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The Life of P. T. Barnum, Written by Himself
The Life of P. T. Barnum, Written by Himself
By University of Illinois Press
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ean: 9780252069024, isbn: 0252069021,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
An autobiography of Phineas T Barnum that immortalizes the showman who hoodwinked customers into paying to hear the reminiscences of a woman presented as George Washington's 161-year-old nurse, the impresario who brought Jenny Lind to America and tou...


Grand Entre: The Birth of the Greatest Show on Earth, 1870-1875 (Studies in Judaica and the Holocaust,)
Grand Entre: The Birth of the Greatest Show on Earth, 1870-1875 (Studies in Judaica and the Holocaust,)
By Borgo Press
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ean: 9780809513093, isbn: 0809513099,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Covering the years 1870-75, this history celebrates the introduction of P. T. Barnum into circus proprietorship, an episode that connected his name and legend with this American institution for all time. By the middle of this decade, Barnum had becom...


From Rags to Ricketts and Other Essays on Circus History
From Rags to Ricketts and Other Essays on Circus History
By Borgo Press
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ean: 9781434444288, isbn: 1434444287,

William L. Slout, circus historian par excellence, here provides six essays on the development of the American circus. "From Rags to Ricketts: The Roots of Circus in Early Gotham" looks at the beginnings of circus entertainment in old New York City d...


Wall Art Made Easy: Ready to Frame Vintage Fairy Prints: 30 Beautiful Illustrations to Transform Your Home
Wall Art Made Easy: Ready to Frame Vintage Fairy Prints: 30 Beautiful Illustrations to Transform Your Home
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ean: 9781973718802, isbn: 1973718804,

Wall Art Made Easy: Ready to Frame Vintage Fairy Prints features thirty beautiful illustrations from various children’s books. These full color delightful fairy images have been illustrated by Arthur Rackham, Warwick Goble, Edmund Dulac among other...


Flying Trapeze Logbook
Flying Trapeze Logbook
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781497570498, isbn: 1497570492,

Flying Trapeze has exploded in popularity as a recreational activity in recent years with over 200 schools, clubs and resorts now open on six continents. As you progress within the sport, you'll probably find it rewarding to note down your achieveme...


Clowns for Beginners
Clowns for Beginners
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ean: 9780863161995, isbn: 0863161995,

Explores the history of clowns and clowning from early sacred origins to the Marx Brothers...


Clown Act Omnibus: A Complete Guide To The Art Of Clowning
Clown Act Omnibus: A Complete Guide To The Art Of Clowning
By Morris
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mpn: RB23, ean: 9780916260415, isbn: 0916260410,



Memoirs of a Sword Swallower
Memoirs of a Sword Swallower
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mpn: 9780965046954, ean: 9780965046954, isbn: 0965046958,

Memoirs of a Sword Swallower is Daniel P. Mannix's autobiography as a sword-swallower with a traveling sideshow, illustrated with photos from the 30s and 40s taken by the author. An example of Classic Americana, this book offers a portrayal of a vani...


Travels with a Mexican Circus
Travels with a Mexican Circus
By imusti
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ean: 9781408853610, isbn: 1408853612,

Katie Hickman went to Mexico looking for magic. She found it in the circus – Big Top, clowns, elephants and all – where cheap, torn materials and tarnished sequins are transformed into nights of glittering illusion. Gradually adjusting to the har...


Homemade Academic Circus: Idiosyncratically Embodied Explorations Into Artistic Research And Circus Performance
Homemade Academic Circus: Idiosyncratically Embodied Explorations Into Artistic Research And Circus Performance
By Iff Books
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ean: 9781782799030, isbn: 1782799036,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
This book takes its starting point in a rare experiment, that of an academic researcher attempting to learn to do circus. What happens to the knowledge of the performance theoretician when physically engaging with the circus arts? One of the (im)mate...


Finding Your Funny Bone! The Actor's Guide to Physical Comedy And Characters
Finding Your Funny Bone! The Actor's Guide to Physical Comedy And Characters
By Brand: Smith Kraus
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ean: 9781575254494, isbn: 1575254492,

BECOME A MORE POWERFUL, ENERGIZED, AND SPONTANEOUS PERFORMER!Finding Your Funny Bone! The Actors Guide to Physical Comedy and Characters is a wonderful new how-to approach to creating physical comedy and finding the creative comic within you. Written...


If You Are a Juggler...
If You Are a Juggler...
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ean: 9781979653404, isbn: 1979653402,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Alexander Kiss wrote, "If You are a Juggler" in the USSR in 1970. Now that it finally has been translated into English, we can all learn from this Russian circus icon and master juggler. In 1969 Alexander won the Rastelli Award, given to the top jugg...


Modoc - The True Story Of The Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived
Modoc - The True Story Of The Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived
By Harper-collins Publishers
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ean: 9780965846080, isbn: 0965846083,

Will be shipped from US. Brand new copy....


San Diego Clown Conspiracy: Clowning Manual
San Diego Clown Conspiracy: Clowning Manual
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ean: 9781503117617, isbn: 1503117618,

Have you wanted to be a clown, to wear big shoes and funny colored clothing, to make children of all ages smile; but just did not know how to get started? Tango aka Leah Estrin and LoMax aka Ed Estrin have compiled the basic information needed by asp...


Secrets of the Sideshows
Secrets of the Sideshows
By Brand: The University Press of Kentucky
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mpn: 178 photographs, ean: 9780813191959, isbn: 0813191955,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
The carnival sideshows of the past have left behind a fascinating legacy of mystery and intrigue. The secrets behind such daring feats as fire-eating and sword swallowing and bizarre exhibitions of human oddities as "Alligator Boys" and "Gorilla Girl...


Women of Illusion: A Circus Family's History
Women of Illusion: A Circus Family's History
By St Martins Pr
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ean: 9780312177188, isbn: 0312177186,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
A behind-the-scenes look at life in the circus offers compelling truths and unique insights about a performing family that copes with constant self-recreations, constant wandering, and the looming threat of disaster....


Indian Circus
Indian Circus
By Chronicle Books
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ean: 9780811805315, isbn: 081180531X,

Mary Ellen Mark fell in love with the Indian circus in 1969, during her first trip to India. As she watched a huge hippopotamus walk around the ring with its mouth wide open, wearing a pink tutu, she was struck by the beauty and innocence of the show...


Father of the Modern Circus 'Billy Buttons': The Life & Times of Philip Astley
Father of the Modern Circus 'Billy Buttons': The Life & Times of Philip Astley
By Pen and Sword History
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ean: 9781526706874, isbn: 1526706873,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
The world of the circus has a long and colorful history but it was with a man named Philip Astley that the ‘modern’ circus was founded. It was 250 years ago, in April 1768, that Astley pegged out a circular ride on the banks of the river Thames a...


A Matter of Degree: The Hartford Circus Fire & The Mystery of Little Miss 1565
A Matter of Degree: The Hartford Circus Fire & The Mystery of Little Miss 1565
By Brand: Willow Brook Pr
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ean: 9781930601246, isbn: 1930601247,

A Matter of Degree is a true story and the definitive account of a renowned fire investigator and the nine-year mission of the heart that led to the discovery of arson and political conspiracy in the 1944 Ringling circus fire, an American tragedy equ...


The Big Tent: The Traveling Circus in Georgia, 1820-1930
The Big Tent: The Traveling Circus in Georgia, 1820-1930
By Brand: University of Georgia Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, black & whi, ean: 9780820344379, isbn: 0820344370,

For many people, the circus, with its clowns, exotic beasts, and other colorful iconography, is lighthearted entertainment. Yet for Greg Renoff and other scholars, the circus and its social context also provide a richly suggestive repository of chang...



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