eBook Sale Extended - THE BOOK OF THE FAIR, 1700-1825
- eBook Sale Extended -- THE BOOK OF THE FAIR, 1700-1825 by Keith West. Still Available at a Extended Sale price of $9.95. Essential Guide for Historians and Living History Enthusiasts! Sale ends January 31, 2011.
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This newly-published e-Book edition of THE BOOK OF THE FAIR, 1700-1825 details the rich history of eighteenth and early nineteenth century English fairs, and provides a fascinating glimpse into an earlier era.
Profusely illustrated with original artwork of the people and artifacts of the early fairs, this book also contains detailed illustrations of merchants' stalls, theatrical booths and costumes (and patterns), and even merry-go-rounds and swings. Food and drink, street vendors, games, amusements, musicians and their instruments and diversions, legal or otherwise, are explained with contemporary descriptions and humorous anecdotes, providing the reader with a living picture of the fun and frolics of the Old English Fairs.
This new (2010) eBook edition contains New Material and Color Illustrations.
â¢ eBook (PDF Format), 236 Pages.
â¢ Landscape Format, optimized for Laptop and Notebook Computers
â¢ 160 Illustrations, several in Full Color.
â¢ Pub. Date: September 1, 2010
â¢ Publisher: The Bartholomew Press
Please Note: Author Keith West was a long-time member of the Brigade of the American Revolution (Western District), and one of the founding members of the FAIR AT NEW BOSTON in Ohio.