Item #031582 The Man Who Was Ernnase (inscribed by Bart Whaley ). Barton Whaley, Martin Gardner, Jeff Busby.
The Man Who Was Ernnase (inscribed by Bart Whaley )
The Man Who Was Ernnase (inscribed by Bart Whaley )

The Man Who Was Ernnase (inscribed by Bart Whaley )

Oakland, Ca. (1991): Jeff Busy Magic. First Edition. Octavo. Item #031582

First printing. Limited to 1800 copies bound in cloth (200 in leather). The present copy is inscribed by Barton Whaley. xiii, 434 pages, bibliographic references pages 420-428, index. Barton Whaley whose work for the Department of Defense, included in the National Security Foreign Denial and Deception Committee. Besides his work for the government, he was a magician member of the Magic Castle and the International Brotherhood of Magicians (The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Magic). He held a seminar in 2004 on magic and the military at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey. His research for over forty years was to determine the identity of S.W. Erdnase. One of the great mysteries in the history of magic as well as Barton Whaley's examination of the gaps and plusses of key books on magic. A very good copy bound in beige cloth lettered and decorated in black, spine lettering black.

Price: $150.00

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