WorldCat Identities

Gibson, Walter B. (Walter Brown) 1897-1985

Overview
Works: 206 works in 528 publications in 4 languages and 17,022 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Creator, Other, Inscriber, Publishing director
Classifications: GV1547, 793.8
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Hoyle's modern encyclopedia of card games; rules of all the basic games and popular variations by Walter B Gibson( Book )

26 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions and rules for playing all known card games and popular variations
Knots and how to tie them by Walter B Gibson( Book )

17 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the ins and outs of making more than 75 different knots, with explanations of their specific uses
Mark Wilson's complete course in magic by Mark Wilson( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides diagrams and detailed instructions for performing more than three hundred magic tricks, including tricks with cards, money, ropes, handkerchiefs, and cups and balls
Hoyle's simplified guide to the popular card games; with complete explanation of terms, rules, and procedures by Walter B Gibson( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete illustrated book of the psychic sciences by Walter B Gibson( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family games America plays by Walter B Gibson( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of games for adults, teenagers and children with easy-to-follow instructions and drawings to illustrate intricate plays
The master magicians, their lives and most famous tricks by Walter B Gibson( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on Robert-Houdin, Professor Anderson, Herrmann the Great, Harry Kellar, Chung Ling Soo (William Ellsworth Robinson), Howard Thurston, Harry Houdini, Hardeen, and the Great Raymond (Saunders)
Houdini's fabulous magic by Walter B Gibson( Book )

9 editions published between 1941 and 1977 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Houdini's famous escape, sleight-of-hand, and magic tricks are explained in detail
Rod Serling's Twilight zone by Walter B Gibson( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houdini on magic by Walter B Gibson( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Harry Houdini's own descriptions of his daring escapes and the fraudulence in the spiritualist movement, and includes instructions for more than forty stage tricks
Walter Gibson's Big book of magic for all ages : with over 150 easy-to-perform tricks using everyday, objects by Walter B Gibson( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete illustrated book of divination and prophecy by Walter B Gibson( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step instructions and the history of tarot cards, i ching, hand of fate, palmistry, mystic cabala, mystic oracle, tasseomancy, and many other methods of prophecy
The complete illustrated book of close-up magic : professional techniques fully revealed by a master magician by Walter B Gibson( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogues' gallery; a variety of mystery stories by Walter B Gibson( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original Houdini scrapbook by Walter B Gibson( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jade dragon ; &, House of ghosts by Walter B Gibson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete guide to knots and how to tie them by Walter B Gibson( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of magic, ancient and modern by Walter B Gibson( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and Japanese and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magic for beginners : your absolute, quintessential, all you wanted to know, complete guide by Walter B Gibson( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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How to develop an exceptional memory by Morris N Young( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book details ways in which to develop an exceptional memory. In Part I, Section A goes into the general theory of memory, and describes natural memory and artificial memory. It also refers to technical memory systems. Section B teaches how to remember people's faces and how to do rapid calculations using memory. Section A of Part II talks about how to memorize different printed and spoken things, such as how to memorize the states of the United States or the presidents and addresses and telephone numbers. Section B goes into motor memory and memory for music, art, geography, and Morse code. Section C talks about memory games and memory tricks. Lastly, Part III describes the lives of 10 different people throughout history who had exceptional memories"--Create. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)
 
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Hoyle's modern encyclopedia of card games; rules of all the basic games and popular variations
Alternative Names

controlled identityGrant, Maxwell, 1897-1985

Abbington John 1897-

Adams, Andy 1897-

Black, Ishi.

Black, Ishi 1897-

Black, Ishi 1897-1985

Brown, Douglas.

Brown, Douglas 1897-

Brown, Douglas 1897-1985

Brown Gibson, Walter 1897-1985

Crowe, C. B. 1897-

Donohue, Martin 1897-

Elliot, K. 1897-1985

Fairfax, Felix 1897-

Gaston, Wilbur 1897-

Gibson, W. 1897-1985

Gibson, Walter

Gibson, Walter 1897-

Gibson, Walter 1897-1985

Gibson, Walter B.

Gibson, Walter B. 1897-

Gibson, Walter B. 1897-1985

Gibson, Walter B. (Walter Brown), 1897-

Gibson, Walter Brown

Gibson, Walter Brown 1897-

Gibson, Walter Brown 1897-1985

Gibson, William

Grant, Maxwell.

Grant, Maxwell, 1897-

Kineji, Maborushi.

Kineji, Maborushi 1897-

Kineji, Maborushi 1897-1985

Kineji, Mabourushi 1897-1985

LeBrun, Gautier 1897-

Perry, Rufus 1897-

Walter B. Gibson Amerikaans tovenaar (1897-1985)

Walter B. Gibson auteur d'ouvrages de magie et de science-fiction

Walter Brown Gibson US-amerikanischer Journalist, Schriftsteller und Zauberkünstler

Уолтер Браун Гибсон

والتر بی. گیبسون

ギブソン, W. B

ギブソン, ウォルター・B

Languages
English (182)

Spanish (3)

Japanese (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Knots and how to tie themMark Wilson's complete course in magicHoudini on magicWalter Gibson's Big book of magic for all ages : with over 150 easy-to-perform tricks using everyday, objectsThe complete guide to knots and how to tie themMagic for beginners : your absolute, quintessential, all you wanted to know, complete guideHow to develop an exceptional memory