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This is a full unabridged reprint of Houdini's own history of magic. It looks at magic through the ages and, rather unfairly, deconstructs the idea of Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin as a great originator. Controversial at the time, and now,  it was nonetheless a brilliant work of magic history for the time. Superbly illustrated with items from Houdini's extensive collection. 


The edition is a facsimile of Houdini's own copy, complete with his own annotations.  


N. B. These are in stock with us now, not "special order".


Condition: New


Binding: Hardback

Year:  2018 (of 1909 edition)

Publisher: 1878 Press

Pages: 333

Dimensions: 20 X 14cm

The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin (Annotated Edition) - Harry Houdini

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