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Originally written in 1869 and brought up to 1888. Clean brown cloth that has the gilt title on spine. Portrait frontispiece. Engraved illustrations. Spine ends & front corners are lightly rubbed. Small cloth tear by spine tail. Business; Engraved illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 357 pages. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: LIFE OF P.T. BARNUM WRITTEN BY HIMSELF, ...
Casa editrice: The Courier Co.
Data di pubblicazione: 1888
Condizione libro: Very Good
Descrizione libro The Courier Company Printers, Buffalo, NY, 1888. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. No Jacket. Cloth on top and bottom of backstrip is ripped and frayed. Spine is slightly cocked. Previous owner's name in pen on endpaper. Some foxing. One inch rip on one page. Codice libro della libreria 005391
Descrizione libro The Courier Company, 1888. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. No Jacket. This is the original 1888 edition and not the modern reprint. Original tan cloth binding is age-dulled and showing wear to the extremities. Text/illus pages are tight and clean with no marks, no name of previous owner. Codice libro della libreria HOD10-540Z
Descrizione libro Courier Company, Buffalo, NY, 1888. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. No Jacket. First Edition.. Blind stamped brown cloth bds., spine has multiple tears in the exterior hinges, & is missing cloth in some of those area, only part of gilt title is legible, rear inner hinge is exposed, yellow endpapers, several parts of the books are loose from the binding, including illustrations, which are present but no longer connected, 357 pp, (MC) THIS BOOK MUST BE SENT VIA PRIORITY, INSURED MAIL, IN A FLAT RATE ENVELOPE WHICH WILL COST $8.70 FOR SHIPPING WITHIN THE U.S., & MORE OUTSIDE OF THE U.S. Book. Codice libro della libreria 7194
Descrizione libro The Courier Co., 1888. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. No Jacket. SIGNED by BARNUM!! Very Nice Copy! 1888. The Courier Co. Revised and Expanded Edition. Signed on Presentation sheet; a general dictation to the editor of a local newspaper: Bridgeport, Conn., March, 1888. There are some light pencil notations from previous book dealer, but no other marks or writings, pages with very little foxing, binding sound. Front cover has a small nick to lower bottom, light shelf wear and light wear to spine ends and corners. Please see our feedback! More images upon request! Z1 (This came from a private collection where the owner himself had been in the circus and collected well over 20 1st editions of P.T. Barnum's works). Signed by Author(s). Codice libro della libreria 004293
Descrizione libro The Courier Company, printers, Buffalo, (NY), 1888. 12mo. xii, (2), -357 pp. Illustrated, frontispiece portrait, plates. Original rust cloth, gilt title on spine; front hinge cracked, fore-edge of frontispiece a little frayed, else very good. First edition thus (as brought up to 1888; Life first appeared in 1854). Printed leaf of presentation, signed by the author, tipped-in ahead of front endpaper. Barnum, "the great American showman, was himself the greatest of his shows, and knew it ? he published his Life as part of his prolific advertising. It was often revised, reprinted, and continued to date. It is generally accurate in matters of fact, and can be checked from date to date in the daily press" (DAB). Codice libro della libreria 45912