4to. 339p. Printed wraps. Uncorrected Proof. Illustrated title page. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs, announcements and drawings. A history of the most famous and successful circus and side show performers in the world. Includes chapters such as Porcine Prophets and Pig-Faced Ladies, Max Malini: The Last of the Mountebanks, Datas: The Man Who Knew Too Much, and Enterology: Getting into Boxes, Bottles, and Trouble with Seamus Burke and Others. Wraps with light wear along edges, some creasing at bottom right corner of wraps and first few pages. Wraps in overall good-, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 22186
Synopsis: A popular magician offers a guide to the most exotic entertainers in the history of showbusiness--from the amazing feats of handicapped individuals to the unusual talents of trained animals
About the Author: Ricky Jay is the author of Cards as Weapons and has appeared both on television and in movies. He has worked with Joseph Papp, Francis Ford Coppola, and David Mamet. He is currently writing a book about great wagers through history.
Title: Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women
Publisher: Villard Books
Publication Date: 1986
Book Condition: g- to vg
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Villard, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020394537505
Book Description Villard, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Seller Inventory # P010394537505
Book Description Villard, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110394537505
Book Description Villard, 1986. Condition: UsedAcceptable. book. Seller Inventory # M0394537505_4
Book Description Villard, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0394537505