Barnum and Bailey Tour of 1897


 The Tour of 1897: A Daily Record of the Triumphs of The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. Showing the Towns Visited, Business Done, State of the Weather, and Such Incidents as are of General Interest, with an official list of the Barnum & Bailey Company (Cover title): Barnum and Bailey Tour of 1897
BAILEY, James A., authorized by

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
(Merchantville, NJ, U.S.A.)

Price: $1750

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Book Description: (Buffalo NY) (Published by Harvey L. Watkins / Courier Company) 1897., 1897. First and only edition. A “shape book”: string tied in elephant head-shaped wrappers. 123pp, 88pp ads, (2pp index). Small chip, and slight erosion on the front wrapper, tiny and insignificant stain on the very edge of a couple of pages, a very good or better copy of a very fragile book. Wonderful tour book of the circus’ circuit in 1897 with portraits of some of the acts, executives, personnel, etc., and with extensive statistics. Rare. Not in OCLC. First edition. Bookseller Inventory # 65031


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