Reverse Auction

Greetings! Here’s our Reverse Auction list of magic books, media, memorabilia and more—sent Sunday evening, August 12. Due to travel and other commitments, we have no newly listed items this week, but we have reduced the prices by 10% on all previously listed items, so this may be your chance! If you see something of interest, verify availability with an email query and we will respond with the total cost including shipping at standard and priority rates. Zip codes are helpful and if outside the U.S., please include where you want it shipped

As always, we “GUARANTEE YOUR SATISFACTION” with all items we sell, or your money back! If you want to return an item for any reason, we offer a full refund of the purchase price. Payment options and other details are at the end of the listing.

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No New items this week – Just reduced prices on everything below. We promise a new listing with new items by next Saturday! Stay tuned.

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

Alexander, C. THE LIFE AND MYSTERIES OF THE CELEBRATED DR. “Q” – DEDICATED TO MAGICIANS FOR THE BETTERMENT OF MAGIC AND THE TRUTH OF PSYCHIC PHENOMENA. (Inscribed/Signed Book) Los Angeles, Alexander Publishing Company, 1921. First edition. 122pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial red cloth with gold stamping. Front and back covers are water-spotted, but there is no internal damage; foxing at front and rear on endpapers; former bookplate or large bookseller stamp has been removed from the rear glued down end-paper; o/w quite good. Inscribed “Yours for Greater Success, C Alexander and dated October 12, 1921. Former owner name “Wilfred Mac Ewan” has been added under inscription. First editions of this title are tough to find and this one is signed no less. Now offered at $148.00

Annemann, Theo. THE BOOK WITHOUT A NAME. (Collectible Book) New York, Max Holden,1931. First edition. 62pp., illus., 8vo. Blue cloth with title plate on cover. Annemann’s earliest U.S. hardbound volume. Now offered at $59.00

Baker, Al. AL BAKER’S PET SECRETS. (Signed Book) n.pl., George Starke, 1951. First signed edition (#397 of 500). 111pp., illus., 8vo. Black cloth with gold stamping. Includes the author’s signature and special edition book number on the verso of the title page. A fine copy. Now offered at $70.00

Baker, Al. MENTAL MAGIC. (Collectible Book) Minneapolis, Carl W. Jones, 1949. 116pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in lightly worn dust jacket with several small tears – now in Mylar protective sleeve. O/w a near fine copy. Offered at $29.00

Berg, Joe, and David Avadon with Eric Lewis. THE BERG BOOK. (Collectible Book) Wichita, KS, Stevens Magic Emporium, 1983. First edition. 315pp., illus., bibliog., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj has some stress at the head and foot of spine and several small blemishes, but now in a Mylar sleeve; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $40.00

Bergeron, Bev. WILLARD THE WIZARD. (Inscribed/signed First Edition Book), Lake Cane Publications,1978. First edition. 156pp., iilus., eulogy, index, 4to. Brown leatherette w/gilt lettering in dust jacket. Boldly inscribed to former owner – “A nice person to know” with the notation as part of the inscription “…This is the first mail order copy of this book sent August 25, 1978 …and signed by Bev and “Rebo too.” Lightly soiled with three-inch closed tear at the spine; o/w VG+. Now offered at $51.00

Boston, George and Robert Parrish. INSIDE MAGIC. (Inscribed/Signed Book) New York, Beechhurst Press, 1947. First edition. 224pp., illus., bibliog., multiple indices, 8vo. Cloth in tattered dust jacket (now in Mylar sleeve). Dj is 98% complete but chipped at head and foot of spine with wear and small chips elsewhere; book itself is VG. Inscribed to former owner and signed May 8, 1992 by Bob Parrish inside front cover. Now offered at $26.00

Braun, John. OF LEGIERDEMAINE AND DIVERS JUGGLING KNACKS. (Inscribed/signed Book) Loveland, OH, Kenneth Klosterman, 1999. 553pp., illus., index, 4to. Burgundy cloth bind. w/ gilt lettering. Inscribed and signed by Ken Klosterman. Near fine. Offered elsewhere at $125.00, but we’ll let this signed copy go for only $47.00

Ganson, Lewis. THE ART OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC, VOLUME 1 and THE ART OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC, VOLUME 2. (Collectible Two-Book Set) London, Harry Stanley/Unique Magic Studio, n.d. 344pp./300pp., illus., 8vo. Volume 1 is blue buckram and Volume 2 is black buckram with gold stamping on the spine. Both hinges are gone on Volume 2 and it is loose in the binding, but if repaired with binder’s tape the set would rate VG+. Both offered as a set for only $19.00

Hibberd, David. CHRONICLES OF MAGIC 1900-1999 – A RECORD OF HAPPENINGS IN MAGIC IN GREAT BRITIAN. (Signed/Numbered Book) Devon, By the Author, 2003. Number 73 from a limited edition of 200 copies- Signed under the edition numbering. 327pp., illus., 4to. Red cloth, spine stamped in gold. Unfortunately, this volume has been damp and the boards now have a slight bow; internally some pages have residue damp-stain puckering, but all open easily and are 100% readable. A fine copy would often be offered around $150.00 or more, but we will sell this one for $51.00

Hughes, Jack. JACK HUGHES WORLD OF MAGIC, VOLUME ONE. (Collectible Book) Bury, Lancashire, Tarus Magic Supply, 1981. Stated First edition. Stamped “572” on first end-paper. 196pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Back of dj is lightly soiled, but now in mylar protective jacket; some color transfer smudge on the upper face edge of the dj; one corner lightly bumped; o/w near fine. Now offered for $70.00

Kardyro. Tony. THE ROUTINE SUPREME (Signed Booklet) Springfield, Brown’s Magic Studio, 1941. 12pp., illus., 8vo. Wraps. Chanin shop sticker and signature on inside cover. Signed “Best Wishes, Tony Kardyro” below photo on page 3. VG+. Offered at $9.00

Klein, James M. THE MAGIC OF RIEDEL. (Signed/Numbered First Edition Book) Harrisburg, American Magic Company, 1988. First edition. 246pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket – now in protective Mylar sleeve. Printed book plate inside front cover “May there be Magic in Your Life and signed by Clint Riedel, Millie Riedel and Jim Klein No. 129. Near Fine. Now offered at $47.00

Nelson, Earl. VARIATIONS. (Signed/Inscribed Book) Los Angeles, Mark Wilson Publications, 1979. 137pp., illus., 8vo. Maroon cloth with gold stamping. Inscribed “To George – Best Always” and signed by Nelson October 7, 1979. Very lightly rubbed along lower edge of spine and scuffed a bit at spine corners; o/w VG+. Now offered at $42.00

Romano, Chuck. THE ART OF DECEPTION. (Signed/numbered Book) Aurora, IL, Chuck Romano, 2008. Second expanded edition. No. 533 of signed edition of 500 copies. 423pp., illus., bibliog.., index., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Dj has some minor rubbing and spots, o/w near fine. Now offered at $52.00

Roy, Fergus. THE DAVENPORT STORY – VOLUME ONE – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A MAGICAL FAMILY 1881-1939. (Signed Book) London, Lewis Davenport Limited, 2009. First edition. 440pp., illus., extensive notes, index, 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket. Pasted in signature panel inside front cover—signed by Fergus Roy and multiple Waltons and Davenports. As new. Now offered at $157.00

Roy, Fergus. THE DAVENPORT STORY – VOLUME TWO – THE LOST LEGENDS – ROBERT HARBIN – EDWARD VICTOR – G.W. HUNTER. (Signed Book) London, Lewis Davenport Limited, 2010. First edition. 341pp., illus., index, 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket. Signed by Roy inside front cover. As new. Now offered at $144.00

Roy, Fergus. THE DAVENPORT STORY – VOLUME THREE – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A MAGICAL FAMILY 1939-2010. (Signed Book) London, Lewis Davenport Limited, 2011. First edition. 530pp., illus., notes, index, 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket. Signed inside front cover by Roy. As new. Now offered at $144.00

Roy, Fergus. THE DAVENPORT STORY – VOLUME FOUR – WILL GOLDSTON, THE MAN AND THE LEGEND. (Signed Book) London, Lewis Davenport Limited, 2012. First edition. 463pp., illus., notes, index, 4to. Red cloth with gold stamping in dust jacket. Inscribed to former owner and signed inside front cover by Roy. Program from the Magician’s Club meeting in London at the Palace Hotel, 1911. As new. Now offered at $157.00

Now buy all four Roy volumes above for only $540.00

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

[Abbott’s Magic Company] ABBOTT’S MAGIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY – CATALOG 23. (Magic Catalog) Colon, Abbott’s Magic Manufacturing Company, 1987. 506pp., index, 4to. Paperbound. Show use and some wear, but overall VG. Now offered at $8.00

Ammar, Michael. MICHAEL AMMAR PRESENTS ENCORE II. (Lecture Notes) Bluefield, WV, Secret Service, 1981. 44pp., illus., 4to. Wraps. VG+. Now offered at $8.00

Anderson, Gene and Frances Marshall. NEWSPAPER MAGIC and NEWSPAER TRICK (Two-Book Book) Chicago, Magic Inc, 1974 third printing. 144pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Paperbound. TRICK by Magic Inc., 1975. (12pp.) 4to. Corner stapled. As new. Retails new for $21.00, both now offered for $9.00

Annemann, Theo. ANNEMANN’S CARD MIRACLES & ANNEMANN’S MENTAL MYSTERIES. (Book)London, L. Davenport & Co. and Maskelyne’s Mysteries, n.d. Demon Series. Compiled by Burling Hull. (50pp. with ads), illus., 8vo. Black cloth bound w/gilt letters. Light browning throughout; o/w a nice tight copy and VG+. Now offered at $25.00
Annemann, Theodore. PRACTICAL MENTAL EFFECTS – A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF THE BEST MENTAL TRICKS OF RECENT YEARS. (Book) New York, Holden Magic Company, 1944. First edition. 311pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth with gold stamping. Cover is lightly soiled; spine faded; former owner book plate; o/w VG. Now offered at $18.00
APOCALYPSE. (Magazine Lot – ADB #1160Harry Lorayne. A mixed miscellaneous assortment of APOCALYPSE from ISSUE No. 149 (May,1990) through ISSUE No. 170 (February 1992), but missing No. 150 and No. 169. This is a mixed lot of 20 miscellaneous issues. All are VG or better. Now offered as a lot at $18.00

Baker, Al. AL BAKER’S MAGICAL WAYS AND MEANS: SIXTY TRICKS. (Book) Minneapolis, Carl Waring Jones, 1941. First edition/third impression. 135pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial (blue and red bunny motif) cloth covered boards. Very light wear; spine title has faded a bit; o/w VG+. Now offered at $44.00

Booth, John. EXTENDING MAGIC BEYOND CREDIBILITY. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L&L Publishing, 2001. First edition. 257pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Cloth in dj. Fine. Now offered at $32.00

Booth, John. MARVELS OF MYSTERY: A PROFFESIONAL MAGICAINS TEXTBOOK OF CONJURING MASTERPIECES. (Book) Philadelphia, Kanter’s Magic Shop, 1953. Third printing. 146pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Blue cloth boards with gold stamping. Very light wear at the edges; slight spine darkening; o/w a VG+ copy. Now offered at $9.00

Booth, John. PSYCHIC PARADOXES. (Book) Los Alamitos, CA, Ridgeway Press, 1984. 243pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo.Cloth in dust jacket. Dj has some light wear at head and foot of spine, o/w near fine. Now offered at $13.00

Booth, John. WONDERS OF MAGIC. (Book) Los Alamitos, CA, Ridgeway Press, 1986. First edition. 286pp., illus., bibliog., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket has very light wear at the extremities; o/w near fine. Now offered at $23.00

Brown, Gary R. CONEY ISLAND FAKIR: THE MAGICICAL LIFE OF AL FLOSSO. (Book) Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing, 1997. First edition. 221pp., illus., notes, (includes reprint of OUR MYSTERIES), 8vo. Cloth in dj. As new. Retailed originally for $35.00, this copy now only $18.00

Buckingham, Geoffrey. IT’S EASIER THAN YOU THINK. (Book and Lecture Notes) London, H. Clarke & Co., 1952. First edition. 6191pp., illus., 8vo. Black buckram in chipped dj. Lecture notes (19pp.) laid in. Except for chipped jacket and some browning on front and rear end panels; a VG+ copy. Now in a Mylar protective sleeve and offered at $19.00

Burger, Eugene. THE PERFORMANCE OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC. (First Editon Book) New York, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1987. First edition. 135pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $19.00

Carpenter, Jack. THE EXPERT’S PORTFOLIO. (Book) n.pl., Good-Thing-My-Girlfriend-Has-A-Job-Production, 1997. First edition. Edited by Stephen Hobbs. 102pp., illus., 4to. Spiral wire binding. Near fine. Now offered at $18.00

Carroll, Lewis with Martin Gardner (editor). THE ANNOTATED ALICE – ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. (Book) New York, Clarkson N. Potter, 1960. First edition. With an Introduction and Notes by Martin Gardner. 351pp., illus. (John Tenniel), bibliography, 4to. Cloth in price clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket is chipped at edges with a 2.5” tear at the spine, but o/w is 98% complete; book itself is worn at extremities; but internally VG+. Now offered at $29.00

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 dj. Dust jacket rubbed ever so lightly at the edges, o/w VG+. Now offered at $14.00

Dela, Steve, WILL TO READ. (DVD and Props) From Alakazam. Complete with custom designed printed gimmicks and training DVD. New. Now offered at $9.00

Dunn, Ricki. THE PROFESSIONAL STAGE PICKPOCKET. (Book plus DVD) Las Vegas, Nielson Magic, 2006. First edition. 2007pp., illus., 8vo. Pictorial board. Include a performance DVD of Ricki’s act. Near fine. Now offered at $32.00

Elliott, Bruce. MAGIC AS A HOBBY. (Book) New York, Gramercy Publishing, 1948. 230pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is a bit roughed along top edges with a several chips and a 1.5” tear at the spine; o/w VG. Now offered at $7.00

EPILOGUE. (Magazine File – ADB #2130) Karl Fulves. Teaneck, NJ. Printed 8.5 x 11. A partial file of EPILOGUE, this lot includes12 issues including, Issue No. 12 (July 1971) and Issue No. 14 (March 1972 through Issue No. 24 (July 1975). Plus, all six special issues–SPECIAL NO. ONE (n.d.) through SPECIAL NO. FIVE (1976), including both PART 1 and PART 2 of SPECIAL NO. 3—And RIFFLE SHUFFLE TECHNIQUE PART ONE and PART TWO. All are original issues in Fine condition. All 20 issues offered as a lot only at $51.00

EPOPTICA YEARBOOK ALL TRICK SPECIAL (Special Magazine Issue – ADB/SAF #2135). Oakland, Jeff Busby Magic, 1984. (48pp.), illus., 40. Plastic comb bound. Former owner name stamp on front inside page; o/w near fine. Now offered at $14.00

Fortune, Jay (Comp.). RADIO MAGIC – THE INTERVIEWS SEASON ONE. (Book) Hertfordshire, Jay Fortune, 2009. 149pp., illus., 4to. Boards in dj. VG+. Sold new at $45.00, now for only $14.00

Fox, Karrell. ABRAKAFOX: A COLLECTION OF COMMERCIAL FUN N’ MAGIC – INCLUDING THE MEMORIES AND MAGIC OF DUKE STERN. (Book) Farmington Hills, Michigan, Foxes’ Den, 1983. 128pp., illus. 8vo. Paperbound. VG. A fold crease the length of the front cover, o/w VG. Now offered at $13.00

GIBECIERE – A JOURNAL OF THE CONJURING ARTS RESEARCH CENTER. (Journal) New York, Conjuring Arts Research Center, 2006. Volume 1: Number 2 (Summer, 2006) 197pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound with printed paper dust cover. Slightly bent on one corner; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $22.00

GIBECIERE – A JOURNAL OF THE CONJURING ARTS RESEARCH CENTER. (Journal) New York, Conjuring Arts Research Center, 2007. Volume 2: Number 1 (Winter, 2007) 158pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound with printed paper dust cover. Dust cover very slightly roughed along top edge; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $22.00

GIBECIERE – A JOURNAL OF THE CONJURING ARTS RESEARCH CENTER. (Journal) New York, Conjuring Arts Research Center, 2007 Volume 2: Number 2 (Summer, 2007) 189pp., illus., 8vo. Paperbound with printed paper dust cover. Slightly bent on one corner; o/w Near Fine. Now offered at $28.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC – PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES FULLY REVEALED BY A MASTER MAGICIAN. (Book) (Oxford, CT), 1878 Press Company, 2012. 426pp., illus., index, 4to. Paperbound. New. Retails for $45.00, now offered at $17.00

Gibson, Walter B. THE MASTER MAGICIANS: THEIR LIVES AND MOST FAMOUS TRICKS. (Book) Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1966. First edition. 221pp., illus., index, 8vo Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket is rubbed at extremities (now in a protective Mylar sleeve); o/w VG+. Now offered at $10.00

Gordon, Paul. CAUSE AND EFFECT: CARD MAGIC FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM. (Book) Worthing, West Sussex, Natzler Enterprises, 1999. 224pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dj. As new. Retails for $40.00, now offered at $28.00

Gravatt, Glenn (comp.) THAYER QUALITY MAGIC, CATALOG INSTRUCTION SHEETS, VOLUME ONE – FOUR. (Four volume book set) Oakland, CA, Magic Limited/Lloyd E. Jones, 1978. 322pp./324pp./312pp./324pp., illus., index (Vol. 4 for entire series), 8vo. Cloth in dust jackets. DJs have several small chips and tears, but overall are VG+. All four volumes as a lot – now offered as a lot for only $52.00

Hay, Henry. CYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC. (Book) Philadelphia, David McKay Company, 1949. First edition. 498pp., illus., 8vo. Red cloth. Front cover is lightly spotted (rain drop pattern); former owner book plate; shows evidence of use, but o/w is VG. This is a classic. Now offered at only $18.00

Hugard, Jean. CARD MANIPULATIONS NOS. 1 – 5. (Book) New York, Max Holden, (1930’s) 163pp. (+ads), illus., 8vo. Light blue cloth. Spine is discolored; end papers browning; lightly penciled check marks here and there; o/w VG. Now offered at $6.00

Hugard, Jean. HUGARD’S MAGIC MONTHLY, VOLUME I – IX. (Six-Volume Set) York, PA, Fleming Book Company, 1945-53. Volumes I/II, 1945, pages 1-122; Volumes III/IV, 1947, pages 123 – 326; Volumes V/VI, 1949, pages 323 – 550; Volume VII, 1951, pages 547 – 669; Volume VIII, 1952, pages 670 – 798; Volume IX, 1953, pages 797 – 942. Illustrations throughout, 4to. Cloth. Spines are sun-faded; o/w Very Good. Offered as a lot only. All six for only $52.00

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

Junjulas, Craig. PSYCHIC TAROT – ILLUSTRATED WITH THE AQUARIAN TAROT DECK. (Book) Dobbs Ferry, Morgan & Morgan, 1985. 196pp., illus., bibliog., 8vo. Paperbound. Very light wear. Now offered at $5.00

Kieve, Paul. HOCUS POCUS – A TALE OF MAGNIFICENT MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, Scholastic Inc, 2008. First U.S. edition. 301pp., illus., bibliography, 8vo. Pictorial boards. Includes a pasted in envelope of tricks and post card sized historic posters. As new. Retails at $14.99, now offered at $9.00

Knepper, Kenton. KENTON’S SORCERER SERIES # 1. (2002, 36pp.); KENTON’S SORCERER SERIES # 2 (2002, 30pp.); and KENTON’S SORCERER SERIES # 3. (29pp.) All three published by Wonder Wizards in 2002. SERIES #1 has some transfer smudges on cover and rubbed along front spine edge. O/w internally #1 and both others are near fine. Currently retailing for $24.00 each, as a lot for only $26.00
Kurtz, Bill. SLOT MACHINES AND COIN-OP GAMES – A COLLECTOR’S GUIDE TO ONE_ARMED BANDITS AND AMUSEMENT MACHINES. (Book) Secaucus, Chartwell Books, 1991. 128pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj is very lightly roughed at the edges, o/w VG+. Now offered at $16.00

LINKING RING. (Magazine – Complete Volumes) Ernest Schieldge and Gene Gordon (G. Avery) et.al. Winnipeg, Canada. International Brotherhood of Magicians. Bi-monthly initially/monthly with V8: N1. Printed. 6 x 9. Complete volumes, unbound, loose issues; all VG to fine. These make a great gift for a new member, or to fill recent holes in your own collection. Currently offering:
Volume 94: N 1 – 12 (January – December 2014) Offered as a lot only – the entire volume for only $18.00
Volume 95: N 1 – 12 (January – December 2015) Offered as a lot only – the entire volume for only $18.00
Volume 96: N 1 – 12 (January – December 2016) Offered as a lot only – the entire volume for only $18.00

Lewis, Eric C. THE GENIUS OF ROBERT HARBIN – A PERSONAL BIOGRAPHY. (Book) Pasadena, Mike Caveney’s Magic Words, 1997. First edition. 358pp., illus., bibliography, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Dj has been lightly stressed at head and foot of spine, o/w a fine copy in Mylar sleeve. Now offered at $29.00

[Long, Chad] CHAD LONG BLACKPOOL LECTURE PACKET. (Lecture Packet) Includes MENTAL LECTURE NOTES – BLACKPOOL 2018 (28pp., 12mo, in wraps); SPINELESS – A UNIQUE BOOK TEST (DVD still shrink-wrapped); PRIORITY (8pp. manuscript, 8vo. In wraps); and ROOM SERVICE (8pp. manuscript, narrow 4to in wraps – complete with props). All are as New. Offered as a lot at $76.00

[Magic Collectors’ Association] PROGRAM OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING OF THE MAGIC COLLECTORS’ ASSOCIATION. (Souvenir Program) Guests of Honor William H. Brewe and Frank J. Herman. Quality Hotel Riverview: Greater Cincinnati, May 6th, 7th & 8th, 1993. 36pp., illus., 4to. Pictorial wraps. Slight stress crease at spine; o/e near fine. Now offered at $14.00

MAGIGRAM. (Magazine Lot – ADB #4600) Ken DeCourcy (K. Tyler). Bideford, England. Supreme Magic. Bimonthly initially, later monthly. All of the issues below are the printed. 7.75” x 9.75” run of the magazine. Offered in this lot are Volume 12 (1979-80) Numbers 1, 2, 5 and 7-12; Volume 13 complete (1980-81); and Volume 14 (1981-82) Numbers 1 – 10. All are unbound, loose issues and are VG. The entire lot—31 issues—offered as a lot for $21.00

[Mandrake The Magician] THE OFFICIAL MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN #2. (Comic Book) by Lee Falk and Phil Davis. Pioneer Publishing, 1988. Reprint of the original King Features strip modified to comic book format. (32pp.), illus. (b&w strips) 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps stapled at the spine. Near fine. Now offered at $12.00

[Mandrake The Magician] THE OFFICIAL MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN #4. (Comic Book) by Lee Falk and Phil Davis. Pioneer Publishing, 1988. Reprint of the original King Features strip modified to comic book format. (32pp.), illus. (b&w strips), 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps stapled at the spine. Near fine. Now offered at $12.00

[Mandrake The Magician] THE OFFICIAL MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN #14. (Comic Book) by Lee Falk and Phil Davis. Pioneer Publishing, 1989. Reprint of the original King Features strip modified to comic book format. (32pp.), illus. (b&w strips), 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps stapled at the spine. Near fine. Now offered at $12.00

[Mandrake The Magician] MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN – CHAPTER TWO – “ENTE: OCTON!”. (Comic Book) Created by Lee Falk and written by Mike Barr. New York, Marvel Comics, May 1995. (24pp.), illus., 8vo. Colorful pictorial wraps stapled at the spine. Fine. Now offered at $9.00

Take all Four MANDRAKE comic books above for $40.00

Margolis, Jonathan. URI GELLER: MAGICIAN OR MYSTIC? (Book) New York, Welcome Rain Publishers, 1999. First edition. 291pp., illus., index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $7.00

Marshall, Alexander “Sandy”. BEATING A DEAD HORSE. – THE LIE AND TIMES JAY MARSHALL. (Book) Chicago, Junto Publishing, 2010. First edition. Foreword by Teller, 526pp., illus., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $63.00

Moore-Davis, Scott. SÉANCE – A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DEVOTED TO SPIRIT MAGIC. (Book) Washington, DC, Richard Kaufman and Alan Greenberg, 1996. Limited to 1000 copies. (224pp.), illus., 4to. Pictorial cloth. A Fine copy. Now offered at $40.00

Powers, Mike. POWER PLAYS: HIGH VOLTAGE MAGIC. (Book) La Porte, IN, Michael Powers, 2006. First edition. 232pp., illus., 4to. Cloth in dj. New with very minor shelf wear. Retails for $40.00, now only $32.00

Randi, James. CONJURING, BEING A DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT OF THE VENERABLE ARTS OR SORCERY, PRESTIDIGITATION, WIZARDRY, DECEPTION & CHICANERY AND OF THE MOUNTEBANKS & SCROUNDELS WHO HAVE PERPETRATED THESE SUBTERFUGES ON A BEWILDERED PUBLIC. (Book) New York, St. Martin’s Press, 1992. First edition. 314pp., illus., glossary, bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Fine in fine dj. Currently offered on ABE at $50.00+, we’ll sell this fine copy for $23.00

Reynolds, Charles and Regina. 100 YEARS OF MAGIC POSTERS. (Book) New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1976. 112pp., illus., Quarto (approximately 11 x 16). Paperbound. Damp stain along edges with some slight stiffness; posters themselves are in great shape; overall quite Good. Now offered at $45.00

[Rope Magic Collection] A collection of six titles on magic with rope, including: Harold Denhard’s HOW TO DO ROPE TRICKS – THE EXPANDED EDITION (1982, 68pp.);Dariel Fitzkee’s ROPE ETERNAL (1984, 52pp.); Francis B. Martineau’s ROPE HECTIC (1946, 24pp.); two from George Sands’ SANDSATIONAL ROPE (1971, 20pp.) and IMPROVED ROPESATIONAL (1976, 48pp.); and RINK’S ORIGINAL ROPE MYSTERIES (n.d., 28pp). All six are 8vo and condition is VG to Fine. Offered as a lot at $20.00

[Roth, David] NEW STARS OF MAGIC – OKITO BOX MAGIC BY DAVID ROTH. (Volume 1 – Number 2 (Periodical) New York, Tannen Magic, Inc., 1973. Written by Karl Fulves. 7pp., illus. 4to. Glossy wraps. VG+. Offered at $12.00

Sankey, Jay. THE VERY BEST OF JAY SANKEY, VOLUME 2. (DVD) L&L Publishing, 2002. VG+. Offered at $14.00

[Sankey, Jay] BACKBREAKERS. (Trick) Sankey Magic, 2003. Specially printed cards with complete printed instructions. As new. Now offered at $10.00

Sands, George. ENCYCLOPEDIC BALLOON MODELING COURSE. (Book) n.pl., Sands Balloon Modeling Course, 1971. 80pp., illus. 8vo. Paperbound. VG+. Now offered at $7.00

Scarne, John. SCARNE ON CARDS. (Book) New York, Crown Publishers, 1957. Sixth printing. 404pp. (plus 4pp. of index), illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. Minor dj nicks/creases/chips, o/w VG+. Now offered at $7.00

Scarne, John. SCARNE’S MAGIC TRICKS. (Book) New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1972. Tenth printing. 256pp., illus., 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. DJ worn at head and foot of spine; sticker residue inside front cover; o/w VG. Now offered at $8.00

Sisti, Jim (Comp.) MAGIC MENU, YEAR ONE: SEPTEMBER 1990 – August 1991. (Book) Beacon Falls, Jim Sisti, 1991. (54pp.), illus., 4to. Comb-bound in acetate cover. As new. Now offered at $6.00

Skinner, Michael. CLASSIC SAMPLER. (Book) Tahoma, L&L Publishing, 1996. First edition. 85pp.(+xvpp.), illus., 4to. Boards in dj. As new. Retails for $35.00, now offered at $20.00

[St. Louis Magical Heritage] St. Louis Magic Heritage Awards Program. (Five- Program Lot) Five programs from the Heritage Awards Programs sponsored by Society of American Magicians, Assembly No. 8 and International Brotherhood of Magicians, Ring One., 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and 2000. Each program varies from 7-14pp. with biographical information on the year’s honoree plus prior year award winners. 8vo. In printed wraps. VG+. As a lot. Now offered at $14.00

Steinmeyer, Jim. HIDING THE ELEPHANT: HOW MAGICIANS INVENTED THE IMPOSSIBLE AND LEARNED TO DISAPPEAR. (Book) New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003. First edition. 362pp., illus., extensive notes, index, 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket j. A Fine copy. Now offered at $12.00

Waters, T.A. MIND, MYTH & MAGIC. (Book) Seattle, Hermetic Press, 1993. First edition. 828pp., illus., bibliog., index, 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Near fine. Now offered at $109.00

Waters, T.A. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAGIC AND MAGICIANS. (Book) New York, Facts on File, 1988. First edition. 372pp., illlus., 4to. Cloth in dust jacket. Edges of the dj are slightly roughed in places, but o/w Near Fine. Currently offered elsewhere for more than $80, this one now offered at $46.00

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