No. 178


Magicol No 178 is now at the printers and should be mailed out soon.

We are delighted with this UK-themed edition which features articles by Anne Davenport on David Devant and Maskeyne & Cooke’s Provincial Company; Treasures of the Magic Circle by Brian Sibley; andReincarnating Colonel Stodare’s The Sphinxby Joe Culpepper.

Returning columnist, Clay Shevlin provides part II of  Odd Asides: Conjuring and the Sette of Odd Volumes.

Also, John Carney is back with another Gimmick … or is it a Gaff … perhaps it’s aGizmo? Whichever the case, John shares another treasure in this issue and turns to readers for help to identify a new one. Want a sneak peek? Visit our Gimmicks Blog and see if you can name the latest unknown doohickey.

Andrew Pinard also pens a lovely review of XIII Yankee Gathering which was held in Boston in November 2011.

And, to round out the journal, we have seven book reviews covering: The Ultimate Thayer; Houdini – The Key; Del Ray: America’s Foremost, The Magician for His Time; Goebel the Man with the Magical Mind; Magic Shows: 30 Years of Programmes from Daniels to Darren; and Owen Clark: A Genius Forgotten.

It’s packed and we hope you enjoy the read!

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