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Down the Thames.

Martin Shaw Briggs

Down the Thames.

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Published by H. Jenkins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thames River (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Thames River (England)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIllus. by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.T2 B75
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 251 p.
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6056756M
      LC Control Number49027760
      OCLC/WorldCa10376197

        In this beautiful book, David Hill retraces Turner's journeys along the Thames during his explorations of the river in his immediate neighborhood; his sailing trips upstream to Oxford or down the River Wey to Guildford and Godalming; and his adventures downstream through the port of London and out to the open waters of the Estuary and the.   Thames River: Cruise down the Thames - See 2, traveler reviews, 3, candid photos, and great deals for London, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).


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