Magic Wand

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The [[Magic Wand]] was a British  [[Magic Periodical]] that ran for 47 years from Vol. 1, 1 (September 1910) to Vol. 46, 256 (December 1957). It was equivalent to the US published [[Sphinx]] in terms of influence, longevity and timeframe.  
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'''The Magic Wand''' was a British  [[Magic Periodical]] that ran for 47 years from Vol. 1, No. 1 (September 1910) to Vol. 46, No. 256 (December 1957). It was equivalent to the US published [[Sphinx]] in terms of influence, longevity and time-frame.  
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[[Image:MagicWandAndMagicalReview.jpg|right|thumb|Vol. 9, No. 4, 1920]]
 
The Magic Wand was a actually continuation of [[P. T. Selbit]]'s magazine [[Wizard (Selbit)|The Wizard]], which was renamed when it was handed over to [[George Munro]].  
 
The Magic Wand was a actually continuation of [[P. T. Selbit]]'s magazine [[Wizard (Selbit)|The Wizard]], which was renamed when it was handed over to [[George Munro]].  
  
In 1921, after George Johnson had taken over, he changed the publishing schedule from monthly to quarterly.
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It started out as a monthly, suspended for a time during World War I, was transformed into a quarterly in 1921 after George Johnson had taken over, and finally became an undated "four-part book" until the last issue which bore the number 256.
  
 
[[Professor Hoffmann]] made regular contributions and The [[Annals of Conjuring]] by [[Sydney W. Clarke]] was first serialized here.
 
[[Professor Hoffmann]] made regular contributions and The [[Annals of Conjuring]] by [[Sydney W. Clarke]] was first serialized here.

Latest revision as of 12:01, 13 May 2012

Magic Wand
MagicWand.jpg
EditorsHarry Leat (1910-1913)
George Johnson (1914-1945)
George Armstrong (1946-1957)
First issueSeptember 1910
Final issueDecember 1957

The Magic Wand was a British Magic Periodical that ran for 47 years from Vol. 1, No. 1 (September 1910) to Vol. 46, No. 256 (December 1957). It was equivalent to the US published Sphinx in terms of influence, longevity and time-frame.

Vol. 9, No. 4, 1920

The Magic Wand was a actually continuation of P. T. Selbit's magazine The Wizard, which was renamed when it was handed over to George Munro.

It started out as a monthly, suspended for a time during World War I, was transformed into a quarterly in 1921 after George Johnson had taken over, and finally became an undated "four-part book" until the last issue which bore the number 256.

Professor Hoffmann made regular contributions and The Annals of Conjuring by Sydney W. Clarke was first serialized here.

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