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    The Right Way to Do Wrong by Harry Houdini

Originally published in 1906, The Right Way to Do Wrong was a masterclass in subversion conducted by the world's greatest illusionist. It collected Hou­dini's findings, from interviews with criminals and police officers, on the most surefire ways to commit crime and get away with it.

Year: 1906
Genre: Magic

    The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin by Harry Houdini

This book is the natural result of the moulding, dominating influence which the spirit and writings of Robert-Houdin have exerted over my professional career. My interest in conjuring and magic and my enthusiasm for Robert-Houdin came into existence simultaneously.

Year: 1908
Genre: BiographyMagic

    The Miracle Mongers, an Expose by Harry Houdini

In this volume Houdini discusses, fire-eaters, sword swallowers, poison eaters, human ostriches, and many other unusual phenomena. This is a great book for any amateur magician or anyone with a curiosity about how these illusions were accomplished.

Year: 1920
Genre: Magic

    A Blonde for Murder by Walter B. Gibson

ARDINI, the famous Magician, was more pleased than surprised when his hand-picked "volunteer" from the audience was replaced by 110 pounds of lovely glamour running across his stage, chased by a bulky figure waving a pistol. Before long his admiration changed to chagrin, and wonder . . . why did fate have to hand him dynamite wrapped up in a package so alluring that he was helpless to stay away?

Year: 1948
Genre: MagicMysteryPulp Fiction

    Houdini on Magic by Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini's fame is secure as the greatest magician of modern times. Many of his fabulous escapes, indeed, now sound more like legend than history, yet they really happened. He permitted himself to be thrown, manacled, into the Hudson River; to be nailed into packing cases and lowered into the ocean; to be suspended by the ankles, strait-jacketed, hundreds of feet above the ground -- and in every case escaped easily.

Year: 1953
Genre: Magic

 

 

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Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1906The Right Way to Do Wrong by Harry Houdini Magic
A Unique Selection of Writings by History's Greatest Escape Artist
1908The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin by Harry Houdini Biography, Magic
1920The Miracle Mongers, an Expose by Harry Houdini Magic
1948A Blonde for Murder by Walter B. Gibson Mystery, Pulp Fiction, Magic
1953Houdini on Magic by Harry Houdini Magic

 

 

 


 

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