Important magic history
Memoirs of an Elusive Moth
Book by Adele Friel Rhindress - $35.00
Memoirs of an Elusive Moth tells the tale of Adele Friel, who disappeared nightly with Harry Blackstone as part of his "Show of 1001 Wonders" every night for three seasons. Get a backstage view of life on the road with one of America's greatest magicians. With an introduction by Dick Cavett.
Cutting Up Touches
Book by David Avadon - $25.00
This is the only book of its kind -- a history of exhibition pickpocketing. Author David Avadon traces this light-fingered entertainment from its murky beginnings to the largest showrooms in the world. He deftly limns its greatest practitioners -- Giovanni, Borra and Dominique. And he shares the fascinating lore surrounding this street crime turned performance art.
Dai Vernon: A Biography Artist - Magician - Muse
Book by David Ben - $39.95
Dai Vernon: the last great undiscovered artist of the 20th century.
His medium was magic and with it, Vernon turned the clandestine world of conjuring on its ear with virtuoso sleight-of-hand and a dogged pursuit for perfection.
The Great Raymond
Book by The Great Raymond - $95.00
This fascinating book takes you on a magical journey around the world seven times with The Great Raymond, a Master Magician of remarkable charm and skills. Learn about the hardships, trials, and glory of theatrical magic from the 1900s to the 1940s.
Book by Jeff McBride - $100.00
First held in 1992, Eugene Burger and Jeff McBride's Mystery School promised to be a magic conference unlike any other: a group of magicians dedicated to seriously exploring the deeper sides of the art of magic. This event would not be held in a hotel...
Original Tarbell Lessons in Magic
Book by Harlan Tarbell - $79.95
Nearly 100 Years Ago Harlan Tarbell began his journey into magic. The Tarbell System became a gold standard for lessons in magic.
Whereas the Tarbell Course in Magic eight volume book set was modified from the original course, for the first time, this book contains the original lessons just as...
Houdini Book: Collector's Edition
Book by Milbourne Christopher - $45.00
Enter into the fascinating world of the Master Magician, Harry Houdini. Written by the famous magician an author Milbourne Christopher, this 240 page collector's edition, contains hundreds of rare photos, color pages with posters and even includes a bonus pocket part of removable reproduction...
Tales from the Uncanny Scot
Book & CD by Ron Wilson - $45.00
This book is more than a wonderful read. It is also an important contribution to recent magical history, providing an intimate encounter with the key players in the story of the Magic Castle during its most influential years.
Book by Will Houstoun - $45.00
Hidden in the depths of The Magic Circle in London was a long forgotten notebook, written around the second half of the 18th century by an unknown author. Its handwritten pages contained over 81 different tricks, sleights and subtleties with cards.
Hellis in Wonderland
Book by Will Houstoun - $65.00
Although Professor Hellis performed in venues such as The Royal Polytechnic Institution and The Brighton Aquarium, gave lessons to magicians such as Professor Hoffmann and Dr Holden and was admired by no less than David Devant, little has been written about him.