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The Ways of the Circus: Being the Memories and Adventures of George Conklin, Tamer of Lions

Root, Harvey W.

Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1921
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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xiv, b&w frontis, list of b&w illustrations, foreword by Don C. Seitz; I. Breaking Ground; II. I Become a Lion Trainer; III. In Winter Quarters; IV. Wanderings by River, Land, and Sea; V. The Elophant People; VI. Followers, Freeaks, and Fakers; VII. Escapes, Recaptures, and Monkey Tricks; VIII. Some Incidents by the Way; IX. "Hey! Rube!" and the Clown; X. Great Britain and the Continent; XI. Barnum - Bailey - Cole; XII. L'Envoie. "George Conklin (1845-1924) was a lion tamer and elephant trainer who served as the Superintendent of Animals for the Barnum & Bailey Circus while it was abroad." Lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with blind-stamped title on front board, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000095

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Title: The Ways of the Circus: Being the Memories ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1921

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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