The Thames: A Very Peculiar History
The Thames is the UK s most famous river, and this fast-paced thematic guide delves into the rich history, mythology and geography of its flowing waters. Wonder at the many literary creations inspired by the river, learn about the various industries legal and criminal that have flourished along its length and hold your nose as the author explores its periods of horrible pollution. Featuring a beautiful gatefold illustration of the Thames, black and white illustrations including a cutaway of Tower Bridge, witty anecdotes, incredible trivia, a timeline and glossary, readers of all ages will be entertained and educated.
Publisher: Book House; Illustrated edition