Clowning Through.

FOSTER Frank.; BOSWORTH Willan G. (1937.)


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Illustrations by Clifford Hall. First edition. 8vo. Original yellow cloth. London, Heath Cranton Ltd.

With a foreword by Lady Eleanor Smith. An excellent copy with only slight wear and fading of the cloth, two corners bumped. Browning of half-title page.The front paste-down has a striking watercolour and ink sketch of four clowns by Clifford Hall, the book's illustrator, and the note 'Just a sketch for Fred with best wishes from Clifford Hall, 1939'. The title page verso includes a pasted-in photograph of Clifford Hall and a small label. Fred Boston, a circus clown himself, is one of the men described in this book, with a portrait by Clifford Hall in black and white facing page 143. An earlier inscription on the front free endpaper reads 'Wishing you a very happy Xmas and all good luck in 1938 from Harry'.

Stock Code: 131237

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