A Zoo on Wheels: Bostock and Wombwell's Menagerie
by Dr JL Middlemiss
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ISBN Number: 1870253108
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Dalebrook Publications

It is the history of the Bostock and Wombwell travelling show until its demise in 1931. Chapters include:-
1. The Bostocks
2. The Wombwells (including Family Trees)
3. The Inmates of the Menagerie
4. Build Up
5. The Band and Show Fronts
6. Lion Tamers
7. The Engines
8. The Performance and Exhibition
9. Routes
10. The Final Performance
11. End of the Show

Illustrated with numerous (82) black & white plates of the show, people, animals, vehicles etc.

Condition: Very good. Previous owners name written on corner of first page inside cover. Some creasing of back cover and spine. (Click on photo above for close-up of the book being sold).

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