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== Awards and Honors ==
== Awards and Honors ==
* [[Academy of Magical Arts]]'s first Literary Fellowship in 1968.
* [[Academy of Magical Arts]]' first Literary Fellowship in 1968.
== Books ==
== Books ==

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Lewis Ganson ( 1913 - December 22, 1980) was born in London, England aand went on to become one of the most prolific writers in magic with over sixty books to his credit.

Lewis Ganson was a professional close-up magician, except for his time in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps 1939-1958.

For years, he was editor of Harry Stanley's The Gen magazine and contributor to Magigram magazine. He was a vice president of the British RING of the IBM.

Awards and Honors


  • Routined Manipulation, Vol. 1 (1950)
  • Routined Manipulation, Vol. 2 (1952)
  • Routined Manipulation Finale (1954)
  • Dai Vernon Book of Magic (1957)
  • Vernon's Inner Secrets of Card Magic (1959)
  • Vernon's More Inner Secrets of Card Magic (1960)
  • Magic of Slydini, The (1960)
  • Vernon's Further Secrets of Card Magic (1961)
  • Vernon's Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic (1967)
  • Art of Close-up, The Vol. 1 (1968)
  • Art of Close-up, The Vol. 2 (1969)
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