Ferris Wheels

Ferris Wheels

Book - 1983
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Baker & Taylor
Documents the history and development of the Ferris wheel from a seventeenth-century ride of Turkish origin to today's space-age designs, featuring such memorabilia as old prints, post cards, stereopticon slides, advertisements, and photographs

& Taylor

Traces the history and influence of the Ferris wheel since 1893, when the first giant steel wheel, the invention of engineer George Ferris, was constructed for the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Publisher: New York : Pantheon, c1983
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780394954608
Characteristics: 53 p. : ill. ; 21 x 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Brown, Walter R. 1929-


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