Bill Severn's Magic Trunk
Bill Severn
David McKay Company, Inc., NY (1974)
In Collection
#3843
10*
Conjuring
Magic tricks
Paperback ISBN-10: 0679202900
USA  eng
Severn, Bill: Magic Trunk
©1974, David McKay Company, Inc., NY
ISBN-13: 9780679202905
ISBN-10: 0679202900

First Edition
Bill Severn's Magic Trunk, four volumes, Magic In Your Pocket, 147 pages, Magic Comedy, 144 pages, Magic With Paper, 149 pages, Magic Shows You Can Give, 212 pages all volumes are 1974, 1st paperback edition, all are in as new condition, all are illustrated with drawings, and are housed in an as new pictorial box that looks like a trunk, published by David McKay Company, New York. Scarce in this exceptionally nice condition!
Collectible box set. Rare and Scarce item.
Product Details
No. of Pages 147
Original Publication Year 1967
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Bill Severn

Born: William Irving Severn
May 11, 1914
Brooklyn, New York

Died: May 8, 1992 (age 77)
Lee, Massachusetts

Categories: Books by Bill Severn

Bill Severn (1914-1992) was a journalist and professional club act magician specializing in cigarettes and silks. [1][2]

Biography:

Severn worked for Associated Press as a radio news editor starting in 1941 and was long-time magic columnist for Boys' Life magazine.
Severn wrote more than 50 books for children and 25 on magic.[3]

Books:

Magic Wherever You Are (1957)
Shadow Magic (1959)
Magic in Your Pocket (1965)
Magic Across The Table (1972)
Bill Severn's Big Book of Magic (1973)
Magic in Mind: Mental Magic Tricks (1974)
Bill Severn's Magic Workshop (1976)
Bill Severn's Guide to Magic as a Hobby (1979)
More Magic In Your Pockets (1980)
Bill Severn's Impromptu Magic (1982)
Magic with Rope, Ribbon and String (1982)
Magic Fun for Everyone (1986)
Bill Severn's Amazing Magic (1992)
Magic with Paper
Magic Shows You Can Give
Packs of Fun
Magic Comedy
Bill Severn's Magic Trunk (a reissuing of Magic with Paper, Magic Shows You Can Give, Magic Comedy, and Magic in Your Pockets)
Magic with Coins and Bills
Bill Severn's Big Book of Close-Up Magic
Bill Severn's Best Magic
50 Ways to Have Fun with Newspaper

References:

The Sphinx, Vol. 33, No. 3, May 1934, Who's Who in Magic, page 80
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=76954009
Obit, Magic, June 1992
Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 78, No. 10, March 1989, BILL SEVERN, Magician of the Month, page 10
The Linking Ring, Vol. 72, No. 7, July 1992, Broken Wand, Bill Severn, page 120
M-U-M, Vol. 82, No. 2, July 1992, Broken Wands, Bill Severn, page 41
Cover, The Linking Ring, Vol. 72, No. 8, August 1992, BILL SEVERN, Hocus Pocus Parade, by Phil Willmarth, page 71