No. 185

September 2013

Contents

Words of Welcome, David Ben • 4
Turning Fifty, Dustin Stinett • 8
If Walls Could Talk, Mike Caveney • 20
The William W. Larsen Memorial Library, William Goodwin • 38
Castle Collectibles, Lisa Cousins • 48
The Professor, Various Artists • 60 

Conference Corner
The Yankee Gathering XIV, Andrew Pinard • 68 

Book Reviews Reviewed by David Ben, James Alan

The Metamorphosis – The Apprenticeship of Harry Houdini • 78
Milbourne Christopher The Man and His Magic • 82
They Lived by Tricks; Palatino, Palatine, Breslaw, Boaz and Others • 82
Henry Dean, Eighteenth-Century Best-Selling Magic Author/Compiler • 83
The Yankee Magic Collector #15 • 84

In Memoriam 

Maurine Christopher, Bill Miesel, Ray Massecar,
De Yip Loo, Ed Hill, Charles McCall, Jr. • 85