The Oarsman’s and Angler’s Map of the River Thames From Its Source to London Bridge. - E. G. Ravenstein F.R.G.S. 1909 - Edward Stanford, London - New Edition A bright and near fine copy of this early map of the Thames, folding out to over eight feet in length (2.67m, 105”), cloth backed and housed in the original publisher’s green cloth covers titled in gilt.

Beginning at Cirencester and Kemble, then passing through Cricklade, Kelmscott, Oxford, Reading, Henley, Maidenhead, ending at London Bridge, including details of locks, the charge to use them, bridges, towns and villages.

On opening the covers you will find a sixteen page pamphlet laying out the charges, lock tolls, bye-laws, and a list of electric charging stations on the Thames.
  Dated 1909, as stated to the bottom of map, preface of booklet is dated May 1907.   Condition: Near fine, some stains to rear of the first few canvas folds, light rubbing to corners and edges, offsetting from front pastedown.   Ref: 106552   Price: HK$ 2,800