From its early days of Minoan horn-vaulting and medieval street performers through its heyday in Europe and North America with P.T. Barnum and the Ringling family to the circus of today, this remarkable book captures the magic of performance as well as life behind the scenes. Full-color photos and archival documents.

Circus: An Album 1998, DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780789424532

American edition