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The Gen Volume 15 (1959)

by Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson
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The Gen Volume 15 (1959) by Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson
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The Gen, Volume 15, Lewis Ganson, editor

On the covers are

  • Don Lawton
  • Bob Lawrence
  • Wilfred Tyler
  • Murray
  • Jac Olten
  • John Giordmaine
  • Ernest Wethered
  • Archie Tear
  • Frank Brooker
  • Chan Canasta
  • Hubert Lambert
  • Sam Hughes
310 pages
  1. Volume 15, Number 1, May, 1959, 34 numbered pages - Gala Issue cover picture: Don Lawton
  2. Front Page Personality - Don Lawton
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Magic for the Pocket
    • Pocket Size Indian Rope - Aenigma (Holland)
  5. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Behind My Blackboard - Dr. Stanley Jaks (USA)
  6. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • The Four Linking Rings
  7. Close Up Magic
    • Capricious Corks - Hubert Lambert (Ireland)
  8. Lighted Cigarette Vanish - Arnold de Seiver
  9. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Travelling Flame - Marconick
  10. Magic for Youngsters - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • The Spider and the Fly
    • The Golden Egg - Don Credo
  11. Ringappear - Ken de Courcy
  12. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 15, Number 2, June, 1959, 34 numbered pages - cover picture: Bob Lawrence
  2. Front Page Personality - Bob Lawrence of The Northern Magic Circle
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. The Northern Magic Circle - report by Frank Richmond
  5. Magic of The Northern Magic Circle - collected by Harold G. Beaumont
    1. Card Magic
      • Phantom Poker - Ken Miller
    2. Magic for the Pocket
      • The Ceebee Ring Off Rope - Cyro
    3. Mental and Spirit Magic
      • Sealed Thought - J. W. Lumley
    4. Background to Magic - article by Frank Baumforth
    5. Three Cards in a Crystal - Frank Richmond
    6. Magic with Apparatus
      • Smarties - Paul Ayre (of Paul and Zena Ayre)
    7. Nudist Bottle Production - Harold G. Beaumont
    8. Magic Flowers - Harold G. Beaumont
  6. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Something Old, Something New
  7. Magic for Youngsters - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • Seaside Magic
  8. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 15, Number 3, July, 1959, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Wilfred Tyler
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Ken Brooke's Presentation of "The Banknote in the Beer Mat"
  4. Mental and Spirit Magic - Notes on "Behind My Blackboard" - J. Demaline
    • A Bad Egg
  5. Card Magic
    • The Marlo Deck - The Roughed Stripper - Edward Marlo (USA)
  6. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • The Paper Clips and Bank Note
  7. Free of Duty - Ken de Courcy
  8. Magic with Apparatus
    • OO-er! - Norman Conquest
  9. Silk Magic
    • Tri-Colour Ribbon Repeat - Norman Rhodes
  10. Magic for Youngsters - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • Rich Little Poor Girl - Len Belcher

  1. Volume 15, Number 4, August, 1959, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Murray
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Magic for the Pocket
    • Nicerco's Colour-Changing Knife Routine - Nic Niberco (Holland)
  4. Liquid in Newspaper - Dennis Roberts
  5. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Book Test - Harry Stanley
  6. Magic with Apparatus
    • Dandido - Douglas Francis
  7. Card Magic
    • Vanish and Discovery of a Mentally Selected Card - Bernard Shaw
  8. Variation of a Theme - Magini
  9. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Some Little Things
      • 1. Biting a Glass
      • 2. The Twirling Match
      • 3. The Indian Rope Trick?
      • 4. Coming Events
  10. Money Magic
    • Coin Preface - Arnold de Seiver
  11. A Ring and Some Rope - Tom Sellers
    • 1. Ring Off the Rope
    • 2. Ring from Ropes Release
  12. Close Up Magic
    • The Substitution Trunk in Miniature - Ken de Courcy

  1. Volume 15, Number 5, September, 1959, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Jac Olten
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Card Magic
    • Premonition in Reverse - Tony Griffiths
  4. Close Up Magic
    • StunTrix - compiled by Ken Scholes
      • Economy Matches
      • Match-Up
      • Heads or Tails?
  5. Novelty Magic
    • Rabbits - Norman Rhodes
  6. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • The Ring of Monte Cristo - Phoa Yan Tiong
  7. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • The Rope Through the Wrist
  8. Money Magic
    • The Miser's Dream - Simplified - Tom Sellers
  9. Silk Magic
    • A "Souper" Silk Trick - Freerica

  1. Volume 15, Number 6, October, 1959, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: John Giordmaine
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Silk Magic
    • Two Interesting Silk Vanishes - Norman Rhodes
      • 1. Flash-Van
      • 2. Match Box Vanish
  4. Magic with Apparatus
    • Room 504 - Ken de Courcy
  5. Money Magic
    • Novel Coin Magic - Tom Sellers
      • A New Five-Coin Production
      • A Deceptive Coin Sleight
      • The "Andra Letta" Aid for The Miser's Dream
  6. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Pseudo-Psychometry - Tony Griffith
  7. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • A New Style Production of Fans of Cards
  8. Card Magic
    • Have Some "Ile Agus Uisce" - Leprechaun Lambert
  9. Magic with Apparatus
    • Block in Balloon - Len Belcher
  10. Novel Magic
    • Torch Light - Arnold de Seiver
  11. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 15, Number 7, November, 1959, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Ernest Wethered
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Magic with Apparatus
    • Magic Rabbit Hutch - D. Lewis-Williams (South Africa)
  4. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Cut-Knot-Join
  5. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Reel-ly Pulled Apart
  6. Card Magic
    • Easy Monte - Ravelli (Switzerland)
  7. I've Got You Covered - Albert Spackman
  8. Novel Magic
    • Flashtoration - Frederica
  9. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Licensed Telepathy - J. Bragoli (Berlin)
  10. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
  11. A Pretty Floral Effect - Tom Sellers
  12. Have Some Wonderful Beer - George Johnstone (Chicago)

  1. Volume 15, Number 8, December, 1959, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Archie Tear
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Marconick's Travelling Silk
  4. Card Magic
    • Emerald Expert - Hubert Lambert
  5. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Match Colour Telegraphy - J. Bragoli (Berlin)
  6. Novelty Magic
    • Oh What a Beautiful Morning - A Complete Act in Costume - Eddie Dawes
  7. Close Up Magic
    • Easier Gipsy Thread - Norman Rhodes
  8. Magic with Apparatus
    • Zippo Bag - Len Belcher
  9. Magic for Youngsters
    • Cheyenne and the Great Gold Robbery - Don Credo

  1. Volume 15, Number 9, January, 1960, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Frank Brooker
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Close Up Magic
    • The Players Vanish - Cyro
  4. Card Magic
    • Wonder Wallet Wager - Ken de Courcy
  5. Split Memory - Len Belcher
  6. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Five Fingered Book Test - Hans Fernandes
  7. A Magic Square - Frank Felstead
  8. Magic with Apparatus
    • A Double ended Production Tube - Tom Sellers
  9. Money Magic
    • The Phoenix Pound - Pat Sprake
  10. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • A Simple Colour Changing Knife Routine
  11. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Marconick's Silks on Rod
  12. Magic for the Pocket
    • The Bewildering Sponges - Tony Griffith

  1. Volume 15, Number 10, February, 1960, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Chan Canasta
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Rink's Migrating Pennies
  4. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Colour-Changing Ball - Marconick
    • Handkerchief Thimble Vanish - Tom Sellers
  5. Magic with Apparatus
    • Model Illusion - Len Belcher
  6. Card Magic
    • Aces in Agony - Hubert Lambert
  7. Jumbo Jinks - Norman Rhodes
    • Visible Flight
    • The Flying Joker
    • A Four Ace Routine
  8. A Thumb-Tie Notion - Tom Sellers
  9. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Word Coincidence - John Bragoli (Berlin)
  10. The Reel-ing Knot - Tony Griffith

  1. Volume 15, Number 11, March, 1960, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Hubert Lambert
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Three Equal Ropes - Peter Warlock
  4. Meet the Odd Ovum - Hubert Lambert
  5. Magic for the Pocket
    • Seeing Behind Your Back - Tom Sellers
  6. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Rink's Egg Bag Routine
  7. Card Magic
    • Blindfold Card Routine - Malcolm Davison
  8. Magic with Apparatus
    • A Thumb-Tip Tip - Norman Rhodes

  1. Volume 15, Number 12, April, 1960, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Sam Hughes
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Locking Bill Tube Routine
  4. Card Magic
    • Cards in Transit - Noel Stanton
  5. Psychic Bird - Albert Spackman
  6. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Rinking Pins
  7. Magic with Apparatus
    • Travelling Light - Don Credo
  8. The Satellite - Robert Hamilton

word count: 134178 which is equivalent to 536 standard pages of text

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