Book/Printed Material The humorous magician unmasked, or, A full explanation of the principal and most interesting performances of legerdemain Humorous magician unmasked / Full explanation of the principal and most interesting peformances of legerdemain

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Title

  • The humorous magician unmasked, or, A full explanation of the principal and most interesting performances of legerdemain : as exhibited by Monsieur Adrian and other performers, which of late has excited so much curiosity in the public mind, in Philadelphia and other cities of the United States and elsewhere : with amusing dialogues, and original and true Yankee stories

Other Title

  • Humorous magician unmasked
  • Full explanation of the principal and most interesting peformances of legerdemain

Contributor Names

  • Engstrom, A. B., active 1829-1846.
  • Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
  • McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [Philadelphia : A.B. Engstrom], 1836.

Subject Headings

  • -  Magic tricks--Handbooks, manuals, etc

Notes

  • -  Checklist Amer. imprints 37317
  • -  LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.
  • -  LAC nsk 2019-07-01 no edits (1 card)

Medium

  • 90 p., 9 leaves of plates : ill. ; 15 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • GV1547 .E55
  • GV1547 .E55 Copy 2 Bookplate of Henry V.A. Parsell.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 34011787

Online Format

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Engstrom, A. B., Active, Harry Houdini Collection, and Mcmanus-Young Collection. The humorous magician unmasked, or, A full explanation of the principal and most interesting performances of legerdemain: as exhibited by Monsieur Adrian and other performers, which of late has excited so much curiosity in the public mind, in Philadelphia and other cities of the United States and elsewhere: with amusing dialogues, and original and true Yankee stories. [Philadelphia: A.B. Engstrom, 1836] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/34011787/.

APA citation style:

Engstrom, A. B., Harry Houdini Collection & Mcmanus-Young Collection. (1836) The humorous magician unmasked, or, A full explanation of the principal and most interesting performances of legerdemain: as exhibited by Monsieur Adrian and other performers, which of late has excited so much curiosity in the public mind, in Philadelphia and other cities of the United States and elsewhere: with amusing dialogues, and original and true Yankee stories. [Philadelphia: A.B. Engstrom] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/34011787/.

MLA citation style:

Engstrom, A. B., Active, Harry Houdini Collection, and Mcmanus-Young Collection. The humorous magician unmasked, or, A full explanation of the principal and most interesting performances of legerdemain: as exhibited by Monsieur Adrian and other performers, which of late has excited so much curiosity in the public mind, in Philadelphia and other cities of the United States and elsewhere: with amusing dialogues, and original and true Yankee stories. [Philadelphia: A.B. Engstrom, 1836] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/34011787/>.