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A captivating account of Lafayette's triumphant career paralleling the great magicians of his period - Houdini, Chung Ling Soo, P.T. Selbit, et al - and the events that led up to the night of his sudden and tragic death in the fire at the Empire Palace Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland. Arthur Setterington has contributed more than 640 articles to magic magazines around the world and is a lecturer on magic and the allied arts. He is a recipient of the prestigious Linking Ring Trophy from The International Brotherhood of Magicians for his literary achievements, and holds one of the highest degrees in The Magic Circle of London - Member of the Inner Circle (with Gold Star)
Hardbound. 112 pages. 15 line illustrations and 21 photographic reproductions.