OUR YOUNG FOLKS MAGAZINE * EARLY MAGIC TRICK ; ' THE SPHINX - A MYSTERY ' * 1866
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This is the November, 1866 issue of this magazine - Number 23 .In addition to the magic trick mentioned in my title, this old magazine for children includes an advertisement for MARSHALL'S PORTRAIT OF LINCOLN, with endorsements / testimonials from Lincoln's son, Robert, ; Vice President, Hamlin, along with those of other notables and dignitaries of the day . Getting back to the magic trick, ' The Sphinx - A Mystery ', it was invented by Thomas Tobin in 1865 . At least that's what I've been able to gather in the brief research I did on it . If you're interested in what the rest of magazine contains, you can refer to the photo I took of the ' Contents ' page . Inexpensive shipping with no handling charges, whatsoever ! Local pickup will be available if you live close enough to make it economical for yourself . Ohio resdients will be required to add sales tax at the State's 6 1/2 % rate . No international bidders, please .