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