Houdini, Harry: The Right Way To Do Wrong
©1906 Harry Houdini, Boston, MA
Softcover, 96 pages
Right Way to Do
              Wrong
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Comments: Illustrated with drawings. "An expose of successful criminals"

Contents:

3 Preface
7 Shot One - Income of a Criminal
8 - Does It Pay to Commit Crime?
12 Shot Two - Professional Burglary
12 - Planning a Bold Break
14 - The Burglar Who Walked Backward
17 - The Second Story Man
19 Shot Three - Difficulties of Burglary
21 - Burglars Laugh at Locks
25 Shot Four - Burglar's Superstitions
28 - Safe-Cracking
30 Shot Five - Thieves and Their Tricks
31 - Thieves as Wedding Guests
32 - Trick of the Van Thief
32 - The Trick Satchel Thieves
33 - Diamond in a Chew of Gum
35 Shot Six - The Aristocrat of Thievery
36 - The Swindler Who Lowered a Check
36 - A Daring Train Robbery
38 - A Check for $30,000
40 Shot Seven - Pickpockets at Work
43 Shot Eight - Beggars and Dead Beats
45 - The Magic Cap
50 Shot Nine - Begging Letter Swindlers
53 Shot Ten - Tricks of Bunco Men
58 Shot Eleven - The Game of Wits
59 - Was Kind to Strangers
61 - The Clever Sofa Game
64 Shot Twelve - Fake! Fake! Fake!
69 Shot Thirteen - Bogus Treasures
72 Shot Fourteen - Famous Swindles
75 Shot Fifteen - The Fair Criminal
80 Shot Sixteen - The "Brace" Game
84 Shot Seventeen - Cheating Uncle Sam
89 Shot Eighteen - Humbugs
92 Shot Nineteen - Houdini
96 Shot Twenty - Conclusion



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