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HOUDINI, Harry (Erik Weisz, 1874 – 1926). (ed.). Elliott’s Last Legacy [Signed by Houdini]. New York: Adams Press Print, 1923. Publisher’s red cloth lettered in black. Portrait frontispiece, illustrated. 8vo. Bright, clean, and square, with a short tear to the lower margin of the frontispiece, else a near-fine example, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED “with compliments” by Houdini on the flyleaf. The source of some controversy, Houdini and the subject of this book, Dr. James William Elliott were said to be on unfriendly terms at the time of the latter’s death. The book was compiled by Clinton Burgess and illustrated by Houdini’s secretary, Oscar Teale. In later years, Burgess complained bitterly that Elliott’s work was published by a magician the deceased “card king” held in low esteem.
 HOUDINI, Harry (Erik Weisz, 1874 – 1926). (ed.). Elliott’s ...
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