No. 174

February 2010

Contents

Words of Welcome, David Ben • 4
Walking the Magic City, William Pack • 7
Atlantic City, Summer Hotels, Jeanne Verner • 16
The Toole Stott Project, Tom Ransom • 20
Unusual Ways We Find this Stuff, Terry Harris • 23
Librarium Magicum: The Burning of Scot’s Discoverie of Witchcraft, Clay H Shevlin • 25

Conference Corner

3rd European Conference on Magic History, Dr. Gene Matsuura • 30
11th Los Angeles Conference on Magic History, David Ben • 36

Book Reviews

The Davenport Story Volume 1: The Life and Times of a Magical Family 1881-1939, Michael Claxton • 40
Magic: 1400s — 1950s, Dustin Stinett • 41
David Nixon Entertainer with the Magic Touch, Gabe Fajuri • 42

John Nicholls Booth: An Appreciation, Jim Alfredson • 43