First American edition published from English sheets. Dark navy blue cloth in pictorial non price-clipped dustjacket. Illustrated with 81 wood-engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. Dustjacket age toned and worn at extremities and folds. Backstrip of dustjacket and darkened and rubbed. Does for the streams and waterways of rural England what the author and artist had previou sly done for the forests and woodlands in “Through the Trees.” A clean, hardbound copy of the first edition with wonderfully evocative woodcuts by A.M. Parker. Very good+ in near good dustjacket.