Lecture Notes

Ian Adair Lecture Notes

Approximately 14 pages, this set of lecture notes is from July 1968 when Ian Adair lectured at the 40th Anniversary Blue Ribbon Convention of the I.B.M. (the notes have a real blue ribbon affixed to the cover!). The booklet is in very good condition and includes mostly stand-up kid show type magic much of which seems to use standard (from the day) props. Click on any thumbnail to enlarge the photo. $10.00

Magic in Miniature by Bobby Bernard

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERACirca 1958 this is a staple bound booklet of eight close-up tricks including coins, cards, thread, sponges, etc. There are a few annotations from a previous owner but they are minor and do not detract from the booklet. In surprisingly good condition for its age. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the photo. $8.00

Signed Paul Gertner Lecture Notes

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAA lot of magic with coins, cards, etc., circa late 1970’s. In good condition and autographed by Paul Gertner on the cover. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the photo. $8.00

Sir Felix Korim Lecture Notes

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAMagicians’ Guild of American, Inc. Presents Sir Felix Korim in Pointers on Good Performance. I think the title pretty much says it all! 10 pages corner staple, dated 1953. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge photos. $8.00

Simon Lovell Grouping

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERA“Card Tricks Can Be Fun” lecture notes autographed and dated 1993. “Have Lecture Notes Will Travel” autographed circa, 1995. And finally a three way forcing deck (no routine with it, but most magicians have a need for one of these!). Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the photo. $20.00

James Reneaux – Tricks of the Trade

A vintage set of notes by James Reneaux published by the magicians Guild of America, Inc. for a lecture that took place in New York City on February 19, 1953. An assortment of magic of the stand-up variety. Ten pages in good condition (some age discoloration). Click on any thumbnail to enlarge the photo. $5.00

Two Titles by Romaine – Both Signed!

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERA GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERA GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERA GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERA“Romaine on Manipulation” is a small booklet (staple bound) with instruction in classic manipulation of cards and billiard balls. Split Fans, Single Card Productions, Change Overs, you get the idea. Also some notes on showmanship and other resources.

French language booklet (corner stapled) by Romaine. Les Troublantes Perles Persannes (which translates roughly into, The Disturbing Beads Persians). Judging from the illustrations it appears to be routines with small balls (beads) ala three ball routines, two in the hand – one in the pocket, etc. Dated 1978 but all in French so I cannot say for sure exactly what’s inside.

Both titles for one price. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the photos. $10.00

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Mike Rose


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