All About Margate And Herne Bay;.
Neatly bound in modern cloth preserving the original upper Yellowback card colour printed wrapper labeled 'Seaside Guide Books. One Shilling. Margate and Herne Bay.' Very scarce.
W. Kent and Co, Paternoster Row,
Including drarers, st peters, and salmestone; chappel bottom, hengrove, twenties, and nash court; kingsgate and its modern antiques; garlinge, dandelion, birchington, and quex; reculver, herne, hampton, and ford palace; whitstable and canterbury.
8vo., 7.5 x 5 inches, 126pp. with large hand-coloured folding frontispiece, Map of the Isle of Thanet and forty engravings.
A charming and entertaining mid-nineteenth century guide book.From the collection of the well known Thanet historian W. H. Lapthorne, with his bookplate. These cheap Yellowback guides were fragile and although sold in large numbers at Railway stations they do not survive.
[Stock No. 25309]