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J A Salter and J H Salter Salters' Guide to the Thames Edition: 47th edition, 132 pages, Published by Holywell Press Ltd, in 1949, A guide which appeared annually for over fifty years. Includes a bibliography, 67 pages of adverts, 8 folding maps and 16 pages of b&w photographs.

J H Salter and J A Salter Salters' Guide to the Thames Edition: 47th edition, 132 pages, Published by Holywell Press Ltd, in 1949, A guide which appeared annually for over fifty years. Includes a bibliography, 67 pages of adverts, 8 folding maps and 16 pages of b&w photographs.

D Samson Getting to Know Boats Published by Panda Publications, in 1972, Childrens book.

John Satchell Kendal's Canal ISBN: 0 9509869 1 7, 134 pages, Published by Kendal Civic Society, in 2002, The history of the northern reaches of the Lancaster Canal. Order now from Amazon

Don Sattin Just Off the Swale ISBN: 09532422 7 7, 114 pages, Published by Chaffcutter Books, in 2005, Boat building and other waterside activities in the area where the Medway meets the Thames. Order now from Amazon

Jeremy Scanlon Innocents Afloat 192 pages, Published by Canal Cottage Press, in 2001, An Americans recolections of British canal journeys taken in 1968 and 1970.

Fred Schofield Humber Keels and Keelmen ISBN: 0 8613 8059 2, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1988, The story of the working boats of North-East England. Order now from Amazon

H A Schofield The Waterway to London, as explored in the "Wanderer" and "Ranger"... Edition: 1st edition, 96 pages, Published by Simpkin, Marshall, in 1869, The title continues "with Sail, Paddle & Oar, in a voyage on the Mersey, Perry, Severn, & Thames, & Several Canals" Illustrated book, published anonymously, includes travelling the Berkely, Bridgewater, Ellesmere, Stroudwater and Thames & Severn canals.

R B Schofield Benjamin Outram ISBN: 1 898937 42 7, 340 pages, Published by Merton Priory Press, in 2000, A major biography of this leading waterways engineer. Order now from Amazon

Allan Scott-Davies Shadows on the Water: The Haunted Canals and Waterways of Britain ISBN: 978-0-752-455921, Published by The History Press, in 2011, A collection of myths and ghost stories from around the waterways. Order now from Amazon

Susan Scrutton Lord Rolle's Canal Edition: First, 118 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2008, Written in 2008, Profusely illustrated. 15 including U.K. postage from Torrington Museum, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8HN

Antony Sealey Bridges and Aqueducts 192 pages, Published by Hugh Evelyn, in 1976, A large format book in the Excursions into Architecture series with 7 colour plates and many b&w illustrations.

K Seaman Canal Fishing Published by Barrie & Jenkins, in 1971,

David Severn The Cruise of the "Maiden Castle" Edition: 1st edition, 232 pages, Published by Bodley Head, in 1948, A children's illustrated canal adventure story.

John Seymour Sailing Through England Edition: 1st edition, 256 pages, Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, in 1956, Account of a long journey on a dutch barge, on East Coast waterways and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Illustrated.

John Seymour Voyage into England Edition: 2nd edition, 158 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1967, An illustrated account of 4 months spent touring the canal system on a British Waterways' hire boat.

Clare Sheriff Boathouses ISBN: 978-0-906290-97-2, Published by Unicorn, in 2009, Pictures and descriptions of boathouses around the world, especially those on the Thames. Order now from Amazon

Clare Sherriff The Oxford College Barges: Their History and Architecture ISBN: 0 906290 71 6, 114 pages, Published by Unicorn, in 2004, These craft served as floating boat houses for the Oxford colleges and were moored below Folly Bridge where the land based boathouses that have replaced them now stand. Order now from Amazon

K B Sherwood Stoke Bruerne Published by Nene College, Northampton, in 1979, Impact of canal on village.

Ray Shill A Gas Street Trail ISBN: 0 9517755 3 7, 115 pages, Published by Heartlands Press, in 1994, Well researched and illustrated guide produced by Desk Top Publishing software. Order now from Amazon

Ray Shill The Industrial Canal - Volume 1, The Coal Trade ISBN: 0 0951773 5 3, 166 pages, Published by Heartlands Press, in 1996, A5 softback history with photographs and illustrations. Order now from Amazon

Ray Shill Birmingham's Canals ISBN: 0 7509 2077 7, 128 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 2000, With maps and historic photographs. Order now from Amazon

Ray Shill Working Boat - An Introduction to Midland Canal Carriers 1770 - 1845 ISBN: 0 9517755 7 X, 60 pages, Published by Heartlands Press, in 2001, Looks at the operation of canal carrying in the early years. Order now from Amazon

Ray Shill and Tom Foxon Working Boat: Warwickshire & Worcestershire Trades ISBN: 0 9517755 2 9, 64 pages, Published by Heartlands Press, in 2002, The waterways of these counties and the history of the trade carried by their working boats. Order now from Amazon

Ray Shill The Birmingham Canal Navigations ISBN: 0 7524 2767 9, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, An illustrated history. Order now from Amazon

Ray Shill and Tom Foxon Working Boat: Midland Canal Carriers 1770-1845 - 2 - The Birmingham Trade ISBN: 0 9543098 0 4, 64 pages, Published by Heartlands Press, in 2003, The third volume in a series covering Midland canal trade. Order now from Amazon

Norman Shrapnell A View of the Thames 253 pages, Published by Collins, in 1977, A travel and documentary view of the Thames. Drawings.

Robert Simper Norfolk Rivers and Harbours ISBN: 0 9519927 5 9, 90 pages, Published by Creekside Publishing, in 1996, Covers the history of the Broads illustrated by maps and 150 photographs. Order now from Amazon

Robert Simper Thames Tideway ISBN: 0 9519927 6 7, 96 pages, Published by Creekside Publishing, in 1997, A4 hardback history of the tideway with over 150 photographs. Order now from Amazon

Robert Simper Rivers to the Fens ISBN: 0 9538506 0 9, 82 pages, Published by Creekside Publishing, in 2000, Inclides photographs and maps. Order now from Amazon

Andrew Simpson RYA Electrics Hanbook ISBN: 978-1-906435-24-0, 96 pages, Published by Royal Yachting Association, in 2009, Covers general boat electrical systems. Order now from Amazon

John Simpson and Chris Rowland 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

Keith Simpson and Various The Stamford Canal 102 pages, Published by Deepings Heritage, in 2005, A history of this very early canal. Edited by Keith Simpson.

A W Skempton and Charles Hadfield William Jessop, Engineer ISBN: 0-7153-7603-9, 315 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1979, Order now from Amazon

Doug Small The Wilts & Berks Canal ISBN: 075241619 7, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 1999, Canal history in old photographs. Order now from Amazon

Samuel Smiles Lives of the Engineers, With an Account of Their Principal Works Edition: 1st edition, 1603 pages, Published by John Murray, in 1862, Three illustrated volumes published between 1862 and 1868. Title continues "Comprising also a History of Inland Communication in Britain"

Samuel Smiles James Brindley and the Early Engineers Edition: softback, ISBN: 1 85761 1101, 320 pages, Published by Tee Publishing, in 1999, Facsimile reprint from Smiles 1864 edition. Order now from Amazon

Samuel Smiles James Brindley and the Early Engineers 320 pages, Published by Murray, in 1864, Abridged from his "Lives of the Engineers".

D J Smith Discovering Craft of the Inland Waterways ISBN: 0 85263 368 8, Published by Trent, in 1977, Written in 1977, Description of the various craft of UK canals and rivers. Order now from Amazon

D J Smith Canals, Boats and Boaters Published by Hugh Evelyn, in 1973,

D J Smith Canal Boats and Boaters 132 pages, Published by Publisher not known, in 1973, A study of old commercial working boats and their design.

Emma Smith Maiden's Trip Edition: 1st edition, 208 pages, Published by Putnam & Co. Ltd, in 1948, A novel based on author's experiences as a trainee boat woman during the second world war.

Emma Smith Maidens' Trip Edition: 1987 Paperback reprint, ISBN: 0 947712 05 4, 208 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1993, Written in 1948, A novel based on author's experiences as a trainee boat woman during the second world war. Order now from Amazon

George Smith Our Canal Population Edition: Facsimile of 2nd (1878) edition, 231 pages, Published by EP, Wakefield, in 1974, Illustrated. With introduction by P A L Vine.

George Smith Canal Adventures by Moonlight Published by Hodder & Stoughton, in 1881, The famous reformers's six day journey from London to Leicester by horse boat.

Keith Smith and Vic Mitchell 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

P Smith Waterways Heritage Edition: 1st edition, 82 pages, Published by Luton Museum & Art Gallery, in 1971, An illustrated compilation of historic source material including maps and plates.

P Smith Waterways Heritage Edition: Second, 82 pages, Published by Luton Museum & Art Gallery, in 1972, Written in 1971, An illustrated compilation of historic source material including maps and plates.

Peter L Smith A Pictorial History of Canal Craft Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 7134 1637 8, 135 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1979, 118 Plates. Order now from Amazon

Peter L Smith Yorkshire Waterways 72 pages, Published by Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd, in 1978, Map, photographs and drawings.

Peter L Smith Canal Barges & Narrowboats Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 1977,

Peter L Smith Canals are Great Published by Published by the author, in 1977, Childrens book.

Peter L Smith Canal Architecture Edition: 2nd edition, ISBN: 0 7478 0169 X, 32 pages, Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 1992, Written in 1986, Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. A Shire Album (No. 158) Order now from Amazon

Peter L Smith Discovering Canals in Britian ISBN: 0 7478 0204 1, 64 pages, Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 1993, Pocket book guide to well known waterways locations. Order now from Amazon

Peter L Smith Discovering Craft of the Inland Waterways ISBN: 0 8526 3890 6, 112 pages, Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 1993, Describes the many types of craft found on the waterways. Order now from Amazon

Robin Smithett Precious Cargo - 50 Years of Hotel Boats ISBN: 1 870002 99 7, 107 pages, Published by Waterways World Ltd, in 2000, The history of hotel boats on Britain's waterways. Order now from Amazon

Peter Snelson Along the Cam and the Great Ouse with Briscoe Snelson 112 pages, Published by Cambridgeshire Libraries Publications, in 1996, Photographs taken between the 1930s and 50s. Softback.

Herbert Spencer London's Canal Edition: 1st edition, 103 pages, Published by Putnam & Co. Ltd, in 1961, An Illustrated History of the Regent's Canal. 25 pages of plates and 19 figures.

John Squire Water Music or A Fortnight of Bliss Edition: 1st edition, 288 pages, Published by Heineman, in 1939, Account of a canoe journey with William Bliss on the Oxford and Grand Union canals to Warwick, on the Avon to Stratford and return via the Thames.

John Squire Solo and Duet 411 pages, Published by The Reprint Society, in 1943, Collected work including The Honeysuckle and the Bee (not a waterways subject) and Water Music.

Roger W Squires Canals Revived ISBN: 0 239 00191 5, 185 pages, Published by Moonraker Press, in 1979, Photographs and maps. Order now from Amazon

Roger W Squires New Navvies ISBN: 0 85033 364 4, 180 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 1983, A history of the modern waterways restoration movement including 22 maps. 32 pages of plates. Order now from Amazon

Roger W Squires Britain's Restored Canals Edition: First, ISBN: 1-84306-331-X, Published by Landmark Publishing, in 2007, Written in 2007, A revised and expanded version of the author's 1978 book Canals Revived, which details the many waterway restoration projects that have been undertaken. Order now from Amazon

St Davids The Watney Book of Inland Cruising 94 pages, Published by Queen Anne Press, in 1966, A small format book with 8 pages of photographs.

Michael Stammers Mersey Flats and Flatmen ISBN: 0 86138 099 1, 226 pages, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1993, Informative work illustrated by photogrphs and drawings. Order now from Amazon

Michael Stammers Sailing barges of the British Isles ISBN: 978 0 7524 4623 3, Published by The History Press, in 2008, Covers the sailing barges of our coast, estuaries and rivers. Illustrated in b&w with 16 colour images. Order now from Amazon

Bryan Dudley Stamp and Bill Young Bude Canal Past & Present ISBN: 0 9532669 0 7, 72 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1998, The history and present description of this abandoned canal. Order now from Amazon

Wilson Stephenson The Great Ouse 48 pages, Published by Frederick Muller, in 1985, Part of the Rivers of Britain series with illustrations by Gabriel White.

Wilson Stephenson The Kennet 48 pages, Published by Frederick Muller, in 1985, Part of the Rivers of Britain series with illustrations by Gabriel White.

Wilson Stephenson The Severn 48 pages, Published by Frederick Muller, in 1985, Part of the Rivers of Britain series with illustrations by Gabriel White.

Wilson Stephenson The Thames 48 pages, Published by Frederick Muller, in 1985, Part of the Rivers of Britain series with illustrations by Gabriel White.

Phillip A Stevens The Leicester Line Edition: 1st, ISBN: 0 7153 5536 8, 216 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1972, A History of the Old Union and Grand Union Canals. Inland Waterways History series.17 plates and illustrations. Order now from Amazon

Phillip A Stevens The Leicester & Melton Mowbray Navigations 154 pages, Published by Publisher not known, in 1992, The history of navigation around Leicester.

R Alan Stevens Breknock & Abergavenny and Monmouthshire Canals 80 pages, Published by Goose & Son, in 1974, Towpath Guide No 2. 30 pages of route maps, 14 pages of plates.

P Stevenson The Nutbrook Canal Derbyshire 159 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1970, Inland Waterways History series. 17 plates 13 illustrations and maps.

S Stewart Ramlin Rose Edition: 1st edition, 254 pages, Published by Oxford University Press, in 1993, An illustrated "fictional autobiography" of the wife of an Oxford Canal Number One. Based on the lives of real boatwomen.

S Stewart Ramlin Rose Edition: Paperback edition, ISBN: 0-19-285302-3, 258 pages, Published by Oxford University Press, in 1994, Written in 1993, An illustrated "fictional autobiography" of the wife of an Oxford Canal Number One. Based on the lives of real boatwomen. Order now from Amazon

Simon Stoker There and Back Again ISBN: 978-1-84868-153-8, Published by Amberley, in 2009, Written in 2009, The story of the restoration of the Cromford Canal between 1968 and 1988 and its deterioration in the years since. Order now from Amazon

Jean Stone Voices from the Waterways ISBN: 0 7509 1351 7, 181 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1997, Recolections of the waterways by people who spent their lives on them. Order now from Amazon

Richard Stone The River Trent ISBN: 1 86077 356 7, 132 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 2005, A history of the river basin rather than of the navigation, which is not covered in any depth. Order now from Amazon

E Storey Portrait of the Fen Country Published by Trent, in 1971,

Adam Stout Where Two Rivers Meet ISBN: 0 9523701 0 7, 31 pages, Published by Two Rivers Press, in 1994, A history of the area where the Kennet joins the Thames. Order now from Amazon

E R Suffling The Land of the Broads Published by Benjamin Perry, in 1892,

Dennis Suleman On The Level ISBN: 0 9520955 0 5, 90 pages, Published by North Cheshire Cruising Club, in 1993, "The history and development of the Upper Levels of the Macclesfield & Peak Forest Canals". A history of the summit pounds of these canals. Order now from Amazon

Dorothy Summers The Great Ouse:The History of a River Navigation ISBN: 0 7153 5971 1, 247 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1973, Inland Waterways History series. 16 pages of plates and 10 figures or maps. Order now from Amazon

Dorothy Summers The Great Level ISBN: 0 7153 7041 3, Published by David & Charles, in 1976, History of the fens. Order now from Amazon

Celia M Swainson Waterways to Derby ISBN: 0 907758 48 7, 64 pages, Published by Scarthin Books, in 1993, Illustrated and well researched history of the Derby Canal. Order now from Amazon

S Tate The Living River Published by J M Dent, in 1974, Childrens book.

H Taunt A New Map of the River Thames, From Thames Head to London Edition: 5th edition, 294 pages, Published by Taunt & Co., in 1879, The title continues "(on scale of two inches to a mile) from entirely new surveys finished during the summer of 1878, and corrected to the Present Time". Sections of the map are illustrated by over 100 tiny real photographs.

Mike Taylor The River Don ISBN: 1 900138 00 X, 32 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

Mike Taylor Victor Waddington: Giant of the South Yorkshire Waterways 80 pages, Published by Yorkshire Waterway Publications, in 1999, Photogrphs of the Waddington trading fleet and details of the life and work of its owner.

Mike Taylor The River Trent Navigation ISBN: 0 7524 1743 6, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2000, Part of the Images of England Series. Order now from Amazon

Mike Taylor The Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation ISBN: 0 7524 2128 X, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2001, Brief history with many photographs. Order now from Amazon

Mike Taylor The Yorkshire Ouse Navigation ISBN: 0 7524 2369 X, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2002, Historical photographs of the river and its commercial traffic. Order now from Amazon

Mike Taylor The Calder & Hebble Navigation ISBN: 0 7524 2755 5, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2002, A photographic history of the navigation, Order now from Amazon

Mike Taylor Shipping on the Humber: The South Bank ISBN: 0 7524 2780 6, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, An illustrated history. Order now from Amazon

Mike Taylor Shipping on the Humber: The North Bank ISBN: 0 7524 3116 1, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, Includes the Humber, River Hull, Driffield Navigation, Market Weighton Navigation, Beverley Beck, Frodingham Beck and the Levem Canal. Order now from Amazon

Mike Taylor The Canal & River Sections of the Aire & Calder Navigation ISBN: 1 903425 37 9, 144 pages, Published by Wharncliffe Books, in 2003, A pictorial history of the waterways with the aid of strip maps dating from the 1930s. Order now from Amazon

Mike Taylor Tugs & Towing Barges on the Humber Waterways ISBN: 0 7524 3804 2, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2006, Order now from Amazon

Mike Taylor Dry Cargo Barges on Humber Waterways ISBN: 978-0-7524-4322-5, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2007, The author's photographs and text of of this comercial traffic. Order now from Amazon

Mike Taylor Tanker Barges on Humber Waterways 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2007, The author's photographs and text of of this comercial traffic

Mike Taylor Richard Dunston Ltd. of Thorne & Hessele ISBN: 978-1845630942, Published by Pen & Sword, in 2009, The history of this Yorkshire shipbuilder, illustrated with 200 monochrome photographs. Order now from Amazon

David Tew Canal Inclines and Lifts ISBN: 0 86299 031 9, 135 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1984, 31 plates. Order now from Amazon

David Tew The Melton to Oakham Canal 127 pages, Published by Sycamore, in 1984, Illustrated book issued as a limited edition of 1,000.

David Tew The Oakham Canal 119 pages, Published by Brewhouse Press, in 1968, Limited edition of 450 with 19 coloured plates and 25 illustrations by Graham Rigby.

David Tew Canal Inclines and Lifts Edition: Paperback, ISBN: 086299344X, Published by Sutton Publishing, Order now from Amazon

Fred S Thacker Kennet Country 387 pages, Published by Blackwell Publishers (Basil Blackwell Ltd), in 1932, Illustrated by Thomas Derrick.

Fred S Thacker The Thames Highway Edition: Reissue of 1914 original 2 volumes, 832 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1968, Illustrated.

Fred S Thacker The Thames Highway: A History of the Locks and Weirs Edition: 1st edition, 525 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1920, The second volume of this History of the Thames.

John R Thackrah The River Tweed 124 pages, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1980, 56 photographs.

J Thomas The Rise of the Staffordshire Potteries Published by Adams & Dent, in 1971,

H G Thompson The Canal System of England Edition: 1st edition, 74 pages, Published by Fisher Unwin, in 1902, Title continues "Its growth and present condition, with particular reference to Cheap Carriage of Goods".

John Thorpe Windlass in my Belt - a canal adolescence Edition: 1st - Paperback, ISBN: 1 870002 96 2, 290 pages, Published by Waterways World Ltd, in 2002, A school boy's introduction to the waterways in the late 1950's and early 60's and his experiences on hire boats, working narrowboats and a pair of hotel boats. Order now from Amazon

Chris Thurman London's River ISBN: 0 7524 2379 7, 96 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2002, A photographic record taken by the author over a period of 40 years. Order now from Amazon

Ernest Temple Thurston The Flower of Gloster Edition: paperback, ISBN: 0-86299-305-9, 146 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1984, Written in 1911, An illustrated version of the classic description of an early pleasure trip on the canals Order now from Amazon

Ernest Temple Thurston The Flower of Gloster Edition: 1st edition, 244 pages, Published by Williams & Norgate, in 1911, Classic story of an early canal boat trip, illustrated by W R Dakin.

Rodney Tibbs Fenland River 128 pages, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1969, The Story of the Great Ouse and its Tributaries. Maps and 75 plates

H M Tomlinson London River Edition: Popular edition, 268 pages, Published by Cassell, in 1925, Docklands as they were with an account of a voyage from Limehouse to Gravesend.

H M Tomlinson The Manchester, Bolton and Bury Navigation Published by Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, in 1969,

Joan Tucker The Stroudwater Navigation ISBN: 0 7524 2806 3, 191 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2004, An illustrated history of the canal and its environs. Order now from Amazon

Keith Tucker A Scratch in Glamorganshire Edition: First, ISBN: 0 9524338 2 6, 338 pages, Published by Historical Projects, in 1998, The history of George Tennant the projector of the Tennant Canal. Order now from Amazon

Eric V Tull Canal Days in Swindon ISBN: 0 95 21156 0 3, 134 pages, Published by Parkes & Mainwarings Ltd, in 1993, Well researched history of the Wilts & Berks Canal and the North Wilts Branch to Swindon. Order now from Amazon

Richard J Turner-Thomas Pontcyllte Aqueduct Restoration ISBN: 954 642 225 8, 71 pages, Published by Pensoft, in 2005, The story of the restoration work carried out on the aqueduct over the winter of 2003 and the spring of 2004. Order now from Amazon

Hans-Joachim Uhlemann and Mike Clarke Canal Lifts and Inclines of the World Edition: Hardback, ISBN: 0 9543181 0 2, 159 pages, Published by Internat, in 2002, From the original German edition, translated and revised by Mike Clarke. Order now from Amazon

Michael E Ulyatt Flying Sail - Humber Keels and Sloops ISBN: 0 946289 30 1, 70 pages, Published by Mr Pye Books, in 1996, Paperback giving a short history of the Humber sloop and keel. Order now from Amazon

Diana van der Klugt Launching on Inland Waterways ISBN: 1 898574 00 6, 90 pages, Published by Opus Book Publishing Ltd, in 1993, Details of 275 launching sites on inland waterways. Order now from Amazon

Diana van der Klugt and Diana Hunter Where to Launch on Inland Waterways Edition: 2nd, ISBN: 1 898574 09 X, 112 pages, Published by Opus Book Publishing Ltd, in 2002, Lists about 250 slipways on Britain's waterways. Order now from Amazon

Various Walking Britain's Rivers and Canals ISBN: 0 00 218753 1, 192 pages, Published by Collins Willow, in 1997, A4 hardback with good colour photographs. Order now from Amazon

Various Waterside Walks ISBN: 1 870002 01 6, 160 pages, Published by Waterways World Ltd, in 1998, A compilation of some of the Waterside Walks previously published in Waterways World. Order now from Amazon

Various Waterways World Published by Waterways World Ltd, Monthly waterways magazine

Various The Barge Buyers Handbook ISBN: 0 9532 8190 6, 104 pages, Published by Dutch Barge Association, in 1998, A guide to buying a dutch barge written by members of the Dutch Barge Association. Order now from Amazon

Various Waterways Journal ISBN: 00 1466 3732, 72 pages, Published by The Boat Museum Society, in 2002, The fourth edition of this annual journal. Order now from Amazon

Various and Tony Burnip Waterways Journal - Volume 7 72 pages, Published by The Boat Museum Society, in 2005, Varoius article on waterways history.

Various and Gordon Emery The Old Chester Canal - a history and guide ISBN: 1 87226 588 X, 300 pages, Published by Chester Canal Heritage Trust, in 2005, A history of the canal that now forms the the part of the Shropshire Unoin main line from Nantwich to Chester. Edited by Gordon Emery. Order now from Amazon

Various and Keith Simpson The Stamford Canal 102 pages, Published by Deepings Heritage, in 2005, A history of this very early canal. Edited by Keith Simpson.

Various 50 Walks Waterside ISBN: 978 07495 5551 1, 160 pages, Published by AA Publishing, in 2008, Walks by coastal and inland waters including some navigable inland waterways. Order now from Amazon

Various Well Creek: The Story of a Waterway 36 pages, Published by Well Creek Trust Ltd, in 2008, The illustrated history of this ancient waterway, its restoration and its present state and usage.

Various London's Changing Riverscape ISBN: 9780711229419, Published by Frances Lincoln, in 2009, Photographs of the Thames in London taken over the years, some dating back to the 1850s and many from 1937. Order now from Amazon

L F Vernon-Harcourt A Treatise on Rivers and Canals Edition: !st edition, 372 pages, Published by Clarendon Press, in 1882, Title continues "relating to the control and improvement of rivers and the design, constuction, and development of canals". In 2 volumes with 21 folding plates.

Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald The Hampshire Avon Edition: 1st edition, 205 pages, Published by Cassell, in 1950, 27 illustrations.

Christine Vialls Canals - Industrial Archaeology Published by A & C Black, in 1976, Childrens book.

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

J Vince Canals and Canal Architecture Published by Shire Publications Ltd, in 1973,

J Vince River and Canal Transport Published by Blandford, in 1970, Childrens book.

Nigel Vine Pub Walks Along the Kennet & Avon Canal ISBN: 1 85306 453 X, 96 pages, Published by Countryside Books, in 1997, 20 Pub Walks on the Canal Order now from Amazon

P A L Vine London's Lost Route to the Sea Edition: 3rd edition, 267 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1973, Inland Waterways History series. 26 illustrations, 16 maps and 65 plates.

P A L Vine Pleasure Boating in the Victorian Era ISBN: 0 85033 504 3, 159 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 1983, A guide to the accounts of river and canal journeys made by Victorians, with 80 illustrations. Order now from Amazon

P A L Vine London's Lost Route to Basingstoke Published by David & Charles, in 1968,

P A L Vine The Royal Military Canal Published by David & Charles, in 1972,

P A L Vine London's Lost Route to Basingstoke Edition: 2nd edition, ISBN: 0 7509 0359 7, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1994, Written in 1968, An updated version of the 1968 book Order now from Amazon

P A L Vine London's Lost Route to the Sea Edition: 4th edition (paperback), ISBN: 0-7153-8844-4, 296 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1986, Order now from Amazon

P A L Vine London to Portsmouth Waterway ISBN: 1 873793 43 X, 96 pages, Published by Middleton Press, in 1995, Limited but informative text with maps and 120 illustrations. Order now from Amazon

P A L Vine London's Lost Route to Midhurst ISBN: 0 7509 0968 4, 176 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1995, A history of the Rother Navigation, the Petworth Canal and their links to London via the Wey & Arun navigations. Order now from Amazon

P A L Vine The Wey & Arun Junction Canal ISBN: 0 7524 1721 5, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 1999, Illustrated history of the canal. Part of the Images of England Series. Order now from Amazon

P A L Vine London's Lost Route to the Sea Edition: Softback, ISBN: 1 87379 378 2, 328 pages, Published by Middleton Press, in 1996, The history of the Wey & Arun Canal. Order now from Amazon

P A L Vine London's Lost Route to Portsmouth ISBN: 1 86077 283 8, 186 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 2005, The history of the Portsmouth and Arundel Canal, Chichester Ship Canal and the Portsea Ship Canal that formed the southernmost part of the route from London. Order now from Amazon

P A L Vine The Royal Military Canal Edition: New publishers edition., ISBN: 978 1 84868 450 8, Published by Amberley, in 2010, Written in 1972, The history of the canal from its conception in the early 19th century to 1990. Order now from Amazon

D J Viner The Thames & Severn Canal Published by Hendon Publishing Co, in 1975,

D J Viner Cirencester & the Thames and Severn Canal Published by Corinium Museum, in 1975,

D J Viner The Thames & Severn Canal History & Guide ISBN: 0 7524 1761 4, 160 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, The illustrated history of the canal taken up to 2002. Order now from Amazon

Jeff Vinter The Taff Trail ISBN: 0 7509 0341 4, 104 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1993, A 55 mile cycling and walking trail along the line of the former Glamorganshire Canal and the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal. Illustrated in full colour. Order now from Amazon

Ernest Walls The Bristol Avon 318 pages, Published by Arrowsmith, in 1927, Rivers of England series. Includes drawings.

Ernest Walls Shakespeare's Avon 320 pages, Published by Arrowsmith, in 1935, Rivers of England series. Drawings.

J R Ward Finance of Canal Building in 18th Century England Published by Oxford University Press, in 1974,

Peter Ward and Ray Lacey 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

Robert Ward London's New River ISBN: 0 948667 84 2, 248 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 2003, The history of the 42 mile contour canal completed in 1613 to bring water from the River Lee to London. Order now from Amazon

Allan Wardle The Wey Navigations ISBN: 09538122 2 7, 155 pages, Published by Surrey Industrial History Group, in 2003, An Historical Guide with maps of the Wey and Godalming navigations dated 1823 and 1834. Order now from Amazon

Michael E Ware Historic Waterways Scenes. Britain's Lost Waterways I 140 pages, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1979,

Michael E Ware Historic Waterways Scenes 2. Navigations to Sea 137 pages, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1979,

Michael E Ware A Canalside Camera 1845-1930 Edition: 1st edition, 115 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1975, 115 pages of plates.

Michael E Ware Britain's Lost Waterways, Vol 2: Navigations to the Sea Edition: 1st edition, 137 pages, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1979, 137 plates.

Michael E Ware Narrow Boats at Work Edition: 2nd impression, 214 pages, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1985, A collection of photographs.

Michael E Ware Britain's Lost commercial Waterways ISBN: 1 84306 181 3, 192 pages, Published by Landmark Publishing, in 2005, Written in 1979, A republished edition of the combined two 1979 volumes called "Britain's Lost Waterways" - not updated to reflect any chabges that have occured since 1979. Order now from Amazon

Pat Warner Lock Keeper's Daughter Edition: Softback, ISBN: 0 906986 08 7, 158 pages, Published by Shepperton Swan, in 1987, Autobiography of life on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal.. Order now from Amazon

D J Watkins-Pitchford A Summer on the Nene Edition: 1st edition, 158 pages, Published by Kaye & Ward, in 1967, Account of a summer voyage illustrated by the woodcuts of the author.

John Watney Boat Electrics - A David & Charles Mariner's Manual ISBN: 0 7153 0044 X, 176 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1992, Useful book well illustated with diagrams and photographs. Order now from Amazon

Dennis Watts Motor Boat Manual ISBN: 978-1-84425-513-9, 212 pages, Published by Haynes Publishing, in 2009, A guide to motor cruisers covering buying, engine maintenance, electrics,running costs, etc. Order now from Amazon

Iris Wedgewood Fenland Rivers Edition: 1st edition, 164 pages, Published by Rich & Cowan, in 1936, Impressions of the Fen Country. 4 double page maps and 48 colour plates by Henry Rushbury R.A.

E Welch The Bankrupt Canal Published by City of Southampton, in 1966,

Mary Welsh Walks from the Leeds-Liverpool Canal ISBN: 1 85284 212 1, 160 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1996, Description of 34 walks. Order now from Amazon

Mary Welsh Lancaster Canal Walks ISBN: 1 8528 4138 9, 128 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1993, Illustrated walking guide to the canal. Order now from Amazon

J Wentworth-Day A History of the Fens Published by George G Harrap & Co., in 1954,

J Wentworth-Day Norwich and the Broads Published by Batsford, in 1953,

J Wentworth-Day Broadland Adventure Published by Batsford, in 1953,

J Wentworth-Day Portrait of the Broads Published by Country Life, in 1951,

J Wentworth-Day Marshland Adventure Published by George G Harrap & Co., in 1950,

George Westall Inland Cruising on the Rivers and Canals of England and Wales Edition: 1st edition, 286 pages, Published by Lander Westall, in 1908, Includes 23 pages of illustrations.

Roy Westlake Britain's Holiday Waterways ISBN: 0 85153 234 9, 96 pages, Published by D Bradford Barton Ltd, in 1975, Covers the Broads, Thames and many canals. Order now from Amazon

G Wheat Leeds and Liverpool Canal Craft Edition: 1st edition, 24 pages, Published by Northern Counties Carriers, in 1972, Illustrated.

G Wheat On the Duke's Cut Published by Northern Counties Carriers, in 1977,

Alan White The Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Chronicles of the Cut ISBN: 1 85858 261 X, 392 pages, Published by 20/21 Publications, in 2006, An illustrated definitive history of the canal. Order now from Amazon

J M White and David D Gladwin English Canals Part I - A Concise History 64 pages, Published by Oakwood Press, in 1968,

J M White and David D Gladwin Canals of Welsh Valleys & Their Tramroads Published by Oakwood Press, in 1974,

Ralph Whitlock Exploring Rivers, Lakes and Canals 115 pages, Published by Ebury Press, in 1976, Wildlife of the Waterways. 106 illustrations

G Whittam Exploring Canals & Waterways 96 pages, Published by Odhams, in 1968, A good introdution to the subject for children. Illustrated by the author.

H & K J Wickham Motor Boating - A Practical Handbook Published by Hollis & Carter, in 1977,

R Wickson Britain's Inland Waterways Edition: 2nd impression, 78 pages, Published by Methuen London Ltd, in 1969, Part of Methuen's "Outlines" series designed for use by schools. Includes an account of the author's trip with the Humphries family, carrying coal from Pooley Hall to Croxley Mills.

Sue Wilkes Tracing Your Canal Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians Edition: firat, ISBN: 978-1848842380, Published by Pen & Sword, in 2011, Written in 2011, Paperback Order now from Amazon

Peter Wilkinson The Nent Force Level and Brewery Shaft ISBN: 0 9541845 0 5, 109 pages, Published by North Pennines Heritage Trust, in 2002, The history of this five mile underground canal in Cumbria. Order now from Amazon

Tim Wilkinson Hold On a Minute Edition: 1st edition, 187 pages, Published by Allen & Unwin, in 1965, Illustrated.

Tim Wilkinson Hold on a Minute ISBN: 0 04 386004 4, Published by Waterway Productions, in 1970, Written in 1965, Order now from Amazon

Tim Wilkinson Hold on a Minute ISBN: 0 947712 39 9, 188 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 2001, Written in 1965, Paperback version of this 1965 account of working a pair of narrowboats. Order now from Amazon

T S Willan River Navigation in England 1600 - 1750 Edition: New impression, 171 pages, Published by Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, in 1964, Maps.

T S Willan The Navigation of the River Weaver in the 18th Century Published by The Chetham Society, in 1951,

T S Willan Early History of Don Navigation Published by Manchester University Press, in 1962,

Archibald Williams Romance of Modern Engineering Edition: New edition revised by T W Corbin., 377 pages, Published by Seelley, in 1925, 19 plates. Some British content including the Manchester Ship Canal, aqueducts and dams.

Brian C J Williams An Exploration of the Leicester Navigation ISBN: 0 9524208 0 5, 38 pages, Published by Leicester Navigation 200 Group, in 1994, A4 book published to commemorate 200 years of the navigation. Order now from Amazon

Tom Willis Inland Cruising 192 pages, Published by Pelham Books, in 1987, Many photographs and drawings.

D G Wilson The Making of the Middle Thames Published by Spurbooks, in 1977,

D G Wilson The Victorian Thames ISBN: 0 7509 01837, 132 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1993, Large format book illustrated with photographs and sketches. Order now from Amazon

E A Wilson The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal. An Historical Background Edition: 1st edition, 160 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 1975, Illustrated.

Ian J Wilson The Grand Union Canal: From Bentford to Braunston ISBN: 0 7524 2933 7, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2004, A pictorial history with illustrations based on nearly 200 postcards. Order now from Amazon

J K Wilson and Alan H Faulkner Fenland Barge Traffic Edition: 1st edition, 32 pages, Published by Robert Wilson, in 1972, Based on a thesis by J K Wilson. Includes photographs and maps.

Robert J Wilson The Number Ones, The story of the life of owner boatmen on the Midland canals Edition: Revised edition, 32 pages, Published by Robert Wilson, in 1973, Illustrated.

Robert J Wilson Knobsticks 32 pages, Published by Robert Wilson, in 1974, Canal carrying on the Trent & Mersey

Robert J Wilson Life Afloat Published by Robert Wilson, in 1976,

Robert J Wilson Boatyards & Boatbuilding Published by Robert Wilson, in 1974,

Robert J Wilson Roses & Castles ISBN: 0907381006, 48 pages, Published by Robert Wilson, in 1978, Written in 1996, The development and techniques of narrowboat decoration. Order now from Amazon

Robert J Wilson Knobsticks Edition: Reset edition., ISBN: 0 907381 33 2, 32 pages, Published by Robert Wilson, in 2002, Written in 1974, Canal carrying on the Trent & Mersey. Order now from Amazon

Robert J Wilson Boatyards & Boatbuilding Edition: Reset edition., ISBN: 0 907381 38 3, 32 pages, Published by Robert Wilson, in 2002, Written in 1974, Order now from Amazon

Robert J Wilson Life Afloat Edition: Reset edition., ISBN: 0 907381 48 0, 48 pages, Published by Robert Wilson, in 2002, Written in 1976, Order now from Amazon

Robert J Wilson The Number Ones Edition: Reset and expanded edition., ISBN: 0 907381 18 9, 48 pages, Published by Robert Wilson, in 2002, Written in 1973, The story of the life of owner boatmen on the Midland canals Order now from Amazon

W E Wilson Inland Waterways of Great Britain Edition: 2nd edition, 186 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1947, With folding map. The forerunner of Edwards' "Inland Waterways".

George Winn Sailing Barge Master ISBN: 978-0-9560596-0-4, Published by Chaffcutter Books, in 2009, Written in 1950, The memoir of Captain George Winn who started work on a Thames Sailing Barge at the age of eight. Order now from Amazon

Chris Witts Disasters on the Severn ISBN: 0 7524 2383 5, 160 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2002, Order now from Amazon

Chris Witts Severn Bridge Disaster ISBN: 978 0 9532711 3 9, 46 pages, Published by River Severn Publications, in 2010, Tells the story of the 1960 collision of two tanker barges with the Severn Railway Bridge, which led to loss of life and of the bridge. Order now from Amazon

Andy Wood Britannia Rules the Cut ISBN: 978-1-906205-26-3, Published by Appin, in 2009, The Royal Navy canal fleet of a 'frigate', 'destroyer' and two 'submarines', used for recruitment purposes, is examined in this book. Order now from Amazon

Cyril J Wood The Duke's Cut - The Bridgewater Canal ISBN: 0 7524 237 1 1, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2002, The history of the canal with photographs and maps. Order now from Amazon

Amy Woolacott Crossing Places of the Upper Thames: A History & Guide ISBN: 978-0-752-44693-6, 159 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2009, An illustrated history of fords, ferries, bridges and other crossing places on the Thames above Oxford. Order now from Amazon

Susan Woolfitt Idle Women Edition: 1st edition, 223 pages, Published by Ernest Benn, in 1947, Illustrated account of the work of "trainee" boatwomen during the Second World War.

Susan Woolfitt Idle Women Edition: Paperback edition, ISBN: 0 947712 28 3, 223 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1995, Written in 1947, Illustrated account of the work of "trainee" boatwomen during the Second World War. Order now from Amazon

Ian L Wright Canals in Wales Edition: 1st edition, 96 pages, Published by Bradford Barton, in 1977, Many illustrations.

Ian L Wright and Stephen Rowson 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

Ian L Wright and Stephen Rowson 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

Terry Wyke and Derek Brumhead Moving Manchester ISBN: 00 0950 4699, 298 pages, Published by Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, in 2005, Covers waterways and other forms of transport in and around Manchester. Order now from Amazon

Sam Yates and Mike Clarke Brightwork ISBN: 0-9519236-2-5, Published by Milepost Research, in 2009, An examination of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal wide boat and its traditional decoration. Order now from Amazon

Stan Yorke English Canals Explained ISBN: 1 85306 825 X, 128 pages, Published by Countryside Books, in 2003, An introduction to the canals and canal boating. Illustrated by Trevor Yorke. Order now from Amazon

Trevor Yorke Thames Valley Illustrated Walk ISBN: 1 85306 661 3, 96 pages, Published by Countryside Books, in 2001, Towpath walks with maps and line drawings. Order now from Amazon

Anne Young Paint Roses and Castles ISBN: 0 7153 9940 3, 128 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1992, Basic techniques of painting with illustations of modern and traditional boat painting. Order now from Amazon

Bill Young and Bryan Dudley Stamp Bude Canal Past & Present ISBN: 0 9532669 0 7, 72 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1998, The history and present description of this abandoned canal. Order now from Amazon

Stephen Zaleski The Nottingham Canal - Past & Present ISBN: 0 9519459 2 0, 32 pages, Published by Local History Press, in 2001, An illustrated history of the canal. Order now from Amazon

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