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GROUPING OF MAGIC BOOKS, COPY SIGNED BY HOUDINI

Ten: "Magic: Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions including Trick Photography" by Albert A. Hopkins with signed inscription from Harry Houdini dated February 12, 1919, two copies of "The Great Balsamo" by Maurice Zolotow, one signed by the author, "Art Magic or Mundane, Sub-Mundane and Super-Mundane Spiritism" published by J.R. Francis, "Houdini: His Life Story" by Harold Kellock, "Oriental Magic: Tricks You Can Do" published by Jaffre Products Corporation, "Tricks & Illusions", "The Magician Annual of 1910-11" and "The Annual of Magic 1915-16" each by Will Goldston, and "The Great Illusionists" by Edwin A. Dawes


Sale Price: $1,625

Estimate: $800 - $1,200


Condition Report

The Goldston books exhibit the most wear/degradation. Most of the books have loose spines and some also have loose pages. Art Magic exhibits loose pages and chipping to edges.

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