Stewart James

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Stewart James
Born John George Stewart James
May 14, 1908
Courtright, Ontario
Died November 5, 1996
Nationality Canadian

Stewart James (1908-1996), one of magic's most prolific inventors, was a Canadian postman who spent most of his life in Courtright, Ontario.

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  • One More Thought on Cards (1955)
  • Compiled and edited the Abbott Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks
    • Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks, Vol. 1 (1941)
    • Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks, Vol. 2 (1968)
    • Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks, Vol. 3 (1980)
  • Stewart James in Print: The First 50 Years (1989), edited by P. Howard Lyons and Allan Slaight
  • The James File, Vol. 1 and 2 (2000) by Allan Slaight, contains nearly 1700 pages of Stewart James's magic.
  • Essential Stewart James (2007)

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