Chicago: Temple Litho. Poster. Offset lithograph. Page measures 26.5" x 40.5". Circus poster from the 1920s with lively elephants. The Haag Brothers were circus organizers in the Midwest during the first decades of the 20th century. Their "Haag Railroad Show" ran from 1894 to 1938. Repairs to edges but otherwise bright and clean.
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London: Sherwood, Jones, 1824. Including Anecdotes of Various Eminently Distinguished Characters...Accompanied by an Analysis of the Life of the Late Philip Astley,... with many of his Managerial Peculiarities; also A History of the Royal Circus...Likewise Scarce Theatrical Advertisements, from Garrick's First Attempt in Goodman's Fields...to which will be added The Origin of Poetry, &c. Frontispiece portrait and fold-out publicity plate (mended on the verso. 8vo, old calf backed marbled boards. London: Sherwood, Jones, 1824. First Edition. Jacob Decastro, b. 1758.....
New York: Ringling Brothers, 1988. Introduction by Kenneth Feld.Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Square 4to, white cloth with colored pictorial label, d.w. New York: Barnum & Bailey, (1988). First Edition. Celebrating the life and career of the famous animal tamer on the occasion of his farewell tour with Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus. Presentation copy, signed by Williams on the title page.
St. Louis: Sun, 1883. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings and fine chromo-lithographic plates. 608 pages, fly-leaf repaired, thick 8vo, pictorial blue cloth, rubbed (inner hinges strengthened). St. Louis: Sun Publishing, 1883. New and Revised Edition. Very Good. Presentation by the author on the fly leaf.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1859. Extra illustrated with 45 copper engraved portraits and scenes, 3 in color, 2 folding and numerous woodcut illustrations throughout the text. 506 pages + 1 page of advertisements. Thick 8vo, full polished calf, hinges reinforced, red and green spine labels, ornately gilt spine (slightly dry), a.e.g. London: Chapman & Hall, 1859. First Edition. Very Good.