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Thayer Catalog Instruction Sheets (Volume 4)

By: Glenn Gravatt, Compiler

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pomeroy, OH, Lee Jacobs Productions: 1997

Seller ID: 039878

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. x, 324pp., index. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover. Top edges of dust jacket chipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Carnival Secrets

By: Gryczan, Matthew

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Picadilly Books: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 039851

ISBN: 0941599248

Condition: Fine


This book reveals the secrets of winning midway games. The author describes dozens of games and explains how to play them. He also warns about dishonest games and those games which are almost impossible to win. The book includes plans for building your own games to be used for practice, home entertainment, or for making your own mini-carnival. This book provides a fascinating look at the world of carnival games. Paperback. Pictorial cover. 211pp., index. Full refund ... View more info

Magic from the Far Corners of the Earth

By: H. E. Williams

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ellwood City, PA, Self-published: 1949

Seller ID: 039871

Condition: Very Good


Stapled paperback. Illustrated. Not paginated. Pictorial cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Tarbell Study Guide

By: Harlan Tarbell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cypress, TX, Steve Burton Magic: 1995

Seller ID: 039918

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cover. Paperback. Illustrated. 68pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Crazy Stunts for Comedy Occasions

By: Harlan Tarbell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, T. S. Denison & Co: 1929

Seller ID: 039975

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's illustrated boards. Illustrated. 102pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

MAGIC: Tarbell System Incorporated (Lessons 1-60)

By: Harlan Tarbell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Tarbell Systems, Inc: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 040264

Condition: Very Good


Lessons 1 to 60 in a two hole-punch hardcover binder (covers detached). Approximately 800pp. Illustrated. Second Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping will be needed. International shipping will require extra postage. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Index Volumes 1-2-3 Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic

By: Harold R. Rice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Silk King Studios: 1981

Seller ID: 039937

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. Pictorial cover. 39pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic (Volume Three)

By: Harold R. Rice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Silk King Studios: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 040259

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. iii, 1,056-1,542pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Thru the Dye Tube

By: Harold R. Rice and W. T. Van Zandt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Silk King Studios: 1965

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 039935

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Previous owner's name stamped on covers and title page. Illustrated. 48pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks (First Edition)

By: Harry Blackstone

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, George Sully and Co: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040675

Condition: Very Good


Red paneled cloth with black lettering and design. Magic shop stamp on front free end paper. Previous owner's name written on free end paper. Mylar coer. Illustrated. xiv, 204pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Houdini's Strange Tales: a collection of fiction by Harry Houdini (Signed)

By: Harry Houdini

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kieran Press: 1992

Seller ID: 039855

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by the compiler (Culliton) inside front cover. Paperback. Illustrated. 96pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Oriental Magic: Described & Explained (Limited Edition)

By: Harry Kellar, John Nevil Maskelyne and others

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glenwood, IL, David Meyer, Magic Books:

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 039922

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. Limited Edition #118 of 300 copies. 32pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Oriental Magic: Described & Explained (Limited Edition)

By: Harry Kellar, John Nevil Maskelyne and others

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glenwood, IL, David Meyer, Magic Books: 1992

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 039923

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. Limited Edition #265 of 300 copies. 32pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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

Cyclopedia of Magic based on the wwritings and performances of Annemann, Blackstone, Cardii, de Biere, de Kolta, Devant...(First Edition)

By: Henry Hay, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040660

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. Peach cloth with black spine label. Illustrated. Private library mark inside front cover. Frontispiece. 498pp. 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

Close-up Cavalcade (Signed First Edition)

By: Jerry Mentzer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Self-published: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 040344

Condition: Very Good


Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Signed First Edition. Blue cloth with gold lettering and design. Previous owner's name stamped and written on title page and on front free end paper. v, 165pp. Illustrated. 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