Henry R. Evans
|Henry Ridgely Evans|
|Occupation||Magician and psychical researcher|
Evans worked in Baltimore, Maryland as a journalist and wrote books on conjurer tricks and magic. He was a critic of spiritualism and theosophy and exposed the fraudulent tricks of mediums. He specialized in the history of magic.
- Some Magicians I Have Met. (1905). The Open Court. Vol. 19, Issue 8.
- Madame Blavatsky. (1904). The Monist. Vol. 14, No. 3. pp. 387–408.
- Cagliostro-A Study in Charlatanism. (1903). The Monist. Vol. 13, No. 4. pp. 523–552.
- Some Rare Old Books on Conjuring and Magic (1943)
- Edgar Allan Poe and Baron von Kempelen's Chess-Playing Automaton (1939)
- A Master of Modern Magic: The Life and Adventures of Robert-Houdin (1932)
- Cagliostro and his Egyptian Rite of Freemasonry (1930)
- The History of Conjuring and Magic (1928)
- Adventures in Magic (1927)
- The House of the Sphinx (1907)
- The Old and the New Magic (1906)
- The Spirit World Unmasked (1902)
- Magic and Its Professors (1902)
- Hours with the Ghosts, Or, Nineteenth Century Witchcraft (1897)
- Magic: Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, Including Trick Photography (1897)
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- James D. Robenalt. (2004). Linking Rings: William W. Durbin and the Magic and Mystery of America. Kent State University Press. p. 19. ISBN 978-0873388085
- Billboard. (1949). General News. 16 April. p. 60
- Irving P. Fox. (1898). The Spatula. The Spatula Publishing Company. p. 653
- Transactions of the Supreme Council of the 33d and Last Degree for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States of America. (1905). House of the Temple. p. 83
- Joseph Jastrow. (1897). Magic Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, Including Trick Photography by Albert A. Hopkins; Henry Ridgely Evans. Science, New Series, Vol. 6, No. 153. pp. 850-851.
- Works by Henry R. Evans at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Henry R. Evans at Internet Archive
- I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost: The Henry Ridgely Evans Story!