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The Big Top: Greatest Show on Earth

MCME

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The Big Top: Greatest Show on Earth
The Big Top: Greatest Show on Earth
The Big Top: Greatest Show on Earth
The Big Top: Greatest Show on Earth
The Big Top: Greatest Show on Earth
The Big Top: Greatest Show on Earth
The Big Top: Greatest Show on Earth
The Big Top: Greatest Show on Earth

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Very Good; light foxing to page tops
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
7.75" L x 4.75" W x 1" H
Color/Finish:
yellow

Why We Love This

The Big Top: My 40 years with the Greatest Show on Earth by Fred Bradna, Hartzell Spence. New York Simon Schuster, 1952. Hardcover in unclipped jacket under Mylar. Third Printing. 333 pp. With 16 pages of black-and-white photos of circus acts and history. Bradna was a longtime performer and Ringmaster for Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth. His memoir tells behind-the-tent stories of famous circus personalities.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."