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THE FLOWER OF GLOSTER
Written by E. Temple Thurston. Illustrated by W.R. Dakin.
Stock no. 1609129
Published by Williams and Norgate. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gold illustration on front board. Illustrated with 6 beautiful coloured plates and black and white drawings throughout. Top edge gilt. Spine bumped, corners worn with fraying of cloth. Joints partially split. Inscriptions to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, scattered foxing.
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LIVES OF THE ENGINEERS
Written by Samuel Smiles.
Stock no. 1813917
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

James Brindley; John Smeaton; Matthew Boulton and James Watt; John Rennie; Thomas Telford; George and Robert Stephenson; and Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Abridged edition. Brown pictorial cloth, black title label with gilt title to spine. Coloured illustrated endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is a little scuffed.
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WORKING LIFE ON SEVERN & CANAL
Written by Hugh Conway-Jones.
Stock no. 2122891
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1990. Very good condition.

Reminiscences of working boatmen. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862997453. Some wear along cover edges.
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CARADON & LOOE THE CANAL, RAILWAYS AND MINES
Written by Michael Messenger.
Stock no. 1813276
Published by Twelveheads Press. 2nd 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Some of the richest copper mines in the United Kingdom, a rare Cornish canal and a railway uniquely engineered to convey the minerals by gravity combine to make a fascinating story. Large format. Grey cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0906294460. Gift dedication in pencil to front pastedown, mostly hidden by dustwrapper flap.
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THE GLOUCESTER & SHARPNESS CANAL THROUGH TIME
Written by Hugh Conway-Jones.
Stock no. 1812775
Published by Amberley. 1st 2013. Fine condition.

A fascinating selection of photographs tracing some of the many ways in which the Gloucester & Sharpness canal has changed and developed over the last century. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781445612898. A nice, clean copy.
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PENNINE PIONEER THE STORY OF THE ROCHDALE CANAL
Written by Keith Gibson.
Stock no. 2122314
Published by Tempus. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752432664. A little creasing to a couple of cover corners.
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THE GRAND UNION CANAL FROM BRENTFORD TO BRAUNSTON
Written by Ian J. Wilson.
Stock no. 2122304
Published by Tempus. 1ST 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752429337.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF CANALS
Written by John Gagg. Illustrated by Robert Wilson.
Stock no. 1506430
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1982. Almost very good condition.

Observers Series No. 95. Laminate boards. With photographs and drawings. ISBN: 0723216258. Spine faded, especially title. Covers lightly browned. Large inscription in pen to front pastedown. Light foxing to text block.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE RIDDLE OF THE PAINTED BOX
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1405797
Published by Noel Carrington. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth. B/w illustrations. 164 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Bottom of spine a little faded. Endpapers browned. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears. Slight loss to bottom of spine. Small area of surface paper damage to rear panel. Wrapper is grubby.
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BARGES AND BARGEMEN A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE UPPER SEVERN NAVIGATION 1660-1900
Written by Barrie Trinder.
Stock no. 1608663
Published by Phillimore. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 178 pages. ISBN: 1860773613. Light creasing to edge of wrapper.
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NARROW BOATS CARE AND MAINTENACE
Written by Nick Billingham.
Stock no. 1608305
Published by The Crowood Press. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 9781852238612. Bumping to spine and corners.
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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CANAL & RIVER NAVIGATIONS
Written by Edward Paget-Tomlinson. Illustrated by A.J. Lewery; C.V. Waine.
Stock no. 1608288
Published by Waine Research Publications. 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w photos. 361 pages. ISBN: 0905184017. Corners lightly worn. Wrapper has small tear across fold of front flap.
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