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Raymond Toole Stott

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Raymond Toole Stott
DiedJanuary 10, 1982
London, England
Known forbibliographies
CategoriesBooks by Raymond Toole Stott

Raymond Toole Stott (1910-1982) was a British author, journalist, civil servant and bibliographer. He is known for his bibliographies of Somerset Maugham, circus publications and English-language conjuring books.


After several years as a journalist, he later became a press agent for Bertram Mills at Olympia and, in the thirties, as managing director of Ray Stott's Circus. Upon leaving the active side of show-business and became the Librarian in the Department of the Treasury Solicitor until his retirement.[1]


  • A Bibliography of English Conjuring 1581-1876 (1976)
  • A Bibliography of English Conjuring Volume Two 1569-1876 (1978)
  • Circus and Allied Arts: A World Bibliography 1958 - 1992 (1958)


  1. Obit Magicol No. 62 (February 1982)