Blitz, Francois R. Blitz’s Book of Magic and Songs. New York, ca. 1870. Pictorial hand-colored wraps. Woodcuts in text. 4to. Heavy central fold, some splitting, fore-edges of pages chipped. Overall good condition. Toole-Stott 944. Scarce. The author of this booklet should not be confused with the famous British magician and plate-spinner Signor Antonio Blitz. Toole-Stott records only one example of this work.
Lot 167 in our May 13th, 2012 auction. Visit www.potterauctions.com for details.