Product Search
Category Selection

c.1920 Blair L. Gilbert Mind Reading Par Excellent Original Typed Magic Trick
Prev Next

Blair L. Gilbert (1870-1947) was a Chicago-based magic dealer in the 1920s. Gilbert brought hundreds of effects to the magic world through his B. L. Gilbert Magic Company. Throughout the 1920s, he published sheets of hand-typed instructions, prices ranging from a dime to a dollar. He offered card routines, mentalism, illusions, pocket tricks, and magic with eggs, slates, matches, silks, paper, bills, balls and many other props.

This lot is one of Gilbert’s hand-typed tricks entitled Mind Reading Par Excellent created around 1920. The document includes complete instructions for preparing and performing a mentalism trick. It is an original, not a photocopy. The folio is approximately 11.75″ tall by 8.75″ wide and has 4 pages. The last page includes an illustration.

Listing photos may be intentionally cropped to protect the secrets contained in this item.

This folio is in good condition with signs of wear appropriate to its age. It may have smudges, stains, scuffs, foxing, pen/pencil marks, and small creases or tears, all of which are typical of old paper items. None of the inside pages are torn or creased and none of them have handwriting or highlighting. Please review the included photos of the actual item to make a complete determination of its condition.


In stock

  • No products in the cart.