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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).
A venture on the water—and its results.
Gloucestershire to Oxford :
First links with London in Coberley Church;
the "Roman" snails of the Churn Valley;
Colesbourne and Rendcombe;
Cirencester and its origins;
Kelmscott; and memories of William Moms;
Radcot, Tadpole and New Bridge;
the "Thames at Bablock-hithe";
Oxford to Teddington Lock :
Shades of "Fair Rosamund" at Godstow Priory;
"Quaking" and "Folly" Bridges;
the Abbeys of Osney and Rewley;
the Isle of Andersey;
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;
Hart's Lock Woods;
the villages and historic houses of Hardwicke and Mapledurham;
Reading, its history and present-day attractions;
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;
Hampton and Hampton Court;
Kingston and Teddington Lock.
Teddington to London Bridge :
Strange denizens and former inhabitants of Teddington;
the State Barge;
Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill;
a search for Pope's Villa and Grotto;
Radnor House and Warburton;
the Ham Walk to Richmond;
Richmond Past and present;
from Richmond to Kew;
the royal residents of Kew;
Hammersmith and William Morris again;
melodrama at Barn Elms;
The Boat Race;
Vauxhall and Westminster;
the "King's Reach"
(Westminster to London Bridge)
London Bridge to Greenwich :
the Coal Exchange;
the Watermans' Company;
the Custom House;
Wool Ouay, Galley Quay, Brewers' Quay and Tower Dock;
the Docks; Jacob's Island and a brief contact with its inhabitants;
disappointments and discoveries in Ratcliff and Limehouse;
Rotherhithe past and present;
Deptford and its former glories;
Greenwich and a littlie-known view.
A wartime pilgrimage down the course of the river.
Very good in chipped price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00
Title: Thames Triumphant. First Edition in dustjacket
Publisher: Studio, London & New York, 1943,: 1943
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