Title Official Route Book of the Walter L. Main's Grandest and Best Shows on Earth. Containing a Truthful and Complete Chronicle of Happenings of Interest, Important Events, Cities Visited, General State of Weather, and Other Interesting Data for the Season of 1894.
Binding Limp Full Leather
Book Condition Good
Publisher Buffalo Edward Arlington 1894
Seller ID 005510
12mo. 16.5 by 12.5 cm. 196 pp. Along with roster, biographies, program, itinerary, an account of the Tyrone Wreck of just one year prior, which was one of the most devastating accidents to befall any circus. In this calamitous train derailment, all the animals not killed escaped, and there were human casualties on top of the numerous animal ones. 10 pages of ads in rear. Scarce booklet, with only a single copy found on OCLC First Search (Ohio Historical Society), and this of what was an important circus in its day. Rebacked. Limp leather dry and heavily worn.