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Postby Dan Bradbury » June 10th, 2019, 9:13 pm

Greetings on a Monday evening! Here’s our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia, props and more sent out June 10, 2019. 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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ANVERDI’S LEZING SEMINAR LECTURE. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Leiden, Anverdi, 1963. 24pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Inscribed/signed on the title page. VG+. Now offered at $20.00

[Auction Catalog] MAGIC MEMORABILIA – INCLUDING APPARATUS, BOOKS, EPHEMERA, POSTERS AND CONJURING CURIOSA. (Auction Catalog) For Sale at Magic Live! At the Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas – August 14, 2013. 18pp. (most in full color), 40 lots all related to magic, 4to. Glossy wraps. Now offered at $15.00

[Auction Catalog] RANDOM TREASURES AUCTIONS. (Auction Catalog) Auction of Magic and Allied Arts, January 10-31, 2007. 111pp., illus. printed in full color, 4to. Glossy wraps. Small crease at the lower corner of the corner o/w near fine. Offered at $15.00

Benham, W. Gurney. PLAYING CARDS: THE HISTORY OF THE PACK AND EXPLANATIONS OF ITS MANY SECRETS. (Book) London, Spring Books, n.d. 196pp., illus. (some full color), index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near Fine $25.00

[Berry, Jay Scott] (Five-DVD Lot) Lot includes: THE CLOAKING DEVICE (2002); FS/2 THE POWER OF TWO (60 minutes, 2004); TOPITS AND POCKETS (2002); TOTAL ECLIPSE (60 Minutes, 2002); and SHOW AND LECTURE – MAGIC CASTLE (1/27/13). All five are packaged in two clear 11” x 7.5” CD/DVD pre-punched binder pages. Offered as a lot for $50.00

Blackmore, Kent. OSCAR ELIASON – THE ORIGINAL “DANTE THE GREAT” – HIS LIFE AND TRAVELS IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND 1898-1899. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Sydney, by the author, 1987. (36pp.), illus., 8vo. Wraps. Inscribed to former owner and signed inside front cover. Lower face corner lightly bumped, ow Fine. Offered at $25.00

Brooke, Ken. A LIFETIME OF JOY. (Book) Oakland, Jeff Busby Magic, Inc., 1982. First U.S. edition. 16pp., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Offered at $20.00

Cristall, Leslie. MY 25 YEARS OF MAGIC. (Signed/Numbered Book) Eastbourne, Sussex, L. Cristall, 1966. First limited and Numbered (No. 43) edition. 26pp., illus., 4to, Stiff blue wraps. Signed on the pre-title page. Lower corner lightly bumped, o/w Near Fine. Offered at $30.00

Dillies, Lyn. YOUR VOTE IS MAGIC – HOW A DONKEY, AN ELEPHANT, AND AN ILLUSIONIST ARE MAKING VOTERS APPEAR. (Book) Westport, Lovebug Publishing, 2012. 167pp., illus., endnotes, bibliog, 8vo. Paperbound. An odd mix of magic bio and personal story, political history and voter advocacy – a “must have” for every complete collection. Near fine. Offered at $12.00

[Forrest, David] V - FIVE EFFECTS BY DAVID FORREST. (DVD) Has been opened and presumably viewed but appears as new. Now offered at $24.00

Furman, Irv. MAGIC FOR THE COMPLETE KLUTZ. (Book) Mt. Laurel, Cherry Hill Press, 1987. 120pp., illus. (cartoon style by Bruce Blitz), glossary, cut-out props, 8vo. Paperbound. Not to be confused with the KLUTZ BOOK OF MAGIC by Cassidy. This one much less seldomly seen. Near fine. Offered at $12.00

[Joke/Humor Books] Comedy Material Combo #2. A three-book lot of joke/humor books from various compilers, including: Two are 8vo. in wraps and one is a 12mo. Paperback. Aldo Columbini’ s FUNNY STFF – MORE THAN 300 JOKES, GAGS & LAUGH LINES FOR ALL OCCASIONS. (Mamma Mia Magic, 2003, 28pp., some highlighting); Johnny Lyons’ #2 JOKNG OFF (PaperJacks, 1987, 104pp.); and Robert Orben’s ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PATTER (Tannen, 1946, 40pp., has been damp along top edge). Except as noted, overall condition is VG. Get all three now for $25.00

Kettelkamp, Larry. MAGIC MADE EASY. (Book) New York, Scholastic Book Services, 1954. 64pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Lightly soiled, o/w VG. Now offered at $6.00

Kramien, Stan. THE WONDER MOUSE PITCH. (Book with a Magic Mouse) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1986. 7pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in covers. Includes a Magic Mouse sample. VG+. Now offered at $12.00

[Lecture Notes Combo – Some Signed] Lecture Notes/Booklet Combo #2. A four-book lot of lecture notes from various compilers, including: Dan Garrett’s TOP 10 LECTURE NOTES. (1996, 20pp.); David Hoy’s MAGIC WITH A MESSAGE – THE GOSPEL VISUALIZED (Magic Inc., 1976, 72pp.); DALE SALWAK LECTURE NOTES (Chavez/Salwak, 1999, 30pp., inscribed/signed on front cover); and TREVOR LEWIS LECTURE by Phil Willmarth (1981, 20pp., inscribed/signed inside front cover). Unless otherwise noted, all are self-published, 8vo. and in wraps. Overall condition is VG+. Get all four now for $30.00

[Lecture Notes Combo – All Signed] Lecture Notes Combo #3. A four-book lot of lecture notes from various compilers, including: LECTURE NOTES BY ALI BONGO KANSAS 2002 (2002, 16pp., inscribed/signed on back cover); JOHN KENNEDY’S LECTURE III (n.d., 32pp., signed/inscribed inside front cover); Bob Little’s BLUE RIBBON LECTURE SERIES (1975, 56pp., inscribed/signed inside front cover); Pavel’s 100% MAGIC LECTURE NOTES (18pp., 2003, inscribed/signed on the title page). Unless otherwise noted, all are self-published, 8vo. and in wraps. Overall condition is VG+. Get all four now for $40.00

Magazine Miscellany – The “I” File. (Mixed Magazine Lot) Here is a small lot of specimen, single-title, isolated issues and small runs from the “I” Section of our files—ideal for the “single issue” collector of foreign and esoteric issues. This lot includes: IRELAND’S MAGIC (November, 1930); De ILLUSIONIST – OFFICIEEL ORGAAN VAN DE NEOERLANOSE BONO (No. 2-3, 1948); ILLUSIONNISTE – JOURNAL DES PRESTIDIGITATEURS, AMATEURS ET PROFESSIONNELS. (No. 66, Juin 1907); THE INDIAN MAGICIAN (Several issues – Vol 1: Nos. 6, 9 and 11 – 1932; Vol. II – 1934 – Index; and Vol. IV complete); INDIA RING BULLETIN (No. 220 – December, 1972); INNOVATIONS – A NEW SERIES OF CLOSE-UP MIRACLES (NO. 1 – 1972 and NO. 2 – 1973); and INSIDER MAGIC REPORT (Volume 1, No. 3 – May, 1987). Various sizes – older items show some age, but overall all are VG. Offered as a lot for $20.00

Matthews, James J. DR EDWARD SAINT...OR SINNER? (Book/Lecture Notes), By the author, n.d. (1980’s) 36pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Spiral wire binding. Rubbing mar on back cover, o/w near fine. Offered at $25.00

Orleans, Danny with John Railing and Ryan Oakes. (Book) CARD & DICE MAGIC! (Book) New York, Scholastic Inc., 2006. 32pp., illus., wide 12mo. Paperbound. Sticker residue on front cover, o/w Near Fine. Offered at $12.00

Resources for Organizations. TRAINER BINGO – INSTRUCTIONS FOR PLAYING TRAINER BINGO. (Instructions, Pads and Template) Edina, Resources for Organizations, 1993. 6pp. of 8.5 x 11 instructions, two pads of 4.25 x 5.5 Bingo Cards and template and instructions for customizing Trainer Bingo to your needs. Has been opened, o/w As New. Offered at $12.00

Schindler, George. MAGIC WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS – OVER 150 TRICKS ANYONE CAN DO AT THE DINNER TABLE. (Book) New York, Reiss Games, 1976. 240pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Paperbound. VG+. Now offered at $12.00

Seabrooke, Terry. (A two-book lot – One Signed) I SUDDENLY REALISED THAT IF I COULD MAKE MONEY OUT OF BEING AN IDIOT, THEN I’D BE A PROFESSIONAL IDIOT. (1981, 19pp., illus., inscribed/signed on front cover); and COMEDY CIGARETTE IN COAT ROUTINE (1981, 16pp.) Both are 8vo in wraps. VG. Both offered at $20.00

Whiter, Barb. MAGIC – UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF MAGIC TRICKS & BECOME A MASTER OF ILLUSION. (Book) New York, Mud Puddle Books, 2001. 64pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Slight sticker residue on front cover, VG+. Offered at $8.00


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 $58.00

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 $94.00

Booth, John. FORGING AHEAD IN MAGIC. (Signed Book with Notable Bookplate) Philadelphia, Kanter’s Magic Shop, 1944. Second printing. 154pp. (+ads), minimal illus., 8vo. Reddish brown cloth with gold stamping; spine has darkened; worn a bit at extremities; face corners bumped; o/w VG. Signed with a flourish by Booth at the bottom of the frontispiece photo with a Geo Johnstone bookplate. Now offered at $45.00

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 $11.00

Fleshman, Dan. CLOSE-UP WITH DAN FLESHMAN and CLOSE-UP WITH DAN FLESHMAN: LECTURE NO. TWO. (Signed/inscribed Lecture Notes Set) St. Louis, Dan Fleshman, n.d. (20pp.) and (23pp.), illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets in plastic spine binder. Both warmly inscribed to Terry – signed and dated 7/26/80. Near fine. Offered as a pair for $20.00

Jaye, Aye. THE GOLDEN RULE OF SCHMOOZING: THE AUTHENTIC PRACTICE OF TREATING OTHERS WELL. (Signed Book) Naperville, IL, Sourcebooks, Inc., 1998. 192pp., 8vo. Paperbound. Signed by the author inside front cover. VG+. Offered at $6.00

Lead, Brian. LAUGHING AT LOCKSMITHS: THE LEGEND AND LEGACY OF HARRY HOUDINI. (Signed/Inscribed Book) “A strictly limited edition, available only to those attending the Lecture “Laughing at Locksmiths: The Enigma of Harry Houdini” delivered by Brian Lead as part of the Collector’s Seminar at the 52nd Convention of the International Brotherhood of Magicians held in Brighton on October 1,1988. 19pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Inside front cover the inscription and signature read “For Robert Parish, with best wishes, Brian Lead.” VG+. Offered at $54.00

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 $4.00


[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 $10.00

Allen, Harry. WONDERFUL BAR. (DVD with props) Daytona Magic, 2011. Includes Wonderful Bar and complete instructions on DVD. Previously owned but VG. Now offered at $9.00

Andrews, Val. THE GREAT HOUDINI BROADCASTS. (Book) Calgary, Micky Hades International, 1978. (22pp.), 4to. Side stapled under cloth binder tape. VG. Now offered at $18.00

APOCALYPSE. (Magazine Lot – ADB #1160) Harry Lorayne. A mixed miscellaneous assortment of APOCALYPSE including all 12 issues of Volume 2 (1979) all three-hole punched in a three-ring binder; plus eight miscellaneous issues: Vol. 4: no. 3; Vol. 7: No. 5; Vol. 7: Nos. 6 and 7; Vol. 8: Nos. 3 and 9; Vol. 11: No. 7; Vol. 12: No.11; and Vol. 13: No. 8. Just a mixed lot of 20 issues. Some are a bit roughed, but most are VG or better. Now offered as a lot at $14.00

[Archer, Danny] ESSENTIAL MAGIC CLASSICS WITH DANNY ARCHER. (Two-DVD Set) Bid Blind Media, 2011. Pre-owned, but VG+. Now offered at $12.00

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

[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 $16.00

[Basic Book Titles] This is a bargain bunch of basic books, including: Behnke’s LINKING RINGS – MAGIC CITY LIBRARY OF MAGIC (31pp.); Mohammed Bey’s OKITO COIN BOX ROUTINES (56pp.); Hugard’s COIN MAGIC (88pp.); Hull’s THE NEW EXPERT BILLIARD BALL MANIPULATION (82pp.); Kozak’s MASTER ROUTINE WITH THE SPONGES; Lorayne’s MY FAVORITE CARD TRICKS (68pp.); and Magic, Inc.’s THE SPONGE BOOK (48pp.). All seven are 8vo in wraps and a couple are a little worse for wear, but overall are Good. A great bunch of books to pass along to a newbie. Offered as a lot only for $14.00

Blaine, David. DAVID BLAINE, MYSTERIOUS STRANGER: A BOOK OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Villard, 2002. 214pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Pictorial boards. VG+. Now offered at $9.00

[Braun, Brent] DECKS, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE – A VIDEO NOTEBOOK. (DVD and Notes) Brent Braun, 2006. DVD with tri-fold notes laid in. Case has been gouged across lower front, but w/o harm to notes or DVD inside. Offered at $12.00

Brooke, Ken. THE KEN BROOKE SERIES NUMBER 3: “THE NAP HAND” AND “THE MULTIPLYING MARTINI BOTTLES”. (Book) London, The Ace Place Productions, 1981. 11pp., plus 4pp. of illustrations, 4to. Plastic comb bound. Last page of illustrations is detached; o/w VG. Now offered at $12.00

Brooke, Ken. IT’S BETTER THAN DIGGING ROADS. (Book) London, Martin Breese, 1987. 27pp., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Lacks the audio cassette that once accompanied it, o/w VG+. Now offered at $12.00

Brown, Derren. TRICKS OF THE MIND. (Book) London, Channel 4 Books, 2007. 392pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Slight curl on the lower face corner, o/w Near fine. Offered at $8.00

Carrington, Hereward. THE CLASSIC SECRETS OF MAGIC AND ESCAPOLOGY. (Book) New York, Drake Publishers, 1977. 151pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Author’s name written on the front cover; o/s VG. Offered at $5.00

Caruba, Bill. THE MAGIC OF FOLDING MONEY. (Book) New York, Tannen Magic Incorporated, 1979. 59pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $6.00

[Chevrie, Lonnie] THE PAPER DOLLAR/THE SPRITZ SWITCH (DVD) Kozmo Magic. 50 minutes. Pre-owned, but Fine. Offered at $10.00

Collier, L.C. WHAT IS A STAGE AND HOW DO I USE IT? (Book), Poof Products, 2000. 15pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. As new. Offered at $9.00

[Conn, Doug] PINKY SWEAR. (DVD) From 45 minutes. Previously owned but VG. Now offered at $9.00

Craven, Tom. A HAT FULL OF “STUFF” - LECTURE. (Lecture Notes), Tom Craven, 1998. (21pp.), illus., 4to. Comb bound. Near fine. Now offered at $7.00

Culpitt, Frederic. LAUGHTER AND LEGERDEMAIN. (Book) London, George Johnson - The Magic Wand, 1928. 72pp., illus., 12mo. Perfect bound in wraps. A very nice copy with former invoice laid in. Offered at $14.00

Curry, Paul. MAGICIAN’S MAGIC. (Book) New York, Franklin Watts, 1965. First edition. Introduction by Martin Gardner. 269pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj shows light wear at the head and foot of spine, o/w Near Fine in a Mylar protective sleeve. This is a great little book that belongs in any magic library, pick it up now for only $28.00

[Dancy, Luke] COMPRESSED DECK. (Trick with DVD) Includes all the necessary cards, the custom Compressed Deck holder and a detailed instructional DVD. Previously owned but appears As New. Now offered at $8.00

Darbyshire, Lydia. THE MAGIC BOOK: MASTER OF MYSTERIES OF OVER 150 MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) Edison, NJ, Chartwell Books, 1997. 224pp., illus., glossary, bibliog., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. VG. Now offered at $9.00

Devereux, Eve. THE ULTIMATE CARD TRICK BOOK – MASTER THE MAGIC OF 70 AMAZING TRICKS. (Book) Edison, NJ, Chartwell Books, 1994. 80pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. Former owner name on front glued down end paper, o/w VG+. Now offered at $10.00

Dexter, Will. SECRETS OF THE CONJURER'S CRAFT. (Book) London, Abbey Library, n.d. 144pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in colorful dust jacket. Endpapers are browning a bit; dust jacket has a couple of small chips; o/w VG+. Offered at $14.00

Dickinson, Joel. TRICKING THE BRAIN – WHAT THE EYE CAN’T SEE THE MIND MAKES UP. (Book) Joel Dickinson, 2018. 79pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Offered at $29.00

[Dodson, Wayne] FLICK – AN ANIMATION SENSATION. (DVD and Book) JB Magic, 2008. Comes with specially printed animation book and DVD. Pre-owned but near Fine. Offered at $9.00

Dunninger, (Joseph). DUNNINGER’S SECRETS (AS TOLD TO WALTER GIBSON). (Book) Secaucus, NJ, Lyle Stuart, Inc., 1974. 332pp., 8vo. Boards in dust jacket and now in a Mylar jacket. A near fine copy. Offered for $36.00

Dusheck, Steve. DUSHECK’S CARD MAGIC. (Book) Harrisburg, American Magic Company, 1992. First edition. (Dusheck’s Series No. 3) 156pp., illus., 8vo. Burgundy cloth with gold stamping. Near fine. Now offered at $18.00

[Ehlers, Steve] THE ARIZONA CARD EXPERT. (DVD) Magic Makers, 2006. Pre-owned, but VG+. Now offered at $12.00

Elliott, Bruce. CLASSIC SECRETS OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Galahad Books, 1973. 213pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Dust jacket has several small scuffs and nicks; 1/2” sliced off from the front endpaper (presumably to eliminate former owner name); but overall is VG+ in a Mylar sleeve. Now offered at $10.00

Elliott, Bruce. MAGIC AS A HOBBY – NEW TRICKS FOR AMATEUR PERFORMERS. (Book) New York, Gramercy Publishing, 1948. 230pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is a bit roughed along top edges with a several very small chips at the spine; o/w VG+ in a protective Mylar sleeve. Now offered at $10.00

[Elton, Terry] IN-SYNCH. (Mental Card Routine) Created by Terry Elton. Gimmicked deck and complete instructions. New. Now offered at $9.00

Fisher, David. THE WAR MAGICIAN. (Book) New York, Coward-McCann, Inc., 1983. First American edition. 315pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is lightly worn at the edges, but now in a Mylar sleeve; o/w a Fine copy An extraordinary biography of illusionist Jasper Maskelyne and the larger-than-life story of an exceptional man and a fascinating re-creation of virtually unknown events in military history. Now offered at $36.00

Fisher, John. CARDINI – THE SUAVE DECEIVER. (Book), The Miracle Factory, 2007.First edition. 571pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. As new. Now offered at $121.00

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 $8.00

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 tab 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 $16.00

Gibson, Walter B. and Morris N. Young. HOUDINI'S FABULOUS MAGIC. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, 1961. 214pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket shows modest wear at the extremities; o/w VG+. Now offered at $12.00

Gibson, Walter B. WHAT'S NEW IN MAGIC. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, 1956. 222pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is lightly worn at extremities; front loose end paper is corner clipped; o/w VG. Now offered at $10.00

Gibson, Walter. SECRETS OF MAGIC, ANCIENT AND MODERN. New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1967. 147pp., illus., 4to. Colorful pictorial boards in a matching dust jacket. Dj has a few chips and small tears; former owner bookplate; o/w a VG+ copy. Offered at $20.00

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 $6.00

Givan, Joe. MORE MAGIC FROM THE ATTIC. (Lecture Notes) Castle Rock, published by author, 1999. 11pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound in covers; VG+. Now offered at $8.00

Gloye, Gene. THE TABLE BOOK. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1980. Second edition. 45pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. VG. $9.00

[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 $95.00

Haines, Bob. VISIONS OF SUGARPLUMS AND OTHER ESOTERIA. (Book), by the author, n.d. 98pp., 4to. Comb bound. Humor with magical references, rather than routines or tricks. Near fine. Now offered at $.080

Harris, Neil Patrick. NEIL PATRICK HARRIS – CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. (Book) New York, Crown Archetype, 2014. First edition. 294pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Dj has a 1.5” tear at the top of the back side; o/w VG+. A “Make your own adventure” style memoir of NPH. Offered at $12.00

Harris, Paul. SUPER MAGIC. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1977. 134pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG. Offered at $5.00

Hatfield, Murray. MAGIC SHOW 101 (OR STUFF I’VE LEARNED ON THE BUS…) – THOUGHTS, TIPS, TRICKS AND IDEAS. (Book) Mill Bay, BC, Murray Hatfield, 2013. 43pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. As new. Offered at $9.00

Hoffmann, Professor. MORE MAGIC. (Book) London, Martin Breese, 1988. Facsimile of original edition. 457pp., illus., 12mo. Cloth in Dust jacket in a Mylar cover. As new. Now offered at $31.00

Hopkins, Albert A. MAGIC: STAGE ILLUSIONS AND SCIENTIFIC DIVERSIONS INCLUDING TRICK PHOTOGRAPHY. (Book) New York, Arno Press, 1977. 556pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Lightly rubbed on the back of the dj, o/w near fine. Now offered at $18.00

Houdini, Harry. A MAGICIAN AMONG THE SPIRITS. (Book) New York, Time-Life Books, 1991. (Reprint of 1924 edition and part of Time-Life’s Collector’s Library of the Unknown Series) 294pp., illus., index, 8vo. A beautiful copy with silver and electric blue cover and spine stamping, silver gilt edged pages and attached ribbon bookmark. Fine condition. Now offered at $18.00
Hugard, Jean. MODERN MAGIC MANUAL. (Book) New York, Harper & Brothers, 1939. First edition. 345 pp., illus., index, 4to. Burgundy cloth. Lacks a just jacket. Cover shows some very wear at corners and head and foot of spine; end paper edges browning a bit; names of former on front end paper (one whited out); o/w VG+. Now offered at $18.00

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 $48.00

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 $16.00

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 $25.00

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 $27.00

[Karr, Todd] THE SHAKESPEARE EXPERIMENT. (Deluxe Book Test) Appears to be a collector’s copy of THE COPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE published by Stratford Manor Books in 2008, but it is specially arranged and printed to enable an array of clever “book test” mentalism. 816pp., illustrated with Gustave Dore engravings and a tipped in frontispiece, 8vo. Luxurious leather binding with gold foil stamping with gilt-edges and a distinctive ribbon bookmark. Complete instructions are available in a 21-page CD and it includes several helpful cribs for use as needed or desired. This was limited to 1000 copies. As new. Now offered at $252.00

Kaufman, Richard. SANKEY PANKEY. (Book) (Washington, DC), Kaufman and Company, 1986 (Later printing). 122pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New. Now offered at $12.00

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). When this magazine was available in printed form (like these are), back copies were offered at $8 each, if available. Nonmembers of the organization could buy only the Yearbooks, which were priced at $20 each. All are in near fine condition and now offered as a lot for $70.00

Klamm, R.W. (Three-Book Lot) Three books from R.W. “Bob” Klamm: BUYING MAGIC IS TRICKY BUSINESS (1986, 74pp.); THE MAGIC OF GOD’S WORD (1984, 79pp.); and RIG UP THE ROPES. (n.d, 30pp.) All are published by Klamm Magic in Independence, MO and all are in 8vo in wraps. Now offered as a three-book lot at $18.00

[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 $14.00

[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 $10.00

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 $10.00

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 $6.00

MacDougall, Michael “The Card Detective”. CARD MASTERY WITH WHICH IS COMBINED THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE. (Book) New York, Tannen Magic Inc., 1975. Work by MacDougall which includes 81 pages of sleights and card magic plus 205 pages of "Expert" by Erdnase, both illustrated, 12mo. Pictorial paperback. Shows slight wear. Offered at $8.00

Macknik, Stephen L. and Susana Martinez-Conde with Sandra Blakeslee. SLEIGHTS OF MIND – WHAT THE NEUROSCIENCE OF MAGIC REVEALS ABOUT OUR EVERYDAY DECEPTIONS. (Book) New York, Henry Holt and Company, 2010. First edition. 291pp., illus., extensive notes, index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $16.00

[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 $5.00

Marshall, Frances and Jay. THE SUCCESS BOOK: VOLUME TWO. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1982. (260pp.), index, illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound with gilt stamped covered boards. VG+. Now offered at $15.00

McBribe, Jeff. KUNDALINI RISING. (Book and Gimmick) Las Vegas, McBride Magic, 2004. 10pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Gimmick laid in. As new. Offered at $9.00

Mendoza, John F. THE "EXCELLENCE" OF DAN FLESHMAN. (Book) O'Fallon, IL, Tom Westerheide, 1983. 95pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. As new. Now offered at $14.00

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 $10.00

Novak, John. THE EGG BAG BOOK. (Book) Wichita, Steven’s Magic Emporium, 1999. 105pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $16.00

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 $16.00

Penn, Jillette and Teller. (Book) PENN & TELLER'S HOW TO PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD. New York, Villard Books, 1992. 216pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Lacks the envelope of gimmicks, o/w VG+. Now offered at $10.00

Permin, Ib. HOKUS POKUS. (Book) New York, Sterling Publishing, 1970. Third printing. 120pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Pictorial boards. Bob Hutchings’ Magic Shack sticker at bottom of title page; o/w a Near Fine copy. Now offered at $20.00

Racherbaumer, Jon. THE ASCANIO SPREAD. (Book) Oakland, Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, 1976. 35pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. VG+. Now offered at $9.00

[Reader’s Digest] STRANGE STORIES, AMAZING FACTS – STORIES THAT ARE BIZARRE, UNUSUAL, ODD, ASTONISHING, AND OFTEN INCREDIBLE. (Book) Pleasantville, The Reader’s Digest Association, 1982. Seventh printing. 608pp., illus., index, 4to. Dark green faux leather overlapping spine; red & blue marbled-type vinyl material over boards with gilt title stamping; lower front corner is bumped; o/w VG+. Offered at $16.00

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 $57.00

Rice, Harold R. RICE’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SILK MAGIC, VOLUMES ONE. (Book). Ardmore, PA, Silk King Studios, 1948. First edition. 520pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Exterior show wear and use, but now in a protective Mylar sleeve. Now offered at $27.00

Robert-Houdin, Jean Eugene. THE ESSENTIAL ROBERT-HOUDIN. (Book) Los Angeles, The Miracle Factory, 2006. Edited by Todd Karr with an introduction by Jim Steinmeyer. 664pp., illus., bibliography, index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Pre-owned but As new. Retails for $100.00, now only $66.00

Robinson, Richard (editor) PROFESSOR HOFFMANN'S MODERN MAGIC. (Book) New York, Quick Fox, 1977. 173pp., illus., index, 4to. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $12.00

[Sa. Rid.] THE ART OF JUGLING OR LEGERDEMAINE. (Book) Los Angeles, The Miracle Factory, n.d. A reprint of the 1612 edition with an introduction by Todd Karr. (40pp), illus., 8vo. Slick wraps. As new. Offered at $22.00

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 $8.00

Schwartz, David G. ROLL THE BONES – THE HISTORY OF GAMBLING. (Book) New York, Gotham Books., 2006. First edition. 570pp., illus., extensive notes, index, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $17.00

Smith, Ronald L. COMIC SUPPORT – SECOND BANANAS IN THE MOVIES. (Book) New York, Citadel Press/Carol Book Group, 1993. 247pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Alphabetic listing with photos, brief bios and stage, screen and TV appearances. Two small spots on front cover, o/w VG+. Offered at $9.00

Snader, Craige McComb, Jr. MIND SQUARE. (Book) Mexico City, Exclusive Magical Secrets, 1985. 84pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Lightly rubbed on front cover; o/w VG+. Now offered at $16.00

Stone, Alex. FOOLING HOUDINI – MAGICIANS, MENTALISTS, MATH GEEKS & THE HIDDEN POWERS OF THE MIND. (Book) New York, Harper Collins, 2012. First edition. 299pp., illus., glossary, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Ex library with minimal markings inked out; last two loose endpapers (probably containing ownership information) have been sliced out. A very presentable ex library copy, now offered at $14.00

[Tannen Catalogs] TANNEN’S CATALOG OF MAGIC NO. 19. (Magic Catalog) New York, NY. Louis Tannen Inc., n.d. 345pp, illus., index, 4to. Pictorial boards. Near fine condition. Now offered at $12.00

Tarr, Bill. NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON'T: LESSONS IN SLEIGHT OF HAND. (Book) New York, Vintage Books, 1976. A recent printing of the 1976 edition. 224pp., illus., glossary, 4to. Paperbound. Like new. Now offered at $10.00

Thompson, J. G., Jr. “MY BEST” - A COLLECTION OF THE BEST ORIGINATIONS CONCEIVED BY EMINENT CREATORS IN THE INVENTIVE FIELD OF TWENTIETH CENTURY MAGIC. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1959. 384pp., illus., biog. sketches, index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj has a small closed tear at the top of the spine and is just a bit roughed along the top edge; former owner bookplate inside and a former owner sticker on front of dust jacket; o/w a very nice copy, now offered at $18.00

Tong, Dan. DAN TONG’S RESTAURANT & TABLE MAGIC. (Book) Port Charlotte, Dan Tong, n.d. Revised and updated. 11pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in covers. VG. Now offered at $10.00

Willmarth, Philip R. JIM RYAN CLOSE-UP: SENSATIONAL STUNNERS ONE. (Book) n. pl., by the author, 1981. 24pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Cover slightly discolored along top edge, o/w VG+. Now offered at $16.00

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