from William Cartwright and Henry Cracknell's Patent of 1888 the
Steam Yacht, as the ride was to become known, was the first 'white
knuckle' thrill ride to be seen on travelling fairgrounds. This book
documents the histories of each of the 20 rides which travelled in
Great Britain, the traction engines which accompanied them, and
details of the curiously interwoven family relationships of many of
Very good, some minor bumping on right of cover. Click on image above to see close up.
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