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The Fireside Magician; or, the Art of Natural Magic Made Easy
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The Fireside Magician; or, the Art of Natural Magic Made Easy

By Paul Preston

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1870. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A handsome copy of the 1870 1st edition. Bright and solid and VG+ in its wonderful pictorial cloth. Very light soiling along the top-edge of the rear panel, otherwise remarkably clean. "Being a familiar and scientific explanation of legerdemain, physical amusement, recreative chemistry, diversions with cards, and of all the minor mysteries of mechanical magic, with feats, as performed in public by Herr Alexander, Robert Houdin, "The Wizard of the North" and distinguished conjurors of all ages and nations". 12mo, 132 pgs. plus wonderful publisher's ads at front and rear.

$750.00

Juegos De Naipes
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Juegos De Naipes

By Pablo M. Barnes

Buenos Aires: Editorial Molino, 1943. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1943 stated 1st edition, in the wonderful pictorial dustjacket. VG- (with wear and several missing pieces along the spine) in its original wrappers AND in a bright, VG dustjacket. 12mo, 142 pgs. Light browning to the pages but still sturdy and very presentable. Text in Spanish.

$100.00

Magician's Handbook: Tricks and Secrets of the World's Greatest Magician--Hermann the Great
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Magician's Handbook: Tricks and Secrets of the World's Greatest Magician--Hermann the Great

By H.J. Burlingame

Chicago: Wilcox & Follett Co, 1942. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. The 1942 1st edition, in its original pictorial wraappers. Clean and tight and VG+. Octavo, 298 pgs.

$50.00

The Conjurors' Magazine (43 Issues)

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New York: Conjurors' Press Inc. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. Almost a complete run of the magazine's first 4 years, including its maiden issue of February, 1945. Runs thru Dec. '48 and is only missing Feb. '46, Aug. and Sept. '47 and Jan. '48. All 43 issues are clean and bright and VG+ in their original stapled wrappers. Thin quartos, each issue wonderfully illustrated thruout (often in color diagrams and crisp black-and-white photography).

$400.00

"Magical Moments": A Book of Entertainment
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"Magical Moments": A Book of Entertainment

By Dell O'Dell

Long Island, NY: Self-published, 1939. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY DELL O'DELL on the front free endpaper. A sharp copy to boot of the 1939 1st edition. Clean and VG+ in its decorative, spiral-bound wrappers. Octavo, unpaginated. "World's Leading Lady Magician...." Signed by Author.

$50.00

Tops: The Magazine of Magic....(63 issues)

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Colon, Michigan: Abbott's Magic Novelty Company. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. A complete run of the years 1945, 1946, 1947 and 1948 and 15 other miscellaneous issues, including Sept. 1943, all of 1944 except April and July and, finally, January thru March of 1949. 63 issues all told. All issues clean and VG or bettter in their stapled pictorial wrappers. Quartos, hundreds and hundreds of photographs and illustrations thruout.

$400.00