Premium pages left without account:

Auction Pricedatabase

Auction: Auction 09.10.1996
was auctioned on: 9 October 1996
Upcoming auctions Auction Pricedatabase

MAGIC, CONJURING, VENTRILOQUISM, CARD TRICKS, ETC.]. Group of approximately 60 volumes. V.p., v.d. [19th-20th century]. Together approximately 60 volumes, various sizes (12mo-4to), various bindings (some wrappers), condition varies.

Archive
Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000
Price realised:  US$7,475
Lot number 117, Views: 76

MAGIC, CONJURING, VENTRILOQUISM, CARD TRICKS, ETC.]. Group of approximately 60 volumes. V.p., v.d. [19th-20th century]. Together approximately 60 volumes, various sizes (12mo-4to), various bindings (some wrappers), condition varies. Includes: HOUDINI, HARRY. Houdini Exposes the tricks used by the Boston Medium "Margery"...Also a complete exposure of Argamasilla. New York: Adams Press, [1924]. Original wrappers, split along spine fold -- HOUDIN, ROBERT. The Secrets of Stage Conjuring. London, 1881 -- HOUDIN, ROBERT. The Secrets of Conjuring Magic...translated by Professor Hoffmann. London, 1878 -- HOUDIN, ROBERT. Memoirs of... London, 1859. 2 volumes -- FONTENELLE, JULIA DE. Manuel complet des Sorciers, ou la magie blanche... Paris, 1829 -- THOMPSON, ALFRED. Magic and Mystery. London, n.d. -- FROST, THOMAS. Circus Life and Circus Celebrities. London, 1875 -- FERRIAR, JOHN. An Essay towards a Theory of Apparitions. London, 1813 -- DOWNS, T. NELSON. Modern Coin Manipulation. London, 1900 -- ENNEMOSER, JOSEPH. The History of Magic...translated by William Howitt...selected by Mary Howitt. London, 1854. Vol. I only -- HAMBURG, CARL WILLMANN. Telepathische Unterrichtsbriefe oder Die Kunst des Gedankenlesens. Hamburg, n.d. -- DE LAWRENCE, GEORGE. Some Card Effects and Magical Talks. Chicago, 1919 -- [ANON.]. Parlour Magic. London, 1838 -- DOUGLAS, LYLE. "33 Card" Mysteries. Dallas, 1924. Wrappers -- ALBUM Magique. Paris: Marpon & Flammarion, n.d. -- DICKSONN, Prof. Trucs et Mystères dévoilés. Paris, n.d. -- BURROWS, J.F. Programmes of Magicians. [London, 1906?]. Wrappers -- DUNNINGER, JOSEPH. Dunninger's Popular Magic and Card Tricks. No. 3. New York, n.d. Wrappers -- GRANDPRÉ, JULES DE. Le Magicien moderne. Paris, nd. -- CEILLIER, RÉMI. Les principes psychologiques et techniques de l'Illusionnisme. Paris, 1922. Wrappers -- KING, HARAOLD C. and JOHN E.T. CLARK. Ventriloquism...and Juggling. London, 1921 -- HENRY, T.S. Spookland. London, n.d. Wrappers -- CREMER, W.H. The Secret Out. Edinburgh, n.d. -- THE BOY'S OWN CONJURING BOOK... New York, 1860 -- And approximately 40 others. (60)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 09.10.1996
Date of the auction: 9 Oct 1996
Address: Christie's
New York, East