Lot 344

1891 1st Ed. "Life of Barnum" By Joel Benton

Estimate: $300 - $600

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Featured in this lot is this scarce first edition of "Life of Barnum; A Unique Story Of A Marvellous Career", by Joel Benton, 1891. Phineas Taylor Barnum was an American showman, politician, businessman, and founder of the Barnum and Bailey Circus in 1871. This book serves as a comprehensive autobiography. The cover features a wonderful gilt decorated and illustrated cover. The inside of the book contains numerous illustrations, including those of P.T. Barnum and his wife. The book is in good-to-very good condition. The measurements are 8"L x 6"W x 1.5"D