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FAIRS AND FAIRGROUND

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SHOWMEN'S ENGINES AT WAR
Written by Kay Townsend.
Stock no. 1816716
Published by Kay Townsend. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

Threshing, Haulage and Demolition. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780955359521. SIGNED by the author to title page.

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STEAMING VOL. 12 No. 1
No author listed.
Stock no. 1816706
Published by The National Traction Engine Club Ltd.. 1969. Almost very good condition.

Paperwraps with staple binding. Showman's Engines Issue. Many b/w photos and fold-out diagrams. 122 pages. Covers creased and browned. Some fold-out diagrams creased at edges.

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PHILIP BRADLEY FAIRGROUND PHOTOGRAPHS & NOTES
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 1816701
Published by New Era Publications. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

January 1932-December 1938. Collection of captioned b/w photos together with selected notes from Philip Bradley's notebooks. . Large format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0953509729.

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THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY
Written by Erik Larson.
Stock no. 2127038
Published by Crown Publishers. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Murder, Magic, and Madness At the Fair That Changed America. ISBN: 0609608444. 16th printing. White marks to covers, which have bumps to edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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MARY MOUSE GOES TO THE FAIR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Fred White.
Stock no. 2124074
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition.

Very small format. Pictorial card wraps with red linen spine. 48 pages (92 frames). Rear cover lists 6 Mary Mouse titles 'Goes to Sea' to 'How do You do'. Red and black illustrations throughout. A Mary Mouse Strip Book. Spine is browned. Ink writing to title (a child has written the name again). Some page browning and dark brown marks.

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PIXIE PIP AT THE FAIR
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317107
Published by Fleetway Publications Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Jack and Jill Book, no. 12. Buff pictorial boards. Full-page colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is foxed and just a little rubbed to spine and corners.

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THE ENGLISH FAIR
Written by David Kerr Cameron.
Stock no. 1814125
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w photos. Colourful, boisterous and often bawdy, the oldtime fairs punctuated the routine of the year like exploding stars. ISBN: 0750917725. Tape marks to endpapers and dustwrapper flaps.

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JOE AT THE FAIR
Written by Doreen Roberts.
Stock no. 1502016
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book with minimal text, the story being told by large colour illustrations. Paper boards, purple endpapers. Unpaginated. 11 x 8.75". ISBN: 0192796828. Spine and corners bumped with wear. Erased pencil writing to title page. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tear to bottom of front fold.

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STEAM IN THE WEST
Written by Andy Endacott.
Stock no. 1603326
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos of traction engines, railways, paddle steamers, & fairgrounds. ISBN: 071536605X. Corners bumped. Price-cut wrapper has a couple of small edge tears.

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THOMAS WALKER BUILDER OF STEAM ROUNDABOUTS
Written by Graham Downie; John Middlemiss.
Stock no. 2106724
Published by The Fairground Association Of Great Britain. 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Thomas Walker did not set out in business to make fairground rides, but this is the first comprehensive history of Thomas Walker and his firm to have been written. B/w photos. 136 pages. ISBN: 9780951383551. Some fading to wrapper (mostly on spine), with foxing and repaired tears. Contents fine.

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THE ELECTRIC SCENIC RAILWAY
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 1602775
Published by New Era Publications. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition.

The history of the switchback type ride in which some or all of the cars are fitted with an electric motor, leaving in the centre of the ride an open space which could be utilised for elaborate scenery. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 252 pages. ISBN: 095350977X. Cover edges rubbed. Contents fine.

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PHILIP BRADLEY FAIRGROUND PHOTOGRAPHS & NOTES
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 1602766
Published by New Era Publications. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

January 1932-December 1938. Collection of captioned b/w photos together with selected notes from Philip Bradley's notebooks. . Large format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0953509729.

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