The Magic Catalogue & The Great Illusionists
Two books for the magic historian.
Doerflinger, William. THE MAGIC CATALOGUE.
NY, 1977. First edition. Oversized format, 256 pages, illustrated throughout + a section of color plates of posters, apparatus, etc. Offers a splendid array of information about magic, its history, performers, illusions, tricks, etc.
Includes photos of the antique displays once found in our old shop. Clothbound with dust jacket, a nice copy.
The Great Illusionists
Dawes, Edwin A., NJ., 1979, 216 pages, Hardcover book, no dust jacket. Very good.