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Henry Hay

(30th March 1910 - 27th July 1985)

Born in Staten Island, New York. Pseudonym for Barrows Mussey. Inspired in 1921 seeing Howard Thurston show. Learned in 1921 from Christmas gift of Hoffmann's Later Magic. Thence "Hadji Baba", touring the East and mid-West at age 13. Semi-pro in college when he was protégé of John Mulholland at age 19. Translated and co-edited (with Fulton Oursler) Fischer's Illustrated Magic (1931). Ghosted part of Mulholland's Beware Familiar Spirits (1938). In US Marine Corps in Pacific in WW II. Moved to West Germany in 1950 to work as journalist.

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Cyclopedia of Magic

Henry Hay

Cyclopedia of Magic by Henry HayCyclopedia of Magic is a wonderful book. It's primary quality stems from its alphabetical organization. It was written to provide the magician with a wide and solid background of magical knowledge. It provides definitions, descriptions, biographies and some routines on hundreds of magic topics. It is for the most part a compilation of material contributed by magicians such as August Roterberg, Charles Bertram, Eddie Joseph, Ellis Stanyon, John Mulholland, T. Nelson Downs and many others.

The ebook starts with a User's Guide which describes the purpose of the book, and an index to the contributing authors.

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2014 / 10 / 4
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Learn Magic

Henry Hay

Learn Magic by Henry HayLearn Magic is a classic magic book for serious beginners. It teaches 20 lessons and focuses not just on effects, tricks and moves, but also on the 'how to learn magic' aspect. Beautifully illustrated by Hans Jelinek.

Henry Hay's larger magic book for beginners, The Amateur Magician's Handbook is broader in scope and already assumes some basic knowledge about magic.

1st digital edition 2013, 210 pages.

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  1. FOREWORD
  2. INTRODUCTION

    PART 1

    CHAPTER 1. HOW TO WATCH A MAGICIAN

  3. The Greatest Magician?
  4. The Different Kinds of Magic

    CHAPTER 2. HOW TO BE A MAGICIAN

  5. Rehearsal Before Practice ...
2013 / 3 / 5
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The Amateur Magician's Handbook

Henry Hay

The Amateur Magician's Handbook by Henry HayPurchase this ebook together with A Magical Upbringing and receive an immediate $10 discount!

For more than a generation The Amateur Magician's Handbook has been the acknowledged classic text for conjurers, both beginners and advanced. Even David Copperfield recommended it during one of his TV specials. Literally thousands of magicians found their love for magic through this book. Several of these magicians are today recognized performers. This fourth edition, expanded as well as thoroughly revised, and introduced by Milbourne Christopher, includes a section where the Amazing Randi contributes his experience...

2007 / 4 / 8
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