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FSH: Garcia SPONGE BALL MAGIC and more collectibles - Prices reduced again on prior listings

Posted: April 14th, 2019, 7:27 pm
by Dan Bradbury
Greetings! Here’s our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia, props and more sent out Sunday evening, April 14, 2019. Peruse the list at your convenience—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. We always respond to all queries in the order in which they are received.

Remember, prices go down by 10% each week the book stays on the list, but will it stay to next week or will someone else Buy it Now? As always, we "GUARANTEE YOUR PURCHASE”—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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Arch, Dave (Compiler). TRICKS FOR TRAINERS II – 57 MORE TRICKS AND TEASERS GUARANTEED TO ADD MAGIC TO YOUR PRESENTATIONS. (Book) n.pl., Resources For Organizations, 1993. 191pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Shows some very light use, but overall condition is VG+. Now offered at $20.00

[Archer, Danny] ESSENTIAL MAGIC CLASSICS WITH DANNY ARCHER. (Two-DVD Set) Bid Blind Media, 2011. Pre-owned, but VG+. Now offered at $24.00

Arnstein, Barbara. WHAT’S YOUR EXCUSE? WILD ,WONDERFUL & WACKY EXCUSES FOR ANY POSSIBLE PLACE, SITUATION, TIME, WEATHER, JOB OR EVENT. (Book) Secaucus, Castle Books, 1990. 116pp., 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. As new offered at $10.00

[Bannon, John and Big Blind Media] BULLET PARTY. (Two-DVD Set) Big Blind Media, 2019. Includes two packet card sets and two DVDs. Previously owned but compete and VG. Now offered at $30.00

[Benatar, Rafael] CROWD PLEASERS – A COLLECTION OF PRACTICALCARD AND COIN MAGIC. (DVD)Rafael Benatar, 2006. Used copy, but VG. Now offered for $24.00

Bobo, J.B. THE BOBO MAGIC SHOW. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1984. 189pp., illus., index, 4to. Comb bound. A fine copy. Now offered at $20.00

Caruba, Bill. THE MAGIC OF FOLDING MONEY. (Book) New York, Tannen Magic Incorporated, 1979. 59pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $14.00

Darwin, Gary. DARWIN'S THUMB TIP MIRACLES. (Book) Las Vegas, Fenco Marketing, 1981. 129pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Spine is creased; o/w VG. $12.00

[Elton, Terry] IN-SYNCH. (Mental Card Routine) Created by Terry Elton. Gimmicked deck and complete instructions. New. Now offered at $20.00

Garcia, Frank. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SPONGE BALL MAGIC. (Book) New York, By the author, 1976. First edition. 224pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is worn lightly at extremities with two small tears at the top of the back cover; o/w VG+. A four-page BASIC SPONGE BALL ROUTINE by Al Goshen is laid in. Now in a protective mylar sleeve. Offered at $150.00

[Goodwin, Bill] REFLECTION - SLEIGHT OF HAND CARD MAGIC. (DVD with Booklet) Dan and Dave Productions, 2009. Includes eight page booklet. Preowned, but VG. Now offered at $25.00

Lineback, Mark. CORPORATE MADNESS. (Signed Book) Olathe, Madness, Inc., 1994.(94pp.), illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Cartoons from the corporate workplace. Signed by the author/artist on the title page. As new. Offered at $10.00

[Magic Dave] MAGIC DAVE’S MAGIC CLASS 20 – FUN AND EASY MAGIC TRICKS YOU CAN DO! (DVD) Bad Pug, 2013. Pre-owned, but VG. Offered at $14.00

Marie, Carol. MILT LARSEN'S MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR OF HOLLYWOOD'S MOST AMAZING LANDMARK THE MAGIC CASTLE. (Inscribed/signed Book) Hollywood, Brookledge Corporation, 1997. 295pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Inscribed and signed inside front cover by the author and by Milt and Irene Larsen, 1998. Eight-page MAGIC CASTLE NEWSLETTER from October, 2004 is laid in. Now offered at $40.00

Osborne, Paul. BUILD YOUR OWN ILLUSIONS, BOOK THREE. (Book) Dallas, Paul Osborne’s Illusion Systems Publishing, 1983. First printing. 102pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. New. Now offered at $30.00

Spinard, Leonard and Thelma. SPEAKER’S LIFETIME LIBRARY. (Book) Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall, 1979. (685pp.), index, 4to. Boards in dust jacket. Near fine. 15 page POCKET PORTFOLIO OF JOKES, DEFNITIONS AND TOASTS FOR NUMEROUS POPULAR OCCASIONS is laid in. Offered at $25.00

Trace, Arthur. ARTWERKS - LECTURE NOTES. (Book) n.pl., By the Author, 2005. 26pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Fine. Offered at $20.00

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

Becker, Larry. LARRY BECKER’S WORLD OF SUPER MENTALISM. (Unique Inscribed/Signed Association Copy) This copy lacks any publisher information but appears to be a pre-publication copy of the book published by Louis Tannen in 1978. 156 pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Shows use and light rubbing and wear; but o/w VG+. Inscription reads: “To my good friend Ray Piatt – This could will be a collector’s item someday. It is the first checking copy I received from the printer. Best wishes, Larry Becker 9/20/79. Now offered at $109.00

Becker, Larry. STUNNERS! THE MENTAL MAGIC OF LARRY BECKER. (Signed First Limited Edition/Association Copy) Carefree (AZ), Aplar Publishing,1992. First edition – Numbered (#131) collector’s edition. 464pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Inscribed to Ray Piatt with the message “To My Good Friend, Ray Piatt, - Mark Would Have Loved This. I Hope You Do Too! Best Always. Signed by Larry Becker and dated 12-7-92. A letter from Becker and one from the printer apologizing for the late printing are laid in. Corners are lightly bumped and dust jacket (now in a Mylar protective jacket) is mildly rubbed; o/w VG+. Now offered at $177.00

Behnke, Leo. THE OTHER STORIES. (Signed Book) Las Vegas, Kirk D. Kaplan, 2015. 127pp., illus., index, 8vo. Attractive three-piece covered boards to compliment his 2009 book. Signed with a clever inscription – “Now you tell me one…” New. Now offered at $25.00

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 6.00

Cartlidge, Ron. BLUE BOOK OF MAGIC – 2007-2008, VOLUME FOUR. (Limited Edition Book) Austin, Ron Cartlidge, 2007. Limited numbered edition of 100 published. 103pp., illus., 4to. Spiral bound. Now offered at $23.00

Crabb, Tabby. TABMAN MAGIC. (Inscribed Book) Ancient Springs Publishing Company, 2009. Introduction by Pete Biro. 240pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Inscribed/signed on title page. Now offered at $29.00

[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 $146.00

Green, Lennart. THE GREEN NORTHERN LIGHTS. (Signed Lecture Notes) n.pl., Lennart Green, 2009. 51pp., illus., 4to. Spiral bound. Signed and dated 2011. Now offered at $23.00
Hobbs, Stephen. MEIR YEDID'S MAGICAL WISHES. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Rego Park, NY, Meir Yedid, 1994. First edition. 96pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Inscribed to former owner and signed and dated 2-17-98. A near fine copy. Now offered at $12.00

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

Allen, Jon. SIMPLE MAGIC TRICKS – EASY TO LEARN MAGIC TRICKS WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS. (Book) London, Hamlyn, 2004, 128pp., illus., index, wide 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $5.00

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 $7.00

Becker, Larry. STUNNERS! PLUS! – TWO DECADES OF MENTAL MAGIC. (Book) Carefree, Aplar Publishing/SYZYGY Press, 2002. 264pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. New – Still shrink-wrapped. Apparently, OOP, now offered at $94.00

Bird, Malcolm and Alan Dart. THE MAGIC HANDBOOK. (Book) San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1992. 88pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Although a children's magic book, well beyond the simplicities of many. Former owner name, o/w near fine. Offered at $5.00

Blackman, James R. THE BIG BOOK OF TRICKS AND MAGIC. (Book) New York, Random House, 1962. First edition. 55pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Light wear and soiling on the back cover; former owner name inside; o/w VG+ copy of this popular "first magic book" for many. Now offered at $8.00

Blaine, David. DAVID B0LAINE, MYSTERIOUS STRANGER: A BOOK OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Villard, 2002. 214pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Pictorial boards. VG+. Now offered at $20.00

Breese, Martin (editor and comp.) THE MAGIC OF AL KORAN. (Book) Brighton, Martin Breese, 2009. 93pp., illus., bibliog.., 4to. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $16.00

Buckley, Arthur. PRINCIPLES AND DECEPTIONS. (Book) Las Vegas, Gambler's Book Club, 1973. 221pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $9.00

Burger, Eugene. SPIRIT THEATER – REFLECTIONS ON THE HISTORY AND PERFORMANCES OF SEANCES. (Book) Washington, DC, Kaufman and Greenberg, reprint (1991?) of 1986 edition. 192pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Offered at $32.00

[Daily, George/ MAGIC COLLECTORS’ BULLETIN] MAGIC MAGAZINES, NO. 1, APR, 73. (York, PA, 1973, 8.5 x 11, 12pp.); plus five issues MAGIC COLLECTORS’ BULLETIN Volume 4, N 2 (April 1989, 48pp); Volume 4, No. 3 (Nov, 1991, 28pp.); Volume 4, No. 4 (March, 1993, 36pp.); Volume 4, No. 5 (February, 1994, 52pp.); and Volume 4, No. 6 (April, 1995, 52pp.) All BULLETINs are 8vo wraps. All are VG and all six issues offered as a lot for $32.00

Devereux, Eve and Peter Eldin. CARD AND MAGIC TRICKS – OVER 30 EASY-TO-PERFORM STUNTS TO AMAZE AND CONFOUND. (Book) New York, Gramercy Books, 2004. 96pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial Boards. As new. Offered at $6.00

Drake Publishers. MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS. (Book) New York, Drake Publishers, 1976. 159pp., illus., 8vo. Blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket. Corners lightly scuffed; soiled/spotted along face edge; tape residue from dj inside covers; o/w Good. Offered at $7.00

Einhorn, Nicholas. 200 EAY-TO-LEARN MAGICAL ILLUSIONS – AMAZING PUZZLES & STUNNING STUNTS. (Book) London, Hermes House, n.d.. 256pp., illus., glossary, list of suppliers, index, 4to. Pictorial boards. VG+. Now offered at $9.00

Einhorn, Nicholas. HOW TO DO MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) London, Hermes House, nd., . 256pp., illus., glossary, list of suppliers, index, 8vo. Soft pictorial covers. As new. Now offered at $5.00

Ellis, Tim and Sue-Anne Webster. 24 YEARS OF LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ELLIS. (Book) Melbourne, Magic Unlimited, 2002. 23pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. VG+. $7.00

Ellis, Tim and Sue-Anne Webster. ELLIS IN WONDERLAND. (Book) Melbourne, Magic Unlimited, 2000. 35pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. VG+. $5.00

Take both Ellis and Webster books above for only $10.00

Fleming, Paul. THE PAUL FLEMING BOOK REVIEWS, VOLUME I. (Book) Berkley Heights, Fleming Book Company, 1944. 124pp, 8vo. Red cloth with gold stamping. Near fine. Now offered at $18.00

Ganson, Lewis. PETER KANE’S WILD CARD PLUS. (Booklet) Bedeford, Supreme Magic, n.d. 9pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. VG. Offered at $6.00

Garcia, Frank. SUPER SUBTLE CARD MIRACLES. (Book) New York, Million Dollar Productions, 1973. First edition. 215pp., illus., 8vo. Wire bound. This copy has been detached from the original green pictorial cover boards; spine tad is gone entirely; boards are soiled and roughed, but book block is complete in wire binding and condition of it is VG. An opportunity to pick up the material in this sought-after item for a very reasonable $20.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE MASTER MAGICIANS: THEIR LIVES AND MOST FAMOUS TRICKS. (Book) Secaucus, Citadel Press, 1966. First paperback edition. 221pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Lower corner lightly bent; spotted along top edge; o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

Ginn, David. LAUGHTER LEGACY. (Book) Lilburn, GA, Scarlett Green Publications, 1998. First edition. 224pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. As new. Now offered at $14.00

Goldston, Will. THE YOUNG CONJURER, PART ONE and THE YOUNG CONJURER, PART TWO. (Book) London, Will Goldston, n.d. Both second editions. 93pp. each, illus., indices, 12mo. Pictorial boards. Covers lightly soiled and worn at extremities—especially the top edge of the rear board of Part 2; very slight chipping on the spines; Part 2 is starting at the first signature; former owner name in pencil in Part 1; o/w two very nice, tight copies; and VG. Now offered as a set at $23.00

Gordon, Henry. EXTRASENSORY DECEPTION: ESP, PSYCHICS, SHIRLEY MACLAINE, GHOSTS, UFOs…(Book) Buffalo, Prometheus Books, 1987. 227pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. DJ now in Mylar protective sleeve. Former owner name inside front cover; o/w Near fine. Now offered at $9.00

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 $11.00

[Guitar, Pressley] LONG POUR SALT TRICK. (Rare Gimmick and Instructions) Pressley Guitar, ca. 1975. Secret device used in the magical vanish and reproduction of a quantity of salt in the magician's hands. A favorite trick of Dutch magician Fred Kaps, Dai Vernon, Paul Fox, et al. With original instructions and monogrammed suede bag. Fine condition. Same model sold on auction at $275, but we will let this one go at $182.00

Haines, Bob. VISIONS OF SUGARPLUMS AND OTHER ESOTERIA. (Book) n.pl., by the author, n.d. 98pp., 4to. Comb bound. Humor with magical references, rather than routines or tricks. Near fine. Now offered at $18.00

Hallas, Paul. MAGIC FROM THE OVERGROUND. (Book) Humble, H&R Magic Books, 2008. 227pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth dust jacket. As new. Now offered at $10.00

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 $7.00

Harris, Paul. CLOSE-UP FANTASIES BOOK I AND BOOK II. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1980. 109pp. and117pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. DJ roughed along top edge with small chips and tears; slightly discolored at spine; o/w VG. Now offered at $17.00

Harris, Paul. CLOSE-UP FANTASIES FINALLE. (Book) San Diego, Chuck Martinez Productions, 1981. 176pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Former owner name on end paper, o/w VG+. Dj has .5 - .75” closed tears along top edge; o/w VG+. Now offered at $9.00

Heddle, Rebecca and Ian Keable-Elliott. THE USBORNE BOOK OF MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) Tulsa, EDC Publishing, 1991. 64pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound with color illustrated cover. Near fine. $5.00

Houdini, Harry. A MAGICIAN AMONG THE SPIRITS. (Book) New York, Arno Press, 1972. (Reprint of 1924 edition) 294pp., illus., index, 8vo. Red cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is in a protective Mylar sleeve; Near Fine. Now offered at $20.00

Hugard, Jean and Frederick Braue. THE ROYAL ROAD TO CARD MAGIC. (Book) New York, Dover, 2014. 292pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. VG. Now offered at $7.00

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 $6.00

Jay, Ricky. JAY'S JOURNAL OF ANOMALIES: CONJURERS * CHEATS * HUSTLERS * HOAXSTERS * PRANKSTERS * JOKESTERS * IMPOSTERS * PRETENDERS * SIDESHOW SHOWMEN * ARMLESS CALLIGRAPHERS * MECHANICAL MARVELS * POPULAR ENTERTAINMENTS. (Book) New York, Farrar Straus Giroux, 2001. First edition. 202pp., illus., index, 4to. Boards with gold gilt title and cover illustration. Near fine. Plus a Tri-fold 7.75” x 9” brochure of the EXTRAORDINARY EXHIBITIONS: BROADSIDES FROM THE CILLECTION OF RICKY JAY from the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, August 26-November 25, 2007 laid in as an extra. Both offered as a lot at $90.00

Jay, Ricky. LEARNED PIGS AND FIREPROOF WOMEN. (Book) New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. First FS&G paperback edition. 347pp., illus., some in full color, index, 4to. Perfect bound in pictorial covers. Face edge corners lightly bumped and curled; o/w VG+. Now offered at $31.00

[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 $10.00

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 $47.00

Joyal, Martin. THE SIX-HOUR MEMORIZED DECK. (Book) Seattle, Hermetic Press, 1997. First edition. Edited by Stephen Minch. 230pp., illus., bibliography, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Note - this copy has the blue and white title and only 700 copies of it were printed. Near fine. Now offered for $51.00

Kaufman, Richard. CARDMAGIC. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins and Co., (1983).soiled along 183pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj roughed a bit along top edge, o/w VG. Now offered at $14.00

Kaufman, Richard. SANKEY PANKEY. (Book) (Washington, DC), Kaufman and Company, 1986 (Later printing). 122pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New. Now offered at $24.00

Kaye, David. SERIOUSLY SILLY: HOW TO ENTERTAIN CHILDREN WITH MAGIC AND COMEDY. (Book) Washington, DC, Kaufman and Company, 2005. First edition (stated). 163pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. New. Retails for $52.00, now only $36.00

Kelly, Victoria. MRS. HOUDINI – A NOVEL. (Fiction with a Magic Theme) New York, Atria Books, 2016. 306pp., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Harry, Bess, the secret code(s) from Coney Island to the back lots of Hollywood and the worlds beyond. A “must have” for any complete Houdini collector. Near fine. Now offered at $16.00

KIDABRAJOURNAL – THE VOICE OF KIDshow WORLD. (Magazine Lot) Mark Daniel. KIDabra International, Mocksville, NC. Bi-monthly. Printed 5.5 x 8.5. This is a 25-issue lot, including four of the YEARBOOKS. This file includes: Volume 2: Number 4 (April/May, 2007); Volume 3: Number 1 (October/November, 2007) through Volume 6: Number 5 (June/July, 2011); and Volume 7: Number 1 (October/November, 2011) and the 2012 YEARBOOK Volume 7: Number 6 (August/September, 2012). All are in near fine condition and offered as a lot for $135.00

[Lecture Note/Manuscript Lot] Four 8.5 x 11 sized booklets, including: Gene Anderson’s SI STEBBINS CARD ROUTINE. (1998, 6pp., Signed); Daryl’s FOOLER DROOLERS. (Fooler Doolers, 2003, 12pp.); Harvey Rosenthal’s PERFECT COIN ASSEMBLY with text by Karl Fulves. (New Stars of Magic series,1973, 8pp.); and JIM RYAN CLOSE-UP – ENTERTAING CARD QUICKIES - TWO by Phil Wilmarth (1980, 24pp.). Stebbens has been folded lengthwise o/w all four are VG. Offered as a lot at $28.00

[Lee’s Magic Factory, Hank] HANK LEE’S MAGIC FACTORY – 15TH CATALOG OF MAGIC. (Catalog) Boston. Hank Lee’s Magic Factory, 2006. 573pp., illus., index, 4to. Perfect bound. An as new copy. Now offered at $22.00

Longe, Bob, Shelia Anne Barry, William A. Moss, et. al. SLEIGHT OF HAND – 106 AMAZING CARD & COIN TRICKS. (Book) New York, Main Street/Sterling, 2003. 253pp., illus., index, 8vo. Colorful pictorial boards. Fine. Now offered at $7.00

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 in Dust jacket. Dj shows wear and small tears at extremities; some light checks on the “other Books By” page; o/w a VG+. Now offered at $22.00

Lorayne, Harry. RIM SHOTS. (Inscribed/Signed Book) New York, Harry Lorayne, 1973. 148pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Inscribed to Harry from Harry Lorayne 4-28-79 inside front cover. Near fine. Now offered at $22.00

Lovell, Simon. BILLION DOLLAR BUNCO. (Book) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 2003. First edition. 422pp., illus., glossary, 4to. Boards in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $35.00

Lovell, Simon. SON OF SIMON SAYS: MORE CLOSE-UP MAGIC OF SIMON LOVELL. (Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 2000. First edition. 197pp., illus., 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. Dj a bit roughed; o/w Near Fine. Now offered for only $14.00

[Magic, Inc.] MAGIC INC. TRICK CATALOG NO. 27 and TRICK CATALOG #28. (Two-Catalog Lot) Chicago, IL. Magic, Inc. Jay and Frances Marshall. No. 27 is undated and #28 1994. 285pp. and 226pp. respectively, illus., index, 4to. Both are plastic comb bound. No. 27’s front cover is lightly soiled, o/w both are VG. As a lot. Offered at $50.00

[Magicland/Lyle Douglas] A four catalog lot of vintage Lyle Douglas catalogs, including: 33 CARD MYSTERIES/CATALOGUE NO. 8. Station A, Dallas, Texas. 1924. 64pp. in pictorial wraps. Fist seven pages are the 33 MYSTERIES (simple card tricks) followed by 57 pages of catalog; CATALOG OF PROFESSIONAL MAGIC. (1939, 80pp.) This cover shows Rabbit in tux pulling a magician out of a hat; 500 TRICKS (1941, 94pp.) and 500 TRICKS (1942, 128pp.) These are after the move to the Ervay Street address in Dallas. Some have former owner names and small check marks or lightly penciled notes; o/w condition overall is VG.
Lot of four vintage catalogs offered at $40.00

[Magicland Catalogs] 500 TRICKS - A lot of seven catalogs plus some miscellaneous items—five catalogs from Douglas Magicland (Dallas, TX) and two from the successor Jeffries’ Magicland. From Douglas Magicland - CATALOG 29 (1952); CATALOG 31 (1957); CATALOG 32 (1959); CATALOG 33 (1960); and CATALOG 36 (1965)—first four are120pp. and #36 is 104pp; all are illus., 8vo. And from Jeffries Magicland - CATALOG 41 (1974) and CATALOG 44 (1996)—respectively 104pp. and 174pp.; all have the distinctive Magicland cover illustration (swami doing a levitation). Bonus is MAGICLAND BOOKS & VIDEO CATALOG a 76pp. supplement to #44. Some have former owner names and small check marks; o/w condition is VG to Fine - several have order blanks, envelopes and extras laid in. All seven+ as a lot, now offered at $40.00

Marconick [Heinz Nikolas Stolk]. MARCONICK’S ORIGINAL MAGIC. (Book) Brussels, Klingsor, n.d. First edition. Tri-lingual in English, French and German languages. 200pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj has been roughed a bit along top edge; book itself is near fine. Now offered at $14.00

McAdams, Cash. GAMBLER’S DEN – TRUE STORIES FROM THE WORLD OF GAMBLING CHEATS. (Book) Las Vegas, Book Group, 2011. 147pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $9.00

Mentzer, Jerry. CARD FILE. (Book) Greenville, SC, Magic Methods, 1993. First edition. 237 pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj a bit roughed with .75” tear at near spine; o/w VG. Now offered at $12.00

Messick, Hank and Burt Goldblatt. THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN – AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GAMBLING. (Book) New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976. First edition. 214pp., illus., index, 4to. Boards in dust jacket. A Fine copy. Now offered at $22.00

[Owen Brothers] OWEN MAGIC SUPREME - CATALOG NO. 12. (Magic Catalog) Azusa, CA, Owen Magic Supreme, 1997. First edition. 226pp., illus. (Color throughout), price list bound in, 4to. (8.6 x 11.3). Perfect bound green cover w/ yellow, red and black Genie illustration. VG+ copy. Now offered at $6.00

Packet Trick Package #2. (Mixed Packet Trick Lot) Here is a small lot of various packet tricks – most have been removed from the original packaging, but are complete with instructions and all gimmicked cards and/or props. Some may include the original envelope or a printed part of the advertising packaging. The Hardin/Leipzig PRINCESS CARD TRICK; MARKED CARDS; Billy McComb’s THE McCOMB-ICAL CARDS ACROSS; Paul Richards’ WHAT’S MINE IS MINE; and R. Paul Wilson’s RICOCHET – THE ULTIMATE RESET. This lot includes: All five offered as a lot for $32.00

Page, Patrick. BELL'S BOOK OF TRICKS: CARDS, COINS, HANDKERCHIEFS AND PAPER. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, 1976. 121pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is roughed along the top edge and the bottom at the spine; o/w VG. Now offered at $5.00

Racherbaumer, Jon. TAMING THE WILD CARD. (Manuscript with Cards) n.pl., Jon Racherbaumer, n.d. 4pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Cards are included in a tipped in envelope. VG+. Offered at $14.00

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 $9.00

REEL MAGIC MAGAZINE – TV FOR MAGICIANS. (DVD Magazine Lot – 32 Issues) KozmoMagic. Owego, NY. A file of 32 DVD issues from Episode 1 – Volume 1 (July/August/September 2007) through Issue 33 (2013). Missing only Isue 18 (June 2010) of being a complete run of all 33 issues. All are DVDs in plastic cases with cover art and contents. Offered as a lot for $108.00

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 $10.00

RICHARD'S ALMANAC. (Magazine File – ADB#5895) Richard Kaufman. New York. Monthly until 1985 and quarterly thereafter. Printed. 8.5 x 11. A complete file from Volume One, Number One through Volume 3: Winter, 1985—including the EXTRAS and index—plus the cards are present in the Michael Skinner issue. All are individual loose issues. Top and face edge of the lot browned. As a lot. Now offered at $32.00

[Ronson, Steve] NEW STARS OF MAGIC – SPECTRAL IMAGE. (Manuscript) Written by Irving V. Gonzalez. Volume 2, Number 5. New York, Louis Tannen Inc., 1992. 4pp., Illus., 4to. Glossy manuscript. Does not include props. Near fine copy. $7.00

Scarne, John. SCARNE’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GAMES. (Book) New York, Harper & Row, 1973. First edition (stated). 628pp., illus., glossary, index, 4to. Gray cloth with red title stamping. Dust jacket is lightly roughed along top edge with a small tear; dj is price clipped; o/w near fine. Now offered at $18.00

Scarne, John. THE ODDS AGAINST ME: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN SCARNE. (Book) New York, Simon and Schuster, 1966. 537pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth/boards. Lacks dust jacket; has a light damp stain at bottom of front cover and a scuff at the bottom of the back cover; o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

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 $13.00

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S MAGIC WITH ROPE, RIBBON, AND STRING. (Book) Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1994. 203pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Offered at $8.00

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S MAGIC WORKSHOP. (Book) Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1995. 176pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Offered at $8.00

[Supreme Magic] THE SUPREME MAGIC CATALOGUE. (Magic Catalog) Bideford, Devon, England, Supreme Magic Co. Ltd, 1989. 592pp., illus. (including 4pp in full color), 4to. Perfect bound in colorful cover. VG copy. Plus - SUPREME MAGIC JULY 1990 STOCK LIST. Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1990. 148pp., 4to. Paperbound. No illustrations—an A – Z stock list with prices. Overall VG. Both offered as a lot at $20.00

[Tannen Catalog] LOUIS TANNEN, INC. NO. 13 CATALOG OF MAGIC. (Magic catalog) New York, NY. Louis Tannen Inc., 1980. 783pp., illus., index, 8vo. Pictorial boards featuring Siegfried & Roy on the cover. Includes a reprint of Robert Parrish and Oscar Weigle’s DO THAT AGAIN. VG condition. Now offered at $5.00

Vernon, Dai (Edited by Matthew Field, Gary Plants, Dustin Stinett, and Michael Albright. THE VERNON TOUCH – THE WRITINGS OF DAI VERNON IN GENII, THE CONJURORS’ MAGAZINE FROM 1968 TO 1990. (Book) Washington DC, The Genii Corporation, 2006. First edition. 608pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket with a protective Mylar sleeve. As new. Now offered at $106.00

Webster, Richard. QUICK AND EFFECTIVE COLD READING. (Book) Pakuranga, Brookfield Press, 1988. Fifth impression. 74pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled under binder tape. VG+. Now offered at $12.00

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