The Unmasking of Robert Houdin

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Book by Harry Houdini ($49.95)

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Houdini's personal copy of his book with annotated pages written in his hand.

Now available to the world for the first time since Houdini himself made these unseen additions and changes! This book has been published by David Haversat's 1878 Press Co. The original copy is in the collection of Jon Oliver, who has decided to share this historic publication!

Deluxe copy - limited production.


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If you are looking for an interesting book to add to your magic book collection, Houdini’s exposé of Robert Houdin is certainly a strong contender. Houdini seems to go to great lengths tracing the true inventors of the tricks Robert Houdin took credit for in his ‘Memoirs’. It features historic photos, newspaper clippings and diagrams throughout, and the annotated version adds something extra to the mix. I did occasionally find his handwriting hard to read, but that could well just be me. I’d say it is a rather niche book, but one I found throughly enjoyable and educational.

The Unmasking of Robert Houdin by Harry Houdini