1871 1st ed Acrobats & Mountebanks CIRCUS Le Roux PT Barnum Illustrate Clowns

Le ROUX, Hugues

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Hugues Le Roux’s ‘Acrobats and Mountebanks’ is an early history of circus life! In the 19th-century, circuses, fairs, and spectacle show entertainments were becoming popularized throughout Western Europe and the United States – shows that featured rare animals, clowns, ‘freaks’, and of course acrobats. Le Roux, along with illustrator Jules Garnier, published ‘Acrobats and Mountebanks’ which covers every aspect of 19th-century circus life. This work includes descriptions of P.T. Barnum, Francois Bidel, Jules Lemaitre, and even an account of clowns in Shakespeare’s works!

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1871 1st ed Acrobats & Mountebanks CIRCUS Le Roux PT Barnum Illustrate Clowns

 

Hugues Le Roux’s ‘Acrobats and Mountebanks’ is an early history of circus life! In the 19th-century, circuses, fairs, and spectacle show entertainments were becoming popularized throughout Western Europe and the United States – shows that featured rare animals, clowns, ‘freaks’, and of course acrobats. Le Roux, along with illustrator Jules Garnier, published ‘Acrobats and Mountebanks’ which covers every aspect of 19th-century circus life. This work includes descriptions of P.T. Barnum, Francois Bidel, Jules Lemaitre, and even an account of clowns in Shakespeare’s works!

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Le ROUX, Hugues

Acrobats and mountebanks

New York : Published by American News Co. ; Boston : N.E. News Co., 1871. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   336p

o   Illustrated with 233 figures

  • Language: English
  • Binding:
  • Size: ~9in X 7.5in (22.5cm x 19cm)

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6425

Categories

Americana, American History

European History

Other

Authors

Le ROUX, Hugues

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete