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FSH: Findlay, Looch, Richardson, Steranko items on the Reverse Auction

Posted: November 3rd, 2019, 11:58 pm
by Dan Bradbury
Greetings! Here is the Reverse Auction for Sunday evening, November 3, 2019. Many new items on the list this week and, as always, all previously listed items are again reduced by another 10%. 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.

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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Acer, David. NATURAL SELECTIONS. (Book) Longueuil, QC, Camirand Academy of Magic, 1995. First edition. 148pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Photocopies of reviews from several magic magazines laid in. An As new copy. Offered at $65.00

Andrus, Jerry. ANDRUS CARD CONTROL VOLUME 1 and ANDRUS CARD CONTROL VOLUME 2. (Inscribed/Signed Two-volume Book Set) Albany (OR), J. A. Enterprises, 1976. Set No. 520 of first edition. Volume 1 contains 63 pp. of instructions, and volume 2 contains 59 pages of illustrations (more than 1,000 illustrations, altogether). Both volumes are inscribed "To Dave DeWits, with best wishes, Jerry Andrus," and the Volume 2 inscription ends with "Cleveland, Ohio, May 3 1978.” Near fine. As a set only, now offered at $90.00

[Baxt, Robert] ROBERT BAXT PROMOTIONAL PACKET. (Promotion Packet) Eight promotional pieces—most signed—including an 8 x 10 glossy, several nicely designed program reprints, and a fan club button—all in signed bright red 9 x 12 folder. Offered at $16.00

Becker, Larry edited by Jeff Busby. LARRY BECKER'S MENTALISM FOR MAGICIANS. (Book) San Francisco, Busby-Corin, 1981. First edition. 66pp., illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Offered at $20.00

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. A withdrawn ex library copy with customary marks and stamping; still a handsome copy. VG+. $16.00

Bloom, Gaetan with Paul Stone. GAETAN BLOOM LECTURE NOTES. (Lecture Notes) Liverpool, Paul Stone, 1982. 14pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Near fine. Now offered at $12.00

Bobo, J.B. THE BOBO MAGIC SHOW. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1984. 189pp., illus., index, 4to. Comb bound. Lightly soiled on the covers; o/w VG+. Now offered at $18.00

Brandon, Arthur. MILO & ROGER: A MAGICAL LIFE. (Book) Seattle, WA, Hermetic Pr., 1999. First edition. 418pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. As new. Now offered at $35.00

Buckingham, Geoffrey. IT'S EASIER THAN YOU THINK. (Book) London, H. Clarke & Co., 1952. First edition. 191pp., illus., 8vo. Black buckram. Light shelf wear on bottom edge; some toning on end papers; o/w a near fine copy. Now offered at $30.00

Buckley, Arthur. CARD CONTROL: A POST GRADUATE COURSE ON PRACTICAL METHODS. (Book) Springfield (IL), By the Author, 1946. Second edition. 222pp., illus., 8vo. Black pebble cloth with gilt stamping. Lightly worn at head and foot of spine; some foxing/ton
ing on end papers; o/w VG+. Offered at $60.00

Buckley, Arthur. PRINCIPLES AND DECEPTIONS. (Book) Springfield, IL, by the author, 1948. First Edition. 224pp., illus., 8vo. Black pebble cloth with gilt stamping. Lightly worn at head and foot of spine; a few spots of scuffs on covers; some foxing/toning on end papers; o/w VG+. Offered at $50.00

Burger, Eugene. SOLOMON’S MIND - THE CARD MAGIC OF DAVID SOLOMON. (Book) n.pl., David Solomon, 1997. First edition. 233pp., illus., sleight index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Original prospectus and reviews photocopied from GENII, MAGIC, and M-U-M are laid in. As new. Offered at $38.00

Busby, Jeff with Chuck Smith. ROUTINES AND HANDLINGS FOR THE STERLING EGG BAG. (Book) Oakland, Jeff Busby Magic 1982. 27pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Fine. $16.00

Butler, Paul. JIM RAVEL’S THEATRICAL PICKPOCKETING. (Book) Pasadena, Magical Publications, 1991. 137pp., illus., glossary., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $28.00

Dunn, Ricki. THE PROFESSIONAL STAGE PICKPOCKET. (Book plus DVD) Las Vegas, Nielson Magic, 2006. First edition. 2007pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Includes a performance DVD of Ricki’s act. Photocopies of a review and Ricki’s obit are laid in. Near fine. Now offered at $40.00

Findlay, J. B. SCOTTISH CONJURING BIBLIOGRAPHY. (Book) Shanklin (I.W.), J.B. Findlay, 1951. 44pp., 8vo. Wraps. Large liquid stain on front cover and staining along bottom edge; although stain is obvious, there is no resulting puckering or rippling; so, overall quite good. Offered at $30.00

Francis, Cameron. SUPER MEGA CARD MIRACLES. (DVD) BigBlindMedia, 2019. New. Offered at $20.00

Ganson, Lewis. THE ART OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC, VOLUME 2. (Book) London, Harry Stanley/Unique Magic Studio, n.d. 300pp., illus., 8vo. Black buckram with gold stamping on spine. A very nice copy; near fine. Offered at $35.00

Histed, Louis. THE MAGIC OF LOUIS HISTED. (Book) Birmingham, Goodliffe the Magician, 1947. 159pp., illus., 8vo. Green cloth with gold stamping. Earl Reum bookplate; overall VG+. Now offered at $25.00

Ibanez, Juan Pablo. BODY MENTALISM. (Book) n.pl., Vernet, 2019. 43pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Offered at $27.00

Jay, Ricky. DICE: DECEPTION, FATE & ROTTEN LUCK. (Book) New York, Quantuck Lane Press, 2003. First edition. 63pp., color illus., 64pp. Wide 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Now in Mylar protective sleeve. Near fine. Offered at $40.00

King, Mac. MAC KING’S ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THANKGIVN’ COOKIN’ – A COOKBOOK FOR THE EPICUREAN CONNOISSEUR! (Limited Edition Promotional Book) Las Vegas, Mac King, 2000. Limited edition #65 of 65. 18pp., illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. One of the limited edition Thanksgiving publications sent out from Mac’s publicist. Fine. Offered at $25.00

Longe, Bob. EASY HAND TRICKS. (Book) New York, Sterling Publishing, 2003. 127pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $6.00

[Looch] AREA 2.0 – NANO EDITION. (Two-Book /Book Test) Twin pack version of AREA Nano comes with both the HOMEMADE PROBLEMS and the PASSAGE OF THE PAST cover variants packaged in a single tin. Complete with online instructions. Now offered at $58.00

Lovell, Simon. HOW TO CHEAT AT EVERYTHING: A CON MAN REVEALS THE SECRETS OF THE ESOTERIC TRADE OF CHEATING, SCAMS, AND HUSTLES. (Book) Philadelphia, Running Press Book Publishers, 2003. 421pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Retailed for $20.00, now offered for only $16.00

Lovick, John. EXPERIENCE: THE MAGIC OF JON ALLEN. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Vanishing, Inc., 2009. 200pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Inscribed and signed on the half title page. Near fine. Offered at $55.00

McComb, Billy. THE PROFESSIONAL TOUCH. (Book) London, Martin Breese, 1987. First edition. 129pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Only the slightest hint of wear on the tip of three corners; o/w Near fine. Now offered at $32.00

Mendoza, John F. CLOSE-UP PRESENTATION. (Book) Davenport, IA, Presto Place, 1979. First edition. 107pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth. Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

[Milson-Worth] MILSON-WORTH CATALOG 1979, MILSON-WORTH MAGIC 3 and MILSON-WORTH CATALOG #3. (Three- Catalog Lot) Burbank, CA/Experiment, 1979-1981, then mid-1980’s. Owned and operated by C.L. Johnson, then Douglas Tilford. 24pp. and both #3 catalogs with 36pp., illus., 8vo. All three are in wraps. Both “#3 catalogs” have the same internal contents, but different covers with different laid in price lists, flyers and correspondence. Overall VG. Now offered at $20.00

Page, Patrick.150 COMEDY PROPS. (Inscribed/Signed Book) N.pl., By the author, 1977. 160pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Inscribed to Larry Jennings “You are nuts if you think this book will make you a star” and signed by Patrick Page. Two unfortunate scratches/gouges (appx. 2” and 1.5 inches) on front cover that penetrate to first page, but not affecting the page; o/w VG. Now offered at $25.00

Palmer, Tom. THE COMEDY ACT OF AND BY TOM PALMER. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc, 1969. First edition. 48pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Book plate of Richard Olsen on the rear of glossy second cover. Near fine. Now offered at $16.00

Reilly, James V. SAME MAN – DIFFERENT CLOTHES: THE STORY OF EDGAR BENYON – THE GREAT BENYON. (Book – Signed Limited Edition) Hamilton, NZ, Magicana, 1992. Signed first edition – by James Reilly and Evelyn Talma – this being #264 of 500 issued. 132pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine copy. Now offered at $38.00

Richardson, Barrie. CONCEPTS & DECEPTIONS. (Lecture Notes) Shreveport, Barrie Richardson, n.d. 71pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Now offered at $22.00

Setterington, Arthur. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE GREAT LAFAYETTE. (Book) n.pl., Abraxas Publications, 1991. First edition. 112pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Original three-page prospectus letter from 1999 and a clipped M-U-M article by The Nielsen Gallery on a The Great Lafayette poster laid in. Near Fine. Offered at $40.00

Steranko, Jim. STERANKO ON CARDS. (Book) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1960. First edition. 102pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Unfortunate damp stain inside front and back covers, but the interior pages are unaffected; plastic cover is cracked at the foot of the spine; o/w VG. Now offered at $40.00

Woodward, Chris and Richard Mark. MAURICE FOGEL: IN SEARCH OF THE SENSATIONAL. (Book) Seattle, Hermetic Press, 2007. 440pp., illus., red ribbon placeholder, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Offered at $60.00

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

[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 $15.00

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 $12.00

Mitchell, Barry. THE MAGIC OF THINKING CREATIVELY – A PROFESSIONAL MAGICIAN’S PATH IN THE PURSIT OF CREATIVITY. (Numbered/Signed Book) Sevierville, TN, Cre8iv Press, 2003. Numbered copy (#1243 of 1500) of a signed limited edition – signed inside front cover. 235pp., illus., 4to. Gold stamped cloth. As New. Now offered at $23.00

Plants, Gary. LECTURE NOTES – THE SECOND SUPER SESSION, DALLAS, TEXAS, MARCH 28, 2004. (Signed/Inscribed Lecture Notes) Dallas, Gary Plants, 2004. 34pp., illus., 4to. Wire spiral bound. Inscribed/signed on title page. Near fine. Offered at $22.00

Sharpe, Alton C. EXPERT HOCUS POCUS – PURE FEATS OF SKILL WITH SLEIGHT-OF- HAND SINGLY EXPLAINED AND PHOTOGRAPHED. (Deluxe Numbered Edition Book) n.pl., Alton C. Sharpe, 1961. First edition Number 53 of a limited deluxe edition. 173pp., illus., 8vo. Black pebbled covers with silver stamping. A Fine copy. Now offered at $54.00

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 $6.00

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

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 $5.00

[Bannon, John and Big Blind Media] FIRE WHEN READY. (DVD) Big Blind Media, 2019.. Now offered at $20.00

Ben, David. DAI VERNON: A BIOGRAPHY – ARTIST – MAGICIAN – MUSE – 1894-1941. (Book) Chicago, Squash Publishing, 2006. First edition. 366pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Lightly rubbed on front of dust jacket; o/w Near fine. Retails for $45.00, now offered at $19.00

[Blackstone, Harry, Jr.] Memorabilia packet. (Harry Blackstone, Jr. – Memorabilia Lot) Includes: Souvenir Program from Blackstone Magic Show performances July 9-17, 1979 at the Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, MO (34pp., illus., in 4to wraps. Has been folded once lengthwise, o/w VG; Blackstone Magic Show multi- color 6”x9” hand flyer from performance at Ball State University October 25, 1978; a tri-fold, 5.5” x 11” black and white Harry Blackstone Jr. Program from McHale Auditorium, Logansport, IN September 13, 1992 performance; and a BLACKSTONE MYSTERY MAGIC – 8 EASY-TO-DO MYSTERIES OF MAGIC. Magic Kit Box – a premium from Proctor and Gamble, 1981. Original box to this set only – folded flat. Does not include any props or instructions—just the original box. All VG to Near Fine condition, Offered as a lot for $12.00

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 $6.00

Busby, Jeff. MICHAEL SKINNER’S INTIMATE MAGIC. (Book) Oakland, Jeff Busby Magic, Inc, 1983. Second Printing. 37pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near Fine. Now offered at $27.00

[Collectors’ Workshop] COLLECTORS’ WORKSHOP – CRAFTERS OF FINE MAGIC APPARATUS – CATALOGUE TWO. (Magic Catalog) Middleburg, VA, Collectors’ Workshop, Inc., 1990. 59pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Price list from March 15, 1991 folded and laid in. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

[Copperfield, David] Cover photo and one-page article featuring David Copperfield. (Magazine with Magic Related Article) WHAT’S ON IN LAS VEGAS. Volume 35, Number 22 (October 17-30, 1989. Promotional article “Charisma” by Dr. Scott Davis on page 32. Magazine is complete and VG. Offered at $5.00

[Copperfield, David] THE MAGIC OF DAVID COPPERFIELD. (Souvenir Program) Souvenir Program from the Road Tour produced by Magic Promotions, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, 1985. 20pp., illus. (b&w), 4to, Pictorial wraps. Near fine. Offered at $9.00

Crystal, Billy. 700 SUNDAYS. (Book) New York, Warner Books, 2005. 183pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth/boards in a dust jacket. Near Fine. Offered at $7.00

[Daily, George/ MAGIC COLLECTORS’ BULLETIN] Three issues MAGIC COLLECTORS’ BULLETIN. (Three-Catalog Lot) Volume 4, No. 4 (March, 1993, 36pp.); Volume 4, No. 5 (February, 1994, 52pp.); and Volume 4, No. 6 (April, 1995, 52pp.) All BULLETINs are 8vo wraps. May contain some small checkmarks, o/w are VG and all three issues offered as a lot for $9.00

Dawes, Edwin A. CHARLES BERTRAM THE COURT CONJUROR. (Book) Washington, DC, Kaufman and Co., 1997. First edition. 360pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar sleeve; o/w Former owner name plate. Near fine. Now offered at $49.00

Dawes, Edwin A. THE GREAT ILLUSIONISTS. (Book) Secaucus, Chartwell Books, Inc., 1979. 216pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is slightly discolored in places and mildly roughed; former owner name; o/w VG. Now offered at $22.00

Dobson, Wayne. POCKET MONEY. (DVD and Gimmicks) Complete set includes: Four coins from around the world (all interchangeable); one precision crafted gimmick; one velvet bag; and an instructional DVD. New in original packaging. Out of stock on some sites. Buy it now for $81.00

Dowling, Allen. THE GREAT AMERICAN PASTIME: NOTES ON POKER, THE GAME AND THE PLAYERS. (Book) New York, A.S. Barnes,1970. 244pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in a dust jacket a bit roughed and worn at the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

Elliott, Bruce. CLASSIC SECRETS OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Collier Books, 1962. 190pp., illus., glossary, index, 12mo. Paperbound. Shows light wear, but overall VG. Now offered at $6.00

[Elton, Terry] IN-SYNCH. (Mental Card Routine) Created by Terry Elton. Gimmicked deck and complete instructions. New. Now offered at $8.00

Fearson, Steve. FEARSON’S SUGAR BUNNY. (Signed/Numbered Prop and Tutorial) Steve Fearson Magic, n.d. Signed/numbered (#16 of 100) prop and instructions. Still sealed. Now offered a $20.00

Fitzkee, Dariel. RINGS IN YOUR FINGERS. (Book) Pomeroy, Lee Jacobs Productions, 1999. 120 pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Black pictorial boards with silver tone art and lettering. New- still shrink-wrapped. Now offered at $10.00

Fleming, Paul. THE PAUL FLEMING BOOK REVIEWS, VOLUME II. (Book) Berkley Heights, Fleming Book Company, 1946. 124pp, 8vo. Paper bound. Now offered at $6.00

Frome, Lenny. WINNING STRATEGIES FOR VIDEO POKER. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Las Vegas, Compu-Flyers, 1993. 119pp., odds tables, 8vo. Paperbound. Inscribed and signed on title page. As new. $12.00

Fulves, Karl. SELF-WORKING CARD TRICKS – 72 FOOLPROOF CARD MIRACLES FOR THE AMATEUR MAGICIAN. (Book) New York, Dover, 1976. 113pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Small nicks at edge of covers; o/w very good. Now offered at $6.00

Fulves, Karl. BIG BOOK OF MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 1994. 195pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Near fine. Now only $6.00

Ginn, David. SCHOOL SHOW PRESENTATION VOLUME 2/3. (Book) Norcross, Scarlett Green Publication, 1985. First edition. 176pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Lightly roughed and soiled; o/w VG. Now offered at $7.00

Giobbi, Roberto. CARD COLLEGE - VOLUME 3. (Book) Seattle, WA, Hermetic Press, Inc., 2000. First English language edition. 300+pp. (p. 495 - 790), illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. The dj is very lightly soiled, o/w VG. Offered at $18.00

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 $10.00

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 $5.00

Hay, Henry. THE AMATEUR MAGICIAN'S HANDBOOK. (Book) New York, Signet/New American Library, 1974. 382pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Paperbound. VG+. Now offered at $7.00

Hill, Douglas and Pat Williams. THE SUPERNATURAL. (Book) New York, Hawthorn Books, 1965. 351pp., illus., index, 8vo. Black cloth. Shows light wear, o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

[Houdini, Harry] HOUDINI – MAGICAL HALL OF FAME. (Souvenir Book). By D. A. Hagarty, edited by H. Muller. Niagara Falls, Ontario, The Houdini Magical Hall of fame, n.d. 38pp., illus., 8vo. Black and pink wraps. Internal stain at foot of spine; a bit rubbed and roughed with overall condition on this one rating a Good. These have become increasingly hard to find since the Houdini Hall of Fame burned in 1995. Now offered at $9.00
Jacoby, Oswald. OSWALD JACOBY ON POKER. (Book) Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1947. New revised edition with Index. 175pp., index, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Dj has a closed tear at the bottom of the back; o/w VG+. Offered at $10.00

Jelsma, Freddie. FRED KAPS 1926-1980. (Book) Calgary, Hades Publications, 1988. 52pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Translated by Bab J. Nienhuis. Edited by Stephen Minch. Former owner bookplate; o/w VG. Offered at $24.00

Joyal, Martin. THE SIX-HOUR MEMORIZED DECK. (Book) Seattle, Hermetic Press, 1997. First edition. Edited by Stephen Minch. 230pp., illus., bibliography, 4to. Cloth lacking dust jacket. Now offered for $36.00

[Le Grand David] MARCO THE MAGI'S PRODUCTION OF LE GRAND DAVID AND HIS OWN SPECTACULAR MAGIC COMPANY - A STAGE MAGIC EXTRAVAGANZA. (Souvenir Photobook) Beverly, MA, White Horse Productions, 1981. (110pp.), illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. There has been an unfortunate partial ink transfer from another book to the front cover of this one; o/w Near fine. Offered at $12.00

[Le Grand David] LE GRAND DAVID AND HIS OWN SPECTACULAR MAGIC COMPANY. (Souvenir Program) Beverly, MA, Cabot Street Cinema Theatre, 1986. 28pp., illus., 4to. Glossy pictorial wraps. “Viva la Magia!” Near fine. This copy offered at $9.00

[Lecture Notes Quartet] (Four-Item Lot of Lecture Notes) This lot includes: Dan Garrett’s TOP 10 LECTURE NOTES (Dan Garrett, 1996, 20pp.); Tim Ellis’ RUNAROUND SUE – THE FISM AWARD WINNING CUPS AND BALL ACT (Magic Unlimited, 2001, 23pp.); Coe Norton LECTURE NOTES (Magic Inc. n.d., 16pp.); and Sue-Anne Webster’s HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT SCHOOL TOURS? – A GUIDEBOOK FOR POTENTIAL PERFORMERS (Magic Unlimited, 2000, 25pp.). All are 8vo in wraps and VG+. Offered as a lot at $10.00

Lindenfeld, Menny. MENNY LINDENFELD’S DEFORMER – THE ULTIMATE BENDER. (Prop) High quality, precision made metal gimmick. Complete with tutorial video. New in original packaging. Offered at $81.00

Lorayne, Harry. DECK-STERITY. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1967. Second edition. 154pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Cloth. A fine copy. Now offered at $16.00

Lorayne, Harry. DOUG EDWARDS PACKS A WALLOP! (Book) Tahoma, L& L Publishing,1997. 197pp, illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Very light wear and rubbed at the edges of the dj, ow VG+. Now offered at $22.00

[Los Angeles Conference on Magic History] THE 12TH LOS ANGELES CONFERENCE ON MAGIC HISTORY. (Souvenir Program) Los Angeles Conference on Magic History, 2011. 40pp., illus., narrow (7” x 11”) 4to. Wraps. Conference in Los Angeles November 10, 11 and 12, 2011, featured programs and exhibits, plus a tour of Brookledge – home of Floyd and Jennie Thayer and the Thayer Studio of Magic—and later the Larsen family. A Near Fine copy. Now offered at $20.00
Luka, John. UNCOVERED – SECRETS FOR THE SERIOUS MAGICIAN. (Book) Taylor, MI, John Luka, 2006. First edition. 100pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Now offered at $18.00

[Magic Collectors’ Association] PROGRAM OF THE 36TH WEEKEND GATHERING OF THE MAGIC COLLECTORS' ASSOCIATION (Souvenir Program) Tuscany Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 7-9, 2005. Guest of Honor David Copperfield. 36pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Fine. Now offered at $16.00

Magic, Inc. GENERAL TRICK CATALOG #25. (Magic Catalog) Chicago, Magic Inc., n.d. 344pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Very good. $8.00

Manazza, Esteban. INVISIBLE WRITER. (Utility Prop) Pencil lead – 2mm. Vernet. Produced by Michel & Greco. Prop with online instructions. New in original packaging. Offered at $14.00

Mason, Eric. STUFF! A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL MAGIC. (Book) London, Martin Breese Ltd., 1989. Second edition.152pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is a bit rubbed, but now in a Mylar protective sleeve; o/w Fine. Now offered at $29.00

Maxwell, Mike. LOUIS FALANGA'S LAKE TAHOE CARD MAGIC.(Book) Tahoma, CA, Louis Falanga, 1985. Thrd edition. 78pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Wraps. Near fine. Offered at $7.00

Mayne, Andrew. ILLUSION F/X. (Book) n.pl., Andrew Mayne, 1997. 57pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Fine. Offered at $18.00

McBride, Jeff with additional material by Lawrence Hass. THE SHOW DOCTOR; NEW ROUTINES, EXPERT ADVICE, AND OTHER PRESCRIPTIONS FOR BETTER MAGIC. (Book) n.pl., Theory and Art of Magic Press, 2012. 296pp., illus., bibliography, 4to. Pictorial boards. Lightly bumped at the corners, o/w Near Fine. Offered at $49.00

Mendoza, John F. THE MENDOZA PORTFOLIO NO. 1. (Book) n.pl., GEO/MAR Publishing, 1983. 194pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Dust jacket is roughed along top edges with several tears and small chips; o/w VG. Now offered at $22.00

Mentzer, Jerry. ANOTHER CLOSE-UP CAVALCADE. (Book) n.pl., Jerry Mentzer, 1975. First edition. 159pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth with gold stamping. VG. Offered at $16.00

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 $9.00

Meyer, Jerome S. FUN FOR THE FAMILY. (Book) New York, Garden City Publishers, 1939. 288pp., illus., 8vo. Green cloth in Dust jacket. Dust jacket has several small chips and closed tears—now in a Mylar sleeve—and o/w very good. Now offered at $7.00

Miesel, William P. (editor). THE CLOSE-UP MAGIC OF RAY MERTZ…AND FRIENDS. (Book) (Beverly, MA), Unikorn Magik, 1986. 88pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Some lights soiling and back cover is damp-stained; o/w VG. Now offered at $7.00

MINT-O. (Trick with On-line Instructions) Vanishing Inc. Gimmick with link to on-line instructions. As New. Now offered at $7.00

Nelson, Robert A. MIRACLES IN MENTALISM AND PSYCHIC EXPERIMENTATION. (Book) Norwich, Literary Licensing, 2013. Reprint of 1945 edition published by Nelson Enterprises. 64pp. (with ads), 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Offered at $14.00

O'Siaghail, Niacail (ed.). THE SHIELS EFFECT: HOW TO BECOME A PSYCHIC SUPERSTAR. (Book) Manchester, Adventures in Astonishment, 2005. Second edition. 70pp., illus., 8vo. Softbound. VG+. Offered at $18.00

Ouellet, Gary. CLOSE-UP ILLUSIONS. (Book) Longueuil, QC, Camirand Academy of Magic, 1990. Second edition. 350pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is a bit roughed up with several tears and scuffs (now in a Mylar protective sleeve); front upper corner lightly bumped; former owner has written some notes on the front endpaper; o/w VG. Now offered at $22.00

Page, Patrick. BELL'S MAGIC BOOK. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, n.d. 140pp., illus., 8vo. Boards. VG. Now offered at $10.00

Pinchbeck, William Frederick. EXPOSITOR; A FACSIMILE EDITION WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY BYRON WALKER. (Book) Wichita, KS, Stevens Pubs., 1996. Numbered copy (#954) of 1000 issued. xi., 100pp., illus., 12mo. Green cloth with gilt picture of the Learned pig picking out the Ace of Diamonds on the cover with Pinchbeck bookmark. Near fine. This copy now offered at $36.00

Pittman, Woody. THE BIG PICTURE - CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FOR MAGICIANS. (Book) Hollywood, Woody Pittman, 1998. 38pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Near Fine. Now offered at $8.00

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 $5.00

Racherbaumer, Jon. ARCH TRIUMPHS. (Book) Oakland, Magic Limited, 1978. First edition. Has a Lee Jacobs sticker as distributor on the verso of the title-page. 44pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Small spot on lower corner edge of front cover; o/w VG+. Now offered at $12.00

Rapp, Augustus and Marcia Boggs (editor). THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AUGUSTUS RAPP, THE SMALL TOWN SHOWMAN. (Book) Glenwood, IL, Meyerbooks, 1991. 183pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Former owner bookplate on front endpaper; in a Mylar protective sleeve; o/w near fine. Now offered at $24.00

Rauscher, William V. MAGIC IN RHYME – A MAGICIAN’S ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS, VERSES, AND LIMERICKS. (Book) Oxford, 1878 Press Company,2003. 242, illus., indices, 4to. VG+. Now offered at $16.00

Rice, Cy. NICK THE GREEK – KING OF THE GAMBLERS. (Book) New York, Funk and Wagnalls, 1969. 235pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj a bit roughed at the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $12.00

Roberts, Willo Davis. THE MAGIC BOOK. (Juvenile Fiction with a Magic Theme) New York, Atheneum, 1986. 150pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. An ex library copy with all the standard institutional abuse from processing; o/w VG. $6.00

Simmons, Ken. CLOSE-UP WITH CARDS. (Book) n.pl., Jerry Mentzer, 1982. 64pp., illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. VG. Now offered at $6.00

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S COMPLETE BOOK OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Gallahad Books, 1995. 507pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. This is a combined volume of some of Severn’s earlier books MYSTIFYING MENTAL TRICKS; MAGIC WITH COINS AND BILLS; and MAGIC WITH ROPE, RIBBON AND STRING. Now offered at $22.00

Sharpe, Alton. EXPERT CARD CONJURING and EXPERT CARD CHICANERY PART 1 & PART 2. (Book - bound as one volume) New York, Lou Tannen Pub, 1976. 141pp./67pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Lightly soiled—especially at the spine; one crease each on front and back cover; o/w quite Good. Offered at $14.00

Stanley, John H. Stanley and Don B. Wilmeth (editors). BOOKS AT BROWN, 1987, VOLUME XXXIV. (Single Issue Periodical) Providence, RI, The Friends of the Library of Brown University, 1987. 156pp., illus., 8vo. Softbound. Bibliographic essays based on the H. Adrian Smith Magic Collection at the John Hay Library, brown University. John McKinven bookplate. Some additional historical material laid in. Some light foxing at edges and on end papers; o/w VG. Now offered at $27.00

Taub, Jacob, M.D. THE DOC AND HIS DECK. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1976. First edition. 157pp., illus., 4to. Red Buckram with gold stamping. Lacks a dust jacket. Some age toning around edges, o/w VG. Now offered for $9.00

Wagner, R. A. BOB WAGNER’S MASTER NOTEBOOK OF MAGIC. (Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 1992. 192pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $31.00

Walker, A.H. and Horace Walker. CONJURING TRICKS. (Book) Cover title is UP-TO-DATE CONJURING. (Book) London, George Routledge and Sons/New York, E.P. Dutton, n.d. Presumed first. 147pp., illus., 12mo. Pictorial paper covered boards. Unfortunate 2” round stain on front cover at the face edge; other mild soiling light wear; foxing on end papers; o/w very good. Now offered at $36.00

Wright, Harry B. WITNESS TO WITCHCRAFT. (Book) New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1957. 246pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar protective sleeve. Very lightly soiled on back of dust jacket; o/w VG+. Now offered at $8.00

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