[Chicago]: [Bunting Publications]. Soft cover. 12mo [133.35mm x 187.325mm]. Very Good. Item #001438
[c. 1936]. Pictorial red wrappers.  3-64 p.p. Includes numerous in-text illustrations of various magical tricks, including the Vanishing Handkerchief, Sawing a Woman in Half, the Famous Mail Bag Escape, and other tricks that can be produced by the amateur performer without elaborate props. Faded received stamp on upper rear cover. Light rubbing to wrappers, edges. Some cracking to covers. Interior clean. Otherwise in very good condition. Rare. Joseph J. Kolar [1884-1949] was a magician and entertainer, performing in vaudeville acts. After retiring, he published a regular column in the independant magical magazine the Sphinx. His daughter, Betty Jane Kolar [b. 1929] was also a performer.