG+. Now offered at $60.00

Meyer, Jerome S. FUN FOR THE FAMILY. (Book) New York, Garden City Publishers, 1959. 288pp., illus., 8vo. Green cloth in Dust jacket. Dj has several small chips and closed tears, but now in a Mylar protective sleeve, o/w very good. Now offered at $16.00

Minch, Stephen. MIND NOVAS - 16 ADVANCED RHINE CARD EXPERIMENTS. (Book) Calgary, Micky Hades International, 1987. 58pp., bibliog., 8vo. Wire spiral bound. New. Offered at $18.00

Racherbaumer, Jon, (editor) THE ARTFUL DODGES OF EDDIE FIELDS. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, Inc., 1976. 108pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Shows light wear, but o/w VG. Now offered at $15.00

Reese, R. Page. DON’T MOVE WHILE ROLLING IN TERROR. (Fiction with a Magic Theme – Written by a Magician) Rockford, Jeanie’s Classics Publishing, 1994. 343pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Inscribed on front end paper with his stamped signature. Magician author has MS and cannot move. Includes a magician and a quadriplegic young lady trying to solve a murder. I’ve seen a lot of magic fiction and this is the first time I’ve run across this title. Near Fine. Offered at $30.00

Steinmeyer, Jim. ARTIFICIAL CONCLUSIONS: NINE PLAYING CARDS MYSTERIES FOR STAND-UP OR CLOSE-UP PERFORMERS: A NEW LECTURE FOR MAGICIANS. (Lecture Notes) Burbank, Hahne, 2003. (40pp.), illus., wide 8vo. Pictorial wraps. As new. Offered at $35.00

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

Behnke, Leo (editor). PARTY MAGIC FROM THE MAGIC CASTLE. (Signed/inscribed Book) Los Angeles, J.P. Tarcher, 1980. 239pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Inscribed to former owner and signed by Behnke on the title page. Shows light wear, but o/w is VG+. Now offered at $20.00

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 $36.00

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 worn at edges, o/w VG. Now offered at mall chip on the back of the dj; o/w VG+. Now available at $59.00

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. This copy now available for $120.00

Crilley, Jeff. FREE PUBLICITY. (Signed/Inscribed Book) Dallas, Brown Books, 2003. 116pp., 8vo. Paperbound. Signed and inscribed on half title page—letter to former owner laid in. Near fine. Now offered at $8.00

Evans, Henry Ridgley. HISTORY OF CONJURING AND MAGIC. (Collectible Book) Kenton, OH, International Brotherhood of Magicians, Kenton, Ohio, 1928. First Edition / First Printing. 235pp., illus., index, 8vo. Stamped black cloth. No dust jacket. Lightly rubbed with some edge/corner wear; worn at head and foot of spine; front hinge is starting; former owner name, address and stamp inside front cover; o/w a VG copy. Now offered at $103.00

[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 $12.00

MIDGET MAGICIAN, THE. (Complete Numbered/Signed Magazine File – ADB #4840) Hounslow, England. Wilf Huggins. Quarterly. Printed 2.5” x 4”. A complete run of all 38 original issues plus the inserts and supplements. From Volume 1: Number 1 (January 1951) thru Volume 4: Number 2/3/4 (March/September 1960). All are individual loose issues and each issue is signed by Huggins and numbered (this set is #4 of 50 sets issued) inside the front cover – offered as a lot only. Overall condition is VG+ to Fine. The last full set we saw sold at auction for $4,000.00 in 2015 plus the 23% buyer’s premium. So, we will start this one at an incredibly reasonable $4,050.00

Minch, Stephen. THE COLLECTED WORKS OF ALEX ELMSLEY VOLUME1 and VOLUME 2. (Collectible - Two-Book Set) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 1991 and 1994. Both are stated first editions. 404pp. and 495pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jackets. Near fine. Now offered as a set at $202.00

Petrick. SEMINAR - 7 X PETRICK. (A Set of Five Signed Books) n.d., Petrick, n.d. 16pp. each, 8vo. Wraps. Five of the seven Petrick Seminar booklets—this lot includes the blue, green, red, black and orange. Each is signed on the cover by Petrick. Offered as a lot $20.00

[Publicity Photos – Most Autographed] Six Publicity Photos. (Lot of Six 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); and Earl Morgan (inscribed to Howard). All six photos are 8 x 10 publicity shots and VG. Offered as a lot for $21.00

Rice, Harold R. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SILK MAGIC, VOLUMES 1 – 3 and Volume 4. (Four-Book Set – Three Signed) Wynnewood, PA/Cincinnati, OH, Silk King Studios, 1948/1954/1962 respectively. 1,542pp., illus., 8vo. First three volumes are in chipped and tattered dust jackets. Each book is inscribed, signed and dated by Harold Rice Former owner name stamp; dust jackets are at least 85% complete and are now in Mylar protective sleeves; o/w VG. PLUS...ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SILK MAGIC, VOLUME 4 by Mark Trimble and Timothy Sonefelt. Boston, Hank Lee's Magic Factory/Magic City, 1993. 310pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. VG+. All four volumes as a lot. Now offered at $109.00

Reynolds, Charles and Regina.100 YEARS OF MAGIC POSTERS. (Scarce Collectible Book) New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1976. Library edition - first G&D printing. 112pp., illustrated with color and monochrome plates, Folio. Yellow pictorial cloth. Scarce in this binding. Former owner name inside front cover, o/w VG+. Now offered at $243.00

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

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 $21.00

Aronson, Simon. THE ARONSON APPROACH. (Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 1990. 183pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is roughed at the top of the spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $27.00

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 $6.00

Baumann, Fred C. MILESTONE IN COIN MAGIC. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1981. 94pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG. Offered at $9.00

Baumann, Fred C. MILESTONE IN COIN MAGIC. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1981. 94pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG. Offered at $9.00

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 ever so slightly, o/w As New. Now offered at $22.00

[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 $5.00

Britland, David and Gazzo. PHANTOMS OF THE CARD TABLE. (Book) London, High Stakes, 2003. 256pp., illus., recommended reading list, 8vo. Boards in Dust jacket. Has had an unfortunate spill on it affecting the front cover and rippling the dj; internally unaffected; o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

Caveney, Mike. HARRY ANDERSON, WISE GUY FROM THE STREET TO THE SCREEN. (Book) Pasadena, Mike Caveney's Magic Words, 1996. 168pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

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 $6.00

Chandaue, Mark. HARPACROWN – PRACTICAL MENTALISM FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. (Book) London, Haresign Press, 2016. First standard edition.322pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Now offered at $22.00

Clark, Keith, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CIGARETTE TRICKS. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1952. Second enlarged edition. 304pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Fine condition. Now offered at $14.00

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 in a Mylar sleeve. Near fine. Now offered at $12.00

Close, Michael. WORKERS NUMBER 1: ROUTINES FROM THE PROFESSIONAL REPERTOIRE OF MICHAEL CLOSE. (36pp.); WORKERS NUMBER 2: MORE ROUTINES FROM THE PROFESSIONAL REPERTOIRE OF MICHAEL CLOSE. (64pp); WORKERS NUMBER 3: FURTHER ROUTINES FROM THE PROFESSIONAL REPERTOIRE OF MICHAEL CLOSE. (138pp); and WORKERS NUMBER 4: YET STILL MORE ROUTINES FROM THE PROFESSIONAL REPERTOIRE OF MICHAEL CLOSE. (65pp) (Four-volume Book set) All were published by Michael Close between 1990 and 1994. All 4to and comb bound. Near fine copies. The lot of all four now for only $53.00

Cohl, H. Aaron (editor). THE FRIARS CLUB ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JOKES. (Book) New York, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 1997. 502pp., humorist index, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. A handsome copy in Fine condition. Now offered at $12.00

CONJURERS’ MONTHLY MAGAZINE. (Two-Volume Bound Magazine File – ADB/SAF #1745) Harry Houdini. New York City. Monthly. Printed 7 x 9.25. Complete run is 1906-1908. This is the reprint of the complete file published by Kaufman & Greenberg in1991. Limited to 500 copies. 4to. Two volume gray pictorial cloth in matching slipcase. A Fine copy. Now offered at $164.00

Corinda. 13 STEPS TO MENTALISM. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1968. Second printing. 424pp, illus., index, 8vo. Green cloth with gold stamping. No dust jacket. Former owner name label; light foxing on end papers; o/w a VG+ copy. Now offered at $14.00

Demarais, Kirk. ‘LIFE OF THE PARTY’ A VISUAL HISTORY OF THE S.S. ADAMS COMPANY MAKERS OF PRANKS & MAGIC FOR 100 YEARS. (Book) Neptune, S.S. Adams LLC, 2006. First edition. 200pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. This is a really fun book with great photos and illustrations throughout—a must for your collection. As new. Retails for $46.00, now only $32.00

Dexter, Will. THIS IS MAGIC: SECRETS OF THE CONJURER'S CRAFT. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, 1958. 208pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in a nice dust jacket. Dj is in a Mylar protective sleeve. A very nice copy. Offered at $10.00

Easley, Bert. DOING MAGIC FOR YOUNGSTERS (including THE ART OF CONJURING TO CHILDREN by Eric P. Wilson). NY, Louis Tannen, 1948. First edition. 122pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. $10.00

Eldin, Peter. THE MAGIC HANDBOOK. New York, Aladdin Paperbacks, 1985. 189pp., color illus., bibliog., glossary, index, 12mo. Paperbound. Tricks, yes, but enough poster reproductions and magical tidbits to make it interesting to history fans. VG+. Now offered at $6.00

Erdnase. S. W. ARTIFICE RUSE AND SUBTERFUGE AT THE CARD TABLE – A TREATISE ON THE SCIENCE AND ART OF MANIPULATING CARDS. (Book) Cover title is THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE Chicago, Charles T. Powner, 1975. 205pp, illus., 8vo. Paperbound in King of Hearts designed covers. Near fine. Now offered at $7.00

Erens, Oliver (ed.) CONCERTOS FOR PASTEBOARDS. (Book) (Translated from the German by Ariel Frailich). Seattle, Hermetic Press, 2000. First English edition. 233pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Top of dust jacket is torn at the top of the spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $27.00

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 $40.00

Fitzkee, Dariel. MAGIC BY MISDIRECTION. (Book) Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs, 1988. 187pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dj. Shows some wear and scuffs at the extremities, o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Fitzkee, Dariel. SHOWMANSHIP FOR MAGICIANS. (Book) Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs, 1988. 187pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dj. Shows some wear and scuffs at the extremities, o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Fitzkee, Dariel. THE TRICK BRAIN (Book). Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions, 1999. 316pp., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Shows some wear and scuffs at the extremities, o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Buy all three volumes of the Fitzkee Trilogy as a lot for only $44.00

Fox, Karrell. ANOTHER BOOK. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1979. First edition. 320pp., illus., 4to. Cloth with gold stamping in a VG+ dust jacket. Dj has a couple of smudges on the all-white back cover but is now in a protective Mylar sleeve. One of the nicer copies to come our way in a while. Now offered at $23.00

Foxworthy, Jeff. YOU MIGHT BE A REDNECK IF… (Book) Atlanta, Longstreet Press, 1992. 73pp., illus., wide 12mo. Paperbound. Offered at $5.00

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 $14.00

Gibson, Walter B. and Morris N. Young. HOUDINI'S FABULOUS MAGIC. (First Edition Book) Radnor, PA, Chilton Book Company, 1976. 214pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket now in a Mylar sleeve. DJ has some very small worn spots along the bottom edge, o/w Near Fine. This is one of the nicest copies of this I’ve seen. Now offered at $14.00

Grant, Maxwell (Walter Gibson) NORGIL THE MAGICIAN. (Book) New York, The Mysterious Press, 1977. First edition. 209pp., color illus. (frontis. only), 8vo. Cloth in dj in Mylar protective sleeve. Fine. Now offered at $32.00

Griffiths, Elly. THE ZIG ZAG GIRL. (Book – Fiction with a Magic Theme) Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. 328pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Griffiths is the granddaughter of Frederick Goodwin who took the stage Dennis Lawes and was a music hall comedian and magician. Remainder dot on top edge, o/w a Fine copy. Offered at $14.00

Hades, Micky. HOW TO MAKE FLASHES, BANGS AND PUFFS OF SMOKE. (Book) Calgary, Micky Hades International, 1979. 61pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG. $9.00

Hallas, Paul. MAGIC FROM THE OVERGROUND. (Book) Humble, H&R Magic Books, 2008. 227pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth dust jacket. As new. Now offered at $29.00

Harris, Ben. MAGIC FROM WHICH MEMORIES ARE MADE. (Book) Queensland, Ben Harris Magic, 1981. 130pp, illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Covers lightly soiled; o/w VG. Now offered at $14.00

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 $19.00

Harris, Paul. A CLOSE-UP KINDA GUY. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins and Co., 1991. Second printing. 132pp., illus., 4to. Blue cloth. Lacks dj; cover is lightly spotted. Now offered at $22.00

Hay, Henry. THE AMATEUR MAGICIAN'S HANDBOOK. (Book) Edison, NJ, Castle Books, 1982. Fourth edition. 414pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is in Mylar sleeve. A Fine copy. Now offered at $14.00

Helitzer, Melvin. COMEDY TECHNIQUES FOR WRITERS AND PERFORMERS—THE HEARTS THEORY OF HUMOR WRITING. (Book) Athens, Lawhead Press, 1984. 301pp., index, 8vo. Paperbound. VG. Now offered at $6.00

Houchin, Wayne and Josh Funk. SINFUL: A GRAPHIC NOVEL. (Trick -Book with performance DVD) Signed coin through sealed can of soda. As new. Now offered at $18.00

[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 $10.00

Hugard, Jean and Frederick Braue. THE ROYAL ROAD TO CARD MAGIC. (Book) London, Faber and Faber, 1975. Eighth impression. 302pp., B/W illus., index. 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF MAGICIANS 2002 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY. (Book) St. Louis, IBM, 2002. 211pp., 8vo. Brightly colored boards. Near fine. Now offered at $12.00

“J”, Mr. STILL MORE OF THE WORLD’S BEST DIRTY JOKES. (Book) Secaucaus, Castle Book, 1981. 108pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dj. VG. Offered at $8.00

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 $8.00

[Joke/Humor Books] Comedy Material Combo #2. A five-book lot of joke/humor books from various compilers, including; Harry Allen’s SLEIGHT OF TONGUE (by the author, 1981, 19pp.); Roy H. Hoopes WIT FROM OVERSEAS (Eton Books, 1953, 125pp.); Steve Kissell and Tim Gard’s JUST PLANE FUNNY – ROAD WARRIORS UNITE! (by the authors, 2001, 96pp.); Red Stangland’s OFFICIAL BLOND JOKES (Norse Press, n.d., 43pp.); and HENNY YOUNGMAN’S 500 ALL-TIME GREATEST ONE-LINERS (Pinnacle Books, 1981. 139pp.) All are 8vo. or 12mo.—and all are paperbound or wraps. Overall condition is Good to VG. Get all five now for $31.00

[Jokes] THE ADULT ONLY JOKE BOOK. (Book) Victoria, Hinkler Books, 2002. 407pp., 8vo. Paperbound. Two creases on the spine, o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

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 $121.00

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 $12.00

[Lecture Notes] Lecture Notes Combo #1. A five-book lot of lecture notes from various compilers, including: John Carney’s NOTEBOOK (n.d., 8pp.); John Cornelius’ MAGIC OF JOHN NO.1 (n.d., 12pp., signed); STEVE DUSHECK LECTURE NOTES (n.d., 16pp., signed); Patrick Page’s THE TOPIT HANDBOOK (Davenport, n.d, 12pp.); and George Schindler’s ENTERTAINMENT FIRST! (1982, 24pp.). Unless otherwise noted, all are self-published, 8vo. and in wraps. Overall condition is VG+. Get all five now for $36.00

Lorayne, Harry. THE MAGIC BOOK: THE COMPLETE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO ANYTIME, ANYWHERE, SLEIGHT-OF-HAND MAGIC. (Book) New York, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1977. First edition. 306 pages, illustrated, 8vo. Cloth with silver stamping. General wear, but o/w VG. Now offered at $14.00

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 $32.00

Margolin, Phillip. SLEIGHT OF HAND – A NOVEL OF SUSPENSE. (Book - Fiction with a Magic Theme) New York, Harper Collins Publishers, 2013. 312pp., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Remainder dot on bottom edge; o/w fine in a Mylar sleeve. Now offered at $14.00

Mentzer, Jerry. CARD TO WALLET BOOK. (Book) Greenville, Magic Methods, 1991.166pp., illus., 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in a dust jacket. Dust jacket is roughed at the corner; o/w VG. Now offered at $27.00

MINT-O. (Trick with On-line Instructions) Vanishing Inc. Gimmick with link to on-line instructions. New. Now offered at $7.00

Morehead, Albert H. THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO WINNING POKER. (Book) New York, Simon & Schuster, 1967 First printing. 286pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Cloth/boards. VG. Offered at $9.00

[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 $16.00

Oberon, Marc with Dee Christopher. EPIC. (Book) n.pl., Marc Oberon and MindLapse, n.d. 21pp., illus., 4to, Wraps. Shows some use, but overall VG. Offered at $12.00

Ouellet, Gary. CLASS ACT: THE MAGIC OF TONY BINARELLI. (Book) Longueuil, QC Camirand Academy of Magic, 1991. First edition. 197pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $22.00

Parrish, Robert. WORDS ABOUT WIZARDS. (Book) Glenwood, IL, Meyerbooks, 1994. 55pp., illus. (photos), index, 8vo. Cloth. A nice little historical piece, featuring both well and less-known performers. Fine. Has been offered on Amazon for as much as $60.00, but will sell this copy for only $22.00

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 $10.00

Phillips, Bob. THE BEST OF THE GOOD CLEAN JOKES. (Book) Eugene, Harvest House, 1989. 298pp., index, 12mo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $5.00

Prochnow, Herbert V. NEW GUIDE FOR TOASTMASTERS AND SPEAKERS. (Book) Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1956. 450pp., index, 8vo. Cloth. Lacks dj; former owner bookplate; o/w a very nice copy. Now offered at $9.00

Racherbaumer, Jon. WILD CARD KIT, A MODULAR EXPERIMENT. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L&L Publishing, 1992. Second edition. 82pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Pictorial boards. No cards. VG+. Now offered at $27.00

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 $8.00

Schwarzman, Howard. LECTURE NOTES and LUBOR FIEDLER’ ROYAL FANTASY. (Two-Item Lot with Props) NOTES are 20pp. in 8mo wraps and HOWARD SCHWARZMAN’S “LIMITED EDITIONS” PRESENTS LUBOR FIEDLER’S ROYAL FANTASY. Jumbo sized card and complete instructions. Both offered as a lot at $36.00

Shine, rances L. CONJUROR'S JOURNAL: EXCERPTS FROM THE JOURNAL OF JOSHUA MEDLEY, CONJUROR, JUGGLER, VENTRILOQUIST, AND SOMETIME BALLOONIST. (Book – Fiction with a Magic Theme) New York, Dodd Mead & Company, 1978. First edition. 236pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Novel based on the life of the Colonial conjuror Stephen Potter. Dj is roughed at the edges in a couple of places; o/w VG. Now 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 $12.00

STARS OF MAGIC. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins & Co, 1977. Third printing. 165pp. (+ads), illus., 4to. Blue cloth with gold title stamping. This edition includes the material on Vernon and Slydini. Small nick on the face edge of the front cover; o/w VG+. Now offered at $22.00

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 $12.00

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 $26.00

Tibbals, Geoff (editor). THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF HUMOR. (Book) New York, Carroll & Graff Publishers, 2003. 614pp., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Lightly creased at spine, o/w VG. Offered at $8.00

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 $5.00

Wilson, Mark. MARK WILSON'S COMPLETE COURSE IN MAGIC. (Book) Philadelphia, Courage Books, 1988. 472pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Minimal wear; o/w VG+. Now offered at $12.00

Wilson, Mark. MARK WILSON’S GREATEST CLOSE-UP MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) Philadelphia, Courage Books, 1995. 88pp., illus., glossary, 4to. Pictorial boards in dust jacket.
Very good. Now offered at $9.00

Zufall Miscellany. (Three-Book Lot) Bernard Zufall. ZUFALL’S MEMORY TRIX – NO. 3 – CALENDAR MEMORIZING (n.d.,12pp.); and ZUFALL’S MEMORY TRIX – NO. 5 – MEMORIZING NUMBERS (n.d., 12pp.);;and ZUFALL’S MEMORY TRIX – NO. 6 – MEMORIZING FACTS AND FIGURES. (n.d., 12pp.) All are 8vo in wraps and are in VG+ condition. Offered as a lot at $12.00

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