The Great Wizard of the North ( " Professor " John Henry Anderson 1814-1874 )( Stage Magician / Magic )

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-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 180 + 3 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ----"The Great Wizard of the Northby Constance Pole BayerThis is a biography of John Henry Anderson, better known as "The Great Wizard of the North. " According to Anderson, the chief requisites for success in the performance of fears of legerdemain are manual dexterity and self-possession. The former by practice, the latter by well-grounded confidence. " Houdini felt a kinship with the Scottish conjure and called him "unique in the annals of magic as a doer of daring things. " His story is written by his great-great-grand-niece, Constance Pole Bayer. Mrs. Bayer reveals for the first time the true story of this extraordinary magician, his wives and his performing children. The Aberdeen Press published the following, on February 4, 1874: "The full story of John Henry Anderson need not, nor should not, be told. " But now Mrs.Bayer tells all"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// ---sizes are approximate (generally within 1/8 inch)---

Title: The Great Wizard of the North ( " Professor " John Henry Anderson 1814-1874 )( Stage Magician / Magic )

Author Name: Bayer, Constance Pole; Introduction By William V Rauscher ( ( John Henry Anderson related)

Edition: First Edition

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Location Published: Massachusetts, Watertown, MA: Ray Goulet's Magic Art Book Co., 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Size: 8.25w x 10.25h Inches

Type: Flap Not Clipped

Categories: Biographies

Seller ID: 168220

Keywords: houdini, scottish, the great wizard of the north ( john henry anderson 1814-19874 )( stage magician )