The Man Who Was Erdnase ( S W Erdnase )( Hugo Furney Related, International Brotherhood of Magicians )

By: Whaley, Bart with Martin Gardner and Jeff Busby ( S W Erdnase related)( Hugo Furney related)

Price: $164.93

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Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a bit of very light wear, small address label for Hugo Furney on the front blank endpaper, as well Furney has printed his name and address on the front blank endpaper, Furney was a legend in Southern Ontario magic circles, he aided many up and coming magicians including the very famous Doug Henning. ---Hugo was a long time (over 40 years) performer in Southern Ontario and the Niagara Peninsula who also portrayed the wizard Merlin, at Henry VIII feasts at the Buttery Restaurant in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario ---he was also the first in-house magician at the Houdini Magical Hall Of Fame in Niagara Falls, Ontario. and was a member of I.B.M. Ring 12 Buffalo, Ring 49 Hamilton and Ring 294 Fonthill, ---this book has 434 pages, b&w photos as well as illustrations, ERDNASE was best known as the author of The Expert at the card Table ---a sleight of hand card bible for all close up work with cards, Erdnase was a pseudonym and his actaul identity is still in question, in this book the authors put forward that Milton Franklin Andrews was Erdnase, a nice copy of a scarce book with a nice ownership provenance, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo /// Signed (technically not signed but Furney has penned his name and address ) ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE///

Title: The Man Who Was Erdnase ( S W Erdnase )( Hugo Furney Related, International Brotherhood of Magicians )

Author Name: Whaley, Bart with Martin Gardner and Jeff Busby ( S W Erdnase related)( Hugo Furney related)

Illustrator: Uncredited Cover Art

Categories: Biographies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oakland, California, Oakland, CA.: Jeff Busby Magic, Inc., 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

ISBN Number: 1563010003

ISBN Number 13: 9781563010002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as issued

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Size: 5.5w x 8.5h Inches

Seller ID: 156282

Keywords: The Man Who Was Erdnase ( S W Erdnase )( Hugo Furney Related, International Brotherhood of Magicians )