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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE: THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Richard Burton; Ian Curteis.
Stock no. 1826959
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Very good condition.

A picture of Exploration by Richard F. Burton. Introduced by Ian Curteis. Brown pictorial cloth. 604 pages. B/w illustrations. Loosely inserted map. Minor bump to lower rear corner of boards. Top corner crease to pages 495-502. Map present. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has a fairly heavy knock to one corner and is worn across join at open end corner.

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FERRIES OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by Joan Tucker.
Stock no. 1826355
Published by Tempus Publishing Ltd. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

A fascinating exploration of the history of the county's ferries, identifying isolated backwaters and popular tourist spots that once provided an esseeential link. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780752442389. A nice, clean copy.

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THE RIVER HOBBLER'S APPRENTICE: MEMORIES OF WORKING THE SEVERN AND WYE
Written by Alan Butt.
Stock no. 1826267
Published by The History Press. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

A vivid insight into the forgotten world of the river hobbler, a unique trade and one which he learnt at the end of its days. The river hobbler paid no taxes and made a living by working whatever was available on and around the river. Cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780752451381. Spine faded to rear edge. Minor crease to vertical edge of prelims. Contents clean.

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THE SEVERN VALLEY: A SERIES OF SKETCHES, DESCRIPTIVE AND PICTORIAL OF THE COURSE OF THE SEVERN
Written by J. Randall.
Stock no. 1826265
Published by James S. Virtue. 1st 1862. Almost very good condition.

Containing Notices of its Topographical, Industrial, and Geological Features; with Glances at its Historical and Legendary Associations. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine, gilt vignettes and borders to boards. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Spine browned, worn at top & tail, corners rubbed & worn, rubbing to rear board. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint starting to crack. Scattered foxing throughout.

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A CELEBRATION OF SALMON RIVERS
Written by John B. Ashton; Adrian Latimer.
Stock no. 1824828
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book is devoted to the Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, and the magnificent rivers they inhabit. Large format. Light beige cloth boards, navy title to spine, simple embossed vignette to front board Pictorial endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781873674277. Light scuff to lower edge of front board. Gift inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.

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A CELEBRATION OF SALMON RIVERS
Written by John B. Ashton; Adrian Latimer.
Stock no. 1824658
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book is devoted to the Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, and the magnificent rivers they inhabit. Large format. Light beige cloth boards, navy title to spine, simple embossed vignette to front board Pictorial endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781873674277. Corners bumped. Boards clean. Some minor imprinting of facing page on contents page else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased, slightly grubby, and has previous bookseller's label to rear panel.

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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.

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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.

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AN EXCURSION FROM THE SOURCE OF THE WYE
Written by Mark Willett.
Stock no. 1821247
Published by Fineleaf Editions. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

A facsimile of the first edition printed and published by the author in 1810 at the Cambrian Printing Office. Cardwraps. ISBN: 9780953443703.

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THE FLOATING PRISONS OF WOOLWICH AND DEPTFORD
Written by Reg Rigden.
Stock no. 1820990
Published by T.M.R.S.. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition.

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.

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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.

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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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