Death and the magician the mystery of Houdini by Raymund Fitzsimons

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .

Written in English

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  • Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926.,
  • Magicians -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Escape artists -- United States -- Biography.

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Statementby Raymund Fitzsimons.
LC ClassificationsGV1545.H8 F57
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 194 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4215571M
ISBN 100241103843
LC Control Number80495196

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