Project: Magic Inventors

In writing articles for The Wizards' Journal, I try to credit magic inventors when they are known. I have begun to catalog and create searchable inventors indexes to help me remember who did what and when.

Professor Spellbinder

Here is another great resource containing indices of many more magic books:

Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic, Harold R. Rice, Volumes 1 to 3

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3


Volume Four Encyclopedia of Silk Magic, Mark Trimble

Magic Nook Inventors

Phineas Spellbinder

Jim Gerrish

Eleazar Goodenough



Encyclopedia of Rope Magic

Abbott's Encyclopedia Volume 1

Stewart James' Encyclopedia 2005

Ian Adair's Encyclopedia of Dove Magic

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Tarbell Course in Magic

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Volume 4

Volume 5

Volume 6

Volume 7

Volume 8

Will Goldston's Exclusive Magical Secrets

The New Modern Coin Magic by J.B. Bobo

The Lost Notebooks of John Northern Hilliard

Greater Magic: A Practical Treatise On Modern Magic by John Northern Hilliard

The Learned Pig Magic Collection - Index to the CDs

The Books of Professor Hoffmann

NEW! Thayer Magic Bulletins Complete and On-Line!

Brief Biographies of Magic Inventors

A - B ; C - D - E ; F - G ; H - I - J; K - L - M; N - O - P; Q - R - S ; T - U - V ; W - X - Y - Z

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