FSH: Some mentalism and much more on this list - check the bargains on previously listed

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FSH: Some mentalism and much more on this list - check the bargains on previously listed

Postby Dan Bradbury » August 5th, 2019, 9:28 pm

Greetings on a Monday afternoon! Here are the latest additions to our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia, props and more for the week—and we’ve reduced the price by 10% on items previously listed. So here is the list for August 5, 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 and we will be shipping this week’s orders by Wednesday, August.

Remember, prices go down by 10% each week the book stays on the list, but don’t wait too long as it may be gone before you try to claim it! 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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Brahams, Anthony and Mike Porstmann. KARL NORMAN: 40 YEARS AT THE FORKS. (Book) Suffolk, Anthony Brahams, 1995. 82pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Clear Mylar protective wrap. As new. Retailed at $36.00, now offered at $30.00

Breslaw, Phillip. BRESLAW'S LAST LEGACY. (Book) Wichita, KS, Steven's Publishing, 1997. Facsimile reprint of Byron Walker’s 1795 edition. Foreword by Byron Walker. XIpp./144pp., illus. (frontisp. only), 12mo. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Now offered at $40.00

BUY LINES FROM TOWN HOUSE MAGIC. (Magazine Lot – ADB #1485) Bev Taylor. St. Louis, Missouri. Town House Magic Company. Irregular. Printed. 5.5 x 8.5. This lot includes three of the four issues of a complete file—including the alternate Volume 1, Number 1 with a variant page 16 (See ADB for details). As a lot only – all four issues as a lot – now offered at $16.00

Canasta, Chan. BOOK OF OOPSES: BEING A COLLECTION OF THRILLING EXPERIMENTS IN WHICH THE BOOK ITSELF PLAYS THE PART OF THE MIND-READER. (Book) London, Martin Breese, 2010. 48pp., illus., 12mo. Softbound. Minor scuff on cover; o/w VG. Offered at $15.00

Carlisle, Stanton. MASTER-MENTALITY. (Book) Bideford, The Supreme Magic Company, n.d. 87pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. An As New copy in pristine condition. Now offered at $40.00

Christopher, Milbourne. HOUDINI – A PICTORIAL BIOGRAPHY, INCLUDING MORE THAN 250 ILLUSTRATIONS. (Book) New York, Gramercy Books, 1988. 218pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar protective sleeve. As new. Now offered at $20.00

CLUB 71. (Two-Issue Magazine Lot – ADB #1625) Charles Hunter, et, al. London. REPRO Magic. Irregular. Printed. 6.25” x 9.5”. This lot includes two of the 14 issues of the file – (Autumn, 1987) and (Christmas,1994). Some inserts – overall VG. Now offered at $16.00

Colombini, Aldo. WHAT’S UP DECK? – A NOTEBOOK ON CARD MAGIC. (Book) Granada Hills, CA, Mamma Mia Magic, 1995. First edition. 148pp., illus., 4to. Boards in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $28.00

Crabb, Tabby. HOMETOWN AMERICUS GEORGIA – LIFE AND TIMES – MY SIDE OF THE STORY. (Inscribed/Signed Book) N. pl. (Americus?), Tabby Crabb and Ancient Springs Publishing Company, 2009. First edition. 210pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Inscribed on the dedication page “To Theo Bamberg! I am a true admirer of your Magic Craft” and signed Tabby Crabb aka Tabman. Near fine. Now offered at $85.00

Fisher, John. CARDINI – THE SUAVE DECEIVER. (Book) n.pl., The Miracle Factory, 2007.First edition. 571pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. As new. Now offered at $135.00

Fox, Karrell. GOODIES. (Book) Biddeford, Supreme Magic Company, 1991. 170pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered elsewhere at $65.00, we’ll let this one go for $50.00

Gabbay, David. NOTEWORTHY – A MAGIC LECTURE. (Lecture Notes) n.pl., David Gabbay, 2012. 68pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Out of stock on some sights. Now offered at $18.00

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 $135.00

Gardner, Martin. MENTAL MAGIC – SUREFIRE TRICKS TO AMAZE YOUR FRIENDS. (Book) Mineola, Dover Publications, 2009. 95pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $8.00

Green, Kay. HERE’S HOW! (Book) Minneapolis, Kay Green’s School of Magic, 1935. First printing. 15pp., illus., 8vo. Stiff pictorial wraps. Features a double-page spread of “Kay Green – The Magical Maestro”. A seldom seen (I’ve never seen one before) booklet from the 1930’s. Lightly rubbed at spine, o/w Near Fine. Offered at $25.00

Hanson, Herman and John Zweers. THE MAGIC MAN. (Book) Cincinnati, Haines House of Cards, 1974. First edition. 104pp., illus. (photos and line drawings), 8vo. Brown cloth. Former dealer or owner stamp inside front cover; lightly worn and rubbed at the spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $24.00

Home, Daniel D. (Dunglas). INCIDENTS IN MY LIFE. (Book) Secaucus, University Books, 1973. Reprint of 1864 Sscond edition. 288pp., 8vo. Green cloth in dust jacket. Dj a bit worn and roughed at head and foot of spine (now in a Mylar sleeve); o/w VG+. Offered at $20.00

Houdini, Harry. HOUDINI’S PAPER MAGIC. (Book) Sunnyside, Magico Magazine, n.d. Reprint of 1922 first edition. 206pp., illus., 12mo. Near fine. Offered at $12.00

Jillette, Penn and Mickey D. Lynn. HOW TO CHEAT YOUR FRIENDS AT POKER – THE WISDOM OF DICKIE RICHARD. (Book) New York, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2006. First edition. 254pp., illus., glossary, odds chart, index, 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $10.00

Lasher, Micah. THE MAGIC OF MICAH LASHER: MORE THAN FIFTY TRICKS THAT WILL AMAZE AND DELIGHT EVERYONE--INCLUDING YOU. New York, Simon And Schuster (A Fireside Book), 1996. 219pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Paperbound. As new. $10.00

LINKING RING. (Magazine-Lots – ADB #3350 ) Ernest Schieldge and Gene Gordon (G. Avery) et.al. Winnipeg, Canada. International Brotherhood of Magicians. Bi-monthly initially/monthly with V8: N1. Printed. 6 x 9. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. These make a great gift for a new member, or to fill recent holes in your own collection. Currently offering:
Volume 94: N 1 - 12 (January – December 2014) Offered as a lot only – the entire volume for only $20.00
Volume 98: N 1 - 12 (January – December 2016) Offered as a lot only – the entire volume for only $20.00

McComb, Billy. McCOMB'S MAGIC: 25 YEARS WISER. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, n.d, 184pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Face corners lightly bumped; o/w VG+. Now offered at $30.00

Rawlins, Christopher. ROULETTE. (Book) n.pl., Vanishing Inc., 2013. Second edition. 87pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $18.00

Racherbaumer, Jon. MARLO WITHOUT TEARS. (Book) N. pl., A Korem Publication, 1983. First edition. 317pp. Illus., 4to. Dust jacket has minor wear on edges, o/w VG. Now offered at $28.00

Scalbert, Geoffrey. SCALBERT’S SELECTED SECRETS. (Book) Bideford. Devon, Supreme Magic Co., 1981. 185pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Lower corner lightly bumped with minor wear; very light dust jacket wear; o/w Fine. Now offered at $32.00

STARS OF MAGIC. (Four-Issue Lot) New York, Stars of Magic, 1945-1952. This lot includes: JOHN SCARNE’S CLASSIC BALL ROUTINE (Series 1 No. 1) 6pp., 1945; JOHN SCARNE’S SILVER AND COPPER TRICK (Series 1 No. 3) 6pp., 1945; DAI VERNON’S “TRIUMPH” (Series2, No. 1) 4pp., 1946; and DAI VERNON’S “SPELLBOUND” (Series 2, N0. 3) 4pp., 1946. These are all the original printings with high-quality, high-contrast b&w photos; all are 4to and in Fine condition. Offered as a lot for $25.00

Wagner, Bob and Howard Adams. MAGIC DUNGEON MENTALISM. (Book) Oakland, Magic Ltd./Lloyd E. Jones, 1972. 104pp., illus., 8vo. Gold stamping on black buckram in dust jacket. Dj a bit roughed at the head and foot of spine; .5” tear at the top of dj; o/w VG+. Now offered at $40.00

***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. Was previously being held, but now available and re-offered at $32.00

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+. Was previously being held, but now available and re-offered at $54.00

[It’s Magic] THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL IT’S MAGIC!! (Signed Souvenir Program) Los Angeles, Wilshire Ebell Theatre, October 25 -29, 1967. Produced by Milt Larsen. Talent included Alan Kent, Jay Marshall, Slydini2pp. instructions in original, Bob Haskell and Laverne in the First Act and John Daniel’s World of Fantasy show as the entire Second Act. Signed by Cathy and John Daniel under their photos on the World of Fantasy write-up. 8pp. in colorful 4to pictorial wraps. Unfortunately, the lower front cover is missing a 1.5” x 2” corner, o/w VG+. Now offered at $18.00

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

[Academie de Magie – Georges Proust] ACADEMEIE DE MAGIE – GEORGES PROUST – CATALOGUE NO. 4. (Magic Catalog) Paris. Academie de Magie. Georges Proust. N.d. 48pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. VG+. Offered at $10.00

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. Offered at $6.00

[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 $6.00

Baker, Roy. BAKER’S BRAINWAVES. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1981. 159pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. VG+. Offered at $16.00

Baxter, Thomas. 20 TIPS FOR SÉANCE WORKERS. (Book) n.pl., by the author, 2011. First print edition. 52pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Retails for $25.00, now offered at $18.00

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

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 $18.00

[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 $53.00

Boie, Peter. IMPRESSION VANISH. (Trick, Props and Instructions) Coin vanish from PeterBoie.com. Complete with props, gimmick and printed instructions – plus online instructions with extra bits and tips. New. Now offered at $14.00

[Chicago Magic Company] CATALOG NO. 17 – EVERYTHING FOR THE MAGICIAN. (Catalog) Chicago, 1941. 160pp., illus., 8vo. Softbound. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

Christopher, Milbourne. HOUDINI: THE UNTOLD STORY. (Book) New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1969. 281pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. A Near fine Copy. Now offered at $18.00

Costi, Davide. CLOSE-UP ELEGANCE. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Norwich, Cairn Press, 2004. First edition. 144pp., illus., 8vo. Hardbound in dust jacket. Inscribed and signed inside front cover. Fine. Now offered at $45.00

[Dealer Catalog Miscellany] A miscellaneous assortment of dealer catalogs and correspondence, including: R.C. Adams’ THE NOVEL BOOK – SPECIAL 1929 EDITION (Chicago, 48pp., illus., 8vo., wraps, the back cover has a couple of chips, o/w VG) not magic but borderline mystical; Jeff Busby Magic Inc. – Correspondence between Busby and another known member of the magic fraternity spatting over the tardiness of the BRAUE NOTEBOOKS (2pp.); FYEO CATALOGUE (Alexandria, York and Wells, 1995, 14pp., wraps. 8vo); HANK LEE’s MAGIC FACTORY (Boston, 1975, 83pp.,4to.) early Lee catalog; BOB LITTLE’S CATALOG OF MAGIC (Hatboro, 1974, 24pp. 4to.) price list and book bargains laid in; and STEVENS MAGIC EMPORIUM – KEN BROOKE MAGIC RANGE CATALOGUE & PRICE LIST (early 1980’s, 18pp., 4to. plastic report binder). All are VG+. Offered at $18.00

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 $5.00

[Dostal, Tobias] SILHOUETTE. (Gimmicks and Video Instructions) From Vanishing Inc. Currently out of stock on the Vanishing website. Buy it now for $41.00

Duffie, Peter. DUFFIE'S CARD COMPULSIONS. (Book) Silver Springs, MD, Kaufman and Greenberg, 1995. 269pp., illus., wide 12mo. Cloth in dust jacket. A near fine copy. Now offered for $31.00

Dunninger, Joseph. DUNNINGER’S COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. (Book) London, Spring Books, n.d. 288pp., illus., 4to. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Dust jacket has minor scuffs/tears at head of spine; o/w VG. Offered at $13.00

Dusheck, Steve. DUSHECK’S CARD MAGIC. (Book) Harrisburg, American Magic Company, 1992. First edition. (Dusheck’Series No. 3) 156pp., illus., 8vo. Burgundy cloth with gold stamping. Near fine. Now offered at $9.00

[El Duco's Magic] EL DUCO’S ORIGINAL MAGIC CATALOGUE NO. 6 and EL DUCO’S CATALOGUE OF ORIGINAL MAGIC ’92. (Two-Catalog Lot) Malmo, Sweden.1983 and 1992 respectively. 60pp. and 32pp, illus.., 8vo. Wraps. All are published in English, German and Swedish. Price list laid in ’92 catalog. Fine. Now offered at $14.00

Eldin, Peter. LET'S MAKE MAGIC. (Book) London, Octopus, 1989. First edition. 45pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Now offered at $.090

Elton, Terry. POOF! YOU’RE A MAGICIAN AND OTHER LIES. (Book) Shawnee, Terry Elton, 2005. 39pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. As new. Offered at $8.00

Evans, Shawn. THE SELF-CONTAINED CARD DELIVERY SYSTEM – MENE-TEKEL MAGIC MAXIMIZED. (Inscribed/Signed Book) San Bernadino, Minesis Magic, 2013. 97pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Inscribed and signed on title page. Near fine. Offered at $16.00

Fantasio (Ricardo "Fantasio" Roucau) MY CANES AND CANDLES. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing, 2000. First edition. 117pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. New – still shrink-wrapped. Retails for $48.00, now offered at $26.00

Fisher, David. THE WAR MAGICIAN. (Book) New York, Berkley Books, 1983. 378pp., illus., 12vo. Paperbound. Well-read with some creasing on the spine, o/w a VG copy. Now offered at $9.00

Fox, Karrell. ANOTHER BOOK. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1979. 320pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is a bit roughed at head and foot of spine with a small closed tear at the foot; o/w VG+. Now offered at $20.00

[Fulves’ SELF WORKING…] A small lot of four of Karl Fulves’ books, including: SELF-WORKING CARD TRICKS – 72 FOOLPROOF CARD MIRACLES FOR THE AMATEUR MAGICIAN (1976, 113pp.); SELF-WORKING COIN MAGIC (1989, 136pp.); SELF-WORKING HANDKERCHIEF MAGIC (1988, 1984); and SELF-WORKING TABLE MAGIC – 97 FOOLPROOF TRICKS WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS (1981, 122pp.). All are published by Dover—8vo and Near Fine. All four offered as a lot for $22.00

Gardner, Martin. AFTER THE DESSERT. (Book with Bookplates) London, L. Davenport & Co., 1942. Second edition. 28pp.(+ads.), illus., 8vo. Bookplate from The Magic Library of Margaret Yates plus shop stamp and sticker from Weirdo Library (Sydney) #955. VG. Now offered at $7.00

[Gazzo] TOSSED OUT DECK. (DVD with Deck) Red-backed Bicycles version. New. Retails for $35.00, now offered at $18.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE MASTER MAGICIANS: THEIR LIVES AND MOST FAMOUS TRICKS. (Book) Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1966. 221pp., illus., index, 8vo. Library rebinding. A not very well “disguised” ex library copy with face edges darkened with a black marker; o/w a Good copy. Now offered at $6.00

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 $8.00

Goldstein, Phil (compiler and editor). SQUARE ONE – A COLLECTION OF TRICKS AND ESSAYS. (Book) Lakewood, CA, Magic, An Independent Magazine for Magicians, 1991. 55pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Partialdrink ring on back cover; o/w VG+. One was recently offered on E-Bay at $90.00, this one now offered for a mere $4.00

Hall, Trevor H. READING IS BELIEVING. (Book) Birmingham, Goodliffe The Magician, 1947. 104pp., illus., bibliography, 8vo. Red buckram with gold title stamping in dust jacket. Dust jacket is roughed at head and foot; 0several small chips; book itself is Fine in dj as described. Now offered at $22.00

Hallas, Paul. ACROSS THE VOID – EXPLORING THE CARDS ACROSS PLOT. (Signed Book) n.pl., By the Autor, 2016. 102pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Signed inside on first facing page. Now offered at $22.00

Haversat, David (Compiler/Publisher) ENCYCLOPEDIA – MENTALISM & MENTALISTS. (Book) Oxford, CT, 1878 Pess 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 $29.00

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 $14.00

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 $7.00
Horwitz, Basil. THE MENTAL MAGIC OF BASIL HORWITZ, VOLUME FOUR. (Book) London, Breese Books, 1997. 74pp., illus., 8vo. Hardbound in blue cloth with silver stamping on spine and front cover. As new. Now offered at $24.00

Hugard, Jean. HOUDINI’S “UNMASKING” FACT VS. FICTION. (Book) York, PA, Magicana for Collectors, 1989. 78pp. 8vo. Cloth boards with gold stamping. Fine. Now offered at $20.00

Hugard, Jean. THE MAGIC ANNUAL FOR 1938 and 1939 – MAGIC AND ILLUSIONS. (Book) New York, Max Holden, 1939. 137pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Spine is darkened, o/w VG+. Now offered at $9.00

Jay, Joshua. JOSHUA JAY’S AMAZING BOOK OF CARDS. (Book with DVD) New York, Workman Publishing, 2010. 200pp., illus., index, 4to. Paperbound. New. Retails for $19.00, now offered at $12.00

Jay, Joshua, with Tim Trono and Adam Slye. SIDE SHOW. (Book and Props) Rancho Cordova, Murphy’s Magic Supplies, 2001. 12pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Card packet, gimmick and vinyl card case. As new. Offered at $7.00

JOURNAL OF MAGIC HISTORY. (Single Issue Magazine - ADB #3115) Steven Tigner. Triannual. Printed 5.5 x 8.5. This “lot” is a single issue - V2 N3 (December 1980). Fine condition. Offered at $7.00

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 only little more than $1.00 apiece - now $33.00

Konik, Michael. THE MAN WITH THE $100,000 BREASTS AND OTHER GAMBLING STORIES. (Book) Las Vegas, Huntington Press, 1999. 234pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. A Fine copy. This seems to be a popular hard bound acquisition at the moment, so now offered at $36.00

Lorayne, Harry. TREND SETTERS. (Inscribed/Signed Book) New York, Harry Lorayne, 1990. First edition. 277 pp., illus, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Fine copy. Signed and inscribed 9-28-90 on front free end paper. Now offered for only $24.00

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 $16.00

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 $18.00

Miller, Hugh (editor). HORACE BENNETT’S PRIZE WINNING MAGIC. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, n.d. 80pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj now in Mylar protective sleeve; a Fine copy. Now offered at $20.00

Minch, Stephen. BRUCE CERVON’S HARD BOILED MYSTERIES. (Book) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 1988. First edition. 178pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Retails for $40.00, now offered at $28.00

Mezrich, Ben. BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: THE INSIDE STORY OF SIX M.I.T. STUDENTS WHO TOOK VEGAS FOR MILLIONS. (Book) New York, Free Press, 2002. 257pp., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Near fine. Retailed at $24.00, now offered at $14.00

[Moret, Frans] FRANS MORET’S GOOCHELREVUE – CATALOGUS VAN GOOCHELAPPARATEN. (Magic Catalog) Rotterdam, Frans Moret, 1963. 32pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Price list, correspondence with D. Robbins and additional flyers laid in. VG. Offered at $10.00

[O’Dowd Conjuring Books] (Book List Lot) A lot of 13 book lists from O’Dowd Conjuring Books from Mike O’Dowd in Barnhardt, MO. This lot consists of lists beginning with List 4-A in October of 1979, a Special Christmas List in 1980 and complete run from LIST 8 – SPRING 1981 through LIST 18 (March 1984). All 13 booklists offered as a lot for $22.00

Osborne, Paul. ILLUSION SYSTEMS PLANS – SHADOW BOX. (Illusion Plans) Dallas, Paul Osborne’s Illusion Systems Publishing, 1980. 3pp. instructions, plus 1 page of 16 x 20 blueprints in original envelope. Envelope slightly discolored around edges. 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 $6.00

[Osborne’s Illusion Systems] PAUL OSBORNE’S ILLUSION SYSTEMS – CATALOGUE NUMBER ONE. (Magic Catalog) Dallas, Illus Systems, 1985. 32pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Near fine. Offered at $7.00

Ostin, Bob. FINGERTIP FANTASIES. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1968. 88pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth. Cover soiled with some pitting; o/w Good. Now offered at $9.00

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 $8.00

Pogue, David. MAGIC FOR DUMMIES. (Book) Hoboken, Wiley Publishing, 1998. 369pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered for only $10.00

[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 $6.00

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 $12.00

Robert-Houdin, Jean-Eugene. MEMORIS OF ROBERT-HOUDIN – KING OF THE CONJURERS. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 1964. New Intro by Milbourne Christopher. 336pp.(+ads), illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. VG+. Now offered at $7.00

Rose, Michael E. JOE KARSON – BEYOND ZOMBIE. (Book) Phoenix, MD, Mike Rose Magic, 1999. First edition – limited to 500 copies. 209pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Green cloth with gold title stamping. New – still shrink-wrapped. Retails at $45.00, now offered at $33.00

Sachs, Edwin. SLEIGHT OF HAND: A PRACTICAL MANUAL OF LEGERDEMAIN FOR AMATEURS AND OTHERS. (Book) New York, Dover, 1980 (originally published in 1885). 408pp., illus., 8vo. Perfect-bound. Near Fine. Now offered at $9.00

Sadowitz, Jerry and Peter Duffie. INSPIRATIONS. (Book) London, Martin Breese, 1987. 119pp., illus., 8vo. Paperback. Very light discoloration along top edge of front cover, o/w VG+. Now offered at $16.00

Scarne, John. SCARNE ON DICE. (Book) New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1980. Eighth revised edition. 496pp., illus., gloss., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Dj has a small tear at the head of the spine; o/w Near Fine. 1Now offered at $12.00

Schindler, George. MAGIC WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS – OVER 150 TRICKS ANYONE CAN DO AT THE DINNER TABLE. (Book) New York, Barnes & Noble, 1993. 240pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards. Cover is lightly soiled, o/w VG. Now offered at $7.00

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 $5.00

Stangland Red. THE WORLD’S FUNNIEST ROAST JOKES FOR HILARIOUS PARTIES AND EVENTS. (Book) New York, Meadowbrook Press, 1992. 82pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG+. Now offered at $5.00

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 $5.00

Temple, Phil, with Robert E. Olson. A MAGICIAN'S TOUR - REVISITED - BEING THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF THE AMERICAN NOSTRADAMUS, HARRY KELLAR, AS TOLD BY HIS FAITHFUL "FAMILIAR", "SATAN, JR." AND HEREIN RETOLD BY PHIL TEMPLE WITH ROBERT E. OLSON. (Book) Novato, CA, Phil Temple, 2000. 226pp., illus., bibliog., poster listing/credits, 4to. Cloth in dj. PLUS, a 56-page reproduction (1999) of KELLAR'S WONDER BOOK. Near fine. Now offered at $52.00

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 $20.00

W. INVISIBLE. (DVD with Gimmick) SansMinds – Worker Series. Has been opened and presumably viewed, o/w As New. Now offered at $14.00

Waldron, Daniel. BLACKSTONE, A MAGICIAN'S LIFE: THE WORLD AND MAGIC SHOW OF HARRY BLACKSTONE, 1885-1965. (Book) Glenwood, IL, David Meyer Magic Books, 1999. 230pp., illus., timeline, notes, index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. As new. Now offered at $28.00

Zenon, Paul. MAGIC TRICKS – GREAT TRICKS AND CLOSE-UP SECRETS REVEALED. (Book) London, Carlton Books, 2005. 192pp., illus., glossary, 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Retails for $22.95, now offered at $9.00

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