OUT OF PRINT!This was over $70 new, and we can't find another copy on the market right now, especially at this low price!From the estate book collection of a retired professional magician.
In the early 1990s, Magico Publishing took on the monumental task of gathering the entire 22-year run of Hugard's Magic Monthly magazine and offering the whole shebang divided into seven hardbound books.
THIS BOOK CONTAINS VOLS. XVII, XVIII and XIX (Vols 17, 18 and 19).The magazines included in this book run from June 1959 through August 1962.
Published from June 1943 to April 1965, Hugard's Magic Monthly magazine published the best effects of virtually all the great names in magic. It featured an insiders’ point of view, covering the complete field of conjuring entertainment. In addition, it chronicled, in detail, the American magic scene of the ‘40s, ‘50s and ’60, with emphasis on the famous New York “Inner Circle”.More than 1,560 individual tricks and sleights, plus hundreds of tips, ideas and reviews, and historical news items appeared in its 245 issues.
Contributors include : Bert Allerton, Jerry Andrus, Annemann, Jack Avis, Al Baker, Ross Bertram, Fred Braue, Milbourne Christopher, Steward Cramer, Paul Curry, Dr. Jacob Daley, Will Dexter, Victor Farelli, Martin Gardner, Frank Garcia, Cliff Green, S. Leo Horowitz, Stewart James, Peter Kane, George Kaplan, Max Katz, Ken Krenzel, Harry Lorayne, Sid Lorraine, Ed Marlo, Orville Meyer, James Randi, Clayton Rawson, and many others.
CONDITION: very good to excellent. Looks new.Shows very little wear.Book corners are still sharp, pages are tight.