Steamers of the Thames and Medway

Steamers of the Thames and Medway

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by Frank Burtt

Richard Tilling, 1949.

1st edition. 192 pages. illustrated.

very good condition hardback in the yellow dust-jacket, a little edge worn and darkened to the spine.

a history of the services of the London Steamboat Company and its successors, the General Steam Navigation Co., the Palace, and Belle steamers, and other companies that worked the Thames and Medway in the 19th and first half of the 20th century.

also includes a chapter on the paddle tugs of the famous firm of William Watkins.

unusual to find with the dust-jacket.