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THE ETON BOOK OF THE RIVER
Written by L.S.R. Byrne; E.L. Churchill.
Stock no. 1820179
Published by Alden & Blackwell (eton) Ltd.. 2nd 1952. Very good condition.

With Some Account of the Thames and the Evolution of Boat-Racing. Second Edition. Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Boards scuffed, rubbed at edges and a couple of pencil marks to front board. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and text block. Top corner of free front endpaper torn off (just a small amount). Contents otherwise 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 BRISTOL AVON A PICTORIAL HISTORY
Written by Josephine Jeremiah.
Stock no. 2133548
Published by Phillimore. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

From Source to Avonmouth. A nostalgic collection of well-captioned prints and photographs of life along the Bristol Avon over the centuries. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1860773621.

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THE YORKSHIRE OUSE: THE HISTORY OF A RIVER NAVIGATION
Written by Baron F. Duckham.
Stock no. 1819826
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A clear and comprehensive account of man's improvement and use of the tide-way and upper reaches of one of England's greatest rivers. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Ticketed label to front pastedown. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed, edge-rubbed and worn with some surface paper loss to front panel.

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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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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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