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Robert-Houdin

Jean-EugГЁne Robert-Houdin

Robert-Houdin

ambassador, author, and conjuror

by Jean-EugГЁne Robert-Houdin

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Published by Chapman and Hall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robert-Houdin, Jean-Eugène, -- 1805-1871,
  • Magicians -- France -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by himself.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsWraxall, Lascelles, Sir, 1828-1865., Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1545.R7 A33 1870
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 339 p. :
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23628158M
    LC Control Number34014389

    This heritage edition is a precise reprint of the much-lauded English translation of this seminal text. Written by French master magician Robert Houdin, and translated by Joseph Foster, this book is truly a two-edged sword. A thorough treatise on protection from cheating card. Memoirs of Robert-Houdin: The classic magic autobiography. A must Memoirs of Robert-Houdin has often been called the best autobiography in magic literature. Robert-Houdin truly ushered in a new era for magic and conjuring by creating a special dignity for the performer as .

    Condition: very good. First edition. Two volumes, the first describing the secrets of Robert-Houdin's tricks, the second a faux book containing faithfully recreated souvenirs of Robert-Houdin, including fans, booklets, bank notes, and a DVD. Profusion of illustrations and color plates. DVD holder displaced in presentation box. Very good condition. Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin: (7th December - 13th June ) Born in Blois, France. Born Jean-Eugene Robert. Soon after his marriage to Cecile Houdin in , he adopted \'Robert-Houdin\' as his stage name and had it legalized on 10th September Apprenticed as .

    The Unmasking of Robert Houdin: Houdini's personal copy of his book with annotated pages written in his hand. Now available to the world for the first time since Houdini himself made these unseen additions and changes! This book has been published by David Haversat's Press Co. The original copy is in the. The name "Harry Houdini" pays homage to Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin, the French performer widely considered the father of modern magic. But Houdini’s relationship with his famous predecessor was.


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