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A printer by profession, he served in the British army over in Africa and Italy.
 
A printer by profession, he served in the British army over in Africa and Italy.
  
At one time he performed under the stage name Siva, which is Avis spelled backwards.
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At one time he performed under the stage name Siva, which is Avis spelled backwards, which is also the name used for the card sleight he created ([[Siva count]]).  
  
Author of over four hundred items in magazines and books. Contributed to [[Pallbearer's Review]], [[Epilogue]], [[Pentagram]] and many other magic periodicals.
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Author of over four hundred items in magazines, books and contributions to [[Pallbearer's Review]], [[Epilogue]], [[Pentagram]] and many other magic periodicals.
  
He created the [[Siva count]] card sleight.
 
 
==Books==
 
==Books==
*1998 ''Vis a Vis'' with John Derris published by Richard Kaufman  
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* [[Vis a Vis: A Jack Avis Book]] with [[John Derris]], published by [[Richard Kaufman]] (1998)
*2002 ''Ahead of the Pack'' with Lewis Jones*.
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* [[Ahead of the Pack]] with [[Lewis Jones]] (2002)
*2006 ''Rara Avis Jack Avis'' by Anthony Brahams Sixty Years of Magic from the Private Notebooks of Jack Avis.
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* [[Rara Avis]] Compiled by [[Anthony Brahams]] (2006) (Sixty Years of Magic from the Private Notebooks of Jack Avis).
  
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Revision as of 20:46, 27 March 2012

Jack Avis (July 27, 1921 - January 8, 2004) a British close-up magician and inventor.

Jack Avis
BornJuly 27, 1921
England
DiedJanuary 8, 2004 (age 82)
CategoriesBooks by Jack Avis

A printer by profession, he served in the British army over in Africa and Italy.

At one time he performed under the stage name Siva, which is Avis spelled backwards, which is also the name used for the card sleight he created (Siva count).

Author of over four hundred items in magazines, books and contributions to Pallbearer's Review, Epilogue, Pentagram and many other magic periodicals.

Books