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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

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Springfield, OH: The Crowell Publishing Company, 1927).: 1927).

Seller ID: 25042


(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 sepia-toned & black-and-white illustrations & pictorial ads. 1 signature is detached with it... View more info

THAYER STUDIO MAGIC PRESENTS A COMPLETE BAR ACT!!!

By: (Thayer Studios)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Traverse City, MI: Thayer Studios, 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 27928


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. A description of a routine for producing various drinks from one container. View more info

Image for 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....

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....

By: De la Mano.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Printed by A.B. Seer's Engraving and Printing Establishment, 26 Union Square, N.Y., circa [1885].: [1885].

Seller ID: 36571


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 banner headline. A pictorial illustrated border on the verso depicts the magician performing a series of tricks with the assistance of devils. The border, on this unused handbill, was meant to frame the name of the site and dates of the performances (not... View more info

Image for 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.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1931.: 1931.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34031


- 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. A full-length photo of Ralph English standing on a floor of ice with a satiny theatre curtain behind him. He is depicted smiling, wearing evening attire, a top hat and ice skates. He is leaning slightly backwards, his left arm supporting h... View more info

FAMOUS MAGICIANS OF THE WORLD / Reviewed by Arnold Furst

By: Furst, Arnold

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA: Magic Limited, Lloyd E. Jones, 1957.: 1957.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5771


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. Copy number 334 of a "Special Autographed Edition" signed by Arnold Furst on the inside front wrap. View more info

HERRMAN'S TRICKS WITH CARDS. (Cover title)

By: Herrmann, Alexander. (1844-1896)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Chicago, IL: Max Stein Pub. House), circa [1940].: [1940].

Seller ID: 23052


(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 & tail of the spine are torn with the front wrap partially detached. [4], [11]-100 & [2] pages. There is a stain to the top end of the fore... View more info

THIMBLE MAGIC

By: Hugard, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Max Holden, 1943.: 1943.

Seller ID: 29823


New York: Max Holden, 1943.. 1943.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed, bumped & soiled. The rear wrap is darkened with some very small stains. 43 pages plus 1-page publisher's ad. Illustrated with textual diagrams in black & white. A previous owner's name is penned on the front endpaper. There is a piece out of the top corner of the title page with an adjacent price scribbled out in ink & an ink arrow. The top page corne... View more info

SCARNE'S MAGIC TRICKS

By: Scarne, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1951).: (1951).

Seller ID: 1967


NY: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1951).. (1951).. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in white, in dw. The dw is rubbed & chipped with the rear panel soiled. 256 pp. B&W illustrations. The top edges of the last few leaves are rippled from humidity. Very good in a good dw. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for "SIM SALA BIM" (EL ESPECTACULO QUE MARAVILLA) CON "DANTE"... ESPERANZA IRIS.... [AN ORIGINAL FLYER ADVERTISING A PERFORMANCE BY THE GREAT MAGICIAN DANTE]

"SIM SALA BIM" (EL ESPECTACULO QUE MARAVILLA) CON "DANTE"... ESPERANZA IRIS.... [AN ORIGINAL FLYER ADVERTISING A PERFORMANCE BY THE GREAT MAGICIAN DANTE]

By: [Jansen, Harry August]. Dante the Magician

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Mexico], [1943].: [1943].

Seller ID: 33003


[Mexico], [1943].. [1943].. Very good. - sc - A 5-1/2 inch high by 8-3/8 inch wide broadside flyer printed on buff stock advertising a performance by Dante the Magician to celebrate the silver jubilee of the great theater "Esperanza Iris". A simple boldly printed flyer proclaiming "'Sim Salabin' (El Expectaculo que Maravilla) con 'Dante' el Mago Mravilloso y su cia. Internacional. Para celebrar las Bodas de Plata del Gran Teatro - Esperanza Iris - !!Muy Pron... View more info