Les Jeux du Cirque et la Vie Foraine

Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit Et Cie. (1889). 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to. 250pp. Hundreds of in-text color illustrations by Jules Garnier. Pictorial grey-brown cloth with gilt lettering & illustration; AEG. Color design of bare-back rider on two horses to front board. A very good copy (light rubbing & soiling to boards; some wear to extremities; minor foxing; decorative owner bookplate). Item #16830

A charmingly illustrated reference for nineteenth century French circus with its' acrobats & entertainers, animals, social laws, customs, culture, and much more.

Price: $250.00

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