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The Great Farini

Peacock, Shane

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ISBN 10: 0670863203 / ISBN 13: 9780670863204
Published by Penguin Books, Toronto, 1995
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Homeward Bound Books (Campbellcroft, ON, Canada)

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457 p. 23 cm. Corners bumped and have light wear. No internal marks. Pages clean and bright. Dustjacket has minor edge wear and is lightly rubbed. Corner crease to front flap. B&W Photographs The story of William Hunt, aka "The Great Farini", a Canadian showman and inventor, Farini is mainly known for his high-wire feats across the Niagara River but was also a promoter who showcased "freaks" and a human cannonball act, amongst others. As in innovator, he designed folding theatre seats, modern style parachutes, and more. A truly unique Canadian character. Will deliver if purchased in Port Hope / Cobourg area. Bookseller Inventory # 486

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Title: The Great Farini

Publisher: Penguin Books, Toronto

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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