Chapman and Hall, 1890, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
HUGUES LE ROUX and JULES GARNIER. Acrobats and Mountebanks, London: Chapman and Hall, 1890. Tall octavo, English edition of a French title, pp. xii, 336, lavender cloth boards half-bound in lavender morocco with gilt lettering and panels to the spine, five raised bands, extensive illustration. Wide-ranging circus history covering equestrians, trainers, tamers, gymnasts, clowns, organizers and others who played a role in delivering the magic of the 19th-century circus. See Toole-Stott p. 49. Condition of this book: Boards worn at extremities, no foxing, age toning throughout, overall very good and sound. This is the first UK edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; 19th century; Theatre & Plays. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54211.