c1950 Control Gear Catalogue: Burrell Showmen's Traction Engines
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Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
Scarce work. Hand-made collection. A comprehensive hand-typed list with full particulars resulting from many years of research by Father P. R. Greville, founder of the F. C. F. S. With copies of pages, printed, regarding Mitcham Fair, Nottingham Goose Fair, St. Giles' Fair Oxford, and many more. Some with pictures. Pages inserted or hand bound between green leaves. A showman's road locomotive or showman's engine is a steam-powered road-going 'locomotive' designed to provide power and transport for a travelling funfair or circus.
In the original red cloth binding. Externally, smart with light shelf wear and bumping to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean throughout.
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