FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED & INSCRIBED. Boldly inscribed on the front blank endleaf To Charles E.Pellew/ Best Wishes/ Houdini/ July First 1924, 16 photographic plates (including frontispiece portrait of Houdini and Conan Doyle), additional illustrations in the text. Bound in the publisher's original gilt stamped gray/blue cloth, spine ever so slightly darkened, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine. This work chronicles Houdini's investigations into spiritualism, and his debunking of many prominent practitioners. It also includes a chapter on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who had long been a friend of Houdini's before the two split irreconcilably over Conan Doyle's belief in spiritualism. Who we are - D&D Galleries was founded in 1985.
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