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London and the Thames

Harley Preston

London and the Thames

paintings of three centuries : an exhibition

by Harley Preston

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Published by National Maritime Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- England -- London -- Catalogs.,
  • London (England) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Thames River (England) -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementorganised by the National Maritime Museum on behalf of the Department of the Environment at Somerset House ; selected and catalogued by Harley Preston.
    GenreCatalogs., Exhibitions.
    SeriesBlake -- no. 178
    ContributionsNational Maritime Museum (Great Britain), Somerset House (London, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7598.2.L6 P7x
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[116] p., [16] p. of col. plates :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18979992M


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It was first published inbut is set in out on the Essex marshes, where the Thames merges with the sea. Sukey Bond is a lowly orphan, in service on a. London the Thames book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The North bank of the River Thames, seen in a long photograph.

Captions. 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).

London's River is a photo-led study of the Thames over the past 40 years. Thurman captured many facets of the river's former industry, such as.

London from the Thames book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. For centuries the river Thames was London's main thoroughfare, and 4/5(1).

This book provides a series of brief, grim stories centered around the Thames from throughout London's history. The author talked about disasters, accidents, crime and murder, destruction occurring during war, disease, floods, river pollution, smog, suicide, execution, and more/5(20).

Biographies rightfully belong to human beings while histories belong to things, places, events and people of the past. Ackroyd’s use of “biography” in this, and his previous book on London, suggests that he is asking us to consider both the city and the Thames as living entities with Cited by: This book is an interesting history of London based on the trash and items of centuries of regular people, lost and found in the River Thames.

It’s very readable and well-written. The tidal nature of this river allows for exploration and changes that many rivers wouldn’t offer; the long and varied his If I lived in London, I am % certain that I would be a mudlark/5. The Thames is now one of the cleanest metropolitan rivers in the world, but it used to be regarded as London's trash can.

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The novel was released on London and the Thames book January through Gollancz and was well received by critics, earning a Galaxy National Book Awards nomination for Aaronovitch in the New Writer of the Year : Ben Aaronovitch.

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It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor. 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.

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,England London Tower view from the Thames Burg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In this perfect companion to London: The Biography, Peter Ackroyd once again delves into the hidden byways of history, describing the river’s endless allure in a journey overflowing with characters, incidents, and wry observations.

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This edition has many line drawing illustrations. The end papers have been foxed. About this Item: Sold by Azulay, Thames Tunnel, London, Softcover. Condition: g to vg. First edition. 6" x 18 feet.

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