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01122-M0492ROEU- Journals- THE MAGAZINE OF MAGIC, Official Organ of The Magicians' Club, London, England. Edited by Will Goldston. (Goldston was also a dealer in magical goods). Twenty-three issues: Oct 1914 (Vol. 1, No 1), May, Jun, Oct, Nov, Dec for 1915. Jan, Feb, Mar, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec for 1916. Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Oct, for 1917. Delightful! Detailed and illustrated how-to articles on all the magical arts and illusions and props. Heavily illustrated ads throughout. Some wear and soiling to wraps, but on coated stock and in surprisingly good shape for their age. 7-1/4" x 9-1/2" x approximately 30pp each, colorful wraps. $282.00


04665-M0395ECOA- Magalog- POPULAR MECHANICS PRESS, Chicago, IL. "PERSONAL ADVANCEMENT", Vol. 1, No. 2, ca 1920s. "30,000 Jobs At $5,000 A Year". Story Of Books, Best Vacations, Profitable Trades, Books For Boys, Best Sellers, Why So Many Folks Lose, Keep Up With Radio, Entertaining With Magic, more. Illustrations. Some edge chips, spots, soiling. 6-3/4" x 9-1/4" x 16pp. $20.00


00192-B0990CUOK- Catalogue- HEANEY MAGIC CO, catalogue #25, Berlin, WI. 1925. Magical apparatus, stage illusions, card tricks, mind reading effects, crystal gazing acts, spirit tricks, books, novelties, jokes. Excellent condition. 4-1/4” x 6-1/4” x 224pp. $75.00


02453-M0394ESEE- Catalogue- THE HEANEY MAGIC CO., Berlin, WI. Cat No. 24, ca 1923. Heaney’s Professional Catalog Of Wonders. Magical Goods, Illusions, Stage Acts. All well illustrated and explained. Near mint. 6" x 8-3/4" x 96 pp. $75.00


03982-M0495ECSH- Booklet- A. C. GILBERT CO, New Haven, Ct. 1933. Book of Instructions, Gilbert MYSTO MAGIC No.1. Fun for boys and their friends. Magic and sleight of hand tricks. Illustrated. Light damp stain, staple rust. 5-1/4" x 6-3/4" x 16pp. $12.00


03715-M0495EAAR- Catalogue- DON PHOEBUS THE MAGIC MAN, Irvington, NJ. ca 1945. "Magic & Fun, Latest Catalogue of Jokes, Novelties, Magic, Tricks, Puzzles, Books." Lt center fold. Stiff covers, semi-coated stock pages. Very good. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4" x 12pp. $12.00


03716-0495EAAR- Catalogue/Magazine- DON PHOEBUS THE MAGIC MAN, Irvington, NJ. No. 3, ca 1945. Now he calls it "Magic & Fun Magazine". Display and classified ads from others in addition to his own goods. Very good. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" x 26 pp. $14.00


03717-M0495EAAR- Catalogue- DON PHOEBUS THE MAGIC MAN, Irvington, NJ. No. 4, ca 1945-46. "Magic & Fun". Display and classified ads from others in addition to his own goods. Very good. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" x 14 pp. $14.00


02150-M1093COUK- Catalogue- MAX HOLDEN'S MAGIC SHOPS, NY, NY, Cat No.15, copyright 1948. Also locations in Boston and Philadelphia. "The Latest of The World's Best Magic." Every sort magic imaginable for parlor, stage, club. Good history of family and company. Well illustrated. Coated stock pages, stiff covers. Two order blanks laid in. Corner chipped. 6" x 9" x 264pp. $75.00


04828-M0396EKLK- Program- SOUVENIR PROGRAM AND BLACKSTONE'S SECRETS OF MAGIC, no .place given., ca 1950(?). Fully illustrated with large photos of Blackstone and his "Bevy of Mystic Beauties" (beautiful, leggy assistants); illustrated "tricks you can do." Two color, coated stock. Light cover wear. 8-1/2" x 11" x 24pp. $28.00


04831-M0396EHAE- Journals- TOPS, THE MAGAZINE OF MAGIC, Six issues--Jul thru Dec 1954. They bill it as an independent magazine but it's printed and published by Abbott's, Colon, MI, a foremost magic goods supplier. Lots of nice illustrated articles and many priced advertisements for Abbott's products throughout. Vivid covers. Almost like new. Ea is 8-1/2" x 11" x 28 to 30pp. All six issues. $42.00


04832-M0396CLHC- Journals- TOPS, THE MAGAZINE OF MAGIC, Twelve issues--Jan thru Dec 1955. Abbott's, Colon, MI. Well illustrated. All excellent condition. Each is 8-1/2" x 11" x 28pp. All twelve issues. $80.00


04833-M0396EHAE- Journals- TOPS, THE MAGAZINE OF MAGIC, Six issues--Jul thru Dec 1956. Abbott's, Colon, MI. As above. All excellent condition. Each is 8-1/2" x 11" x 28pp. All six issues. $42.00


04834-M0396ELCE- Journals- TOPS, THE MAGAZINE OF MAGIC, Two issues--Jan & Feb, 1957. Abbott's, Colon, MI. As above. Both excellent condition. Each is 8-1/2" x 11" x 28pp. Both issues. $20.00


00214-B0990CEEE- Catalogue- ABBOT’S MAGIC MANUF. CO., CATALOGUE #20. Colon, MI. 1973. “The World’s Largest Magic Factory In The Magic Capitol of The World.” One of the largest magic catalogues to come our way. Large, clear illustrations. We estimate about 1200 items in this catalogue. Wax spot on cover. Very good condition. 8” x 10-3/4” x 457pp plus a supplement with about five additional pages and price updates for ca 1974. Water damage to lower corner of supplement. $40.00


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