No. 186

February 2014

Contents

Words of Welcome, David Ben • 4
A Magical Land, Eduardo Sánchez • 6
Palaces of Mystery, Eduardo Sánchez • 28
Magic Boxes, Books, Shops and Circles, Eduardo Sánchez • 44
Argentinian Collectors & Collections, Eduardo Sánchez • 54 

Book Reviews Reviewed by Pablo Zanatta, Roberto Mansilla 

Historia de la Magia y el Ilusionismo en la Argentina: desde sus origenes hasta el siglo XIX inclusive (The History of Magic and Conjuring in Argentina: from its origins to the 19th Century) • 64
El Humor en la Magia (Comedy Magic) • 65
Projecto Mara (Project Mara) • 66

The Palace of Modern Magic, Pierre Mayer • 68 

Bibliography, Eduardo Sánchez • 72