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    Warmly Inscribed by Harry Houdini

    [Harry] Houdini. A Magician Among the Spirits. Harper & Brothers, 1924. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Houdini on the front free endpaper: "Love Laughs at/Locksmiths so does/Houdini/[beneath this:] Best Wishes/H.[this phrase is underlined]". Beneath Houdini's inscriptions is another one in an unknown hand: "Best wishes also/from Von and Bobby". Large octavo. [xxiv], 294 pages. With twenty leaves of illustrations inserted throughout. Publisher's full blue cloth, front cover and spine ruled and lettered in gilt, dust jacket. Some rubbing, mild chipping to dust jacket, cloth spine sunned (indicating the possibility of this being a married copy), some rubbing to binding. Overall, a very good copy with excellent autographs by Houdini. From the John McLaughlin/Book Sail Collection.

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