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Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women. A History of Unique, Eccentric, & Amazing Entertainers


Published by New York Villard 1987, 1987
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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Third printing. Written by one of the worldÕs most adept sleight-of-hand artists, this collection of incredible characters includes such marvels as ÔToby, Pig of KnowledgeÕ, ÔArthur Lloyd, The Human Card IndexÕ, and ÔHans Rohrl, The Living Fire HydrantÕ. A fascinating study of the seemingly inexhaustible human need for intriguing amazement, and exotic, outrageous distraction. Wonderfully illustrated with posters, playbills, and portraits, many in full color. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a few minute edge tears. Bookseller Inventory # 12236E

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Title: Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women. A History of...

Publisher: New York Villard 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Staff: James Pepper, Rebecca Traver, Deborah Sanford. Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America

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TERMS: Our Telephone Number is 805-963-1025. Our address is James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., 3463 State Street, Suite 271, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Our email address is We have an answering machine for telephone messages outside of business hours. California residents must add state sales tax

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