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Hilliard, John Northern

Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

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(1873-1935) US reporter, press agent and author, best known for his work on stage magic, including the posthumous Greater Magic (1938); he was probably the ghostwriter of The Art of Magic (1909) as by T Nelson Downs (1867-1938). He is of some sf interest for his collaboration with Grace Sartwell Mason (whom see), The Bear's Claws (1913) [JC]

John Northern Hilliard

born Palmyra, New York: 1873

died Indianapolis, Indiana: 14 March 1935

works (highly selected)

  • The Bear's Claws (Chicago, Illinois: A C McClurg and Company, 1913) with Grace Sartwell Mason [illus/hb/W D Goldbeck]


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