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Lancashire Waterways by Gordon Biddle, Published by Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd, in 1980,

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.

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

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

Land of Time Enough by R Gardner, Published by David & Charles, in 1977,

The Landscape Trilogy by L T C Rolt, ISBN: 0 7509 2478 0, 688 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 2001, A sinlge volume incorporating Rolt's three oringinal volumes of Landscape with Machines, Landscape with Canals and Landscape with People.. Order now from Amazon.

Landscape with Canals by L T C Rolt, Edition: 1986 reprint, ISBN: 0-86299-141-2, 194 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1984, Written in 1977, The second part of L T C Rolt's autobiography. Order now from Amazon.

Landscape With Figures, The final part of his Autobiography by L T C Rolt, Edition: 1st edition, 256 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1992, Illustrated..

Landscape With Figures, The final part of his Autobiography by L T C Rolt, Edition: Paperback Edition, ISBN: 0-7509-0593-X, 246 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1994, Illustrated.. Order now from Amazon.

Landscape With Machines, The first part of his Autobiography by L T C Rolt, Edition: 1994 reprint, ISBN: 0-86299-140-4, 230 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1984, Illustrated.. Order now from Amazon.

The Last Ten Years by Not known, Published by British Waterways Board, in 1973,

Launching on Inland Waterways by Diana van der Klugt, 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.

The Law Relating to the Registration and Use of Canal Boats as Dwellings by J B Hutchins, Edition: 1st edition, 72 pages, Published by Knight & Co, in 1878, "Comprising the Canal Boats Act, 1877, The Regulations of the Local Goverment Board, and the Board's Instructional Circular, with introduction, notes, index, and alphabetical list of registration authorities." A reference work for "Sanitary Authorities, School Boards, Owners and Masters of Canal Boats etc.".

The Leeds & Liverpool Canal by D C Lyons, Published by Hendon Publishing Co, in 1977,

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Leicestershire Canals by J Anderson, Published by A B Printers, in 1976,

Leisure and the Waterways by Not known, Published by British Waterways Board, in 1967,

Leominster & its Waterways by Gerry Calderbank, 52 pages, Published by LC Promotions, in 2001,

Let's Explore Old Waterways in Devon by A L Clamp, Published by Westway Publications, in 1970,

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

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

A Life on the Humber by Harry Fletcher, Published by Faber & Faber Ltd., in 1975,

Life on the Lancaster Canal by Janet Rigby, ISBN: 1 872895 66 2, 112 pages, Published by Landy, in 2006, The history of the working life on the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

Life on the Upper Thames by H R Robertson, Published by Virtue, Spalding & Co., in 1875, Large format, high quality engravings of river trades. Rare..

Life Skills by Katie Fforde, Edition: Softback, ISBN: 0 7126 8080 2, 343 pages, Published by Century, in 1999, Novel featuring the running of a pair of hotel narrowboats. Hardback version also issued.. Order now from Amazon.

Lincolnshire Waterways by John Lower and Christine Richardson, ISBN: 978-0-9552609-5-7, Published by Richlow, in 2009, An update of their 1997 guide The Waterways of Lincoln and Boston this book concentrates on the Fossdyke and River Witham.. 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.

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.

Lives of the Engineers, With an Account of Their Principal Works by Samuel Smiles, 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".

Living Aboard by Nick Corble and Allan Ford, ISBN: 0752445197, Published by Towpath Guides, A guide for all those considering living on a boat or for those who already do. It highlights the good and bad points of different options. . Order now from Amazon.

Living Aboard by Nick Corble and Allan Ford, ISBN: 978-0-7524-4519-9, Published by Tempus, in 2008, A guide to making a boat your permanent home.. Order now from Amazon.

Living Afloat by Not known, ISBN: 0 9532465 1 5, 95 pages, Published by Residential Boat Owner's Association (RBOA), in 2003, All you need to know about living on a boat.. 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.

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

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.

The Locals' Guide to the Ashby Canal and its surroundings by Douglas E Maas, Edition: 2nd revised edition, ISBN: 0 9547112 0 3, 40 pages, Published by Association of Pleasure Craft Operators, in 2004, Informative guide for walkers and boaters. Colour photgraphs and maps included.. 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.

Lock Keeper's Daughter by Pat Warner, 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.

Lock, Stock & Barrel by Shirley Ginger, Edition: Revised edition, 177 pages, Published by Lucifer Press, in 1993, Written in 1985, The author's experiences of keeping a shop beside the top lock at Buckby in the early 1980s..

The Locks of the Oxford Canal, A Journey from Oxford to Coventry by J Craig, Edition: 1st edition, 49 pages, Published by Whittington Press, in 1984, Each lock on the canal is illustrated by wood engravings and accompanying text. Issued as a limited edition of 350 copies..

London & South East England's Waterways by Martin Denney, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd., in 1979,

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

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.

London's Canal by Herbert Spencer, 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..

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.

London's Changing Riverscape by Various, 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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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'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.

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 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.

London's Riverside, Past Present & Future by Eric de Mare, Published by Rheinhardt, in 1958,

London's Waterway Guide by Chris Cove-Smith, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1978,

London's Waterways by Martin Denney, Edition: 1st edition, 192 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1977, A detailed and illustrated survey of inland navigation in the Greater London area..

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.

Lord Orford's Voyage round the Fens in 1774 by H J K Jenkins, Edition: 2nd rev edition, ISBN: 1 870724 43 7, 64 pages, Published by Cambridgeshire Libraries Publications, in 1993, Three contempory accounts of the voyage by Mr Thomas Roberts, Mr Geo. Farrington and Lord Orford. Introduction by H J K Jenkins.. Order now from Amazon.

Lord Rolle's Canal by Susan Scrutton, 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.

Lost Canals & Waterways by Ronald Russell, Edition: Revised edition, 255 pages, Published by Sphere, in 1983, 8 illustrations and many maps..

Lost Canals of England and Wales by Ronald Russell, ISBN: 0 7153 5417 5, 272 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1971, A description and history of practically all the derelict canals of England and Wales. Order now from Amazon.

The Lost Rivers of London by Nicholas Barton, 148 pages, Published by Phoenix, in 1962,

The Lost Rivers of London by Nicholas Barton, Edition: Revised - hardback, Published by Historical Publications Ltd, in 1998, Written in 1962,

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.

Maiden's Trip by Emma Smith, 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..

Maidens' Trip by Emma Smith, 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.

The Making of the Broads by S A Manning, Published by Royal Geographical Society, in 1960,

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

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.

The Manchester Ship Canal and the rise of the Port of Manchester 1894-1975 by D A Farnie, 187 pages, Published by Manchester University Press, in 1980,

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 Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal: Towpath Guide by Paul Hindle, Published by Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal Society, in 2009, An informative guide to exploring this canal, which is currently being restored..

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

Marina Guide by Not known, ISBN: 0 901501 56 5, 91 pages, Published by Royal Yachting Association, in 2004, Includes marinas on inland waterways.. Order now from Amazon.

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

Measham Ware by Margaret Beardsmore, 32 pages, Published by Published by the author, The illustrated history of htis distinctive pottery that has long been associated with the Ashby Canal..

Medway Tales: Life on the Dividing River by Wilf Lower, ISBN: 978 0752 453064, 160 pages, Published by The History Press, in 2010, Life on the Lower Medway on paddle steamers, sailing barges and other craft working on the river.. 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 Melton to Oakham Canal by David Tew, 127 pages, Published by Sycamore, in 1984, Illustrated book issued as a limited edition of 1,000..

Mersey & Weaver Flats by Edward W Paget-Tomlinson, 32 pages, Published by Wilson, in 1973, The Sailing River and Canal Flats of NW England. Illustrations and maps..

The Mersey Ancient and Modern by B Blower, Edition: 1st edition, 88 pages, Published by E Howell, in 1878, A short description and history of trade on the Mersey, illustrated by lithographs..

Mersey Flats and Flatmen by Michael Stammers, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal by John Norris, Edition: Fifth edition, ISBN: 09517991 4 2, 82 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2007, An excellent guide to cruising and walking this canal (incorporating the Monmouthshire and Brecon & Abergavenny Canals as the sub-title to the book tells us) featuring coloured strip maps and accompanying text, There are also b&w illustrations and colour photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Motor Boat Manual by Dennis Watts, 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.

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

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.

My Holidays on Inland Waterways - 2000 Miles Cruising by Motor Boat & Pleasure Skiff ... by Peter Bonthron, Edition: 1st edition, 186 pages, Published by Thomas Murby, in 1916, Title continues "on the Canals & Rivers of Great Britain". Early account of waterway pleasure trips. Published with illustrations and a folding map..

Narrow Boat by L T C Rolt, 212 pages, Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, in 1944, Written in 1940, This classic book which led directly to the founding of the Inland Waterways Association, and the revival of interest in canals, was completed "a few weeks" after the Cressy arrived at Hungerford in March 1940. It was rejected by numerous publishers and was kept under the bed on Cressy for over 3 years before publication was agreed. Wood engravings by D Watkins Pitchford..

Narrow Boat by L T C Rolt, ISBN: 0 7509 0806 8, 216 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 1994, Softback edition of this classic work. Order now from Amazon.

Narrow Boat by L T C Rolt, Edition: Hardback, ISBN: 18401 5064 5, 212 pages, Published by Sutton Publishing, in 1998, Written in 1940, This classic book which led directly to the founding of the Inland Waterways Association, and the revival of interest in canals, was completed "a few weeks" after the Cressy arrived at Hungerford in March 1940. It was rejected by numerous publishers and was kept under the bed on Cressy for over 3 years before publication was agreed. With photographs by Angela Rolt.. Order now from Amazon.

The Narrow Boat by E Harries, Published by Macmillan Publishers (UK) Ltd, in 1973, Childrens book..

Narrow Boat Care and Maintenance by Nick Billingham, ISBN: 1 8522 3861 5, 144 pages, Published by Helmsman Books, in 1995, A practical manual for the narrowboat owner.. Order now from Amazon.

Narrow Boat Painting by A J Lewery, Edition: 1st edition, 144 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1974, "A history and description of the English narrow boats' traditional paintwork". Illustrated. .

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.

Narrow Boat to the Cheshire Ring by Margaret & Ted Hill, ISBN: 978-0-9553568-9-6, 172 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2007, This book is a personal account of ten years involvement with inland waterways in the 1960s..

Narrow Boat Venture by John Poole, 63 pages, Published by Thornhill Press, in 1975, The conversion of a Grand Union Canal Carrying Co. butty and its subsequent voyages. 16 plates, maps and plan..

Narrow Boats by T Chaplin, ISBN: 1 8735 8034 7, 232 pages, Published by Whittet Books Ltd, in 1997, Written in 1978, Illustrated history of the narrowboat.. Order now from Amazon.

Narrow Boats by P Rice, Published by Dinosaur Publications, in 1976, Childrens book..

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

Narrow Margins by Marie Browne, ISBN: 978-1907016004, Published by Accent Press, in 2009, The story of novice boaters who buy a boat to use as a home and take it across the country by rivers and canals.. Order now from Amazon.

The Narrowboat Builder's Book by Graham Booth, ISBN: 1870002717, 112 pages, Published by Waterways World Ltd, in 1999, All you need to know from buying a shell, engine and other equipment through all the stages of design, fitting out and finishing.. Order now from Amazon.

Narrowboat on the Trent by John Lower, ISBN: 978-0-9552609-3-3, Published by Richlow, in 2009, A practical guide to navigating the River Trent, rather than a route guide, this book covers subjects such as tides, saftey, using the locks, etc. . Order now from Amazon.

Navigable Rivers of Yorkshire by Baron F Duckham, Published by Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd, in 1964,

Navigable Waterways by L T C Rolt, Edition: 1st edition, 201 pages, Published by Longmans, in 1969, Illustrated. The first of Longmans' Industrial Archeology series, which Rolt editied..

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

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 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.

A New Map of the River Thames, From Thames Head to London by H Taunt, 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..

New Navvies by Roger W Squires, 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.

Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 1 by Not known, ISBN: 978-0-00-728160-2, 170 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, London, Grand Union, Oxford and Rivers Lee & Stort. Order now from Amazon.

Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 2 by Not known, ISBN: 978-0-00-728161-9, 170 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, Severn, Avon and Birmingham. Includes the BCN, Gloucester & Sharpness, Severn, Staffordshire & Worcester Canal, Stourbridge, Dudley, Stratford-on-Avon and Worcester & Birmingham canals.. Order now from Amazon.

Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 3 by Not known, ISBN: 978-0-00-728162-6, 170 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, Birmingham and the Heart of England. Includes the Ashby, BCN, Birmingham & Fazeley, Coventry, Erewash, GU Leicester Section, GU main line (part), Oxford, Staffordshire & Worcstershire, Worcester & Birmingham Canals and part of the Trent & Mersey.. Order now from Amazon.

Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 4 by Not known, ISBN: 978-0-00-728164-0, 170 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, Four Counties & the Welsh Canals. Includes Caldon, Leek, Llangollen, Monmouthshire & Brecon, Montgomery, Shropshire Union, Staffordshire & Worcestershire (north part), Trent & Mersey canals and the River Weaver.. Order now from Amazon.

Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 5 by Not known, ISBN: 978-0-00-728165-7, 190 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, North West & the Pennines. Includes the Aire & Calder (leeds to Wakefield), Bridgewater, Calder & Hebble, Huddersfield Broad, Lancaster, Leeds & Liverpool, Macclesfield, Peak Forest, Ashton and Rochdale canals plus the Trent & Mersey north of Hardings Wood Junction.. Order now from Amazon.

Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 6 by Not known, ISBN: 978-0-00-728166-4, 190 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, Nottingham, York & the North East. Includes the Aire & Calder, Chesterfield, Pocklington, Derwent, Fossdyke, Witham, Ouse, Ure, Rippon, Selby, Sheffield & South Yorkshire and Trent navigations.. Order now from Amazon.

Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 7 by Not known, ISBN: 978-0-00-728167-1, 190 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2009, River Thames and the Southern Waterways. Includes the Basingstoke, Kennet & Avon, Thames and Wey.. Order now from Amazon.

Nicholson/Ordnance Survey Guide to the waterways - 8 by Not known, ISBN: 978-0007136711, 88 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 2003, Scotland, the Highland and Lowland Waterways. Covers Caledonian Canal, Crinan Canal, Forth and Clyde Canal, River Clyde (Bowling to Dumbarton), Monkland Canal, Union Canal, River Leven and Loch Lomond.. Order now from Amazon.

No Boats on the River by Alan Patrick Herbert, 83 pages, Published by Methuen London Ltd, in 1932, The Thames Water Bus service, with a technical essay by J H O Bunge. Figures, maps and 23 pages of photographs..

No Place to Moor by Joan McAdam, ISBN: 978-1-85858-437-9, Published by Brewin Books, in 2009, A record of a voyage up the Thames from Reading to Lechlade in 2007, when storms and floods were widespread.. Order now from Amazon.

No Secrets by Leo McNeir, ISBN: 0 9531742 4 7, 351 pages, Published by Enigma Publishing, in 2006, Waterway crime novel. Order now from Amazon.

The Norfolk Broads by W A Dutt, Edition: 4th edition, 407 pages, Published by Methuen London Ltd, in 1930, The book is in two parts the first, being on the broads and rivers, is written by Dutt but the second part, on various broadland topics, is by local writers..

Norfolk Broads and Rivers, or the Water-ways, Lagoons, & Decoys of East Anglia by G C Davies, Edition: New edition, 328 pages, Published by Blackwood, in 1884,

Norfolk Broads Holiday Book by John May, Published by Hulton, in 1952,

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.

The Norfolk Wherry, Its Construction, Evolution & History by G C Green, Edition: New edition, revised, 62 pages, Published by G R Reeve, in 1953, Includes a 12 page picture supplement..

North West Waterway Walks Volume 3: North of the Mersey by Dennis Needham, ISBN: 1 85058 477 X, 128 pages, Published by Sigma Leisure, in 1996, Twenty river and canal walks in Lancashire and Cumbria.. 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.

Northern Waterside Walks by Dennis Needham, ISBN: 1 85284 148 6, 168 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1994, Walking by navigable and closed waterways, illustrated in colour and B&W.. Order now from Amazon.

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

Norwood Tunnel: Four Centuries of Challenge by Christine Richardson, ISBN: 978-0-9552609-6-4, Published by Richlow, in 2010, The history of Norwood Tunnel on the Chesterfield Canal.. 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.

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.

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.

Number One by Tom Foxon, ISBN: 0 907864 58 9, 136 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, in 1991, The author's experiences as a working boatman in the early fifties.. Order now from Amazon.

The Number Ones by Robert J Wilson, 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.

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

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

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

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.

The Offical Inland Waterways Association Guide 1994 by Not known, 96 pages, Published by A E Morgan Publications Ltd, in 1994, The IWA offical annual handbook covering rivers, canals, boat hire, etc..

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.

Old Father Thames & Sleeping Beauty by John Cook, ISBN: 0 9527009 6 4, 82 pages, Published by Petmac Publications, in 1996, A 1992 trip on the Thames and newly reopened Kennet & Avon Canal.. Order now from Amazon.

On English Lagoons by Peter Henry Emerson, Published by D Nutt, in 1892,

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

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.

On Tour with Thomas Telford by Chris Morris, ISBN: 0 9542096 3 X, 112 pages, Published by Tanners Yard Press, in 2005, A photographic tour of Telford's works.. 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.

Only a Little Cockboat by T W Cubbon, Edition: First, 192 pages, Published by George Roberts, in 1928, Roughing it from Dee to Severn and Avon and Canals Between. The motorboat Bluebird's 30 day voyage..

Ordnance Survey Guide to the River Thames by David Perrott, Edition: 6th edition, ISBN: 0 7028 2580 8, 176 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 1994, Written in 1983, Wire bound cruising guide edited by David Perrott.. Order now from Amazon.

The Ordnance Survey Guide to the Thames and River Wey by A Penfold, ISBN: 0 905522 826, 160 pages, Published by Robert Nicholson Publcations, in 1984, One of the well known Nicholson cruising Guides. Order now from Amazon.

Ordnance Survey Guide to the Waterways - 1 South by David Perrott, Edition: 6th edition, ISBN: 0319 00347 7, 208 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 1993, Written in 1983, Wire bound cruising guide edited by David Perrott.. Order now from Amazon.

Ordnance Survey Guide to the Waterways - 2 Central by David Perrott, Edition: 6th edition, ISBN: 07028 2258 2, 176 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 1993, Written in 1983, Wire bound cruising guide edited by David Perrott.. Order now from Amazon.

Ordnance Survey Guide to the Waterways - 3 North by David Perrott, Edition: 5th edition, ISBN: 07028 1264 1, 192 pages, Published by Nicholson, in 1991, Written in 1983, Wire bound cruising guide edited by David Perrott.. Order now from Amazon.

The Other Sixty Miles by Richard Chester-Browne, Edition: Revised, 48 pages, Published by Birmingham Canal Navigations Society, in 1991, "A survey of the abandoned canals of Birmingham and the Black Country". First published in 1981. Illustrations and coloured map..

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

Our Waterways. A History of Inland Navigation considered as a Branch of Water Conservancy by U A Forbes and W H R Ashford, 336 pages, Published by Murray, in 1906,

The Ouse by A J Foster, Published by S P C K, in 1914,

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 Oxford College Barges: Their History and Architecture by Clare Sherriff, 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.

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.

Pearson's Canal Companion: Severn and Avon by Michael Pearson, Edition: Sixth, ISBN: 978 09 5491165 2, 96 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, in 2006, This edition now also contains details of the Cotswold Canals (i.e. the Stroudwater and Thames & Severn canals) and the the River Thames above Oxford.. Order now from Amazon.

Pearson's Canal Companion: Cheshire Ring by Michael Pearson, Edition: Eighth, ISBN: 978 0 9 5491160 7, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the River Weaver, Rochdale Canal and the route to Preston via the Leeds & Liverpool - Rufford Branch,. Order now from Amazon.

Pearson's Canal Companion: Four Counties Ring by Michael Pearson, Edition: Seventh, ISBN: 978 09 5491168 3, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the Erewash and Trent and Mersey canals.. Order now from Amazon.

Pearson's Canal Companion: Kennet & Avon, River Thames by Michael Pearson, Edition: Third, ISBN: 0 954911679, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the River Thames from Oxford to Brentford. Order now from Amazon.

Pearson's Canal Companion: Oxford Grand Union by Michael Pearson, Edition: Sixth, ISBN: 978 0 9 5491162 1, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the Grand Union from London to Braunston, the GU Leicestershire Section and the Oxford Canal.. Order now from Amazon.

Pearson's Canal Companion: Pennine Waters by Michael Pearson, Edition: Third, ISBN: 0 9545383 4 X, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the Leeds & Liverpool Canal from Wigan to Leeds, the Aire & Calder/ Calder & Hebble and Rchdale route from Leeds to Littleborough, and the Huddersfield Broad and Narrow canals.. Order now from Amazon.

Pearson's Canal Companion: Welsh Waters by Michael Pearson, Edition: Seventh, ISBN: 978 0 9 5491163 8, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Including the Shropshire Union, Llangollen, Montgomery and Monmouthshire & Brecon Canals. Order now from Amazon.

Pearson's Canal Companion: South Midlands Warwickshire Ring by Michael Pearson, Edition: Eighth, ISBN: 0 954911695, 80 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes the Ashby Canal. Order now from Amazon.

Pearson's Canal Companion: Stourport Ring by Michael Pearson, Edition: Seventh, ISBN: 0 9078 6470 8, 96 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, Includes Birmingham Canal navigations and Black Country canals. 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.

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.

Pennine Waterway - Pictorial History by Gordon Biddle, Published by Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd, in 1977,

Philip's Navigator Britain by Not known, ISBN: 0 540 08276 7, 380 pages, Published by Philip's, in 2003, A 1½ inch to the mile road atlas (15 by 11 inches format) that includes the waterways with bridge numbers and locks in most cases.. 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.

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.

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 the Mersey and Irwell Navigations by J Corbridge, 106 pages, Published by E J Morten, in 1979,

Pilotage on Inland Waterways by Chris Cove-Smith and R E Chase, 183 pages, Published by Yachting & Boating, in 1970, Complete Guide to Boat Handling on Rivers and Canals..

Pilotage on Inland Waterways. Complete Guide to Boat Handling on Rivers and Canals by Chris Cove-Smith, 183 pages, Published by Yachting & Boating, in 1970, Technical illustrations..

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.

The Pocklington Canal by Not known, Edition: Revised edition, ISBN: 0 9521700 0 0, 36 pages, Published by Pocklington Canal Amenity Society, in 1993, Guide with sketches and maps.. Order now from Amazon.

Pontcyllte Aqueduct Restoration by Richard J Turner-Thomas, 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.

Portrait of Broadland by S A Manning, Published by Trent, in 1980,

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

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

Portrait of the Grand Canal (Eire) by G D'Arcy, Published by Transport Research Association, in 1973,

Portrait of the River Trent by P Lord, Published by Trent, in 1968,

Portrait of the Yorkshire Ouse by Ivor H Broadhead, 188 pages, Published by Hale, in 1982,

Practical Boat Handling on Rivers and Canals by C L Colbourne, 74 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1977, 8 pages of photos..

Practical Boat Handling on the Thames by C L Colbourne, Published by David & Charles, in 1977,

Precious Cargo - 50 Years of Hotel Boats by Robin Smithett, 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.

The Projected Grand Contour Canal To connect with estuaries and canals in England by J F Pownall, Edition: 1st edition, 35 pages, Published by Cotterell & Co, in 1942, Details of a scheme (including maps) to build a major trunk canal, going from Newcastle upon Tyne to Hampshire, following the 300 foot contour line..

Prospect of Erne by Mary Rogers, Published by Fermanagh Field Club, in 1967, Cruising in Northern Ireland.

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

Queen of Waters: A Journey Along the Kennet & Avon Canal by Kirsten Elliott, ISBN: 978-0-9560989-2-4, Published by Akerman Press, in 2011, A detailed guide to the canal with over 500 excellent photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

The Quiet Waters By by David Blagrove, Edition: 1st, ISBN: 0 947712 35 6, 248 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1998, The story of the author's time spent as a Thames Lock keeper and of some canal trips made at this period. Published in paperback as number 7 of the Working Waterways series.. Order now from Amazon.

Race Against Time by David Bolton, ISBN: 0 413 63470 1, 270 pages, Published by Methuen London Ltd, in 1990, Sub-titled "How Britain's Waterways were saved" this book tells the story of the Inland Waterways Association from its founding to the re-opening of the Stratford Canal in 1964.. Order now from Amazon.

Railway on the Water by Harrold Crabtree and Mike Clarke, ISBN: 0 9522592 0 6, 120 pages, Published by Sobriety Project, in 1993, Written by Crabtree and edited by Clarke this book deals with the operation of the Tom Pudding compartment boats that operated on the Aire & Calder Navigation.. Order now from Amazon.

Railways and Their Rates, With an Appendix on the British Canal Problem by Edwin A Pratt, Edition: 1st edition, 370 pages, Published by John Murray, in 1905, Illustrated..

Ramlin Rose by S Stewart, 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..

Ramlin Rose by S Stewart, 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.

Report of Royal Commission on the Canals and Inland Navigations of the United Kingdom by Not known, Published by HMSO, in 1907, 12 volumes published 1907-1909..

Report of the Board of Survey - Canals and Inland Waterways by Not known, Published by British Transport Commission, in 1955,

Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Inland Waterways by Not known, Edition: 1st edition, 121 pages, Published by HMSO, in 1958, The Bowes Report. Includes separate maps..

The Restoration and Development of the Bedford Ouse by W B Carter, ISBN: 1 904136 25 7, 85 pages, Published by John Nickalls, in 2005, An illustrated history of the restoration of the river.. Order now from Amazon.

Restoring the Kennet & Avon Canal by Peter Lindley Jones, ISBN: 0 7524 2387 8, 160 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2003, An illustrated history of the restoration of the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

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

A Right Good Crew by Emily Kimbrough, 239 pages, Published by Heineman, in 1959, An account of two trips in the late 1950's on the English Canals, the boats being crewed by visitors from the USA. This book has also been listed as 'And A Right Good Crew' this may have been a variation for the North American edition or it could be an error in one of the published lists..

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

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

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 River Avon: Navigation and Visitor Guide by Dudley Matthews, ISBN: 978-0-9562289-0-1, Published by Avon Navigation Trust, in 2009, A guide to the Warwickshire Avon from Tewkesbury to Stratford. Colour maps and photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

River Cam & Lower Great Ouse by Not known, ISBN: 0 8528 8374 9, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1996, Covers from Cambridge to Dever Sluice.. 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.

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.

The River Irwell by J Corbett, Published by E J Morten, in 1974, Believed to be a reprint of a 1907 book..

The River Medway by Derek Bowskill, Edition: Revised edition, ISBN: 0 85288 221 1, 41 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1993, Guide of the river from Gillingham to Tonbridge with 4 inch to the mile maps.. Order now from Amazon.

The River Medway by Derek Bowskill, ISBN: 0852 88391 9, 34 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1998, Guide of the river from Gillingham to Tonbridge with 4 inch to the mile maps.. Order now from Amazon.

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

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.

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.

The River Runs Uphill by Robert Aickman, Edition: 1st, ISBN: 0-907864-38-4, 210 pages, Published by J M Pearson & Son, in 1986, The first chairman and co-founder of the Inland Waterways Association gives his view of events from the founding of the IWA to 1950.. 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.

River Thames by F V Morley, 255 pages, Published by Methuen London Ltd, in 1926, 15 colour plates and 9 maps..

The River Thames Book by Chris Cove-Smith, ISBN: 0 85288 399 4, 222 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1998, A walking and boating guide to the Thames, Wey, Basingstoke Canal and to the eastern part of the Kennet & Avon Canal.. Order now from Amazon.

The River Thames Book by Chris Cove-Smith, ISBN: 0 85288 620 9, 218 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1998, Covers Cricklade to the Thames barrier plus the River Wey, Basingstoke Canal and part of the Kennent & Avon.. Order now from Amazon.

The River Thames Revisited: In the Footsteps of Henry Taunt by Graham Diprose and Jeff Robins, Edition: First, ISBN: 978-0-71122-765-1, Published by Frances Lincoln, in 2007, Seventy-five images by the Victorian photographer Henry Taunt are shown together with the same views taken recently and informative text. Order now from Amazon.

The River Trent by J H Ingram, 196 pages, Published by Cassell, in 1955, 49 photographs..

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 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.

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.

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

The River Tyne, Its Trade & Facilities. An Official Handbook... by R W Johnson and R Aughton, 120 pages, Published by Andrew Reid, in 1930, This illustrated handbook, with folding map, was issued by the Tyne Improvement Commission, with R W Johnson and R Aughton as editors..

The River Tyne: Its History & Resources by J Guthrie, Edition: 1st edition, 248 pages, Published by Andrew Reid, in 1880, Includes 8 wood engraved plates and folding plans. Covers bridge building and other improvements to the Tyne..

River Upper Great Ouse by Not known, ISBN: 0 8528 8364 1, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1996, Covers from Berdford to Popes corner.. Order now from Amazon.

The River Wye by Keith Kissak, 132 pages, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1978, 72 illustrations and 5 maps..

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.

Rivers by Ronald Russell, 208 pages, Published by BCA, in 1979, Illustrated..

Rivers and Canals by Rowland W Purton, Published by Routledge, in 1972, Childrens book..

The Rivers Cam & Lower Great Ouse by Not known, Edition: Revised edition., ISBN: 0 85288 222 X, 31 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1993, Large scale chart of the rivers in an A5 ring binder. Compiled together with the Great Ouse Boating Association.. Order now from Amazon.

Rivers in Britain by John Gagg, Published by Blackwell Publishers (Basil Blackwell Ltd), in 1971, Childrens book..

Rivers of England by R & N Muir, 223 pages, Published by Bloomsbury, in 1986, 32 pages of colour plates and many b&w photographs and figures..

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.

Rivers, Canals and a Young Lad by Mike Routledge, ISBN: 0 9544459 0 2, 56 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2003, The boating and working experinces of a boy in the 1950s.. Order now from Amazon.

Rivers, Lakes and Canals by Andrew Lawson, Edition: Reprint, 184 pages, Published by Reader's Digest, in 1986, Written in 1984,

The Roads, Canal and Railways of Chard by Not known, 48 pages, Published by Chard History Group, in 2001,

Rob Rat: A Story of Barge Life by Mark Guy Pearse, Edition: 1st edition, 89 pages, Published by Charles H Kelly, in 1879, Illustrated. A sentimental moralising story of Rob (son of a drunken, wife-beating boatman), who is abandoned by his parents and is adopted by old Noah (Bible reading, kind to animals, teetotal boatman). Quotes George Smith's views of canal life..

Romance of Modern Engineering by Archibald Williams, 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..

Rose Revived by Katie Fforde, ISBN: 0 7181 3782 5, 344 pages, Published by Michael Joseph Ltd, in 1995, A modern novel about a young woman living on the residential narrowboat "Rose Revived".. Order now from Amazon.

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.

Rowing Holiday by the Canal in 1873 by A Farrant, Published by Oakwood Press, in 1977,

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

The Royal Military Canal by P A L Vine, 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.

Royal River Highway. A History of the Passenger Boats and Services on the River Thames by F L Dix, Edition: 1st edition, 320 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1985, Illustrated..

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.

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

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