Blackpool (1939)


Original Photo-Illustrated 1939 Blackpool Guidebook

(England). Blackpool. England: Blackpool Corporation Publicity Committee, 1939.

Octavo. Paper Boards.

Original 1939 guidebook showcasing Blackpool, once England's premier beach town, with numerous black-and-white and colorized photographs depicting fun activities at the seaside and hundreds of advertisements for Blackpool-based businesses. This guidebook to Blackpool showcases England's favorite seaside resort just months before World War II broke out. For many, it would be the last carefree vacation for at least six years. The guidebook showcases all of Blackpool's most beloved attractions in black-and-white and colorized photographs. It also includes dozens of pages of advertisements for lodgings, entertainment, and more. Slight rubbing to extremities. About-fine condition.