London: Putnam, 1934. Illustrated by the author. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #21718
8vo. viii,(2),213,(1)pp. followed by a glossary of slang used by showmen. Red clothe, gilt spine title. Color frontispiece and black and white illustrations, mostly full page, throughout the text. Ownership name and address stamp on the front free endpaper else a near fine copy.
The author was a young British artist with a delight in gypsying about in little circus caravans. In this book -- he has written several previous ones -- he tells mostly about an experience with Paddy O'Flynn's circus in Western Ireland.