Arturo De Ascanio
Don Arturo de Ascanio y Navas (1929 - April 6, 1997) of Madrid Spain wrote about theories and concepts important to magic as technique, like "In-Transit Actions" and "The Law of Primary Motion".
By profession, Ascanio was a lawyer and devoted his retirement to magic.
- Navajas y Daltonismo (1958) translated in English by Jose de la Torre as Ascanio's World of Knives (1975)
- The Psychology of Palming (1982) translated into English by
- First place Close-up Cards at 1970 FISM in Amsterdam.