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Edwin Dawes

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Edwin Dawes

Cover of Genii (2011)
BornEdwin Alfred Dawes
July 6, 1925
Goole, Yorkshire

CategoriesBooks by Edwin Dawes

Dr. Edwin Alfred Dawes (b. 1925) is a Scottish collector, historian and writer. He has written 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.


  • Henri Robin: Expositor of science & magic (1990)
  • Encyclopedia of Magic (1986)
  • Making Magic (1992)
  • Quantitative Problems in Biochemistry (1980)
  • Microbial Energetics (Tertiary level biology) (1985)
  • The Magic of Britain (1994)



  • Magic Circular, Vol. 88, No. 944, April 1994, This is Your Life - Eddie Dawes, page 56
  • The Historians' Guide to Conjuring (Redux), Number One, July 2004, page 82
  • Genii, Vol. 74, No. 3, March 2011, Edwin Dawes by Clay Shevlin, page 58