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Taking the Waters

£19.99

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Published 2012.

Some wear and creasing to edges of cover.

Taking the Waters is a celebration of four unique swimming spots on Hampstead Heath: the Kenwood Ladies' Pond, the Highgate Men's Pond, the Mixed Bathing Pond, and the Parliament Hill Lido. People have swum at the ponds for over 200 years - from champion swimmers and world famous divers, to international film stars and hardy year round bathers - while the Lido is one of London's few remaining outdoor pools. Together they attract over a quarter of a million visits a year. How and why did they come to be and what stories do they have to tell? This book is an illustrated history full of personal memories, archive images and stunning modern photography.

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Author(s):
Davies, Caitlin
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0711232385
ISBN-13:
9780711232389
Number of pages:
176
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln
Title:
Taking the waters: A Swim Around Hampstead Heath

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About this item

Published 2012.

Some wear and creasing to edges of cover.

Taking the Waters is a celebration of four unique swimming spots on Hampstead Heath: the Kenwood Ladies' Pond, the Highgate Men's Pond, the Mixed Bathing Pond, and the Parliament Hill Lido. People have swum at the ponds for over 200 years - from champion swimmers and world famous divers, to international film stars and hardy year round bathers - while the Lido is one of London's few remaining outdoor pools. Together they attract over a quarter of a million visits a year. How and why did they come to be and what stories do they have to tell? This book is an illustrated history full of personal memories, archive images and stunning modern photography.

Author(s):
Davies, Caitlin
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0711232385
ISBN-13:
9780711232389
Number of pages:
176
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln
Title:
Taking the waters: A Swim Around Hampstead Heath

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