Taunt's Map and Guide to The Thames from Oxford to London, Pocket Edition.
By Henry W Taunt, photographer to the Oxford Architectural Society.
Published by Henry W. Taunt, Oxford in May 1873.
A ninety four page hard bound book including sections of map and complimentary text.
Book - 'Taunts Map and Guide to The Thames - Illustrated', 1873.
Annotated by F. Willam, July 10th 1874.
Loose within the book are a 'Souvenir Art programme of the Super Spectacle, The Ace of Canines Acts' and a newspaper cutting which appears to be from the Second World War showing the allied advancement into Germany.
Book plate map
Showing the Boat Race course from Putney to Mortlake, with four photos affixed: Putney, Putney Reach Old Hammersmith Bridge and At Mortlake from Henry Taunt,
From :A NEW MAP OF THE RIVER THAMES FROM THAMES HEAD TO LONDON (5th edition) [matted] 7/01
Part of the Thomas E. Weil Collection. Thomas E. Weil is a very knowledgeable and respected collector of rowing memorabilia from all over the world. His extensive collection includes material from many years of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race, and Henley Royal Regatta. He also lectures and writes on rowing history and is a Trustee of the River and Rowing Museum.