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The history of magic and magicians is one of the most important aspects of our art. By studying the magicians, the tricks and illusions they performed, and their theatrical experiences, current and future magicians can benefit from the expertise and brilliance of those who've come before us.

Books on the History of Magic

  • The Lives of the Conjurors by Thomas Frost (1876).
  • The Annals of Conjuring by W. Clarke (1929)
  • Panorama of Magic by Milbourne Christopher(1962)
  • The Illustrated History of Magic by Milbourne Christopher (1973)
  • The Great Illusionists by Edwin Dawes (1979)

See Also

Venues: Close Up - Stand Up - Stage - Street

Styles: Comedy - Bizarre - Mentalism - Gospel

Allied Arts: Troublewit - Chaupaugraphy - Ventriloquism - Juggling

Education: Colleges - Schools - Academies - Classes - Teachers

Magicians: Biographies

External References

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