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Monster Midway (first edition in dust jacket) An Uninhibited Look at the Glittering World of the Carny

Gresham, William Lindsay

Published by Rinehart, New York, 1953
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition. Hardcover in black cloth with spine lettered in silver. Patterned endpapers. 307 pp. plus bibliography. A tight, general fine example, silver stamping bright; with embrowning to the pages as is consistant with every copy of this book we have encountered. In very good dust jacket with moderate wear at the extremities. Iconic work on American carnivals of the mid-20th century and the characters who peopled them. The carny world was a special interest of Gresham who contibuted many articles on the subject for magazines such as Collier's , Life, Esquire and True. His earlier book, "Nightmare Alley", was a novel dealing with the sleazy underbelly of the carnival world. Bookseller Inventory # E16519

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Title: Monster Midway (first edition in dust jacket...

Publisher: Rinehart, New York

Publication Date: 1953

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Edition: First edition.

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