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life and times of Augustus Rapp, the small town showman

by Augustus Rapp

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Published by D. Meyer Magic Books in Glenwood, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Rapp, Augustus, 1871-1961.,
    • Magicians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Entertainers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Magic tricks -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLife and times, Augustus Rapp, small town showman.
      Statementwritten by himself ; with an introduction by Robert Parrish ; and a foreword by Joseph French.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1545.R35 A3 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 183 p. :
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1871178M
      ISBN 100916638448, 0916638456
      LC Control Number90030694

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