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Sailing Barge Master by George Winn, ISBN: 978-0-9560596-0-4, Published by Chaffcutter Books, in 2009, Written in 1950, The memoir of Captain George Winn who started work on a Thames Sailing Barge at the age of eight.. Order now from Amazon.

Sailing barges of the British Isles by Michael Stammers, ISBN: 978 0 7524 4623 3, Published by The History Press, in 2008, Covers the sailing barges of our coast, estuaries and rivers. Illustrated in b&w with 16 colour images.. Order now from Amazon.

Sailing Through England by John Seymour, Edition: 1st edition, 256 pages, Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, in 1956, Account of a long journey on a dutch barge, on East Coast waterways and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Illustrated..

Sally Annís Summer by Leo McNeir, ISBN: 978 0 95317425 6, 285 pages, Published by Enigma Publishing, in 2007, Waterways crime novel. Order now from Amazon.

Salters' Guide to the Thames by J H Salter and J A Salter, Edition: 47th edition, 132 pages, Published by Holywell Press Ltd, in 1949, A guide which appeared annually for over fifty years. Includes a bibliography, 67 pages of adverts, 8 folding maps and 16 pages of b&w photographs..

The Sankey Canal by Colin Greenall and Peter G Keen, 44 pages, Published by Sankey Canal Restoration Society, in 1991, "Towpath guide to England's first industrial waterway". The canal was also known as the St Helens Canal..

Saranne by V Bibby, Published by Longmans, in 1973, Childrens story set in the Midland canals of the nineteenth cenury..

Save the Stratford Canal by Guy Johnson, 168 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1983, A history of the restoration. 14 plates..

Scenes from the Past - Lancashire Canal Carriers, J Monk & Sons by Norman Jones and James and Leonard Monk, ISBN: 1 870119 54 1, 64 pages, Published by Foxline, in 2000, Large format book with good photographs of the Manchester Ship Canal and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.. 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.

Scotland's Millennium Canals by Guthrie Hutton, ISBN: 1 84033 181 X, 160 pages, Published by Stenlake, in 2002, The story of the Forth & Clyde and the Union canals and their restoration.. 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.

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 Severn by Wilson Stephenson, 48 pages, Published by Frederick Muller, in 1985, Part of the Rivers of Britain series with illustrations by Gabriel White..

The Severn and its Bore by F R Rowbotham, Published by David & Charles, in 1970,

Severn Bridge Disaster by Chris Witts, ISBN: 978 0 9532711 3 9, 46 pages, Published by River Severn Publications, in 2010, Tells the story of the 1960 collision of two tanker barges with the Severn Railway Bridge, which led to loss of life and of the bridge.. Order now from Amazon.

Severn Traders by Colin Green, ISBN: 0 9533028 2 2, 180 pages, Published by Black Dwarf, in 1999, Illustrated history of the trows, barges and other trading craft of the River Severn.. Order now from Amazon.

Shadows on the Water: The Haunted Canals and Waterways of Britain by Allan Scott-Davies, ISBN: 978-0-752-455921, Published by The History Press, in 2011, A collection of myths and ghost stories from around the waterways.. Order now from Amazon.

Shakespeare's Avon by Ernest Walls, 320 pages, Published by Arrowsmith, in 1935, Rivers of England series. Drawings..

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.

The Shannon Book by Terry Balfe, Published by Irish Shell & Bord Failte,

Shardlow - 18th Century Port by D Cullimore, Published by Published by the author, in 1977,

Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation by Christine Richardson and John Lower, ISBN: 1 8747 1807 5, 96 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1995, A guide and history for boaters and walkers.. 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 Shell Book of Inland Waterways by Hugh McKnight, Edition: 3rd impression, ISBN: 0 7153 6884 2, 496 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1978, Written in 1975, A complete illustrated guide, gazetteer and companion to all aspects of the waterways.. Order now from Amazon.

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.

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.

Short Circular Walks on the River Stort Navigation by John Merrill, ISBN: 978-0-9553691-2-4, 100 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2006, A5 ring bound walking guide for walks varying from two to eight hours..

A Short History of Fellows, Morton and Clayton by Alan H Faulkner, Published by Robert Wilson, in 1975,

Short History of the Narrow Boat by T Chaplin, 46 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1988, Written in 1974,

The Shropshire Union Canal - A Towpath Guide to the Birmingham & Liverpool Junction Canal by Jonathan Morris, ISBN: 0-946679-43-6, 128 pages, Published by Management Update Ltd, in 1991, Title continues "from Autherley to Nantwich". Informative with numerous line drawing and detailed maps but the text is often difficult to follow due to poor grammer.. Order now from Amazon.

Simple Steps to Roses and Castles by Shirley Ginger, 157 pages, Published by Publisher not known, A beginer's guide to canal painting..

Slipstream - A Memoir by Elizabeth Jane Howard, ISBN: 0 333 90349 8, 493 pages, Published by Macmillan Publishers (UK) Ltd, in 2002, Her autobiography which includes the her experiences in the newly formed Inland Waterways Association. She moved in with Robert Aickman (an IWA founder) after leaving another IWA member - her husband Peter Scott, the naturalist and painter.. Order now from Amazon.

Slow Boat Through England by Frederic Doerflinger, Edition: soft back (Comet Book), ISBN: 0 86379 119 0, 256 pages, Published by W H Allen & co Plc, in 1986, Written in 1970, Guide to and description of waterways holidays. Order now from Amazon.

Slow Boat Through England by Frederic Doerflinger, Edition: Paperback, ISBN: 0 4260 4976 4, 250 pages, Published by Tandem, in 1970, Written in 1970, Guide to and description of waterways holidays. Order now from Amazon.

Slow Boat Through Pennine Waters by Frederic Doerflinger, Edition: soft back (Comet Book), ISBN: 0-86379-120-4, 256 pages, Published by Tandem, in 1986, Written in 1971, A cruising guide to the rivers and canals of northern England.. Order now from Amazon.

Small Boat on the Thames by Roger Pilkington, Edition: 1st edition, 238 pages, Published by Macmillan Publishers (UK) Ltd, in 1966, Illustrated..

Snail's Pace by Gabrielle Lorenz, ISBN: 0 9519058 2 1, 329 pages, Published by John & Margaret Fletcher, in 2000, A voyage by Calder & Hebble keel from the wateways of northern England to France, Holland and Belgium.. Order now from Amazon.

Solo and Duet by John Squire, 411 pages, Published by The Reprint Society, in 1943, Collected work including The Honeysuckle and the Bee (not a waterways subject) and Water Music..

The Somersetshire Coal Canal & Railways by Kenneth R Clew, Edition: 1st edition, 176 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1970, Illustrated..

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.

A Source Book of Canals, Locks and Canal Boats by Hugh McKnight, Edition: 1st edition, 144 pages, Published by Ward Lock, in 1974, Illustrated. One of a series of "source books" giving a basic introduction to their subject..

The South Pennine Ring by John Lower, ISBN: 1 874718 37 7, 128 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1998, A boaters' and walkers' guide to the Huddersfield and Rochdale Canals.. Order now from Amazon.

The South Pennine Ring Part 1: Rochdale & Ashton Canals by John Lower, ISBN: 978-0-9552609-7-1, Published by Richlow, in 2010, A guide for boaters and walkers with large scale maps.. 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 Ĺ" x 7 ľ. . Order now from Amazon.

A Spark on Salford Docks - Manchester Canal Memories 1954 - 1963 by Bill Hardie, ISBN: 1 85216 149 3, 50 pages, Published by Neil Richardson, in 2002, An electrician's story of the people who worked in the docks.. Order now from Amazon.

Spritsail Barges of the Thames & Medway by Edgar March, 234 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1970, Written in 1948, Reprint of a book first published in 1948. 30 figures and 7 pages of boat plans..

The Stamford Canal by Keith Simpson and Various, 102 pages, Published by Deepings Heritage, in 2005, A history of this very early canal. Edited by Keith Simpson..

Steam Narrow Boat 'President' by Neil Ratcliffe, ISBN: 978-0-9562031-0-6, Published by Black Country Museum, in 2009, The story of this historic boat built in 1909 and still a well known vessel on our canals and rivers.. Order now from Amazon.

Still Waters, Mystery Tales of the Canals by Margaret Cornish, Edition: 1st edition, 186 pages, Published by Hale, in 1982, Illustrated..

Stoke Bruerne by K B Sherwood, Published by Nene College, Northampton, in 1979, Impact of canal on village..

The Story of our Canals by C Hutchings, Published by Ladybird Books Ltd, in 1975, Childrens book..

The Story of Our Inland Waterways by Robert Aickman, 67 pages, Published by Pitman & Sons, in 1955,

The Story of Telford. The Rise of Civil Engineering by Alexander Gibb, Edition: 1st edition., 357 pages, Published by Alexander Maclehose, in 1935, 31 illustrations and 3 maps..

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.

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 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.

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 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.

The Stroudwater Canal. Vol 1 by Michael Handford, Edition: 1st edition, 93 pages, Published by Moonraker Press, in 1976, Illustrated..

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.

The Study Book of Canals by Geoffrey Middleton, Published by Bodley Head, in 1961, Short, concise introduction to canals..

The Suffolk Stour by Not known, Edition: 1st edition, 94 pages, Published by Norman Allard, in 1957, Illustrated..

Summer in Broadland: Gypsying in East Anglian Waters by H M Doughty, Edition: 3rd edition, 136 pages, Published by Jarrold Publishing, in 1890, Account of a cruise on a converted wherry..

A Summer on the Nene by D J Watkins-Pitchford, Edition: 1st edition, 158 pages, Published by Kaye & Ward, in 1967, Account of a summer voyage illustrated by the woodcuts of the author..

The Swan and Her Crew, or the Adventures of Three Young Naturalists & Sportsmen .. by G C Davies, Edition: 4th edition, 294 pages, Published by Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., in 1890, Many natural history illustrations. The title continues "on the Broads & Rivers of Norfolk"..

Sweet Thames Run Softly by Robert Gibbings, Edition: Reprint, 250 pages, Published by J M Dent, in 1946, A voyage from Lechlade to London with wood engravings and many anedotes..

The Taff Trail by Jeff Vinter, ISBN: 0 7509 0341 4, 104 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1993, A 55 mile cycling and walking trail along the line of the former Glamorganshire Canal and the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal. Illustrated in full colour. . Order now from Amazon.

Take a Trip Out 2003/04 by Not known, ISBN: 1 871908 17 5, 107 pages, Published by G P Hamer, in 2003, The guide to finding a trip boat on Britain's inland waterways.. Order now from Amazon.

Tales from the Old Inland Waterways by Euan Corrie, ISBN: 0 7153 9452 5, 192 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1998, Stories of the past life on the waterways as told by the people who worked on them.. Order now from Amazon.

Tales from the West Midlands Canals by Robert Davies, ISBN: 978 0 7524 5500 6, Published by The History Press, in 2010, The history of these canals and the working boats that used them.. Order now from Amazon.

Tales of the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation by Dudley Courtman and John Marriage, 72 pages, Published by Chelmer Canal Trust, in 2002, The history of the waterway told by various local people involved with the navigation..

Tales of the Cut by Carl Leckey, ISBN: 1 901253 52 X, 228 pages, Published by Leonie Press, in 2005, Humourous tales of life on the River Weaver written by a former lock keeper.. Order now from Amazon.

Tanker Barges on Humber Waterways by Mike Taylor, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2007, The author's photographs and text of of this comercial traffic.

Tankers Knottingley by Alan H Faulkner, Published by Robert Wilson, in 1976,

The Thames & Severn Canal by D J Viner, Published by Hendon Publishing Co, in 1975,

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 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 Thames & Severn Canal by Humphrey Household, Edition: Third, ISBN: 978-1-84868-035-7, Published by Amberley, in 2009, Written in 1969, A reprint of this classic canal history.. Order now from Amazon.

The Thames by Alan Patrick Herbert, 256 pages, Published by Weiderfeld & Nicolson Ltd, in 1966, 50 plates..

The Thames by G E Mitton, 56 pages, Published by Blackie & Son Ltd, in 1910, Beautiful England series with 12 full colour plates by Ernest Haslehurst..

The Thames by Wilson Stephenson, 48 pages, Published by Frederick Muller, in 1985, Part of the Rivers of Britain series with illustrations by Gabriel White..

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 Thames and Severn Canal by Humphrey Household, Edition: Revised, 258 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1983, Enlarged and revised edition of the 1969 original. Illustrations..

The Thames Flows Down by Laurie Osmond, Edition: Reprint, 84 pages, Published by Oxford University Press, in 1961, 7 double page colour illustrations..

The Thames from Mouth to Source by L T C Rolt, Edition: 1st edition, 96 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1951, 28 colour plates..

The Thames From the Towpath by E K W Ryan, Edition: 1st edition, 276 pages, Published by St. Catherine Press, in 1938, "An account of an expedition on foot from Putney to Thames Head" Illustrated..

The Thames Highway by Fred S Thacker, Edition: Reissue of 1914 original 2 volumes, 832 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1968, Illustrated..

The Thames Highway: A History of the Locks and Weirs by Fred S Thacker, Edition: 1st edition, 525 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1920, The second volume of this History of the Thames..

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.

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.

The Thames to Solent by Canal and Sea by J B Dashwood, 91 pages, Published by Longmans, Green & Co, in 1868, Account of a voyage in 1867 through the Wey & Arun Junction canal to the sea at Littlehampton shortly before the canal was closed..

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.

Thames Valley Illustrated Walk by Trevor Yorke, ISBN: 1 85306 661 3, 96 pages, Published by Countryside Books, in 2001, Towpath walks with maps and line drawings.. Order now from Amazon.

Thames Waters by Roger Pilkington, Edition: 1st edition, 211 pages, Published by Lutterworth Press, in 1956, Illustrated..

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 Thames. An Eating, Drinking and Cruising Guide. by Lionel R Munk, 128 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1967, With maps and drawings..

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.

The Thameside Book by Mary Atkinson, 112 pages, Published by Osprey, in 1973,

Thanks for the Memory by H J Rice, Published by Inland Waterways of Ireland (Athlone Branch), Irish cruising.

There and Back Again by Simon Stoker, ISBN: 978-1-84868-153-8, Published by Amberley, in 2009, Written in 2009, The story of the restoration of the Cromford Canal between 1968 and 1988 and its deterioration in the years since.. Order now from Amazon.

Thomas Telford by L T C Rolt, Edition: 1st edition, 211 pages, Published by Longmans, in 1958, Biography of the engineer with 23 plates..

Thomas Telford by M Cruickshank, Published by Keele Teaching Unit, in 1971,

Thomas Telford - A New Persective by Anthony Burton, ISBN: 1 85410 652 X, 232 pages, Published by Aurum Press Ltd, in 1999, A new look at this great civil engineer, subject of several previous books.. Order now from Amazon.

Thomas Telford Engineer. by A Penfold, Edition: 1st edition, 191 pages, Published by Thomas Telford Ltd, in 1980, "Proceedings of a seminar held at the Coalport China Works Museum, Ironbridge, April 1979". Illustrated. Summary of current research by leading experts on Telford..

Thomas Telford's Aqueducts on the Shropshire Union Canal by Ron Quenby, ISBN: 1 85310 246 6, 126 pages, Published by Swan Hill Press, Illustrated.. Order now from Amazon.

Thomas Telford's Temptation by Charles Hadfield, ISBN: 0 947712 19 4, 205 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1993, Written in 1993, Telford and William Jessop,s Reputation. A re-examination of the roles played by Jessop and Telford in the Ellesmere and Caledonian canals, and of Telford's role in writing its history.. Order now from Amazon.

Three Girls on a Boat by Jeff Robins, ISBN: 1-903172-62-4, 104 pages, Published by Barney Books, in 2006, A holiday voyage in the 1960s from Llangollen to Wheaton Aston on the Shropshire Union Main Line.. Order now from Amazon.

Through England's Waterways by M & A Lloyd, Edition: 1st edition, 125 pages, Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson, in 1948, Account of early pleasure cruising with illustrations and map..

The Tideless Thames in Future London by J H O Bunge, Published by Frederick Muller, in 1944,

Till I End My Song by Robert Gibbings, Edition: 1st edition, 234 pages, Published by J M Dent, in 1957, The story of a move to a Berkshire village that allows the author to enrich his knowledge of part of the Thames..

Time on the Thames by Eric de Mare, 238 pages, Published by The Architectural Press, in 1952, A guide to the river by this well known waterways writer and photographer. 127 photographs plus other illustrations..

The Times Waterways of Britain by Jonathan Mosse, ISBN: 978-0-0073663-3-0, Published by Times Books, in 2011, A guide to the canals with high quality photographs.. 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.

To the West of England by Canal by R J Finch, Edition: 1st edition, 64 pages, Published by J M Dent, in 1912, Produced as an educational booklet to assist teachers organising school trips. It is a travelogue of a field trip along the Kennet & Avon Canal. Contains 3 photographs of working boats adapted for camping..

Tom Rolt and the Cressy Years by Ian Mackersey, Edition: New (corrected) impression, ISBN: 0 947712 01 1, 106 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1991, Written in 1984, Paperback biography covering Rolt's association with the inland waterways.. Order now from Amazon.

Tour of the Grand Junction by J Hassell, Edition: 1st edition, 151 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1819, "Illustrated in a series of engravings; with an historical and topographical description of those parts of the counties of Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, and Northamptonshire, through which the Canal passes." Contains 24 coloured aquatints..

Towpath Guide No 1: Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal by J Ian Langford, ISBN: 0 900404 22 1, 276 pages, Published by Goose & Son, in 1974, A detailed description of the canal with refernces to its history. A good selection of B&W photographs and other illustrations.. Order now from Amazon.

Towpath Guide No 3: The Stourbridge Canal by J Ian Langford, ISBN: 0 9509238 3 1, 59 pages, Published by Lapal Publications, in 1992, This guide and brief history covers the canal from Stourton Junction to Black Delph Junction.. Order now from Amazon.

A Towpath Guide to the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal by Steven Parker and Richard Chester-Browne, Edition: Revised, 63 pages, Published by Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal Society, in 1992, Guide with maps first published in 1989..

A Towpath Walk in Oxford by Mark Davies and Catherine Robinson, ISBN: 0 9535593 1 9, 112 pages, Published by Oxford Towpath Press, in 2001, An illustrated guide to the Oxford Canal and the River Thames within the Oxford area.. Order now from Amazon.

Towpaths of England by Brian Bearshaw, 189 pages, Published by Hale, in 1985,

Tracing Your Canal Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians by Sue Wilkes, Edition: firat, ISBN: 978-1848842380, Published by Pen & Sword, in 2011, Written in 2011, Paperback. Order now from Amazon.

A Treatise on Rivers and Canals by L F Vernon-Harcourt, Edition: !st edition, 372 pages, Published by Clarendon Press, in 1882, Title continues "relating to the control and improvement of rivers and the design, constuction, and development of canals". In 2 volumes with 21 folding plates..

A Treatise on the improvement of Canal Navigation by Robert Fulton, Published by Publisher not known, in 1796,

The Trent & Mersey Canal by Peter Lead, Edition: Hardback, 96 pages, Published by Publisher not known, in 1980, Selection of 131 old photographs from the Trent & Mersey, including the Caldon Branch..

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.

Trip Out 1993/94 by Geoffrey Hammer, ISBN: 1 871908 05 1, 103 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1993, A list of over 900 passenger craft operating around the coast and on inland waterways. Published every 2 years.. Order now from Amazon.

Trip Out 1997/98 by Geoffrey Hamer, ISBN: 1 871908 10 8, 105 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 1997, A listing of inland waterways trip boats in Britain.. Order now from Amazon.

Trip Out: A guide to passenger boat services of the british Isles by Geoffrey Hamer, ISBN: 1 871908 20 5, 110 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2005, Lists about 900 craft from sea going to inland waterways.. Order now from Amazon.

Troubled Waters - Memoirs of a Canal Boatwoman by Margaret Cornish, ISBN: 0-7090-2955-1, Published by Trent, in 1987, Written in 1987, Covers the author's life as a trainee boatwoman during the Second World War.. Order now from Amazon.

Troubled Waters - Memoirs of a Canal Boatwoman by Margaret Cornish, Edition: Corrected, ISBN: 0 947712 25 9, 204 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1994, Written in 1987, Covers the author's life as a trainee boatwoman during the Second World War.. Order now from Amazon.

Tugs & Towing Barges on the Humber Waterways by Mike Taylor, ISBN: 0 7524 3804 2, 128 pages, Published by Tempus, in 2006, Order now from Amazon.

Tugs, Barges and Me by Jake Abram, ISBN: 1 85216 104 3, 55 pages, Published by Neil Richardson, in 1996, Subtitled Manchester Ship Canal and Bridgewater Canal Memories. A4 card covered book describing work on the canals and in the docks.. Order now from Amazon.

The 12 Volt Bible for Boats by Miner K Brotherton, Edition: 2003 edition, ISBN: 0 7136 6703 6, 194 pages, Published by Adlard Coles Ltd., in 2003, A nuts and bolts primer on 12-volt electical sysems for boatowners who are not skilled electricians.. 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.

Two Girls on a Barge by V Cecil Cotes, Published by Chatto & Windus, in 1891, The story of a two week pioneering canal holiday..

Two Girls on a Barge by V Cecil Cotes, Edition: New, 177 pages, Published by Chatto & Windus, in 1894, Describes a trip from Paddington to Coventry orgiginally published in 1891. Illustrated..

The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow by A J Mackinnon, ISBN: 0 95381 805 5, 356 pages, Published by Seafarer Books, in 2002, A voyage around the inland waterways in a Mirror class sailing dingy the across the channel and on to the Black Sea.. Order now from Amazon.

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

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.

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.

The Upper Thames by J B L Anderson, 301 pages, Published by Eyre Methuen, in 1979, Two chapters on cruising and navigation..

Ups & Downs of a Lock Keeper by Jake Kavanah, Published by Publisher not known, A humourous autobiography..

Vagabonding Through the Midlands by W Byford-Jones, Edition: 1st edition, 208 pages, Published by Heath Cranton, in 1935, Includes a pleasure trip by narrowboat from Wolverhampton to Llangollen..

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.

Vermuyden and the Fens by L E Harris, Published by Cleaver Hume Press, in 1953,

Victor Waddington: Giant of the South Yorkshire Waterways by Mike Taylor, 80 pages, Published by Yorkshire Waterway Publications, in 1999, Photogrphs of the Waddington trading fleet and details of the life and work of its owner..

Victorian and Edwardian Canals from Old Photographs by David D Gladwin, Edition: 1st edition, 168 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1976, 168 Plates..

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.

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.

A View of the Thames by Norman Shrapnell, 253 pages, Published by Collins, in 1977, A travel and documentary view of the Thames. Drawings..

Voices from the Waterways by Jean Stone, ISBN: 0 7509 1351 7, 181 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1997, Recolections of the waterways by people who spent their lives on them.. Order now from Amazon.

Voyage in a Bowler Hat by Hugh Malet, Edition: 1st edition, 256 pages, Published by Hutchinson, in 1960, Illustrated by Graham Byfield..

Voyage in a Bowler Hat by Hugh Malet, ISBN: 0 947712 02 X, 252 pages, Published by M & M Baldwin, in 1985, Written in 1960, Order now from Amazon.

Voyage into England by John Seymour, Edition: 2nd edition, 158 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1967, An illustrated account of 4 months spent touring the canal system on a British Waterways' hire boat..

A Walker's Guide to the Cromford Canal by Mike Harrison and Val Roberts, ISBN: 0 9544482 0 0, 36 pages, Published by The Friends of the Cromford Canal, in 2003, Illustrated with photographs and a map.. Order now from Amazon.

The Walkers' and Boaters' Gude to the Chesterfield Canal and Cuckoo Way by Christine Richardson and John Lower, ISBN: 1 874718 25 3, 80 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1994, A5 wire bound guide with colour illustrations and maps. Order now from Amazon.

Walking Britain's Rivers and Canals by Various, ISBN: 0 00 218753 1, 192 pages, Published by Collins Willow, in 1997, A4 hardback with good colour photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Walking Canals by Ronald Russell, 160 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1984, 20 plates and 16 maps..

Walking London's Docks, Rivers & Canals by Gilly Cameron-Cooper, ISBN: 1 84330 902 5, 184 pages, Published by New Holland, in 2005, A good guide to the capital's waterside walks with map and illustrations.. Order now from Amazon.

Walking the Canals of the West Midlands by Michael R Kettle, ISBN: 0 907 616 47X, 96 pages, Published by Abel Publishing, in 1999, Walking guide to parts of the Worcester & Birmingham, Stourbridge and Staffordshire and Worcestershire canals.. Order now from Amazon.

Walks from the Leeds-Liverpool Canal by Mary Welsh, ISBN: 1 85284 212 1, 160 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1996, Description of 34 walks.. Order now from Amazon.

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.

Water Byways by D E Owen, Edition: 1st edition, 192 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1973, Illustrated..

The Water Gipsies by Alan Patrick Herbert, Published by Methuen London Ltd, in 1930, Classic story set on the Thames and canals..

The Water Gipsies by Alan Patrick Herbert, Edition: 6th edition, 392 pages, Published by Methuen London Ltd, in 1930, Written in 1930,

Water Gipsies, or the Adventures of Tag, Rag and Bobtail by L T Meade, Edition: New edition, 224 pages, Published by J F Shaw, in 1883, An illustrated story book for children based on the canal life of England..

Water Highways by D E Owen, Published by Phoenix, in 1967,

Water Music or A Fortnight of Bliss by John Squire, Edition: 1st edition, 288 pages, Published by Heineman, in 1939, Account of a canoe journey with William Bliss on the Oxford and Grand Union canals to Warwick, on the Avon to Stratford and return via the Thames..

Water Rallies by David Owen, 144 pages, Published by J M Dent, in 1969, Map and 8 pages of plates..

The Water Road - A Narrowboat Odyssey by Paul Gogarty, ISBN: 1 86105 515 3, 364 pages, Published by Robson Books, in 2002, A four-month tour of the waterways from the Thames to the Yorkshire Dales.. 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.

Water Ways by Christine Richardson, ISBN: 1 874718 08 3, 213 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1995, A guide to North-east and Midland waterways for the motorist. Illustrated with b&w photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterside Pubs by Ronald Russell, Published by David & Charles, in 1974,

Waterside Walks by Various, ISBN: 1 870002 01 6, 160 pages, Published by Waterways World Ltd, in 1998, A compilation of some of the Waterside Walks previously published in Waterways World.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterside Walks in Buckinghamshire by Nick Corble, ISBN: 1 85306 856 X, 96 pages, Published by Countryside Books, in 2004, Twenty circular walks some of which include the Grand Union Canal and its branches and the River Thames. Includes maps and photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

The Waterway to London, as explored in the "Wanderer" and "Ranger"... by H A Schofield, Edition: 1st edition, 96 pages, Published by Simpkin, Marshall, in 1869, The title continues "with Sail, Paddle & Oar, in a voyage on the Mersey, Perry, Severn, & Thames, & Several Canals" Illustrated book, published anonymously, includes travelling the Berkely, Bridgewater, Ellesmere, Stroudwater and Thames & Severn canals..

Waterway Walks Around Birmingham by David Perrott, ISBN: 1 85058 406 0, 126 pages, Published by Sigma Leisure, in 1994, A description of 30 Midland canal walks, maps, sketches and B&W photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterway's Heraldry by D Hadley, Published by Waterways Museum, in 1977,

Waterways & Canal-Building in Medieval England by John Blair, Edition: first, ISBN: 978-0-19-921715-1, Published by Oxford University Press, in 2007, Canal building between 950 and 1250 described in a series of academic articles edited by John Blair. 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.

Waterways - Yorkshire Canals by J Goodchild and W J Morrell, Published by EP, Wakefield, in 1972,

Waterways at Work by Thomas Pellow, ISBN: 0 947849 74 2, 84 pages, Published by Landscape Press, in 2000, Illustrated with drawings by Edward Paget-Tomlinson.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterways Heritage by P Smith, Edition: 1st edition, 82 pages, Published by Luton Museum & Art Gallery, in 1971, An illustrated compilation of historic source material including maps and plates..

Waterways Heritage by P Smith, Edition: Second, 82 pages, Published by Luton Museum & Art Gallery, in 1972, Written in 1971, An illustrated compilation of historic source material including maps and plates..

Waterways in the Making by Edward W Paget-Tomlinson, ISBN: 0 947849 03 3, 120 pages, Published by Landscape Press, in 1996, A history of canal construction work and methods.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterways Journal by Tony Burnip, 72 pages, Published by The Boat Museum Society, in 1999, First of a planned annual issue of this journal of waterways research..

Waterways Journal by Various, ISBN: 00 1466 3732, 72 pages, Published by The Boat Museum Society, in 2002, The fourth edition of this annual journal.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterways Journal - Volume 6 by Tony Burnip, 72 pages, Published by The Boat Museum Society, in 2004, Varoius article on waterways history..

Waterways Journal - Volume 7 by Tony Burnip and Various, 72 pages, Published by The Boat Museum Society, in 2005, Varoius article on waterways history..

The Waterways of Britain. A Social Panorama by David D Gladwin, 240 pages, Published by Batsford, in 1976, Twenty pages of maps and photographs..

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

The Waterways of Lincoln and Boston by Christine Richardson and John Lower, ISBN: 1 874718 172, 96 pages, Published by Hallamshire Press, in 1997, A guide to the Witham, Fossdyke and the connecting waterways.. 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.

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.

Waterways Restored by P J G Ransom, ISBN: 0 571 10434 7, 179 pages, Published by Faber & Faber Ltd., in 1974, 16 plates and 10 maps.. 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.

Waterways Sights To See by Charles Hadfield, Edition: 1st edition, ISBN: 0 7153 7303 X, 144 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1976, Illustrated.. 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.

Waterways to Stratford by Charles Hadfield and John Norris, Edition: 1st, 176 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1962, The History of the Avon, canal and tramway routes to Stratford..

Waterways World by Various, Published by Waterways World Ltd, Monthly waterways magazine.

The Watney Book of Inland Cruising by St Davids, 94 pages, Published by Queen Anne Press, in 1966, A small format book with 8 pages of photographs..

Weekend Walks by Philllippa Greenwood and Martine O'Callaghan, ISBN: 978-0-9560699-1-7, Published by Coolcanalguides, in 2010, Twenty waterway walks from around the UK.. Order now from Amazon.

Well Creek: The Story of a Waterway by Various, 36 pages, Published by Well Creek Trust Ltd, in 2008, The illustrated history of this ancient waterway, its restoration and its present state and usage..

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.

Wessex Waterway by Kenneth R Clew, 64 pages, Published by Moonraker Press, in 1978, A lock by lock guide to the Kennet & Avon Canal..

West Yorkshire Waterways Guide by Not known, ISBN: 0 9512400 1 3, 58 pages, Published by Calder Navigation Society, in 1992, A5 wire bound guide.. 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 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 Wey-South Path by Lyn Nash, Edition: Fifth, ISBN: 978-0-953-1911-1-6, Published by W&A Enterpises Ltd, in 2009, A walker's guide and history of the Wey & Arun Canal. With colour photgraphs and maps.. Order now from Amazon.

Where the Shannon Flows by Richard Hayward, Published by Dundalgan Press, in 1978,

Where to Launch on Inland Waterways by Diana Hunter and Diana van der Klugt, Edition: 2nd, ISBN: 1 898574 09 X, 112 pages, Published by Opus Book Publishing Ltd, in 2002, Lists about 250 slipways on Britain's waterways.. Order now from Amazon.

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.

Wherries & Waterways by R Malster, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1972,

William Jessop, Engineer by Charles Hadfield and A W Skempton, ISBN: 0-7153-7603-9, 315 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1979, 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 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.

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.

Windlass in my Belt - a canal adolescence by John Thorpe, Edition: 1st - Paperback, ISBN: 1 870002 96 2, 290 pages, Published by Waterways World Ltd, in 2002, A school boy's introduction to the waterways in the late 1950's and early 60's and his experiences on hire boats, working narrowboats and a pair of hotel boats.. Order now from Amazon.

The Wizard Dee. A June Voyage from Bala to the Sea by T W Cubbon, Edition: 1st edition, 176 pages, Published by Witherby, in 1934, Illustrated..

Women & Children of the Cut by Wendy Freer, ISBN: 0 901461 18 0, 80 pages, Published by Railway and Canal Historical Society, in 1995, Order now from Amazon.

The Wonder of the Waterways by Michael Pearson, Edition: A4 size, ISBN: 0 9545383 3 1, 48 pages, Published by Central Waterways Supplies, in 2004, An introduction to the waterways illustrated by colour photographs. Sub-titled 'A Canal Celebration'.. Order now from Amazon.

The Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Chronicles of the Cut by Alan White, ISBN: 1 85858 261 X, 392 pages, Published by 20/21 Publications, in 2006, An illustrated definitive history of the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

Working Boat - An Introduction to Midland Canal Carriers 1770 - 1845 by Ray Shill, ISBN: 0 9517755 7 X, 60 pages, Published by Heartlands Press, in 2001, Looks at the operation of canal carrying in the early years.. Order now from Amazon.

Working Boat: Midland Canal Carriers 1770-1845 - 2 - The Birmingham Trade by Ray Shill and Tom Foxon, ISBN: 0 9543098 0 4, 64 pages, Published by Heartlands Press, in 2003, The third volume in a series covering Midland canal trade.. Order now from Amazon.

Working Boat: Warwickshire & Worcestershire Trades by Ray Shill and Tom Foxon, ISBN: 0 9517755 2 9, 64 pages, Published by Heartlands Press, in 2002, The waterways of these counties and the history of the trade carried by their working boats.. Order now from Amazon.

Working Boats by Roger Alsop and Graham Dodkins, 159 pages, Published by Publisher not known, in 1988, The last days of canal carrying in Britain..

Working Life on Severn & Canal by Hugh Conway-Jones, 184 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1990, Reminiscences of working boatmen..

The Worst Journey in the Midlands by Sam Llewellyn, 191 pages, Published by Heineman, in 1983, A critical and humorous account of a midland canal trip. With drawings..

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.

The Yorkshire Ouse. The History of a River Navigation by Baron F Duckham, Edition: 1st edition, 226 pages, Published by David & Charles, in 1967, 31 plates and 10 maps. Inland Waterways Histories series..

Yorkshire Stone to London by Christine Richardson, ISBN: 978-0-9552609-2-6, 36 pages, Published by Richlow, in 2007, The story of the transportation of stone to Westminster for the re-building of the Houses of Parliament. Order now from Amazon.

Yorkshire Waterways by Peter L Smith, 72 pages, Published by Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd, in 1978, Map, photographs and drawings..

Yorkshire's River Aire by J Ogden, 128 pages, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1976, Tales past and present from this river..

Yorkshire's River Derwent by J Ogden, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1974,

Yorkshire's River of Industry by J Ogden, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in 1972, The River Calder.

Your Book of Canals by P J G Ransom, 80 pages, Published by Faber & Faber Ltd., in 1977, Childrens book containing 58 illustrations..

Your Book of Waterways by Eric de Mare, Edition: 1st edition, 70 pages, Published by Faber & Faber Ltd., in 1965, Childrens book containing photographs by the author, many duplicating those in "The Canals of England"..

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