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Edwin Dawes

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Edwin Dawes

Cover of Genii (2011)
BornEdwin Alfred Dawes
July 6, 1925
Goole, Yorkshire
DiedMarch 3, 2023 (age 97)
NationalityBritish
CategoriesBooks by Edwin Dawes

Dr. Edwin Alfred Dawes (b. 1925) was a British collector, historian and writer. He wrote many books and articles on the history of magic including the column A Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities column in the Magic Circular starting in May 1972.

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E-Books


Honors

  • 2006 Special prize at the FISM Award Congress in Stockholm for his contributions to the history of magic.
  • 2013 Guest of honor of the 5th European Conference magic historian ( EMHC ) in Hamburg.

References

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  • Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 79, No. 6, November 1989, MAGICIANS of the MONTH, Dr. Edwin A. and Amy Dawes, by David R. Goodsell, page 11
  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 88, No. 944, April 1994, This is Your Life - Eddie Dawes, by Peter D. Blanchard, page 46
  • The Historians' Guide to Conjuring (Redux), Number One, July 2004, page 82
  • Cover, The Magic Circular, Vol. 102, No. 1107, October 2008, Eddie Dawes, On Opening the Rich Cabinet 360 Time; by Matthew Field, page 300
  • Cover, Genii, Vol. 74, No. 3, March 2011, Edwin Dawes by Clay Shevlin, page 58
  • Bio-bibliographisches Lexikon der Zauberkünstler Edition Volker Huber, April 2002, Dawes, Edwin Alfred Dr. = Kingstonian; Professor Bluffman, engl. Zauberkünstler (Amateur) (*06.07.1925 Goole, Yorkshire), page 90