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Will Blyth

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Will Blyth
BornWilliam J. Blyth
May 8, 1873
London, England
DiedJanuary 7, 1937 (age 63)
London Salvage Corps Headquarters, England
CategoriesBooks by Will Blyth

Will J. Blyth (1873-1937) was the author of many magic books.

Biography

He was elected to the position of Hon. Librarian of the Magic Circle in August of 1919, and served in that capacity until his death on January 7, 1937.

A glowing obituary, honoring his service to the Magic Circle and his contributions to magical literature, was published on the cover of the February, 1937 issue of The Magic Circular.


Books

  • Blyth's Paper Magic (1920)
  • Matchstick Magic (1921)
  • Handkerchief Magic (1922)
  • More Paper Magic (1923)
  • Impromptu Conjuring (1924)
  • Money Magic (1926)
  • Effective Conjuring (1928)
  • How to Become a Conjurer (1934)
  • How to Present the Cups and Balls (1933) a lecture at the I.B.M. Annual Convention, Northampton, 24th June

References

  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 23, No. 264, May 1929, Will Blyth, M.I.M.C., Our Hon. Librarian, page 116
  • The Magician Monthly, Vol. 28, No. 7, June 1932, Magician as Fire Chief, page 81
  • The Magician Monthly, Vol. 33, No. 2, January 1937, WILL BLYTH, page 19
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 16, No. 12, February 1937, In Memoriam, Will Blyth,, page 906
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 35, No. 12, February 1937, London Notes, by Wilfrid Jonson, page 253
  • The Magic Wand, Vol. 26, No. 173, March-May 1937, WILL BLYTH, page 3