Magician of the Week #19: The One and Only

Hard to believe it’s taken us this long to get around to him. Even from a stylized cover image, he’s probably still recognizable as Harry Houdini:

Houdini describes The Right Way to Do Wrong’s two aims as:

First, to safeguard the public against the practises of the criminal classes by exposing their various tricks… In the second place, I trust this book will afford entertaining, as well as instructive reading…

It does look like a pretty fun read, and it’s available free online as scanned pages and an audiobook.

Our Percival Collection includes a number of Houdini’s books, some of them signed by their author. Stop by to take a look.

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