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Circus! An Investigation into What Makes the Sawdust Fly. by Alan Wykes - 1st Edition  - 1977 - from Bygone Books (SKU: 17853)

Circus! An Investigation into What Makes the Sawdust Fly.

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Circus! An Investigation into What Makes the Sawdust Fly.

by Alan Wykes

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0904041778
ISBN 13
9780904041774
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London: Jupiter Books, 1977. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1st edition (no additional printings), lg 8vo, mustard colored boards, 142 pages, b/w illustrations throughout, glossary, bibliography. Condition: NEAR FINE book / NEAR FINE jacket: like new. Wykes gives us a light-hearted history of the circus - the unusual and the little known beginning with the Roman circus, the medieval travelling show, Astley's in 18th century London, and of course Barnum and the Big Top and more - all accompanied by rare illustrations.

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Bookseller
Bygone Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
17853
Title
Circus! An Investigation into What Makes the Sawdust Fly.
Author
Alan Wykes
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0904041778
ISBN 13
9780904041774
Publisher
Jupiter Books
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1977
Keywords
CIRCUS, PERFORMING ARTS, P T BARNUM,
Bookseller catalogs
Performing Arts; Circus;

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