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Ball E and P W  Holiday Cruising on The Thames, D&C, 1970, pp149.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  Includes colour frontis, 32 black & white illustrations and Stanford's Map of the River Thames (1.5 inch to the miles) inside the rear cover.  Practical information on cruising combined with contemporary and historical information on the Thames.  £3.95

Cracknell, Basil E  Portrait of London River: The Thames from Teddington to the Sea, 2nd edition 1980, pp208 plus 36 illustrations.  Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A study of the Thames within London, of the port of London, and of the Thames Estuary.  £3.95

De Mare, Eric  London's River, The Story of a City, Bodley Head, 1964, pp127.  Hb.  No dust wrapper. Very Good+ with attractive gold lettering on the spine.  London through the ages as viewed from the Thames.  For young people.  £2.95

Groundwater, Ken  Newcastle and the River Tyne, SLP, 1998, pp128.  First published in 1990. This is the enlarged edition of enlarged edition 1998.  Pb.  Fine.  A nostalgic photographic odyssey down the river Tyne.  £3.95

Manning-Sanders, Ruth  The River Dart, Westaway Books, 1951, pp150.  Very Good in a Fair dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the corners and at both the head & foot of the spine.  The first full-length book on the Dart which rises on Dartmoor before flowing through the lowlands of Devon to the sea.  £3.95

McArthur, Wilson   The River Windrush, Cassell, 1946, pp205 with 46 illustrations.  Cassellís River Series.  Inscription.  Fair in a Fair dust wrapper.  Some loss of colour around the edges of the covers, slight foxing to the page edges. Wear and small tears to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  £2.95

McArthur, Wilson  The River Conway, Cassell, 1952, pp142 with 55 illustrations by the author.  Cassell's River Series.  Hb.  VG/Fair.  A tribute to one of the most beautiful rivers in Wales.  £4.95

Metcalfe, Leon  Discovering the Thames, Shire Publications, 1981, pp56 including pp16 of illustrations.  Pb.  VG+.  A guide to the river from Thames Head to Teddington lock.  £0.95

Munk L R  The Thames An Eating, Drinking and Cruising Guide, Batsford, 1967, pp128.  Hb.  Very Good+ in a Fair dust wrapper.  Wear to the dust wrapper at the top corners and at the head & base of the spine.  Covers the whole jurisdiction of the Thames Conservatory from Lechlade to Richmond.  £2.95

Robertson, E Arnot  Thames Portrait, Ivor Nicholson & Watson, 1937, pp174 with 50 full-page illustrations by H E Turner.  In good condition for age, G+/G+.  A classic pre-war look at the Thames.  £8.50

Russell, Ronald  Rivers, BCA/D&C, 1979, p208.  Hb. VG/VG.  Examines the many facets of our rivers from the craft on them to their crossings by fords, ferries and bridges.  £3.95

Ryan E K W  The Thames from the Towpath: An account of an expedition on foot from Putney to Thames Head, St Catherine Press, 1938, pp260.  Inscription.  Hard Cover.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  There are several small tears in the dust wrapper.  £9.50

Shrapnel, Norman  A View of the Thames, Collins, 1977, pp253 with line drawings by George Murray.  Hb.  VG/VG.  A layman's look at the Thames from Teddington to the sea.  £3.95

Simper, Robert  Thames Tideway, Creekside Publications, 1997, pp96.  English Estuaries Series: Vol.6.   Large format in glazed pictorial boards.  VG.  A photographic survey with the following sections: Below London, Dockland Tideway, and Up Through.  £4.95

Stephens, Wilson  The Kennet, Muller, Blond & White, 1985, pp48.  With illustrations by Gabriel White.  Rivers of Britain Series.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper. A useful overview by a former editor of The Field.  £1.95

Stephens, Wilson  The Thames, Muller, Blond & White, 1986, pp47.  With illustrations by Gabriel White.  Rivers of Britain Series.  Hard Cover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A brief portrayal by a former editor of The Field.  £1.95

Thames Conservancy, Launch Digest, 1971, pp40.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A useful booklet giving advice and information to people who use a motor launch on the upper Thames, the part of the river within the Conservator's jurisdiction.  £0.95

Wood, G Bernard  Ferries and Ferrymen, Cassell, 1969, pp162 plus pp24 of illustrations.  Hb. VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the edges of the dust wrapper.  A survey of the many river, strait and short sea crossings that were once a major part of the British transport scene.  £4.95

Wykes, Alan  An Eye on the Thames, Jarrolds, 1966, pp224.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  An informative anthology about the Thames from its geology and pollution to historical vignettes.  £4.95

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