California's Pioneer Circus Memoirs and Personal Correspondence Relative to the Cirus Business through the Gold Country in the 50's

By: Rowe, Joseph Andrew (edited by Albert Dressler)

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Book Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This edition is limited to 1250 copies, this being # 597. The book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The covers have several spots of ground-in dirt . The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The endpapers have some light generalized toning. There are several spots of foxing / toning to the edges of the text pages. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "Joseph Andrew Rowe (1819—November 5, 1887) was an American equestrian and manager of circus companies. In 1849 he brought the first circus entertainment to West Coast of the United States, in San Francisco. Rowe, born in North Carolina, joined a circus at age 10 in 1829, and worked as a child performer. He became an independent performer in his circus activities by 1837, and toured the West Indies, Central America, and South America."

Title: California's Pioneer Circus Memoirs and Personal Correspondence Relative to the Cirus Business through the Gold Country in the 50's

Author Name: Rowe, Joseph Andrew (edited by Albert Dressler)

Categories: Californiana,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, H. S. Crocker Co. , Inc.: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: A36565

Keywords: Californiana Joseph Andrew Rowe Albert Dressler Circuses California History Equestrians Californiana,