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image of MAGIC: (Including Property from Heirs of Carl Waring Jones, Stanley Palm Collection, Gaming Library of Bob Rosenberger and others). Public Auction Sale 2019. Thursday, October 28, 2004....

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New York: Swann, 2004., 2004.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial tan & black wraps. The head of the spine is slightly rubbed. Unpaginated. Profuse illustrations in black & white. Near fine. <p>Catalog for an auction held by Swann in New York City on October 28, 2004. 381 items are catalogued with estimated prices.
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image of AUTOGRAPH NOTE TO HIS DAUGHTER SIGNED BY ACTOR AND MAGICIAN FOSTER LARDNER. Together with a mailing envelope.

AUTOGRAPH NOTE TO HIS DAUGHTER SIGNED BY ACTOR AND MAGICIAN FOSTER LARDNER. Together with a mailing envelope.

by Lardner, Foster. (1873-1934). Actor and amateur magician. Member of the National Conjurers' Association Ring No. 2 in Rhode Island.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1932.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$35.00

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West Barrington, RI: June 19, 1932., 1932.. Very good. - 13 words filling half of a sheet of his personalized 7-1/4 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide letterhead with his Rhode Island address printed at the top. Signed "Daddy". The top right corner is creased. Folded 3 times for mailing. Together with his personalized mailing envelope addressed in… Read more
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image of PENN JILLETTE AND TELLER AS PENN_TELLER. Directed by Art Wolff... Original Ritz Theatre Playbill SIGNED by PENN_TELLER.

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New York: Arthur T. Birsh, Publisher, 1988., 1988.. ORIGINAL PLAYBILL SIGNED BY BOTH PENN & TELLER - Octavo, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-5/8 inches wide. Stapled black & white wrappers with a yellow banner along the top of the front cover, illustrated with a portrait of Penn & Teller. The covers are slightly soiled, rubbed and creased. 58 &… Read more
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image of PENN_TELLER: THE REFRIGERATOR TOUR. Original Theatre PLAYBILL SIGNED by PENN_TELLER. Together with an original 1991 Ticket Stub for the performance at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

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New York: Arthur T. Birsh, Publisher, 1991., 1991.. ORIGINAL PLAYBILL SIGNED BY BOTH PENN & TELLER - Octavo, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-5/8 inches wide. Stapled black & white wrappers with a yellow banner along the top of the front cover, illustrated with a portrait of Penn & Teller with the refrigerator. The covers are slightly soiled and creased.… Read more
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image of A PRICE GUIDE TO MAGIC BOOKS: 1639-1990.

A PRICE GUIDE TO MAGIC BOOKS: 1639-1990.

by Canick, Michael; compiler and annotator.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1997.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$10.00

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(New York: Volcanick Press), 1997., 1997.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover. The contents are bound between printed cream-colored cover sheets with a black plastic ring binder. [v] & 192 pages with 2 copies of a list of abbreviations laid in. The binding is slightly soiled, else near fine. Second printing.
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image of MAGIC: FEATURING THE MANNY WELTMAN HOUDINI COLLECTION. Public Auction Sale 1949. Thursday, October 31, 2002.

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New York: Swann, 2002., 2002.. Very good. - Small quarto [9-1/2 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wraps. The head & tail of the spine are slightly chipped. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Very good. Swann auction catalog listing 253 items, including posters, photographs, books, letters, etc. related to Houdini and other… Read more
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image of PROF. DE LA MANO / Has arrived, and will positively appear / as advertised. / We would most respectfully call the / attention of the Public to our / INIMITABLE PROGRAMME....

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New York: Printed by A.B. Seer's Engraving and Printing Establishment, 26 Union Square, N.Y., circa [1885]., [1885].. Fine. A WONDERFUL HANDBILL ADVERTISING A PERFORMANCE BY THE 19TH CENTURY STAGE MAGICIAN PROF. DE LA MANO - sc A 9-1/2 inch high by 6-1/8 inch wide broadsheet printed on light blue paper with 2 columns of text printed under the… Read more
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image of PHOTOGRAPH INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ICE-SKATER JUGGLER & MAGICIAN RALPH ENGLISH.

PHOTOGRAPH INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ICE-SKATER JUGGLER & MAGICIAN RALPH ENGLISH.

by English, Ralph. Juggler, magician, vaudeville performer [1930s-1950s]. He performed his routines on ice skates.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1931.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$75.00

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1931., 1931.. Very good. - Black-and-white publicity photo, 10 inches high by 8 inches wide. Inscribed by English at bottom right and signed "Ralph English". There are a few small creases to the emulsion & the corners are lightly bumped. Very good. <p> A full-length photo of Ralph English standing on a floor of ice with a… Read more
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THAYER STUDIO MAGIC PRESENTS A COMPLETE BAR ACT!!!

by (Thayer Studios)

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1945.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$15.00

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Traverse City, MI: Thayer Studios, 1945.. 1945.. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8 inches wide]. A yellow pictorial cover sheet & 4 mechanically reproduced pages plus a rear blank are bound with 3 staples along the top edge. The bottom edge of the cover sheet is lightly creased. Very good. <p>A description of a routine for producing… Read more
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THE MENTOR Vol. 14 No. 12. Serial No. 287. January, 1927. (Magic Black and White, and Magic-Makers Old and New)

by (Houdini, Harry; Houdin, Robert; Mesmer; Count Cagliostro; et al). King, Clement; et al. Moffat, W. D.; editor

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1927).
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$15.00

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(Springfield, OH: The Crowell Publishing Company, 1927).. 1927).. Fair. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/2 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover with a color pictorial front wrapper drawn and engraved on wood by Howard McCormick. The backstrip & rear wrap are lacking. The cover is bumped, chipped & lightly soiled. Pages A-D [ads] & 67 pages, including additional ads. Numerous… Read more
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HERRMAN'S TRICKS WITH CARDS. (Cover title)

by Herrmann, Alexander. (1844-1896)

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1940].
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$10.00

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(Chicago, IL: Max Stein Pub. House), circa [1940].. [1940].. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial golden yellow wrappers. The wraps are bumped, chipped & lightly soiled with some light staining. There is white staining to the top edge of the front wrap & the top corner of the rear wrap is torn with large pieces out. The head &… Read more
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FAMOUS MAGICIANS OF THE WORLD / Reviewed by Arnold Furst

by Furst, Arnold

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1957.
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$45.00

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Oakland, CA: Magic Limited, Lloyd E. Jones, 1957.. 1957.. Fine. - Quarto, soft cover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with some very light spotting to the white rear wrap. [48] pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. <p>Copy number 334 of a "Special Autographed Edition" signed by Arnold Furst on the inside front wrap.
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