A 1981 edition of the 1968 publication; black cloth hardback with original dustjacket; 64 pages with an introduction by Bill Madsen, drawings by the author, and title illustrations by Ken De Courcy; VG/G+. Wizard, Tony Shiels, unveils some of his favorite magic tricks that will conjure up the supernatural world, and entertain an audience with some spine tingling moments.
The tricks range from the macabre to the eerie, and the strange to the ghostly. The author rounds up the 27 sessions with some helpful counsel about stage ethics and approach, and the best way to make your show a magical success. Supreme Magic Publishing Co. Ltd., Devon, UK, 1981. Cloth Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Tony Shiels & Ken De Courcy (illustrator). 1st Edition By This Publisher. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book Description
Book Condition : Very Good : some bumping to head and foot of spine cloth; no appreciable denting; minor shelfwear at rims of covers; narrow band of slight fading to cloth on front board; otherwise cloth in good shape; gilding intact and bright; top face with scattering of grey but front face keeping white; ffeps and about 3 pages have several small dabs of foxing and but otherwise inner pages are free from this; inside pages have preserved much of their original whiteness; binding secure, sound and quite tight. DJ Condition : Very Good : minor occasional creasing along edges; very minor rubbing; a hint of waterstaining to lower edge of jacket; not price clipped. Bookseller Inventory 000988