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RECREATION AND LEISURE IN MODERN SOCITY

by Kraus, Richard

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Published
1971
Condition
good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - owner's name
ISBN
039052607X493
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$6.00

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New York: Appleton-Century Crofts, 1971. HC. good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - owner's name. B&W illustrations. ISBN 039052607X 493pp.
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C. CRETORS & CO. - THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS: 1885-1985

by Guest, Ruth; Herzog, Sandra; and, Hagle, Richard

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Published
1985
Condition
very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) faint corner bumps
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$125.00

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Chicago, IL: C. Cretors & Co, 1985. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) faint corner bumps. B&W and color illustrations. A treasured popcorn book, wonderful history. I have my own copy with my 1902 Cretors No. 2 Sidewalk Machine. NOTE - faint corner bumps. 148pp.
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THE BOOK OF FAIRS

by Augur, Helen (introduction by Hendrik Willem Van Loon)

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Published
1971
Condition
very good, black cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket
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$8.00

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Detroit, MI: Tower Books, 1971. HC. very good, black cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. Originally published in 1939. No dustjacket (as republished?) 308pp.
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MINERAL WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES AND AMERICAN SPAS

by Fitch, William Edward

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Published
1927
Condition
very good, maroon cloth (hardcover)
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$200.00

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Philadelphia and New York: Lea & Febiger, 1927. HC. very good, maroon cloth (hardcover). 799pp.
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$200.00
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HEY THERE, SUCKER!

by Dadswell, Jack

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Published
1946
Condition
good, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket
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$95.00

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Boston, MA: Bruce Humphries, Inc, 1946. HC. good, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. B&W illustrations. No Dustjacket. 256pp.
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WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, STARLIGHT CAFE? - AMERICA'S GOLDEN ERA ROADSIDE RESTAURANTS

by Anderson, Will

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Published
1998
Condition
fine, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9780960105694
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$7.50

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Portland, ME: Anderson & Sons' Publishing, 1998. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0960105697 144pp.
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THEY TOOK TO THE WATERS: THE FORGOTTEN MINERAL SPRING RESORTS OF NEW JERSEY AND NEARBY PENNSYLVANIA AND DELAWARE

by Weiss, Harry B. & Kemble, Howard R.

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Published
1962
Condition
very good, blue cloth (hardcover)
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$100.00

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Trenton, NJ: The Past Times Press, 1962. HC. very good, blue cloth (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Fascinating scholarly look at the great mineral water age in this area which came to an end during the early 1900s. 232pp.
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$100.00
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THE GREAT AMERICAN WATER-CURE CRAZE: A HISTORY OF HYDROPATHY IN THE UNITED STATES

by Weiss, Harry B. and Kemble, Howard R.

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Published
1967
Condition
good, blue cloth (hardcover)
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$80.00

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Trenton, NJ: The Past Times Press, 1967. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover). B&W illustrations. The facts about hydropathy (meaning water and disease) beginning with Priessnitz in Europe, its introduction into the United States, its schools, its popularity and spread, and its decline. In his day, the water-cure doctor, in most instances, had a large following of well-to-do patients… Read more
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$80.00
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GRAND HOTEL: THE STORY OF AN INSTITUTION - [Mackinac Island, Michigan]

by Woodfill, W. Stewart

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Published
1969
Condition
good+, wraps (softcover)
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$7.50

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The Newcomen Society, 1969. PB. good+, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. 28pp.
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EARLY SOUTH JERSEY AMUSEMENT PARKS - YESTERYEAR SERIES

by Bailey, Shirley R. and Parkhurst, Jim (compiled by)

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Published
1979
Condition
good+, wraps (softcover)
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$40.00

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Millville, NJ: South Jersey Publishing Co, 1979. PB. good+, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. 56pp.
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$40.00
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1893 - COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, ADMISSION AND CONCESSION TICKETS

by Doolin, James P.

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Published
1981
Condition
fine, wraps (softcover)
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$75.00

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Dallas, TX: James P. Doolin, 1981. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). ISBN 0914626027 22pp.
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$75.00
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THE OUTDOOR AMUSEMENT INDUSTRY: FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT

by Mangels, William F.

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Published
1952
Condition
good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, light fade to spine
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$285.00

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New York: Vantage Press, Inc, 1952. HC. good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, light fade to spine. B&W illustrations. A hard to find early history of amusements and amusement park industry. Author invented and manufactured amusement rides, and was a major player in the development of amusement parks in the early 20th century. 206pp.
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THE FOREST CITY COMPRISING THE OFFICIAL VIEWS OF THE UNIVERSAL EXPOSITION HELD IN SAINT LOUIS, 1904. ..

by Stevens, Walter B. (introduction and descriptions by); Rau, William H. (photographs by)

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Published
1904
Condition
good+, black cloth (hardcover)
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$65.00

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Saint Louis, MO: N. D. Thompson Publishing Co, 1904. HC. good+, black cloth (hardcover). color frontis, B&W ill.. COMMEMORATING THE ACQUISITION OF THE LOUISIANA TERRITORY." Nice clean and tight copy of this book showing photographs of the Saint Louis World's Fair of 1904. unpaginated.
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A FAVORITE PLACE OF RESORT FOR STRANGERS: THE KING'S GARDEN AT FORT TICONDEROGA

by Brockway, Lucinda A.

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Published
2001
Condition
very good, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9781931606004
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$12.50

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Ticonderoga, NY: Fort Ticonderoga, 2001. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 1931606005 128pp.
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SUMMER HOMES AND EXCURSIONS EMBRACING LAKE, RIVER, MOUNTAIN AND SEASIDE RESORTS ACCESSIBLE BY THE PICTURESQUE DOUBLE TRACK ..

by Monett, Henry

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Published
1886
Condition
very good, wraps (softcover)
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$200.00

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New York: West Shore Railroad, 1886. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W ill., folding color map. ...WEST SHORE RAILROAD, NEW YORK CENTRAL & HUDSON RIVER R. R. CO. LESSEE. IN CONNECTION WITH ALL THE FAVORITE ROUTES A TRAVEL. WITH DESCRIPTIVE MATTER AND LIST OF SUMMER HOTELS AND BOARDING HOUSES. Short title on front cover: SUMMER EXCURSIONS WITH ROUTES… Read more
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OCEAN TO OCEAN; OR WEEKLY EXCURSION TO CALIFORNIA AND THE WEST ... - Fourth Edition

by C. A. Anderson, New England Agent

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Published
1901
Condition
very good, wraps (softcover)
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$75.00

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Boston, MA: E. W. S. Jones, Printer, 1901. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. ...A JOURNEY COMPRISING MORE NOTED AND MAGNIFICENT SCENERY THAN IS COMPASSED IN ANY OTHER TOUR IN THE KNOWN WORLD" A trip operated from Boston via Boston & Maine R.R. to the Golden Gate, Cal. Nice clean and tight copy. 96pp.
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1876: A CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION - with SUPPLEMENT TO 1876: A CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION - LIST OF OBJECTS EXHIBITED

by Post, Robert C. (editor)

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Published
1976
Condition
very good, wraps (softcover)
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Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1976. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. Supplement (laid in) is 16 pages. 223pp.
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THE ALGONQUIN ST. ANDREWS, N.B. ON PASSAMAQUODDY BAY

by Sullivan, David

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Published
2005
Condition
fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author
ISBN
9780973935806
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$25.00

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St. Andrews, N.B., Canada: Pendlebury Press, 2005. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author. B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0973935804 Lovely history of the grand summer resort hotel and the developement of the tourist industry in area. 256pp.
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AS ANCIENT IS THIS HOSTELRY - THE STORY OF THE WAYSIDE INN

by Garfield, Curtis F. and Ridley, Alison R.

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Published
1988
Condition
good+, wraps (softcover) owner's inscription
ISBN
9780962197604
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$5.00

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Sudbury, MA: Porcupine Enterprises, 1988. PB. good+, wraps (softcover) owner's inscription. B&W illustrations. ISBN 0962197602 338pp.
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DOWN THE JERSEY SHORE

by Roberts, Russell and Youmans, Rich

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Published
1993
Condition
very good+, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
0813519969290
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$5.00

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New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1993. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0813519969 290pp.
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$5.00