"People, in general, leave a legacy to
their children. A house, a factory, a property,
something. Basically, we leave nothing but memories, photographs
and, of course, costumes."
In telling us the story of circus costumes, Serge Airoldi goes back
to the eighteenth century when the modern circus was born in
London. It is a beautiful story of squires and riders, artists in
the air, tamers and trainers and clowns.
This moving book brings to life
legendary performers and shows us how the circus continues to
regenerate itself to make itself relevant to the modern world.
Text is in French. Numerous colour
and black & white photos.
Condition: Fine. (Click
on image above for close-up of front cover).