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THE GREENBRIER HERITAGE - WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA

By Olcott, William

printed in Netherlands: Arndt, Preston, Chapin, Lamb, 1967. HC. very good, decorated green cloth (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. Great history of this summer resort. With original acetate cover with a couple tears. 80pp.

$6.00

THE BOOK OF FAIRS

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

Detroit, MI: Tower Books, 1971. HC. very good, black cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. Originally published in 1939. No dustjacket (as republished?) 308pp.

$8.00

MINERAL WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES AND AMERICAN SPAS

By Fitch, William Edward

Philadelphia and New York: Lea & Febiger, 1927. HC. very good, maroon cloth (hardcover). 799pp.

$200.00

HEY THERE, SUCKER!

By Dadswell, Jack

Boston, MA: Bruce Humphries, Inc, 1946. HC. good, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. B&W illustrations. No Dustjacket. 256pp.

$95.00

LET'S EAT OUT - [Story of McDonald's Hamburgers]

By Jones, John

Chicago, IL: Melmont Publishers, Inc, 1965. HC. good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) no dustjacket light edgewear. B&W and color illustrations. A "Success Story" of McDonald's prepared as a children's book. Nice fast food collectible. No dustjacket, light edgewear to the boards. unpaginated.

$25.00

CONEY ISLAND LOST AND FOUND
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CONEY ISLAND LOST AND FOUND

By Denson, Charles

Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 2002. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 1580084559 294pp.

$15.00

WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, STARLIGHT CAFE? - AMERICA'S GOLDEN ERA ROADSIDE RESTAURANTS
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WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, STARLIGHT CAFE? - AMERICA'S GOLDEN ERA ROADSIDE RESTAURANTS

By Anderson, Will

Portland, ME: Anderson & Sons' Publishing, 1998. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0960105697 144pp.

$7.50

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.

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.

$100.00

THE GREAT AMERICAN WATER-CURE CRAZE: A HISTORY OF HYDROPATHY IN THE UNITED STATES

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

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 who believed in his treatments which supposedly cured most human ills. 236pp.

$80.00

GRAND HOTEL: THE STORY OF AN INSTITUTION - [Mackinac Island, Michigan]

By Woodfill, W. Stewart

The Newcomen Society, 1969. PB. good+, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. 28pp.

$7.50

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

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

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.

$25.00

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