This mid-century magic catalog VERY COLLECTIBLE and HARD TO FIND.In fact, we could only find one other currently available for sale- for $20, and in poor condition.So this one is a bargain!
D. Robbins is a wholesale magic and novelty company, established in 1916 by David Robbins, an amateur magician, who retired in 1960.Paul Fried purchased the company from him in 1960, and the Fried family continues to operate this famous magic and novelty business today.
This catalog details 65 pages of the many classic magic tricks you will remember from your childhood, and many that are still available now.The illustrations are wonderful, and the enticing descriptions are fun to read.
Many magicians collect old magic catalogs as a reference.What better way to learn about the classic or long-forgotten illusions!
Since this is a wholesale catalog, you'll find the stamp of the Memphis, Tennessee MAGICLAND magic shop on a number of pages.Many magic shops would supply the E-Z Magic catalog to their customers, who would place their orders with the local magic shop.The magic shop would then order the magic from D. Robbins & Co.
This is a vintage OUT OF PRINT catalog.
CONDITION: good.Cover is intact, but bumped and scuffed, with ink writing.The cover and pages have foxing, age yellowing, pencil and pen notations and normal wear from MUCH reading!Also has several stamps from MAGICLAND in Memphis TNPUBLISHED: 1956 by D. Robbins & Co. Inc.Softbound. 65 pages with lots of illustrations and photos.
Product photo above is an actual photo of the catalog you'll get.