- Keyword = Magic (Sleight of Hand)
The Last Word on Cards . . . With Contributions by Leading Card Men
Chicago: W. F. (Rufus) Steele, 1952. 63 pages. Fifty-two card tricks by a number of magicians, including Rufus, Al Leech, Oscar Weigle, and many others. ISBN: B00CDZU2BW.
First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback). Inscribed by the author on the inside front cover, and scarce thus. Steele died in 1955.Book ID: 90470More details Price: $40.00
Tricks with a Bottomless Glass
Columbus, OH: (the author), 1943. 8 leaves, mimeographed on one side only. 25 magic tricks. ISBN: 281AIB1041781.
First edition (first printing). Bradbound pages. Folded in half, else near fine.Book ID: 210199
The Impostress Princess: Theme and Variations on a Mental Classic
Bartlett, Illinois: Peter W. Tappan, 1986. 114 pages. ISBN: B07693WBBX.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in illustrated blue wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 266214
Thoughts and Advise on Handcuffs and Escapes
First Edition Thus
Great Falls, Montana: Prynce Wheeler, n.d., ca. 1960s. 12 pages. B/W photographic illustrations. "Original contents...copyrighted 1966...pages 5-12 added for this printing." - from inside front cover. Wheeler (1919-1980) was a magician who specialized in escapes for many years and conducted a business supplying handcuffs, special keys and other paraphenalia for the trade. ISBN: 281AIB1051151.
Inscribed by the author inside front cover: "To Peter M. Reno, with my very best wishes (unsigned)." First edition thus. Very good in illustrated yellow wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 268172
The Ultimate Book of Optical Illusions
Sterling, 2006. ISBN: 9781402734045.
Very GoodBook ID: 259643
Magic With Everyday Objects: Over 150 Tricks Anyone Can Do at the Dinner Table
Better Books Co, 1988. ISBN: 9780880292320.
Very GoodBook ID: 236791
The Complete Juggler
Vintage, 1987. ISBN: 9780394746784.
Very GoodBook ID: 236789
New York: Louis Tannen, (n.d. but 1950s). ISBN: 281AIB1041777.
4th printing.Book ID: 210195More details Price: $6.98
Self-Working Handkerchief Magic: 61 Foolproof Tricks (Dover Magic Books)
Dover Publications, 1988. ISBN: 9780486256948.
Very GoodBook ID: 230483More details Price: $6.50
Self-Working Table Magic: 97 Foolproof Tricks with Everyday Objects (Dover Magic Books)
Dover Publications, 1981. ISBN: 9780486241166.
Very GoodBook ID: 212288More details Price: $5.00
Juggler's Manual of Manipulative Miscellanea
Variety Arts Press, 1984. ISBN: 281AIB1045389.
Very GoodBook ID: 236790More details Price: $5.00