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FAIRS AND FAIRGROUND

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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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GEORGE KILVINGTON FAIRGROUND PHOTOGRAPHS & NOTES
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 821342
Published by Fairground Society. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

1935-1947. B/w photos with descriptions. An outstanding record of a previously unacknowledged side of social history. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0950110329.
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THE ELECTRIC SCENIC RAILWAY
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 821343
Published by New Era Publications. 1st 2005. 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.
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STEAM YACHTS
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 630976
Published by New Era Publications. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

The Steam Yacht, or swing boat, was the first "white knuckle" thrill ride to be seen on travelling fairgrounds. This book documents the histories of each of the twenty rides which travelled in Great Britain and the traction engines which accompanied them. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 184 pages.
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ENGLISH FAIRS
Written by Ian Starsmore.
Stock no. 689626
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

Examining the history of this unique national institution - the origins and evolution of the fair, what happens from time of arrival to its departure, a technical history of the rides and much more. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 128 pages includes index. ISBN: 0500270708. A few light foxspots to first and last pages. Very light page browning else contents clean.
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