This item is being offered at our Cyber Monday Seven Minutes in Heaven Event. Our seven minute flash auction kicks off at 8:56am eastern time on November 30th and closes seven minutes after, at which point, one lucky bidder will own this amazing item. The auction is hosted in a private Facebook group, please contact us in advance if you would like to participate.
Offering Life of PT Barnum, copyright 1891, Edgewood Publishing Co. This is a scarce edition, it is a Prospectus Copy with fully intact pink bound-in notice of the same. The Publishers decorative red cloth binding is stamped in black and gilt, features a cameo portrait of Barnum, a stage and circus animals. Inside contains 181 pages of narrative, includes 32 wood engraving illustration plates including Tom Thumb, Jumbo, Grizzly Adams and the full promotional poster plus 8 front and back blank lined pages for names, addresses and binding style for interested purchasers. This would have served as a salesman’s dummy copy and for other selling and promotional purposes. Book is in overall good condition. Some binding loosening but still intact and readable. A necessary addition to any circus collection.