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Care on the Cut
Dr Della Sadler-Moore, Lorna York, Christopher M Jones
Health and wellbeing of boaters on the Grand Union Canal 1805-1962, and the story of Sister Mary Ward, the boaters’ nurse at Stoke Bruerne.
Shropshire Union Fly-Boats
published by Canal Book Shop - winner of the
Railway & Canal Historical Society award
Popular Transport
Book of the Year 2016
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Waterways in the Making

Edward Paget-Tomlinson

New edition of 1996 book describing how canals were built in the first place, and later, how they are maintained.  Large number of sketches by the author.

Softback £15.95

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Off the Mainline

Tony Lewery

‘Reflections on a Life with Canals’ - a series of articles on canal heritage, boats, architecture and history by an acknowledged expert on canal decoration and history.

Softback £16.95

The Seven Wonders of the Inland Waterways

John Suggitt

A history and description of the Anderton Lift, Barton Swing Aqueduct, Bingley Five-Rise, Burnley Embankment, Devizes Locks, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Standedge Tunnel.

Softback £12.95

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The Midlands Canals in 1871, The Evidence of Census    Barrie Trinder

This book re-peoples the canals, looking at traffics on every nook and cranny, by reference to the 1871 Census.

Much valuable data.

Softback   £14.95

The BCN in Pictures

BCN Society

B/w photos of the BCN in the past, and recent colour photos, taken around the system, to celebrate 250 years of the canal arriving in Birmingham.

Softback   £13.95

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