Circus Day.

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1931].

Price: $150.00

About the item

Frontispiece and numerous illustrations from photographs. 8vo. Inscribed. Original orange cloth. Binding soiled, some light soiling of a few pages, else a very good copy.

Item #20512

Inscribed on the free endpaper “Four Circus Guys are better any day than Four Hawaiians–So step Closah-h-h Friends! This book is inscribed by Courtney Ryley Cooper (world's imfamous clown and worse writer) to Eddie Nemo (world's infamouser laugh eradicator) thence to Leonard Traube (late, very late, of the Great European Circursions) and finally to the only good guy in andon the lot=Joe Cook. Rain and Shine, Boys! Two (count 'em) Two performances daily, so Hold yo' Hosses, the Elephants are Coming-g-g! ” Captain Dutch Ricardo, Alfredo Codona, the Wallenda family, Lillian Leitzel among other circus names are quoted, described and in some case biographical information supplied.