THE LIFE OF P. T. BARNUM. Written by Himself. P. T. Barnum, hinneas.
THE LIFE OF P. T. BARNUM. Written by Himself
THE LIFE OF P. T. BARNUM. Written by Himself

THE LIFE OF P. T. BARNUM. Written by Himself

New York, [NY]: Redfield, 110 and 112 Nassau Street, 1855. First edition. 8vo. 404 pp., plus ads. Frontis. & other illustrations. Publishers blindstamped brown cloth, spine and edges of front board faded. Very tight. In a note, DAB reports: "Barnum published his Life...(1855), as part of his prolific advertising. Thereafter it was often revised, reprinted, and continued to date. It is generally accurate in matters of fact...." Inscribed in ink on the front endpaper: "Presented to/ Mrs. W.W. Hill/ Dec. 13, 1854; one day 'before it was published.'/ P.S./ Presented by the/ Author." Item #64555

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