Life of Barnum, the Man Who Lured the Herd [Little Blue Book No. 537]. Charles J. Finger.

Life of Barnum, the Man Who Lured the Herd [Little Blue Book No. 537]

Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, 1924. 32mo, saddle-stapled in pale green wraps printed in black. Illustrated. Likely the first edition of the work, in Gibbs' LBB 1 binding.

Finger was an Arkansan wanderer, folklorist, musicologist, and adventurer whose remarkable body of work is still too little known. He was a prolific contributor to the Little Blue Book series.

Light toning to extremities else near fine, a supple and well-preserved copy. Item #28762

Price: $45.00

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