Memoirs of Robert-Houdin - Ambassador, Author, and Conjuror - Vol. I.

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781444619195: Memoirs of Robert-Houdin - Ambassador, Author, and Conjuror - Vol. I.

This antique book contains the memoirs of Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, originally published in 1860 and translated by Frederick Charles Lascelles Wraxall. Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin (1805 – 1871) was a renowned French magician, widely believed to be the father of the modern style of conjuring. A fascinating insight into the life and career of this most famous and influential magician, this text will be of great value to those interested in Robert-Houdin and in illusionary magic in general. The chapters of this book include: 'My Birth and Parentage', 'My Home', 'Paternal Ambition', 'My first Mechanical Attempts', 'Had I but a Rat!', 'A Prisoner's Industry', 'My Word of Honour', 'Farewell to my Darling Tools', 'The Sand-bag and the Stirrup Trick', 'A small Automaton', and more. We are proud to republish this antique text now complete with a new introduction on magic tricks.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 37.99
US$ 32.02

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Robert Houdin
Published by Read Books, United Kingdom (2009)
ISBN 10: 1444619195 ISBN 13: 9781444619195
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Read Books, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This antique book contains the memoirs of Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin, originally published in 1860 and translated by Frederick Charles Lascelles Wraxall. Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin (1805 1871) was a renowned French magician, widely believed to be the father of the modern style of conjuring. A fascinating insight into the life and career of this most famous and influential magician, this text will be of great value to those interested in Robert-Houdin and in illusionary magic in general. The chapters of this book include: My Birth and Parentage , My Home , Paternal Ambition , My first Mechanical Attempts , Had I but a Rat! , A Prisoner s Industry , My Word of Honour , Farewell to my Darling Tools , The Sand-bag and the Stirrup Trick , A small Automaton , and more. We are proud to republish this antique text now complete with a new introduction on magic tricks. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781444619195

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 32.02
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Houdin, Robert
Published by Wolfenden Press (2016)
ISBN 10: 1444619195 ISBN 13: 9781444619195
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wolfenden Press, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9781444619195_lsuk

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 31.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.20
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Robert Houdin
Published by Read Books, United Kingdom (2009)
ISBN 10: 1444619195 ISBN 13: 9781444619195
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Read Books, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This antique book contains the memoirs of Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin, originally published in 1860 and translated by Frederick Charles Lascelles Wraxall. Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin (1805 1871) was a renowned French magician, widely believed to be the father of the modern style of conjuring. A fascinating insight into the life and career of this most famous and influential magician, this text will be of great value to those interested in Robert-Houdin and in illusionary magic in general. The chapters of this book include: My Birth and Parentage , My Home , Paternal Ambition , My first Mechanical Attempts , Had I but a Rat! , A Prisoner s Industry , My Word of Honour , Farewell to my Darling Tools , The Sand-bag and the Stirrup Trick , A small Automaton , and more. We are proud to republish this antique text now complete with a new introduction on magic tricks. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781444619195

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 37.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Robert Houdin
Published by Wolfenden Press
ISBN 10: 1444619195 ISBN 13: 9781444619195
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wolfenden Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 312 pages. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.5in. x 0.8in.Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781444619195

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 44.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Houdin, Robert
Published by Wolfenden Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 1444619195 ISBN 13: 9781444619195
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wolfenden Press, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9781444619195

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 40.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Robert Houdin
Published by Read Books, United Kingdom (2009)
ISBN 10: 1444619195 ISBN 13: 9781444619195
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Read Books, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. This antique book contains the memoirs of Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin, originally published in 1860 and translated by Frederick Charles Lascelles Wraxall. Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin (1805 1871) was a renowned French magician, widely believed to be the father of the modern style of conjuring. A fascinating insight into the life and career of this most famous and influential magician, this text will be of great value to those interested in Robert-Houdin and in illusionary magic in general. The chapters of this book include: My Birth and Parentage , My Home , Paternal Ambition , My first Mechanical Attempts , Had I but a Rat! , A Prisoner s Industry , My Word of Honour , Farewell to my Darling Tools , The Sand-bag and the Stirrup Trick , A small Automaton , and more. We are proud to republish this antique text now complete with a new introduction on magic tricks. Bookseller Inventory # LIE9781444619195

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 46.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Robert Houdin
Published by Wolfenden Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 1444619195 ISBN 13: 9781444619195
New Softcover Quantity Available: 15
Print on Demand
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wolfenden Press, 2009. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Bookseller Inventory # LP9781444619195

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 56.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.52
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Robert Houdin
Published by Wolfenden Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 1444619195 ISBN 13: 9781444619195
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wolfenden Press, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1444619195

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 60.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Robert Houdin
Published by Wolfenden Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 1444619195 ISBN 13: 9781444619195
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wolfenden Press, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1444619195

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 74.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds