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    [Harry] Houdini. A Magician Among the Spirits. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1924. First edition. Octavo. xix, 294 pages. Index. Numerous photographic plates.

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    [Harry] Houdini. A Magician Among the Spirits. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1924.

     

    First edition. Octavo. xix, 294 pages. Index. Numerous photographic plates.

     

    Publisher's original ribbed gray cloth, lettered in gilt on the cover inside a double-gilt rule box, and on the spine. Edges stained pale yellow. Contents toned, spine slightly faded, else a handsome copy in very good condition. Includes a jacket color photocopied from an original.

     

    An interesting array of clippings regarding the Davenport brothers, including a 1911 obituary for Ira Davenport are laid-in this copy. The Davenport brothers were spiritualists plying their trade in the late 19th century. They are mentioned by Houdini in this book.

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