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Struggles and Triumphs; or Forty Years' Recollections of P.T. Barnum
Author's edition, revised, enlarged, newly illustrated and written up to May, 1882. 8vo. Original black blind-stamped cloth with gilt-stamped spine. Buffalo, The Courier Company. P.T. Barnum, a celebrated American showman and businessman, is best remembered as the founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. This book includes reminiscences of early business endeavours and his personal life as well as details of several trips to Europe and many trips around America with his 'museum' of freaks, which included General Tom Thumb and the baby elephant Jumbo. Author's presentation inscription on the front free endpaper to Mr C E Moore 'with New Year's greetings'dated Jan. 1st 1883. Covers rubbed, the gilt dull, hinges cracked. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
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