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Ray Lacey and Peter Ward The Canal: Tring - Rickmansworth in Camera ISBN: 0-86023-374-X, 96 pages, Published by Quotes Ltd, Description and history of this part of the canal with photographs, prints and facsimiles of old documents. Order now from Amazon

J Ian Langford Towpath Guide No 1: Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal ISBN: 0 900404 22 1, 276 pages, Published by Goose & Son, in 1974, A detailed description of the canal with refernces to its history. A good selection of B&W photographs and other illustrations. Order now from Amazon

J Ian Langford Towpath Guide No 3: The Stourbridge Canal ISBN: 0 9509238 3 1, 59 pages, Published by Lapal Publications, in 1992, This guide and brief history covers the canal from Stourton Junction to Black Delph Junction. Order now from Amazon

Avril Lansdell Clothes of the Cut ISBN: 0905 366328, 36 pages, Published by Belmont Press, in 1975, A history of canal costume. Order now from Amazon

Avril Lansdell Canal Arts & Crafts ISBN: 0 7478 0233 5, 32 pages, Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 1994, An introduction to the subject with B&W illustrations. Order now from Amazon

Avril Lansdell Canal Arts & Crafts Edition: Fully revised, ISBN: 07478 0586 5, Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 2004, Written in 1994, Traditional canal boat crafts, painting, dress and customs illustrated with colour photographs. Order now from Amazon

B Lawrence Curlew on the Cut Edition: 1st edition, 77 pages, Published by Geoffrey Dibb, in 1968, Illustrated novel for children.

Andrew Lawson Rivers, Lakes and Canals Edition: Reprint, 184 pages, Published by Reader's Digest, in 1986, Written in 1984,

Peter Lead Historic Waterways Scenes: The Trent & Mersey Canal Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 86190 509 1, 96 pages, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1980, Pictures (mostly photographs) of the Trent & Mersey and associated canals. Order now from Amazon

Peter Lead The Caldon Canal and Tramroads Published by Oakwood Press, in 1979,

Peter Lead The Trent & Mersey Canal Edition: Hardback, 96 pages, Published by Publisher not known, in 1980, Selection of 131 old photographs from the Trent & Mersey, including the Caldon Branch.

J Leather Barges Edition: 1st edition, 251 pages, Published by Adlard Coles Ltd., in 1984, An illustrated work that concentrates on sailing barges.

Carl Leckey Tales of the Cut ISBN: 1 901253 52 X, 228 pages, Published by Leonie Press, in 2005, Humourous tales of life on the River Weaver written by a former lock keeper. Order now from Amazon

B T Leech History of the Manchester Ship Canal Published by Sherratt & Hughes, in 1907, 2 volumes.

A J Lewery Narrow Boat Painting Edition: 1st edition, 144 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1974, "A history and description of the English narrow boats' traditional paintwork". Illustrated.

A J Lewery Narrow Boat Painting Edition: Fourth Impression, ISBN: 0-7153--6771-4, 144 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1991, Written in 1974, Order now from Amazon

A J Lewery Flowers Afloat ISBN: 0 7153 0145 4, 128 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1996, A book about narrowboat painters and painting. Order now from Amazon

Anthony H Lewis Athene: Anatomy of a Dream ISBN: 0 9532033 0 1, 235 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1997, The authors experience of buying a narrowboat shell, fitting out, living aboard and cruising. Order now from Amazon

Anthony H Lewis Athene - The Odyssey Continues ISBN: 0 9532033 2 8, 249 pages, Published by Published by the author, A sequel Athene - Anatomy of a Dream. The record of two years of extensive cruising. Order now from Amazon

J Liley Journeys of the Swan Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 04 386005 2, 192 pages, Published by Allen & Unwin, in 1971, An illustrated account of various journeys in a former Cowburn & Cowper motor boat. Order now from Amazon

J Liley Inland Cruising Companion Published by Stanford Marine, in 1978,

Jean Lindsay The Canals of Scotland Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 7153 4240 1, 238 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1968, Order now from Amazon

Jean Lindsay The Trent and Mersey Canal Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 7153 7781 7, 182 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1979, Inland Waterways History series. 16 plates and 10 maps. Order now from Amazon

Sam Llewellyn The Worst Journey in the Midlands 191 pages, Published by Heineman, in 1983, A critical and humorous account of a midland canal trip. With drawings.

M & A Lloyd Through England's Waterways Edition: 1st edition, 125 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1948, Account of early pleasure cruising with illustrations and map.

P Lord Portrait of the River Trent Published by Trent, in 1968,

Gabrielle Lorenz Snail's Pace ISBN: 0 9519058 2 1, 329 pages, Published by John & Margaret Fletcher, in 2000, A voyage by Calder & Hebble keel from the wateways of northern England to France, Holland and Belgium. Order now from Amazon

John Lower and Christine Richardson The Walkers' and Boaters' Gude to the Chesterfield Canal and Cuckoo Way ISBN: 1 874718 25 3, 80 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1994, A5 wire bound guide with colour illustrations and maps Order now from Amazon

John Lower and Christine Richardson The Complete Guide to the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation ISBN: 1 874718 07 5, 96 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1995, Wire bound guide with maps and colour photographs. Order now from Amazon

John Lower and Christine Richardson The Waterways of Lincoln and Boston ISBN: 1 874718 172, 96 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1997, A guide to the Witham, Fossdyke and the connecting waterways. Order now from Amazon

John Lower The South Pennine Ring ISBN: 1 874718 37 7, 128 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1998, A boaters' and walkers' guide to the Huddersfield and Rochdale Canals. Order now from Amazon

John Lower and Christine Richardson Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation ISBN: 1 8747 1807 5, 96 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1995, A guide and history for boaters and walkers. Order now from Amazon

John Lower and Christine Richardson Chesterfield Canal 2006-7 ISBN: 0-9552609-0-6, Published by Published by the author, in 2007, A walking and cruising guide to the canal. Order now from Amazon

John Lower and Christine Richardson Lincolnshire Waterways ISBN: 978-0-9552609-5-7, Published by Richlow, in 2009, An update of their 1997 guide The Waterways of Lincoln and Boston this book concentrates on the Fossdyke and River Witham. Order now from Amazon

John Lower Narrowboat on the Trent ISBN: 978-0-9552609-3-3, Published by Richlow, in 2009, A practical guide to navigating the River Trent, rather than a route guide, this book covers subjects such as tides, saftey, using the locks, etc. Order now from Amazon

John Lower and Christine Richardson Chesterfield Canal ISBN: 978-0-9552609-4-0, 12 pages, Published by Richlow, in 2008, An A5 walking and cruising guide to the canal in full colour. Order now from Amazon

John Lower The South Pennine Ring Part 1: Rochdale & Ashton Canals ISBN: 978-0-9552609-7-1, Published by Richlow, in 2010, A guide for boaters and walkers with large scale maps. Order now from Amazon

Wilf Lower Medway Tales: Life on the Dividing River ISBN: 978 0752 453064, 160 pages, Published by The History Press, in 2010, Life on the Lower Medway on paddle steamers, sailing barges and other craft working on the river. Order now from Amazon

Mike Lucas I'd Go Back Tomorrow ISBN: 0 907864 89 9, 186 pages, Published by Wayzgoose, in 2001, The authors account of the Mikron Theatre Company, of which he was a founder, and its progress through the waterways. Order now from Amazon

Brian Lund The River Trent ISBN: 0 946245 67 3, 36 pages, Published by Pictures of a Bygone Age, in 1996, Softback A5 book containing about 60 postcards from the first part of the 20th century. Order now from Amazon

D C Lyons The Leeds & Liverpool Canal Published by Hendon Publishing Co, in 1977,

Douglas E Maas Inland Waterways Boat Listing Edition: 1st, ISBN: 0 9530034 0 X, 200 pages, Published by Inland Waterways Books, in 1997, Written in 1997, A listing Thousands of boat names and other information of interest to the boat spotter. Order now from Amazon

Douglas E Maas The Locals' Guide to the Ashby Canal and its surroundings Edition: 2nd revised edition, ISBN: 0 9547112 0 3, 40 pages, Published by Association of Pleasure Craft Operators, in 2004, Informative guide for walkers and boaters. Colour photgraphs and maps included. Order now from Amazon

Ian Mackersey Tom Rolt and the Cressy Years Edition: New (corrected) impression, ISBN: 0 947712 01 1, 106 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1991, Written in 1984, Paperback biography covering Rolt's association with the inland waterways. Order now from Amazon

A J Mackinnon The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow ISBN: 0 95381 805 5, 356 pages, Published by Seafarer Books, in 2002, A voyage around the inland waterways in a Mirror class sailing dingy the across the channel and on to the Black Sea. Order now from Amazon

Hugh Malet The Canal Duke Edition: 1st edition, 200 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1961, 15 plates. "A biography of Francis, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater." Published with Phoenix House.

Hugh Malet Voyage in a Bowler Hat Edition: 1st edition, 256 pages, Published by Hutchinson, in 1960, Illustrated by Graham Byfield.

Hugh Malet Bridgewater - The Canal Duke - 1736-1803 Published by Manchester University Press, in 1978,

Hugh Malet In the Wake of the Gods Published by Chatto & Windus, in 1970, Canal cruising in Ireland.

Hugh Malet Voyage in a Bowler Hat ISBN: 0 947712 02 X, 252 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1985, Written in 1960, Order now from Amazon

R Malster Wherries & Waterways Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1972,

S A Manning Portrait of Broadland Published by Trent, in 1980,

S A Manning The Making of the Broads Published by Royal Geographical Society, in 1960,

Edgar March Spritsail Barges of the Thames & Medway 234 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1970, Written in 1948, Reprint of a book first published in 1948. 30 figures and 7 pages of boat plans.

John Marriage Barging into Chelmsford ISBN: 0 86025 280 9, 48 pages, Published by Ian Henry Publications Ltd, in 1993, History, traffic and an update of the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation. Order now from Amazon

John Marriage Barging into Chelmsford Edition: Second edition, ISBN: 0 86025 480 1, 60 pages, Published by Ian Henry Publications Ltd, in 1997, Written in 1993, Paper back. A history of the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation from its start to the present day. Order now from Amazon

John Marriage The Essex & Suffolk River Stour Navigation ISBN: 0 7524 2350 9, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2001, The history of the navigation illustrated with old and new photographs. Order now from Amazon

John Marriage The Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation ISBN: 0 7524 2392 4, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2002, An illustrated history of the navigation. Order now from Amazon

John Marriage and Dudley Courtman Tales of the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation 72 pages, Published by Chelmer Canal Trust, in 2002, The history of the waterway told by various local people involved with the navigation.

Bryan Marsh The Inland Navigator Edition: 1st edition, 352 pages, Published by Viking, in 1985, A companion to canal and river cruising in Britain. 60 figures and 8 pages of maps.

F C Mather After the Canal Duke Edition: 1st edition, 392 pages, Published by Oxford University Press, in 1970, "A Study of the Industrial Estates administered by the Trustees of the Third Duke of Bridgewater in the Age of Railway Building 1825 - 1872". Illustrations and maps.

Dudley Matthews The River Avon: Navigation and Visitor Guide ISBN: 978-0-9562289-0-1, Published by Avon Navigation Trust, in 2009, A guide to the Warwickshire Avon from Tewkesbury to Stratford. Colour maps and photographs. Order now from Amazon

John May Norfolk Broads Holiday Book Published by Hulton, in 1952,

R May The Birmingham Canal Navigations Edition: 1st edition, 99 pages, Published by C R Smith, in 1973, A pictorial record of the BCN.

Joan McAdam No Place to Moor ISBN: 978-1-85858-437-9, Published by Brewin Books, in 2009, A record of a voyage up the Thames from Reading to Lechlade in 2007, when storms and floods were widespread. Order now from Amazon

W A McCutcheon The Canals of the North of Ireland ISBN: 07153 4028 X, Published by David & Charles, Order now from Amazon

Dan McDonald The Clyde Puffer Published by David & Charles, in 1977,

Dan McDonald The Clyde Puffer ISBN: 1 8998 63125, Published by House of Lochar, Written in 1977, Photographs of these famous Clyde steamboats. Order now from Amazon

Hugh McKnight The Shell Book of Inland Waterways Edition: 3rd impression, ISBN: 0 7153 6884 2, 496 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1978, Written in 1975, A complete illustrated guide, gazetteer and companion to all aspects of the waterways. Order now from Amazon

Hugh McKnight Canal and Rivercraft in Pictures 112 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1969, Many illustrations.

Hugh McKnight A Source Book of Canals, Locks and Canal Boats Edition: 1st edition, 144 pages, Published by Ward Lock, in 1974, Illustrated. One of a series of "source books" giving a basic introduction to their subject.

Hugh McKnight Canals, Locks & Canal Boats Published by Ward Lock, in 1974,

D B McNeill Coastal Passenger Steamers and Inland Navigations in the North of Ireland Published by Belfast Museum & Art Gallery, in 1960,

Leo McNeir Getaway with Murder ISBN: 0 9524052 6 1, 316 pages, Published by Enigma Publishing, in 2000, Waterways crime novel Order now from Amazon

Leo McNeir Death in Little Venice ISBN: 0 9531742 2 0, 286 pages, Published by Enigma Publishing, in 2001, Waterways crime novel Order now from Amazon

Leo McNeir Kiss and Tell ISBN: 0 9531742 1 2, 332 pages, Published by Enigma Publishing, in 2003, Waterways crime novel Order now from Amazon

Leo McNeir Devil in the Detail ISBN: 0 9531742 2 0, 370 pages, Published by Enigma Publishing, in 2004, Waterways crime novel. Order now from Amazon

Leo McNeir No Secrets ISBN: 0 9531742 4 7, 351 pages, Published by Enigma Publishing, in 2006, Waterway crime novel Order now from Amazon

Leo McNeir Sally Annís Summer ISBN: 978 0 95317425 6, 285 pages, Published by Enigma Publishing, in 2007, Waterways crime novel Order now from Amazon

L T Meade Water Gipsies, or the Adventures of Tag, Rag and Bobtail Edition: New edition, 224 pages, Published by J F Shaw, in 1883, An illustrated story book for children based on the canal life of England.

J Merrett How Britain's Waterways are Used Edition: 1st edition, 159 pages, Published by Routledge, in 1958, Illustrated.

John Merrill Short Circular Walks on the River Stort Navigation ISBN: 978-0-9553691-2-4, 100 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2006, A5 ring bound walking guide for walks varying from two to eight hours.

L Metcalfe and J Vince Discovering Canals Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 1968,

Geoffrey Middleton The Study Book of Canals Published by Bodley Head, in 1961, Short, concise introduction to canals.

Dennis Miles and Mary Nobbs Canal Memories through Dacorum 66 pages, Published by Dacorum Heritage Trust, in 2000, Memories of the working boat community on the Hertfordshire area of the Grand Union Canal.

M.G Miller and S Fletcher The Melton Mowbray Navigation ISBN: 0 901461 37 7, 48 pages, Published by Railway and Canal Historical Society, in 1984, Order now from Amazon

Mike Mills and Edwin Cuss The Stroudwater and Thames & Severn Canals from Old Photographs Edition: Revised 1989 version, ISBN: 978-1-84868-786-8, Published by Amberley, in 2010, Written in 1989, A photographic history of these canals. Order now from Amazon

Vic Mitchell and Keith Smith Branch Line to Upwell - including the Wisbech Canal ISBN: 1 873793 64 2, 96 pages, Published by Middleton Press, in 1995, Order now from Amazon

G E Mitton The Thames 56 pages, Published by Blackie & Son Ltd, in 1910, Beautiful England series with 12 full colour plates by Ernest Haslehurst.

James and Leonard Monk and Norman Jones Scenes from the Past - Lancashire Canal Carriers, J Monk & Sons ISBN: 1 870119 54 1, 64 pages, Published by Foxline, in 2000, Large format book with good photographs of the Manchester Ship Canal and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. Order now from Amazon

F V Morley River Thames 255 pages, Published by Methuen London Ltd, in 1926, 15 colour plates and 9 maps.

W J Morrell and J Goodchild Waterways - Yorkshire Canals Published by EP, Wakefield, in 1972,

Chris Morris On Tour with Thomas Telford ISBN: 0 9542096 3 X, 112 pages, Published by Tanners Yard Press, in 2005, A photographic tour of Telford's works. Order now from Amazon

Jonathan Morris The Shropshire Union Canal - A Towpath Guide to the Birmingham & Liverpool Junction Canal ISBN: 0-946679-43-6, 128 pages, Published by Management Update Ltd, in 1991, Title continues "from Autherley to Nantwich". Informative with numerous line drawing and detailed maps but the text is often difficult to follow due to poor grammer. Order now from Amazon

Jonathan Mosse The Times Waterways of Britain ISBN: 978-0-0073663-3-0, Published by Times Books, in 2011, A guide to the canals with high quality photographs. Order now from Amazon

R H Mottram The Broads Published by Trent, in 1952,

R & N Muir Rivers of England 223 pages, Published by Bloomsbury, in 1986, 32 pages of colour plates and many b&w photographs and figures.

Lionel R Munk The Thames. An Eating, Drinking and Cruising Guide. 128 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1967, With maps and drawings.

Lyn Nash The Wey-South Path Edition: Fifth, ISBN: 978-0-953-1911-1-6, Published by W&A Enterpises Ltd, in 2009, A walker's guide and history of the Wey & Arun Canal. With colour photgraphs and maps. Order now from Amazon

A Neal Canals, Cruises, and Contentment Edition: 1st edition, 189 pages, Published by Heath Cranton, in 1921, Illustrated book describing two round trips, one to Llangollen and one to Oxford, from the authors home next to the Derby Canal.

Dennis Needham Northern Waterside Walks ISBN: 1 85284 148 6, 168 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1994, Walking by navigable and closed waterways, illustrated in colour and B&W. Order now from Amazon

Dennis Needham North West Waterway Walks Volume 3: North of the Mersey ISBN: 1 85058 477 X, 128 pages, Published by Sigma Leisure, in 1996, Twenty river and canal walks in Lancashire and Cumbria. Order now from Amazon

Dennis Needham Canal Walks, Volume 2: Midlands ISBN: 1 85284 225 3, 160 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1997, Pocket size paperback containing 30 walks with photographs. Order now from Amazon

Dennis Needham Canal Walks, Volume 3: South ISBN: 1 85284 227 X, 160 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1997, Pocket size paperback containing 30 walks with photographs. Order now from Amazon

Dennis Needham Canal Walks, Volume 1: North ISBN: 1 85284 148 6, 168 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1994, Pocket size paperback containing many walks with photographs. Order now from Amazon

Dennis Needham Welsh Canals - Then and Now ISBN: 0 86243 421 1, 143 pages, Published by Y Lofta Cyf, in 1998, Order now from Amazon

Dennis Needham Francis Frith's Canals & Waterways ISBN: 1 85937 129 9, 118 pages, Published by Publisher not known, in 2000, Photgraphs of the waterways. Order now from Amazon

J S Nettlefold Garden Cities & Canals Edition: 1st edition, 233 pages, Published by St. Catherine Press, in 1914, Most of this book argues a case for the inland waterway reforms proposed by the Royal Commision (1906-11), only a small part is concerned with garden cities.

H Newton British Canals Edition: 1st edition, 64 pages, Published by Ian Allan, in 1948, A book, with illustrations and a folding map, in the style of the ABC series of spotter's books from the same publisher.

Mary Nobbs and Dennis Miles Canal Memories through Dacorum 66 pages, Published by Dacorum Heritage Trust, in 2000, Memories of the working boat community on the Hertfordshire area of the Grand Union Canal.

John Norris and Charles Hadfield Waterways to Stratford Edition: 1st, 176 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1962, The History of the Avon, canal and tramway routes to Stratford.

John Norris The Brecon & Abergavenny Section of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal Edition: Third, ISBN: 0 9517991 2 6, 72 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1998, Written in 1991, A cruising guide to the canal. Order now from Amazon

John Norris The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal Edition: Fifth edition, ISBN: 09517991 4 2, 82 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2007, An excellent guide to cruising and walking this canal (incorporating the Monmouthshire and Brecon & Abergavenny Canals as the sub-title to the book tells us) featuring coloured strip maps and accompanying text, There are also b&w illustrations and colour photographs. Order now from Amazon

Not known The Bridgewater Canal Bi-centenary Handbook Edition: 1st edition, 224 pages, Published by Pyramid Press, in 1961, Commercial and historical information issued to comemerate the canal's 200th year.

Not known Guide to the Waterways of the British Isles Edition: 2nd edition, 254 pages, Published by British Canoe Union, in 1950,

Not known British Waterways: South Eastern Division 88 pages, Published by Pyramid Press, in 1956, An illustrated commercial handbook produced by British Transport Waterways. Includes sections on waterway history, administration, future plans and route maps of navigations in the London area.

Not known Birmingham Canal Navigations - A Report on the 'Remainder' Waterways Edition: 1st edition, 36 pages, Published by British Waterways Board, in 1970, Illustrated

Not known Canals and Inland Waterways - Report of the Board of Survey (Rusholme) Edition: 1st impression, 129 pages, Published by British Transport Commission, in 1955, Important feeder to the 1968 Transport Act. Includes folding maps.

Not known The Facts About the Waterways Edition: 1st edition, 126 pages, Published by British Waterways Board, in 1965, A detailed report, including 2 maps, setting out general policies as well as assessing the financial state and future prospects of each canal.

Not known Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Inland Waterways Edition: 1st edition, 121 pages, Published by HMSO, in 1958, The Bowes Report. Includes separate maps.

Not known The Suffolk Stour Edition: 1st edition, 94 pages, Published by Norman Allard, in 1957, Illustrated.

Not known Inland Sailors Published by Museum & Art Gallery Service for Yorkshire, in 1974,

Not known The Canals Books Published by Link House, Annually.

Not known Report of Royal Commission on the Canals and Inland Navigations of the United Kingdom Published by HMSO, in 1907, 12 volumes published 1907-1909.

Not known Report of the Board of Survey - Canals and Inland Waterways Published by British Transport Commission, in 1955,

Not known The Future of the Waterways Published by British Waterways Board, in 1964,

Not known Leisure and the Waterways Published by British Waterways Board, in 1967,

Not known British Waterways Recreation and Amenity (Cmnd 3401) Published by HMSO, in 1967, Issued by the Ministry of Transport.

Not known The Last Ten Years Published by British Waterways Board, in 1973,

Not known West Yorkshire Waterways Guide ISBN: 0 9512400 1 3, 58 pages, Published by Calder Navigation Society, in 1992, A5 wire bound guide. Order now from Amazon

Not known The Offical Inland Waterways Association Guide 1994 96 pages, Published by A E Morgan Publications Ltd, in 1994, The IWA offical annual handbook covering rivers, canals, boat hire, etc.

Not known The Pocklington Canal Edition: Revised edition, ISBN: 0 9521700 0 0, 36 pages, Published by Pocklington Canal Amenity Society, in 1993, Guide with sketches and maps. Order now from Amazon

Not known The Rivers Cam & Lower Great Ouse Edition: Revised edition., ISBN: 0 85288 222 X, 31 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1993, Large scale chart of the rivers in an A5 ring binder. Compiled together with the Great Ouse Boating Association. Order now from Amazon

Not known Canals and Inland Waterways - A Journey Through Frith's England ISBN: 1 85937 028 4, 120 pages, Published by The Francis Frith Collection, in 1996, A4 paperback based on the famous postcard collection. Order now from Amazon

Not known The Complete Guide to the Lancaster Canal Edition: 2nd, ISBN: 0 9514146 1 5, 53 pages, Published by Lancaster Canal Trust, in 2000, A5 ring bound guide to the canal. Order now from Amazon

Not known Inland Waterways Handbook Edition: 2001, 96 pages, Published by Inland Waterways Association, in 2000, The IWA annual guide to waterways and related organisations.

Not known Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 1 ISBN: 978-0-00-728160-2, 170 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, London, Grand Union, Oxford and Rivers Lee & Stort Order now from Amazon

Not known Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 2 ISBN: 978-0-00-728161-9, 170 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, Severn, Avon and Birmingham. Includes the BCN, Gloucester & Sharpness, Severn, Staffordshire & Worcester Canal, Stourbridge, Dudley, Stratford-on-Avon and Worcester & Birmingham canals. Order now from Amazon

Not known Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 3 ISBN: 978-0-00-728162-6, 170 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, Birmingham and the Heart of England. Includes the Ashby, BCN, Birmingham & Fazeley, Coventry, Erewash, GU Leicester Section, GU main line (part), Oxford, Staffordshire & Worcstershire, Worcester & Birmingham Canals and part of the Trent & Mersey. Order now from Amazon

Not known Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 4 ISBN: 978-0-00-728164-0, 170 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, Four Counties & the Welsh Canals. Includes Caldon, Leek, Llangollen, Monmouthshire & Brecon, Montgomery, Shropshire Union, Staffordshire & Worcestershire (north part), Trent & Mersey canals and the River Weaver. Order now from Amazon

Not known Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 5 ISBN: 978-0-00-728165-7, 190 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, North West & the Pennines. Includes the Aire & Calder (leeds to Wakefield), Bridgewater, Calder & Hebble, Huddersfield Broad, Lancaster, Leeds & Liverpool, Macclesfield, Peak Forest, Ashton and Rochdale canals plus the Trent & Mersey north of Hardings Wood Junction. Order now from Amazon

Not known Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 6 ISBN: 978-0-00-728166-4, 190 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, Nottingham, York & the North East. Includes the Aire & Calder, Chesterfield, Pocklington, Derwent, Fossdyke, Witham, Ouse, Ure, Rippon, Selby, Sheffield & South Yorkshire and Trent navigations. Order now from Amazon

Not known Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 7 ISBN: 978-0-00-728167-1, 190 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, River Thames and the Southern Waterways. Includes the Basingstoke, Kennet & Avon, Thames and Wey. Order now from Amazon

Not known River Cam & Lower Great Ouse ISBN: 0 8528 8374 9, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1996, Covers from Cambridge to Dever Sluice. Order now from Amazon

Not known River Upper Great Ouse ISBN: 0 8528 8364 1, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1996, Covers from Berdford to Popes corner. Order now from Amazon

Not known Century Informer Edition: A4 ring bound, ISBN: 0 9523698 1 8, 54 pages, Published by Foxton Inclined Plane Trust, in 2001, The history of the Foxton Inclined Plane and the Foxton locks. Order now from Amazon

Not known The Roads, Canal and Railways of Chard 48 pages, Published by Chard History Group, in 2001,

Not known Living Afloat ISBN: 0 9532465 1 5, 95 pages, Published by Residential Boat Owner's Association (RBOA), in 2003, All you need to know about living on a boat. Order now from Amazon

Not known Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 8 ISBN: 978-0007136711, 88 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2003, Scotland, the Highland and Lowland Waterways. Covers Caledonian Canal, Crinan Canal, Forth and Clyde Canal, River Clyde (Bowling to Dumbarton), Monkland Canal, Union Canal, River Leven and Loch Lomond. Order now from Amazon

Not known Take a Trip Out 2003/04 ISBN: 1 871908 17 5, 107 pages, Published by G P Hamer, in 2003, The guide to finding a trip boat on Britain's inland waterways. Order now from Amazon

Not known Philip's Navigator Britain ISBN: 0 540 08276 7, 380 pages, Published by Philip's, in 2003, A 1½ inch to the mile road atlas (15 by 11 inches format) that includes the waterways with bridge numbers and locks in most cases. Order now from Amazon

Not known The Thames: From Source to Sea ISBN: 0 00 716211 1, 256 pages, Published by Collins, in 2004, Aerial photgraphs covering the whole course of the river. Order now from Amazon

Not known Marina Guide ISBN: 0 901501 56 5, 91 pages, Published by Royal Yachting Association, in 2004, Includes marinas on inland waterways. Order now from Amazon

Martine O'Callaghan and Philllippa Greenwood Cool Canals ISBN: 978-0-9560699-0-0, 256 pages, Published by Coolcanalguides, in 2009, Almost everything about canals is covered to some degree in this enthusiastic book, subtitled Slow getaways and different days. Order now from Amazon

Martine O'Callaghan and Philllippa Greenwood Weekend Walks ISBN: 978-0-9560699-1-7, Published by Coolcanalguides, in 2010, Twenty waterway walks from around the UK. Order now from Amazon

John O'Conner Canals, Barges and People Edition: 1st edition, 96 pages, Published by Art & Technics, in 1950, A series of short essays, illustrated with wood engravings by the author, on the life of canal people.

J Ogden Yorkshire's River of Industry Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1972, The River Calder

J Ogden Yorkshire's River Aire 128 pages, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1976, Tales past and present from this river.

J Ogden Yorkshire's River Derwent Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1974,

Laurie Osmond The Thames Flows Down Edition: Reprint, 84 pages, Published by Oxford University Press, in 1961, 7 double page colour illustrations.

D E Owen Water Byways Edition: 1st edition, 192 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1973, Illustrated.

D E Owen Water Highways Published by Phoenix, in 1967,

David Owen Canals to Manchester 133 pages, Published by Manchester University Press, in 1977, Photographs and figures.

David Owen Exploring England by Canal ISBN: 0 7153 8768 5, 208 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1986, 16 pages of plates. Order now from Amazon

David Owen Water Rallies 144 pages, Published by J M Dent, in 1969, Map and 8 pages of plates.

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson Mersey & Weaver Flats 32 pages, Published by Wilson, in 1973, The Sailing River and Canal Flats of NW England. Illustrations and maps.

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson Britain's Canal & River Craft Edition: 1st edition, 144 pages, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1979, Illustrated.

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson The Complete Book of Canal and River Navigations Edition: 1st editions, 361 pages, Published by Waine Research, in 1978, With colour illustrations.

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson The Illustrated History of Canal and River Navigations Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 1 85075 276 1, 415 pages, Published by Sheffield Academic Press, in 1993, A complete revision of "The Complete Book of Canal & River Navigations" Order now from Amazon

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson Waterways in the Making ISBN: 0 947849 03 3, 120 pages, Published by Landscape Press, in 1996, A history of canal construction work and methods. Order now from Amazon

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson The Illustrated History of Canal and River Navigations Edition: Softback, ISBN: 18507 5277 X, 415 pages, Published by Sheffield Academic Press, in 1993, Order now from Amazon

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson Britain's Canal & River Craft Edition: Paperback reprint, ISBN: 086190 286 6, 144 pages, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1993, Written in 1979, Covers the historic craft of Britain's rivers and canals . Order now from Amazon

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson Colours of the Cut ISBN: 1 84306 145 7, 176 pages, Published by Landmark Publishing, in 2004, This book provides an accurate record of the traditional livery of some of the many working boats that used to ply the rivers and canals of Britain. Edward Paget-Tomlinson, one of the countries leading canal historians, produced the illustrations; there are also over 120 historic photographs of the boats and crews at work. Order now from Amazon

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson Britain's Canal & River Craft ISBN: 1 84306 173 2, 160 pages, Published by Landmark Publishing, in 2005, Written in 1980, An improved version of the 1980 book with more pages and photographs. Order now from Amazon

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson The Illustrated History of Canal and River Navigations Edition: Revised edition, ISBN: 1 84306 207 0, 384 pages, Published by Landmark Publishing, in 2006, Written in 1978, An encylopaedia of waterway history. Order now from Amazon

A K Parker and D Pye The Fenland Published by David & Charles, in 1976,

Steven Parker and Richard Chester-Browne A Towpath Guide to the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Edition: Revised, 63 pages, Published by Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal Society, in 1992, Guide with maps first published in 1989.

Neil Parkhouse Lydney Docks ISBN: 1 903599 00 8, 80 pages, Published by Black Dwarf, in 2001, A history of this dock on the River Severn. Order now from Amazon

Neil Parkhouse and David Carden A Guide to the Anderton Boat Lift ISBN: 1 903 59905 9, 48 pages, Published by Black Dwarf, in 2002, An historical guide to the Anderton Boat Lift. Order now from Amazon

Len Paterson One Man's River - The Clyde in Pictures 1920-1980 ISBN: 1 899863 49 4, 144 pages, Published by Holywell Press Ltd, in 1998, A selection of photographs taken by Dan McDonald. Order now from Amazon

Len Paterson From Sea to Sea: A History of the Scotish Lowland and Highland Canals ISBN: 1-903238-94-3, 216 pages, Published by Neil Wilson Publishing, in 2006, Covers the Forth & Clyde, Monkland, Crinan, Caledonian and Edinburgh and Glasgow Union canals. Order now from Amazon

Des Pawson Knot Craft ISBN: 0 7136 5441 4, 96 pages, Published by Adlard Coles Ltd., in 2003, Contains 28 Knot work projects. Order now from Amazon

R Payne The Canal Builders. The Story of Canal Engineers through the Ages Edition: 1st edition, 288 pages, Published by Macmillian Publishing Company [New York], in 1959, Illustrated. "A story which runs from the dawn of civilisation to the present day".

R Pearce History at Source - Canals 1720-1910 Published by Evans Brothers Ltd, in 1972, Childrens book.

Mark Guy Pearse Rob Rat: A Story of Barge Life Edition: 1st edition, 89 pages, Published by Charles H Kelly, in 1879, Illustrated. A sentimental moralising story of Rob (son of a drunken, wife-beating boatman), who is abandoned by his parents and is adopted by old Noah (Bible reading, kind to animals, teetotal boatman). Quotes George Smith's views of canal life.

Michael Pearson Canal City Souvenir ISBN: 0 907864 77 5, 48 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Colour photographs illustrate this guide to the canals around Birmingham. Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson Pearson's Canal Companion: Severn and Avon Edition: Sixth, ISBN: 978 09 5491165 2, 96 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, in 2006, This edition now also contains details of the Cotswold Canals (i.e. the Stroudwater and Thames & Severn canals) and the the River Thames above Oxford. Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson Pearson's Canal Companion: Cheshire Ring Edition: Eighth, ISBN: 978 0 9 5491160 7, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the River Weaver, Rochdale Canal and the route to Preston via the Leeds & Liverpool - Rufford Branch, Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson Pearson's Canal Companion: Four Counties Ring Edition: Seventh, ISBN: 978 09 5491168 3, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the Erewash and Trent and Mersey canals. Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson Pearson's Canal Companion: Oxford Grand Union Edition: Sixth, ISBN: 978 0 9 5491162 1, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the Grand Union from London to Braunston, the GU Leicestershire Section and the Oxford Canal. Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson Pearson's Canal Companion: Pennine Waters Edition: Third, ISBN: 0 9545383 4 X, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the Leeds & Liverpool Canal from Wigan to Leeds, the Aire & Calder/ Calder & Hebble and Rchdale route from Leeds to Littleborough, and the Huddersfield Broad and Narrow canals. Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson Pearson's Canal Companion: Welsh Waters Edition: Seventh, ISBN: 978 0 9 5491163 8, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Including the Shropshire Union, Llangollen, Montgomery and Monmouthshire & Brecon Canals Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson Pearson's Canal Companion: South Midlands Warwickshire Ring Edition: Eighth, ISBN: 0 954911695, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the Ashby Canal Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson Pearson's Canal Companion: Stourport Ring Edition: Seventh, ISBN: 0 9078 6470 8, 96 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes Birmingham Canal navigations and Black Country canals Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson Pearson's Canal Companion: Kennet & Avon, River Thames Edition: Third, ISBN: 0 954911679, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the River Thames from Oxford to Brentford Order now from Amazon

Michael Pearson The Wonder of the Waterways Edition: A4 size, ISBN: 0 9545383 3 1, 48 pages, Published by Central Waterways Supplies, in 2004, An introduction to the waterways illustrated by colour photographs. Sub-titled 'A Canal Celebration'. Order now from Amazon

Thomas Pellow Waterways at Work ISBN: 0 947849 74 2, 84 pages, Published by Landscape Press, in 2000, Illustrated with drawings by Edward Paget-Tomlinson. Order now from Amazon

Thomas Pellow and Paul Bowen Canal to Llangollen ISBN: 0 9478 4901 7, 64 pages, Published by Landscape Press, in 1987, The history of the Llangollen Canal. Order now from Amazon

A Penfold Thomas Telford Engineer. Edition: 1st edition, 191 pages, Published by Thomas Telford Ltd, in 1980, "Proceedings of a seminar held at the Coalport China Works Museum, Ironbridge, April 1979". Illustrated. Summary of current research by leading experts on Telford.

A Penfold The Ordnance Survey Guide to the Thames and River Wey ISBN: 0 905522 826, 160 pages, Published by Robert Nicholson Publcations, in 1984, One of the well known Nicholson cruising Guides Order now from Amazon

David Perrott Waterway Walks Around Birmingham ISBN: 1 85058 406 0, 126 pages, Published by Sigma Leisure, in 1994, A description of 30 Midland canal walks, maps, sketches and B&W photographs. Order now from Amazon

David Perrott Ordnance Survey Guide to the River Thames Edition: 6th edition, ISBN: 0 7028 2580 8, 176 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 1994, Written in 1983, Wire bound cruising guide edited by David Perrott. Order now from Amazon

David Perrott Ordnance Survey Guide to the Waterways - 2 Central Edition: 6th edition, ISBN: 07028 2258 2, 176 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 1993, Written in 1983, Wire bound cruising guide edited by David Perrott. Order now from Amazon

David Perrott Ordnance Survey Guide to the Waterways - 1 South Edition: 6th edition, ISBN: 0319 00347 7, 208 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 1993, Written in 1983, Wire bound cruising guide edited by David Perrott. Order now from Amazon

David Perrott Ordnance Survey Guide to the Waterways - 3 North Edition: 5th edition, ISBN: 07028 1264 1, 192 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 1991, Written in 1983, Wire bound cruising guide edited by David Perrott. Order now from Amazon

David Phillips The River Nene From Source to Sea ISBN: 1 85895 133 X, 192 pages, Published by Past & Present, in 1997, A well illustrated guide to the river and the places along its banks. Order now from Amazon

John Phillips Phillips' Inland Navigation 1805 ISBN: 0 678 05670 6, 599 pages, Published by Augustus M Kelley, in 1970, Written in 1805, A reprint of the 1805 (5th edition) of "A General History of Inland Navigation, Foreign and Domestic" which was first written in 1792. With introduction by Charles Hadfield. Order now from Amazon

John Phillips A General History of Inland Navigation, Foreign and Domestic Edition: 1st edition, 393 pages, Published by I & I Taylor, in 1792, "Containing a complete account of the canals already executed in England, with considerations on those projected. To which are added, practical observations. The whole illustrated with a map of all the canals in England, and other useful plates." Contains folding map and 4 plates.

Christopher Pick Canals & Waterways 46 pages, Published by MacDonald Educational, in 1977, Childrens book well illustrated with pictures and maps, in b&w and colour.

A J Pierce Canal People Published by A & C Black, in 1978,

Roger Pilkington Small Boat on the Thames Edition: 1st edition, 238 pages, Published by Macmillan Publishers (UK) Ltd, in 1966, Illustrated.

Roger Pilkington Thames Waters Edition: 1st edition, 211 pages, Published by Lutterworth Press, in 1956, Illustrated.

Tony Pitman The Grantham Canal Guide Published by Grantham Canal Society, in 2008, A guide to the canal including its history, present restoration and walking information.

John Poole Narrow Boat Venture 63 pages, Published by Thornhill Press, in 1975, The conversion of a Grand Union Canal Carrying Co. butty and its subsequent voyages. 16 plates, maps and plan.

J D Porteus Canal Ports: The Urban Achievement Published by Academic Press, in 1978,

Hugh Potter The Cromford Canal Edition: reprint, ISBN: 9780752428024, Published by The History Press, in 2009, Written in 2003, The history of the building of the canal and its present restoration. Order now from Amazon

J F Pownall The Projected Grand Contour Canal To connect with estuaries and canals in England Edition: 1st edition, 35 pages, Published by Cotterell & Co, in 1942, Details of a scheme (including maps) to build a major trunk canal, going from Newcastle upon Tyne to Hampshire, following the 300 foot contour line.

Derek Pratt and Anthony Burton Canals in Colour Edition: First Ed, ISBN: 0 7137 0715 1, 176 pages, Published by Blandford, in 1974, 84 colour plates and 28 b/w photos by Derek Pratt. Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt and Anthony Burton Canal Edition: 1st edition, 96 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1976, Many photographs by Derek Pratt displaying his usual high standards.

Derek Pratt Discovering London's Canals Edition: Softback, ISBN: 0 8526 38906, 88 pages, Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 1977, Written in 1977, Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt Southern Inland Waterways ISBN: 0 7110 1225 3, 128 pages, Published by Ian Allan, in 1982, Has 202 b/w photos with a colour cover. It covers the River Thames and its attendant waterways including the southern G.U. and Oxford, and all the Kennet & Avon. Size 9 Ĺ" x 7 ľ. Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt and Anthony Burton The Anatomy of Canals - The Early Years ISBN: 0 7524 2137 9, 160 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2001, A detailed study of how canals developed from the 1790s. Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt and Anthony Burton The Anatomy of Canals - The Mania Years ISBN: 0 7524 2385 1, 160 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, The second book in a trilogy studying of how canals developed from the 1790s. Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt and Anthony Burton The Anatomy of Canals: Decline & Renewal ISBN: 0 7524 2810 1, 160 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, The third book in the Anatomy of Canals series covering the years from the Railway Mania to the present day. Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt London's Canal's ISBN: 0-7478-0601-2, 56 pages, Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 2004, Written in 2004, A completely revised version of Discovering London's Canals, first published in 1977 and followed by further editions in 1981 nd 1987. This completely revised and updated version brings the story of London's waterways right up to date. New photographs by our leading canal photographer show the canals and River Lee as they are today but with the same high pictorial quality that Derek Pratt has always produced. Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt The Architecture of Canals ISBN: 0 7478 0632 2, 56 pages, Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 2005, The basics of canal structures and architecture. Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt Waterways Past and Present ISBN: 0-7136-7634-5, 160 pages, Published by Adlard Coles Ltd., in 2006, Photographs new and old from an outstanding canal photographer. Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt Greasy Ocker ISBN: 0 9531742 3 9, 191 pages, Published by Enigma Publishing, in 2005, Waterway Crime novel Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt London's Waterways ISBN: 978 1-4081-1074-4, 160 pages, Published by Adlard Coles Ltd., in 2010, This book looks at the iconic landscapes and beautiful scenery all around London's waterways. Illustrated by one of Britain's foremost waterway photographers. Order now from Amazon

Derek Pratt The Thames Edition: first edition reprint, ISBN: 978-0-7136-8832-0, 160 pages, Published by Adlard Coles Ltd., in 2010, Written in 2008, Photographs of the Thames by one of the best known waterway photographers. Order now from Amazon

Edwin A Pratt British Canals: Is Their Resuscitation Practicable? Edition: 1st edition, 173 pages, Published by John Murray, in 1906, Illustrated.

Edwin A Pratt Canals and Traders, The Argument Pictorial Edition: 1st edition, 134 pages, Published by P S King, in 1910, Maps and many illustrations, including the B.C.N.

Edwin A Pratt History of Inland Transport & Communication in England Edition: 1st edition, 544 pages, Published by Kegan Paul, etc, in 1912, The first study to treat the various forms of transport as one entity.

Edwin A Pratt Railways and Their Rates, With an Appendix on the British Canal Problem Edition: 1st edition, 370 pages, Published by John Murray, in 1905, Illustrated.

Frances Pratt Canal Architecture in Britain Edition: 1st edition, 40 pages, Published by British Waterways Board, in 1976, Illustrations include colour photographs.

Frank Price Being There ISBN: 1 84426 017 8, 436 pages, Published by Upfront, in 2003, The autobiography of Sir Frank Price who was chairman of the British Waterways Board from 1968 to 1984. Order now from Amazon

Joseph Priestley Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, Throughout Great Britain Edition: 1st edition, 799 pages, Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, in 1831, "as a Reference to Nichols, Priestley & Walker's New Map of Inland Navigation, Derived from the Original and Parliamentary Documents in the Possesion of Joseph Priestley, Esq."

Joseph Priestley Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, Throughout Great Britain 799 pages, Published by Cassell, in 1967, Written in 1831, Facsimile of the 1st edition (1831)

Joseph Priestley Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, Throughout Great Britain Edition: Facsimile of 2nd edition, ISBN: 0 7153 4395 5, 726 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1969, Written in 1831, Facsimile of the 2nd edition (both first and second editions were published in 1831) Order now from Amazon

Joseph Priestley Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, Throughout Great Britain Edition: 2nd edition, 726 pages, Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, in 1831, Written in 1831, The text is re-ordered to include in the main body material that appeared as appendices in the original edition.

Rowland W Purton Rivers and Canals Published by Routledge, in 1972, Childrens book.

D Pye and A K Parker The Fenland Published by David & Charles, in 1976,

Ron Quenby Thomas Telford's Aqueducts on the Shropshire Union Canal ISBN: 1 85310 246 6, 126 pages, Published by Swan Hill Press, Illustrated. Order now from Amazon

Ray Quinlan Canal Walks: South ISBN: 0 86299 994 4, 182 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1992, Waterways featured are: Basingstoke, Brecon & Abergavenny, Bridgewater & Taunton, Bude, Chelmer & Blackwater, Grand Junction at Tring, Kennet & Avon at Bradford, Oxford, Regent's, Royal Millitary, Thames & Severn and Wey & Arun. Order now from Amazon

Ray Quinlan Canal Walks - North ISBN: 0 86299 995 2, 182 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1993, Waterways include the Rippon, Lincoln, Rochdale,Chesterfield, Huddersfield and St Helens. Order now from Amazon

Ray Quinlan Canal Walks of England and Wales ISBN: 0-7509-0608-1, 576 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1994, A combined edition of Canal Walks North, Midlands and South in one volume. Illustrated in b&w and colour. Order now from Amazon

Ray Quinlan Canal Walks: Midlands 180 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1992, Waterways featured are BCN, Shropshire Union, Caldon, Cromford, Grantham, Leicester, Llangollen, North Walsham & Dilham, Staffs & Worcs., Stratford, Trent & Mersey and Worcester & Birmingham.

Ray Quinlan Canal Walks of England and Wales ISBN: 0 9057 7814 6, 550 pages, Published by Wrens Park Publishing, in 1998, Covers the whole country with a range of walks. Order now from Amazon

P J G Ransom The Archaeology of Canals ISBN: 0 437 14400 3, Published by World's Work Ltd, in 1979, Written in 1979, General cover of the subject with many good B&W illustrations and some colour. Order now from Amazon

P J G Ransom Holiday Cruising in Ireland 152 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1971, 8 pages of plates, a folding map and 11 maps included in the text.

P J G Ransom The Archeology of the Transport Revolution 1750-1850 208 pages, Published by World's Work Ltd, in 1984, A large format book with illustrations and 22 colour plates.

P J G Ransom Waterways Restored ISBN: 0 571 10434 7, 179 pages, Published by Faber & Faber Ltd., in 1974, 16 plates and 10 maps. Order now from Amazon

P J G Ransom Your Book of Canals 80 pages, Published by Faber & Faber Ltd., in 1977, Childrens book containing 58 illustrations.

P J G Ransom Scotland's Inland Waterways ISBN: 1 901663 22 1, 80 pages, Published by NMS Publishing, in 1999, A history of the Scotish navigable waterways. Order now from Amazon

P J G Ransom Loch Lomond and the Trossachs in History and Ledgend ISBN: 0 85976 586 5, 245 pages, Published by John Donald, in 2004, A history of navigation on the Loch and the River Leven. Order now from Amazon

Neil Ratcliffe Steam Narrow Boat 'President' ISBN: 978-0-9562031-0-6, Published by Black Country Museum, in 2009, The story of this historic boat built in 1909 and still a well known vessel on our canals and rivers. Order now from Amazon

Janet Reeve Cabin Crochet Published by Publisher not known, Brief history and ten patterns. Photographs and charts.

W Reyburn Bridge Across the Atlantic, the story of John Rennie Edition: 1st edition, 160 pages, Published by George G Harrap & Co., in 1972, Illustrated.

H J Rice Thanks for the Memory Published by Inland Waterways of Ireland (Athlone Branch), Irish cruising

P Rice Narrow Boats Published by Dinosaur Publications, in 1976, Childrens book.

Christine Richardson and John Lower The Walkers' and Boaters' Gude to the Chesterfield Canal and Cuckoo Way ISBN: 1 874718 25 3, 80 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1994, A5 wire bound guide with colour illustrations and maps Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson and John Lower The Complete Guide to the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation ISBN: 1 874718 07 5, 96 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1995, Wire bound guide with maps and colour photographs. Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson Water Ways ISBN: 1 874718 08 3, 213 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1995, A guide to North-east and Midland waterways for the motorist. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson Minutes of the Chesterfield Canal Company 1771-1780 ISBN: 0 946324 20 4, 238 pages, Published by Derbyshire Records Society, in 1996, Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson and John Lower The Waterways of Lincoln and Boston ISBN: 1 874718 172, 96 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1997, A guide to the Witham, Fossdyke and the connecting waterways. Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson The Waterways Revolution ISBN: 1 85421 161 7, Published by Self Publishing Association, in 1992, The history of the first ten years of the Chesterfield Canal. Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson Minutes of the Chesterfield Canal Co 1771-80 ISBN: 0 946324 20 4, Published by Derbyshire Records Society, in 1996, Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson and John Lower Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation ISBN: 1 8747 1807 5, 96 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1995, A guide and history for boaters and walkers. Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson and John Lower Chesterfield Canal 2006-7 ISBN: 0-9552609-0-6, Published by Published by the author, in 2007, A walking and cruising guide to the canal. Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson Yorkshire Stone to London ISBN: 978-0-9552609-2-6, 36 pages, Published by Richlow, in 2007, The story of the transportation of stone to Westminster for the re-building of the Houses of Parliament Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson and John Lower Lincolnshire Waterways ISBN: 978-0-9552609-5-7, Published by Richlow, in 2009, An update of their 1997 guide The Waterways of Lincoln and Boston this book concentrates on the Fossdyke and River Witham. Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson and John Lower Chesterfield Canal ISBN: 978-0-9552609-4-0, 12 pages, Published by Richlow, in 2008, An A5 walking and cruising guide to the canal in full colour. Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson Norwood Tunnel: Four Centuries of Challenge ISBN: 978-0-9552609-6-4, Published by Richlow, in 2010, The history of Norwood Tunnel on the Chesterfield Canal. Order now from Amazon

Christine Richardson Chesterfield Canal History Nuggets ISBN: 978-0-9552609-1-9, Published by Richlow, in 2010, A very brief history of the canal and its unique "cuckoo" boats. Order now from Amazon

Janet Rigby Life on the Lancaster Canal ISBN: 1 872895 66 2, 112 pages, Published by Landy, in 2006, The history of the working life on the canal. Order now from Amazon

Janet Rigby The Lancaster Canal in Focus ISBN: 978-1-872895-72-7, 60 pages, Published by Landy, in 2007, A paperback book with over 120 monochrome photographs of the Canal Order now from Amazon

Brian Roberts Britain's Waterways - A Unique Insight ISBN: 0 86351 115 5, 128 pages, Published by GEO Projects UK Ltd, in 1999, An introduction to the waterways with maps and walking guides. Order now from Amazon

Brian Roberts Britain's Waterways: Cruising Rings and Other Things ISBN: 0 86351 151 1, 80 pages, Published by GEO Projects UK Ltd, in 2002, An introduction to cruising the waterways. Order now from Amazon

Val Roberts and Mike Harrison A Walker's Guide to the Cromford Canal ISBN: 0 9544482 0 0, 36 pages, Published by The Friends of the Cromford Canal, in 2003, Illustrated with photographs and a map. Order now from Amazon

H R Robertson Life on the Upper Thames Published by Virtue, Spalding & Co., in 1875, Large format, high quality engravings of river trades. Rare.

Jeff Robins Three Girls on a Boat ISBN: 1-903172-62-4, 104 pages, Published by Barney Books, in 2006, A holiday voyage in the 1960s from Llangollen to Wheaton Aston on the Shropshire Union Main Line. Order now from Amazon

Jeff Robins and Graham Diprose The River Thames Revisited: In the Footsteps of Henry Taunt Edition: First, ISBN: 978-0-71122-765-1, Published by Frances Lincoln, in 2007, Seventy-five images by the Victorian photographer Henry Taunt are shown together with the same views taken recently and informative text Order now from Amazon

Catherine Robinson and Mark Davies A Towpath Walk in Oxford ISBN: 0 9535593 1 9, 112 pages, Published by Oxford Towpath Press, in 2001, An illustrated guide to the Oxford Canal and the River Thames within the Oxford area. Order now from Amazon

John Rogers English Rivers 184 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1948, 164 illustrations.

Mary Rogers Prospect of Erne Published by Fermanagh Field Club, in 1967, Cruising in Northern Ireland

N G Rogers The Valley of the Stour From Weston Green to Harwich ISBN: 0-86025-444-5, 144 pages, Published by Ian Henry Publications Ltd, in 1992, An illustrated history and topography of this valley which was painted by Constable, Gainsborough and Sir Alfred Mullins. Two chapters cover the Sour navigation including the work of the River Stour Trust. Order now from Amazon

L T C Rolt Landscape with Canals Edition: 1986 reprint, ISBN: 0-86299-141-2, 194 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1984, Written in 1977, The second part of L T C Rolt's autobiography Order now from Amazon

L T C Rolt Inland Waterways Edition: 1st edition, 90 pages, Published by Educational Supply Association, in 1958, Childrens book in the "Information Book - How Things Developed" series for schools. Contains photographs, diagram and map.

L T C Rolt The Inland Waterways of England Edition: 1st edition 2nd impression, 221 pages, Published by George Allen & Unwin Publishers Ltd, in 1955, 48 illustrations and large folding map.

L T C Rolt Narrow Boat 212 pages, Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, in 1944, Written in 1940, This classic book which led directly to the founding of the Inland Waterways Association, and the revival of interest in canals, was completed "a few weeks" after the Cressy arrived at Hungerford in March 1940. It was rejected by numerous publishers and was kept under the bed on Cressy for over 3 years before publication was agreed. Wood engravings by D Watkins Pitchford.

L T C Rolt The Thames from Mouth to Source Edition: 1st edition, 96 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1951, 28 colour plates.

L T C Rolt Thomas Telford Edition: 1st edition, 211 pages, Published by Longmans, in 1958, Biography of the engineer with 23 plates.

L T C Rolt Landscape With Figures, The final part of his Autobiography Edition: 1st edition, 256 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1992, Illustrated.

L T C Rolt Navigable Waterways Edition: 1st edition, 201 pages, Published by Longmans, in 1969, Illustrated. The first of Longmans' Industrial Archeology series, which Rolt editied.

L T C Rolt James Watt Published by Batsford, in 1962,

L T C Rolt Green and Silver Edition: Third Impression, 275 pages, Published by Inland Waterways Association of Ireland, in 1993, Written in 1949, A voyage taken on Irish Waterways in 1946.

L T C Rolt Landscape With Figures, The final part of his Autobiography Edition: Paperback Edition, ISBN: 0-7509-0593-X, 246 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1994, Illustrated. Order now from Amazon

L T C Rolt Landscape With Machines, The first part of his Autobiography Edition: 1994 reprint, ISBN: 0-86299-140-4, 230 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1984, Illustrated. Order now from Amazon

L T C Rolt The Inland Waterways of England Edition: 2nd edition, ISBN: 0-04-386006-0, 221 pages, Published by Allen & Unwin, in 1979, Written in 1948, 48 illustrations and large folding map. Foreword by Charles Hadfield. Order now from Amazon

L T C Rolt Narrow Boat ISBN: 0 7509 0806 8, 216 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 1994, Softback edition of this classic work Order now from Amazon

L T C Rolt Narrow Boat Edition: Hardback, ISBN: 18401 5064 5, 212 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 1998, Written in 1940, This classic book which led directly to the founding of the Inland Waterways Association, and the revival of interest in canals, was completed "a few weeks" after the Cressy arrived at Hungerford in March 1940. It was rejected by numerous publishers and was kept under the bed on Cressy for over 3 years before publication was agreed. With photographs by Angela Rolt. Order now from Amazon

L T C Rolt The Landscape Trilogy ISBN: 0 7509 2478 0, 688 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 2001, A sinlge volume incorporating Rolt's three oringinal volumes of Landscape with Machines, Landscape with Canals and Landscape with People. Order now from Amazon

Sonia Rolt A Canal People: The Photographs of Robert Longden ISBN: 0 7509 1048 8, 154 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1997, Order now from Amazon

Sonia Rolt A Canal People: The Photographs of Robert Longden ISBN: 0 7509 1776 8, 159 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 1998, Softback edition of the 1997 book. Order now from Amazon

Sonia Rolt A Canal People: The Photographs of Robert Longden Edition: reprint, ISBN: 978-0-752-451107, Published by The History Press, in 2009, Written in 1997, Photographs of the canal families, mainly taken taken around Hawkesbury Junction in the decade following the war, by the photographer Robert Longden. Order now from Amazon

A Ross Canals in Britain Published by Blackwell Publishers (Basil Blackwell Ltd), in 1971, Childrens book.

A & M Roulstone Fenland Waterways Published by Balfour, in 1974,

Mike Routledge Rivers, Canals and a Young Lad ISBN: 0 9544459 0 2, 56 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2003, The boating and working experinces of a boy in the 1950s. Order now from Amazon

F R Rowbotham The Severn and its Bore Published by David & Charles, in 1970,

Chris Rowland and John Simpson The Best Waterside Pubs in England & Wales ISBN: 1 85249 109 4, 337 pages, Published by Alma Books, in 1992, Very informative pub guide with a real ale bias. Order now from Amazon

Stephen Rowson and Ian L Wright The Glamorganshire and Aberdare Canals - Volume 1 Edition: A4 hardback, ISBN: 0 9533028 9 X, 272 pages, Published by Black Dwarf, in 2001, Volume 1 of a two volume history of these canals. Covers the Aberdare Canal and the Glamorganshire Canal from Merthyr to Pontypridd. Order now from Amazon

Stephen Rowson and Ian L Wright The Glamorganshire and Aberdare Canals - Volume 2 ISBN: 1 903 59912 1, 352 pages, Published by Black Dwarf, in 2005, The second volume of the history of these South Wales canals. Order now from Amazon

John Russell The Kennet & Avon Canal ISBN: 0 948975 46 6, 136 pages, Published by Millstream Books, in 1997, Order now from Amazon

Ronald Russell and John Boyes The Canals of Eastern England ISBN: 0 7153 7415 X, 368 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1977, Order now from Amazon

Ronald Russell Rivers 208 pages, Published by BCA, in 1979, Illustrated.

Ronald Russell Walking Canals 160 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1984, 20 plates and 16 maps.

Ronald Russell The Country Canal 160 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1991, Traces the influence of canals on country life. With illustrations and photographs.

Ronald Russell Lost Canals & Waterways Edition: Revised edition, 255 pages, Published by Sphere, in 1983, 8 illustrations and many maps.

Ronald Russell Waterside Pubs Published by David & Charles, in 1974,

Ronald Russell Discovering Lost Canals Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 1975,

Ronald Russell Lost Canals of England and Wales ISBN: 0 7153 5417 5, 272 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1971, A description and history of practically all the derelict canals of England and Wales Order now from Amazon

E K W Ryan The Thames From the Towpath Edition: 1st edition, 276 pages, Published by St. Catherine Press, in 1938, "An account of an expedition on foot from Putney to Thames Head" Illustrated.

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