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Who's Who in Magic

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See also: Goldston's Who's Who in Magic.

Who's Who in Magic, written by Bart Whaley, with Martin Gardner and Jeff Busby, is a biographical guide listing over 5,000 people associated with the art of conjuring. From earliest recorded times to the present it includes performers, inventors, writers, teachers, dealers, manufacturers, publishers, collectors, and historians of magic.

Who's Who in Magic
AuthorBart Whaley
Publication Date1990

It won the Henry Ridgely Evans History Award.


  • 1990 - First edition (Combound Paperback) 400 numbered copies.
  • 1990 - First edition (Hardbound) 100 copies were signed and numbered. The books were numbered in the order they were reserved, so it was possible to have a deluxe version numbered higher than 100.
  • 2009 3rd Edition E-book by

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