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THAMES: SACRED RIVER
Written by Peter Ackroyd.
Stock no. 2132619
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A biography of the river, from source to sea. Exploring its history from prehistoric times to the present day. 490 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780701172848. Small mark to outer page edges. Wrapper spine is faded. Also: Wrapper appears to have been cut (apparently by publisher?), so that it has waves of the Thames river, going upto the bridges.

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BIG BEND
Written by Peter J. Gosnell.
Stock no. 1819082
Published by Peter J. Gosnell. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

A history of the Swaziland Bushveld. Matt green pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0620280085. Corners bumped, boards a little grubby at vertical edges. Minor foxing to text block.

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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF RIVER FISHING
Written by Len Arbery.
Stock no. 1818642
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A detailed account of fishing for large river fish under all conditions. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & a few colour photos. ISBN: 0715399284. Couple of marks to front endpaper (minor). Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly creased to top edge.

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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI
Written by Mark Twain.
Stock no. 1818195
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

The river and its history. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt map of the river and its tributaries to front board. Blue endpapers. B/w and colour illustrations. Contained in publisher's slipcase with large pictorial onlay to one side.

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BRIDGES ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by Alan Crow. Illustrated by Barbara Crow.
Stock no. 1817957
Published by Lapridge Publications. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Taking the reader on a journey from the source of one of Britain's loveliest rivers all along its twisting meandering course to the sea via those often unregarded but extremely useful structures, the bridges that cross it. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951858998. A couple of minor foxspots to prelims. Spine slightly faded.

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THE RIVER SEVERN
Written by Keith Kissack.
Stock no. 2128926
Published by Terence Dalton Limited. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0861380045. Some wear to cover edges. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. A few light marks.

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THE AMAZON RIVER FOREST
Written by Nigel J.H. Smith.
Stock no. 2126613
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

A Natural History of Plants, Animals and People. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780195122077.

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NIAGARA FALLS AND RIVER
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125807
1948. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. Title to front cover is 'Niagara Falls Canada' Colored Pictures and Story. Some scuff/surface paper damage marks to covers. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. Some foxing.

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THE DELIGHTFUL LIFE OF PLEASURE ON THE THAMES AND AN ANGLER'S PERFECT SPORT
Written by James Englefield.
Stock no. 2125271
Published by Horace Cox. 1912. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. by 'Red Quill' (James Englefield. Affording Useful Hints to Enhance the Enjoyment of its Season Visitors, and Others; and to Improve some Methods of Sport. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing, mostly to endpapers.

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THE RIVER SCENERY AT THE HEAD OF THE VALE OF NEATH
Written by F.J. North.
Stock no. 2124796
Published by National Museum of Wales. 3rd 1949. Very good condition.

Third Edition revised and enlarged. Grey cardwraps. B/w photos. 110 pages including index plus 31 plates. Some wear to spine. Creasing to a few corners. White correction fluid to top of first (blank) page.

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THE RIVER SEVERN
Written by Keith Kissack.
Stock no. 2124674
Published by Terence Dalton Limited. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0861380045. Couple of yellow marks to rear cover. Name and address label to half-title page.

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RIVER DERWENT: FROM SEA TO SOURCE
Written by H.C. Ivison.
Stock no. 1815706
Published by Amberley. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

The River Derwent in Cumbria is one of the fastest rivers in Europe, it is also one of the most beautiful. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781445615219.

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