Around the World for Eighty Years : The Memoirs of and Old Equestrian. Second Printing, Revised.

By: WESTE, Leo PEARRE, Anja Weste, trans. and ed.

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WESTE, Leo. Around the World for Eighty Years : The Memoirs of and Old Equestrian . Translated from the German by Anja Weste Pearre. (Tancook Island, NS) : The Little Daisy Press, (1995). Second Printing, Revised. Pp. [i]-ix,10-79,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. A translation of Aus eimem bunten Leben. The memoirs of Leo Weste (b. 1845, Wunstorf, Germany - d. 1926), his eighty years traveling the world as an animal trainer for the circus. Includes an eight-page chapter on his surviving the wreck of the S.S. Schiller in 1875 (off the British isle of Scilly), in which nearly 850 people lost their lives. Sections: Riding Scholar - Latin America - Philadelphia - Shipwreck - Return to the USA - Weste Training Academy - On Tour in America - The Chicago School - Philadelphia - Thompson's Elephants - "Good Evening, Mr. Weste" - Grim Times. Bottom half of title-page removed, else very good. 16.00

Title: Around the World for Eighty Years : The Memoirs of and Old Equestrian. Second Printing, Revised.

Author Name: WESTE, Leo PEARRE, Anja Weste, trans. and ed.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Little Daisy Press, Tancook Island, NS, 1995, ISBN:1895744261:

Seller ID: 74052

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA CANADA NAUTICAL GERMANY CIRCUSES SHIPWRECKS,