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William Larsen's Mental Mysteries inscribed  

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The Mental Mysteries and Other Writings of William W. Larsen, Sr. - presentation copy

Larsen, William

Los Angeles

Genii Publishing Company



221 pp. Illustrated with portrait frontispiece, numerous illustrated plates.  (8vo), original maroon cloth lettered in gilt

Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Loring Campbell - To our very good friend of many years with very best wishes, genuinely [?], Bill Larsen Sr. 3-28-78." 

Larsen was the founder and editor of Genii magazine with his wife Gerrie Larsen. He also created the idea of a "magician's club" which his two sons William Larsen, Jr. and Milt Larsen eventually brought to life as The Magic Castle. Bill and Milt also created the "It's Magic" stage shows.

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A bit of rubbing to edges; near fine or better.

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