The Magic Collection of Ray Goulet
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Hoffmann, Professor. Modern Magic. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1876. First edition, first state (black hat, gold cone). Dark blue cloth stamped in black and gold. Engraved frontispiece. 318 illustrations. Thick 8vo. Rebacked, cloth significantly worn, hinges strengthened, contents sound. Toole Stott 386. Arguably the most important book in the literature of conjuring of the last 150 years, the immediate success of this work (it was the first book to reveal “professional” secrets) ushered in a new era in the literature of magic. Only 2,000 copies of this first edition were printed.
Modern Magic.
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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $720.00
Estimate: $500 - $750
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
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