The Great Houdini
Author: Beryl Williams and Samuel Epstein
Publisher: Scholastic Books T76
Year: 1962 Print: 5 Cover Price: $.50
Condition: Very Good, Light wear. Solid.
Genre: Non Fiction/Biography
From the time young Ehrich Weiss saw his first circus magician, he wanted to be a performer. So at 12 he left home as Eric the Great. Taking the Name Houdini, he became a magician and escape artist, finally winning fame by outwitting Scotland Yard's locks and bolts. As the Handcuff King, he accepted all challenges, and was never defeated! No one has ever equaled the feats explained in this book.