Saturday, 19 June 2010

Pictorial Amusement Guide to Margate circa 1930

The reprint of the little guide published today focuses on three Thanet attractions, Dreamland in Margate, The Lido in Ciftonville and The Greyhound Racing Track at Dumpton Park Ramsgate. I am assuming that it was produced as free promotional material funded by the organisations.

The print quality of the original is very poor, owing much to the potato school of printing, we have done our best to enhance the quality in this reprint.

The original guide was about half the page size of the the reprint about A6 size, I would guess its date to be around 1930 although I expect that Margate historians will be able to come up with a more accurate date.

I hope you will all find this a useful addition to my range of local history publications.

Click on the link to buy it £2.99 post free in the UK, or pick it up next time you are in my bookshop in Ramsgate.

Click on this link for sample pages

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