FSH: Thurston Workbooks, Doors to Deception (Deluxe) and more

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FSH: Thurston Workbooks, Doors to Deception (Deluxe) and more

Postby Dan Bradbury » June 10th, 2018, 11:09 pm

Greetings—here’s our latest installment (distributed Sunday evening, June 10, 2018) of the Reverse Auction of magic books, media, catalogs and memorabilia. We have newly listed items at attractive prices and some really great prices on previously listed items. Remember, once listed, prices go DOWN by approximately 10% each week a new list is distributed and the item remains on the list. If you see something of interest, verify availability with an email query and we will respond with the total cost including shipping at standard and priority rates.

As always, we "GUARANTEE YOUR SATISFACTION" with all items we sell, or your money back! 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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Booth, John. PSYCHIC PARADOXES. (Book) Los Alamitos, CA, Ridgeway Press, 1984. 243pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo.Cloth in dust jacket. Dj has some light wear at head and foot of spine, o/w near fine. Now offered at $40.00

Christopher, Maurine (Ed.) with additional material by Jim Steinmeyer. HOWARD THURSTON'S ILLUSION SHOW WORKBOOK and HOWARD THURSTON'S ILLUSION SHOW WORKBOOK II. (Highly Collectible Two-Volume Set) Pasadena, Magical Publications, 1991 and 1992 respectively. Limited and numbered first editions – Volume I is copy #355 of 500 copies. 228pp., illus./photos, 4to. Brown cloth in quarter leather binding with matching slipcase. Volume II is copy #393 of 500. 254pp., illus./photos, 4to. Includes prospectus slipped in. Blue cloth with slipcase. These are copies of the Howard Thurston’s illusion show workbooks that were part of the Milbourne Christopher Collection. Wonderfully documented with photographs throughout. Cloth with quarter leather bindings and matching slipcases. Volume I is lightly bumped on the upper face corner and top facing edge of slipcase is sun faded (approx. one inch); o/w Near Fine. A pristine copy recently sold at $1,100, plus the buyer’s premium, but this copy is now offered for a paltry $1,000.00

Fortune, Jay (Comp.). RADIO MAGIC – THE INTERVIEWS SEASON ONE. (Book) Hertfordshire, Jay Fortune, 2009. 149pp., illus., 4to. Boards in dj. VG+. Sold new at $45.00, now for only $38.00

Garcia, Frank and George Schindler. MAGIC WITH CARDS: 113 EASY-TO-PERFORMMIRACLES WITH AN ORDINARY DECK. (Book) New York, David McKay, 1975. First edition. 176pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $20.00

[Harlan, Dan] THE AWAKENING – THE FASTEST, FUNNIEST, MOST VISUAL PROFESSOR’S NIGHTMARE EVER. (Trick with Props) Includes stage size ropes and four 8.5 x 11 pages of handling instructions and script. As new. Retails at $24.95, but now offered at $20.00

Hayden, Allan, ALLAN HAYDEN’S FANCY RING ROUTINE. (Book) Buffalo, by the author, 1983. First Edition. 18pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Cover has been folded vertically with telltale crease marks, o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

[Little Blue Books – Julius Haldeman-Julius – Wee Books] The Little Blue Books were a series of popular 3.5” × 5” volumes published by Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (1889-1951) in Girard, Kansas. Designed to be affordable and convenient for all, the enterprise began in 1919 with a series entitled “The Appeal's Pocket Series” and eventually emerged as the “Little Blue Books” in 1923, with copies going for 5 cents each. Promoted as a "University in Print," the Little Blue Books covered a vast range of subjects including several of interest to magicians and magic collectors, including these three: George Milburn’s A HANDBOOK FOR AMATEUR MAGICIANS (Little Blue Book #1010, ©1927, this reprint c. 1946, 64pp.); Hereward Carrington’s HINDU MAGIC SELF TAUGHT (Little Blue Book #1277, ©1928, 32pp); and C. Samuel Campbell’s AN EXPOSURE OF MEDIUM’S TRICKS AND RACKETS (Little Blue Book #1746, n.d., but @1931, 32pp.). The Milburn book is roughed and chipped at the spine, and the other two have former the former owner’s name on front endpaper but are o/w Fine. Now offered as a lot at $30.00

Long, Chad. CHAD LONG BLACKPOOL LECTURE PACKET. (Lecture Packet) Includes MENTAL LECTURE NOTES – BLACKPOOL 2018 (28pp., 12mo, in wraps); SPINELESS – A UNIQUE BOOK TEST (DVD still shrink-wrapped); PRIORITY (8pp. manuscript, 8vo. In wraps); and ROOM SERVICE (8pp. manuscript, narrow 4to in wraps – complete with props). All are as New. Offered as a lot at $100.00

Maven, Max. MAX MAVEN MINDVENTION (Lecture Packet) Includes ONLINE LECTURE NOTES (DVD, still shrink-wrapped); MAX MAVEN: THE FABULOUSMONSTER (DVD); CAPE TOWN COGNITION (With props); QUINK (with props); glossy 8 x 10 of Max on heavy stock; and more. Offered as a lot at $50.00

Mayer, Ralph. SHORT CHANGED. (Book) Calgary, Micky Hades International, 1977. 6pp., 8vo. Wraps. Practice stage money in envelope tipped in. Front cover proclaims “For Entertainment Purposes Only.” Discolored from damp-stain along lower edge; lower face corner chipped; o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

Mentzer, Jerry. CARD TO WALLET BOOK. (Book) Greenville, Magic Methods, 1991.166pp., illus., 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping. New – still shrink-wrapped, but corner has been bumped in transit. Now offered at $40.00

Rauscher, William V. S.S. ADAMS: HIGH PRIEST OF PRANKS AND MERCHANT OF MAGIC. (Book) Oxford, CT, David E. Haversat, 2002. 150pp., illus., 4to. Colorful pictorial boards. New. Retails at $45.00, now only $38.00

Rauscher, William V. JOHN CALVERT: MAGIC AND ADVENTURES AROUND THE WORLD. (Numbered/Signed Book) Baton Rouge, Claitor’s Publishing Division, 1987. Numbered first edition. 305pp., illus., index, 4to. Stamped boards in dust jacket. Boldly signed by Booth on the title page. Very slight wear around foot of spine; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $50.00

Romano, Chuck. HOUSE OF CARDS: THE LIFE AND MAGIC OF PAUL ROSINI. (Book) South Elgin, IL, Charles J. Romano, 1999. 320pp., illus., 8vo. Gold stamped cloth. As now. Now offered at $30.00

Scarne, John. SCARNE’S TRICKS: SCARNE ON CARD TRICKS AND SCARNE’S MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) New York, Crown Publishers, n.d. 308pp./256pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj. Dust jacket is lightly soiled with has nicks and small tears; o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Spanier, David. TOTAL POKER. (Book) New York, Simon and Schuster, 1977. 255pp., illus, index,8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $14.00

Stanyon, Ellis (editor/compiler.) STANYON’S SERIAL LESSONS IN CONJURING. (Book) Washington, DC, Kaufman and Company, 1996. Limited edition of only 500 copies. Reprint of 21 separate lessons published by Stanyon from 1899 to 1910. 350pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth with quarter leather binding in slipcase. A companion volume matching Kaufman’s three volume set of STANYON’S MAGIC. Sold elsewhere for $75.00, now offered at $60.00

[Two-Headed Girl] HISTORY AND MEDICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE TWO-HEADED GIRL – SOLD BY HER AGENTS FOR HER SPECIAL BENEFIT – TOLD IN “HER OWN PECULIAR WAY” BY “ONE OF THEM”. (Pitch Book Reprint) Stratford, CT, Alton Vexierbild Co., 1976. This is a reprint of the original pamphlet published in 1869. 32pp., 12mo. In Pictorial wraps. Former owner blind stamp and bibliographic notation inside front cover. As New. Now offered at $16.00

Vigil, Paul. DOORS TO DECEPTION – DELUXE SET. (Book and Props). DOORS TO DECEPTION. N.pl., Dark Arts Press, 2017. First limited edition. 248pp., illus., 8vo. Black stamping on patterned black cloth. Plus THE KEYS TO DECEPTION – a beautifully boxed set of the complete props required for all of the tricks in the book AND an invitation to the closed Facebook discussion group. Only 500 first edition copies of the book were published and only 100 sets of the boxed set of props were produced for this Deluxe Set. All are As New and offered as a lot only. This set has actually appreciated in value since it was initially offered, but buy it now for only $600.00

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

Schwartz, Walter A. CIGAM – CONURING, ILLUSIONS, GIMMICKS, ART, MYSTERY. (Signed/Inscribed Book) Hartford., by the author, 1931. 62pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Late 1920’s stars with photos and contributor bios along with some pet secrets. Inscribed to David Price by the author. Has David Price Egyptian Hall Museum stickers on two pages. Lightly worn at extremities; o/w quite good. Now offered at $22.00

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

[Abbott's Magic Novelty Company] CATALOG NO. 7 and CATALOG NO. 9. (Two-book lot) Two great catalogs from one of the largest mail order houses and manufacturers of magic apparatus in the U.S. from the Percy Abbott years (1933-1959) NO. 7 from 1943 with 640pp. and NO. 9 from 1947 with 832pp. Both catalogs are in VG condition and offered as a lot for only $20.00

Alexander, Scott. SIGNATURE INVISIBLE DECK. (DVD and Gimmick) Alexander Illusions, 2015. Comes with DVD Training, Sharpie and The Invisible Deck. Simply add a regular deck and your signature and you are all set. As new. Offered at $44.00
Atmore, Joseph. DUNNINGER'S BRAIN BUSTERS. (Book) Humble, TX, H & R Magic Books, 2001. 111pp., illus., notes, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. New. Retails at $36.00, now offered at $14.00

[Auction Catalog] RANDOM TREASURES AUCTIONS (Two of Two-Auction Catalog) Auction of Magic and Allied Arts, January 10-31, 2007 and Auction of Significant Decorative Posters, Prints, Lithographs, Words on Paper and Original Art, January 23, 2006 in Hillsborough, NJ. 111pp. and 156pp. respectively, both printed in full color, 4to. Glossy wraps. Both offered as a lot at $14.00

Beam, Steve. SEMI-AUTOMATIC CARD TRICK. (Book) Raleigh, NC, Trapdoor Productions, 2003. Second edition. 171pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dj. Fine. Now offered at $26.00

Beam, Steve. SEMI-AUTOMATIC CARD TRICKS: VOLUME 4. (Book) Raleigh, NC, Trapdoor Productions, 2002. First. Edition. 264pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dj. As new. Now offered at $26.00

Beam, Steve. SEMI-AUTOMATIC CARD TRICKS: VOLUME 5. (Book) Cary, NC, Trapdoor Productions, 2004. First. Edition. 256pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dj. As new. Now offered at $32.00

Take all three remaining Beam SEMI-AUTOMATIC books for $78.00

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 dj; o/w Near fine. Retails for $45.00, now offered at $23.00

Benzais, J. THE BEST OF BENZAIS. (Book) Norwood, OH, Haines House of Cards, n.d. 62pp., illus., 8vo. Red wraps. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

Bobo, J.B. THE NEW MODERN COIN MAGIC. (Book)) Chicago, IL, Magic, Inc., 1966. Revised and enlarged edition. 519pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Blue cloth with gold stamping. Lacks dj; some; shows some use, but overall VG. Now offered at $12.00

Boley, Col. Bill. VENTRILO-MAGIC – HOW TO COMBINE MAGIC AND VENTRILOQUISM. (Book) Littleton, Maher Ventriloquist Studios, 1977. 44pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. VG+. Now offered at $9.00

Brahams, Anthony and Mike Porstmann. KARL NORMAN: 40 YEARS AT THE FORKS. (Book) Suffolk, Anthony Brahams, 1995. 82pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. As new. Retails at $36.00, 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 dj. New – still shrink-wrapped. Now offered at $27.00

[Bratlie, Geir] INFUSION – ONE COIN, ONE GLASS, NO GIMMICKS. (DVD) Ellusionist, 2005. Has been opened and presumably viewed. only $7.00

Burger, Eugene. THE PERFORMANCE OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC. (Book) New York, Kaufman and Company, ©1987, but later edition (circa 1991). 135pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. As new. Retails at $42.00, now offered at $29.00

Burger, Eugene. TEACHING MAGIC – A BOOK FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS OF THE ART. (Book) Theory and Art of Magic Press, 2018. 182pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth . Now – now offered at $26.00

CATAIN BILLY’S WHIZ BANG – AMERICA’S MAGAZINE OF WIT, HUMOR AND FILOSOPHY. (Single-Issue Magazine) Robinsdale, MN W.H. Fawcett. This is the Vol. II: No. 20 (May, 1921) of this magazine. 64pp., 12mo. 5.25” x 7.5” in pictorial wraps. Near fine condition. Now offered at $8.00

Christopher, Milbourne. HOUDINI, A PICTORIAL LIFE. (Book) New York, Crowell Company, 1976. First edition. 218pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Red cloth. Lacks a dust jacket; o/w a VG copy. Now offered at $16.00

CLOWNING AROUND. (Magazine Lot) Publication or The World Clown Associa.ion. Bill Knowles, et. al., Green Valley, IL, etc. Bi-monthly. Printed 8.5” x 11”. A miscellaneous run of 39 issues starting in August, 1995 thru October-November, 2002 (Volume 20: November 5). All 39 issues offered as a lot for $13.00

Davis, Richard Harding. VERA THE MEDIUM and MISS CIVILIZATION (A COMEDY IN ONE ACT). New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. 215pp., illus. (frontis. only), 12mo. Burgundy cloth with gold stamping. Spine slightly faded, a few pages opened roughly, o/w a clean, tight copy. Now offered at $16.00

Dela, Steve, WILL TO READ. (DVD and Props) From Alakazam. Complete with custom designed printed gimmicks and training DVD. New. Now offered at $26.00

Desfor, Irving. GREAT MAGICIANS IN GREAT MOMENTS, A PHOTO ALBUM. (Book) Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions, 1983. 208pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New, but dj is lightly rubbed from shelf wear. Retails for $90.00, now only $49.00

Dobson, Wayne and Stephen Tucker. DOBSON’S CHOICE. (Three-Book Set) The original DOBSON’S CHOICE, DOBSON’S CHOICE 2 – THE SEQUEL, and DOBSON’S CHOICE 3 – THE FINAL CUT. Wayne Dobson, 2002 and 2004.18pp. each (54pp. total), illus.,8vo. All three in colorful pictorial wraps. As new. Now offered as a set at $25.00

Dunninger, Joseph. DUNNINGER’S COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. (Book) London, Spring Books, n.d. 288pp., illus., 4to. Cloth/boards in dj. Dust jacket has minor scuffs/tears; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Elliott, Bruce. CLASSIC SECRETS OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Galahad Books, 1973. 213pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Boards in dj. Dust jacket has several small scuffs and nicks, but overall VG+. Now offered at $9.00

Frailich, Ariel. CARD STORIES. (Book) Toronto, I Saw That!, 1997. 84pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. New. Retails new for $30.00, now only $14.00

Ganson, Lewis. THE ART OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC, VOLUME 1 and THE ART OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC, VOLUME 2. (Two-Book Set) London, Harry Stanley/Unique Magic Studio, n.d. 344pp./300pp., illus., 8vo. Volume 1 is blue buckram and Volume 2 is black buckram with gold stamping on the spine. Both hinges are gone on Volume 2 and it is loose in the binding, but if repaired with binder’s tape the set would rate VG+. Both offered as a set for only $49.00

Ganson, Lewis. THE MAGIC OF SLYDINI. (Book) London, Harry Stanley, n.d. 208pp., illus., 8vo. Reddish buckram with gold title stamping on spine. Some foxing on the end-papers; o/w VG. Now offered at $26.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF CARD MAGIC: THE PRINCIPLES AND PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES FULLY REVEALED IN TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS. (Book) Garden City, Doubleday, 1969. 470pp., illus., glossary, index, 4to. Cloth. Slight stress pull at top of spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $13.00

Goldenberg, Haim and Guy Bavli. BETWEEN TWO MINDS. (Three-DVD Set) Pro-Magic. 2006. As new. Retails for $120.00, get all three volumes now for $35.00

HARRY POTTER AND ORDER OF THE PHOENIX. (DVD) Warer Brothers, 2007. 139mins. Now offered at $10.00

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. (DVD) Warner Brothers, 2006. 157mins. Now offered at $10.00

ILLUSION COINS. (Coins and DVD) From MagicMakers. Silver dollar-sized replicas (coins and shell) with the “feel” of silver dollars – and complete instructions. Retail at $48.00, now offered at $38.00

James, Stewart (compiler) ABBOTT’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ROPE TRICKS. (Book) Colon, Abbott’s Magic Novelty Co., n.d. 400 pp., illus., 8vo. Dark green cloth. No dust jacket (as issued), but o/w a nice tight copy; VG+. Now offered at $14.00

Jayanti, Amber. TAROT FOR DUMMIES. (Book) New York, Hungry Minds, 2001. 334pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $5.00

Johnson, Dirk. BITING THE DUST: THE WILD RIDE AND DARK ROMANCE OF THE RODEO COWBOY AND THE AMERICAN WEST. (Book) New York, Simon and Schuster, 1994. 239pp., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Ex library, o/w very good. Now offered at $9.00

Johnson, Stephanie. MY FIRST CUP, BALL & PAPER MAGIC TRICKS (Kid’s Magic Book). New York, SMITHMARK Publishers, 1992. 26pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. New. Now offered at $6.00

Johnson, Stephanie. MY FIRST STRING & KNOT MAGIC TRICKS (Kid’s Magic Book). New York, SMITHMARK Publishers, 1992. 26pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. New. Now offered at $6.00

Kaufman, Richard and Rene Lavand. THE MYSTERIES OF MY LIFE (Translation of SHUFFLING MEMORIES by Tina Lenert). Washington, DC, Kaufman and Company, 1998. First edition. 169pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. As new. Offered at $16.00

Kaye, Marvin. THE HANDBOOK OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Dorset Press, 1989. 324pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth and boards in dust jacket. Former owner name on front end paper, o/w near fine. Now offered at $10.00

[L&L PUBLISHING] CATALOG OF MAGIC. (Magic Catalog Lot) Operating out of Tahoma, CA by Louis Falanga. A large run of many of the annual catalogs of L&L book and media offerings. From what may be the first of their annual catalogs CATALOG OF BOOKS AND VIDEO TAPES (circa 1994) through CATALOG OF MAGIC 2003, plus the 2006 CATALOG. All are 8vo in wraps and range from 32pp to 131pp. and all are in full color except for the (1994) issue. All 11 issues are VG+ and unbound, loose issues. Offered as a lot for $18.00

Larsen, Milt. HOLLYWOOD ILLUSION: MAGIC CASTLE. (Book) Hollywood, Brookledge Corporation, 2000. First edition. 219pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. New. Now offered at $9.00

LEGERDEMAIN (Magazine lot - ADB #3295) A mixed lot of 25 issues of this dealer house organ published by John Fabjance of Bethalto, Illinois in the late-1970’s to early 1980’s. Magazines are printed, 8.5 x 11 size. This lot includes: Volume1: Nos. 1-9 (Feb. ‘77 - Oct. ‘77) and No. 12 (Jan. 1978); Volume 2: Nos. 1-7 and No. 12; and Volume 3: No. 1, 5, 6, 9/10 and 11; plus V4 No. 1 and 2 (April 1981). The issues appear to be complete and in Good to VG+ condition. All issues as a lot for $6.00

[Leval, Lewis] PAINT THE ROSES RED. (DVD) The1914.com, 2012. New. Now offered at $14.00

[Linian, Alex] PAUL HARRIS PRESENTS PUNCTURE 2.0. (Trick) U.S. Quarter and Online instructions. Currently unavailable from many dealers. Now offered at $8.00

Lynch, Warren T. CULBERTSON FOR MORONS: A BRIDGE PRIMER. (Book) NY, The Bridge World, 1931. 80pp., illus. (Frank W. Peers), 8vo. Cloth/pictorial boards. Worn at extremities; upper face corner bumped; but still very good. Now offered at $8.00

M-U-M - NEW SERIES. (ADB/SFB #3435) Milbourne Christopher, et. al. New York City. Society of American Magicians. Monthly. These would make a great gift for a new SAM member or anyone that missed one of these volumes.
Volume 103: N 1 - 12 (June, 2013 - May, 2014). All 12 issues complete and fine. Offered as a lot only for $7.00
Volume 104: N 1 - 12 (June, 2014 - May, 2015). All 12 issues complete and fine. Offered as a lot only for $7.00

[Magic Collectors’ Association] PROGRAM OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING OF THE MAGIC COLLECTORS' ASSOCIATION. (Souvenir Program) Guests of Honor William H. Brewe and Frank J. Herman. Quality Hotel Riverview: Greater Cincinnati, May 6th, 7th & 8th, 1993. Number 23 of 200 numbered with 250 printed. 36pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Near fine. Now offered at $9.00

[Magic Set] THE GREATEST MAGIC SHOW ON EARTH. (Magic Kit) Top That! Magic Publishing, 2004, Briefcase magic kit. Complete with all tricks books, props, etc. in a 8.7 x 2,4 x 11 inches carrying case. As new. For some reason this seems to be offered from commercial sites at $99 and above, but would be happy to sell this one for a mere $19.00

Mello, Matt. PSYWARE. (Book) The Outer Mind, 2018. Limited to 200 first printing copies. 118pp., 8vo. Cloth with gold title and design stamping. New. Now offered for $55.00

Menotti, Francis. MATERIALISTIC. (Trick) Coin penetration. Gimmick and complete instructions. Now offered at $10.00

[Meyer, David] MAGICBOOKS – NEW AND OLD. (Catalog /List Lot) Glenwood, IL, David Meyer Magic Books. A nice selection of seven catalogs and lists, including: #17 (1992), #18, #19, #20, #21, #22, #23 (1998). Great lists with fun descriptions. All are 8vo in wraps. All seven catalogs offered as a lot for $12.00

Minch, Stephen. THE NEW YORK MAGIC SYMPOSIUM – COLLECTION FIVE. (Book) New York, Symposium Productions, 1986. 160pp., illus., 4to. Yellow pictorial cloth. Text is in English and Japanese. Small dent on upper cover edge; o/w near fine. Now offered at $23.00
McKinven, John A. THE HANLON BROTHERS: THEIR AMAZING ACROBATICS, PANTOMINES AND STAGE SPECTACLES. (Book) Glenwood, IL, David Meyer Magic Books, 1998. 113pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. As new. Retails for $40.00, now offered at $16.00

Ovette, Joseph. MIRACULOUS HINDU FEATS. (Book) Oakland, Llyod E. Jones, n.d. 15pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Slight discoloration around edges, o/w VG. Now offered at $6.00

[Penetration] STEEL BALL THRU PEN. (Trick with Props) No manufacturer’s ID or date on the props, instructions or packaging, but an interesting trick and presentation. (Bonus: a THINK PINK digital download access card—unrelated to the book--from Penguin Magic is laid in.) Now offered as a lot for $16.00

Samelson, Peter and Bill Abbott. PHOENIX. (Gimmicks and DVD) The complete Pro Pack with three routines, gimmicks and ashes substance and transfer techniques. Sold out and unavailable from many dealers, but this open, but unused set now offered at the original retail price of $54.00

Sankey, Jay. THE VERY BEST OF JAY SANKEY, VOLUME 2. (DVD) L&L Publishing, 2002. VG+. Offered at $7.00

Saxon, Kurt. THE POOR MAN’S JAMES BOND. (Book) Harrison, Atlan Formularies, 1972. 146pp., illus., bibliog., index. 4to/Oversized. Paperbound. Some dampstain along bottom edges; o/w VG. Now offered at $5.00

Scarne, John. SCARNE ON CARD TRICKS. (Book) New York, Crown Publishers, 1969. Eight printing.308pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth. Lacks dj; light wear at the extremities; o/w VG+. Now offered at $7.00

Seabrooke, Terry. SEABROOKE’S BOOK: AROUND THE WORLD WITH A BAKING TIN. (Book) Pasadena, Magical Publications, 1990. Second edition. 112pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $14.00

SILENT ASSISTANT. (Gimmick and Online Instructions) From SansMinds. New. Retails at $50.00 – now offered at $40.00

Sparks, Ron. CHRISTMAS MARKETING CAMPAIGN. (Book/Kit) Ellicott City, Specialty Marketing Company, 2002. 49pp. (+10pp. of original camera-ready art), illus., 4to. All packaged in a three-ring binder. New. Retails at $36.00, now offered at $9.00

[Supreme Magic Company] SUPREME – THE ULTIMATE MAGIC CATALOGUE, NUMBER 39. (Magic Catalogue) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1992. 624pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Overall VG+. Now offered at $16.00

[Tarbell Course in Magic] Lorayne, Harry editing material from Tarbell. TARBELL COURSE IN MAGIC, VOLUME VII. (Book) New York, D. Robbins and Company, 1997. Seventh Printing. 409pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dj. As new. Now offered at $14.00

Taylor, Rex, Will Ayling, Lewis Ganson and Fred Lowe, THE ENDLESS CHAIN.- MOVES, IDEAS, PATTER, PRESENTATIONS AND ROUTINES. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1983.44pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. VG+. Now offered at $10.00

Thurston, Howard. 400 TRICKS YOU CAN DO – TWO VOLUMES IN ONE. (Book) Garden City, NY, Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., 1940. (400pp.), illus., 8vo. Blue cloth boards. Shows some wear at extremities; page 153/154 is damaged, but fully readable; o/w VG. Now offered at $5.00

Time-Life Books. PSYCHIC POWERS. (Book) Mysteries of the Unknown series. Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books, 1989. Third printing. 160pp., illus., bibliography, index, 4to. Pictorial cloth. Very good. Now offered at $5.00

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 dj. 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 $14.00

Walstad, Bruce. CAUTION PRACTICAL JOKER AHEAD: A LIFETIME OF GAGS, STUNTS, PRACTICAL JOKES, TRICKS, PRANKS, STORIES AND OTHER ASSORTED NONSENSE. (Book) Littleton, CO, Street-Smart Communication, 2001. 102pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $7.00

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