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Groote Amerikaansche Circus

MYERS, James Washington. (1873.)

£350.00 

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Eigenaar en directeur J.W. Myers.Woodcut illustrations. Small 4to. Later cloth backed printed boards. 6, [2]pp. Hamburg, J. F. Richter,

Printed in Hamburg, this pamphlet promotes the European residence of Myers' American Circus. The text recounts their eighteen month tour of the UK and Ireland in 1867-8 and subsequent appearances in France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and Germany. It also includes a list of the performers (men, women and clowns) and administrators involved with the circus.The illustrations feature performing monkeys, clowns, acrobats, equestrians and concludes with two full page illustrations of "Wondrous Performing Lions" and "The Marvellous Performing Elephants".

Stock Code: 210790