Reverse Auction

Greetings! Here is the Reverse Auction on Sunday evening, December 8, 2019. Some more ,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, however, we are on the road again this week, so shipping won’t be until the end of the coming week.

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Abbott, Percy. A LIFETIME IN MAGIC. (Book) Colon, Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing Company, 1960. First edition. 132pp., illus., 132pp., 8vo. Blue pictorial wraps. VG+. Offered at $16.00
Blackstone, Harry with Charles and Regina Reynolds. MY LIFE AS A MAGICIAN. (Book)
New York, Minstrel/Pocket Books, 1992. 124pp., illus., bibliography, 12mo. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $12.00

Brown, Bob. HOW TO FOOL YOUR FRIENDS. (Book) New York, Golden Press/Western Publishing Company, 1978. 48pp., illus., 4to. Lightly worn at edges, o/w VG+. Offered at $12.00

Dawes, Edwin. STANLEY COLLINS: CONJURER, COLLECTOR AND ICONOCLAST. (Book with CD-ROM) Washington, DC, Kaufman and Company, 2002. First edition. 364pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar protective sleeve. CD-ROM is tipped in on rear end paper. Near fine. Now offered at $70.00

De Lawrence, George. MISCELLANEOUS TRICKS WITH HANDKERCHIEFS – INCLUDING A FIFTEEN MINUTE ACT WITH SILKS. (Book) Berlin, Wisconsin, Gerald Heaney, n.d. (circa 1930) First edition. 37 pp., illus., 12mo. Tan pictorial wraps. Very light dampstain along bottom edge; o/w VG. Offered at $18.00

Giobbi, Roberto. CARD COLLEGE - VOLUME 1. (Book) Seattle, WA, Hermetic Press, Inc., 1995. First English language edition. 241pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar protective sleeve. Fine. Now offered at $30.00

Giobbi, Roberto. CARD COLLEGE - VOLUME 2 . (Book) Seattle, WA, Hermetic Press, Inc., 1996. First English language edition. 242+pp. (p. 251 - 494), illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Fine. Now offered at $30.00

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 in Mylar protective sleeve. Fine. Now offered at $30.00

Giobbi, Roberto. CARD COLLEGE, VOLUME 4. (Book) Seattle, WA, Hermetic Press, Inc., 2000. First English language edition. 300+pp. (p. 792 -1091), illus., bibliog., cum. index, 4to.
Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar protective sleeve. Fine. Now offered at $30.00

Giobbi, Roberto. CARD COLLEGE, VOLUME 5. (Book) Seattle, WA, Hermetic Press, Inc., 2000. First English language edition. 300+pp. (p. 1099 -1477), illus., bibliog., cum. index, 4to.
Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar protective sleeve. Fine. Now offered at $30.00

Buy all five volumes of CARD COLLEGE above as a lot for only $135.00

Hercat. (R.D. Chater) HERCAT’S SIMPLE TRICKS FOR SOCIAL GATHERS. (Book) London, Dean & Son,1912. First edition. 79pp. (+ adverts on front and rear endpapers), illus., 12mo. Stiff pictorial wraps with portrait of H. Back board is missing and has been replaced with a white board; both gutters have been reinforced with paper hinge tape; spine is 50% present and has been reinforced with clear tape; vertical crack on front cover has been repaired; foxing on endpapers and last page of adverts has a 1-1.5” lower corner missing. Despite damage and repairs, now a presentable copy. Offered at $35.00

Houdini, Harry and Joseph Dunninger. MAGIC AND MYSTERY: THE INCREDIBLE PSYCHIC INVESTIGATIONS OF HOUDINI AND DUNNINGER. (Book) New York, Weathervane Books, 1967. 202pp., 8vo. Lacks a dust jacket; o/w VG. Now offered at $16.00

Johnson, Karl. THE MAGICIAN AND THE CARDSHARP – THE SEARCH FOR AMERICA’S GREATEST SLEIGHT-OF-HAND ARTIST. (Book) New York, Henry Holt and Company, 2005.First edition. 349pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Fine. Now offered at $20.00

Karr, Todd. THE SECRET LEXICON. (Book Test) Los Angeles, The Miracle Factory, 2018. Limited to 500 numbered copies. 848pp., illus. (four-page color section), 4to. Leather bound—Smyth-sewn on satin-finish paper—with foil stamping and gilt edges. Ribbon bookmark and deluxe endpapers. Optional dustjacket is included for a more everyday look. As new. Offered at $405.00

Kaufman, Richard. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF DEREK DINGLE. (Book) New York Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1982. First edition. 219pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket shows mild use and handling, o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $70.00

Lanners, Edi. COLUMBUS EGG - TRICKS, GAMES, EXPERIMENTS. (Book) New York, Paddington Press, 1978. 192pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG. Now offered at $10.00

Leeming, Joseph. FUN WITH MAGIC. (Book) Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1943. Fifth6 impression. 89pp., illus., 4to. Orange cloth with black stamping. Slight shelf wear at the head and foot of spine; upper face edge corner lightly bumped; some light toning on end papers. Near fine. Now offered at $22.00

Longe, Bob. THE GIANT BOOK OF CARD TRICKS. (Book) New York, Sterling Publishing, 2003. 383pp., illus., index, 4to. Paperbound. Shows minimal usage. VG+. Now only $10.00

Marshall. Frances. THOSE BEAUTIFUL DAMES. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1984. 84pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Biographical sketches of magic assistants and lady magicians.
VG+. Now offered at $20.00

Minch, Stephen. THE COLLECTED WORKS OF ALEX ELMSLEY VOLUME 1. (Book) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 1991. First edition. 404pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Shows very little wear; nickel sized spot on the face edge; o/w VG+ Near fine. Now offered at $80.00

Minch, Stephen. THE COLLECTED WORKS OF ALEX ELMSLEY VOLUME 2. (Signed Book) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 1994. First edition. 495pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Signed by Elmsley on the title page. Now offered at $100.00
Take both Elmsley Volumes above as a set for only $165.00

[National Magic Company] NATIONAL MAGIC COMPANY, CATALOG NUMBER 4. (Magic Catalog) Chicago, National Magic Company (Proprietor: Jim Sherman),1942. 254pp., illus., index, 8vo. Comb bound. SUPPLEMENT TO CATALOG NO. 4 and SUPPLEMENT NO. 2, plus price list updates laid in. VG+ Offered at $25.00

Parr, David. BRAIN FOOD. (Book) Seattle, Hermetic Press, 1988. First edition. 134pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Small compression wrinkles on the upper part of the dust jacket spine,, o/w fine. Now offered at $28.00

Poland, Ellison. THE FIRST ADDENDUM TO WONDERFUL ROUTINES OF MAGIC. (Inscribed/signed Book) Winston-Salem, Ellison Poland, 1973 First edition. 80pp., illus.., 8vo. Paperbound. Inscribed to former owner and signed by Poland Aug. 3, ‘73. Former owner blind stamp, o/w Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

Poland, Ellison. WONDERFUL ROUTINES OF MAGIC – THE SECOND ADDENDUM. (Inscribed/signed Book) Winston-Salem, Ellison Poland, 1994. First edition. 191pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Inscribed to former owner and signed by Poland 3/10/95. A fine copy in a Mylar protective sleeve. Now offered at $50.00

Ponsin, Jean-Nicholas. PONSIN ON CONJURING. (Book) Translated and annotated by S.H. Sharpe. London, George Johnson/The Magic Wand Office, 1937. First edition. 176pp., 12mo. Maroon cloth with gilt stamping on spine and cover. Spine has some wear at head and foot with slight adding; some foxing on end papers; o/w a Near Fine copy. Offered at $85.00

Robbins, David (comp. and editor) PRACTICAL MAGIC. (Book) New York, D. Robins & Company, 1953. Second printing. Compilation of tricks from MAGIC IS FUN magazine. 80pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Near fine. Offered at $16.00

Tarbell, Harlan, et al.. THE TARBELL COURSE IN MAGIC. (Eight-volume book set) VOLUME I through VOLUME VI by Tarbell; with Harry Lorayne's VOLUME VII; plus VOLUME VIII edited by Steve Burton and Richard Kaufman. Volume I-VII are Tannen editions; Volume VIII is a Robbins, 1993 edition. Volumes I - VII are cloth w/o dust jackets; VOLUME VIII is cloth in dust jacket. All eight have the former owner’s bookplate, but are o/w VG+. Offered as a lot for $120.00

Turner, Bill. THE CARD WIZARD: AN EASY COURSE OF TRICKS. (Book) Philadelphia, David McKay, 1949. First edition. 194pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is about 90% complete with chipping primarily along top edge; to and bottom of spine pulled and starting to fray a bit; o/w a VG+ copy. Now offered at $25.00

Wright, Gene. MASTERS OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Pyramid Books, 1976. 157pp., Illus., glossary, 12mo. Paperbound. Slightly worn at the extremities; o/w VG. Now offered at $7.00

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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 $141.00

Gibson, Walter. WALTER GIBSON'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC AND CONJURING. (Inscribed Gift Book) New York, Drake Publishing, 1976. 213pp., illus., 4to. Blue boards in dust jacket. Laminate cover on the dust jacket is starting to wrinkle a bit on front and back. This is an very nice copy of this book—less often seen in the hardbound edition. Inside front cover it is inscribed to Ce and Bill Joy for their hospitality and signed (May 30-31, 1976) by at least four of The Amazing Conklins and other members of the cast from the “Spirit Of ‘76” show. Near fine. Now offered at $40.00

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 $141.00

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 $44.00

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 $29.00

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 $14.00

Rapp, Augustus (introduction by Robert Parrish). THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AGUSTUS RAPP, THE SMALLTOWN 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 $68.00

Schindler, George. PRESTO! MAGIC FOR THE BEGINNER. (Signed Book) New York, Barnes & Noble Books, 1999. 192pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Signed by George 07/08 on the dedication page. Near fine. Now offered at $14.00

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 $22.00

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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 $42.00

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 $12.00

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 $5.00

[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 $22.00

[Auction Catalog] MAGIC – FEATURING THE BLACKSTONE MAGIC COLLECTION and MONSTERS. (Auction Catalog) Julien Entertainment in Association with Odyssey Auctions. Saturday, November 15th 2013, The Sofitel, Los Angeles. MAGIC 108pp./MONSTERS 73pp., printed back to back, illus. in full color, 4to. Paperbound. Shows very light wear at the edges; o/w near fine. Offered at $13.00

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 $8.00

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 $29.00

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 $12.00

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 $8.00

Blackall, Sophie. 20 PARTY TRICKS TO AMUSE AND AMAZE YOUR FRIENDS. (Book) San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1997. 59pp., color illus., wide 12mo. Bright pictorial boards. Moehring bookplate. Near fine. Offered at $9.00

Blackstone, Harry Jr. with Charles and Regina Reynolds. THE BLACKSTONE BOOK OF MAGIC & ILLUSION. (Book) New York, Newmarket Press, 1985. First paperbound edition. 230pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Paperbound. Fine condition. Now offered at $18.00

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 $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 $20.00

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 $40.00

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 $32.00

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 $18.00

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 $25.00

[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 $22.00

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 $12.00

[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 $5.00

[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 $5.00

[Davenport & Co.] DAVENPORT’S POPULAR MAGIC. (Magic Catalog) London, Davenport & Company, n.d. (1956). 408pp., illus., 8vo. Softbound. Red pictorial covers with red binders’ tape down the spine. VG+. Offered at $14.00

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 $14.00

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 $18.00

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 $18.00

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 $53.00

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 $5.00

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 $26.00

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 $12.00

Fisher, John. PAUL DANIELS AND THE STORY OF MAGIC. (Book) London, Jonathan Cape, 1987. First edition. 287pp., illus. (w/ full color plates of posters), index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. A Fine copy. Available now for only $27.00

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 $6.00

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 $20.00

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 $24.00

Francis, Cameron. SUPER MEGA CARD MIRACLES. (DVD) BigBlindMedia, 2019. New. Offered at $12.00

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. $7.00

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 $22.00

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 $12.00

Gylleck, Elmer. THE AMAZING DR. CLUTTERHOUSE – AN ORIGINAL ACT. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1974. 42pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+. Offered at $8.00

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 $26.00

Hay, Henry. THE AMAETUR MAGICIAN’S HANNDBOOK. (Book) New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1972. Third edition – revised and expanded. 386pp., illus., glossary, biography and bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Dust jacket a bit roughed along bottom edge, but now in Mylar sleeve; former owner bookplate; o/w VG copy. Now offered at $22.00

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 $24.00

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 $32.00
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 $10.00

Jacoby, Oswald. OSWALD JACOBY ON POKER.6 (Book) Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1947. New revised edition with Index. 175pp., index, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Dust jacket has a closed tear at the bottom of the back; o/w VG+. Offered at $6.00

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 $26.00

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 $40.00

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 $16.00

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 $23.00

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 and9ost card sized historic posters. As new. Retails at $14.99, now offered at $9.00

[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 $16.00

[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 $7.00

[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 $5.00

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 $7.00

Lorayne, Harry. DECK-STERITY. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1967. Second edition. 154pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Cloth. A fine copy. Now offered at $9.00

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 $16.00

[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 $12.00
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 $9.00

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 $10.00

[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 $9.00

Mayne, Andrew. ILLUSION F/X. (Book) n.pl., Andrew Mayne, 1997. 57pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Fine. Offered at $10.00

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 $22.00

[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 $23.00

Mendoza, John F. CLOSE-UP PRESENTATION. (Book) Davenport, IA, Presto Place, 1979. First edition. 107pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth. Near fine. Now offered at $16.00

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 $4.00

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 $7.00

Moehring, John. A TEXAN TRIXTER. (Book) Charlotte, NC, Panorama Productions, 1986. First edition. 99pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Near fine. Now offered at $18.00

[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 $28.00

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 $8.00

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 $10.00

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 $14.00

[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 $12.00

Page, Patrick. BELL'S MAGIC BOOK. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, n.d. 140pp., illus., 8vo. Boards. VG. Now offered at $6.00

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 $16.00

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 $23.00

Pittman, Woody. THE BIG PICTURE - CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FOR MAGICIANS. (Book) Hollywood, Woody Pittman, 1998. 38pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Near Fine. Now offered at $4.00

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 $9.00

Powers, Michael. POWERFUL MAGIC. (Book) Rolling Prairie, IN, Michael Powers, 1983. 104pp., illus., 4to. Perfect bound in wraps. VG+. Now offered at $16.00

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 $7.00

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 $16.00

Redford, Patrick. THE NINJA TOSSED-OUT DECK SYSTEM. (DVD) Detroit, Mind-Tapped Productions. New – still shrink-wrapped. Offered at $22.00

Rice, Cy. NICK THE GREEK – KING OF THE. (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 $7.00

Richardson, Barrie. CONCEPTS & DECEPTIONS. (Lecture Notes) Shreveport, Barrie Richardson, n.d. 71pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Now offered at $14.00

Robert-Houdin, Jean Eugene. MEMOIRS OF ROBERT HOUDIN, THE GREAT WIZARD, CELEBRATED CONJURER, AUTHOR AND AMBASSADOR. (Book) Translated from the French by Dr. R. Shelton Mackenzie. Minneapolis, Carl W. Jones, 1944. First edition. Reprint of 1859 edition. 457pp., 8vo. Red cloth with black stamping. Lacks dust jacket; light general wear; there is a small spot of what looks like White-out on the front cover; toning on the end papers; former owner bookplate; o/w a nice tight copy and overall VG. Now offered at $31.00

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 $9.00

Rourke, Dennis. THE EVERYTHING CARD TRICKS BOOK – OVER 100 AMAZING TRICKS TO IMPRESS YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. (Book) Avon (MA), Adams Media, 2005. 225pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Paperbound. VG+. Offered at $9.00

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 $8.00

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 $29.00

Shine, Frances L. CONJUROR'S JOURNAL: EXCERPTS FROM THE JOURNAL OF JOSHUA MEDLEY, CONJUROR, JUGGLER, VENTRILOQUIST, AND SOMETIME BALLOONIST. (Book – Fiction with a Magic Theme) New York, Dodd Mead & Company, 1978. First edition. 236pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Novel based on the life of the Colonial conjuror Stephen Potter. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

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 $32.00

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 $8.00

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 $5.00

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 $16.00

[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 $8.00

VISUALIES – GAFF SYSTEM. (Gimmicks and Online Instructions) Designed and produced by Mechanic Industries, 2019. Has been opened and inspected. Offered at $23.00

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 $22.00

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Bargain Books/Media

Here are THREE SEPARATE LISTS--the first one is a list of paperback book titles--both regular size (12mo & 8vo) and large size (4to) paperbacks and every now and then a hardbound book, DVD, audio, video cassette, or even a prop or trick in the mix.  Generally all are in “Good” to “As New” condition—a few of the books are “ex library” and when that’s the case we’ll let you know.  (We do have multiple copies of many of these items and will always select and send the best copy available). Not all of the books are technically magic books, but all have been acquired along with magic collections I’ve purchased—so there may or may not be a magic connection. All items on this list are priced at $6.00 each OR order four or more and they go for $5.00 each.  (If you order fouror more, you get the $5.00 price, regardless of how many we can supply.)

As always, please email your wants to confirm availability and to receive shipping and payment options.  All items are listed as available subject to prior sale.

 

*********** LIST NO. 1  -  MAINLY PAPERBACK BOOKS ****************

 

Here is the $6.00 each OR four or more for $5.00 each list:

 

Abraham, R.M. EAY-TO-DO ENTERTAINMENTS AND DIVERSIONS WITH COINS, CARDS, STRING, PAPER AND MATCHES. Dover, 1961, 186pp.

 

Adler, Irving. MAGIC HOUSE OF NUMBERS. Signet, 1957, 123pp.

 

Annemann, Ted. ANNEMANN’S CARD MAGIC. Dover Publications, 1977, 188pp.

 

Annemann, Theodore. PRACTICAL MENTAL MAGIC. Dover Publications, 1983, 310pp.

 

Anonymous. YOU KNOW YOU’RE ANONYMOUS IN WASHINGTON WHEN…St. Martin’s Paperbacks, 1996, 94pp.

 

Asher, Lee. CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING. By the Author, n.d. (26pp).

 

Barker, Gray. THE SILVER BRIDGE – THE CLASSIC MOTHMAN TALE. Metadisc, 2008, 151pp.

 

Barnett, Paul and Ron Tiner. CONJURING TRICKS. (Hardbound Book) Lorenz Books, 1998. 96pp. pictorial boards in dj.

 

Baron, Harry. MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS. Prima Publishing, 1991, 161pp.

 

Bauer, Ron. FAIR & SLOPPY. (Number 9 in a Series) E-GADS, 2002, 31pp.

 

Bauer, Ron. JIM BERGSTROM’S HAT TRICK (Number 22 in a Series) E-GADS, 2007, 32pp.

 

[Big Three Magic Town] MAGIC TOWN PRESENTS CATALOG NO. 9. (Magic Catalog) Big Three Magic Town, n.d., 96pp. Wraps.

 

Blackman, James R. THE BIG BOOK OF MAGIC AND TRICKS. (Hardbound) Random House, 1962, 55pp., 4to. Pictorial boards.

 

Blackstone, Harry. BLACKSTONE'S MODERN CARD TRICKS. (Hardbound Book) Garden City Books, 1958. 164pp. 8vo, Cloth in dj.

 

Blackstone, Harry. BLACKSTONE'S SECRETS OF MAGIC. (Hardbound) Garden City Books, 1958,164pp. Cloth in chipped dj.

 

Blaine, David. MYSTERIOUS STRANGER. Villiard, 2002, 214pp.

 

Bland, Celia. ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT: EYES ON AMERICA SERIES. Kidsbooks, Inc., 1999, 29pp.

 

Boardroom. YOUR BOTTOM LINE BAG OF TRICKS. (Tax tips/tricks, not magic) Boardroom, Inc., 2000, 60pp.

 

Bobo, J. B. MODERN COIN MAGIC. Dover, 1982, 358pp.

 

Borland, Kathryn Kilby and Helen Ross Speicher. HARRY HOUDINI YOUNG MAGICIAN.  Aladdin Paperbacks, 1991. 192pp.

 

Bornhauser, Tom and Dennis Palumbo. THE WORLD’S GREATEST T.V. QUIZ. Berkeley Publishing, 1974, 189pp.

 

Brandon, Ruth. THE LIFE AND MANY DEATHS OF HARRY HOUDINI. Random House, 2003, 355pp.

 

Brandreth, Gyles. QUICK AND EASY MAGIC TRICKS. Watermill Press, 1989, 96pp.

 

Cahn, William. THE LAUGH MAKERS – A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN COMEDIANS. (Hardbound Book) G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1957, 192pp. An ex library copy with typical defacing; worn at extremities; reinforced with wide plastic tape; a reading/browsing copy.

 

Cannell, J. C. THE SECRETS OF HOUDINI. Dover, 1973, 279pp.

 

Carroll, Charles Michael. THE GREAT CHESS AUTOMATON. Dover, 1975, 116pp.

 

Cassidy, John. THE KLUTZ BOOK OF KNOTS. Klutz Press, 1985, unpaged.

 

Cassidy, John and Michael Stroud. THE KLUTZ BOOK OF MAGIC. Klutz, 1990, 88pp. Wire comb bound. No props.

 

Cassidy, John and B.C. Rimbeaux. JUGGLING FOR THE COMPLETE KLUTZ. Klutz Press, 1994, 76pp.

 

Chanin, Jack. SILKS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS. (Hardbound Book) Chanin’s Studio of Magic, 1952, 96pp.

 

Clarke, Susanna. JONATHAN STRANGE & MR. NORRELL. (Hardbound Book – Magic/Fantasy-Themed Fiction) Bloomsbury, 2004. 782pp., 8vo. Boards in dj.

 

Crawford, John R. HOW TO BE A CONSISTENT WINNER IN THE MOST POPULAR CARD GAMES. Dolphin Books, 1961, 356pp.

 

Davies, Rodney. FORTUNE-TELLING BY ASTROLOGY: THE HISTORY AND PRACTICE OF DIVINATION BY THE STARS. The Aquarian Press, 1988,112pp.

 

Dawson, Lawrence H. THE COMPLETE HOYLE’S GAMES. Wadsworth Reference, 1994, 480pp.

 

Day, Jon. LET’S MAKE MAGIC. Kingfisher, 1992, 96pp.

 

Deaver, Jeffrey. THE VANISHED MAN. (Hardbound book - Fiction with a magic theme) Simon and Schuster, 2003. 399pp. cloth boards in dj.

 

Deschner, Donald. THE FILMS OF W.C. FIELDS. The Citadel Press, 1966, 192pp.

 

[Diamond, Paul] Three book lot from Paul Diamond: ANOTHER LECTURE BY PAUL DIAMOND, By the author,  n.d., 60pp.); IT TAKES GUTS DAMMIT! n.d., 12pp.; and MISC. MAGIC – LECTURE #87. n.d., 17pp.

 

Dobson, Wayne. ECHO. Wayne Dobson, 2007. 8pp. Wraps.

 

Dodds, Bill. ARE YOU OVER THE HILL? Meadowbrook Press, 1994, 105pp.

 

Doerflinger, William. THE MAGIC CATALOGUE: A GUIDE TO THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MAGIC. A Sunrise Book, E.P. Dutton, 1977, 242pp.

 

Downs, T. Nelson. THE ART OF MAGIC. Dover, 1980, 348pp.

 

Downs, T. Nelson. MODERN COIN MANIPULATIONS. Stein Publishing, n.d., 128pp. Water stain along bottom edge..

 

Dunn, John Gregory. THE STUDIO. Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 1969, 255pp.

 

Dunninger, (Joseph).100 CLASSIC HOUDINI TRICKS YOU CAN DO. Arco Publishing Company, 1976, 142pp.

 

Dunninger, Joseph. DUNNINGER’S BOOK OF MAGIC. (Hardbound) Bonanza Books, 1979. 115pp., 4to. Cloth in dj.

 

Dunninger, Joseph. DUNNINGER'S COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Spring Books, n.d., 288pp.

 

Eason, Cassandra. THE GIANT BOOK OF MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Magpie Books, 1997, 488pp.  Not performance magic, but occult magic.

 

Easley, Bert and Eric P. Wilson. DOING MAGIC FOR YOUNGSTERS. D. Robbins, 1972, 122pp.

 

Eldin, Peter. THE MAGIC HANDBOOK. Simon and Schuster, 1985. 189pp.

 

Eldin, Peter. MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound Book)  Chartwell Books, 1996, 48pp. Cloth in dj.

 

Elliott, Bruce. MAGIC AS A HOBBY. (Hardbound Book) Gramercy Publishing, 1948. 230pp. Cloth in dj - roughed along top edges; chipped at head of spine.

 

Erdnase, S.W. THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE. various, n.d. 218pp.

 

Fearson, Steve. CARDS PACK. Steve Fearson and Download Magic, 2003, 40pp. Includes $10.00 off offer from DownloadMagic.com.

 

Feinman, Jeffrey. THE CATALOGUE OF MAGIC. Simon and Shuster, 1978, 159pp.

 

Feinstein, Barry, Daniel Kramer and Jim Marshall. EARLY DYLAN. Bulfinch, 2005, 96pp.

 

Fijan, Carol and Frank Ballard with Christina Starobin. DIRECTING PUPPET THEATRE. Resource Publications, 1989, 96pp.

 

Finnigan, Dave. THE COMPLETE JUGGLER. Jugglebug, 1996, 574pp.

 

Fitzkee, Dariel. RINGS IN YOUR FINGERS. (Hardbound Book)  San Rafael House, 1946. 120 pp. Stamped green cloth.

 

Fleischman, Sid. MR MYSTERIOUS & COMPANY. (Juvenile Fiction with a Magic Theme) Little Brown and Company, 1990, 152pp.

 

Frederick, Guy. 101 BEST MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound) Sterling Publishing, 1956, 128pp., cloth.

 

Frey, Richard L. HOW TO PLAY CANASTA. Diversey Publishing, 1949, 126pp.

 

Fulves, Karl. MORE SELF-WORKING CARD TRICKS. Dover, 1984, 184pp.

 

Fulves, Karl. SELF-WORKING CARD TRICKS. Dover, 1995, 113pp.

 

Fulves, Karl. SELF-WORKING COIN MAGIC. Dover, 1989, 136pp.

 

Fulves, Karl. SELF-WORKING MENTAL MAGIC – 67 FOOLPROOF MINDREADING TRICKS. Dover, 113pp.

 

Fulves, Karl. SELF-WORKING PAPER MAGIC. Dover, 1985, 147pp.

 

Fulves, Karl. SELF-WORKING TABLE MAGIC. Dover, 1981, 122pp.

 

Ganson, Lewis. UNCONVENTIONAL MAGIC. Harry Stanley/Unique Magic Studio, n.d.  57pp. Damp stain along lower edge.

 

Gardner, John. CONFESSOR. (Hardbound Book - Magic themed Fiction) Otto Penzler Books, 1995, 394pp. Cloth/boards in dj.

 

Garenne, Professor Henri. THE ART OF MODERN CONJURING FOR WIZARDS OF ALL AGES. (Hardbound Book) Clarkson Potter, 2001. Facsimile reprint of 1886 edition by Ward, Lock and Company.) 206pp.

 

Geller, Uri. MY STORY. Warner Books, 1976, 287pp.

 

Gibson, Walter B. HOUDINI’S ESCAPES. Bantam, 1976, 208pp.

 

Gibson, Walter B. THE NEW MAGICIAN’S MANUAL. Dover Publications, Inc., 1975, 142pp

 

Gibson, Walter B. PROFESSIONAL MAGIC FOR AMATEURS. Dover Publications, 1974, 225pp.

 

Gibson, Walter B. SECRETS OF MAGIC. Grosset & Dunlap,1973, 147 pp.

 

Gibson, Walter B. and Morris N. Young. HOUDINI ON MAGIC. Dover, various, 280 pp.

 

Gibson, Walter B. and Morris N. Young. HOUDINI'S FABULOUS MAGIC. (Hardbound) Bell Publishing, 1961. 214pp.

 

[Ginn, David]  SCHOOL SHOW PRESENTATION. (Two-Audiocassette set) 1983 and 1985, no time listed.

 

Ginn, David.  FEATHER FLOWERS FROM NOWHERE. Scarlett Green, 1981, 128pp.

 

Good, Arthur. 100 AMAZING MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound) Mallard Press, 1989. 128pp., 4to. Cloth in dj.

 

Goldston, Will. EXCLUSIVE MAGICAL SECRETS. Dover, 1977, 506pp.

 

Hawes, Jason and Grant Wilson. GHOST HUNTINGS – TRUE STORIES OF UNEXPLAINED PHENOMENA FROM THE ATLANTIC PARANORMAL SOCIETY. Pocket Books, 2007.  273pp.

 

Hawkesworth, Eric. PRACTICAL LESSONS IN MAGIC. Hawthorne Books, Inc., 1967, 95pp.

 

Hay, Henry.  LEARN MAGIC.  Dover, 1957, 284 pp.

 

Heaney Magic Company. (Magic Catalog Lot) Small lot of catalogs/memorabilia from Gerald V. Heaney’s Magic Company of Berlin, WI, including: HEANEY'S PROFESSIONAL CATALOG OF WONDERS - CATALOG NO.24; CATALOGUE NO. 25 (1924, 224pp); A TREASURE CHEST OF MAGIC – CATALOG NO. 30 (n.d., unpaged but approx. 64pp)

 

[Heaney Magic Company] CATALOGUE NO. 25. (Magic Catalog) 1924, 224pp., illus., 12mo. Wraps. Has damp-stains along lower edge and at lower face edge corner

 

Heulihan, Gerald. WINNING ODDS, Padell Book Company, 1961, 64pp.

 

Hoffmann, Professor (Angelo John Lewis). PUZZLES OLD AND NEW. Sterling Pub., 1997, 394pp.

 

Holloway, Stanley. STANLEY HOLLOWAY – MORE MONOLOGUES AND SONGS. Elm Tree Books, 1983, 77pp.

 

Homes, Roy. EASY MAGIC – GOOD TRICKS AND HOW TO PRESENT THEM. Harper, 1974, 136pp.

 

Hopkins, Albert A. MAGIC – STAGE ILLUSIONS, SPECIAL EFFECTS AND TRICK PHOTOGRAPHY. Dover, 1976, 556pp.

 

Howe, James. HAROLD AND CHESTER IN RABBIT-CADABRA. (Hardbound Children’s Fiction) Morrow Junior Books, 1993. 50pp.

 

[Hoyle] THE KEY TO HOYLE’S GAMES. Westport Publishers, 1968, 156pp.

 

Hugard, Jean CARD MANIPULATIONS – SERIES 1 -5. Dover, 1973, 163pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NO. 1 AND 2. Various publishers and dates, 44pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CARD TRICKS. Various paperback publishers and dates, 403pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. HANDKERCHIEF MAGIC. Dover, 1974, 85 pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. MORE CARD MANIPULATIONS – SERIES 1 – 4. Dover Publications, 974, 205pp.

 

Hugard, Jean with Frederick Braue. EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE: CLOSE-UP TABLE MAGIC. Dover Publications, 1974, 448pp.

 

James, Stewart. ABBOTT'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ROPE TRICKS FOR MAGICIANS. Dover Publications, 1975. 400pp.

 

[Juggling] A two-book lot, consisting of: John Cassidy and B.C. Rimbeaux’s JUGGLING FOR THE COMPLETE KLUTZ (Klutz Press, 1988, 82pp.) and JuggleBug’s CLUB JUGGLING (JuggleBug, 1984, 16pp.)

 

Kaplan, Stuart. TAROT CLASSIC. U.S. Games System, 1972. 240pp.

 

Kaye, Marvin. CATALOG OF MAGIC. Doubleday/Dolphin Book, 1977, 279pp.

 

Kehoe, Vincent J-R. PHOTOGRAPHIC MAKE-UP FOR STILLS AND MOVIES. Chilton Books, 1963, 94pp.

 

Keppler, Stephan. THREE SECRETS REVEALED. MexoMagic, 2004. 4pp. Still shrink-wrapped.

 

Kettlekamp, Larry. SPOOKY MAGIC. Scho;astic, 1973, 64pp.

 

King, Bart. THE POCKET GUIDE TO MAGIC. Gibbs Smith, 2009, 272pp.

 

[King, Kevin] WATCH BANDIT – THE ULTIMATE WATCH STEAL. (VHS Cassette) Reel Magic, 2000

 

Kraske, Robert. HARRY HOUDINI – MASTER OF MAGIC. Scholastic Book Services, 1978, 72pp.

 

Kreskin. HOW TO BE (A FAKE) KRESKIN. St. Martin’s Paperbacks, 1996, 131pp.

 

Kubey, Craig. SCORING BIG AT PAC-MAN. Warner Books, 1982, 46pp.

 

Kunard, R. THE BOOK OF CARD TRICKS. Drake, n.d., 181pp.

 

Kushner, Maureen. THE GREAT ALL-TIME EXCUSE BOOK. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 1990, 96pp.

 

Lasker, Edward. CHESS FOR FUN & CHESS FOR BLOOD. Dover Publications, Inc., 1962, 224pp.

 

[Lauber, Calvin]  TRAVERSE.  (DVD)  New - still shrink-wrapped.

 

Le Carré, John. SINGLE & SINGLE. Hardbound Book - (Book – Fiction with a magic theme or magician character) Scribner, 1999, 345pp., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dj.

 

[Lee’s Magic Factory, Hank] HANK LEE’S CATALOG OF MAGIC – CATALOG. (Three-Ring Binder Catalog) Hank Lee’s Magic Factory, 1983, 248pp.

 

Lewis, Byron A. and R. Frank Pucelik. MAGIC DEMYSTIFIED – A PRAGMATIC GUIDE TO COMMUNICATION AND CHANGE. (Book) Lake Oswego, OR, Metamorphous Press, 1982, 160pp.

 

LITTLE GIANT ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CARD & MAGIC TRICKS. Sterling Publishing, 1996, 510pp.

 

Livingston, A.D. POKER STRATEGY AND WINNING PLAY. (Hardbound Book) J. B. Lippincott, 1971. 227pp.  Ex library

 

Longe, Bob. 101 AMAZING CARD TRICKS. Sterling, 1993, 128pp.

 

Longe, Bob. MIND READING MAGIC TRICKS. Sterling Publishing, 1996. 95pp.

 

Longe, Bob. WORLD’S BEST CARD TRICKS. Sterling, 1992, 128pp.

 

Lutes, Jason and Nick Bertozzi with an introduction by Glen David Gold. HOUDINI – THE HANCUFF KING. (Hardbound Graphic Novel) Hyperion Books/Center for Cartoon Studies, 2007, 89pp. Cloth in dj.

 

Lyle, Jane. THE RENAISSANCE TAROT – LEGENDS OF THE PAST NOW REVEAL THE FUTURE. Fireside Books, 1998, 192pp.

 

[Magic Collectors’ Association] PROGRAM OF THE TWENTY-NINTH WEEKEND MEETING OF THE MAGIC COLLECTORS' WEEKEND and PROGRAM OF THE THIRTIETH WEEKEND MEETING OF THE MAGIC COLLECTORS' ASSOCIATION WEEKEND (Souvenir Program set) 1998 and 1999.

 

MAGIC SOUNDS. (Small Magazine Lot) A small lot of 13 issues from volume 1 of Alex Redans’ (Craige Snader) publication dedicated to the sounds of magic. Published irregularly in  Mexico City, Mexico in a 6.5 x 8.5 format. This lot includes No. 1 (January, 1973), 2, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, and 17. Plus multiple copies of some issues and the Index to No. 1-17 (January, 1973 – November, 1976).

 

Majax, Gerard. SECRETS OF THE CARD SHARP. Sterling Publications, 1977, 156pp.

 

Maverick. POKER ACCORDING TO MAVERICK. Dell, 1959, 159pp.

 

Mayne, Andrew. BISECTION – THE INCREDIBLE LIGHTNING-FAST ILLUSION. Andrew Mayne, 2003. (12pp.)

 

McAthy, George. SMART STUFF – TRICKS, TALK, BUSINESS, COMEDY – 4 BOOKSIN ONE. Tannen, n.d., (138pp.)

 

McMahan, Greg. KIDS THINK IT’S FUNNY. SPS Publications, 2005. 106pp.

 

Meara, Mary Jane Frances Cavolina, Jeffrey Allen Joseph Stone, Maureen Anne Teresa Kelly and Richard Glen Michael Davis. MORE GROWING UP CATHOLIC. A Dolphin Book, 1986, 125pp.

 

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

 

Merlini, The Great. HOW TO ENTERTAIN CHILDREN WITH MAGIC YOU CAN DO. The Cornerstone Library, 1965, 175pp.

 

Merlini, The Great. HOW TO ENTERTAIN CHILDREN WITH MAGIC YOU CAN DO. (Hardbound Book) Simon & Schuster, 1962, 175pp.

 

Meseroll, Thomas Chilton. MAGUS – MASTER OF MARTIAL MAGIC: BOOK I, THE MAGICIAN’S PRIMER.  (Signed/Numbered Hardbound Book – Fiction with Magic Theme) 2007. No. 306 of 500 published. 264pp.

 

[Michael the Magician]. SECRET MAGIC TRICKS REVEALED. (VHS Video) n.d., no time listed.

 

Moore, Brian. THE MAGICIAN'S WIFE. (Hardbound Book – Magic-Themed Fiction) Dutton, 1998, 229pp.

 

Morehead, Albert H. and Geoffrey Mott-Smith. HOYLE’S RULES OF GAMES. Signet Key Book, multiple dates, multiple paginations.

 

Morehead, Albert H. and Geoffrey Mott-Smith. OFFICIAL RULES OF CARD GAMES. Whitman Publishing, 1968, 256pp.

 

Morehead, Albert H. OFFICIAL RULES OF CARD GAMES. The United States Playing Card Company, 1959, 256pp.

 

Moulton, Powers. 2500 JOKES FOR ALL OCCASIONS. (Hardbound book) New Home Library, 1943, 480pp., dj in pictorial boards.

 

Murray, William. THE GETAWAY BLUES. (Fiction with a Magic Theme) Bantam, 1991, 279pp.

 

Nelms, Henning.  MAGIC AND SHOWMANSHIP: A HANDBOOK FOR CONJURERS. Dover Publications, 1969, 322pp.

 

NEW KING MIDAS DREAM BOOK. (in Spanish and English). Wholesale Book Corp., 1972, 125pp.

 

Newall, Venetia. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WITCHCRAFT AND MAGIC. (Hardbound Book in dj) Dial Press, 1974. 4to., 192pp., illus.

 

Patchett, Ann. THE MAGICIAN'S ASSISTANT. (Hardbound Book - Fiction with a Magic Theme) Harcourt Brace and Company, 1997, 359pp., cloth/boards in dj.

 

Patton, Temple C. CARD TRICKS ANYONE CAN DO. Castle Books, 1968, 141pp.

 

THE PEN. (Trick) Pen through a bill – gimmicked pen and complete instructions.

 

PHAROAH’S DREAM BOOK OF NUMBERS. Wholesale Book Corp., 1972, 121pp. English-Spanish edition.

 

Pharr, Walter and Ned Rutledge’s BETWEEN TWO MINDS TOO. H & R Magicbooks, 2001. 51pp. Wraps.

 

POKER ACCORDING TO MAVERICK. Dell Publishing Co., 1959, 159pp.

 

Powers, Melvin. HOW TO GET RICH IN MAIL ORDER. Hal Leighton Printing Company, 1986, 352pp.

 

Pratt, Lois H. THE PUPPET DO-IT-YOURSELF BOOK – A HANDBOOK FOR BEGINNERS AND TEACHERS WITH THREE HAND PUPPET PLAYS. (Hardbound Book) Stanley Paul, 1957, 78pp. Ex library with typical markings.

 

Priest, Christopher. THE PRESTIGE. (Magic Themed Fiction) Tom Doherty Associates, 2006, 360pp. Spine is creased from reading, o/w VG.

 

Priestly, J.B. LOST EMPIRES. Vintage Books, 1987, 346pp. somewhat cocked.

 

Priestly, J. B. THE MAGICIANS. (Hardbound Book - Fantasy Themed Literature) Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1954, 246pp., cloth.  Ex Library copy.

 

Quarrington, Paul. THE SPIRIT CABINET. (Hardbound Book - Fiction with a Magic Theme) Atlantic Monthly Press, 1999, 341pp. Cloth in dj.

 

Radner, Sidney H. HOW TO SPOT CARD SHARPERS AND THEIR METHODS. Key Publishing Company, 1957, 95pp.

 

Rawson, Clayton.  NO COFFIN FOR THE CORPSE. (Magic Themed Fiction) International Polygonics, LTD, 1987, 253pp.

 

Reilly, James V. DARLING JENNIE – THE STORY OF JENNIE ANDERSON, NEW ZEALAND’s FIRST PROFESSIONAL MAGICIAN. Magicanna, 1991, 28pp., Signed and numbered.

 

Rigney, Frances J. A BEGINNER’S BOOK OF MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Devin-Adair Company, 1964. 145pp., cloth in dj.

 

Ripley, Sherman. AN INTRODUCTION TO MAGIC. Sentinel Books, various, 127pp.

 

Ripley, Sherman. 141 MAGIC TRICKS. Sentinel Books, various, 127pp.

 

Roach, Hal. WE IRISH TALK LIKE THAT. Mitchell Productions, n.d., 129pp.

 

Robert-Houdin, Jean Eugene. MEMOIRS OF ROBERT-HOUDIN – KING OF THE CONJURERS. Dover, 1964, 335pp.

 

[Rorrison, Alan]  iPROJECT – CARD CORNER THROUGH BORROWED iPHONE. (DVD) New - still shrink-wrapped.

 

Roth, Arnold. PICK A PECK OF PUZZLES. Scholastic Book Services, 1973, 64pp.

 

Rovere, Ernest W. CONTRACT BRIDGE COMPLETE. A Fireside Book, 1973, 844pp.

 

Rowling, J. K. HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE. (Hardbound) Arthur A. Levive/Scholastic, 2005, 652pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket.

 

Rowling, J. K. HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS. (Hardbound) Arthur A. Levive/Scholastic, 2007, 759pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket.

 

[Royal Magic] AMAZING MAGIC TRICKS WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS. (DVD) New – still shrink-wrapped.

 

Russo, Arlene. VAMPIRE NATION. Llewellyn Publications, 2005, 216pp.

 

Russo, John. SCARE TACTICS. A Dell Trade Paperback, 1992, 241pp.

 

Safian, Louis A. 2000 INSULTS FOR ALL OCCASIONS. Pocket Books, 1965, 241pp.

 

Safire, William. TAKE MY WORD FOR IT. Cobbett Corporation, 1986, 342pp.

 

Scarne, John. 100 OF SCARNE’S MAGIC TRICKS. Cornerstone Library, 1965, 119pp.

 

Scarne, John. SCARNE  ON CARD TRICKS. multiple publishers, multiple dates,  306pp., illus.

 

Scarne, John. SCARNE  ON CARDS. multiple publishers, multiple dates,  340pp.

 

Scarne, John. SCARNE'S MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound) Crown Publishers, Inc., various, 256pp.

 

Schiemel, Lawrence and Martin H. Greenberg. LOUISIANNA VAMPIRES. (Hardbound Book) Fall River Press, 2010. 200pp.

 

Schindler, George. PRESTO! MAGIC FOR THE BEGINNER. (Hardbound Book) Dorset Press, 1989, 192pp. Cloth/boards in dj.

 

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S BIG BOOK OF MAGIC. Bantom, 1976. 277pp.

 

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S GUIDE TO MAGIC AS A HOBBY. David McKay Company, 1979. 280pp. Worn at  edges; stress crack on spine.

 

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S GUIDE TO MAGIC AS A HOBBY. (Hardbound Book) David McKay Company, 1979, 280pp., cloth in dj. Dj has chips and tears along edges.

 

Severn, Bill. MAGIC AND MAGICIANS. (Harrdbound) David McKay, 1958, 178pp. Stamped cloth. Ex library copy.

 

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S MAGIC COMEDY. Stackpole, 1995. 144pp.

 

Shay, Don and Jody Duncan. THE MAKING OF JURASSIC PARK. Boxtree Limited, 1993, 195pp.

 

Sheinwold, Alfred. FIRST BOOK OF BRIDGE. Everyday Handbooks #242-Barnes & Noble, n.d., 153pp.

 

Shepherd, Walter. MAZES AND LABYRINTHS: A BOOK OF PUZZLES. Dover Publications, 1961, 122pp.

 

Silbermintz, Moses. TRICKS THAT WORK VOLUME ONE and JOKES THAT WORK – TWO BOOKS IN ONE. Magic Apple, 2010, (44pp.)

 

Simon, S, J. WHY YOU LOSE AT BRIDGE. (Hardbound Book) Simon a& Schuster, 1946, 158pp. Cloth in dj.

 

Silverman, Kenneth. HOUDINI!!! THE CAREER OF ERICH WEISS. Harper Perennial, 1997. xi., 465pp.

 

Sippets, Trevor. The POKER DIRECTORY. Chartwell, 2005, 208pp.

 

Skal, David J. V IS FOR VAMPIRE – THE A-Z GUIDE TO EVERYTHING UNDEAD. Penguin Books, 1995, 288pp.

 

Stanyon, Ellis. Cards Tricks for Everyone. (Hardbound Book) Emerson Books, 1974, 141 pp.

 

Stashower, Daniel. THE ADVENTURES OF THE ECTOPLASMIC MAN. (Fiction with a Magic Theme) Penguin, 1985, 203pp.

 

Stashower, Daniel. THE DIME MUSEUM MURDERS – A HARRY HOUDINI MYSTERY. (Fiction with a Magic Theme). Avon Books, 1999, 249pp.

 

Stashower, Daniel. THE FLOATING LADY MURDER. (Fiction with a Magic Theme) Avon, 2000, (A Harry Houdini Mystery), 251pp. Some stress creases on the spine, o/w VG.

 

Steer, Dugald A. THE WIZARDOLOGY HANDBOOK – A COURSE FOR APPRENTICES. (Hardbound Book) Candlewick, 2007. Spiral bound set in stiff pictorial boards.

 

Stein, Sol. THE MAGICIAN. (Magic Themed Fiction) A Dell Book, 1971, 301pp. Magic themed fiction.

 

Sterling, Bryan (editor) THE BEST OF WILL ROGERS. M. Evans and Company, 1979. 244pp.

 

Stern, Alfred. HOW MAIL ORDER FORTUNES ARE MADE. Arco Publishing, 1984, 224pp.

 

Stewart, Jeff and Meir Yedid. NOW-U-C-IT NOW-U-DON’T. (VHS Video) 1990, 15 minutes.

 

Stone, David. X-RATED. David Stone, 2001, (28pp.)

 

Strauss, Darin. CHANG AND ENG: A NOVEL. (Hardbound Fiction with a Side Show theme) Dutton, 2000. First. 224pp., 8vo.

 

Summers, Montague. THE HISTORY OR WITCHCRAFT. Senate, 1994, 353pp.

 

Swain, James. DEADMAN’S BLUFF. (Fiction with a Magic/Gambling Theme) Ballentine, 2006, 368pp.

 

Swain, James. LOADED DICE. (Hardbound Book - Magic/gambling themed Fiction - Signed) Ballentine Books, 2004. 310pp., 8vo. Cloth in dj.

 

Swain, James. SUCKER BET – A TONY VALENTINE NOVEL. (Hardbound Book - Magic/gambling themed Fiction) Ballentine Books, 2003, 304pp., cloth/boards in dj.

 

[Tannen Magic] CATALOG OF MAGIC NO. 9 (1971) 573pp. Red pictorial cloth.

 

[Tannen Magic] CATALOG OF MAGIC NO. 10 (1973) 572pp. Green pictorial cloth.

 

[Tannen Magic] CATALOG OF MAGIC NO. 11 (1975) 647pp. White pictorial cloth.

 

[Tannen Magic] CATALOG OF MAGIC NO. 12 (1978) 701pp. Brown pictorial cloth.

 

[Tannen Magic] CATALOG OF MAGIC NO. 13 (1980) 783pp. Pictorial (Siegfried and Roy on the cover) cloth

 

[Tannen Magic] CATALOG OF MAGIC NO. 14 (1983) 799pp. Pictorial (Copperfield on the cover) boards.

 

Tarr, Bill. 101 EASY TO DO MAGIC TRICKS.  Dover, 1992, 224pp.

 

Tarr, Bill. 101 EASY TO LEARN CLASSIC MAGIC TRICKS. Vintage, 1977, 222pp.

 

Thompson, J.G., Jr.  TOP SECRETS OF MAGIC - ROUTINED MYSTIFICATION WITH SMALL OBJECTS. Tannen, 1970/n.d., 124pp/127pp.

 

Thomson, June with Audrey B. Watson. THE SECRET FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. (Hardbound Book) Curley Large Print, 1994. 334pp.

 

Thurston, Howard. 300 TRICKS YOU CAN DO. Comet Books, 1948, 238pp.

 

Thurston, Howard. HOWARD THURSTON’S CARD TRICKS. I & M Ottenheimer, 1903.  83pp. Front cover detached and chipped all around.

 

Townsend, Charles Barry. MERLIN’S PUZZLER 3. Hammond Incorporated, 1979, 121pp.

 

Townsend, Charles Barry. WORLD’S BEST MAGIC TRICKS. Sterling, 1993, 128 pp.

 

Tremaine,Jon. THE AMAZING BOOK OF CARD TRICKS. (Hardbound Book) Chartwell Books, 1994, 125pp.

 

[Trick-Deck Book Lot] Six books on trick decks: 21 TRICKS WITH A LEVITATING DECK; TRICKS WTH FA-KO CARDS; 75 TRICKS WITH A STRIPPER DECK; HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN TRICK CARDS; and THE STRIPPER DECK. All are 8vo in wraps.

 

Tucker, James. ABRA CADAVER. (Fiction with a Magic Theme) Signet, 1999, 394pp.

 

Tucker, W.M. THE CHANGE RAISERS. Street-Smart Communications, 1992, 32pp.

 

Tuffs, J. Elsden. TEACH YOURSELF MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Emerson Books, Inc,  1977, 182 pp. Cloth in dj.

 

Turner, Bill.   HOW TO DO TRICKS WITH CARDS (reprint of  THE CARD WIZARD ). Collier Books, n.d., 160pp.

 

Uston, Ken. MASTERING PAC-MAN. Signet, 1981, 128pp.

 

Vale Heath, Royal. MATH E MAGIC. Dover, 1953, 126pp.

 

Wallace, Frank R. POKER – A GUARANTEED INCOME FOR LIFE BY USING THE ADVANCED CONCEPTS OF POKER. (Hardbound Book) I & O Publishing, 1976. 279pp.

 

Wallace, Frank R. POKER – A GUARANTEED INCOME FOR LIFE BY USING THE ADVANCED CONCEPTS OF POKER. (Hardbound) Crown Publishers, 1977, 246pp. Silver stamped title on blue-green cloth.

 

[Wax, WizTax and other Substances] Three small booklets dealing with magic using chemicals and sticky substances, including. Sam Berland’s TWENTY TRICKS WITH WIXTAX (Berland, n.d., 12pp.); Ron Frost’s TRICKS FROM THE WAX MUSEUM (By the Author, 1980, 38pp.); and Eli B. Johnson’s DRUG STORE MAGIC (By the Author, n.d., 46pp.)

 

Wedeck, Harry E. TREASURY OF WITCHCRAFT. (Hardbound Book) Philosophical Library, 1961, 271pp. Cloth/boards in dj.

 

Wels, Byron G. HERE IS YOUR HOBBY: MAGIC. Wilshire, 1973, 95pp.

 

Whaley, Bo. THE OFFICIAL REDNECK HANDBOOK. Rutledge Hill Press, 1987, 159pp.

 

White, Alain C. SAM LOYD AND HIS CHESS PROBLEMS. Dover Publications, Inc., 1962, 471pp.

 

White, Laurence B. SO YOU WANT TO BE A MAGICIAN? (Hardbound book) Addison-Wesley, 1972, 224pp., pictorial boards. Ex library copy.

 

Williams, Beryl and Samuel Epstein. THE GREAT HOUDINI: MAGICIAN EXTRAORDINARY. Scholastic Book Services, 1965. 275pp.104pp.

 

Williams, Walt. I RECALL. Hocus Pocus Inc./Williams Publishing, n.d. 137pp.

 

Wolpin, Stewart. THE RULES OF NEIGHBORHOOD POKER ACCORDING TO HOYLE. New Chapter Press, 1990, 358pp.

 

[Wong, Mike]. MIKE WONG’S DRAGON THREAD. (VHS Video)1999, no time listed.

 

Wong, Stanford & Susan Spector. THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO GAMBLING LIKE A PRO. Alpha Books, 1996, 320pp.

 

Wright, C.W. HOW TO SPEALK IN PUBLIC. (Hardbound Book) Gramercy, 1943, 238pp. cloth in dj.

 

Wykes, Alan. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO GAMBLING. (Hardbound) Doubleday and Company, 1964, 352pp. Cloth in dj.

 

Wyler, Rose and Gerald Ames. SPOOKY TRICKS. (Hardbound Book) Harper & Row, 1968, 64pp. Pictorial boards.

 

Yardley, Herbert O. THE EDUCATION OF A POKER PLAYER. Pocket Books, Inc., 1957, 167pp.

 

Zenon, Paul. STREET MAGIC – STREET TRICKS, SLEIGHT OF HAND AND ILLUSION. Carroll and Graf, 2007, 176pp

 

Zorn, Steven. THE LITTLE BOOK OF MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound) Running Press, 1994, 127pp. Cloth in dj. Wee book – 16mo.

 

 

 

END OF $6.00 EACH/FOUR OR MORE FOR $5.00 EACH PRICING.

 

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This is a list of either paper-bound, perfect bound, saddle stapled, or side or corner stapled softbound books, booklets and manuscripts—plus a small sampling of instruction sheets (sometimes with the gimmicks, fekes, etc.) and an occasional magazine or clip with a relevant article or small magazine lot.  All are 4to (approximately 10-12” tall) and generally all are in “fairly good” to “as new” condition--a few “ex library” copies are mixed in and when that’s the case we’ll let you know.  (We do have multiple copies of some of these titles and will always select and send the best copy available).  All items are priced at $7.00 each OR order five - nine and get them for $6.00 each OR, for the best deal, order 10 or more and get them at only $5.00 each.  (You get the price for however many you order--even if we can’t fill your entire order.)

 

As always, please email your wants to confirm availability and to receive shipping and payment options.  Due to the volume of responses we usually receive after putting out a list like this, it sometimes takes us 24-48 hours to get back to you, but we do reply to all queries and reserve items in the order in which they are received.  All items are listed as available subject to prior sale.

 

Feel free to forward this list to anyone else who may be interested. Order information is at the end of the list.

 

Here’s what we have at the moment:

 

[Abbott’s Magic Get-Together] ABBOTT’S MAGIC GET-TOGETHER 1956 (Souvenir Program) Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing, 1956, 20pp.

 

Adair, Ian. MAGICAL EXPRESS. Volume 1: Number 9 (March/April, 1996), 14pp.

 

Allesi, Ron. THE MAGIC OF RONAL. Micky Hades International, 1977, 47pp.

 

Anderson, Gene and Frances Marshall. NEWSPAPER MAGIC. Magic Inc., various dates, 144pp.

 

Andrus, Jerry. KURIOUS KARDS and FIVE DOLLAR TRIX. Chazpro Magic Co., 2001, 55pp.

 

Anon. PRIVATE MEDIUM’S SECRET GUIDE. Hades, n.d., 59pp

 

Arno, Herb. (Card Tricks - Lecture Notes?) by the author, n.d., 14pp.

 

Arthur, R. E. THE NEW LOOK FOR THE MAGIC SHOW. Ireland, 1950., 22pp.

 

Baker, Bob. SHARED THOUGHTS. Bowl of Cherries Press, 1985, 89pp.

 

Bell, Bob. INSIDE MAGIC. Micky Hades International, 1979, 52pp.

 

[Berent, Dana] “Dana Berent: His Hand Is Quicker Than Your Eye” by Mary C. Ryan. (Magazine Article) 5pp., illus. (plus cover photo) in BOY’S LIFE (December, 1985). Mailing label has been removed with some image loss, o/e magazine is complete and VG.

 

[Berglas, David] “It’s All In The Mind!” by Peter Edwards. (Magazine Article) 2pp. spread, plus cover illustration in HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY BUSINESS MONTHLY (November, 1989) Magazine is complete and fine.

 

Binarelli, Tony. PLAYMAGIC 2. Playmagic, 1979, 18pp.

 

[Blavatsky, Madame] “A Spirited Story of the Psychic and the Colonel” by Edward Hower. (Magazine Article) 14pp., illus., in THE SMITHSONIAN (May, 1995) Magazine is complete and fine.

 

Bobo, J.B. THE BOBO LECTURE: MIRACLES OF MAGIC. n.p., n.d., unpaged.

 

Bobo, J.B. THE BOBO LECTURE: NO. TWO. n.p., n.d., unpaged.

 

Bornstein, Mike. LATEST MONEY MAGIC OF MIKE BORNSTEIN NO. III. Mike Bornstein, 1988, 40pp.

 

Callery, Charles and Augusta, Frank and Margaret Dailey, et. al. SAY ‘YES” TO MAGIC! – A GUIDE FOR ORGANIZING AN ASSEMBLY FOR THE YOUNG MEMBERS PROGRAM OF THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MAGICIANS. Support Group of Young Members Assembly 8, 1992, (54pp.)

 

Canick, Michael. MAGIC IN FICTION: A SHORT-TITLE CHECKLIST. Michael Canick – Volcanick Press, 1998, 40pp.

 

CARTELES DE MAGIA. White Horse Productions, 1983, unpaged.

 

CLOWN ALLEY. (Small Magazine Lot) International Shrine Clown Association.  This lot includes three issues: Volume XXXV: Issue 1 (February/March, 1996), Issue 3 and Issue 4 (August/September 1996).

 

CLOWN MAGIC - THREE WAY COLORING BOOK. Haines House of Cards, n.d., (36pp)

 

Colombini, Aldo. FIRST IMPRESSIONS. Mamma Mia Magic, 1999, 28pp.

 

Colombini, Aldo. MAMMA MIA MAGIC LECTURE NOTES. n.p., n.d., 8pp.

 

COMEDY MAGIC. An Abbott Publication, Abbott’s Magic Novetly Co., n.d., 14pp.

 

Converso, Patrick/Trickshop.com. EXTREME MAGIC.  TrickShop.com, 2000, 34pp.

 

Darugh, Fred; Darugh, Alice and David Darugh and Company. MAGIC AS A HOBBY. The Diverting Darugh’s, 1974, 107pp.

 

Darwin, Gary. DARWIN’S THUMB TIP #1 SECRETS: 25 NEW EFFECTS WITH COINS, MATCHES, SILKS, SALT, CIGARETTES, BALLOONS. American Printing, 1984, 19pp.

 

Darwin, Gary. DARWIN’S THUMB THINKING. American Printing, 1986, 20pp.

 

Daryl. DARYL’S ROPE ROUTINE. Daryl, 1987, 12pp booklet of instructions plus 26” x 40” poster with all of the illustrations. Signed note from Darly laid in.

 

Daryl, et al. DARYL’S PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSEMBLY OR THE JOLLY JUMPING JOKERS.  Daryl, 1985. 12pp.

 

De Courcy, Ken. LEO LESLIE’S TRIPLE COLOUR CUPS AND BALLS. The Supreme Magic Company, n.d., 6pp.

 

Diamond, Hal. PROMOTION IN MOTION. Hal Diamond, 1989, 77pp., illus. Spiral bound.

 

[Diamond, Paul]. PAUL DIAMOND’S CATALOG CLUB – MAGIC CATALOG NO. 87. (Catalog) Paul Diamond’s Magic & Fun Shop, 1984, 95pp.

 

Doerflinger, William. THE MAGIC CATALOGUE: A GUIDE TO THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MAGIC. A Sunrise Book, E.P. Dutton, 1977, 242pp.

 

Einhorn, Nicholas. THE PRACTICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. Hermes House, 2009, 256pp.

 

Faria, Al and Marty Steinverg. THE ENCHANTED FOLDING BILL. By the authors, n.d., 4pp. Bill and gimmick laid in.

 

Faria, Albert. PRESENTA SU GRAN SHOW INTERNACIONAL – FANTASIA DE LA MAGIA MEODERNA. Albert Faria, n.d., (17pp.) Despite the title these lecture notes are in English.

 

Fedko, John. MAGIC CLASSICS. Fedko Magic Company, 1975, 22pp.

 

Fedko, John. MAGIC CLASSICS III. Fedko Magic Company, n.d,, 12pp. Two-hole punched.

 

Feinman, Jeffrey. THE CATALOGUE OF MAGIC. Simon and Schuster, 1978, 179pp

 

Fife, Bruce and others. CREATIVE CLOWNING. Java Publishing Co.,1988. 223pp.

 

Flip. FL!P-PING MY TOP-SECRETS.  By the author, n.d., 20pp. Inscribed/signed.

 

Florida Magicians Association. 17TH ANNUAL MAGIC CONVENTION. (Program) Palm Beach Shores, FL, May 21-23, 1982.

 

Fulves, Karl. THE CHILDREN’S MAGIC KIT. Dover Publications, Inc., 1980, 16pp.

 

FUN MAGIC COLORING BOOK. (Three-Way Coloring Book) Fun Incorporated, 1977, (36pp)

 

Furst, Arnold. GREAT MAGIC SHOWS. Genii Publishing, 1968, 40pp.  Has been damp along lower third, but text is unaffected.

 

Ganson, Lewis. A NEW LOOK AT CARD FANS. Supreme Magic, n.d., 32pp.

 

GENII.  (ADB #2390)  William W. Larsen, Sr., Jr., et. al.  Los Angeles, CA. VOLUME 52: NO. 1(July 1988) through NO. 12 (June 1989). All individual loose issues as a lot.

 

GENII.  (ADB #2390)  William W. Larsen, Sr., Jr., et. al.  Los Angeles, CA. VOLUME 56: NO. 1(November 1992) through NO. 12 (October 1993).  All individual loose issues as a lot.

 

GENII.  (ADB #2390)  William W. Larsen, Sr., Jr., et. al.  Los Angeles, CA. VOLUME 57: NO. 1(November 1993) through NO. 12 (October 1994) Includes four mis-numbered issues. All individual loose issues as a lot.

 

GENII.  (ADB #2390)  William W. Larsen, Sr., Jr., et. al.  Los Angeles, CA.  VOLUME 58: NO. 1(November 1994) through NO. 12 (October 1995) Includes five mis-numbered issues. All individual loose issues as a lot.

 

Gibson, Walter B. THE NEW MAGICIAN'S MANUAL: TRICKS AND ROUTINES WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXPERT PERFORMANCE BY THE AMATEUR. Dover Publications, 1975,142pp.

 

Gibson, Walter B. POPULAR CARD TRICKS. Magic Limited – Lloyd E. Jones, 1972, 48pp.

 

Ginn, David. ALMOST UNPUBLISHED. A Scarlett Green Publication, 1987, 39pp.

 

Ginn, David. DAVID GINN’S KIDSHOW LIST OF LISTS. David Ginn, 1990, 13pp.

 

Govan, Barry. LECTURE NOTES. n.p., n.d., 17pp.

 

Govan, Barry. LECTURE NOTES. n.p., 1976, 15pp.

 

Grant, U.F. ONE HUNDRED TIPS AND GAGS. Abbott’s Magic Novelty Co., n.d., 9pp.

 

Grant, U.F. GRANT’S ILLUSION SECRETS. n.p., n.d., unpaged.

 

Grant, U.F. SIX MODERN LEVITATIONS. U.F. Grant, n.d., 7pp.

 

Grant, U.F. TRICKS WITH HARES. U.F. Grant, n.d., 8pp. Cover missing.

 

Grant, U.F. VICTORY CARTON ILLUSIONS. U.F. Grant, n.d., unpaged.

 

Griffin, Ken and Roberta. ILLUSION SHOW KNOW-HOW. Abbott Magic Manufactring, 1972, 104pp.

 

Guest, Leslie P. BI-KOLOR KUT. Supreme, 1981, 4pp. plus prop.

 

Guest, Leslie P. “The Trend of the Times” and “Phantom Diminishing Cards” Two single-page 11 x 14 sheets of instructions, circa 1960, 2pp.

 

Hades, Micky. THE MAGIC SHELF – VOLUME 1. Micky Hades Enterprises, 1965, 66pp.

 

Hades, Micky. THE MAKE-UP OF MAGIC. Micky Hades, 1962, 72pp.

 

Hendrick, Paul. ENTERTAINING CHILDREN WITH MAGIC. Len Short, n.d.,15pp.

 

Holiday Benefit Magic Show. Illusions 94/95 – Magic in the Air. (Program) Calgary, AB, GWE Group/Murray Hatfield, 16pp.

 

HOUDINI SOUVENIR PROGRAM PLUS HOW HOUDINI REALLY DIED AND AN INTRODUCTION BY LEE JACOBS PLUS A HOUDINI 1914 BROADSIDE CHALLENGE. Lee Jacobs Productions, 1997, 16pp.

 

[Houdini Historical Center, Appleton, WI] “From Magic to Mustard – Wisconsin’s Small Museums Are Delightfully Diverse” by Melanie Radzicki McManus. (Magazine Article) 4pp., illus., in MIDWEST AIRLINES (May/June, 2003) Magazine is complete and fine.

 

Houston, Opie R. MAGICAL RAMBLINGS OF AN IDLE MIND. Opie R. Houston, 1965, 21pp.

 

Hudson, Walt. MONEY IN MALL MAGIC. Magic Media, 1981, 12pp.

 

International Brotherhood of Magicians. 43RD ANNUAL CONVENTION (Program) New Orleans, LA. July 8-10, 1971, 34pp.

 

International Brotherhood of Magicians. 52ND ANNUAL  CONVENTION (Program) Evansville, IN July 2-5, 1980, 24pp

 

International Brotherhood of Magicians. 57TH ANNUAL  CONVENTION (Program) Kansas City, MO July 3-6, 1985, 24pp.

 

INTERNATIONAL MAGIC STUDIO CATALOGUE – ENTER THE WORLD OF MAGIC. (Magic Catalogue) International Magic Studio (Ron and Martin MacMillan), 1988, 104pp.

 

It’s Fun To Be Fooled – Camel Cigarettes Advertising Campaign. “The Burning Lady” Full page color ad clipped from the June 17, 1933 Literary Digest.

 

It’s Fun To Be Fooled – Camel Cigarettes Advertising Campaign. “The Magical Beer Bowl” Full page color ad clipped from the July 15, 1933 Literary Digest.

 

It’s Fun To Be Fooled – Camel Cigarettes Advertising Campaign. “Sewing a Living Body” Full page color ad clipped from the May 20, 1933 Literary Digest. Roughed at top edge.

 

Jones, Davey. COMEDY TRICKS & GAGS. Abbott’s Magic Mfg. Co., n.d., 32pp.

 

Jones, Tom & Rachel Wild. TOM JONES & RACHEL WILD PRESENT…”KIDDIES TO KORPORATE.” Wild Magic, 2000-2004, 24pp.

 

Joseph, Eddie. BOMBAY: THE WORLD’S GREATEST CARD TRICK. Abbott’s Magic Mfg. Co., n.d., 9pp.

 

Kannen, Phil. TRADE SHOW SECRETS REVEALED. Phil Kannen/Magic Fun Factory, 1998, 30pp.

 

Kaye, Marvin. CATALOG OF MAGIC. Doubleday, 1977, 280pp.

 

[Kirkwood the Magician - Robert K. "Bobby" Spencer) “IT'S AMAZING!" KIRKWOOD THE MAGICIAN'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY ALL-STAR SHOW.  (Souvenir program) Robert K. Smith, 1995. 12pp.

 

Kirwan, Kevin. PRESTO THERAPY.  Kevin Kirwan, n.d, (28pp.)

 

[Klosterman, Ken] “The Fun of Magic is in Figuring Out How the Tricks Work” by Daniel Stashower. (Magazine Article Clips) 10pp., illus., clipped from THE SMITHSONIAN (January, 1991)

 

Kozlowski, Mike. THE HUNDRED DOLLAR BILL SWITCH. By the author, 1977, 26pp. Stains on front cover.

 

[Laflin’s Magic and Silks] LAFLIN’S MAGIC & SILKS - CATALOG OF MAGIC. Laflin’s Magic And Silks, (1993), (60pp.)

 

[Lee’s Magic Factory, Hank] BOOK BOOK. (Catalog) Hank Lee. n.d., 37pp.

 

[Lee’s Magic Factory, Hank] BOOK BOOK. (Catalog) Hank Lee,1991, 56pp.

 

[Lee’s Magic Factory, Hank]  HANK LEE’S BOOK BOOK, 1995 EDITION. (Catalog) n.d., n.p., 77pp.

 

[Lee’s Magic Factory, Hank] BOOK BOOK. Hank Lee, 2000, 93pp.

 

[Lee’s Magic Factory, Hank] HANK LEE’S WISH BOOK OF MAGIC – CATALOG #11. (Catalog) Lee’s Magic Factory, 1997, 465pp.

 

Linden, Roger. THE QUARTET. By the author, n.d. 42pp. Brief biography of four St. Louis area magicians—Paul Le Paul, Bill Baird, Joe Scott and Roy Mayer.

 

Linden, Roger. WILLIAM L. LINDHORSRT – 1890–1954 – THE MAN OF MYSTERY. Roger Linden, 1997, 18pp.

 

Lutes, Jason and Nick Bertozzi with an introduction by Glen David Gold. HOUDINI – THE HANCUFF KING. (Hardbound - Juvenile Graphic Biography) Hyperion Books/Center for Cartoon Studies, 2007. 89pp. Cloth in dj.

 

MAGIC - AN INDEPENDENT MAGAZINE FOR MAGICIANS. (Magazine Lot - ADB/SAF #35406) Stan Allen.  Volume 6: Number 1 - 12 (September, 1996 - August, 1997). VG+ condition. All 12 issues as a lot.

 

MAGIC - AN INDEPENDENT MAGAZINE FOR MAGICIANS. (Magazine Lot - ADB/SAF #35406) Stan Allen.  Volume 7: Number 1 - 12 (September, 1997 - August, 1998). VG+ condition. All 12 issues as a lot.

 

MAGIC - AN INDEPENDENT MAGAZINE FOR MAGICIANS. (Magazine Lot - ADB/SAF #35406) Stan Allen.  Volume 8: Number 1 - 12 (September, 1998 - August, 1999). VG+ condition. All 12 issues as a lot.

 

[Magic Calendar] MAGIC INC. OUR 51ST YEAR. Magic Inc, 1976, (24pp.)

 

MAGIC MAGAZINE. (Small Magazine Lot) Kardwell, This is a small three-magazine lot which includes: May, 1975;  December, 1975; and November, 1976.

 

THE MAGIC MENU, YEAR ONE. Jim Sisti, 1991, unpaged.

 

Magic Touch of Louisville – A Hocus-Pocus Extravaganza. (Program) Performed July 9, 10, 11 and 12, 1986 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts, Louisville, KY, 8pp.

 

Magic Wand Club. THE CENTENNIAL MAGIC BOOK. Micky Hades Enterprises, 1973, 33pp.

 

Magic Youth International. ’68 MYI YEARBOOK. MYI, 1968, 47pp.

 

MAGICAL BULLETIN [THAYER’S] (ADB #4215) William Larsen. Los Angeles, CA. Thayer Manufacturing Co. Volume 13: Number 1 (June, 1948) and Volume 13: Number 2 (Fall, 1948). These two issues comprise a complete file. This was intended as a continuation of Thayer’s MAGICAL BULLETIN, but the complete file is only two issues.

 

MAGIGRAM. (ADB #4600) Ken DeCourcy (K. Tyler). Bideford, England. Supreme Magic.  Bimonthly initially, later monthly.  Vol 9 -  VOLUME 9: NO. 1(September 1976) through NO. 12 (August 1977) Individual loose issues as a lot.

 

MAGIGRAM. (ADB #4600) Ken DeCourcy (K. Tyler). Bideford, England. Supreme Magic.  Bimonthly initially, later monthly.  Vol 12 - VOLUME 12: NO. 1(September 1979) through NO. 12 (August 1980) Individual loose issues as a lot.

 

MAGIGRAM. (ADB #4600) Ken DeCourcy (K. Tyler). Bideford, England. Supreme Magic.  Bimonthly initially, later monthly.  Vol 14 - VOLUME 14: NO. 1(September 1981) through NO. 12 (August 1982) Individual loose issues as a lot.

 

MAGIGRAM. (ADB #4600) Ken DeCourcy (K. Tyler). Bideford, England. Supreme Magic.  Bimonthly initially, later monthly.  Vol 15 - VOLUME 15: NO. 1(September 1982) through NO. 12 (August 1983) Individual loose issues as a lot.

 

Magus, Jim. SOMETHING OLD-SOMETHING NEW: NEW PATTER, NEW ROUTINES WITH YOUR APPARATUS FOR YOUNG AND OLD. Louis Tannen, Inc., 1972, 46pp.

 

MAJOKE: AN INCOHERENT MAGAZINE FOR MAGICIANS. (Magazine - Parody) The Evil Five--Dan Harlan, et al. Las Vegas, NV. Printed 8.5 x 11. 94pp.  No. 1 -  Complete file is a single issue.

 

Mak Magic. CODE – TWO. Mak Magic, n.d., 4pp. manuscript.

 

Mak Magic. FOOLZUM TORN NEWSPAPER. Mak Magic, n.d., 2pp. manuscript.

 

Mak Magic. THE ZELLA SILK PRODUCTION. Mak Magic, n.d., 4pp. manuscript.

 

MAN, MYTH & MAGIC PART 14. Marshall Cavendish, 1974, 20pp.

 

Marlo, Eddie. PASTEBOARD PRESTO. By the author, n.d., incomplete - ends at page 18.

 

Marshall, Frances (comp.) THE SUPER SHOW. Magic, Inc., 1977, 57pp.

 

Martin, Harold. NINETY MINUTES WITH HAROLD MARTIN – LECTURE NO. 1. By the author, n.d., 11pp.

 

Maurice, The Amazing. THE BIG BUCK IN MAGIC. Micky Hades, 1965, 32pp.

 

Mayne, Andrew. MIND F/X. Andrew Mayne, 1997, 57pp.

 

Maxwell. CLEVER CARD TRICKS THAT ANYONE CAN DO. Tannen Publications, n.d., 10pp.

 

MINOTAUR – SPECIAL LECTURE ISSUE. (ADB/SAF – #48804) 1996, 24pp. Single issue.

 

Montes, Trini. FIE-FO-A-LAI. Trini Montes.2003, 16pp.

 

Musson, Clettus. JACKIE FLOSSO PRESENTS COMIC CLOWN CAPERS…WORLD’S BEST CLOWN GAGS. Flosso Hornmann Magic, n.d., 32pp.

 

NEW PHOENIX. (ADB #5180) Jay Marshall, Don Tanner, Karl Fulves, et al. Bi-weekly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. This lot includes 28 unique issues of the 98 published from 1954 through October, 1965, starting with Issue 308 (May 28-31, 1954), 311, 313, 321-28, 330, 332-33, 335-48 and 351 (November, 1960) Some browning and minor roughing around some edges, but overall condition is VG.

 

NEW TOPS (ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott's Magic Co. Monthly. 8.5 x 11. VOLUME 16: NO 1 (January 1976) through NO 12 (December 1976). Individual loose issues as a lot.

 

NEW TOPS (ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott's Magic Co. Monthly. 8.5 x 11. VOLUME 17: NO 1 (January 1977) through NO 12 (December 1977). Individual loose issues as a lot.

 

NEW TOPS (ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott's Magic Co. Monthly. 8.5 x 11. VOLUME 20: NO 1 (January 1980) through NO 12 (December 1980). Individual loose issues as a lot.

 

NEW TOPS (ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott's Magic Co. Monthly. 8.5 x 11.  VOLUME 21: NO 1 (January 1981) through NO 12 (December 1981). Individual loose issues as a lot.

 

NEW TOPS (ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott's Magic Co. Monthly. 8.5 x 11. VOLUME 22: NO 1 (January 1982) through NO 12 (December 1982). Individual loose issues as a lot.

 

Niberco, Vic. INSTANT MAGIC. Niberco, n.d., 9pp. Inscribed/Signed.

 

Norman, Anthony. BASIC CARD TECHNIQUE: A TEXTBOOK FOR THE STUDENT OF CARD MAGIC. Louis Tannen 1968, 77pp.

 

Ogden, Tom. BIRTHDAY BIZ – A KIDSHOW LECTURE. Tom Ogden, 1985, 12pp.

 

Olney, Ross and Pat Olney. MAGIC TRICKS: EASY STUNTS TO AMAZE YOUR FRIENDS. Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc., 1997, 64pp.

 

[O’Neal Magic] 25 METHODS FOR SWITCHING DECKS. O’Neal Magic, n.d., 10pp.

 

Osiris, Sean. TRUE FLY – WATCH TO BELIEVE. By the author, n.d., 7pp/

 

[Owen Brothers]  OWEN MAGIC - LIST NUMBER THREE. Owen Brothers, 1951, 31pp.

 

[Owen Brothers]  OWEN MAGIC SUPREME - CATALOG NO. 11. (Catalog)   Owen Magic Supreme, 1984, 164pp.

 

Palmer, Tom. CAGEY DOVES. Magic Inc., 1976, 28pp.

 

Palmer, Tom. MODERN ILLUSIONS. Various, n.d., 40pp.

 

Reynolds, Steve. COSMIC SPORT…..AND THE INTERPRETIVE TRUTH….. Magic City, 2001, 24pp.

 

Robbins, David. PRACTICAL MAGIC. Greenberg, 1953, 79pp.

 

Rogers, Don. MERRIE MAGICAL CHATTER. Abbott’s Magic Novelty Co., n.d., 24pp. Covers detached

 

Sankey, Jay. JAY SANKEY 1994 – VOLUME ONE. (Lecture Notes) Published by the author, 1994, 23pp.

 

Sankey, Jay. TRICKS OF THE TRADE. By the author,  n.d., 16pp.

 

Schindler, George. LECTURE NOTES. By the author, 1971, 12pp. Three- hole punched.

 

Schoneck, F.V. HIT THE DECK. Abbott’s, n.d., (20pp.)

 

Sheperd, Jack. A LESSON IN CARD MAGIC. Abbott’s Magic Co., n.d., 6pp.

 

Society of American Magicians. 58TH ANNUAL CONVENTION – LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY. July 9-12 1986, 16pp.

 

Society of American Magicians. 63RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE/CONVENTION – BOSTON PARK PLAZA HOTEL. July 1,2,3,4, 1981, 52pp.

 

Society of American Magicians. 64TH ANNUAL CONVENTION – INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA. July 1,2,3,4, 1992, (28pp.)

 

Society of American Magicians. 66TH ANNUAL CONVENTION – CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. July 13,14,15,16 1994, 31pp.

 

Society of American Magicians. 67TH ANNUAL CONVENTION – BOSTON, MA. IL. July 5,6,7,8 19945, 39pp.

 

Society of American Magicians. MAGIC IN NEW ORLEANS – SAM 98 - 70TH ANNUAL CONVENTION. (Souvenir program). New Orleans, July 8-11, 1998. 44pp.

 

[Sparks, Stephen] THE MAGIC LIBRARY OF STEPHEN A SPARKS – List 1. (Catalog/List) Stephen A. Sparks, 1993 30pp.

 

Spooner, Bill. A MAGICAL SPOONERISM – LECTURE. By the Author, 1975, 12pp.

 

Stadelman, Paul. FOR VENTRILOQUISTS ONLY: PROFESSIONAL DIALOGUES. n.p., 1966, 21pp.

 

Stadleman, Paul. VENTRILOQUISM OF TODAY. Paul Stadleman, 1963, 85pp.

 

[Svetlana and Matthew] MAGIC HAPPENS WHEN EAST MEETS WEST – SVETLANA AND MATTHEW. (Program Booklet) American Outback Productions, 1992, 12pp.

 

Tanner, Don. MAGIC MADE EASY – MANUSCRIPT FOR GRANT’S SOUND FILM LECTURE. U.F. Grant, n.d., 8pp. Two-hole punched.

 

Taylor, Steve. PROMOTING EDUCATIONAL MAGIC & VENTRILOQUISM – LECTURE NOTES. Preventive Educational Programs, 1995, 23pp.

 

Taylor, Tony. SPOTLIGHT ON 101 GREAT MAGIC ACTS. Micky Hades, various dates, 95pp.

 

Taylor, Rex. MY MAGIC – SUBTITLED: MIXED GRILL. By the author, n.d., 28pp. Signed (6/13/90).

 

TOP HAT.  (Small Magazine Lot) Stephen Kelley. Mishawaka, IN. A publication of the International Club of Magic.  This small lot of 13 issues includes V1: N6 (December, 1963); V2: N4-11; V3: N1-4 (July, 1965).

 

[Ventriloquism] “So, Can You Say ‘Butter’ and Not Move Your Mouth?” by John F. Ross. (Magazine Article) 10pp., illus. (plus cover illustration of Charlie McCarthy), in THE SMITHSONIAN (December, 1993) Magazine is complete and fine.

 

[Walt Disney Productions] WALT DISNEY’S MAGIC KINGDOM ON ICE.  (Souvenir Program and Magazine) Irvin Feld and Kenneth Feld, 1983, 32pp.  Poster laid in.

 

Wilson, Tony. A KIWI SPEAKS! – A LECTURE IN ENTERTAINING CHILDREN. Tony Wilson, n.d., 6pp.

 

Zenon, Paul. STREET MAGIC – STREET TRICKS, SLEIGHT OF HAND AND ILLUSION. Carroll and Graf, 2007, 176pp.

 

Zimmerman, Dick. CREATIVE MAGIC. Dick Zimmerman, 1973, 11pp.

 

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Magic Magazines

This section contains magazines and periodicals related to magic (conjuring)--plus allied arts and a few strays. The numbers (Mxxxx or Mxxxxx) and the descriptions are from the two landmark bibliographies of conjuring periodicals published in the twentieth century: James B. Alfredson and George L. Daily's A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CONJURING PERIODICALS IN ENGLISH: 1791 - 1983. (York, PA, Magicana for Collectors, 1986); and a companion and continuation of that work, Father Stephen A. Fernandes' MAGIC MAGAZINES OF THE SECOND MILLENNIUM: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ENGLISH-LANGUAGE CONJURING PERIODICALS, AUGUST 1791 - 1 JANUARY 2000. (Hyannis, MA, Fr. Stephen A. Fernandes, 2000). On the infrequent occasions when a new conjuring periodical is found and listed, whether it is within the scope of these two publications or it commenced publication after 01/01/00, it will be be preceded by an "N" and follow the five-digit numbering system used by Fernandes. Any periodical titles which fall outside the scope of these two bibliographies, but which are included in this list as a matter of convenience (and because I have issues for sale) will be be preceeded by an "O" and likewise parrot the five-digit numbering system used by Fernandes. The "Nxxxx", "Nxxxxx" and "Oxxxxx" entries are merely included as a matter of convenience for alphabetizing within this listing and are not intended to approach the scholarship of mssrs. Alfredson, Daily and Fernandes.

M1160. APOCALYPSE. Harry Lorayne. New York, NY. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Sorry, all issues have been sold.

M1315. BIG BOB'S MAGIC CLUB NEWS. Robert Shvegzda. Cicero, IL. Big Bob's Magic Club. Irregular. Printed. 5.5 x 8.5. Complete file runs N1 (March, 1969) through V2 N32 (April, 1976).

02. We have a few miscellaneous issues, so query for availability. Priced each at $2.00

M15405. CHANNEL ONE: THINGS YOU WON'T SEE ELSEWHERE. Anthony Miller. Powell, OH. Quarterly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Sorry, no copies currently available.

M2130. EPILOGUE. Karl Fulves. Teaneck, NJ. Triannual. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Complete file is 25 issues N1 (Nov 1967) through N24(Jul 1975), plus seven Specials. Sorry, all issues have been sold.

M2380. THE GEN. Harry Stanley, et. al. London, England. Jack Hughes and Harry Stanley Studio of Unique Magic. Monthly. Printed. 5 x 7.5 initially w/ later changes. Complete file 294 issues w/ variants from V1: N1 (n.d.) through V26: n.# (Sep/Oct/Nov 1970).

01. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Query for availability. Per volume. 30.00
02. Individual loose issues. Query for availability. Priced each at 3.00

M2390. GENII, THE INTERNATIONAL CONJURER'S MAGAZINE. (ABD #2390) William W. Larsen, Sr./Bill Jr./Erika Larsen/Richard Kaufman. Los Angeles, CA. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. 1936 - current.

02. Volumes 3-10. Single issues. Query for availability. Priced each @ 6.00
04. Volumes 11-30. Single issues. Query for availability. Priced each @ 5.00
05. Volume 34; 37; 38; 39; 40; 41; 42; 43; 44; 45; 46; 47; 48; 49. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Per volume. 30.00
06. Volume 50; 51; 52; 53; 54; 55; 56; 57; 58; 59; 60. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Per volume. 35.00
07. Volumes 31-61. Single issues. Query for availability. Priced each @ 4.00
08. Volume 62; 63. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Per volume. 40.00
09. Volumes 62-current. Single issues. Query for availability. Priced each @ 5.00

M2705. HIEROPHANT. Jon Racherbaumer. Metairie, LA. Quarterly. Printed 8.5 x 11. No copies currently available.

O27057. HOBBIES: THE MAGAZINE FOR COLLECTORS. Chicago, Lightner Publishing Co. Monthly. Typically 160+ pages, illus., 4to.

01. Eleven issues--Volume 56: Nos. 11 (January, 1952) and 12; Volume 57: Nos. 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (February, 1953). Includes the monthly column on Playing Cards (including "U.S Playing Card Company", "Tobacco & Cigarette Advertising", "The Devils Workshop", etc.) and beginning with 57:5 a column on Circusiana (including articles on the various clubs and societies, highlights, sideshows and more). Condition varies from VG to good. As a lot. 20.00

M2795. HUGARD'S MAGIC MONTHLY. (2795) Jean Hugard (J. Boyce). Brooklyn, NY. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11.

02. Fleming reprint. VOLUMES III AND IV bound as one. VG. 15.00
09. Magico Reprint. Vol. I-IV. Cloth bound. Front hinge going, o/w near fine. 30.00

M2885. IBIDEM. P. Howard Lyons. Toronto, Canada. Quarterly. Mimeo. 8.5 x 11. With multi-colored silkscreen covers. Sorry, no copies currently available.

M3170. KABBALA. Jon Racherbaumer. Metairie, LA. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. No copies currently available.

M3350. THE LINKING RING. 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. V1: N1(n.d., 1922) - In progress. Current availability runs from 2000 – query for availability.

01. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Query for availability. Per volume. 15.00
02. Individual loose issues. Query for availability. Priced each at 2.00

M35406. MAGIC: AN INDEPENDENT MAGAZINE FOR MAGICIANS. Stan Allen, Lakewood, CA/Los Angeles/Las Vegas. Monthly.

04. Volumes 4-10. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Per volume. 50.00
05. Volumes 2-10. Single issues. Query for availability. Priced each @ 6.00
11. Volumes 11-current. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Per volume. 45.00
12. Volumes 11-current. Single issues. Query for availability. Priced each @ 5.00

M3580. MAGIC AROUND THE WORLD. Benjamin Kleinman and Tan Bah Chee. Singapore. Quarterly. Printed. 8.25 x 10.75. Complete file is 12 issues, V1: N1 (Oct/Dec 1969) through V3: N12 (Sep 1972).

02. Individual loose issues. Volume 1: N3; N4. Fine. Priced each at 3.00 Sorry-no copies available at this time!

M3805. MAGIC INFO. Hugh Caddy, et.al. London, England. International Magic Studio. Bimonthly. Printed 8 x 10.

01. Vol. 1: No. 1 (May/June, 1972). Fine. 3.00
M3860. MAGIC MAGAZINE. Max Andrews. London, England. Monthly. Printed. 7.25 x 9.75. Complete file is 54 issues, V1: N1 (April 1952) through V5: N6 (Sep 1956).

01. Complete file. All 54 issues; loose and unbound. Fine. 150.00
02. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Query for availability. Per volume. 30.00
03. Individual loose issues. Query for availability. Priced each at 3.00
04. THE DIGITAL MAX ANDREWS MAGIC MAGAZINE. Complete file, Vol.1, No.1 (April, 1952) through Vol.5, No.6 (September, 1956), on one CDRom in plastic case. Includes 8 page booklet with background and instructions. New. 30.00

M3865. MAGIC MAGAZINE. Kardwell, et al. New York City. Monthly. Printed, 8.5 x 11. Sorry, all issues have been sold.

M39105. MAGIC MENU: THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR PROFESSIONAL RESTAURANT AND BAR MAGICIANS: YEAR NINE. Jim Sisti. Beacon Falls, CT. Printed 8.5 x 11.

03. Issue 49 (September/October 1998) through Issue 54 (July/August 1999). All six issues in a printed MAGIC MENU envelope. New. 18.00
04. Issue 49 (September/October 1998), Issue 50, Issue 51, Issue 52 and Issue 54 (July/August 1999). All five as a lot. Fine. 15.00
M4060. MAGIC SOUNDS. Alex Redans (Craige Snader), Mexico City, Mexico. Irregular. 6.5 x 8.5. No. 1 (Jan. 1973).

02. Nos. 1-5; 7-13; 15; 17. Index No. 1-17. As a lot. 21.00

M4095. THE MAGIC WAND. George MacKenzie Munro, et.al. London. Monthly initially, later quarterly. Printed. 6.25 x 9.5 initially w/various size changes. Complete file is 256 issues, V1: N1 (Sept 1910) - N256 (n.d. Dec 1957).

03. Quarterly issues, large format, individual loose issues. No. 246 only. VG. Priced at 5.00

M4165. MAGIC WORLD NEWS. Edward Konstant. Stamford, CT. Monthly. Printed. 11 x 17. Complete file runs V1 N1 (May, 1965) through V1 N7 (November, 1965). Sorry, no issues currently available.

M41855. MAGICAL ARTS JOURNAL. Michael Ammar and Adam J. Fleischer. New York, NY/Austin, TX. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Sorry, no issues currently available.

M4375. MAGICAL REVIEW. Max Underwood. New Lexington, OH. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11.

Vol. 1: No. 1 (Jan. 1962), 2,5,6,9,12. All six issues as a lot. Near fine. 8.00

M4600. MAGIGRAM. Ken DeCourcy (K. Tyler). Bideford, England. Supreme Magic. Bimonthly initially, later monthly. Printed. 8 x 10 initially, later 5.75 x 8.25. Complete file is 306 issues, V1: N1 (Sept/Oct 1966) - V27: N6 (Feb 1995).

01. Volume 10 (1977-78) Complete volume bound in black cloth. Fine. 30.00
02. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Query for availability. Per volume. 25.00
03. Individual loose issues. Query for availability. Priced each at 3.00

M46675. MAJOKE: AN INCOHERENT MAGAZINE FOR MAGICIANS. (Parody) The Evil Five--Dan Harlan, et al. Las Vegas, NV. Printed 8.5 x 11. 94pp. Complete file is a single issue.

01. New copy. 10.00
02. Used copy, but VG+. 8.00

N49657. MR. GADFLY: JOURNAL FOR CARD MAGICIANS. Aaron Smith. Tulsa, OK. Bi-monthly. Printed. 5" x 8".

03. Volume One, Number Two (July-August, 2001). 54pp., illus. New. 4.00

M5030. MYSTIC QUARTERLY. James Hagy. Euclid, OH. Quarterly. 4.5 x 6. Published 1976-81/15 issues excluding index. No copies currently available.

M51005. NEW DIRECTIONS. Ben Harris. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Irregular. Printed. Nom. 8.25" x 11.75".

01. ISSUE #1 (May, 1985) 20pp., illus. VG+. 15.00
03. ISSUE #3 (August, 1986) 20pp., illus. VG. 15.00
04. THE SUPPLEMENT (August, 1986) 16pp., illus. VG+. 12.00 Sorry-no copies available at this time!

M5180. NEW PHOENIX. Jay Marshall, et al. New York City. Biweekly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Sorry-no copies currently available.

M5190. NEW TOPS. Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott's Magic Co. Monthly. 8.5 x 11. Complete file is 407 issues, V1: N1 (Jan 1961) - V34: N12 (Dec 1994).

01. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. Query for availability. Per volume. 25.00
02. Individual loose issues. Query for availability. Priced each at 3.00

M5495. PABULAR. Fred Robison. London. Monthly. Printed. 8.25 x 11.75.

01. THE DIGITAL PABULAR. London, Martin Breese, 2002. Complete file (8+ volumes) on one CD ROM. Indexed. Packaged in booklike plastic container. New. 45.00

M5510. THE PALLBEARERS REVIEW. Karl Fulves. Teaneck, NJ. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Original run of 120 issues (exclusive of folios) V1: N1 (Nov 1965) - V12: N12 (Oct 1975). Sorry-no copies currently available.

M5600. THE PHOENIX. Walter Gibson/Bruce Elliott. New York. B-weekly. Printrd. 8.5 x 11.

04. PHOENIX 101-150. New York, Louis Tannen, n.d. 100+pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth. VG. 16.00

M5895. RICHARD'S ALMANAC. Richard Kaufman. New York. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11.

01. Volume One, Number One (Sept 1982) through Number 1 (Aug 1983) complete with Winter and Spring Extras and index/wraps. As a lot 25.00
02. V1: N1, N4. Individual loose issues. Priced each at 3.00
03. N13, N14, N15, N16, Winter Extra, N20, N21, N23/24. Individual loose issues. Priced each at 5.00
04. V3: Spring 1985. Individual loose issue. 10.00

M6085. S.O.B.Jr. Lloyd Jones. Oakland, CA. Magic Limited. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. n.V., n.# (n.d. Jan '70) - n.V., n.# (Dec '78). 01. June 1977 issue. 2.00

M61405. SÉANCE. Scott Davis. Ellicott City, MD. Quarterly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Complete file runs N1 (Fall 1988) - N12 (Summer 1991), 12 issues. Sorry, no issues currently available.

M6230.SEVEN CIRCLES. Walter Gibson. Three Rivers, MI. International Magic Circle. Monthly. Printed. 7.75 x 10.5. A complete file runs V1 N1 (April 1931) – V5 N6 (June 1934), 30 issues.

02. We have a few miscellaneous issues, so query for availability. Priced each at $6.00
M63607. THE SORCERER'S ATTIC. Davey Marlin-Jones. Washington, DC. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11.

Individual loose issues. Vol. 2: No. 3 (Nov.- Dec. 1989); No. 5 (Feb. 1990). Both issues as a lot. 4.00
M6415. SPELL-BINDER. Stephen Tucker. St. Helens, England. Monthly. Printed. 6 x 8.25; special issues 8.5 x 11.75.

06. SPECIAL #3. n.d., 51pp. In plastic binder. 6.00

M6600. TALISMAN. Jules Lenier. Resida, CA. Weekly. Printed. 8.5 x 11 initially, then 7 x 10 with issue V.1:14 and after. V1 N1 (Mar 6, '70)-V2 N23 (Aug 13, '71). Sorry, no issues currently available.

63TRA. THE TRAPDOOR. Steven L. Beam. Knightdale, NC. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Sorry, no copies currently available.

Bizarre Magic, Hypnotism, Mentalism

26646. Anon. MENTAL MYSTERIES WITH CARDS: OVER 21 EFFECTS BY 11 CONTRIBUTORS REPRINTED FROM VOLUME ONE OF GENII. Chicago, Nelmar, n.d. 50pp., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled in covers. Some foxing on end sheets, o/w VG. 25.00

26647. Atmore, Joseph. DUNNINGER'S BRAIN BUSTERS. Humble, TX, H & R Magic Books, 2001. 111pp., illus., notes, 8vo. Cloth in dj. New. 35.00

26651-a. Bennett, Doug. EXTRA SENSORY PERCEPTIONS. Vista, CA, Doug Bennett, 1984. 27pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. "Trial Separation" (3pp.-8.5 x 11, illus., with gimmick laid in). VG+. 15.00

26653. Burger, Eugene and Jeff McBride. MYSTERY SCHOOL: AN ADVENTURE INTO THE DEEPER MEANING OF MAGIC. Seattle, The Miracle Factory, 2003. 448pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New. 100.00

26668. Knepper. Kenton and Friends. KILLER KONCEPTIONS. Phoenix, AZ, Wonder Wizards, 2000. 40pp., 4to. Side stapled in covers. New. 30.00

26668-a. Knepper, Kenton. READINGS FOR THE MAGICIAN. Phoenix, Wonder Wizards, 2002. 19pp., 4to. Wraps. New. 20.00

26668-b. Knepper, Kenton. X. Phoenix, Wonder Wizards, 2002. 26pp., 4to. Wraps. As new. 18.00

26686-b. Strivings, Mark. CONSTRUCTIVE MENTALISM, FOR THE HANDYMAN MENTALIST IN YOU. Westminster, CO, Mark Strivings, 1998. 40pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. New. 25.00

 

Business

26612. Anonymous. PUBLICITY STUNTS. n.pl., Magic Fun Factory, 1998. 86pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. New. 25.00

Arthur, R.E. THE NEW LOOK FOR THE MAGIC SHOW. Chicago, Ireland Magic Co., 1950. 22pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. Lt. stains and soiling, o/w very good. 5.00

26614. Arthur, R.E. THE NEW LOOK FOR THE MAGIC SHOW. Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1971. 23pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled in covers. VG. 5.00

26615. Attkisson, Franklin. HOW TO CUT YOUR ENERGY BILL 30% TO 50%. WinterHaven, FL, Energy Pub. Co., 1977. 56pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Fine. 5.00

26618. Charach, Randy. SECRETS OF A MILLIONAIRE MAGICIAN-DELUXE-HOW ENTERTAINERS CAN PROFIT FROM MULTIPLE STREAMS OF INCOME. [CD ROM] (Vancouver, BC), Sharac Productions Inc., 2002. PC/MAC all versions. New. 175.00

26620-a. Collier, L.C. HOW TO PERFORM FOR KIDS AND STAY OUT OF TROUBLE. (Shawnee, KS), L.C. Collier, 2003. 24pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. New. 8.00

26621. Dee, David. MAXIMUM PROFITS & SHOWS WITH MINIMUM TIME & EFFORT. Alpharetta, GA, David Dee Inc., 1999. 92pp., 4to. Plastic comb bound. New. 20.00

26622. Fiscus, Dave. BIRTHDAY MAGICIAN'S HANDBOOK. (Revised edition) Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions, 1998. 214pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards.New. 30.00

26626. Kannen, Phil. TRADE SHOW SECRETS REVEALED. Las Vegas, Phil Kannen/Magic Fun Factory, 1998. 30pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. New. 19.00

26627. Kleefeld, Jim. THE CONTRACT BOOK. Avon, OH, Contemporary Magic, 1988. 47pp., 4to. Comb bound. VG+. 10.00

26627-a. Kleefeld, Jim. THE VOLUNTEER HANDBOOK. Avon, OH, Contemporary Magic, 1990. 50pp., 4to. Plastic comb bound. New. 15.00

26628. Lair, Michael P. STAGE COOL. Canton, OH, Michael P. Lair, 1998. 31pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. New. 15.00

26629. Marshall, Frances and Jay Marshall. THE SUCCESS BOOK. (Various volumes and edition as below). Chicago, Magic, Inc. All illustrated, index, 4to. All comb bound. Some with boards, some paper covers.

  • 02. VOLUME 2. Later version of '73 edition, comb bound in boards. Near fine. 25.00

26629-a. Marshall, Frances (comp.) THE SUPER SHOW: HOW TO CREATE IT, STAGING! SOUND! LIGHTS! COLOR! Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1977. 63pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. 8.00

26634. Tallman, Benjamin W. MAKING MAGIC PAY. Skokie, IL, Benjamin W. Tallman, 1966. 40pp., 8vo. Wraps. VG. 5.00

26634-a. Tenace, Richard L. ACTING FOR MAGICIANS: A PRACTICAL WORKBOOK FOR THE SERIOUS PERFORMER. Rncho Cordova, CA, A-1 Multi-Media, 1998. 36pp.(+ appendics), illus., 4to. Spiral bound. Near fine. 16.00

26635. Vladovich, Sam. BUSINESS, ADVERTISING AND MAGIC. Oklahoma City, Vladovich Publications, 1976. 225pp., illus., 8vo. Papbnd. VG. 20.00

About

Bradbury Books & Beyond (an enterprise of Bradbury Associates, Dan and Jobeth Bradbury) has operated since 1993 as a Missouri sole proprietorship. We buy and sell new and used books and ephemera related to magic (conjuring) and its allied arts and entertainments. Among our specialties are books and ephemera related to magic history, biography and bibliography.

We are a home-based mail-order business in Kansas City, MO and do not operate a store front or show room. In addition to maintaining this site, we issue electronic update lists approximately once a month. We also distribute a weekly "reverse auction" (the prices go down each week) which contains new and used videos, DVDs, tricks, props books, etc. Just e-mail us if you'd like to be added to either list.

How To Order


OUR LISTS & ORDERING INFORMATION
Contents: We buy and (with your cooperation) sell new and used books and other printed materials related to magic and allied arts/interests. Most of the items on our lists are pre- owned (i.e. used) and you should assume such, unless it has a "new" notation before the price. All new items are direct from the publisher or secondary distributor.

Item Descriptions: We use a modified version of standard bibliographic entry, most of which we hope is understandable. The typical format of an entry is as follows:

Item No. Author(s). TITLE-USUALLY FULL. Place of publication, Publisher, Date. (If n.d.-no date-an estimate may appear). Any information related to edition. Physical information-No. of pages, illustrations?, bibliography?, index?, etc. Approx. size. Type of binding and w/ or w/o dustjacket present. Condition notes. Comments...............................................................Price

Common abbreviations we use are:

 

Relating to size: Relating to condition:
32mo - 4-5 inches tall As new--no evidence of being read
16mo - 5-6 inches tall Fine--as above, except for some
12mo - approx. 6-7 inches, or the evidence of reading
size of a modern paperback Very good--some evidence of wear,
8vo--approx. 8 inches, or the size but only minor exterior soiling, min.
of a modern hardback novel dogearing, small DJ tears, etc.
4to--approx. 10 inches Good--avg. condition of most used
Folio--12 or more inches tall books-some soiling, minor page abuse,
---------------- but sound, tight and complete
DJ--dust jacket Fair--covers badly soiled and/or loose.
Ex library--former library copy Defects will be described
with attendant markings. Also Poor--worse yet
typically stamped "withdrawn",
"discard," or something similar, as per custom

 

Please query first to confirm availability and reserve one or more items. Due to the volume of responses we usually receive (and because our site is maintained manually), it is sometimes outdated and it takes us as long as 12-48 hours (depending on our travel schedule) to get back to you, but we do reply to all queries and reserve items in the order in which they are received. We will reply by email and confirm availability, the total cost with shipping (please let us know the zip code or country code where you are located), and your payment options. All items are listed as available subject to prior sale.

Ordering: Payment including shipping and handling can be made with personal check or you can pay via PayPal if you prefer. You can use most credit cards from the PayPal site. Missouri customers must add 8.35% sales tax.

Order by list number, item number, author and short title to avoid confusion. We do accept telephone/email "reserves" on items. Purchase price must arrive within 7 days or we will release the item to the next buyer. When calling/faxing your reserves, just leave it on our machine if we are unavailable. If you are checking on availability of an item or have other questions, we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Shipping: The minimum shipping charge is $4.00 on any U.S. order. Add $1.00 extra for each additional book up to a maximum of $15.00. For unusually large orders, overseas shipping, or large magazine orders, we will advise of rate. All items are shipped via U.S. mail or U.P.S. as most practical. Allow 3-4 weeks for receipt.

Return privileges: Any item which does not match our description of condition may be returned within 14 days and we will refund full purchase price (less shipping charges). We want you to be pleased with our service and we value your future business.