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Fenland River: The Story of the Great Ouse and Its Tributaries by Rodney Tibbs - First Edition - 1969 - from Bookbarrow and Biblio.com

Fenland River: The Story of the Great Ouse and Its Tributaries

by Rodney Tibbs

Condition: Very Good Condition/Very Good


Terence Dalton Ltd, Lavenham, Suffolk, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Map end-papers in green & white. The Great Ouse river rises in Northamptonshire, skirts a mile or so of the Oxfordshire border before beginning its journey through Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, the Isle of Ely and Norfolk to the Wash. It flows through towns such as Buckingham, Bedford, Huntingdon, Ely and Kings Lynn. Its tributaries, with such delightful names as the Wissey, the Kym and the Lark, add the counties of East and West Suffolk, Essex and Hertfordshire. They also connect towns such as Leighton Buzzard, Cambridge, Bury St. Edmunds and Thetford with the main river. Whilst the river as a whole covers such a wide area it is as a Fenland river with extensive drainage and water conservation systems that the Great Ouse is usually considered. Rodney Tibbs has written "Fenland River" not so much as a guide book, in which role it is however exceptionally good, but as a book covering many aspects including angling, boating, wild life, drainage, conservancy, history and topography. The large number of photographs are of a high standard and capture the atmosphere of the river and the towns and countryside through which it flows. The many maps, old and new, help trace the changes over the years. Size: Large Octavo. 128 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. in archive acetate film protection. Price clipped inside book. Gilt titles spine. a very slight ripple to the binding at the front top outer corner - hardly noticeable. blue cloth; illustrated by b/w. photo's. & maps. Includes appendices & index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Fenland; East Anglia; Rivers; England; Geography & Maps. ISBN: 0900963107. ISBN/EAN: 9780900963100. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3390. . 9780900963100
  • Bookseller: Bookbarrow GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3390
  • Title: Fenland River: The Story of the Great Ouse and Its Tributaries
  • Author: Rodney Tibbs
  • Format/binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth)
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0900963107
  • ISBN 13: 9780900963100
  • Publisher: Terence Dalton Ltd
  • Place: Lavenham, Suffolk
  • Date published: 1969
  • Keywords: BZDB227 NOISBN Local History/Geography/Maps/Rivers/Fenland Rivers/The Fens/East Anglia/Great Ouse/Lark/Kym/Wissey/Northamptonshire/Buckinghamshire/Bedfordshire/HHuntingdonshire/Cambridgeshire/The Isle of Ely/Norfolk Genealogy & Local History; Fenlan


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