Hilliard, John Northern. Card Magic. 1945
Hilliard, John Northern. Card Magic. Minneapolis, 1945. Blue cloth. Illustrated by Harlan Tarbell. 8vo. Lacks jacket, cloth worn. Good condition. Inscribed and signed by the publisher: “Al Baker, Oh boy, another card book. Best Wishes Carl Jones.” Jones published many seminal works on magic, including two books written by Al Baker, who, at the time this inscription was written, was the Dean of American Magicians. The contents of this book were taken directly from Hilliard’s magnum opus, Greater Magic (see next lot).