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Jean Caroly

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Jean Caroly
BornJean-Auguste Faugeras
June 15, 1868
Rochechouart, France
DiedDecember 2 1955 (age 87)
Paris, France

Jean Caroly (1868-1955), the pen name of Jean-Auguste Faugeras, was a magician turned magic dealer from 1896 until 1930.


His shop was located at 11 rue Cardinal-Lemoine, Paris, France. He was the founder and editor of L'Illusionniste, the first magic magazine in France (1902).


  • Tours faciles d'escamotage (1901)
  • Etude sur les nouveaux escamotages de pièces (1902)
  • Tours de cartes faciles pour jeunes gens (1911)