Testament of R. W. Hull [ with bookplate of magic collector Harlan H. Taylor ]
Hall, Capt. Trevor. Introduction by H. Park Shackleton

London Academy of Recorded Crafts, Arts, & Sciences [ 1945/46 ] First edition Thin octavo. Greenish-grey cloth binding with reddish brown titles on cover with border and lettering on spine. Fading to spine, Corners bumped, and the back cover has a reddish stain from top left corner down to lower left corner. Former owner Dr. Taylor has embossed address on firs tand last endpaper, along with a his personal stamp (a hand with a scalpel and his name). he also put in his bookplate of a rabbit coming out of a hat on the first pastedown. 116 p. w/illustrations and additional 2 p. catalog from the publisher. A short work with a biographic sketch of card magician Hull (1883-1943) of Ohio, a number of effects illustrated with photographs, and a short bibliography of his published work. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 9747)

$55.00

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