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Fairground Attraction

£14.99

Product description

Every week between Easter and November, some 200 funfairs open in cities and towns across every part of the UK. Over 4500 travelling showmen and their families run them, a community deeply rooted in historical tradition and strong family values. Fairground Attraction has the intimacy of a family album. Through formal portraits and candid observation we meet showmen not only at work but also away from their brash, public arena in the private spaces of their living trailers and winter-quarters and during their family celebrations. Features 190 duo-tone photosgraphs.

4to black cloth pp168 bw plates F/G A Fine copy in slightly edge worn dustwrapper. First name dedication written inside front, apparently by the author to another

Item details

Author(s):
Comino-James, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1899235744
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Dewi Lewis
Title:
Fairground Attraction

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About this item

Every week between Easter and November, some 200 funfairs open in cities and towns across every part of the UK. Over 4500 travelling showmen and their families run them, a community deeply rooted in historical tradition and strong family values. Fairground Attraction has the intimacy of a family album. Through formal portraits and candid observation we meet showmen not only at work but also away from their brash, public arena in the private spaces of their living trailers and winter-quarters and during their family celebrations. Features 190 duo-tone photosgraphs.

4to black cloth pp168 bw plates F/G A Fine copy in slightly edge worn dustwrapper. First name dedication written inside front, apparently by the author to another

Author(s):
Comino-James, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1899235744
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Dewi Lewis
Title:
Fairground Attraction

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Oxfam Shop Ulverston

Ulverston is a traditional market town that attempts to retain a sense of the Dickensian times as typified by the festival run in November. We are a conventional Oxfam shop and sell anything and everything that will be of interest to someone. We have a good reputation as a second hand bookseller and are developing a reputable clothing offer. Our friendly staff are always ready and willing to assist and we are continually on the lookout for more potential recruits. We have a strong focus on Fair Trade and like to run events to spread Oxfam's message and raise extra funds.

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