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A CHRONOLOGY OF INLAND NAVIGATION IN GREAT BRITAIN
Written by Henry Rodolph De Salis.
Stock no. 1823243
Published by E. & F.N. Spon Limited. 1st 1897. Very good condition.
An endeavour to place the History of Inland Navigation in Great Britain from the commencement to the present time (1897) in a form suitable for ready reference. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. 132 pages including index plus 32 pages publisher adverts to rear. A few nicks to spine edges, spine lightly worn at top & tail and vertical edges. Name in red ink and in pencil with date to free front endpaper. 'Oxford Canal Navigation Canal Office, Oxford' stamped to front pastedown. Inscription in ink from 'the author' to front fly. Text block browned. Joints cracked, one hinge pulled but binding is tight.
A Narrative of the Advance of the River Column of the Nile Expeditionary Force and Its Return Down The Rapids. With maps. Originally published in 1885.0Red cloth with gilt titles on black title labels. ISBN: 0898391849. Some foxspots.
On the night of Tuesday 25th October 1960 the Arkendale H and the Wastdale H collided with the Severn Railway Bridge resulting in an explosion, which claimed the lives of five crewmen. Fifty years later, the wrecks of the two tanker barges remain lying in the Severn off Purton. Pictorial cardwraps. Staple bound booklet. B/w photos and colour photos to centre spread. 46 pages. ISBN: 9780953271139.
THE THAMES HIGHWAY VOLUME I: GENERAL HISTORY
Written by Fred S. Thacker; Charles Hadfield.
Stock no. 1822374
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1968. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The story of water carriage on the river from pre-Conquest days to the beginning of the 20th century. First published in 1914, this edition has a new introduction by Charles Hadfield. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715342320. Text block lightly browned, contents clean. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and just slightly scuffed.
SMALL FRESHWATER CREATURES (POCKET GUIDES)
Written by Lars-Henrik Olsen; Jakob Sunesen; Bente Vita Pedersen.
Stock no. 1822359
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Describing over 500 animals, from spiders to salamanders, that you may meet in the ponds, rivers, and streams of Northern Europe. Grey pictorial boards, black title to spine. Illustrated endpapers, colour illustrations, 229 pages including index. ISBN: 0198507984. Top edge of text block a little dusty. Contents fine.
SECOND SEVERN CROSSING: ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESPONSE PHASE 1 - THE INTERTIDAL ZONE IN WALES: FINAL REPORT
Written by S. Godbold; R.C. Turner.
Stock no. 2134443
1993. Very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. Cadw Welsh Historic Monuments Series. SIGNED by author with a dedication to a previous owner to inside front cover. Wear to cover edges.
A facsimile of the first edition printed and published by the author in 1810 at the Cambrian Printing Office. Cardwraps. ISBN: 9780953443703.
The River Wye and its history. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ix and 260 pages plus 2 page publisher adverts to rear. ISBN: 9781910839096. A few scuffs and minor marks to cover. Contents fine.
A concise narrative of the history of the Wye Valley. B/w photos. 134 pages. ISBN: 186077301X.
Originally published in 1976, this is a reprint. Blue cardwraps with white title to front. 23 pages. Stapled binding. ISBN: 0907041647. Scuffing to front cover. Contents clean.
New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5". 272 pages. An authoritative work of outstanding interest. Many attractive colour plates - also black and white photo illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with browned spine and a couple of small patches of surface paper damage to rear panel.
THE FORMS OF WATER IN CLOUDS & RIVERS, ICE & GLACIERS
Written by John Tyndall.
Stock no. 1820171
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.. 12th 1899. Good condition.
Twelfth Edition. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind series logo to front and rear board. The International Scientific Series. B/w frontis and text illustrations. xix and 192 pages. Spine browned, boards unevenly faded and marked. Text block browned. Hinges pulled but binding is tight. A few scattered foxspots and margin marks to contents.