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Annotated Magic of Slydini by Lewis Gannon.

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The Annotated Magic of Slydini by Lewis Gannon. Annotations by Slydidni as dictated to Gene Matsuura. L&L Publishing. 2001. Appears to be inscribed, "With best wishes and hope that you will enjoy the magic of 'Slydini'", but unless he is proving Houdini to be wrong, this is a facsimile or an autopen. According to Wikipedia, Slydini lived 1900 - 1991. 7 1/5" x 10 1/2" 297 page Hardcover with dust jacket. DUST JACKET: Light warping to top edge of dj. Otherwise, no unusual folds or creases. No tears. No clips. No missing pieces. BOOK: Bright gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Covers appear just slightly warped. Book was gifted by somebody named Tony on the first blank page. Pin-head sized spot of soiling on the top edge of the back cover and one inside the back cover. On the bottom tip of the page block is also a small spot with soiling. A few pages have tiny nicks on the top edge. No other tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. HH27a

"Tony Slydini, simply known as Slydini, was a world-renowned magician. His mastery, expertise, originality and innovative approach to close-up artistry magic, earned him a legendary reputation in the magic world. He traveled the world performing for the public as well as performing and lecturing fellow magicians." - Wikipedia