This is an invaluable resource for those researching magic history during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Compiled by Burrows in colaboration with some of the performers listed is describes itself as "Showing at a glance the tricks performed be all the leading conjurers over a period of forty-two years, from 1864 to 1906."

Among many, many, others it includes details of the acts of Herrmann, Keller, Anderson, Hoffmann, Dobler, Maskleyne, Devant, Houdini and Hardeen. Around 70 magicians feature.

An essential part of any magic history library.


Condition: Good/fair, creases to covers, wear to spine, some ink additions and foxing. Still tight and suitable for regular use as a go-to reference.


Year: C. 1955 (of 1907 edition)

Publisher: L. Davenport and Co.

Pages: 40

Dimensions (to nearest cm): 21 X 14cm

Programmes of Magicians - J. F. Burrows