SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY - The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception - H. Keith Melton, Robert Wallace

The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception - H. Keith Melton, Robert Wallace (2009)



Bookplate from John Mulholland’s extensive library of magic and conjuring.
courtesy of the authors

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