circus

Hello, Irina.

Blocky gouache paintings tell the story of Irina, a chestnut Russian horse, who ran away with a French circus in search of the wild white horses of the Camargue. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$20.00

 

The Circus Baby.

In one of the Petersham's most charming books, Mother Elephant tries to teach her baby to eat at the table, just as her friends the clown family do. She herself is too big to fit at all and the baby makes a mess just as the clowns arrive! NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$125.00

 

Circus Shoes.

Peter and Santa run away to join an unsuspecting uncle in Cob's Circus.

$125.00

 

When the Circus Comes to Town.

A very stylish panorama with distinctive colouration and line, well constructed. A workman pastes circus sign on a billboard as children watch, then we see the attractions of the circus, one by one. Unattributed artist.

$195.00

 

Pierrot and his Friends in the Circus (Pierrot und seine Freunde im Zircus).

Amusing circus pictures in crayon by a Swiss artist and illustrator, in his first American book for children.

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$25.00

 

The Magician's Animals.

The busy mother hen was trying to keep her chicks quiet. These are the Why? tales she told them about the great magician who was responsible for everything in the world.

$75.00

 

Paul, the Hero of the Fire.

When his father fears that they will have to sell their house, Paul goes off to get a job at the fair (circus) and manages to save all the animals and children from a roaring fire. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

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$4.01

 

Agapanthus is Lost.

"One day a circus came to town. 'I have never seen and elephant and an elephant has never seen me,' said Agapanthus. 'We must go today." A funny story in bright stylized art, hard to find. Note: This book has been sold.

$35.00

 

The Jolly Jump-Ups See the Circus. A McLoughlin Pop-up. (1944)

A bright, attractive copy of a wartime book with intricate pictures of the circus. One of a long series. PLEASE NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$75.00

 

The Story of Mowie.

Mowie's life in the circus and later with his child friends told in clear, bright watercolor and ink lithos on every other opening. A charming item in an earlier style than the 20's.

$15.00

 

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