WorldCat Identities

Christopher, Milbourne

Overview
Works: 48 works in 139 publications in 3 languages and 5,848 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV1543, 793.8
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Most widely held works by Milbourne Christopher
The illustrated history of magic by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set off on a magical history tour with Milbourne Christopher's classic The Illustrated History of Magic. Follow the fascinating stories of the world's greatest necromancers, from sorcerer-priests in ancient Egypt to such modern miracle workers as Houdini and David Copperfield. Discover the truth behind the legendary Indian Rope Trick, the fearful Bullet-Catch and how Chung Ling Soo was killed performing it, Houdini's vanishing elephant, Sawing a lady in half and much
Houdini; the untold story by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ESP, seers & psychics by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... this comprehensive survey covers every type of unexplained phenomenon from extrasensory perception to brushes with ghosts and poltergeists ..."--Jacket
Search for the soul by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses past and present research projects and experiments conducted by psychics and scientists on the existence and nature of life after death
Mediums, mystics, & the occult by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in German and English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houdini : a pictorial life by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of master magician Harry Houdini, illustrated with magic posters, photographs, drawings, and other memorabilia
Panorama of magic by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

23 editions published between 1900 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of some of history's famous practitioners of magic
Houdini : a pictorial biography, including more than 250 illustrations by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milbourne Christopher's Magic book by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varied deceptions by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

4 editions published between 1953 and 1980 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sphinx golden jubilee book of magic; a selection of tricks from the pages of the magazine by Sphinx (N.Y.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houdini : a pictorial biography by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milbourne Christopher's one man mental magic by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1954 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panorama of prestidigitators : magic through the ages in picture by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conjuring with Christopher : a choice collection of magic with coins, cards, thimbles, silks, ropes, etc., plus a chapter on mental magic ... and a variety of feats for the stage by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty tricks with a thumb tip : a manual of thumb tip magic by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More tips on tricks, with a chapter on publicity : one wizard's comments on current conjuring by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stretching a rope by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magic at your finger tips : thirty-three tested tricks by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher's favorite routines : cards, ropes, and mentalism by Milbourne Christopher( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The illustrated history of magic
Alternative Names
Milbourne Christopher American magician

Milbourne Christopher Amerikaans tovenaar (1914-1984)

Milbourne Christopher US-amerikanischer Zauberkünstler

クリストファー, M

Languages
English (104)

German (4)

Japanese (2)

Covers
Panorama of magicHoudini : a pictorial biography, including more than 250 illustrationsHoudini : a pictorial biography