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Memoirs of Robert-Houdin

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Memoirs of Robert-Houdin
AuthorJean Eugène Robert-Houdin
Publication Date1859

The Memoirs of Robert-Houdin by Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin was first published in English in 1859, translated to English from French Confidences d'un prestidigitateur, T. 1-2 by Lascelles Wraxall.[1]

Houdini wrote an unflattering account of Robert-Houdin called The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin.


  • 1st UK edition, 1859, Chapman & Hall, London
  • 1st edition US edition 1859, Geo. G. Evans, Philadelphia
  • reprint, circa 1880, Porter & Coates, Philadelphia
  • reprint, 1942, Laurie, London
  • reprint, 1944, Carl W. Jones
  • reprint, 1964, Dover
  • within Essential Robert-Houdin by Todd Karr



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