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1 Colchester Navigation and Improvement Acts (7 Acts of Parliament 1811, 1845, 1847)

Eyre & Spottiswode

1839, Half-Leather: Very Good, 
Quarto. Half brown leather, marbled paper boards, five block compartments on spine between gilt and blind tooled bands, red leather label with gilt lettering on front cover. 259pp, (page numbers written by hand), xvi Index, printed by J B Harvey, Colchester. Seven Acts of Parliament bound together enacted by George 3rd and Queen Victoria between 1811 and 1847. Published by Eyre & Spottiswode 1839, 1847. With neat mss annotations throughout. A very good copy apart from very minor foxing and spine is rubbed and spotted . Details of all seven acts available on request. X019657 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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2 Norfolk Estuary Works. Proceedings in Parliament Before the Committees of the House of Commons and House of Lords

Waterlow & Sons

1853, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Rebound in black cloth with gilt titling, parliamentary proceedings from the short-hand writer's notes, with prefatory statement and appendix, xi/459pp, 'in matters in dispute between the Norfolk Estuary Company and the Eau Brink Drainage Commissioners, relating to the mode of executing a cut and works below Lynn, under the Norfolk Estuary Acts.' X001886 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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CANOEING AND CAMPING ADVENTURES, being an Account of Three Cruises in Northern Waters, Anderson R C
3 CANOEING AND CAMPING ADVENTURES, being an Account of Three Cruises in Northern Waters
Anderson R C
Gilbert-Wood

1910, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
Accound of three canor trips around Scandinavia & Russia in the early 20th century. 192pp, illustrated. Generally a VG clean copy in slightly marked cloth boards, end-papers browned, spine sunned. 013836 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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4 Industrial Rivers of the United Kingdom
Anon
T Fisher Unwin

1891, 8vo, Hardcover: VG-, 
Original pink cloth with red and black lining and decoration, gilt titling, spine slightly darkened and with slight wear to the head and tail, 306pp, page edges gilt, illustrated with full page engravings, binding slightly shaken otherwise a clean and bright copy X013589 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Inland Waterways of Belgium, Beneat E E
5 Inland Waterways of Belgium
Beneat E E
Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson

1960, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
The standard period guide and handbook of the Belgium waterways. 191pp. Loose fold out map at rear. VG clean copy in slightly edge worn dw. 013839 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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THE HEREFORD & GLOUCESTER CANAL, BICK D E
6 THE HEREFORD & GLOUCESTER CANAL
BICK D E
OAKWOOD PRESS
0853614687 / 9780853614685
1994, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
C8. History of this long abandoned waterway. 104pp. VG copy in cardc overs, faded on spine. 004971 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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7 THE HEREFORD & GLOUCESTER CANAL
BICK D E
POUND HOUSE
0950204099 / 9780950204093
1979, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Excellent history of this long abandoned and ultimately unsuccessful canal. 80pp, illustrated. VG copy in edge worn dw. 010033 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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8 AT THE HEART OF THE WATERWAYS
BLAGROVE DAVID
BUCHEBROC PRESS
1871918057 / 9781871918052
2003, 1st: 8vo, Glazed Boards: VG, 
Fairly detailed history of the canals at Braunston - boatyards, canal companies, carrying companies and the local people. 96pp, well illustrated. VG copy in glazed boards. Uncommon. 008494 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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9 Houseboat Days in China
Bland J O P
EDWARD ARNOLD

1909, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
Musings on China and the Chinaman by this colocial official and 'The Times' Shanghai correspondent whilst on his Yangtse houseboat. ix+289, illustrated, fold out map at rear. Contnets generally VG, old name crossed out on front end-paper, remains of WH Smiths sticker on rear end-paper, rear hinge cracked but still firm. Original green cloth/gilt a little marked and edge rubbed. 013922 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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10 The Heart of England By Waterway
BLISS WILLIAM
H F & G WITHERBY

1933, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
The first book by the doyen of British canoeists. Accounts of the author's canoeing trips on the Canals around England. 192pp with 3 photo plates and fold out map as required. An unusually nice copy, contents fine with no foxing or spotting and the map in mint condition. Original cloth boards, very clean with just a hint of discolouration to spine. Inscription on front end-paper 'To the Famille Croft, Christmas 1934, from the Famille Bliss'. Scarce 1st ediiton. 013934 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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11 JAMES BRINDLEY ENGINEER 1716 - 1772
BOUCHER CYRIL T G
GOOSE & SON

1968, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
The only substantial modern work on James Brindley, engineer of the Bridgewater Canal and several other early British Canals and one of the first great civil engineers. 130pp, with photos and drawings. VG copy in dw. 001920 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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THE CANALS OF EASTERN ENGLAND, BOYES JOHN & RUSSELL RONALD
12 THE CANALS OF EASTERN ENGLAND
BOYES JOHN & RUSSELL RONALD
DAVID & CHARLES
071537415X / 9780715374153
1977, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: Fine, Fine
D&C Canals of the British Isles series, being the final volume, and one of the harder titles to find. 368pp plus photos maps etc. Fine copy in dw. 000796 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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THE BIRMINGHAM CANAL NAVIGATIONS Vol.1 1768 - 1846, BROADBRIDGE S R
13 THE BIRMINGHAM CANAL NAVIGATIONS Vol.1 1768 - 1846
BROADBRIDGE S R
DAVID & CHARLES
0715363816 / 9780715363812
1974, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
D&C Inland Waterways Histories series. History of the development of the BCN canal system in the Birmingham & Black Country areas. This volume is complete in itself and the planned continuation of the history in Vol.2 was never published. 205pp with illustrations. VG copy in dw. 001033 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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THE HISTORY OF THE MONMOUTHSHIRE RAILWAY AND CANAL COMPANY, BYLES AUBREY
14 THE HISTORY OF THE MONMOUTHSHIRE RAILWAY AND CANAL COMPANY
BYLES AUBREY
VILLAGE PUBLISHING
0946043000 / 9780946043002
1982, 1st: 8vo, Card: VG, 
History of this Canal Company which through building early tramroads eventually became a railway company and was taken over by the GWR in the 1880s. 132pp, illustrated. VG copy in slightly marked card covers., Scarce. 003781 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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15 THE ANDERTON BOAT LIFT
CARDEN DAVID
BLACK DWARF
0953302865 / 9780953302864
2000, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated and fairly detailed history of this famous Britih canal lift which links the Trent & Mersey to the Weaver Navigation. 180pp. VG copy in dw. 010062 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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16 THE HORNCASTLE AND TATTERSHALL CANAL
CLARKE J N
OAKWOOD
0853613982 / 9780853613985
1990, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
C6. History of this fenland waterway. 96pp, well illustrated. VG copy. 004972 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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17 THE KENNET & AVON CANAL
CLEW KENNETH R
DAVID & CHARLES
0715342258 / 9780715342251
1968, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
D&C Inland Waterways Histories series. History of this recently restored canal from Bristol to the Thames. 206pp with photos etc.. 1st edition, VG copy in dw. 000965 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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THE SOMERSETSHIRE COAL CANAL & RAILWAY, CLEW KENNETH R
18 THE SOMERSETSHIRE COAL CANAL & RAILWAY
CLEW KENNETH R
DAVID & CHARLES
0715347926 / 9780715347928
1970, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: Fine, Fine
D&C Inland Waterways History series, history of this lesser known canal and its associated tramroads. 176pp with photos and maps. VG copy in unfaded dust wrapper 000103 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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THE ITCHEN NAVIGATION, COURSE EDWIN
19 THE ITCHEN NAVIGATION
COURSE EDWIN
SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY GROUP
0905280067 / 9780905280066
1983, 1st: A4, Card Covers: VG, 
History of the River itchen navigation up to Winchester with details of the remains. 31pp, ilustrated. VG copy in card covers. 005982 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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RAILWAY ON THE WATER, CRABTREE HAROLD
20 RAILWAY ON THE WATER
CRABTREE HAROLD
SOBRIETY PROJECT
0952259206 / 9780952259206
1993, 1st: Square 8vo, Card: VG, 
Account of the compartment boat (Tom Puddings) system used to transport coal from the Yorkshire collieries to Goole docks along the Aire & Calder navigation. 112pp, well illustrated. VG copy in card covers. 004394 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Forth and Clyde Ship Canal in Relation to the Development of Commerce, Crawford J Law
21 Forth and Clyde Ship Canal in Relation to the Development of Commerce
Crawford J Law
Maclaren & Sons

1891, 1st: Square 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
Arguements in favour of the building of a ship canal between the Forth & Clyde with details of route etc. vii+108pp with two fold out plans and fold out map. Contnets generally VG, slight dusty marking to edges. Original blue cloth/gilt, some old damp staining to foredges of boards. 013924 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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22 The Draining of the Fens
Darby H C
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

1940, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
The classic account of the drainage of the East Anglian Fenlands. xix+312pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in origonal cloth boards, slight bumping to corners. The rare (and superior) 1st edition. 014912 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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23 SHAKESPEARE'S AVON - THE HISTORY OF A NAVIGATION
DAVIES JAMIE
OAKWOOD

1996, 1st: 8vo, Card: As New, 
Oakwood Canal History C9. History of the River Avon navigation from Warwick to Tewkesbury. 152pp, well illustrated. As new copy. 005758 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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SWEDISH CROSS CUT : A Book on the Gota Canal, De MARE ERIC
24 SWEDISH CROSS CUT : A Book on the Gota Canal
De MARE ERIC
ALLHEMS FORLAG

1964, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
History of the Swedish Gota Canal linking Stockholm and Gothenburg for Telford acted as consulting Engineer. 239pp, illustrated. VG copy in edge worn dw. 012837 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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BRADSHAW'S CANALS & NAVIGABLE RIVERS OF ENGLAND & WALES, De SALIS HENRY RODOLPH
25 BRADSHAW'S CANALS & NAVIGABLE RIVERS OF ENGLAND & WALES
De SALIS HENRY RODOLPH
DAVID & CHARLES
071534689X / 9780715346891
1969, Reprint: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
The standard guide to English/Welsh canals in the early part of this century. Well known D&C reprint of the first (and best) edition of 1904. 480pp plus adverts. VG copy, very slight sapotting to edges, in slightly edge worn dw. A much better repirnt than the recent one! 002176 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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BRADSHAW'S CANALS & NAVIGABLE RIVERS OF ENGLAND & WALES, De SALIS HENRY RODOLPH
26 BRADSHAW'S CANALS & NAVIGABLE RIVERS OF ENGLAND & WALES
De SALIS HENRY RODOLPH
HENRY BLACKLOCK

1928, 3rd: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
The standard guide to English/Welsh canals in the early part of this century. The 3rd and final edition. 455pp plus adverts, publishers green cloth/gilt. Contents VG, original green cloth, worn on edges, slightly frayed to spine ends foldout paper map in pocket at rear (spliting on folds but complete). 000111 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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THE GRAND CANAL OF IRELAND, DELANY RUTH
27 THE GRAND CANAL OF IRELAND
DELANY RUTH
DAVID & CHARLES
071535972X / 9780715359723
1973, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
D&C Inland Waterways Histories series. Standard history of the major canal of Southern Ireland, from Dublin to the Shannon, with branches to the Barrow. 255pp with photos and plans. VG clean copy in VG dust wrapper. 000897 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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The Canals of the South of Ireland, Delany V T H & D R
28 The Canals of the South of Ireland
Delany V T H & D R
DAVID & CHARLES

1966, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, Good+
Canals of the British Isles series. The standard history of canals and navigations in the whole of Ireland. 260pp with photos and maps. VG clean copy in edge worn and slight marked dw. Much the rarest of this series. 000433 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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29 ROYAL RIVER HIGHWAY
DIX FRANK L
DAVID & CHARLES
0715380052 / 9780715380055
1985, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
History of commercial passenger boats and services on the River Thames from its Mouth to Oxford. 268pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 004030 
Price: 11.95 GBP
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Our Wherry in Wendish Lands : From Friesland Through the Mecklenburg Lakes to Bohemia, Doughty H M
30 Our Wherry in Wendish Lands : From Friesland Through the Mecklenburg Lakes to Bohemia
Doughty H M
Jarrold & Sons

1892, 1st: Large 8vo, Decorative Boards: VG, 
Undated [but c.1892] 1st edition. One of the great classics of 19th century boating, being an account of a journey through the Netherlands and Northern Germany to Prague in a Norfolk Wherry in 1890-1. 406pp plus two fold out maps and drawings by the Authors daughter. A VG copy in the original decorative cloth boards. A little spotting to edges, maps clean but with a few tears, bookplate of Loretto Abbey (Dublin) to front paste down.A little edge wear to boards, but overall a fine copy of the rare original edition of thsi classic. 013829 
Price: 195.00 GBP
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