The Great Days of the Canals - Anthony BurtonDavid & Charles, 1989, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ. Top edge of DJ slightly ruffled, ½" closed tear to the bottom corner of the lower panel. Text bright and tight.
From the cover: “The Great Days of the Canals, fully illustrated using historical material and a number of photographs specially taken for this book, is a book to dip into or read from cover to cover. And it will be enjoyed for many years by all those who have an interest, however fleeting, in Britain’s unique inland waterways. Canal building, with special sections dealing with architecture and engineering, the steady development of trade, waterways craft and the early days of pleasure boating and many other topics of interest are enthusiastically and lovingly portrayed by an author who has been researching and writing about canals for over twenty years.”