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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. Hardback £25.00
Shropshire Union Fly-Boats published by Canal Book Shop - winner of the Railway & Canal Historical Society award
Book of the Year 2016
Waterways in the Making
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.
Off the Mainline
‘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.
The Seven Wonders of the Inland Waterways
A history and description of the Anderton Lift, Barton Swing Aqueduct, Bingley Five-Rise,
Burnley Embankment, Devizes Locks, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Standedge Tunnel.
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.
The BCN in Pictures
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.
New Books & DVDs
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