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    An Orson Welles Collection of Books on Magic, 1930s-1970s. Twelve total, all purchased (some second-hand) and used by Welles as magic was one of his lifelong passions; titles include (in alphabetical order): 1) "Germain the Wizard and His Legerdemain" by Stuart Cramer, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1966; 2) "Magic Catalogue 12" by Louis Tannen, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1978; 3) "Magic Circle Magic" Edited by Will Dexter, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1963; 4) "The Master Magicians" by Walter Gibson, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1966; 5) "My Best" by J.G. Thompson, Jr., hardcover, no dustjacket, 1945; 6) "Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 1" by Harlan Tarbell, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1953; 7) "Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 2" by Harlan Tarbell, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1946; 8) "Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 3" by Harlan Tarbell, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1965; 9) "Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 4" by Harlan Tarbell, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1945; 10) "Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 5" by Harlan Tarbell, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1948; 11) "Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 6" by Harlan Tarbell, hardcover, no dustjacket, 1954; and 12) "You'd Be Surprised" by Robert Parrish and John Goodrum, softcover, 1938; included with a letter from Beatrice Welles indicating she consigned this lot directly to Heritage Auctions.
    9 1/2" x 6 1/2" x 2"


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