No. 175

May 2010

Contents

Words of Welcome, David Ben • 4
The History of the Zaney Blaney Ladder Levitation, Walter Blaney • 6
Bum Kids, Dumb Ukes, Good Beer: Old Man Green, the Sheriff-Dodging Magician, Daniel Waldron • 21
The Conjurer’s Revenge, Stephen Leacock • 28
Stephen Leacock: A Model Conjurer, David Ben • 30
A Model Dialogue, Stephen Leacock • 32
Houston: We Have An Exhibition, Richard Hatch • 34
The Doll House, Richard Hatch • 48
The Edwin A. Dawes Award for Magic Scholarship, Clay H. Shevlin • 52
Librarium Magicum, Clay H. Shevlin • 56

Book Reviews

Hellis In Wonderland, Stephen Minch • 66
The Magic In Books, Clay H. Shevlin • 67
Gibecière, Vol. 5 No. 1, Winter 2010, James Alan • 68
Magic Goods Collection, Richard Hatch • 69

And…
Obituary— Sid Fleischman, Paul Fleischman • 70

The Life’s Papers of the “Instant Illusionist”, James Hagy • 72