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The Ringlings Wizards of the Circus (SIGNED AND INSCRIBED By Emmett Kelly )

The Ringlings Wizards of the Circus (SIGNED AND INSCRIBED By Emmett Kelly )

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The Ringlings Wizards of the Circus (SIGNED AND INSCRIBED By Emmett Kelly )

by Harlow, Alvin P

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  • Near Fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
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About This Item

New York: Julian Messner, 1951. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by America's clown Emmett Kelly at half-title page -" With Best Wishes to Sarah From Emmett Kelly 1952". Kelly joined the Ringling Brothers Circus in 1942 and remained with them until 1956. 1952 was also the year Kelly appeared in the Oscar winner for Best Picture "The Greatest Show on Earth.". At his death in 1979 he was the world's most famous clown. Near Fine, top edge evenly soiled, in a Very Good dust jacket, spine sunned, small chips at spine ends and corners. This title SCARCE SIGNED by Emmett Kelly.. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
009643
Title
The Ringlings Wizards of the Circus (SIGNED AND INSCRIBED By Emmett Kelly )
Author
Harlow, Alvin P
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Julian Messner
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1951
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Non-Fiction; Americana; The Theatre;

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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight...
Soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.

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