Thames Triumphant. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JONES, Sydney R.

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JONES, Sydney R. Thames Triumphant. A Companion Work to London Triumphant. London & New York: The Studio Publications, (December 1943). First Printing. Pp (3),iv-vi,7-272. Illustrated throughout, with some images on the regular paper and some on glossy stock. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.161.

Sydney Robert Jones (b. 1881, Birmingham, England - 1966).

Contents :

Prologue :
A venture on the water—and its results.


Gloucestershire to Oxford :
First links with London in Coberley Church;
Coberley;
Seven Springs;
the "Roman" snails of the Churn Valley;
Cowley;
Colesbourne and Rendcombe;
North Cerney;
Baunton;
Cirencester and its origins;
Cricklade;
Water Eaton;
Castle Eaton;
Kempsford Church;
Upper Inglesham;
Lechlade;
Kelmscott; and memories of William Moms;
Radcot, Tadpole and New Bridge;
the "Thames at Bablock-hithe";
Eynsham;
Godstow.


Oxford to Teddington Lock :
Shades of "Fair Rosamund" at Godstow Priory;
Oxford;
"Quaking" and "Folly" Bridges;
the Abbeys of Osney and Rewley;
Iffley;
Sandford;
Nuneham;
the Isle of Andersey;
Abingdon;
Burford Bridge;
Culham;
Sutton Courtenay;
Long Wittenham;
Clifton Hampden;
Burcot;
Dorchester;
Little Wittenham; Wallingford bridge and town;
signs of London;
Newnham Murren and Mongewell;
Moulsford and an encounter at the "Beetle and Wedge";
Streatley and Goring;
Basildon;
Hart's Lock Woods;
the villages and historic houses of Hardwicke and Mapledurham;
Reading, its history and present-day attractions;
Sonning;
Shiplake;
Wargrave;
Henley and its bridge;
Temple Island; Hambleden Medmenham, Hurley Priory and Bisham Abbey;
Great Marlow and memories of Shelley;
Quarry and Cliveden woods;
Boulter's Lock and Maidenhead;
Windsor;
Eton;
Staines;
Laleham;
Chertsey;
Shepperton;
Walton;
Coway Stakes;
Hampton and Hampton Court;
Thames Ditton;
Kingston and Teddington Lock.


Teddington to London Bridge :
Strange denizens and former inhabitants of Teddington;
the State Barge;
Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill;
Twickenham;
a search for Pope's Villa and Grotto;
Radnor House and Warburton;
the Ham Walk to Richmond;
Ham House;
Richmond Past and present;
from Richmond to Kew;
Syon House;
the royal residents of Kew;
Mortlake;
Chiswick;
Hammersmith and William Morris again;
melodrama at Barn Elms;
Putney;
The Boat Race;
Hurlingham;
Wandsworth;
Chelsea;
Battersea;
Vauxhall and Westminster;
the "King's Reach"
(Westminster to London Bridge)


London Bridge to Greenwich :
London Bridge;
Billingsgate;
the Coal Exchange;
the Watermans' Company;
the Custom House;
Wool Ouay, Galley Quay, Brewers' Quay and Tower Dock;
the Tower;
Tower Bridge;
the Docks; Jacob's Island and a brief contact with its inhabitants;
Wapping;
disappointments and discoveries in Ratcliff and Limehouse;
Rotherhithe past and present;
Deptford and its former glories;
Greenwich and a littlie-known view.

Epilogue :
A wartime pilgrimage down the course of the river.

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Title: Thames Triumphant. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: JONES, Sydney R.

Categories: 77,

Publisher: Studio, London & New York, 1943,: 1943

Seller ID: 18473

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED KINGDOM RIVERS THAMES LONDON OXFORD BRITISH ENGLISH HISTORY TOPOGRAPHY,