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Image for Images of the Kennet & Avon: 100 years in camera, Bristol to Bradford-on-Avon

Images of the Kennet & Avon: 100 years in camera, Bristol to Bradford-on-Avon

By: Allsop, Niall

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Redcliffe Press Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03190

ISBN: 0948265914

Condition: Very Good


An introductory text, illustrated with drawings and prints, sets the scene for the 109 archive photographs - many reproduced here for the first time - that give the story of the Kennet & Avon between Bristol and Bradford-on-Avon life and substance anew. The accompanying detailed captions, richly embroidered with anecdotes and previously unpublished material, assure the people, places and boats a rightful place in the history of a working waterway. A good ,clean and tight... View more info

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Leontyne - By Barge from London to Vienna

By: Goodwin, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., HarperCollins: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03273

ISBN: 0002153904

Condition: Very Good


Leontyne is the name of an old Thames tug- and it is the tale of a dream fulfilled. It is the story of an epic journey across the Channel and into the heartland of Europe - from London to Vienna, by water. There is light shelf-wear to the D/W and also some light indentations to the front panel. A good, clean and tight copy . PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Canal Builders: Making America's Empire at the Panama Canal

By: Julie Greene

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Penguin Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04371

ISBN: 159420201X

Condition: Very Good


The Canal Builders" recounts how the Panama Canal, despite its inauspicious beginnings, emerged as a positive symbol of American power and became a critical early step toward twentieth-century globalisation. There is a black line on the text block which denotes it as a former bargain book. There are bumps to the corners. View more info

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Southern Inland Waterways

By: Pratt, Derek

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02988

ISBN: 0711012253

Condition: Very Good


This book covers the Thames and its attendant waterways available for use today drawing an imaginary dividing line between the Midlands and the South. Each waterway is covered in detail with a history section, maps, a selection of basic data and superb photographs. The D/W shows some shelf-wear with a dent and light scratching to the front panel. A good tight copy. View more info