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HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz). Notes Regarding Henry Slade in Houdini’s Own Hand. 1920s [?]. Written in ink and pencil on one sheet of stiff card (possibly from a file folder from Houdini’s collection), the escape artist writes about Slade, and in reference to him alludes to other well-known magicians, among them [Samri] Baldwin, [Frederick Eugene] Powell (“use Powells letter”), and [John Nevil] MaskelyneHoudini states, in part, “Re his segment [?] antics - & Baldwin know[s] S was a Hermaphrodite.” And, “Get all papers together pics & others Maskelyne told me etc.” Possibly used as preparatory notes for his 1922 book A Magician Among the Spirits. Recto only, with chipping, folds, and wear extremities.
 HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz). Notes Regarding Henry Slade ...
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Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,140.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $2,400
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Saturday, December 11, 2021.
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