Vol. 10 Issue 3

The June 2024 issue of Ye Olde Magic Mag, Vol. 10 #3, brings to the attention of the magic community the secrets and blocking of a forgotten illusionist of the early years of the 20th century, Amasis. For the first time, the secret notes kept by a former assistant are published, in a world exclusive.

In this issue:

Cover of Ye Olde Magic Mag, volume 10 issue 3, showing the magician Amasis dossier
  • The Amasis Dossier a manuscript from Amasis’ assistant revealing the methods, preparation and blocking in the act of this popular illusionist from the early years of the 19th century, by Tim Reed and Marco Pusterla.
  • Angelo Mitri reveals further information on Docteur Festa, the Italian mesmerist we dedicated issue 9-1 to. You will discover his “missing years”.
  • Was Chris Van Bern ever awarded the Gold Medal from The Magic Circle? Who was he? Read the article by Roger Woods and discover another forgotten illusionist with a mixed career on the boards.
  • Recently, Livorno (Italy) hosted the 5th Italian Conference on Magic History, with a few interesting talks and the award of the prestigious “Premio Wetryk” to Italian super-star of magic, Arturo Brachetti. We report on this important event in this issue.
  • Auction Action is once again reporting on the major magic auctions of the past quarter, with an in-depth analysis of the first sale of the collection of Eddie Dawes. But there are many more sales discussed!
  • And… much more, for the attentive reader!

This 56 pages issue contains more than 22,100 words and is available as a PDF Download and in printed format, LIMITED TO 125 SIGNED AND HAND-NUMBERED COPIES, for the most distinguished collectors.

Download your copy now (about 4MB) to learn about the history of magic and magic collecting!

Ye Olde Magic Mag is the first fully-digital magazine on Magic History and on collecting magical memorabilia, edited and published by Marco Pusterla, A.I.M.C. A quarterly publication, available in a small number of printed copies, all individually numbered and signed, for real collectors. The printed version is shipped post-free worldwide and gives access to the digital copy! We recommend you subscribe to the magazine with a PayPal recurring payment as that will ensure you receive the same issue number every time.

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