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THE CHRISTIAN FECHNER COLLECTION OF MAGIC

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

350 lots with images

October 27, 2005

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

ABBOTT Annie May.  Casino de Paris tous les Soirs. Annie Abbott. L'Inexplicable Mystère.  Color lithograph; linen-backed. 573/4x383/4 inches

Lot 1: ABBOTT Annie May. Casino de Paris tous les Soirs. Annie Abbott. L'Inexplicable Mystère. Color lithograph; linen-backed. 573/4x383/4 inches

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Description: ABBOTT Annie May. Casino de Paris tous les Soirs. Annie Abbott. L'Inexplicable Mystère. Color lithograph; linen-backed. 57 3/4x38 3/4 inches (147x98.5 cm). Several very small areas of loss along fold, easily over-colored. Central portrait of Abbott with numerous vignettes on the sides. Lith. F. Appel. 12, R. du Delta, Paris.

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ADAMS W. H. Davenport.  Dwellers on the Threshold, or, Magic and Magicians.  2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered cloth, extremities rubbed,

Lot 2: ADAMS W. H. Davenport. Dwellers on the Threshold, or, Magic and Magicians. 2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered cloth, extremities rubbed,

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Description: ADAMS W. H. Davenport. Dwellers on the Threshold, or, Magic and Magicians. 2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered cloth, extremities rubbed, joints starting, library labels removed from covers; one hinge cracked; circulating library labels on front pastedowns. Toole Stott 753. London, 1864.

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ALEXANDRE Monsieur.  Monsieur Alexandre. Adventures of a Ventriloquist. Adelphi Theatre, Strand.  Letterpress theatre broadside; linen-backed.

Lot 3: ALEXANDRE Monsieur. Monsieur Alexandre. Adventures of a Ventriloquist. Adelphi Theatre, Strand. Letterpress theatre broadside; linen-backed.

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Description: ALEXANDRE Monsieur. Monsieur Alexandre. Adventures of a Ventriloquist. Adelphi Theatre, Strand. Letterpress theatre broadside; linen-backed. 15 1/4x8 3/4 inches (38.5x22.5 cm). With fairly detailed program notes. W. Glindon, Rupert Street, Haymarket. Circa 1850.

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[ANDERSON Professor John Henry] (1814-1874).  The Great Wizard's Hand Book of Magic.  Title vignette of Anderson. 8 pages. 8vo, modern wrappers. Np,

Lot 4: [ANDERSON Professor John Henry] (1814-1874). The Great Wizard's Hand Book of Magic. Title vignette of Anderson. 8 pages. 8vo, modern wrappers. Np,

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Description: [ANDERSON Professor John Henry] (1814-1874). The Great Wizard's Hand Book of Magic. Title vignette of Anderson. 8 pages. 8vo, modern wrappers. Np, nd.

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ANDERSON Professor John Henry (1814-1874).  Photographic albumen portrait from an engraving, in standard cabinet card format; Inscribed and Signed in

Lot 5: ANDERSON Professor John Henry (1814-1874). Photographic albumen portrait from an engraving, in standard cabinet card format; Inscribed and Signed in

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Description: ANDERSON Professor John Henry (1814-1874). Photographic albumen portrait from an engraving, in standard cabinet card format; Inscribed and Signed in the negative; on an unmarked mount. Np, circa 1870.

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