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English Rivers and Canals by Paul Atterbury, Edition: American Ed, ISBN: 1 85605 171 4, 152 pages, Published by English Tourist Board, in 1984, Generously illustrated in colour.. Order now from Amazon.

Canals in Colour by Anthony Burton and Derek Pratt, 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.

A Pictorial History of Canals by David D Gladwin, Edition: Reprint, ISBN: 0 7134 0554 6, 143 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1986, 193 photographs and 14 drawings.. Order now from Amazon.

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

Pleasure Boating in the Victorian Era by P A L Vine, 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.

Historic Waterways Scenes: London & South East England by Martin Denney, Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 86190 508 3, 124 pages, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1980, Illustrated.. Order now from Amazon.

Historic Waterways Scenes: The Trent & Mersey Canal by Peter Lead, 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.

Caledonian - Monster Canal by Guthrie Hutton, ISBN: 1-872074-16-2, 52 pages, Published by Richard Stenlake, in 1992, Pictures of the canal earlier this century with informative captions.. Order now from Amazon.

The Canal: Tring - Rickmansworth in Camera by Peter Ward and Ray Lacey, 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.

The Victorian Thames by D G Wilson, 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.

The Stroudwater and Severn canals in Old Photographs by Edwin Cuss and Stanley Gardiner, ISBN: 0 7509 0432 1, 159 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1993, A5 book containing nearly 300 photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Canals of England by Martin Marix Evans, ISBN: 0 297 83261 1, 159 pages, Published by Weiderfeld & Nicolson Ltd, in 1994, Description of the waterways superbly illustrated by Robert Reichenfeld's photographs . Order now from Amazon.

The River Trent by Brian Lund, 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.

The River Don by Mike Taylor, 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.

Canals and Inland Waterways - A Journey Through Frith's England by Not known, 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.

Historic Waterways Scenes: London & South East England by Martin Denney, Edition: Paperback Edition, ISBN: 0 86190 508 3, 124 pages, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1993, Written in 1980, 168 historic drawings and photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Canal City Souvenir by Michael Pearson, 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.

One Man's River - The Clyde in Pictures 1920-1980 by Len Paterson, 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.

Waterways - Images from an Industrial Age by Nick Billingham, ISBN: 0 7524 1725 8, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2000, An illustrated introduction to the history of the waterways. . Order now from Amazon.

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

The Canals of England by Eric de Mare, Edition: Softback edition, ISBN: 0 86299 418 7, 128 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 1997, Written in 1950, Reprint of an early canal book with classic monochrome photographs by the author.. Order now from Amazon.

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

Canals of England by Martin Marix Evans, ISBN: 0 2978 3399 5, 160 pages, Published by Weiderfeld & Nicolson Ltd, in 1995, Description of the waterways superbly illustrated by Robert Reichenfeld's photographs . Order now from Amazon.

Southern Inland Waterways by Derek Pratt, 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 " x 7 . . Order now from Amazon.

Water Under the Bridge by Julian Holland, ISBN: 1 85585 688 3, 144 pages, Published by Collins & Brown, in 1998, Description and history of eight canals, with many colour photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

The Essex & Suffolk River Stour Navigation by John Marriage, 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.

The Yorkshire Ouse Navigation by Mike Taylor, 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.

Forgotten Thames by Brian Eade, ISBN: 0 7509 2818 2, 128 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 2002, A photographic history of the river.. Order now from Amazon.

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

London's River by Chris Thurman, 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.

Grand Unions by Peter Ashley, ISBN: 1 84159 083 5, 80 pages, Published by Everyman Pocket Books, in 2003, Excellent photographs of canals, not limited to the Grand Union as the title might imply, but the captions are not to be relied upon. . Order now from Amazon.

The Thames: From Source to Sea by Not known, 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.

Living Landscapes: Waterways by James Crowden, ISBN: 0 7078 0347 0, 160 pages, Published by The National Trust, in 2004, Covers waterways in the widest sense and includes one chapter on canals.. Order now from Amazon.

Britain's Lost commercial Waterways by Michael E Ware, 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.

The Bristol Avon - A Pictorial History by Josephine Jeremiah, ISBN: 1 86077 362 1, 134 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 2005, Traces the history of the river from earliest times to the 20th century. Over 180 photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterways Past and Present by Derek Pratt, 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.

The River Great Ouse and the River Cam from Brackley to King's Lynn by Josephine Jeremiah, ISBN: 1-86077-417-2, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 2006, The Great Ouse from source to sea with additional material covering some of the tributaries, including the cam and Little Ouse to Thetford. 178 illustrations.. Order now from Amazon.

Basingstoke Canal by Dieter Jebens and Roger Cansdale, ISBN: 978-0-7524-3103-1, Published by Tempus, in 2007, Written in 2007, A pictorial history of the Basingstoke Canal.. Order now from Amazon.

The Lancaster Canal in Focus by Janet Rigby, 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.

The Broads Waterways of Norfolk and Suffolk by Jon Gibbs, ISBN: 978-0-7112-2981-5, 128 pages, Published by Frances Lincoln, in 2009, A photographic journey through the rivers and broads.. Order now from Amazon.

London's Waterways by Derek Pratt, 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.

The Thames by Derek Pratt, 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.

The Llangollen Canal by Harry Arnold, ISBN: 978-1-84306-335-3, 160 pages, Published by Landmark Publishing, in 2008, New and old photos of the canal by this well known waterways photographer.. Order now from Amazon.

Canals of Britain: A Comprehensive Guide by Stuart Fisher, ISBN: 978-1-4081-0517-7, Published by Adlard Coles Ltd., in 2009, Covers the canals, but not connecting rivers, that are navigable by canoe.. Order now from Amazon.

Boathouses by Clare Sheriff, 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.

The Changing Thames by Brian Eade, ISBN: 978-0-7509-4779-4, Published by The History Press, in 2009, Photograph pairs of the River Thames showing places as they are now and how they were in the past.. Order now from Amazon.

Canal Linocuts: Along the English & Welsh Canal System by Eric Gaskell and Paul Higson, ISBN: 978-1-4092-9745-1, Published by Published by the author, in 2009, A look at how this art form is used to portray our canals.. Order now from Amazon.

The Kennet & Avon Canal Through Time by Clive & Helen Hackford, ISBN: 978 1 84868 768 4, Published by Amberley, in 2010, Old and new views of different places on the canal compared on the same page.. Order now from Amazon.

The Kennet & Avon Canal From Old Photographs by Clive & Helen Hackford, ISBN: 978 1 84868 131 6, Published by Amberley, in 2010, Old photographs of the canal and informative text.. Order now from Amazon.

The Stroudwater and Thames & Severn Canals from Old Photographs by Edwin Cuss and Mike Mills, 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.

The Birmingham Canal Navigations Through Time by Robert Davies, ISBN: 978-1-4456-0225-7, Published by Amberley, in 2010, Colour and B&W photographs of the BCN.. Order now from Amazon.

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