Taunt's Illustrated Map and Guide to the River Thames

Taunt

Taunt's Illustrated Map and Guide to the River Thames

Published: 1878

Date:

Taunt's Illustrated Map and Guide to the River Thames, published by Taunt, Oxford circa 1878. The 3rd edition. Full title A New Map of the River Thames from Thames Head to London on a scale of two inches to the mile from entirely new surveys finished during the summer of 1878 combined with guides giving every information required by the Tourist, the Oarsman and the Angler. Illustrated by 100 photographs. In stiff cloth-covered boards size 19 by 13 cm. 215 pages. Title gold-stamped to front. The book takes the form of a series of linear maps and corresponding sections of text that serve as a guide to the river. These are illustrated by small photographs pasted in as a form of vignette around the various maps and engravings. There is also a brief section on the other main canals and rivers of the south of England. A fascinating original. Owner's signature in ink to front endpaper. The spine might have been re-affixed to the text block at some time in the past, but the binding is sound and the contents in Good to VG condition.

Illustrated
Photographs & maps

Condition
Good to VG

£185

Offered by Arthur Hook