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Magic, Featuring the Collection of Charles Reynolds (Auction Saturday, October 27, 2012)

By: Charles Reynolds

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Potter & Potter Auctions: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039982

Condition: Fine


Public Auction #016. Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. 76pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

For Magicians Only (in 3 parts)

By: Charles Waller

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, F. G. Thayer: 1923

Seller ID: 040269

Condition: Very Good -


Navy cloth with gold lettering. Spine cloth damp-stained and/or age-toned (also a bit on front and rear covers). Frontispiece. Illustrated. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. 146pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Historians' Guide to Conjuring (Redux) Number One (Signed)

By: Clay H. Shevlin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tustin, CA, Meminisse Magicam: 2004

Seller ID: 039901

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the author on title page. Additional signed letter laid in. Paperback. Illustrated. 80pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Maher Home Study Course of Ventriloquism

By: Clinton & Adelia Detweiler

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Littleton, CO, Maher: 1985

Seller ID: 039811

Condition: Near Fine


30 Lesson Home Study Course including audio tapes and Ventril-o-aid with instructions. In original gift box with paper label in very good condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Korem Without Limits (New)

By: Danny Korem

Price: $85.00

Publisher: D. Robbins: 1985

Seller ID: 039755

Condition: New


New copy. In publisher's shrink wrap. This book would make a great gift. 181pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dante: Sim-Sala-Bim (50 Tricks for Everybody)

By: Dante (Harry August Jansen)

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 039984

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. 24pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Showmanship for Magicians (The First Book of a Trilogy)

By: Dariel Fitzkee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions: 1988

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 039888

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth. Portrait frontispiece. vi, 187pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Trick Brain (First Edition)

By: Dariel Fitzkee

Price: $60.00

Publisher: San Rafael, CA, Saint Rafael House: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040284

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Green cloth with black design and lettering. Frontispiece. Age-toned pages. 316pp. Private library mark. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Showmanship or Magicians

By: Dariel Fitzkee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Magic Limited: 1945

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 040319

Condition: Fine


Burgundy cloth with gold lettering. Frontispiece. vi, 187pp. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Solid copy. View more info

Lecture notes on Alexander the Man Who Knows presented at Heritage Days, Forks WA October 1997 (Signed)

By: Darryl Beckmann

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1997

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039807

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on title page. Paperback. Spiral bound. Not paginated. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

As Close-up as Possible (Signed)

By: Dave Rumfelt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1980

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 040340

Condition: Very Good


Author's gift inscription on front cover. Paperback. Fold-out pages. Illustrated. Not paginated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Bill In Lemon Book: featuring the life and time of Emil Jarrow (Limited Numbered Edition)

By: David Charvet

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Tigard, OR, Charvet Studios: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039778

Condition: Near Fine


Limited First Edition #143 of 500 copies. Yellow cloth with green lettering and design. Illustrated. Textured end papers. 70pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Professional Magic for Children (Signed First Edition)

By: David Ginn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norcross, GA, Scarlett Green: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 040663

Condition: Near Fine


Signed First Edition. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Illustrated. Dust jacket is not price clipped. 244pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Profit at the Party: It's Not Magic Plus

By: David Hallett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Supreme Magic: 1981

Seller ID: 041665

Condition: Very Good -


Black cloth with gold spine lettering. Page tabs inserted on every chapter. Highlighting. 112pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Marvelous Creations of Joseffy (Limited Lettered Edition)

By: David P. Abbott

Price: $50.00

Publisher: South Elgin, IL, Chuck Romano: 2001

Edition: Limited Lettered Edition

Seller ID: 039825

Condition: Fine


Limited Lettered Edition (Copy R) of 26 copies. Unabridged edition published by Church Romano - originally published by The Open Court Publishing Company, Chicago, IL, 1908. Illustrated. 24pp., with announcements and ads. Pictorial cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Great Lyle (Limited Edition)

By: Dawes, Edwin

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Mike Caveney's Magic Words: 2005

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 039958

ISBN: 0915181401

Condition: Fine


Lovely Limited Edition copy #471 of 1000 copies. The inspiring story of the struggles, triumphs and failures endured by Cecil Lyle during his reign as the last of the great touring illusionists. He realized his dream of creating and performing the Cavalcade of Mysteries and later, his Mystery Box Revue. Navy cloth. Pictorial end papers. Illustrated. 299pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Cigarette Magic and Manipulation

By: Devil Deveen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Edward Bagshawe:

Seller ID: 040308

Condition: Very Good +


Green cloth with gold lettering. Previous owner's name written in large letters inside front cover. Illustrated. 38pp. No date. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Magic Art being Volume 1 of the Magic Art Series

By: Donald Holmes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1920

Seller ID: 039912

Condition: Very Good +


Forest green cloth with gold lettering. Frontispiece. Illustrated. 234pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Professional Stage Pickpocket

By: Dunn, Ricki

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Las Vegas, NV, Nielsen Magic: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039665

ISBN: 0961817526

Condition: Like New


This book contains over 50 years of experience in the world of entertainment. It contains routines that incorporate a number of different steals, ideas on how to develop a pickpocket routine and how to market it. Includes a DVD of a live performance at the Magic Castle.Pictorial boards. Illustrated. Includes the CD in rear pocket. First Edition. xx, 21-208pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Professional Stage Pickpocket (New First Edition)

By: Dunn, Ricki

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Las Vegas, NV, Nielsen Magic: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039666

Condition: New


This book contains over 50 years of experience in the world of entertainment. It contains routines that incorporate a number of different steals, ideas on how to develop a pickpocket routine and how to market it. Includes a DVD of a live performance at the Magic Castle.New in publisher's shrink wrap. Pictorial boards. Illustrated. Includes the CD in rear pocket. First Edition. xx, 21-208pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Monument to Magic (First Edition)

By: Dunninger, J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Lyle Stuart: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039749

ISBN: 0818401605

Condition: Very Good -


Stated First Edition bound in orange and yellow cloth with blue spine lettering. Black & white illustrations through-out. Introduction by Walter Gibson. 4to (11.50 X 8.50") size, 222pp. Thumbnail sized chew mark on lower front cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dunninger's Secrets

By: Dunninger, Joseph; Gibson, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Lyle Stuart: 1974

Seller ID: 040318

ISBN: 0818401664

Condition: Very Good +


Yellow cloth with red spine lettering. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. 332pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Thought Wings Onward: Mental Magic for Magicians

By: Eddie Clever

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Colon, MI, Abbott's Magic Novelty Co:

Seller ID: 039919

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paperback. Stapled spine. 121pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

M.I.N.T. by Edward Marlo (First Edition)

By: Edward Marol, Mike Maxwell, Editor

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Lake Tahoe, CA, L & L Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039770

Condition: Fine


First Edition. Blue cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. v, 365pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Further Magic of the Hands

By: Edward Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Max Holden: 1946

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 040314

Condition: Very Good


First American Edition. Green cloth (faded) and worn in a few spots. Previous owner's name written inside front cover. 112pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Charles Bertram: The Court Conjurer (First Edition)

By: Edwin A. Dawes

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Kaufman and Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039684

Condition: Fine


First Edition. Black boards with silver spine lettering. Illustrated. Textured end papers. Solid copy. 360pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Edwin's Magic Finale: Stunning tricks, tales and surprises from Edwin Hooper

By: Edwin Hooper

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Edwin's Magic Arts: 1992

Seller ID: 039859

ISBN: 1872117031

Condition: Fine


Black cloth. Mylar cover. Illustrated. 320pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Sleight-of-Hand: A Practical Manual of Legerdemain for Amateurs and Others

By: Edwin T. Sachs

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fleming Book Co: 1946

Edition: Fourth Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 040346

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gold design and lettering. Dust jacket has one inch piece missing at head of spine and is price clipped. xiii, 400pp., index. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Modus Operandi Part Two (Studies, Tested and Mastered Magic)

By: Eric C. Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, L. Davenport & Co:

Seller ID: 039979

Condition: Very Good


Part Two of Two. Part of the Demon series. Pictorial cover. Paperback. Stapled booklet. Illustrated. pages 73-144 including ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Modus Operandi Part One (Studies, Tested and Mastered Magic)

By: Eric C. Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, L. Davenport & Co:

Seller ID: 039978

Condition: Very Good


Part One of Two. Part of the Demon series. Pictorial cover. Paperback. Stapled booklet. Illustrated. 67pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Seven Basic Secrets of Illusion Design

By: Eric Van Duzer

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Illusion Systems: 2005

Seller ID: 039780

Condition: New


A comprehensive study and detailed explanations of over 90 stage illusions. New copy. Spiral bound paperback. Mylar cover. viii, 179pp., index. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magical Originalities: A Chat on Practical Magic (First Edition)

By: Ernest E. Noakes

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell and Sons Ltd: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039832

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Presentation Copy to Stanley Collins (1881-1966) who invented many magic effects based on mechanical and hydraulic principles. Blind-stamped embossed seal reads, "Presentation Copy" on title page. Red illustrated cloth with matching dust jacket design. 161pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Illusions for Princes or Paupers (First Edition)

By: Eugene Poinc

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Magic Limited / Lloyd E. Jones: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039725

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Brown cloth with black lettering on spine and front cover. Illustrated. viii, 91pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magicians' Tokens and Related Items (Signed Limited Edition)

By: F. William Kuethe, Jr.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039777

Condition: Fine


Signed Limited Edition #54 of 100 copies. Author's inscription on limited edition page. TAMS JOURNAL, VOLUME 18, NUMBER 5, OCTOBER 1978 (PART TWO). An illustrated check-list with estimates of values and rarities. Navy cloth with gold lettering. Illustrated. 49pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Magic of Louis S. Histed (First Edition)

By: Fabian, Editor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: England, A Goodlife Publication: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039705

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. Burgundy cloth with gold lettering. Illustrated. Color frontispiece. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Private library mark inside front cover. 160pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magic Magazines of the Second Millennium: A Bibliography of English-language Conjuring Periodicals, August 1791 - 1 January 2000 (Signed Deluxe Lettered Edition)

By: Father Stephen A. Fernandes

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Hyannis, MA, Self-published: 2000

Edition: Deluxe Lettered Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039700

Condition: Fine


Signed Deluxe Copy MM (one of 50 copies lettered a through ZZ but no X or XX). Signed by the author. None on internet. In original slipcase in fine condition. Full leather. vii-xxiv, 25-448pp., with numerous appendices. Rare. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Early Vernon: The Magic of Dai Vernon in 1932 Plus Ten New Vernon Variations

By: Faucett W. Ross, Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Magic, Inc: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 039920

Condition: Very Good +


Stapled booklet. Pictorial cover. Previous owner's name stamp on title page and inside front cover and on rear cover. Illustrated. 72pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Catalogue of Books on Conjuring and the Allied Arts in the J.B.Findlay Collection (Limited First Edition)

By: Findlay, James B. [Editor]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: England, D. W. Findlay: 1975

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 039704

ISBN: 0950377600

Condition: Very Good +


Limited First Edition. This is copy #83 of 500 copies. Red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Illustrated. xii, 280pp. Previous owner's address label inside front cover. "1879" written inside front cover. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Book previously owned by John Ergatoudis who was a civil engineer and amateur magician in Leeds, England. He was President of Leeds Magical Association and a major collector of magic. He died in 2004. ... View more info

Thayer's Quality Magic Catalog Vol 1 - No. 9 thru Vol 5, No. 9 (5 issues bound in one)

By: Floyd G. Thayer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Thay'er's Studio of Magic: 1943

Seller ID: 039879

Condition: Near Fine


Rebound. Five issues bound in one volume. Volumes 1-5, No. 9. Red buckram. Mixed pagination. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Thayer's Quality Magic Catalogue No. 7

By: Floyd G. Thayer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Thay'er's Magical Mfg.: 1928

Seller ID: 039880

Condition: Very Good


Private library bookplate of Alston Cockrell, also known as Mars the Magician (1917-2005) a Florda based magician. Rebound in red buckram. Illustrated. 286pp., index. Closed tear across page 231 (no loss). Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Success Book (Volume Two) First Edition

By: Frances and Jay Marshall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Magic, Inc: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040328

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Spiral paperback. Illustrated. Highlighting. Previous owner's name blind-stamped in several places. Pages 201-465pp., index. One page with permanent tab page mark. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Success Book Volume Four

By: Frances and Jay Marshall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Magic, Inc.: 1984

Seller ID: 040329

Condition: Fine


Spiral bound with boards. Illustrated. 233pp., with index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

You Don't Have to be Crazy But it Helps (First Edition)

By: Frances Ireland

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ireland Magic Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040339

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Red cloth. Frontispiece. 201pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Those Beautiful Dames

By: Frances Marshall, Compiler

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Chicago, Magic, Inc: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039842

Condition: Near Fine


Spiral bound paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. Inscribed by Mary Ann (Campbell) on title page. 84pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Those Beautiful Dames

By: Frances Marshall, Compiler

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Magic, Inc: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039843

Condition: Very Good


Spiral bound paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. 84pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Help Yourself

By: Frank Lane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040320

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Royal blue cloth with gold lettering. Private library mark. 97pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Fine Art of Magic (First Edition)

By: George G. Kaplan; Jean Hugard, Editor

Price: $200.00

Publisher: York, PA, Fleming Book Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040256

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's cloth. Previous owner's name blind-stamped several places. First Edition. Photo paste-down on back of half-title page. viii, 341pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magic as a Performing Art: Bibliography of Conjuring (College of Librarianship, Wales bibliographies)

By: Gill, Robert [Editor]

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London and New York, R. R. Bowker: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039953

ISBN: 085935038X

Condition: Near Fine


A survey of the history of professional magicians and the art of magic. Black cloth with white spine lettering. Private library mark. xxii, 252pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Thayer Catalog Instruction Sheets (Volume 2)

By: Glenn Gravatt, Compiler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions: 1993

Seller ID: 039876

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. xii, 324pp. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover. Otherwise a fine copy overall. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Thayer Catalog Instruction Sheets (Volume 3)

By: Glenn Gravatt, Compiler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions: 1995

Seller ID: 039877

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. xi, 312pp. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover. Otherwise a fine copy overall. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info