L. Vosburgh Lyons

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L. Vosburgh Lyons (October 24, 1892 - 1976) was a neuropsychiatrist in New York, a close friend of Theodore Annemann, contributed numerous effects to Jinx, Phoenix and Ibidem. He was also known as "Voz".

His Handkerchief from Rope, a knotted silk through rope routine, appears in Tarbell Course in Magic, Volume 6 (1954) and a mentalism routined called Graphology is in The Jinx No. 74, june 1st 1940 and in Annemann's Practical Mental Magic (1944). Also created a version of the DEVANO RISING CARDS (with Devano) manufactured by Lou Tannen and a version of the Linking Pins in The Phoenix no. 47, November 5th, 1943.

He illustrated a number of books including How To Do Rope Tricks (1957) - The Expanded Edition by Harold Denhard and Magic As A Hobby: New Tricks for Amateur Performers by Bruce Elliott (1948).

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