Step right up and behold “Extraordinary Exhibitions” by Ricky Jay! This is an enthralling journey through history’s most sensational and astonishing carnival and sideshow attractions! This mesmerizing monograph showcases a remarkable collection of seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth-century broadsides, featuring armless dulcimer players, ghost showmen, chess-playing automatons, mermaids, bullet catchers, and so much more! Delve into the secrets of promoting these marvels with insights into the art of advertisement and the psychology behind it all. Ricky Jay’s captivating compilation will entertain and enlighten, leaving you in awe of the elegance and prodigious accomplishments of these extraordinary performers. Don’t miss your chance to own this illustrated masterpiece of wonder and intrigue.