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{{hatnote| Conjuror's Press Inc.  was the publisher of [[Conjurers' Monthly Magazine]] (1945-1949).}}
 
{{hatnote| Conjuror's Press Inc.  was the publisher of [[Conjurers' Monthly Magazine]] (1945-1949).}}
  
'''Hermetic Press''', a publishing company in Seattle founded in [[1989]] by [[Stephen Minch]], specializes in magic technical literature.
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'''Hermetic Press''', a publishing company in Seattle founded in [[1989]] by [[Stephen Minch]], specializes in magic technical literature.
  
 
Starting out as the '''Conjuror's Press''' when publishing Kirk Charles' book Manual of Restaurant Magic<ref>[[Genii 1989 May]], page 750</ref>, future publications included the works of [[Alex Elmsley]], [[Milt Kort]], [[Max Maven]], [[Tommy Wonder]], and [[Juan Tamariz]]. They also publish [[Roberto Giobbi]]'s best-selling ''[[Card College]]'' series.
 
Starting out as the '''Conjuror's Press''' when publishing Kirk Charles' book Manual of Restaurant Magic<ref>[[Genii 1989 May]], page 750</ref>, future publications included the works of [[Alex Elmsley]], [[Milt Kort]], [[Max Maven]], [[Tommy Wonder]], and [[Juan Tamariz]]. They also publish [[Roberto Giobbi]]'s best-selling ''[[Card College]]'' series.
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The company has also published important historical books, like a translation of [[Jean Prévost]]'s ''[[Clever and Pleasant Inventions: Part One]]'', from 1584; a biography on [[Lulu Hearst]], the "magnetic girl" who became a star in the 1800s; and the autobiography of [[Milo & Roger]].
 
The company has also published important historical books, like a translation of [[Jean Prévost]]'s ''[[Clever and Pleasant Inventions: Part One]]'', from 1584; a biography on [[Lulu Hearst]], the "magnetic girl" who became a star in the 1800s; and the autobiography of [[Milo & Roger]].
  
=== Publications ===
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In 2016, Hermetic Press merged with [[Penguin Magic]]. Posting on the Hermetic Press Forum, Stephen Minch stated that he "needed someone to take over the ''business''-end of the business, so that I have more time to make the books."<ref>http://hermeticforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1611</ref> Since then, Penguin Magic now publishes books under the Hermetic Press imprint.
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== Publications ==
 
* 1987: ''[[Manual of Restaurant Magic]]'' ([[Kirk Charles]])  
 
* 1987: ''[[Manual of Restaurant Magic]]'' ([[Kirk Charles]])  
 
* 1989: ''[[Standing Up Surrounded]]'' (Kirk Charles)
 
* 1989: ''[[Standing Up Surrounded]]'' (Kirk Charles)
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* 2014: ''[[Mayhew: What Women Want]]'' ([[John Lovick]])
 
* 2014: ''[[Mayhew: What Women Want]]'' ([[John Lovick]])
 
* 2014: ''[[The Vernon Companion]]'' ([[Michael A. Perovich]])
 
* 2014: ''[[The Vernon Companion]]'' ([[Michael A. Perovich]])
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=== Penguin Magic - Hermetic Press Imprint ===
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* 2016: ''Standup Card Magic'' by [[Roberto Giobbi]]
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* 2016: ''The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi'' by [[Stephen Minch]]
  
 
{{References}}
 
{{References}}

Revision as of 13:36, 11 October 2017

Conjuror's Press Inc. was the publisher of Conjurers' Monthly Magazine (1945-1949).

Hermetic Press, a publishing company in Seattle founded in 1989 by Stephen Minch, specializes in magic technical literature.

Starting out as the Conjuror's Press when publishing Kirk Charles' book Manual of Restaurant Magic[1], future publications included the works of Alex Elmsley, Milt Kort, Max Maven, Tommy Wonder, and Juan Tamariz. They also publish Roberto Giobbi's best-selling Card College series.

The company has also published important historical books, like a translation of Jean Prévost's Clever and Pleasant Inventions: Part One, from 1584; a biography on Lulu Hearst, the "magnetic girl" who became a star in the 1800s; and the autobiography of Milo & Roger.

In 2016, Hermetic Press merged with Penguin Magic. Posting on the Hermetic Press Forum, Stephen Minch stated that he "needed someone to take over the business-end of the business, so that I have more time to make the books."[2] Since then, Penguin Magic now publishes books under the Hermetic Press imprint.

Publications

Penguin Magic - Hermetic Press Imprint

References

  1. Genii 1989 May, page 750
  2. http://hermeticforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1611