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

Canal Arts & Crafts by Avril Lansdell, 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.

Up the Cut - An Anthology of Inland Waterways by Ivan E Broadhead, ISBN: 0 7509 0585 9, 201 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1994, A collection of 57 articles and 33 poems originallly written for BW's in-house journal.. Order now from Amazon.

Paint Roses and Castles by Anne Young, 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.

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

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

The Fender Book by Colin R Jones, Edition: Softback, ISBN: 0 9528387 0 2, 67 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1996, How to make fenders. Nearly 200 illustrations. Spiral binding.. Order now from Amazon.

Canal Arts & Crafts by Avril Lansdell, 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.

Tales of the Cut by Carl Leckey, 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.

Chesterfield Canal 2006-7 by Christine Richardson and John Lower, 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.

Shadows on the Water: The Haunted Canals and Waterways of Britain by Allan Scott-Davies, 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.

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