The Anatomy of Canals: The Early Years

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Tempus Publishing, 2001 - History - 160 pages
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Beginning in the late 18th century, the author conveys the original character of the waterways of England and traces their development. The new engineering techniques of the time are also considered. Coupled with the photography of Derek Pratt, this is a fascinating record of canals as they were and as they are today.

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About the author:
Anthony Burton is a prolific author, lecturer, and broadcaster. His many books include Back Door Britain, The Past Afloat, and Waterways of Britain.

Derek Pratt is a professional photographer and specialist writer on inland waterways. His photo library contains a large collection of stunning photos taken over a period of 45 years, and he is the author of several books and articles on the subject.

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