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The Warwick Canals by Alan H Faulkner, ISBN: 0-901461-39-3, 80 pages, Published by Railway and Canal Historical Society, in 1985, Canal history. 80pp paperback.. Order now from Amazon.

The Wilts & Berks Canal by L J Dalby, Edition: 2nd, ISBN: 0 85361 332 X, 120 pages, Published by Oakwood Press, in 1971, Written in 1971, History of the canal with b&w photographs and maps.. Order now from Amazon.

The Thames and Severn Canal by Humphrey Household, Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 7153 4475 7, 237 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1969, 32 plates and 15 illustrations and maps.. Order now from Amazon.

The Trent and Mersey Canal by Jean Lindsay, 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.

The Leicester Line by Phillip A Stevens, 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.

The Great Ouse:The History of a River Navigation by Dorothy Summers, 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.

The Oxford Canal by Hugh J Compton, Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 7153 7238 6, 171 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1976, Illustrated.. Order now from Amazon.

The Grand Junction Canal by Alan H Faulkner, Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 7153 5750 6, 240 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1972, A complete illustrated history of the canal ending in 1928, after which time it became part of the Grand Union Canal.. Order now from Amazon.

The Stroudwater Canal by Michael Handford, ISBN: 0 904387 30 5, 337 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1979, 32 pages of illustrations.. Order now from Amazon.

Northeast Waterways by Derek Bowskill, ISBN: 0 85288 099 5, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1985, Order now from Amazon.

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

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

The Kennet and Avon Canal by Kenneth R Clew, Edition: Third revised, ISBN: 0 7153 8656 5, 224 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1985, Written in 1968, An illustrated History. Order now from Amazon.

Liverpool and its Canal by Mike Clarke and Allison Hewitt, ISBN: 0-95161293X, 112 pages, Published by Merseyside Port Folios, in 1992, Informative but lacks good presentation.. Order now from Amazon.

The Valley of the Stour From Weston Green to Harwich by N G Rogers, 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.

The Grand Junction Canal by Alan H Faulkner, ISBN: 0 951 7923 1 8, 224 pages, Published by W H Walker & Brothers Ltd, in 1993, A very extensive re-write of the 1973 title of the same name. Recommended.. Order now from Amazon.

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and Robert Mylne by Christopher Gotch, ISBN: 0 9518011 12, 200 pages, Published by Lantern Press, in 1993, This book has been extensively researched but is definitely pro Mylne in its presentation and conculsions. An A4 softback book. Illustrated.. Order now from Amazon.

On The Level by Dennis Suleman, 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.

Waterways to Derby by Celia M Swainson, 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.

Barging into Chelmsford by John Marriage, 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.

Canal Days in Swindon by Eric V Tull, 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.

Monkland - The Canal That Made Money by Guthrie Hutton, ISBN: 1 872074 28 6, 52 pages, Published by Richard Stenlake, in 1993, A large number of photographs and a map are included.. Order now from Amazon.

A Hundred Years of the Manchester Ship Canal by Edward Gray, ISBN: 1 85926 030 6, 130 pages, Published by Aurora Eterprises Ltd, in 1994, The story of the building and history of the canal published to coincide with its centenary. Colour and B&W illustrations.. Order now from Amazon.

London's Lost Route to Basingstoke by P A L Vine, 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.

Manchester Ship Canal Company, Preliminary Prospectus by Richard Dean, ISBN: 0 947712 26 7, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1994, 17 X 23 inch double sided copy of the original prospectus, plus commentary by Richard Dean.. Order now from Amazon.

The Crinan Canal - Puffers & Paddle Steamers by Guthrie Hutton, ISBN: 1 872074 37 5, Published by Richard Stenlake, in 1994, Historic photographs of the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

By Waterway to Taunton by Tony Haskell, ISBN: 0 86183 260 4, 145 pages, Published by Somerset Books, in 1994, A history of the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal and the River Tone Navigation. Numerous illustrations.. Order now from Amazon.

Where Two Rivers Meet by Adam Stout, 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.

The Caledonian Canal by A D Cameron, Edition: 3rd edition, ISBN: 1 898410 37 2, 166 pages, Published by Canongate Academic, in 1994, Written in 1972, Revised edition of the 1972 work with an additional chapter and an updating of information in the light of new historical research.. Order now from Amazon.

Along the Avon by Josephine Jeremiah, ISBN: 0 7509 0814 9, 128 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1994, An illustrated history of the Warwickshire Avon.. Order now from Amazon.

An Exploration of the Leicester Navigation by Brian C J Williams, 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.

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

London to Portsmouth Waterway by P A L Vine, 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.

Victorians on the Thames by Reginald R Bolland, Edition: 3rd edition, ISBN: 1 898594 17 1, 128 pages, Published by Parapress Ltd., in 1995, Written in 1974, Order now from Amazon.

London's Lost Route to Midhurst by P A L Vine, 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.

Waterways of Northamptonshire by David Blagrove, ISBN: 0 905391 14 4, 224 pages, Published by Northamptonshire Libraries and Information Service, in 1990, Written in 1990, Covers the navigable rivers and canals of the county. Illustrated in colour and b&w.. Order now from Amazon.

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

The Grand Western Canal by Helen Harris, Edition: Revised paperback version, ISBN: 086114 901 7, 222 pages, Published by Devon Books, in 1996, Written in 1973, With an extra update chapter and more illustrations than the 1973 edition. Order now from Amazon.

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

Barging into Chelmsford by John Marriage, 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.

Shakespeare's Avon: The History of a Navigation by Jamie Davies, ISBN: 085361 490 3, 152 pages, Published by Oakwood Press, in 1996, Order now from Amazon.

Norfolk Rivers and Harbours by Robert Simper, 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.

Rudyard Lake - The Bicentenary 1797 - 1997 by Basil Jeuda, ISBN: 1 897949 30 8, 127 pages, Published by Churnet Valley Books, in 1997, History of this resevior that supplies the Trent & Mersey Canal with water via the Leek Arm of the Caldon Canal.. Order now from Amazon.

Manchester Ship Canal by Edward Gray, ISBN: 0 7509 1459 9, 124 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 1997, Historic record of the canal featuring over 200 photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Thames Tideway by Robert Simper, 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.

Along the Thames by Brian Eade, ISBN: 0 7509 1543 9, 126 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1997, The non-tidal river with over 200 historic views and text. Softback 240mm.. Order now from Amazon.

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

The River Nene From Source to Sea by David Phillips, 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.

Bude Canal Past & Present by Bill Young and Bryan Dudley Stamp, 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.

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

The Industrial Canal - Volume 2, The Railway Interchange by Tom Foxon, ISBN: 0 9517755 6 1, 177 pages, Published by Heartlands Press, in 1998, Soft back book concentating on the canal and railway goods interchange in the Birmingham area.. Order now from Amazon.

The River Severn - A Pictorial History by Josephine Jeremiah, ISBN: 0 85033 985 5, 128 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 1998, Early prints and sketches, plus photographs from the last hundred years, illustrate this brief history of Britain's longest river.. Order now from Amazon.

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

The River Avon - A Pictorial History by Josephine Jeremiah, ISBN: 1 86077 116 5, 128 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 1999, An illustrated History of the Warwickshire Avon.. Order now from Amazon.

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal by Hugh Conway-Jones, ISBN: 0 7524 1709 6, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 1999, Canal history in old photographs. Part of the Images of England Series.. Order now from Amazon.

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

Nottingham's Lost Canal by Bernard W Chell, ISBN: 1 874754 44 6, 120 pages, Published by Happy Walking (John Merrill), in 1995, Informative history and route description of the Cromford Canal.. Order now from Amazon.

Along the Nene by H J K Jenkins, ISBN: 1 873254 00 8, Published by Cambridgeshire Books, in 1991, Order now from Amazon.

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

The Waterways Revolution by Christine Richardson, 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.

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

The Aire & Calder Navigation by Mike Clarke, ISBN: 0 7524 1715 0, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 1999, A photographic record of the past and present commercial traffic. Part of the Images of England Series.. Order now from Amazon.

The Bridgewater Canal by Ron & Marlene Freethy, ISBN: 1 85926 070 5, 92 pages, Published by Aurora Eterprises Ltd, History and guide to the canal and to the area through which it passes.. Order now from Amazon.

The Thames to Solent by Canal and Sea by J B Dashwood, Edition: Paperback, ISBN: 0 906986 00 1, 91 pages, Published by Shepperton Swan, in 1980, Written in 1868, Copy of the 1868 book.. Order now from Amazon.

A Scratch in Glamorganshire by Keith Tucker, 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.

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

The Wey & Arun Junction Canal by P A L Vine, 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.

The Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Yorkshire by Garry Firth, ISBN: 0 7524 1631 6, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 1999, An illustrated history of the canal. Part of the Images of England Series.. Order now from Amazon.

Upgate and Downgate - Working the Chesterfield Canal in the 1930s by Earnest Clark, ISBN: 1 874718 54 7, 192 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 2000, Order now from Amazon.

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

The Wilts & Berks Canal by L J Dalby, Edition: 3rd, ISBN: 0 85361 562 4, 124 pages, Published by Oakwood Press, in 2000, History of the canal with b&w photographs and maps.. Order now from Amazon.

The Somersetshire Coal Canal - A pictorial Journey by Roger Halse and Simon Castens, ISBN: 0 9489 755 8 X, 48 pages, Published by Millstream Books, in 2000, History of the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

The Anderton Boat Lift by David Carden, ISBN: 0 9533028 6 5, 180 pages, Published by Black Dwarf, in 2000, An excellent book on this unique waterways structure.. Order now from Amazon.

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

London's Lost Route to the Sea by P A L Vine, 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.

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

To Maintain and Improve by David H Burlingham, ISBN: 0 7524 1756 8, 160 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2000, The history of the Lower Avon Trust and their restoraton work on the river. . Order now from Amazon.

Stourport-on-Severn by Anna Carter, ISBN: 0 7524 2058 5, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2000, Historic photographs of this canal and river port.. Order now from Amazon.

Navigation on the Yorkshire Derwent by Pat Jones, ISBN: 085361 563 2, 144 pages, Published by Oakwood Press, in 2001, A history of the river from Roman times to the recent past.. Order now from Amazon.

The Thames Locks by John Kemplay, ISBN: 0 95 18964 1 5, 100 pages, Published by Ronald Crowhurst, in 2001, The history of the Thames from the 17th centuary when the first pound locks were introduced.. Order now from Amazon.

Century Informer by Not known, 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.

The Archaeology of the Montgomeryshire canal by Stephen Hughes, ISBN: 1871184029, Published by Sutton Publishing, Order now from Amazon.

Black Country Canals by Paul Collins, Edition: Paperback reprint, ISBN: 0 7509 2031 9, 128 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 2002, Written in 2001, Order now from Amazon.

The Leeds & Liverpool Canal by Mike Clarke, Edition: reprint of 1994 paperback, ISBN: 1 85936 013 0, 288 pages, Published by Carnegie Press, in 2003, Written in 1990, A history and guide.. Order now from Amazon.

Copperopolis: Landscapes of the Early Industrial Period in Swansea by Stephen Hughes, ISBN: 1 871184 17 7, 358 pages, Published by Royal Commission on the Monuments of Wales, in 2001, Large format hardback book which covers the use of river and canal transport in the Swansea area.. Order now from Amazon.

The Glastonbury Canal by A H Body and Roy Gallop, ISBN: 0 946217 08 4, 48 pages, Published by Fiducia Press, in 2001, A short history of this canal which opened in 1833 and closed about 30 years later.. Order now from Amazon.

Boats, Smoke, Steam & Folk by Robert Davies, ISBN: 0 7524 1765 7, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2001, Exploring the Canals of the West Midlands.. Order now from Amazon.

The Glamorganshire and Aberdare Canals - Volume 1 by Stephen Rowson and Ian L Wright, 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.

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

The Kennet and Avon Canal by Clive & Helen Hackford, ISBN: 0 7524 2129 8, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2001, A brief history of the waterway with many photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

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

Lydney Docks by Neil Parkhouse, 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.

The Thames & Severn Canal by Humphrey Household, Edition: New enlarged, ISBN: 0 86299 056 4, 258 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1983, Written in 1969, The history of the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

The Duke's Cut - The Bridgewater Canal by Cyril J Wood, 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.

Barton's Bridges by Glen Atkinson, ISBN: 1 85216 146 9, 48 pages, Published by Neil Richardson, in 2002, The history of the many crossing in this area, the first over the Mersey & Irwell Navigation and the later ones over the Mancgester Ship Canal.. Order now from Amazon.

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

The Nent Force Level and Brewery Shaft by Peter Wilkinson, 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.

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

Kendal's Canal by John Satchell, 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.

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

Pennine Dreams by Keith Gibson, ISBN: 0 7524 2751 2, 160 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, The history of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and its restoration.. Order now from Amazon.

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

Stratford Canal by Nick Billingham, ISBN: 07524 2122 0, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, An illustrated history of the canal and its restoration.. Order now from Amazon.

The Thames & Severn Canal History & Guide by D J Viner, 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.

The Hereford & Gloucester Canal by David E Bick, Edition: 3rd edition, ISBN: 0 85361 599 3, 112 pages, Published by Oakwood Press, in 2003, An Illustrated history of the canal. Fully revised and updated for this edition.. Order now from Amazon.

The Wey Navigations by Allan Wardle, 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.

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal by Hugh Conway-Jones, Edition: 2nd, ISBN: 0 7524 2789 X, 192 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, An illustrated history of the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

Crinan Canal: The Shipping Short Cut by Guthrie Hutton, ISBN: 1 84033 257 3, 48 pages, Published by Stenlake, in 2003, A pictorial history of the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

The River Nene: A Pictorial History by Josephine Jeremiah, ISBN: 1 86077 257 9, 128 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 2003, Covers the river from source to sea, its history as a navigation and includes 176 pictures. . Order now from Amazon.

At the Heart of the Waterways by David Blagrove, Edition: Updated vesion., ISBN: 1 871918 05 7, 96 pages, Published by Buchebroc Press, in 2003, Sub-titled "The story of the canals in the village of Braunston, Northamptonshire".. Order now from Amazon.

The Drainage of the Fens by Richard L Hills, ISBN: 1 84306 074 4, 205 pages, Published by Landmark Publishing, in 2003, The drainage of the fens from their cutting through to the use of windmills and steam engines to pump the water from the sinking lands is described in this well researched and illustrated book.. Order now from Amazon.

Shipping on the Humber: The North Bank by Mike Taylor, 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.

The Canal & River Sections of the Aire & Calder Navigation by Mike Taylor, 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.

London's New River by Robert Ward, 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.

London's Canal's by Derek Pratt, 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.

The Seven Canals of Derbyshire by Edward Garner, ISBN: 1 84306 072 8, 160 pages, Published by Landmark Publishing, in 2004, Covers the Cromford, Derby, Erewash and Nutbrook canals and the sections of the Chesterfield, Peak Forest and Trent & Mersey Canals that come within the county.. Order now from Amazon.

The Forth and Clyde Canal: A History by T J Dowds, ISBN: 1 86232 232 5, 128 pages, Published by Tuckwell Press, in 2004, A history of this recently re-opened canal.. Order now from Amazon.

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs in History and Ledgend by P J G Ransom, 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.

The Stroudwater Navigation by Joan Tucker, 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.

Pennine Pioneer: the story of the Rochdale Canal by Keith Gibson, ISBN: 07524 3266 4, 192 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2004, Order now from Amazon.

The Forgotten Canals of Yorkshire by Roger Glister, ISBN: 1 903425 38 7, 144 pages, Published by Wharncliffe Books, in 2004, Wakefield to Swinton via Barnsley: the Barnsley and Dearne & Dove Canals.. Order now from Amazon.

Moving Manchester by Derek Brumhead and Terry Wyke, 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.

The River Wye: A Pictorial History by Josephine Jeremiah, ISBN: 1 86077 301 X, 144 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 2005, The history of trade and pleasure craft on the river with many historical illustrations.. Order now from Amazon.

The Glamorganshire and Aberdare Canals - Volume 2 by Stephen Rowson and Ian L Wright, 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.

Two Centries of Service - The story of the Canal at Stoke Bruerne and Blisworth by David Blagrove, ISBN: 1871918138, 128 pages, Published by Wharfside, in 2005, The history of the tunnel, openned in 1805, and of the villages at either end.. Order now from Amazon.

The Old Chester Canal - a history and guide by Gordon Emery and Various, 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.

The River Trent by Richard Stone, 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.

Nottingham Canal by Bernard W Chell, ISBN: 0 7524 3759 3, 160 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2006, A history and guide to the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

From Sea to Sea: A History of the Scotish Lowland and Highland Canals by Len Paterson, 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.

Liverpool and its Canal by Mike Clarke, Edition: Revised and expanded, ISBN: 9 781843 063360, Published by Landmark Publishing, in 2007, Covers the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and its history, in connection with the city, up to the present day.. Order now from Amazon.

The Middle and Lower Thames by Josephine Jeremiah, Edition: First, ISBN: 978-1-86077-583-3, 128 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 2009, Covers the river from Sonning to Teddington with a wealth of b&w pictures and an informative text from one of our best known waterways writers.. Order now from Amazon.

The Upper and Middle Thames by Josephine Jeremiah, ISBN: 978-1-86077-460-7, 128 pages, Published by Phillimore & Co., in 2007, Written in 2006, Covers the river from the source to Reading with a wealth of b&w pictures and an informative text from one of our best known waterways writers.. Order now from Amazon.

Crossing Places of the Upper Thames: A History & Guide by Amy Woolacott, 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.

In the Arm: The story of North Cheshire Cruising Club by Noel Christopher, ISBN: 978-0-74780-759-9, Published by North Cheshire Cruising Club, in 2010, The story of this club, founded in 1943,and its part in the fight against canal clousures.. Order now from Amazon.

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