Thames Companion. 2d ed pb.

By: PRICHARD, Mari CARPENTER, Humphrey.

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PRICHARD, Mari and Humphrey CARPENTER. A Thames Companion. Second Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. Pp 182. 8vo, ill. card covers. "Thisinformal guide to the world's most famous river progresses from its disput ed source in the hills of Gloucestershire to the tideway, still busy with commercial traffic, and from its first records in Roman times to the presentday. It discusses the Thames as a commercial waterway, linked by a series of canals to England's main manufacturing centres; as a stimulus for artists and writers living on its banks; as the scene of important developments in the building of locks, weirs, mills, and bridges; as the home of major figures of English history, royal and common; and as a place of sport and relaxation." -from the cover. Vg. 10.00

Title: Thames Companion. 2d ed pb.

Author Name: PRICHARD, Mari CARPENTER, Humphrey.

Categories: 65,

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1981,:

Seller ID: 41010

Keywords: NAUTICAL TRAVEL CRUISING UNITED KINGDOM RIVERS THAMES BRITISH ENGLISH ,