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The Magic Wand Volume 15 (1926)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 15 (1926) by George Johnson
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Numbers 129-132

288 pages

  1. Vol. 15, Number 129 March-May, 1926 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Cruelty to Conjurers
    • The New Conjurers
    • The Birds of Paradise
    • A Trick on the Floor
    • An Everyday Book
    • Mainly Advertisement
  3. The Spot Light - A Card Mystery - Stuart Luciene
  4. Easy Magic - article by Wilfrid Jonson
  5. The Modern View - poem by Wilfrid Jonson
  6. A Different Flower Growth - H. Latour
  7. Conjuring and Comedy - article by G. S. Brownlow
  8. A Manufactured Diamond - contributed
  9. A Sharper's Coin Trick - G. W. Hunter
  10. An All Round Useful Appliance - Norman Hunter
  11. Magical Society Notes
    • The Magic Circle
    • The Magician's Club
    • The British Magical Society
    • The Magi
    • The Mahatma Circle of Magicians
  12. Programme
    • Jarrow - at the Victoria Palace
  13. New Apparatus
    • The Climax Ribbon Trick - Messrs. Hambley's
    • A Jig-Saw Jack of Spades - Messrs. Hambley's
    • egg wand - Messrs. Davenport & Co.
    • "Arpak" playing cards - Messrs. Davenport & Co.
    • box of necessities for conjurers - The Eric P. Wilson Service
  14. A Stamp Book Trick - George Johnson
  15. Nunquam Non Paratus - Frank Staff
  16. Magic and a Lottery - Vincent Dalban
  17. Lambie's "Joker" Three Card Monte
  18. Under-Proof Spirits - article by Patric Playfair
  19. York Water Vase
  20. Sausages and Snakes - Wilfrid Jonson
  21. A Boy and a Box of Matches - Bruce Hurling
  22. Applicable Patter - Rupert Holmes Slater
  23. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • The Stretched Handkerchief - Harry Latour
    • An Easy Cross-Word Trick - Wilfrid G. Jonson
    • Billiard Ball to Handkerchief - T. Westwood Bradley
    • Egg and Silks - J. Whitehead
    • The Sympathetic Coins - G. W. Hunter
    • A Novel Juggling Effect - C. Ramsay
    • Naminga Card at Any Desired Number - A. J. Whitehead
  24. The Petrified Handkerchief - Norman Hunter
  25. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • The Wizard of the North and the Mechanical Conjurers [continued]
    • A Ghost Show at Bartholomew Fair - photo page
    • Phillippe - photo page
  26. A Sealed Mystery - contributed
  27. A New Canary Trick - B. Bretma
  28. A Paper Effect and a Sequence - Alec Bell
  29. Robert H. Gysel - article/review by George Johnson
  30. Correspondence
  31. Book Reviews
    • Collins Card Conceits - Stanley Collins
    • Card and Conjuring Tricks - Charles Roberts & Charles Crayford
  32. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 15, Number 130 June-September, 1926 [56 numbered & 12 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Grand Seance
    • Another Auction
    • Optics and Illusions
    • The Land of Mist
    • French Lettuce Culture
    • The New Season Number
  3. Babette - David Lymer
  4. Writing on Cigarette Paper - Bruce Hurling
  5. An Accessory for the "Enoch" Ink Trick - Cecil Heygate
  6. Sympathy - A Matchbox and a Cigarette Paper - Alec Bell
  7. For the Thought Reader - Patric Playfair
  8. A Record Finish - A. C. A.
  9. Original "Coin Catching" - H. G. A. Lambie
  10. A Numerical Stunt - Cosmo
  11. A Sausage Container - Stanley Thomas
  12. A Cigarette Catching Device - Stuart Luciene
  13. A Few More Quips for the Ventriloquist - Prof. Evol
  14. The Restless Matches - Charles Waller
  15. The Miser - Prof. Evol
  16. Mysterious Knotting Handkerchiefs - Stuart Luciene
  17. Rose Bushes - T. Page Wright
  18. Mental Aviation - Cosmo
    • The Great Thought-Reading Act
  19. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • The Floating Table - Stuart Luciene
    • A Novel Coin Vanish - Alan Gregson
    • Another Jardine Ellis Trick - George Johnson
    • The Indian Sand Trick - T. W. Bradley
    • Change Over Palm for a Thimble - A. C. A.
    • A Hint for the Climax Ribbon Illusion - Oswald Rae
  20. The Phoenix Card and Ring Mystery - Oswald Rae
  21. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • The Wizard of the North and the Mechanical Conjurers [continued]
    • A Distribution Fan - photo page
    • Robert-Houdin & Ludwig Dobler - photo page
    • Robert-Houdin
  22. Holiday Items - A. C. A>
  23. Hymn of Affection - poem by T. Page Wright
  24. Appearing Bouquet in Skeleton Stand - Prof. Edgar
  25. A Simple Method of Divining a Chosen Word - Cosmo
  26. The Ethics of Prepared Cards - Wilfrid Jonson
  27. Book Reviews
    • Psychic Fakery No. 3 - Robert Gysel
    • Ten Exclusive Magical Secrets - Cosmo
  28. Programme
    • Cliff Lester at the CafĂ© Monico
  29. Correspondence
    • Substitute for Ribbons
  30. New Apparatus
    • Inquisition - Messrs. L. Davenport & Co.
    • Decepta - Messrs. E. Bagshawe & Co.
    • Mephisto's Matches - H. W. Tagrey - Messrs. E. Bagshawe & Co.
  31. Contents of the Robt. W. Gysel Manuscripts
  32. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 15, Number 131 October-November, 1926 [52 numbered & 16 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • This Magic Business
    • Fireworks
    • The Act Beautiful
    • Woes of Wizards
    • This is a Good Trick
    • Reminiscences
    • A Funny Story
  3. The Jolly Joker- Chas. Waller
  4. Wanted - A Humorous Conjuring Trick - Prize Competition
  5. A New Book for the Magic Wand - book serial announcement
    • Ring Up the Curtain - J. F. Orrin - Foreword
  6. A Coin Vanish - Edward Victor
  7. A Cigarette Diversion - David Lymer
  8. A Slate Trick - J. F. Orrin
  9. The Lucky Pig - Stanley Norton
  10. The Card and Number Mystery - Oswald Rae
  11. Magazine and Book Notes
    • Books soon to be released
      • The Magical Miscellany - Percy Naldrett
      • Money Magic - Will Blyth
      • Between Ourselves - Oswald Rae
      • Selected Secrets - De Vega
      • Popular Magic - second edition
      • A System of Card Signals - Hugh Mackay
      • More E.M.S. - Will Goldston
      • unnamed - Charles Waller
      • Spiritualism - Cosmo
    • Magazines received
      • The Sphinx
      • The Magical Monthly
      • The Linking Ring
      • The Magic Circular
      • The Magi Circular
  12. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • Robert-Houdin [continued]
    • Robin in Second Sight & Hamilton Presenting the Fire Bowls - photo page
    • Robert-Houdin; Hoszinser; Lassaigne; Hamilton & The Orange Tree - photo page
  13. By Parcel Post - Rupert Howard
  14. A Ring on a Cord - J. Whitehead
  15. Travelling Cigarettes - Oswald Rae
  16. Take his Number! - Chas. Waller
  17. Nervousness - article by A. Roy Barter
  18. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • The Ball on the Plank - Stuart Luciene
    • Whisky and Water - Stanley Norton
    • The Magic Watch - An Idea - Cosmo
    • A Thimble Vanish - A. C. A.
    • A Tip for the Card and Cigarette Trick - Oswald Rae
    • The Magnetic Photograph - Cosmo
  19. Amid the Stars - contributed article
  20. A Novelty for 1926 - Frank Staff
  21. Indestructible Colours - Will Blyth
  22. Conjuring Tricks - A. C. A.
    • Wine and Water
    • A Handkerchief Tag
    • The Enoc Ink Trick
    • The Colour Change
  23. Rising from the Blue - J. Whitehead
  24. Programmes
    • "Hullo Maskelyne" - Maskelyne's Theatre
    • Shogan and Ryder - Shooting Through a Woman at the Palace Theatre, Watford
  25. Correspondence
  26. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments
  27. New Season Announcements - four unnumbered pages

  1. Vol. 15, Number 132 December, 1926 [64 numbered; 16 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XV Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Kinema as an Aid
    • The "Poltergiest" Medium
    • The Angle of View
    • Advertising Extraordinary!
    • The Lure of Mechanism
    • Mr. & Mrs. Jones
    • Greetings - An Informal Paragraph
  3. The Princess of Bakhten - Stuart Luciene
  4. The Christmas Calendar - Jeffrey Norris
  5. Levitation of Cards - G. W. Hunter
  6. Effects with the Inexhaustible Box - Norman Hunter
    • Mah Johngg
    • The Enchanted Coronet
    • The Tea Chest
  7. Through a Wedding Ring - Harry Latour
  8. A Novel Ring and Handkerchief Trick - Cosmo
  9. Ring up the Curtain - J. F. Orrin
    • Section I - Effects with Silks
      • The Productive Pyramid
      • The Handkerchief and Jam Pots
      • The New Handkerchief Case
  10. His First Dip - Prof. Evol
  11. Jack and the Beanstalk - T. Page Wright
  12. Spinning a Yarn - Wm. G. Strickland
  13. The Aerial Treasury - A. C. A.
  14. My Method of the Wine and Water - Harry Latour
  15. A Jumbled Word - puzzle
  16. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • From Robert-Houdin to Maskelyne
    • Colonel Stodare; Cazeneuve & Nicolay Performing Before Napoleon III and the Price Imperial - photo page
    • The Fakir of Oolu - photo page
  17. The Turnover Aces - Wilfrid Jonson
  18. Magic and Morals - article by Patric Playfair
  19. The Magic Chimney Pot - Oswald Rae
  20. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • This is Funny
    • Bran Glass and Egg - C. Barnard
    • An Impromptu Effect - Oswald Rae
    • Making Faked Cards - Bruce Hurling
    • Ribbons from a Bowl of Milk - Stanley Norton
    • Confetti Glass and Ghost Tube - C. Barnard
  21. A Mystery Clock - Stanley Thomas
  22. Obituary - Houdini
  23. A System of Magick - Daniel Defoe - review by George Johnson
  24. Humorous Conjuring Trick Competition - deadline extension
  25. Programmes
    • The Fakir's Temple at the Folies Bergere, Paris
    • Murray at The Coliseum
  26. Book Reviews
    • The Magical Miscellany - Percy Naldrett, compiler
    • Money Magic - Will Blyth
    • A System of Card Signals - Hugh Mackay
    • Selected Secrets - De Vega
    • Between Ourselves - Oswald Rae
  27. Christmas at the Magical Stores
    • Messrs. L. Davenport & Co.
      • large selection of novelties
      • a vanishing silk and light bulb
      • Bluff Clock
      • Demon Spirit Box
      • coin vase
    • Professor Edgar
      • thumb-tip
    • Messrs. A. W. Gamage
      • floating soap bubble
      • a ball and tube
      • an "open all four doors" idea
    • Messrs. Hambly's
      • Decepta, improved version
      • a card trick
      • The Mephisto Matches
    • Mr. Wilford Hutchinson
      • Dacre Coin Box 9like a Die Box)
    • Messrs. The Bretma Manufacturing Co.
    • Edward Bagshawe and Co.
    • Mr. Arthur Margery
    • Eric P. Wilson Magic Service
    • Chas. O. Williams
  28. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

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