Very Good. This book is in very good condition. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Ships within 24 hours from US or UK warehouse but NO EXPEDITED ORDERS. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back First Printing. Also Printed in the US by David & Charles, North Pomfret, Vermont. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in VERY GOOD CONDITION. 28 illustrative plates. Gray full cloth w/gilt titles, very clean, no marks, no edgewear, tight, sewn binding, solid and square with sharp corners. First few pages have a faint crease to the upper corner, otherwise in Fine Condition. Black jacket w/orange and white titles with three illus encircled in orange filigree: 'Among the River Flowers', drawn by F. Tadgant, engraved by R. Loudan (front); fishing from a punt moored in mid-stream, and a luncheon party on a houseboat at Henley, from a painting by Herbert Sidney (back). Jacket clean, small scuff to rear edge of spine head and heel. Amusements and entertainment on the Thames, 1987-1914--regattas, concerts, Venetian fetes, rowing, punting, painting, bathing. Patricia Burstall captures the mood of the pleasure-seekers, from the Prince of Wales passing through Boulters Lock to the raising of hats and fluttering of handkerchiefs, to the drunken bean-feaster bawling his raucous choruses. Charming illustrations and the use of contemporary sources draws together the personalities, the scenes, the events into a colorful period piece, of the golden age before World War I destroyed this elegant age. 222 pages with index. 8.75 x 5.6 inches. Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbey, London, England, 1981.
Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping.
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