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[[Lewis Ganson]] ( 1913 - December 22, 1980) was born in Britain and went on to become one of the most prolific writers in magic with over 60 books to his credit.
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'''Lewis Ganson''' (1913-1980) was one of the most prolific writers in magic with over sixty books to his credit.
  
For years, he was editor of Harry Stanley's [[GEN]] and contributor to [[MAGIGRAM]] magazines.
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== Biography ==
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He was a professional close-up magician, except for his time in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps 1939-1958.
  
He received the [[Academy of Magical Arts]]'s first Literary Fellowship in 1968.
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For years, Ganson was editor of [[Harry Stanley]]'s magazine [[The Gen]]  and contributor to the [[Magigram]] magazine. He was a vice president of the [[British Ring]] of the [[IBM]] and a founding member of the [[Portsmouth and District Magic Circle]].
  
He was a vice president of the British RING of the [[IBM].
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== Awards and Honors ==
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* [[Academy of Magical Arts]]' first Literary Fellowship in 1968.
  
 
== Books ==
 
== Books ==
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* Expert Manipulation of Playing Cards (1948)
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* How Right You Are (1948)
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* [[Routined Manipulation, Vol. 1]] (1950)
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* [[Routined Manipulation, Vol. 2]] (1952)
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* [[Routined Manipulation Finale]] (1954)
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* [[Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic]] (1955)
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* [[Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic II]] (1956)
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* [[Dai Vernon Book of Magic]] (1957)
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* [[Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic III]] (1958)
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* [[Dai Vernon's Inner Secrets of Card Magic]] (1959)
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* [[Magic from the Mind]] (1959)
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* [[Dai Vernon's More Inner Secrets of Card Magic]] (1960)
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* [[The Magic of Slydini]] (1960)
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* [[Dai Vernon's Further Secrets of Card Magic]] (1961)
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* [[Malini and His Magic]] (1962)
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* [[Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig]] (1963)
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* [[Dai Vernon's Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic]] (1967)
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* [[The Art of Close-up, Vol. 1]] (1967)
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* [[The Art of Close-up, Vol. 2]] (1969)
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* [[Ganson Teach-In Series]] (1977-1987)
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* [[The Complete Ganson Magic Teach-In Series]] (2010)
  
* Routined Manipulation, Vol. 1 (1950)
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{{References}}
* Routined Manipulation, Vol. 2 (1952)
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{{Wikipedia}}
* Routined Manipulation Finale (1954)
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* The Gen, Vol. 5, No. 5, September 1949, FRONT PAGE PERSONALITIES, LEWIS GANSON and JO, page 134
* Dai Vernon's Book of Magic (1957)
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* Cover [[Genii 1974 December]]
* Vernon's Inner Secrets of Card Magic (1959)
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* Magic Circular, Vol. 75, No. 812, January 1981, Obituaries, LEWIS GANSON, page 27
* Vernon's More Inner Secrets of Card Magic (1960)
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* Obit [[Genii 1981 January]]
* Magic of Slydini,The (1960)
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* The Linking Ring, Vol.61, No. 3, March 1981, Our Side of the Pond by PETER WARLOCK, page 93, LEWIS GANSON, page 117
* Vernon's Further Secrets of Card Magic (1961)
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* M-U-M, Vol. 70, No.10, MARCH 1981, Broken Wands, LEWIS GANSON, page 39
* Vernon's Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic (1967)
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* Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 73, No. 1896, May 1982, Tribute to Lewis Ganson, page 676
* Art of Close-up,The  Vol. 1 (1968)
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* [[Genii 1982 July|Genii, Vol. 46, No. 7, July 1982]], TRIBUTE TO LEWIS GANSON, page 461
* Art of Close-up,The Vol. 2 (1969)
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* Magicana, Vol. 30, No. 176, July-August 1982, TRIBUTE TO LEWIS GANSON EVENING – 17 MAY 1982 by EDWIN HOOPER
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* The Magic Circular, Vol. 100, No. 1075, February 2006, A Tribute to Lewis Ganson – Alexander Crawford by Peter Altman, page 63
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*[http://archive.denisbehr.de/archive/resultbook.php?book=158&edit= Lewis Ganson - Dai Vernon book of Magic bibliography]
  
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Latest revision as of 08:06, 9 November 2015

Lewis Ganson

Cover of Genii (1974)
BornLewis Jack Ganson
April 15, 1913
Burford Arms, Startford Market, London, England
DiedDecember 22, 1980 (age 67)
Hampshire, England
CategoriesBooks by Lewis Ganson

Lewis Ganson (1913-1980) was one of the most prolific writers in magic with over sixty books to his credit.

Biography

He was a professional close-up magician, except for his time in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps 1939-1958.

For years, Ganson was editor of Harry Stanley's magazine The Gen and contributor to the Magigram magazine. He was a vice president of the British Ring of the IBM and a founding member of the Portsmouth and District Magic Circle.

Awards and Honors

Books

References

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  • The Gen, Vol. 5, No. 5, September 1949, FRONT PAGE PERSONALITIES, LEWIS GANSON and JO, page 134
  • Cover Genii 1974 December
  • Magic Circular, Vol. 75, No. 812, January 1981, Obituaries, LEWIS GANSON, page 27
  • Obit Genii 1981 January
  • The Linking Ring, Vol.61, No. 3, March 1981, Our Side of the Pond by PETER WARLOCK, page 93, LEWIS GANSON, page 117
  • M-U-M, Vol. 70, No.10, MARCH 1981, Broken Wands, LEWIS GANSON, page 39
  • Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 73, No. 1896, May 1982, Tribute to Lewis Ganson, page 676
  • Genii, Vol. 46, No. 7, July 1982, TRIBUTE TO LEWIS GANSON, page 461
  • Magicana, Vol. 30, No. 176, July-August 1982, TRIBUTE TO LEWIS GANSON EVENING – 17 MAY 1982 by EDWIN HOOPER
  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 100, No. 1075, February 2006, A Tribute to Lewis Ganson – Alexander Crawford by Peter Altman, page 63
  • Lewis Ganson - Dai Vernon book of Magic bibliography