S.S. Adams: High Prest of Pranks and Merchant of Magic by William V. Rauscher - Book
Adams was born May 24, 1879, in Denmark. The family immigrated to the United States in 1884. Through years of hard work, and an innate sense of his marketplace, and how best to sell his products, Adams became this nation's Number One High Priest of Pranks and Merchant of Magic.
In this book, William V. Rauscher tells the story of Adams' entrepreneurship, his ceaseless efforts, and eventual financial rewards. Woevn throughout the stori is the tale of a lonely man who accumulated wealth but disowned his family, and who left a legacy of nonsense products that are still sold today.
Numerous photographs, catalog reproductions, and illustrations provide the reader with a visual tour of this unique old-time magic and novelty company.
In the world of magic, the secret is told when the trick is sold. Accordingly, Magic Inc. has a strict no-refund policy. Thus, once you receive an item, you have access to the secrets included, and that is not something that we can get back from you. For this reason, we do not issue refunds and we do not exchange product that is in working order. However, if the merchandise should be defective, we will gladly replace it with a non-defective version of the same trick. No exceptions.
Merchandise to shipped to customers in the continental United States is shipped via United States Postal Service (USPS) or United Parcel Service Ground (UPS), whenever possible. Merchandise to customers in Alaska and Hawaii is shipped via USPS. Overnight shipping may be requested. You will be charged for the exact cost of the shipping and a small handling fee.
Our website gives you a shipping quote based on the cost of your purchase. We normally adjust the shipping charges to more accurately reflect the cost of shipping, as long as we can ship your purchase for an amount smaller than that quoted.
For shipping outside the United States, charges for international orders are based on the weight and size of your order and will be calculated at the time of shipping. You will be charged the actual postage, plus a small handling fee. Merchandise to international customers is shipped via United States Postal Services (via International Priority Mail).