Sale and Auction Catalogue of Backstone, Karlin, and Herrmann Magic Material [ Stage Magic and Magicians ]

Weedsport, NY: George W. Hippisley, 1970. First edition. stapled sheets. 39 p. printed on both sides. Stapled at upper left corner. Folded over for mailing. A listing of some 1304 books, posters, apparatus, ephemera, and more, most from Harry Blackstone show, which Hippisley had been storing for Blackstone. Includes a listing in the auction section for the famous painting of Blackstone by Salla. Robert Lund and Daniel Waldron bought most the material en bloc in 1970, and Lund displayed most of his share at his American Museum of Magic in Marshall Michigan. Waldron's part of the Blackstone collection was used by him for his biography, and was sold at auction in 2017. An uncommon and important magic catalog, listing interesting items never to be reassembled, from an unusual source. Very good. Item #18622

Price: $185.00

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