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Jon Gresham The Life and Adventures of a Sideshow Showman Fire Eater and Magician

Softcover Book 2019 : 118 pages - Photos Colour/Bw


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Circus Photo Magazine No 59 June 2019

Contents: Circo Acquatico, Salto Natale, Circus Althoff Williams, Cirkus Ales, Circus Knie Mode, Circus Knie, Cirque Falck, Cirque Arlette Gruss, Cirque Nicolas Zavatta, Circ Raluy


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Circus Special No 8 June 2019

Festival International Du Cirque De Monte Carlo 2019


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Circus Models Magazine No 27

Uk`s largest Model Circus Exhibition, Circus Sarrasani model by Nico Wiertz, Cirqu Amar by Hugo Maes, 9e Salon de la maquette de Cirque / Cirque d`Hiver Paris


Circus Show of Shows Booklet

By Professor Vanessa Toulmin

Circus Show of Shows - What is Circus Today?

23pg Booklet - Photos B/w & Colour 


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Circus Backstage Series No.3 July 2019

Zirkus Charles Knie

124 pages in full colour


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L`Aventure Du Cirque No.3 1993

32 pages - colour photos - Text in French


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Circus Models Magazine No.28 September 2019

Cirque Pinder 1969, Magyar NemZeti Cirkuzs Richter, Circus Knie anniversary Model by Roco, Cirque Pinder Model from Brekina


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Circus Photo Magazine No.60 September 2019

Circus Knie 1919-1948 The history of the Swiss circus Knie in a four part series, Le Cirque de Venise, Cirque Piste d`Or, Circus Knie on the train, Circus Beat Breu, Nikulin Moscow Circus, Circus Krone, Big Kid Circus


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The First Showman by Karl Shaw

The Extraordinary Mr Astley

The Englishman who invented the modern circus by Karl Shaw

286 pages - Pictures colour / Bw - Published 2019


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Joan Rosaire Lady of the Circus by Ken Porter & Joan Rosaire

Published 2019 - 250 pages - Photos B/w


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Charlie Cairoli 39 Years Under The Tower

By Nigel Male & Steven B Richley

The Life & Career of Charlie Cairoli

Packed with photographs, posters, programmes, scripts, sketches and personal documents.

Many never-before-seen items!


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CFA News

CFA AGM 2020

The 2020 CFA AGM will take place on Saturday 4th April at the National Fairground and Circus Archive at the University of Sheffield.

Booking forms were sent out with the December King Pole


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New In:

Charlie Cairoli - 39 Years Under The Tower by Nigel Male & Steven B Richley

Joan Rosaire Lady Of The Circus By Ken Porter & Joan Rosaire

The First Showman - The Extraordinary Mr Astley - By Karl Shaw

Circus Models Magazine No.28

Circus Photo Magazine No.60

Hippodrome Circus Great Yarmouth 2018 on DVD & BluRay 

Circus Backstage Series No.3 - Zirkus Charles Knie

Softback Book: Jon Gresham - The Life and Adventures of a Sideshow Showman

King Pole Special

The Ringmaster`s Ringmaster - The Life & Times of Norman Barrett

Coming soon:

Frans Nauwelaerts - Circus Kean

Stuart McMillan - Hengler`s Cirque Volume 2

100 Posters of Gerry Cottle`s Circus Volume 3  





Now on Sale:

King Pole Special - The Ringmaster`s Ringmaster - The Life & Times of Norman Barrett

Circus Models Magazine Volumes 1 to 28

King Pole Back Issues

King Pole Extra Back Issues

Out Now
King Pole No.224 December 2019

Out Now
King Pole Extra: 218

Circus Performers

Celebrating 250 years of the Circus



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