Man of Magic - The Keith Abson Collection - Sale 8539M - Lot 94

 

25 May 2018,

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Lot 94
Keith Abson's 'Magic Scrapbook', book no. 18. Compiled April 1983. Includes Harrie Ensor collection of handwritten papers c. 1904-1910. Ensor (1901-1967) was an eminent magician and collector, whose scrapbooks are archived here http://www.sydneymagic.net/ENSOR/ensor.html.
Includes many hand-drawn diagrams and handwritten tricks, some in shorthand. Handwritten facsimile of Lulu Hurst's autobiography 1897, the teenage illusionist and mentalist.
Estimate $80-120
Sold for $110