Simpson’s Handbook To Folkestone,.
All five guides bound in one in Victorian half morocco. Extremities slightly worn but a very good example.
Printed by W. Simpson, 21 Sandgate Road. No date but,
Giving a description and history of the ancient and modern portions of the town, with notices of the walks and drives, and of all the places and objects of interest in the neighbourhood. .... a guide to the antiquarian & the naturalist, with botanical and entomological lists.
Small 8vo. 4.5 x 6 inches, vi + 98 +  +  pp., with 4 engraved illustrations: Folkestone Looking East; Folkestone Looking West; Folkestone Lighthouse and Harbour; Folkestone and Harbour (from the East Cliff)
THE VISITOR'S GUIDE TO DOVER: ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES, WITH CHAPTERS UPON THE CLIMATE, RAMBLES, ETC. 22 ILLUSTRATIONS AND 8 PLANS
Small 8vo. 4.5 x 6 inches, 120pp, Dover: Harvey and Hemmin printers and bookbinders 1 and 2 Snargate Street
Three further guides: 'Cornish's Stranger's Guide through Birmingham', 'A History and Description of St Paul's Cathedral', 'A Historical Description of Westminster Abbey'
The Folkestone Guide is Goulden (probably) number 27.
The Dover Guide is similar to, but not exactly the same as Goulden 45.
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