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THE TRENT & MERSEY CANAL
Written by Jean Lindsay.
Stock no. 1814419
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1979. Fine condition in a slightly better than 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. Dustwrapper spine faded and slightly rubbed at top.

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THE BIRMINGHAM CANAL NAVIGATIONS VOLUME I 1768-1846
Written by S.R. Broadbridge.
Stock no. 1814418
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of the independent BCN, from the beginning of the railway lease. Red boards, gilt title to spine. With b/w plates and maps. ISBN: 0715363816. Faint mark where a label has been previously to front panel of dustwrapper. Spine of dustwrapper slightly faded.

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THE STROUDWATER AND THAMES & SEVERN CANALS IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by Edwin Cuss; Stanley Gardiner.
Stock no. 1814411
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Everything from valuable insights into the industrial history of these two canals, to the many beautiful views and nostalgic moments captured by photographs during the canals' lifetime. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862994934. Spine slightly faded.

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THE THAMES & SEVERN CANAL
Written by Humphrey Household.
Stock no. 1814410
Published by Alan Sutton. 2nd 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition revised. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0862990564. Top edge of text block grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and scuffed.

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THE LANDSCAPE TRILOGY
Written by L.T.C. Rolt.
Stock no. 1814407
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Combines Landscape With Machines, Landscape With Canals and Landscape With Figures to provide a comprehensive autobiography of L.T.C. Rolt, known for his work on canals, industrial history and railways. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750924780. Reprint. Light page browning. Pictorial dustwrapper is in excellent condition.

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THE LEICESTER LINE: A HISTORY OF THE OLD UNION AND GRAND UNION CANALS
Written by Philip A. Stevens.
Stock no. 1814405
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates, text illustrations and maps. Colour frontis. ISBN: 0715355368. Red pictorial dustwrapper spine slightly faded.

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BRITISH CANALS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Charles Hadfield.
Stock no. 1814401
Published by Phoenix House. 1st thus 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. A history of British canals and the navigable rivers associated with them. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few closed edge-tears.

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THE DORSET & SOMERSET CANAL: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Kenneth R. Clew.
Stock no. 1814400
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. A canal that never was. ISBN: 0715352288. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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JAMES BRINDLEY ENGINEER 1716-1772
Written by Cyril T.G. Boucher.
Stock no. 1814399
Published by Goose and Son. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Biography. James Brindley was the first of the great civil engineers who made such an enormous impact on the face of Britain in the hundred years after Brindley's death, well-known for his Canal engineering. B/w photos & illustrations. 130 pages including index. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is lightly crinkled.

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THE CANALS OF THE WEST MIDLANDS
Written by Charles Hadfield.
Stock no. 1814395
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1966. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of many well-known canals and river navigations such as the Trent & Mersey, Macclesfied, Staffordshire & Worcestershire, Worcester & Birmingham, the waterways that were later amalgamated into the Shropshire Union system. B/w photos. Red pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine.

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GREEN AND SILVER
Written by L.T.C. Rolt.
Stock no. 1814392
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author describes a journey through the waterways of Southern Ireland. B/w photos.

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THE INLAND WATERWAYS OF ENGLAND
Written by L.T.C. Rolt.
Stock no. 1814385
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis. B/w photos. A summary of waterway history followed by chapters in notable engineering works, waterway maintenance, types of boats, traffic working and the life of the boatman. Second impression. A few margin creases with minor closed tear to top edges. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn with tiny chips to top & tail of spine and corners.

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