Circus lore and history. This is a book of circus life, not an
autobiography, the theme being greater than the individual. The
author was a rough rider at the age of 10 yrs, an animal performer
at 16 yrs and a trainer of horses and wild beasts at the age of 22.
A hardback first edition with 139 coloured and sepia illustrations
from old prints and pictures, and photographs. 120 pages including
an index plus 32 page publisher's catalogue including an author
Uneven fade to book covers else very good. Wrapper has loss at spine
ends, now repaired and protected.
Click photo above for close-up of the book.
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