Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 02:52PM
Dodd Vickers in magician
The collection of magic literature owned by Stephen Forrester of Calgary serves as the inspiration for an article in the Calgary Herald entitled, "Casting a literary spell. Among the volumes sitting on the shelves of Forrester's home are an original copy of Scott's A Discovery of Witchcraft and a 1902 first edition of Expert at the Card Table. He says it's the best book on card tricks and sleight of hand. He bid on it at auction earlier in the year, eventually winning it for $6,000. "I probably paid too much for it," he laughs, "but it was the only copy I'd ever seen go on sale."
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