A magical trove of Ricky Jay ephemera hits auction block

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Nearly 2,000 pieces of Ricky Jay's collection will make their way into the hands of those who bid during an upcoming Sotheby’s auction.

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A lithograph poster featuring sideshow performer Stephan Bibrowski, from the Ricky Jay Collection, is displayed at Sotheby's.

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Books from the Ricky Jay Collection are displayed at Sotheby's.

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Jay's Journal of Anomalies, from the Ricky Jay Collection.

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An engraving featuring magician Matthias Buchinger, from the Ricky Jay Collection.

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A lithograph poster featuring Kellar the Magician, from the Ricky Jay Collection.

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Magic lantern projectors, from the Ricky Jay Collection, are displayed at Sotheby's.

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