WorldCat Identities

Gibson, Walter B. (Walter Brown) 1897-1985

Overview
Works: 347 works in 846 publications in 4 languages and 17,814 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Biography  Paranormal fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Adapter, Inscriber, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Publishing director
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Hoyle's modern encyclopedia of card games; rules of all the basic games and popular variations by Walter B Gibson( Book )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions and rules for playing all known card games and popular variations
Mark Wilson's complete course in magic by Mark Wilson( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides diagrams and detailed instructions for performing more than three hundred magic tricks, including tricks with cards, money, ropes, handkerchiefs, and cups and balls
Hoyle's simplified guide to the popular card games; with complete explanation of terms, rules, and procedures by Walter B Gibson( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete illustrated book of the psychic sciences by Walter B Gibson( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1989 in English and Japanese and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master magicians, their lives and most famous tricks by Walter B Gibson( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on Robert-Houdin, Professor Anderson, Herrmann the Great, Harry Kellar, Chung Ling Soo (William Ellsworth Robinson), Howard Thurston, Harry Houdini, Hardeen, and the Great Raymond (Saunders)
Fell's official guide to knots and how to tie them by Walter B Gibson( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for tying simple and double knots, hitches, loops, and performing knot tricks
Family games America plays by Walter B Gibson( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of games for adults, teenagers and children with easy-to-follow instructions and drawings to illustrate intricate plays
Rod Serling's Twilight zone by Walter B Gibson( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen stories adapted from the television series, The Twilight Zone
Knots and how to tie them by Walter B Gibson( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the ins and outs of making more than 75 different knots, with explanations of their specific uses
Houdini on magic by Walter B Gibson( Book )

4 editions published between 1930 and 1953 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Harry Houdini's own descriptions of his daring escapes and the fraudulence in the spiritualist movement, and includes instructions for more than forty stage tricks
Walter Gibson's Big book of magic for all ages : with over 150 easy-to-perform tricks using everyday, objects by Walter B Gibson( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete illustrated book of divination and prophecy by Walter B Gibson( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step instructions and the history of tarot cards, i ching, hand of fate, palmistry, mystic cabala, mystic oracle, tasseomancy, and many other methods of prophecy
How to develop an exceptional memory by Morris N Young( Book )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book details ways in which to develop an exceptional memory. In Part I, Section A goes into the general theory of memory, and describes natural memory and artificial memory. It also refers to technical memory systems. Section B teaches how to remember people's faces and how to do rapid calculations using memory. Section A of Part II talks about how to memorize different printed and spoken things, such as how to memorize the states of the United States or the presidents and addresses and telephone numbers. Section B goes into motor memory and memory for music, art, geography, and Morse code. Section C talks about memory games and memory tricks. Lastly, Part III describes the lives of 10 different people throughout history who had exceptional memories"--Create. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)
Magic for beginners : your absolute, quintessential, all you wanted to know, complete guide by Walter B Gibson( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Houdini's fabulous magic by Walter B Gibson( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Houdini's famous escape, sleight-of-hand, and magic tricks are explained in detail
The complete illustrated book of close-up magic : professional techniques fully revealed by a master magician by Walter B Gibson( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogues' gallery : a variety of mystery stories by Walter B Gibson( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original Houdini scrapbook by Walter B Gibson( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of magician Harry Houdini, presented largely through photographs, newspaper stories, posters, letters, advertisements, theater programs, and other original sources
Jade dragon ; &, House of ghosts by Walter B Gibson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hoyle's modern encyclopedia of card games; rules of all the basic games and popular variations
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Mark Wilson's complete course in magicFell's official guide to knots and how to tie themKnots and how to tie themHoudini on magicWalter Gibson's Big book of magic for all ages : with over 150 easy-to-perform tricks using everyday, objectsHow to develop an exceptional memoryMagic for beginners : your absolute, quintessential, all you wanted to know, complete guide
Alternative Names

controlled identityGrant, Maxwell, 1897-1985

Abbington John 1897-

Adams, Andy 1897-

Black Ishi

Black, Ishi 1897-

Black, Ishi 1897-1985

Brown Douglas

Brown, Douglas 1897-

Brown, Douglas 1897-1985

Brown Gibson, Walter 1897-1985

Crowe, C. B. 1897-

Donohue, Martin 1897-

Elliot, K. 1897-1985

Fairfax, Felix 1897-

Gaston, Wilbur 1897-

Gibson, W. 1897-1985

Gibson Walter

Gibson, Walter 1897-

Gibson Walter 1897-1985

Gibson Walter B.

Gibson, Walter B. 1897-

Gibson, Walter B. 1897-1985

Gibson, Walter B. (Walter Brown)

Gibson, Walter B. (Walter Brown), 1897-

Gibson, Walter Brown

Gibson, Walter Brown 1897-

Gibson Walter Brown 1897-1985

Gibson, William

Gibson William 1897-1985

Grant Maxwell

Grant, Maxwell, 1897-

Grant, Maxwell 1897-1985

Kineji Maborushi

Kineji, Maborushi 1897-

Kineji, Maborushi 1897-1985

Kineji, Mabourushi 1897-1985

LeBrun, Gautier 1897-

Perry, Rufus 1897-

Walter B. Gibson Amerikaans tovenaar (1897-1985)

Walter B. Gibson auteur d'ouvrages de magie et de science-fiction

Walter Brown Gibson US-amerikanischer Journalist, Schriftsteller und Zauberkünstler

Уолтер Браун Гибсон

والتر بی. گیبسون

ギブソン, W. B.

ギブソン, ウォルター・B.

Languages
English (221)

Japanese (2)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)