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FSH: Burlinggame, Glen, catalogs and much more

Postby Dan Bradbury » November 17th, 2019, 1:51 am

Greetings! Here is the Reverse Auction on Saturday evening/Sunday morning, November 16/17, 2019. Some interesting and seldom seen new items this week and, as always, all previously listed items are again reduced by10%. 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.

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Anderson, Harry and Turk Pipkin. GAMES YOU CAN’T LOSE – A GUIDE FOR SUCKERS. (Book) New York, Pocket Books, 1989. First edition. 161pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $16.00

Annemann, Ted. ANNEMANN’S CARD MAGIC. (Book) New York, Dover Publications, 1977. Combined edition of FULL DECK IMPROMTU… and ANNEMANN’S MIRACLES OF CARD MAGIC. 188pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Very light wear at the edges; o/w VG. Now offered at $7.00

[Auction Catalog] HERITAGE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT MEMORABILIA. (Catalog for Live Auction #616, October 8, 2005, Dallas Texas) Heritage Music & Entertainment Memorabilia, 2005. 313pp., illus., 84to. Wraps. Includes Harry Blackstone Sr. & Jr. Magic Memorabilia, along with Tonight Record Collection, Clifton Webb Archive, Original Set Pieces from Cleopatra and More. Introductory letter and mail/fax bid sheet laid in. Crease line on front cover; o/w VG Now offered at $24.00

Bennett, Horace. FAMILIAR THEMES – MORE ALTERNATE HANDLINGS. (Book) n.pl., Magic Methods, 1984. 111pp., illus., 8vo. Comb bound. Edges and back cover are toned and browning; o/w good. Offered at $10.00

Brook, Paul. PAUL BROOK’S COOL BEANS. (Gimmicks and On-Line Instructions) A set of five seemingly real coffee shop stamp cards and a special hidden crib card that will have you performing this effect right out of the box. As new. Offered at $24.00

Burlingame, H.J. LEAVES FROM CONJURERS’ SCRAP BOOKS OR MODERN MAGICIANS AND THEIR WORK. (Vintage Book) Chicago, Donohue, Henneberry & Co., 1891. First edition. 274pp., appendix, index, 12mo. Green pictorial cloth boards with black and gold stamping. Some pencil makings on end papers; o/w near fine. Now offered at $175.00

[Chicago Magic Company] CATALOG NO. 13 - EVERYTHING FOR THE MAGICIAN. (Catalog) Chicago, 1927. 184pp., 8vo. Softbound. Owned by Ralph W. Read, 1914-41—formerly Read and Calvert, successors to Roterberg. A .5” chip is missing from the bottom of the spine; front cover starting to split halfway up spine and repaired with nonglare acrylic adhesive tape; o/w VG+. Now offered at $27.00

Christopher, Milbourne. THE SPHINX GOLDEN JUBILEE BOOK OF MAGIC: A SELECTION OF TRICKS FROM THE PAGES OF THE MAGAZINE. (Book) New York, Sphinx Publishing Corp., 1951. 128pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth with gold stamping. Some toning on end papers; o/w VG+. Offered at $20.00

Close, Michael. WORKERS NUMBER TWO: MORE ROUTINES FROM THE PROFESSIONAL REPERTOIRE OF MICHAEL WORKERS CLOSE. (Book) Carmel, Michael Close, n.d. (Later Improved Layout edition) 64pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Offered at $16.00

Cook, Kevin. TITANIC THOMPSON: THE MAN WHO BET ON EVERYTHING. (Book) New York, W.W. Norton & Company, 2011. First edition. 248pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Book review clip from November 19, 2010 Wall Street Journal laid in. Near Fine. Offered at $22.00

Deng, Joe. NIRVANA. (Gimmick and On-Line Instructions) Orange Tree Magic. Instantly reseal a deck of playing cards. New. Offered at $36.00

Devant, David. ¬MY MAGIC LIFE. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, (ca. 1983). 287pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth/boards with gold stamping. Lacks dust jacket. Former owner’s bookplate, o/w near fine. Now offered at $30.00

Foster, Neil (comp. and arr.). TOPS PICTORIAL ALBUM OF MAGICIANS. (Book) Colon, Abbott Magic Mfg. Co., 1966. (88pp.), illus., 4to. Wraps. Percy Abbott death announcement laid in on the Percy Abbott page. Some very light smudges; former owner (Moehring) bookplate; o/w VG+. Now offered at $28.00

Fox, Karrell. ANOTHER BOOK. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1979. 320pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket has very minor wear at the extremities, o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $25.00

Fox, John. PLAY POKER, QUIT WORK AND SLEEP TILL NOON OR THE COMPLETE PSYCHOLOGY, MATHEMATICS AND TACTICS OF WINNING POKER. (Book) Seal Beach, John Fox, 1981. Fifth printing. 341pp., 8vo. Red cloth with gold stamping. Fine copy. Offered at $30.00

Ganson, Lewis. A NEW LOOK AT--CARD FANS and RINGS SUPPREME – ALDO COLOMBINI’S PRESENTATION OF THE LINKING RINGS. (Two-Book Lot) Two of the Ganson’s Magic Teach-In Series published by Supreme Magic Company 1983 and 1984. 32pp. and 24pp respectively, illus., 8vo. Wraps. Both are VG. Offered as a two-book lot for $18.00

Glen, Laurance. THE MAGICIAN’S ROAD TO FAME. (Vintage Book) London, Ludo Press, 1921. 96pp. interleaved with tissue plus ads, illustrated with photographic reproductions of posters and advertising, 8vo. Green cloth with gold printing on boards. Tipped in portrait frontispiece. Bumped on lower face corner creating a mild bend throughout; former owner name and date; George Boston bookplate; very mild toning; o/w VG+. Seldom seen. Offered at $175.00

Goldfein, Ben and Jeff Prace. PENROSE PENDANT. (Props and On-Line Instructions) PlainSight Magic. A gorgeous brass pendant with a hidden “obedient ball” feature. Offered at $30.00

HIEROPHANT. (Magazine File) Jon Racherbaumer. Metairie, LA. Quarterly. Printed 8.5 x 11. (Lou Tannen Reprints) NUMBERS 1-2. 1976, 98pp.; NUMBERS 3-4. 1976, 120pp.; NUMBERS 5-6. 1976, 114pp.; and RESURRECTION ISSUE, NUMBER 7. 1976, 57pp. All seven issues in four volumes. All four volumes are a bit rough with some cover spotting and spine flaking, but inside pages are all VG. Offered as a lot for $30.00

Hollingworth, G.W.R. DRAWING ROOM DECEPTIONS, OR THE ETIQUETTE OF DECEPTION. (Book) Pasadena, Mike Caveney's Magic Words, 1999. 311pp., illus., 8vo. Stamped cloth. Card advertising Hollingworth’s “Expert at the Card Table” show at the South Point Hotel on August 21, 2009 is laid in on the title page. Moehring bookplate; o/w a Fine copy. Now offered at $40.00

Jarrow, Gail. THE AMAZING HARRY KELLAR – GREAT AMERICAN MAGICIAN. (Book) Honesdale, Calkins Creek/Boyds Mills Press, 2012. 96pp., illus., timeline, source notes, bibliography, index, 4to. Pictorial boards in a matching dust jacket. A beautiful book illustrated with both litho reproductions and historical black & white photos. A very nice book and a Fine copy. Offered at $20.00

Jay, Ricky. JAY'S JOURNAL OF ANOMALIES: CONJURERS * CHEATS * HUSTLERS * HOAXSTERS * PRANKSTERS * JOKESTERS * IMPOSTERS * PRETENDERS * SIDESHOW SHOWMEN * ARMLESS CALLIGRAPHERS * MECHANICAL MARVELS * POPULAR ENTERTAINMENTS. (Book) New York, Farrar Straus Giroux, 2001. First edition. 202pp., illus., index, 4to. Boards with gold gilt title and cover illustration. Near fine. Offered at $50.00

Kieve, Paul. HOCUS POCUS – A TALE OF MAGNIFICENT MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, Scholastic Inc, 2008. First U.S. edition. 301pp., illus., bibliography, 8vo. Pictorial boards. Includes a pasted in envelope of tricks and post card sized historic posters. As new. Retails at $14.99, now offered at $12.00

Korem, Danny. (Edited by Steven Minch) KOREM WITHOUT LIMITS. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1985. First edition. 181pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. John Moehring bookplate. Inscribed to John Moehring and signed by Danny in 1986. Near fine. Now offered at $55.00

Kramien, Stan (A Full-Time Magician). MAKING MONEY AS A PART-TIME MAGICIAN. (Book) n.pl., Stan Kramien & Associates, 1986. 23pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side-stapled in covers. Includes the Herkimer pitch. Somewhat soiled with some water spots on covers. Offered at $10.00

[Lawston, Vick and Co.] 1000 WAYS TO HAVE FUN WITH PROFESSIONAL MAGIC – POCKET TRICKS * ILLUSIONS * JOKE NOVELTIES. (Magic Catalog) Fort Lauderdale, FL, The House of a Thousand Mysteries, 1973. 60pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial paper wraps. Order blank and additional ads laid in. A Near Fine copy. Now offered at $20.00

MacDonald, John C.R. “CRIME IS A BUSINESS” – BUNCOS, RACKETS, CONFIDENCE SCHEMES. (Book) Stanford, Stanford University Press, 1939. 263pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth. Lacks dust jacket; o/w overall VG+. Offered at $40.00

[Mephisto-Huis] MEPHISTO HUIS CATALOGUS - 9. (Catalog) Amsterdam, Mephisto-Huis, n.d. (circa 1960’s.) (200+pp.), illus., 8vo. Paperbound in stiff covers with green cloth tape at the spine. A near fine copy. Now offered at $28.00

[National Magic Company]. NATIONAL MAGIC COMPANY – NUMBER 2. (Catalog) Chicago, National Magic Company, 1936. Proprietor: Jim Sherman from the Palmer House Gift Shop. 76pp., illus., index, 8vo. Wraps with orange cover and black/silver illustrations; back cover has a small puncture hole. SUPPLEMENT NO. 4 (1939, 20pp.) and SUPPLEMENT NO. 6 (1939, 32pp.) from the State Street address are laid in. Condition is VG+ overall. Offered as a lot at $35.00

Parrett. Terry. (Two-Book Lot) BALLOON MASTERPIECES (1997, 22pp.) and BLOW THIS! A GUIDE TO THE BUSINESS OF BALLOONS (1997, 26pp). Both are produced by the author, illustrated, 4to (8.5 x 11 sheets) in covers and plastic comb bound. The outside of BLOW THIS! Is a bit roughed and the exterior of both are lightly soiled, but o/w VG. Both as a lot for $20.00

Poundstone, William. BIGGER SECRETS – MORE THAN 125 THINGS THEY PRAYED YOU’D NEVER FIND OUT. (Book) Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1986. 244pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Includes a chapter on illusions. Near Fine. Offered at $12.00

Powers, Michael. POWERFUL MAGIC. (Book) Rolling Prairie, IN, Michael Powers, 1983. 104pp., illus., 4to. Perfect bound in wraps. VG+. Now offered at $20.00

Proskauer, Julien J. SUCKERS ALL! (Book) New York, Macaulay Company, 1934. 318pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth with black title and illustration stamping on spine and front cover. Seldom seen and a VG+. Offered at $50.00

Rapp, Augustus (introduction by Robert Parrish). THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AGUSTUS RAPP, THE SMALL TOWN SHOWMAN. (Limited/Numbered First Edition) Chicago, Jay Marshall for the Ireland Magic Company, 1959. Copy #419 of 500 issued. 136pp., illus., 4to. Blue plastic comb binding, with clear mylar protective covers. A near fine copy. Offered at $85.00

Rauscher, William. THE HOUDINI CODE MYSTERY. (Limited/Numbered Edition Book) Pasadena, Mike Caveney's Magic Words, 2000. First edition. 192pp., illus., printed end-sheets, tipped-in frontispiece, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Numbered copy (#733) of a limited run of 1000. As new. Now offered at $45.0

Robinson, Richard (editor) PROFESSOR HOFFMANN'S MODERN MAGIC. (Book) New York, Quick Fox, 1977. 173pp., illus., index, 4to. Paperbound. A bit roughed, but overall VG. Now offered at $12.00

Salem, Marc with Richard Mark. THE AUDACIOUS MENTALISM OF MARC SALEM. (Inscribed/Signed Book) n.pl., Marc Salem and Richard Mark, 2014. (22pp.), 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled in covers with Scotch-type tape at edge. Signed and inscribed to Robert II. Lightly soiled on covers. Offered at $16.00

Thurston, Howard. 400 TRICKS YOU CAN DO – TWO VOLUMES IN ONE. (Book) New York, Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., 1940. (400pp.), illus., 8vo. Red cloth boards. Shows wear at extremities—especially at head and foot of spine; end papers are toning; o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

[United States Playing Card Company] POKER – THE NATION’S MOST FASCINATING CARD GAME. (Book) Cincinnati, United States Playing Card Company, 1941. 64pp., glossary, 12mo. Paperbound. VG. Offered at $10.00


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 $73.00

[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 $11.00

MacGregor, Jerry. REAL WORLD MAGIC. (Inscribed/Signed Book) n.pl., Jerry MacGregor, 1999. First edition. 304pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Inscribed and signed on the title page. As New. Now offered at $36.00

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 $18.00

Schneiderman, Steven. THE MAGIC OF ERIC DECAMPS – COMPENDIUM I. (Inscribed/Signed Book)) New York, Self-Published, 1985. 28pp., illus., 4to. Inscribed to former owner and signed 4-14-87. Near fine. Now offered at $27.00

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 $44.00


Abbott, Percy (ed.) ESCAPES – SECRET WORKINGS FOR HANDCUFFS, ROPES, BOXES, BAGS, CHAINS, PADLOCKS, STRAIT JACKETS, WRIST STOCKS, UNDER WATER, ETC. (Book) Colon, Abbott’s, 1955. 58pp., illus., 4to. Saddle stapled in covers. Covers show some light wear at the spine with one small mar on the front cover and one on the rear; former owner bookplate; o/w quite good. Offered for $22.00

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 $52.00

[Bannon, John and Big Blind Media] FIRE WHEN READY. (DVD) Big Blind Media, 2019.. Now offered at $16.00

Bauer, Ron. XEROX- NUMBER 18 IN A SERIES. (Book) Rochester, MI, E-GADS, 2000. 14pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Bill packet tipped in. VG+. Offered at $10.00

Becker, Larry. THE BEST OF LARRY BECKER’S WORLD OF SUPER MENTALISM, BOOK TWO. (Book) New York, Magico Magazine, 1989. 216pp., illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Now offered at $36.00

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 $16.00

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 $15.00

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 $14.00

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 $28.00

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 $49.00

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 $40.00

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 $22.00

Caveney, Mike. HARRY ANDERSON, WISE GUY FROM THE STREET TO THE SCREEN. (Book) Pasadena, Mike Caveney's Magic Words, 1996. 168pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Photocopies of two of Anderson’s routines laid in. Now offered at $31.00

[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 $8.00

[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 $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 $7.00

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 $18.00

Dayton, Ronald J. SPOOF…IT’S MAGIC. (Book) Company, 1993. First edition. Unnumbered (200pp.), illus., 4to. Black pictorial boards with silver cover and spine stamping. Lightly bumped on lower front cover; o/w VG+. Now offered at $22.00

Devant, David ¬ SECRETS OF MY MAGIC. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1977. Second edition – third impression of 1936 edition. 288pp., illus., index, 8vo. Black cloth. Lacks dust jacket; former owner bookplate; light bump on lower cover corner; 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 $66.00

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 $7.00

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 $32.00

[Elton, Terry] IN-SYNCH. (Mental Card Routine) Created by Terry Elton. Gimmicked deck and complete instructions. New. Now offered at $6.00

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 $16.00

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 $24.00

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 $8.00

Francis, Cameron. SUPER MEGA CARD MIRACLES. (DVD) BigBlindMedia, 2019. New. Offered at $16.00

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. $9.00

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 $28.00

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 $5.00

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 $14.00

Gylleck, Elmer. THE AMAZING DR. CLUTTERHOUSE – AN ORIGINAL ACT. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1974. 42pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+. Offered at $10.00

Hass, Lawrence, PhD. TRANSFORMATIONS - CREATING MAGIC OUT OF TRICKS. (Book) n.pl., Theory and Art of Magic Press, 2007.183pp., illus., bibliography, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar protective sleeve. Now offered at $32.00

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 $6.00

[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 $7.00
Hull, Burling “Volta”. STAGE ILLUSIONS FOR THE 1-2 OR 3 PERFORMER SHOW. (Book) Calgary, Micky Hades Enterprises, 1972. Second Edition. 39pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Very lightly soiled; o/w VG+. Offered at $14.00

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 $8.00

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 $32.00

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 $20.00

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 $29.00

[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 $9.00

[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 $7.00

Lees, Walter (edited by Lewis Ganson) THE IMMACULATE CARD MAGIC OF WALTER LEES - FOUR SUPERB CARD ROUTINES. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1980. 28pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Several small spots/smudges, o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

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 $66.00

Lorayne, Harry. DECK-STERITY. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1967. Second edition. 154pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Cloth. A fine copy. Now offered at $12.00

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 $18.00

[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 $16.00
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 $12.00

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 $14.00

[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 $12.00

Magic, Inc. GENERAL TRICK CATALOG #25. (Magic Catalog) Chicago, Magic Inc., n.d. 344pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Very good. $6.00

Manazza, Esteban. INVISIBLE WRITER. (Utility Prop) Pencil lead – 2mm. Vernet. Produced by Michel & Greco. Prop with online instructions. New in original packaging. Offered at $10.00

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 $5.00

Mayne, Andrew. ILLUSION F/X. (Book) n.pl., Andrew Mayne, 1997. 57pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Fine. Offered at $14.00

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 $26.00

Mendoza, John F. CLOSE-UP PRESENTATION. (Book) Davenport, IA, Presto Place, 1979. First edition. 107pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth. Near fine. Now offered at $20.00

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 $5.00

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 $5.00

Miller, Leonard H. THRILLING MAGIC. (Book) Colon, Abbott Magic Company, n.d. 19pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in wraps. Covers are lightly soiled; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

MINT-O. (Trick with On-line Instructions) Vanishing Inc. Gimmick with link to on-line instructions. As New. Now offered at $5.00

Moehring, John. A TEXAN TRIXTER. (Book) Charlotte, NC, Panorama Productions, 1986. First edition. 99pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Near fine. Now offered at $22.00

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 $10.00

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 $14.00

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 $18.00

[Owen Brothers] OWEN MAGIC SUPREME - CATALOG NO. 12. (Magic Catalog) Azusa, CA, Owen Magic Supreme, 1997. First edition. 226pp., illus. (color throughout), index, 4to. (Perfect bound green cover w/ yellow, red and black Genie illustration. Price list and correspondence regarding an order laid in. A near fine copy. Now offered at $16.00

Page, Patrick. BELL'S MAGIC BOOK. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, n.d. 140pp., illus., 8vo. Boards. VG. Now offered at $8.00

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 $29.00

Pittman, Woody. THE BIG PICTURE - CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FOR MAGICIANS. (Book) Hollywood, Woody Pittman, 1998. 38pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Near Fine. Now offered at $6.00

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 $9.00

Rapp, Augustus and Marcia Boggs (editor). THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AUGUSTUS RAPP, THE SMALLTOWN 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 $20.00

Redford, Patrick. THE NINJA TOSSED-OUT DECK SYSTEM. (DVD) Detroit, Mind-Tapped Productions. New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $28.00

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 $9.00

Richardson, Barrie. CONCEPTS & DECEPTIONS. (Lecture Notes) Shreveport, Barrie Richardson, n.d. 71pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Now offered at $18.00

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 $32.00

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 $10.00

Shimeld, Thomas J. WALTER B. GIBSON AND THE SHADOW. (Book) Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Company, 2003. 190pp., illus., extensive notes, bibliog., index, 4to. Pictorial boards. Essentially a biography with lots on magic and magicians. John Moehring bookplate; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $36.00

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 $22.00

Swain, James. MIRACLES WITH CARDS. (Book) Tampa, James Swain, 1996 book. 190pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth with silver stamping on the spine and cover. Original reviews fro several sources laid in. Near fine. Now offered at $40.00

Tanner, Don. ROPE, CHAIN AND BOX ESCAPES. (Book), Columbus, U. F. Grant, n.d.19pp., illus., 4to. Mimeographed pages side stapled in stiff covers. VG. Offered at $10.00

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 $7.00

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 $25.00

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 $29.00

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 $6.00

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