FSH: EPOPTICA, NIGHTMARE ALLEY and much more

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FSH: EPOPTICA, NIGHTMARE ALLEY and much more

Postby Dan Bradbury » June 24th, 2018, 9:03 pm

Greetings—on a Sunday evening, June 24, 2018—here’s the latest edition 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. DRAMATIC MAGIC: THE ART OF HIDDEN SECRETS. (Signed Book) Los Alamitos, CA, Ridgeway Press, 1988. First edition. 240pp., bibliog.., index, illus., 8vo. Cloth boards in dust jacket. Near fine. Signed with a flourish above his name on the title page. Now offered at $55.00

Booth, John. WONDERS OF MAGIC. (Book) Los Alamitos, CA, Ridgeway Press, 1986. First edition. 286pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket has very light wear at the extremities; o/w near fine. Now offered at $50.00

Brooke, Ken. THE KEN BROOKE SERIES NUMBER 3: “THE NAP HAND” AND “THE MULTIPLYING MARTINI BOTTLES”. (Book) London, The Ace Place Productions, 1981. 11pp., plus 4pp. of illustrations, 4to. Plastic comb-bound. Fine. Now offered at $16.00

Buckingham, Geoffrey. IT'S EASIER THAN YOU THINK. (Book and Lecture Notes) London, H. Clarke & Co., 1952. First edition. 6191pp., illus., 8vo. Black buckram in chipped dj. Lecture notes (19pp.) laid in. Except for chipped jacket and some browning on front and rear end panels; a VG+ copy. Now in a Mylar protective sleeve and offered at $45.00

Buckley, Arthur. PRINCIPLES AND DECEPTIONS. (Book) Springfield, IL, by the author, 1948. First Edition. 224pp., illus., 8vo. Gold title stamping on black buckram. A Fine copy. Now offered at $45.00

Burger, Eugene. THE PERFORMANCE OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC. (Book) New York, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1987. First edition. 135pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $40.00

Charvet, David. JACK GWYNNE – THE MAN, HIS MIND, AND HIS ROYAL FAMILY OF MAGIC. (Book) Vancouver, WA, Charvet Studios, 1988. Unabridged softbound reprint of the 1986 first edition. 297pp., illus., 4to. Perfect bound. Creases along spine; roughed a bit along top of front edge with some residual creases; 0/w VG. Now offred at $100.00

EPOPTICA. (Complete Magazine File – ADB/SAF #2135) Oakland, Jeff Busby Magic. A complete run of all 12 original issues plus the EPOPTICA YEARBOOK ALL TRICK SPECIAL from 1984. Includes NUMBER 1 (May,1982) thru NUMBER 12 (September,1989). All are individual loose issue – side stapled and offered as a lot only. Number 5 is roughed a bit along the top edge; several issues have small check marks and an occasional price circled; but o/w overall condition is VG+ to near fine. The last full set we saw sold at $550 in August 2017- so that’s where we will start this one – now offered at $550.00

EPOPTICA YEARBOOK ALL TRICK SPECIAL (Special Magazine Issue – ADB/SAF #2135). Oakland, Jeff Busby Magic, 1984. (48pp.), illus., 40. Plastic comb bound. Former owner name stamp on front inside page; o/w near fine. Now offered at $30.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC – PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES FULLY REVEALED BY A MASTER MAGICIAN. (Book) (Oxford, CT), 1878 Press Company, 2012. 426pp., illus., index, 4to. Paperbound. New. Retails for $45.00, now offered at $36.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE MASTER MAGICIANS: THEIR LIVES AND MOST FAMOUS TRICKS. (Book) Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1966. First edition. 221pp., illus., index, 8vo Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is rubbed at extremities (now in a protective Mylar sleeve); o/w VG+. Now offered at $25.00

Gresham, William Lindsay. NIGHTMARE ALLEY. (Collectible Book – Fiction with a Carny/Mentalism Theme) Garden City, Sun Dial Press, 1948. Reprint of ’46 edition using same plates. 275pp., tarot themed illus. at the beginning of each chapter, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. A true genre classic featuring carny life, magic and mentalism. Dust jacket is worn at extremities and has several chips at head of the spine, but o/w is 98% complete. A true classic. A VG+ copy. Now offered at $100.00

Heldman, Ernie. ACCESS-O-CLIP – THE GIMMICK WITH A THOUSANDUSES – 21 PAGES OF NOTES & IDEAS. (Book with Gimmick) New Orleans, Ernie Heldman, 1971. 21pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. Gimmick stapled in envelope. VG. Now offered at $8.00

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NOS. 1 - 5. (Book) New York, Max Holden, (1930’s) 163pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Light blue cloth. Spine is discolored; end papers browning; lightly penciled check marks here and there; o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Knepper, Kenton. KENTON'S SORCERER SERIES # 1. (2002, 36pp.); KENTON'S SORCERER SERIES # 2 (2002, 30pp.); and KENTON'S SORCERER SERIES # 3. (29pp.) All three published by Wonder Wizards in 2002. SERIES #1 has some transfer smudges on cover and rubbed along front spine edge. O/w internally #1 and both others are near fine. Currently retailing for $24.00 each, as a lot for only $55.00

Maurice, The Amazing (Morris Cohen). PAPER BAG MAGIC. (Book) Calgary, Micky Hades Enterprises, 1967. 24pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled under cloth binders tape. Fine. Now offered at $10.00

Minch, Stephen. BRO. JOHN HAMMAN’S SEVEN DEADLY MIRACLES - FURTHER
CARD MAGIC OF BRO. JOHN HAMMAN, S.M. (Book) New York, New York Magic Symposium Volume Two. 37pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Fine copy. Now offered at $20.00

Ouellet, Gary. MASTERS OF MAGIC SERIES, VOL. 1, NO. 4 – THE TWO GOBLET. (Booklet) Sillery, Camirand Academy of Magic, 1980. 33pp.(+ads), illus., 4to. Wraps. A bit roughed around the edges; o/w VG. $12.00

Sisti, Jim (Comp.) MAGIC MENU, YEAR ONE: SEPTEMBER 1990 – August 1991. (Book) Beacon Falls, Jim Sisti, 1991. (54pp.), illus., 4to. Comb-bound in acetate cover. As new. Now offered at $16.00

Sisti, Jim. PROFESSIONAL RESTAURANT MAGIC. (Book) Beacon Falls, Jim Sisti, 1991. 50pp.(+12pp. in appendix), illus., 4to. Plastic comb-bound in acetate cover. As new. Now offered at $16.00

Thompson, Johnny. POLISHED POLISH PRESTIDIGITATION. (Signed/Inscribed Lecture Notes) n.pl., n.p., n.d. (16pp.), 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets in plastic report binder. Boldly inscribed to “Tom” and signed on the front cover. VG. Offered at $12.00

Walton, Roy. THE SPREAD HALF-PASS. (Book and bonus Manuscript) Tea Neck, Karl Fulves, 1978. 36pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Plus CARD WARP(4pp. 8.5 x 11 manuscript.) by Roy Walton laid in. VG+. Now offered at $25.00

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

Braun, John. OF LEGIERDEMAINE AND DIVERS JUGGLING KNACKS. (Inscribed/signed Book) Loveland, OH, Kenneth Klosterman, 1999. 553pp., illus., index, 4to. Burgundy cloth bind. w/ gilt lettering. Inscribed and signed by Ken Klosterman. Near fine. Offered elsewhere at $125.00, but we’ll let this signed copy go for only $99.00

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 $810.00

Ganson, Lewis. THE ART OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC, VOLUME 1 and THE ART OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC, VOLUME 2. (Collectible 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 $40.00

Hibberd, David. CHRONICLES OF MAGIC 1900-1999 – A RECORD OF HAPPENINGS IN MAGIC IN GREAT BRITIAN. (Signed/Numbered Book) Devon, By the Author, 2003. Number 73 from a limited edition of 200 copies- Signed under the edition numbering. 327pp., illus., 4to. Red cloth, spine stamped in gold. Unfortunately, this volume has been damp and the boards now have a slight bow; internally some pages have residue damp-stain puckering, but all open easily and are 100% readable. A fine copy would often be offered around $150.00 or more, but we will sell this one for $108.00

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 $40.00

***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 $16.00

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 $10.00

[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 $10.00

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 $19.00

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 $8.00

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 $9.00

Booth, John. FORGING AHEAD IN MAGIC. (Book) Philadelphia, Kanter’s Magic Shop, 1944. Second printing. 154pp. (+ads), minimal illus., 8vo. Reddish brown cloth with gold stamping. Fine. Now offered at $22.00

Booth, John. MARVELS OF MYSTERY: A PROFFESIONAL MAGICAINS TEXTBOOK OF CONJURING MASTERPIECES. (Book) Philadelphia, Kanter’s Magic Shop, 1953. Third printing. 146pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Blue cloth boards with gold stamping. Very light wear at the edges; slight spine darkening; o/w a VG+ copy. Now offered at $22.00

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 $32.00

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 $14.00

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 $22.00

[Bratlie, Geir] INFUSION – ONE COIN, ONE GLASS, NO GIMMICKS. (DVD) Ellusionist, 2005. Has been opened and presumably viewed. only $5.00

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 $23.00

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 $6.00

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 $12.00

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 $10.00

Dela, Steve, WILL TO READ. (DVD and Props) From Alakazam. Complete with custom designed printed gimmicks and training DVD. New. Now offered at $21.00

Desfor, Irving. GREAT MAGICIANS IN GREAT MOMENTS, A PHOTO ALBUM. (Book) Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions, 1983. 208pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New, burt dj is lightly rubbed from shelf wear. Retails for $90.00, now only $40.00

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 $21.00

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 $8.00

Eldin, Peter. MAGIC. New York, Kingfisher, 1997. 64pp., full color illus.(by 16 different artists), biog. summary, glossary, index, 4to. Colorful pictorial boards. Not a "how-to", but an introduction to the history of magic, magicians, tricks and illusions—a great book for a young magician. As new. Now 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 $7.00

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 $31.00

Frailich, Ariel. CARD STORIES. (Book) Toronto, I Saw That!, 1997. 84pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. New. Retails new for $30.00, now only $10.00

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 $21.00

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 $16.00

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 $10.00

Gravatt, Glenn (comp.) THAYER QUALITY MAGIC, CATALOG INSTRUCTION SHEETS, VOLUME ONE - FOUR. (Four volume book set) Oakland, CA, Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, 1978. 322pp./324pp./312pp./324pp., illus., index (Vol. 4 for entire series), 8vo. Cloth in dust jackets. DJs have several small chips and tears, but overall are VG+. All four volumes as a lot – now offered as a lot for only $108.00

HARRY POTTER AND ORDER OF THE PHOENIX. (DVD) Warner Brothers, 2007. 139mins. Now offered at $8.00

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. (DVD) Warner Brothers, 2006. 157mins. Now offered at $8.00

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 $10.00

Jay, Joshua. MAGIC: THE COMPLETE COURSE. (Book with DVD) New York, Workman Publishing, 2008. 278pp., illus., index, 4to. Paperbound. New. Retails for $20.00, now offered at $14.00

[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 $14.00

[Leval, Lewis] PAINT THE ROSES RED. (DVD) The1914.com, 2012. New. Now offered at $10.00

[Linian, Alex] PAUL HARRIS PRESENTS PUNCTURE 2.0. (Trick) U.S. Quarter and Online instructions. Currently unavailable from many dealers. Now offered at $6.00

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 $6.00

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 $5.00
Volume 104: N 1 - 12 (June, 2014 - May, 2015). All 12 issues complete and fine. Offered as a lot only for $5.00

[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 $7.00

[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 $15.00

Margolis, Jonathan. URI GELLER: MAGICIAN OR MYSTIC? (Book) New York, Welcome Rain Publishers, 1999. First edition. 291pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $18.00

Menotti, Francis. MATERIALISTIC. (Trick) Coin penetration. Gimmick and complete instructions. Now offered at $8.00

[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 $9.00

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 $12.00

[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 $12.00

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 $31.00

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 $24.00

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 $44.00

Sankey, Jay. THE VERY BEST OF JAY SANKEY, VOLUME 2. (DVD) L&L Publishing, 2002. VG+. 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 $5.00

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 $12.00

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 $10.00

SILENT ASSISTANT. (Gimmick and Online Instructions) From SansMinds. New. Retails at $50.00 – now offered at $32.00

Smith, Susy. THE POWER OF THE MIND. (Book) Radnor, PA, Chilton Book Company, 1975. 294pp., notes/bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket in protective sleeve. Near fine. Now offered at $12.00

Spanier, David. TOTAL POKER. (Book) New York, Simon and Schuster, 1977. 255pp., illus, index,8vo. Cloth in dj. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

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 $49.00

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 $8.00

Thackery, Ted, Jr. DEALER'S CHOICE. (Book) Chicago, Henery Regnery Company, 1971. 212pp., glossary, index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

[Two-Headed Girl] HISTORY AND MEDICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE TWO-HEADED GIRL – SOLD BY HE 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 $12.00

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 $10.00

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