This is a vintage ORIGINAL collectible booklet from 1960.Hard to find, and the least expensive we found was priced at $27.00.This is a bargain!
Ireland Magic was started in 1926 by Laurie Ireland in Chicago. When he died in 1954, his wife Francis Ireland took over the company with Jay Marshall, whom she later married.In 1963, a few years after this yearbook was published, it was incorporated as Magic, Inc.Magic Inc. is still operating today in Chicago.
The Ireland Yearbook 1960 is a nice roundup of magical news and tricks instructions.This volume contains over 40 magic tricks. There are pages and pages of magic tricks with the usual cards and coins, but also with stage apparatus, and common objects.Mark Wilson is the Man of the Yearbook for 1960, acknowledging his Saturday morning tv show on CBS.The last few pages are The Yearbook Album. Magicians acknowledged include Don Alan (on the Ed Sullivan Show), Channing Pollock, Johnny Paul of Las Vegas fame, Bruno, Steranko, Harlan Tarbell, and others.
There is a LOT to read here!
This is a VINTAGE booklet.
CONDITION: very good - shows some age yellowing and cover stains.Binding is nice and tight.PUBLISHED: 1960 by Ireland Magic CompanySoftcover. 73 pages.