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2 Volumes. One volume covers The Blue Nile, 2nd covers The White Nile. Green moire silk boards with gilt titles. Beautiful b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Spines of both volumes faded as is usual for this set. Otherwise a lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase lighly rubbed at edges and small split to spine.
The river and its history. Introduced by Ron Powers. 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. 2nd printing. Slip case is a bit better than very good - a few small marks.
A study of the upper part of the tidal estuary of the Severn about Tewkesbury and the mouth of the Wye. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862993814. Spine lightly creased and lightly faded. Contents clean.
A concise narrative of the history of the Wye Valley. B/w photos. 134 pages. ISBN: 186077301X. Names in ink to prelims. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
BRADSHAW'S CANALS AND NAVIGABLE RIVERS OF ENGLAND AND WALES
Written by Henry Rodolph De Salis.
Stock no. 2137783
Published by Old House Books. Circa 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.
A facsimile of the 1904 edition of A Handbook of Inland Navigation for Manufacturers, Merchants, Traders and Others: Compiled, after a Personal Survey of the whole of the Waterways. Green paper boards with yellow titles. viii and 480 pages plus advertisements to rear. ISBN: 9781908402141. 3rd printing. Page edge browning.
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. Boards unevenly faded. Foxing to endpapers. Browning to text block. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few small closed tears and chips.
DEATH OF AN OCEAN: A GEOLOGICAL BORDERS BALLAD
Written by Euan Clarkson; Brian Upton.
Stock no. 1823536
Published by Dunedin Academic Press Ltd.. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Scottish Borders, drained mainly by the River Tweed and its tributaries, is famed for its historical legacy and attendant myths and ballads. The authors here tell of how the once great ocean of Iapetus met its end through the inexorable motion of the tectonic plates bringing the continental masses on either side of it onto a collision course. The impact of these continents spelled the death-knell for Iapetus and formed the Caledonide mountain chain. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781906716028. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
THE HUMBER WETLANDS: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF A DYNAMIC LANDSCAPE
Written by Robert Van De Noort.
Stock no. 1823506
Published by Windgather Press Ltd.. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.
Landscapes of Britain series. This book is the result of a ten-year English Heritage funded project which aimed to identify and explore the archaeology of the wetlands before it was damaged by peat extraction, development and drainage. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and maps, a few colour photos. ISBN: 0954557549. Slight bowing of book else contents clean.
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.
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.