Memoirs of Robert-Houdin: Ambassador, Author and Conjurer, First Edition, by Robert-Houdin, edited by Dr. R. Shelton Mackenzie, 1859. Published by George G. Evans, Philadelphia. Octavo, 445 pages including index, hardbound in brown pebbled cloth with shield pictorial covers and gilt lettering to spine, brown end papers with pencil inscriptions from previous owner. 7 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W x 1 1/2" D. Provenance: Living estate and collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with shelf wear, scuffs, stains to covers, corners bumped. Tears, largest 3/4" x 3/4", areas of splitting from bindings, to brown end papers. Pencil inscriptions from previous owner, front and back end papers. Overall toning, some foxing spots, minor stains, to majority of pages.
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