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OUR AMATEUR CIRCUS OR A NEW YORK SEASON. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH. SOCIETY. by  H. W McVICKAR - Hardcover - 1892 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004585)

OUR AMATEUR CIRCUS OR A NEW YORK SEASON. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH. SOCIETY.

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OUR AMATEUR CIRCUS OR A NEW YORK SEASON. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH. SOCIETY.

by McVICKAR, H. W

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  • Hardcover
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New York: Harper, 1892. Oblong small 4to, black moiré silk binding with bold gilt lettering and caricature of a face. Neatly rebacked in compatible black cloth; inner hinges strengthened; very minor edge chipping. A more than presentable copy. Pictorial title, half title, introductory page and "20 pages of social circus performances!". With twenty pages, including some double page, in brilliant chromolithography satirizing contemporary upper class society presented as circus performers. Captioned tissue guards. . Silk Over Boards. Near Fine. Illus. by H.W. McVickar. Oblong Small 4to.

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Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004585
Title
OUR AMATEUR CIRCUS OR A NEW YORK SEASON. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH. SOCIETY.
Author
McVICKAR, H. W
Illustrator
H.W. McVickar
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1892
Keywords
American Caricature, Caricature, Satire, American Social Satire, Society, New York, New York Society, Choromolithograph
Size
Oblong Small 4to

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...[more]
rebacked
having had the material covering the spine replaced. ...[more]

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