magic collection

Chicago — Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce its upcoming midwinter magicana sale to be held on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 starting at 10am at the company's gallery, located at 3759 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL 60613. All lots from this event will be on display and available for public preview on Thursday, February 27th and

Chicago — Potter and Potter's early summer auction, featuring the second installment of rarities from the Jim Rawlins collection, offered nonstop surprises and excitement from start to finish. After the hammer fell for the last time, 58 lots realized between $1,000-5,000; 7 lots realized between $5,001-$9,999; and 1 lot broke the five-figure mark.

A quiet sale week coming up:

  

On Thursday, April 25, ALDE sells the library of collector Guy Bigorie, in 250 lots. Estimates are mostly in the three- to low-four-figure range. Some expected highlights include Leconte de Lisle's Les ?rinnyes (1908), with original watercolors by

255.jpgChicago, IL — Potter & Potter's recent magic sale offered collectors a phenomenal selection of

256.jpgChicago — Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce the 435 lot David Baldwin Magic

Not quite as many sales this week as things gear up for Rare Book Week New York, but I'll have my eyes on a trio of very different auctions:

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Whispered about by hopeful collectors and scholars for decades, the manuscript of H.P. Lovecraft's The Cancer of Superstition, commisssioned and co-written by magician Harry Houdini, has finally come to light. It was rather incredibly "discovered by a private collector among the records of a now-defunct magic shop," according to Chicago's