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Dexter Fellows Autobiography Circus/Wild West Agent 1st Ed


This is the Red Cloth cover 1936 first edition vintage autobiography of Dexter Fellows, who worked for forty years as the press agent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Pawnee Bill's Wild West, and the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The book is titled "This Way To The Big Show - The Life Of Dexter Fellows" by Dexter W Fellows & Andrew A Freeman. The 7" x 9" hardcover book has 362 pages. This copyright is a 1938 1st edition fourth Printing by the Halcyon Houre,N.Y. The eleven chapters are divided into three sections (rehearsal, herald of the wild west, and the big show). The first inside page pictures a portrait of Fellows. The text is illustrated with photos of famous people like Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, Geronimo and the Ringling Brothers to name a few. There are photos and scenes of many different shows and events. This autobiography would be an invaluable resource for anyone interested in circus history, show business, publicity methods, story-telling, or journalism from 1890-1935. There is minor spline splitting in the back last page, otherwise this book remains in excellent condition. If you collect circus or wild west show memorabilia or autobiographies and pictures of show business people this would make a great addition to your collection as this is the most informative book on actual circus life you will ever read.#995

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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 03 August, 2009.

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