Warlock, Peter: Warlock's Way
©1978 Supreme Magic Company, England
Softcover, comb-bound, 8.5x11", 54 pages P
5 Aces Low
13 Mind Out of Time
19 Android Two
20 Tinker Bell
26 Tour de Force
33 Five Chairs
48 Three Times Lucky
52 A Matter of Note
London, Harry Stanley, Undated. Black red over boards with gilt title to spine, Size Approx 6.25" x 9.5", 128pp. In nice condition overall, boards have some light bumping, wear and scuffing. Pages are clean and binding is solid. Dj is unclipped and in decent shape with some wear to edges, corners and spine along with some light smudging.
Very nice and very well explained classical magic effects by Peter Warlock, illustrated with drawings.
Another intriguing collectible from the personal library of Magician and bibliophile, Jay Marshall.
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Peter Warlock (born Alec William Bell), was a semi professional magician and publisher of "Pentagram" 1946-1959, "new Pentagram" 1969-1989. In 1952, he was awarded the IBM's British Ring Shield. His magician daughter, Elizabeth (see above) won the award in 1953.
Invented: Self Contained Milk Pitcher, Ringcord, Out of the Loop, Giant Size Triple Tubes, Silk Filter, Adhesive Glass, Cream of the Jest, Atomic Silk, Ring and Rope Release, PW Slip Cut
Wrote: Patterns for Psychics (c 1940), Bautier de Kolta Genius of Illusion, P.T. Selbit A Magical Innovator (with Eric Lewis), The Best Tricks With Slates (1942), A Haunting We Will Go, or Edison’s Box, The Complete Book of Magic, Walter Jeans, Illusioneer (1986) (with Eric Lewis)