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Maskelyne, John Nevil 1839-1917

Overview
Works: 71 works in 172 publications in 1 language and 981 library holdings
Genres: History  Handbooks and manuals  Controversial literature  Records and correspondence  Sources  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Other
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Most widely held works by John Nevil Maskelyne
Sharps and flats : a complete revelation of the secrets of cheating at games of chance and skill by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

22 editions published between 1894 and 2012 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The supernatural? by Lionel A Weatherly( Book )

18 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Weatherly (1852-1940) was a respected psychiatrist who advocated a more modern and sympathetic approach to mental illness than many of his contemporaries. In this work, first published in 1891, he discusses a variety of supernatural phenomena, seeking scientific and rational explanations for ghostly apparitions and paranormal experiences. Weatherly scrutinises stories of mirages, prophetic dreams and the experiences of historical figures like Joan of Arc. Also included is a chapter by famous illusionist and inventor J. N. Maskelyne. Maskelyne famously exposed the fraud of a number of spiritualists, and created illusions which are still performed today. His witty and colourful chapter examines the truth behind a number of famous Eastern magical illusions, sharing insights on trade secrets. Maskelyne also delves into mediumistic fraud, questioning the credibility of figures like D. D. Home and Madame Blavatsky, in an entertaining and carefully argued investigation of phenomena which have mystified for centuries
Locomotives I have known by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fraud of modern "Theosophy" exposed : a brief history of the greatest imposture ever perpetrated under the cloak of religion by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

13 editions published between 1912 and 1913 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern spiritualism : a short account of its rise and progress, with some exposures of so-called spirit media by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

11 editions published between 1875 and 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A further selection of locomotives I have known by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our magic: the art in magic, the theory of magic, the practice of magic by Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

6 editions published between 1911 and 1946 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theosophic heresy by W. Lancelot Holland( Book )

3 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The locomotives of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, 1903-1923 by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnetic lady, or, A human magnet de-magnetised by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

4 editions published between 1891 and 1892 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maskelyne on the performance of magic by Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The supernatural? : By Lionel A. Weatherly ... With chapter on oriental magic, spiritualism, and theosophy. By J.N. Maskelyne by Lionel A Weatherly( Book )

6 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Weatherly (1852-1940) was an eminent British psychiatrist. In this work, first published in 1891, he examines a variety of supernatural phenomena, seeking scientific explanations for apparent apparitions and psychic abilities. The book also contains an entertaining chapter explaining magical illusions, written by famous stage magician J. N. Maskelyne
Maskelyne and Cooke : an exposé of the falseness of their pretensions by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

3 editions published between 1873 and 1875 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern magic : a practical treatise on the art of conjuring by Hoffmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains an illustrated and practical treatise on the art of conjuring
The fraud of "Theosophy" exposed : a brief history of the greatest imposture ever perpetrated under the cloak of religion by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

2 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural magic by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

2 editions published between 1878 and 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Maskelyne and Cooke: Egyptian Hall, London, 1873-1904 by George Arthur Jenness( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Automata by John Nevil Maskelyne( Book )

1 edition published in 1879 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Rare printed sources from the Harry Price Library of Magical Literature at Senate House, University of London]( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harry Price Library of Magical Literature contains rare books, posters and manuscripts relating to the history of spiritualism and magic in the United Kingdom and America. The collection focuses on the emergence of the Spiritualist movement and increased popularity of magic, conjuring and seances during the 19th century. It includes the ms. scrapbooks of Harry Houdini, and works by J.N. Maskelyne, David Devant, F.A. Mesmer and W.T. Stead
 
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Alternative Names
John Nevil Maskelyne britischer Bühnenzauberer und Erfinder

John Nevil Maskelyne Brits tovenaar (1839-1917)

Maskelyne 1839-1917 Mr

Maskelyne J. N. 1839-1917

Maskelyne, J. N. (John Nevil), 1839-1917

Maskelyne, Mr. (John Nevil), 1839-1917

Maskelyne, Nevil 1839-1917

Маскелайн, Джон Невил

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English (131)

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