FSH: Some interesting new listings and bargains below

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FSH: Some interesting new listings and bargains below

Postby Dan Bradbury » August 20th, 2019, 10:57 pm

Greetings on a Tuesday evening! Here is the Reverse Auction for August 20, 2019. Take a look at this new listing of books, media, memorabilia and such—and note that prices have been reduced by another 10% on items previously listed. So, 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 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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Angel, Criss with Laura Morton. CRISS ANGEL MINDFREAK – 40 MINDFREAKS. (Book) New York, Harper Entertainment, 2007. First edition. 295pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Retails at $24.95, now offered at $20.00

Blaine, David. DAVID BLAINE, MYSTERIOUS STRANGER: A BOOK OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Villard, 2002. 214pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Near Fine. Now offered at $22.00

[Burton, Lance] Lance Burton Memorabilia. (Lance Burton - Memorabilia Lot – Some Signed) Includes: Signed LANCE BURTON Souvenir Program undated and presumably from the Monte Carlo in the early 00’s. Signed on front cover.16pp. in full color 12” x 8” pictorial wraps; LANCE BURTON – MASTER MAGICIAN Souvenir Program from the Monte Carlo. 28pp., illus. (full color), wide 8vo.; and a less seldom seen LES FOLIES BERGERE program (4pp., 11” x 8”) from the Tropicana featuring Lance Burton. All three are in Fine condition. Now offered at $45.00

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 $10.00

Findler, Gerry. HOW TO DO CHALK CARTOONS. (Book) London, Max Andrews, n.d. 43pp. (+ads to 48pp.), illus., wide 8vo. Wraps. Seldom seen. Small nick at the foot of spine; o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

Gibson, Walter B. HOUDINI’S ESCAPES AND MAGIC. (Book) New York, Funk & Wagnalls, 1976. Reprint of 1932 combined edition published by Blue Ribbon Books. 317/316pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Offered at $10.00

Great Merlini (Clayton Rawson) THE GOLDEN BOOK OF MAGIC – AMAZING TRICKS FOR YOUNG MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, Golden Press, 1964. 104pp., illus., index, 4to. Pictorial boards. Former owner name inside; shows some wear at extremities and at spine with some delamination and partial spine title loss; first free end paper has been neatly removed; o/w VG condition which is unusual for this title. Now offered at $1.600

Griffith, Tony. AN INVITATION TO MYSTERY. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1977. Second edition. 64pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Small smudge on back cover; o/w Near Fine.. Now offered at $24.00

[Harris, Paul] NEW STARS OF MAGIC - THE IMMACULATE CONNECTION. (Single Issue Publication) New York, Lou Tannen Publications, 1983. (Issue V2: No. 1.) 12pp., illus. (60 photos), 12pp. 4to. Fine copy. Offered at $10.00

Hartman, J. K. CARD FARE (Book) New York, Tannen Magic Inc., 1980. 60pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. VG. Now offered at $12.00

Houdini, Harry (Compiled and edited by Patrick Culliton and T.L. Williams). HOUDINI'S STRANGE TALES: A COLLECTION OF FICTION. (Book) n.pl., Kieran Press, 1992. 96pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Light damp stain waving along top edge approximately 30pp in; o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

Hull, Burling "Volta." THE EDISON OF MAGIC AND HIS INCREDIBLE CREATIONS. (Book) Florida, Samuel & Lee Smith, 1977. First edition. 112pp., B/W photos and illus. 8vo. Paperbound. Includes a biography by Samuel Patrick Smith. Some creases from reading at spine; o/w VG. Now offered at $10.00

Johnson, Roy. SECOND TIME AROUND. (Book) n.pl., A Goodliffe Publication, 1971. First edition. 84 pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth. VG+. Now offered at $20.00

Laflin, Duane. LAFLIN’S LAUGH-LINES – A COLLECTION OF FUN AND FUNNY STUFF. (Book) Greenburg, IN, Winter’s Publishing, 2002. 96pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $12.00

Leeming, Joseph. EASY MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) Mineola, Dover Publications, 2008. A somewhat abridged version of the 1951 edition of Leeming’s REAL BOOK ABOUT MAGIC. 122pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $8.00

Lorayne, Harry. AFTERTHOUGHTS. (Book) New York, Harry Lorayne, 1975. First edition. 144pp., illus., 8vo. Gold stamped title/designs on cloth covers. Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

Lorayne, Harry. RIM SHOTS. (Inscribed/Signed Book) New York, Harry Lorayne, 1973. 148pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Inscribed to Ben Zottolo from Harry Lorayne 5-1-87 inside front cover. Former owner stamp; o/w Near fine. Now offered at $40.00

Lovell, Simon. SIMON SAYS: THE CLOSE-UP MAGIC OF SIMON LOVELL. (Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 1979. First edition. 242pp., illus., 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $35.00

Lovell, Simon. SON OF SIMON SAYS: MORE CLOSE-UP MAGIC OF SIMON LOVELL. (Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 2000. First edition. 197pp., illus., 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. Near Fine. Now offered for only $35.00

[Magic Castle] THE MAGIC CASTLE. (Souvenir Program) Hollywood, The Magic Castle, 1989. 56pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Plus, the Magic Castle Menu - a 12” x 5.25” bi-fold laid in. Both in VG+ condition. Now offered at $16.00

Mason, Eric and Barrie Richardson. A BOON FOR ALL SEASONS. (Book) London, Eric Mason, 2005. Second edition. 48pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As New. Offered at $18.00

Meyer, Bernard C. HOUDINI: A MIND IN CHAINS, A PSYCHOANALYTIC PORTRAIT. (Book) New York, E.P. Dutton, 1976. First edition. 197pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Jacket has a couple of closed tears along top edge, but now in Mylar protective sleeve; o/w VG. Now offered at $30.00

Meyer, Orville. MAGIC IN THE MODERN MANNER: A UNIQUE COLLECTION OF MAGICAL GEMS. (Book) Oakland, Lloyd E. Jones, 1949. First edition. 184pp., illus., 12mo. Red cloth with gold stamped title. Lightly worn; some browning on end papers; now in a Mylar protective sleeve; VG+. Now offered at $20.00

[“Modern” Magic Booklets] (Two-book Lot) SPACE AGE MAGIC by Jorge Ernesto Levrratto. New York, Magico Magic, 1980. 16pp. 23pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps; and Ormond McGill’s ATOMIC MAGIC – THE APPLICATION AND PRESENTATION OF SCIENCE FICTION TO THE ART OF MAGIC. Chicago, Ireland Magic Co., 1951. 40pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. The Levrratto item has the former owner owner name and stamp; o/w both have some minor wear for their age and are o/w VG. Offered as a lot for $16.00

Puharich, Andrija. URI – A JOURNAL OF THE MYSTERY OF URI GELLER. (Book) Garden City, Doubleday & Company/Anchor Press, 1974. 285pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket in a Mylar protective sleeve. Jacket is lightly soiled with a couple of small closed tears, o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

Spraggett, Allen with William V. Rauscher. ARTHUR FORD: THE MAN WHO TALKED WITH THE DEAD. (Inscribed Signed Book) New York, New American Library, 1973. 301pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar protective sleeve. Inscribed and signed on the title page by Bill Rauscher. Dj is priced clipped at top and bottom; former owner blind stamp and bookseller’s stamp on front endpaper; also some irrelevant labels covering a former owner or seller’s stamp; lightly worn at extremities with some light foxing on the top edge; except as noted still a VG copy. Offered at $40.00

[Stebbins, Si] SI STEBBINS LEGACY TO THE MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, National Council of the Society of American Magicians, 1935. Introduction by Julian Proskauer. Foreword by John Mulholland. Remarks by Frank Lane. 25pp., 8vo. 8.5” x 11” mimeo sheets top stapled and folded into wraps. Bottom edges are roughed and a bit ragged, but the manuscript is complete and a Good to Fair copy. A real find. Now offered at $35.00

Steinmeyer, Jim. HIDING THE ELEPHANT: HOW MAGICIANS INVENTED THE IMPOSSIBLE AND LEARNED TO DISAPPEAR. (Book) New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003. First edition/second printing. 362pp., illus., extensive notes, index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket in a Mylar sleeve. A Fine copy. Now offered at $20.00

Waldman, Carl and Joe Layden with Jamy Ian Swiss. THE ART OF MAGIC – THE COMPANION TO THE PBS SPECIAL. (Book) Los Angeles, General Publishing Group, 1997. Foreword by Siegfried and Roy. Preface by Lance Burton. 256pp., illus., gloss., bibliog., index, 4to. Boards in Dust Jacket. Very lightly roughed around edges; lightly bumped on lower corner of face; o/w VG. Offered elsewhere as new at $45.00, we’ll sell this one for only $25.00


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. Was previously being held, but now available and re-offered at $26.00

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 $69.00

Fox, Karrell. CLEVER LIKE A FOX. (Inscribed/signed Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1976. 200pp., illus., 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket. Inscribed/signed on front free end paper. Dust jacket lightly worn at the top of the spine with one chip; lower front corner lightly bumped; o/w VG+. This copy now offered at $40.00

[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 $14.00


[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 $8.00

Avadon, David. CUTTING UP TOUCHES – A BRIEF HISTORY OF POCKETS AND THE PEOPLE WHO PICK THEM. (Book) Chicago, Squash Publishing, 2007. First edition. 149pp., illus., bibliog., index, 12mo. Pictorial boards. As new. Retails for $25.00, now offered at $20.00

Baker, Roy. BAKER’S BRAINWAVES. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1981. 159pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. VG+. Offered at $12.00

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 $14.00

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 $6.00

[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 $43.00

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 $10.00

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 $24.00

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 $32.00

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 $32.00

[Chicago Magic Company] CATALOG NO. 17 – EVERYTHING FOR THE MAGICIAN. (Catalog) Chicago, 1941. 160pp., illus., 8vo. Softbound. Near fine. Now offered at $8.00

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 $16.00

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 $14.00

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 $12.00

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 $22.00

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 $36.00

[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 $14.00

[Dostal, Tobias] SILHOUETTE. (Gimmicks and Video Instructions) From Vanishing Inc. Currently out of stock on the Vanishing website. Buy it now for $33.00

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 $25.00

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 $10.00

[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 $10.00

Eldin, Peter. LET'S MAKE MAGIC. (Book) London, Octopus, 1989. First edition. 45pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Now offered at $7.00

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 $6.00

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 $21.00

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 $7.00

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 $109.00

Fisher, John (ed.) THE MAGIC OF LEWIS CARROLL. (Book) New York, Bramhall House, 1973. First American Edition. 288pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. DJ slightly rubbed at head of spine;o/w Near Fine. Offered at $31.00

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 $16.00

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 $40.00

Fulves, Karl. BIG BOOK OF MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 1994. 195pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Near fine. Now only $12.00

[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 $18.00

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 $5.00

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 $14.00

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 $109.00

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 $6.00

[Gazzo] TOSSED OUT DECK. (DVD with Deck) Red-backed Bicycles version. New. Retails for $35.00, now offered at $14.00

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 $6.00

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. Partial drink stain ring on back cover; o/w VG+. Now offered for a mere $32.00

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 $16.00

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 $18.00

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 $20.00

[Harris and Hunter - Two-Book Lot] Paul Harris’ THE INNER CIRCLE (Chuck Martinez, 1980, 15pp.) and Rudy T. Hunter’s HUNTER’S VITAMIN C – THE STAND-UP, GAFFLESS, SIGNED, BILL IN LEMON ROUTINE. (Martin’s Magic Company, 1994, 12pp.). Both are 8vo. in wraps and in Near Fine condition. Offered as a lot for $16.00

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 $23.00

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 $5.00
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 $20.00

Houdini, Harry. HOUDINI’S PAPER MAGIC. (Book) Sunnyside, Magico Magazine, n.d. Reprint of 1922 first edition. 206pp., illus., 12mo. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $9.00

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 $16.00

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 $7.00

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 $9.00

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 $.005

Jay, Ricky. LEARNED PIGS AND FIREPROOF WOMEN. (Book + Exhibit Brochure ) 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+. Plus – a tri-fold 7.75” x 9” brochure of the EXTRAORDINARY EXHIBITIONS: BROADSIDES FROM THE C0LLECTION OF RICKY JAY from the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, August 26-November 25, 2007 laid in as an extra. Both now offered as a lot at $31.00

Joseph, Eddie. THE LAST WORD ON CUPS AND BALLS. (Book) Colon, Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company, 1942. 69pp., illus., 8vo. Patterned cloth covered boards. Former owner bookplate; lightly worn at the spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $31.00

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 $5.00

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 $27.00

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 $29.00

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. $8.00

Leach, Chuck. THE SHADOW PRINCIPLE – ADDITIONAL HANDLINGS & ROUTINES FOR DIE-CIPHER II. (Book) Eugene, Chazpro Magic Co., 1988. 16pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Specially printers cards in an attached envelope. Has a small stain along bottom edge of cover not affecting contents; ow VG+. Offered at $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 $16.00
Volume 98: N 1 - 12 (January – December 2016) Offered as a lot only – the entire volume for only $16.00

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 $20.00

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 $12.00

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 $24.00

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 $14.00

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 $16.00

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 $22.00

Minch, Stephen. KORT – THE MAGIC OF MILT KORT. (Book) Seattle, Hermetic Press, 1999. First edition. 378pp., illus., 4to, Cloth in dust jacket. Very light wear on dj at top of the spine; a couple of check marks on the contents page; o/w VG+. Now offered at $27.00

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 $10.00

[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 $8.00

[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 $18.00

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 $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 $5.00

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 $7.00

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 $6.00

Pogue, David. MAGIC FOR DUMMIES. (Book) Hoboken, Wiley Publishing, 1998. 369pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered for only $8.00

Quinn, John Phillip. GAMBLING AND GAMBLING DEVICES, BEING A COMPLETE SYSTEMATIC EDUCATIONAL EXPOSITION DESIGNED TO INSTRUCT THE YOUTH OF THE WORLD TO AVOID ALL FORMS OF GAMBLING. (Book) Las Vegas, Gamblers Book Club, n.d. Reprint of 1912 edition. 308pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG+. Offered at $14.00

Racherbaumer, Jon. CARD FINESSE. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1982. 202pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket shows light wear with several small tears along top edge; light damp stain along spine edge lower front dust jacket, but cover itself is unaffected; o/w VG. Now offered at $27.00

Rawlins, Christopher. ROULETTE. (Book) n.pl., Vanishing Inc., 2013. Second edition. 87pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $14.00

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 $22.00

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 $12.00

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 $26.00

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 $5.00

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S MAGIC WORKSHOP and BILL SEVERN'S MAGIC COMEDY. (Two-Book Lot) Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1995. 176pp. and 144pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Former price written on one endpaper; o/w VG+. Offered as a set at $16.00.

Starry, Ace. THE MAGIC LIFE: A NOVEL PHILOSOPHY. (Signed Magic Related Fiction) New York, Rare Bird Press, 1998. 250pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Signed and dated on the half title page. Near fine. Offered at $22.00

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 $43.00

Time-Life Books. MYSTERIES OF THE UNKNOWN: PSYCHIC POWERS. (Book) Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books, 1987. 160pp., illus., bibliography, index, 4to. Pictorial boards. Very good. Now offered at $14.00

W. INVISIBLE. (DVD with Gimmick) SansMinds – Worker Series. Has been opened and presumably viewed, o/w As New. Now offered at $10.00

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 $22.00

Zella, Frank and Jimmy King (comp.) WOFFLEDUSTERS. (Book) Columbus, Popular Magic Publications, 1977. 57pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Fine. Offered at $7.00

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 $7.00

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