CIRCUS: A TRAVELING LIFE - PHOTOS of LIFE in a ONE-RING CIRCUS TROUPE **SIGNED, LIMITED, NUMBERED EDITION**
CIRCUS: A TRAVELING LIFE. Photographs by NORMA I. QUINTANA. Photo book filled with great b&w photographs of daily life in a one-ring circus as it traveled across America. Not the performances, but the people, their life in the troupe, their families, candidly portrayed. Introduction by Mona Simpson
Published by Damiani, Bologna, Italy, 2014. ISBN-10: 8862083653 ISBN-13: 978-8862083652.
SIGNED, LIMITED, NUMBERED, FIRST EDITION. Hand numbered copy 383 of 400 on a special Limitation page (the second to last page).
Hardcover Book in Dustjacket, 11x11 inches, 154 pages. Fully illustrated with Quintana's b&w photographs.
Photographer Norma Quintana spent a decade traveling with a one-ring circus troupe as it made its way across America. Novelist Mona Simpson provides an essay on the vanishing world of the circus.
NEAR FINE book, sharp cornered, tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked; in a GOOD dustjacket that has a closed tear and crease at the bottom of the front panel but is otherwise bright and doing its job well (the dj is known to be delicate). A lovely, presentable copy.
The Signed, Numbered, Limited First Edition is Hard-to-Find.
About Norma Quintana (from Wikipedia):
******Norma I. Quintana, b.1954, is an American photographer working in the tradition of social documentary, shooting exclusively in black and white and using only available light. Her first monograph presents a decade long pictorial series of a traveling one-ring circus.******