Fairs took place frequently on the Thames for 600 years.
This is the first book to look in detail at some of the
many pictures of those fairs. Feasting and drinking were
much in evidence, with oxen being roasted on the ice and
the first roundabouts appearing.
Now that global warming
has produced blizzards in Athens, who knows when similar
Frost Fairs might appear on the Thames?
illustrations, most of them in colour, this book is a
must for anyone interested in London's river.