RR Auctions Harry Houdini Signed Book A Magician Among the Spirits

13 Apr

RR Auctions Harry HoudiniUncommon signed book: A Magician Among the Spirits. First edition. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1924. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 294 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in black ink, “To Glen Landers, Best wishes, Houdini, Jan. 22/25.” Autographic condition: fine, with light toning and a notation to the signed page. Book condition: VG-/G+. Navy cloth-covered boards with gilt titles; edges worn, with several small tears in cloth; spine and portion of rear cover darkened (titles barely legible); textblock edges and feps yellowed; front hinge cracked; ink stamp and previous owner’s name in pen on front pastedown; additional ink stamp on rear pastedown; small newspaper clipping on half-title, with corresponding discoloration to facing page. Dust jacket has large splits along folds but remains in one piece; chips/tears and creases along edges; discolored and lightly soiled (heaviest along spine); few light waterstains. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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