is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of
001cir: 1981 Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey program. 65 Beautifully illustrated page souvenir program.
11x13 in. $40
002cir: 1853 Bearded Lady Print. Uncolored antique engraved print of bearded lady. Includes text from Gleason's. 11-1/2x16 in. $30
003cir: 1873 Circus Coming to Town. Beautifully hand colored antique engraving from Harper's, showing the townspeople coming out to greet the Circus. 11x16 in. $50
006cir: 1883 Barnum's Circus Elephants. Shows the great beast performing its many feats in the Circus. Hand colored antique engraving from Harper's. 11x16 in. $50
009cir: 1921 Circus Print. Lithographed color cover of American Boy magazine, showing circus scenes.
11x16 in. $30
010cir: 1904 Circus Print by A.B. Frost. Scene from a circus parade. Hand colored
10-1/2x15 in. $50
011cir: 1901 Circus Rehearsals. Scarce photo-engravings of open-air circus rehearsals prior to the dress parade. Seven black & white half-tones on one page. Leslie's. 11x16 in. $30
013cir: 1967 coloring book titled "The Story of the Circus." It was published in 1967 by the Circus World Museum of Baraboo, Wisconsin. The book is in perfect condition and has never been used. A box of unused crayons is attacted to the front cover.
size: 9x11 in. $30
014cir: C.1900 Rare Original Circus Poster for The Greater Norris & Rowe Circus for the First Decade of the Twentieth Century, which was operated out of California. This poster advertises a Los Angeles performance which was held at 11th & Flower. Some of the slogans were: "Big Moral Shows," and "World's Greatest Animal Trainers." "Broadside - Printed on both sides and in very good condition.
10 x 27-1/25 in. $250
1909 Hand colored half-tone titled, "The Path of Glory," drawn by G.P. Hoskins and featured in Harper's Weekly. Image shows a teenage boy gazing up at a billboard painted on the side of a building which shows an acrobat leaping from his horse, as if by magic!
16 x 11 in. $40
1898 Hand colored half-tone featured in The Illustrated London News titled, "A Remarkable Circus Feat: Corradini's Rapid Descent
16 x 11-1/2 in. $40
1894 Hand colored half-tones featured in Leslie's Weekly titled, "Our Instantaneous Photographer At the Circus -- Features Of A Special Performance Arranged For Leslie's Weekly." Copyright by Arkell Weekly Company. Five assorted images showing
various Circus stunts.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50
1889 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "A Day With A Big Circus." Drawn by J. Durkin. Five Circus and spectator activities are shown.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $80
1853 Double-page hand colored wood engraving featured in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. Left top page shows the View od the American Museum, Broadway, New York and bottom image shows the Interior View of the First Grand Hall of the Museum. Bottom right engraving shows the Interior View of the Lecture Room of the American Museum, New York. Text surrounds images.
23 x 15-1/2 in. $70
P.T. Barnum of the Great American Show. Charming portrait of this showman, politician, and businessman. Sepia toned, chromolithograph.
9 x 13 in. $75
1973 Wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing in top engraving, "A Night In A Circus -- The Dressing-Room -- The Finishing Touch." Bottom engraving shows, "A Night In A Circus -- The Dressing Room -- Trying To Keep Warm." Both engravings done from a
Sketch by Jos. Becker.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40
1873 Wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "A Night In A Circus -- The Dressing-Room." From a Sketch by
15-1/2 x 11 in. $50
1892 Wood engraving featured in Scientific American showing four images of one of the magical happenings at the Eden Musee where it appears that a live woman will be cremated. Title of text that the engravings illustrate is, "A Weird Spectacle."
Read all about it.
16 x 11 in. $30
1891 Wood engraving with text featured in Scientific American showing in top engravings The Egg and Hat Trick on lefthand side and the slight of the hand trick using an animated
mouse on right.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $20
1893 Wood engravings with text featured in Scientific American showing various instruments of magic, including the
15-1/2 x 11 in. $20
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