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FSH: Books, media and more - new and previously listed

Postby Dan Bradbury » June 24th, 2019, 10:09 pm

Greetings on a Monday evening! Here’s our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia, props and more sent out June 24, 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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[Armstrong, Jon, Danny Archer and Aaron Fisher] (Four-DVD Lot) Lot including: Jon Armstrong’s LECTURE NOTES FROM 2011 IBM CONVENTION (2011); ALONE AGAIN – DANNY ARCHER LECTURE DVD; TOPITS AND POCKETS (2002); Aaron Fisher’s MACHINE CARD TRICK (Download - Complete with specially printed cards); and Aaron Fisher’s PANIC CARD TRICK. (Download - Complete with specially printed cards). All four are packaged in a clear 11” x 7.5” CD/DVD pre-punched binder page. Offered as a lot for $40.00

Aronson, Simon. SIMPLY SIMON. (Signed Book) Chicago, Simon Aaronson, 1995. First edition. 308pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Signed on front free end paper. Near fine. Now offered at $45.00

Aronson, Simon. TRY THE IMPOSSIBLE. (Book) Chicago, Simon Aronson, 2001. First edition. 290pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Now offered at $40.00

[Bazar DeMagica, Keith Fields, Simon Lovell and Jim Steinmeyer] (Four-DVD Lot) Lot includes: BAZAR DEMAGICA’s CELEEBRI-TIE. ( 2003); Keith Field’s AN ALIEN WITH EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY! (Magician.Com); Simon Lovell LEARN THE AMBITIOUS CARD. (MagicMakers, 2004); and Jim Steinmeyer’s PALINGENESIA (GENII/Murphy’s Magic Supplies, 2006). All four are packaged in a clear 11” x 7.5” CD/DVD pre-punched binder page. Offered as a lot for $40.00

[Bebel] J’IMPROVISE! (Signed/Numbered DVD) Signed and numbered (#88 of 100 issued) on the DVD and paper cover. As New. Offered at $45.00

Blackstone, The Great. EASY MAGIC FOR EVERYONE: INGENIOUS WAYS IN WHICH A BEGINNER, WITHOUT ANY EXPENSIVE APPARATUS OR KNOWLEDGE OF “SLEIGHTS” CAN ENTERTAIN AN AMUSE HIS FRIENDS. (Vintage Book) Chicago, Arthur P. Felsman, (Circa 1910’s). 17pp., illus. with photos and line drawings, 8vo. Manuscript (5.5 x 8.5) top stapled in blue outer cover. Purported to be Harry Blackstone Sr.’s first magic book—one of the most interesting aspects are the 16 photos of an early-career Blackstone illustrating how to perform the tricks. Slight rust on the top staples, o/w VG+. Offered at $30.00

[Blake, Anthony] BLAKE – CLOSE-UP MENTALISM. (Three-DVD Set) From Grupokaps. Three DVD set running four hours and 40 minutes. As new. Now offered at $90.00

Blackenstoss, Drew. ARCHITECT OF THE MIND. (Book) n.pl.,Haresign Pres, 2019. 326pp., illus., 8vo. Dark blue boards with white pictorial stamping with a bookmarking ribbon. As new. Now offered at $68.00

Diamond, Paul. THE VERY, VERY BEST OF PAUL DIAMOND…SO FAR. (Book) n.pl., Paul Diamond, 1990. 26pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets in a plastic envelope. When this was in general distribution it was side-stapled, but these are simply the loose sheets with no mars or holes, so it is newer than As New. Offered at $20.00

[Dostal, Tobias] SILHOUETTE. (Gimmicks and Video Instructions) From Vanishing Inc. Currently out of stock on the Vanishing website. Buy it now for $70.00

Gibson, Walter. WALTER GIBSON'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC AND CONJURING. (Book) New York, Drake Publishing, 1976. 213pp., illus., 4to. Blue boards in dust jacket. Laminate cover on the dj is starting to wrinkle a bit of the back, but now it is in a Mylar protective sleeve. This is an exceptionally nice copy of this book—less often seen in the hardbound edition. Now offered at $35.00

Gilbert, Blair L. YOURS FOR MERRY MAGIC. (Book) (Chicago), by the author, (circa 1930’s). 39pp., 8vo. Wraps. Mainly patter for some standards and burlesgue mindreading. Wraps. VG+. Offered at $16.00

Kendall, Lace. HOUDINI: MASTER OF ESCAPE. (Book) Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company, 1960. 187pp., illus. (line drawing on frontis. only), 8vo. Black cloth with gold cover and spine stamping. Gold stamping is a bit rubbed on the title flap; lacks a dust jacket; o/w a nice tight copy of this less seldom seen Houdini title. Offered at $20.00

Neale, Robert E. IMPOSSI-BILL BRAID. (Book and DVD) Humble, H & R Magic Books, 2008. 22pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. DVD and errata sheet are laid in. As new. Now offered at $24.00

Severn, Bill. MAGIC AND MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, David McKay, 1958. First edition. 178pp., illus., index, 8vo. Pictorial cloth in an unclipped dust jacket. Dj is a bit rubbed at the corners, but now in a Mylar protective sleeve. Yogi Magic Mart sticker on the title page and an F. William Kuethe, Jr. book plate on the front pasted down end paper. A very nice copy. Offered at $30.00

THAUMATURGE: A BIMONTHLY MAGIC NEWSLETTER. (Magazine File) Ari Simon (Marcos?). Sherman Oaks, CA. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Volume 1: Issue 1 (March/April, 2006) through Volume 1: Issue 4 (September/October, 2006). To the best of my knowledge these are the only four issues that exist and may represent a complete file. (Please correct me if you know otherwise.) All four issues offered as a lot for $40.00

Thurston, Howard. HOWARD THURSTON’S CARD TRICKS. (Vintage Book) Baltimore, I & M Ottenheimer, 1903. 83pp. +ads, illus., 12mo. Wraps. A bit discolored and brittle with a bit of chipping on the back cover and a very slight amount at the spine; o/w a VG+ copy. Now offered at $35.00

Whiteley, Harry. “MIRACLES OF MODERN MAGIC” – CONTAINING A SERIES OF MAGICAL EFFECTS NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. (Book) Manchester, Harry Whiteley, n.d. (circa 1920’s) 40pp. (with ads), 8vo. Greenish colored wraps. A bit spotted with foxing; o/w VG. Offered at $25.00


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 $16.00

Aronson, Simon. BOUND TO PLEASE – THE COLLECTED EARLY WORKS OF SIMON ARONSON. (Signed Book) Chicago, Simon Aronson 1994. First edition. 182pp., illus., bibliography, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Signed on front free end paper. Near fine. Now offered at $45.00

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 $47.00

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 $76.00

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 $36.00

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 $9.00

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 $16.00

Fox, Karrell. ABRAKFOX: A COLLECTION OF COMMERCIAL FUN N' MAGIC – INCLUDING THE MEMORIES AND MAGIC OF DUKE STERN. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Farmington Hills, Michigan, Foxes' Den, 1983. 128pp., illus. 8vo. Handsomely bound in dark blue buckram with silver spine stamping. Inscribed to John and signed with Karrell’s distinctive signature in 1983. A fine copy. Now offered at $36.00

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 $44.00


[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 $8.00

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 $10.00

[Archer, Danny] ESSENTIAL MAGIC CLASSICS WITH DANNY ARCHER. (Two-DVD Set) Bid Blind Media, 2011. Pre-owned, but VG+. Now offered at $9.00

Aronson, Simon. THE ARONSON APPROACH. (Book) Chicago, Savaco Ltd., 1990. First 173pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $40.00

Arrowsmith, G. E. MAGICAL MENTALIA and MAGICAL ORIGINALIA. (Two-Book Lot) New York, Louis Tannen, n.d (1940’s). 66pp./67pp., illus., 12mo. Wraps. Offered as a lot for $11.00

[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 $11.00

[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 $11.00

[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 $12.00

[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 $10.00

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 $20.00

[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 $40.00

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 $7.00

[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 $9.00

Collier, L.C. WHAT IS A STAGE AND HOW DO I USE IT? (Book) n.pl., Poof Products, 2000. 15pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. As new. Offered at $7.00

Craven, Tom. A HAT FULL OF “STUFF” - LECTURE. (Lecture Notes) N.pl., Tom Craven, 1998. (21pp.), illus., 4to. Comb bound. Near fine. Now offered at $5.00

[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 $6.00

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 $7.00

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 $8.00

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 $10.00

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 $9.00

[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 $7.00

[Ehlers, Steve] THE ARIZONA CARD EXPERT. (DVD) Magic Makers, 2006. Pre-owned, but VG+. Now offered at $9.00

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 $8.00

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 $8.00

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 $6.00

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 $9.00

Gardner, Martin. IMPROMPTU. (Book) Los Angeles, The Miracle Factory/In Association with Magic, Inc., 2015. Edited by Todd Karr. 864pp., illus. (including a 40-page color section), index, 4to. Matte-finish cloth with cover and spine gold stamping in dust jacket. Dust jacket design by Steranko. As new copy, but offered at $121.00

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 $9.00

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 $8.00

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 $16.00

Givan, Joe. MORE MAGIC FROM THE ATTIC. (Lecture Notes) Castle Rock, published by author, 1999. 11pp., illus., 4to. Plastic com bound in covers; VG+. Now offered at $6.00

Gloye, Gene. THE TABLE BOOK. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1980. Second edition. 45pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. VG. $7.00

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 $6.00

Haversat, David (Compiler/Publisher) ENCYCLOPEDIA – MENTALISM & MENTALISTS. (Book) Oxford, CT, 1878 Press Co., 2011. This is a reprint and combined edition of Corinda’s 13 STEPS TO MENTALISM and William V. Rauscher’s MASTERS OF DECEPTION. 172pp/424pp., illus., both works are indexed separately, 4to. Pictorial boards. New – still shrink-wrapped. Retails at $60.00, now offered at $49.00

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 $25.00

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 $14.00

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 $14.00
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 $14.00

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 $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 $20.00

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 $20.00

Jones, Lewis. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF IMPROMPTU CARD FORCES – 500 FORCES WITH A BORROWED DECK. (Book) Humble, H&R Magic Books, 2010. 294pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. A fine copy. Now offered at $45.00

[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 $204.00

KIDABRAJOURNAL – THE VOICE OF KIDshow WORLD. (Magazine Lot) Mark Daniel. KIabra 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 $57.00

[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 $10.00

[Lecture Notes Combo – Some Signed] Lecture Notes/Booklet Combo #4. 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 $24.00

[Lecture Notes Combo – All Signed] Lecture Notes Combo #5. 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 $32.00

[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 $8.00

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 $8.00

MAKE: TECHNOLOGY ON YOUR TIME – IT’ MAGIC. (Magazine) Sebastopol, O’Reilly Media/Magazine.Com, 2008. VOL 13 (MARCH 2008) 208 pp., illus., 8vo. Perfect bound. VG+. Woodworkers magazine show to build 13 Tricks such as Escaping Blocks, Floating Head, Fireball Shooter, Ghost Catcher, Sucker Bucket, Telekinetic Pen, Moebius Linking Rings, and more! Offered at $14.00

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 $11.00

Maven, Max. EXPLORING THE ZONE – PERFORMANCE NOTES FOR TODD KARR’S THE DA VINCI CODE. (Book) n.pl., Black Rabbit Magic/The Miracle Factory, 2006. 16pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. As new. Offered at $20.00

McKinven, John A. STAGE FLYING: 431 B.C. TO MODERN TIMES. (Book) Glenwood, IL, Meyerbooks, 1995. First edition. 102pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Fine. Now offered at $31.00

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 $10.00

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 $8.00

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 $12.00

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 $8.00

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 $16.00

Read, Bob. THANKS TO PEPYS… (Book) London, by the author - Bob Read, 1974. 60pp., illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. And extra set of 51 illustrations is laid in. Bottom plastic comb tab is broken, o/w VG. Now offered at $14.00

[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 $12.00

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 $46.00

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 $22.00

Robinson, Richard (editor) PROFESSOR HOFFMANN'S MODERN MAGIC. (Book) New York, Quick Fox, 1977. 173pp., illus., index, 4to. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $9.00

[Sa. Rid.] THE ART OF JUGLING OR LEGERDEMAINE. (Book) Los Angeles, The Miracle Factory, n.d. A reprint ofthe 1612 edition with an introduction by Todd Karr. (40pp), illus., 8vo. Slick wraps. As new. Offered at $18.00

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 $9.00

Shaxton, Alan. MY KIND OF MAGIC. (Book) n.pl, Goodliffe, 1970. 71pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth covered boards. Lacks dj; former owner note on the inside endpaper; o/w a VG+ copy. Now offered at $16.00

Silberstang, Edwin. THE WINNER’S GUIDE TO CASINO GAMBLING. (Book) New York, Henry Holt and Company, 2005. 481pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Paperbound. Near Fine. Offered at $10.00

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 $7.00

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 $10.00

[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 $9.00

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 $8.00

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 $14.00

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 $8.00

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 $12.00

[Yan, Zee T.] THE CLASSIC PASS Z. (DVD) SansMinds. New – still shrink-wrapped. $14.00

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