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FSH: Books, magazines and more - at some good prices

Postby Dan Bradbury » September 3rd, 2018, 9:54 pm

Happy end of the Labor Day Weekend to our U.S. customers! Here’s our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia and more—sent Monday evening, September 3. 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. Zip codes are helpful and if outside the U.S., please include where you want it shipped.

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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Braue, Fred. THE FRED BRAUE NOTEBOOKS – VOLUME EIGHT. (Book) Oakland, Jeff Busby, 1997. First limited edition – limited to 300 copies. 30pp., illus., 4to. Wire spiral bound. This is the final volume published of what was intended to be a 15-volume set. Pre-owned, but VG+. Now offered with extras at $40.00

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

Darwin, Gary. DARWIN’S INEXPENSIVE ILLUSIONS. (Book) Las Vegas, Fenco Marketing, 2003. 25pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Now only $20.00

Desfor, Irving. GREAT MAGICIANS IN GREAT MOMENTS, A PHOTO ALBUM. (Book) Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions, 1983.First edition. 208pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Lightly rubbed with some light creasing at the top and bottom of the dust jacket from shelf wear. Now offered for only $72.00

Gardner, Martin. MATHEMATICAL MAGIC SHOW – MORE PUZZLES, GAMES, DIVERSIONS, ILLUSIONS & OTHER MATHEMATICL SLEIGHT OF MIND FROM SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. (Inscribed/signed Book) New York, Knopf, 1977. 284pp., illus., bibliography, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Inscribed to former owner inside front end paper. Now offered at $35.00

[Los Angeles Conference on Magic History] THE FOURTH LOS ANGELES CONFERENCE ON MAGIC HISTORY. (Program) Los Angeles Conference on Magic History, 1995. 28pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Conference in LA November 9th, 10th and 11th, 1995 dedicated to the memory of Robert Lund and featuring exhibits on The Thurston Show, Balsamo, The Talking Skull, Taytelebaum’s Micro Magic, Dr. Hooker’s Impossibilities, and Guy Jarrett, Inventor and Publisher. Fine copy. Now offered at $25.00.

MAGIC. (Magazine File -ADB #3535) Ellis Stanyon. London, England. Monthly. Printed. 8.75 x 11. This is the Kaufman reprint of the complete file V.1, N. 1 (Oct. 1900) through V. 17, N. 9 (June 1920) in three volumes. Washington, Kaufman and Greenberg, 1996. Copy 317 of a limited edition of 500. 1500pp., illus., fully cross-referenced index, 4to. Three stamped cloth hardbound volumes in a matching slipcase. Near fine. Now offered for only $180.00

[Magic Collectors’ Association] PROGRAM OF THE TWENTY-SECOND WEEKEND MEETING OF THE MAGIC COLLECTORS' ASSOCIATION. (Souvenir Program) Guests of Honor, Dr. Robert Albo and Robert Lund. Hyatt Hotel, Lincolnwood, IL, April 11-12-13, 1991. 28pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Fine. Now offered at $25.00

Maskelyne, Nevil, and David Devant. OUR MAGIC. (Book) Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fleming Book Company, 1946. Second edition. 318pp., illus., 8vo. Reddish cloth. Some foxing on endpapers; spine faded, but gold stamping on cover still fairly brignt; a nice tight copy and VG+. Now offered at $30.00

Merlin, Jean and James Hodges. MAD – MAGIE A LAS VEGAS: LES VRAIS SECRETS. (Book) Bagnolet, Jean Merlin, 1995. 128pp. (with ads), illus., 8vo. Paperbound. A guide and review of the shows (magic related), casinos and buffets (with prices) on the The Strip. Merlin’s drawings are hilarious and I’m sure the text is too (if you read French). Now offered at $20.00

Moehring, John. TEXAN TRIXTER. (Book) Charlotte, NC, Panorama Productions, 1986. First edition. 99pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Near fine. Now offered at $20.00

Olson, Robert E. ILLUSION BUILDER TO FU MANCHU (DAVID BAMBERG) – A TRIBUTE TO EDMUND SPEER. (Book) Charlotte, Morris Costumes, 1986. 219pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $60.00

THE PALLBEARERS REVIEW. (Magazine Lot – ADB #5515) Karl Fulves. Teaneck, NJ. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. This lot includes Vol. 1; No. 1 (Nov. 1965) - No.5 (Fulves’ reprints); Vol. 2: No. 3; Vol. 3: No. 3; Vol. 4: No. 6-7; Folio #3; Vol. 5: No.7, 9-12; Vol. 6: 1-4, 7-12; Vol. 7: 1, 6-12 including Folios #6 and #7; Vol. 8: No. 1-3, 5-12 including Folio #8 ; Vol. 9: No.1-12 including Folio #9 and #10 (Part One and Two); Vol. 10: No. 4-5 and Close-Up Folios No.1 - No.6, Vol 10. No. 6-9, Close-Up Folio No. 7 -10; Vol. 10: No. 10-12. All are VG except V.3: N3 is three-hole punched. A total of 79 issues plus some miscellaneous advertising laid in here and there. Offered as a lot. Entire lot now offered at $150.00

Romano, Chuck. THE ART OF DECEPTION OR THE AFFINITY BETWEEN CONJURING ANF ART. (Signed/numbered/inscribed First Edition Book) South Elgin, IL, Chuck Romano, 1997. First signed limited (#35) edition of 500 copies. 423pp., illus., bibliog.., index., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket has some minor rubbing and wear along edges of dj, o/w near fine. Warmly inscribed to the former owner on the half title page. Now offered at $125.00

Ross, Richard. DAS RINGSPIEL – THE RING ROUTINE – LES ANNEAX CHINOIS. (Book) Germany, Magic Hands, 1982. 104pp., illus., Folio. Cloth boards in dust jacket. Dust jacket is roughed along top edge with a 1.5” long tear and triangular chip near the spine; a couple of other minor chips and curling a bit at the upper and lower edges; o/w VG—book itself is near fine. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve. Now offered at $50.00

Sachs, Edwin T. SLEIGHT-OF-HAND: A PRACTICAL MANUAL OF LEGERDEMAIN FOR AMATEURS AND OTHERS. (Book) Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fleming Book Company, 1946. 400pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth. Gold stamping on spine faded, but cover still quite legible; a nice clean tight copy; VG+. Now offered at $30.00

[Siegfried and Roy] BEYOND BELIEF (Souvenir Program from the Frontier Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV) Washington, DC, Sells-Floto, 1987. 32pp., illus. (full color), 4to. Pictorial full color wraps. Post cards stapled in. Small damp stain on next to last page, o/w VG+. $14.00

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. Retails for $35.00, now offered at $28.00

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. Now Offered elsewhere at $45.00, we’ll sell this one for only $30.00

Williams, Dick and Virginia. LIGHTS! CAMERAS! MAGIC! A GUIDE TO PERFORMING MAGIC ON TELEVISION. (Book) Tavares, FL, SPS Pub., 1994. 202pp., illus., appendix, 4to. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Now offered for only $35.00

Wright, T. Page. PAGE WRIGHT’S MANUSCRIPT SIXTY YEARS OF LOST SECRETS. (Book) South Pasadena, Daniel’s Den, 1991. 331pp., illus., 4to. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Two small closed tears on the dj, o/w VG+. Now offered at $30.00

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

Bergeron, Bev. WILLARD THE WIZARD. (Inscribed/signed First Edition Book), Lake Cane Publications,1978. First edition. 156pp., iilus., eulogy, index, 4to. Brown leatherette w/gilt lettering in dust jacket. Boldly inscribed to former owner – “A nice person to know” with the notation as part of the inscription “…This is the first mail order copy of this book sent August 25, 1978 …and signed by Bev and “Rebo too.” Lightly soiled with three-inch closed tear at the spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $37.00

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 $34.00

Carter, Chas. J., LLB (Carter The Great) PERSONAL MAGNETISM. (Vintage Book) n.pl., by the author, (circa 1920’s) 71pp., 12mo. Small brown softbound with title stamping. Near fine. Now offered at $32.00

Fox, Karrell. COMEDY A LA’ CARD. (Signed/Inscribed Book) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1960. First edition. 28pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Cleverly inscribed to Dexter Cleveland by Karrell Fox – plus this book has a Sid Lorraine book plate. A couple of unfortunate spots on the back cover, o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

Fox, Karrell, KORNFIDENTIALLY YOURS. (Signed Book) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1961. 47pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Signed inside front cover. VG+. Now offered at $14.00

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 $38.00

Hughes, Jack. JACK HUGHES WORLD OF MAGIC, VOLUME ONE. (Collectible Book) Bury, Lancashire, Tarus Magic Supply, 1981. Stated First edition. Stamped “572” on first end-paper. 196pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Back of dj is lightly soiled, but now in mylar protective jacket; some color transfer smudge on the upper face edge of the dj; one corner lightly bumped; o/w near fine. Now offered for $51.00

Klein, James M. THE MAGIC OF RIEDEL. (Signed/Numbered First Edition Book) Harrisburg, American Magic Company, 1988. First edition. 246pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket – now in protective Mylar sleeve. Printed book plate inside front cover “May there be Magic in Your Life and signed by Clint Riedel, Millie Riedel and Jim Klein No. 129. Near Fine. Now offered at $34.00

Roy, Fergus. THE DAVENPORT STORY – VOLUME ONE – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A MAGICAL FAMILY 1881-1939. (Signed Book) London, Lewis Davenport Limited, 2009. First edition. 440pp., illus., extensive notes, index, 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket. Pasted in signature panel inside front cover—signed by Fergus Roy and multiple Waltons and Davenports. As new. Now offered at $114.00

Roy, Fergus. THE DAVENPORT STORY – VOLUME TWO – THE LOST LEGENDS - ROBERT HARBIN - EDWARD VICTOR – G.W. HUNTER. (Signed Book) London, Lewis Davenport Limited, 2010. First edition. 341pp., illus., index, 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket. Signed by Roy inside front cover. As new. Now offered at $105.00

Roy, Fergus. THE DAVENPORT STORY – VOLUME THREE – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A MAGICAL FAMILY 1939-2010. (Signed Book) London, Lewis Davenport Limited, 2011. First edition. 530pp., illus., notes, index, 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket. Signed inside front cover by Roy. As new. Now offered at $105.00

Roy, Fergus. THE DAVENPORT STORY – VOLUME FOUR – WILL GOLDSTON, THE MAN AND THE LEGEND. (Signed Book) London, Lewis Davenport Limited, 2012. First edition. 463pp., illus., notes, index, 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket. Inscribed to former owner and signed inside front cover by Roy. Program from the Magician’s Club meeting in London at the Palace Hotel, 1911. As new. Now offered at $114.00

Now buy all four Roy volumes above for only $393.00

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

[Abbott's Magic Company] ABBOTT’S MAGIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY – CATALOG 23. (Magic Catalog) Colon, Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing Company, 1987. 506pp., index, 4to. Paperbound. Show use and some wear, but overall VG. Now offered at $5.00

Alexander the Magician. MAGIC SHOW BOOK. (Book) New York, MacMillan Company, 1951. 145pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth. A nice copy sans dust jacket. Now offered at $20.00

Annemann, Theo. ANNEMANN'S CARD MIRACLES & ANNEMANN'S MENTAL MYSTERIES. (Book)London, L. Davenport & Co. and Maskelyne's Mysteries, n.d. Demon Series. Compiled by Burling Hull. (50pp. with ads), illus., 8vo. Black cloth bound w/gilt letters. Light browning throughout; o/w a nice tight copy and VG+. Now offered at $18.00
Annemann, Theodore. PRACTICAL MENTAL EFFECTS - A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF THE BEST MENTAL TRICKS OF RECENT YEARS. (Book) New York, Holden Magic Company, 1944. First edition. 311pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth with gold stamping. Cover is lightly soiled; spine faded; former owner book plate; o/w VG. Now offered at $12.00
APOCALYPSE. (Magazine Lot – ADB #1160) Harry Lorayne. A mixed miscellaneous assortment of APOCALYPSE from ISSUE No. 149 (May,1990) through ISSUE No. 170 (February 1992), but missing No. 150 and No. 169. This is a mixed lot of 20 miscellaneous issues. All are VG or better. Now offered as a lot at $12.00

Baker, Al. AL BAKER’S MAGICAL WAYS AND MEANS: SIXTY TRICKS. (Book) Minneapolis, Carl Waring Jones, 1941. First edition/third impression. 135pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial (blue and red bunny motif) cloth covered boards. Very light wear; spine title has faded a bit; o/w VG+. Now offered at $32.00

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 $32.00

Booth, John. EXTENDING MAGIC BEYOND CREDIBILITY. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L&L Publishing, 2001. First edition. 257pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Fine. Now offered at $23.00

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 $17.00

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 $29.00

Brandon, Ruth. THE LIFE AND MANY DEATHS OF HARRY HOUDINI. (Book) New York, Random House, 1993. 353 pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Shows evidence of having been read, but overall VG+. Now offered at $10.00

Brown, Gary R. CONEY ISLAND FAKIR: THE MAGICICAL LIFE OF AL FLOSSO. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing, 1997. First edition. 221pp., illus., notes, (includes reprint of OUR MYSTERIES), 8vo. Cloth in dj. As new. Retailed originally for $35.00, this copy now only $12.00

Burlingame, H.J. MAGICIAN’S HANDBOOK: TRICKS AND SECRETS OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST MAGICIAN HERMANN THE GREAT. ( Book) Chicago, Wilcox & Follett, 1942. 298pp., illus., tall 12mo. Paperbound. A very nice copy – near fine – of this vintage paperback. Now offered at $20.00

Carroll, Lewis with Martin Gardner (editor). THE ANNOTATED ALICE – ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. (Book) New York, Clarkson N. Potter, 1960. First edition. With an Introduction and Notes by Martin Gardner. 351pp., illus. (John Tenniel), bibliography, 4to. Cloth in price clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket is chipped at edges with a 2.5” tear at the spine, but o/w is 98% complete; book itself is worn at extremities; but internally VG+. Now offered at $21.00

Dunn, Ricki. THE PROFESSIONAL STAGE PICKPOCKET. (Book plus DVD) Las Vegas, Nielson Magic, 2006. First edition. 2007pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial board. Include a performance DVD of Ricki’s act. Near fine. Now offered at $23.00

Duvivier, Dominique. DOMINIQUE DUVIVIER. (Lecture Notes) Paris, Mayette Magie Moderne, 1999. Lecture Notes 99 – American Tour. 30pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Now offered at $16.00

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 $9.00

Fitzkee, Dariel. RINGS IN YOUR FINGERS. (Book) Pomeroy, Lee Jacobs Productions, 1999. 120 pp., illus., 8vo. Brown buckram with gold stamping. As new. Now offered at $22.00

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 $9.00

Ganson, Lewis. DAI VERNON'S MORE INNER SECRETS OF CARD MAGIC. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, n.d. 88pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth in dust JackEt. Lightly rubbed on front cove; o/w VG+. Now offered at $16.00

George, Harry. HARRY GEORGE VERSUS MAGIC. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1965. 60pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. VG+ Offered at $6.00

GIBECIERE – A JOURNAL OF THE CONJURING ARTS RESEARCH CENTER. (Journal) New York, Conjuring Arts Research Center, 2006. Volume 1: Number 2 (Summer, 2006) 197pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound with printed paper dust cover. Slightly bent on one corner; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $16.00

GIBECIERE – A JOURNAL OF THE CONJURING ARTS RESEARCH CENTER. (Journal) New York, Conjuring Arts Research Center, 2007. Volume 2: Number 1 (Winter, 2007) 158pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound with printed paper dust cover. Dust cover very slightly roughed along top edge; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $16.00

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 $11.00

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 $7.00

Gordon, Paul. CAUSE AND EFFECT: CARD MAGIC FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM. (Book) Worthing, West Sussex, Natzler Enterprises, 1999. 224pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. As new. Retails for $40.00, now offered at $20.00

Harris, Paul. CLOSE-UP ENTERTAINER. (Book) 1979. San Diego, Chuck Martinez Productions, 1979. First edition. 171pp, illus., 8vo. Cloth. Lacks dust jacket, o/w near fine. Now offered at $18.00

Hay, Henry. CYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. (Book) Philadelphia, David McKay Company, 1949. First edition. 498pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth. Front cover is lightly spotted (rain drop pattern); former owner book plate; shows evidence of use, but o/w is VG. This is a classic. Now offered at only $12.00
Hoffman, Professor (Angelo Louis). MISCELLANEOUS CONJURING TRICKS FROM “MORN MAGIC”. (Book) Cover title: HOFFMAN’S TRICKS MISCELLANEOUS. Philadelphia, David McKay, Publisher, n.d. 124pp., B/W illus. 8vo. Cover lightly worn at extremities and is spotted on front and rear covers; spine is darkened; o/w nice and tight and overall VG. Now offered at $16.00

[Holden – Max Holden’s Magic Shop] THE LATEST OF THE WORLD’S BEST MAGIC – CATALOG NO 8. – New York City, Boston, Philadelphia. 1941. 184pp. Show light wear, o/w VG+. Now offered at $18.00

[Holden – Max Holden’s Magic Shop] THE LATEST OF THE WORLD’S BEST MAGIC – CATALOG NO. 12 – New York City, Boston, Philadelphia. 1945. 200pp. Show light wear, o/w VG+. Now offered at $18.00

[Holden – Max Holden’s Magic Shop] THE LATEST OF THE WORLD’S BEST MAGIC – CATALOG NO. 15 – New York City, Boston, 1948. 264pp., illus., 8vo. VG. Now offered at $13.00

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 $9.00

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 $19.00
Kurtz, Bill. SLOT MACHINES AND COIN-OP GAMES – A COLLECTOR’S GUIDE TO ONE_ARMED BANDITS AND AMUSEMENT MACHINES. (Book) Secaucus, Chartwell Books, 1991. 128pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is very lightly roughed at the edges, o/w VG+. Now offered at $9.00

LINKING RING. (Magazine - Complete Volumes) Ernest Schieldge and Gene Gordon (G. Avery) et.al. Winnipeg, Canada. International Brotherhood of Magicians. Bi-monthly initially/monthly with V8: N1. Printed. 6 x 9. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. These make a great gift for a new member, or to fill recent holes in your own collection. Currently offering:
Volume 94: N 1 - 12 (January – December 2014) Offered as a lot only – the entire volume for only $12.00

Lewis, Eric C. THE GENIUS OF ROBERT HARBIN – A PERSONAL BIOGRAPHY. (Book) Pasadena, Mike Caveney’s Magic Words, 1997. First edition. 358pp., illus., bibliography, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj has been lightly stressed at head and foot of spine, o/w a fine copy in Mylar sleeve. Now offered at $21.00

Lewis, Martin. MARTIN’S MAGICAL INVENTIONS LECTURE. (Lecture Notes) Moreno Valley, CA, Magikraft Studios, 1999. 6., illus., 4to. Comb bound. May be signed on cover. VG+. Now offered at $9.00

[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 $55.00

Lorayne, Harry. HARRY LORAYNE'S BEST OF FRIENDS. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L&L Publishing, 2001. 559pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Says “VOLUME 1” on dust jacket, but not the title page, identifies this as Volume I. As new. Now offered at $45.00

[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. 36pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Slight stress crease at spine; o/e near fine. Now offered at $9.00

MAGIGRAM. (Magazine Lot – ADB #4600) Ken DeCourcy (K. Tyler). Bideford, England. Supreme Magic. Bimonthly initially, later monthly. All of the issues below are the printed. 7.75” x 9.75” run of the magazine. Offered in this lot are Volume 12 (1979-80) Numbers 1, 2, 5 and 7-12; Volume 13 complete (1980-81); and Volume 14 (1981-82) Numbers 1 - 10. All are unbound, loose issues and are VG. The entire lot—31 issues—offered as a lot for $15.00

[Mandrake The Magician] THE OFFICIAL MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN #2. (Comic Book) by Lee Falk and Phil Davis. Pioneer Publishing, 1988. Reprint of the original King Features strip modified to comic book format. (32pp.), illus. (b&w strips) 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps stapled at the spine. Near fine. Now offered at $8.00

[Mandrake The Magician] THE OFFICIAL MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN #4. (Comic Book) by Lee Falk and Phil Davis. Pioneer Publishing, 1988. Reprint of the original King Features strip modified to comic book format. (32pp.), illus. (b&w strips), 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps stapled at the spine. Near fine. Now offered at $8.00

[Mandrake The Magician] THE OFFICIAL MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN #14. (Comic Book) by Lee Falk and Phil Davis. Pioneer Publishing, 1989. Reprint of the original King Features strip modified to comic book format. (32pp.), illus. (b&w strips), 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps stapled at the spine. Near fine. Now offered at $8.00

[Mandrake The Magician] MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN – CHAPTER TWO – “ENTE: OCTON!”. (Comic Book) Created by Lee Falk and written by Mike Barr. New York, Marvel Comics, May 1995. (24pp.), illus., 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps stapled at the spine. Fine. Now offered at $6.00

Take all Four MANDRAKE comic books above for $27.00

Marshall, Frances and Jay. THE SUCCESS BOOK: VOLUME TWO. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1982. (260pp.), index, illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound with covered boards. Some minor underlining; VG+. Now offered at $18.00

Moore-Davis, Scott. SÉANCE – A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DEVOTED TO SPIRIT MAGIC. (Book) Washington, DC, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1996. Limited to 1000 copies. (224pp.), illus., 4to. Pictorial cloth. A Fine copy. Now offered at $26.00

[Novelty Catalog] LE DIABLE FARCEUR. (Vintage Novelty Catalog) Paris, Le Diable Farceur, 1939. 144pp., illus., wide 8vo. (6” x 9.5”). Side stapled in red and black wraps. Cover is detached, but catalog is now in an archival quality four-flap folder with a laminated reproduction on the cover on the exterior of the folder. Condition of the catalog other than cover is quite good. Now offered at $22.00

[Oaks Magical Company] OAKS LATEST TRICKS - CATALOGUE #23. (Vintage Magic Catalog) Oshkosh, Oaks Magical Company, (1913 per Burton Sperber’s Checklist). 200pp., illus., 12mo. (4.25” x 6”) Light green wraps w/ black and red illustrations of a witch, cauldron, devils, et. al. VG. Now offered at $18.00

THE PALLBEARERS REVIEW. (Two-issue magazine lot) Karl Fulves. Teaneck, NJ. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. VOLUME 10, NO. 11 and No. 12. Pp. 1045-1064. Both as a lot. Now offered at $8.00

Powers, Mike. POWER PLAYS: HIGH VOLTAGE MAGIC. (Book) La Porte, IN, Michael Powers, 2006. First edition. 232pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New with very minor shelf wear. Retails for $40.00, now only $21.00

Racherbaumer, Jon. ARCH TRIUMPHS. (Book) Oakland, Magic Limited, 1978. First edition. 44pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. New copy. Retails for $35.00, now offered at $20.00

Randi, James. CONJURING, BEING A DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT OF THE VENERABLE ARTS OR SORCERY, PRESTIDIGITATION, WIZARDRY, DECEPTION & CHICANERY AND OF THE MOUNTEBANKS & SCROUNDELS WHO HAVE PERPETRATED THESE SUBTERFUGES ON A BEWILDERED PUBLIC. (Book) New York, St. Martin’s Press, 1992. First edition. 314pp., illus., glossary, bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Fine in fine dj. Currently offered on ABE at $50.00+, we’ll sell this fine copy for $17.00

Reynolds, Charles and Regina. 100 YEARS OF MAGIC POSTERS. (Book) New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1976. 112pp., illus., Quarto (approximately 11 x 16). Paperbound. Damp stain along edges with some slight stiffness; posters themselves are in great shape; overall quite Good. Now offered at $29.00

RICHARD'S ALMANAC. (Magazine File – ADB#5895) Richard Kaufman. New York. Monthly until 1985 and quarterly thereafter. Printed. 8.5 x 11. A complete file from Volume One, Number One through Volume 3: Winter, 1985—including the EXTRAS and index. All are individual loose issues. As a lot. Now offered at $29.00

Scarne, John. SCARNE'S MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1972. Tenth printing. 256pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. DJ worn at head and foot of spine; sticker residue inside front cover; o/w VG. Now offered at $5.00

Schiffman, Nathaniel. ABRACADABRA! SECRET METHODS MAGICIANS AND OTHER USE TO DECEIVE THEIR AUDIENCE. (Book) Amherst, Prometheus Books, 1997. 441pp., bibliog.., index, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Front hinge is starting just a bit; dust jacket has been laminated and has several crease separations on both front and back of the jacket. Now offered at $2o.00

Schindler, George. PRESTO! MAGIC FOR THE BEGINNER. (Book) New York, Dorset Press, 1989. 192pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $14.00

Skinner, Michael. CLASSIC SAMPLER. (Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 1996. First edition. 85pp.(+xvpp.), illus., 4to. Boards in dj. As new. Retails for $35.00, now offered at $14.00

Slaight, Allan with Max Maven. THE JAMES FILE VOLUME TWO. (Book) Seattle, Hermetic Press, 2000. 736pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Now offered at $63.00

[St. Louis Magical Heritage] St. Louis Magic Heritage Awards Program. (Five- Program Lot) Five programs from the Heritage Awards Programs sponsored by Society of American Magicians, Assembly No. 8 and International Brotherhood of Magicians, Ring One., 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and 2000. Each program varies from 7-14pp. with biographical information on the year’s honoree plus prior year award winners. 8vo. In printed wraps. VG+. As a lot. Now offered at $9.00

Steinmeyer, Jim. HIDING THE ELEPHANT: HOW MAGICIANS INVENTED THE IMPOSSIBLE AND LEARNED TO DISAPPEAR. (Book) New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003. First edition. 362pp., illus., extensive notes, index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket j. A Fine copy. Now offered at $8.00

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 $9.00

Underhill, Evelyn. MYSTICISM: THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMANKIND'S SPIRITUAL CONSCIOUSNESS. (Book) London, Bracken Books, 1995. 519 pp., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. As new. Offered at $14.00

Waters, T.A. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC AND MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, Facts on File, 1988. First edition. 372pp., illlus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Edges of the dj are slightly roughed in places, but o/w Near Fine. Currently offered elsewhere for more than $80, this one now offered at $33.00

Zenon, Paul. MAGIC TRICKS – GREAT TRICKS AND CLOSE-UP SECRETS REVEALED. (Book) London, Carlton Books, 2005. 192pp., illus., glossary, 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Retails for $16.95, now offered at $10.00

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