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Magician's set of cups, balls and other illusions in original lithographed box, in wood and fabric, text on lid reads "Lith. H. Jannin, Paris", lithograph signed illegibly in plate "Bom...", France, 19th/20th c., along with issues of two illustrated monthly journals for conjurers, "The Magic Wand" (13 issues, 1910-1913) and "The Wizard" (six issues, 1909-1910); 18" x 12 3/4"; Provenance: Christie's, Axel Vervoordt Sale 6850, May 10-12, 2004, Kasteel van 's-Gravenwezel, Antwerp, lot 375

Sale Price: $2,000

Estimate: $300 - $500

Condition Report

Illusions intact and in excellent condition; lithographed lid of box in good condition, but box shows wear commensurate of age; magic journals in generally good repair