First printing (stated). INSCRIBED ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER "TO __________, WITH WISHES--ONLY THE BEST/ ENTERTAININGLY/ EDO" and dated on publication date 4/20/83. Hardcover, 477 pps. plus afterword. Memoirs of the author's decades as a high level U.S. government auditor which began under FDR and stretched into the opening months of the Reagan Administration. Scion of the Brooklyn family who were major players in the amusement industry in Coney Island (his maternal grandfather was Peter A. Tilyou whose famous smiling-face logo was emblematic of the area for decades), his Washington memoirs are related with an eye toward entertainment values. Fine in lightly edgeworn dust jacket. Laid in are two promotional pieces: the first is a single sheet issued by the Coney Island Chamber of Commerce and Charles Scribner's bookstores of review blurbs about the book; the second is a copy of a letter to the author from Douglas MacArthur thanking him for sending a copy an earlier book. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Washington Sideshow: Pursuit of Pleasure in ...
Publisher: Marshall, Jones
Publication Date: 1983
Book Description Marshall Jones Company. Condition: Good. Signed Copy . Good dust jacket. Signed/Inscribed by author on front pastedown. Seller Inventory # Z00B-00407
Book Description Marshall Jones Company. Condition: Fair. Signed Copy . Acceptable dust jacket. Signed/Inscribed by author on front endpage. Seller Inventory # X06F-00667
Book Description Marshall Jones Company, Francestown, NH, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 16 Photos & Illus. (illustrator). First Edition. (full book description) Marshall Jones Company, Francestown, NH, 1983. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Fine/Fine, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=5.5"x8", 447pgs. 16 Photos & Illus. Clean, tight & bright. NO ink names, bookplates, DJ tears etc. Price unclipped. ISBN 0833801877 SCARCE!! 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Seller Inventory # CONROY103892I
Book Description Marshall Jones Company Pub. (1983) 1st ptg, Francestown, NH, 1983. HC. B&W illustrations (illustrator). 449pp ISBN 0833801877 In the course of McCullough's activities while in travel or working in the District of Columbia, he records many exciting and interesting sideshows, such as: attempted presidential assasinations, shooting in the Halls of Congress, White House weddings, 10 inaugural balls held simultaneously, and three-ring circuses in the judiciary, representative, and executive branches. good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover). Seller Inventory # 039180