Vol. 1 Issue 1

Ye Olde Magic Mag vol 1 n. 1Issue One of Ye Olde Magic Mag explores European magic from the 17th to the 20th century, with:

  • A magician (and a spy?) in Italy, from a rare playbill in the collection of Pietro Micheli
  • For the first time, all the dates of the British tours of Robert-Houdin, by Pierre Taillefer
  • Two competing magicians names on the same poster?
  • Modern Rarities #1“: a new column about rare, contemporary tricks.
  • Auction Action“: reports of magic auctions: from Channing Pollock to Houdini; from Phantasmagoria to Tommy Wonder; from Cardini to Goldin… and more!
  • A short report on the “Magic History Day” at the London Festival of Magic
  • Classified ads: buy and sell magical memorabilia
  • …and more!

Issue 1 of Ye Olde Magic Mag is 7.5MB size, has 18 pages and it contains almost 9,400 words. Download your copy now!

Ye Olde Magic Mag is the first fully-digital magazine on Magic History and on the collection of magical memorabilia, edited and published by Marco Pusterla, M.M.C. A quarterly publication, it is available in a small number of printed copies, and individually numbered and signed, for real collectors. The printed version (28 pages long) allows access to the digital one and is shipped post-free worldwide! Enclosed to the printed edition is a small magical collectible, something exclusive and hard to find. You cannot reserve a number as they are assigned sequentially when you order a copy. There is no subscription for the magazine: you can buy only the issues you want, when they are released.

Note: the printed copies available now are part of the second print run of 25, numbered from 26 to 50.

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