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The River Dee
Its Aspects and History
Publisher Virtue, Spalding & Co., 26, Ivy Lane, London
By JS Howson, D.D. Dean of Chester, with Ninety Three Illustrations on Wood from drawings by Alfred Rimmer
A very interesting description of the River Dee as it meanders down from Bala Lake in North Wales to the Estuary between the Welsh and English Shores, including Histories, anecdotes and over 90 B&W illustrations drawn by Alfred Rimmer. Chapters on Bala Lake, Owen Glyndower, The Britons and Saxons on the Dee, The Romans on the Dee, The two Cathedrals of Chester, Chester in the Civil War, The Bridges and Ferries over the Dee, The Estuary, and the Halls and Castles on the Dee. Dr Howson makes this as good a travelogue as any written today, A real collectors piece, all the illustrations are either in the text or half page, with text above and below.