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."
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.
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 ...