New York, NY: E.P. Dutton and Company, . First Abridged Edition. The First Abridged Edition (published by Methuen in 1914 and Dutton in 1915) in nice, original dust jacket. Red cloth gilt, 12mo (7-7/16 inches tall), pp. [i]-v, -223, . Volume with text block edges a touch dusty, spine ends softened, else clean and unmarked throughout. DJ unpriced with publisher's decorative corner clips, minor soil and stains, sun fade to spine panel. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #3511
Magic and mystery explained by friend of escapologist Harry Houdini and the creator of the master criminal Fu Manchu. Abridged edition with "This book has been abridged to bring it within the length of this series." stated on p.223 and "Printed in Great Britain." stated on p. .
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