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Kentish Bookshop

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The Kentish Bookshop at the Fleur De Lis Heritage Centre, run by the Faversham Society, specialises in books on:

 

Faversham and Nearby
Hops
Railways and Trams
Sailing Barges
Old Maps

It also carries a stock of reproduction of Old Maps.
Many of these books are not easily available from other sources - our stock is hand-picked.

The shop also sells books on the the History of Explosives and the Society's own publications, the Faversham Papers.

The Society is a registered charity run by 100% voluntary effort for the good of the community. By buying from it you will be helping its work for the care and conservation of the area and its many treasures - all profits are ploughed back for this.

A visit is recommended but if this impossible we welcome mail order requests. Payment must be made with order, either by cheque (£ Sterling only) or by credit card (issuer, name as on card, number and expiry date). We accept Maestro, MasterCard, Solo, Switch, Visa and Visa Electron. We regret we cannot accept American Express or Diners Club cards.
Postage extra as follows:

Within in the UK

Orders up to £2.50 50p
" £2.51-£7.50 £1.00
" £7.51-£12.50 £1.50
" £12.50 - £20 £2.00
" £20.01 - £30 £3.00
" £30.01 - £40 £4.00
" £40.01- £50 £5.00

Outside the UK

Please get in touch with us first by Telephone Icon 01795 534542) or Email Iconticfaversham@btconnect.com
All orders subject to availability. A refund will be sent if we are unable to supply any title.

Faversham and near by

A Glint in the Sky (Genth & Easdown) - World War I air raids £12.99
Arden of Faversham - the 1592 play (ed. White) £5.99
Blean, The (Blean Research Group) £11.95
Church & Village of Tunstall (Midwinter) £1.99
Cinemas of Swale (Clancy) £4.50
Edward Jacob - historian of Faversham (George) £2.50
Early Birds (Croydon) - pioneers of flight at Eastchurch £3.99
Faversham Freemen 1766-1835 (Godfrey) £3.00
Faversham Hundred Hearth Tax (Hyde & Harrington) £25.00
Faversham [in Old Photographs] (Kennett) £12.99
Faversham Pauper Lunatics (Godfrey) £3.00
Faversham Tudor & Stuart Muster Rolls (Hyde & Harrington) £25.00
Great Explosion at Faversham, 2 April 1916 (Percival) £2.95
Gypsy Jib (Hayward) - Romany-English dictionary £15.95
Hersden: Chislet Colliery Village (Llewellyn) £9.95
History of Ashford (Ruderman) £13.95
History of Davington Priory (Burke & Young) £3.50
History of Faversham & Oare Creeks (Taylor) £9.95
History of Faversham Cottage Hospital (Cornfoot) £1.95
History of Faversham Golf Club £7.95
Holy Wells of Kent £3.00
Images of Ashford (Bennett) £9.99
Ivorex Plaques & Arthur Osborne (Smith) £9.95 (CD-ROM)
Kent Historic Buildings Index - Swale £5.00 (all titles in this series also stocked)
Kentish as she wus spoke (Major) £6.99
King Stephen (Davis) £14.99
King Stephen (Matthew) £24.95
Luddenham Church (Percival) £1.50
Maunsell Sea Forts (Turner) £4.00
Microhistories (Reay) - social history of Hernhill, Boughton & Dunkirk in C19 £40.00
Newington Times Past (Dudley) £9.95
North East & East Kent (Newman) - the 'Pevsner' £24.95
North Wood, The - part of The Blean (Taylor) £9.95
Old Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Faversham £3.00
Ospringe Workhouse Admissions & Discharges (Godfrey) £3.00
Oysters & Dredgermen (Pike) £4.25
Poetry of Mabel Herdman Porter £4.95
St Bartholomew?s Church, Goodnestone (CCT) £1.00
Scholar & Gentleman - Edward Hasted (Black) £25.00
Sheerness Naval Dockyard & Garrison (Hughes) £11.99
Shepherd Neame 300-year history (Barker) £9.95
Sittingbourne & Milton (Bellingham) £10.50
Sittingbourne & Milton Regis in Old Photographs (Clancy) £9.99
Story of Sittingbourne & Milton Regis (Clancy) £14.99
Sundials (Daniel - local author) £5.99
Thomas Arden in Faversham (Hyde) £37.50
Throwley Airfield (Moor) £4.95

Hops

Annual Hop London to Kent (Heffernan) £10.99
Encircling Hop (Lawrence) £7.95
Hops & Hop Picking (Filmer) £5.99
Voices of Kent Hop Pickers (Heffernan) £9.99

Railways and tramways

Branch Lines in Kent (Harding) £3.00
Branch Lines around Canterbury (Mitchell & Smith) £13.95
Branch Lines around Sheerness (Mitchell & Smith) £13.95
Bulleid Merchant Navy Class £16.99
Cliff Railways of the British Isles (Turner) £11.95
Col Stephens Railways in Kent (Harding) £3.00
Dover to Ramsgate (Mitchell & Smith) £13.95
Dover's Tramways (Harley) £12.95
East Kent Light Railway (Beddall) £3.00
East Kent Railway Vol 1 (Finch & Garrett) £14.95
East Kent Railway Vol 2 (Finch & Garrett) £14.95
Folkestone's Railways (Hart) £14.95
Greenwich & Dartford Tramways (Harley) £13.95
Hawkhurst Branch Line (Harding) £3.00
Hythe & Sandgate Railway (Hart) £18.95
In the Tracks of Railway History (Page) £2.00
Kent & East Sussex Railway (Beddall) £4.50
Kent Steam (Welch) £8.95
Lewisham & Catford Tramways (Harley) £13.95
Locomotives of the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (Crowhurst & Scarth) £6.95
Lost Railways of Kent (Oppitz) £9.95
Maidstone & Chatham Tramways (Harley) £13.95
Maunsell Locomotives (Scott-Morgan) £14.99
Memories of the East Kent Light Railway (Harding) £3.00
New Romney Branch Line (Harding ) £3.00
North Kent Tramways (Harley) £13.95
Power of the Bulleid Pacific (Creer & Morrison) £19.99
SECR Centenary Album (SECR Society) £12.95
Sittingbourne to Ramsgate (Mitchell & Smith) £13.95
South Eastern & Chatham Railway (Gray) £14.95
Southern Branch Lines (Gammell) £24.99
Southern Electric (Welch) £16.95
Southern Electrics - A View from the Past £15.99
Southwark & Deptford Tramways (Harley) £9.95
Story of the Q1s (Morgan) £12.95
Thanet Tramways (Harley) £11.95

Sailing barges

Barge Building & Barge Builders of the Swale (Sattin) £9.95
Centaur: Commemoration of a Century (TBSC) £5.00
Coasting Bargemaster (Roberts) £9.95
Coasting Sailorman (Bagshaw) £21.95
Fishermen from the Kentish Shore (Coombe) £10.95
Golden Chaffcutter (TBSC) £7.50
Just Off The Swale (Sattin) £12.50
Last Berth of the Sailorman (SSBR) £9.00
Last of the Sailormen (Roberts) £5.95
Mate of the Caprice (Brown) £6.95
River Medway & The Swale (Simper) £18.95
Rough & Tumble (Roberts) £6.95
Sailing a Thames Barge (Hearn) £3.50
Sailing Barges (Hazell) £3.50
Schooner Sunset (Bennett) £25.00
Spritsail Bargemen (Coombe) £11.95
Third Hand, The (Dent) £9.00
Tidal Tales (Dent) £9.00
Time before the Mast (Hazelton) £16.00
Us Bargemen (Bennett) £6.95

Old maps reproduced

(all with notes)

OS 1" Kent 1801 (whole of county - large format softback book) £11.95
OS 1" Canterbury 1819 (railways added) £4.99
OS 1" Hastings 1819 (railways added) £4.99
OS 1" Maidstone 1819 (railways added) £4.99
OS 1" Medway Towns 1893 £2.10
OS 1" North Kent Coast (including Faversham) 1878 £2.10
OS 25" Bromley 1861 £2.10
OS 25" Chatham 1907 £2.10
OS 25" Chislehurst N 1895 £2.10
OS 25" Deal 1871 £2.10
OS 25" Erith 1864 £2.10
OS 25" Faversham SW 1907 £2.10
OS 25" Faversham SE 1907 £2.10 (expected soon)
OS 25" New Eltham 1895 £2.10
OS 25" Sidcup 1908 £2.10