BED OF NAILS: THE STORY OF THE AMAZING BLONDINI

Thomas, Gordon (Presenter)

Published by Allan Wingate, 1955
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Biography of the performer who chewed up razor blades and electric light bulbs, thread needles through his flesh, and lie on a bed of nails with strong men jumping on his chest. Blondini was the son of The Mighty Atom (Joseph Greenstein), a world-famous strongman. 1.5" chip missing from bottom of dust jacket spine. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: BED OF NAILS: THE STORY OF THE AMAZING ...
Publisher: Allan Wingate
Publication Date: 1955
Binding: HARDCOVER
Book Condition: Good Plus/Fair
Edition: First Edition.

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Book Description Allan Wingate, 1955. Condition: Good. 1955. 206 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth boards. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Seller Inventory # 1529499356LMA

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Book Description Allan Wingate, 1955. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. Previous owners inscriptions: Yes, in pencil. Book Condition: Good. Jacket condition: Good/reading. A piece missing from top of spine. Published: 1955 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 206. Description: Biographical account of a the Amazing Blondini whose strange profession was to chew up razor blades and electric lightbulbs, thread needles through his flesh and lie on a bed of nails with strong men jumping on his chest. ". Seller Inventory # 000648

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Published by Allan Wingate (1955)
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Book Description Allan Wingate, 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First Edition in Very good condition. Dust jacket is shelf worn but now enclosed in a protective wrapper and has been price clipped overall excellent condition. No Inscriptions and not an ex llibrary. Seller Inventory # 000610

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Book Description The O Brien Press, Dublin, 1981. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Pp. 238. Seller Inventory # AB1247

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Blondini;Thomas, Gordon
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ISBN 10: 0862780063 ISBN 13: 9780862780067
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Book Description O'Brien Press, Dublin, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. The story of Michael Costello (the amazing Blondini) a life in the great tradition of the travelling showman. Seller Inventory # 037261

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Gordon Thomas (presented by); Mike Blondini
Published by Allan Wingate, London, England. (1955)
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Book Description Allan Wingate, London, England., 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. No prev. owner's name. 206pp. B&W photos (fire-eating, sword swallowing, etc). The life story of a man whose strange profession it is to chew up razor blades and electric light bulbs, thread needles through his flesh and lie on a bed of nails with strong men jumping on his chest. One of the most reckless and versatile artists ever to work in the open-air show business: Mike Blondini. Small chip from lower edge of front panel of D/J at spine edge. [The Amazing Blondini. Mike Blondini. Sword Swallower. Fire Eater. Open Air Show Business. Entertainers. Travelling Showman]. Seller Inventory # 005614

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Book Description Allan Wingate, 1955, 1955. First Edition. A fine copy in a vg+ d.w., shallow chipping spine ends and corners. Seller Inventory # 25685

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Published by Allan Wingate, London (1955)
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Book Description Allan Wingate, London, 1955. In 16°; tela edit. con sovracop. illustrata a colori (uno strappetto); pp. 206; con 10 illustrazioni su tavv. f.t. L'incredibile Michael Blondini, mangia fuoco, ingoia spade, sopporta esercizi di schiacciamento anche su un letto di chiodi. Prima edizione. Ottimo. Seller Inventory # b5a0cc520a8c6251197e0e3b3db2c5bd

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