Reverse Auction

Greetings! Here’s our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia and more sent out Monday evening, March 18, 2019. Peruse the list at your convenience—and if you see something of interest, verify availability with an email query and we will respond with the total cost including shipping at standard rates or priority, if requested. Zip codes are helpful and if outside the U.S., please include where you want it shipped. We always respond to all queries in the order in which they are received.

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Anonymous. MASTER KEY AND RUN UP SYSTEMS – TWO CLASSIC COMBINED TEXTS ON CARD MARKING AND MANIPULATIONS. (Book) Las Vegas, Gambler’s Book Club. Recent reprint of 1951 edition. 56pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Now offered at $10.00

Behnke, Leo. FAKE CARD TRICKS. (Book) Las Vegas, Book Group, 2002. 63pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. As new. Offered at $15.00

Behnke, Leo and Gretchen P. Rock. WILL ROCK PRESENTS…THURSTON’S MYSTERIES OF INDIA. (Book) Laguna Beach, Prentice Taylor, 2007. 120pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. As new. Offered at $70.00

Buckley, Arthur. PRINCIPLES AND DECEPTIONS. (Book) Las Vegas, Gambler’s Book Club, 1973. 221pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Near fine. Now offered at $15.00

[Gardner, Martin] (Martin Gardner Correspondence +) File of four Martin Gardner Letters and miscellaneous ephemera sent to Dexter Cleveland1984-1998 with contributions and suggestions for three of the Dexter Cleveland and Rhett Bryson “Algonquin McDuff” series books. All four letters—1984 (4pp.), 1996 (1pp.), 1997 (2pp) and 1998 (3pp)—signed by Gardner. This collection includes a note from Dexter outlining Gardner’s contributions and includes three of the Cleveland/Bryson books—ALGONQUIN McDUFF’S WATCH WINDER HANDBOOK (1992), THE BABY BAG (1996), THE MONEY MAKER MACHINE MANUAL (1999). All material from Dexter Cleveland’s collection. All items are now in plastic sleeves in a three-ring binder. Sold as a lot only. Now offered at $200.00

McAdams, Cash. GAMBLER’S DEN – TRUE STORIES FROM THE WORLD OF GAMBLING CHEATS. (Book) Las Vegas, Book Group, 2011. 147pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $15.00

Menard, Kevin. CALCULATED MAGIC – A NUMBER OF TRICKS YOU CAN COUNT ON IN A VARIETY OF SITUATIONS. (Book) Las Vegas, Nivek Enterprises, 2006. 49pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Offered at $16.00

Menard, Kevin. SPELLERS – A NUMBEER OF TRICKS WHERE SELECTED CARDS FIND THEMSELVES. (Book) Las Vegas, Nivek Enterprises, 2006. 56pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Offered at $16.00

Scarne, John. THE ODDS AGAINST ME: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN SCARNE. (Book) New York, Simon and Schuster, 1966. 537pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth/boards. Lacks dust jacket, o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $25.00

Vernon, Dai (Edited by Matthew Field, Gary Plants, Dustin Stinett, and Michael Albright. THE VERNON TOUCH – THE WRITINGS OF DAI VERNON IN GENII, THE CONJURORS’ MAGAZINE FROM 1968 TO 1990. (Book) Washington DC, The Genii Corporation, 2006. First edition. 608pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket with a protective Mylar sleeve. As new. Now offered at $150.00

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Becker, Larry. STUNNERS! THE MENTAL MAGIC OF LARRY BECKER. (Signed First Limited Edition/Association Copy) Carefree (AZ), Aplar Publishing,1992. First edition – Numbered (#131) collector’s edition. 464pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Inscribed to Ray Piatt with the message “To My Good Friend, Ray Piatt, – Mark Would Have Loved This. I Hope Yu Do Too! Best Always. Signed by Larry Becker and dated 12-7-92. Corners are lightly bumped and dust jacket (now in a Mylar protective jacket) is mildly rubbed; o/w VG+. Now offered at $270.00

Behnke, Leo. THE OTHER STORIES. (Signed Book) Las Vegas, Kirk D. Kaplan, 2015. 127pp., illus., index, 8vo. Attractive three-piece covered boards to compliment his 2009 book. Signed with a clever inscription – “Now you tell me one…” New. Now offered at $28.00

Behnke, Leo (editor). PARTY MAGIC FROM THE MAGIC CASTLE. (Signed/inscribed Book) Los Angeles, J.P. Tarcher, 1980. 239pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Inscribed to former owner and signed by Behnke on the title page. Shows light wear, but o/w is VG+. Now offered at $10.00

Cartlidge, Ron. BLUE BOOK OF MAGIC – 2007-2008, VOLUME FOUR. (Limited Edition Book) Austin, Ron Cartlidge, 2007. Limited numbered edition of 100 published. 103pp., illus., 4to. Spiral bound. Now offered at $36.00

Garcia, Frank. MILLION DOLLAR CARD SECRETS. (Signed Book) New York, Million Dollar Productions, 1972. First edition. 128pp., illus., 8vo. Wire bound boards. Inscribed “The Best always” and signed below his photo on page 9. Some flaking along the spine; o/w condition is VG+. Now offered at $92.00

Evans, Henry Ridgley. HISTORY OF CONJURING AND MAGIC. (Collectible Book) Kenton, OH, International Brotherhood of Magicians, Kenton, Ohio, 1928. First Edition / First Printing. 235pp., illus., index, 8vo. Stamped black cloth. Lacks dust jacket. Lightly rubbed with some edge/corner wear; worn at head and foot of spine; front hinge is starting; former owner name, address and stamp inside front cover; o/w a VG copy. Now offered at $61.00

[Fox, Karrell] A trio of books from Karrell Fox. (Three-Book Lot – one Signed) This lot includes: COMEDY A LA CARD (Ireland Magic, 1960, 20pp.), LECTURE NOTES (Foxes Den, n.d., 24pp.) and NEW LECTURE NOTES (Foxes Den, 1978, 30pp., Boldly signed inside front cover). All are 8vo in wraps. All three offered as a lot for $6.00

Green, Lennart. THE GREEN NORTHERN LIGHTS. (Signed Lecture Notes) n.pl., Lennart Green, 2009. 51pp., illus., 4to. Spiral bound. Signed and dated 2011. Now offered at $36.00
Hobbs, Stephen. MEIR YEDID’S MAGICAL WISHES. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Rego Park, NY, Meir Yedid, 1994. First edition. 96pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial boards. Inscribed to former owner and signed and dated 2-17-98. A near fine copy. Now offered at $18.00

Lovell, Simon. SIMON SAYS: THE CLOSE-UP MAGIC OF SIMON LOVELL. (Inscribed and Signed Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 1979. First edition. 242pp., illus., 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. Full page inscription – signed by “the mad Brit” Lovell with name and self-drawn caricature. Dj is a bit roughed; o/w VG. Now offered at $29.00

McCabe, Pete. SCRIPTING MAGIC 2: SCRIPT HARDER. (Inscribed/Signed Book). N.pl., Vanishing Inc., 2017. 445pp., illus., 8vo. Black cloth with white and silver stamping with an elastic ribbon. Warmly inscribed to former owner by McCabe. As new. Now offered at $36.00

Petrick. SEMINAR – 7 X PETRICK. (A Set of Five Signed Books) n.d., Petrick, n.d. 16pp. each, 8vo. Wraps. Five of the seven Petrick Seminar booklets—this lot includes the blue, green, red, black and orange. Each is signed on the cover by Petrick. Offered as a lot $10.00

Reynolds, Charles and Regina.100 YEARS OF MAGIC POSTERS. (Scarce Collectible Book) New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1976. Library edition – first G&D printing. 112pp., illustrated with color and monochrome plates, Folio. Yellow pictorial cloth. Scarce in this binding. Former owner name inside front cover, o/w VG+. Now offered at $143.00

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Abrams, Max. ANNEMANN – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A LEGEND. (Book) Tahoma, L & L Publishing, 1992. First edition. 621pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Very lightly bumped on the lower front cover; o/w near fine. Now offered at $89.00

Allen, Jon. SIMPLE MAGIC TRICKS – EASY TO LEARN MAGIC TRICKS WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS. (Book) London, Hamlyn, 2004, 128pp., illus., index, wide 8vo. Paperbound. As new. Now offered at $9.00

Ammar, Michael. THE TOPIT BOOK. (Inscribed/signed Book) n.pl., Secret Service, 1989. First edition. 119pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj shows some wear and has several small closed tears, including one near the spine edge; nicely inscribed to “Ciro” and signed on front end paper; o/w VG+. Now offered at $11.00

Anderson, George B. YOU, TOO, CAN READ MINDS. (Book) Chicago, Magic, Inc., 1981. Third printing. 61pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Near Fine. Offered at $7.00

Becker, Larry. STUNNERS! PLUS! – TWO DECADES OF MENTAL MAGIC. (Book) Carefree, Aplar Publishing/SYZYGY Press, 2002. 264pp., illus., 4to. Paperbound. New – Still shrink-wrapped. Apparently OOP, now offered at $144.00

Behnke, Leo. LEO BEHNKE PRESENTS ADVICE ON PROFESSIONAL CLOSE-UP MAGIC. Cover title: PROFESSIONAL CLOSE-UP. (Book) Las Vegas, Book Group, 1995. 112pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Paperbound. New. Offered at $16.00

Benge, Ken. THE ART OF JUGGLING. (Book) New York, Brian Dube, Inc., 1987. 131pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Lightly soiled and worn at the spine, o/w VG. Offered at $7.00

Bird, Malcolm and Alan Dart. THE MAGIC HANDBOOK. (Book) San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1992. 88pp., illus., index, 8vo. Paperbound. Although a children’s magic book, well beyond the simplicities of many. Former owner name, o/w near fine. Offered at $9.00

Breese, Martin (editor and comp.) THE MAGIC OF AL KORAN. (Book) Brighton, Martin Breese, 2009. 93pp., illus., bibliog.., 4to. Paperbound. Near fine. Offered at $25.00

Britland, David and Gazzo. PHANTOMS OF THE CARD TABLE. (Book) London, High Stakes, 2003. 256pp., illus., recommended reading list, 8vo. Boards in Dust jacket. Has had an unfortunate spill on it affecting the front cover and rippling the dj; internally unaffected; o/w VG. Now offered at $10.00

Clark, Keith, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CIGARETTE TRICKS. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1952. Second enlarged edition. 304pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Fine condition. Now offered at $7.00

Clark, Hyla M. THE WORLD’S GREATEST MAGIC. (Book) New York, Tree Communications, Inc., 1976. First edition. 208 pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket in a Mylar sleeve. Near fine. Now offered at $6.00

Cooper, Johnny. POLISHED PRESENTATIONS. (Book) Bideford, Supreme Magic, 1980. 60pp., illus., 4to, Wraps. Offered at $5.00

Demarais, Kirk. ‘LIFE OF THE PARTY’ A VISUAL HISTORY OF THE S.S. ADAMS COMPANY MAKERS OF PRANKS & MAGIC FOR 100 YEARS. (Book) Neptune, S.S. Adams LLC, 2006. First edition. 200pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. This is a really fun book with great photos and illustrations throughout—a must for your collection. As new. Now only $19.00

Devereux, Eve and Peter Eldin. CARD AND MAGIC TRICKS – OVER 30 EASy-TO-PERFORM STUNTS TO AMAZE AND CONFOUND. (Book) New York, Gramercy Books, 2004. 96pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial Boards. As new. Offered at $10.00

Doerflinger, William. THE MAGIC CATALOGUE: A GUIDE TO THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, E.P. Dutton, 1977. 242pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Paperbound. VG+. Offered at $7.00

Drake Publishers. MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS. (Book) New York, Drake Publishers, 1976. 159pp., illus., 8vo. Blue cloth. Lacks dust jacket. Corners lightly scuffed; soiled/spotted along face edge; tape residue from dj inside covers; o/w Good. Offered at $12.00

Dusheck, Steve. DUSHECK’S CARD MAGIC. (Book) Harrisburg, American Magic Company, 1992. First edition. (Dusheck’s Series No. 3) 156pp., illus., 8vo. Burgundy cloth with gold stamping. Near fine. Now offered at $10.00

Einhorn, Nicholas. HOW TO DO MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) London, Hermes House, nd., . 256pp., illus., glossary, list of suppliers, index, 8vo. Soft pictorial covers. As new. Now offered at $9.00

Ellis, Tim and Sue-Anne Webster. ELLIS IN WONDERLAND. (Book) Melbourne, Magic Unlimited, 2000. 35pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. VG+. $9.00

Erens, Oliver (ed.) CONCERTOS FOR PASTEBOARDS. (Book) (Translated from the German by Ariel Frailich). Seattle, Hermetic Press, 2000. First English edition. 233pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Top of dust jacket is torn at the top of the spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $16.00

Evans, Cheryl, Rebecca Heddle, and Ian Keable-Elliott. THE USBORNE COMPLETE BOOK OF MAGIC AND MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) Tulsa, EDC Publishing, 1989. 129pp., illus., 8vo.. Paperbound with color illustrated cover. Near fine. $10.00
Fischbacher, Siegfried and Roy Horn with Annette Tapert. 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 at $23.00

Fitzkee, Dariel. SHOWMANSHIP FOR MAGICIANS. (Book) Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs, 1988. 187pp., illus., 8vo. Boards in dj. Shows some wear and scuffs at the extremities, o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

Ginn, David. PROFESSIONAL MAGIC FOR CHILDREN. (Book) Norcross, Scarlett Green Publication, 1979. 244pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is a roughed and chipped along top edge at the edges; o/w VG. Now offered at $9.00

Goldston, Will. THE YOUNG CONJURER, PART ONE and THE YOUNG CONJURER, PART TWO. (Book) London, Will Goldston, n.d. Both second editions. 93pp. each, illus., indices, 12mo. Pictorial boards. Covers lightly soiled and worn at extremities—especially the top edge of the rear board of Part 2; very slight chipping on the spines; Part 2 is starting at the first signature; former owner name in pencil in Part 1; o/w two very nice, tight copies; and VG. Now offered as a set at $36.00

Gordon, Henry. EXTRASENSORY DECEPTION: ESP, PSYCHICS, SHIRLEY MACLAINE, GHOSTS, UFOs…(Book) Buffalo, Prometheus Books, 1987. 227pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. DJ now in Mylar protective sleeve. Former owner name inside front cover; o/w Near fine. Now offered at $16.00

Grant, Maxwell (Walter Gibson) NORGIL THE MAGICIAN. (Book) New York, The Mysterious Press, 1977. First edition. 209pp., color illus. (frontis. only), 8vo. Cloth in dj in Mylar protective sleeve. Fine. Now offered at $19.00

Griffiths, Elly. THE ZIG ZAG GIRL. (Book – Fiction with a Magic Theme) Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. 328pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Griffiths is the granddaughter of Frederick Goodwin who took the stage as Dennis Lawes and was a music hall comedian and magician. Remainder dot on top edge, o/w a Fine copy. Offered at $7.00

Gross, Henry. PURE MAGIC! THE SLEIGHT-OF-HAND BOOK OF DAZZLING TRICKS AND CAPTIVATING ROUTINES. (Book) New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1978. 225pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth boards in dust jacket. Ex Library copy with typical markings; o/w VG. Now offered at $7.00

Hallas, Paul. MAGIC FROM THE OVERGROUND. (Book) Humble, H&R Magic Books, 2008. 227pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth dust jacket. As new. Now offered at $17.00

Harris, Ben. MAGIC FROM WHICH MEMORIES ARE MADE. (Book) Queensland, Ben Harris Magic, 1981. 130pp, illus., 8vo. Plastic comb bound. Covers lightly soiled; o/w VG. Now offered at $7.00

Harris, Paul. A CLOSE-UP KINDA GUY. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins and Co., 1991. Second printing. 132pp., illus., 4to. Blue cloth. Lacks dj; cover is lightly spotted. Now offered at $12.00

Harris, Paul. CLOSE-UP FANTASIES BOOK I AND BOOK II. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1980. 109pp. and117pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. DJ roughed along top edge with small chips and tears; slightly discolored at spine; o/w VG. Now offered at $26.00

Harris, Paul. CLOSE-UP FANTASIES FINALLE. (Book) San Diego, Chuck Martinez Productions, 1981. 176pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Former owner name on end paper, o/w VG+. Dj has .5 – .75” closed tears along top edge; o/w VG+. Now offered at $16.00

Harris, Paul. PAUL HARRIS REVEALS SOME OF HIS MOST INTIMATE SECRETS. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins, 1976. 80pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. VG. Offered at $8.00

Houchin, Wayne and Josh Funk. SINFUL: A GRAPHIC NOVEL. (Trick -Book with performance DVD) Signed coin through sealed can of soda. As new. Now offered at $9.00

[Houdini, Harry] HOUDINI – MAGICAL HALL OF FAME. (Souvenir Book). By D. A. Hagarty, edited by H. Muller. Niagara Falls, Ontario, The Houdini Magical Hall of fame, n.d. 38pp., illus., 8vo. Black and pink wraps. These have become increasingly hard to find since the Houdini
Hall of Fame burned in 1995. VG+ condition. Now offered at $5.00

Hugard, Jean and Frederick Braue. THE ROYAL ROAD TO CARD MAGIC. (Book) London, Faber and Faber, 1975. Eighth impression. 302pp., B/W illus., index. 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $5.00
Hunt, Douglas and Kari. THE ART OF MAGIC. (Book) New York, Atheneum, 1967. First edition. 216pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Black cloth in a protective Mylar sleeve. This appears to be an ex library copy with most of the distinguishing marks removed or covered; o/w a near fine copy. Looby bookplate. Now offered at $10.00

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF MAGICIANS 2002 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY. (Book) St. Louis, IBM, 2002. 211pp., 8vo. Brightly colored boards. Near fine. Now offered at $6.00

[Joke/Humor Books] Comedy Material Combo #2. A five-book lot of joke/humor books from various compilers, including; Harry Allen’s SLEIGHT OF TONGUE (by the author, 1981, 19pp.); Roy H. Hoopes WIT FROM OVERSEAS (Eton Books, 1953, 125pp.); Steve Kissell and Tim Gard’s JUST PLANE FUNNY – ROAD WARRIORS UNITE! (by the authors, 2001, 96pp.); Red Stangland’s OFFICIAL BLOND JOKES (Norse Press, n.d., 43pp.); and HENNY YOUNGMAN’S 500 ALL-TIME GREATEST ONE-LINERS (Pinnacle Books, 1981. 139pp.) All are 8vo. or 12mo.—and all are paperbound or wraps. Overall condition is Good to VG. Get all five now for $18.00

JOKESMITH, THE. (Magazine Lot) Ed McManus. Marlborough, MA. Printed 8.5 x 11. Published Quarterly from 1984. This lot includes: Volume 1: Number 1 (Spring, 1984) through Volume VIII: Number 3 and JS-32 (Fall, 1992) complete. Plus, Volume X: Number 1 (1994), JOKESMITH BLUE #3 (1991) printed on blue paper (10pp.) and several order blanks and subscription offer sheets. All are three-hole punched in a JOKESMITH three-ring binder. Issue No. X: 1 has some highlighting, o/w all others are Fine. Entire lot offered for $71.00

Kaufman, Richard. CARDMAGIC. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins and Co., (1983).soiled along 183pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj roughed a bit along top edge, o/w VG. Now offered at $22.00

[Lecture Notes] Lecture Notes Combo #1. A five-book lot of lecture notes from various compilers, including: John Carney’s NOTEBOOK (n.d., 8pp.); John Cornelius’ MAGIC OF JOHN NO.1 (n.d., 12pp., signed); STEVE DUSHECK LECTURE NOTES (n.d., 16pp., signed); Patrick Page’s THE TOPIT HANDBOOK (Davenport, n.d, 12pp.); and George Schindler’s ENTERTAINMENT FIRST! (1982, 24pp.). Unless otherwise noted, all are self-published, 8vo. and in wraps. Overall condition is VG+. Get all five now for $21.00

Lovell, Simon. SON OF SIMON SAYS: MORE CLOSE-UP MAGIC OF SIMON LOVELL. (Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 2000. First edition. 197pp., illus., 4to. Hardbound in dust jacket. Dj a bit roughed; o/w Near Fine. Now offered for only $22.00

MacDougall, Michael “The Card Detective”. CARD MASTERY WITH WHICH IS COMBINED THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE. (Book) New York, Tannen Magic Inc., 1975. Work by MacDougall which includes 81 pages of sleights and card magic plus 205 pages of “Expert” by Erdnase, both illustrated, 12mo. Pictorial paperback. Shows slight wear. Offered at $10.00

[Magic, Inc.] MAGIC INC. TRICK CATALOG NO. 27 and TRICK CATALOG #28. (Two-Catalog Lot) Chicago, IL. Magic, Inc. Jay and Frances Marshall. No. 27 is undated and #28 1994. 285pp. and 226pp. respectively, illus., index, 4to. Both are plastic comb bound. No. 27’s front cover is lightly soiled, o/w both are VG. As a lot. Offered at $9.00

Marconick [Heinz Nikolas Stolk]. MARCONICK’S ORIGINAL MAGIC. (Book) Brussels, Klingsor, n.d. First edition. Tri-lingual in English, French and German languages. 200pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj has been roughed a bit along top edge; book itself is near fine. Now offered at $22.00

Margolin, Phillip. SLEIGHT OF HAND – A NOVEL OF SUSPENSE. (Book – Fiction with a Magic Theme) New York, Harper Collins Publishers, 2013. 312pp., 8vo. Cloth/boards in dust jacket. Remainder dot on bottom edge; o/w fine in a Mylar sleeve. Now offered at $7.00

Mentzer, Jerry. CARD FILE. (Book) Greenville, SC, Magic Methods, 1993. First edition. 237 pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj a bit roughed with .75” tear at near spine; o/w VG. Now offered at $20.00

[New England Magic Collectors Association] YANKEE MAGIC GATHERING IV. Registration packet. Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, MA, November 5, 6, and 7, 1992. 44pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Includes Le Grand David Spectacular Magic Company (6pp., 4to); Cabot Street Cinema Theatre Program (28pp.); Le Grand David silk cachet; and “A Rare Find: Houdini Materials Uncovered in LC Warehouse” in LIBRARY OF CONGRESS INFORMATION BULLETIN (June 15, 1992). All in a black folder. Now offered at $8.00

Oberon, Marc with Dee Christopher. EPIC. (Book) n.pl., Marc Oberon and MindLapse, n.d. 21pp., illus., 4to, Wraps. Shows some use, but overall VG. Offered at $6.00

[Owen Brothers] OWEN MAGIC SUPREME – CATALOG NO. 12. (Magic Catalog) Azusa, CA, Owen Magic Supreme, 1997. First edition. 226pp., illus. (Color throughout), price list bound in, 4to. (8.6 x 11.3). Perfect bound green cover w/ yellow, red and black Genie illustration. VG+ copy. Now offered at $12.00

Page, Patrick. BELL’S BOOK OF TRICKS: CARDS, COINS, HANDKERCHIEFS AND PAPER. (Book) New York, Bell Publishing, 1976. 121pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is roughed along the top edge and the bottom at the spine; o/w VG. Now offered at $9.00

Parrish, Robert. WORDS ABOUT WIZARDS. (Book) Glenwood, IL, Meyerbooks, 1994. 55pp., illus. (photos), index, 8vo. Cloth. A nice little historical piece, featuring both well and less-known performers. Fine. Has been offered on Amazon for as much as $60.00, but will sell this copy for only $12.00

Peters, Edward. THE MAGICIAN, THE WITCH AND THE LAW. (Book) Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, 1978. 218pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. VG+. Now offered at $5.00

Racherbaumer, Jon, (editor) THE ARTFUL DODGES OF EDDIE FIELDS. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, Inc., 1976. 108pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound. Shows light wear, but o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

Racherbaumer, Jon. THE UNIVERSAL CARD. (Book) New York, Louis Tannen, 1975. 35pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. VG. Now offered at $14.00

Racherbaumer, Jon. WILD CARD KIT, A MODULAR EXPERIMENT. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L&L Publishing, 1992. Second edition. 82pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Pictorial boards. No cards. VG+. Now offered at $16.00

REEL MAGIC MAGAZINE – TV FOR MAGICIANS. (DVD Magazine Lot – 32 Issues) KozmoMagic. Owego, NY. A file of 32 DVD issues from Episode 1 – Volume 1 (July/August/September 2007) through Issue 33 (2013). Missing only Isue 18 (June 2010) of being a complete run of all 33 issues. All are DVDs in plastic cases with cover art and contents. Offered as a lot for $164.00

Reese, R. Page. DON’T MOVE WHILE ROLLING IN TERROR. (Fiction with a Magic Theme – Written by a Magician) Rockford, Jeanie’s Classics Publishing, 1994. 343pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Inscribed on front end paper with his stamped signature. Magician author has MS and cannot move. Includes a magician and a quadriplegic young lady trying to solve a murder. I’ve seen a lot of magic fiction and this is the first time I’ve run across this title. Near Fine. Offered at $18.00

[Ronson, Steve] NEW STARS OF MAGIC – SPECTRAL IMAGE. (Manuscript) Written by Irving V. Gonzalez. Volume 2, Number 5. New York, Louis Tannen Inc., 1992. 4pp., Illus., 4to. Glossy manuscript. Does not include props. Near fine copy. $12.00

Schwarzman, Howard. LECTURE NOTES and LUBOR FIEDLER’ ROYAL FANTASY. (Two-Item Lot with Props) NOTES are 20pp. in 8mo wraps and HOWARD SCHWARZMAN’S “LIMITED EDITIONS” PRESENTS LUBOR FIEDLER’S ROYAL FANTASY. Jumbo sized card and complete instructions. Both offered as a lot at $21.00

Shine, Frances L. CONJUROR’S JOURNAL: EXCERPTS FROM THE JOURNAL OF JOSHUA MEDLEY, CONJUROR, JUGGLER, VENTRILOQUIST, AND SOMETIME BALLOONIST. (Book – Fiction with a Magic Theme) New York, Dodd Mead & Company, 1978. First edition. 236pp., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Novel based on the life of the Colonial conjuror Stephen Potter. Dj is roughed at the edges in a couple of places; o/w VG. Now offered at $5.00

STARS OF MAGIC. (Book) Brooklyn, D. Robbins & Co, 1977. Third printing. 165pp. (+ads), illus., 4to. Blue cloth with gold title stamping. This edition includes the material on Vernon and Slydini. Small nick on the face edge of the front cover; o/w VG+. Now offered at $12.00

Sumpter, Gary. ULTIMATE STREET MAGIC. (Book) London, New Holland Publishers, 2007. 128pp., illus., bibliography, index. 4to. Pictorial boards in a matching dust jacket. Fine. Now offered at $6.00

[Supreme Magic Company] SUPREME MAGIC JULY 1990 STOCK LIST. (Magic Catalogue) Bideford, Supreme Magic Company, 1990. 148pp., 4to. Paperbound. No illustrations—an A – Z stock list with prices. Overall VG. Now offered at $7.00

[Tannen Catalog] LOUIS TANNEN, INC. NO. 13 CATALOG OF MAGIC. (Magic catalog) New York, NY. Louis Tannen Inc., 1980. 783pp., illus., index, 8vo. Pictorial boards featuring Siegfried & Roy on the cover. Includes a reprint of Robert Parrish and Oscar Weigle’s DO THAT AGAIN. VG condition. Now offered at $9.00

Webster, Richard. QUICK AND EFFECTIVE COLD READING. (Book) Pakuranga, Brookfield Press, 1988. Fifth impression. 74pp., illus., 4to. Side stapled under binder tape. VG+. Now offered at $20.00

Wilson, Mark. MARK WILSON’S COMPLETE COURSE IN MAGIC. (Book) Philadelphia, Courage Books, 1988. 472pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial boards. Minimal wear; o/w VG+. Now offered at $6.00

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