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Astley, Philip, 1742-1814 German National Library National Library of France National Library of Israel Sudoc [ABES], France National Library of Poland Library of Congress/NACO ISNI National Library of Ireland National Library of the Netherlands

Philip Astley English equestrian, circus owner, and inventor, regarded as being the "father of the modern circus" Wikidata

VIAF ID: 10447051 (Personal)

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The amazing exhibition of the little conjuring horse. Also a general display of all sorts of manly activity on horseback. Likewise a curious (Mechanical) sympathetical clock, the magical table, and several magnetical experiments, operations, &c. Astley's new entertainments, (consisting of divers feats of activity) at the Riding-School, Westminster-Bridge. National Library of the Netherlands
By particular desire, a few evenings longer. Astley's activity of horsemanship, and the celebrated Mr. Wildman's exhibition of bees, on horseback. Sudoc [ABES], France
A description and historical account, of the places now the theatre of war in the Low Countries ... Embellished with a frontispiece, and plans of those places the most remarkable for their fortifications. By Philip Astley. Sudoc [ABES], France National Library of the Netherlands National Library of Ireland Library of Congress/NACO
Extraordinary new performance. *** Mr. Astley, having prevailed on Mr. Handy to contenue in London a few nights longer, his troop, ... will appear at the Amphitheatre of Arts, Astley's, Westminster-Bridge. ... Wednesday, the 13th; ... July; 1796 Sudoc [ABES], France
Greatest show on earth : as performed for over a century at Astley's (afterwards Sanger's) Royal Amphitheatre of Arts, Westminster Bridge road Sudoc [ABES], France
Horsemanship. This and every day, at six o'clock in the evening (Sundays excepted) Mr. Astley, the original English warrier from Gen. Eliott's Light Horse, and Mrs. Astley, will exhibit the most wonderful and surprizing performance, ... on one, two, and three horses Sudoc [ABES], France
The modern riding-master: or, A key to the knowledge of horses, and horsemanship, 1776: National Library of Israel National Library of Ireland Library of Congress/NACO
Natural magic: or, physical amusements revealed, by Philip Astley Sudoc [ABES], France Library of Congress/NACO
Remarks on the profession and duty of a soldier with other observations relative to the army, at this time in actual service on the Continent. By Philip Astley. Sudoc [ABES], France
System of equestrian education German National Library National Library of the Netherlands Library of Congress/NACO National Library of Ireland
This present Monday, being the 14th of Sept. 1772, will be the last night, at the riding-school, Westminster-Bridge. By particular desire, for this night only, as the performance will finally end, the whole of ... horsemanship, ... by Mr. and Mrs. Astley Sudoc [ABES], France

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