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Poulter, Jonn (alias Baxter). The Discoveries of John Poulter. London: Printed for R. Goadby, in Sherborne, and sold by W. Owen, Bookseller, at Temple-Bar, 1753. Second edition. Modern plain wrappers. 4to. One corner clipped. In a handsome folding box, spine gilt stamped. Not in Jessel. Includes an early account of "how gamblers and sharpers impose upon people at fairs and other places; wherein their whole tricks behaviour and language, is so laid open that any one who reads it, may certainly know them at any time, and so be upon their guard against being cheated by them."

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The Discoveries of John Poulter.

Estimate $100 - $200May 19, 2018
Chicago, IL, USA
Auction Curated By:
Gabe Fajuri
Magic Memorabilia Specialist