Man of Magic - The Keith Abson Collection - Sale 8539M - Lot 16

 

25 May 2018,

Lot 16
'The History of Playing Cards: With Anecdotes of Their Use in Conjuring, Fortune Telling and Card Sharping.', ed. Rev Ed. S. Taylor and others. First Edition. London: John Camden, 1865. Green cloth with gold gilt illustration. 529 pages. Likely from the collection of Australian illusionist 'Chandalu' (George Whittaker) as inscribed, whose estate Abson acquired. Bright but delicate copy, some wear to binding and edges
Estimate $100-200