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EARLY SOUTH JERSEY AMUSEMENT PARKS - YESTERYEAR SERIES

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

Millville, NJ: South Jersey Publishing Co, 1979. PB. good+, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. 56pp.

$40.00

1893 - COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, ADMISSION AND CONCESSION TICKETS
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1893 - COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, ADMISSION AND CONCESSION TICKETS

By Doolin, James P.

Dallas, TX: James P. Doolin, 1981. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). ISBN 0914626027 22pp.

$75.00

THE OUTDOOR AMUSEMENT INDUSTRY: FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT

By Mangels, William F.

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.

$285.00

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)

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.

$65.00

A FAVORITE PLACE OF RESORT FOR STRANGERS: THE KING'S GARDEN AT FORT TICONDEROGA

By Brockway, Lucinda A.

Ticonderoga, NY: Fort Ticonderoga, 2001. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 1931606005 128pp.

$12.50

SUMMER HOMES AND EXCURSIONS EMBRACING LAKE, RIVER, MOUNTAIN AND SEASIDE RESORTS ACCESSIBLE BY THE PICTURESQUE DOUBLE TRACK ..

By Monett, Henry

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 & RATES, LAKE, RIVER, MOUNTAIN AND SEASIDE RESORTS. SUMMER HOMES FOR HEALTH AND PLEASURE. Exceptionally nice copy preserved in custome slipcase. UNCOMMON. 128pp, ads.

$200.00

OCEAN TO OCEAN; OR WEEKLY EXCURSION TO CALIFORNIA AND THE WEST ... - Fourth Edition

By C. A. Anderson, New England Agent

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.

$75.00

1876: A CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION - with SUPPLEMENT TO 1876: A CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION - LIST OF OBJECTS EXHIBITED

By Post, Robert C. (editor)

Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1976. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. Supplement (laid in) is 16 pages. 223pp.

$12.50

SPORTING WITH THE GODS: THE RHETORIC OF PLAY AND GAME IN AMERICAN CULTURE
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SPORTING WITH THE GODS: THE RHETORIC OF PLAY AND GAME IN AMERICAN CULTURE

By Oriard, Michael

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 052139113X This volume examines the rhetoric of "game" and "play" and "sport" in American culture from the time of the Puritans to the 1980s. 581pp.

$12.50

DUNBAR & CO. - STEAM OPERATED POPCORN WAGONS & POPPERS AND PEANUT ROASTERS - 1927 CATALOG -- [Quality Reprint]

By Dunbar & Co

Vestal, NY: The Vestal Press, n.d.. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. Quality reprint "From an original in the archives of C. Cretors & Co., Chicago, Illinois." 24pp.

$25.00

THE ALGONQUIN ST. ANDREWS, N.B. ON PASSAMAQUODDY BAY

By Sullivan, David

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.

$65.00

SUMMER BY-THE-SEA -- THE GOLDEN ERA OF VICTORIAN BEACH RESORTS

By Varrell, William M.

Portsmouth, NH: Strawberry Bank Print Shop, 1972. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author. B&W illustrations. 152pp.

$25.00

AS ANCIENT IS THIS HOSTELRY - THE STORY OF THE WAYSIDE INN
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AS ANCIENT IS THIS HOSTELRY - THE STORY OF THE WAYSIDE INN

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

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

$5.00

DOWN THE JERSEY SHORE
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DOWN THE JERSEY SHORE

By Roberts, Russell and Youmans, Rich

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

$5.00

FABLES" OF THE HOTEL PROFESSION AND POEMS OF "GOOD CHEER

By Martyn, Charles (fables by); Doolittle, Frank W. (poems by)

New York: The Caterer Publishing Co, 1904. HC. good, green cloth (harcover)20. 86pp.

$20.00

TOURISTS: HOW OUR FASTEST GROWING INDUSTRY IS CHANGING THE WORLD
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TOURISTS: HOW OUR FASTEST GROWING INDUSTRY IS CHANGING THE WORLD

By Krotz, Larry

Boston, MA: Faber and Faber, 1996. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0571198937 238pp.

$5.00

SENSATIONS MAGAZINE: ISSUE 12 - SUMMER/FALL 1995 -- THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF CONEY ISLAND'S AMUSEMENT PARKS

By Messineo, David (publisher and executive editor)

Secaucus, NJ: Sensations Magazine, 1995. PB. good, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. An unusual literary magazine usually with poetry. This issue is dedicated to Coney Island's amusement parks and is packed with 112 unique photographs. This glossy magazine opens out to 10 1/2 inches by 32 inches, so you can imagine how dramatic some of the photos are. An uncommon item.

$80.00

TAKING THE WATERS: SPIRIT, ART, SENSUALITY

By Croutier, Alev Lytle

New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1992. PB. very good++, wraps (softcover). B&W and color ill.. ISBN 1558595651 Illustrated with mythological, neoclassical, and romantic masterpieces, spa/travel posters of the Belle Epoque, and vintage as well as contemporary photographs, Taking the Waters traces the evolution of spas from the sacred springs of prehistoric times to the Roman baths to the fabulous watering holes of elite society in Europe, Asia, and the United States. 224pp.

$5.00

REPORTS OF THE UNITED STATES COMMISSIONERS TO THE UNIVERSAL EXPOSITION OF 1889 AT PARIS - VOLUME V. AGRICULTURE

By Published Under the Direction of the Secretary of State by Authority of Congress

Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1891. HC. good+, brown cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy. B&W illustrations. Part I. Agriculture; Vine Cultivation and Wine-Making; Useful and Injurious Insects; Field Trials of Implements and Stock Shows. Part II. Agricultural Exhibit and Agricultural Products of the United States. Extensive and detailed. 935pp.

$85.00

THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OF 1893: INDEX OF A CHANGING AMERICA

By Wolf, Douglas R.

1970. HC. very good+, black buckram cloth (hardcover). A Thesis submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Seton Hall University in partial satisfaction of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in American Studies." 58pp.

$30.00

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