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Richard Himber's Ideas in the $100.00 Book

By: Harry Lorayne

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Gimmicks Unlimited: 1963

Seller ID: 040288

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's cloth. Quarter leather. Head of spine chipped. Illustrated. Previous owner's names written inside front cover with a partial return address label. 54pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The GEN (May 1954 to April 1955 issues)

By: Harry Stanley, Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: England, Self-published: Various

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039870

Condition: Very Good


12 issues rebound in one volume from May 1954 to April 1955. Red cloth rebind. Illustrated. 358pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Learn Magic

By: Henry Hay

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Perma Giants: 1949

Seller ID: 040304

Condition: Very Good +


Pictorial boards. Private library mark from Charles L. Rulfs. Also stamped on title page. viii, 279pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Peerless Prestidigitation: Being a Collection of Entirely New Ideas and Effects in the Fascinating Art of Modern Magic

By: Herbert de Caston

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Hamley Brothers, Limited: 1910

Seller ID: 042422

Condition: Very Good


Printed boards. Illustrated. Assisted by the leading South African Magicians. Illustrated end papers. 30pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Side-Show and Animal Tricks (First Edition)

By: Hereward Carrington

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, The Sphinx; A. M. Wilson, M.D.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039824

Condition: Very Good -


First Edition. Original blue paper wraps with black lettering. Tricks of the Side-Show Performer, Animal Tricks, Gamblers' Triacks, Juggling Secrets, Stage Effects, Ventriloquism, etc. Illustrated. Previous owner's name stamped on title page and last page. 66pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

No. 21 New Book of Card Tricks Illustrated

By: Hernandez

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, I. & M.Ottenheimer: 1919

Seller ID: 040307

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. 64pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

No. 22 New Book of Coin Tricks Illustrated

By: Hernandez

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, I. & M.Ottenheimer: 1920

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 040306

Condition: Very Good -


Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. 64pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Lexture Notes No. 1 (Signed)

By: Hiram Strait

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Self-published: 1978

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039940

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback. Original paper wraps. Inscribed by the author on front cover. Not paginated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magic by Ho Yam (Signed)

By: Ho Yam

Price: $150.00

Publisher: South Bend, IN, Peterson Printing: 1949

Seller ID: 039841

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author to William F. Rufus Steele (opposite title page). Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. 137pp. William F. Rufus Steele (1881-1955) started out as a professional gambler and became a well known card expert. Rufus grew up in New England and told his friend Robert Parrish that he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to become an electrical engineer. His interest in magic came from meeting Dr. James William Elliott. Full refund if not sati... View more info

More Magic by Professor Hoffmann (New)

By: Hoffmann, Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Martin Breese Books: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039864

ISBN: 0947533036

Condition: New


Hardcover. New copy in publisher's shrink wrap. 458pp. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Horace Goldin's Secrets of Magic

By: Horace Goldin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Magician's Club:

Seller ID: 039905

Condition: Very Good


Stapled paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. Frontispiece. 20pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

100 Tricks Your Can Do (First Edition)

By: Howard Thurston

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039685

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Publisher's cloth. J. Ergatoudis's copy (stamped on first illustrated end paper). Minor marginalia. Previous owner's name written on title page. 124pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Thurston's Book of Magic (Library of Magic) Volumes 1 to 4

By: Howard Thurston

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Swift & Company:

Seller ID: 039917

Condition: Very Good +


Published by Swift Fine Foods. 4 stapled booklets. Illustrated. Not paginated. Pictorial cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Our Life of Magic

By: Howard Thurston and Jane Thurston Shepard

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Phil Temple: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039723

Condition: Fine


Green cloth with gold spine lettering. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. xii, 225pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Adair's Encyclopedia of Dove Magic (5 volumes)

By: Ian Adair

Price: $300.00

Publisher: England, The Supreme Magic Company: Various

Seller ID: 039675

Condition: Very Good +


5 volume complete set. Set previously owned by "Gospel Magician" William F. Baker, Jr. Blue cloth with gold spine lettering. Various dates of publication from 1970 to 1987. Illustrated by John Dyke, Corth, and Stillings. Photographs by A. C. Littlejohns. Previous owner's blind-stamped seal on front free end-papers. All volumes are free of any markings or highlighting. Solid copies. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Great Magicians in Great Moments: A Photo Album by Irving Desfor (Deluxe, Numbered, Signed Edition)

By: Irving Desfor

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions: 1983

Edition: Limited First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039772

Condition: Near Fine


This is the Deluxe, Numbered, Signed Edition bound in burgundy pebble-grain leather. Inscribed by the author on title page. Number 139 of 200 copies. Illustrated. Private library mark. Textured end papers. 208pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Watch This One! A Collection of Choice Magical Effects with Small Objects

By: J. B. Bobo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Lloyd E. Jones: 1947

Seller ID: 040665

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gold lettering and design. Illustrated. 124pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Best from Down Under

By: J. V. Reilly, Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Magicana: 1972

Seller ID: 039767

Condition: Very Good -


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Previous owner's name stamped on front cover and title page. Illustrated. 139pp. Corner of textblock a bit dark-stained. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mystics Quarterly (17 issues)

By: James Hagy, Editor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Euclid, OH, Mystics Quarterly: Various

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039681

Condition: Near Fine


17 assorted issues include: Summer and Fall 1976; Spring, Fall, Winter and Summer 1977; Summer/Fall, Winter and Spring 1978; Winter 1979; Spring and Summer 1980; Fall, Winter and Spring 1981. Also included is the Announcement issue and the Index to Volume One compiled by Todd Karr. Clean and unmarked copies. Sold only as a lot. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

White Magic: The Story of the Makelynes (First Edition)

By: Jasper Maskelyne

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Stanley, Paul & Co: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039668

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Peach paneled cloth. 25 illustrations. Frontispiece. 287pp., with ads. Lacking dust jacket. Spine and front board very lightly dampstained. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Magic Collection of Jay Marshall Part IV May 16th 2010

By: Jay Marshall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Potter & Potter Auctions: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039900

Condition: Very Good


Public Auction Sale #006. Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. Tail of spine chipped. 76pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Magic Collection of Jay Marshall Part III April 26, 2009

By: Jay Marshall; Potter & Potter Auctions

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Potter & Potter Auctions: 2009

Inscription: Signed by the illustrator

Seller ID: 039747

Condition: Very Good +


Signed by the illustrator (Gabe Fajuri). Public Auction Sale #003. Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. v, 95pp. A few small closed tears and chips on front cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Coin Magic: A Complete Manual of Coin Conjuring

By: Jean Hugard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Louis Tannen: 1972

Seller ID: 039980

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Stapled booklet. Illustrated. 88 pages with ads. Previous owner's name stamped on front cover and inside both covers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Modern Magic Manual (First Edition)

By: Jean Hugard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040671

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Rust cloth. Illustrated. xviii, 345pp., index. Private library mark. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hugard's Magic Monthly (9 volumes bound in six)

By: Jean Hugard, Editor

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fleming Book Company: 1945

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039782

Condition: Very Good +


Nine volumes bound in six. Speckled red cloth with gold lettering. Signed letter dated July 2, 1958 to Colonel Harlan H. Taylor from Jean Hugard laid in. Taylor was a Medical Doctor (1899-1987), born in Tennessee. He was an Army surgeon that performed magic for Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Gen Eisenhower, and Vice President Richard Nixon. Volumes III and IV is inscribed on front free end paper by publisher, Paul Fleming. View more info

Hugard's Magic Monthly (Volume VII)

By: Jean Hugard, Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fleming Book Company: 1951

Seller ID: 039784

Condition: Very Good +


Speckled red cloth with gold lettering. Volume VII only. Illustrated. Inscribed by the publisher on front free end paper by Paul Fleming. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hugard's Magic Monthly (Volume VIII)

By: Jean Hugard, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: York, PA, Fleming Book Company: 1952

Seller ID: 039785

Condition: Very Good +


Speckled red cloth with gold lettering. Volume VIII only. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hugard's Magic Monthly (Volumes I and II) First Edition

By: Jean Hugard, Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fleming Book Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040326

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Speckled red cloth with gold lettering. Volume I and II only. 124pp., index. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hugard's Magic Monthly (Volumes III and IV) First Edition

By: Jean Hugard, Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fleming Book Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040327

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Speckled red cloth with gold lettering. Volume III and IV only. Pages 123-326pp., index. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hugard's Magic Monthly (Volume VII) First Edition

By: Jean Hugard, Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: York, PA, Fleming Book Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040325

Condition: Very Good +


Speckled red cloth with gold lettering. Volume VII only. Pages 547-669. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Thimble Magic

By: Jean Huggard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Louis Tannen:

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 039925

Condition: Very Good


Stapled paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. 44pp. Previous owner's name stamped on covers and title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Expert Card Technique: Close-up Table Magic with 318 Illustrations (First Edition)

By: Jean Huggard with Frederick Braue

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Carl Waring Jones: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040266

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Royal blue cloth with silver lettering and design. Illustrated. xxiv, 448pp. Dust jacket is not price clipped. A bit age toned inside front cover and on front free end paper. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Safety Pin-Trix (Signed)

By: Jerry Andrus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albany, OR, J A Enterprises: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039977

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on front free end paper. An array of truly bewildering effects with the lowly safety pin. Spiral bound paperback. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover. Illustrated. 79pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magician's Home Companion (Issue Number 3)

By: Jim Klein, Editor

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, American Magic Company: 1995

Seller ID: 039691

Condition: Fine


Tricks, Ideas, Patter, & Secrets. Brown illustrated cloth with gold design and lettering. Illustrated. 142pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magician's Home Companion (Issue Number 1)

By: Jim Klein, Editor

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, American Magic Company: 1994

Seller ID: 039692

Condition: Like New


Tricks, Ideas, Patter, & Secrets. Brown illustrated cloth with gold design and lettering. Illustrated. Includes the Supplemental Art Pack. 125pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magician's Home Companion (Issue Number 1)

By: Jim Klein, Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, American Magic Company: 1994

Seller ID: 039852

Condition: Near Fine


Tricks, Ideas, Patter, & Secrets. Brown illustrated cloth with gold design and lettering. Illustrated. Includes the Supplemental Art Pack. Previous owner's name written inside front cover. 125pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magician's Home Companion (Issue Number 1)

By: Jim Klein, Editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, American Magic Company: 1994

Seller ID: 039853

Condition: Very Good


Tricks, Ideas, Patter, & Secrets. Brown illustrated cloth with gold design and lettering. Illustrated. Includes the Supplemental Art Pack. 125pp., index. Two small indentures on rear cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Restaurant Worker's Handbook : A Practical Guide to Restaurant Magic (New) First Edition

By: Jim Pace and Jerry Macgregor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: A-1 MultiMedia: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039731

Condition: New


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

Jim Sherman's Flash Lites: 40 Tricks, Tips...and Gags with Flash Paper and Flash Bills!

By: Jim Sherman

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 039921

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. Stapled booklet. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover. 32pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Impuzzibilities: Strangely Self-Working Conjuring (SIgned)

By: Jim Steinmeyer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Burbank, CA, Hahne: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039686

Condition: Fine


Author's signature on half title page. 30pp. Oblong stapled booklet. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Further Impuzzibilities: Still More Strangely Self-Working Conjuring (SIgned First Edition)

By: Jim Steinmeyer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hahne: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039687

Condition: Fine


Author's signature on title page. 30pp. Oblong stapled booklet. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Technique & Understading: new approaches for stage illusionists (Signed)

By: Jim Steinmeyer

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Burbank, CA, Hahne: 2009

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039756

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the author on half title page. Blue denim cloth with silver lettering and design. Textured end paper. One tiny wear spot on top of front board. 303pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Modern Art and Other Mysteries Described for Magicians (New Edition)

By: Jim Steinmeyer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Burbank, CA, Hahne: 2009

Edition: New Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039867

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on Introduction page. Pictorial paperback. 25pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Further Tips on Zombie

By: Joe Karson & Others; Neil Foster, Compiler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Colon, MI, Abbott Publication: 1963

Seller ID: 039938

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Portrait frontispiece. One page with highlighting. Previous owner's name stamped on covers and title page. Illustrated. 58pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Pictorial History of the American Carnval (Volume III) First Edition

By: Joe McKennon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Carnival Publishers of Sarasota: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039726

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on front free end paper. First Edition. Illustrated. Aqua cloth (age toning). 240pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Collection of Craftsman, Author and Conjurer John A. McKinven

By: John A. McKinven

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039983

Condition: Fine


Public Auction #014. Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. 78pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Marvels of Mystery: A Professional Magician's Textbook of Conjuring Masterpieces

By: John Booth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Kanter's Magic Shop: 1944

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039728

Condition: Very Good


Royal cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Introduction by Mrs. Harry Houdin. No writing in the book. Illustrated. 146pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Super Magical Miracles: A Collection of Exclusive Magical Secrets Invented by John Booth (First Edition)

By: John Booth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ewdard Bagshawe & Co: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039733

Condition: Very Good


Printed paper-covered boards with black lettering and design. First Edition. Illustrated. 63pp., with Publisher's ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Extending Magic Beyond Credibility (SIgned First Edition)

By: John Booth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039914

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on title page. Black cloth. Illustrated. Correction sheet laid in. xiv, 257pp. Textured end papers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magical Mentalism: Advanced creations in Mental Phenomena devised by John Booth

By: John Booth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, The Seagers Press: 1931

Seller ID: 039941

Condition: Good


Paperback. Original paper wraps. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover. Portrait frontispiece of Howard Thurston and John Booth. 32pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info