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The Ecuyere Of The Nineteenth Century In The Circus With an Epilogue on Four Contemporary Ecuyeres

By: Nelson, Hilda

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Cleveland Heights, OH, Xenophon Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9226

ISBN: 0933316143

Condition: New


NEW. Cover is a blue ground with a color illustration of crowds enjoying the equestrian performance of the circus. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photos. "Circus was quite a serious thing in nineteenth and early twentieth century Europe. Edmond and Jules de Goncourt noted in their Journal "We go to only one theater--the Circus. There we see clowns, tumblers....there is no false exhibition of talent..." Balzac believed that a circus equestrienne was worth more respect than an actress, a prima ballerina or an opera prima donna. And indeed, equestr... View more info

The Ecuyere Of The Nineteenth Century In The Circus With an Epilogue on Four Contemporary Ecuyeres

By: Nelson, Hilda

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Cleveland Heights, OH, Xenophon Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9225

ISBN: 0933316143

Condition: New


Cover is a blue ground with a color illustration of crowds enjoying the equestrian performance of the circus. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photos. "Circus was quite a serious thing in nineteenth and early twentieth century Europe. Edmond and Jules de Goncourt noted in their Journal "We go to only one theater--the Circus. There we see clowns, tumblers....there is no false exhibition of talent..." Exceptional side saddle riding was a main attraction. Balzac believed that a circus equestrienne was worth more respect than an actress, a prima balle... View more info