THE BOOK OF THE FAIR, 1700-1825 â¢ eBook Sale: $9.95
- THE BOOK OF THE FAIR, 1700-1825 by Keith West, Now Available at the Sale
price of $9.95. Essential Guide for Historians and Living History
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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 (spanning the reigns of Queen Anne through the Regency),
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
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
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