TINY TIM: LIFE HISTORY OF HAROLD PYOTT, THE ENGLISH MIDGET. Height 23 inches. Weight 24 lbs. The Living Doll. Twelve inches small than the renowned Tom Thumb of Barnum Fame. The Smallest Adult Human Being [complete text cover title].

NP: np, nd [ca. 1925]. Promotional. 16mo (16 cm.). Four-page leaflet: Illustrated cover title (with entire text enclosed within a single bold rule border with ornaments at the corners), interior pages with a short biographical sketch and a transcription of Pyott's birth certificate, verso of integral leaf with a repeat of the title. Cover illustration from a photograph of Pyott with a normal size man (his manager). Pyott (1887-1937) "toured through the whole of South Africa during 1903-04; also through Belgium, France, Germany, and Switzerland." For Pyott, OCLC locates only a real-photo postcard (from 1929); we've also located a variant (clearly later) of this promotional, issued in 1929. Very good. Original illustrated self-wrappers (folded, with small marginal tape repairs a corner folds and one edge). (11119). Item #64895

Price: $150.00