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The Thames to the Solent by Canal and Sea

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91pp. 1980 reprint. Paperback. Very good condition. Slightly yellowed cover. Some rubbing to cover edges/corners. Spine is slightly faded. Clean text.


A new edition of the 1868 inland cruising classic. This charming waterways travelogue is one of the earliest accounts of pleasure cruising on canals. When it first appeared in 1868 (at a price of 2s6d (12 1/2p), its very unusualness attracted considerable attention, one review in The Chromolithograph describing it as "a pleasantly written narrative... a novel description of a voyage." Over the century that has elapsed since Mr and Mrs Dashwood made their journey, this book has acquired a reputation as one of the most saught-after canal books of the 1800s. It has not been unknown for avid collectors of waterways literature to pay up to £50 for an original copy.

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Author(s):
J.B. Dashwood
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0906986001
ISBN-13:
9780906986004
Publisher:
M.& M.Baldwin

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91pp. 1980 reprint. Paperback. Very good condition. Slightly yellowed cover. Some rubbing to cover edges/corners. Spine is slightly faded. Clean text.


A new edition of the 1868 inland cruising classic. This charming waterways travelogue is one of the earliest accounts of pleasure cruising on canals. When it first appeared in 1868 (at a price of 2s6d (12 1/2p), its very unusualness attracted considerable attention, one review in The Chromolithograph describing it as "a pleasantly written narrative... a novel description of a voyage." Over the century that has elapsed since Mr and Mrs Dashwood made their journey, this book has acquired a reputation as one of the most saught-after canal books of the 1800s. It has not been unknown for avid collectors of waterways literature to pay up to £50 for an original copy.

Author(s):
J.B. Dashwood
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0906986001
ISBN-13:
9780906986004
Publisher:
M.& M.Baldwin

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