Peter Verney - Circus - 1978 - 287 pages
"Discusses the history of the circus from ancient times to today and such aspects as animals, clowns, aerialists, side shows, and the circus way of life."
Orin Copple King - History - 2001
Only Big Show Coming is an amended and greatly enlarged version of articles published in Bandwagon: The Journal of the Circus Historical Society between 1982 and 1999. Volume I ...
Rhina Kirk - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1972 - 91 pages
Brief profiles of famous circus personalities such as P. T. Barnum, Tom Thumb, Clyde Beatty, and Annie Oakley plus a short history of the origins of the circus.