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Blue Book of Magic 2004: An Internet Price Guide to Magic

By: Ron Cartlidge

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Self-published: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039846

Condition: Very Good +


First Printing. Spiral bound paperback. Limited edition #81 of 100 copies. Illustrated. 114pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Blue Book of Magic 2005 Edition (New & Improved Edition)

By: Ron Cartlidge

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Self-published: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039845

Condition: Very Good +


First Printing. Spiral bound paperback. Limited edition #26 of 150 copies. Illustrated. 122pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley (Volume I) First Edition

By: Stephen Minch

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Tahoma, CA, L & L Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039667

Condition: Fine


Contains the best of card and coin magic of the creative genius of Alex Elmsley! Profusely illustrated with the superb drawing of Amado Narvaez. Black boards with gold spine lettering. Volume 1 of 2. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrated. xi, 404pp. Lacks dust jacket. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Vernon Chronicles Volume III: Dail Vernon Further Lost Inner Secrets: A Tribute to a Master (First Edition)

By: Stephen Minch

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Lake Tahoe, CA, L & L Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039769

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Blue cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. xxxix, 219pp. Previous owner's name stamped on half title page. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Tarbell Companion

By: Steve Burton, Editor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cypress, TX, Steve Burton Magic: 1994

Seller ID: 039766

Condition: Like New


Paperback. Illustrated. Pictorial cover. 148pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic (Dusheck Magic Series No. 1) First Edition

By: Steve Dusheck

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, American Magic Co: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039709

Condition: Fine


First Edition. Burgundy cloth with gold lettering. Illustrated. Foreword by Larry White. 62pp. Textured end papers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Famous Quotations (First Edition)

By: Steve Dusheck

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, American Literary Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039734

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. Illustrated. Rare. 98pp. Full refund if not satisfied. A really stupid book where all of the quotes on every page - are the same! View more info

Dusheck's Card Magic (Dusheck Magic Series No. 3) First Edition

By: Steve Dusheck; Edited by James M. Klein

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, American Magic Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039711

Condition: Fine


First Edition. Burgundy cloth with gold lettering. Illustrated. Foreword by Fantasio. 156pp. Textured end papers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dusheck's Coin Magic (Dusheck Magic Series No. 2) First Edition

By: Steve Dusheck; Edited by James M. Klein

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, American Magic Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039710

Condition: Fine


First Edition. Burgundy cloth with gold lettering. Illustrated. Foreword by Marc DeSouza. 116pp. Textured end papers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Meir Yedid's Stage Stuff (First Edition)

By: Steven Schneiderman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039872

Condition: Fine


First Edition. Purple cloth. Illustrated. Mylar cover. 58pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks (First Edition)

By: Stewart James, Compiler

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Colon, MI, Abbott's Magic Novelty Co: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040313

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Green pebble-grain cloth. No date. Illustrated. 498pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Germain the Wizard (Limited First Edition)

By: Stuart Kramer; Todd Karr, Editor

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, The Miracle Factory: 2002

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 039990

Condition: Like New


Limited Edition #64 of 100 copies. Pastedown signature bookplate on front free end paper with multiples signatures including Stuart Kramer, Katlyn Breene and Todd Karr. In near fine clam-shell box. CD in rear pocket is present. Illustrated. 624pp., index. Enclosure note (reproduction from Germain). Clam-shell box in near fine condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Thayer: Catalogue No. 6 Quality Magic

By: Thayer Manufacturing Company

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Thayer Manufacturing Company: 1925

Seller ID: 039929

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. 240pp. Private library bookplate removed from inside front cover. Publisher's ad sheet laid in. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Quality Magic (First Edition)

By: Theo Okito

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Will Goldston Limited: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039897

Condition: Very Good -


Pictorial boards. Illustrated. 98pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Professor Hoffmann: A Bibliography (Signed)

By: Thomas A. Sawyer

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, Self-published: 1983

Seller ID: 039909

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on copyright page. Black buckram with gold spine lettering. Decorated end-papers. 102pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Tim Clothier: Advanced Illusion Projects

By: Tim Clothier

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 039809

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. 156pp. Minor highlighting. Covers creased. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Tim Clothier: Advanced Illusion Projects

By: Tim Clothier

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 039808

Condition: Fine


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. 156pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Silence of Chung Ling Soo

By: Todd Karr, Compiler

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, The Miracle Factory: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040005

Condition: Fine


This fascinating collection of writings examines legendary performer Chung Ling Soo, alter ego of William E. Robinson of New York, and includes more than fifty of Soo's extraordinary close-up and stage effects, forty gorgeous color Soo posters, over fifty letters from Robinson to Houdini, Robinson's insightful articles and books, including a full reprint of his scarce Spirit Slate Writing and Kindred Phenomena, plus programs, reviews, biographical profiles, rare photos, ... View more info

The secret ways of Al Baker by Albert Baker (Presentation Copy)

By: Todd Karr, Editor

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, The Miracle Factory: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039987

Condition: Like New


Presentation Copy X of 25 copies. Limited Edition. Pastedown signature bookplate on front free end paper with multiples signatures including Todd Carr, Katlyn Breene, Jay Marshall, Eugene Burger, and John Curney. In near fine clam-shell box. CD in rear pocket is present. Illustrated. 912pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Secret Ways of Al Baker by Albert Baker (Presentation Copy)

By: Todd Karr, Editor

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, The Miracle Factory: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039988

Condition: Like New


Limited Edition #70 of 100 copies. Pastedown signature bookplate on front free end paper with multiples signatures including Todd Carr, Katlyn Breene, Jay Marshall, Eugene Burger, and John Curney. In near fine clam-shell box. CD in rear pocket is present. Illustrated. 912pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Some Printers & Publishers of Conjuring Books and other Ephemera 1800-1850 (Limited First Edition)

By: Trevor H. Hall and Percy H. Muir

Price: $125.00

Publisher: England, The Elmete Press: 1976

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 039706

Condition: Near Fine


Limited First Edition. Black calf with crushed canvas boards. Illustrated. Mylar cover. Number #299 of 465 copies. Illustrated end-papers. x, 95pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Tricks with a One Way Deck

By: U. F. Grant

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1935

Seller ID: 039680

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet. Illustrated cover. 23pp. No writing in the booklet. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Grant's Fortune Telling Card Trick

By: U. F. Grant

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 039814

Condition: Very Good


4 page stapled paper. Stain on right upper corner. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Counterfeit Card Miracles No. Two

By: U. F. Grant

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 039815

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. 3 page stapled article. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Goldston's Magical Quarterly (Volumes 1 & 2 and 3 & 4)

By: Various

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Will Goldston, Ltd: Various

Seller ID: 039674

Condition: Near Fine


Bound periodicals: Four volumes bound in two. Volume 1 contains: Summer, Autumn, Christmas 1934 and Spring 1935. Volume 2 contains: Summer, Autumn, Winter 1935 and Spring 1936. Volume 3 contains: Summer, Autumn, Winter 1936 and Spring 1937. Volume 4 contains: December 1937, March 1938, June 1938, and September 1938. Black cloth with gold gilt lettering on spines. Previous owner's name written on front free end paper. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Pallbearer's Review (91 issues) First Edition

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Various

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039736

Condition: Like New


91 issues from November 1965 to October 1972. Continuous pagination (pages 1 to 568). No international shipping. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Pallbearer's Review (50 issues) First Edition

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Various

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039735

Condition: Like New


50 issues from November 1972 to October 1975. Continuous pagination (pages 569 to 1,055). No international shipping. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ireland's Yarbook (1946 to 1956) 12 issues

By: Various

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, L. L. Ireland / The Ireland Magic Co: Various

Seller ID: 039738

Condition: Very Good


Twelve issues dating from 1945 to 1956. Sold only as a lot. Overall very good condition. One spine clear taped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Genii (Volumes 3-10, 12-13) Official American Organ International Alliance of Magicians (First Edition)

By: Various

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: International Alliance of Magicians: Various

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039745

Condition: Very Good


Bound issues from September 1938 to August 1949. Bound in ten (10) volumes. About 350 to 500 pages per volume. Burgundy pebbled-grain leather bindings in very good average condition (some spines cocked). Volumes 3-10, 12-13. Sold only as a set. International shipping will be extra. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Linking Ring (33 assorted issues)

By: Various

Price: $200.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, International Brotherhood of Magicians: Various

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039781

Condition: Near Fine


33 assorted issues as follows: June-September, November and December 2002; January-December 2003; January-October, December 2004; January-April 2005. Sold as a lot. Only $6 an issue. Illustrated. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Journal of Magic History (March, July, November 1979 issues with Supplement)

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toledo, OH, Journal of Magix History: 1979

Seller ID: 039827

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth rebind. March, July and November issues with Supplement. 236pp. Illustrated. Bookbinder's ticket insider rear cover. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Linking Ring (67 assorted issues)

By: Various

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Various, Various: Various

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039956

Condition: Very Good


67 assorted issues dating from January 1946 to May 2002. A few duplicates. Sold only as a lot. No international shipping. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hocus Pocus (13 assorted issues) in slipcase

By: Various

Price: $35.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040298

Condition: Very Good


13 assorted issues in sequence. In original slipcase box in very good condition. Volume One, Number 1-5; Volume Two, Number 5. Volume 3, Number 1-6 with a duplicate copy of 6. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hocus Pocus (12 issues) Volume One, Number 1-6; Volume Two, Number 1-6 (in Slipcase)

By: Various

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040297

Condition: Very Good


12 issues in sequence. In original slipcase box in near fine condition. Volume One, Number 1-6; Volume Two, Number 1-6. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Linking Link (Volume IX, March 1929, Number 1)

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bluffton, OH, The Linking Ring: 1929

Seller ID: 040661

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth (worn). March through August issues bound inn one. 6 issues. Ex-library. 647pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Revelations (Signed Limited Editions)

By: Vernon, Dai; Faucett W. Ross

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Magical Publications: 1984

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 040255

ISBN: 0915181126

Condition: Fine


In a book devoted to card table artiface, it should not be out of place to discuss "odds," and the odds of this book being created at all are astounding. In the entire history of gambling and entertaining with playing cards, one book stands high above all others. First published in 1902 by a shadowy figure writing under the name S.W. Erdnase, The Expert at the Card Table has become the absolute masterwork on the manipulation of playing cards.One man remembers whe... View more info

The Last Words on Cards

By: W. F. (Rufus) Steele; Edited by Robert Parrish

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Magico Magazine: 1952

Seller ID: 039927

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover. 63pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magic and its Mysteries

By: W. H. J. Shaw

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Blue Island, IL, M. N. Smith & Co: 1893

Seller ID: 039936

Condition: Very Good -


Paperback. Original paper wraps. Spine chipped. Front wrap is torn at hinge (about halfway). 60pp. Shaw's portrait on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Magic and its Mysteries

By: W. H. J. Shaw

Price: $85.00

Publisher: M. N. Smith & Co: 1893

Seller ID: 040268

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Original paper wraps. 60pp. Shaw's portrait on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Blackstone: A Magician's Life: The World and Magic Show of Harry Blackstone, 1885-1965

By: Waldron, Daniel; Johnstone, George; Ruggiero, Nick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glenwood, IL, David Meyer Magic Books: 1999

Seller ID: 039708

ISBN: 091663891X

Condition: Like New


This is the story of the world and magic shows of Harry Blackstone (1885-1965), who entertained theatre-goers for over 50 seasons. Gifted with an electric presence, a magnificent voice and a master magician's mentality and skills, he played everything from showboats to vaudeville to television. Blackstone's extravagant productions advertised "1001 wonders" and "an enchanting array of beautiful girls." Waldron's vivid and thoroughly researched narrative, e... View more info

Magic "On Stage"

By: Wally Reid

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Magic Limited - Lloyd E. Jones: 1980

Seller ID: 039896

Condition: Very Good +


Previous owner, Walter B. Graham (1923-2018) was a printer and semi-professional magician performing comedy magic for over seven decades. Black cloth with silver lettering. Illustrated. viii, 124pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Book of Secrets: Miracles Ancient and Modern with Added Chapters on Easy Magic You Can Do

By: Walter B. Gibson

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Scranton, PA, Personal Arts Company: 1927

Seller ID: 039773

Condition: Very Good


Oblong pictorial cloth with matching dust jacket design. Mylar cover. Illustrated. 159pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The New Magician's Manual: Tricks and Routines with Instructions for Expert Performance by the Amateur

By: Walter B. Gibson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Co: 1936

Seller ID: 040315

Condition: Very Good -


Paper covered boards. Spine loose and split at hinges at tail of spine. Previous owner's name written on front free end paper. Illustrated (some in color). 143pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Wilford Hutchinson's Conjurer's Chronicle (Volumes 1, 2 and 3)

By: Wilford Hutchinson

Price: $150.00

Publisher: England, Self-published: 1919

Seller ID: 039716

Condition: Good +


Three volumes bound in one. Paperback. Black masking tape-type spine. Handwritten title written on spine in white lettering. 287pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mr. Smith's Guide to Sleight of Hand: A Course of Instruction

By: Wilfrid Jonson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Academy of Recorded Crafts, Arts and Sciences: 1945

Seller ID: 040310

Condition: Very Good


Jonson was Hon. Vice-President of the Magic Circle. Olive cloth. Illustrated. 95pp. Previous owner's name written and stamped inside covers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Oriental Conjuring and Magic

By: Will Ayling

Price: $50.00

Publisher: England, A Wheaton & Co: 1981

Seller ID: 040286

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth. Label on title page reads, Supporter of the Magician Trollkarlen" 5 permanent page marking tabs. Illustrated. 384pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Art of Illusion

By: Will Ayling; Edited by Hugh Miller

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Harry Stanley:

Seller ID: 039718

Condition: Very Good


Red pebble-grain cloth with gold spine lettering. Foreword by Lewis Ganson. Illustrated. 233pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Will Goldston's Further Exclusive Magical Secrets (Limited Edition)

By: Will Goldston

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Middleburg, VA, Collector's Workshop: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 039698

Condition: Near Fine


Limited Edition #140 of 250 copies. Full burgundy leather with gold gilt lettering and design on spine and front cover. Gold binding clasp (female missing from rear board). Illustrated. Decorated end-papers. 232pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Will Goldston's Exclusive Magical Secrets

By: Will Goldston

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, The Magician, Ltd: 1912

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 039720

Condition: Very Good


Library buckram rebind (red) with gold lettering on spine and front cover. #249 of an unnumbered limited edition. Color frontispiece (portrait). Illustrated. 506pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Will Goldston's Golden Key to Magical Success: Prospectus of Exclusive Magical Secrets

By: Will Goldston

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Caxton Press:

Seller ID: 039813

Condition: Very Good -


Stapled booklet. Circa 1935. 31pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info