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Ladybird book Of The Story Of Clowns

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Ladybird book Of The Story Of Clowns
First Edition
Date: 1976
Author: Ian Woodward
Illustrator: June Jackson
Publisher: Ladybird Books Loughborough
The story of the clown goes back thousands of years, for wherever people gather there is always someone to make them laugh. and in every age there has been an outstanding clown of some kind - a man who has been laughed at and loved and so gained his place in history. The clowns of today owe much to the fools and jesters of the past, not only in the ways they choose to be funny but also in the clothes they wear. Charlie Chaplin's too-large trousers and shoes and too-small jacket, for example, hark back to the clothes worn by clowns in the reign of the first Queen Elizabeth. This book shows some of the ancient art that lies behind a modern clown's antics.
Country: UK
Condition: Very Good

Item details

Added value:
Vintage 1976 and First Edition
Author(s):
Ian Woodward
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1976, First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0 7214 0452 9
Number of pages:
51
Publisher:
Ladybird Books Ltd
Title:
Ladybird book Of The Story Of Clowns

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Ladybird book Of The Story Of Clowns
First Edition
Date: 1976
Author: Ian Woodward
Illustrator: June Jackson
Publisher: Ladybird Books Loughborough
The story of the clown goes back thousands of years, for wherever people gather there is always someone to make them laugh. and in every age there has been an outstanding clown of some kind - a man who has been laughed at and loved and so gained his place in history. The clowns of today owe much to the fools and jesters of the past, not only in the ways they choose to be funny but also in the clothes they wear. Charlie Chaplin's too-large trousers and shoes and too-small jacket, for example, hark back to the clothes worn by clowns in the reign of the first Queen Elizabeth. This book shows some of the ancient art that lies behind a modern clown's antics.
Country: UK
Condition: Very Good

Added value:
Vintage 1976 and First Edition
Author(s):
Ian Woodward
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1976, First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0 7214 0452 9
Number of pages:
51
Publisher:
Ladybird Books Ltd
Title:
Ladybird book Of The Story Of Clowns

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