Laurant Man of Many Mysteries by Gabe Fajuri - Book

Price $35.00
Sale: $26.25
Save: 25% off

 Shipping Time: Usually Ships in 1 Business Day!
Quantity Limited - 5 left!



Add to Cart:




Better Together Discount
Buy this item, get a Crimson Resurrection Deck (Limited Edition) by Dan Sperry - Trick at 50% off (discount deducted during checkout...add both items to cart to qualify!)

In 1896, Eugene Laurant became a professional magician. 21 years earlier, as Eugene Greenleaf, he was born on the frontier, in the horse and buggy town that was Denver, Colorado.

Billed as the "Man of Many Mysteries," Laurant spent almost 50 seasons on tour. His stage-filling magic show brought wonder and delight to millions of spectators across North America.

The bulk of Laurant's career was spent not in major metropolitan centers, or hustling, bustling cities like New York. Unlike his contemporaries - Houdini among them - Laurant, for the most part, confined his routes to rural America. It was there that he made his mark. Eugene Laurant was, arguably, king of the small town showmen.

Laurant carried a full compliment of assistants, livestock, baggage and thousands of pounds of equipment-the tools of mystery making-over the rough-and-tumble back roads of America. He logged millions of miles on the road.

His greatest successes were made on the Lyceum and Chautauqua circuits, which enjoyed immense popularity between 1900 and 1920. During those years, Laurant headlined for the most prominent organization in the business, the Redpath Bureau.

Drawing on Laurant's own unpublished writings, scrapbooks, and new research, this book paints a revealing and complete portrait of this early American magician. From his earliest dime-museum days, to Wild West adventure, vaudeville shows and much more, Laurant Man of Many Mysteries tells the tale.

Pages:136 - Hardbound with full-color dustjacket - 6" x 9" - Illustrated with rare photographs and ephemera. Edition limited to 1000 copies.

Better Together Discount
Buy this item, get a Crimson Resurrection Deck (Limited Edition) by Dan Sperry - Trick at 50% off (discount deducted during checkout...add both items to cart to qualify!)


  • Manufactured by:
    Squash Publishing



This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 29 September, 2011.

Street Thief by Paul Harris - Trick
Sign Up for our Newsletter

Ask a question about the Laurant Man of Many Mysteries by Gabe Fajuri - Book





1 HOUR SALE!

Short & Sweet by Jay Sankey - DVD
Short & Sweet by Jay Sankey - DVD
Was $29.95

Now: $11.98

60% Off!
HURRY! Only 1 Left!

Reward Points

No points earned yet on current order.
Log in to see how many reward points you have already earned

Manufacturer Info

Login

New Products

Rocco's Prisma Lites Pair (White) - Trick
Rocco's Prisma Lites Pair (White) - Trick
$14.95
Sale: $11.21
Save: 25% off

Testimonials

The Best

MJM has incredible value in their customers, there are few words for it. In dealing with MJM I've found them to be the least robotic online store...
Read More ->


Simply the BEST!

Once again, I'm satisfied with MJM's service! Everything from the simple online ordering, to the FAST delivery. I admit I don't order from them as...
Read More ->


WOW!!!

I know why I love MJM Magic...because there is none better. Have a question prior to placing your order???...ask and you will get a fast response....
Read More ->


Perfect Online Experience

I have ordered from other online stores, including ebay, by far MJM is the best. Amazing prices, outstanding customer service, and incredibly fast...
Read More ->


Fast, friendly service

I received several e-mails from customer service letting me know the status of my orders and keeping me informed every step of the way when my Lefler...
Read More ->


Have an Effect?

Submit A Trick