The Great Raymond
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This fascinating book takes you on a magical journey around the world seven times with The Great Raymond, a Master Magician of remarkable charm and skills. Learn about the hardships, trials, and glory of theatrical magic from the 1900s to the 1940s. Thrill to ...includes full-color reproductions of 19 exquisite Raymond posters stories about Raymond's travels, his magic and his lectures on such exotic topics as his Shrunken Heads from Ecuador. This 343-page book with three appendixes includes full-color reproductions of 19 exquisite Raymond posters, a number of which are believed to be one of a kind, and 24 pages of rare full color photographs of Raymond's equipment and costumes. In addition, the reader will find more than 100 black-and-white illustrations depicting Raymond's fabulous stage settings, illusions, personnel, advertising, and scenes from a lifetime of magic. The authors personal friendship with Litzka Raymond Gibson lends a special insight to this remarkable story which is a contribution to theatre history.
Each cloth-bound book features two of Raymond's beautiful posters on the four-color dust jacket. The book spine is lettered in gold, and the cover is gold-embossed with Raymond's monogram.
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