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Hoaxes, humbugs, and spectacles

Mark Sloan

Hoaxes, humbugs, and spectacles

astonishing photographs of smelt wrestlers, human projectiles, giant hailstones, contortionists, elephant impersonators, and much, much more!

by Mark Sloan

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Published by Villard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photography -- Miscellanea.,
  • Acrobatics -- Photographs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-162).

    StatementMark Sloan ; forword by Roy Blount.
    ContributionsManley, Roger., Van Parys, Michelle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR147 .S55 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1888768M
    ISBN 100394585119
    LC Control Number90050222


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