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Waterways Catalog : River Thames

CHANGING THAMES : THE CHANGING THAMES : THE
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'The Changing Thames' is a fascinating comparison of photographs from a bygone era set alongside contemporary views. It is a visual and historical record of the numerous changes that have transformed Britain's favourite river. Primitive locks, weirs, mills and general views amply demonstrate the transformation that has taking place over the years; in some cases barely recognisable, while other views remain surprisingly unchanged. Brian Eade's final volume in his Thames trilogy within the 'Britain in Old Photographs' series will provide endless fascination for the numerous interested visitors drawn to the banks and waters of the River Thames.


Author:       Brian Eade
ISBN:         978 0 7509 4779 4
Publisher:   The History Press (Pub. 2009)
Pages:       128      Size: 236h x 165w
Entry Added/Amended:      August 2009



Price:  £12.99
DOWN THE THAMES DOWN THE THAMES
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Author:       Francis Frith
ISBN:         1 85937 121 3
Publisher:   Frith Book Co
Pages:       118      Size: 255h x 195w
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Price:  £14.99
HANDBOOK GUIDE TO THE THAMES (From Source to Sea) HANDBOOK GUIDE TO THE THAMES (From Source to Sea)
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The essential guide to all that is special along Britain's greatest river.

From the pathway of kings to the artery of empire, from Celtic fort to the Millennium Dome, the Thames is, and always has been, the centre of life in England.

The handbook guide contains historic landmarks and battlefields, country houses, pubs, towns and villages, boating and walks, stories and anecdotes, the places that inspired 'Wind in the Willows', 'Alice-in-Wonderland', and many of the world's greatest books... The best of all that the Thames has to offer.

200 places to visit, easy-to-use guide book with illustrated maps, over 50 photographs, practical information to all uses of the river.


Author:       None
ISBN:         1 901309 02 9
Publisher:   Handbook Publishing Ltd (Pub. 1998)
Pages:       112      Size: 210h x 150w
Entry Added/Amended:      July 2007



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LONDON'S RIVER LONDON'S RIVER
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Author:       Chris Thurman
ISBN:         0 7524 2379 7
Publisher:   Tempus
Pages:       96      Size: 226h x 247w
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MIDDLE AND LOWER THAMES: THE MIDDLE AND LOWER THAMES: THE
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Rising in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds, the River Thames flows in a generally easterly direction for 215 miles to the sea. It passes Cricklade, Letchlade and Eynsham before reaching Oxford, after which it flows on past Abingdon, Wallingford and Reading. From Sonning, the Thames goes past Henley-on-Thames, renowned for its regatta, to Marlow and then Cookham. Running through spectacular wooded scenery at Cliveden, it passes Maidenhead and flows on to Windsor, celebrated for its castle, and Eton, noted for its college. The river continues past Runnymede, where Magna Carta was signed, and Staines, where the London Stone marked the ancient boundary of London's jurisdiction on the Thames. Flowing past Shepperton and Sunbury, it reaches Hampton Court Palace and then Kingston upon Thames before arriving at Teddington Lock. Down river of Teddington, the Thames becomes tidal.

The upper part of the Thames was the focus of an historical journey in the author's previous book, 'The Upper and Middle Thames from Source to Reading' (2007). This second volume, featuring the middle and lower reaches of the non-tidal Thames, is a continuation of the journey down river. In this latest Thames portrait, the evocative collection of 18th century aquatints, 19th century engravings and early 20th century postcards will delight river enthusiasts and riverbank residents alike. Locks, ferries, bridges, inns and boats as well as village and town scenes are depicted, along with images of people enjoying themselves just 'messing about on the river'.


Author:       Josephine Jeremiah
ISBN:         978 1 86077 583 3
Publisher:   Phillimore (Pub. 2009)
Pages:       112      Size: 255h x 181w
Entry Added/Amended:      April 2009



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OLD FATHER THAMES & SLEEPING BEAUTY OLD FATHER THAMES & SLEEPING BEAUTY
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Author:       John Cook
ISBN:         0 9527009 6 4
Publisher:   Petmac Pubs
Pages:       82      Size: 233h x 154w
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RIVER THAMES:IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE FAMOUS RIVER THAMES:IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE FAMOUS
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From architects to authors, statesmen to sportsmen, the River Thames has proved an enduring source of inspiration for some of the towering figures of Britain's past and present. It has also borne silent witness to the scandals, intrigues, tragedies and triumphs played out along its route. Take a stroll with the author through the riverside landscape - stopping at inviting pubs, drenched in history - as he follows the Thames Path in the frequently turbulent wake of the famous and the infamous.


Author:       Paul Goldsack
ISBN:         1 841642 044 0
Publisher:   Bradt (Pub. 2003)
Pages:       232      Size: 216h x 136w
Entry Added/Amended:      April 2006



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THAMES CAVALCADE THAMES CAVALCADE
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Author:       L.M.Bates
ISBN:         0 86138 090 8
Publisher:   Terence Dalton
Pages:       198      Size: 235h x 180w
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THAMES,THE THAMES,THE
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Author:       Paul Atterbury & Anthony Haines
ISBN:         0 75380 694 0
Publisher:   Opus Publishing
Pages:       160      Size: 190h x 225w
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THAMES,THE: A CULTURAL HISTORY THAMES,THE: A CULTURAL HISTORY
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It may not be the longest, deepest, or widest river in the world but few bodies of water reveal as much about the nation's past and present, or are as suggestive of its future as England River Thames.

Tales of legendary lock-keepers and long-vanished weirs evoke the distant past of a river that evolved into a prime commercial artery linking the heart of England with the ports of Europe. In Victorian times, the Thames hosted regattas galore, its new bridges and tunnels were celebrated as marvels of their time and London's river was transformed from sewer to centerpiece of the British Empire. Talk of the Thames Gateway and the effectiveness of the Thames barrier keeps the river in the news today, while the lengthening Thames Path makes the waterway more accessible than ever before.

Through quiet meadows, rolling hills, leafy suburbia, industrial sites, and a changing London riverside, Mick Sinclair tracks the Thames from source to sea, documenting internationally known landmarks such as Tower Bridge and Windsor Castle and revealing lesser known features such as Godstow Abbey, Canvey Island the Sandford Lasher, and George Orwell's tranquil grave.


Author:       Mick Sinclair
ISBN:         978 0 19 531492 2
Publisher:   Oxford University Press (Pub. 2007)
Pages:       251      Size: 215h x 150w
Entry Added/Amended:      April 2010



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THAMES PATH, THE THAMES PATH, THE
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The Thames Path takes the walker from the Thames barrier in London to the source of this great river 180 miles away in rural Gloucestershire. The Thames Path was officially opened as a national trail in 1996, and has since been improved so that most of the route now runs along public footpaths or bridleways. The Thames, once an important waterway, links a string of historic sites - from Greenwich, the Houses of Parliament and Lambeth Palace in the city, to rural Hampton Court Palace and Runnymede.

The beautiful upper reaches of the path run through the peaceful countryside of Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. The climax is the 22 miles of the infant Thames leading to the river's source just below the Roman Foss Way.

Routes described in 20 sections between four and 16 miles in length

Illustrated with OS mapping


Author:       Leigh Hatts
ISBN:         1 85284 436 1
Publisher:   Cicerone (Pub. 2005)
Pages:       216      Size: 173h x 116w
Entry Added/Amended:      August 2007



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THAMES-RECORD OF A WORKING WATERWAY,THE THAMES-RECORD OF A WORKING WATERWAY,THE
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Author:       D.G.Wilson
ISBN:         0 7134 5298 6
Publisher:   Batsford
Pages:       126      Size: 260h x 195w
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THE THAMES - A PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNEY FROM SOURCE TO SEA THE THAMES - A PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNEY FROM SOURCE TO SEA
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The Thames is an extraordinary river. Linking London to both the countryside and sea, the Thames is the heart of the capital and its waters the life blood of England. Following the river is a fascinating voyage through the country's history, as its varied path joins landmarks of the past with the urban landscape of the modern world. Derek Pratt's stunning photographic journey offers a unique and comprehensive showcase of the Thames we know - and the Thames we don't.

Lauded as one of the most beautiful and varied rivers in the world, Derek Pratt's gorgeous photography and fascinating commentary provides a unique insight into the Thames many facets, comparing rural idylls with urban landscapes, the industrial river with the famous city views, royal landmarks with the every day river used by people along its course for recreation as well as famous events. London has so often been regarded as the beginning and the end of the Thames story, and whilst it forms a major part, this wonderful book gives an altogether more complete and unexpected view of one of the most famous and well-loved rivers in the world.


Author:       Derek Pratt
ISBN:         978 0 7136 8832 0
Publisher:   A & C Black (Pub. 2008)
Pages:       160      Size: 258h x 260w
Entry Added/Amended:      June 2008



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THAMES TO THE SOLENT,THE THAMES TO THE SOLENT,THE
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Author:       J.B.Dashwood
ISBN:         0 906986 00 1
Publisher:   Shepperton Swan
Pages:       91      Size: A format (P)
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UPPER AND MIDDLE THAMES FROM SOURCE TO READING, THE UPPER AND MIDDLE THAMES FROM SOURCE TO READING, THE
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Rising in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds, the Thames flows in a generally easterly direction for 215 miles to the sea. In its upper reaches, the river glides through meadows, passing Cricklade, Lechlade and Eynsham. Part of the upper rivers enchantment lies in the fact that much of the countryside has a timelessness about it as villages are often some distance from its banks. Leaving the 'dreaming spires' of the city of Oxford, the Thames passes Abingdon and Wallingford before running through attractive scenery at the Goring Gap, between the Berkshire Downs and Chiltern Hills. From Pangbourne, the river flows past Caversham and Reading to its Junction with the Kennet and Avon Canal.

In this new study of the upper and middle Thames, 18th-century aquatints, 19th-century engravings and old photographs of the river and the settlements along its banks illustrate an historical journey from source to Reading. Ancient bridges, ferries, flash locks and pound locks are featured, plus centuries-old churches, mills and inns. River craft used for work and pleasure are portrayed, too. This collection will engage the interest of river users, ramblers and residents alike who enjoy the history of this most famous of Britain's rivers.


Author:       Josephine Jeremiah
ISBN:         978 1 86077 460 7
Publisher:   Phillimore (Pub. 2007)
Pages:       120      Size: 255h x 180w
Entry Added/Amended:      November 2007



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VICTORIAN THAMES,THE VICTORIAN THAMES,THE
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Author:       D.G.Wilson
ISBN:         0 7509 0183 7
Publisher:   Sutton Publishing
Pages:       132      Size: 260h x 205w
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