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Circus, magic and illusion

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First edition, Signed book

Guy SILVA

Le cirque dans tous ses éclats

Le Castor astral, Bordeaux 2002, 14x21,5cm, broché.

First edition for which it was not drawn from large papers.
Iconography.
Pleasant copy.
Autograph signed by Guy Silva to Charles Dobzynski and his wife Eliane.

50 €

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First edition, Signed book

ADLEN, Victor SERGE

Clowns de Paris

Les éditions des presses du Temps présent, Paris 1959, 26,5x35,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui.

First edition consisting of an album of 27 prints colored or in black in or inset, most numbered and justified by Adlen, one of the 243 numbered copies on offset Sirène du Marais.
Some small foxing mainly affecting the very first and last leaves.
Our copy is quite complete [...]

750 €

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First edition

COLLECTIF, Paul COLIN

Le cirque vu par Paul Colin

S.n., Paris 1932, 23x29,5cm, broché.

First edition of this program published on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Artists' Union Gala held at the Cirque d'Hiver on March 5th, 1932.
Rare illustrated program of 10 drawings by Paul Colin.
The fragile red velvet blanket, in homage to the curtains of Cirque d'Hiver, has [...]

400 €

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First edition

Jean-Eugène ROBERT-HOUDIN

Billet de la "banque des soirées fantastiques"

Paris s.d. (1845-1852), 23,8x14,6cm, une feuille.

Banknote from the
«Banque des soirées fantastiques»
[«Bank of fantastic evenings»]
Paris [1845-1852]
| 23.8 x 14.6 cm | one leaf
Extremely rare invitation to the «fantastic evenings,» of the famous illusionist and magician Robert-Houdin, which were held in his theatre on [...]

1 200 €

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First edition, Signed book

Georges TOURNON

Dessin original signé au fusain et rehauts de gouache : un clown et un nain à la fête du Trône

Paris 1932, 15x9,5cm, une feuille.

Original drawing of the painter and draftsman Georges Tournon, in charcoal enhanced with gouache, signed "G. Tournon Feast of the Throne Paris 1932".
"Georges Tournon was to be a Parisian artist who had acquired a certain dexterity in the art of chewing the street people, he [...]

400 €

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First edition, Signed book

Georges TOURNON

Dessin original signé au fusain et rehauts de gouache : contorsionniste à la fête du Trône

Paris 1932, 15x9,5cm, une feuille.

Original drawing of the painter and draftsman Georges Tournon, in charcoal enhanced with gouache, signed "G. Tournon Feast of the throne Paris 1932".
"Georges Tournon was to be a Parisian artist who had acquired a certain dexterity in the art of chewing the street people, he [...]

280 €

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First edition

David BREWSTER

Nouveau manuel de magie naturelle et amusante

Librairie encyclopédique de Roret, Paris 1839, 8,5x13,5cm, relié.

Illustrated edition of 3 folding plates at the end of the volume.
Binding half blue shagreen, smooth back adorned with triple gold fillets, upper back and uneven lack, slotted joints in feet, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, Contemporary binding.
Pleasant [...]

80 €

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Henri DECREMPS

Codicille de Jérome Sharp, professeur de physique amusante, pour servir de troisième suite à La ...

Chez J. F. Desoer, à Paris 1793, In-8 (14x22cm), broché.

Second edition, rare. 5 texts on magic appeared between 1784 and 1789: White magic unveiled; Supplement to a white magic unveiled; Codicillus of Jerome Sharp; The little adventures of Jérôme Sharp . The 5 volumes were reissued between 1792 and 1793 at Desoer, it is very rare to find them [...]

400 €

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