Beasts & Circuses: Reminiscences of Show Life
by Sir Garrard Tyrwhitt-Drake
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ISBN Number: NA
Format:
Hardback with dustjacket
Number of Pages:
144
Publication Date:
1936
Publisher:
Arrowsmith

Contents: Showman's bluff - Some quaint requests for animals - The elephant that went to America and other moving episodes - The animals went in two by two - My trip to America - Animal celebrities and freaks - The romance of the wild animal trade - Dangerous animals - Keeping wild animals in captivity - Lions - Lion cubs - Bears - Camels - Elephants - Some rides - Circuses present and past - A day in the life of a travelling circus proprietor - Performing animals - Royal cream horses and ponies.

Condition: Book is in good condition for its age with some foxing on edges of pages. The dustjacket is tatty and torn at the top of the front cover and along part of the spine. Click the image above for a close-up.

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