Books about East Kent, East Asia, East Prussia and more

Books about Kentish History

Stephen and Shirley Channing have written three books about the history of Kent, and Margate in particular.


A Victorian Cyclist

Rambling through Kent in 1886

by Stephen & Shirley Channing

Published 1 December 2011

ISBN 978-0-9559219-7-1

300 pages, Royal Octavo hardback (and Kindle)


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The Margate Tales

by Stephen Channing

Published 1 April 2011

ISBN 978-0-9559219-5-7

306 pages, Royal Octavo hardback


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Turner's Margate Through Contemporary Eyes

The Viney Letters

by Stephen Channing

Published 1 December 2009

ISBN 978-0-9559219-2-6

92 pages, Royal Octavo paperback


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In addition, Steve has written a more general historical book (following on from Victorian Cyclist above) about the early days of cycling.


Bicycle Beginnings

The Advent of the Bicycle or Velocipede… and what people of the 19th century were really saying about it

by Stephen Channing

Published 1 December 2017

ISBN 978-1-5210-8632-2

495 pages, Royal Octavo paperback (and Kindle)


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