The Ways of the Circus: being the Memories and Adventures of George Conklin
by Harvey W Root 

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Hardback without dustjacket 
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Harper & Brothers Publishers

Brown cloth with blind-stamped title on front board, and gilt lettering to spine. b&w frontis, list of b&w illustrations, foreword by Don C. Seitz.

George Conklin (1845-1924) was a lion tamer and elephant trainer who served as the Superintendent of Animals for the Barnum & Bailey Circus while it was abroad.


I. Breaking Ground;
II. I Become a Lion Trainer;
III. In Winter Quarters;
IV. Wanderings by River, Land, and Sea;
V. The Elophant People;
VI. Followers, Freeaks, and Fakers;
VII. Escapes, Recaptures, and Monkey Tricks;
VIII. Some Incidents by the Way;
IX. "Hey! Rube!" and the Clown;
X. Great Britain and the Continent;
XI. Barnum - Bailey - Cole;
XII. L'Envoie.

Condition: Good condition. Foxing and age staining. (Click on image above for close-up of title page).

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