Author:BURSTALL, Patricia


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Golden Age of the Thames. 1st UK in dj

By: BURSTALL, Patricia.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1981,:

Seller ID: 33099

BURSTALL, Patricia. The Golden Age of the Thames. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1981). Pp 222 + 16 pp photos. 8vo, cloth. Toy 0025. "Regattas, concerts, Venetian fĂȘtes, rowing, punting, painting, bathing - many and varied were the activities indulged in that pleasure resort which was the Thames above Richmond from about 1870 until 1914. Patricia Burstall delightfully captures the mood of the pleasure-seekers, from the Prince of Wales, passing through Boulters lock to a loyal raising of hats and a dainty flutter of white handkerchiefs, to the drunken bean-feaster bawling his raucous cho... View more info