I Never Knew That About the River Thames by Christopher Winn

I Never Knew That About the River Thames by Christopher Winn

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Takes us on a journey out of London along the banks of the River Thames to discover the secrets and stories of England's most famous waterway. Illustrated with line drawings, this book lets you discover the Thames' literary heritage at Pangbourne, near Reading, famous as the home of The Wind in the Willows' Kenneth Grahame.

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In this title, bestselling author Christopher Winn takes us on a captivating journey out of London along the banks of the River Thames to discover the secrets and stories of England's most famous waterway. Discover the Thames' literary heritage at Pangbourne, near Reading, famous as the home of The Wind in the Willows' Kenneth Grahame, then explore Mapledurham House, the inspiration for its famous Toad Hall. Explore Henley-on-Thames, where the first Oxford and Cambridge boat races were held, then marvel at Southend Pier, the longest pleasure pier in the world. As he follows the river from source to sea, visiting its towns, villages and places of interest, Winn unearths a fascinating array of facts, folklore, landmarks and legends that are guaranteed to have you exclaiming 'I Never Knew That!'. Illustrated with line drawings, this charming gem of a book is guaranteed to inform and delight in equal measure.

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SKU GOR002933596
Title I Never Knew That About the River Thames
Author By (author) Christopher Winn
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 0091933579
ISBN 13 9780091933579
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

In this title, bestselling author Christopher Winn takes us on a captivating journey out of London along the banks of the River Thames to discover the secrets and stories of England's most famous waterway. Discover the Thames' literary heritage at Pangbourne, near Reading, famous as the home of The Wind in the Willows' Kenneth Grahame, then explore Mapledurham House, the inspiration for its famous Toad Hall. Explore Henley-on-Thames, where the first Oxford and Cambridge boat races were held, then marvel at Southend Pier, the longest pleasure pier in the world. As he follows the river from source to sea, visiting its towns, villages and places of interest, Winn unearths a fascinating array of facts, folklore, landmarks and legends that are guaranteed to have you exclaiming 'I Never Knew That!'. Illustrated with line drawings, this charming gem of a book is guaranteed to inform and delight in equal measure.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002933596
Title I Never Knew That About the River Thames
Author By (author) Christopher Winn
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 0091933579
ISBN 13 9780091933579
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.