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'''Bob Read''' (September 12, 1940 - November 20, 2005) was a successful UK magician.
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Read turned to full-time magic late on in his life, after a very successful career in the wool industry.  He was an avid collector of items related to the Cups and Balls, including drawings, prints, paintings and cartoons relating to this trick.
  
'''Books & Lecture Notes'''
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Read died of a heart attack in California, a few days after he had talked at the 9th Los Angeles [[Conference on Magic History]].
# Thanks to Pepys (1973)
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== Bibliography ==
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=== Books & Lecture Notes===
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# [[Thanks to Pepys]] (1973)
 
# The Penultimate Cups & Balls (1975)
 
# The Penultimate Cups & Balls (1975)
 
# Bob Read's Transpo Tumbler  (1978)
 
# Bob Read's Transpo Tumbler  (1978)
 
# $100 Glass Thro' Table  (1980)
 
# $100 Glass Thro' Table  (1980)
 
# The Cups & Balls in 19th Century Graphic Art (1984)  
 
# The Cups & Balls in 19th Century Graphic Art (1984)  
# The Cups & Balls in 19th Century Graphic Art: Second Spasm (1990)
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# Bob Read’s Magical London (2005)
# What You Get Is What I Do (1996)
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# Variations for Vegas Vagrants (ca 1979)
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# Ten Favourite Prints (ca 2002)
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# The Oldest Trick in the Book (ca 2002)
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# Bob Read’s Magical London: An idler’s guide to the magical capital of the world. Magic Circle of London (2005)
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'''Magazine articles'''
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=== Magazine articles ===
 
# The Happy Head of State. [[Magic Magazine]] Vol 2, No 10 (June 1993), p 50.
 
# The Happy Head of State. [[Magic Magazine]] Vol 2, No 10 (June 1993), p 50.
 
# The French Connection. [[Magic Magazine]] Vol 6 No 11 (July 1997) p 56-61.
 
# The French Connection. [[Magic Magazine]] Vol 6 No 11 (July 1997) p 56-61.
# The Long-Handled Spoon. [[Genii]] Vol 62 No 3 (March 1999), p 17-18.
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# The Long-Handled Spoon. [[Genii 1999 March]], Vol 62, No 3, p 17-18.
# Fawkes in Cincinnati. [[Genii]] Vol 67 No 4, (April 2004) p 68-71.
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# Fawkes in Cincinnati. [[Genii 2004 April]], Vol 67, No 4, p 68-71.
# Bob Read (featured artist). [[Genii]] Vol 67 No 4 (April 2004) p 40-83
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# Bob Read (featured artist). [[Genii 2004 April]], Vol 67, No 4, p 40-83.
  
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=== Video & DVD ===
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* Impromptu Miracles, V1-2 VHS ([[Videonics]]), (1981)
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* The Bob Read Collection (International Magic), 2007
  
'''Video & DVD'''
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== Articles about Bob Read==
* Impromptu Miracles VHS (Videonics)
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* [[Jon Racherbaumer]]. Bob Read 1940-2005 in [[Genii 2006 January]], Vol 69, No 1, p 10-11.
* International Magic Lecture video DVD (2007)
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* [[Teller]]. Bob Read and the Cups and Balls in [[Genii 2006 January]], Vol 69, No 1, p 14-15.
  
  
'''Articles about Bob Read'''
 
  
[[Racherbaumer, Jon| Jon Racherbaumer]]. Bob Read 1940-2005 in ''[[Genii]]'' Vol 69, No 1 (January 2006) p 10-11.
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[[Category:Biographies]]
[[Teller]]. Bob Read and the Cups and Balls in ''[[Genii]]'' Vol 69, No 1 (January 2006) p 14-15.
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Revision as of 19:38, 20 March 2012

Bob Read (September 12, 1940 - November 20, 2005) was a successful UK magician.

Bob Read
BornSeptember 12, 1940
U.K.
DiedNovember 20, 2005 (age 65)

Read turned to full-time magic late on in his life, after a very successful career in the wool industry. He was an avid collector of items related to the Cups and Balls, including drawings, prints, paintings and cartoons relating to this trick.

Read died of a heart attack in California, a few days after he had talked at the 9th Los Angeles Conference on Magic History.

Contents

Bibliography

Books & Lecture Notes

  1. Thanks to Pepys (1973)
  2. The Penultimate Cups & Balls (1975)
  3. Bob Read's Transpo Tumbler (1978)
  4. $100 Glass Thro' Table (1980)
  5. The Cups & Balls in 19th Century Graphic Art (1984)
  6. Bob Read’s Magical London (2005)

Magazine articles

  1. The Happy Head of State. Magic Magazine Vol 2, No 10 (June 1993), p 50.
  2. The French Connection. Magic Magazine Vol 6 No 11 (July 1997) p 56-61.
  3. The Long-Handled Spoon. Genii 1999 March, Vol 62, No 3, p 17-18.
  4. Fawkes in Cincinnati. Genii 2004 April, Vol 67, No 4, p 68-71.
  5. Bob Read (featured artist). Genii 2004 April, Vol 67, No 4, p 40-83.

Video & DVD

  • Impromptu Miracles, V1-2 VHS (Videonics), (1981)
  • The Bob Read Collection (International Magic), 2007

Articles about Bob Read

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