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82nd Tournament of Roses 1977 Official Parade Program
1 82nd Tournament of Roses 1977 Official Parade Program
Pasadena, California Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association 1977 82nd Tournament Card cover Very good condition Nikola Drakulich, photographer 
What a colorful booklet, lots of fun filled with floats. Each one is explained and there's a color photo for each too-- all 122.There's also photos of the queen and her Royal Court. Among the floats are the U.S. Marine Corps, Ohio State Marching Band, Eastman Kodak's It's A Big Big World, Circus Days, Blowing Bubbles, Sesame Street via Chrysler, Dr. Pepper's Shoemaker and the Elves, Playmates Come in All Colors; and Hawaii No Ka Oe thanks to Continental Airlines. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 47 pages. 
Price: 25.95 USD
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Holiday & Travel Magazine August 1931 Volume XVII no. 4
2 Holiday & Travel Magazine August 1931 Volume XVII no. 4
New York Robert M. McBride Co. Volume XVII No. 4 soft cover Very good 
Beautiful color art and overall nice clean condition with just a few minor wear spots. This one's oversized and printed on quality coated paper. No color illustrations, but plenty of quality black and white photographs to accompany an array of articles covering a church in Brittany; aerial photography; the circus in Uzerche; German youth and athletics on the road; a snake farm in Sao Paulo; holidays on the high seas and much more. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Big Fight (Pearl Buck,1964), Buck, Pearl S.
3 Buck, Pearl S. The Big Fight (Pearl Buck,1964)
New York John Day Company 1965 Second Impression Hard cover Fine in fine dustjacket Funai, Mamorli 
Beautiful condition! A book for both adults and children by the beloved author, Pearl Buck. This book must have been gently read, if at all, as there is no defect of note save price-clip to front jacket flap. There's no names or writing and no tears or chips. Binding is tight. Book will arrive in a brand new mylar cover to protect this perfect jacket. Book measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and has 47 pages. Story is set in India and was based on an incident Pearl Buck saw while traveling in India. It's the story of a little boy whose father owned a small circus, including Raj the tiger and Meera, the leopard. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Program Circque Du Soleil Souvenir
4 Franco Dragone (writer) Program Circque Du Soleil Souvenir "O"; Belagio Resort, Las Vegas, 2001
Montreal, Canada Circque Du Soleil Inc. 2001 Card cover Fine condition 
This is one of many different souvenirs since the 1980's when the Cirque opened the curtains to show audiences a new kind of circus. This one is filled with music, dancing, swimming, acrobatics, and contortion. The pages are beautiful, filled from edge to edge with crayon box colors -- the big one! Imagine this performance at the Belagio Rsport in Las Vegas. The souvnir measures 9'1/4" x 10". There's also information at the back showcasing those behind the stage or on it. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Sandusky Potpourri (1974), Frohman, Charles E.
5 Frohman, Charles E. Sandusky Potpourri (1974)
Columbus, Ohio Ohio Historical Society 1974 soft cover Very good 
Crisp, clean book by an author who has written several titles about Sandusky, Ohio. This one gathers together odd and interesting stories about people and places in the area. Among the many topics are these: Barnum's Circus, the Chinese uprising, the Gibbs murder, "Ha Ha Ed" Pietschman, the Mexican prison escape, Stang Brewery, and the Women's Temperance campaign. Booklet measures 6"x9" and has 101 entries. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Weatherbird Presents Super Circus Great Animal Show (circa 1949-56), Giles, Ken
6 Giles, Ken Weatherbird Presents Super Circus Great Animal Show (circa 1949-56)
U.S.A. Weatherbird Shoes Circa 1949-56 soft cover Fine condition 
This is an astonishing find based on Super Circus, one of the earliest TV shows for children. It was sponsored by Weatherbird Shoes and began in Chicago in 1949 and ended in New York in 1956. I was born in 1951 and we had TV by'52, but I have no memory of this show. All I remember is Ding-Dong School with Arlene Francis! This booklet is in amazing condition -- crisp and clean as new with just a small bit of wear to a small section of top back edge. It's a pop-out book of animals with instructions on how to assemble them. There are five pages with all pieces intact. Measures 10" x 10-1/2" and is truly rare. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Magazine Firestone 50th Anniversary, Hope, Bob; Hutton, Betty; Allyson, June
7 Hope, Bob; Hutton, Betty; Allyson, June Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Magazine Firestone 50th Anniversary
U.S.A. Hope, Bob; Hutton, Betty; Allyson, June 1950 1950 Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8 James Montgomery Flagg 
Beautiful copy of the 1950 Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Magazine, made extra-special with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company of Akron, Ohio. Firestone, along with Goodrich and Goodyear, was at the time of publication one of the largest employers in the city, then known as "the rubber capital of the world." Aside from lots of great circus photos and a Firestone ad on the back cover, there's also a two page color spread inside advertising Firestone, as well as a black and white ad on the reverse side of rear cover touting Fomex padding and its use for fall mats and seats at the circus. This issue also offers the complete 1950 program act-by-act, plus articles by and about celebrities of the day. Cecil B. De Mille wrote a piece about why the circus would be the setting for his next epic film; Bob Smith of "Howdy Doody" fame wrote about Howdy Doody joining the Ringling Circus; and Bob Hope penned a personal piece about why he loved circus clowns. Betty Hutton also tells about the thrill of playing Annie Oakley and June Allyson writes about what it meant to be an animal trainer. There's also a great story about the circus cookhouse at the Hotel Ringling and the huge tent that served as its dining hall. Magazine is clean and nice with just a flat crease to lower front corner. Measures 8-1/2" x 11" ansd has 36 pages. Clean and tightly bound. Only fault is creasing to lower front corner over cover, but lies flat. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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In Memoriam Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Leonard C, Hanna Jr.
8 Leonard C, Hanna Jr. In Memoriam Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, Ohio The Cleveland Museum of Art 1958 Presumed First Card cover Very good condition 6 Georges Seurat et al 
Leonard C. Hanna's bequest was the most important collection and later housed in a New Wing due to the number of items. The catalogue was designed to divide the bequest into three parts -- to honor, to design the collection in permanent fashion.They also puchased by the Museum since 1942 until money came from the Hanna Fund. The front catalog's cover is "study For the circus", a drawing by Georges Seurat. Most of the pages show beautiful works of art by many artists, Most of photos in this catalog is in both black and white and color with 238 images. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Good Times With Colors; Good Times with Toys; Good Times All Day; Good Times At Parties (1946), No Author Stated
9 No Author Stated Good Times With Colors; Good Times with Toys; Good Times All Day; Good Times At Parties (1946)
New York Samuel Gabriel Sons & Co. 1946 soft cover Very good condition 
Four slim volumes for children bursting with color in every one. The cute art captures the feel of the era and the simple rhyming text is easy for kids to remember. Each booklet measures 7" x 8" and has 10 counted pages. Among the pleasures mentioned are the circus, picnics, Christmas morning, birthday parties, breakfast, playing with books and toys, dolls, toy trains, bikes, kites, yellow chicks, purple grapes and of course rainbows! 
Price: 16.00 USD
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