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26%OFFStuart Fisher - The Canals of Britain: The Comprehensive Guide - 9781472929723 - V9781472929723
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The Canals of Britain: The Comprehensive Guide

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Description for The Canals of Britain: The Comprehensive Guide Paperback. The third edition of this comprehensive guide to the canals of Britain features all-new color photography, and is packed with maps and text relating the attractions of the canals. Num Pages: 336 pages, Full colour photos, illustrations and maps throughout. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WGGN; WQH; WSSN; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 298 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1388.
Canals of Britain is a comprehensive and absorbing survey of the canal network of the British Isles - the first of its kind. It provides a fascinating insight into the linked up waterways as well as the isolated cuts and quiet waters which may not be fully navigable by larger craft. Infinitely varied, it passes picturesque open countryside, wild moorland, coastal harbours, historic industrial buildings, modern city centres, canalside public houses and abundant wildlife. Stuart Fisher looks at every aspect of the canals - their construction, rich history, stunning scenery, heritage, incredible engineering, impressive architecture and even their associated folklore, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Adlard Coles
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
336
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781472929723
SKU
V9781472929723
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-5

About Stuart Fisher
As the Editor of Canoeist magazine, Stuart Fisher has written guides to the canals and waterways of Britain for many years, always researched from the water, and sometimes using a kayak to reach abandoned or isolated navigations. In this book he passes on this unique fund of knowledge.

Reviews for The Canals of Britain: The Comprehensive Guide
A must for any waterway user's bookcase
Towpath Talk
Author Stuart Fisher... has meticulously researched every canal included here from his trusty kayak - no mean achievement. But this is no mere travelogue, history, heritages, engineering, folklore and wildlife being among the topics covered.
Waterways World
Everything you will ever need to know about the canal ... Read more

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