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2 edition of Time on the Thames. found in the catalog.

Time on the Thames.

Eric De MareМЃ

Time on the Thames.

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Published by Architectural Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thames River.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19483703M

    This book is generally in very good condition. The pages are clean and bright, with bright gold on the boards and spine. This book is probably the edition with "New edition on the title page" Full title "The Book of the Thames from its rise to its Fall". This edition has many line drawing illustrations. The end papers have been foxed. The Thames Barrier. Forthcoming scheduled closures. The Environment Agency operates the Thames Barrier every month for maintenance and testing, in addition to the annual test at a high spring tide.   A mudlark is the name given to a person who scavenges in the foreshore of a river for objects that could be sold. This term applies specifically to those operating along the Thames River in London during the 18th and 19th centuries. Although mudlarking continues today along the Thames, it isn’t quite the same sort of activity that it was a century or two : Dhwty.


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Top 10 books about the River Thames By the time I was born a few years later, the estuary had ceased to be just a point of entry for them. When I began work on my book. Genre/Form: Guidebooks: Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Maré, Eric Samuel, Time on the Thames.

London: Architectural Press, ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Maps on lining papers. Reprint with new preface of London, ed. Description: pages. Her first book, Mudlarking, charts the thousands of years people have been living by the Thames, or on the islands – many now vanished – along its meandering course.

The Thames Barrier - The book of the Thames: from its rise to its fall. Time on the Thames. book Samuel Carter Hall. Arthur Hall, Virtue, and Co., - Thames River (England) - pages. 0 Reviews. In Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito published a memoir about his life and experiences during his two years at Merton College, Oxford, in the mids, where he studied the history of transport on the River Thames, hence the title of his book/5(3).

Walking season is upon us, and there are few finer treks than a stroll along the Thames. Here are ten of our favourite books about London's river, taking in both fiction and non-fiction.

Mudlarking is the act of searching or scavenging in the river mud at low tide seeking items of value. Modern mudlarks forage in the mud in search of items from history - regardless of value - and it's amazing what they find.

I saw the River Thames in person for the first time in but it's always been fascinating to me as a repository of /5. Ten years of archaeological discovery on the Thames explored in first ever book by the Thames Discovery Programme.

MOLA team Ahead of their 10 year anniversary, Thames Discovery Programme, the award-winning community archaeology project, have released their first ever book.

Entitled ‘The River’s Tale’, it is the first book on the archaeology of the River Thames since the late. The House by the Thames by Gillian Tindall pp, Chatto & Windus, £ Hurrying along the South Bank between the Globe and Tate Modern it is. Journey along the length of the famed Thames River on a spectacular photographic tour.

Spanning almost years, the images in this evocative history include the work of some of the pioneers and leading exponents of topographical and architectural photography. View the rural Thames as it approaches London/5(7). Thames River Boats Timetable. Thames River Sightseeing offers two routes enabling you to make the most of your day out in London.

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“I have learned compassion for that spikier, raw, energetic young man.” On the launch of a new book and exhibition, Grayson Perry reflects on his early work, his experiences of therapy, and the evolution of his art and alter-ego, Claire.

Article: Paula Rego at As the. Book an evening on the Thames with a range of cruises from City Cruises - Time on the Thames. book No 1 Evening Cruise on the Thames. +44 (0)20 77 +44 (0)20 77 The River Thames (/ ˈ t ɛ m z / TEMZ), known alternatively in parts as the Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including miles ( km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn.

It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor.⁃ coordinates: 51°41′39″N 2°01′47″W /. "Thames smells authentically of the water, of an author who has walked the towpath and knows not only the impressive statistics but also the Turner water-colours of the Thames itself.

It is not just the subject that sets this book apart but also the compelling new perspectives that [Ackroyd] brings." —The TimesCited by: Very interesting and well written book about the history of a house and the area on the south bank of the Thames opposite St Paul's. I would have liked a few more pictures of the house today but appreciate it is in private hands and may not have been possible/5.

I found this book an uneven effort, addressing very different topics, with these topics at times only tenuously connected to the great English river.

It is more a book of essays on London or broader English social history--with the notion of the Thames included in all, whether needed or by: 3. His book on the Thames is neither a linear journey through time nor one through space; rather, like his `biography' of London, it is a series of short essays on various themes.

His work mirrors what he writes of Camden's narrative: "It is an encyclopedia, a compendium and an anthology rather than a topography, but it has one clear theme - the /5(63).

The Thames Publishing Co London Publisher - 1 work / 1 ebook. Borrow. Publishing History This is a chart to show the when this publisher published books.

Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Click here to skip the chart. Reset chart or. The information about Thames shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.

The best novels written in English: the full list Travels comes third in our list of the best novels written in English. classic about messing about on the Thames remains a comic Author: Guardian Staff. His book on the Thames is neither a linear journey through time nor one through space; rather, like his `biography' of London, it is a series of short essays on various themes.

His work mirrors what he writes of Camden's narrative: "It is an encyclopedia, a compendium and an anthology rather than a topography, but it has one clear theme - the Thames is the great unifying force which encompasses /5(5). The Thames and I is a delightful memoir of Emperor Naruhito's time studying at Merton College, Oxford in the s.

Much of the text is derived from the English language diaries he kept for writing practice and so the descriptions still sound fresh, youthful and full of wonder.4/5. Lots of history,fact filled,well written and if you have an interest in England may be worth your time to read this some of the earlier background on the river as I hadn't known the Thames is at least a half a million years old and that is just a sample of some of the intriguing info this interesting up until about when the author descends into the modern age of /5.

Liquid history: the Thames through time User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Historian Croad (London's Bridges) shares almost years of the Thames River's history in this oblong book containing duotone illustrations.

The b&w photos portray various Thames landscapes Read full review. Old Father Thames has also had his dark days. During the Great Stink of the s, the River Thames honked with raw sewage to such an extent that the Houses of Parliament had to close down.

The Frozen Thames is a beautifully written and produced book which focuses on the forty documented times in which the Thames has frozen solid, from to Each of those forty occasions is detailed in one vignette, which captures a small and often poignant moment in time/5.

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Jerome of a two-week boating holiday on the Thames from Kingston upon Thames to Oxford and back to Kingston. The book was initially intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of local history along the route, but the humorous elements took over to the point where the Author: Jerome Klapka Jerome.

The River Thames is a large river in goes through London the capital city of the United Kingdom. The Thames is kilometres ( statute miles) source is near the village of Kemble in the Cotswolds; it flows through Oxford (where it is called "The Isis", a shortening of its Latin name), Reading, Maidenhead, Eton and then Windsor.

From the outskirts of Greater London, it. The first men to attempt a tunnel beneath the Thames—gangs of Cornish miners brought to London in by businessmen banded together as the Thames Author: Mike Dash.

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Love letters to the Thames 4. Save But the river’s character is so different at every time of year and at every bend of its course, through more than miles of varying country, that it 4/5.

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Praise “Thames smells authentically of the water, of an author who has walked the towpath and knows not only the impressive statistics but also the Turner water-colours of the Thames itself.

It is not just the subject that sets this book apart but also the compelling new perspectives that [Ackroyd] brings.” —The Times “The pages glint with scintillating nuggets recovered from the. An indispensable companion for planning Thames estuary passages, this set of tables enables navigators to select the best routes according to tide times.

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