Books FSH! Ltd. Editions and more- Houdini, Chung Ling Soo, Collectible, etc.

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Books FSH! Ltd. Editions and more- Houdini, Chung Ling Soo, Collectible, etc.

Postby Chuck Romano » February 20th, 2010, 4:07 pm

All books are in very good to MINT condition. Will ship via Media Mail. $5.00 postage per book. Heavy box sets $10.00 postage. International Postage will be quoted. PAYPAL or money order only.

A Magician Among the Spirits (Houdini) Kaufman and Greenberg. Ltd Ed of 1,000 - $100

Houdini's Conjurers' Monthly Magazine - Boxed Set - Ltd Ed of 500. Kaufman and Greenberg. - $250

MAGIC (Three volumes, Box Set, indexed, in slipcase, Ellis Stanyon) Ltd Ed of 500 - Copy marked "A" - $175.00

The Houdini Code Mystery - William Raucher ( #9 of the Magical Pro-Files series) 192 pages. Hardbound with DJ., 7 x 10 inches, hardbound with printed endsheets. Tipped-in color frontispiece. # 627 of 1,000 - $35.00

A Magicians Tour Revisited by Harry Kellar, with additions by Phil Temple. Beautiful book of 226 pages, 8 by 11, hardbound in dust jacket. Reprint of the autobiography of Harry Kellar with dozens of added photos and a 20 page color section of lithos. Limited to only 500 copies - $80.00

The Bill In Lemon Book - Featuring Life & Times of Emil Jarrow David Charvet. HARDBOUND. OOP. The definitive text on this classic effect. Includes a facsimile reproduction of Jarrow's "Rope Tricks" book . Number 137 of 500. First Edition - $60.00

Chung Ling Soo's Mechanists-They Stayed Behind - Brian McCullagh & J. Ernest Aldred. Paperbound (Stapled.) Limited to 250 copies. Tipped-in, full-color Chung Ling Soo letter. Published in 1998. - $25.00

The History of the Automaton Chess-Player in America - George Allen. Nice reprint of the scarce 1857 volume with an added Annotated Check-List of writings on the Great Chess Automaton. This is copy #28 of only 300 numbered copies. Spiral bound. $20

Bookishly Yours - J.B. Findlay - (Ltd. Ed of 300, #73) - $10.00

The Coney Island Fakir - The Magical Life of Al Flosso - Gary Brown - As an added bonus, this volume contains a reprint of Our Magic, produced by Flosso in the 1940s, featuring tricks by Flosso, Al Baker, Ted Annemann and other top performers. 215 pages. - $27.00

The Collectors Scrapbook by Gary Frank. 1984 first edition. 96 pages, 8 by 11. Features Houdini, Thurston, Blackstone, William Robinson (Chung Ling Soo), Dante, Alexander, Goldin, Nicola, Brush, and dozens of others. Included are five full color photos tipped in. - $25.00

Thayer Quality Magic Instruction Sheets, compiled by Glenn Gravatt. A complete set of 4 large hardbound volumes, hardbound with dust jackets. All four books $100.

Zauberkasten by Wittus Witt. 1987, 128 pages, 8 by 9 , with hundreds of photos, many in full color. A wonderful guide to magic sets. The text is in German. $32

Tampa - England's Court Magician Gary Frank . Contains an eight page full color section which includes four Tampa posters, color advertisements and a special collection of Christmas cards from Thurston to Tampa, and more. 152 pages. Hardbound, with dustjacket. $30.00

Robert-Houdin, (Jean Eugene). THE SECRETS OF STAGE CONJURING. New York, Magico Magazine, n.d. 252pp.(+ads), illus., 12mo. Hardbound in dj. $35

The Money Maker Machine Manual Algonquin McDuff (Signed by Dexter Cleveland. Ltd Ed of 500. Spiral Bound - $30.00

Chung Ling Soo The Man Behind The Legend - Gary Frank #148 of 500. Signed by Hector Robinson (Soos son) - $30.00

Chung Ling Soo The Man of Mystery - Gary Frank #458. First edition, limited to 1000. Signed by Hector Robinson (Soos son) - $40.00

A Gift From the Gods The Story of Chung Ling Soo Marvellous Chinese Conjuror Val Andrews. Beautiful color plates throughout. - $100.00

Charles Bertram - The Court Conjurer - Edwin A Dawes - $30.00

We Remember Dante - Joel Ray, Hardbound $25.00

Leaves from Conjurer's Scrapbooks - Burlingame, Singing Tree, 1971 Reprint. No DJ - $25.00. Now $15.00

Five Times Five: Japan Edition (5x5 Japan) 1st Ed Kaufman $27.00

Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi (Richard Kaufman)1st Ed - $27.00

Goodnight Mr Dante - Val Andrews 1978, 1st Edition $20.00

Magic Bookman - (1974) Magic Inc. - $10.00

The Art of Deception (2nd Edition) - Romano (Ltd. Ed of 500 signed and numbered copies) - $30.00

The Worlds Greatest Magic Hyla Clark - $25.00

Effortless Card Magic (Peter Duffie) $22

Life Savers (Michael Weber) $27

The Riddle of Chung Ling Soo Will Dexter (2nd Ed) w dj - $30.00

Mindfreak Hardbound w dj. Criss Angel $5.00

Browsing Around in Magic Bert Pratt (Magic Inc. 1972. Saddle stitched. ) 5.00

Abracadabra: Michigan and Magic Robert Lund 1992 . Saddle stitched. - $10.00

The Magician and the Cinema Erik Barnouw. HB in DJ. -$30.00

The Turk - Tom Standage. 2002 First Edition, First Printing. HB in DJ. $20

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