by Anthony Burton.
This book is like an introduction to the canals, with a two page spread covering each of the following:-
building the canals, the early years, narrow boats, working the boats, cargo and carriers, the maintenance men, the lock keeper, the back cabin, canal children, passenger boats, broad boats, power on the canals, idle women and end of the canal age. Single pages on important dates, the canal age, places to visit and a glossary.
Soft back. 32 pages. 17.2cms x 24cms approx. Illustrated with mainly sepia photos.