[Rare printed sources from the Harry Price Library of Magical Literature at Senate House, University of London] [electronic resource], 1584-1940 1826-1933.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
[2015 release].
Published/​Created
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2015.

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Subject(s)
Series
Victorian popular culture. Spiritualism, sensation and magic. [More in this series]
Compiled/​Created
1584-1940 1826-1933.
Summary note
The Harry Price Library of Magical Literature contains rare books, posters and manuscripts relating to the history of spiritualism and magic in the United Kingdom and America. The collection focuses on the emergence of the Spiritualist movement and increased popularity of magic, conjuring and seances during the 19th century. It includes the ms. scrapbooks of Harry Houdini, and works by J.N. Maskelyne, David Devant, F.A. Mesmer and W.T. Stead.
Notes
  • Title supplied by publisher.
  • Resource viewed on 30 May 2015.
  • Originally published Mar. 2008; re-released in 2015 with additional material and amendments to series part title and URLs.
Location of originals
Senate House Library, University of London
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