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By: Abbott, Percy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Colon MI, Abbott's Magic: 1980

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 36034

Condition: Very Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; 50 pages; Circa 1980 with 1955 copyright. Larger format paperback in pictorial covers with saddle stapled binding. Soundly bound and clean with light general prior reading evidence to covers and pages. SIllustrated with diagrams and drawings. VG View more info

Close Up Time With Don Alan

By: Alan, Don

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ireland Magic Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13897

Condition: Very Good


Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages; Paperback in yellow pictorial wraps; saddle stapled binding. Light edge wear to spine. Minor superficial soiling to covers. Prior owner's personal name stamp on title page. Expected mild toning to covers and page stock. Text itself is tight and neat. VG View more info

You Asked for "Wit"

By: Baker, Red and Milt Larsen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hollywood, Baker and Larson: N.D.

Seller ID: 13901

Condition: Very Good


Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Paperback in pictorial wraps; stapled to wraps at top of single-side, fold-out text. Two issues included; second without cover, laid in to the first. Wraps feature previous owner's two digit reference number neatly penned at top next to stamp from the same. Expected light toning to wraps and page stock. A few small, superficial stains to rear cover. Text itself is very neat. VG View more info

In the Aisles

By: Baker, Red and Milt Larsen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hollywood, Baker & Larsen: N.D.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13903

Condition: Very Good


Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 9 pages; Paperback in yellow pictorial wraps; stapled at top of single-side, fold-out pages. Signed by authors Red Baker and Milt Larsen. Larsen created renowned California venue "The Magic Castle." Baker wrote material for Steven Allen, Moe West, and Television. Prior owner's three digit reference number neatly penned top corner of cover adjacent to his name stamp. Mild shelf soiling to cover stock and light shelf rub to... View more info

Hocus Pocus, the Magician's Magazine: Volume Two Number Two: Le Grand David and His Spectacular Magic Company

By: Brooks, Dick & Dorothy Dietrich, (Eds. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hocus Pocus Ent. , Inc.: 1980

Seller ID: 34332

Condition: Very Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages; Vol 2, No. 2. Magazine format paperback in pictorial wraps and saddle stapled binding. Sound clean copy with mild shelf/handling wear to covers. VG View more info

Hocus Pocus. the Magician's Magazine. Volume Two, Number Three; [Vol. 2, #3] 1980 (The Amazing Randi)

By: Brooks, Dick and Dorothy Dietrich (Eds. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hocus Pocus: 1980

Seller ID: 25241

Condition: Very Good+


Photographs, diagrams and ads; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 63 pages; Vol 2, #3. Paperback in pictorial covers with saddle stapled binding. Bright clean and neat. No marks. Includes an interview with the "Amazing Randi" and numerous magic demonstrations by Garcia, Blackwood etc. Handsome copy. VG++ or better View more info

The Secret Out, Or, One Thousand Tricks In Drawing-room Or White Magic, Together with an Endless Variety of Entertaining Experiments

By: Cremer, W. H. (Ed. )

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, Successors To John Camden Hotten: 1874

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 29543

Condition: Good+


Wood-cuts in text; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; No date given; circa 1874. Chatto & Windus published, London. As successor to the original Hotten imprint, with 1873 dated Hotten catalog at rear. This copy appears to date from 1873/74 almost immediately after Chatto assumed publishing rights with the full 20 plus page Camden Hotten 1873 illustrated catalog reamining as the endmatter. Binder's ticketof Leighton, Son & Hodge to the gutter of the rear pastedown. Sou... View more info

"Right under your nose"

By: Francis, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Piccadilly, Studio of Unique Magic: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13899

Condition: Very Good-


Line drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 36 pages; Paperback in marble pictorial wraps. Light wear to spine, mild chipping to base of cover and early pages. Stamp from previous owner to title page. Small, superficial marks to covers. VG- View more info

The Close-Up Magic of Frank Garcia, Part I

By: Garcia, Frank

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Frank Garcia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14703

Condition: Fine


Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 103 pages; Frank Garcia Published. Trade size paperback in pictorial card stock wraps. Boldly signed and inscribed (Best Wishes, from) by Garcia on the photo frontis page; inscription dated 1989. A separate catalog of Garcia authored titles is laid in at front. The catalog is also signed, "Thanks for your order, F. G. 1989 -" and the catalog has tha author's penned note over certain of his titles - "Out of Print."... View more info

Over the Coffee Cups

By: Gardner, Martin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tulsa, OK, Montandon Magic: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13891

Condition: Very Good


Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; Paperback in pictorial wraps; saddle stapled binding. Slim sun shadow/fading along spine and top edge of blue covers. Prior owner's two digit reference code neatly penned top right corner of cover, small name stamp on title page. Expected light toning to cover and page stock. Minor shelf rub to edges. About VG View more info

After the Dessert

By: Gardner, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, M. Holden: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13898

Condition: Very Good


Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 21 pages; Paperback in orange pictorial wraps; saddle stapled binding. Minor edgewear to spine. Prior owner's two digit reference number neatly penned to top right corner of cover, personal stamp at top of title page. Two tricks have light pink pen annotation, one Nazi related gag is lightly crossed out in pen. Otherwise quite VG View more info

A Book

By: Good, Sandy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, The Neo American Church: 1974

Seller ID: 23731

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 141 pages; HC in pictorial cloth covers; spine unlettered. Tight, bright and fresh. Spine ends lightly crimped. Illustrated throughout with B/W drawings. NF View more info

Patter and Gags - It's Presentation and Use

By: Grant, Tiny

Price: $11.89

Publisher: Denver, CO, Tiny's Magic Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13942

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; 1951 Tiny's Magic Company. Paperback in yellow pictorial wraps; saddle stapled binding. Prior owner's three digit reference number neatly printed in pen to top right corner of otherwise neat cover, his inked name stamp on the title page. Three holes punched along spine to allow for storage in three-ring binder. Text itself is snug and unmarked. VG- View more info

The Glidogram Book #1

By: Guldenstein, Ricard M.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0002282

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Puzzles; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 88 pages; Very good in very good dust jacket. Square tight and clean in lightly edge worn dust jacket. DJ with sev short closed tears rear panel. Puzzles unmarked. VG+/VG View more info

Christmas Magic

By: Hagan, Dave

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Magic, Inc.: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 13904

Condition: Very Good+


Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; 2nd printing. Paperback in blue pictorial wraps. Cover has small price sticker in upper right corner, very faint sunning to spine and top edge. Otherwise very neat. VG++ View more info

Tricks With Cards : Containing Explanations Of The General Principles Of Sleight-Of-Hand Applicable to Card-Tricks ; of Card-Tricks, with Ordinary Cards, and Not Requiring Sleight-Of-Hand ; of Tricks Involving Sleight-Of-Hand, or the Use of Specially-Prepared Cards

By: Hoffmann, Professor

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, Wehman Brothers: 1910

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 27085

Condition: Very Good-


Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 106 pages; [No date given] Circa 1905 - 1920. Wehman Brothers New York. Paperback in slick illustrated covers with 30 cent publisher retail price indicated on spine. Snugly bound and clean with a small triangular chip missing from the lower corner of the front cover; mild reader/shrinkage creasing to wraps at spine. Publisher's well known topical joke books advertised on rear cover at 10 cents per volume. Illustrated throughout fro... View more info

Howard's Book of Conundrums and Riddles Containing 1400 Witty Conundrums, Ingenious Enigmas...

By: Howard, Clarence J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Dick & Fitzgerald: 1869

Seller ID: 28433

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 162 pages; Smaller format paperback in color lithography printed pictorial wraps. "Thirtt cents" cover price printed to spine below title lettering. Probably later than the copyright date. 162 pages with anouther 50+ pages of catalog from the Dick & Fitzgerald publishing house. Covers are chipped and worn at edges with several larger triangular chips missing from the edges of the front cover. Stress crease to center of cover; shallo... View more info

Original Tricks; Suggested Routines Supplement to No. 13 Catalog

By: Joseph, Eddie and Percy Abbott

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Colon, MI, Abbott's Magic Novelty Company: 1952

Seller ID: 13902

Condition: Very Good


Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages; Paperback in green typographic wraps; saddle stapled binding. Expected light toning at edges of covers; a small closed tear to rear cover at edge. Text is tight and neat. VG View more info

Genii; the International Conjurors' Magazine, Volume 48, #10: October, 1984

By: Larsen, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Bill Larson: 1984

Seller ID: 24964

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations and Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 75 pages; Oversize paperback is tight and bright in pictorial wraps. Just a whisper of shelf rub to externals; superficial closed tear to right of front cover. Very mild highlighting to one page. Otherwise no marks. Illustrated with B/W illustrations and photographs. VG View more info

Genii; the International Conjurors' Magazine, Volume 45 Number 6: June, 1981

By: Larsen, Bill and Irene Larson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Bill Larsen: 1981

Seller ID: 24963

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs and Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages; Oversize paperback is tight and bright in pictorial wraps. Just a whisper of shelf rub to externals. Illustrated with B/W photographs and illustrations. Text clean and unmarked. NF View more info