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£95 The Romance of the New River 1926 Metropolitan Water Board 1926 Ref: b6003tm
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METROPOLITAN WATER BOARD. | THE | ROMANCE OF THE NEW RIVER | With Photographs and Sketch Maps.Reprinted from Sir Alexander Houston's Twentieth Annual Report to the | Metropolitan Water Board.| 1926.
Small folio 21cm x 33cm Original paper wraps printed title to front cover. Cloth tape to spine split but stapled binding firm.Introduction and 36 pages including 12 full ....read more

METROPOLITAN WATER BOARD. | THE | ROMANCE OF THE NEW RIVER | With Photographs and Sketch Maps.Reprinted from Sir Alexander Houston's Twentieth Annual Report to the | Metropolitan Water Board.| 1926.
Small folio 21cm x 33cm Original paper wraps printed title to front cover. Cloth tape to spine split but stapled binding firm.Introduction and 36 pages including 12 full page maps and 137 photographs on 9 pages.
A remarkable and scarce report full of historical and topographical detail, a large proprtion of the pages taken up with a detailed description of the New River as walked from Chadwell Spring to Clerkenwell profusely illustrated with photographs. Four pages are devoted to a description of the photographs and six pages to chemical and Bacteriological reports on the waters.
Blue pencilled notes on front cover read:Presentation Copy (from the Author) The Reference LibraryThe Grammar School Enfield
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