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great Houdini

Beryl Williams Epstein

great Houdini

magician extraordinary

by Beryl Williams Epstein

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Published by J. Messner in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Houdini, Harry, -- 1874-1926

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Beryl Williams and Samuel Epstein
    ContributionsEpstein, Sam, 1909-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 182, 181 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14631428M

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