BRADBURY BOOKS – ABOUT US

Bradbury Books has been in operation since 1993. We buy and sell new and used books and ephemera related to magic (conjuring), circus, carnivals and the 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 website, we issue  a weekly "reverse auction" containing new and used books, DVDs, tricks, ephemera, etc. We call it a reverse auction because the prices go down by approximately 10% each week an item remains on the list. While there are occasional rare, seldom seen or even highly collectible books that show up on our weekly list, it is primarily a good source for those new to magic and/or working professionals or hobbyists still actively building their collections to fill holes and further develop their collections. The source for nearly all of our books and materials are from retiring magicians or those wanting to scale back on their collections, but keep the materials within the magic community--thus the reasonable pricing.

We also send out periodic sale lists featuring books priced as low as $4.00 or $5.00 based on the number purchased. These lists cover all sorts of topics related to magic and allied arts--including books, magazines, advertising ephemera, instructon sheets, etc. To be added to our weekly Reverse Auction or less frequent Sale lists just e-mail us and we will be happy to add your name. We generally quote and ship via U.S.P.S. media mail (although we are also happy to quote and provide priority mail shiping if you prefer). We accept personal checks or PayPal as forms of payment.  By the way, the shop above and to the left isn't really ours, but all too often we feel like that's how much inventory we have, so do help us by taking a look below and/or ordering from one of our emailed lists. Complete details on ordering and payment information is available at the end of the list. We look forward to hearing from you.

Reverse Auction

Greetings! Here is the Reverse Auction on a Monday evening (Cyber Monday, I’m told), November 30, 2020. No cyber sales, but we do have some interesting books on magic history, some unusual and unique items—even, if not that valuable—ephemera, magazines, and, of course, a lot of great book bargains at affordable prices. We have made it easy to spot the items that are newly listed. If you see something of interest, verify availability with an email query to us 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.

As always, we "GUARANTEE YOUR PURCHASE”—if you want to return an item for any reason, we offer a full refund of the purchase price.  Payment options and other details are at the end of the listing. And now, here’s this week’s list:

Abbott, Bill. BILL ABBOTT’S “PROFESSIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY COLLECTION” PRESENTS SECRETS OF THE OCTOPUS DECK. (Book) n.pl., Bill Abbott, 2008. 21pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Shows evidence of reading with a mild scuff on the cover. Book only – no cards. Offered at $29.00

Adrion, Alexander and Heinrich Böll. ZAUBERI ZAUBEREI – DAS ERLEBNIS DER MAGIE IN WORT UND BILD. (Book) Stutgartt, Buchbinderei Walter-Verlag Heitersheim, 1968. (Trans: SORCERY SORCEREY – THE EXPERIENCE OF MAGIC IN WORDS AND PICTURES) 168pp., illus., wide 12mo. Boards in dust jacket (in Mylar sleeve). George Daily bookplate; o/w Near Fine. Offered at $7.00

[Alexander, Stefanus] STEFANUS ALEXANDER’S CTB - CHANGE TO BILL. (Trick – Props and instructions) Alakazam Magic, 2020. Gimmicks with access to on-line demo and complete instructions. New - props unopened. Offered at $14.00

Alford, Jason. CYBER SESSIONS – UNDERGROUND NOTES FROM CYBERIA. (Book) (Kentwood, LA), by the author, 1999. 160pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Now offered at $16.00

[Allied Arts Book Lot] Three-book lot including: John Cassidy and B.C. Rimbeaux’s JUGGLING FOR THE COMPLETE KLUTZ. (Klutz Press, 1977, second edition, 67pp., VG+); Jimmy Davis’ ONE BALLOON ZOO (Magic, Inc., 1966, 32pp., VG+); and Gene Kirk’s YOUR BUTTONS ARE LOOSE! (Ireland Magic, 1961, 12pp., VG). All three are 8vo. and  may have former owner acquisition date or price on inside page, o/w all are VG and offered as a lot for $12.00

Newly added!  [Amira, Pablo] NAKED. (Gimmicked Deck and complete DVD Instructions) Elmwood Magic, 2013. Has been opened and repackaged, but appears to be Near Fine. Offered at $20.00

Anderson, George. IT MUST BE MINDREADING! (Book) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1949. 57pp. (+adverts.), illus., 8vo. Wraps. Lightly soiled/toned along the spin; o/w VG. Offered at $5.00

[Andrus, Jerry] THE NEW JERRY ANDRUS LINKING PINS. (Signed Instructions) Albany, OR, J.A. Enterprises, n.d. 11pp. of illustrated instructions, 4to. Six 10.5 x 11 sheets folded to form a 7 x 10.5 instruction booklet. Pins not included. Signed by Jerry on the first page. Shows use and age toning, o/w quite good. Now offered at $9.00

Andrus, Jerry. SLEIGHTLY SLANTED LECTURE NOTES. (Lecture Notes) Albany, OR, By the Author, 1974. 16pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled wraps. discoloration from former price sticker; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

Newly added!  Anon. PROFESSOR MURPHY’S POSITEVELY PERPLEXING GAMES & TRICKS. (Book) New York, Paragon Books, 2015. 128pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards with elastic placeholder. Show minimal wear, o/w VG+. Offered at $12.00

Anverdi. ANVERDI’S LECTURE NOTES. (Signed Lecture Notes) (Leiden) By the Author, n.d. (14pp. – 10 pp. of  illus./ 4pp of text), 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Signed by Anverdi inside front cover. Covers soiled a bit, o/w VG. Now offered at $12.00

Bailey, Michael. THE BAILEY FORMULA. (Inscribed/Signed Booklet) n.pl., By the Author, 1979. Unpaged (20pp.), illus., 8vo. Paper wraps. Inscribed and signed to former owner on front cover. Mild toning near the spine; o/w VG. Offered at $8.00

Newly added!  [Bannon, John] JOHN BANNNON’S DEALING WITH IT – SEASON 2. (DVD) Big Blind Media, 2018. Preowned and presumably viewed, but o/w as new. Offered at $20.00

Baron, Harry. MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS. (Book) New York, Emerson Books Inc., 1970. Second Printing. 136pp., illus., glossary, index, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket. Dust jacket has tears and small chips at head and foot of spine; former price written on the front of dust jacket cover; o/w VG. Now offered at $9.00

Barry, Dick with Jim Kahlert. MAGIC WITH CLASS. (Inscribed/signed Book) San Clemente, Dick Barry, 1993. 132pp., illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Envelope with props and order blank attached inside rear cover. Inscribed/signed inside front cover. Now offered at $16.00

THE BAT. (Magazine Lot - ADB#1275) Lloyd E. Jones. Oakland, CA. Irregular then monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. A small lot of 35 of the 86 issues published.  This lot includes Numbers 51 (March 1948) through 86 (February 1951) plus the INDEX 51-86 compiled by Johnnie Murray.  All are three-hole punched; the punched holes around the first few issues are a bit roughed, o/w overall condition is VG. Offered as a lot for $11.00

Becker, Larry. LARRY BECKER’S WORLD OF SUPER MENTALISM. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1978. 156 pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound.  Near fine.  Now offered at $16.00

Behnke, Leo. THE MAGIC IN BOOKS. (Book) Humble, H & R Magic Books, 2009. 120pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Attractive three piece covered boards. Slight corner bump; o/w As New. Now offered at $10.00

Berg, Harvey A. INTERCEPT. (Manuscript) Washingtonville (NY), Harvey A. Berg., 1997. 15pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+. Now offered at $8.00

Newly added!  Berland, Sam. DICE ROUTINE. (Booklet) Chicago, Samuel Berland, 1971. 11pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets with printed covers in plastic report binder. Offered at $8.00

Newly added!  Berland, Samuel. TRICKS FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW 1970. (Book) Chicago, Samuel Berland, 1970.  32pp., illus., 4to. Spine stapled in wraps. VG+. Offered at $12.00

Bergeron, Bev. WILLARD THE WIZARD. (Book) Orlando, Lake Cane Publications,1978. First edition. 156pp., illus., eulogy, index, 4to. Brown leatherette w/gilt lettering in dust jacket. With contributions by Frances Willard Tucker—Willard's daughter and assistant. Dust jacket slightly stained and some wrinkles near the spine with several small chips and closed tears on the back top edge near the spine; o/w VG.  Now offered at $19.00

Biro, Pete. Five booklets from PETE BIRO’S MAGIC series. (Five-Book Lot – One Inscribed/Signed) BOWLING WITH THE STARS – NUMBER 3 (2009, 24pp.); COMEDY LINKING RINGS – NUMBER 6 (2009, 24pp.); FUNNY STUFF – NUMBER 12 (2013, 24pp.; and FROM SOUP TO NUTS – VOL. 15 (n.d., 12pp., lacks DVD); NUTTY SURPRISE & MORE (2011, Second edition, 16pp.). Published by the Author – all are fully illustrated and 8vo in colorful wraps. Vol. 15 above is signed and inscribed to the former owner; o/w all are Near Fine. Offered as a lot at $23.00

Blackstone, Harry. BLACKSTONE'S SECRETS OF MAGIC. (Book) Garden City, NY, Garden City Books, 1958. New revised edition. 164pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket has a diagonal chip at the foot of the spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $6.00

Booth, John. CONJURIANS' DISCOVERIES. (Book) Los Alamitos, CA, Ridgeway Press, 1992. 273pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket.  Moehring bookplate; o/w Near fine. Now offered at $15.00

[Boyd, Alan] EYE PHONE. (Prop with Instructions) See demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ2Y7-JhI4s By Alan Boyd, Chris Kenworthey and Mark Mason. Last one in stock for me. New. Now offered at $59.00

Brandon, Ruth. THE LIFE AND MANY DEATHS OF HARRY HOUDINI. (Book) Toronto, Random House of Canada, 1993. First Edition (stated). 353 pp., illus., notes, bibliog., index, 8vo. Boards in dust jacket.  Near fine.  Now offered at $10.00

Newly added!  Brennan, Father Dermot. FATHER DERMOT BRENNAN PRESENTS: IF YOU CAN’T INVENT ADAPT – A LESSON IN CREATIVE MAGIC. (Lecture Notes) n.pl., By the Author, n.d. 20pp., illus., wide 8vo. Saddle stapled in paper wraps. Former price on cover; o/w VG. Offered at $8.00

Britland, David. TEARING A LADY IN TWO. (Book) London, Breese Books, 1989. 15pp., illus., 8vo. Plastic coated pictorial wraps.  Fine. Offered at $5.00

Brooke, Ken. IT’S BETTER THAN DIGGING ROADS. (Book) London, Martin Breese, 1987. 27pp., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Lacks the audio cassette that once accompanied it, o/w VG. Now offered at $6.00

Brooke, Ken. THE KEN BROOKE SERIES #7: “THE FINN JON ZOMBIE ROUTINE”; “ROY JOHNSON’S CENT” and “THE MALCOLM DAVIDSON BOOK TEST”. (Book) Liverpool, UK, Paul Stone, 1983. 16pp., illus. 4to. Plastic comb bound. Lower two teeth of comb binding have been damaged, leaving the bottom of the spine a bit ragged; o/w VG. Offered at $8.00

Busby, Jeff. INTO THE 4TH DIMENSION...AND BEYOND. (Book) Oakland, Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, 1973. First edition/first printing. 17pp., illus., 4to. Saddle stapled in pictorial wraps. A near fine copy. Offered at $27.00

Carnazzo, Paul. THE UNFOLDING. (Booklet) n.pl., PMC Publications, 2010. 22pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Some minor soiling on the covers, o/w VG. Offered at $6.00

Charles, Kirk. KIRK CHARLES’ MANUAL OF RESTAURANT MAGIC. (Book) n.pl., Conjurer’s Press, 1987. True first edition. 97pp., appendix, bibliog., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $9.00

[Chadwick, Magic By Bruce] MAGIC BY BRUCE CHADWICK – COLOR PHOTO CATALOG. (Magic Catalog) Ft. Worth, Magic By Bruce Chadwick, 1987. 17pp., illus. with individual photos tipped in, 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Offered at $12.00

Christopher, Milbourne.  PANORAMA OF MAGIC. (Rebound Book + Assorted Ephemera) This is the standard 1962 paperbound edition—New York, Dover Publications, 1962 with 216 pp., illus., index., 4to. But it has been rebound in cloth and approximately 10 sheets (20pp.) added at the end which the former owner has used as a personal scrapbook.  Additional material added includes: 10 - 3x5 photos of a magician (presumably the former owner) performing at children’s parties and a ladies’ church function (circa late ‘50’s); also a much earlier and more formal photo of the fellow (not performing) and a group photo of the banquet grouping. The final pieces among the attachments are the envelope and “program” of the Leicester Magic Circle Golden Jubilee 1924-74 (March 3, 1974) when Roy Johnson was President and Pete Biro and Jay Marshall were lecture speakers and part of the gala show and the former owner was presumably in attendance. All in all and interesting way of scrapbooking. (I have attached one of the phots in case someone recognizes him.) The rebound book has been a bit roughed and scuffed at the extremities; a Cliff Townsend bookplate is at the front; o/w VG. Offered as a curiosity for $12.00

Caruba, Bill. THE MAGIC OF FOLDING MONEY. (Book) New York, EZ Magic/D. Robbins, 1979. 59pp., illus., 4to.  Paperbound.  VG+. Offered at $7.00

[Coin Book Lot] Two-book Lot including: Leo Horowitz’s MOHAMMED BEY’S ROUTINE WITH THE OKITO COIN BOX AND MORE HOHAMMED BEY ROUTINES WITH THE OKITO COIN BOX (Tannen, 1963, 56pp.); and Jean Hugard’s COIN MAGIC (Louis Tannen, n.d., 88pp., VG.).  Both are 8vo; may have former owner acquisition date or price on inside page; o/w all are VG and offered as a lot at $9.00

[Collectors’ Workshop] THE CATALOGUE OF COLLECTORS’ WORKSHOP – CRAFTERS OF FINE MAGIC APPARATUS. (Magic Catalog + Updates) Middleburg, VA, Collectors’ Workshop, Inc., 1987. 43pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Plus 14 separate mailings (4 to 8pp. each) from 1987 to 1992 featuring price changes, new releases, updates, etc. Catalogue and individual mailings are Near Fine. Now offered at $14.00

[Collectors’ Workshop] THE CATALOGUE OF COLLECTORS’ WORKSHOP. (Magic Catalog) McAllen, TX, Collectors’ Workshop, Inc., 1996. 72pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps in glassine wraps. Price list from May 17, 2001 included. Glassine wraps are a bit rough and splitting at the bottom, but the catalogue itself is Near fine. Now offered at $7.00

Colombini, Aldo. MAMMA MIA LINKING RING ROUTINE (Manuscript) Modena, IT 1993. 12pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Browning/toning around edges; o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

[Copperfield, David] Cover photo and 12-page article featuring David Copperfield in his new Las Vegas home/museum in the desert. (Magazine with Magic Related Article) ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST March1995. “Architectural Digest visits David Copperfield” (pp. 98-109) with great photos. Magazine is complete and Near Fine. Offered at $7.00

Corinda. 13 STEPS TO MENTALISM. (Individual Booklets) Eight of the 13 steps, published individually by Accuba Ltd, including: STEP 1 - SWAMI GIMMICK; STEP 5 – BLINDFOLDS AND X-RAYS EYES;  STEP 6 – BILLETS; STEP 7 – BOOK TESTS AND FOGEL INTERVIEW; STEP 8 – TWO-PERSON TELEPATHY; STEP 10 - CARD TRICKS; STEP  11 -  QUESTIONS AND ANSWER READINGS; and STEP 12 - PUBLICITY STUNTS. All eight 1964 or 1960. All are Near Fine. Offered as a lot for $29.00

[Cups, Balls, Rings and Shells Lot] Three-book lot including: Lewis Ganson’s THE DAI VERNON CUPS AND BALLS (Supreme, n.d., 15pp., VG); Jay Marshall’s JAY’S JINKING RINGS (Ireland Magic Company, n.d., 31pp., VG.); and Ralph Read’s THE THREE SHELL GAME (Mitchell Kanter, ©1938, 58pp., several brown stains on the cover, o/w VG). All are 8vo in wraps and may have former owner acquisition date or price on inside page, o/w VG and offered as a lot at $14.00

Newly added!  Dalal, Sam. INCREDIBLE INSTANT INSANITY PREDICTION. (Book) Calcutta, Sam Dalal, 1992. 20pp., illus., 12mo. VG. Now offered at $12.00

Newly added!  Daniels, Paul. MORE MAGIC. (Book) London, Piccolo/Pan Books, 1981. 75pp. (+ads ), illus., index, 12mo. Paperbound. Several minor cover creases; o/w VG. Offered at $10.00

Dawes, Edwin A. and Arthur Setterington. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Gallery Books, 1989. 192pp., illus., bibliog., indices, 4to. Pictorial boards in matching dust jacket in Mylar sleeve. Former owner book plate; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $12.00

Downs, T. Nelson. TRICKS WITH COINS – OR MODERN COIN MANIPULATION. (Book) New York, Wehman Bros., 1939. 84pp. (+ads), illus., 12mo. Wraps. Very small chips at the head and foot of spine; some sticker residue on the back cover; o/w VG+.  An uncommonly nice copy of this pulp title, now offered at $12.00

DIGITAL TWIN. (DVD) SansMinds Creative Lab, n.d. See demo at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LTs4BzS8P4   As new. Offered at $14.00

Newly added!  Doumergue, Yves. THE UNDERCOVER WALLET. (Prop and Online Instructions) Wallet and complete instructions. New. Offered at $20.00

Newly added!  Earle, Lee. SYZYGY: THE JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY MENTALISM: THE FIRST FIVE VOLUMES. (Book) Phoenix, Lee Earle, 2003. CD ROM laid in. 450pp., illus., index (on CD), 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket has been roughed along the top edge at the spine resulting in some tears and small chips (no in a Mylar protective sleeve); o/w VG+. Now offered at $110.00

Ellis, Tim, and Sue-Anne Webster. LECTURE NOTES OF TIM ELLIS AND SUE-ANNE WEBSTER. (Book) A Photocopied compilation of Tim and Sue-Anne’s Lecture Notes prepared for a Cincinnati Lecture, February 5, 2002. The compilation includes: RUNAROUND SUE – THE AWARD-WINNING CUPS AND BALL ACT OF TIM ELLIS (24pp.); ELLIS IN WONDERLAND (35pp.); and 24 YEARS OF LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ELLIS. (24pp.) Photocopied and plastic comb bound. Four fingerprint sized ink smudges on the back cover; o/w As Produced. Offered at $20.00

Fajuri, Gabe. MYSTERIO’S ECYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC AND CONJURING. (Book) Philadelphia, Quirk Books, 2008. 340pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo.  Pictorial boards. As new. Now offered at $7.00

Farmer, Bob. TSUNAMI. (Manuscript) Toronto, Anthem Entertainment Group, 1987. 20pp., illus., 4to. Red 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled. Light soiling at the edges; o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

Fernandes, Father Stephen A. (comp.) MAGIC MAGAZINES OF THE SECOND MILLENNIUM: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ENGLISH-LANGUAGE CONJURING PERIODICALS, AUGUST 1791 - 1 JANUARY 2000. (Book) Hyannis, MA, Stephen A. Fernandes, 2000. Preface by Dr. Edwin A. Dawes and Foreword by James B. Alfredson. First limited edition. 448pp., appendices include: editors, collector/historical publications, teenage/junior publications, IBM/SAM/Independent club publications, dealer and foreign country publications, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Limited to 500 signed and numbered copies – this being review copy B. This picks up where the Alfredson/Daily Bibliography left off and, as the title suggests, completes the bibliography of conjuring periodicals for the millennium! Near fine in a Mylar protective sleeve. Moehring bookplate is laid in along with an article on Fernandes.  Now offered at $42.00

Fleming, Paul. THE PAUL FLEMING BOOK REVIEWS, VOLUME I and THE PAUL FLEMING BOOK REVIEWS, VOLUME II. (Two-Book Set). Volumes I and II: Berkley Heights, Fleming Book Company, 1944 & 1946. 124pp each, 8vo. Cloth bindings in dust jackets. Both dust jackets have minor soiling and some small chips/tears at the extremities; former owner wrote acquisition source, price and date in neat printing at the top of the first facing end paper; o/w VG+.  Now offered as a set at $29.00

Fleshman, Dan. THE VERY BEST YET: COMMERCIAL CLOSE-UP AND STAND-UP MAGIC. (Book) n.pl., Dan Fleshman, 1990. 78pp., illus., 4to. Comb bound. Cover is roughed a bit along face edge and discolored at the rear face edge; o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

Flip (Hallema) FL!P-QU!K-TR!K-TR!P. (Manuscript) n.pl., By the Author, n.d. (early 1970’s). Eight double sided sheets with illustrations in an 8.5 x 11.75” pictorial folder. Folder has been roughed around the edges, but individual sheets are VG+ Offered at $9.00

Newly added!  Fortune, Jay (Comp.). RADIO MAGIC – THE INTERVIEWS SEASON ONE. (Book) Hertfordshire, Jay Fortune, 2006. 100pp., illus., 4to. Boards in dust jacket. The entire book block will lift out of the boards and the pages appear to have a plastic binder holding them at the spine edge. (I am not sure if this is by design or remedy, but it works fairly well.)  With this fact noted, the book is complete, but the dust jacket has a small stress wrinkle at the base of the spine; o/w VG+. Offered for $25.00

Fox, Karrell. KARRELL FOX LECTURE NOTES. (Signed Lecture Notes). N.pl., By the Author, n.d. 12pp., illus., 8vo.  Paper wraps. Signed on front cover.  VG. Offered at $7.00

Newly added!  Friedman, Ken. 35 FOR TWO - - ORIGINAL COMEDY SCENES. (Book) New York, Wagon Press, 1997. 106pp., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $10.00

Ganson, Lewis. BERNARD’S LESSON ON COIN MAGIC – PALMING, SLEIGHTS, STRATAGEMS AND FEATURING T. NELSON DOWNS’ COIN STAR (GANSON'S MAGIC TEACH-IN SERIES). (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1978 .35pp., illus., tall 8vo. Wraps. VG+. Offered at $7.00

Ganson, Lewis. RINGS SUPREME – ALDO COLOMBINI’S PRESENTATION OF THE LINKING RINGS (GANSON'S MAGIC TEACH-IN SERIES). (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1978. 23pp., illus., tall 8vo. Wraps. VG. Offered at $5.00

Ganson, Lewis. THREE CHINESE RINGS – REX TAYLOR’S ROUTINE - PLUS LINKING AND UNLINKING MOVES - PLUS  ALDO COLOMBINI’S MOVES (GANSON'S MAGIC TEACH-IN SERIES). (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1977. 20pp., illus., tall 8vo. Wraps. VG. Offered at $5.00

Ganson, Lewis. ZOMBIE THE FLOATING BALL – SUPREME MOVES – WILL AYLING’S ROUTINE – LUIS GAVILONDO’S ‘SACRED SUN BALL’ (GANSON'S MAGIC TEACH-IN SERIES). (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1977. 35pp., illus., tall 8vo. Wraps. VG. Offered at $7.00

[Gertner, Paul] MAGIC THAT MEANS BUSINESS. (Promotional Brochure) Pittsburgh, Magicore, n.d.. A very nice four-panel, full color brochure promoting Gertner’s magic for trade shows, hospitality suites, sales meetings, etc. Included in the literature flap are three 6 x 10 photos—Gertner with Johnny Carson, David Copperfield and on the exhibit’s floor. A nice piece in VG+ condition. Offered at $6.00

Newly added!  [Gertner, Paul] UNSHUFFLING THE FARO SHUFFLE. (Deck and DVD) The Paul Gertner Group, 2018. Includes deck and instructional DVD. Has been opened, presumably reviewed and repackaged, but appeara VG+. Offered at $20.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF CARD MAGIC: THE PRINCIPLES AND PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES FULLY REVEALED IN TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS. (Book) Garden City, Doubleday, 1969. 470pp., illus., glossary, index, 4to. Cloth. Edges are worn and faded; the foot of the spine is a bit puckered and torn at the lower corner; foxing on end papers and some former owner notes on the front papers; otherwise a good reading copy. Offered at $16.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE MAGICIAN'S MANUAL: TRICKS AND ROUTINES WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXPERT PERFORMANCE BY THE AMATEUR. (Book) New York, The Magicians League of America, 1933. Second edition. 141pp. (+ pages of cardboard props) illus., index, 4to. Blue boards with black and silver stamping. It appears that all of the cardboard cut-out props are still bound plus some props in the original glassine envelopes that accompanied the book. The covers are spotted and soiled front and back; spine has been repaired with clear tape; former owner name label inside front cover and title page; still a fair copy and now offered at $14.00

Gibson, Walter B. and Morris N. Young. HOUDINI'S FABULOUS MAGIC. (First Edition Book) Radnor, PA, Chilton Book Company, 1976. 214pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket has some small worn spots/minor chips at the head and foot of the spine, o/w a Near Fine copy. Now offered at $10.00

Newly added!  Ginn, David, Steve Taylor and Samuel Patrick Smith. CREATIVE KIDTALK – PRACTICAL ADVICE ON ENTERTAINING CHILDREN. (Book) Lilburn, Creative Kidshow Conference Publication, 2000. 144pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Offered at $12.00

Newly added!  Giobbi, Roberto. THE LAS VEGAS LECTURE NOTES 1996. (Lecture Notes) n.pl., Roberto Giobbi, 1996. 12pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets corner stapled in covers. VG. Offered at $10.00

Gloye, Gene. THE TABLE BOOK. (Book) Chicago Magic, Inc., 1980. Seventh printing. 46pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in pictorial covers. VG+. Offered at $9.00

Newly added!  Gold, J David. RADIO YESTERYEAR PRESENTS THE GOLDEN AGE OF RADIO – THE STANDARD REFERENCE WORK ON RADIO PROGRAMS AND RADIO PERFORMERS OF THE PAST. (Book). N.pl., Radio Yesteryear Press, 1998. First Edition. 295pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. Former owner wrote acquisition date inside front cover, o/w Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

[Goldin, Horace] HORACE GOLDIN – CREATOR OF WONDERS. (Souvenir Program/Pitch Book and Signed Ephemera) Inside Title of pitch book: HORACE GOLDIN’S SECRETS OF MAGIC. Burnley, LA, GB, Chas. Sowden Ltd, (1930’s). 20pp., illus., 4to. Color printed wraps. Also, as part of the package is a small card (nom. 3.5” x 4.5”) with Horace Goldin’s image and signed by him “As B 4” with his signature and dated August 14th 1931. Pitch book has some very light edge wear; but is o/w VG+ as if the signature piece. Offered as a lot at $41.00

Newly added!  Goldston, Will. PAPER TRICKS (WITH PATTER). (Book) London, Will Goldston Limited, nd. First edition. 95pp., illus., 12mo.  Pictorial boards. Cover somewhat soiled on front and back; worn at extremities; paper spine is about 60% complete; o/w nice and tight and a Good copy. Now offered at $20.00

[Le Grand David] LE GRAND DAVID AND HIS OWN SPECTACULAR MAGIC COMPANY. (Autographed Souvenir Program) Beverly, MA, Cabot Street Cinema Theatre, 1997.  44pp., illus., 4to. Glossy pictorial wraps. Boldly signed by Marco/Cesare and inscribed to magic collector Harold Puff - “Viva la Magia!” And signed by 11 other members of the company on their photo pages.  This copy offered at $10.00

Newly added!  Hardy, Marvin L. BALLOON ART. (Book) (Cover Title: THE FASCINATING WORLD OF BALLOON ART.)  Salt Lake City, Randall Book Company, 1985. 186pp., illus., 8vo. Colorful pictorial boards. Boards lightly rubbed in a couple of places on the front cover, o/w VG+. Offered at $20.00

Hart, Ben and Neil Kelso. THE DARKEST CORNERS. (Book) London, Vanishing Ink., Magic, 2020. 304pp., illus., wide 8vo. Hardbound cloth with reflective rainbow foil stamping and placeholder ribbon. New. Offered at $32.00

Newly added!  Hay, Henry. THE AMATEUR MAGICIAN'S HANDBOOK. (Book) New York, Harper & Row Publishers, 1982. Fourth edition – Newly Revised and Expanded.  414pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

Newly added!  Hayes, Jeff. DOWNUNDER WONDERS – NATIVE AUSTRLIAN BALLOON ANIMALS. (Book) Newstead, TZ, By the Author, 1997. 32pp., illus., 4to. Glued at spine under cloth. Offered at $16.00

Henning, Doug with Charles Reynolds. HOUDINI: HIS LEGEND AND HIS MAGIC. (Book) New York, Warner Books, 1978. 192pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound.  Shows rubbing and wear along extremities; o/w VG used copy. Now offered at $7.00

Hilliard, John Northern. GREATER MAGIC: A MODERN TREATISE ON MODERN MAGIC. (Book) Minneapolis, Carl Jones, 1945. Revised edition, seventh Impression.  1005pp., illus. (1150 illustrations by Harlan Tarbell), index, 8vo. This copy has been professionally rebound nearly matching the distinctive red cloth original. Original front cover has been affixed to new binding; some inking of the “G” and “R” on the original cover; former owner bookplate and name inside front cover; o/w VG+. This copy offered at $121.00

Houdini, Harry. A MAGICIAN AMONG THE SPIRITS. (Book) New York, Arno Press, 1972. (Reprint of 1924 edition) 294pp., illus., index, 8vo. Red cloth in dust jacket.  Dust jacket is a bit roughed with several small tears and chips, including one small triangular piece missing on the front of the jacket; otherwise VG. Now offered at $7.00

INSTA-CAAN. (Trick) Real Workers. Demo: https://www.realworkers.co.uk/products/instacaan-ultimate-caan Complete with deck and online instructions. New in original packaging. Now offered at $12.00

[International Brotherhood of Magicians] IBM 38TH ANNUAL CONVENTION. (Souvenir Program) Indianapolis, July 6-7-8-9 1966. 64pp., illus., 8vo. Indians Soldiers and Sailors Monument information card laid in. VG+. Now offered at $7.00

[Ireland Magic Company.] IRELAND'S 1934 YEARBOOK; IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK 1936; and IRELAND'S YEARBOOK FOR 1938. (Three- Book Lot) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1936/1936/1938. 16//21/17pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in covers. All are mildly soiled and age toned at the edges; the ’34 Year Book also is water stained at the edges of the front cover, o/w all are complete and overall Good. Offered as a lot for $12.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK 1942; IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK 1953; and IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK 1945. (Three- Book Lot) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1942/1943/1945.  26/35/32pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in covers. Covers lightly soiled, toned and with some chipping; rear cover of ’45 is detached and chipped along spine side; o/w all are complete Good/VG. Offered as a lot for $12.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK 1945; IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK 1946; IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK 1947 and IRELAND'S 1948 YEAR BOOK. (Four- Book Lot) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1945/1946/1947/1948. 26/34/38/39pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in covers. Covers lightly soiled and age toned and with some chipping; rear cover of ’45 is missing with a couple of chips on the front cover at the spine; ’46 is taped at the spine rather than stapled; overall condition ranges from Good to VG. All four offered as a lot for $17.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S 1948 YEAR BOOK; IRELAND'S 1949 YEAR BOOK; and IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK FOR 1951. (Three- Book Lot) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1948/1949/1951.  23/45/35pp., illus., 4to. “48 is side stapled in covers; ’49 is plastic comb bound and ’51 is in wraps. Some mild soiling and toning; o/w all are complete and VG. Offered as a lot for $16.00

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK FOR 1952; IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK FOR 1953; and IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK FOR 1954. (Three- Book Lot) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1952/1953/1954.  40/44/40pp., illus., 4to. All three are in wraps. Some mild soiling and toning at the spine; 1953 has a one word notation written on the cover; o/w all are complete and VG. Offered as a lot for $18.00

Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK - 1956; IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK 1958; and IRELAND YEAR BOOK FOR 1961. (Three-Book Lot) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1956/1958/1962.  44/56/80pp., illus., 4to. All three are in wraps. Soiling and toning especially at the spine; 1956 has some apparent damp stains along the spine but no damage or stains inside; o/w all are complete and VG. Offered as a lot for $18.00

[Ireland Magic Company/Magic, Inc.] IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK FOR 1963-64 and YEAR BOOK 1965-66. (Two- Book Lot) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1964/1966. 80pp./96pp., illus., 4to. 63-64 YEAR BOOK is plastic comb bound; comb binding has been removed from 1965-1966, so just loose pages; Some toning and mild soiling, o/w VG. Both offered as a lot for $14.00

Newly added!  [Jay, Joshua] TRANSPORTER. (Trick with DVD) Gimmick for use with a standard Bicycle deck and detailed instructions.  In original packaging.  Now offered at $18.00

JINX PROGRAMS – NO. 1 thru NO. 3. (Three-Book Lot). NO. 1- A CLUB ACT OF MAGIC; NO. 2 – A MENTAL CLUB ACT; and NO. 3 – A MAGICAL CLUB PROGRAM. All three are published by Max Holden and are 12-20 pp. each in wraps. Some may have former owner acquisition date or price on inside page, o/w condition on all three are VG+. Offered as a lot at $12.00

Newly added!  Johnson, Keith. WHAT SUCCESSFUL PERFORMERS KNOW. (Book) Providence, RI, By the Author, 1997. 96pp., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $12.00

[Jones, Eric] LIBERTY – FINGERTIPS PART II. (DVD) Eric Jones Magic, 2013. Includes Special Bonus Material. Opened and presumably viewed but appears VG. Offered at $16.00

[Kalanag and Gloria – Memorabilia Packet] Four pieces of memorabilia associated with Kalanag and Gloria – one inscribed and signed. Including: An autographed pictorial souvenir programme (heavy stock folded to 8.25 x 10.75) from a performance in Lyon, France (circa 1950’s) featuring Kalanag and Gloria on their vanishing Hilliman Minx de Luxe on the cover; an eight page programme (4.75 x 7.25)  from the Nottingham Empire Theatre for two weeks 1951-52; and two post cards—one featuring a drawing and another a photo of “Kalanag and Gloria”—one from Munich in 1955 and the other undated. All four pieces offered as a lot for $44.00

Kalush, William and THE SECRET LIFE OF HOUDINI: THE MAKING OF AMERICA’S FIRST SUPERHERO. (Book) New York, Atria Books, 2006. First edition. 592pp., illus., extensive notes and acknowledgements, index, 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Remainder mark on the bottom edge; o/w a near fine copy. Now offered $8.00

Kaps, Fred (Anthony Brahams, ed.) FRED KAPS’ CURRENCY – EDWARD VICTOR’S 11 CARD TRICK DONE WITH DOLLAR BILLS. (Book) Norwich, Anthony Brahams, 1994. First edition. 24pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. Front cover a bit rubbed and scuffed in spots, o/w VG+. Now offered at $22.00

Newly added!  Kissell, Steve. RETURN OF THE RUBBER BULLET. (Book) Norfolk, VA, By the Author, 1984. 20pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in pictorial covers. For balloon workers. VG+. Offered at $12.00

Klein, James M. THE MAGIC OF RIEDEL. (Book) Harrisburg, American Magic Company, 1988. First edition. 246pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near Fine. Now offered at $40.00

Newly added!  [Krenzel, Ken] Kaufman, Richard. ON THE UP AND UP – AN IMPROMPTU RISING CARD ROUTINE WITH A BORROWED DECK. (Inscribed/Signed Book) n.pl., Richard Kaufman, 1978. 20pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Inscribed “To Bud…” and signed by Richard 2/12/80.  Light toning around the back edgEs of the cover; o/w VG+. Offered at $16.00

Newly added!  Kueppers, Roy. GRAVITY FLIPPER – US QUARTER. (Gimmick Coin) Crafted by Roy Kueppers. New. Offered at $36.00

Newly added!  [Laflin, Duane] GRAND MAGICAL ENTERTAINMENT– DOUBLE DVD LECTURE SET + BONUS MATERIAL. (DVD). Laflin Magic, 2013. Opened and presumably viewed but appears As New. Now offered at $24.00

[Lax, Rick] FILTER – AN EFFECT BY RICK LAX. (DVD) See demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxbezACi9K4 Coin through glass routine. Theory11.com, 2013. Opened and presumably viewed, but appears VG Offered at $9.00

[Levent] (DVD) LeventMagic.com, 2007. 100 minutes of playing time. Opened and presumably viewed but appears VG. Offered at $16.00

Lippy, John D., Jr. and Edward L. Palder. MODERN CHEMICAL MAGIC. (Book) n.pl., n.p., n.d. 164pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Fine. Now offered at $10.00

Lupo, Vito. VITO LUPO. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Baldwin, NY, Magic Effex International, 1992. 33pp., illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Inscribed to former owner. VG+. Offered at $14.00

[Magic Collectors’ Association] PROGRAM OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING OF THE MAGIC COLLECTORS' ASSOCIATION. (Numbered Souvenir Program) Guests of Honor William H. Brewe and Frank J. Herman. Quality Hotel Riverview: Greater Cincinnati, May 6th, 7th & 8th, 1993. Number 38 of 200 numbered with 250 printed. 36pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Near fine. Now offered at $8.00

[Magic Collectors’ Association] PROGRAM OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH MAGIC COLLECTORS' WEEKEND (Souvenir Program) Guest of John Alexander McKinven. Hyatt Regency Woodfield Hotel, Schaumburg, IL, May 27th, 28th & 29th, 1995. 16pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Fine. Now offered at $7.00

[Magic, Inc.] 1967-68 YEAR BOOK and YEAR BOOK 1969-70. (Two- Book Lot) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1968/1970. 112pp./144pp., illus., 4to. 67-68 YEAR BOOK is plastic comb bound; comb binding has been removed from 1969-1970, so just loose pages; Some toning and mild soiling, o/w VG. Both offered as a lot for $16.00

Newly added!  MAGIC LIVE! (Program outline and Lecture Notes) This is a black three-ring binder from “Magic Live!” presented August 19-22, 2001 in Las Vegas. Title is on front cover and spine and it contains the agenda for each day and lecture notes and other materials from some of the presenters. Approximately 41 8.5 x 11 sheets most with printing on both sides. Former owner name label inside front cover; o/w Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

MAGUS MIRABILIS – A JOURNAL OF MAGIC HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, PRESENTATION & BALLYHOO. (Magazine – Single Issue) Jay Eriks. Fishkill, NY. Printed 8.5 x 11. 24pp. This is Vol. 1, Issue 1 (Summer, 2001). This is issue one of what I believe turned out to be only a two-issue run. This copy is Fine. Now offered at $5.00

Mann, Al. THE “H” FACTOR. (Book) Freehold, NJ, Al Mann Exclusives, n.d. (early 1980’s). 26pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Discussion of and variations for the Himber wallet. Front cover soiled and age toned with a small spill stain (but no interior damage); o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

Newly added!  Marshall, Frances. KID STUFF ONE through FOUR plus SIX. (Five-Book Boxed Set) This is a set of the original four KID STUFF books published in Chicago by Magic Inc. between 1954 and 1975 plus Arnold’s Furst’s MAGIC FOR MONSTERS reissued as KID STUFF SIX. All are 12mo and the first for are plastic comb bound and the last volume is in wraps. Pages range from 52pp to 127pp. All are in a red cloth covered box (matching the binding of KID STUFF FIVE below and labeled KID STUFF 1 -2-3-4- 6 Offered as a lot at $35.00

Newly added!  Marshall, Frances. KID STUFF FIVE. (Book) Chicago, Magic Inc., 1975. 544pp., illus., index. Red cloth. One small notation in ink on the index page, o/w Near fine. Now offered at $25.00

Newly added!  Take all six volumes of KID STUFF above for only $55.00

Mason, Mark. SOLO. (DVD with Gimmick) Mark Mason and JB Magic. 2007. DVD with gimmick. Former owner has placed gimmick in an envelope and marked the contents accordingly. Opened and presumably viewed but appears VG. Offered at $16.00

Matney, Ryan. THE END TIMES – BOOK TWO. (Book) Columbia, SC, Retro Rocket Magic, 2019. 70pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound in colorful pictorial wraps. Near fine. Offered at $8.00

Maurice, Edward. SHOWMANSHIP AND PRESENTATION. (Book) Birmingham, Goodliffe, n.d. 46pp., illus.(min.), 8vo. Wraps. Near fine. Offered at $10.00

[McClintock, Reed] REED MCCLINTOCK’S THE COIN PATRIOT. (DVD) Reed McClintock, 2003. Pre-owned and presumably viewed. Now offered at $14.00

[McLeod, Colin] ALIAS. (Utility Prop and On-Line Instructions) From The Cyber Mentlist, 2020. See demo: https://www.psych-artist.com/store/p/alias-wallet Hand crafted in leather with complete routines and subtleties. New. Now offered at $81.00

[Mental Duo] Two items of interest to mentalists. (Two-Book Lot). Frank E. Blaisdell’s 8- SETUP FOR THE MENTALIST (By the Author, 1981, 24pp.) and C.L. Boarde’s THE BORROWED BRIAN (By the Author, 1946, 12pp.).  Both are 8vo in wraps. A Lee Jacob’s label has been pasted over the original publication data on the Blaisdell book followed by someone’s unsuccessful attempt to remove it; the Boarde booklet shows age toning and has small (.25”) tear at the top edge; o/w both are VG. Offered at $16.00.

[Mephisto-Huis] MEPHISTO-HUIS CATALOGUS. (Catalog) Amsterdam, Mephisto-Huis, n.d. (est. late 1950’s - early1960’s.) Proprietor: Cas. G. Ziekman, unnumbered pages (approx. 200+pp.), illus., 8vo. Paperbound in yellow pictorial covers. Order envelope, flyer and price list laid in. A bit roughed at the extremities; age toned at extremities; lower face corner of front cover has been clipped; o/w VG. Now offered at $18.00

[Mephisto-Huis] MEPHISTO-HUIS CATALOGUS. (Catalog) Amsterdam, Mephisto-Huis, n.d. (early to mid-1960’s) Proprietor: Cas. G. Ziekman, unnumbered pages (approx. 270+pp.), illus., 8vo. Paperbound in yellow pictorial covers. Age toned at the extremities; back cover has a crease; o/w VG. Now offered at $18.00

Merrill, R.D. MERRILL’S KNIFE BOOK. (Book) Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Production Publications., 1981. First Edition. 64pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Paperbound. Very minor wear at the extremities; o/w VG+. Bow offered at $10.00

Messick, Hank and Burt Goldblatt. THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN – AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GAMBLING. (Book) New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976. First edition. 214pp., illus., index, 4to. Boards in dust jacket. Jacket is somewhat soiled and has two small, closed tears along top edge; o/w a VG copy. Now offered at $7.00

Michaels, Loren. KICK THE TRICK. (Booklet) n.pl., By the Author, n.d. 20pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled in covers. Two small spots on front cover; o/w VG. Offered at $12.00

[Miscellaneous Magic Book Lot #1] Three-book lot of books on miscellaneous magic, including: BOHLENO’S FIVE ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE PROVEN MYSTERIES. (Montadon Magic, n.d., (c)1946, 16pp., VNF); THE MARSHALL BRODIEN 50 MAGIC TRICKS (Harmony Toy Ltd., 1992, Magic Set instructions?, 40pp., VG+); and Ali Bongo’s THE BONGO BOOK (n. pub., n.d. ((mid-late 1960’s)), 64pp., Fine). All are 8vo and in excellent condition and offered as a lot at $20.00

[Miscellaneous Magic Book Lot #2] Four-book lot of books on miscellaneous magic, including: BOHLENO’S FIVE ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE PROVEN MYSTERIES. (Montadon Magic, n.d., (c)1946, 16pp., NF); Bernard “Bebe” Botwink’s MR. BALLOON MAN (B & N Publishing, 1978, 27pp., bibliog, VG); Loring Campbell’s MAGIC THAT IS MAGIC (Abbott’s, 1946, 76pp., chipped and splitting at the spine, o/w Good); Leo Horowitz’s MOHAMMED BEY’S ROUTINE WITH THE OKITO COIN BOX AND MORE HOHAMMED BEY ROUTINES WITH THE OKITO COIN BOX (Tannen, 1963, 56pp.). Other than as noted, all are in VG+ condition and offered as a lot at $18.00

[Miscellaneous Magic Book Lot #3] Three-book lot on miscellaneous magic, including: Jerry Andrus’ THE MISER’S MIRACLE (J. A. Enterprises, 1961, 19pp., VG+); Frances Ireland Marshall’s COME OUT FLYING (Ireland Magic Company, 1960, 52pp., VG); Edward Victor’s THE MAGIC OF THE HANDS (Louis Tannen, n.d, 110pp.). Some may have former owner acquisition date or price on inside page, o/w all are in VG condition and offered as a lot at $17.00

Mishell, Ed. HOLD-OUT MIRACLES. (Book) New York, Tannen Publications, 1969. 66pp. (with adverts), illus., 8vo. Glossy pictorial wraps. A Fine copy. Offered at $7.00

Moore, Bob. OWEN MOORE’S ALMANACK – COMEDY CARD MAGIC. (Book) Sheffield, Magick Enterprises, 1983. First edition. 62 pp., illus., 4to.  Pictorial covers (8.25 x 11.5”) wire spiral bound. A VG+ copy. Offered at $18.00

Murray, Michael. A PIECE OF MY MIND. (Inscribed/Signed/Numbered Edition) n.pl., Haresign Press, 2014. Identified by author as #14. 350pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Warmly inscribed to former owner and signed. As new. Offered at $66.00

Nathanson, Leon and Blanca Lopez (editor). SLYDINI ENCORES. (Book) New York, Slydini Studio of Magic, 1966. 157pp., illus. (black & white photos throughout), 8vo. Paperbound. Very minor wear at extremities; former owner acquisition price and date recorded inside front cover; o/w VG+. Now offered at $19.00

NEW DIRECTIONS – 1. (Single Issue Magazine) Ben Harris. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Printed. Nom. 8.25" x 11.75".  ISSUE #1 (May 1985) 20pp., illus., 4to. Lower face corner bumped; o/w VG. Offered at $12.00

[Ogawa, Shoot] THE NINJA RINGS. (DVD) Bob Kohler Productions, 2003. Opened and presumably viewed but appears VG. Now offered at $14.00

Ong, Harapan. PRINCIPIA. (Book) Blackpool, Vanishing Inc., 2018. First edition. 253pp., illus., 4to. Padded pictorial boards. Does not include the gimmicked cards. Near Fine. Offered at $40.00

Ortiz, Darwin. DARWIN’S THEORIES – LECTURE NOTES NO. 1. (Lecture Notes) n.pl., By the Author, 1976. 12pp., 4to. 8.5 x 11 pages side stapled with a front cover. Front cover has some old insect damage on the upper left corner; toned at the edges; o/w quite Good. Offered at $9.00

Newly added!  Osband, Gillian. THE POP-UP BOOK OF SCIENCE TRICKS. (Book) Illustrated by John Farmer and paper engineering by Ray Marshall. London, Orbis Publishing, 1986. 8pp. (each with a bi-page pop-up), illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Near fine. Offered at $12.00

[Osterlind, Richard] CHALLENGE MAGIC – 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION. (DVD) Ansonia, Osterlind Mysteries, 2010. Opened and presumably viewed but appears VG. Now offered at $14.00

Newly added!  Ostin, Bob and David Britland (editor). BOB OSTIN – LAS VEGAS DESERT MAGIC SEMINAR, MARCH 15-18, 1984. (Lecture Notes) n.pl., Talon Publication, 1984. 18pp. illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Roughed with two broken teeth and some minor paper loss at the top of the spine; o/w a Good copy. Offered at $10.00

Ouellet. Gary. THRESHOLD. (Masters of Magic Series, Volume 1, Number 5) Booklet) Sillery, PQ, Camirand Academy of Magic Inc., 1981. 41pp., illus., 4to. Slick wraps. Near Fine. Offered at $5.00

Newly added!  [Ouellet, Gary] THE VERY BEST OF GARY OUELLET. (DVD) L&L Publishing, 2013.Running time 122 minutes. Opened and presumably viewed but appears As New. Now offered at $16.00

[Owen Brothers] OWEN MAGIC SUPREME – T2HE FINEST IN MAGIC - CATALOG NO. 9. (Magic catalog) Azusa, CA, Leslie C. Smith, 1977. Second edition. 121pp., illus. (18pp. color section), 4to. Perfect bound blue cover w/ black, gold and white Genie illustration. Price lists and correspondence included; o/w a VG+ copy.  Now offered at $8.00

Owen, Anthony and Friends. THE STICKY BLUE BOOK. (Book) n.pl., TVMagic.co.uk, 1995. 24pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Blue Glue pen and sample cards are included. VG+. Offered at $14.00

Page, Patrick. THE TOPIT HANDBOOK. (Book including a Topit) London, L. Davenport & Co., n.d. (early 1970’s). (16pp.), illus., 8vo. Wraps. An 11 x 17 quad-fold sheet set of illustrations with a nicely made dark blue topit is laid in. Near fine. Offered at $10.00

[Pavel] THE CREATIVE MAGIC OF PAVEL – VOLUME 3 – MENTAL SPECIAL. (DVD) L & L Publishing, 2002. Running time approx. 100 minutes. Pre-owned and presumably viewed. Now offered at $9.00

Penn, Jillette and Teller. PENN & TELLER'S HOW TO PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD. (Book) New York, Villard Books, 1992. 216pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Gimmick packet has been opened, but appears complete;, o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $9.00

Perry, Warner. THE EMERALD MYSTERY. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Washington, DC, Mars Magic, 1945. 6pp., illus., 8vo. Green wraps - two-hole punched as issued. Warmly inscribed to John Braun and signed by Perry. Near fine. Offered at $12.00

Philpott, Chris. INTIMATE MYSTERIES – DOUBLE KOKOS, CONFESIONAL CONFABULATIONS AND THE VSUALIZATION TANGO – AN EXPLORATION OF THREE MAGICAL PRINCIPLES. (Signed/Inscribed Book) Telford, UK, Magica Press, 2013. First edition. 164pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Inscribed to former owner opposite the title page. Near fine. Offered at $40.00

Pierce, Lance. ROGER KLAUSE IN CONCERT. (Book) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 1992. 253pp., illus., bibliohistory, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket.  As new. Now offered at $19.00

Platt, John. INTERNATIONALLY FAMOUS CUPS AND BALLS. (Book) n.pl., By the Author, n.d. (1975). 13pp., illus., 8vo. Slick wraps. Lightly rubbed along back cover near the spine; o/w a near fine copy. Offered at $8.00

Plunket, Ryan. DISTILLED. (Book) n.pl., Vanishing Inc., 2020. First edition. Foreword by Mike Pisciotta. 212pp., illus., 8vo. Gray cloth with white and gold title and decorative stamping with a gray placeholder ribbon. New. Now offered at $32.00

Newly added!  [Pollock, Kerry, and Doc Eason] KATE AND EDITH – KERRY POLLOCK’S STAND UP CLASSIC. (Props and DVD). Doc Eason, n.d. Jumbo card packet trick with complete instructions. Opened and has been repackaged by the former owner with some relabeling.  Appears VG+. Now offered at $20.00

[Ran, Pink and Andrew Gerard] CM2 – CONSCIOUS MAGIC EPISODE 2. (DVD) Gerard and Pink, n.d. Running Time one hour and 20 minutes. As new. Offered at $16.00

Ray-Mond (Raymond Monroe Corbin) THE GIANT ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) Blue Ridge Summit (PA), TAB Books, 1981. First edition/first printing. 405pp., illus., glossary, supplier list, index, 8vo. Paperbound. General use with wear at extremities; lower back face corner has been bent and creased; o/w VG. Offered at $9.00

Rawlins, Christopher. UN-LUCK. (Book) London, Vanishing Inc. Magic, 2020. (30pp.), illus., sources list, 8vo. Wraps. “One Card Poker” Ad card laid in. Cover is a bit rubbed, but o/w As New. Offered at $32.00

Rice, Harold R. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SILK MAGIC, VOLUMES 1 – 3 plus INDEX. (Three-Book Set + Inscribed Index) Wynnewood, PA/Cincinnati, OH, Silk King Studios, 1948/1966/1974 respectively. 1,542pp., illus., 8vo. Blue cloth with silver stamping in dust jackets. Dust jackets are a bit roughed and chipped along top edges; o/w VG/VG+. Mylar sleeves for the jackets would be beneficial and help appreciate their value. Plus - INDEX – VOLUMES 1– 2–3 RICE’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SILK MAGIC. Cincinnati, Sild King Studio,1981. Index is warmly inscribed to the former owner and signed by Rice. 39pp. (also a clip from MAGIC on the “Care and Feeding of Magic Silks” is laid in), 8vo. Wraps. VG+. All four volumes as a lot. Now offered at $47.00

Newly added!  Roberts, Charles. TRICKS WITH CARDS. (Book) London, W. Foulsham & Co., n.d. (circa 1940s). W. Foulsham’s “New” Popular Handbooks. 61pp. (+ads), illus., 12mo. Paperbound in a colorful dust jacket. Dust jacket shows wear at the edges and the spine has been reinforced from the verso of the jacket with tape; the book cover and contents are Near Fine. Offered at $16.00

Rogers, Mike. “A SECOND SESSION” – NOTES FOR LECTURE NUMBER TWO. (Inscribed/Signed Lecture Notes) n.pl., By the Author, n.d. 12pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled. Face edge a bit thumbed and lightly soiled; former owner stamp on front cover; o/w Good. Offered at $12.00

Romanoff, Professor. CARD TRICKS. (Vintage Book) Chicago, Shrewesbury Publishing, (©1916, but more like early “20’s based on adverts.). 151pp. (+5pp. of adverts.), illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Soiled and age toned; some spots and water stains at face edge of cover; several pages with dog-eared folds; still a fair copy for vintage. Offered at $9.00

Newly added!  [Sakai, Hiro] THE VOLUNTEER SWINDLER. (DVD with Gimmick) Mark Mason/JB Magic, 2014. Includes training bills and an instructional DVD. Appears near fine. Offered at $18.00

Newly added!  Searles, Lynn J. LUCKY ACES. (Manuscript) Chicago, Ireland Magic Company, 1950. 7pp., 8vo. 8.5 x 11 sheets top stapled and folded into printed wraps. VG. Offered at $10.00

Sewell, Len J. MAGI MAGIC. (Book) Perth, By the Author, 1940. First edition/first printing. 32pp., illus., 12mo. Wraps. Small nick on front cover; o/w Near Fine. Offered at $20.00

[Silk King Studio Lot] Three-book lot including: Keith Clark’s SILKS SUPREME (Silk King Studio, © 1942, but later printing, 18pp., VG+); Harold R. Rice and W.T. Van Zandt’s THRU THE DYE TUBE (Silk King Studio, 1965, 48pp., VG+); and Francis B. Martineau’s WALSH CANE ROUTINES ( Silk King Studios, 1967, 34pp., VG+.) Some may have former owner acquisition date or price on inside page, but o/w all are VG+ and offered at $15.00

Sitta, Alberto. THE COLORFUL MAGIC OF ALBERTO SITTA. (Book) London, Martin Breese, translated by Edwin Corrie and Guiseppe Bonariva, 1987. 52pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. VG+. Offered at $9.00

Newly added!  [Smith, Robert] PSYPHER -UNIVERSAL IMPRESSION 2.0 (Mentalist’s Utility Item) Paper Crane, 2013. Includes 3x5 PSYPHER gimmick and DVD, including three additional routines, psychology, performance tips, peeks and more. Opened and presumably viewed, but appears to be a near fine copy. Now offered at $24.00

Newly added!  Smith, Samuel Patrick. SELL YOUR ACT WITH LETTERS – THE HOW-TO MANUAL FOR MARKETING YOUR TALENT BY MAIL. (Book) Tavares, FL, SPS Publications, 1989. 84pp., illus., 4to. Plastic comb bound. VG+.  Offered at $20.00

Steinmeyer, Jim. THE GLORIOUS DECEPTION: THE DOUBLE LIFE OF WILLIAM ROBINSON, CHUNG LING SOO, THE “MARVELOUS CHINESE CONJURE.” (Book) New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2005. First edition.  451pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket in Mylar sleeve. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

Newly added!  Stern, Duke. ABRACADABRA IS MY GAME! (33 1/3 Vinyl Recording) Dania, FL , Incubis Inc., (1972) Disc in paper cover as issued and includes two-sided cardstock instruction card. Colorful pictorial cover with very light edgewear; o/w Near Fine. Vinyl recording appears free of scratches. Now offered at $25.00

Swiss, Jamy Ian. THE ANIMATED RING. (Book) Wheaton, MD). By the Author, 1987. 20pp., 4to. Plastic comb bound. Near fine. Offered at $10.00

Tapert, Annette. SIEGFRIED AND ROY: MASTERING THE IMPOSSIBLE. (Book) New York, William Morrow and Company, 1992. First edition. 320pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. As new.  Several pieces of ephemera—brochures, post cards, etc.—are laid in. Now offered for $67.00

Newly added!  [Tenyo] I’M A MAGICIAN. (Tenyo T-61 – Flick Book) Originated by Masao Atsukawa. Tokyo, Akira Yamada/Tenyo Company, n.d. (1972). 31pp., illus., 4to. Heavy pictorial cardstock. Near fine. Offered at $50.00

Newly added!  [Tenyo] MAGIC TWEEZERS 2021. (Gimmick and Online Instruction) Original idea by Mario Lopez. New Gimmick conceived by Kenichi Komiya. Props with downloadable English instructions. New, but has been opened. Offered at $18.00

Tremaine, Jon. MAGIC TRICKS FOR GROWN-UPS. (Book) New York, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, 2005.  128pp., illus., index, 12mo.  Pictorial boards in matching dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

Newly added!  Trost, Nick. NICK TROST’S SUBTLE CARD MAGIC - PART ONE. (Book) n.pl., Trick-Kard Specialties, 1976.  First edition/first printing. 35pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. Some minor cover scuffs or indents; o/w VG+.  Offered at $20.00

Newly added!  Trost, Nick. NICK TROST’S SUBTLE CARD MAGIC - PART TWO. (Book) n.pl., Trick-Kard Specialties, 1976.  First edition/first printing. 35pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled. Some minor cover scuffs or indents; light toning near spine; o/w VG+.  Offered at $20.00

VMT-VISUAL MELT THROUGH. (Trick) By Buma. See demo at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY2xcAwsnMo San Francisco, House of Magic, 2019. Comes complete with 11 (8.5 x 11) pages of illustrated instructions, plus the gimmick. New. Now offered at $36.00

Von Klinckowstroem, Carl Graf. DIE ZAUBERKUNST. (Book) Munich, Ernst Heimeran, 1954. 139pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. A classic German language book on magic. Dust jacket is worn with some small chips at the corners and head and foot of spine (now in a Mylar sleeve); o/w a nice tight copy and VG+ inside. Offered at $8.00

Walker, Mark. MASTER ILLUSIONISTS: A “FRONT ROW” SEAT FOR TODAY’S GREATEST MAGIC SPECTACLES. (Book) Pasadena, Magical Publications, 1983. 129pp., illus., 4to. Black cloth with silver stamping in dust jacket. Moehring bookplate o/w Near fine. Now offered for $16.00

Newly added!  Webster, Richard (ed.) NEAL SCRYER AND FRIENDS. (Book) Auckland, Brookfield Press, 2012. 671pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. As new. Offered at $145.00

Newly added!  Werlen, Gabriel. THE GREEN NECK SYSTEM. (Book) Lorient, Marchand de Trucs and Mindbox, 2017. 230pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. As new. Offered at $54.00

White, Brunel. ORIGINAL MYSTERIES FOR MAGICIANS. (Book) Llandilo, South Wales, by the author, n.d. 82pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Softbound in pictorial wraps. Several small chips on front and back covers; spine is also chipped at the bottom and a bit toned; o/w a VG copy. Now offered at $15.00

Newly added!  Williamson, David. Das GOLDENE BECHERSPIEL (THE GOLD CUPS). (Inscribed/Signed Lecture Notes) n.pl., By the Author, 1988. 25pp., illus., 4to. 8.5 x 11 sheets in pictorial paper covers. Inscribed and signed in a bubble accompanying the cartoon on the front cover. Evidence of general use, o/w VG. Offered at $16.00

[Wilson, Gregory] DOUBLE TAKE. (DVD) Magic Smith, 2004. Has been opened and presumably viewed. Offered at $5.00

Newly added!  Wissner, Wayne R. HANDBOOK FOR THE THEME PARK MAGICIAN. (Book) Colon, Abbott Magic Company, 1990. 89pp., illus., bibliog., sources, 8vo. Spiral wire bound. Mild corner crease on the front cover; o/w VG+. Offered at $12.00

[Wist, Kim and Christian Engblom] OIL OVER TROUBLED WATER. (DVD and Gimmicked Deck) Murphy’s Magic Supplies, n.d. Comes complete with gaffed deck and instructional DVD in Vinyl case. Former owner has neatly lettered creators on DVD paper; in original packaging. Pre-owned, but offered at $16.00

Query first to confirm availability and reserve one or more items.  Most items are single copies and are available subject to prior sale.  We will ship as soon as we receive your personal check or money order; or you can pay via PayPal <http://www.PayPal.com> if you prefer.  Missouri customers must add 8.6% sales tax.  Our address information--including our web site where many `more books and other materials can be found--is listed below.

A word about shipping: We typically ship smaller packages (under a couple of inches thick) in bubble padded envelopes and use double-bubble on the ends and edges and/or often use cardboard reinforcement on ends and edges inside a padded envelope—although we have seldom had problems, it seems that more issues are being reported. So, we will start using boxes for individual books or packets of materials that are more than 2.5 – 3 inches thick. This is a little more expensive, but we value your business and want to try to ensure that your materials are received in the same shape they were in when left our store. If you have consistent problems with rough treatment by your local sorting center or carrier, let us know and we will make special efforts to give you secure packaging. If the delivery time is an issue of concern for you, we are always happy to quote and send via “Priority Mail” at the going rate for that service.

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Thanks for your interest!

Bradbury Books & Beyond

www.bradburybooks.com

Dan and Jobeth Bradbury

4545 Wornall Rd. #805

Kansas City, MO 64111

dan@bradburybooks.com

Phone/fax: 816-531-2468

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Bargain Books/Media

What follows 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 four or 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.  Due to the volume of responses we usually receive after putting out a list like this, it sometimes takes 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.

***************START OF LIST NO. 1 - MAINLY PAPERBOUND BOOKS, MEDIA AND MORE*********************

Abbott's Magic Company] MAGIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY – CATALOG 20. (Magic Catalog) Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing Company, 1972 ,455pp.

 

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

 

Alborough, John. MAINLY MANIPULATIVE MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Supreme Magic, 1978, 92pp. Cloth in chipped and slightly blemished dust jacket. [p&l]

 

[Auction Catalog] MAGIC FROM THE COLLECTION OF MILBOURNE CHRISTOPHER. (Auction Catalog) Swann Galleries. Catalog for Public Auction Sale 1770, Thursday, October 30, 1997) (64pp.) Some price notations throughout.

 

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

 

Bass, Edwardo. UMBERTO’S CIRCUS. (Hardbound Book – Fiction with a Circus Theme) Farrar, Straus and Young, 1951. 340pp., Stain on front cover.

 

Becker, Herbert L. ALL THE SECRETS OF MAGIC REVEALED – THE TRICKS AND ILLUSIONS OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST MAGICIANS. (Hardbound Book) Lifetime Books, 1994,144pp. Boards in dust jacket.

 

Berryhill, Ken. FUNNY BUSINESS – A PROFESSIONAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A COMIC. Spectrum, 1985, 127pp.

 

Blackman, James R. THE BIG BOOK OF TRICKS AND MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Random House, 1962, 55pp. Pictorial boards. [p & l]

 

Blackstone, Harry. BLACKSTONE’S TRICKS ANYONE CAN DO. (Covered Boards) Permabooks, 1948, 232pp.

 

Blackstone, Harry. BLACKSTONE’S MODERN CARD TRICKS AND SECRETS OF MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Garden City Publishing Co., 1941, (467pp.) 201pp and 265pp. First combined edition of the two titles, originally published in 1929 and 1932.  Hardbound. Lacks dust jacket; roughed and worn at head and foot of spine and along rear edge of spine; foxing/toning on end papers.

 

Blaine, David. DAVID BLAINE, MYSTERIOUS STRANGER: A BOOK OF MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Villard, 2002, 214pp. Pictorial boards.

 

[Blaine, David] DAVID BLAINE – FEARLESS. (DVD) Buena Vista Home Entertainment. 110 minutes.

 

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

 

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

 

Bobo, J. B. MODERN COIN MAGIC. Dover, 1982, 358pp. Well read and creased.

 

Boegehold, Betty. SMALL DEER’S MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound Juvenile Fiction with a Magic Theme) Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1977, 64pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial library binding.

 

Brandon, Ruth. THE LIFE AND MANY DEATHS OF HARRY HOUDINI. Random House, 1993, 353pp.

 

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

 

Brunson, Doyle. ACCORDING TO DOYLE. Cardoza Publishing, 2008, 208pp.

 

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

 

Carlo. THE JUGGLING BOOK. Vintage Books, 1974, 102pp. [p & l]

 

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.

 

Castle, Jeffrey Lloyd. HOW NOT TO LOSE AT POKER. (Hardbound Book) Little, Brown and Company, 1970, 150pp. Red cloth.

 

Chabon, Michael. THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY: A NOVEL. (Fiction with a magic/escape artist theme) Random House, 2000, 639pp.

 

Christopher, Milbourne. HOUDINI: THE UNTOLD STORY. Pocket Books,1970, 298pp.

 

Christopher, Milbourne.  PANORAMA OF MAGIC. Dover Publications, 1962, 216 pp.

 

Clark, Hyla M. THE WORLD’S GREATEST MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Tree Communications, 1976, 208 pp., cloth in dust jacket.

 

Close, Michael. CLOSELY GUARDED SECRETS. (CD-ROM/E-book) Michael Close, 2006, a PC & Macintosh compatible e-book which can be read as such or used to produce a 177pp. book.

 

Cobb, Vicki. MAGIC...NATURALLY: SCIENCE ENTERTAINMENTS & AMUSEMENTS. (Hardbound Book) Harper Collins, 1993, 150 pp. Cloth in dust jacket.

 

Coffin, George S. $ECRET$ OF WINNING POKER. Wilshire Book Company, 1976, 198pp.

 

 Copperfield, David and Janet Berliner. DAVID COPPERFIELD'S TALES OF THE IMPOSSIBLE. (Hardbound Book) Harper Prism, 1995, 383pp. Cloth/boards in jacket.

 

Craggs, Douglas (editor).  MASTERPIECES OF MAGIC NO. 1 - ADVANCED CONJURING FOR PRACTICAL PERFORMERS. (Hardbound Book) Academy of Recorded Crafts, Arts and Sciences Limited, (1946), 77pp. (+ads). Red cloth with wear at the extremities; spine has been repaired with black binder’s tape; toning on the end papers.

 

Crilley, Jeff. FREE PUBLICITY. (Signed/Inscribed Book) Brown Books, 2003, 116pp., 8vo. Signed and inscribed on half title page—letter to former owner laid in.

 

Davies, Robertson, WORLD OF WONDERS. (Fiction with a Magic Theme) Penguin Books, 1976, 316pp.

 

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

 

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.

 

Devereux, Eve and Peter Eldin. CARD AND MAGIC TRICKS – OVER 30 EASY-TO-PERFORM STUNTS TO AMAZE AND CONFOUND. (Hardbound Book) Gramercy Books, 2004, 96pp. Pictorial Boards. [p & l]

 

Dexter, Will. EVERYBODY’S BOOK OF MAGIC. (Hardbound) Arco, 1956, 190pp. Ex Library.

 

Dexter, Will. THIS IS MAGIC. (Hardbound) Bell Publishing, 1958, 204pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket.

 

Dillies, Lyn. YOUR VOTE IS MAGIC – HOW A DONKEY, AN ELEPHANT, AND AN ILLUSIONIST ARE MAKING VOTERS APPEAR. Lovebug Publishing, 2012, 167pp.

 

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. [p & l]

 

Dowling, Allen. THE GREAT AMERICAN PASTIME: NOTES ON POKER, THE GAME AND THE PLAYERS. (Hardbound Book) A.S. Barnes,1970, 244pp. Cloth in a roughed and worn dust jacket.

 

Drake Publishers. MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS. (Hardbound Book)Drake Publi shers, 1976. 159pp. Blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket.

 

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

 

Dunn, Bob. MAGIC FOR ALL. (Hardbound Book) Citadel Press, 1946,158pp. Red cloth. 

 

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

 

Einhorn, Nicholas. THE PRACTICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. Hermes House, various dates ,256pp. (p & l)

 

Eldin, Peter. LET'S MAKE MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Octopus, 1989, 45pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards.

 

Eldin, Peter. MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Kingfisher, 1997. 64pp., full color illus. Colorful pictorial boards in a clipped dust jacket. Not a "how-to", but an introduction to the history of magic, magicians, tricks and illusions—a great book for a young magician.

 

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

 

Elliott, Bruce. MAGIC AS A HOBBY. (Hardbound Book) Gramercy Publishing, 1948 ,230pp. Cloth.

 

Feinman, Jeffrey. THE CATALOGUE OF MAGIC. Simon and Shuster, 1978, 159pp. [p & l]

 

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. Ex library copy.

 

Finnigan, Dave. THE JOY OF JUGGLING – THE BOOK. JuggleBug, 1993, 113pp.

 

Fisher, John. JOHN FISHER’S MAGIC BOOK. Prentice-Hall, 1971, 128pp. Roughed at the edges; chipped spine, reinforces with clear tape.

 

Fleischman, Sid. ESCAPE! THE STORY OF THE GREAT HOUDINI. (Juvenile Hardbound) Greenwillow Press, 2006, 210pp. Boards in dust jacket. [l & p]

 

Foxworthy, Jeff. YOU MIGHT BE A REDNECK IF…  Longstreet Press, 1992, 73pp.

 

Frederick, Guy. 101 BEST MAGIC TRICKS. Signet, various dates, 120pp.

 

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

 

Frederick, Guy. MAGIC TRICKS. Young Readers’ Press, 1970,128pp.

 

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

 

Frome, Lenny. WINNING STRATEGIES FOR VIDEO POKER. Compu-Flyers, 1993,119pp. Inscribed and signed on title page.  .

 

Fulves, Karl. SELF-WORKING CARD TRICKS. Dover Publications, 2014, 113pp.

 

Fulves, Karl. SELF-WORKING CARD TRICKS. Dover Publications, 2014, 113pp.

 

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

 

Furman, Irv. MAGIC FOR THE COMPLETE KLUTZ. Cherry Hill Press, 1987, 120pp.

 

Gardner, Martin. MATHEMATICS, MAGIC AND MYSTERY. Dover Publications, © 1956, 176pp.

 

Gibson, Walter B. FELL'S GUIDE TO PAPERCRAFT - TRICKS, GAMES AND PUZZLES. (Hardbound Book) Castle Books/ Frederick Fell, 1963, 125pp. Cloth in dust jacket.

 

Gibson, Walter B. MAGIC EXPLAINED. (Covered Boards) Permabound, 1949, 188pp.

 

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. PROFESSIONAL MAGIC FOR AMATEURS. Dover Publications, 1974, 225pp.

 

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

 

Gibson, Walter B. WHAT'S NEW IN MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Bell Publishing, 1956, 222pp. Dust jacket is lightly worn at extremities.

 

Gibson, Walter B. WHAT'S NEW IN MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Bell Publishing, 1956, 222pp. Lacks dust jacket.

 

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 Book) Bell Publishing, 1961, 214pp. Boards in dust jacket.

 

Ginn, David. LAUGHTER LEGACY. (Hardbound Book) Scarlett Green Publications, 1998, 224pp. Cloth in dust jacket.

 

Ginn, David, Steve Taylor and Samuel Patrick Smith. CREATIVE KIDTALK – PRACTICAL ADVICE ON ENTERTAINING CHILDREN. Creative Kidshow Conference Publication, 2000. 144pp.

 

Glassman, Edward. FAMILY MAGIC ! AND II – 105 EASY-TO-DO TRICKS FOR MY FAMILY. Magical Press, 2010, 121pp./91pp.

 

Gleason, Katherine. GEOGAMI – CREATIVE MULTIDIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC ORIGAMI. Sterling Innovation, 2006, 64pp.

 

Gold, Glen David. CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL. (Magic Themed Fiction) Hyperion, 2001, 483pp.

 

Good, Arthur. 100 AMAZING MAGIC TRICKS. Mallard Press, 1989. 128pp.

 

Good, Arthur. 100 AMAZING MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound Book) Mallard Press, 1989, 128pp. Cloth in dust jacket. [l & p]

 

Goldman, Bill. THE LITTLE BOOK OF BIG SECRETS. Bill Goodman, 2004, 64pp.

 

Gravatt, Glenn. 50 MODERN CARD TRICKS YOU CAN DO! Magic Limited/Lloyd Jones, 1970, 50pp.

 

Greene, Charles III. THE RESTAURANT MAGIC BUSINESS. (Audio Cassette) Inner Circles Audio Series.

 

Griffith, Tony. GRIFF ON CLOSE-UP. Supreme Magic Company, n.d. ,48pp.

 

Hargrave, Catherine Perry. A HISTORY OF PLAYING CARDS AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CARDS AND GAMING. Dover, 1966, 462pp.

 

Harris, Paul. LAS VEGAS CLOSE-UP. Chuck Martinez Productions, 1978, 150pp.

 

Hawkesworth, Eric. PRACTICAL LESSONS IN MAGIC – TRICKS AND ILLUSIONS FOR THE AMATEUR PERFORMER. (Hardbound Book) Meredith Press, 1967, 75pp. Cloth in dust jacket.

 

Hawkesworth, Eric. PRACTICAL LESSONS IN MAGIC – TRICKS AND ILLUSIONS FOR THE AMATEUR PERFORMER. Hawthorn Books, 1967, 95pp.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Hugard, Jean. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CARD TRICKS. Dover, 1974, 402pp.

 

Hugard, Jean and Frederick Braue. EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE – CLOSE-UP TABLE MAGIC. Dover, 1974, 448pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. MODERN MAGIC MANUAL. (Hardbound Book) Harper & Brothers, (1945), 345pp. Cloth.

 

Hunt, Douglas and Kari. THE ART OF MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Atheneum, 1967, 216pp. Black cloth in a protective Mylar sleeve. This appears to be an ex library copy

 

Hunter, Norman. THE PUFFIN BOOK OF MAGIC. Penguin Books, 1968. 128pp.

 

“J”, Mr. STILL MORE OF THE WORLD’S BEST DIRTY JOKES. (Hardbound Book) Castle Book, 1981,108pp. Boards in dj.

 

Jacoby, Oswald. OSWALD JACOBY ON POKER. (Hard bound Book) Doubleday & Company, 1947, 175pp. Boards in dust jacket. Dj has a closed tear at the bottom of the back.

 

Jacoby, Oswald. OSWALD JACOBY ON POKER. (Hardbound Book) Doubleday & Company, 1948, 175pp. Black boards with red stamping. Cover is a bit roughed with “bleached” spots on rear cover.

 

Jans, Martin. THE ART OF DOING STAGE MAKE-UP TECHNIQUES. Dobbenburgh, 1988, 96pp.

 

[Jokes] THE ADULT ONLY JOKE BOOK. Hinkler Books, 2002, 407pp., 8vo.

 

Jonson, Wilifrid. MAGIC TRICKS AND CARD TRICKS. Dover, 1954, 100pp./95pp.

 

Jorgensen, T.E. THE NEW BOTTLE BOOK. Nielsen Magic Co., 1992, 58pp.

 

[Joseph, Michael] BEAT-A-CHEAT – SECRETS OF A CARD SHARP. (VHS -VideoCassette) Premier Home Video, 1989. 45 minutes. Still shrink-wrapped.

 

[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.)

 

[Juggling] JUGGLETIME. (Audio Cassette) JuggleBug, Inc., 1981.

 

Kalush, William and Larry Sloman. THE SECRET LIFE OF HOUDINI: THE MAKING OF AMERICA’S FIRST SUPERHERO. (Book) Atria Books, 2007, 592pp.

 

Kasson, John F. HOUDINI, TARZAN, AND THE PERFECT MAN – THE WHITE MALE BODY AND THE CHALLENGE OF MODERNITY IN AMERICA. (Hardbound Book) Hill and Wang, 2001, 256pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket.

 

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

 

Kaye, Marvin. THE STEIN AND DAY HANDBOOK OF MAGIC. Stein and Day, 1975, 310pp.

 

Kendall, Lace. HOUDINI – MASTER OF ESCAPE. (Hardbound) Macrae Smith, 1960, 187pp. Ex library.

 

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

 

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

 

King, Mac and Mark Levy. TRICKS WITH YOUR HEAD. Three Rivers Press, 2002, 203pp.

 

Kissell, Steve and eleven of his comical friends. HUMOR BY THE DOZEN. Steve Kissell, 1996, 159pp.

 

Kreskin. THE AMAZING WORLD OF KRESKIN,. Avon Publishing, 1974, 252pp.

 

Laflin, Duane. LAFLIN’S LAUGH-LINES – A COLLECTION OF FUN AND FUNNY STUFF. Winter’s Publishing, 2002, 96pp., illus.

 

Lalicki, Tom. SPELLBINDER – THE LIFE OF HARRY HOUDINI. (Hardbound Book) Holiday House, 2000, 81pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. [p&l]

 

Lamb, Geoffrey. MAGIC TRICKS. Cornerstone Library, 1977, 231pp.

 

Lanners, Edi. COLUMBUS EGG - TRICKS, GAMES, EXPERIMENTS. Paddington Press, 1978,192pp.

 

Lewis, Shari and Abraham B. Hurwitz. MAGIC FOR NON-MAGICIANS. Signet, 1977, 157pp.

 

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. !)! AMAZING CARD TRICKS. Sterling, 1993, 128pp

 

Longe, Bob. CLEVER CARD TRICKS FOR THE HOPELESSLY CLUMSY. (Hardbound Book) Barnes & Noble, 2005, 272pp. Pictorial boards

 

Longe, Bob. WORLD’S BEST CARD TRICKS. Sterling Publishing, 1991, 128pp.

 

Longe, Bob. WORLD’S BEST COIN TRICKS. Sterling Publishing, 1993, 128pp.

 

Lorayne, Harry and Jerry Lucas. THE MEMORY BOOK. (Hardbound Book) Stein and Day, 1974, 217pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket.

 

Lovitt, Chip. MASTERS OF MAGIC. Scholastic, 1979, 137pp.

 

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

 

MacDougall, Mickey. CARD MASTERY INCLUDING EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE. Louis Tannen, 1944, 205pp.

 

MacDougall, Mickey as told to J.C. Furnas. GAMBLERS DON’T GAMBLE. (Book) Greystone Press, 1939. 166pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth with black title and design stamping.  Lacks dust jacket.

 

MAGIA – LA RIVISTA ITALIANA DI CULTURA MAGICA. (Magazine) Massimo Polidora. Padua, Italy. Annual. 6.75 x 9.5” perfect bound. This is Issue No.19, 2018. The Italian Magazine of magic culture. 178pp., illus., 8vo.

 

March, Carl. MAGIC MADE EASY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CONJURING. Croydon Publishing Company, 1953, 96 pp. Magazine style paperbound. [l & p]

 

McElhones. MAGICAL MYSTERIES - MAGIC MADE EASY. (Hardbound Book) Rand McNally & Co., 1929, 140pp. Decorative stamped cloth boards.  Cloth is darkened at the top of the spine; has been damp with a water stan along the top third of the book—resulting in some stiffness and a modest warp of the boards; former owner name stamp on front end-paper and one page in; some scribbling on the rear end paper and on some photos throughout; despite defects, overall condition is fair and a serviceable reading copy.

 

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

 

Messick, Hank and Burt Goldblatt. THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN – AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GAMBLING. (Hardbound Book) Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976, 214pp. Boards in dust jacket.

 

Meyer, Bernard C. HOUDINI: A MIND IN CHAINS, A PSYCHOANALYTIC PORTRAIT. (Hardbound Book) E.P. Dutton, 1976, 197pp. Cloth in dust jacket with several small tears and chips.

 

Meyer, Jerome S. FUN FOR THE FAMILY. (Hardbound Book) Garden City Publishers, 1939, 288pp. Green cloth in Dust jacket in a Mylar sleeve.

 

[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. THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO WINNING POKER. (Hardbound Book) Simon & Schuster, 1967, 286pp. Cloth/boards.

 

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.

 

Moss, John. HOW TO WIN AT POKER. Garden City Books, 1950, 92pp.

 

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.

 

NORDISK MAGI . (Small Magazine Lot – Two Isses) Christer el Ricco. Stockholm, Sweden. Printed. Approximately 6” x 8”. Perfect bound. Intended to become the Scandinavian Magic Magazine. Two issues.

 

O’Meally. Robert. LADY DAY – THE MANY FACES OF BILLIE HOLIDAY. Da Capo Press, 1991, 205pp. [p&l]

 

Osborn, Florence. HOW’S YOUR BRIDGE GAME? (Hardbound) Whittlesey House, 1948, 201pp. Ex library.

 

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 ANYBODY CAN DO – A MATHEMATICAL APPROACH TO CARD MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Castle Books, 1964, 141pp.  Boards in dust jacket.

 

Penn, Jillette and Teller. PENN & TELLER'S CRUEL TRICKS FOR DEAR FRIENDS. Villard Books, 1989, 203pp. Some gimmicks laid in.

 

Pentagram. PENTAGAMES. Simon and Schuster/A Fireside Book, 1990, 166pp.

 

Permin, Ib.  HOKUS POKUS. (Hardbound Book) Sterling Publishing, 1970, 120pp. Pictorial boards.

 

Phillips, Hubert. PROFITABLE POKER. (Hardbound Book) Arco Publications, 1960, 224pp. Red cloth with gold stamping in a dust jacket.

 

Plowman, Sonya and Oliver Roydhouse (editors) WORLD’D BEST JOKES & HUMOR. Summit Press, 2002, 575pp.

 

Pogue, David. MAGIC FOR DUMMIES. Various,1998, 369pp. [p & l]

 

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

 

Popular Mechanics, The Editors of. THE BOY MAGICIAN – 156 AMAZING TRICKS & SLEIGHT OF HAND. Hearst Books, 2008.  192 pp.

 

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.

 

Preston, Charles (editor). THE LIGHT TOUCH – HUMOROUS COMMENTARY…JOKES +, VERSE, ANECDOTES, AND EPIGRAMS…SELECTED FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL’S PEPPER….AND SALT. (Book) Rand McNally, 1965,  94pp. Pictorial boards in matching dust jacket. Dust jacket shows some wear and is a bit roughed along top edge; former owner placed a small red checkmark on his favorite items.

 

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

 

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

 

Randi, James (The Amazing) THE MAGIC WORLD OF THE AMAZING RANDI. Bob Adams, 1989, 158pp.

 

Rau, Dana Meachum. HARRY HOUDINI – MASTER MAGICIAN. (Hardbound Book)  Franklin Watts/Book Report Biography, 2001. 111pp. Pictorial boards.

 

Rezwin, Max. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SICK JOKES. (Hardbound Book) Castle Books/Citadel Press, 1983, 320pp. Cloth in dust jacket.

 

Rice, Cy. NICK THE GREEK – KING OF THE. (Hardbound Book) Funk and Wagnalls, 1969, 235pp. Cloth in dust jacket--a . roughed at the edges

 

Riddle, Major A. as told to Joe Hymans. THE WEEKEND GAMBLER’S HANDBOOK. (Hardbound Book) Random House, 19631, 57pp. Cloth in a clipped dust jacket with general wear--chipped, creased and worn at the extremities.

 

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

 

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

 

Roberts, Nora. HONEST ILLUSIONS. (Hardbound – Magic themed Fiction) G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1992, 383pp.. Cloth/boards in dj.

 

Roberts, Willo Davis. THE MAGIC BOOK. (Hardbound Juvenile Fiction with a Magic Theme) Atheneum, 1986, 150pp. Cloth in dust jacket. An ex library copy.

 

ROPE MAGIC – SECRETS REVEALED. (DVD) MAK Magic, 2006 Preowned, but appears as new.

 

Rosenbloom, Joseph. THE GIGANTIC JOKE BOOK. Sterling Publishing, n.d. 256pp.

 

[“Rouge et Noir” Staff] WINNING AT CASINO GAMING. (Hardbound Book) Rouge Et Noir, Inc., 1966, 341pp. Cloth in roughed dust jacket.

 

Rourke, Dennis. THE EVERYTHING CARD TRICKS BOOK – OVER 100 AMAZING TRICKS TO IMPRESS YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. Adams Media, 2005, 225pp.

 

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

 

[Roya, Will] EASY CARD MAGIC. (DVD) Includes gimmicked cards. New – still shrink-wrapped.

 

[Royal Magic] AMAZING MAGIC TRICKS WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS. (DVD) Royal Magic.

 

Russell, Tom. MAGIC – STEP-BY-STEP. Sterling, 1996, 80pp.

 

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

 

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

 

Scarne, John. SCARNE ON CARD TRICKS. multiple publishers, multiple dates, 306pp., illus. [p & s]

 

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

 

Schulte, Fred. FLEECED! TELEMARKETING RIP-OFFS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM. (Hardbound Book) Prometheus Books, 1995, 361pp. Boards in dust jacket.

 

Severn, Bill. BILL SEVERN'S GUIDE TO MAGIC AS A HOBBY. David McKay Company, 1979. 280pp.

 

Severn, Bill. MAGIC IN YOUR POCKETS. Young Readers Press, 1967, 147pp. Roughed a bit along face edge; overall wear.

 

Sharpe, Alton. EXPERT CARD CONJURING and EXPERT CARD CHICANERY PART 1 & PART 2. Lou Tannen Pub, 1976, 141pp./67pp. Spine reinforced with clear tape.

 

Shay, 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, Chuck, John J. Kohut and Roland Sweet. NEWS OF THE WEIRD. A Plume Book, 1989, 162pp.

 

Shine, Frances L. CONJUROR'S JOURNAL: EXCERPTS FROM THE JOURNAL OF JOSHUA MEDLEY, CONJUROR, JUGGLER, VENTRILOQUIST, AND SOMETIME BALLOONIST. Hardbound (Book – Fiction with a Magic Theme) Dodd Mead & Company, 1978, 236pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket.

 

Shirk, Billl, as told to Dick Wolfsie. MODERN DAY HOUDINI – SECRETS OF MY TWENTY-FIVE GREATEST ESCAPES. Lyons Press, 2003, 178pp. [l & p]

 

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

 

Silberstang, Edwin. WINNING POKER STRATEGY. David McKay Company, 1982, 146pp.

 

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

 

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

 

Smith, Ronald L. COMIC SUPPORT – SECOND BANANAS IN THE MOVIES. Citadel Press/Carol Book Group, 1993, 247pp. Two small spots on front cover, o/w VG+.

 

Spanier, David. TOTAL POKER. (Hardbound Book) Simon and Schuster, 1977, 255pp. Cloth in dust jacket.

 

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

 

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

 

Steig, Irwin. COMMON SENSE IN POKER. (Hardbound Book) Gallahad Books, 1963, 188pp. Cloth in dust jacket.

 

Steinmeyer, Jim. HIDING THE ELEPHANT: HOW MAGICIANS INVENTED THE IMPOSSIBLE AND LEARNED TO DISAPPEAR. Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2006, 362pp.,

 

Steinmeyer, Jim. HIDING THE ELEPHANT: HOW MAGICIANS INVENTED THE IMPOSSIBLE AND LEARNED TO DISAPPEAR. (Hardbound Book) Barnes and Nobel, 2006, 362pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket.

 

Stone, Alex. FOOLING HOUDINI – MAGICIANS, MENTALISTS, MATH GEEKS & THE HIDDEN POWERS OF THE MIND. (Hardbound Book) Harper Collins, 2012, 299pp. Cloth in dust jacket. Ex library with minimal markings inked out.

 

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

 

Swain, James. FUNNY MONEY – A MYSTERY FEATURING TONY VALENTINE. (Hardbound - Magic/gambling themed Fiction) Atria Books, 2002, 290pp., 8vo.

 

Swain, James. GRIFT SENSE. (Hardbound Book - Magic/Gambling themed Fiction) Pocket Books, 2001, 303pp., cloth/boards in dj.

 

Swain, James. GRIFT SENSE. (Book - Magic/Gambling themed Fiction) Pocket Books, 2001, 303pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket.

 

[Talman, Manolo and Cesaral Alonso] CESARAL MENTAL MIND PC CALCULATOR. (Trick on CD-ROM) Cesaral Magic. This effect can be done on any PC that has a Microsoft Windows Operating System version 95 98 NT 2000 or XP. Any PC can be used. CD-ROM in plastic jewel box.

 

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

 

[Tannen Catalog] LOUIS TANNEN NO. 13 CATALOG OF MAGIC. (Hardbound Magic Catalog) Louis Tannen Inc., 1980, 783pp.  Pictorial boards featuring Siegfried & Roy on the cover. Includes a reprint of Robert Parrish and Oscar Weigle’s DO THAT AGAIN.

 

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

 

[Tannen Magic] CATALOG OF MAGIC NO. 15. (Hardbound Catalog) Louis Tannen Inc., 1985. 791pp. Pictorial boards with Blackstone Jr. on the cover.

 

[Tannen Magic] CATALOG OF MAGIC NO. 16. (Hardbound Catalog) Louis Tannen Inc., 1989. 600+pp. Pictorial boards with Doug Henning on the cover.

 

Tarr, Bill. NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON’T – LESSONS IN SLEIGHT OF HAND. Vintage Books, 1976, 224pp. [p&l]

 

Time-Life Books. MYSTERIES OF THE UNKNOWN: PSYCHIC POWERS. (Hardbound Book) Time-Life Books, 1987. 160pp. Pictorial boards. 

 

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 MAGIC AND CARD TRICKS. (Hardbound Book) Barnes and Noble, 2000, 221pp. Pictorial boards in matching dust jacket. [p&l]

 

Tucker, James. HOCUS CORPUS. (Fiction with a Magic Theme) Onyx, 1999. 403pp. Stress creases on the spine from reading.

 

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

 

[United States Playing Card Company] POKER – THE NATION’S MOST FASCINATING CARD GAME. United States Playing Card Company, 1941, 64pp.

 

Uston, Ken with Roger Rapoport. THE BIG PLAYER – HOW A TEAM OF BLACKJACK PLAYERS MADE A MILLION DOLLARS. (Hardbound Book) Rhinehart and Winston, 1977, 217pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket.

 

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

 

Victor, Edward. MAGIC OF THE HANDS. Max Holden, 1942, 119pp.m. Some darkening/toning around the edges.

 

Victor, Edward. MAGIC OF THE HANDS and MORE MAGIC OF THE HANDS. (Hardbound Book) Max Holden, 1942, 117/132pp. (+ ads). Blue cloth. General soiling; worn at head and foot of spine; signatures are starting to split in several places; a Good reading copy.

 

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.  

 

Walstad, Bruce. CAUTION PRACTICAL JOKER AHEAD: A LIFETIME OF GAGS, STUNTS, PRACTICAL JOKES, TRICKS, PRANKS, STORIES AND OTHER ASSORTED NONSENSE. Street-Smart Communication, 2001,102pp.

 

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.

 

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

 

Witt, Wittus (comp.) GELBE ZAUBERSEITEN INTERNATIONALE– MAGIC YELLOW PAGES INTERNATIONAL #3 -1982-1983, GELBE ZAUBERSEITEN INTERNATIONALE– MAGIC YELLOW PAGES INTERNATIONAL #6 -1990-1992 and GELBE ZAUBERSEITEN INTERNATIONALE– MAGIC YELLOW PAGES INTERNATIONAL #8 -1996-1998. (Three- Directory Lot) Wittus Witt, 1983/1990/1996, 61pp/91pp/144pp.

 

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

 

WONDERLAND. (DVD) By the Enchantment, 2010. Widescreen.

 

[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, Gene. MASTERS OF MAGIC. Pyramid Books, 1976, 157pp.

 

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

 

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

 

Zadeh, Norman. WINNING POKER SYSTEMS. Wilshire Book Company, 1974, 208pp

 

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

 

 

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******** START OF LIST NO. 2  - MAINLY LARGE FORMAT BOOKS OR BOOKLETS, MAGAZINES AND EPHEMERA **************************

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.), assorted ephemera, and an occasional magazine or clip with a relevant article or small magazine lot.  This is also the “resting place” (until you buy them) of many complete volumes of popular magic magazines—GENII, NEW TOPS, MAGIC, MAGIGRAM, etc—and all at the same bargain price.  All items 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 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 $6.00 each OR order four to nine and get them for $5.00 each OR, for the best deal, order 10 or more and get them at only $4.00 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:

1000 JOKES. (Joke Magazine) Dell Publishing, Fall – 1940., No. 18, 50pp. Well-thumbed and roughed around the edges; back cover is detached; still a good representative of the mildly risqué humor magazines of the era.

 

[Abbott's Magic Company] ABBOTT’S MAGIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY – CATALOG 20. (Magic Catalog) Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing Company, 1972 ,455pp.

 

[Abbott's Magic Company] ABBOTT’S MAGIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY – CATALOG 21. (Magic Catalog) Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing Company, 1976, 502pp.

 

[Abbott's Magic Company] ABBOTT’S MAGIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY – CATALOG 22. (Magic Catalog) Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing Company, 1976, 447pp.

 

[Abbott's Magic Company] ABBOTT’S MAGIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY – CATALOG 23. (Magic Catalog) Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing Company, 1987 ,506pp.

 

ACADEMY OF MAGICAL ARTS – 24th ANNUAL AWARDS. (Souvenir Program) Saturday, March 18, 1992 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills, CA.  8pp.

 

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

 

Alborough, John. MAINLY MANIPULATIVE MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Supreme Magic Company, 1978, 92pp. Cloth in dust jacket with a small chip at the top edge at spine and several small blemishes. [p&l]

 

Albright. Howard P. ADVANCED CARD MAGIC. Abbott’s Novelty Company, n.d., 19pp. 8.5 x 11 sheets folded to 8vo. Cover separating at the fold.

 

Albright, (Howard). ALLBRIGHT’S FORBIDDEN WISDOM. Abbott’s Magic & Novelty Company, n.d., 20pp., 8.5 x 11” sheets top stapled into foldable wraps.

 

Ammar, Michael. HOW TO NEGOTIATE HIGHER PERFORMANCE FEES. Magical Arts Journal – Special Report Series – Report #1. n.d., 13pp.

 

[Ammar, Michael] MAGICAL ARTS JOURNAL – ARCANE DOUBLE ISSUE. Magical Arts Journal. Volume Two: No. 7 & 8.  Austin, TX. 32pp.

 

[Ammar, Michael] MAGICAL ARTS JOURNAL – TRIPLE ISSUE. Magical Arts Journal. Volume Two: No. 4, 5 & 6.  Austin, TX, 1989. 48pp.

 

Anderson, Gene and Frances Marshall. NEWSPAPER MAGIC. Magic Inc., 1974, 143pp.

Anderson, Nigel. PRACTICAL MAGIC – MYSTIFY AND ENTERTAIN WITH ILLUSION AND TRICKERY. (Wire-Bound Book in Boards) Hinkler Books, 2010, 192pp.

 

Andrus, Jerry. NAMELESS NOTES – ON CLOSE-UP MAGIC. J.A. Enterprises, 1964, 5pp. Inscribed to the former owner and signed inside the front cover.

 

Anon. OUTLINES OF SEVERAL WAYS TO FORCE A CARD. N. pub., n.d., 6pp., 8.5 x 11” top stapled in foldable wraps.

 

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

 

Baxt, Robert. IRAQUI MOST WANTED DECK: TRICKS AND GAGS. Magic City, 2003. 20pp.

  

[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.

 

Berland, Samuel. BERLAND’S DEVIL DOLLAR. Samuel Berland Exclusive Trix, 1937, 2pp. 8.5 x 11 sheets top stapled in bi-fold wraps.

 

Blackman, James R. THE BIG BOOK OF TRICKS AND MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Random House, 1962, 55pp. Pictorial boards. [p & l]

 

[Blackstone, Harry and John Mulholland] Two briefs Bios of Blackstone and Mulholland. (Two-Lot Reprints) Reprints of “An Affectionate Salute to Harry Blackstone” (24pp.) and “John Mulholland …A Special Issue” reprinted from GENII September 1965 (24pp) and November, 1965 (28pp.)

 

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.)

 

Carlo. THE JUGGLING BOOK. Vintage Books, 1974, 102pp. [p & l]

 

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

 

Cerceda, Adolfo THE FOLDING MONEY BOOK Plus MAKE MONEY SELLING MONEY by William King. Magic Inc., 1981, 47pp.

 

Charles, Kirk. MIXED BAG OF TRICKS LECTURE. By the author, 10pp., 8.5 x 11 sheets, side stapled.

 

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. (Prop) Haines House of Cards, n.d., (36pp)

 

Collier, L.C. WHAT IS A STAGE AND HOW DO I USE IT? Poof Productions, 2000, 15pp.

  

[Columbus Magi-Fest] 35TH ANNUAL SYL REILLY MAGI-FEST. (Souvenir Program) February 4-5, 1966, Columbus, OH. 12pp.

 

[Copperfield, David] Cover photo and one-page article featuring David Copperfield. (Magazine with Magic Related Article) WHAT’S ON IN LAS VEGAS. Volume 35, Number 22 (October 17-30, 1989. Magazine is complete and VG.

 

Curry, Paul. OUT OF THIS WORLD. Paul Curry, 1942, 2pp. 8.5 x 11 sheets toped stapled in bi-fold Wraps. Heavily toned.

 

Darbyshire, Lydia. THE MAGIC BOOK: MASTER OF MYSTERIES OF OVER 150 MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound Book) Chartwell Books, 1997, 224pp. Cloth in dust jacket.

 

Darwin, Gary.  DARWIN’S 201 JOKES FOR CARD MAGICIANS. Gary Darwin/American Printing, 1997, 21pp.

 

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

 

De Vega. SELECTED SECRETS. De Vega, n.d. 27pp., 8.5 x 11” sheets top stapled in foldable wraps.

 

Devereux, Eve and Peter Eldin. CARD AND MAGIC TRICKS – OVER 30 EASY-TO-PERFORM STUNTS TO AMAZE AND CONFOUND. (Hardbound Book) Gramercy Books, 2004, 96pp. Pictorial Boards. [p & l]

 

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

 

Dracup, Jim. MAGIC WITH AN UPWARD LOOK. (gospel Magic) Jim Dracup, 1985, 163pp.

Echevarria, Eli “Buster”. THE ULTIMATE BALLOON TWISTER’S GUIDE. Gentleman Tramp Publications, 2005, 94pp.  Signed by the author.

 

Einhorn, Nicholas. 200 EAY-TO-LEARN MAGICAL ILLUSIONS – AMAZING PUZZLES & STUNNING STUNTS. (Hardbound Book) London, Hermes House, n.d. 256pp. Pictorial boards.

 

Einhorn, Nicholas. THE PRACTICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. Hermes House, various, 256pp. (p & l)

 

Eldin, Peter. LET'S MAKE MAGIC. (Hardbound Book) Octopus, 1989, 45pp., pictorial boards.

 

Ellis, Robert. VISHNU – THE PERFECT HINDU ROPE MIRACLE. Al Snyder, Publisher, 1943, 3pp. 8.5 x 11 in wraps.

 

Evans, Jay. THE LECTURE NOTES OF ROGER KLAUSE. By Roger Klause, 1981, 14pp. Plastic comb bound; roughed a bit at the base of the spine; stain on rear cover; paperclip rust stain on first page and page 9; o/w Good.

 

Fantasio. LECTURE NOTES BY FANTASIO. Fantasio., n.d.,, 35pp.

 

Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques – FISM] XV CONGRES MONDIAL DE a LA MAGIE F.I.S.M. 82. (Souvenir Program ) Lausanne, Suisse, 6-10 Juliet, 1982, (64pp.)

 

Feinman, Jeffrey. THE CATALOGUE OF MAGIC. Simon and Shuster, 1978, 159pp. [p & l]

 

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

  

Fleischman, Sid. ESCAPE! THE STORY OF THE GREAT HOUDINI. (Hardbound Juvenile Book) Greenwillow Press, 2006, 210pp., Boards in dust jacket. [l & p]

 

Fleshman, Dan. CLOSE-UP WITH DAN FLESHMAN – LECTURE NOTES.  Fleshman, n.d., (20pp.)

 

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

 

Florida Magicians Association. 26TH ANNUAL MAGIC CONVENTION – FUN IN ‘91. (Program) St. Petersburg, FL, May 24-26, 1991, 12pp.

 

Florida Magicians Association. 28TH ANNUAL MAGIC CONVENTION. (Program) Orlando/Altamonte Springs, FL, May 28-30, 1993, 28pp.

 

Fox, Krrell. FINAL EDITION. Magic Inc., n.d., 3pp.

 

Franke. Harry G. CREATIVE MAGIC – A LECTURE. By the Author, 1970, 8pp.

 

Franke. Harry G. CREATIVE MAGIC – EFFECTS AND ROUTINES. By the Author, n.d, 7pp.

 

Franke. Harry G. GRAY GHOST CARDS. By the Author, 1979, 3pp.

 

Franke, Harry G. THE H. G. FRANKE LECTURE NO. 4. By the Author, n.d., 8pp.

 

Franke, Harry G. THE MAGIC OF H. G. FRANKE. By the Author, 1971, 6pp.

 

Franke, Larry G. THE MAGICIAN’S ROUND TABLE LECTURE. By the Author, n.d., 10pp.

 

Franke, Harry G. VISUAL DECEPTIONS – A MAGIC LECTURE. By the Author, 1970, 4pp.

 

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

  

Ganson, Lewis. RINGS SUPREME – ALDO COLOMBINI’S PRESENTATION OF THE LINKING RINGS (GANSON'S MAGIC TEACH-IN SERIES). Supreme Magic Company, 1978, 23pp.,

 

Ganson, Lewis. ROVI REVEALS. Supreme Magic Company, 1980. 44pp. Inscribed to the former owner by Rovi 14/3/87.

 

Ganson, Lewis. THREE CHINESE RINGS – REX TAYLOR’S ROUTINE - PLUS LINKING AND UNLINKING MOVES - PLUS ALDO COLOMBINI’S MOVES (GANSON'S MAGIC TEACH-IN SERIES). Supreme Magic Company, 1977, 20pp.

 

THE GEN. (Single Volume – 12 Issues – Magazine Lot) Jack Hughes and Harry Stanley Studio of Unique Magic. Volume 20: Number 1 (May 1964) through Number 12 (April 1965).

 

THE GEN. (Single Volume – 12 Issues – Magazine Lot) Jack Hughes and Harry Stanley Studio of Unique Magic. Volume 21: Number 1 (May 1965) through Number 12 (April 1966).

 

PLEASE NOTE: While we will honor our regular $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 pricing per the number of selections you make, due to the weight of a volume of these magazines, the postage cost for the first volume will be $4.00 and then $3.00 for each additional volume or multi-issue lot thereafter.

 

GENII. (Magazine Lot - ADB #2390) William W. Larsen, Sr., Jr., et. al.  Los Angeles, CA. Complete volume: VOLUME 41: NO. 1 (January 1977) through NO. 12 (December 1977). (0720)

 

GENII, THE INTERNATIONAL CONJUROR’S MAGAZINE – THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE. (Single Magazine Issue) William W. Larsen, Sr., Jr., et. al.  Los Angeles, CA. VOLUME 50: No. 1 (July 1986) A tribute issue to William W. Larsen Sr. and a 36pp reprint of GENII Volume 1: No. 1 from September 1936. 114pp.

 

We are putting together additional full volumes or “baker’s dozen” selections, so stay tuned or ask.

 

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 - JINX SPECIAL. Lloyd Jones Pub, 1972, 47pp.

 

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

 

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

 

Gloye, Gene. THE TABLE BOOK. Magic, Inc., 1980, 45pp.

 

Gloye, Gene. TABLE BOOK II – NO DRAPES. Magic, Inc., 1981, 34pp.

 

Good, Arthur. 100 AMAZING MAGIC TRICKCS. Pinnacle Books, 1977, 128pp.

 

Good, Arthur. 100 AMAZING MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound) Mallard Press, 1989, 128pp. Cloth in dust jacket. [l & p]

 

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

 

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

 

Graham, Walter B. MAGIC SECRETS FROM THE SEVEN CIRCLES. Modern Litho, n.d. 62pp.

 

[Le Grand David Company] The May 1987 issue of GENII (Volume 50: No. 11) which includes a special 32pp. Color Insert “Lecture Notes” from Le Grand David and his Spectacular Magic Company.

 

[Le Grand David] MARCO THE MAGI'S PRODUCTION OF LE GRAND DAVID AND HIS OWN SPECTACULAR MAGIC COMPANY - A STAGE MAGIC EXTRAVAGANZA. (Souvenir Photobook) White Horse Productions, 1981. (110pp.)

 

[Le Grand David] LE GRAND DAVID AND HIS OWN SPECTACULAR MAGIC COMPANY. (Souvenir Program) Cabot Street Cinema Theatre, 1986, 28pp.

 

Grant, U.F. GRANT’S ILLUSION SECRETS. n.p., n.d., unpaged (36pp.).

 

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

 

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

  

Gylleck, Elmer. THE AMAZING DR. CLUTTERHOUSE – AN ORIGINAL ACT. Magic, Inc., 1974, 42pp.

 

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

 

Harlan, Dan. STRETCHING IT A BIT – A SPECIAL WORKSHOP. Lecture notes prepared for the 62nd Annual MAGI-FEST, n.d. (late 1980’s) 8pp.

         

Hayden Allan. ALLAN HAYDEN’S SECOND LECTURE. By the Author, 1978, 20pp. Signed. Cover has smudged ink transfer from a different source.

 

[Harris, Paul] NEW STARS OF MAGIC - THE IMMACULATE CONNECTION. (Single Issue Publication) Tannen’s Magic Manuscript, 1983. (Issue V2: No. 1.) 12pp.,

 

Haydn, Whit. THE INTRICATE WEB OF DISTRACTION (THE COLOR-CHANGING KNIVES). By the Author, 1989,12pp.

 

Heldman, Ernie. TELEVISION TECHNIQUES. By the author, n.d., 8pp.

 

[Henning, Doug] DOUG HENNING’S WORLD OF MAGIC. (Souvenir Program) Regency Artists, n.d., 16pp.

 

Herman, Frank. HEXTRADINARY HEXIFLIP. Frank Herman, 1978, 11pp.8.5 x 11 sheets top stapled in bi-fold wraps.

 

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

 

Houdini, Harry (Compiled and edited by Patrick Culliton and T.L. Williams). HOUDINI'S STRANGE TALES: A COLLECTION OF FICTION. Kieran Press, 1992, 96pp. Light damp stain along top edge.

 

[Houdini Club of Wisconsin] 50TH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE HOUDINI CLUB OF WISCONSIN (Souvenir Program) Houdini Plaza, Appleton Center, Appleton, WI September 2-4, 1988, 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.

 

Hull, Burling. BURLING HULL’S IMPROMPTU CIGARETTE ROUTINE. Stage Magic – Junior Folio 4A, n.d., 7pp., 8.5 x 11” sheets side stapled, spotted and toned at edges and along former fold.

 

Hull, R. W. MORE “EYE-OPENERS”. R. W. Hull, 1933, 28pp.

                                                                                                

IBM/SAM Convention, Louisville, KY, July 2008. SUPER SIGNAL. IBM/SAM Premium (?), ipp. With props.

 

International Brotherhood of Magicians. 48TH ANNUAL CONVENTION. (Program) Evansville, IN. June 23 – 26, 1976, 24pp.

 

International Brotherhood of Magicians. 57TH ANNUAL CONVENTION (Program) Kansas City, MO. July 3-4-5-6, 1985, 24pp.

 

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF MAGICIANS  63RD ANNUAL CONVENTION. (Souvenir Program) Baltimore, June 29-July 2,1991.  16pp.

 

International Brotherhood of Magicians. 70TH ANNUAL CONVENTION (Program) Los Angeles, CA. July 1-4, 1998, 32pp.

 

International Brotherhood of Magicians. 71ST ANNUAL CONVENTION (Program) Little Rock, AR. June 30-July 3, 1999, 44pp.

 

International Brotherhood of Magicians. 75th ANNUAL CONVENTION (Program) Kansas City, MO. July 1-5, 2003, 40pp.

   

Ireland, Laurie. IRELAND’S ORIGINAL CUP AND BALL ROUTINE. Ireland Magic, n.d., 12pp.

 

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S 1934 YEARBOOK. Ireland Magic Company, 1934. 16pp. Mildly soiled and age toned at the edges and water stained at the edges of the front cover

 

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S YEARBOOK 1936. Ireland Magic Company,1936, 21pp. Mildly soiled and age toned at the edges.

 

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S YEARBOOK FOR 1938. Ireland Magic Company,m1938, 17pp. Mildly soiled and age toned at the edges.

 

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S YEAR BOOK 1942. Ireland Magic Company, 1942,  26pp.Covers lightly soiled, toned and with some chipping.

 

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S YEARBOOK 1943. Ireland Magic Company, 1943, 35pp. Covers lightly soiled, toned and with some chipping.

 

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND'S YEARBOOK 1945. Ireland Magic Company,1945, 32pp. Covers lightly soiled, toned and with some chipping; rear cover is detached and chipped along spine side.

 

[Ireland Magic Company] IRELAND’S YEARBOOK FOR 1955. Ireland Magic Company, 1955, 44pp.

 

Jarrow, R. C. TORN AND RESTORED LECTURE NOTES. By the Author, 1978, 13pp.

 

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

 

Jones, Davey. COMEDY TRICKS & GAGS. Abbott Magic, n.d., 32pp.   

 

Kajar. MAGIC SECRETS. Kajar, 1962, 48pp.

 

Kardyro, Tony. KARDYRO’SKOLOSSAL KOMPENDIUM OF KLEVER AND KOMMERCIAL KLOSE-UP – THE “K” BOOK OF MAGIC. Abbott, 1981, 47pp.

 

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)

 

Knepper. Kenton. THE ORIGINAL KOLOSSAL KILLER. By the author, n.d., 16pp.

 

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

 

Lalicki, Tom. SPELLBINDER – THE LIFE OF HARRY HOUDINI. (Hardbound Book) Holiday House, 2000, 81pp. Cloth/boards in dust jacket.

 

Leamon, Earl. HANDBOOK OF CHEMICAL MAGIC. Ireland Magic Company, n.d., 18pp.

 

[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] HANK LEE’S MAGIC FACTORY – 15TH CATALOG OF MAGIC. Hank Lee’s Magic Factory, 2006. 573pp.

 

Lewis, James. THE MISMADE DOLLAR BILL. (Instruction Sheet and Mismade Bill) James Lewis, n.d., one page with bill.

 

PLEASE NOTE: While we will honor our regular $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 pricing per the number of selections you make, due to the weight of a volume of these magazines, postage cost for the first volume will be $4.00 and then $3.00 for each additional volume or multi-issue lot thereafter—always adjusted for the other items you select.

 

LINKING RING. (Small Magazine-Lot – ADB #3350) Ernest Schieldge and Gene Gordon (G. Avery) et.al. Winnipeg, International Brotherhood of Magicians. Printed. 6 x 9. An incomplete volume- 10 issues: Volume 97: N 1 (January 2017) – 7; Number 9, 11-12. 10 issues as a lot. (0720)

 

Livera, Giovanni. CONFESSIONS OF AN ITALIAN MAGICIAN. By the Author, 1992. (28pp.)

 

London, David. DAYDREAMS. BSM Books, 2007, 23pp.

 

PLEASE NOTE: While we will honor our regular $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 pricing per the number of selections you make, due to the weight of a volume of these magazines, the postage cost for the  first volume will be $4.00 and then $3.00 for each additional volume or multi-issue lot thereafter—always adjusted for the other items you select.

 

M-U-M - NEW SERIES. (ADB/SFB #3435) Milbourne Christopher, et. al. New York City. Society of American Magicians. Volume 103: N 1 - 12 (June 2013 – May 2014). All 12 issues complete. (0720)

 

M-U-M - NEW SERIES. (ADB/SFB #3435) Milbourne Christopher, et. al. New York City. Society of American Magicians. Volume 104: N 1 - 12 (June, 2014 - May, 2015). All 12 issues complete. (0720)

 

We are putting together additional full volumes or “baker’s dozen” selections, so stay tuned or ask.

 

Madden, Dave. THE JIM, VIC AND SHAG LECTURE NOTES. JVS Productions, n.d., 11pp.

 

[Magic Directory] THE 1982-83 MAGIC DIRECTORY. (Edited by Christopher Monson.) Monson Productions, 1982, 112pp.

 

MAGIC MAGAZINE. (Small Magazine Lot) Kardwell, et al. This is a small three-magazine lot which includes: May1975; December 1975; and November 1976.

 

MAGIC MAGAZINE. (Small Magazine Lot) Kardwell, et al. This is a small three-magazine lot which includes: February 1975; March 1975; and December 1975.

 

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

 

THE MAGIC MENU, YEAR NINE. Jim Sisti, 1999, unpaged.

 

[The Magic Show] Program for THE MAGIC SHOW starring Peter DePaula at the Shubert Theatre, Beverly Hills. (June, 1975) 

 

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. 32pp.,

 

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

      

[Magician Bios/Plus Lot #2] Here is a small lot of four GENII magazines with cover story bios, photos, interviews and routines focusing on the Featured Cover Performer of the Month--each issue typically contains 6-14 pp. about and/or by the featured magi—plus all the other fine features, tricks and tidbits offered in every GENII magazine. This lot includes: Eddie Fechter (V.42: N.5 – May 1978); Mark Kornhauser (V.50: N. 7 – January 1987); Topper Martyn (V.42: N. 3 – March 1978); and Faucett Ross (V.47: N. 5 – May 1983). Magazines are complete.

 

MAGUS MIRABILIS – A JOURNAL OF MAGIC HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, PRESENTATION & BALLYHOO. (Magazine – Single Issue) Jay Eriks, Fishkill, NY. Vol. 1, Issue 1 (Summer, 2001). 8.5 x 11, 24pp.

 

MAJOKE: AN INCOHERENT MAGAZINE FOR MAGICIANS. (Magazine) The Evil Five--Dan Harlan, et al., 1998, 94pp. 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.

 

March, Carl. MAGIC MADE EASY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CONJURING. Croydon Publishing Company, 1953, Pulp magazine style paperbound. [l & p]

 

Markwood, Bob. POOF, YOU’RE A FROG!!! THE BUSINESS OF ENTERTAINING CHILDREN.  Bob Markwood,1993, 79pp., illus.

 

Marlo, Edward. CARD FAN PRODUCTIONS. Edward Marlo, n.d., 17pp.

 

Martyn, Topper with Gene Anderson. TOPPER’S MAD, MAD, MAGIC. Magic, Inc. 1974, 54pp.  Plastic comb binding is damaged and back cover has some stains on it.

 

MASTERS OF MAGIC, VOL. 1, No. 1. Gary Oulett’s FINGER ON THE CARD. Camirand Academy of Magic, 1989., 32pp.

 

MASTERS OF MAGIC, VOL. 2, No. 1. Eric DeCamps’ DAZZLING CLOSE-UP COIN ACT – THE COIN CONNECTION. Camirand Academy of Magic, 1986., 36pp.

 

Maurice, The Amazing. PAPER BAG MAGIC. Micky Hades, 1967, 24pp.

 

McAthy, George. MAGICOMEDY. Micky Hades Enterprises, 1967, 67pp.

 

McAthy, George. MAGIC FROM THE DOPE DEN. Micky Hades Enterprises, 1967, 50pp.

 

Miller, Gordon. ABBOTT'S ANTHOLOGY OF CARD MAGIC, VOLUME TWO. Abbott’s Magic Mfg. Co., n.d.,100pp.

 

Miller, Leonard H. THRILLING MAGIC. Abbott Magic Company, n.d. 19pp.

 

Mishell, Ed and Abe Hurwitz. ELASTRIX – RUBBER BANDS – TRICKS, STUNTS AND PUZZLES. Magico Magazine, 41pp.

 

MONTHLY MAGI. (Magazine Lot – ADB #4910) R.C. Buff. Knoxville, Tennessee. Monthly. Mimeo. 8.5 x 11”. This lot consists of 32 miscellaneous issues—running from Vol. 3: No. 2 (September 1945) through Vol 13: No. 11 (June 1956). Issues are V3:2, 3, 5, 6; V4:2, 7, 8, 11, 12; V6: 3; V7: 1; V8: 8; V9: 1; V10: 3, 10, 11; V11: 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12; V12:1, 2, 3, 8, 9; V13: 10, 11. Overall condition is VG.

 

[Morris Costumes] MORRIS COSTUMES 1987-88 CATALOG. (Costume/Magic Catalog) Charlotte, Morris Costume Company, 1987. 390pp.

 

[Morris Costumes] 1991-92 CATALOG. (Costume/Magic Catalog) Charlotte, Morris Costume Company, 1991. 551pp.

 

Niberco, Nic and Bob Niberco. PRACTICAL MAGIC BY NIBERCO. (Signed Book) Niberco, n.d. (early1970’s). 12pp., Signed by Nic Niberco inside the rear cover.

 

Nielsen, Gene and Jeff Busby. THE BAG BOOK – ROUTINES AND IDEAS FOR THE ULTIMATE TRANSPARENT CHANGE BAG. Jeff Busby Magic, 1985, 8pp

   

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

 

Novak, John. THE JOHN CORNELIUS CARD SYSTEM.  John Cornelius, n.d., 6pp., top stapled 8.5 x 11 sheets folded to 8vo in wraps.

 

PLEASE NOTE: While we will honor our regular $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 pricing per the number of selections you make, but due to the weight of a volume of these magazines, the postage cost for the first volume will be $4.00 and then $3.00 for each additional volume or multi-issue lot thereafter.

 

NEW TOPS. (Magazine Lot – ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott’s Magic Company. Complete volume. VOLUME 16: NO. 1 (January 1976) – NO. 12 (December 1976). Loose issues. (0720)

 

NEW TOPS. (Magazine Lot – ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott’s Magic Company. Complete volume. VOLUME 17: NO. 1 (January 1977) – NO. 12 (December 1977). Loose issues. (0720)

 

NEW TOPS. (Magazine Lot – ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott’s Magic Company. Complete volume. VOLUME 20: NO. 1 (January 1980) – NO. 12 (December 1980). Loose issues. (0720)

 

NEW TOPS. (Magazine Lot – ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott’s Magic Company. Complete volume. VOLUME 21: NO. 1 (January 1982) – NO. 12 (December 1982). Loose issues. (0720)

 

NEW TOPS. (Magazine Lot – ADB #5190) Neil Foster. Colon, MI. Abbott’s Magic Company. Complete volume. VOLUME 25: NO. 1 (January 1985) – NO. 12 (December 1985). Loose issues. (0720)

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We are putting together additional full volumes or “baker’s dozen” selections, so stay tuned or ask.

 

Noble, Lee and Jerry Lubin. $100 BOOK PLUS – MANY ADDITIONAL EFFECTS WITH SUPER BILL-FOOLED. By the Authors, 1972., 29pp.

 

O’Meally. Robert. LADY DAY – THE MANY FACES OF BILLIE HOLIDAY.  Da Capo Press, 1991, 205pp. [p&l]

 

Ouellet. Gary. THRESHOLD. (Masters of Magic Series, Volume 1, Number 5) Camirand Academy of Magic Inc., 1981, 41pp.

 

Palhinda, Mariano. PUNCH AND JUDY DIALOGUE. Charles C. Eastman, 1973, 10pp. Sheets top stapled in light green cover stock. Some toning at the edges.

 

Pecor, Charles. OFF THE WALL WITH THE WIZARD (Signed/Inscribed Lecture Notes) By the Author, 1975, 19pp.

 

Pentagram. PENTAGAMES. Simon and Schuster/A Fireside Book, 1990, 166pp.[p & l]

 

Pogue, David. MAGIC FOR DUMMIES. Various,1998, 369pp. [p & l]

 

Pomeroy, John D. BASIC MAKE-UP FOR MAGICIANS. Mickey Hades, n.d., 19pp.

 

[R.A.R. Magic] R.A.R. MAGIC CATALOGUE. (Magic Catalog) Roy Roth. (1990). Unpaged (approx. 50ppp), 8. x 11.5 sheets in plastic report binder clip.

 

Rice, Harold, RICE’S SILK ‘N EGG. Silk King Studios, 1941, 2pp. 8.5 x 11 sheets top stapled in bifold wraps.

 

Robinson, Richard (editor) PROFESSOR HOFFMANN'S MODERN MAGIC. Quick Fox, 1977. 173pp. [p &l]

 

Sands, George. SANDSATIONAL ROPE. Bert Wheeler Hollywood Magic, 1972, 12pp.

 

Sankey, Jay. SANKEY 1996. By the Author, 1996, 17pp., illus.

 

Sankey, Jay. MEMORABLE IMAGES. (Lecture Notes) By the author, 1986, 17pp.

 

Sankey, Jay. REAL SIMPLE MAGIC. By the Author, n.d. 18pp.

 

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

 

Seabrooke, Terry. CARRY ON SEABROOKE! Terry Seabrooke, n.d., 13pp.

 

Shaxon, Alan. THE ALAN SHAXON LECTURE. By the Author, n.d.,. 15pp.

 

[Siegfried and Roy] BEYOND BELIEF (Souvenir Program from the Frontier Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV) Washington, DC, Sells-Floto, 1987. 32pp. Small damp stain on next to last page.

 

[Siegfried & Roy] KENNETH FELD PRESENTS SIEGFRIED & ROY. (Souvenir program). Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, 1989. 24pp., illus. (full color), 4to (12” x 12”). Worn and creased at spine.

 

Sisti, Jim (Comp.) MAGIC MENU, YEAR ONE: SEPTEMBER 1990 – August 1991. Jim Sisti, 1991. (54pp.)

 

Smith, Samuel Patrick. SELL YOUR ACT WITH LETTERS – THE HOW-TO MANUAL FOR MARKETING YOUR TALENT BY MAIL. SPS Publications, 1989, 84pp.

 

Society of American Magicians. 56TH ANNUAL CONVENTION – LAS VEGAS, NEVADA. (Souvenir Program) July 4-7, 1984, 16pp.

 

Society of American Magicians. 60TH ANNUAL CONVENTION – St. Louis, Missouri. (Souvenir Program) June 28 - July 1, 1988, 20pp.

 

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

 

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

 

Society of American Magicians. 67TH ANNUAL CONVENTION – BOSTON, MA. (Souvenir Program) July 5, 6, 7, 8 1995, 31pp.

 

Society of American Magicians. COPPERFIELD – SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MAGICIANS ANNUAL CONFERENCE. (Souvenir program). Las Vegas, NV July 22-26, 2012. 50pp.

 

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

 

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

 

Tanner, Don. REFRESHER NOTES FOR THE U.F. GRANT SOUND MOVIE LECTURE. U.F. Grant, n.d., 8pp. (8.5 x 11 sheets top stapled in 8vo wraps.)

 

Tarball, Harlan and Ormond McGill. THE ENCHANTED CANE. Harlan E. Tarbell, 1914, 5pp. 8.5 x 11 sheets top stapled in bi-fold wraps. Exterior wraps brittle with some chips.

 

Tarr, Bill. NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON'T: LESSONS IN SLEIGHT OF HAND. Vintage Books, 1976, 224pp. Cover has a small (.25”) hole in the upper face corner; also a bump on the edge just below that and a more substantial bump and wrinkle on the back cover. [p&l]

 

Taylor, Tony. SPOTLIGHT ON 101 GREAT MAGIC ACTS. Micky Hades, 1964, 90pp.. Missing back cover.

 

Time-Life Books. PSYCHIC POWERS. (Hardbound Book) Mysteries of the Unknown series. Time-Life Books, 1989, 160pp.

 

TOPS – THE MAGAZINE OF MAGIC. (Small Magazine Lot - ADB #6805) Percy Abbott, et. al. Colon, Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company. The final three issues of this title. Includes Volume 22: No. 1 (January 1957 – No. 3 (March 1957).

 

Tremaine, Jon. THE AMAZING BOOK OF MAGIC AND CARD TRICKS. (Hardbound Book) Barnes and Noble, 2000, 221pp. Pictorial boards in matching dust jacket. [p&l]

 

Trost, Nick. NICK TROST’S KLIP JOINT. Nick Trost, 1974, One page with specially printed cards.

 

Tucker, Stephen. THE 33 CARDINAL SINS OF STEPHEN…PLUS 7 COIN ROUTINES. By the Author, 1984, 70pp.

 

Tucker, Stephen. COMPENDIUM - A MIND-SHATTERING COLLECTION OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC. Stephen Tucker, 1984, 101pp.

 

Tucker, Stephen (editor). SPELLBINDER SPECIAL 3. Martin Breese, 1983, (50pp.)

 

[Vander Linden, Antoine] CATALOGUES. (Small Lot of Magic Book Lists) Oyster Bay (NY). Prop: Antoine Vander Linden. Six catalogues/book lists issued in the 1970’s and ‘80”s. These are 8.5 x 11 sheets side stapled with occasional clipped book illustrations. This lot includes: CATALOGUE 75/76 (20pp.); CATALOGUE 75/76/77 – PART ONE (pp. 36); CATALOGUE 78/79 – PART ONE (22pp.); CATALOGUE # 80 – PART ONE (21pp); CATALOGUE # 80 – PART TWO (38pp.); and CATALOGUE #82 (30pp.).

 

[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.

 

Waldman, Carl and Joe Layden with Jamy Ian Swiss. THE ART OF MAGIC (The Companion to the PBS Special). (Hardbound Book) Los Angeles, General Publishing Group, 1997, 256pp.

 

Wilson, Mark. MARK WILSON’S GREATEST CLOSE-UP MAGIC TRICKS. (Hardbound Book) Courage Books, 1995, 88pp. Pictorial boards in dust jacket. [l & p]

 

Yee, David K. SECRET MONTE. David K. Yee, 1982. 12pp.

 

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

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***************START OF LIST NO. 3 - MAINLY SMALL FORMAT BOOKS OR BOOKLETS*********************

This is a list of small format softbound books–these are smaller sized (8vo–i.e. less than 10” tall–or smaller) perfect bound, saddle stapled or side stapled booklets in wraps.  Also included are catalogssome,  ephemera and occasional small packet or other tricks. All are generally in “good” (which means average used book condition) to “as new” condition—some may have former owners names, stickers, small markings, etc., but condition is otherwise typically good and we have multiple copies of many, so we will always send the best copy available. (If there are major defects, we will let you know.)  This list is priced at $6.00 each–OR order four to nine titles and you get them for $5.00 each–OR FOR THE BEST BARGAIN, order 10 or more (regardless of how many we can provide) and pay only $4.00 each. FYI, items that appear in BOLD are among some of the newest items added to the list.

Here’s what we have available now—more will be coming soon.

Adams, Piers. IT’S MAGIC. John Adams Toys Ltd, 1980, 36pp.

 

Adams, S.S. 125 MAGIC TRICKS PERFORMED WITH A REGULAR DECK OF CARDS. Fun

Incorporated, 1976., 46pp.

 

Adams, S.S. SIMPLE MAGIC TRICKS. S.S. Adams, n.d., 32pp.

 

Alan, Don. CLOSE-UP TIME WITH DON ALAN. Ireland, 1951, 20pp.

 

Albenice. REEL MAGIC. Tannen, various, 83pp.

 

Albright, Howard P. SUPER-SENSITIVE FINGERTIPS. Unique Magic Studio, n.d., 30pp.

 

Alladin The Magician. WORLD’S GREATEST MAGIC TRICKS. Paragon Products, 1976, 16pp. Roughed a bit.

 

Allen, Ken. T.I.P.S.- TRICKS, IDEAS, PATTER, AND SUGGESTIONS. Ken Allen, 1959, 56pp.

 

Allerton, Bert. THE CLOSE-UP MAGICIAN. Magic Inc., 1979, 72pp.

 

Amato, Bruce. THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER – A POTPOURRI OF MAGIC. Bruce Amato, 1991, 24pp.

 

Ammar, Michael. MICHAEL AMMAR COIN CLIP. Palmer Magic, 1983, 8pp. Instructions only – no clip.

 

Anderson, Scott K. 40 TRICKS WITH A HOT ROD AND OTHER COLOR-CHANGE RODS. D. Robbins, 1986, 32pp.

 

Annemann, Theo. 202 METHODS OF FORCING. Various publ., various dates, 35pp.

 

Annemann, Ted. FULL DECK IMPROMPTU. Various, n.d., 75pp.

 

Annemann, Theo. SH-H-H! IT’S A SECRET. Tannen, n.d., 49pp.

 

Anonymous. 23 DECEPTIONS WITH A CHANGE BAG. D. Robbins, n.d., 8pp.

 

Anonymous. 32 MAGIC LESSONS. Magic Craft School, n.d., 15pp.

 

Anonymous. 35 MAGIC TRICKS. Paragon Reiss, 1981, 17pp.

 

Anonymous. 250 MAGIC TRICKS ANYONE CAN DO. Padell Book Company, 1967, 31pp.

 

Anonymous. MAGIC MADE EASY. no publisher, no date, (32pp.)

 

Anonymous. MONEY SCULPTING. Creative Productions, 1971, 12pp.

 

Anverdi. ANVERDI’S LEZING SEMINAR LECTURE. Anverdi, 1964, 32pp.

 

Arrowsmith, G. E. MAGICAL ORIGINALIA. Louis Tannen, n.d (1940’s). 67pp.

 

Atkins, Jeffrey. THE ATKINS TOUCH. Supreme Magic, 1975, 20pp.

 

[Auction Catalog] MAGIC – THE NEIL SEE COLLECTION. (Catalog for Public Auction Sale 1530, Thursday, May 10, 1990) Swann Galleries, (451 items/lots listed). Prices realized sheet laid in.

 

[Auction Catalog] MAGIC. (Catalog for Public Auction Sale 2019, Thursday, October 28, 2004) Swann Galleries, (381 items listed). Salesroom announcements and prices realized sheet laid in.

 

Barkann, Roger. PATENT PENDING. D. Robbins, 1944, 16pp.

 

Barry, Dick. KNIFE THROUGH COAT. Dick Barry’s Magic, 2002, 7pp. (plus page of photos laid in)

 

Batchelor, Tom. CANADIAN CARD CONTROL. Magic Inc., 1971, 52pp.

 

Bauer, Ron. XEROX- NUMBER 18 IN A SERIES. E-GADS, 2000. 14pp.

 

Behnke, Leo. EGG BAG, VOLUME 13. Magic City, 1991, 28pp.

 

Behnke, Leo. FOLDING COIN, VOLUME 8. Magic City, 1990, 30pp.

 

Behnke, Leo. MAGIC WITH CANES, VOLUME 4. Magic City, 1991, 30pp.

 

Behnke, Leo. REELS, VOLUME 12. Magic City, 1991, 32pp.

 

Behnke, Leo. ROPE MAGIC, VOLUME 1. Magic City, 1990, 35pp.

 

Behnke, Leo. SPONGE BALLS. Magic City, 1991, 29pp.

 

Berland, Sam. BERLAND’S AMAZING TRICKS WITH PAPER CUPS. Various, 1943, 24pp.

 

Berland, Samuel. BERLAND’S SUPREME THIMBLE ACT. Sam Berland, n.d., 8pp.

 

Berg, Joe and Al Aldin. ROUGH STUFF. Joe Berg, 1956, 24pp.

 

Bergeron, Bev. DAMNANT QUOD NON INTELLIGUNT. By the Author, 1984, 12pp.

 

Berland, Sam. BERLAND’S TWENTY TRICKS WITH WIZTAX. Various/D. Robbins & Company, 1962. 24pp.

 

Berry, Jay Scott. ECLIPSE EFFECTS – THE SORCERER’S SECRETS – BOOK TWO. CSI, 1990, (21pp.)

 

Botwink, Bernard “Bebe.” MR. BALLOON MAN. Bernard S. Botwinik, 1975, 27pp.

 

Braude, Dr. Ben B. TRICKS AND TREATS. Haines House of Cards, n.d., 38pp.

 

Brent, Lu. NOVEL MAGIC. Steen Manufacturing, 1932, 43pp.

 

Bohleno, Henry. BOHLENO’S FIVE ORIGINAL MYSTERIES. Montadon’s Magic, 1946, 14pp.

 

Brodien, Marshall. ONE HUNDRED AND ONE CARD TRICKS. TV Magic, n.d., 39pp.

 

Bruning, Gerard “Bruno”. MAGIC FROM HOLLAND. Bruno, 1964, 28pp.

 

Buckingham, Geoffrey. LECTURE NOTES. By the author, n.d., 19pp.

 

Burrows, J.F. PROGRAMMES OF MAGICIANS. L. Davenport, n.d., 40pp. Three-hole punched.

 

Calostro. ENTERTAINING WITH HYPNOTISM. D. Robbins, n.d., 15pp.

 

Canar, Harry A. CANAR’S POKER DEAL – A “DEAL-LIGHTFUL” ROUTINE. Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, 1958, 13pp. + ads.

 

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

 

Castle, Dave. CRAZY MAGIC. Show-Biz Comedy Service, n.d., 3pp.

 

Chapman, Franklin M. TWENTY STUNNERS WITH A NAIL WRITER. Kanter, 1944, 24pp.

 

Chanin, Jack. HELLO SUCKER! THE 3 SHELL GAME EXPOSED COMPLETELY FOR THE FIRST TIME. Jack Chanin, 1934, 64pp. (reprint)

 

Chanin, Jack. J.C. GRAND FINALE – SILKS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS. Jack Chanin, various, 96pp.

 

Christianer, Louis F. MORE EFFECTIVE TRICKS. A. M. Wilson, 1916. 40pp.

 

Christianer, Louis F. ORIGINAL DECEPTION. E.F. Rybolt, 1919. 24pp.

 

Christopher, Milbourne. 50 TRICKS WITH A THUMB TIP. D. Robbins & Company, various, 24pp.

 

Christopher, Milbourne. 100 LATEST TIPS ON TRICKS. Louis Tannen, 1953, 41pp.

 

Christopher, Milbourne, CONJURING WITH CHRISTOPHER. Holden’s Magic Shop, 1949, 72pp.

 

Christopher, Milbourne and Hen Fetsch. MAGIC AT YOUR FINGER TRIPS – 33 TESTED TRICKS. Maryland Magic Studio, 1947, 46pp.

 

Clark, Keith. HAROLD RICE PRESENTS KEITH CLARK’S SILK SUPREME. Silk King Studios, 1942, 19pp.

 

CLUB 71. (Two-Issue Magazine Lot )   REPRO Magic. Irregular. Printed. 6.25” x  9.5”.  This lot includes two of the 14 issues of the file – (Autumn, 1987) and (Christmas,1994).

 

Cole, David and Elaine Cole. SOLO PUPPETEERING WITH A MESSAGE DOGGIE-BAG. Children’s Outreach, 1998, unpaged.

 

[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.)

 

Damon, Dwight. TV’S ORIGINAL BALLONATIC. LaWain’s House of Magic, 1969, 25pp.

 

Daniels, Paul. PAUL DANIELS MAGIC BOOKS – MORE TRICKS WITH MAGIC SPONGE BALLS. Magic Marketing, 1982, 28pp.

 

Daniels, Paul. PAUL DANIELS MAGIC BOOKS – MORE TRICKS WITH MAGIC WANDS. Magic Marketing, 1982, 26pp.

 

Darwin. DARWIN’S 101 THUMB TIP TRICKS. Geno Munari, 1995, 23pp.

 

Davis, Jimmy. ONE BALLOON ZOO. Magic Inc., various dates, 32pp.

 

[Denhard, Harold]. HOW TO DO ROPE TRICKS. Various publishers, various dates, various pagination.

 

DeLawrence, George. MODERN CARD EFFECTS AND HOW TO PERFORM THEM. Felsman, 1920, 80pp.

 

DeLawrence, George. SOME CARD EFFECTS AND MAGICAL TALKS. Thayer, 1919, 45pp.

 

Dennerlein, Jack. NEW TWISTS FOR BALLOON WORKERS. Ireland, 1963, 40pp.

 

Desmond, Al. MAKE BOOK ON IT! Wilbur Kattner, 1979, 8pp.

 

Detmer, Julie. SCOTCH AND SODA. Houdini.com, n.d., 31pp.

 

Dewey, Ralph. DEWEY’Y RUBBER RASCALS. Dewey News Balloons, 1984, 44pp.

 

Diamond, Paul. GENTLE JIM HEUSER PRESENTS ANOTHER LECTURE. Jim Heuser, n.d., 60pp.

 

Diamond, Paul. SYMPHANET IN SILKS. Paul’s Magic and Fun Shop, n.d., 16pp.

 

Dietrich, Bud and Emil Jarrow, THE TRADESHOW HANDBOOK. Brown and Bigelow, n.d., 46pp.

 

Dobson, Wayne. Z6 OR HOW I OVERCAME MY FEAR OF THE ”Z” WALLET. Alazazam, 2004, 12pp.

 

Doggett, R.L. (Dr. Bob). EASY STUFF- IF YOU PRACTICE – A LECTURE. Red Silk Variety Productions, 1992, 23pp.

 

Douglas, Bert. PATTER IN RHYME – A SERIES OF POETICAL PATTER PROBLEMS. Holden, 1939, 28pp.

 

Durarty. LE PETIT DURARTY ILLUSTRE – ROUTINES NOUVELLES POUR LA SCENE ET LE SALON. Duraty, 1976, 43pp.

 

Duval, Ade. A RHAPSODY IN SILK. Magic Inc., 1962, 64pp.

 

Elias, Horace J. FRED FLINTSTONE THE MAGICIAN. Peter Pan Industries, 1974, unpaged. Missing record that goes w/book.

 

Elias, Neal. AT THE TABLE. George Snyder, 1946, 26pp.

 

Enochs, E. Loyd. PRODUCING LIGHTED CIGARETTES. E. Loyd Enochs, 1953, 21pp.

 

Ervin, E. G. CLUB DECEPTIONS. Kanter’s Magic Shop, 1947, 52pp.

 

Fajuri, Gabe (ed.). 101 TRICKS WITH A THUMB TIP.  Fun, Inc., 2001, unpaged.

 

Fajuri, Gabe (ed.). SPONGE BALL MAGIC.  Fun, Inc., 2002, 32pp..

 

Fareed, John. THE MAGIC DIRECTORY. John Freed, 1993, 96pp.

 

Fetsch, Hen. MAGIC WITH CANES – OVER 100 ANE IDEAS, Maryland Magic Studio, 1960, 48pp.

 

Fetsch, “Hen.” MILK PITCHER MAGIC.  Various, 1946/1962. 36pp.

 

Fields, Eddie and Michael Schwartz. INVISIBLE SECRETS REVEALED. Michael Schwartz & S. David Walker Pub., 1978, 39pp.

 

Fitzkee, Dariel. ROPE ETERNAL. Tannen, n.d., 52pp.

 

Fleischman, Sid and Bob Gunther. TOP SECRETS. Magic Limited-Lloyd E. Jones, 1947, 18pp.

 

Francis, Douglas. RIGHT UNDER YOUR NOSE. Supreme Magic, 1984, 36pp.

 

Frederick, Guy. MAGIC TRICKS. Sterling publishing, 1958, 126pp.

 

Fromer, Roy. THE CUPS: A MANUAL OF CUPS AND BALLS MAGIC. D. Robbins, 1972. 48 pp.

 

Fromer, Roy. FLOATING BALL MAGIC. D. Robbins & Company, Inc., 1972, 34pp.

 

Frost, Ronnie. RONNIE FROST’S LECTURE NOTES. Ronnie Frost, n.d., 12pp.

 

Frost, Ron. TRICKS FROM THE WAX MUSEUM. D. Robbins, 2008, 38pp.

 

Furst, Arnold. MAGIC FOR MONSTERS. Genii Publishing Company, 1960, 56pp.

 

Ganson, Lewis. CARD MAGIC BY MANIPULATION. Various publishers, n.d., 31pp.

 

Ganson, Lewis. UNCONVENTIONAL MAGIC. Harry Stanley, n.d., 59pp.

 

Ganson, Lewis. ROUTINED MANIPULATION – PART ONE. Louis Tannen, n.d., 118pp.

 

Ganson, Lewis. ROUTINED MANIPULATION – PART TWO. Louis Tannen, n.d., 133pp.

 

George, Harry. HARRY GEORGE VERSUS MAGIC. Magic, Inc., 1965. 60pp.,

 

Ginn, David. BRINGING HOME THE LAUGHS. Scarlett Green, 1976, 24pp.

 

Ginn, David. CLOSE-UP A-GINN. Scarlett Green, 1978, 28pp.

 

Ginn, David. CLOSE-UP A-GINN. Scarlett Green, 1974, 28pp.

 

Ginn,  David. COMEDY WARM-UPS FOR CHILDREN’S SHOWS. Scarlett Green, 1975, 16pp.

 

Ginn, David. DAVID GINN’S COLORFUL MAGIC. Walter B. Graham, 1969, 76pp.

 

Ginn, David. DAVID GINN’S COMEDY LINKING RINGS. David Ginn, 1975, 22pp.

 

Ginn, David. FANTASIO’S CANE AND CANDLE BOOK NO. 1. David Ginn, 1978, 40pp.

 

Ginn, David. FANTASIO’S CANE AND CANDLE BOOK NO. 2. David Ginn, 1978, 50pp.

 

Ginn, David. FANTASIO’S CANE AND CANDLE BOOK NO. 5, David Ginn, 1982, 72pp.

 

Ginn, David. MAGIC WITH FANTASIO’S CANES AND CANDLES. Scarlett Green, 1971, 40pp. 

 

Ginn, David. NEW DOVE MAGIC. Scarlett Green, 1972, 52pp.

 

Ginn, David. STRICTLY VISUALS. Scarlett Green, 1972, 32pp

 

Ginn, David. STRICTLY VISUALS – TWO. Scarlett, 1973, 32pp.

 

Ginn, David. SURE-FIRE MAGIC – A LECTURE OF PRACTIAL MAGIC. David Ginn, 1979, 22pp.

 

Ginn, David and Jim Kleefeld. FANTASIO 6: THE COLOR CHANGING LIGHTER. Scarlett Green, 1982, 64pp.

 

Hagan, Dave. C. CHRISTMAS MAGIC. Ireland, 1956, 24pp. Three-hole punched.

 

Haines, Ronald.  36 TRICKS WITH FA-KO CARDS.  Haines’ House of Cards, n.d., 32pp.

 

HAINES HOUSE OF CARDS. (Catalog) Haines, 1964, 124pp.

 

Hardy, Marvin L. BALLOON MAGIC. Pioneer Balloon Company, 2001, 63pp.

 

Harping Jeff. WINNING AT BLACKJACK. Premiere One, 1995, 68pp.

 

Harris, Paul. P.H. BREAK-THROUGH, Chuck Martinez, 1982, 26pp.

 

Hayes, Lisa. 101 AMAZING MAGIC TRICKS WITH A STRIPPER DECK. Fun Incorporated, 2000, (32pp.)

 

Heath, Vale. MATH-E-MAGIC – MAGIC, PUZZLES, AND GAMES WITH NUMBERS. Dover, 1953, 126pp.

 

Herman, Frank. HOW TO DO INSTANT IMPRESSIONS. Golden’s, n.d., 32pp.

 

Herman, Frank. YOUR MONEY’S MIRTH. Lip-erty Org., 1981, 22pp.

 

Heuser, “Gentleman Jim.” PRESENTS ANOTHER LECTURE BY PAUL DIAMOND. n.p., 60pp.

 

Himber, Richard. HIMBER’S THROW-OUT ROPE TRICK. Mack Publishing, n.d., 12pp.

 

Hines, C. G. MODERN MYSTERIES. Modern Mysteries Publishing, 1915,12pp.

 

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

 

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NO.3. Various publishers and dates, various pagination.

 

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NO. IV. Various publishers and dates, 46pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NO. 5. Various publishers and dates.

 

Hugard, Jean. CLOSE-UP MAGIC. Various publishers, n.d., 57pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. COIN MAGIC. Various dates and Publishers, 88pp.

 

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

 

Hugard, Jean. MONEY MAGIC.  Various publishers and dates, 60pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. MORE CARD MANIPULATIONS, NO. 1. Max Holden, 1938, 50pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. MORE CARD MANIPULATIONS, No. 2. Max Holden, 1939, 52pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. MORE CARD MANIPULATIONS, No. 3. Max Holden, 1940, 56pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. MORE CARD MANIPULATIONS, NUMBER 4. Max Holden, 1941, 54pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. SILKEN SORCERY. Various, various, 85pp.

 

Hugard, Jean. THIMBLE MAGIC. Max Holden, 1936, 44pp.

 

Hugard, Jean and Fred Braue. MIRACLE METHODS NUMBER THREE. Jean Hugard and Fred Braue, 1942, 32pp.

 

Hugard, Jean and Fred Braue. SHOW STOPPERS WITH CARDS. Hugard and Braue, n.d., 16pp.

 

Hugard, Jean and Fred Braue. TRICKS AND SLEIGHTS. Hugard and Braue, 1943, 32pp.

 

Hull, Burling. 33 ROPE TIES AND CHAIN RELEASES. Stage Magic, various dates, 46pp.

 

Hull, Burling. THE ASTOUNDING “NO SWITCH” RAZOR BLADE MYSTERY. Hull/Stage, Magic, 1939, 20pp.

 

Hull, Brling. MASTER SLEIGHTS WITH BILLIARD BALLS. American Magic Corporation, 1914, 30pp. Lacks covers.

 

Hull, Burling. SLEIGHTS. American Magic Corporation, 1914, 30pp.

 

Hulsh, Benjamin M. MAGIC AT HOME MADE EASY. Society Research International, 1970, 33pp.

 

[Illlusion Plans] IMPROVED SUBSTITUTION TRUNK.  Plan No. 1197-1532. Tannen, n.d., 4pp. + 11 x 17 plans.

 

International Magic Studio. MIRACLE TRICK PLAYING CARDS – 25 TRICKS YOU CAN DO. IMS, n.d., 12pp.

 

Ireland, L. L. and Ed Marlo. BULL’S-EYE COIN TRICKS Ireland Magic Company, 1977, 32pp..

 

Ireland, L.L. IRELAND WRITES A BOOK. L.L. Ireland, n.d., 36pp.

 

Ireland, Laurie. LESSONS IN DISHONESTY. Ireland, 1963, 23pp.

 

Jacobs, Lee. BOOK CATALOG SUPPLEMENT. Lee Jacobs Productions, n.d., unpaged.

 

Jarrow, Dick and Janie Jarrow. THE MAGIC BOOKCASE – AN ORIGINAL PRESENTATION. Ireland Magic Company, 1964. 16pp.

 

JINX – PROGRAM NO. 1 – A CLUB ACT OF MAGIC. Max Holden, n.d., 12pp.

 

JINX – PROGRAM NO. 3 – A CLUB ACT OF MAGIC. Max Holden, n.d., 22pp.

 

JINX – PROGRAM NO. 4 – A “NO CARD” MYSTERY ACT. Max Holden, n.d., 16pp.

 

Johnson, Eli B. DRUG STORE MAGIC. By the Author, n.d., 46pp.

 

Johnson, Roy. THE ROY JOHNSON LECTURE NOTES. Magic, Inc., 1970.,23pp.

 

Johnson, Steve. FLOATING FREELY – IN A FINE FASHION. Sorcery Shop, n.d., 20pp

 

Joker. THE JOKER’S CLOSE UP LETURE. Joker’s Magic Den, n.d., 27pp.

 

Jones, Little Johnny. SO YOU WANT TO BE A MAGICIAN. Magic Inc., 1975, 76pp

 

Jones, Lloyd E. DIME AND PENNY. Lloyd E. Jones, 1946, 18pp.

 

Jones, Lloyd E. (comp and editor) SAME BOTH SIDES – A UNIQUE BOOK OF CARD TRICKS. Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, n.d., 43pp.

 

Jonson, Wilfrid. MAGIC TRICKS. Dover, 1954. 100pp.

 

Jonson, Wilfrid. MAGIC TRICKS AND CARD TRICKS. Dover, 1957,196pp.

 

Joseph, Eddie. COIN AND MONEY MAGIC. Abbott Magic, 1942, 116pp.

 

Kardyro, Tony. THE ROUTINE SUPREME. Brown’s Magic Studio, n.d., 14pp

 

Karson, Joe and others. FURTHER TIPS ON ZOMBIE. Abbott Magic Mfg. Co., 1963, 58pp.

 

Karson, Joe. WORLD’S FASTEST CARD TRICK.  Karson X-Cusives, 1948, 8pp.

 

Kehret, Peg. SPORTS SKIT KIT #1. Meriwether Publishing Ltd., 1981, 21pp.

 

Kenworthy, Christopher. FREE FORMATION.  Chazpro Magic Co., 2000. 22pp.

 

Keppler, Stephan. THREE SECRETS REVEALED. MexoMagic, 2004, 4pp.

 

Kerns, Ernie. HOW TO BE A MAGIC CLOWN.  Ireland/Magic, Inc.,1960, 44pp.

 

Kerns, Ernie. HOW TO BE A MAGIC CLOWN, VOLUME 2.  Ireland/Magic, Inc., 1968, 96pp.

 

Kettlekamp, Larry. SPOOKY MAGIC. Scholatic Book Services, 1962. 64pp.

 

Kirkham, Kirk. TV DOVE CLASSICS. Louis Tannen, n.d., 32pp.

 

Klamm, R, W. BUYING MAGIC IS TRICKY BUSINESS. Klamm Magic, 1986, 74pp.

 

Klayder, Jim. WATCH CLOSELY. Appearance Press, 1978, 88pp.

 

Kraig, Donald Michael. THE TRUTH ABOUT PSYCHIC POWERS. Llewellyn Publications, 1992. 28pp. (+2pp. ads).

 

Kraske, Robert. HARRY HOUDINI: MASTER OF MAGIC. Scholastic Book Services, 1973, 72pp.

 

Lair, Michael P. INVISIBLAIR. Michael P. Lair, 1985, 2pp.

 

Lair, Michael P. THIS SPUD’S FOR YOU! Michael P. Lair, 1985, 8pp.

 

Lake, Jimmy. THE WAY I DO IT – CUPS AND BALLS. Jimmy Lake, 1975, 8pp. Signed.

 

Laurie. THE MAGICAL COMPERE. L. Davenport and Co., n.d., 42pp.

 

Leach, Chuck. THE DECK SHELL BOOK – NOTES ON THE DECK SHELL. Chazpro Magic Co., 1993, 16pp.

 

Leach, Chuck. THE SHADOW PRINCIPLE – ADDITIONAL HANDLINGS & ROUTINES FOR DIE-CIPHER II. Chazpro Magic Co., 1988, 16pp.

 

Leach, Chuck. THIS WAY OUT. n.p., 1988, 18pp

 

Leech, Al. CARDMANSHIP. Ireland, 1959, 28pp.

 

Leech, Al. CARD MAN STUFF. Ireland. 1953, 24pp.

 

Leech, Al. SUPER CARD MAN STUFF. Magic Inc., 1965, 60pp.

 

Lewis, Trevor. FURTHER PARTY PIECES. By the Author, 1987, 54pp.

 

Lewis, Trevor. MORE PARTY PIECES. By the Author, 1985, 54pp.

 

Little, Bob. LECTURE NOTES OF BOB LITTLE. Guaranteed Magic, n.d., 56pp

 

Loe, Gerald m. PAPER CAPERS. Magic Inc., various dates, 56pp.

 

Lorraine, Sid. MORE PATTER. Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company, 1950, 107pp.

 

Lorraine, Sid. PATTER. Abbott’s Magic Novelty Company, 1938, 64pp.

 

Lubin, Jerry. MY FAVORITE PASTIMES! Jerome L. Lubin, 1970, unpaged.

 

Lucas, Jerry. THE IMAGINERY DECK – GREAT TRICKS. Hoi Polloi, Inc., 1973, 48pp.

 

MacCarthy, E. Brian. SLOW SLEIGHTS. George Johnson, 1946, 20pp.

 

MacCarthy, E. Brian. MODERN SLEIGHTS. George Johnson, 1926, 20pp.

 

Magic Circle. LIST OF MEMBERS 1991, Magic Circle, 45pp.

 

[Magic, Inc.] CATALOG 23, PART 6. n.d., pp.322-384.

 

[Magic, Inc.] HOW TO DO CIGARETTE TRICKS. Magic, Inc., 1977, 20pp.

 

[Magic, Inc.] TRICKS WITH A FOLDING COIN. Magic, Inc., n.d., 30pp.

 

Magic-Ian (Ian Sutz) 110 INCREDIBLE MAGIC TRICKS WITH A SVENGALI DECK. D, Robbins, 1998, 32pp.

 

Magic-Ian (Ian Sutz) MAGIC WITH A STEEL BALL AND TUBE. D, Robbins, 1996, 28pp.

 

Mahendra, M.S. AMAZING CARD MIRACLES. Abbotts, 1938, 48pp.

 

Majikans. MAGIC FEATS – A MISCELLANY OF PRACTICAL MAGIC. Supreme Magic, 1969, 37pp.

 

MAKEUP NOTES FOR CONEHEAD. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

 

MAKEUP NOTES FOR FEMALE VAMPIRE. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

 

MAKEUP NOTES FOR HAPPY CLOWN. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

 

MAKEUP NOTES FOR HOBO. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

 

MAKEUP NOTES FOR MONSTER. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

 

MAKEUP NOTES FOR OLD MALE VAMPIRE. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

 

MAKEUP NOTES FOR WEREWOLF. Magic World, 1980, unpaged.

 

Maly, Charles J. CELESTIAL AGENT. L.L. Ireland, 1944, 30pp.

 

Manos, Christopher A. USING MAGIC – IN DRUG AND ALCOHOL PREVENTION PRESENTATIONS. By the Author, 1991, 29pp.

 

Marcom. THIS ROUGH MAGIC. Ramar Enterprises, 1980, 20pp.

 

Mardo, Senor. APPLAUSE – A BOOK OF ROUTINED MAGIC. Berland Magic, n.d., 32pp.

 

Mardo, Senor. THE HANDS ONLY. Lloyd E. Jones, 1947, 13pp., chipped around spine edges.

 

Mardo, Senor. ROUTINED MAGIC. Holden Magic Company, 1945, 29pp.

 

Marlo, Edward. CARD FAN PRODUCTIONS. Various, various dates, 24pp.

 

Marshall, Frances. THE SPONGE BOOK. Magic Inc., 1973, 47pp.

 

Marshall, Jay (ed.) PARAKEET MAGIC. Magic Inc., 1971, 95pp.

Marshall. Jay. JAY’S JINKING RINGS. Ireland Magic Company, n.d., 31pp.

 

Martin, Patrick. EASY GUIDE TO PROFESSIONAL CHARACTER MAKE UP. Enchantus, 1984, 16pp.

 

Martineau, Francis B. FRANCIS B. MARTINEAU’S MIRACLE SILK. Harold R. Rice, 1945, 4pp.

 

Mayer, Mike. MADGE’S MAGIC SHOW. Avon/Camelot, 1978, unpaged.

 

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

 

Mayne, Andrew. POCKET SAWING-IN-HALF. Andrew Mayne, 2002, 14pp.

 

McAllister, Bob. TOOTHPICK QUICKIES. By the Author, 1960, 14pp.

 

McAthy, George. SMART TRICKSS FOE MAGICIANS & MC’S. D. Robbins/E-Z Magic, nd., 35pp.

 

McCarron, B.W. “Mercurio”. THE GAMBLING MAGICIAN. Robbins, 1976. 80pp.

 

McComb, Billy. LECTIRE NOTES. By the Author, n.d., Unnumbered (24pp)

 

McDuff, Algonquin as explained to Rhett Bryson and Dexter Cleveland. THE BABY BAG. Jester’s Press,1996, 72pp.

 

McGahey, Stan. THE HAPPY BIRTHDAY CLOWN. Circus Wagon Balloons, 1992. 40pp.

 

[McLoughlin Bros.] THE MAGIC MIRROR: AN ANTIQUE OPTICAL TOY. Dover, 1979, unpaged.

 

McMahan, Greg. BALLOONS ON THE MAILBOX. Greg McMahan, 1989, 25pp.

 

McVicar, Wes. CLOWN ACT OMNIBUS.  Various publishers, various dates, 215pp.

 

Mentzer, Jerry.  COUNTS, CUTS, MOVES AND SUBTLETY. Jerry Mentzer, dates vary, 74pp.

 

Mercurio. “THE PROPSHOP” TRICKS WITH MAGICAL ACCESSORIES. D Robbins & Company, Inc., n.d., 64pp.

 

Meriweather, Mr. MR. MERIWEATHER’S BOOK OF MAGIC TRICKS YOU CAN DO. n.p., n.d., unpaged.

 

Miller, Jack. JACK MILLER’S EGG BAG ROUTINE. Tannen’s Magic, n.d., 8pp.

 

Mishell, Ed. HOLD-OUT MIRACLES. Tannen Publications, various dates, 66pp.

 

Mishell, Ed. WAX FAX – A COMPILATION OF TRIX & EFFEX WITH WAX. Mecca Magic Studio, 1978, 20pp.

 

MONEY SCULPTURING. Creative Productions & Displays, 1971, 12pp.

 

Montandon, Roger and Logan Wait. NOT PRIMIGENIAL. Montandon Magic, 1942, 19pp.

 

[Moret, Frans] FRANS MORET’S GOOCHELREVUE – CATALOGUS VAGOOCHELAPPARATEN. Frans Moret, 1963. 32pp.

 

Morris, Hugh. 84 CARD TRICKS. D. Robbins and Company, 1964, 47pp.

 

  1. GADFLY – JOURNAL FOR CARD MAGICIANS, Volume One: Issue Three. Aaron Smith, 2001, 54pp.

Munari, Geno. EASY TO DO CARD MAGIC – 26 CARD TRICKS YOU CAN DO WITH A BORROWED DECK. Houdini’s Magiic Shop, 1995,

 

Murray, Johnnie and Don Tanner. COFFEE BREAK MAGIC. Magic, Inc., 1968, 16pp.

 

Musson, Clettis V. FIRE MAGIC. Magic Inc.,various dates, various pagination.

 

Nelson, Robert A. MAGIC AS A HOBBY: A BOOK OF MAGIC TRICKS YOU CAN DO. Nelson Enterprises, n.d., 27pp.

 

Novak, Bob. JACK MILLER’S FAMOUS LINKING RING ROUTINE. Various, various, 32pp.

 

Obrochta, Dale. FACES, FACES, BALLOON FACES – DRAWING FACES ON BALLOON SCULPTURES. DEO Consulting, 2003, 28pp. 

 

Osborne, Tom. CUPS AND BALLS MAGIC. Various, various dates, 60pp.

 

Osborne, Tom. POKER DEMONSTRATION – THE CLASSICS OF MAGIC. By the Author, 1946, 16pp.

 

[Osborne’s Illusion Systems] PAUL OSBORNE’S ILLUSION SYSTEMS – CATALOGUE NUMBER ONE. Osborne’s Illusion Systems, 1985. 32pp.

 

Ovette, Joseph. BARGAIN MAGIC, Heany Magic Company, n.d., 51pp.

 

Ovette, Joseph. MIRACULOUS HINDU FEATS. Lloyd E. Jones, 1947, 15pp.,

 

Ovette, Joseph. TRICKS AND ILLUSIONETTES. Robbins, various publishers and dates, various pagination.

 

Palmer, Bill. HOW TO BE A PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINER. By the author, 1998, 34pp.

 

Pavel. PAVEL’S LECTURE NOTES – NO. 7. Pavel’s Topmagic, n.d., 29pp.

 

Petrick & Mia. 7 X PETRICK. (Red cover) Petrick., n.d., unpaged.

 

Petrick. 7 X PETRICK. (Orange – Joker) Petrick, n.d., unpaged.

 

Petrick. 7 X PETRICK. (Green – 7 of Diamonds) Petrick, n.d., unpaged.

 

Phanthomas (Mag. Thomas Huber) HYPONO-BILL – THE MOST VISUAL BILL-CHANGE EVER SEEN. Phanthomas, 2002, 6pp.

 

Posgate, Bruce. DOVE PAN-ORAMA. Morrissey Magic, 1999, 48pp.

 

Posgate, Bruce. KID-SHOW SHOWMANSHIP. Abbott’s Magic Mfg. Co., 1961, 52pp.

 

Pratt, Bert. BROWSING AROUND IN MAGIC. Magic, Inc., 1972, 52pp.

 

[Putnam, Graham R.] 101 PROFESSIONAL CARD TRICKS. Fun, Incorporated, 1986, 32pp.

 

[Putnam, Graham R.] 125 MAGIC TRICKS PERFORMED WITH A REGULAR DECK OF CARDS. FUN, Incorporated, 1976, 44pp.

 

Ray, Jimmy. CRUISE BOOK. Tannen, 1980, 32pp.

 

Read, Ralph. THE THREE SHELL GAME. Lee Grey, 1975, 58pp.

 

Reneaux, James. THE PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUE FOR MAGICIANS. Abbott’s Magic Mfg, Co., 1968, 46pp.

 

Ricardo. RICARDO CARDILEMMA. Frank Pemper, n.d, 4pp.

 

Rice, Harold. CAPERS WITH COLOR. Silk King Studios, 1943, 20pp.

 

Rice, Harold. HAROLD RICE PRESENTS KEITH CLARK’S ROPE ROYALE. Silk King Studios, 1942, 14pp.

 

Rice, Harold. RICE’S MORE NAUGHTY SILKS. Silk King Studios, 1969, 40pp.

 

Rice, Harold and W.T. Van Zandt. THRU THE DYE TUBE. Silk King Studios, 1965, 48pp.

 

Ricketts, Jack. THE NEW FIELD – COMMERCIAL MAGIC VIA SPONSORS.  Abbott, 1963, 45pp.

 

Ripley, Sherman. AN INTRODUCTION TO MAGIC. Sentinel Books, 1946, 127pp.

 

Ripley, Sherman. 141 MAGIC TRICKS. Sentinel Books, 1955, 127pp.

 

Robbins, David. 102 E-Z MAGIC TRICKS. David Robbins, 1978, unpaged.

 

Robson, Stuart and Ralph W. Read. FLASH PAPER TIPS. D. Robbins & Co., Inc., 1976, 56pp.

 

Rothbart, Dr. Lasslo. DECK IN HAND - MAGIC OF THE MAGYAR. Abbott’s, n.d., 55pp.

 

Roxo, Rudy. MODERN MASTER MAGIC. Sterling Magic, 1940, 47pp.

 

Roy, Rob. EASY CARD MAGIC. various publishes., various dates, 24pp.

 

Sands, George. SANDSATIONAL ROPE. George Sands, 1971, 20pp.

 

Scarne, John. SCARNE ON CARD TRICKS. multiple publishers, multiple dates, 306pp., illus. [p & s]

 

Schwartz, Walter A. CIGAM. E. R. Hitchcock Co.,1934, 62pp.

 

Schwartz, Walter A. GIMAC. E. R. Hitchcock Co.,1933, 39pp.

 

Shelley, Mike. SLUSH POWDER: 30 TRICKS & GAGS. Magic City, 2001, 14pp.

 

Sherman, Jim. FLASH LITES.  National Magic Company, 1950, 32pp.

 

Siegel, Roger. ROGER’S RUBBER ARK – ONE BALLOON ZOO – VOLUME TWO. Magic Inc., 1989,

 

Silk King Studios. CATALOG NO. 24. Silk King Studio, (late 1940’s), 19pp.

 

Silk King Studios. CATALOG NO. 26. Silk King Studio, n.d., 32pp.

 

Silk King Studios. CATALOG NO. 27. Silk King Studio, n.d., 32pp.

 

Silk King Studios. INSTRUCTIONS FOR MISMADE FLAG. Silk King Studios, n.d., 2pp.

 

Silverman, Eddie. 21 TIPS FOR THE TV MAGICIAN. Golden’s Magic Wand, n.d., 12pp.

 

Simmons, Ken. AMAZING MAGIC TRICKS WITH A SCOTCH & SODA OR DIME & PENNY. Fun Incorporated, 2002, 32pp.

 

Simon, Bill. SLEIGHTLY SENSATIONAL. Louis Tannen, 1954, 39pp.

 

Slaxon, Gerald. BEYOND MEASURE – AN EXQUISITE MINDBLOWER. Gerald Slaxon, 1992, 8pp.

 

Smith, J. Stewart. IT CAN BE MAGIC – THIRTEEN CARD ILLUSIONS. Bains Press, 1963, 44pp.

 

Smith, J. Stewart. ONE MORE THOUGHT ON CARDS. Bains Press, 1966, 28pp.

 

Smith, T. William. THE MAKE-UP BOOK.  Chuck Martinez Company, various dates, various pagination.

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SOUTHPORT SORCERY. British Ring No. 25 , 49th Annual convention, 1985, 44pp.

 

Spanier, David. THE POCKET GUIDE TO GAMBLING. Simon and Schuster, 1980, 144pp.

 

Sparks, H.G. PACK A DECK. George Johnson, n.d., 14pp.

 

Stanfield, John. NOTHING IN MY HANDS. J.C. Stanfield, 1977, 40pp.

 

Stebbins, Si. CARD TRICKS AND THE WAY HE PERFORMS THEM. Si Stebbins, 1944, 7pp.

 

Steele, W. F. (Rufus) 50 CARD TRICKS – YOU CAN D) – WILL DO – EASY TO DO. By the author, n.d., 64pp.

 

Steele, W. F. (Rufus) CARD TRICKS. Ray Gamble/W. Herbert Schuh, 1935, 47pp

 

Stevenson, Al. 75 TRICKS WITH A SVENGALI DECK.  The Wizard’s Workshop, 1964, 40pp.

 

Stuthard, Joe. STOOGING AROUND! George Armstrong, 1949, 35pp.

 

Suds. THE MINI LITE BOOK. By the Author, n.d., (16pp.)

 

Svengarro, Prof. BOOK OF MAGIC TRICKS AND MAGIC. Ottenheimer, 1963, 88pp.

 

Tallman, Benjamin W. MAKING MAGIC PAY. Benjamin W. Tallman, 1966, 40pp.

 

Tanner, Don. HOW TO DO HEADLINE PREDICTIONS. Ireland, 1957, 16pp.

 

Tanner, Don. FLOWERS THAT BLOOM WITH A SPRING, TRA LA. Magic Inc., (1975), 28pp.

 

Taylor, Bev. THE FAMOUS TOWN HOUSE COLOR CHANGING SILK ROUTINE. Fabjance Studios, 1971, 10pp.

 

Thompson, J.G. SLEIGHT INTENDED. By the Author, n.d., 64pp.

 

Top Hat Magic. 25 LESSONS IN HYPNOTISM – HOW TO BECOME AN EXPERT OPERATOR. Top Hat Magic, n.d., 36pp.

 

Torino, Senor. DOETAIL DECEPTIONS. Senor Torino, 1955, 26pp.

 

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

 

Turner, W.O. LIVE MAGIC. Abbott’s Magic, n.d., 22pp.

 

Van Dyke. FUN WITH BALLOOONS. Supreme, n.d., 16pp.

 

VanRay, Richard W. G. MODERN MIRACLES IN MAGIC. Abbott Magic Novelty Co., n.d., 52pp.

 

VENTRILOQUISM REVEALED. North American Association of Ventriloquists, n.d., 32pp.

 

Victor, Edward. MAGIC OF THE HANDS. Various publishers, n.d., (62pp.)

 

Victor, Edward. MORE MAGIC OF THE HANDS. Various publishers, n.d., (62pp.)

 

Vitarelli, Robert. FUN WITH MAGIC TRICKS. Weekly Reader Books, 1984, 64pp.

 

Waldman, Sheldon. UNDERHANDED SORCERY. n.p., n.d., 49pp.

 

Walsh, Audley V. DICE DEXTERITY. Louis Tannen, 1953, 32pp.

 

Walsh, Audley V. JOHN SCARNE EXPLAINS WHY YOU CAN’T WIN – THREE CARD MONTE. Various Publishers, 1972, 48pp.

 

Walsh, Audley V. and Ed Mishell. AUDLEY V. WALSH’S DICE DEXTERITY. Louis Tannen, 1973, 32pp.

 

Walsh, Audley V./Kozak. SPONGE BALL MANIPULATION and MASTER ROUTINE WITH THE SPONGE BALLS. Tannen, 1973, 24pp./5pp.

 

Ward, (David) the Wizard. WILES OF A WIZARD. Wizard Press, 1967, 64pp.

 

[Warner Company] SECOND HAND MAGICAL APPARATUS, ILLUSIONS, ETC. Warner Company, n.d.,16pp.

 

Wass, Verrall. VISIBLE MAGIC – NINE TRICKS IN TRIBUTE TO AMERICAN MAGICIANS. Sphinx Publishing, 1944, 10pp.

 

Watson, “Monk”. THE PROFESSIONAL TOUCH. Abbott Magic Novelty, 1945, 1945.

 

Weber, Herman L. MONEY FROM MAGIC. Herman L. Weber, 1936, 32pp.

 

Weir, James. CARD TRICKS: 30 EASY-TO-FOLLOW TRICKS TO AMAZE YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS! Barnes and Noble Books, 2002, 64pp.

 

Wickstead, James. HOW TO WIN AT STUD POKER. Gambler’s Book Shelf, 1976, 64pp.

 

Wiersbe, Warren.. TANTALIZING THIMBLES. L.L. Ireland, 1948, 40pp.

 

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

 

Willmarth, Phillip. R. FUN WITH A HANDKERCHIEF. Magic Inc., various, 64pp.

 

Willmarth, Phil. TREVOR LEWIS LECTURE. Trevor Lewis, 1981, 20pp.

 

Windsor, Tommy. 64 WAYS TO MAKE MAGIC PAY.  Various publishers, n.d.. 24pp.

 

Windsor, Tommy. TOMMY WINDSOR’S DYE BOX BOOK: OVER 50 TRICKS FOR IMPROMPTU, CLUB AND STAGE. D. Robbins and Company, Inc., 1947, 48pp.

 

Wisch, Bill. PALM CHANGE 1 & 2. By the Author, 1977, 12pp.

 

Wolff, Ed. PRACTICAL HYPNOTISM. n.p., n.d., 31pp.

 

Zella, Frank and Jimmy King (comp.) WOFFLEDUSTERS. (Book) Popular Magic Publications, 1977. 57pp.

 

Zinn, Alice. OPEN SESAMINE! Writ bit publications, n.d., 23pp.

 

Zinn, Alice. SHOE IT YOURSELF. Writ bit publications, n.d., 16pp.

 

Zollweg, Ron. THE PROFESSIONAL ROUTINES OF RON FREDERICK. Unikorn Magik, 1982, 47pp.

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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).

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

M2795. HUGARD'S MAGIC MONTHLY. (2795) Jean Hugard (J. Boyce). Brooklyn, NY. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Sorry, no copies currently available.

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. Sorry, no copies currently available.

M63607. THE SORCERER'S ATTIC. Davey Marlin-Jones. Washington, DC. Monthly. Printed. 8.5 x 11. Sorry, no copies currently available.

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

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---------------- but sound, tight and complete
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