Author(s): Fajuri, Gabe
Publication Summary: 2007, 80 pages
This is the beautiful auction catalog from the first auction of books, apparatus and memorabilia from the Magic Collection of Jay Marshall. Held in Schaumburg, Illinois on May 5, 2007, it comprises 350 lots from "Abbott" to "Zanzig." Numerous black and white photos of the offerings, and 6 pages in full color featuring choice posters of Alexander, Blackstone, Brush, Dante, Houdini, Newmann, Thurston, Keene and even Vonetta. An introductory essay on Jay Marshall by David Meyer lends literary gravitas. A rare first edition Erdnase, with the bookplate of the book's binder, was part of this auction.