Books

The River Tyne From Sea to Source

by Ron Thornton

Through a series of paintings and sketches this book celebrates the history, cultural heritage, rural splendour and modern development of the Tyne. The book should interest many throughout the world who have affection for and pride in the River Tyne.

The journey begins outside the harbour and follows the river to the confluence near Hexham. From there the course of the River North Tyne is traced to its source at Dedwater Fell beyond Kielder and then the River South Tyne to its origin at Cross Fell beyond Alston.

The book will be an essential collectible for anyone who loves the River Tyne or simply enjoys fine art.

Information

£16.99
Hardback, Zymurgy Publishing, ISBN 1-903506-03-4.
Order direct from your local bookshop or from www.amazon.co.uk.

A Coastal Voyage in Watercolour: The Borders to the Humber

by Ron Thornton

As a companion volume this new book celebrates the magnificent North East coastline from the Scottish borders to Yorkshire. The beauty and splendour of the coast is captured in watercolours, complemented by fascinating accounts of local history.

Information

£19.50
Hardback. ISBN 978-0-9559395-0-1
This book can be ordered direct from Wagtail Press at www.wagtailpress.co.uk.