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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 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 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 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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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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