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The Magic Wand Volume 18 (1929)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 18 (1929) by George Johnson
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Numbers 141-144

272 pages

  1. Vol. 18, Number 141 March-May, 1929 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Season Soliloquies
    • Tahra Bey
    • A Wandering Wizard
    • Magic from Below
    • All Change
    • Cutting Through
  3. Some Sleights - George Johnson
  4. A Novel Vanishing Coin - Tom Sellers
  5. The "Sim Pliciti" Rising Cards - E. D. Widger
  6. Obituary - Van Hoven
  7. The Destructive Ray - E. D. Widger
  8. A Trick of Alternation - Will Blyth
  9. Magical Memories - article by Rupert H. Slater
  10. AN Awkward Experience - W. H. E.
  11. Another "Cut and Restored" - F. Jackson
  12. A Novel Card Problem - Sid Lorraine
  13. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • The Conus Ace Trick - Rupert Slater
    • Levitation and Vanish of a Glass of Water - S. D. Good
    • A Juvenile Item - W. H. E.
    • A Tip for Spring Sausages - Rameses II
  14. The Real Art of Magic - Wilfrid Jonson
    • Preface
    • Introduction
    • The Selection of the Repertoire
  15. Improved Dyed Silk - S. D. Good
  16. Thought Transmission - F. Jackson
  17. New Apparatus - Spellito
  18. A Subtle Forcing Device - S. H. Sharpe
  19. Programme
    • Larette - Vaudeville Programme - Haarlem, Holland
  20. If - contributed article
  21. The Venetian Picture Frame - J. F. Orrin
  22. Salt Through Salt - T. Page Wright & William Larsen
  23. A Changing Envelope - W. G. Craigen
  24. The Gambler's Dream - Allan Peterson
  25. Little Miss Muffet - Two Variations - W. H. Eyles
  26. Shadows - Verrall Wass
  27. Popular Magical Effects - J. F. Orrin
    • No. 1 - The Four Acer Trick
  28. More Small "Ads" - humor
  29. Entre Nous - miscellaneous comments by Wilfrid Jonson
  30. Book Reviews
    • The L.W. Mysteries for Children - William Larsen & T. Page Wright
    • Cigarette Magic and Manipulation - Devil Deveen
    • Westminster Wizardry - Frederick Montague
    • Original Spiritualistic Effects - Edward Bagshawe
    • Sixteen Master Card Mysteries - Walter B. Gibson
    • Vaudeville Mind Reading - David J. Lustig
    • The L.W. Card Mysteries - T. Page Wright & William Larsen
    • The Mysteries and Secrets of Magic - C. J. S. Thompson
  31. Correction to page 202 in Volume 12
  32. Another Card Curiosity - Verrall Wass
  33. Programme
    • P. T. Selbit in "The Mile A Minute Mystery - Maskelyne's Theatre
  34. Magazine Notes
    • The Magician
    • Jester
    • The Zodiac
    • The Magical Journal
    • Conjurer's Chronicle
    • The Magic Circular
    • The Magi
    • The Magical Budget
    • The Thistle
    • The Sphinx
    • The Linking Ring
    • The Billboard
    • Passez Mascade
    • Le Journal de la Prestigitation
    • Die Magie
    • Der Zauberspiegil
  35. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 18, Number 142 June-September, 1929 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Grand Seance
    • Below!
    • Reminiscences of Professor Hoffmann
    • A Succession of Surprises
    • Miscellaneous Notes
  3. A Method for Working a "Floral Fantasy" - S. D. Good
  4. Living Legends - A Fairy Fantasy - J. A. Esler
  5. The Candle "Aquarius" - A. De Brett
  6. Park Drive - S. D. Good
  7. She Loves Me; She Loves Me Not; She-- - Charles Waller
  8. Alpha and Omega - Eric D. Widgen
  9. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • Water Canisters fro Productions - Tom Sellers
    • The Handkerchief to Snake - J. Ovette
    • A Card Comedy Item
    • More Sausages - J. Ovette
  10. An Improved Phantom Card Trick = A. De Brett
  11. A Hint for Rope Tricksters - Gessing
  12. A "Sleight" Improvement - W. G. Craigen
  13. With a Pack of Cards - Wilf. Huggins
  14. The Sicilian Marionettes - A National and Hereditary Art - Isabel Emerson
    • Sicilian Marionettes - photo page
  15. Peterson's Silk Vanish - Allan Peterson
  16. Levitation of a Tumbler - W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  17. A New Handkerchief Trick - A. De Brett
  18. The Wishing Well - Victor J. Peacock
  19. Entre Nous - miscellaneous comments by Wilfrid Jonson
  20. The Alertness of the Conjurer - W. G. A. R.
  21. Production of Cards at the Fingertips - contributed
  22. Programmes
    • The Great Deville - Collins' London
    • Arthur Astill and Gwen Fontaine "On The Village Green" - the Opera House, Tunbridge Wells
    • The Mystery of the Black Cat - The Metropolitan, London
  23. Peterson's Silk Productions - Allan Peterson
  24. Book Reviews
    • Les Cigarettes - A. Martin-Bontemps
    • More Manipulative Magic - Chas. C. Eastman
    • More Practical Patter - Oswald Rae
    • The L.W. Mental and Spirit Mysteries - William Larsen & T. Page Wright
    • More Conjuring for Children - De Vega
  25. The Real Art of Magic - Wilfrid Jonson [continued]
    • Patter
    • Gesture and Deportment
    • Applause
  26. The Cut and Restored String - Billy O'Connor
  27. The Real Art of Magical Societies - article by Patric Playfair
  28. Percy the Pirate - E. Berkley Martin & Cecil E. Clark
  29. Water and Wine Trick - A. De Brett
  30. Magical Reminiscences - article by George M. Munro
  31. The Rope Mystery - J. Ovette
  32. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 18, Number 143 October-November, 1929 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Association of British Conjurers
    • The G. W. Panter Book Sale
    • The Lay Press
    • The Affiliation Meeting
  3. The Obedient Diver - Will Blyth
  4. This Retail Business - article by A. D. Ealer
  5. [The Magical] Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • Danby's "Flash Confetti" - Jules Danby
    • With Half a Crown - Rupert H. Slater
    • A Gadget from Guessing
    • Hell's Bells
    • Cut and Restored String - A Suggestion - Rupert H. Slater
  6. Food For Thought - Wilfrid Allen
    • Glass House Horticulture
    • A Penetrating Problem
  7. Mr. Patrick Playfair and the Real Art of Magic - Wilfrid Jonson
  8. A Novel Card Box - Prof. Edgar
  9. Something Else in Crosswords - W. G. Weier, Jr.
  10. Magical Bones - Verrall Wass
  11. A Barefaced Fraud - Verrall Wass
  12. "Simplex" Force and the "Real Spirit" Slates - Dleisfer
  13. With a Pack of Cards - Wilf. Huggins
  14. Another Egg Bag - W. H. Eyles
  15. Push - Charles Waller
  16. Miniature Vanishing Lady - S. D. Good
  17. Inventing a Modern Mystery - Verrall Wass
  18. A Few Ideas - article by Rupert H. Slater
  19. An Adaption for the Ghost Tube - Joan Rutland
  20. Cause and Effect - Harry Thomson
  21. The Real Art of Magic - Wilfrid Jonson [continued]
    • More Tricks of Magical Showmanship
    • Conclusions
    • Dressing the Stage
    • Manner
  22. Peterson's Magic - Allan Peterson
    • The "Hen Fruit" Bag
    • A Useful Dodge
    • Novel Rising Cards
    • A Trip to the Moon
    • A Comedy Sketch
    • An Improved Tumbler Vanish
    • The Tunnel Colour Change
    • A Subtle Silk Production
    • Card from Tumbler Vanish
    • The Passe-Passe Silk
    • Kings and Tens
  23. An Addition to the Brick Trick - E. D. Wills
  24. Book Reviews
    • Transcendental Book Mystery - Stanley Collins
    • Thirty Pocket Tricks - Dr. Richard Rowe
    • Blackstone's Annual of Magic - Walter B. Gibson, editor
    • Six Card Creations - Ned Williams
  25. Magical Manuscripts
    • Take a Card - J. McMillen & Judson Brown
    • The Mystic Seven - Victor Farelli
    • The L.W. Torn and Restored Newspaper - S. A. Conrad Co.
    • Mirakel - W. H. McCaffrey
  26. Obituary - George M. Munro
  27. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 18, Number 144 December, 1929 [64 numbered; 15 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XVIII Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Lecturette
    • Toujours la Méme Chose
    • Owen Clark
    • Piecrust and Promises
    • The Magic Circle Nineteenth Annual Banquet - reviewed by Wilfrid Jonson
    • My Grandmother's Sunshade - C. Ramsey
    • Bits and Pieces - Stanley Norton
    • Magic from Below - An Appreciation by F. S.
    • Improved Water Ladle - Professor Edgar
    • A Mental Magicism - Rupert H. Slater
    • Cutting a Handkerchief in Two - S. H. Sharpe
    • A Bijou Silk Act - Allan Peterson
    • A New Silk Production - E. Berkley Martin
    • My Mystical Magazine - Stan Delamonte
    • Magical Novelties
      • The Limit Diminishing Cards
      • A Watch Mystery
      • Pencil Trick
      • The Uncanny Knowledge Mystery
    • The Real Art of Magic - Wilfrid Jonson [continued]
      • Part II - Practical Magic
      • The Zodiac Silks
      • The Perfect Four Ace Trick
      • Another Way
      • The Glass Through The Hat
      • Match and Flash Effects
    • A Novel Christmas Show - Norman Hunter
    • The Pierrot and the Moon - Harry Latour
    • "Wizi" - Candle Magic - L. Bofeys
    • Patter for the Turban Trick - H. C. Mole
    • A Triple Change - J. Whitehead
    • Peterson's Magic - Allan Peterson
      • Cut and Restored Ribbon
      • "Woodbine" Wizardry
      • Patter
      • A Feast of Chinese Lanterns
      • "San" Shell
      • Will O' the Wisp
      • Hold Them Tight
    • A Tip for Thimble Workers - Rameses II
    • With a Pack of Cards - Wilf. Huggins
    • The White Horse - Rupert H. Slater
    • Yarns of Yesterday - article by Professor Culpitt
    • Book Reviews
      • Crazy Stunts - Harlan Tarbell
      • Thelmo's First Book of Magic - Harold Fackler
      • Fifty Easy Pocket Tricks - Dr. Richard Rowe
      • Something New in Magic - Ned Williams
      • The Bootlegger's House - manuscript by William Larsen & T. Page Wright
      • The Four Swimmers - manuscript by William Larsen & T. Page Wright
      • Intervision, The Man with the Gimlet Eyes - manuscript by William Larsen & T. Page Wright
      • The L.W. Poker Deal - manuscript by William Larsen & T. Page Wright
      • The Sucker Pedestal Effect - manuscript by William Larsen & T. Page Wright
    • Magical Journals
      • The Sphinx
      • The Linking Ring
      • Le Journal de la Prestigitation
      • Passez Mascade
      • Die Magie
      • Der Zauberspiegil
      • Magical Review
      • The Magi
      • The Thistle
      • The Magic Circular
      • The Magical Journal
      • Conjurer's Chronicle
      • The Magician
      • The Magical Budget
      • Outlook on Magic
    • Entre Nous - miscellaneous comments by Wilfrid Jonson
    • Through the Silk - T. Page Wright & William Larsen
    • Conceptions for Christmas - Verrall Wass
      • Take a Card
      • Snowballs
      • The Snowman
      • The Christmas Card
    • Obituary - Owen Clark
    • Pity the Poor Conjurer - a Humorous Sketch - Frank Staff
    • The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
      • Match Box Monte - F. Jackson
      • Colour Changing Pack Improvement - J. Ovette
      • Colour Changing Silk - A. Peterson
      • A Simple Coin Transposition - S. P. B.
      • Silk to Chocolates - E. Widger
      • "Talkie" Magic - Professor Culpitt
    • Correspondence
    • Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

word count: 122672 which is equivalent to 490 standard pages of text

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