Sydney: Emmar Investments P/LTD. 1973. Limited Deluxe Edition. Hardcover 16mo (26 x 19.5cm), pp. , 287, [1, blank]; black cloth covered boards with lettering in gilt on the spine and front cover; richly illustrated with black and white photos and line drawings; pictorial dust wrapper designed by Unigraphics; inscribed and signed by author.
Bottom edge of hinges very gently abraded; light creasing along hinges; faint 5mm scratch to top corner of back cover; edges of text block foxed; dust wrapper has caused toning to endpapers; moderate foxing, heavy on the first and last few pages and on the outer margins, scattered throughout, some pages are mostly clean; dust wrapper is unclipped and bright, a hint of edgewear to the head and tail of the spine, creased along hinges, top and bottom edges are very gently curled, faintly cockled vertically, verso toned and lightly foxed. Item #1013
Maurice Rooklyn (1905-1992) was a London born, Australian magician. Here, he instructs the reader on the art of billiard manipulation and shares stories of his career.