Emmett Kelly Signed Autobiography: Clown My Life in Tatters and Smiles with F. Beverly Kelley (New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1954), third printing, 271 pages, illustrated, decorations by Alicia Fiene, orange and yellow cloth, 8vo (5.75" x 8.25"), dust jacket, signed on the front free endpaper "To Pete With My Best Wishes From Emmett Kelly 1954". From the jacket, "For years Emmett Kelly has been delighting children and adults alike with his magnificent pantomime. Now he steps from behind the grease paint, the baggy pants... to tell you his own intimate story of struggle and success, of disappointment and triumph." The book is in fair condition with some mildew affecting areas of the dust jacket and cover, binding tight and boards are flat. Signature clean and bold. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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