The Great American Amusement Parks
Place Published: Secaucus, NJ
Publisher: Citadel Press
Date Published: 1976
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 20528
256pp. Quarto [26 cm] 1/2 ivory cloth with blue paper covered boards. Very good condition. The covers are lightly rubbed. The bottom edges of the covers are sun faded. The bottom edges of the text block and front cover are slightly stained. There is a former owner's notation in large pen on the front pastedown. The pages are clean. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Heavily rubbed. There are a couple of small closed tears in the edges.
Profusely illustrated. From the jacket- "It looks at all of the most successful American amusement parks of the past and then carries us up to the present- to the enormously successful 'theme parks,' such as the Disneylands, Astroland, and Great Adventure, as well as to such fiascos as Freedomland USA in the Bronx, New York, and Pacific Ocean Park in California."