The Thames: A History from the Air

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Lavishly illustrated with 150 full-color aerial photographs--all taken by Christopher Stanley, one of Britain's foremost aerial photographers, and Leslie Banks--this volume takes readers on an informative journey along Britain's most historic river. We travel from a Roman villa in Oxfordshire to the palace at Hampton Court, from the crossing of the Thames by the prehistoric Ridgeway path to Brunel's railway bridge at Maidenhead, and from an abandoned medieval village to new housing on the Isle of Dogs. Armchair travellers, ...

The Thames: A History from the Air 1990, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192158956