Folio size. First edition /first printing, published by Jonathan Cape in London in 1990 ( the first U.S. edition, published by Firefly in 2002). Softcover, glossy illustrated covers, 96 pgaes, Extensively illustrated in black and white. An account of some of the 19th century s more unusual people — fire eaters, the man who ate rocks, etc. Most of the illustrations and accompanying essays were first published in the British literary magazine Ambit. Fine copy.
Size 35.5 x 26 cm (14 x 10.25 inches)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape,
Condition: Very Good +
Illustrator: Ralph Steadman
Book ID: 60003226