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CLARKE, Sidney Wrangel (1864 - 1940). The Annals of Conjuri...

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CLARKE, Sidney Wrangel (1864 - 1940). The Annals of Conjuring. London: George Johnson, 1924 – 29. Two volumes in publisher’s straight-grained red cloth, spined embossed and stamped in gilt. Illustrated, including plates. Thick 8vos. Shelfwear and soiling to edges of some pages, one plate loose, else very good. ONE OF ONLY 43 SPECIALLY BOUND SETS issued by the publisher, made up from sheets of The Magic Wand, with Dr. Dawes’ penciled notations on the pastedown of each volume, and his bookplate.

In the “Olla Podrida” column in The Magic Wand (V18 N1, March 1918), editor George Johnson wrote: “The Annals of Conjuring. Readers may care to tell others who are interested, that there are exactly forty-three sets of the volumes of the MAGIC WAND containing Mr. Sidney W. Clarke’s famous work—neither more or less. This is rather a warning than an advertisement.”

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CLARKE, Sidney Wrangel (1864 - 1940). The Annals of Conjuring. London: George Johnson, 1924 – 29. Two volumes in publisher’s straight-grained red cloth, spined embossed and stamped in gilt. Illustrated, including plates. Thick 8vos. Shelfwear and soiling to edges of some pages, one plate loose, else very good. ONE OF ONLY 43 SPECIALLY BOUND SETS issued by the publisher, made up from sheets of The Magic Wand, with Dr. Dawes’ penciled notations on the pastedown of each volume, and his bookplate.

In the “Olla Podrida” column in The Magic Wand (V18 N1, March 1918), editor George Johnson wrote: “The Annals of Conjuring. Readers may care to tell others who are interested, that there are exactly forty-three sets of the volumes of the MAGIC WAND containing Mr. Sidney W. Clarke’s famous work—neither more or less. This is rather a warning than an advertisement.”

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