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PRECIOUS CARGO FIFTY YEARS OF HOTEL BOATS
Written by Robin Smithett.
Stock no. 2131148
Published by Waterways World. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1870002997. SIGNED by author, with dedication to previous owners on bottom of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some foxing/spotting to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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GEORGE'S BOATS
Written by A.J. Grainger. Illustrated by Graham Humphreys.
Stock no. 1817674
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

George was a bargee's son and, if his attendance at school was spasmodic, his knowledge of barges and the canal was inexhaustible. Funny, exciting and different with attractive b/w illustrations. Red boards. Gilt titles to spine. 120pp. 8 x 5". ISBN: 0091063906. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.
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THE STROUDWATER NAVIGATION: A SOCIAL HISTORY
Written by Joan Tucker.
Stock no. 1817654
Published by Tempus. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

The Stroudwater Navigation opened in 1779 from the Severn at Framilode to Stroud, Gloucestershire, a distance of eight miles. Personal reminiscences, legal documents, census returns and illustrations, are used to record the role played by the canal in the social history of the region. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 0752428063.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF CANALS
Written by John Gagg. Illustrated by Robert Wilson.
Stock no. 1317776
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observers Series No. 95. Laminate boards. With photographs and drawings. ISBN: 0723216258. Covers are lightly browned. Contents fine.
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THE WORCESTER AND BIRMINGHAM CANAL CHRONICLES OF THE CUT
Written by Alan White.
Stock no. 2129542
Published by Brewin Books. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 185858261X.
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THE STROUDWATER CANAL
Written by Michael Handford.
Stock no. 2128652
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Chapters one to seven have been revised from an edition first published in 1976 by Moonraker Press. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 337 pages including index. ISBN: 0904387305. Some marks to covers. Marks and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.
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THE LEEDS-LIVERPOOL CANAL
Written by Colin Speakman.
Stock no. 2126984
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Tall format. Card wraps. Aerofilms Guide Series. Featuring aerial photo-maps and landscapes covering the canal from Liverpool to Leeds. ISBN: 071102135X. Spine is faded. Some light creasing/wear to cover edges.
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NARROW BOATS CARE AND MAINTENACE
Written by Nick Billingham.
Stock no. 2126548
Published by The Crowood Press. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1852238615. Bumping to spine and along a couple of cover edges.
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WATERWAYS OF THE WORLD
Written by W.J. Bassett-Lowke. Illustrated by Laurence Dunn.
Stock no. 1610636
Published by Penguin Books. c. 1944. Slightly better than very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 32. Pictorial paper wraps. Staples rusted. Small mark to rear cover.
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THE RAILWAYS OF THE MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL
Written by Don Thorpe.
Stock no. 1816157
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A railway division formed by a canal company, operated under two distinct authorities in eight separate sections and employing more staff than any other of the canal company's departments. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860932885. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners.
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THE ROYAL MILITARY CANAL
Written by P.A.L. Vine.
Stock no. 2123872
Published by David & Charles. 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An historical account of the waterway and military road from Shorncliffe in Kent to Cliff End in Sussex. Colour frontis. With 36 plates and 24 text illustrations, including maps. ISBN: 0715355104. Page edge browning. Wrapper spine is faded.
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THE TRENT & MERSEY CANAL
Written by Jean Lindsay.
Stock no. 2123868
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A detailed account of a waterway that made a major contribution to the Industrial Revolution, especially in the Potteries. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715377817. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.
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