Juggling - its history and greatest performers by Francisco Alvarez

Further Reading

4,000 Years of Juggling, volumes 1 and 2, by Karl-Heinz Ziethen is available from Michel Poignant PLV, P.O. Box 5; Cauvigny, 60730 Sainte Genevieve, France. (This is out of print as of 1997. A second edition is planned by Brian Dubé.)

The above title is also available from Roger Montandon, P.O. Box 71, Bixby, Oklahoma 74008. - Many of the following titles are out of print but some may be found in public libraries. Also, Roger Montandon has a well-stacked collection of juggling literature for sale.

Of general interest to jugglers: "The Mysterious Stranger" by Mark Twain; Le Jongleur de Notre Dame by Anatole France, and the many translations and versions of the same tale.

"The Greatest Juggler in the World" by William G. FitzGerald, Strand magazine, Vol. XIII. Jan.-June 1897

Facts Fame and Fortune by William Everhart, M. A. Donahue and Co., Chicago. 1904.

The Modern Manipulator by Carl Martell, self published; 1910.

The Art of Juggling by Anglo. Hanley Bros. Ltd, New Oxford Street, London, circa 1910.

The Art of Juggling by William De Lisle, self published; 1910.

Ventriloquism and Juggling by Harold King and John E. T. Clark; C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd, Henrietta Street W. C., London; 1921

Juggling or How to Become a Juggler by Rupert Ingalese, The Gaskarth Press, Balham, London S.W.12; 1921.

"Juggling Into Big Money" by Serge Flash. The Saturday Evening Post, October 7, 1931.

"Jugglers and Juggling" by Dr. Henry R. Evans. The Linking Ring magic magazine; Feb.-March, 1938.

Juggling Secrets by Will Goldston. A. W. Gamage, Ltd., Holborn, London; date not available.

El Juglarcillo de la Virgen by Jose Maria Souviron. Spanish version of the Anatole France tale. Presented in poetry and illustrated for young readers; 1942. Editorial Difusion Chilena, Rosas N0. 1080, Santiago, Chile, S.A.

Manual of Juggling by Max Holden. The Ireland Magic Co. 109 North Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill. 1963.

Juggling Made Easy by Rudolf Dittrich. Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., 49 Fourth Ave. New York 16, N. Y. 1963.

Bungling Juggling by Kent Cummins. Elbee Co. San Antonio, Texas; 1964.

Juggling for Fun and Entertainment by Ron Humphrey. Charles E. Tuttle Co. Rutland, Vermont 05701; 1967.

"Jugglers Past and Present" by M. S. Mahendra. The Linking Ring magic magazine; Dec. 1944 - Jan. 1945.

The Art of Juggling by Harry Moll. Publisher's name not available, 930 Grant St., Denver, Colorado. 1949.

A Seat at the Circus by Antony D. Hippisley Cox. British publisher's name not available; 1951.

Das Wunder der tazenden Bälle (Rastelli) by August Heinrich Kober. Keysersche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Heidelberg; 1957.

Star Turns by Kober. Publisher and date not available. (This volume is in English. The one above, by the same author, is in German and contains about 300 pages on Rastelli - "The Wonder of the Dancing Balls.")

König der Jongleure - Jongleur der Könige by Hermann Sagemüller. D-8860 Baldingen, Wekhrlinweg 21, Federal Republic of Germany; 1973.

Want to be a Juggler? by George de Mott. Montandon Magic; 1973.

The Juggling Book by Carlo (Charles Lewis). Vintage Books, Random House, New York; 1974.

"Notes Toward a History of Juggling" by Marcello Truzzi. Bandwagon magazine, March - April 1974.

Juggler's Handbook by Dan Jeffery (Barnaby). Self published; 1976.

The Art of Juggling by Ken Benge. World Publications, P.O. Box 366 Mountain View, CA 94042. 1971.

How to be a Juggler by Charles R. Meyer. A Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey book. David McKay Co. Date not available.

Circus Techniques by Hovey Burgess. Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 10 E. 53rd St., New York, N. Y. 10022; 1977.

"On Keeping Things Up In The Air" by Marcello Truzzi. Natural History magazine, Dec. 1979.

"Keeping them up in the Air" by Marilyn Wellemeyer. Fortune magazine, Dec. 1979.

ALEX - The Amazing Juggler by Gianni Peg and Renato Ferraro. (Childrens' illustrated novelty.) Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 383 Madison Ave., New York, N. Y. 10017. 1981.

Comedy Juggling by Rich Chamberlin. 203 Crosby Ave., Kenmore, N. Y. 14217; 1981.

"Games" is the heading under which an article on juggling by Scot Morris appeared in OMNI Magazine for August, 1981.

Finally, two currently advertised manuals : Manipulative Miscellanea and The Juggler's Manual of Cigar Box Manipulation and Balance by Reginald W. Bacon, are both available from Variety Arts Press, PO. Box 489, Newburyport, MA 01950.

Juggler's World is published quarterly by the International Jugglers Association. Subscription is provided with IJA membership. Write to: Richard Dingman, Box 218, Montague, MA 01351.

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