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Robert Houdin

the great wizard, celebrated French conjurer, author, and ambassador

by Jean-EugГЁne Robert-Houdin

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Published by C. Desilver, Nichols & Hall in Philadelphia, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robert-Houdin, Jean-Eugène, 1805-1871

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the French, with a copious index, by Dr. R. Shelton Mackenzie.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination445 p. ;
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22892422M

    name of the French magician Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, but he later wrote The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin (), a debunking study of Houdin’s abilities. Houdini wrote the article on conjuring for the 13th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (see the Britannica Classic: conjuring). He died of peritonitis that stemmed from a stomach. The Rare Book Division has a copy of the. London edition of of this heady pseudo-Agrippa cum cabala mixture. Houdini owned the German edition. published by Scheible of Stuttgart, the bookseller - publisher specializing in Faustiana. The fourth book, perhaps more than the others, justifies Robert Southey's description of the.

    The Magic of Robert Houdin by Christian Fechner (c. ) (Submit Review) (Submit Update) Details: In what is arguably the most beautiful and elegant magic book produced, Christian Fechner explores the amazing life and times of Robert Houdin – the French master magician and scientist. This book, originally published in , is devoted primarily to coin and card tricks, but Robert-Houdin also describes many other magical tricks and includes a history of conjuring. In the book appeared in this English translation by Louis Hoffmann (–).Cited by: 2.

    Find great deals on eBay for robert houdin book. Shop with confidence. The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin Victorian popular culture Victorian popular culture: Spiritualism, sensation and magic: Author: Harry Houdini: Publisher: Publishers Printing Company, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.


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Robert Houdin by Jean-EugГЁne Robert-Houdin Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.5/5(1). 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.

InHoudini published "The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin", an attack upon his former hero and, on a nobler level, a sweeping history of magic. The Unmasking included references to spiritualism that he subsequently explored in "A Magician Among the Spirits"/5. Robert-Houdin () 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. It is the story of Robert Houdin a Magician in France in the 19th Century he is thought to be the father of modern magic and illusion.

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Book Description Originally published in French inthis conjuring manual by Robert-Houdin (), the best-known stage magician of his time, revealed the secret techniques behind the coin and card tricks popular with Victorian audiences.

This English translation by Louis Hoffmann, a barrister and writer on magic tricks, appeared in /5(2). “Memoirs of Robert-Houdin, Ambassador, Author and Conjurer, Written by Himself,” proved to have been the penwork of a brilliant Parisian journalist, employed by Robert-Houdin to write his so-called autobiography.

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8 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The original autobiography of the famous French conjurer, Robert-Houdin, augmented with 51 prints, playbills and documents from the Christopher Collection.

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Robert-Houdin, Jean-Eugène,Magicians, Magic tricks Publisher New York: Publishers Printing Co. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language EnglishPages: One of the most elegant magic books ever produced, Christian Fechner explores the incredible world of Robert-Houdin, the legendary master of magic.

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No critics covered Robert-Houdin’s debut, and in his memoirs, Robert-Houdin said that the show had been a disaster. He suffered from stage fright that caused him to talk too fast and in a monotone.

He said that he did not know what he was saying or doing, and everything was a blur. In this book he attacked his former idol Robert-Houdin as a liar and a fraud for having claimed the invention of automata and effects such as aerial suspension, which had been in existence for many years.

Many of the allegations in the book were dismissed by Cause of death: Peritonitis. When Manning was a young boy he met the great magician and befriended Robert-Houdin's sons.

His 'recollections' about Robert-Houdin were later published as a small book. Memoirs of Robert-Houdin, Written by Himself [tr. by Sir F.C.L. Wraxall]. 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 Eugène Robert-Houdin Full view - Memoirs of Robert-Houdin, Written by Himself [Tr.

by Sir F.C.L. Wraxall Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin No preview available - 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 .GVR7 A4 Copy 5 Extra-illustrated copy, with photographs of Robert-Houdin's tomb, various obituaries, clippings, a performance handbill frometc., mostly tipped in, although a few are laid in.

Ms. annotations in the hand of Houdini throughout and extensive notes on blanks at end.