New York: The Noonday Press, (1960). First U.S. edition, preceding the UK. Translated from the Yiddish by Elaine Gottlieb and Joseph Singer. "Told almost as if it were a suspense story, The Magician is the tale of an exceptional individual's struggle with evil"--from the dust jacket. 8vo gilt-lettered black cloth backed mustard paper boards, black endpapers, all but bottom edge black (presumably as issued). Near fine to fine with just a touch of minor wear, in about very good dust jacket with erasure evident on front flap, spine background color toned to white, and spine ends lightly chippped. Scarce first printing.