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Showmen, the Voice of the Travelling Fair People

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Showmen, the Voice of the Travelling Fair People

by Festing, Sally

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  • Paperback
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ISBN 10
1907730184
ISBN 13
9781907730184
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Lincolnshire: Shaun Tyas, 2013. A fine, new copy. 192pp +section of 60 colour photographs. Fairgrounds and the travelling showmen who run them are the subjects of this book. it is composed of interviews with the show people, exploring their philosophy and way of life, their troubles and joys, aspirations and even their rich heritage of language. The 23 chapters include subjects such as women's place, education, problems with planning, foreign travel, the showmen's guild, and the life of children in thier communities. There are family trees of the families studied, a glossary of showman's language, and an index, and a glorious section of sixty high quality colour photographs.. New Edition. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

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Bookseller
Rickaro Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
057059
Title
Showmen, the Voice of the Travelling Fair People
Author
Festing, Sally
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Fine
Edition
New Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
1907730184
ISBN 13
9781907730184
Publisher
Shaun Tyas
Place of Publication
Lincolnshire
Date published
2013
Keywords
Travellers Fairs Fairgrounds Interviews Personal Tales Social History
Bookseller catalogs
Social History; Biographies and Family Histories;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

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About Rickaro Books Ltd

At Rickaro Books, we have over 30 years experience in bookselling and customer care. We have a retail shop located in the historic town of Horbury and whilst we sell online, we always welcome visitors to the shop.We specialise in T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) but also carry a wide range of other titles across the fields of military, local history and first edition fiction. if you are seeking for a particular title, we are happy to assist and are always interested in purchasing good, collectable books.

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