Higher Magic: Magic for the Artist [No. 48 of de Luxe ed. SIGNED to Houdini collector & collaborator, Joseph E. Waitt]. Oscar S. TEALE.

Higher Magic: Magic for the Artist [No. 48 of de Luxe ed. SIGNED to Houdini collector & collaborator, Joseph E. Waitt]

New York: Adams Press Print. Octavo. Gilt-decorated, red leatherette binding; all edges gilt; 492, [8] pp.; illus. This de Luxe edition was limited to 100 signed and hand-numbered copies and issued by the author's own publishing imprint. Teale was an architect, amateur magician and researcher for Harry Houdini and served as the President of the Society of American Magicians from 1908-09. He designed Houdini's graveside exedra and was alleged to have ghostwritten some of Houdini's books. This copy owned by another Houdini collaborator, the Boston dentist, Dr. Joseph E. Waitt. Waitt's collection of Houdini paraphernalia is housed at Harvard (Waitt's alma mater). Some wear along joints and board edges but VG+ overall. Item #03476

Price: $750.00

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