I have for sale the set of four will goldston locked books as reprinted by collectors workshop in a limited edition of 250 copies. Apr 18, 2017 the locked novella itself is a quick read. Lot detail four goldston deluxe edition magic books. My aim from the beginning has been to gather together from all sources everything new and big in magic that has not. Locked on i personally did not like the book locked on by tom clancy. The davenport story volume 4 the final volume and climax of this universally acclaimed series. The pieces get the pianists fingers traveling with shifting fivefinger positions. Special chapters are devoted to houdini, who contributes a range of escapes, and buatier. A large volume containing diagrams of clever apparatus, profiles of magicians and more. This is the amazing story of will goldston, one of the most influential. Will goldston locked books for sale the genii forum. The davenport story volumes 1 thru 4 complete set book. Jul 18, 2001 i have for sale the set of four will goldston locked books as reprinted by collectors workshop in a limited edition of 250 copies.
My aim from the beginning has been to gather together from all sources everything new and big in magic that has not been fully explained before. The davenport story volume 4 will goldston the man and the. While locked is its own separate story, which doesnt. Exclusive magical secrets the famous locked book of magic.
A hardbound reprint of goldston s annuals from 1907 to 1916 as issued by the collectors workshop in 1990. Further exclusive magical secrets by will goldston quality magic. Originally published as a locked book in a small now exceedingly rare private edition customers who bought this product also purchased. The second book is of the same format of the first but contains the explanation of almost all the effects of chung ling soo. The davenport story v4 will goldston the man and the legend.
Further exclusive magical secrets by will goldston. I am a kind a of reader that likes books to be fast paced and on going. Despite these defects, this is a very usuable, complete copy of a scarce goldston title, which contains material just as interesting as goldston s more famous locked books. Great for teachers who dont want their students to get locked in to hand positions. Managed the conjuring, theatrical, and entertainment departments at gamages 190514. Its has great insight into how tricks were performed by magicians of old. As well as performing for queen victoria he socialized with nobility and magics elite. Parts 1 and 2 cover pocket and small apparatus tricks. Ernest goldstone, earnest goldston, ernest j goldston and ernest j goldston are some of the alias or nicknames that ernest has used. These are much sought after by collectors today and can fetch up to. The fact that locked is a real book may come as a surprise, as the ya novelwithintheshow is written by a character within the original famous in love. This is a matching set, all four volumes handnumbered 221. Goldstons locked books post by jon elion thu may 16, 2002 9. The second book is of the same format of the first but contains the.
The author, will goldston, was born in 1878 in liverpool and first went on stage under the name carl devo. Including the magical secrets lockedbook trilogy and great magicians tricks. The magicians own book, or, the whole art of conjuring being a complete hand book of parlor magic, and containing over one thousand optical, chemical, mechanical, magnetical, and magical experiments, amusing transmutations, astonishing sleights and subtleties, celebrated card deceptions, ingenious tricks with numbers, curious and. It was bound with a lock on the cover and became known as. Cw reproduced these every page and illustartion in these beautiful volumes with burgundy kivar bindings, french parchtoned end sheets, gold embossed covers and spines and solid brass hardware.
As a magician, you should not be able to walk in a magic shop goldstons, mainly and browse the book the lock would have prevented you. These are all leather bound with gold lettering and mottled end papers. If your a magician this is a great book to read for ideas, make the old magic new. A special collection of 6 late elementary to early intermediate favorite piano solos. Two exciting collections of elementary book 1 and late elementary book 2 piano solos depicting cities and countries around the world. Exclusive magical secrets by will goldston free epub, mobi, pdf ebooks download, ebook torrents download. The davenport story v4 will goldston the man and the. Oblong folios are produced the same way but bound at the short edge, producing a book typically more than 14 inches deep.
This title was issued both in a locked leather binding and in the present form as a book with brass plates affixed to each board which a brass bar would be fitted through and then locked in place. Ernest goldston is 66 years old and was born on 12191953. Further exclusive magical secrets by will goldston martins. Exclusive magical secrets the famous locked book of. Goldston was the author of some of the greatest works on magic, particularly his famous locked book series. The third volume of will goldstons lockedbook series fascinating history and superb magic. Will goldstons exclusive magical secrets by goldston will.
This thread has been locked by the moderators of rmagic. Twohundred and thirtytwo pages of magical mysteries complete with all the. The best of margaret goldston, book 2 alfred music. This is the amazing story of will goldston, one of the most influential magicians of the last century, gathered from thousands of documents acquired by the davenport. Folio book composed of sheets that are folded once and printed on both sides, making two leaves and four pages. Exclusive magical secrets by will goldston, paperback. However, as the book is without a lock, i will not talk about it here. The volume includes 414 superbly illustrated descriptions of tricks from his rare 1916 magical scraps, probably the greatest collection in. Pages from great magicians tricks text based pdf by conjuring arts. Magicgizmo more exclusive magical secrets by will goldston. Ernest goldston j, 66 troy, ny has court or arrest.
These are among 4 of the most valued and prized books in the history of magic. Will goldston exclusive magical secrets p32h4xhp5ji4. The author, will goldston, was born in 1878 in liverpool and. Including exclusive magical secrets 1912, more exclusive magical secrets.
This book reminds me of the movie the illusionist in the way some of the props are described. Exclusive magical secrets by will goldston 1977, paperback. A reprint in the highest quality of a much soughtafter volume originally written and published by will goldston part of the. This extensive magical work is divided into 10 parts. The davenport story volume 4 fergus roy vanishing inc. Not to mention the great conversions surrounding the comparison to the locked magic book in the harry potter movie.
For example at the beginning of the book it was all about chasing terrorists, so i thought i was going to. A reprint in the highest quality of a much soughtafter volume originally written and published by will goldston part of the locked books set. The volume includes 414 superbly illustrated descriptions of tricks. Exclusive magical secrets the famous locked book of magic tricks descriptions goldston download bok. It was bound with a lock on the cover and became known as the locked book of magical secrets. This was one of the fabled locked books of will goldston, one of the greatest marketing gimmicks ever devised for a conjuring book. Exclusive magical secrets was originally published by the magician ltd as a limited edition of in 1912. Exclusive magical secrets magicpedia genii magazine. Twohundred and thirtytwo pages of magical mysteries complete with all the original classic drawings. Some years later, will goldston will publish the last book in this series, but this time without a lock. A few years after the publication of exclusive magical secrets, in 1921, will goldston published his second locked book, titled, quite obviously, more exclusive magical secrets.
Founded the magicians club in 1911, serving as treasurer throughout but running it as a oneman selfserving club, until it passed into limbo in ww ii. As well as performing for queen victoria, he socialized with nobility and magics elite. This is the second volume in the famous series of locked books by will goldston. Will goldstons card system of exclusive magical secrets. Exclusive magical secrets compiled by will goldston in 1921 became part of the locked books. Magical secrets 1921 and further exclusive magical secrets 1927 were part of the locked books by will goldston. Here is a brief bibliography of some of the hundreds of public domain magic books available for free. All from the publishers deluxe editions of 250 copies, full maroon leather.
Feb 28, 2011 a few years after the publication of exclusive magical secrets, in 1921, will goldston published his second locked book, titled, quite obviously, more exclusive magical secrets. Printed over a decade ago in 1990 and 1991, these have become almost as highly desired by some collectors as the originals. Further exclusive magical secrets by will goldston quality. Original green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration.
The best quality replicas of the famed will goldston series of locked books. He writes in his introduction about his motivation to publish this book. Dan theres definitely a line in the book where his dad is referred to as an angry black man with a gun it stuck in my mind as i had an unconsciousmore theres definitely a line in the book where his dad is referred to as an angry black man with a gun it stuck in my mind as i had an unconscious visualisation of him as a white man until that point. The things i would like to say about goldstons books, have been said. This is the famous locked book of magic that originally sold with an actual lock and key, its secrets.
This is the first volume in the famous series of locked books by will goldston. Ownermanager of aladdin house will goldston ltd 191448 in london. Pdf exclusive magical secrets by will goldston conjuring arts. Beautiful hardbound with gold gilt on cover and spine. The kindle version is only 85 pages about 25% the length of the original famous in love novel. A hardbound reprint of goldstons annuals from 1907 to 1916 as issued by the collectors workshop in 1990.1287 243 1354 1043 1470 1244 1510 1233 1243 1263 1388 1481 942 1191 948 969 1346 636 269 322 171 391 690 531 1200 161 147 1178 1293 605 1398 1061 633 1221 1211