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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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 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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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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IRELAND'S INLAND WATERWAYS
Written by Ruth Delany.
Stock no. 2121379
Published by Appletree Press. 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. A celebration of 300 years. ISBN: 0862818249. Some light corner creasing.
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THE HORSE ON THE CUT
Written by Donald J. Smith.
Stock no. 2121116
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the canal horses of Britain. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0850595142. Fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing.
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THE CANAL BOATMEN 1760-1914
Written by Harry Hanson.
Stock no. 2121115
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This book studies the lives of the narrow boat men who navigated over an extensive area of the Midlands. B/w photos. ISBN: 0719005752. Wrapper is faded to spine and edges; with creasing.
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ADELINA OR THE CANAL MEMOIRS OF A COAL WASHING MAN
Written by D.W. Horsfall.
Stock no. 2121109
Published by The Canal Press And Shepperton Swan. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, white title to spine. The biography of a boat! B/w photos. ISBN: 0906986060. Bumping and browning to spine. Some spotting. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is foxed with edge-tears and chips; a little loss.
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