New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1928. 1st. Hardcover. 8vo. 305 pp. 32 photo-illustrated plates. Green cloth in cream dustjacket with photo-reproduction of three lions on front cover. Near fine (minor wear to extremities; small dampstain inside front cover) in very good dustjacket (chips & short closed tears; wear to extremities; foxing). Item #15338
A surprisingly uncommon & entertaining autobiography by the man who has been called the Barnum of Britain. "Judged by the magnitude and multitude of his enterprises, he may well claim the title, for he has been a pioneer of modern entertainment as well as a practioneer of older forms." - Foreword.