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Walter B. Gibson, Dell O’Dell, Fulton Oursler, Milbourne Christopher, Maurice Zolotow, Bert Easley, Dai Vernon, Rudy Roxo, Warren E. Simms, Joseph Ovette, Eric C. Lewis, Hen Fetsch, Irving Desfor, et al
51 Count LOT 1945 - 1949 ‘The Conjurors’ Magazine’ [Magic Interest] [WWII Interest]
New York, NY & Maplewood, NJ: Conjurors' Press Inc., 1945 - 1949. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good. (Magazines) GIBSON, Walter B; O'DELL, Dell; OURSLER, Fulton; CHRISTOPHER, Milbourne; ZOLOTOW, Maurice; EASLEY, Bert; VERNON, Dai; ROXO, Rudy; SIMMS, Warren E.; OVETTE, Joseph; LEWIS, Eric C.; FETSCH, Hen; DESFOR, Irving; ET AL. 51 Count LOT of ‘The Conjurors’ Magazine’. New York, NY & Maplewood, NJ: Conjurors' Press Inc., 1945 â€?" 1949. First Edition. Issues measure 11 x 8.5 in. All in original illustrated and colored wraps, staple binding. Illustrated throughout. Vol. 4, No. 12 through Vol. 5, No.7 feature cover art by Ed Mishell. Each issue contains: industry news; step-by-step instructions for a wide variety of illusions and tricks â€?" professional and novice level; articles on popular magicians; and historical studies of magic. The WWII-era and post-war issues hint at the impact of the war on the magic community with articles on magicians in the USO, caricatures using the “sawing a woman in half” trick on the enemy, and more! All issues have sustained general edge wear and rubbing; few exhibit small closed tears to edges. Lot in Very Good condition overall. The Conjurors' Magazine was a Magic Periodical put out by Walter B. Gibson which ran from February 1945 until September 1949. This lot contains a NEARLY COMPLETE SET of the magazine’s run, lacking only the first 4 issues. Lot contents: 1945: June (Vol. 1, No. 5), “The ‘Defense’ of Mentalism”; July (Vol. 1, No. 6), Theodore Hardeen Memorial Issue; August (Vol. 1, No. 7), The Gre … [Click Below for Full Description]
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