Other outstanding lots in this sale include:
- three scrapbooks and other materials chronicling London's Bartholomew Fair and its popular entertainments (estimate: $8,000-12,000) compiled in the 19th century and made of c. 400+ pages of manuscript notes, printed broadsides, engraved portraits, book extracts, news clippings, notes, letters, engravings, and related memorabilia chronicling this legacy summer celebration. This event was held annually in late August from 1133 through 1855 when it was banned due to causing public disruptions.
- an oversized poster for Harry Houdini's 3 Shows In One. The World Famous Houdini. Master Mystifier, estimated at $5,000-10,000. This was made to promote Houdini’s final tour which ended unexpectedly with his hospitalization after sustaining a blow to the stomach in his dressing room
- a poster featuring Karl Germain as Germain The Wizard with a witch’s cauldron (estimate: $4,000-8,000) which was printed in Cleveland by the Schmitz-Horning Co. Litho around 1908
"The remarkable collection of Ricky Jay brought in record bids at a frenzied pace in our auction room earlier this year," said Gabe Fajuri, President at Potter & Potter Auctions. "We expect the incredibly rare, and incredibly unusual, material going up for sale in this auction to be no less sought-after in this just-before Hallowe'en event."