Ellis Stanyon

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Ellis Stanyon
Born January 1870
Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire, England
Died September 1951 (aged 80–81)
Cause of death
Natural causes
Nationality British
Occupation magician
Known for sleight of hand, coin magic

William Ellis Stanyon (January 1870 - September 1951) was a professional magician and magic dealer in London.


Stanyon published and edited Stanyon's Magic.[1] In the first issue of Magic he set out his intention which was to‚ 'popularize the Art of Sleight of Hand'. It was first published in October 1900 and ran for 177 issues with a break during World War I; the final issue was published in June 1920.

Published works[edit]

  • Magic
  • Conjuring For Amateurs
  • Conjuring With Cards
  • Hand Shadows
  • New Coin Tricks (two volumes)
  • New Handkerchief Tricks
  • New Card Tricks
  • New Miscellaneous Tricks
  • New Juggling Tricks

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