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Topic: Resources.
Message: Posted by: Dmatthew (Aug 23, 2009 01:59PM)
Hey all, I'm looking for some resources on magicians from the past. I love lots of info to read in a book, not just a few pages on half a dozen mainstream names. Something serious would do my palate well.
thanks, DM.
Message: Posted by: jcards01 (Aug 23, 2009 07:14PM)
Don't know if still obtainable but Vernon wrote about Malini and Leipsig. Gibson had a book out years ago called "The Master Magicians", and I found it a good read.
Message: Posted by: Dmatthew (Aug 23, 2009 11:11PM)
Thanks Jimmy. Sorry I missed you at the Jubilee. I was planning on going but had some famioy stuff come up. I'll check into those books. Give ya a ring soon.
Message: Posted by: Father Photius (Aug 24, 2009 01:34PM)
There are a number of biographies out there for magicians of the past, do a search on a search engine of the magician's name and "biography" that should turn you up quite a few.
Message: Posted by: Bill Palmer (Aug 26, 2009 12:30PM)
Don't forget the classics, such as [i]Lives of the Conjurors[/i] by Frost, and the various Christopher books.