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    [Magic]. [Society of American Magicians]. Complete Set of All Instructional Pamphlets. New York: [1905-1910]. Presumed first editions.

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    [Society of American Magicians]. Complete Set of All Instructional Pamphlets. New York: The Society of American Magicians, 1905-1910. All six pamphlets, with two additional copies of the final pamphlet, for a total of eight octavo pamphlets (7.625 x 5.625 inches; 193 x 130 mm.). Various paginations. Saddle-stitched printed wrappers. Some soiling, wear, one of the additional copies has a paper and staple reinforcement on the spine and a bookplate of the Clinton Burgess Magical Reference Library on the rear wrap. Generally good. Housed in later card portfolio.

    These pamphlets ("Issued Only to Members") are as follows: "The Twentieth Century Magician" by Oscar S. Teale (1905), "The Utility of Suggestion in Magic by Charles Roltare" (1906), "The Patter of the Magician" by John W. Sargent (1906), "The Abusive Use of Sleights" by Fred C. Figueroa (Arbaces)(1909), "Mishaps of Magicians" by Kaufmann (1909), "Chemistry in Magic" by Wm. M. Linnett, Jr ([1910] - three copies).



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