London: The Ludo Press, 1922. First Edition. One eighth green cloth spine with matching cardboard cover and titling in faded gild on the cover. 5.5" x 8.5", pp. 2- 96, first 7 pp. are advertisements for magic related commerce. Photo of Glen is tipped onto p. 13 frontispiece, every page has a tissue interleave to protect the illustrations. Page 13 has a three colour postcard of Will Bland tipped onto the page, p. 81 & 89 are blank, early separation at front gutter, some wave to the pages and a slight curl to the upper right corner. Tide mark on rear cover, wear at head and foot of spine.
This early collection of Magician, Mentalist, Jugglers and Ventriloquist posters and associated ephemera is a valuable history of the early days of magicians branding their performances. Good / not issued. Item #2548
"When undertaking a 'stunt' advertisement in a public thoroughfare, care should always be taken to have a photographer present" (p 47).