First edition. Original pictorial
cover. Profusely illustrated with photographs dating from 1895 to
1946. A detailed history of steam at the St Giles' Fair, Oxford.
There were traction engines, steam engines, steam driven rides,
engines for bioscopes, and other steam engines. This fascinating
book records the important part that steam played in the fair from
the 1890s through to 1946.
Condition: Good. Cover slightly
worn with price label mark.