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121930
FROST, Thomas.

Circus Life and Circus Celebrities.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Tinsley Brothers, 1875

Stock Code: 121930

£750
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First edition. A scarce book of circus literature, covering the history of the circus in England alongside giving enthusiastic accounts of notable Victorian circuses. Thomas Frost was a radical writer and a Chartist, alongside publishing works on showmen and magic.

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Description

Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt with giltstamped motif, black panels to covers enclosing black and gilt centrepiece to front cover, edges untrimmed.

Condition

Slightly rolled, spine faded and bumped at head and foot, very slight marking to covers, blindstamped ownership mark to title page, light foxing to initial and final leaves, a few very minor pencilled marks, discolouration to page 224-5 from where a newspaper fragment had been inserted. Overall a very good copy.

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