Designing The Seaside.

GRAY, FRED.

£14.00

Publisher

Reaktion Books.

Place

London

Date

2006

Item Description

Square 4to. 8.5 x 10 inches. 336 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. Stain at end on lower right corner, mainly affecting edges; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Decorated by publisher's device on half title. A history of seaside architecture from the eighteenth century to the present day, investigating leisure, entertainment, taste and fashion, by the Professor of Continuing Education at the University of Sussex. It includes piers, promenades, holiday camps, swimming pools, amusement parks, pavilions, bathing machines and beauty contests and also traces the history of the seaside resort in Britain and overseas.

[Stock No. 25811]

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