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LONDON'S LOST ROUTE TO BASINGSTOKE: THE STORY OF THE BASINGSTOKE CANAL
Written by P.A.L. Vine.
Stock no. 2133567
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Revised and expanded edition. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750903597. Page browning. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some edge-creasing; a few marks.

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CANALS AND THEIR ARCHITECTURE
Written by Robert Harris.
Stock no. 2133564
Published by Godfrey Cave. 1980. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Large square format. B/w photos. 2nd edition. Some colour illustrations. ISBN: 0906223210. Uneven fading/browning to covers. Some creasing to corners; a few marks.

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HERE AND THERE ON THE MONMOUTHSHIRE & BRECON CANAL
Written by Ken Haynes. Illustrated by Ken Haynes.
Stock no. 1819416
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1988. Fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w drawings by the author. ISBN: 0951190814.

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THE RIDDLE OF THE PAINTED BOX
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1819217
Published by Noel Carrington. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A vivid, fast-moving story of an unusual adventure on the Grand Union Canal. Orange cloth. B/w illustrations. 164 pages. Staining to boards. Spine slightly cocked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some colouring to b/w frontis. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily repaired with tape to verso which has aged and is now showing through to the front. Some surface paper loss to rear panel of dustwrapper and some loss to spine.

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THROUGH THE FRENCH CANALS
Written by Philip Bristow.
Stock no. 2131913
Published by Nautical Publishing Company. 2nd 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nautical Canals of Europe Series. Red boards, gilt title. B/w photos. Second edition. ISBN: 0245509747. Foxing to outer page edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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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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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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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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