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Appelbaum, Stanley. "The Chicago World's Fair of 1893: A Photographic Record." New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1980.

Brandon, Ruth. "The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini." London: Secker & Warburg, 1993.

Christopher, Milbourne. "Houdini: A Pictorial Life." New York: Thomas Y. Cowell Company, 1976.

Christopher, Milbourne. "Houdini: The Untold Story." New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1969.

Christopher, Milbourne. "Panorama of Magic." New York: Dover Publications, Inc, 1962.

Clark, Hyla M. "The World's Greatest Magic." New York: Crown Publishers, 1976.

Dawes, Edwin. "The Great Illusionists." London: David & Charles, 1979.

Doctorow, E.L. "Ragtime." New York: Random House, 1975.

Fitzsimons, Raymond. "Death and the Magician." London: Hamish Hamilton, 1980.

Gibson, Walter. "Houdini's Escapes & Magic." New York: Blue Ribbon Books Inc, 1930.

Gresham, William. "Houdini: The Man Who Walked Through Walls." New York: Henry Holt and Co, 1959.

Henning, Doug and Charles Reynolds. "Houdini: His Legend and His Magic." New York: Times Books, 1977.

Jay, Ricky. "Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women." New York: Villard Books, 1986.

Kasson, John F. "Amusing the Million: Coney Island at the Turn of the Century." New York: Hill &Wang, 1978.

Kellock, Harold. "Houdini: His Life Story." New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1928.

McNamara, Brooks. "Step Right Up." Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1976.

Meyer, Bernard. "Houdini: A Mind in Chains." New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1976.

Moulton, H.J. "Houdini's History of Magic in Boston, 1792-1915." Glenwood, IL: Meyerbooks, 1983.

Nasaw, David. "Going Out: The Rise and Fall of Public Amusements." New York: BasicBooks, 1993.

Randi, James. "Houdini: His Life and Art." New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1976.

Shavelson, Melville. "The Great Houdinis." London: W.H. Allen, 1977.

Silverman, Kenneth. "Houdini!!!: The Career of Ehrich Weiss." New York: Harper Collins, 1996.

Silverman, Kenneth. "Notes to ‘Houdini!!!.’" Washington: Kaufman & Greenberg, 1996.

Waters, T.A. "The Encyclopedia of Magic and Magicians." New York: Facts on File, 1987.

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Stashower, Daniel. "The Medium & the Magician," "American History," August 1999, p. 38-46.

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Houdini Historical Center

Houdini site at the Library of Congress

Houdini Club of Wisconsin

David Copperfield’s International Museum and Library of the Conjuring Arts

Society of American Magicians

Houdini at

Hall of Harry Houdini

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