Man of Magic - The Keith Abson Collection - Sale 8539M - Lot 11

 

25 May 2018,

Lot 11
Ottokar Fischer, 'J. N. Hofzinser's Card Conjuring'. First Edition. London: George Johnson, 1931. Excellent, near mint condition. Vibrant blue cloth in hardcover with gilt engraving. Original owner kept item in brown paper. Rare, with only 500 printed, 80 of which were lost in a London Blitz fire in 1940. This English publication established Hofzinser as a father of modern card conjuring.
Estimate $200-300