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  • Feld, Kenneth.
    BARNUM'S KALEIDOSCAPE.

    Edition: First edition.

    Vienna, VA: Feld Entertainment Production, (1999). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A hardcover souvenir book, illustrated in full color throughout, with many doublepage spreads. SIGNED BY 4 PERFORMERS at their photographs: David Larible, Sylvia, Istvan, and Fanny (with the word "kiss"). The clown Larible was one of the star attractions of this production, which only lasted one season - from 1999-2000 - introducing the acts in lieu of a ringmaster. Although critics described it as "extraordinary' and Clive Barnes stated "This is the kind of show for which God invented the circus" the fact that it was produced in a tent with just one ring and a small audience, made it difficult to be profitable. Includes a list of…

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    Vienna, VA: Feld Entertainment Production, (1999). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A hardcover souvenir book, illustrated in full color throughout, with many doublepage spreads. SIGNED BY 4 PERFORMERS at their photographs: David Larible, Sylvia, Istvan, and Fanny (with the word "kiss"). The clown Larible was one of the star attractions of this production, which only lasted one season - from 1999-2000 - introducing the acts in lieu of a ringmaster. Although critics described it as "extraordinary' and Clive Barnes stated "This is the kind of show for which God invented the circus" the fact that it was produced in a tent with just one ring and a small audience, made it difficult to be profitable. Includes a list of all the players and several pages discussing how the production was created. Tall format, unpaginated. Final page is an ad for Diner's Club.

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    Condition: Near fine in illustrated gold boards with a red spine (a bit of rubbing to the covers)

    Book ID: 69780
    View cart More details Price: $25.00
  • THE BULLFIGHTER CHECKS HER MAKEUP: My Encounters with Extraordinary People. by Orlean, Susan.
    Orlean, Susan.
    THE BULLFIGHTER CHECKS HER MAKEUP: My Encounters with Extraordinary People.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third book - a collection of 35 essays by this New Yorker writer and the author of "The Orchid Thief" (which was the basis of the film, "Adaptation" featuring Meryl Streep.) The subjects include people, famous, infamous, and obscure and even a dog with a resemblence to Bill Clinton. Among those profiled are the eponymous Cristina Sanchez, the first woman to become a matador in Spain; Bill Blass and Tonya Harding, a traveling gospel group, the Southernaires, and an African king who is a New York city taxi-driver. SIGNED on the title page. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-679462988.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37079
    View cart More details Price: $30.00