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Title Item Description Price No. in stock
700th Goose Fair Newspaper Nottingham Evening Post Souvenir Guide 22.00 SOLD
700 Years of Goose Fair Book Celebration of Nottingham Goose Fair history 25.00 1
A Little and Often Book Anecdotes of a life in steam 4.50 SOLD
NEW All About Trailers Booklet How to Build, Buy and Travel in Trailers (caravans). 30.00 1
NEW All the Fun of the Fair Booklet The history of the travelling fair. 5.00 1
The Anderton and Rowland Photo Album Book A wide selection of images, predominantly in colour. 13.00 1
NEW Anderton and Rowland's 1854-2004 Booklet History of the West Country fairground firm. 17.00 SOLD
Anderton and Rowland's: Illusion & Reality Book The history of this famous amusement family. 12.00 SOLD
NEW Arcades and Slot Machines Book A-Z of British slot machine manufacturers and history of amusement arcades. 10.00 2
NEW Arcades and Slot Machines (Signed by John Carter) Book A-Z of British slot machine manufacturers and history of amusement arcades. 20.00 1
NEW Atha's of Leeds Book A unique insight into life on the funfair. 15.00 SOLD
The Autodrome Book History and ownership of all known Lang Wheels autodrome rides. 16.00 SOLD
Bioscope Shows and Their Engines Book How bioscopes travelled with their steam engines 28.00 SOLD
The Birmingham Onion Fair Book The history of this famous Midlands fair. 15.00 SOLD
NEW Boston and Spalding Entertainment and the Aspland Howdens Book Focusing especially on the fairground bioscopes and on the emergent cinemas. 25.00 1
NEW Bridgwater St Matthews Fair: An Illustrated History Book The history of this famous fair. 11.00 SOLD
British Fairgrounds: A Photographic History Book Britain's fairground heritage from the late 1800s to the present day in over 200 photos. 55.00 2
British Road Steam vehicles Book Pictorial history of British traction engines. Includes showmen's engines. 10.00 1
Burrell Showmans Road Locomotives Book The story of showman's type road locomotives manufactured by Charles Burrell & Sons Ltd. 65.00 1
Buses on the Old Fairground Book 150 showman's buses photographed by Robert Jowitt. 20.00 SOLD
Carousel Animals Book The history of carousels and merry-go-round horses 15.00 SOLD
The Carousel Animal Book Rare, much-desired out of print book. 25.00 1
Carousel Horses Book The definitive history of carousels around the world. 50.00 1
Carters Jungle Thriller Book The story of the Carter's Steam Fair Ark. 5.00 1
Carters: Number One for Family Fun Book Carters Steam Fair, from its history to its rides. 5.00 2
Carter's Steam Fair DVD Featuring the Pinkneys Green Fair. 10.00 1
NEW Carter's Steam Fair Book Photographs of a season with Britain's premier vintage funfair. 4.00 2
Carter's Traditional English Steam Fair Book The history of this fair from 1976 to 2002. 15.00 SOLD
Cheapjack Book True story of a fairground worker. 20.00 SOLD
The Circular Steam Switchback Book History of these ornate rides. 50.00 SOLD
Classic Commercials in Colour Book Photographs of commercial vehicles, including fairground. 5.00 SOLD
NEW Collins Guide to the Markets & Fairs of Great Britain Book Arranged county by county. 10.00 1
Come to the Fair Book The story of British fairgrounds and the showmen who attend them. 20.00 SOLD
Danters Travels Book A history of the Danter transport. 35.00 2
Das Oktoberfest Book Celebration of this famous German fair. 25.00 SOLD
NEW David Wallis's African Adventure Book Showmen on an epic tour of Southern Africa. 5.00 2
NEW A Day at the Fair Book Memories of Blackheath Fair. 5.00 1
A Deakin & Sons Modern Amusements: A Legend from Wales Book Recollections of the famous Welsh fairground firm. 18.00 1
NEW A Decade of Delights Book Celebrating the National Fairground Archive. 10.00 1
Discovering English Fairs Book A pocket guide to charter fairs and their origins. 10.00 2
NEW Discovering Mechanical Music Book Including fairground organs. 2.00 1
Discovering Traction Engines Book Classic publication on traction engines. 9.50 SOLD
Dodgem Greaser Book Memoirs of a fairground boy. 20.00 SOLD
Engines at Work Book Photographs of traction engines, including showmen's. 15.00 1
The English Fair Book Detailed history of English fairs. 19.00 1
NEW English Fairs (First Edition Hardback) Book A guide to the history and rides of travelling fairs. 15.00 SOLD
REDUCED English Fairs Book A guide to the history and rides of travelling fairs. 15.00
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English Fairs and Markets Book The part fairs and markets have played in English life. 23.00 SOLD
NEW Essex Markets and Fairs Book History of fairs and markets in Essex, including pleasure fairs. 4.00 1
NEW Everybody's Favourite Book The story of R Edwards and Sons Ltd. 35.00 2
Fair Enough Book Pinner Fair: the last 200 years. 12.00 1
NEW Fairfield Folk (Second Edition) Book A history of the British fairground and its people. 39.00 1
Fairfield Folk (Third Edition) Book A history of the British fairground and its people. 20.00 2
NEW Fairfield Folk (Halsgrove Edition) Book A history of the British fairground and its people. 30.00 SOLD
Fairfield Folk ISIS Edition Book A history of the British fairground and its people. 15.00 SOLD
NEW A Fair Fight Book An illustrated review of Boxing on British Fairgrounds. 29.99 1
REDUCED Fairground and Circus Transport (first edition) Book Chronicles vehicles, marques and types used in 'showland' over the years. 12.50
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Fairground and Circus Transport (reprint) Book Chronicles vehicles, marques and types used in 'showland' over the years. 8.95 1
NEW Fairground Architecture (1968 First Edition) Book All-time classic fairground book looking at the rides, the joints and the transport. 30.00 1
Fairground Architecture (1976 Reprint) Book All-time classic fairground book looking at the rides, the joints and the transport. 26.00 1
Fairground Art Book Definitive fairground book - highly collectable. 45.00 SOLD
Fairground Art - Paperback Book Definitive fairground book - highly collectable. 42.00 1
Fairground Attraction Book Photographic journey into the world of the travelling showman. 20.00 2
Fairground Engines in Focus Book Over 260 photographs of showman's engines taken during their working days. 15.00 2
Fairground Family Book The Noyce family: children's book 19.29 1
NEW Fairground Focus: The Fairground Illustrated Book No 1: Fairground Transport. 25.00 SOLD
REDUCED Fairground Fun at Folly Farm Booklet The rides at the Folly Farm attraction in South Wales. 20.00
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The Fairground Heritage Centre Book Illustrated guide to Dingles. 5.00 SOLD
Fairground Heritage Volume One: An Age of Achievement Book The early days of travelling fairgrounds and their rides 15.00 2
Fairground Heritage Volume Two: The Steam Age Book The golden age of fairground: steam rides. 15.00 1
Fairground Magic: The Sights and Sounds of Nottingham Goose Fair DVD The famous Nottingham Goose Fair in 1995. 10.00 SOLD
The Fairground Organ Book Its music, mechanism and history. 20.00 SOLD
NEW Fairground Modelling Volumes 1 to 5 5 booklets How to build fairground models - with photographs. 10.00 2
NEW Fairground Modelling Volume 7 Booklet How to build fairground models - with photographs. 2.00 SOLD
Fairground Photograph Collection Photographs Over 400 original photographs of fairground rides, shows and transport. 350.00 1
NEW Fairground Snaps Book Classic book of fairground photography (colour/bw) 20.00 3
Fairgrounds at War 1939-1945 Book What happened to fairgrounds during World War II . 15.00 SOLD
The Fairgrounds of Bricket Wood Book The permanent funfairs of this beauty spot. 20.00 SOLD
Fairground Steam Book History and specification of steam rides. 7.50 SOLD
Fairground Steam Engines 1864-1934 Book Steam power in fairground rides. 24.00 SOLD
Fairground Strollers and Showfolk Book A history of the Freeman-Biddall family of fairground travellers. 15.00 2
Fairground Transport Book A book full of photos of fairground transport. 30.00 SOLD
NEW Fairground Transport: A Pictorial View Book An insight into showman's transport. 15.00 1
NEW Fairground Transport of the 1980s: A Decade in Photographs Book An insight into showman's transport. 15.00 1
NEW Fairground Transport Photo Album 1 Book Picture book of fairground transport photographs. 25.00 SOLD
A Fair Lane Volume 1 Book The early years of Harry Wigfield. 4.00 SOLD
A Fair Lane Volume 2 Book The travels of Armroyd Lane Amusement Caterers. 4.00 SOLD
Fair Organ Focus Book 50 years of fair organ preservation in Britain. 20.00 1
Fair Organs Book 50 pictures of fairground organs. 11.00 2
Fairs and Circuses Book History of fairs and circuses for children. 5.00 1
Fairs and Circuses in the Black Country Book The story of travelling entertainment in the Black Country. 20.00 2
Fairs and Revels Book A study of fairs and other festivities 20.00 2
The Fairs of Dundee Book The story of Dundee Fairs over eight centuries. 15.00 SOLD
The Famous Thurstons Book The story of the famous fairground family. 40.00 SOLD
Ferris Wheels Book The story of this well-known and much-loved ride. 20.00 1
NEW Fifty Years of Fun 1942-1992 Newspaper 24 pages of pictures and stories of Lincoln's South Common fair and circus. 20.00 1
Freaks: Myths and Images of the Secret Self (Hardback) Book In depth examination of the freak from classical times to the present. 23.00 1
Freaks: Myths and Images of the Secret Self (Paperback) Book In depth examination of the freak from classical times to the present. 15.00 1
Frederick Savage Collection Folder Collection includes facsimile drawings, handbills and photographs of Savage's. 130.00 1
NEW Funfairs at Fleet Book A study of fairgrounds at Fleet, Hampshire. 12.00 1
A Gallery of Old Timers Book Traction engines, fairground rides, and more. 20.00 1
Gallopers Survey Book The history of all UK galloping horses rides. 50.00 SOLD
Gallopers: A survey of all existing sets of British-built Galloping Horses (1998 edition) Book The history of all UK galloping horses rides. Updated in 1998. 55.00 2
Gallopers: A Survey of Surviving Sets of Galloping Horses (2013 Update) Book A survey of surviving sets of Galloping Horses. 17.00 3
NEW George Kilvington Fairground Photographs and Notes Book Collection of fairground photographs with captions. 25.00 2
Going to the Fair Book The history of fairs for children. 13.00 1
Goose Fair: A Legend of Nottingham Book Historic Goose Fair cover - over 100 years old. 25.00 1
Great Dorset Steam Fair: Amalgamated Heavy Haulage 1995 DVD Transport documentary. 3.50 1
REDUCED The Great Nottingham Goose Fair Book The full story of this famous fair. 10.00 2
Greens for Caterpillars Part One Book The story of Greens' Caterpillar roundabouts. 11.00 3
Greens for Caterpillars Part Two Book Second part of the story of Greens' Caterpillars. 11.00 SOLD
NEW Gypsies and Gentlemen Book The Life and Times of the Leisure Caravan. 7.50 1
NEW Hancocks of the West Book The story of this West Country fair. 12.00 SOLD
REDUCED The Harry Lee Story Book One man's devotion to the preservation of steam yachts. 20.00
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Heart of England Fairs Book Magnificent collection of photographs of the fairs of the Midlands through the camera of Jack Leeson. 8.00 SOLD
Historic Fairground Scenes (1977 Edition) Book The heyday of the British fair 1860-1940 15.00 1
Historic Fairground Scenes (1989 Edition) Book The heyday of the British fair 1860-1940 10.00 1
The History and Lore of Freaks Book An intriguing overview of a twilight terrain. 10.00 1
NEW Holland's Cakewalk Book The story of this famous ride. 6.00 SOLD
Hull Fair Book History of this famous fair. 17.00 1
Hull Fair - Fun for All Book An Illustrated history of Hull Fair in the 20th Century. 11.00 1
An Illustrated History of Traction Engines Book Includes showground locomotives and fair organs. 8.00 1
International Fairs Book The history of fairs from earliest times. 18.00 1
In the feast of St. Edmund the King: Petworth Fair 1189-1993 Book Photographic record of the ancient Petworth Fair 15.00 1
John Ling's Memories of a Travelling Life Book Based on recordings of John Ling's life. 60.00 1
John Carter's Jubilee Steam Gallopers Book History of John Carter's Jubilee Steam Gallopers 1895-1995 6.00 2
REDUCED Jump On, Jump On Book Full colour book devoted to old-time rides, sideshows and the showmen that operate them. 35.00
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The Key Frame Book Fair Organ Appreciation Society magazines from 2.99 21
Kirkcaldy Links Market Book The history of this famous Scottish funfair. 7.50 SOLD
REDUCED Lakin Waltzers Book A survey of every Lakin waltzer ride, with history, ownership and photos. 25.00
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NEW Leominster Fair: A History Book Illusrated by extracts from the Leominster News. 35.00 SOLD
Lost upon the Roundabouts Book The life and times of George Baker, showman and steam haulier. 30.00 SOLD
The Malcolm Slater Fairground Album Book Photos and information about various rides. 12.00 1
Manders Shows & Menageries Book Book on "the greatest showman of his day". 30.00 SOLD
Mannings Amusements Book Chronicles of a Hertfordshire family. 90.00 SOLD
NEW Matt Moran's Shamrock Gardens Book From boxing booth fighter to travelling showman. 26.00 1
Memoirs of Bartholomew Fair 1892 Edition Book 1892 reprint of 1857 original. The first ever book about fairs. 26.00 1
Memoirs of Bartholomew Fair 1973 Edition Book Reprint of 1857 book with foreword by David Braithwaite 19.00 1
Memories of St. Giles' Fair Book The story of St. Giles' Fair, Oxford 32.00 2
Men at Work Book The fairground artists and artisans of Orton & Spooner. 49.00 SOLD
REDUCED Merrymaking and Frolic! A History of the Stratford Mop Book ...and the town's other fairs. 55.00
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Merseyside Amusements Book A fascinating family history from 1833 to the present day. 10.00 SOLD
Midland Fairground Families Book Meet the families and the rides they travel. 64.00 SOLD
Mister Organ Man Book The story of Leonard Brooks's life as a showman, 15.00 1
Mitcham Fair Book Merton in Pictures - Book 3. 20.00 2
NEW Moonrocket: The Thriller Ride of the Thirties Book History of the moonrocket ride - first edition. 11.00 5
Nottingham Goose Fair 1984 DVD Filmed by Bernard Mitchell. 35.00 SOLD
Nottingham Goose Fair Vol 1 & 2 DVD Documentary with footage from the late 19th Century to the 1970s. 35.00 SOLD
NEW Old Glory Magazines Magazines Vintage restoration magazines From
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NEW Old Glory Special: Model & Model Engineering Magazine 16-page special from 1995. 5.00 1
Old Nottingham Goose Fair: A Story in Pictures Book Superbly illustrated book on the fair's early history. 25.00 SOLD
NEW Old Wild's: A Nursery of Strolling Players Book The reminiscences of its chief and last proprietor Sam Wild. 12.00 1
On Display Book A celebration of 40 years of fair organ preservation. 15.00 1
Organ Parade Book Photographs of fairground organs. 25.00 1
Organs, Rides and Engines on Parade Vol One Book Photographs of fairground organs, rides and engines. 22.00 1
Organs, Rides and Engines on Parade Vol Two Book Photographs of fairground organs, rides and engines. 22.00 1
Painted Engines Book Full colour pictures and lighthearted histories. 18.00 1
A Palace on Wheels Book Signed copy: history of showmen's living wagons. 80.00 SOLD
Pat Collins: King of Showmen Book The story of Pat Collins. Very rare signed copy. 90.00 SOLD
Pat Collins 150 Booklet A Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the birth of the King of Showmen. 15.00 SOLD
NEW The Penny Showman Book Memoirs of Tom Norman 'Silver King'. 55.00 SOLD
Philip Bradley Fairground Photographs and Notes Book Collection of fairground photographs with captions. 25.00 1
A Pictorial History of the Carousel (1978 reprint) Book Large format hardback book, great photographs. 35.00 1
A Pictorial History of the Carousel (1997 reprint) Book Large format hardback book, great photographs. 40.00 1
Pleasurelands: All the Fun of the Fair Book An insight into the world of the fair. 16.00 SOLD
Popular Art in England Book Includes fairground art. 8.00 1
Popular Art: Past & Present Book Includes a section on fairground art. 10.00 SOLD
Popular English Art Book Treatise on Folk Art and its decline. 12.50 1
NEW Proctors Fairs through Two World Wars Book A book about Proctors Fairs. 8.00 SOLD
NEW Pull-On: Today's Showmen's Transport Book Modern-day fairground transport images. 4.99 1
Renown: History and Restoration of a Steam Showmans Engine Book English fairground carved animals from the 1870s to the 1930s. 4.90 SOLD
NEW Riding the Wall of Death Book The first comprehensive history of this show. 8.00 2
NEW Riding the Wall of Death (Signed) Book Signed by author Nick Corble. 17.00 1
Road Locomotives and Tractors Book Over half of the book is devoted to showmens engines. 10.00 1
NEW Roger Tuby and Son: Results of Labour Booklet The transport and rides, both past and present, of Roger Tuby and Son. 3.00 SOLD
Roundabout People Book The artistry and culture of traditional roundabout rides in the UK. 10.00 SOLD
Roundabout Relics Book English fairground carved animals from the 1870s to the 1930s. 35.00 SOLD
NEW Roundabouts Book An investigation of possible origins of roundabouts and other riding machines. 45.00 1
NEW Round-a-bout Scotland Book Nostalgic glimpse of Scotland's Fun Fairs through photographs old and new. 35.00 1
NEW Savage of King's Lynn Book Inventor of machines & merry-go-rounds. 65.00 1
Savages Limited: A Short History 1850-1964 Book The history of this famous fairground engineering company. 55.00 SOLD
Savage's of King's Lynn: Catalogue for 1902 Booklet 1973 reprint of 1902 catalogue. 40.00 SOLD
The Showman's Directory Book Directory of contractors, services and entertainments. 45 1
Showman's Engines Book Locomotion papers number twenty-seven 15.00 2
The Showman's Forgotten Scammells Book The 45-ton chain drive. 26.00 SOLD
Showmans Road Locomotives Book Vintage steam album 3 10.00 1
Showmen and Suckers Book Circuses, fairgrounds, music halls, pantomimes, etc. 20.00 1
The Showmen of Catsleford Book The story of three fairground families. 3.00 2
Showmen of Wiltshire Book Pictorial record of Wiltshire showmen and their rides. 38.00 SOLD
Slot Machines Book A Hall of Fame for classic machines of yesteryear. 12.00 1
NEW Some Notes on the Development of Fairground Machinery Book Reprinted articles from The Engineer. 12.50 4
Some Wallis & Steevens Traction Engines and Steam Wagons Book A varied selection of traction engines. 18.00 SOLD
NEW Stamford Mid-Lent Fair 2006 Rides and Transport Booklet Views of the arrival and operation of this famous fair in 2006. 2.50 SOLD
NEW Stamford Mid-Lent Fair Transport Past and Present Booklet A selection of transport, old and new, that has visited the town over the years. 1.75 1
Steam at Thursford Book The story of the Thursford fairground collection. 22.50 2
Steam Engines at Bressingham Book The story of the famous steam museum. 7.50 1
Steam Entertainment Book Fairground rides, miniature railways, etc. 8.00 1
NEW Steaming Vol 12, No 1: Showman's Engines Issue Book Magazine from 1969, with pull-out diagrams. 20 1
Steam in the West Book Featuring showmens engines, rides and organs. 10.00 1
Steam Traction Engines, Wagons and Rollers in Colour Book The history of traction engines and traction engines in preservation. 10.00 1
Steam Yachts Book The history of the 20 Steam Yachts that travelled Britain. 13.00 SOLD
Step Inside Now, Step Inside Book Ken Fox's life on the Wall of Death 3.50 SOLD
St Giles Fair 1830 - 1914 Book The history of this Oxford street fair. 29.00 SOLD
Swings Book The only published work on these early rides. 4 2
The Story of Harris's Fun Fairs Book A detailed history of this showland family. 40 1
NEW Tavistock Goose Fair Book The story of this popular Devon fair. 12 1
NEW Thomas Walker: Builder of Steam Roundabouts Book Comprehensive history of the ride builder. 18 1
The Thursford Collection Booklet A4 guidebook from 1979. 16 1
Townsends: A Showman's Story Book The story of the Townsend show family. 60.00 2
Traction Engine Album Book Colour photographs of traction engines, including fairground engines. 20.00 1
The Traction Engine Companion Book Includes a chapter on: "The Case of the Showman's Engine". 15.00 1
Traction Engines: Two Centuries of Steam Power Book Includes entire chapter on fairground engines and steam rides. 15.00 1
Traction Engines Book Shire book on these giants of the steam age. 11.50 1
Traction Engines Book Rare Salmon Cameracolour guide. 6.50 1
Traction Engines in Focus Book An album of over 200 photographs, including fairground. 12.00 1
Traction Engines in Review Book Featuring showmen's engines and rides. 10.00 1
The Traditional Fairground Book 'Roundabout People' and 'Jump On, Jump On' box set. 20.00 SOLD
NEW The Travelling Cinematograph Show Book The advent of moving pictures in Britain on the fairgrounds. 18.00 SOLD
Travelling Fairs Book The history of travelling fairs. 15.00 2
The Travelling Fair Book Fairground transport in Britain. 8.00 1
The Travelling People Book A unique picture of a unique way of life. 25.00 1
Trucks in Britain: Fairground Eight Wheelers Book A pictorial look at fairground transport. 30.00 1
Trucks in Britain Vol 2: Fairground Transport Book The varied types of commercial vehicle in showland use. 18.00 2
NEW Trucks in Britain Vol 2: Fairground Transport Book 2001 reprint of the 1984 book. 7.00 2
NEW The True History of the Elephant Man Book The story of Joseph Carey Merrick. 2.20 1
The Tussauds Collection of Fairground Art Book Auction catalogue for Wookey Hole sale in 1997. 12.00 SOLD
UK Gallopers 1996 Book Limited edition of Brian Steptoe's reports. 20.00 1
Ups & Downs & Roundabouts Book Biography of the Corrigan family. 84.00 SOLD
NEW Victorian Portable Theatres Book History of this nineteenth century phenomenon. 7.00 1
Vintage Fairground Transport Book The best examples of showmen's transport. 25.00 SOLD
We Had So Much Pleasure Book Doris Wall's (nee Baker) life on the fairground. 20.00 SOLD
Wells Charter Fairs and Markets Book A retrospective of Wells Charter Fairs and Markets. 12.00 1
NEW Weyhill Fair Book The greatest fair in the Kingdom. 13.50 SOLD
Whilst I Live I'll Crow Book An illustrated history of the Tuby family. 6.00 4
NEW Whilst I Live I'll Crow (First Edition) Book An illustrated history of the Tuby family. 10.00 1
T Whitelegg and Sons' Cavalcade of Shows Book The history of this famous fairground firm. 99.00 1
The William Taylor Bioscope Show Booklet The story of the famous fairground show. 8.00 1
Wookey Hole 1975 Guide Booklet Includes a guide to Lady Bangor's Fairground Collection. 13.50 SOLD
Wookey Hole 1977 Guide Booklet Includes a guide to Lady Bangor's Fairground Collection. 13.50 1
Wookey Hole 1980 Guide Booklet Includes a guide to Lady Bangor's Fairground Collection. 13.50 SOLD
The Working Scammell Showtrac Book The Showtracs at work. 45 SOLD
NEW Yorkshire Gypsy Fairs, Customs and Caravans 1885-1985 Book Gypsies, gypsy fairs and caravans. 10.00 1
Your Book of Traction Engines Book An account of their rise and fall. 15.00 1

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