This is a scarce first edition of "Life of P.T. Barnum" written by Joel Benton and published circa 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 biography. The cover features a wonderful decorated and illustrated cover. The inside of the book contains numerous illustrations. The book is in good to fair condition. It measures 8" x 6"x 1 1/2".