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Hold Yer Hosses! (Inscribed copy in original dust jacket with promotional material laid in)

Sherwood, Bob

Published by Macmillan, New York, 1932
Condition: fine Hardcover
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First edition. Light tan cloth lettered in red and decorated in black. INSCRIBED ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: "For____/ in the fond hope he may enjoyreading this second partial record of my happy past/ Uncle Bob Sherwood/ Last of Barnum's Clowns/ New York City Feby 5, 1943" 361 pp. Illustrated with photographic plates. Laid in are four promtional pieces from Sherwood: a facsimile signed photo in clown costume, a facsimile signed photo in business suit, a photo of Sherwood shaking hands with Henry Ford, and a reproduction of an 1880 Barnum advertisment featuring Sherwood. Memoirs of famed circus clown Bob Sherwood (1864-1946) worked in American circuses in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, most famously with Barnum. In later years he advertised himself as the last surviving Barnum clown. Fine, tight example, touch of darkening to the gutters. In the original vintage dust jacket with chips to the head of the spine and upper edge of the front panel. Bookseller Inventory # E9663

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Title: Hold Yer Hosses! (Inscribed copy in original...

Publisher: Macmillan, New York

Publication Date: 1932

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fine

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition

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