Houdini, Harry (Ehrich Weiss). Miracle Mongers and Their Methods. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1920. First edition. Publisher’s cloth, with the scarce pictorial dust-wrapper. Inscribed and signed by Houdini on the front flyleaf: “With best wishes from the author/ Houdini/ June 24 1921/ “secure knots secures not Houdini.” Signed on the last page of text, beside the end: “Houdini/ signed/ June 24, 1921.” Cross-out to the text in Houdini’s hand initialed “H.H” (page 58, regarding erroneous statement on the exile of Napoleon). Plates. 8vo. Dealer circular ad tipped-in at rear. Bookplate of Alfred F. and Ray S. Goldsmith on the pastedown. Jacket chipped at edges, old tape repair at foot of spine.