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Bradshaw's Canals and Navigable Rivers of England by Henry Rodolph de Salis, ISBN: 0 678 05551 3, 496 pages, Published by Augustus M Kelley, in 1969, Written in 1904, Bradshaw's Canals and Navigable Rivers of England and Wales. A handbook of Inland Navigation for manufactures, merchants, traders, and others. Compiled after a personal survey of the whole of the waterways by the author.. Order now from Amazon.

Inland Waterways of Great Britian by Lewis A Edwards, Edition: 6th edition reprint, ISBN: 0 85288-081-2, 474 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1988, Written in 1939, Navigation reference book.. Order now from Amazon.

The Shell Book of Inland Waterways by Hugh McKnight, 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.

Canals A New Look by Mark Baldwin and Anthony Burton, Edition: First, ISBN: 0 85033 516 7, 195 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 1984, Reference book.. Order now from Amazon.

The Canal Enthusiast's Handbook 1970-71 by Charles Hadfield, ISBN: 0 7153 4772 1, 195 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1970, Illustrated.. Order now from Amazon.

The Canal Enthusiast's Handbook 2 by Charles Hadfield, ISBN: 0 7153 5489 2, 192 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1973, Illustrated.. Order now from Amazon.

Phillips' Inland Navigation 1805 by John Phillips, 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.

Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, Throughout Great Britain by Joseph Priestley, 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.

The Waterways of Britian, A Guide to the Canals and Rivers of England, Scotland and Wales by Anthony Burton, Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 00 218047 2, 176 pages, Published by Collins Willow, in 1983, An illustrated work that includes a detailed gazetter plus practical information and history.. Order now from Amazon.

The Illustrated History of Canal and River Navigations by Edward W Paget-Tomlinson, 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.

The Canals of Britain by David D Gladwin, Edition: revised,reset ,re-illustrated, ISBN: 1 873626 75 4, 174 pages, Published by Breedon Books, in 1994, Written in 1973, A4 volume updating the 1973 work.. Order now from Amazon.

The Inland Waterways of England by L T C Rolt, 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.

Inland Waterways of Great Britain by Jane Cumberlidge, ISBN: 0 85288 355 2, 309 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1998, A rewrite of the classic "Edwards" Navigation reference book.. Order now from Amazon.

Observers Canals by John Gagg, Edition: Revised Edition, ISBN: 1 85471 023 0, 192 pages, Published by Claremont Books, in 1996, Written in 1982, One of the Observer Series of books. First published by Frederick Warne in 1982.. Order now from Amazon.

Britain's Waterways - A Unique Insight by Brian Roberts, 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.

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

Waterways Journal by Various, 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.

Canal Lifts and Inclines of the World by Hans-Joachim Uhlemann and Mike Clarke, 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.

Where to Launch on Inland Waterways by Diana Hunter and Diana van der Klugt, 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.

Take a Trip Out 2003/04 by Not known, 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.

The Architecture of Canals by Derek Pratt, 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.

Inland Waterways of Great Britain by Jane Cumberlidge, Edition: Ninth, ISBN: 978-184623-010-3, 420 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 2009, The reference book covering all the navigable waterways, with tables of locks and distances.. Order now from Amazon.

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