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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. Introduced by Asa Briggs and Edited by C.J. Shepherd. Still in original shrinkwrap! Shrinkwrap is a little scuffed.
Fifth edition. Spiral bound cardwraps. Incorporating the Brecon & Abergavenny and Monmouthshire Canals. The first four editions were printed under the title: The Brecon & Abergavenny ... Canal. Colour maps and a few photos. ISBN: 0951799142. Remains of price label to rear cover. Also, something was originally included loose in the rear cover and is absent.
Second Edition revised. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0862990564. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
First published in 1979, since then the canal as been restored to its former glory. Contains minor revisions and additions to the original text. Cream cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781445619439. Slight rubbing to corners.
Second Edition. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. Some light spotting to covers. Page edge browning and foxing. Wrapper is price-cut, with a faded spine.
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. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby. Lower rear corner of card cover - laminate is creased and worn. Slight fading to spine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.