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Essential Robert Houdin - Todd Karr
Essential Robert Houdin - Todd Karr
Essential Robert Houdin - Todd Karr
Essential Robert Houdin - Todd Karr
Essential Robert Houdin - Todd Karr

Essential Robert Houdin - Todd Karr

Regular price $90.00 Sale

Edited by Todd Karr
Introduction by Jim Steinmeyer
664 pages
Over 350 illustrations
All of Robert-Houdin’s classic books

“…essential reading for anyone striving in the art of magic. With the release of Essential Robert-Houdin, The Miracle Factory has performed a great service for the serious student of the magical arts. — Brad Henderson, Magic

Finally back in print! All the classic works of the great master of magic, Robert-Houdin, under one cover, lavishly illustrated with hundreds of beautiful prints, engravings, and photos.

Robert-Houdin (1805-1871) revolutionized the art of magic with his incredible stage mysteries and lifelike automata, and he thankfully left a number of books recording his philosophy and techniques. In Essential Robert-Houdin, you’ll find:

The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic
Card-Sharping Exposed
The Secrets of Stage Conjuring
The Memoirs of Robert-Houdin
The Priory

Plus selections from Robert-Houdin’s never-before-translated scientific writings, a complete bibliography, and full index.

USED, HC w/dj, 664 pages

IMPORTANT NOTE: Former owner has pasted small photos, of the magicians that are mentioned throughout this book, on the inside front cover & onto facing page.  There may also be a colored dot on the spine, by which he indexed his collection, as well as underlining throughout.  THIS IS A USED BOOK, and the listed price reflects these possibilities.