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SAVAGE OF KING’S LYNN.
(Savage). Braithwaite, David.

SAVAGE OF KING’S LYNN.

Inventor of machines & merry-go-rounds. Patrick Stephens, Cambridge 1975.
1st Ed. Sm. Slim 4to. 136pp. Numerous b/w. ills. with many from photos. Illus. e.ps., good in lightly rubbed d/w. lightly browned to edges. Frederick Savage (1828–1897) English engineer and inventor. Savage is most notable as a chief innovator in the field of steam powered fairground machinery and later as mayor of Kings Lynn, Norfolk. He was the inventor of a system for running fairground carousels using a horizontally-mounted steam engine at its centre
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